Afternoons on 11: OASIS offers summer of fun, learning in Ferguson

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-OASIS is a national education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older.  This summer, it’s bringing the “Let’s Read, Let’s Move” national initiative to the St. Louis area. This is the movement championed by First Lady Michelle Obama to increase awareness about the critical importance of summer learning, nutrition and physical activity.

OASIS is partnering with Strength and Honor, a summer camp program for Ferguson youth, and the Ferguson Municipal Public Library to offer an intergenerational "Let's Read Let's Move" program at EarthDance Farms.

Volunteers from two programs, OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring and OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits, will work with kids over the summer to promote reading, physical activity and healthy eating.

More volunteers are needed for the sessions starting later this summer or in the fall.

Information about how to volunteer: Interegenerational Tutoring & CATCH Healthy Habits.