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YOUTH

Fall 2012 Edina Community Education

Programs

World Languages pg. 20 No School Day Camps pg. 21 Divers Education pg. 26


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Contents Contents EEdina dina C Community ommunityy EEducation ducation | FFall all 2012 20 2 3 5 6 6 7 8 9 13 13 13 14 14

Registration Registration Swim Lessons Swim L essons Diving Instruction Div ving Instruc tion Performing Performing Ar Arts Academy ts A cademy Instruments and V Voic oice Dance Ballet F Fitness itness – All A Ages Ag ges P Preschool reschool Explorations Explorations Art and Drama Enrichment Life Skills No School Days

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Elementary Grades ades K K-5 -5 Elementary – Gr KIDS Club Art and Drama Enrichment Computers/Robots Life Skills World Languages No School Days Middle School Grades 6-9 ades 6 -9 School – Gr SURGE Driver Education High 10-12 Hi igh School School – Grades Grades 10 -12 Map of Edina Community Center

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â—? Scholarships are availa able. Visit www.edinacommunityed.org or call 952-848-3952.

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Aquatics – For All Ages Level 2

Fundamental Aquatic Skills Children will practice basic water safety, underwater swimming and swimming while using a combined stroke on front and back. Prerequisite: Passed Level 1 or can float independently on their front and back, and swimming on their front and back using arm and leg actions.

Red Cross Swimming Program Swim Lessons meet at Valley View Middle School Pool

A-F5 10:15 - 10:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 A-F6 10:45 - 11:15 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 A-F7 2:00 - 2:30 PM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20

6750 Valley View Road, Enter Door 1 Level 3

Stroke Development Preschool Step A Ages 4+ Children will experience their first swim lesson without a parent. Emphasis is on basic skills, including water adjustment, kicking, beginning underwater exploration and fun. Prerequisite: At least 4 years old.

Ages 4+ A-F1 10:15 - 10:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20

Preschool Step B Ages 4-6 This class is for children who have some comfort level in the water and can submerge fully on their own. Emphasis is on basic skills, floating, underwater exploration and fun. Prerequisite: At least 4 years old and can fully submerge head without assistance.

Ages 4-6 A-F2 11:15 - 11:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20

Level 1

Introduction to Water Skills Child will explore elementary skills that can be built upon as they learn to swim. We will work on front and back floating, submerging, and gaining comfort and confidence in the water. Prerequisite: 5 years old or older

Ages 5+ A-F3 10:45 - 11:15 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 Ages 5+ 12:45 - 1:15 AM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

A-F4 Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

Basic water skills, diving, front and back crawl will be emphasized with practice. Prerequisite: Passed Level 2 or can jump into deep water and can swim on both front and back.

A-F9 10:15 - 10:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 A-F10 10:45 - 11:15 AM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 8 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 2:00 - 2:30 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

A-F8 Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

Edina Community Education Aquatic Guidelines     

Only students on class lists will be allowed into lessons. Instructors are Red Cross certified. Red Cross certificates are awarded upon completion of requirements. Sign up early, swimming classes fill up quickly. There are no make-ups or refunds for missed classes.

Questions? Call Kay Zuccaro at 952-848-3965

Register online at edina.thatscommunityed.com

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Aquatics – All Ages Level 3B

Stroke Development Because Level 3 is a difficult level to pass, we added another class for students who have taken Level 3 more than 2 sessions. Level 3B students will be more experienced than those in Level 3. Focus is on endurance and stroke refinement. Prerequisite: Must have taken Level 3 for 2 or more sessions, be totally comfortable in deep water, able to dive, able to do front and back crawl.

12:45 - 1:15 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

A-F18 Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

Level 4

Stroke Improvement Develop confidence and endurance with front crawl, back crawl and elementary backstroke. Breaststroke and sidestroke will also be introduced and practiced. Emphasis is also on basic water safety. Prerequisite: Passed Level 3 or can dive, swim front and back crawl

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20 1:15 - 2:00 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

A-F11 Sat, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109 A-F12 Sat, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

Level 5

Stroke Refinement Child will gain endurance by swimming for increased distances, coordinate and refine sidestroke, butterfly and breaststroke and build on water safety skills. Prerequisite: Passed Level 4 or can swim front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke the whole length of the pool, the start of breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly.

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

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A-F13 Sat, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

“We’ve tried swim lessons a lot of places, and the lessons offered through Community Ed are the best by far. The price is right, the kids are being challenged and are learning quickly, and the pool is nice and calm. I won’t take lessons anywhere else after this experience.” –Edina Parent

Level 6

Swimming and Skill Proficiency Refines the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Focus is on personal water safety, lifeguard readiness, diving and fitness swimming. Prerequisite: Passed Level 5 or can swim front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and butterfly.

1:15 - 2:00 PM 8 Sessions No Class Oct 20

A-F14 Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 17 $109

Private Swim Lessons For individualized swim instruction, enroll in private lessons. *Extra slots for private lessons may be open due to enrollment fluctuations. Names from our waiting list will be called to fill slots. Call 952-848-3965 for availability Eight lessons – $250 (for ages 4+) No refunds for missed classes Valley View Middle School Pool Saturdays, Sept 22 - Nov 17 No classes October 20

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11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 2:30 - 3:00 PM 2:30 - 3:00 PM

Family/Open Swim $5/person, $15/family – bring exact change

Valley View Middle School Pool Saturdays Sept 22 - Nov 17, 2 - 3 PM Closed Oct 20

Registration information on page 2.


Aquatics – All Ages Parent-Toddler Swim Parents and instructor work together to help children (12 months-4 years) become comfortable in the water as they develop a readiness to swim. Toys and games help make this a fun and positive experience. Swim diapers required if not toilet-trained. Adult required in the water. Instructor is Kay Zuccaro, Edinborough Park Pool

Ages 1-4 11:00 - 11:30 AM 4 Sessions

1802-F01 Tues, Sep 4 - Sep 25 $69

Ages 1-4 11:00 - 11:30 AM 4 Sessions

1802-F02 Tues, Oct 2 - Oct 23 $69

Ages 1-4 11:00 - 11:30 AM 4 Sessions No Class Nov 20

1802-F03 Tues, Nov 6 - Dec 4 $69

“This is a great opportunity for me to share my love for this sport with younger students. It’s also a good way for me to connect early on with athletes who may want to dive competitively at the high school level.” –John Dailey, Edina High School Diving Coach

D I V I N G C L A SS E S W I T H J O H N D A I L E Y, H E A D CO A C H E H S D I V I N G T E A M S

Learn to Dive

Intermediate Diving

Competitive Diving

Diving classes focus on basic diving skills, diving safety, diving on the diving board with proper techniques, flexibility and fun. Geared toward the beginner diver who has had little or no instruction. Prerequisites: must be at least 7 years old and confident in deep water. Classes cannot be pro-rated.

This class is geared toward students with some diving experience. Prerequisites: Must be at least 9 years old or recommended by instructor and able to do dives in 3 different directions (front, back, reverse, inward, twisting) Classes cannot be pro-rated.

This class is geared toward divers with some competitive diving experience (high school varsity/Junior Varsity, or age group). Prerequisites: Eleven years and under should be able to do 5 dives, 13 years and under should be able to do 7 dives, and 14 years and older should be able to do 8 dives. Classes cannot be pro-rated.

Ages 7+ A-F50 6:30 - 7:15 PM Tues, Sep 18 - Dec 18 South View Middle School Pool 13 Sessions $169 No Class Nov 20 Ages 7+ A-F51 6:30 - 7:15 PM Wed, Sep 19 - Dec 19 South View Middle School Pool 12 Sessions $156 No Class Oct 31, Nov 21

Ages 9+ A-F52 7:15 - 8:00 PM Tues, Sep 18 - Dec 18 South View Middle School Pool 13 Sessions $169 No Class Nov 20 Ages 9+ A-F53 7:15 - 8:00 PM Wed, Sep 19 - Dec 19 South View Middle School Pool 12 Sessions $156 No Class Oct 31, Nov 21

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Ages 9+ A-F54 8:00 - 9:00 PM Tues, Sep 18 - Dec 18 South View Middle School Pool 13 Sessions $195 No Class Nov 20 Ages 9+ A-F55 8:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, Sep 19 - Dec 19 South View Middle School Pool 12 Sessions $180 No Class Oct 31, Nov 21

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Performing Arts Academy – All Ages

INSTRUMENTS & VOICE

Beginning Guitar

Highlands Choir

The Music Link

Open to all students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Learn vocal development, movement, and musical skills. Fall Concert date TBD. Katie Lutz

After School Piano Lessons

Join this dynamic course to learn a dynamite instrument! Players will learn the basics of music including reading music, rhythm, melody and meter. We keep the class fun while making the instrument easily accessible for all students. Let the music play! www.youthenrichmentleague.com

Grades 3-5 917-1 8:30 - 9:15 AM Tuesdays, Sep 18 - Dec 18 Highlands Elementary School Room 10 13 Sessions $64 No Class Nov 20

Grades 3-6 1022-1 4:15 - 5:15 PM Tuesdays, Oct 23 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Room 313 8 Sessions $119 No Class Nov 20

Beginners to experienced singers learn vocal technique, pedagogy, and maintaining a healthy voice. Private lessons can be scheduled with instructors. Schedule in 8 lesson blocks throughout the year. Registration confirmation is required at first lesson.

