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Summer 2021 Varied Interest

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Early Childhood Varied Interest

Explorers

New friends await as you explore a different theme each week! Songs, stories, and arts and crafts projects will be part of the fun! Active play will include time on the playground, sand and water play, and exploring the outdoors. Participants must be able to use the toilet independently. Check our website in early May for information on weekly themes. (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 4

$75(R)/$95(N)

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Fling and Fly

Take to the skies with a variety of poppin’ projectiles. From catapults to marshmallow shooters to paper airplanes, we’ll see what flies the farthest, climbs the highest, and soars the straightest. Don’t throw away your shot to set a new trajectory for exploration! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 4 – 7

20519 | Jul 13-Jul 15 | T,Th | 9:00am-11:30am | $59(R)/$74(N)

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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)


Civic Center
Age: 1 1/2 but less than 2 1/2

20524 | Jun 5-Jun 26 | Sa | 9:00am-10:00am | $35(R)/$50(N)

20525 | Jul 17-Aug 7 | Sa | 9:00am-10:00am | $35(R)/$50(N)

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KDG Readiness Camp

Learning and fun are the key components to this camp! Children will continue to learn the essentials skills necessary for kindergarten readiness, while having fun.  Participants must be able to use the toilet independently. The teacher will provide weekly themes. (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 4 – 5

20053 | Jun 7-Jun 16 | M,W | 12:30pm-3:15pm | $80(R)/$100(N)

20054 | Jun 21-Jun 30 | M,W | 12:30pm-3:15pm | $80(R)/$100(N)

20055 | Jul 12-Jul 21 | M,W | 12:30pm-3:15pm | $80(R)/$100(N)

20056 | Jul 26-Aug 4 | M,W | 12:30pm-3:15pm | $80(R)/$100(N)

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Kid Rock 1

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock’n’ Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play classes with music.


South Point
Age: 2 – 3

20029 | Jun 7-Jun 28 | M | 10:00am-10:40am | $79(R)/$89(N)

20034 | Jul 12-Aug 2 | M | 10:00am-10:40am | $79(R)/$89(N)

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Kid Rock 2

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock’n’ Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play classes with music.


South Point
Age: 3 – 5

20030 | Jun 7-Jun 28 | M | 10:45am-11:25am | $79(R)/$89(N)

20035 | Jul 12-Aug 2 | M | 10:45am-11:25am | $79(R)/$89(N)

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Let’s Go!

Let’s go on an adventure to new and exciting places using our imaginations. Each new environment will be created and explored through games, songs, and crafts. We’ll head to the beach, to the moon, and more! Participants must be able to use the toilet independently. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 5

20535 | Jul 12-Jul 26 | M | 9:00am-10:00am | $29(R)/$44(N)

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Messy Makers

It’s time to make a mess! Pudding painting, shaving cream sculptures, slime making, and so much more will all be a part of this one of a kind class experience. Science, art, free play, and more will engage your child’s senses and let their creativity flow! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 2 – 3

20526 | Jun 11-Jul 2 | F | 9:00am-10:00am | $45(R)/$60(N)

20527 | Jul 16-Aug 6 | F | 9:00am-10:00am | $45(R)/$60(N)

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Messy Masters

It’s time to make a mess! Get ready for ooey gooey, splattery, crazy colorful fun in this one of a kind class experience. Science, art, free play, and more will engage your child’s senses and let their creativity flow! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 5

20528 | Jun 11-Jul 2 | F | 10:30am-12:00pm | $59(R)/$74(N)

20529 | Jul 16-Aug 6 | F | 10:30am-12:00pm | $59(R)/$74(N)

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Pop! Whoosh! Fizz!

Bubble, ooze, and explore in this engaging, hands-on science camp. Through various experiments, we’ll explore the wonderous world of science. (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 4 – 7

20517 | Jun 15-Jun 17 | T,Th | 9:00am-11:30am | $59(R)/$74(N)

20518 | Jul 27-Jul 29 | T,Th | 9:00am-11:30am | $59(R)/$74(N)

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Rock ‘N’ Kids at Home

Sing, dance, play and learn YOUR way in this  virtual music and movement class! Participants will receive an email from Rock’n’  Kids Mondays at 8 a.m. with that week’s pre-recorded, private, 30-minute  virtual class, allowing families to participate on their own time.


