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Note from Program/Events Director, Melissa Stewart We are excited to introduce the Summer 2014 Activity Guide! Please take some time to look at the activities and mark your calendar for the ones you would like to participate in. You can come into Chop’s or register online. We do our best to cover a wide range of interests and keep the costs low so everyone can participate. This includes our membership. We require that the minimum of $1.00 is paid for the annual membership, but encourage those who can afford more to consider paying more. Remember to save the date for our Open House on June 7th and July 30th for our Art Gala. Please feel free to call anytime!

Thank You Friends of Chop’s Supporters! November 2013—March 2014 Titanium Donors ($20,000 +) BoDean Company

Platinum Donors ($10,000-$19,999) No donors in this category during this time period

Gold Donors ($5,000-$9,999) Bank of America Foundation Department of Health Services Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Melissa 284-2467 x17

Silver Donors ($1,000-$4,999)

Membership Information:  Chop’s membership is open to Santa Rosa youth in 7th-12th grades.  You must become a Chop’s Teen Club member to participate in Chop’s activities (except for dances and special events).  To become a member, complete the Member Form with a parent or guardian signature, show a photo ID and pay $1.00 (or more if you can afford it!)  You will receive a Chop’s Member Card that you must bring with you to get into Chop’s for drop-in and planned activities.

Summer Drop-In Hours: Middle School: M-F 12:00-7:00 p.m. Sat. 12:00-7:00 p.m.

High School: M-Th 12:00-7:00 p.m. F 12:00-10:00 p.m. Sat. 12:00-10:00 p.m.

Active 20/30 Club

Speedway Children’s Charities

Community Foundation Sonoma County

Summit State Bank

Rotary Club of Santa Rosa

United Way of the Wine Country

Sonoma Paradiso

Bronze Donors ($500-$999) Craig & Judy Schulz

Medal Winning Mentions Up to $499 Ed Anderson

Richard Nowlin

Bernstein Orthodontics

Jake & Nicole Ours

Beth Brown

Randy Pennington

Mike & Karin Castelan

James Sanders

Ali & Scott Cline

Santa Rosa Middle School

Judith Fromm

Whitney Smith

Doug Hanford

Desiree Storch

Carolyn Keith


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Chop’s Teen Club Staff List Phone Number: (707) 284-2467 Staff:

Activity Name: Interact General Meeting Description: Join Interact Club every fourth Friday and develop leadership skills while helping others. Sponsored by the Santa Rosa Rotary West, Interact Club commits to complete two community service projects each year, including one that furthers international understanding and goodwill. Interact experience is a great resume builder, and may help get you into the college of your choice. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5380

Jun. 27

Aug. 22

4 PM

5 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

F

Youth Empowerment Council The Youth Empowerment Council (YEC) is a partnership between Chop’s Teen Club and Tomorrow’s Leaders Today to provide a forum for youth voice in our community, using their leadership skills to make a lasting impact in Sonoma County. The YEC deploys accomplished youth leaders into service. The YEC involves themselves with local government initiatives and hold seats on various task force groups. They are trained in meeting rules and regulations, develop presentation skills, and implement various projects to empower other youth in the community. Open to students in 10th – 12th grades. Call Melissa for info. on joining at 284-2467 x17

Extension

Diana Curtin, Executive Director 12 Melissa Stewart, Program & Events Director 17 Koy Stewart, Operations & IT Director 16 Lisa Alexander, Marketing & Communications Director 13 Sandy Lipitz, Finance Director 14 Ananda Sweet, Program Manager 29 Jo Luttrell, Executive Assistant 26 Shannon Hagler, Program Administrative Assistant 10 Heidi Hebein, Café & Culinary Coordinator 15 Jeff Cogorno, Program & Club 509 Coordinator 22 Justin Atkinson, Youth Sports Coordinator 11 Maggie Kirk, Art Studio Coordinator 23 Adam Cara, Tech Lounge Assistant Brodie Cumming, Jam Band Instructor/Recording Specialist Denisse Madrigal, Recreation Leader Eli Boggs, Art Assistant Erin Ringstad, Ceramics Instructor Jasmine Rivera, Café Assistant Jesse Russell, Lobby Assistant Jose Guzman, Tech Specialist Mike Aldrich, Art Assistant & Supervisor Shanna Irving, Lobby Assistant Middle school members may stay after 7:00 p.m. if participating in an activity. Closed on: 7/4 Closed early at 6:00pm for dances on: 6/14, 7/12, 8/9 Closed early at 6:00pm for All Staff Meeting on: 7/14