Edina Children’s Choir These choir clinics are for kids who love to perform in a musical setting. The Prep Choir is for younger children who would like to advance to Do Re Mi Singers in Grade 2. Chorale is the next step for Grades 4-5 and Concert Choir is for Grades 6-9. Learning proper vocal technique for healthy singing, dancing and playing various instruments are all part of this musical experience. Taught by Jim Hawthorne, EPS Music Specialist

Voice Lessons

Ages 12+ 910-V1 6:30 - 8:30 PM Sep 10-Jun 3 Edina High School Performing Arts Center 8 lessons $220 Debra Schlager, 612-867-8941 Ages 12+ 910-V2 6:30 - 8:30 PM Sep 11 & May 28 Edina High School Performing Arts Center 8 lessons $220 Victoria Pirasteh, 612- 227-0550

Thirty minute piano lessons are available after school at all Edina elementary sites. Lessons run continuously throughout the school year for students in grades 1-12 and meet once a week in 8 week sessions with a cost of $200. Call Mary Linker at 952-831-4014 to schedule lessons, then register online with Edina Community Education. Great for KIDS Club students! www.themusiclink.biz

2012-2013 Site Schedule September 24-May 3 Edina Community Center Mon, Wed, Thurs, Room 313, 2:30-7:00 pm Concord Elementary Tue or Thurs, Room 200, 3:00-7:00 pm Cornelia Elementary Tues, Room 31, 4:00-7:00 pm Countryside Elementary Tue, Wed, Thurs, Room 221, 4:00-7:00 pm Creek Valley Elementary Tue or Thurs, Room 201, 4:00-7:00 pm Highlands Elementary Mon, Wed, Room 5, 4:00-7:00 pm Grades 1-12 8 lessons

924-piano $200

PREP CHOIR Grades K-1 917-5 3:10 - 4:00 PM Mon, Sep 17 - Dec 17 Normandale Elementary Auditorium 12 Sessions $114 No Class Oct 29 & Nov 19 DO RE MI SINGERS Grades 2-3 917-2 3:10 - 4:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 18 - Dec 18 Normandale Elementary Auditorium 13 Sessions $114 No Class Nov 20 CHORALE Grades 4-5 910-12 7:40 - 8:30 AM Tuesdays, Sep 11 - Dec 18 Normandale Elementary Auditorium 14 Sessions $114 No Class Nov 20 CONCERT CHOIR Grades 6-9 910-13 6:45 - 7:35 AM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 19 Valley View Middle School Music Room 14 Sessions $114 No Class Nov 21

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We initially chose Community Education for piano lessons because they are offered at school during KIDS Club. It was so convenient! Andy really likes the lessons and his teacher, John. I couldn’t be more pleased. –Barb Brill

Registration information on page 2.


Performing Arts Academy – All Ages Jazz and Tap

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Let’s jump and jive! An introduction to the movements and vocabulary of these disciplines are taught with the help of musical instruments, parachutes and scarves. Students will develop poise, strength and flexibility. Ballet and tap shoes are required. All levels welcome. Gina Mayer

Ages 3-5 910-6 9:15 - 10:00 AM Saturdays, Sep 15 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $109 No Class Oct 20 & Nov 24

New! Scottish

Highland Dance LET’S DANCE!

Hip Hop Dancers learn jazz and hip hop steps to fun music. This class will improve posture, strength and flexibility in a positive and selfesteem building atmosphere. Jazz shoes and comfortable clothing are required. All levels welcome. Gina Mayer

Ages 8-12 910-2 5:30 - 6:30 PM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 12 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $119 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21

Advanced Hip Hop Get into the groove! Dancers will learn jazz and hip hop steps to fun and upbeat music. Come learn to leap, turn and shine. This class is not only fun but will improve posture, strength and flexibility in a positive and selfesteem building atmosphere. Jazz shoes and comfortable clothing are required. All levels welcome. This class is for students with at least one year of dance. Gina Mayer

Ages 10-14 910-3 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturdays, Sep 15 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $119 No Class Oct 20 & Nov 24

Come and learn what exciting rhythms your feet can make! You’ll be amazed how fun this classic American dance form can be! Tap shoes and comfortable clothing are required. All levels welcome. Gina Mayer

Scottish Highland dance is an ancient and unique art form that connects the fantastic history of the Scottish military with the poise and grace of dance. Through this class, students will learn the basic positions, steps, and dances, while also learning the traditions and history behind them. Alexandra Schmitz

Ages 8-12 910-5 6:30 - 7:00 PM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 12 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $79 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21

Grades 8-11 910-1 1:00 - 2:00 PM Saturdays, Oct 6 - Dec 22 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 11 Sessions $124 No Class Nov 24

Advanced Tap

New! ‘Fake ID’

Tap

Learn the exciting rhythms your feet can make! Tap shoes and comfortable clothing are required. We will perform on National Tap Dance Day this spring! For students with at least one year of tap dance. Gina Mayer

Ages 10-14 910-8 11:00 - 11:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 15 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $89 No Class Oct 20 & Nov 24

Hip Hop and Tap Experience the exciting rhythms of tap as well as the upbeat and energetic style of jazz. Proper terms for dance steps will be taught. Ballet or jazz and tap shoes and comfortable clothing are required. All levels welcome. Gina Mayer

Country Line Dance Inspired by the music from Footloose? Toes tappin’? Heart thumpin’? Want to learn the dance? Then come to this session and learn moves to get the body going too! It’s fun! It’s easy! It’s only 1 session! And no partner is required! Monica Mohn

Ages 14-18 4:30 - 6:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-1 Wednesday, Oct 10 Room 331 $14

Ages 14-18 7:00 - 8:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-12 Wednesday, Nov 7 Room 331 $14

Ages 5-7 910-4 4:30 - 5:30 PM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 12 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 12 Sessions $119 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

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Performing Arts Academy – All Ages Ballet Fundamentals III This class continues to develop the ballet and creative movement skills learned in Fundamentals II and is designed to encourage exploration and foster creativity. Contact instructor with questions and placement approval. imgypsymoondancer@yahoo.com

BALLET

Ballet Fundamentals I Young dancers learn basic fundamental ballet movement terminology through creative exercise. Age appropriate motor skills and musicality are also developed. New and returning students are welcome.

Ages 3-4 19-3 4:15 - 5:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 11 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $134 No Class Nov 20 Lara Ciganko Ages 3-4 19-1 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Thurs, Sep 6 - Dec 13 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $134 No Class Nov 22 Marcia Keegan Ages 3-4 19-9 9:00 - 9:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 8 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $134 No Class Nov 24 Marcia Keegan

Ages 7-8 19-7 6:00 - 7:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 11 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $159 No Class Nov 20 Lara Ciganko Ages 7-8 19-2 10:45 - 1145 AM Saturdays, Sep 8 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $159 No Class Nov 24 Marcia Keegan

Ballet Level I Traditional with Barre Traditional ballet class that includes barre and center work. Emphasis is placed on proper alignment, technique, musicality, and artistry. Open to new and continuing students. Contact instructor with placement questions. imgypsymoondancer@yahoo.com

Ages 8-12 19-14 6:00 - 7:15 PM Mondays, Sep 10 - Dec 17 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $174 No Class Nov 19 Lara Ciganko

Ballet For Gymnasts, Skaters & Divers Learn technique geared for athletes with emphasis on flexibility and strength.

Ages 8+ 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Edina Community Center 14 Sessions No Class Nov 24

19-26 Sat, Sep 8 - Dec 15 Studio 335 $179 Marcia Keegan

Teen/Adult Beginning II/Intermediate Ballet Open to students who have previous dance experience. imgypsymoondancer@yahoo.com

Ages 13+ 19-8 7:00 - 8:30 PM Tuesdays, Sep 11 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $184 No Class Nov 20 Lara Ciganko

Ballet & Modern: Teen/Adult Beginning For beginner movers or those who would like to return to dance and brush up on basic skills. imgypsymoondancer@yahoo.com

Ages 14+ 19-15 7:15 - 8:30 PM Mondays, Sep 10 - Dec 17 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $174 No Class Nov 19 Lara Ciganko

Ballet Fundamentals II Class builds on elements learned in Fundamentals I but it is not a pre-requisite. New and returning students are welcome.

Ages 5-6 19-5 5:00 - 6:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 11 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $159 No Class Nov 20 Lara Ciganko Ages 4-5 19-12 12:00 - 1:00 PM Thursdays, Sep 6 - Dec 13 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $159 No Class Nov 22 Marcia Keegan Ages 5-6 19-10 9:45 - 10:45 AM Saturdays, Sep 8 - Dec 15 Edina Community Center Studio 331 14 Sessions $159 No Class Nov 24 Marcia Keegan

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Registration information on page 2.


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Fitness Fun – All Ages

Concord Flyers Run Club The Concord Flyers Run Club will be running a minimum of one mile each session along with additional physical fitness activities. Led by 1st grade teacher Stacy Sullwold and 2nd grade teacher Kristy Ardinger.

Grades 1-2 924-2 3:15 - 4:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 25 - Nov 13 Concord Elementary School Room 160 8 Sessions $64

Concord Running Club The focus of the club is to promote fitness and good sportmanship and a positive mental attitude. We will start with stretches and then move to cardiovascular activities. Transportation is not provided to or from Running Club practices. Michelle Dart & Amee LiaBraten

Grades K-5 910-7 7:45 - 8:25 AM Mon/Thu, Sep 10 - Oct 11 Concord Elementary School Lower Gym 10 Sessions $79

Highlands Running Club Running Club promotes fitness, good sportsmanship and a positive mental attitude. Explore running techniques, skills and strategies. T-shirts will be provided, indicate youth size when registering. Participating in the October 1 TCM Kids Marathon is optional.

Grades 1-2 93-8 8:30 - 9:10 AM Mon/Wed, Sep 5 - Oct 15 Highlands Elementary School Field 12 Sessions $85 Amy Aunan Grades 3-5 93-2 8:30 - 9:10 AM Tue/Thu, Sep 6 - Oct 16 Highlands Elementary School Field 12 Sessions $85 Julie Mickschl

We love helping runners of all abilities get better at running fundamentals, stay healthy and stay strong, and keep the joy and fun of running alive. –Andrea Loger and Brian Voeller

Wake-up Yoga for Kids Want to start your day with a gentle way to wake-up your body and mind? Then, this class is for you! We will use yoga techniques of stretching, breathing, and yoga poses to help start the day on the right track. Mats are provided but please wear comfortable clothing and socks to move in. Will be a fun way to start the day! Brenda Schultz

Grades 1-5 101-18 7:45 - 8:25 AM Wed/Fri, Oct 3 - Nov 9 Concord Elementary School Room 100 10 Sessions $79 No Class Oct 19 & Nov 07 Grades 1-5 101-19 7:45 - 8:25 AM Wed/Fri, Nov 14-Dec 21 Concord Elementary School Room 100 10 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 21 & Nov 23

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Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Open Net Recreational Badminton For Ages 12 - Adult Badminton is an exciting recreational sport that you can enjoy all year long! Join us for doubles matches set up in a rotational format which is a great way to play in a recreational setting with friends and family. Nets and plastic shuttlecocks are provided, bring your own rackets. Fee is $5 at the door.

