Updated April 24, 2017

NDA Camp Early Registration Discount Offered
Parents can save $25.00 off any registration for NDA’s Summer Academy discovery or academic camps until Monday, May 1.
There are a variety of athletic, discovery and academic opportunities for girls in grades K-12.
STEM Camps are perfectly suited to girls’ natural de-sires to explore experiment and get a little messy. Campers will explore science, technology, engineering and math with fun, hands-on activities and always with a focus on learning.
Back by popular demand are the Safe Sitter program, Coding I and II, CSI, Fused Glass, Italian Cooking, Baking, Theater, Dance Camps and more.
Camps are arranged so a girl with a particular area of interest can take a series of camps in the areas she would like to discover.
The NDA Eagles, 13 time All-Sports Champs, will host a variety of sport camps that will include volleyball, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, and rowing.
High school students can take credit and non-credit academic camps in which girls can take physical education, U.S. government, health or study skills camp.

Greg Owens from STARS Test Prep, will teach an ACT prep course.
A math and writing “Tune-Up” camp will also be offered to 7th and 8th grade students.
Visit to register to view a full listing of NDA Summer Academy camps.

Library Celebrates STEAM During First Week Of May
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library system, in partnership with area organizations and with generous support from the Library Legacy Foundation, will celebrate STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics – throughout the week of May 1-7. The library will offer STEAM-based Make U programming, speakers and activities for all ages throughout the libraries as well as in the community.
A list of all the programs at various library locations can be found at
The week will also feature a special author event and Creativity Lab open house. Nicholas Provenzano, aka “The Nerdy Teacher” and author of Your Starter Guide to Maker Spaces, will be the Maker Week keynote speaker at Main Library on Wednesday, May 3. The event is open to the public and the library looks forward to having area makers, DIYers, students and STEM/STEAM educators and leaders attend.
A reception with light refreshments will precede the presentation in the library’s new Creativity Lab at 6:00 p.m., followed by the presentation. A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

Lourdes University Offers Graduate School Visit
Lourdes University Graduate School is offering a visit day on Wednesday, July 29, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Dr., Sylvania.
Those attending can visit a graduate class in session, talk with current graduate students, alumni and faculty, and get all the information needed about Lourdes Graduate School degree programs.
The Lourdes University Graduate School offers the following degrees:
M.B.A. – Master of Business Administration degree – choose to enroll in the part-time or full-time program.
M.ED. – Master of Education degree – choose from two tracks: Educational Leadership or Reading; Certificate or full master’s options also available.
M.S.N. – Master of Science in Nursing degree – choose from three tracks: Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Educator or Nurse Leader.
R.N. to M.S.N. degree option is also available.
M.S.W. – Master of Social Work degree available through partnership with Saint Louis University.
M.A. – Master of Arts degree in Theology.
M.O.L. – Master of Organizational Leadership degree – now offering an Executive MOL, which meets one Saturday per month.
RSVP at For more information on any Lourdes University Graduate School programs, e-mail or call the Lourdes Graduate School direct at (419) 824-3517.
For additional information, call (419) 885-5291 or e-mail

Bittersweet’s Summer Enrichment Program Announced
For over 18 years, Bittersweet’s dynamic Summer Enrichment Program has been serving adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, ages 12-21.
The Summer Enrichment Program offers campers rich and abundant opportunities for self-paced, distraction-free vocational activities that provide immediate meaning and purpose.
The Summer Enrichment Program focuses on physical engagement such as baking, creative arts, bicycling, dancing, farming, gardening, hiking, memory games, music, nature, puzzles, relays, science projects, sports, swimming and woodworking. These activities help to develop behavior management, language development, sensory integration and social skills development for adolescents with autism.   At the end of the program, the participants have developed a sense of community, accomplishment and ownership.
The dates and rates for summer enrichment are as follows:
Whitehouse: June 12 through July 24, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pemberville: June 5 through August 18, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Both are closed the week of July 4. The cost is $89.00 per day for 1:3 ratios, $139 per day for 1:1 ratios. Campers may attend all weeks or they may choose to attend for a shorter amount of time.

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