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Table of Contents Membership Information and Hours

2

Staff List and Extensions

3

Art

5-7

Club 509

8-9

Culinary and Barista

10-12

Open House

12

Music and Recording

13

Special Interest

14-15

Sports and Fitness

16-19

Tech Lounge

20-21

Honored Members

21

Jobs Made Real Website

21

Workforce & Community Service

22-26

Awesome Pretzel Cart

23

Chop’s Donors & Recognitions

27

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Register for Activities Online! www.chopsonline.com      

Click the Join Us tab along the top of the home page Scroll down until you see a link that says Member Login in blue. When you signed up as a Chop’s member, you were assigned a username & password. If you have lost or forgotten it, please call 284-2467. Once you log-in, you can search for activities by name or by activity number found in this guide. Start adding activities to your “cart”. You can select multiple activities by clicking add to cart & continue shopping or proceed to check out.

Please feel free to call if you need help or have any questions.

Congratulations to our Honored Employees! Heidi Hebein

Ananda Sweet


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Activity Name: RU Ready? Work Ready Workshops Join us for one or all of these workshops designed to prepare you to get a job. In part one, Cover Letters and Resumes, you will learn how to present yourself on paper and you will create a cover letter and a resume. In part two, Financial Literacy, you will learn about the financial aspects of earning a paycheck. In part three, Interview Preparedness, you will learn what to say and not to say in an interview, fine tune your new interviewing skills, and then local employers will host mock interviews for participants that may lead to jobs and to practice their interviewing skills. Cost: FREE

Art Studio Chop’s Art Studio exposes teenagers to a wide range of creative activities and opportunities. Through open studio time, workshops and classes, teens experience art disciplines such as pottery and ceramics, sewing and embroidery, painting, drawing and construction. The Art Studio staff are always available for help with projects and for advice. We are dedicated to promoting unique and affordable activities that foster creativity in a safe artistic atmosphere!

Act. #

Class

Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5519

Cover Letters & Resumes 1

Jun. 10

4 PM

6 PM

Jun.3

Tu

Cover Letters & Resumes 2

Jun. 17

4 PM

6 PM

5520

Financial Literacy

Jun. 24

4 PM

6 PM

Jun. 17

Tu

5521

How to Interview

Jul. 8

4 PM

6 PM

July 1

Tu

Description: Join our ceramics teacher Erin on Wednesdays and have fun learning basic to intermediate clay techniques in wheel throwing, hand building, and glazing! You will be inspired to get creative while designing and finishing beautiful pieces of pottery. We have the clay, tools, two wheels, a kiln to fire the clay, and glazes to help you create amazing pieces.

Interview Prep

Jul. 15

4 PM

6 PM

Tu

Cost: FREE

Interviews

Jul. 22

4 PM

6 PM

Tu

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Tu

Activity Name: Ceramics

5399

Jun. 4

Aug. 27

1 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

W

*Special thanks to Eric Janssen, President of ChromoGraphics, for providing quality printing services!


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Summer Artist Series and Art Gala The 2014 Summer Artist Series features an impressive line up of workshops. Local artists will work side by side with students/members to create amazing works of art that will be showcased in Chop’s 6th Annual Art Gala on July 31st from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Look for teens selling delicious pretzels at a community event near you !

Art Gala Thursday, July 31st 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Activity Name: Awesome Pretzel Cart

Join us for our 6th Annual Juried Art Gala featuring teen art created during our Summer Artist Series Judges include Jessica Ruskin, Education Director, Charles M. Schulz Museum; J Mullineaux, Vice President for Philanthropic Planning, Community Foundation Sonoma County

Cost: FREE

Enjoy appetizers and music prepared by our teens. This free event is open to the public.