Ages 12-Adult 93-1 6:30 - 9:30 PM Tue/Fri, Sep 4 - Dec 21 South View Middle School Gym #1 & 2 32 Sessions $84

Super Shooters Basketball Clinic Join this challenging clinic for boys and girls to learn basketball in a fun and challenging environment. Learn the basic skills, fundamentals and techniques of the game (more advanced skills for the more experienced player) and will be separated by age, size and skill level. Mike and Kevin Lynch

Grades 2-5 101-3 9:30 - 11:30 AM Saturdays, Oct 6 - Oct 27 Edina Community Center Large Gym 4 Sessions $76

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Fitness Fun – All Ages Kung Fu – Wu Shu For Ages 5+ and Adults Learn the life-long benefits of Kung Fu — the Chinese art of self-defense and fitness — and build muscle, power, flexibility, and agility. Join a fun, non-competitive, full-participation class, which focuses on skill-building exercises that will strengthen the mind and body. Parents: Register for class and participate with your child in class. Optional uniform and certification for White to Black Belt is available. Instructor: National Treasure Kung Fu, Inc., directed by SiFu Al Lam

BEGINNER, WHITE, & YELLOW BELT Ages 5-Adult 929-2 9:00 - 9:50 AM Saturdays, Sep 29 - Dec 1 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $84 No Class Oct 20, Nov 10 & Nov 24 Ages 5+ 929-T1 6:15 - 7:05 PM Tuesdays, Oct 2 - Nov 27 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $84 No Class Nov 6 & Nov 20 ORANGE – PURPLE BELT Ages 5+ 929-4 10:00 - 10:50 AM Saturdays, Sep 29 - Dec 1 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $84 No Class Oct 20, Nov 10 & Nov 24 INSTRUMENTS & SPARRING Ages 5+ 929-3 11:00 - 11:50 AM Saturdays, Sep 29 - Dec 1 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $84 No Class Oct 20, Nov 10 & Nov 24 2ND PURPLE – BLACK BELT Ages 5+ 929-1 12:00 - 12:50 PM Saturdays, Sep 29 - Dec 1 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $84 No Class Oct 20, Nov 10 & Nov 24 ORANGE – BLACK BELT Ages 5+ 929-T2 7:05 - 7:55 PM Tuesdays, Oct 2 - Nov 27 Edina Community Center Room 351 7 Sessions $84 No Class Nov 6 & Nov 20

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Focus Karate and Tae Kwon Do

Focus Karate’s Little Ninja’s

Focus Karate and Tae Kwon Do is a program designed to help students gain confidence, improve concentration and performance in school, and heighten coordination in a fun and safe karate-centered environment. Classes are held at Focus Karate & MMA, 7119 Amundson Avenue, Edina (952-946-1947). Classes are taught by Black Belt Mary Nelson and staff.

Designed to teach important life skills such as focus, listening, following directions, and self-discipline in a fun and enriching manner. Taught by Black Belt Mary Nelson and staff. Held at Focus Karate, 7119 Amundson Avenue, Edina (952-946-1047). Makeup classes available.

Grades K-7 5:10 - 5:50 PM 5 Sessions No Class Oct 16

93-3 Tuesdays, Sep 25 - Oct 30 $59

Grades K-7 5:50 - 6:30 PM 5 Sessions No Class Oct 19

93-4 Fridays, Sep 28 - Nov 2 $59

Grades K-7 1:40 - 2:20 PM 5 Sessions No Class Sep 29

93-5 Saturdays, Sep 8 - Oct 13 $59

Grades K-7 93-6 4:30 - 5:10 PM Thursdays, Sep 27 - Nov 8 5 Sessions $59 No Class Oct 18 & Nov 01 Grades K-7 5:50 - 6:30 PM 5 Sessions No Class Oct 15

93-7 Mondays, Sep 24 - Oct 29 $59

Focus Karate’s Jiu-Jitsu Warriors Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu is a wrestling-type martial art that helps students learn self-protection, increase focus, improve coordination and body awareness. Classes are located at Focus Karate and MMA Center — where classes are fun and safe! 7119 Amundson Avenue, Edina (952-946-1047)

Grades 3-8 4:20 - 5:00 PM 5 Sessions No Class Nov 21

917-3 Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 12 $59

Ages 4-6 910-10 4:00 - 4:30 PM Mon, Tue, Sep 18 - Oct 8 4 Sessions $54 No Class Sep 24 & Oct 2 Ages 3-4 12:30 - 1:00 PM 4 Sessions No Class Sep 29

910-11 Saturdays, Sep 15 - Oct 13 $54

Ages 3-4 910-9 5:15 - 5:45 PM Wednesdays, Sep 19 - Oct 10 4 Sessions $54

Teen iLoveKickBoxing iLoveKickBoxing is a nationally acclaimed fitness/non-contact martial arts program. Experience is not necessary and safety and form is stressed. Have fun working out to awesome music while you get in shape. Held at Focus Karate, 7119 Amundson Avenue, Edina (952-946-1047).

Grades 6-12 2:00 - 3:00 PM 6 Sessions No Class Sept 29

9-8 Saturdays, Sep 8 - Oct 20 $59

Grades 6-12 9-12 5:15 - 6:15 PM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Oct 24 6 Sessions $59 No Class Oct 17 Grades 6-12 2:00 - 3:00 PM 6 Sessions No Class Oct 27

9-106 Saturdays, Oct 6 - Nov 17 $59

Grades 6-12 5:15 - 6:15 PM 6 Sessions No Class Nov 21

9-117 Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 19 $59

Grades 3-8 917-4 4:20 - 5:00 PM Wednesdays, Sep 19 - Oct 24 5 Sessions $59 No Class Oct 17

Registration information on page 2.


Fitness Fun – All Ages On your mark, get set, jump! Double Dutch: Level I Explore basic skills that can be built upon as our beginner PROS learn the art of jumping. We will work on entry techniques and footwork combinations, conditioning and gaining comfort and confidence in the rope.

Grades K-5 917-6 4:30 - 5:20 PM Tuesdays, Sep 18 - Oct 23 Edina Community Center Auditorium 6 Sessions $105 Grades 6-9 917-7 4:30 - 5:20 PM Thursdays, Sep 20 - Oct 25 Edina Community Center Auditorium 6 Sessions $99 Grades K-5 1112-1 4:30 - 5:20 PM Tuesdays, Nov 6 - Dec 18 Edina Community Center Auditorium 6 Sessions $105 No Class Nov 20 Grades 6-9 1105-1 4:30 - 5:20 PM Thursdays, Nov 8 - Dec 20 Edina Community Center Auditorium 6 Sessions $99 No Class Nov 22

Kangaroo JUMP Intro to Double Dutch Young children love to jump! Our handson exploration of basic jumping introduces our Pre-Kindergarten pros to the simple joy of double dutch. Kids will learn how to jump in and out of two ropes moving simultaneously. The aim is to be safe, build confidence, and grow their selfesteem all while having fun within the rope. Parent must accompany their child.

Ages 3-5 1015-1 2:30 - 3:00 PM Tuesdays, Oct 16 - Nov 13 Edina Community Center Studio 318 5 Sessions $45

Jumping classes are taught by Jonny Reese, more info at www.prosoftherope.com or prosoftherope@live.com

We LOVE Coach Jonny and his Pros of the Rope program. It’s a great, healthy activity that keeps our daughter fit and active while having fun. Jonny’s coaching is positive, encouraging, motivating and entertaining. He has a way of integrating the character building values and teamwork into his coaching. What a wonderful program! –Lori Anne Yang

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

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Fitness Fun – All Ages Mini Sport Sampler * Ballet * Tap * Jazz * Lyrical * Pointe * * Hip Hop * Acro * Kickline * Yoga * Fitness* Register Now! Class sizes are limited! www.parkdancecenter.com

6900 Oxford Street, St Louis Park

952 - 583 - 2792

Edina Fitness Club Pick any 2 (or 3) days of the week to get your heart pumping. Sign up for 4 days and get the 5th day free! Fitness Club helps students increase overall fitness, strength, and flexibility. Workouts are adjustable to any level. A snack will be provided after class. Bring running shoes and a water bottle. Normandale students will be escorted to school after class. T-shirt will be awarded once a student has attended 10 sessions. Held at Normandale Elementary Gym. John Hannemann

2 DAYS PER WEEK Grades 3-5 101-5 7:50 - 8:20 AM Mon-Fri, Oct 1 - Dec 21 22 Sessions $94 No Class Oct 18, 19, 29 & Nov 19-Nov 23

4 DAYS PER WEEK Grades 3-5 101-7 7:50 - 8:20 AM Mon-Fri, Oct 1 - Dec 21 44 Sessions $150 No Class Oct 18, 19, 29 & Nov 19-Nov 23

3 DAYS PER WEEK Grades 3-5 101-6 7:50 - 8:20 AM Mon-Fri, Oct 1 - Dec 21 33 Sessions $120 No Class Oct 18, 19, 29 & Nov 19-Nov 23

Explore baseball, soccer, non-contact lacrosse and flag football in a fun and noncompetitive setting. Students will receive sportsmanship medal. Please bring a baseball mitt and two nut-free snacks. Sports Unlimited

Age 4-6 101-1 12:30 - 2:30 PM Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Oct 24 Edina Community Center City Gym 4 Sessions $64 Ages 4-6 101-2 12:30 - 2:30 PM Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 5 Edina Community Center City Gym 4 Sessions $64 No Class Nov 21

Olympic Fencing Class For All Levels Fencing is a vigorous sport that requires and develops stamina, quick reactions, speed, accuracy of movement and excellent coordination. We provide mask, jacket, glove, and weapon. Dress in comfortable clothing and gym shoes. Minnesota Sword Play

Ages 8-18 7017-F15 6:00 - 7:00 PM Wednesdays, Sep 19 - Oct 24 Edina Community Center Small Gym 6 Sessions $79 Ages 8-18 7017-F16 6:00 - 7:00 PM Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 19 Edina Community Center Small Gym 6 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 21

High School Fencing Team The High School Fencing Team is recruiting all skill levels—beginners to advanced are welcome. Training starts in September and actual competitions start in November and are usually held after school. Teams are not coed, both girl and boy squads include Foil, Epee, and Saber. Coaches schedule competitions, dates will be announced early Fall. Minnesota Sword Play

En Garde! Fencing is an exciting aerobic workout that offers fitness, confidence, positive body awareness, concentration and friendships.

