Teen Center Spring 2013
Thousand Oaks Teen Center - Spring 2013 program guide.
ALEX FIORE THOUSAND OAKS TEEN CENTER 1375 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 • Facility: (805) 494-5156 • Fax Number: (805) 494-3155 Center E-Mail Address: Teencenterprograms@crpd.org • www.thousandoaksteencenter.com or www.crpd.org/tnc Monday-Thursday 2:00-9:00pm • Friday 2:00pm -10:00pm • Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm • Sunday 1:00-5:00pm Teen Services Coordinator: Jay Dodwell, email@example.com THE TEEN CENTER IS DESIGNED FOR THE 12-17 YEAR OLD POPULATION, MEANING THOSE IN 7TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE. The Teen Center is the place to be if you’re in 7th-12th grade. Our programs include a variety of recreational classes, educational workshops, seasonal camps, leagues, trips, dances, concerts, and other great special events, as well as drop-in recreation. Our awesome facility features a gymnasium, soundproof music room, a 1,700 sq. ft. game room complete with pool and ping pong tables, black light air hockey, foosball, assorted video games, vending machines, and a high-def big screen TV with Xbox 360 with Kinect system. A computer lab with high speed Internet and brand new LED monitors is open and staffed during designated hours. We also have classrooms, offices, a catering kitchen, and a social lobby with couches, a 55” 3D TV, and a Playstation 3. Feel free to stop by and visit our facility, meet the staff, and check out our program offerings! ELITE DRIVING ACADEMY, Age 15-17 (Formerly BSafe Driving School) Classes are interactive, entertaining, and informative. DMV also requires six hours of behindthe-wheel training with a licensed instructor (available through Elite). Instructor: Mike Burgett. Enrollment: Max 20 9201.2131 M-F 4:00-9:00pm $100 3/18-3/22 1 wk WORKSHOPS SUCCESSFUL LEARNING AND TEST TAKING, Age 1214 Designed for 7th & 8th grade teens. Using imagery techniques and nature’s whole foods, you will learn how to be more comfortable and successful with test taking. Instructor: Sandy Sherman Joseph, RN, BSN, MA. Enrollment: Max 15 9202.2131 Th 7:00-8:30pm $15 3/14 1 eve www.facebook.com/ ThousandOaksTeenCenter HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING BROKE… Picking the right school and major; helping families through the financial aid process, and learning how to pay for college without depleting savings and retirement. Designed for high school students and their parents. Instructor: Dennis Stewart, College Retirement Specialist of Educational Funding Solutions. Parents welcome at no charge. Enrollment: Max 12 9203.2131 Th 7:30-8:30pm $15 5/23 1 eve Earn 1 point HIGH SCHOOL ONLY TEEN LEADERSHIP CLUB, Age 15-17 High School Age volunteer program designed to give students experience in the field of recreation. Volunteers work at the Teen Center, CRPD and community special events. * T 7:00-8:30pm NONE 3/5, 4/2, 5/7 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Instruction provided by EMS Training Institute CPR/AED TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION, Age 12-17 Instruction in 1-person rescue of adult, child, and infant. Bring a sack lunch; drinks provided. Enrollment: Max 12 FREE PRINCETON REVIEW SAT PRACTICE TEST, 9th12th Grade Presented by The Princeton Review. To sign up, call 800.2review or go to www.princetonreview.com. Enrollment: Max 75 Free pre-permit workshop for parents and teens providing information teens need to know before taking the wheel This interactive program, geared toward pre-permit drivers (14-15 yrs of age) walks attendees through the steps necessary to obtain a permit and driver’s license, and offers useful tools, tips, and resources to help parents and teens during the learning-to-drive process and beyond. Reservations required; call (805) 494-4145 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Teen Center is located at 1375 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, Ca 9204.2131 Sa 11:00am-2:30pm $65 4/6 1 day SAT Test * * Sa 9:00am-1:00pm NONE 4/20 1 day 1 day Scores Back W 7:00-8:30pm NONE 5/1 HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE, 9th-12th Grade This