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'Camp Maverick – Rec N’ Read' Offered in June for Kindergarten through 5th Grade Students

Camp aims to help kids maintain their interest in reading and recreation over the summer.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 5-17-2017

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Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Colleges of Allied Health and Nursing and Education are partnering to offer a literacy intervention and recreation camp on the University campus throughout the month of June to help kids in grades kindergarten through fifth grades make important gains over the summer.

The camp, called Camp Maverick – Rec N’ Read, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from June 5-30.

The camp will feature four themes – Superheroes, the Great Outdoors, Imagination Station, and Sports & Games – intended to keep kids interested in reading and recreation.

The camp costs $170 weekly, but financial assistance is available to those in need. Registration is available online.

For additional information, contact faculty members Megan Mahowald or Brooke Burk at

Additional information is available on the camp’s Facebook page.

The Mankato Clinic Foundation is also providing support for the camp.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,110 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions. 

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