Instructors in ‘The Joy of Fly Fishing’ class teaching students Monday about the different gear fishers put on one the first day of the SPLASh program.
For most students, summer break is the time to relax from the trials and tribulations of the school year.
But for 160 gifted and talented education students in Fremont County, it’s time to get a taste of the college experience with the annual SPLASh! program.
“The purpose is to offer enrichment and extension learning opportunities for achieving students,” said Cañon City School District’s Gifted and Talented Education coordinator Shyla Christiansen.
The college experience at Pueblo Community College’s Fremont Campus lasts two weeks and the students choose the subject to learn.
Courses can be more to the practical side with learning