competitive league includes playoffs and championship! Mandatory player evaluations, Saturday, February 23rd, 5:00-7:00pm at the Teen Center. Season begins Saturday, March 2nd. Games played at the Teen Center Saturday mornings, 9:00am-1:00pm. Two games played on Sundays, 3/10 & 4/14. No games 3/30. Enrollment: Max 100 9002.1131 Sa &Su 9:00am-1:00pm $100 3/2-5/4 9 wks 9205.2131 Sa 12noon-4:00pm $65 4/20 9205.2132 Sa 12noon-4:00pm $65 6/1 BLAST! (BABYSITTER LESSONS AND SAFETY TRAINING), SECOND EDITION, Age 12-15 This exciting, interactive program prepares teens to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Bring a sack lunch; drinks provided. Enrollment: Max 10 1 day 1 day PAGE 40 Enrollment: Max 12 9206.2131 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm $65 5/18 FIRST AID CERTIFICATION, Age 12-17 Learn emergency first aid techniques. Bring a snack; drinks provided. 1 day “One of the things my parents taught me was to never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations.” - Tiger Woods ALEX FIORE THOUSAND OAKS TEEN CENTER 1375 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 • Facility: (805) 494-5156 • Fax Number: (805) 494-3155 Center E-Mail Address: Teencenterprograms@crpd.org • www.thousandoaksteencenter.com or www.crpd.org/tnc SPRING BREAK EXCURSIONS 2013 Excursions include transportation and supervision. A $5 registration fee and parent permission slip required for all trips. Registration fee is non-refundable. Information sheets available at the Teen Center or at www.thousandoaksteencenter.com. Excursions depart from and return to the Thousand Oaks Teen Center unless otherwise noted. Excursions are designed for teen patrons age 12-17 (7th -12th grade). TALL SHIP SAILING TRIP, Age 12-17 $40 cash due the day of the trip. Come sail aboard the Bill Of Rights, a 137’ gaff rig topsail schooner. Help the crew sail or simply relax on this 3-hour coastal cruise. A one-of-a-kind, chance of a lifetime educational adventure! Teen Center provides transportation to and from Channel Islands Harbor. Bring sack lunch and a drink. Enrollment: Max 40 9207.2131 T 12noon-5:00pm $5 3/26 1 day COED VOLLEYBALL CLINIC, Age 11-15 The Los Angeles Volleyball Academy (LAVA) presents a series of fundamental skills volleyball clinics for teens grades 6-8, held exclusively at and in association with the Thousand Oaks Teen Center. Basic techniques of passing, setting, serving, and defense will be covered over the course of three sessions. All welcome; teens not affiliated with club organizations preferred. Space is limited. Designed by and featuring the renowned coaches of LAVA; 100% of the fees will benefit the Teen Center. Enrollment: Max 16 9214.2131 W 6:00-7:30pm $60 4/10, 4/24, 5/8 3 eves DANCE BEGINNING JAZZ/TAP DANCE, Age 12-17 This exciting class teaches basic techniques; tap shoes required. Instruction provided by Dance Ten. Enrollment: Max 10 4:00-5:00pm $55 4/1-5/20 8 wks 9217.2131 M COED HIP HOP DANCE I, Age 12-17 Tons of fun, energy, skill, and technique. Instruction provided by Dance Ten. Enrollment: Max 15 9218.2131 W 6:00-7:00pm $55 4/3-5/22 8 wks 9215.2131 F BOYS DODGEBALL, Age 12-14 Teams are formed. Different styles of games are played in our air-conditioned gym each week. Enrollment: Max 20 5:00-6:00pm $55 4/5-5/24 8 wks ZUMBA® FITNESS, Age 12-17 Zumba® combines Latin rhythms with easy-to-follow moves, a “feel-happy” workout, great for both body and mind. Instructor: Emily Lewis. Enrollment: Max 15 9219.2131 Th 7:00-8:00pm $55 4/4-5/23 8 wks BEGINNING BILLIARDS INSTRUCTION, Age 12-17 Pool cues provided. Enrollment: Max 8 9216.2131 F 6:00-7:00pm $55 4/5-5/24 8 wks MAGIC MOUNTAIN TRIP, Age 12-17 $30 cash due the day of the trip. Check out Ninja, Green Lantern, Terminator, X2, Scream, Superman, Goliath, Tatsu, and more. Enrollment: Max 40 9208.2131 W 11:00am-9:00pm $5 3/27 1 day SPORTS BEGINNING TENNIS, Age 12-15 Learn the basics in a fun environment. $5 cash lab fee due first class (for tennis balls). Instructor: Jeff Miller, USTA member. Location: Wildflower Playfield. Enrollment: Max 12 9209.2131 M 4:00-5:00pm $50 4/1-5/20 8 wks GAME ROOM TOURNAMENT NIGHT, Age 12-17 Sign up each Friday before