Virtual
Age: 1 – 6

20031 | Jun 7-Jun 28 | M | 8:00am-8:00pm | $59(R)/(N)

20036 | Jul 12-Aug 2 | M | 8:00am-8:00pm | $59(R)/(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. Participants must be able to use the toilet independently. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 5

20534 | Jun 14-Jun 28 | M | 9:00am-10:00am | $29(R)/$44(N)

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Summer Storytime at the Museum

Make it a FriYAY at the Little White School Museum for  Storytime on Friday afternoons this Summer. Kids, Parents, and Caregivers are welcome to bring a blanket, pack a picnic lunch, and sit on the lawn for either an imaginative reading from the As We Grow Preschool staff or a sweet live performance from the Limelight Theatre Company.


Heritage Park
All Ages

Jun 11-Aug 13 | F | 12:00-12:30pm | Free!

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Tot Rock

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock’n’ Kids  way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play  classes with music. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and  students safe.


South Point
Age: 1 but less than 2

20032 | Jun 7-Jun 28 | M | 9:15am-9:55am | $79(R)/$89(N)

20033 | Jul 12-Aug 2 | M | 9:15am-9:55am | $79(R)/$89(N)

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Totally Two’s Explorers

New friends await as you explore a different theme each week! Songs, stories, and arts and crafts projects will be part of the fun! Active play will include time on the playground, sand and water play, and exploring the outdoors. Participants must be able to use the toilet independently. Check our website in early May for information on weekly themes. (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 2 – 3

20052 | Jul 16-Aug 6 | F | 9:00am-11:00am | $65(R)/$85(N)

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You’re Invited to…a Winter Wonderland!

Beat the summer heat by visiting our Winter Wonderland. Dress up like a snowman, snowflake, or your favorite wintery animal. We’ll let it snow and enjoy some of our favorite cold weather activities that we miss! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

20531 | Jun 29 | T | 12:30pm-2:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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You’re Invited to…Fun on the Farm!

Get ready for acres of activities as we explore the farm! Wear your best farmer outfit, or represent your favorite farm animal. We will create crafts inspired by the crops in the ground and the animals all around, with lots of E-I-E-I-O as we go! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

20530 | Jun 15 | T | 12:30pm-2:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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You’re Invited to…Shark Week!

Get ready for a fin-tastic day! Dress up as your favorite member of the shark family, or any other under water pal. We’ll make shark-alicious crafts, and learn all about some of the sharpest creatures under the sea, and have lots to do-do-do-do-do-do-do! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

20533 | Jul 27 | T | 12:30pm-2:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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You’re Invited…Under the Big Top!

Step right up for a carnival of fun! Dress up like your favorite circus act, or lots of bright colors to match the midway. It will be a three ring circus, as we do a circus themed craft, and do plenty of clowning around! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 3 – 6

20532 | Jul 13 | T | 12:30pm-2:00pm | $19(R)/$25(N)

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Youth Varied Interest

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!


South Point
Age: 5 – 12

20454 | Jun 17 | Th | 6:45pm-7:40pm | $20(R)/$30(N)

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All About Hummingbirds

Can you spot a Ruby-throated Hummingbird? Do you know what they eat? Did you know they are a powerful pollinator? Learn these fun facts and more as you create your very own hummingbird feeder and nectar to attract these birds to your yard! Extend your passion for pollinators before or after the program with a visit to the special Pollinators on the Prairie exhibit at the Little White School Museum. (CH)


Little White School Museum
Age: 8 – 12

20636 | Jul 17 | Sa | 1:00pm-2:00pm | $10(R)/$17(N)

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All Twisted Up Hot Pretzel Party

The last 15 months have had us all feeling twisted up much like the beloved hot pretzel! These deliciously doughy, chewy, perfectly salted snacks are an American favorite at home and theme parks.  We will enjoy customizing a hot pretzel to show that we do have the power to change anything we want in our life to make it sweet when we feel a little loopy.


Offsite
Age: 6 – 13

20455 | Jun 14 | M | 5:00pm-6:00pm | Standard charge: $28(R)/(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)


South Point
Age: 5 – 11

20514 | Jun 9-Jul 14 | W | 4:30pm-5:30pm | $119(R)/$129(N)

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Back to School Self Esteem & Leadership Lab

Summer is ending and kids will soon be headed back to school. As you stock up on school supplies, don’t forget self-esteem and leadership! While building these skills is a lifelong journey, this workshop is a great kick-off.


