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Winter 2022 Varied Interest

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Early Childhood

Just the Two of Us

Children who enjoy preschool activities, but are not old enough or not yet ready to be in class alone, are welcome to register for this engaging class. Kids and their adult will enjoy weekly art and craft activities, group playtime, circle time, and more! Fee is per child, but an adult must accompany the child. (KC)


Boulder Point
Age: 1 1/2 but less than 2 1/2

21606 | Jan 24-Feb 14 | M | 9:30-10:30am | $35(R)/$45(N)

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preschool

Lunch Box Club

Join us for fun, food, and friends! We’ll spend time participating in sports activities and eat lunch afterwards. Please bring a lunch and beverage each day. (JG)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

21531 | Jan 19-Mar 2 | W | 11:45am-12:30pm
21532 | Jan 20-Mar 3 | Th | 11:45am-12:30pm
21706 | Mar 9-Apr 27 | W | 11:45am-12:30pm
21707 | Mar 10-Apr 28 | Th | 11:45am-12:30pm
$61(R)/$71(N)


South Point
Age: 3 – 6

21530 | Jan 18-Mar 1 | T | 11:30am-12:15pm | $61(R)/$71(N)
21529 | Jan 24-Feb 28 | M | 11:30am-12:15pm | $53(R)/$63(N)
21703 | Mar 7-Apr 25 | M | 11:30am-12:15pm | $53(R)/$63(N)
21704 | Mar 8-Apr 26 | T | 11:30am-12:15pm | $61(R)/$71(N)

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NEW! Cooking Camp

Join us for some fun cooking! The children will individually prep their own pint size lunch. Teachers will help them gather their ingredients, prep, create, and cook food. A fruit and drink will be provided as well. A story and theme will be paired with this class to maximum their fun!


South Point
Age: 3 – 6

21537 | Jan 21-Feb 11 | F | 11:45am-2:00pm | $55(R)/$65(N)
21538 | Feb 18-Mar 11 | F | 11:45am-2:00pm | $55(R)/$65(N)
21715 | Mar 7-Apr 25 | M | 12:30-2:00pm | $65(R)/$75(N)

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NEW! Alphabet Adventures

Learning our ABC’s is just the start of our adventures! Enjoy engaging activities, art/craft projects and games! (KC)


Boulder Point
Age: 2 – 3

21607 | Jan 25-Feb 22 | T | 9:30-11:00am
21700 | Mar 1-22 | T | 9:30-11:00am
$50(R)/$60(N)

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Art Adventure

We are going to take adventures around the world! Visit a new country each week and learn about animals native to the country with a sprinkle of literature, dabble of games, and a whole lot of art. Grab your passport and discover the thrill of the hunt without leaving school!


South Point
Age: 3 – 6

21534 | Jan 18-Mar 1 | T | 12:30-2:00pm | $65(R)/$75(N)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

21536 | Jan 20-Mar 3 | Th | 12:30-2:00pm | $65(R)/$75(N)

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Let’s get messy with art!

Finger paint, water colors, tempera paint and more! Children will explore with paint and make creations all while learning about a different artist each week. Please bring an old t-shirt as a smock.


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

21713 | Mar 9-Apr 27 | W | 12:30-2:00pm | $65(R)/$75(N)


South Point
Age: 3 – 6

21712 | Mar 8-Apr 26 | T | 12:30-2:00pm | $65(R)/$75(N)

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NEW! Shapes, colors, and crafts, OH MY!

Discover shapes and colors through art and craft activities, stories, songs and more! Class is designed to help children become acclimated to a preschool classroom and assist them in becoming more independent. Tots, please wear your play clothes, we’re going to get messy! Children must be two years old by the first day of class. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate to any Park District office before the first day of class. Students don’t need to be toilet trained, but a parent/caregiver must be available (in the building or by phone) to change their child if necessary. (KC)


Boulder Point
Age: 2 – 3

21608 | Jan 26-Feb 23 | W | 9:30-10:30am
21701 | Mar 23 | W | 9:30-10:30am
$55(R)/$65(N)

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Pop, whoosh, fizz

Grab your goggles and lab coat; we are on a scientific discovery mission! Explore the world of science through everyday objects such as food and nature. Learn the science behind the things we use in our daily lives. There will be some explosions, a few creations and a whole lot of discoveries. Don’t miss out on this mission!


South Point
Age: 3 – 6

21533 | Jan 24-Feb 28 | M | 12:30-2:00pm | $58(R)/$68(N)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

21535 | Jan 19-Mar 2 | W | 12:30-2:00pm
21714 | Mar 10-Apr 21 | Th | 12:30-2:00pm
$65(R)/$75(N)

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Step into a Story

Explore a new story each week while developing imagination, listening skills and sparking creativity. We’ll bring each book to life through storybook-themed crafts, movement, and dramatic play. Join us as we bring different storybooks to life each week! (CV)


South Point
Age: 3 – 5

21702 | Jan 15-Feb 12 | Sa | 9:00-10:00am | $49(R)/$64(N)

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Puppet Pals

Learn how to transform common objects into fantastic friends! Each class will feature a different styles of puppets to help bring your favorite stories to life. Take your puppets home for more adventures. (CV)