the tournaments. Challenge others to billiards, black light air hockey, table tennis, or foosball. You can do any or all of them. Snacks & pizza are provided to fuel up between matches. Prizes awarded for individual winners of each sport. Check-in time is 6:45pm. * F 7:00-9:00pm $1/Tournament Ongoing 9002.1131 Sa 9:00am-1:00pm $100 3/2-5/4 HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE, 9th-12th Grade See description in High School Only section on page 40. No games 3/30. Enrollment: Max 100 9 wks SATURDAY, MARCH 2 6:30-9:00pm $10 at the door All ages welcome Watch as finalists compete in live dance performances! Celebrity Guest hosts Judges from TV, Film, Broadway, and more This program is in cooperation with Sade Champagne Presents... Proceeds will benefit the Destined to Live the Good Life Children’s Orphanage in Zambia, Africa To arrange for an audition (ages 14-18), please contact the Teen Center at (805) 494-5156 or Sade Champagne at email@example.com CARDIO KICKBOXING & SELF-DEFENSE, Age 12-17 Get a great workout while learning basic self-defense skills, including kicks, hand techniques, and blocks. Instructor: Mrs. Kinsie Flame, 1st Dan Black Belt of Jacob Flame’s Tang Soo Do University. Enrollment: Max 25 9210.2131 M 7:30-8:30pm $55 4/1-5/20 8 wks YOUTH OUTREACH This multipurpose community social service program is jointly sponsored by the Conejo Recreation and Park District and the Conejo Valley Unified School District. By design, outreach workers seek out and address the needs of non-involved and hard-to-reach youths. Duties include truancy prevention programs, community referral service, recreational programming, and crisis intervention. Outreach staff may be contacted at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center at (805) 494-5156. BOYS BASKETBALL, Age 12-15 Skill building; games are played and officiated and the scoreboard is used. Enrollment: Max 20 9211.2131 T 4:00-5:00pm $55 4/2-5/21 8 wks BEGINNING FENCING CLUB, Age 12-17 Instruction in foil, epee, and sabre. Equipment provided. Coach: Phillip Hareff. Enrollment: Max 20 9212.2131 T 7:00-8:30pm $60 4/2-5/21 8 wks GIRLS INDOOR VOLLEYBALL, Designed for 7th & 8th grade girls. Learn the fundamentals and hone your skills. Enrollment: Max 15 9213.2131 W 4:00- 5:30pm $50 4/3-5/22 8 wks Pete Martinez – firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Sorensen – email@example.com Dan Nalbandian – firstname.lastname@example.org PAGE 41 ALEX FIORE THOUSAND OAKS TEEN CENTER 1375 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 • Facility: (805) 494-5156 • Fax Number: (805) 494-3155 Center E-Mail Address: Teencenterprograms@crpd.org • www.thousandoaksteencenter.com or www.crpd.org/tnc VOCALS/INSTRUMENTAL ROCK AND ROLL HIGH, Age 12-17 Rock and Roll High gets young bands or individuals off to a good start. Learn songwriting, recording, and stage presence. Includes eight hours of studio time in a professional studio and a performance at a Teen Center dance. Instructor: Aaron Burch. Enrollment: Max 8 9220.2131 T 7:00-8:30pm $199 4/2-5/14 7 wks Earn 2 pointS SATURDAY, May 11 • 10am -5pm • $20 Registration Fee • $25 at the door Come and meet professionals in the Health and Beauty Industry and learn the hottest trends for the upcoming season. Program designed for teens; all ages welcome. Classes for moms and dads, too! D Main Hall Exhibitors and Demonstrations D D D D D D 9221.2131 Th 4:00-5:00pm GUITAR I, Age 12-17 Learn tuning, chromatic scale, basic music reading, left/right hand technique, open chords, introduction to bar chords, and basic blues. Acoustic and electric guitars welcome. $25 cash book fee due first class. Instructor: Troy Ballman. Enrollment: Max 8 $60 4/4-5/23 8 wks GUITAR II, Age 12-17 Prerequisite: Guitar I or instructor permission. Learn bar chords in various forms and keys, scales, chord-melody, blues, and improvisation. $25 cash book fee due first class. Instructor: Troy Ballman. Enrollment: Max 8 9222.2131 Th 5:00-6:00pm $60 4/4-5/23 8 wks and FREE Samples Workshops—learn from the pros Celebrity Makeup Artist on site Door Prizes and Hourly Give-aways $5 Salad Bar Health, Beauty, and Nutritional Products for