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Hendrix to Host French Camp for 4th – 6th Grade Students

CONWAY, Ark. (April 12, 2013) - The Hendrix College Department of Foreign Languages will host "Les Petits Français à Conway" Monday, June 3 - Friday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The program will include language instruction, crafts, games, computer work in a language lab, music, and French cartoons and is designed to provide young students grades 4, 5, and 6 with an introduction to French and Francophone language and culture. Hendrix language professor Dr. Cathy Jellenik and instructor Séverine Cottrant will lead the program, along with Hendrix students who are majoring or minoring in French. The Hendrix students seek to earn Service to the World or Professional and Leadership Development Odyssey credit for their participation in the program.

Cost for the program is $150 for the first child enrolled from a family and $125 for each additional sibling. The cost includes all crafts, learning materials, and snacks.  Campers must bring their lunch.

To register online, visit

For more information or to request a printable registration form, contact Dr. Cathy Jellenik at 501-450-1350 or or Séverine Cottrant at

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit