Arts and Education January-June 2014
The Salvation Army Kroc Center San Diego
KROC ARTS & EDUCATION JANUARY – JUNE 2014 GET HEALTHY • GET CREATIVE • GET CONNECTED • GIVE BACK • DO MORE AT THE KROC CENTER 619.287.KROC (5762) | WWW.KROCCENTER.ORG JOIN THE KROC COMMUNITY Become a member of the only community center in San Diego with three Swimming pools, a Gym, Fitness Center, Rockwall, Ice Arena, Education Center, Theatre, Recreation Field, hundreds of programs for people of all ages, and a mission to serve others! SESSION FEE TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP PER CLASS Members Guests $80 $100 (unless otherwise noted) WELCOME! SESSION DATES *Monday classes will be prorated for 2/17 FEB 17 - APRIL 12 APRIL 14 - JUNE 7 *Monday classes will be prorated for 4/18 and 5/26 N I G H T S JUNE 9 - AUG 2 Arts and literacy come together for a fun and engaging series of evenings. Each night features a themed presentation by one of San Diego’s premiere cultural institutions and an interactive art project from Young Audiences. Each family takes home a free book related to the evening’s theme! Takes place in the Education Center Multipurpose Room unless otherwise noted. *Thursday classes will be prorated for 7/4 G U E ST S E RV I C E H O U R S MON- FRI 8:00am – 7:00pm SATURDAY 9:00am – 5:00pm E D U C AT I O N AT H L E T I C S AQ UAT I C S ICE ARENA 61 9. 2 69.1 5 4 0 61 9. 2 69.1 4 6 0 61 9. 2 69.1 4 6 0 61 9. 2 69.1 49 8 2 0 1 4 C LO S U R E S JAN 1 New Year’s Day (except for Ice Arena) APR 20 Easter May 26 Memorial Day JUNE 8 Staff Training SEPT 1 Labor Day NOV 27 Thanksgiving Day DEC 25 Christmas Day MODIFIED HOURS FEB 17 Presidents Day 8am-5pm APR 18 Good Friday (Closed at 4pm) NOV 28 Black Friday 8am-5pm DEC 24 Christmas Eve 8am-5pm DEC 31 New Year’s Eve 8am-5pm JANUARY 30 FEBRUARY 27 MARCH 27 MAY 29 6:30-8:30PM IN THE MPR Call 619.269.1540 for more info EDUCATION Learn, grow and discover your gifts at the Kroc through education class offerings! Whether its learning a new language, improving your existing skills or learning a new one, the Kroc Center is here to help you reach your full potential. LITERACY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FOR KIDS Learn vocabulary words, finger spelling, common everyday words, and conversational skills. Discover the importance of facial/body language and be exposed to aspects of deaf culture. PRACTICAL THEATER CLASS A senior theater class taught by a professional through San Diego Community College Continuing Education. Students are given scripts, pair up, and do rehearsal homework. For beginning and intermediate level actors. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Parent and Me, Ages 3 and under Babies and Toddlers can learn to communicate with their parents before they can speak! Sign language is an effective approach to introduce the concept of language to children at an early stage in development. BRAIN FITNESS The Brain Fitness Program Is a workout for the brain featuring six computer- based exercises. The exercises target roots of cognitive function that improve processing speed, working and narrative memory and sound discrimination, precision and sequencing. Preregistration is necessary: call 619.818.3953. PICTURE ME READING! Grades K - 3 A six-week program for beginning and struggling readers that teaches the critical sight words necessary for reading success. Dr. Marlys Isaacson’s unique “Picture Me Reading!” method rapidly increases word recognition, fluency and self-confidence. Permission to enroll based on reading assessment. Please call (619)269-1540 to make an appointment. $130/Members $150/Guests COMPUTER BASICS Learn the basics of computer hardware and software. A basic class to acquaint you with skills that are used in most computer programs. Classes are 6 weeks long- call (619)269-1540 for session dates. $15 fee for materials INTERNET BASICS Learn internet and e-mail basics. Must have a personal e-mail address prior to class beginning. Classes are 6 weeks long- call (619)269-1540 for session dates. $15 fee for materials PERSONAL & SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT FREE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS The Family Resource Center collaborates with local organizations to provide FREE educational classes. These classes are scheduled on – going throughout the year. Call the Family Resource Center at 619.269.1430 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for current information on dates, times, and locations. CPR/FIRST AID TRAINING American Red Cross CPR & First Aid 16+ Learn Adult, Child & Infant CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage. Successful course completion comes with two-year certification by American Red Cross. Payment of fee required to reserve a space. Contact the Gym Guest Service Desk for details, (619)269-1560. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) The Family Resource Center offers ESL classes in collaboration with Laubach Literacy. Free child care is provided for participants and incentives are provided for course completion. This course is offered twice a week, every week. CALLING ALL TEENS! SATURDAY GAMING All Ages Check out the latest video games for the PS3 and Wii or hang out with friends while playing a variety of board games. LIFE OPTIONS Life Options provides an opportunity for individuals age 55 and over to remain positively engaged in their communities while exploring educational, social and volunteer experiences. For current information call 619.269.1540 TEEN NIGHT Ages 13-18 Enjoy Teen Night every 2nd and 4th Friday with Kroc Church. Each month will feature a different theme such as games, cooking, media, etc. ARTS & CRAFTS CLASS Enjoy sewing, crafting, jewelry making, knitting, crocheting, scrap booking and more. Bring your own projects to work on or purchase materials to make the projects demonstrated in class. Learn how and why crafting can help to keep your brain fit and your mind sharp. ROCK THE TALK! Ages 13-18 This course will inspire teenagers and build confidence in speaking. After this class you will feel more comfortable speaking in front of small groups, large audiences, and one-onone interviews. Join our encouraging team and enjoy learning this important skill as we practice together. The next time you have the opportunity to give a speech, Rock the Talk! Call 619.269.1540 for start date Fee: $10 Members /$15 Guests REDISCOVER SAN DIEGO Weekly field trips to explore cultural, historical, and recreational opportunities in San Diego County. Call (619)447-5004 for information. PERFORMING ARTS All classes are eight weeks in length, unless otherwise noted. No classes will be held on holidays; fees will be prorated accordingly. Classes are subject to cancellation or change due to low enrollment. Art supplies are Included in the cost of each class. Classes are limited to 20 students, unless otherwise noted. DANCE BALLET Ballet shoes and leotards are required for Ballet II and above. For recital purposes, please purchase pink ballet shoes for girls and black ballet shoes for boys. PILGA 18+ This class is a Pilates Yoga mix that will focus on stretching, physical rehabilitation from injuries, genetics, and even daily stress. This class is great core work and strength building. DANCE CREATE – A – CLASS See a dance class listed that you’re interested in, but the time doesn’t fit your schedule? Then grab at least three friends and create-a-class! Morning and early afternoon classes are also available to fit Home School schedules. Contact Deidra at (619)269-1535 to coordinate your new class details. JAZZ I Ages 6 - 10 Dancers will learn jazz terminology as well as rhythmic accents, turns, jumps, and choreography. Practice the pattern of center warm up, core strengthening, center stretching, across the floor turns, and jumps. BALLET PROGRESSION AGES 3 – 6/ 7-10 4 – 7/7-10 6-10/ 10-14 LEVEL Ballet I Ballet II Ballet III JAZZ II Ages 7 - 12 Dancers will learn jazz terminology as well as rhythmic accents, turns, jumps, and choreography. Practice the pattern of center warm up, core strengthening, center stretching, across the floor turns, and jumps. GYMNASTICS BALLET I Students explore basic ballet steps while also learning rhythm and coordination. ACROBATICS I- BEGINNING Ages 8 - 15 Learn basic tumbling skills while improving strength and flexibility. Skills include handstands, backbends and cartwheels. ACROBATICS II/III- ADVANCED Ages 8 - 15 Learn basic tumbling skills while improving strength and flexibility. Skills include handstands, backbends and cartwheels and progress to more difficult skills such as back walkovers and aerials. BALLET II Continue learning basic ballet steps and terminology while improving poise, rhythm, stretching and coordination through more advanced ballet combinations. *Previous experience or instructor approval required. JAZZ III Ages 11 - 15 A progression from Jazz II; Dancers will learn jazz terminology as well as rhythmic accents, turns, jumps, and choreography. Practice the pattern of center warm up, core strengthening, center stretching, across the floor turns, and jumps. BALLET III Ages 10-14 A more advanced version of Ballet II, students continue learning ballet combinations, rhythm, stretching and coordination. *Previous experience or instructor approval required. Session Fee: $130 Members/ $150 Guests TOTS TUMBLING Ages 1-3 Introduces basic tumbling skills: coordination, flexibility, balance, strength and development of motor skills. Provides interaction with other toddlers. Parent participation is required. Clothing should not be restrictive. Session Fee: $50 Members/ $60 Guests SING, SIGN, BOOGIE! Ages 2 - 4 Start up that little engine and get those motor skills going! Toddlers will enjoy signing with their hands and dancing with their feet. A fun way to develop coordination and language through music and play. BALLET/JAZZ COMBO Beginning ballet and jazz taught through the use of imagery and repetition. The dancer will learn dance positions and terminology; while increasing their coordination, strength and flexibility. Dancer will also increase spatial awareness. TUMBLING I Ages 3 - 5 This structured, high-energy class focuses on basic tumbling elements like somersaults and balancing. LINE DANCING Ages 18+ Come kick up your skirts and stomp your feet with some good ole fashion Line Dancing. We will focus on newly created line dances with traditional movements and stylized line dances that you’ll see in the Country Clubs. Boots and Cowboy Hats Welcome!! Yee-Haw!! Session Fee: $40/Members $50/Guest TUMBLING II Ages 5 - 8 This structured, high-energy class focuses on basic tumbling elements like somersaults and balancing. BALLET/TUMBLING COMBO: Ages 3-5 Children will learn basic ballet steps. They will learn to improve coordination, increase body awareness, learn left and right, and have fun at the same time THEATER ACTING I Ages 8-13 Students will work on monologues, scenes, and performance organization. Lessons on improve, enunciation, projection, abolishing stage fright, and audition prep are also included. Students will be engaged in fun activities concentrating on working as a group which will later come into use onstage. July- August session only. GUITAR GUITAR Students must bring their own instrument. Classes limited to 15 students. OTHER DANCE STYLES BROADWAY BABIES Ages 4 - 8 Have fun learning techniques to improve natural acting ability. This is a great introduction into the world of singing, dancing and acting for stage; and a wonderful place to learn selfexpression! BEGINNING GUITAR Ages 9 - 12 For the beginner interested in playing the acoustic or electric guitar. Explore scales, patterns, strumming chords and other guitar techniques. HIP HOP FOR TOTS Ages 3-5 Tap those toes and stomp those heels! Tots interested in tap and hip-hop instruction come check out this class. The first half hour is focused on tap and the second on very basic hip-hop moves. See what magic your little one’s can create! BROADWAY DANCE Ages 7-12 A combination of dance styles commonly used in musical theatre. Learn musical theatre choreography and combinations while dancing to popular Broadway show tunes. Learn the movements necessary for musical theatre auditions from a professional choreographer. MONOLOGUE/AUDITION TUTELAGE Ages 8-16 Focus on individual development as an actor/ actress to enhance performance capabilities. INTERMEDIATE GUITAR Ages 9 - 12 This class is a continuation of Beginning Guitar. Explore scales, patterns, strumming chords and other guitar techniques. Previous experience and instructor approval required. ADULT BEGINNING GUITAR Ages 13 and over For the beginner interested in playing the acoustic or electric guitar. Students explore scales, patterns, strumming chords and other guitar techniques. HIP HOP (Beginning & Intermediate) Ages 8 - 13 Students will be taken on a wonderful