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Cool Kids kick off annual summer camp


Anthony Ruiz

Melody Sanchez, 7, practices her stitching using a star pattern and some yarn during the Cool Kids Club/No Limits summer camp. Other activities include science, art, gardening, nutrition and physical education.

With summer now in full swing, the Cool Kids Club/No Limits program began its annual summer camp this week, offering a variety of educational and entertaining activities to area youth during the next two months.

"We started on Tuesday, and it has been great," program director Coleen Langdon said. "Very busy."

The Cool Kids Club began in Oct. 2001 when school administrators from Sidney and Chadron wrote a joint grant to begin a before, after and summer school program in their communities. A $1.5 million three-year grant was awarded under the "No Child Left Behind" federal initiative.

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