Families: Summer Campus

Colleges offer family programs that range from safaris in East Africa to whale watching in Maine

It's never too late--or too early--to reap the advantages of a college education. During the summer, some colleges sponsor a rich array of learning opportunities, both on and off campus, for adults and youngsters. A sampling:

Spotting the Wild Giraffe

Pop quiz! The highest mountain in Africa is ____. Are elephant herds led by a male, a female or a breeding pair? The patterns on a giraffe's neck, like human fingerprints, are unique to each individual--true or false? These questions may be on the test Buddy Derrick, mayor of Lexington, Va., will give his grandsons John, 11, and Richard, 9, in...

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