HU to offer physical education class to local homeschoolers

Huntington, Ind. - Huntington University's Department of Physical Education is offering a physical education program for children in grades K-5 this fall.

The department will have nine sessions from September to December. Class time is from 2:15 to 3:05 p.m. in the field house of the university's Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation. The dates for the sessions are Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9.

This service is available to all area homeschooled children in elementary grades, including students from Huntington and surrounding counties. Families who have not previously been involved in the program are asked to come a few minutes early on Sept. 30 to complete the registration forms.

The class is free to all participants.

Huntington University students conducting the elementary physical education class are either physical education majors or elementary education majors. Curriculum development and supervision of the classes are provided by Dr. Jody Davenport, instructor of physical education.

For more information, contact Davenport at or (260) 359-4214.