FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  June 20, 2008
CONTACT: Jim Needham 361.825.2708 or 361.443.2168 (cell); Joe Miller 361.825.5967; or Cassandra Hinojosa 361.825.2337
   
NYSP Camp Teaches Children Kayaking and Water Safety

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WHO:  

National Youth Sports Program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

WHAT: Kayaking Instruction
WHEN:  Monday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Little Bay in Rockport

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Around 20 local elementary and middle school students in the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will learn how to kayak Monday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Little Bay in Rockport.

The instruction will be led by Dr. Jim Needham, dean of community outreach, and Joe Miller, director of education and youth issues, at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

During the field trip, students also will learn about water safety, how to paddle and plants and animals in the area. Little Bay is near the Texas Maritime Museum.