Tag: Grandparents University

Grandparents University class of 2016

Grandparent's University

August 5th marks the conclusion of another successful year of UW-Green Bay’s Grandparents’ University (GPU). This outreach program engages children (aged 7-14) and their grandparents in activities in different “majors” in a college setting. Activities offered include basket weaving, cartoon character drawing, rocket building, improvisation courses and more. GPU is designed to promote higher education to […]

UW-Green Bay offers popular Grandparents’ University® for summer 2015

Grandparents and their grandchildren between the ages of 7 and 14 can share their love of learning at the two-day Grandparents’ University summer camp at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. At one of 13 Grandparents’ Universities in the country, UW-Green Bay participants will enjoy the camaraderie of other families, quality time with grandchildren and learning […]

New in video, pictures: Sights and sounds of Grandparents’ U 2014

We told you here last week about another terrific year for Grandparents’ University, the multigenerational summer camp that recently wrapped up its eighth year at UW-Green Bay. Nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the 2014 iteration of GPU, taking classes, learning the campus ropes and — most important — spending time together. We’ve […]

Picture this: Generations learn together during Grandparents’ U at UW-Green Bay

There was a class for every interest — and every age — at Grandparents’ University 2014, held July 10-11 on the UW-Green Bay campus. From nutrition to rocketry, game theory to geology, nearly 200 grandparents and grandchildren enjoyed multigenerational fun in learning during the two-day program. This was the eighth year for UW-Green Bay’s GPU, […]

Togetherness, fun in learning at heart of Grandparents’ University

Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”

In the news: Grandparents’ U wraps up another successful year

UW-Green Bay’s Grandparents’ University wrapped up another terrific year Friday (July 11), bidding farewell to nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids who took part in this year’s camp. The pairs (and some trios) enjoyed multigenerational fun in learning with course options focused on art, science, wellness, communication and more. They also enjoyed time together, bonding over […]

Invasion of the Grandparents begins Thursday

Grandparents’ University, the innovative multigenerational summer camp experience at UW-Green Bay, will welcome 200 grandparents and grandkids ready to have some fun and learn new things during this year’s camp, Thursday and Friday (July 10 and 11). The enjoyable, hands-on classes such as Animals on the Wild Side, Memory-Making Clay Designs, Nutritional Science, Geology, Meteorology and […]

Grandparents University goes big in 2014, with 15 courses


Grandparents and their grandchildren between the ages of 7 and 14 can share their love of learning at the two-day Grandparents’ University summer camp at UW-Green Bay Thursday and Friday, July 10 and 11. The dates and topics for the popular annual camp were announced earlier this week. Class selections and their instructors include an […]

UW-Green Bay offers popular Grandparents’ University® for summer 2014

Grandparents and their grandchildren between the ages of 7 and 14 can share their love of learning at the two-day Grandparents’ University summer camp at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. At one of 13 Grandparents’ Universities nationwide, UW-Green Bay participants will enjoy the camaraderie of other families, quality time with grandchildren and learning together. Many […]

Grandparents’ U video captures fun, learning of record year for camp

We told you here recently about the record year for Grandparents’ University, the multigenerational UW-Green Bay summer camp that welcomed more than 200 grandparents and grandkids during its two-day run last week. We had the chance to grab our video camera and tag along, capturing the fun of “major” classes (including way-cool rocketry) and talking […]