journey with all the latest Hip Hop moves. PRIVATE GUITAR LESSONS All ages Private lessons are 30 minutes in length and are offered every half hour during the listed times. Please check at the Education Guest Services Desk for availability. Session Fee: $145/Members; $165/Guests Playcare Hours DAYS TIMES Monday Tuesday 8:00am - 2:00pm, 4:00pm - 8:30pm Wednesday Thursday 8:00am - 2:00pm, 3:00pm - 8:30pm Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm, 4:00pm - 8:30pm Saturday Sunday 8:30-2:00pm 10:00am - 2:00pm Cost: (Per 2 hour session) Gold Members: Free Silver Members $2 Guests $3 PIANO PIANO Space in Piano classes is limited. Please contact the Education Guest Service Desk at 619.269.1540 for availability. PIANO I (Beginning Piano) Ages 6 - 8 Learn note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, music theory, improvisation and music writing using state-of-the-art electronic pianos. PIANO II (Intermediate Piano)Ages 9 + A progression from Piano I; build upon skills in note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, music theory, improvisation and music writing using state-of-the-art electronic pianos. PIANO III (Advanced Piano) Ages 9 + A progression from Piano II; advanced students master note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, music theory, improvisation and music writing using state-of-the-art electronic pianos. Auditions! KROC KIDS JUNIOR THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS: PIANO IV/V (Advanced Piano) Ages 9 + A progression from Piano III; advanced students master note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, music theory, improvisation and music writing using state-of-the-art electronic pianos. THE WIZ Audition dates: March 4 & 6, 2014 Show dates: May 23-25, 2014 All performers enrolling in a Kroc Kids production may also enroll in a performing arts class of their choice. The Performing Arts class can occur before or during rehearsals and will be discounted 50%. 619.269.1540 for more information ADULT PIANO Ages 11+ For the beginning student; learn note reading, ear training, ensemble playing, music theory, improvisation and music writing using state-ofthe-art electronic pianos. PRIVATE PIANO LESSONS All ages Private lessons are 30 minutes in length and are offered every half hour during the listed times. Please check at the Education Guest Services Desk for availability. Session Fee: $145/Members; $165/Guests VOICE YOUTH VOICE TECHNIQUE Ages 7 - 12 Have fun singing in a group or solo- enjoy learning the best way to sing the songs you love! Bel Canto or “Beautiful Voice” method ADULT VOICE TECHNIQUE Ages 20+ Whether you sing in church choir, Karaoke or just in the shower, this class is for everyone! Providing proper vocal technique in a fun, relaxed group, you will learn to free your natural, most beautiful voice and sing the songs you’ve always wanted to sing! Kroc Fit Kids Family Fun Nights PRIVATE VOCAL COACHING Make singing FUN! Improve your performance by focusing on the action of the song and let your true talent shine! Please contact the Education Guest Services Desk at 619.269.1540 for availability. Session Fee:$145/Members; $165/Guests Family Fun Nights at the Kroc Center Free Fitness Fun for the whole family. Come join in a fun fitness evening focusing on different health themes with healthy snacks! Call 619.269.1460 for more information. 6:30pm-7:30pm January 23rd- Winter Olympic Fun February 20th- Fun with Flexibility- Family Yoga March 20th- Family Sports Day- Soccer on Rec Field, Make your own Trail Mix May 22nd- Outdoor Adventure- Tent relay demo, make your own PB smores PERFORMING ARTS DANCE • THEATRE • GYMNASTICS CLASS AGES DAY / TIME LOCATION Dance Mondays 10:30-11:30am Ballet I 3-5 Tuesdays 3:00-4:00pm Saturdays 1:30 - 2:30pm Ballet I Ballet II Ballet II Ballet III Ballet III Ballet/Jazz Combo Ballet/Tumbling Combo Broadway Babies Beginning Hip Hop Cardio Hip Hop Hip Hop for Tots Intermediate Hip Hop Youth Hip Hop Jazz I Jazz II Jazz III Pilga Performance Hip Hop Troupe Sing, Sign, Boogie 3-5 8-13 4-6 6-10 7-12 11-15 16+ 8+ 2-4 7-10 4-7 7-10 6-10 10-14 3-5 3-5 4-8 8-13 Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm Fridays 4:00-5:00pm Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm Fridays 6:00-7:30pm Saturdays 9:00-10:00am