South Point
Age: 7 – 13

20456 | Aug 10 | T | 6:30pm-7:30pm | Standard charge: $25(R)/(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.


South Point
Age: 5 – 13

20513 | Jun 7-Jul 19 | M | 4:30pm-5:30pm | $109(R)/$119(N)

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Clay 101

Pinch, coil, and slab your way into a new medium. Experiment with textures and tricks as you design cute critters and functional decor. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 8 – 13

20563 | Jun 21-Jun 25 | M,W,F | 12:30pm-2:30pm | $59(R)/$74(N)

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Clay Creations

Let’s play with clay! Get your hands dirty with this 3D medium that lets you create food that looks good enough to eat, stunning sculptures, cool critters and more. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 6 – 9

20554 | Jun 22-Jun 24 | T,Th | 9:00am-10:30am | $39(R)/$54(N)

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Creative Canvases

A blank canvas holds a million possibilities! We will use them as a base for inspiring quotes, abstract art, and maybe even some happy little trees. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 8 – 13

20565 | Jul 19-Jul 23 | M,W,F | 12:30pm-2:30pm | $59(R)/$74(N)

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Dream, Design, Pitch

Do you have the next great idea? Create a product or service that solves a problem and prepare to pitch your idea to a panel of “sharks” in this perfect primer for creative thinking, design, and public speaking. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 8 – 13

20564 | Jul 5-Jul 9 | M,W,F | 12:30pm-2:30pm | $59(R)/$74(N)

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Galaxy Cheerleading: Sparks

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

19930 | Jun 27-Aug 8 | Su | 10:45am-11:30am | $49(R)/$64(N)

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Galaxy Cheerleading: Shooting Stars

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: 7 – 9

19929 | Jun 27-Aug 8 | Su | 9:30am-10:30am | $49(R)/$64(N)

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Kids Go Wild – Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re going on a bear hunt! We’re going to catch a big one! I’m not scared! Join us on the WaaKeeSha Park Trails looking for Oswegoland Bears and exploring nature. A fun way to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. (AF)


Waa Kee Sha Park
Age: 4 – 6

20610 | Jun 25 | F | 10:00am-11:00am | $8(R)/$10(N)

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Kids Go Wild – Camping 101

Whether in the backyard or at a campsite, a camping trip can be a project. But with knowledge and the right preparation, the rewards & memories are unforgettable. Camping 101 is a beginner’s guide to life outdoors. Join instructors in learning various camping and outdoor tips, techniques and more to help you get prepared. (AF)


Waa Kee Sha Park
Age: 10 – 14

20612 | Aug 13 | F | 9:00am-12:00pm | $20(R)/$35(N)

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Kids Go Wild – Summer Wilderness Survival

Do you have what is takes to survive in the wilderness? Instructors will cover various outdoor topics and teachings, while exploring the great outdoors. Whether you are seeking more outdoor adventures or looking to start, this guided class is for you! (AF)


Waa Kee Sha Park
Age: 7 – 12

20611 | Jul 23 | F | 9:00am-12:00pm | $20(R)/$35(N)

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Kitchen Chemistry

Explore science in a whole new way! We’ll perform experiments with familiar kitchen finds for extraordinary results. Each week we’ll tackle a different set of signature ingredients to whip up some wild (and mouthwatering) experiments:  6/18 – Perfect Popcorn, 7/2 – Chocolate Champions, 7/16 – Sweet & Salty, 7/30 – Fabulous Fruits. (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 4 – 8

20520 | Jun 18 | F | 1:00pm-3:00pm | $29(R)/$44(N)

20521 | Jul 2 | F | 1:00pm-3:00pm | $29(R)/$44(N)

20522 | Jul 16 | F | 1:00pm-3:00pm | $29(R)/$44(N)

20523 | Jul 30 | F | 1:00pm-3:00pm | $29(R)/$44(N)

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Making Monsters

Find different ways to unleash the artistic beast within you! We will use different art supplies (paper, paint, yarn, and more) to create a menagerie of monsters to bring home. (CV)


Civic Center
Age: 6 – 9

20555 | Jul 6-Jul 8 | T,Th | 9:00am-10:30am | $39(R)/$54(N)

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Minecraft Engineering Camp

Children today love playing  Minecraft. Imagine if children learn  Civil and Electrical Engineering while they are in a Minecraft world. Chasewood is offering a very successful curriculum that teaches engineering concepts and  children apply them in a Minecraft environment.