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Ages 13+ 101-8 7:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Dec 12 Edina Community Center Large Gym 9 Sessions $119 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21

Registration information on page 2.


EDINA COMMUNITY Education

Preschool Explorations ENRICHMENT

Silly, Sloppy Slimes Are you ready for some gooey, sloppy experiments? Then slide right in to this exciting, hands-in lab as we formulate a variety of slimes, some of which you will even get to take home. Dress so you can get messy! Science Explorers

Ages 3-6 1:00 AM - 2:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

9-28 Friday, Sep 28 Room 165 $16

Fall into Science Science is all around us. From the bird's nests in the trees to the fish in the seas, come and explore the science behind nature. Join licensed teacher Lisa Hoffman for a creative take on science education, making learning fun on release days.

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Preschool Acting Adventures – Let’s Pretend This class is an introduction to creative drama through storytelling, puppetry, dramatization and music. Students learn to act out classic stories as they craft and create dialog and action. Young Performers

Ages 3-5 917-8 10:00 - 10:45 AM Thursdays, Sep 20 - Oct 25 Edina Community Center Room 313 6 Sessions $65

Halloween Craft Party Park your broom at the door and come on in! We’re going to create multiple craft projects with a Halloween theme. The kids are welcome to wear their costumes to class. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 3-6 9:30 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1029-1 Wednesday, Oct 31 Room 165 $26

Holiday Gift Making Come and create hand-crafted gifts that mom, dad, grandma, grandpa and, of course, that favorite teacher would love to receive. We’ll be making picture frames, clay trinket boxes, snow globes and more. Class is held at Kidcreate Studio, 7918 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie

Ages 3-6 10:30 - 11:30 AM Kidcreate Studio 6 Sessions No Class Nov 21

1105-2 Weds, Nov 7 - Dec 19 $84

Holiday Craft Party – Ornament Making Join us for an ornament making party. We’ll set up 4 stations, each with a different ornament project. Did you take this class last year? We will be making different ornaments this year! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 3-6 10:00 - 11:00 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Join us as we discover this wonderful time of year. As fall comes to Minnesota, we will learn how nature responds to the changes happening all around us. We will investigate how animals prepare for the upcoming winter through migration, hibernation and adaptation. Topics will also include leaves and weather, along with other changes that take place during this very special time of year. Science Explorers

Ages 3-6 10-12 1:00 - 2:30 PM Fridays, Oct 12 - Nov 9 Edina Community Center Room 165 4 Sessions $64 No Class Oct 19

Wheels, Wings, Sails and Rails Join us as we discover how cars, planes and trains work and why they are important to our everyday life. Learn how boats can cruise over the water without sinking, how planes and rockets fly and more amazing transportation wonders. Science Explorers

Ages 3-6 1112-2 1:00 - 2:30 PM Fridays, Nov 16 - Dec 14 Edina Community Center Room 165 4 Sessions $64 No Class Nov 23

1210-1 Tuesday, Dec 11 Room 165 $15

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Preschool Explorations LIFE SKILLS

Mannerly Manners® Club Social skills include much more than please and thank you. And one is never too young to learn. Through innovative props, puppets, music, and role playing, students will have fun learning a simple introduction, eye contact, how to be mannerly at mealtime and more. Class includes parent information packet, a Mannerly Manners® book, handouts, dessert meal to teach table manners, a surprise gift for every student, and a Certificate of Completion at graduation. Join Marilyn Pentel of Mannerly Manners® for what will surely be an adventure. More info at: www.mannerlymanners.com

Grades PK-1 1009-1 4:30 - 5:30 PM Tuesdays, Oct 9 - Oct 30 Edina Community Center Room 211 4 Sessions $134

No School* Days! Please register at least one week in advance for Release Day classes.

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Craft Sticks, Buttons and Beads What can we make with craft sticks, buttons, and beads? Let’s find out! In this camp, our imaginations will be our guide as we make giraffes, sailboats, mosaics and more—all out of craft sticks, buttons, and beads. The possibilities are endless! Bring a beverage and nut-free snack. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 3-6 17-7 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room 214 2 Sessions $66

Fun in the Fall F I T N E SS F U N !

Swim Classes See page 3 for class listings.

Ballet Classes See page 8 for class listings.

Focus Karate’s Little Ninja’s For Ages 4-6 See page 10 for class description.

Kangaroo JUMP Intro to Double Dutch For Ages 3-4 See page 11 for class description.

Mini-Sport Sampler

Enjoy the season of fall. We will be exploring the signs of the changing season with artists and authors to inspire our creative paint explorations. We will explore art, music, science, movement, cooking and wonderful stories. We will end our day with large motor activities. Taught by Edina teacher Lisa Hoffman. New curriculum

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1015-2 Thursday, Oct 18 Room 170b $33

Ages 2.5 - 6 12:30 - 3:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1015-3 Thursday, Oct 18 Room 170b $33

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1015-4 Friday, Oct 19 Room 170b $33

Princesses and Fairies Musical Theater Camp Calling all princesses and fairies! Do you like magical stories, singing and dancing? Join this fun filled class where you can create a magical musical story that we will present to families and friends on the last day of class. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and lightweight tennis shoes or dance shoes. Friends and family are invited to observe the final 30 minutes of the final class. Don’t miss this fun opportunity to create and explore your creative side! Mayer Arts

Ages 3-6 17-14 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room Studio 301 2 Sessions $59

Superhero Dress-Up Day Calling all future superheroes! We’ll make everything a superhero needs including a cape, a superhero mask, shield and more. Bring a beverage, nut-free snack and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 3-6 9:00 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-15 Friday, Oct 19 Room 209 $39

No School* Days * Thursday-Friday, October 18-19 * *

(‘MEA’ weekend) Monday-Friday, November 19-23 (Thanksgiving) Wednesday-Friday, December 26-28 (Winter Break)

For Age 4 See page 12 for class description.

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Preschool Explorations

No School* Days! Please register at least one week in advance for Release Day classes.

T H A N KS G I V I N G

Princess and Fairy Dress-Up Camp This fun filled camp will give you a chance to transform yourself into their favorite princesses and fairies like Tinkerbell, Cinderella, and Rapunzel. Each day, we will create projects you can wear home! We’ll make gowns, crowns, jewelry, masks and more. Bring a beverage and nut-free snack. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 3-6 17-12 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mon-Tues, Nov 19 & 20 Edina Community Center Room 313 2 Sessions $66

Thanksgiving Mini Camp Do you need a little more time to prepare your turkey? We will explore art, music, movement, cooking and artists and authors. We will end our day with large motor development. Shake off your tail feathers and join in on the fun. Taught by Edina teacher Lisa Hoffman

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1119-1 Tuesday, Nov 20 Room 170b $33

Ages 2.5 - 6 12:30 - 3:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1119-2 Tuesday, Nov 20 Room 170b $33

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1119-3 Wednesday, Nov 21 Room 170b $33

Pinkalicious Art Camp

Fun in the Winter

Create cupcakes from Pinkalicious, a painting from Purplicious, unicorns from Goldicious and more! This camp promises lots of whimsy, fun and sparkle. Bring a beverage, nut-free snack and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Enjoy the winter break! We will enjoy the works of famous artists and become inspired by creative paint explorations. We will explore music, movement, cooking and stories. We will end our day with large motor activities. Taught by Edina teacher Lisa Hoffman

Ages 3-6 9:00 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 2 Sessions

17-8 Dec 26 & Dec 28 Room 170b $66

Ages 2.5 - 6 12:30 - 3:30 PM Edina Community Center 2 Sessions

17-9 Dec 26 & Dec 28 Room 170b $66

Mommy’s Time – Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Ages 2.5 - 6 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-46 Thursday, Dec 27 Room 170b $33

Mom—shop ‘til you drop without your little helper! Kids will be super excited about Santa’s visit after working on this project. We’ll create a Christmas scene featuring Santa in his sleigh loaded down with gifts. Bring a nut-free snack and a drink. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 2.5 - 6 12:30 - 3:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-11 Thursday, Dec 27 Room 170b $33

17-6 Tuesday, Nov 20 Room 209 $39

WINTER BREAK

Ages 3-6 9:00 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

1217-1 Friday, Dec 21 Room 165 $26

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EDINA COMMUNITY Education

Elementary – Grades K-5

KIDS Club & Wise Guys Before and After School and No School Days Edina KIDS Club offers a fun, stimulating learning environment that will complement and enrich your child’s experience in Edina Public Schools. There is a balance of activity options that includes large group, small group, and individual choices. We are a great place for children to develop friendships, grow in confidence, independence, and respect for themselves and others. Each program has a manager and supervisor that is degreed and enough support staff for a 1:12 ratio. edina.thatscommunityed.com or call 952-848-3947 Grades K-3 – available at all elementary sites and the Edina Community Center Grades 4-5 – available at the Edina Community Center School Days/Times: MondayFriday 6:45 am – school start; school end – 6:00 pm, *Fees are based on contract terms See page 21 for no school days info.

Homeschool Art Education – Masters in the Morning This special class is offered just to homeschooled families. Learn about and be inspired by famous artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso and Matisse as we get messy with art supplies. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5-12 101-4 10:00 - 11:30 AM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Nov 1 Edina Community Center Room 304 5 Sessions $74

Project Runway Session 1 Sew a pair of shorts to wear to the park or around school. Add some bling or patch old clothes using basic sewing techniques. Learn to sew by hand and by using our kid-safe sewing machines. Details at www.youthenrichmentleague.com.

Grades 3-5 1022-2 3:55 - 4:55 PM Mondays, Oct 22 - Nov 12 Highlands Elementary School Room 28 4 Sessions $64 Grades 3-5 1022-3 3:20 - 4:20 PM Tuesdays, Oct 23 - Nov 13 Our Lady of Grace School Room 100 4 Sessions $64 Grades 3-5 1022-4 3:55 - 4:55 PM Wednesdays, Oct 24 - Nov 14 Creek Valley Elementary Teacher’s Lounge 4 Sessions $64

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Grades 3-5 1022-5 3:10 - 4:10 PM Thursdays, Oct 25 - Nov 15 Concord Elementary School Room 114 4 Sessions $64

Slapstick, Comedy and the Movies

Grades 3-5 1022-6 3:10 - 4:10 PM Mondays, Nov 26 - Dec 17 Normandale Elementary School Room 238 4 Sessions $64

Learn techniques of slapstick and physical comedy and feature them in a movie! The movie will be written and created by students and filmed by a Professional Cinematographer. Family and friends will be invited to the premiere! Young Performers

Ages 8-11 9-29 1:30 - 3:00 PM Saturdays, Sep 22 - Nov 3 Edina Community Center Auditorium 7 Sessions $254

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Grades 3-5 1022-7 3:55 - 4:55 PM Tuesdays, Nov 27 - Dec 18 Cornelia Elementary School Room 24 4 Sessions $64 Grades 3-5 1022-8 3:55 - 4:55 PM Thursdays, Nov 29 - Dec 20 Countryside Elementary School Room 304 4 Sessions $64

Magnificent Drawings Our bountiful selection of drawings introduces students to a fascinating world of color, pattern, and design. All this and more await you in a Young Rembrandts classroom!

Grades K-5 108-1 3:55 - 4:55 PM Mondays, Oct 8 - Dec 17 Cornelia Elementary School Room 24 9 Sessions $104 No Class Oct 29, Nov 19 Grades K-5 108-10 3:10 - 4:10 PM Thursdays, Oct 11 - Dec 20 Normandale Elementary School Room 216 8 Sessions $94 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15 & Nov 22 Grades K-5 108-11 3:55 - 4:55 PM Fridays, Oct 12 - Dec 21 Highlands Elementary School Room 28 8 Sessions $94 No Class Oct 19, Nov 16 & Nov 23 Grades K-5 108-6 3:55 - 4:55 PM Tuesdays, Oct 9 - Dec 11 Countryside Elementary School Room 304 9 Sessions $104 No Class Nov 20 Grades K-5 108-7 3:20 - 4:20 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Dec 12 Our Lady of Grace School Room 305 9 Sessions $104 No Class Nov 21 Grades K-5 108-8 3:55 - 4:55 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Dec 19 Creek Valley Elementary School Room 106 9 Sessions $104 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21 Grades K-5 108-9 3:10 - 4:10 PM Tuesdays, Oct 9 - Dec 11 Concord Elementary School Room 210 9 Sessions $104 No Class Nov 20

Make it, Take it Have art fun while your parent gets holiday shopping done! We’ll craft gifts including a clay trinket box and a snow globe. Any grandma, grandpa, or favorite teacher would love to receive one as a gift! Bring a nut-free snack and a drink. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 4-9 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

12-22 Saturday, Dec 22 Room 165 $34

Registration information on page 2.


Elementary – Grades K-5 Chess Club

ENRICHMENT

With Eduard Zelkind & Klara Fershtman

Science At Work Mad Science® makes staying after school fun with interactive, hands-on activities that get children excited about science. Weekly take home projects encourage further science exploration. In Science at Work, kids discover the science in a crime lab and behind their favorite toys; they find out how movie animation works and how sound effects are created. Mad Science

Grades 1-5 101-10 3:10 - 4:10 PM Mondays, Oct 1 - Dec 3 Normandale Elementary School Room 218 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 29 & Nov 19 Grades 1-5 101-11 3:20 - 4:20 PM Mondays, Oct 1 - Dec 17 Our Lady of Grace School Room 111 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 29 & Nov 5, 12, & 19 Grades 1-5 101-12 3:55 - 4:55 PM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Dec 13 Highlands Elementary School Room 9 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15 & 22 Grades 1-5 101-13 3:55 - 4:55 PM Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Nov 28 Countryside Elementary School Room 304 8 Sessions $99 No Class Nov 21 Grades 1-5 101-14 3:55 - 4:55 PM Tuesdays, Oct 2 - Nov 27 Cornelia Elementary School Room 32 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15 & Nov 22 Grades 1-5 101-15 3:10 - 4:10 PM Fridays, Oct 5 - Dec 14 Concord Elementary School Room 210 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 19, Nov 16 & Nov 23 Grades 1-5 101-9 3:55 - 4:55 PM Fridays, Oct 5 - Dec 21 Creek Valley Elementary School Room 203 8 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 19 & Nov 16 & 23

Amaze your friends and impress your opponents. Learn the history, strategy and rules of this classic mind game. Develop your creativity, concentration, memory and both critical and analytical thinking skills. Beginners and experienced players welcome. Taught by sixtime MN State Chess Champion, National Master Eduard Zelkind and his daughter, Klara Fershtman.

Chess develops creativity, concentration, critical thinking, memory, academic achievement, problem solving, cultural enrichment, intellectual maturity, self-esteem, and a host of other qualities.

Chess with Russ Russ works with the beginning students as they learn various “lead up” games and employs talented former students to work with the more skilled players. A wide variety of chess skills will be taught and students will participate in competitive matches within the club. New and returning students are welcome! Taught by Russ Erickson, Minnesota Chess coach of the Year 1989 and current member of the School Chess Association.

Grades K-5 101-36 3:55 - 5:25 PM Fridays, Oct 5 - Dec 21 Countryside Elementary School Media Center 9 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 19, Nov 16 & Nov 23 Grades K-5 101-37 3:55 - 5:25 PM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Dec 20 Cornelia Elementary School Media Center 9 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15 & Nov 22 Grades K-5 101-35 3:10 - 4:40 PM Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Dec 12 Concord Elementary School Media Center 10 Sessions $109 No Class Nov 21

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Grades 1-5 10-4 3:10 - 4:30 PM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Dec 20 Edina Community Center Cafeteria 9 Sessions $99 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15, Nov 22

Creek Valley Chess Club New and returning players welcome! Beginning students will learn chess playing a number of “lead up” games to develop a greater understanding of strength and weaknesses of pieces. Advanced students will work through various problem solving techniques as well as tactics and strategies to develop their skills. Gary Davidson

Grades K-5 1015-5 3:55 - 4:55 PM Tuesdays, Oct 16 - Dec 18 Creek Valley Elementary Teacher’s Lounge 9 Sessions $89 No Class Nov 20

Elementary Engineering Super Structures Are you up for a challenge? Then join Science Explorers for a fun, hands-on series about structural engineering where you will imagine, design and construct super structures including various bridge designs. Your design ideas will easily SNAP together with the use of the K’NEX® system of rods, bricks and connectors. Lastly, your team will demonstrate their skills in the ultimate super structure challenge.

Grades 2-6 11-3 9:30 - 11:30 AM Saturdays, Nov 3 & Nov 10 Edina Community Center Room 165 2 Sessions $44

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Elementary – Grades K-5 COMPUTERS & ROBOTS

Robotics Star Wars Droids Bring Star Wars inspired inventions to life — with the Star Wars Lego Mindstorms Robotics Developer kit. We will start with a simple droid mechanism, and then move on to more ambitious droids that move and walk. All our great robotic inventions are powered by the Micro Scout, the smallest LEGO microcomputer, equipped with light sensor, and 6 robotic programs to control our droid creations. Computer Explorers

Grades 1-5 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 2 Sessions

Did you know? Edina was the only Minnesota school to make the ‘US News’ list of best high schools for math and science—thanks in part to our focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programming. Project Lead the Way begins in middle school, but you can enroll in computer and robotics courses now!

Logic Club

Sloppy, Gooey, Slimes!

Grades 3-5

Join Science Explorers for experiments that are icky, sticky and sloppy. You will explore the properties of a polymer by making different slimes, including a slime that will glow in the dark that you will take home. This class is more than hands-on; it’s hands in! Come prepared to have fun and get messy.

Stretch your brain with logic-based games and puzzles. We’ll play chess, checkers, Connect Four, Rush Hour, Master Mind, Sudoku, Rubik’s Cube, Towers of Hanoi, Oslik, and much more. Don’t know how to play these? I’ll teach you! These mind-challenging games can help develop spatial reasoning, critical thinking, and strategy. More importantly, they’re fun. Check it out! John Hannemann teaches at Normandale Elementary, has a passion for logic games, and even coached a chess team to 1st place in a southern California regional tournament.

Grades 3-5 101-16 3:05 - 5:00 PM Mondays, Oct 1 - Nov 26 Normandale Elementary School Room 230 6 Sessions $94 No Class Oct 22, Oct 29 & Nov 19

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Grades K-5 9:30 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

12-15 Saturday, Dec 15 Room 165 $21

M O R E E L E M E N TA R Y C L A SS E S Swimming . . . . . pages 3-4 Music/Voice . . . . . . . . . page 6 Dance/Ballet . . . . . . pages 7-8 Fitness Fun . . . . . . . pages 9-12

10-6 Sat, Oct 6 & Oct 13 Room 329 $74

Star Wars Battle Droids Build robotic machines and droids, inspired by designs made a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Motorized sand crawlers, Drones, Battle-Droids galore and more. In this class students working in pairs will be using the Lego Starwars Robotic Mindstorms Droid Developer kit, to build and experiment with up to 8 different Jedi and Imperial Droids. Computer Explorers

Grades 3-8 11-10 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sat, Nov 10 & Nov 17 Edina Community Center Room 329 2 Sessions $74

Robotic Engineering Be an inventor! Light and sound sensors, pulleys, wheels, levers and gears are all at your command! Design your machine, program it, and start it moving. This course provides students with a great introduction to programming, engineering and robotics. Models may include a whirlwind of merrygo-rounds, speeding cars, robotic grabbing arm, and more! Computer Explorers

Grades K-3 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 2 Sessions

12-1 Sat, Dec 1 & Dec 8 Room 329 $74

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Elementary – Grades K-5 Super Hero Film School

Where gentleness and caring are combined with integrity and quality. quality.

Batman, Superman, or Wonder Woman— pick your characters to star in your minimovie. Final projects will be available online or on a USB jump drive the last day. Student photography release must be signed for class. Computer Explorers

Family and cosmetic dentistry, crowns, veneers, TMD/TMJ therapy, implants, smile enhancements, Botox, Juvéderm and other dermal fillers

Grades 1-5 10-11 3:55 - 5:25 PM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Nov 1 Countryside Elementary School Media Center 4 Sessions $79

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Grades 1-5 10-5 3:55 - 5:25 PM Thursdays, Nov 29 - Dec 20 Creek Valley Elementary Teacher’s Lounge 4 Sessions $79 Grades 1-5 10-7 3:10 - 4:40 PM Mondays, Nov 5 -Dec 3 Concord Elementary School Room 113 4 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 19 Grades 1-5 10-9 3:55 - 5:25 PM Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 5 Cornelia Elementary School Room 32 4 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 21

LIFE SKILLS

Healthy Food, Happy Kids Cooking Class This interactive course gives a foundation of healthy cooking and nutritional skills. A student cooking supply kit and workbook with recipes is included in tuition. Terry Erickson www.healthyhandscooking.com/index.html

Grades 3-6 11-08 4:30 - 6:30 PM Thursdays, Nov 8 - Dec 6 Edina Community Center Room 165 4 Sessions $133 No Class Nov 22

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Red Cross Babysitter Training

Mannerly Manners® Rule!

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What will set you apart and give you an edge in a competitive world? Whether playing sports, participating in clubs, making friends, or dealing with teachers, social skills are what give us an edge. Class includes; manual, handouts to support lessons, dessert meal and a certificate of completion. Details at www.mannerlymanners.com.

This class is a must for all babysitters! Topics include child development, good babysitter business practices and emergency care. Babysitter manual with CD and Red Cross Babysitter Certificate is included in the tuition. Bring a nut-free bag lunch. Taught by Allison Curtis..

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-1 Saturday, Sep 22 Room 351 $59

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-2 Saturday, Nov 3 Room 351 $59

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-3 Saturday, Dec 8 Room 351 $59

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Grades 2-8 11-5 6:00 - 8:00 PM Mondays, Nov 5 - Dec 3 Edina Community Center Room 351 4 Sessions $184 No Class Nov 19

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Elementary – Grades K-5 Real World Spanish

¡Vamos a cocinar!

Vamos con la familia y Vamos con la musica!

Let’s Cook—in Spanish!

(Let’s go with family and let’s go with music!) In this course, students learn practical language components to engage in “real world” conversations. While learning about the cultures of Argentina and Peru, traditional Spanish will be taught with focus on adjectives and vocabulary related to music, clothing, school, family and more. Vámonos!

Grades K-5 108-24 3:10 - 4:10 PM Thursdays, Oct 4 - Mar 28 Concord Elementary School Room 203 16 Sessions $229 No Class Oct 18, Nov 15, 22, Dec 20, 27, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

WORLD LANGUAGES

Learn Chinese! Watch the website for updates and description of Chinese language classes scheduled to begin this fall!

Beginning French Class emphasizes speaking and understanding French while studying the daily life and culture of the people who speak French through developmentally appropriate activities. Bus transportation is available on Tuesdays from Cornelia, Creek Valley, Countryside and Highlands to the Edina Community Center. Call 952-848-3961 for more information.

Grades 4-5 103-31 4:30 - 5:30 PM Tuesdays, Oct 16 - Mar 12 Edina Community Center Room 311 17 Sessions $224 No Class Nov 20, Dec 25, Jan 1, 8, 15 & Feb 19 Grades 4-5 103-32Sat 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturdays, Oct 27 - Mar 23 Edina Community Center Room 348A 17 Sessions $224 No Class Nov 24, Dec 29, Jan 5, 12 & Feb 16

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Grades K-5 108-25 3:55 - 4:55 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Mar 27 Cornelia Elementary School Room 48 16 Sessions $229 No Class Nov 21, Dec 12, 19, 26, Jan 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Grades K-5 108-26 3:55 - 4:55 PM Tuesdays, Oct 2 - Apr 9 Highlands Elementary School Room 28 16 Sessions $229 No Class Nov 20, Dec 4, 11, 18, 25, Jan 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 19 & Apr 2 Grades K-5 108-27 3:55 - 4:55 PM Mondays, Oct 8 - Apr 8 Creek Valley Elementary School Room 203 16 Sessions $229 No Class Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 17, 24, 31, Jan 7, Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 18 & Apr 1 Grades K-5 108-28 3:55 - 4:55 PM Mondays, Oct 8 - Apr 8 Countryside Elementary School Room 214 16 Sessions $229 No Class Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 17, 24, 31, Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 18 & Apr 1 Grades K-5 108-29 3:10 - 4:10 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Mar 27 Normandale Elementary School Room 203 16 Sessions $229 No Class Nov 21, Dec 12, 19, 26, Jan 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Join us as we cook a meal together using recipes from the Spanish-speaking world. Students learn related Spanish vocabulary as well as interesting cultural anecdotes about the various countries’ traditions. Come prepared to laugh, listen to music and cook something fabuloso! A parent must accompany each child, one added child or parent is $15 extra or $64 for three.

Grades K-5 + adult 5:30 - 7:30 PM South View Middle School 1 Session

10-16 Tuesday, Oct 16 Room 205 $49/pair

Grades K-5 + adult 5:30 - 7:30 PM South View Middle School 1 Session

11-13 Tuesday, Nov 13 Room 205 $49/pair

Grades K-5 + adult 5:30 - 7:30 PM South View Middle School 1 Session

12-11 Tuesday, Dec 11 Room 205 $49/pair

Beginning Latin Class emphasizes understanding Latin and making connections to English words that come from Latin. Students learn language and study the daily life and culture of the people who spoke Latin through developmentally appropriate activities and develop their knowledge by playing games, reading about mythology, writing and acting out short dialogues. Bus transportation is available to the Edina Community Center from Cornelia, Countryside, Creek Valley and Highlands on Wednesdays. Call 952-848-3961 for more information. Yvonne Kurtz

Grades 3-5 101-30Sat 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturdays, Oct 13 - Mar 16 Edina Community Center Room 348A 16 Sessions $224 No Class Oct 20, Nov 24, Dec 22, 29, Jan 5, 12 & Feb 16 Grades 3-5 10130 4:30 - 5:30 PM Wednesdays, Oct 17 - Mar 6 Edina Community Center Room 348A 16 Sessions $224 No Class Nov 21, Dec 12, Jan 2, 9, 16

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Elementary – Grades K-5 No School Days Kids Club & Wise Guys open all day, enrichment camps available except October 29 Kids Club & Wise Guys closed, No enrichment camps available

OCTOBER 18 - 19 & 29

Edina KIDS Club & WISE Guys All Day Fun! KIDS Club & WISE Guys is available all day on school release days offering lots of fun activities and field trips. Visit our website for more details and to register online. edina.thatscommunityed.com • 952-848-3947 Grades K-3 – available at all elementary sites and the Edina Community Center Grades 4-5 – available at the Edina Community Center No School Days Hours – 6:45 am – 6:00 pm, October 18, 19, and 29

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Hello Kitty Art Camp Calling all Hello Kitty lovers! This is the class for you! We’ll paint an adorable Hello Kitty painting on canvas, sculpt Hello Kitty from clay and more. Bring a beverage, nut free snack and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 4-9 9:00 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

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3rd Lair Skateboard Camps are designed for all ages and abilities. They teach the basics of skateboarding as well as help more advanced students take their skating to the next level. Equipment and pads are provided. Camps are held at 3rd Lair Skate Park in Golden Valley. Visit www.3rdlair.com for maps and directions.

Ages 5+ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3rd Lair Skateboard Camps 1 Session

17-1 Thursday, Oct 18

Ages 5+ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3rd Lair Skateboard Camps 1 Session

17-2 Friday, Oct 19

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$42 Field trip destinations may include: Severs Corn maze, Nickelodeon Universe, Shoreview Tropics Water Park, Water Park of America, Brunswick Zone Bowling, Pump It Up! and many more.

DECEMBER

Engineering: Crazy Action Contraptions If you love Legos, making things move, building and experimenting — this class is for you. Working in teams, students will build high-performance contraptions. Computer Explorers

Grades K-2 17-19 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room 306 2 Sessions $72

Mannerly MannersÂŽ Rule See class description on page 19.

Grades 2-8 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

17-10 Thursday, Oct 18 Room 350 Fee?