Purchase Loads of info and fun!! To register, please go to www.thousandoaksteencenter.com. • Class #9225.2131 JUST FOR GIRLS GIRLS INDOOR VOLLEYBALL, Age 12-14 See description under Sports. GIRLS YOGA, Age 13-17 Learn to focus by exploring body movements and controlled breathing. Gain strength, flexibility, and self-confidence through core work and poses. Wear easy-to-move-in clothing; no yoga mat required. Instructor: Sara Pritchard, certified through Yoga Alliance. Enrollment: Max 10 9226.2131 M 6:30-7:30pm $55 4/1-5/20 8 wks DRUMS I, Age 12-17 Learn basic skills and techniques; drum practice pad required. Instructor: Ken Samela. Enrollment: Max 6 9223.2131 Th 6:30-7:30pm $55 4/4-5/23 8 wks DRUMS II, Age 12-17 Prerequisite: Beginning Drums. Continue to improve your skills. Drum practice pad required. Instructor: Ken Samela. Enrollment: Max 6 9224.2131 Th 7:30-8:30pm $55 4/4-5/23 8 wks FASHION STYLING FOR GIRLS, Age 12-17 Learn about the latest runway trends, celebrity fashion, and how to dress for your age and body type. Also, get tips on styling and how to avoid fashion faux pas. Projects include styling your own t-shirt and tote bag. $20 cash lab fee due first day of class. Instructor: Patricia Samaniego, BA in Fashion Design and 14+ years’ experience as a Fashion Designer. Enrollment: Max 10 9230.2131 W 7:00-8:30pm $50 4/3-5/22 8 wks MUSIC STUDIO, Age 12-17 Spare your parents! Reserve space for jamming, up to four hours at a time. It’s absolutely free! Reservations: (805) 494-5156. DRAWING FASHION FROM INSPIRATION, Age 12-17 Develop a design idea and create a group of garments on fashion figures. Learn fabric choices and translating inspiration into sketches and mood/design boards. $50 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Patricia Samaniego, BA in Fashion Design and 14+ years’ experience as a Fashion Designer. Enrollment: Max 10 9227.2131 M 6:30-8:00pm $50 4/1-5/20 8 wks SELF-DEFENSE/RAPE PREVENTION WORKSHOP, Age 12-17 Emphasizes simple and effective self-defense techniques. Instructor: Omid Moradshahi, owner of Onguard, Self-Protective Services and first degree black belt. Enrollment: Max 10 9231.2131 Sa 12noon-1:00pm $15 4/6 1 day PAGE 42 MAKEUP/HAIR DESIGN, Age 12-17 Cosmetic techniques, hair styling, color theory, and skin care. Makeup for everyday, formal events, and photography. Includes local field trip. $15 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Kristina Goldberg, makeup artist for Lancôme and M.A.C. cosmetics. Enrollment: Max 20 9228.2131 T 7:00-8:30pm $50 4/2-5/21 8 wks DANCE, DANCE, DANCE WORKSHOP, Age 12-15 Build confidence on the dance floor sampling the basics of hip hop, salsa, and swing! Instructor: Ms. Johanna Jones, MS, MFT, Director of Girls Empowerment Center of the Conejo Valley. Enrollment: Max 12 9232.2131 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm $15 4/13 1 day 9229.2131 W GIRLS BOOK CLUB, Age 12-17 Spend the spring reading great books. We read, we giggle, we eat, then we (unanimously) pick another book and do it all over again the next week. Facilitator: Ilana Kukoff. Enrollment: Max 10 6:00-7:00pm $10 4/3-5/22 8 wks GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD, Age 12-15 Experience what it’s like to be a girl in different parts of the world through activities, games, and food! Instructor: Ms. Johanna Jones, MS, MFT, Director of Girls Empowerment Center of the Conejo Valley. Enrollment: Max 12 9233.2131 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm $15 4/27 1 day ALEX FIORE THOUSAND OAKS TEEN CENTER THE ARTS ANIME-STYLE DRAWING, Age 12-17 Learn to draw anime-style characters, basic cartooning, and custom characters. Includes tips on materials from pencils to framing. $10 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Kim Zimmerman. Enrollment: Max 12 9234.2131 M 7:00-8:30pm $60 4/1-5/20 8 wks 1375 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 • Facility: (805) 494-5156 • Fax Number: (805) 494-3155 Center E-Mail Address: Teencenterprograms@crpd.org • www.thousandoaksteencenter.com or www.crpd.org/tnc COMPUTER SCIENCE PHOTOSHOP, Age 12-17 Introduction to the industry standard graphics design program. Learn simple