Isabel Focuses on Fun at Virtual Camp
Variety camper Isabel shows off the paper bag kite she made during Variety's Virtual Adventure Camp program in the summer of 2021.

Like many students, Variety Kid Isabel struggled during virtual school this past year. It was hard for her to stay focused and engaged, which made learning difficult. Because of this, her mom, Janie, was a little concerned about how Isabel would handle Variety’s Virtual Adventure Camp.

As it turns out, she didn’t have to worry one bit.

“Isabel has trouble focusing daily but has had absolutely no problem staying focused for four hours (of Virtual Camp) with a few breaks,” Janie said. “I am amazed and it’s a testament to how fun your camp is and how well trained your camp...

7/29/2021
Virtual Camp Activity – Paper Bowl Jellyfish
Variety Camper Chayse and his dad show off the paper bowl jellyfish he made during Virtual Camp 2021.

Dive under the sea with our Virtual Campers and create a colorful jellyfish! This craft is easy and fun to make, and you likely already have all of the materials at home. And, if not, they are all easy to find in your local store.

Grab the kids and get started using the instructions found below!

Materials:

Paper bowl Tissue paper Two, pre-made self-adhesive curly gift bows (or make your own) Two googly eyes (or markers to draw your own) White ribbon or string Glue stick Tape Scissors

Instructions:

Choose your tissue paper colors – a mix of two to three colors...
7/28/2021
Variety remembers Henry Givens
Henry  and Belma Givens

Henry Givens was an extraordinary advocate for children with special needs. For more than 20 years, he and Belma have supported Variety and attended Variety events, especially Runway Lights Fashion Show and Dinner with the Stars. His work enriched St Louis and we will miss him.

 

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/henry-givens-longtime-harris-stowe-state-university-president-dies-at-90/article_1216f762-cf52-5651-a1de-f4aa28c03fe3.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

 

7/21/2021
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