Explore the exciting world of robotics with the Legos Mindstorms. Students working in small teams teach their robot to move, react and make sounds in order to solve challenges. Students will be build our roving taskbot, and then learn how to use intuitive drag-and-drop programming software, to program it all in one day. Computer Explorers

Grades 2-6 17-22 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room 329 2 Sessions $144

All Things Boys Camp We’ll make real light sabers from Star Wars, build race cars out of Legos, design our own robot, create duct tape wallets and more! Bring a beverage, nut free snack, lunch and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-17 Thursday, Oct 18 Room 216 $74

Rising Star! Musical Theater Camp In this upbeat class we’ll create our own show about a singing and dancing competition! Everyone will receive solo speaking lines. No experience necessary. Mayer Arts

Ages 5-9 17-16 1:00 - 4:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room Studio 301 2 Sessions $59

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Elementary – Grades K-5 No School Days Kids Club & Wise Guys open all day, enrichment camps available except October 29 Kids Club & Wise Guys closed, No enrichment camps available

Totally Toys Art Camp In this camp, students become toy designers as they design and create toys they can actually play with. Bring a nut-free snack and a drink. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5-12 17-23 1:00 - 4:00 PM Thurs-Fri, Oct 18 & 19 Edina Community Center Room 165 2 Sessions $66

Light The Night Glow Art Camp Turn your room into a night time wonderland with luminescent glow-in-the-dark materials. Create cool and unique figures, paintings, and pictures that will glow for hours at a time, night after night, for years to come. Bring a beverage, nut free snack and lunch and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-21 Friday, Oct 19 Room 313 $79

Battling Robo-Botz Join us as we build simple motorized robots that will battle for the title “Best Bot�. Science Explorers

Grades 2-6 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-18 Friday, Oct 19 Room 311 $26

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Edina KIDS Club & WISE Guys All Day Fun! KIDS Club & WISE Guys is available all day on school release days offering lots of fun activities and field trips. Visit our website for more details and to register online. edina.thatscommunityed.com • 952-848-3947 Grades K-3 – available at all elementary sites and the Edina Community Center Grades 4-5 – available at the Edina Community Center No School Days Hours – 6:45 am – 6:00 pm, November 19, 20, 21 $42 *Field trip destinations may include: Severs Corn maze, Nickelodeon Universe, Shoreview Tropics Water Park, Water Park of America, Brunswick Zone Bowling, Pump It Up! and manymore.

Intro to Non-Contact Lacrosse For Boys & Girls See class description on page 24.

Grades 1-6 17-25 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Mon-Tues, Nov 19 - 20 South View Middle School Gym #1 & 2 2 Sessions $49

Robotics Builders Using the LEGO™ WeDo Robotics System, students can build and program their own robotic creations. Computer Explorers

Grades K-3 17-32 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mon-Wed, Nov 19 - 21 Edina Community Center Room 329 3 Sessions $104

Magic and More

School Day information – see page 16

Amaze your family and friends when you share with them illusionary secrets and much more. Remember, magicians never reveal how a trick works. Homeward Bound Theatre

Whatchamacallit Art Camp

Grades 4-8 17-45 12:30 - 2:00 PM Mon-Wed, Nov 19 - 21 Edina Community Center Room 332 3 Sessions $49

Painting, drawing, printmaking and more! Try a little bit of everything in this wild and wacky camp. Bring a beverage, nut-free snack, lunch and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

XBOX 3D Game Design Lab

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

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Learn to create 3D games and challenge your friends on an Xbox 360ÂŽ or a Windows PC. Computer Explorers

Grades 3-8 17-28 1:00 - 4:00 PM Mon Nov 19 - Wed Nov 21 Edina Community Center Room 329 3 Sessions $109

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Elementary – Grades K-5 No School Days Kids Club & Wise Guys open all day, enrichment camps available except October 29 Kids Club & Wise Guys closed, No enrichment camps available

Angry Birds and More App Art Camp Learn about the artistry of top grossing app games and be inspired by your favorite smart phone games like Angry Birds, Doodle Jump, Plants vs. Zombies and Fruit Ninja. Work with air-dry clay, Model Magic and paint. Bring a nut-free snack and a drink. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5-12 17-30 1:00 - 4:00 PM Mon-Tues, Nov 19 - 20 Edina Community Center Room 313 2 Sessions $66

I Love Duct Tape Art Camp Make awesome accessories from the funkiest duct tape colors around! All materials supplied. Bring a lunch, beverage, nut-free snack and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-29 Tuesday, Nov 20 Room 311 $89

Wizard School Join us as we investigate a wizard’s laboratory. You will become an apprentice as you learn the science behind the magic. Learn to harness electricity to make your own wand. Explore the secret world of alchemy as you create scientific potions and more in this fun, hands-on imaginative class. Science Explorers

Grades 1-5 9:30 - 11:30 AM Edina Community Center 1 Session

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WINTER BREAK

The kids will start celebrating Thanksgiving early by creating a turkey that will be a wonderful addition to any Thanksgiving table! This is a great class for siblings to attend together! Please pack a peanut free snack and a drink for your child. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 4-9 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-33 Wednesday, Nov 21 Room 313 $29

‘School’s Out!’ Skateboard Camp See class description on page 21.

Ages 5+ 17-3 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Nov 21 3rd Lair Skateboard Camps 1 Session $45

Holiday Gift Making We’ll make glittery tea light candle holders, super cute marble magnets for your fridge, adorable ceramic coasters and more. Bring a beverage and nut-free snack. Abrakadoodle

Ages 4-9 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-34 Tuesday, Nov 20 Room 165 $22

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

17-31 Wednesday, Nov 21 Room 216 $44

Edina KIDS Club & WISE Guys All Day Fun! KIDS Club & WISE Guys is available all day on school release days offering lots of fun activities and field trips. Visit our website for more details and to register online. edina.thatscommunityed.com • 952-848-3947 Grades K-3 – available at all elementary sites and the Edina Community Center Grades 4-5 – available at the Edina Community Center No School Days Hours – 6:45 am – 6:00 pm, December 26, 27, 28 $42 *Field trip destinations may include: Severs Corn maze, Nickelodeon Universe, Shoreview Tropics Water Park, Water Park of America, Brunswick Zone Bowling, Pump It Up! and many more. School Day info – see page 16

Bead-azzled! We’ll bead jewelry such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets, make bedazzled picture frames and more! We use beautiful glass, wooden and crystal beads for all projects. Bring a beverage, nut-free snack and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-38 Wednesday, Dec 26 Room 311 $49

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Dare to Draw Camp

Candy Craft Party

Musical Theater Camp

Charcoal, Watercolor Pencils, Pastels and more! Try it all in this fun art camp that explores the fundamentals of drawing. Using an easy step-by-step method we’ll teach your child how to draw people, animals and still lifes. Bring a beverage, nut-free snack and lunch, and recess attire. Abrakadoodle

Back by popular demand! The holidays are a magical and candy filled time! Join us as we create art out of candy. Our art materials will be frosting, gumdrops, marshmallows, and other candy treats. We’ll create a winter wonderland scene made out of all things edible. Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5-10 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

Ages 4-9 1:00 - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

We just can’t wait to be King! In this musical theater camp we will learn songs, dances and lines from The Lion King and put them together in a show. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes that are easy to move in. Friends and family are invited to observe a special performance during the last class. Mayer Arts

Ages 4-7 17-36 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wed Dec 26 - Fri Dec 28 Edina Community Center Studio 301 3 Sessions $89

Scooby Dooby Doo Art Camp

17-39 Thursday, Dec 27 Room 216 $79

LeGogh Art Class

Intro to Non-Contact Lacrosse For Boys & Girls

In this groovy camp we’ll make everything Scooby loves like Scooby snacks, a sandwich piled high with all of his favorite ingredients, a spooky haunted house, and the Mystery Machine! Bring a nut-free snack and a drink. Kidcreate Studio

Individual skills taught: catching, throwing, scooping and cradling. Children receive a Sports Unlimited T-shirt/water-bottle and sportsmanship medal. Sports Unlimited provides all equipment. Kids will be divided by age and skill level. Please bring a water bottle and a nut-free snack.

Ages 4-9 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 2 Sessions

Grades 1-6 17-26 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thurs/Fri, Dec 27 & 28 South View Middle School Gym #1 & 2 2 Sessions $49

17-52 Dec 26 & Dec 27 Room 165 $66

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

‘School’s Out!’ Skateboard Camp

Musical Theater Camp

See class description on page 21.

Learn music and choreography from Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and put together a show that we will perform on the last day of class. All levels are welcome. Mayer Arts

Ages 5+ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3rd Lair Skateboard Camps 1 Session

17-4 Thursday, Dec 27

Ages 7-12 17-35 1:00 - 4:00 PM Wed Dec 26 - Fri Dec 28 Edina Community Center Studio 301 3 Sessions $89

Ages 5+ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3rd Lair Skateboard Camps 1 Session

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Your child will become the Van Gogh of the Lego world by the end of this class! We’ll create multiple art projects all using Legos! Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5-12 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

17-41 Friday, Dec 28 Room 304 $34

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EDINA COMMUNITY Education

Middle School – Grades 6-9

SURGE Rec Center Before and After School and No School Days Every day youth will have opportunities to choose different activities. Available daily: a special event that often includes community service projects, active play, homework/media center, computers, table tennis, arts/crafts, board games, and free time to just hang out. Offsite field trips scheduled for every no school day. Visit our website for more details and to register online. edina.thatscommunityed.com 952-848-3947 Grades 6-9 – available at South View Middle School School Days/Times: Mon-Fri 2:45-6:00 pm Fees are based on contract terms

Badminton is a popular sport worldwide, but relatively unrecognized in the US. We encourage you to come and experience this exciting, fast-paced sport. –Jack Wu, Minnesota Goodfeathers

Teen iLoveKickBoxing

No School Days*/Times: Mon-Fri, 6:45 am-6:00pm Oct 18, 19, 29, Nov 19, 20, 21, Dec 26, 27, 28 $42

iLoveKickBoxing is a nationally acclaimed fitness/non-contact martial arts program. Experience is not necessary and safety and form is stressed. Work out to awesome music while you get in shape. Held at Focus Karate, 7119 Amundson Ave, (952-946-1047).

*Field trip destinations may include: Severs Corn Maze, Nickelodeon Universe, Shoreview Tropics Water Park, Green Acres Snow Tubing, Water Park of America, Brunswick Zone Bowling, Pump It Up! and many

Grades 6-12 2:00 - 3:00 PM Focus Karate 6 Sessions No Class Sept 29

Audition Prep and Stage Presence

9-8 Saturdays, Sep 8 - Oct 20 studio $59

Grades 6-12 9-12 5:15 - 6:15 PM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Oct 24 Focus Karate studio 6 Sessions $59 No Class Oct 17

Thinking about auditioning for the Spring Musical? This is the class for you! Join accomplished actress, singer and dancer Maria Stukey as she prepares you for the upcoming auditions. All sessions will be geared towards Edina’s actual musical!