animation, picture restoration, flyer design, and more. Enrollment: Max 9 9241.2131 W 4:00-5:00pm $60 4/3-5/22 8 wks HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS BALLROOM DANCE, Age 11-17 Learn basic footwork as well as lead/follow techniques. Includes Tango, Fox-trot, and Waltz. No partner required. Instruction provided by Dance Ten. Enrollment: Max 15 11:15-12:30pm $65 4/9-6/4 9 wks 9245.2131 T BASIC DRAWING/MULTIMEDIA, Age 12-17 Learn elements of drawing and composition; expand your growth as an artist and draw with confidence and accuracy. $15 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Juliette Chayet-Cole, award-winning local artist. Enrollment: Max 10 9235.2131 T 4:00-5:00pm $60 4/2-5/21 8 wks YOU BUILD IT; YOU KEEP IT, Age 12-17 A hands-on experience on building your own computer. When completed, you take the computer home. Donated computer components provided; no experience necessary. Enrollment: Max 6 9242.2131 Th 4:30-6:00pm $65 4/4-5/23 8 wks 9246.2131 Th 1:30-2:45pm PAPER-MACHÉ SCULPTURE, Age 11-17 Learn how to work with cardboard, masking tape, paper, and paste to build a functional (or non-functional) paper-maché masterpiece. Wear clothes that can get messy. $25 materials fee due first class. Instructor: Professional artist Helle Rasmussen. Enrollment: Max 12 $65 4/11-6/6 9 wks 9236.2131 W DRAMA CLUB, Age 12-17 Explore theatrical experiences including improvisation, scene study, and vocal development. Instructor: Joey Grady. Enrollment: Max 15 4:00-5:30pm $60 4/3-5/22 8 wks GAMEMAKING, Age 12-17 Learn the basics for creating simple computer games with Gamemaker. Enrollment: Max 9 9243.2131 F 4:00-5:00pm $60 4/5-5/24 8 wks LAN PARTY, Age 12-17 Put your gaming skills to the test playing the greatest games on the market. Enrollment: Max 9 9244.2131 F 5:00-6:00pm $60 4/5-5/24 8 wks YOU BUILD IT, YOU KEEP IT, Age 11-17 A hands-on experience on building your own computer. When completed, you take the computer home. Donated computer components provided. No experience necessary. Enrollment: Max 6 9247.2131 Th 1:30-3:00pm $65 4/11-6/6 9 wks STREET ART, Age 12-17 Make your own masterpieces using common media and spray paint. Local professional artists will help you make amazing works of art using things found in your garage. You’ll be stunned with the results. $20 cash lab fee due first class. Enrollment: Max 10 9237.2131 W 7:00-8:00pm $55 4/3-5/22 8 wks Go to www.thousandoaksteencenter.com for additional program opportunities 9238.2131 Th 4:00-5:30pm BEGINNING STAINED GLASS, Age 12-17 Design and create your own masterpiece. $50 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Beglar Merlich. Enrollment: Max 8 $50 4/4-5/23 8 wks MATH IN CHEMISTRY, Age 11-17 If you like math and science, chemistry blends both in elegant and useful ways. Some knowledge of elementary algebra required. Tentative topics include: Electrons Are the Thing, Mole Power to You, and Gases Behaving Badly, to name a few. Instructor: Steve Yoshinaga, Ph.D. Enrollment: Max 12 9248.2131 F 9:00-10:45am $120 4/12-6/7 9 wks 9239.2131 Th 4:30-6:00pm THE TEENAGE GOURMET, Age 12-17 Create and express yourself through food. Make delicious recipes for yourself and your whole family. Try new foods every week. Two trips to the local Farmer’s Market included. $30 cash lab fee due first day of class. Enrollment: Max 12 $30 4/4-5/23 8 wks 9249.2132 F 11:00am-12:15pm PHYSICAL EDUCATION, Age 11-17 Specifically designed for Home School students; includes sports, games, and fitness. Instructor: Aimee Sturges, credentialed secondary physical education teacher. Enrollment: Max 15 $65 4/12-6/7 9 wks INTERMEDIATE STAINED GLASS, Age 12-17 Prerequisite: Beginning Stained Glass. Continue to develop skills. $50 cash lab fee due first class. Instructor: Beglar Merlich. Enrollment: Max 8 9240.2131 Th 5:30-7:00pm $50 4/4-5/23 8 wks E-WASTE DAY Teen Center Electronics Recycling Fundraiser SATURDAY, MARCH 9 • 10:00am-2:00pm Earn 2 pointS PAGE 43 Bring your TV’s (25” limit), computers (desktop & laptop), iPods, cell phones, stereos, etc. Unfortunately, we won’t be accepting appliances. Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, (805) 494-5156