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Summer Activity Guide: Education

  • Published Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 10:02 a.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.

American Red Cross

1900 E. Douglas



Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course, incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first-aid emergencies. April 12, May 18, 28. $110.

Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills

13303 W. Maple, Suite 143



Animal Academy: Blood-suckers, Ear-itchers and Egg-layers, learn to detect, prevent and eliminate parasites in pets. Gloves provided. June 13, ages 7-9. July 11, ages 10-12. Free.

Animal Academy: Name that Breed Game Show, learn the differences between hunting dogs, guard dogs, companion dogs and more, then vie for prizes in a game show. June 20, ages 10-12. July 18, ages 10-12. Free.

Animal Academy: Pet-Grooming 101, learn how and why to safely brush your pet’s teeth, trim toenails, give a bath and more. Be prepared to get wet. June 20, July 25. Ages 10-15. Free.

Read to Your Own Rex: Summer Reading Program, read at least five books to your dog for prizes. Sign-up starts June 1, return reading log in August for prizes. June 1-Aug. 5. All ages. Free.

Butler County History Center/Kansas Oil Museum

383 E. Central, El Dorado



Fossils to Fuel, learn about the inland sea that covered Kansas and the role geology plays in the discovery of oil, hands-on activities and light snack. July 8-12. Ages 9-12, $60. Members $50.

Cattle, Corn and Crude, learn how cattle breeding, Kafir corn and crude oil shaped Butler County. Includes access to collections and living history interpreters. July 15-19. Ages 9-12, $60. Members $50.

Music Together of Wichita

7230 E. 29th St. North



International award-winning music and movement program, for children and parents, teaches children to expand musical IQ while learning to make music. Music Together Big Kids program available. Ages newborn-7, Big Kids ages 5-7. June 17-Aug. 12. $115/semester.

Old Cowtown Museum

1865 W. Museum Blvd.



Chores and Games on the Farm, experience what it was like to be a farm kid in the 1800s. 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1-3 p.m. June 13, July 25. Ages 6-10, $3.

Hunting and Herding, learn the skills of hunters and cowboys that helped them live on the prairie. 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1-3 p.m. July 11, Aug. 22. Ages 6-10, $3.

Victorian Games and Amusements, try out different toys and games that Victorian kids used to amuse themselves before there were computers or electricity. 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1-3 p.m. June 27, Aug. 8. Ages 6-10, $3.

What’s There to Do on a Farm? learn about farm life in the 1800s, do a few chores, then play games like Cats in the Cradle, Babes in a Blanket and Graces. 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. by appointment Tuesdays-Fridays June 1- Aug. 15. For groups of 12-25. Ages 6-10. $3.

Buffalo and Beans: The Hunter and the Cowboy, learn how to use the tools and tricks hunters and cowboys used to live on the prairie. 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. by appointment Tuesdays-Fridays June 1- Aug. 15. For groups of 12-25. Ages 6-10. $3.

1870s Games and Past Times, try some of the ways that children had fun long ago. 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. by appointment Tuesdays-Fridays June 1- Aug. 15. For groups of 12-25. Ages 6-10. $3.

Senseney Music Inc.

2300 E. Lincoln



Music Lessons, experienced teachers on band and orchestra instruments, piano, guitar, and voice. All summer. Ages 6 and up, $91 a month.

Kindermusik, activities for children include rhythmic movement to music, instrument play, singing. Group classes with parents in attendance. Tuesday or Thursday mornings, June 11-July 18. Ages newborn-5, $105.

Wichita Riding Academy, Inc.

10727 E. 39th St. South



Work-To-Ride, learn horse skills and experience riding, saddling, handling horses. Must pass skills test to attend. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays May 27-Aug. 2. Ages 12-up, $125 a week.

Wichita Riding Academy Summer Programs, weeklong sessions for various ages and skill levels, learn care of horses, grooming, saddling, riding. Small classes. May-August. Ages 5 and up, $125-$175 per week.

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