Grades 6-12 2:00 - 3:00 PM Focus Karate 6 Sessions No Class Oct 27

9-106 Saturdays, Oct 6 - Nov 17 studio $59

Grades 6-9 17-44 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM Wed Dec 26 - Fri Dec 28 Edina Community Center Auditorium 3 Sessions $69

Grades 6-12 5:15 - 6:15 PM Focus Karate 6 Sessions No Class Nov 21

9-117 Wednesdays, Nov 7 - Dec 19 studio $59

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

Open Net Recreational Badminton For Ages 12 - Adult Badminton is an exciting recreational sport that you can enjoy all year long! Join us for doubles matches set up in a rotational format. Badminton nets and plastic shuttlecocks are provided. Please bring your own rackets. A signed sports waiver is required before playing and is automatically signed if registering online. No prorating sessions. Minnesota Good Feathers

Ages 12-Adult 93-1 6:30 - 9:30 PM Tue/Fri, Sep 4 - Dec 21 South View Middle School Room Gym #1 & 2 32 Sessions $84

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Middle School – Grades 6-9 Driver Education Classroom Instruction and Behind the Wheel Classroom training is 30 hours and is offered in the evenings or after school. Each lesson is independent and can be taken in any order. If a lesson is missed, a student can make it up when it is convenient for them and finish at their own pace. Behind-the-wheel training consists of six hours of oneon-one private instruction with a responsible, professional driving instructor. Lessons are two hour sessions and include pick-up and drop-off from home, work or school. Training is done on actual city streets and highways. Parent Orientation is available online at www.safewaydrivingschool.com. Enter student login to view. Classroom instructors and driving lessons provided by Safeway Driving School. www.safewaydrivingschool.com. 651-351-9150. Visit edinacommunityed.org for lesson schedule.

Ages 14-18 10-1 2:50 - 5:50 PM Mon-Thu, Oct 1 - Oct 16 South View Middle School Room 216 10 Sessions $389 Ages 14-18 1030-1 2:50 - 5:50 PM Mon-Thu, Oct 30 - Nov 14 Valley View Middle School Room 135 10 Sessions $389

Ages 14-18 10-30 6:10 - 9:10 PM Mon/Tue/Thu, Oct 30 - Nov 29 Valley View Middle School Room 135 10 Sessions $389 No Class Nov 15, Nov 19-Nov 20 & Nov 22 Ages 14-18 12-3 2:50 - 5:50 PM Mon-Thu, Dec 3 - Dec 18 South View Middle School Room 216 10 Sessions $389

Drivers Education through Community Ed makes it easy to work with your schedule. Mix and match classes to complete your permit requirements. Take class #7 in the evening and #3 after school. Make it work for you!

Your neighborhood license service center. Open Monday-Saturday: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Parking: Plenty of it...and FREE! Mail Service: Renewals processed quickly Express Lane: Fast tab renewals Full Service: License tab renewals, title transfers, driver’s license renewals, boat and snowmobile licenses...& more!

Open to the public! St. Louis Park, 5400 Auto Club Way (Near Hwy. 100 & Excelsior Blvd.)

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Middle School – Grades 6-9 Healthy Food, Happy Kids Cooking Class See class description on page 19.

Grades 5-7 101-17 4:30 - 6:30 PM Tuesdays, Oct 2 - Oct 23 Edina Community Center Room 165 4 Sessions $133

Easy Low Calorie Cooking The Basics for Grades 8-12 Learn how to cook healthy and tasty meals avoiding store bought fast foods. Feel confident about being in the kitchen experimenting with new ideas of creating a meal. This class will positively reinforce your goal of staying in shape, physically and mentally. Instructor: Anita Mallick

Grades 6-12 10-3c 4:00 - 5:30 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Dec 19 South View Middle School Room 205 10 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 21

Red Cross Babysitter Training Saturday Classes This class is a must for all babysitters! Topics include child development, good babysitter business practices and emergency care. Babysitter manual with CD and Red Cross Babysitter Certificate is included in the tuition. Bring a nut-free bag lunch. Allison Curtis

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-1 Saturday, Sep 22 Room 351 $59

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-2 Saturday, Nov 3 Room 351 $59

Ages 10-15 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

BT-3 Saturday, Dec 8 Room 351 $59

Scottish Highland Dance

Edina Children’s Choir: Concert Choir

See class description on page 7.

This choir clinic are for kids who love to perform in a musical setting. Learning proper vocal technique for healthy singing, and playing various instruments are all part of this musical experience. Jim Hawthorne, Edina Public Schools Music Specialist

Grades 8-11 910-1 1:00 - 2:00 PM Saturdays, Oct 6 - Dec 22 Edina Community Center Room Studio 330 11 Sessions $124 No Class Nov 24

‘Fake ID’ Country Line Dance See class description on page 7.

Ages 14-18 4:30 - 6:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-1 Wednesday, Oct 10 Room 331 $14

Ages 14-18 7:00 - 8:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-12 Wednesday, Nov 7 Room 331 $14

Register online at www.edina.thatscommunityed.com

CONCERT CHOIR Grades 6-9 910-13 6:45 - 7:35 AM Wednesdays, Sep 12 - Dec 19 Valley View Middle School Music Room 14 Sessions $114 No Class Nov 21

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High School – Grades 10-12 ACT Prep

Writing Effective College Application Essays Explore effective essay topics and get organized for writing! In this step-by-step writing class, you will compose, edit, and finalize a professional college application essay in just 3 sessions. Diane Daniels, EHS Teacher

Grades 10-12 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina High School 3 Sessions

9-8C Saturdays, Sep 8 - 22 Room 257 $130

Grades 10-12 3:15 AM - 5:15 PM Edina High School 3 Sessions

9-11 Tuesdays, Sep 11 - 25 Room 257 $130

Grades 10-12 3:15 - 5:15 PM Edina High School 3 Sessions

104-C Tuesdays, Oct 2 - 16 Room 257 $130

ACT Cram Session Planning to take the upcoming ACT test? Do you want some tools to improve your results? Get the inside scoop on how to maximize your ACT scores. We begin with general testtaking strategies, and proceed to focusing on the four specific ACT content areas: English, math, reading, and science. You will complete and analyze ACT questions and leave class with a Student Quick Reference Toolkit and a complete ACT practice test. College Tutors

Grades 10-12 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1013 Saturday, Oct 13 Room 350 $129

Grades 10-12 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1201 Saturday, Dec 1 Room 350 $129

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Planning to take the ACT college entrance exam in October or December? It’s critical to understand different test strategies. Learn specific strategies for the ACT, tips for content areas of reading and natural science, and frequently tested principles of math and grammar. Tuition includes the Real ACT Prep Guide. Nancy Quinlan

Grades 10-12 924-1 6:00 - 9:00 PM Tuesdays, Sep 25 - Oct 16 Edina Community Center Room 334 4 Sessions $99

Driver Education See class description on page 26.

Easy Low Calorie Cooking The Basics for Grades 8-12 Learn how to cook healthy and tasty meals avoiding store bought fast foods. Feel confident about being in the kitchen experimenting with new ideas of creating a meal. This class will positively reinforce your goal of staying in shape, physically and mentally. Anita Mallick

Grades 6-12 10-3c 4:00 - 5:30 PM Wednesdays, Oct 10 - Dec 19 South View Middle School Room 205 10 Sessions $79 No Class Nov 21

Scottish Highland Dance Scottish Highland dance is an ancient and unique art form that connects the fantastic history of the Scottish military with the poise and grace of dance. Through this class, students will learn the basic positions, steps, and dances, while also learning the traditions and history behind them. Alexandra Schmitz

Grades 8-11 910-1 1:00 - 2:00 PM Saturdays, Oct 6 - Dec 22 Edina Community Center Studio 330 11 Sessions $124 No Class Nov 24

‘Fake ID’ Country Line Dance Inspired by the music from Footloose? Toes tappin’? Heart thumpin’? Want to learn the dance? Then come to this session and learn moves to get the body going too! It’s fun! It’s easy! It’s only 1 session! And no partner is required! Monica Mohn

Ages 14-18 4:30 - 6:00 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-1 Wednesday, Oct 10 Room 331 $14

Ages 14-18 7:00 - 8:30 PM Edina Community Center 1 Session

1010-12 Wednesday, Nov 7 Room 331 $14

Teen iLoveKickBoxing See class description on page 25.

High School Fencing Team See class description on page 12.

Ages 13+ 101-8 7:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Dec 12 Edina Community Center Large Gym 9 Sessions $119 No Class Oct 31 & Nov 21

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The last community meeting on the topic will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Edina Senior Center to discuss a volunteer committee’s final map recommendations. When the Name Your Neighborhood project is completed, residents in each neighborhood will have the option to voluntarily create a City-recognized neighborhood association.

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means you can bring your child in for urgent needs….no appointment needed. All our clinics open up at 8 AM sharp, and our Maple Grove office has extended hours….. open 7 days a week. Extended Hours at Maple Grove Monday-Thursday evenings Until 8 pm

Saturday and Sunday Mornings 8:30-12:30 pm

Here at Partners in Pediatrics, we know that illness and injury cannot wait for an appointment. That’s why we have Ready Care. If your child is sick or injured, just come in, appointments are never needed for illness and injury. Partners in Pediatrics, the sooner you get here the sooner you get better.


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MUSIC ACADEMY

Piano Lessons

The Music Link: After School Piano Lessons Thirty minute piano lessons are available after school at all Edina elementary sites. Lessons run continuously throughout the school year for students in grades 1-12 and meet once a week in 8 week sessions with a cost of $200. Great for Kids Club students. See page 6

LIFE SKILLS Healthy Food, Happy Kids This is an interactive course designed to give our youth a foundation of healthy cooking and nutritional skills. Each class builds on the next, teaching nutritional fundamentals and healthy cooking basics. A student cooking supply kit and workbook with recipes is included in tuition. www.healthyhandscooking.com See page 18 and 25

Edina Community Education - Fall 2012 Youth Catalog  

Edina Community Education - Fall 2012 Youth Catalog