South Point
Age: 3 – 5

21705 | Feb 19-Mar 5 | Sa | 9:00-9:45am | $19(R)/$25(N)

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Tot Rock

Play with us! This interactive music, movement and imagination class has everyone on their feet. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following direction skills. With a focus on STEAM learning, this program is a unique combination of music and learning. (BE-C)


South Point
Age: 1 – 2

21731 | Jan 10-Feb 7 | M | 9:30-10:10am
21732 | Feb 21-Mar 21 | M | 9:30-10:10am
$64(R)/$74(N)

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Kid Rock I

Play with us! This interactive music, movement and imagination class has everyone on their feet. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following direction skills. With a focus on STEAM learning, this program is a unique combination of music and learning. (BE-C)


South Point
Age: 2 – 3

21729 | Jan 10-Feb 7 | M | 10:15-10:55am
21730 | Feb 21-Mar 21 | M | 10:15-10:55am
$64(R)/$74(N)

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Youth

NEW! Crafted Kindness

In this season of love! Let’s spread it around with some random acts of kindness. Create small tokens and gifts (like inspirational painted rocks and pocket hugs) to prepare you to pay it forward! (CV)


Boulder Point
Age: 6 – 9

21749 | Feb 8 | T | 4:30-6:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)


Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

21750 | Feb 8 | T | 6:00-7:30pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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NEW! Woven Wonders

Brighten up your life with an introduction to weaving and string art! A little yarn goes a long way to create unique cards and wearable art. (CV)


Boulder Point
Age: 6 – 9

21751 | Mar 22 | T | 4:30-6:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)


Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

21752 | Mar 22 | T | 6:00-7:30pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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Abracadabra Magic

Learn fascinating and mesmerizing tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. While the tricks may appear difficult, they are quick to learn and easy to perform! All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and always learn tricks that are age-appropriate. Taught by the Magic Team of Gary Kantor. (BE-C)


South Point
Age: 5 – 12

21734 | Feb 10 | Th | 5:00-5:55pm | $20(R)/$30(N)

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Amigos Spanish

Learning Spanish is as easy as uno, dos, tres! Numbers, colors, shapes, greetings, days of the week, and much more will be taught in this engaging class that uses singing, clapping, and other exciting activities to help your child learn. Each child will receive a participation award at the end of the session. (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 11

21754 | Jan 26-Mar 2 | W | 5:30-6:30pm | $119(R)/$129(N)

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Chess Scholars

Develop your child’s intellect through the royal game of chess! Research has shown a strong link between chess and academic performance in a variety of areas, including mathematics and language arts. No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class consists of a fun, interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both beginner and experienced players are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. A chess competition will take place at the end of the session. (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 13

21755 | Jan 24-Mar 7 | M | 5:30-6:30pm | $109(R)/$119(N)

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LEGO Robotics Academy

The LEGO Robotics Academy is a comprehensive program where children learn to design, build and program projects based on LEGO Education robotics. Using a creative educational approach that supports Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), this class uses teacher-led instruction followed by fun, engaging, and dynamic activities. Students are introduced to basic robotics and mechanical engineering concepts by building and coding a different project each week. Creative challenges are given to students as they progress through levels. The Robotics Academy is a repeatable program where children are placed based on skill and experience. Students move up a level each time they take the class in order to take on more advanced concepts and activities. This class is instructed by USEL/Chasewood Learning. (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 6 – 14

21622 | Jan 10-Feb 7 | M | 6:40-7:40pm | $109(R)/$124(N)

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Minecraft Engineering

Does your child love Minecraft? Imagine if children learn Civil Engineering and City Planning while they are in a Minecraft world. Students work as civil engineers and city planners to design and create a structured city that includes roads, bridges, and city zones containing housing, stores, libraries, schools and more. We inspire future Engineers using Minecraft! Students will be part of the Chasewood Minecraft Engineering Club with all members participating in challenges and innovated discussions weekly. Students just need a very basic understanding of using Minecraft for this class. At the end of the session, students will receive a Minecraft Engineering Certificate. This class is instructed by USEL/Chasewood Learning. (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 7 – 14

21623 | Feb 21-Mar 21 | M | 5:30-6:30pm | $109(R)/$124(N)

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STEAM

This exciting new program from Afterschool Enrichment Solutions brings together elements of science, art, and math in a hands-on, action packed environment! Students will conduct experiments, play educational games and unlock their creativity through building challenges and projects. No experience required! (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 11

21756 | Jan 27-Mar 3 | Th | 4:30-5:30pm | $109(R)/$119(N)

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STEM – Learn to Code

Students learn programming essentials using MIT’s Scratch programming language. A multilevel curriculum starts with children learning the basics of programming. Students program interactive media projects, such as stories, games, and animations. The activities encourage exploration of key computational thinking concepts (sequence, loops, parallelism, events, conditionals, operators, data) and key computational thinking practices (experimenting and iterating, testing and debugging, reusing and remixing, abstracting and modularizing). Since this class is a multilevel program where children are placed based on skill and experience, students can repeat this class as they start where they left off from the last class. This class is instructed by USEL/Chasewood Learning. (BE-C)


Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 14

21621 | Jan 10-Feb 7 | M | 5:30-6:30pm
21624 | Feb 21-Mar 21 | M | 6:40-7:40pm
$109(R)/$124(N)

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Galaxy Cheerleading

Galaxy Recreational Cheerleading is the perfect introduction to cheer! Skills including cheers, dances, jumps, and arm motions will be taught. During the last class, students will showcase the skills they learned by performing a short routine. Poms included in class fee. (RV)


Boulder Point
Age: 4 – 6
Ally Whittenhall

Sparks
21579 | Jan 9-Jun 5 | Su | 10:30-11:15am | $159(R)/$174(N)


Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 10
Ally Whittenhall

Shooting Stars
21649 | Jan 9-Jun 5 | Su | 9:15-10:19am | $195(R)/$210(N)

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NEW! Kids Yoga Workshop

Stand like a tree, hang out in downward-facing dog, and hop like a frog in this active yoga class just for kids! Explore yoga through traditional poses and games to enhance your strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or beach towel. (KD)


Boulder Point
Age: 7 – 12
Renee Mahoney

21384 | Jan 8 | Sa | 10:00-11:00am
21385 | Feb 19 | Sa | 10:00-11:00am
21386 | Mar 26 | Sa | 10:00-11:00am
$10(R)/$15(N)

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Kids Connection

Adult

NEW! Zen Doodle

Let your mind and imagination wander in this celebration of art outside the box (and outside the margins). Find moments of peace after a hectic holiday season as we play with colors, patterns, squiggles, and scribbles to create zentangles and try our hand at reverse coloring. (CV)


Boulder Point
Age: 16 – 89

21748 | Jan 17 | M | 7:00-8:30pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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Guided Meditation

Join us in a relaxing setting while learning how to calm the mind and develop inner peace. We will work to eliminate stress and tension common in everyday life by using breathing and relaxation to aid in meditation. Class will teach you to treat your mind, body, and soul through the use of the beneficial techniques of meditation that are sure to become a part of your life forever. Feel free to bring a mat or blanket to class. (KD)


Little White School Museum
Age: 16 and up
Ellen Von Ohlen

21344 | Jan 10-Feb 21 | M | 6:45-7:30pm | $59(R)/$74(N)
21345 | Feb 28-Apr 11 | M | 6:45-7:30pm | $49(R)/$64(N)

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NEW! Virtual Nutrition: Do you have to be Hungry to Lose Weight?

Start your New Year strong with REAL information from an experienced Registered Dietician on hunger and weight-loss. In this virtual presentation and conversation topics will include: whether hunger is a requirement for weight loss, foods to help ease hunger while dieting, how many times per day should you be eating, and why/how some people get to eat MORE food and feel less hungry while losing weight. Each session will include 15 minutes for Q&A so come prepared with your real life struggles and questions. Participants will receive take-home notes and recipes following class. Register for all three classes at once and get one for FREE! (KD)


Virtual
Age: 16 and up
Maggie Watson

21594 | Jan 5 | W | 7:00-8:00pm | $15(R)/(N)

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NEW! Virtual Nutrition: Does Exercise Help or Hurt Weight Loss?

Start your New Year strong with REAL information from an experienced Registered Dietician on how to effectively eat and exercise for lasting weight loss. In this virtual presentation and conversation topics will include: whether or not you have to exercise to lose weight, if exercise makes weight loss more challenging, what type of exercise is best for you, how to eat (and how much to eat) if you exercise, and how to maintain weight loss with exercise. Each session will include 15 minutes for Q&A so come prepared with your real life struggles and questions. Participants will receive take-home notes and recipes following class. Register for all three classes at once and get one for FREE! (KD)


Virtual
Age: 16 and up
Maggie Watson

21593 | Jan 12 | W | 7:00-8:00pm | $15(R)/(N)

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NEW! Virtual Nutrition: Getting Kids to Enjoy Healthy Foods

Start your family off on a healthy New Year! Join an experienced Registered Dietician, for a virtual presentation and conversation on just how to get your family to enjoy healthy foods. Topics presented will include: how to model healthy eating habits, family mealtime, tips for distraction-free eating, how to positively encourage kids to eat their veggies, and getting kids involved in planning, shopping, meal prep, and more! Each session will include 15 minutes for Q&A so come prepared with your real life struggles and questions. Participants will receive take-home notes and recipes following class. Register for all three classes at once and get one for FREE! (KD)


Virtual
Age: 16 and up
Maggie Watson

21592 | Jan 19 | W | 7:00-8:00pm | $15(R)/(N)

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Private Lesson Nutrition Counseling

You are what you eat…what do you want to be? Take control of your health and get the guidance you need from a Registered Dietician. Weight management, disease prevention and control, disordered eating, and athlete nutrition are common topics. Times are flexible. Meetings can be in-person or virtual via Zoom. Please call 630.554.1010 for more information or to register. (KD)


$60 (R)/(N)- Hourly Private Lesson
$165 (R)/(N)- 3 Pack