Saturdays 12:30 -1:30pm Mondays 5:00-6:00pm Mondays 6:00-7:00 Saturdays 2:30 - 3:30pm Monday 4:00-5:00pm Mondays 7:00-8:00 Saturdays 1:30 - 2:30pm Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm Fridays 5:00-6:00pm Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm Saturdays 2:30 - 3:30pm Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm Thursdays 9:30-10:30am Room 221 Room 221 Room 218 Room 221 Room 221 Room 221 Room 221 Room 221 Room 221 Room 218 Room 221 Room 221 Room 218 Room 221 Room 218 Room 221 Tues 4:30-5:30pm Room 221 Piano I Room 218 Room 218 Piano II Bandroom Room 218 Room 218 Piano IV Room 221 Piano V Room 221 Room 221 Room 221 Youth Voice Technique Teen Voice Piano III Tues 5:30-6:30pm Wed 2:00-3:00pm Fri 5:00-6:00pm Mon 4:00-5:00pm Beginning Guitar Beginning Guitar II Room 221 MUSIC CLASS DANCE AGES 13+ ECK OU T GUITAR CLASSE S CH PRIVATE LESSONS AVAILABLE FOR PERCUSSION, PIANO, GUITAR, & VOICE DAY / TIME Wed 6:00-7:00pm Tues 6:00-7:00pm Thurs 7:00-8:00pm Wed 5:00-6:00pm Fri 5:30-6:30pm LOCATION Room 219 Adult Beginning Guitar Adult Piano 11+ Room 215 7-12 9-12 Room 219 Room 219 6-18 Room 215 Theatre Acting I Broadway Dance Monologue/Audition Tutelage 8-13 7-12 8-16 9+ Mon 6:00-7:00pm Wed 3:00-4:00pm Room 215 Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 9+ Mon 5:00-600pm Room 215 Fridays 6:00-7:00 Gymnastics Acrobatics I Acrobatics II,III Tots Tumbling Tots Tumbling Tumbling I Tumbling II 8-15 8-15 1-2 2-3 9+ 9+ 13-19 Thurs 5:00-6:00pm Thurs 4:00-5:00pm Wed 6:00-7:00pm Thurs 5:00-6:00pm Room 215 Room 215 Fridays 4:00-5:00 Fridays 5:00-6:00 pm Thursdays 9:30-10:00 Thursdays 10:00-10:30 Mondays 9:30-10:30 3-5 Room 221 Thursdays 10:30-11:30 5-8 7-12 Thurs 4:00-5:00pm Room 218 Thursdays 3:00-4:00 Room 221 Color RJ HEY KIDS, use your imagination & creativity to bring me to life with color FINE ARTS All classes are eight weeks in length, unless otherwise noted. No classes will be held on holidays; fees will be prorated accordingly. Classes are subject to cancellation or change due to low enrollment. Art supplies are Included in the cost of each class. Classes are limited to 20 students, unless otherwise noted. A PLAC ET CREATE O FINE ARTS PAINTING FOR PLEASURE Ages 9-13 and 13-18 Explore colors, painting techniques and alternatives. Using watercolors and acrylic paints, the artists will become more comfortable expressing themselves. MY SHAPES MAKE ART Ages 5 - 8 Learn the basic essentials of art by using well-known shapes to create each piece with painting, drawing, and mixed media techniques. Each session has a different theme. Session Fee: $60 Members / $80 Guests TEEN/ADULT PHOTOSHOP Ages 13 - 18 Students learn the basics of Photoshop, a professional tool for photo editing and graphic design, and digital photography. ECO-FRIENDLY ART Ages 6-12 A fun class encouraging students to be creative as they work with recycled materials to create wonderful works of art, beautifying the environment while helping it. Session Fee: $30 Members/ $40 Guests FAMILY CERAMICS Ages 8+ An introduction to ceramic materials and processes. Students will learn how to make figurative sculptures, molds, work with the potterâ€™s wheel, glazing techniques, and fire clay items. Fee:$90/members $110/guests YOGA AND ART Ages 9 - 12 This class will be a combination of yoga moves and making art. The first half of each class we will do yoga, the second half will focus on an art project, using different materials and a new concept each time. FINE ARTS CLASS AGES DAY / TIME LOCATION Adult Arts & Crafts Class Teen/Adult Photoshop Yoga and Arts 18+ 15+ 9-12 5-8 6-12 8+ 8+ Wednesdays 8:45am- 12:30 pm Thursdays 5:30-7:00 pm Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 pm Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm Education Room A155 Education Laptop Lab Education Room A155 Education Room A155 Education Room A155 Education Room A155 Education Room A155 My Shapes Make Art Eco Friendly Art Painting for Pleasure Family Ceramics Fridays 4:00-5:00 pm Mondays 4:00-5:30 Thursdays 5:30-7:00 PUBLISHED BY: The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center 6845 University Avenue| San Diego, CA 92115 619.287.KROC (5762) | WWW.KROCCENTER.ORG REVISED: 1.14 Schedules, Pricing, Programming and Policies subject to change without notice.