South Point
Age: 7 – 16

20605 | Jun 7-Jun 11 | M-F | 2:00pm-6:00pm | $245(R)/$260(N)

20606 | Aug 9-Aug 13 | M-F | 2:00pm-6:00pm | $245(R)/$260(N)

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Nature Art

It is a big, bright beautiful world and Mother Nature has provided us with the perfect materials to make stunning stamps, colorful collages, and woven wonders. We will be outside to collect our components and create our art. (CV)


Civic Center

Age: 6 – 9
20553 | Jun 8-Jun 10 | T,Th | 9:00am-10:30am | $39(R)/$54(N)

Age: 8 – 13
20562 | Jun 7-Jun 11 | M,W,F | 12:30pm-2:30pm | $59(R)/$74(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)


South Point
Age: 5 – 11

20538 | Jun 10-Jul 15 | Th | 4:30pm-5:30pm | $109(R)/$119(N)

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SumoBot Camp

SumoBots is a fun blend of designing robots to compete in a Sumobot combination. In this class students will learn the concepts of robots. An understanding of the engineering process combined with fun competition will provide students a whole week of fun and learning. In addition students will learn how to problem solve, work in teams and deal with setbacks; all skills need in the real world.  (BE-C)


South Point
Age: 7 – 16

20603 | Jun 14-Jun 18 | M-F | 2:00pm-6:00pm | $245(R)/$260(N)

20604 | Jul 12-Jul 16 | M-F | 2:00pm-6:00pm | $245(R)/$260(N)

20613 | Jul 26-Jul 30 | M-F | 2:00pm-6:00pm | $245(R)/$260(N)

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Toss, Squirt, Splat

Paint with everything BUT a brush in this outdoor explosion of color! Be ready to take aim and make a masterpiece. Be sure to wear clothing that can get messy! (KC)


Civic Center
Age: 6 – 9

20556 | Jul 20-Jul 22 | T,Th | 9:00am-10:30am | $39(R)/$54(N)

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Teen Varied Interest

Be a Building Detective!

Put your detective skills to work as you uncover the past investigating the historic Little White School Museum. Discover what the architecture is telling you. Question the building through why’s? how’s? and when’s? Go on a  fact finding mission to become acquainted with this community treasure and learn how you can discover the histories and mysteries of other buildings in your neighborhood. No prior sleuthing skills required!


Little White School Museum
Age: 13 and up

20635 | Aug 7 | Sa | 1:00pm-2:30pm | $9(R)/$13(N)

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Adult Varied Interest

Milk and More: Discovering Oswegoland’s Dairy Industry

Celebrate National Dairy Month  this June by discovering the history of the dairy industry in the Oswego area! Enjoy an engaging presentation, small exhibits,  and time for sharing your favorite dairy stories and memories. Pre-registration  is recommended but walk-in registration at the door is welcomed, space permitting. Hosted by the  Oswegoland Heritage Association in partnership with the Oswegoland Park  District. (CH)


Little White School Museum
Age: 16 and up

19892 | Jun 12 | Sa | 1:30pm-2:30pm | $5(R)/(N)

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Oswego History Walk – Business & Industry

Journey back in time to discover the businesses and industry that once dotted the landscape of the Oswego area. Trace the spaces and places that served the community and learn about the people behind them. Is there a business from yesteryear still thriving today?


Little White School Museum
Age: 16 and up

20633 | Jul 18 | Su | 2:00pm-3:00pm | $5(R)/(N)

20634 | Aug 15 | Su | 2:00pm-3:00pm | $5(R)/(N)

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Oswego History Walk – Homes

When you drive through the area do you wonder about the histories behind the distinctive houses you pass? Join us for a walk down Main Street to discover the early Oswegoans who built and lived in these homes.


Age: 16 and up

20632 | Jun 13 | Su | 2:00pm-3:00pm | $5(R)/(N)

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