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Activity Name: Comics, Manga & Fantasy Illustration! Description: Join local artist and teacher Emily Martin of Megamoth Studio Comics and Manga Classes, and create your own comic books, characters and illustrations! Design and develop your own characters and narrative artwork with basic drawing techniques, cartooning, visual storytelling tutorials, and more. You too, can become a professional illustrator and tell your own awesome stories in your own style. Cost: $60.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5402

Jun. 23

Jun. 27

12:30 PM

3:30 PM

Description: Join Heidi for a hands on work experience program. You will learn the basics of running a pretzel cart business. We will be using Chop's very own pretzel cart to teach business skills such as profit margins, inventories, customer service, cash handling, food safety and sanitation and best of all, to sell delicious pretzels. This course meets the requirement for eligibility to work the Awesome Pretzel Cart at community events. Information will be provided on obtaining the Food Handler's Certificate. Please call Heidi for more info. 707-284-2467 x15

Reg. Deadline

Day

Jun. 16

M Tu W Th F

Reg. Deadline

Day

5394

Jun. 20

Jun. 27

1 PM

3 PM

June 13

F

5395

Jul. 11

Jul. 18

1 PM

3 PM

July 3

F

5396

Jul. 25

Aug. 1

1 PM

3 PM

July 18

F

Need community service hours? Join the Santa Rosa Creek Stewardship crew! The crew meets at Chop’s on the first Saturday of the month and walks from Chop's to Olive Park and cleans up the Prince Memorial Greenway. Remember to wear closed toed shoes and clothes that you can get dirty. Stick around until noon for FREE PIZZA!


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Workforce & Community Service

Activity Name: Urban Spray & Acrylic Painting

We offer several programs for workforce readiness and volunteer opportunities. Join a community service club, become active in our member meetings or take a workshop to gain employable skills. You can also fulfill requirements for school volunteer hours at Chop’s.

Description: Get in on the fun with urban artist Brino for this unique painting workshop! Brino will lead the class through the elements of design, teach you to create your own personalized stencil, and craft some fantastic, colorful urban art. This is a great opportunity to learn from a master. In 2012, Brino's students created ornaments chosen by the National Park Foundation and California Arts Council to decorate the California White House Christmas Tree. Select pieces created in this workshop will be showcased at Chop's Art Gala on July 31st. Cost: $60.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5401

Jul. 7

Jul. 11

3 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

Jun. 30

M Tu W Th F

Activity Name: Welding Workshop

Activity Name: Food Handler's Certificate Description: In order to work in the food service industry in the State of California you are required to get your Food Handler's Certificate. This two hour course and test covers all of the required topics such as proper times and temperatures for cooking and storing food, personal hygiene, equipment sanitation and much more. Upon the completion of the course, you will receive the California Food Handler's Certificate, which is good for three years. This certificate is required to work the Chop's Awesome Pretzel Cart at community events. Cost: $10.00 Act. #

Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5378

Jun. 14

12 PM

2 PM

June 7

Sa

5568

Jul. 12

12 PM

2 PM

July 5

Sa

5569

Aug. 9

12 PM

2 PM

August 2

Sa

Description: Sign up to join metal and kinetic sculptors Klaus Rappensperger and Joey Castor in this popular welding class to learn metal fabrication. These fun, local artists will lead you through the design and welding process. Bring your creative ideas to fabricate decorative art or functional pieces. Alter your bike, skateboard or chair, create garden art or make a special jewelry box, it's up to you. You'll love working with metal using a torch, grinders and saws! Select pieces created in this workshop will be showcased at Chop's Art Gala on July 31st. Cost: $65.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5400

Jul. 14

Jul. 18

2 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

Jul. 7

M Tu W Th F


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Club 509

We have the hottest teen night club in town called Club 509! It includes a spacious dance floor with club lighting for a party-like atmosphere, and an incredible sound system. The cafĂŠ is open for members to purchase drinks, meals and tasty treats during drop in hours and during events.

5518

Activity Name: Social Dance Description: For 7th-12th graders! Join Nordquist Junior Dance instructors on the second Saturday of each month for a 30 minute social dance lesson. Have fun with your friends dancing under the Chop's night club lights. Learn the Cha-Cha, Swing, Waltz, Rumba, Tango, Salsa, Night Club Two-Step and much more! Semi formal attire including appropriate dance shoes and a valid school or Chop's ID required. Cost: M: $7.00 NM: $10.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time Jun. 14

Aug. 9

Description: Jobsmadereal.com is a fantastic website designed especially by teens and for teens. Join us in the Tech Lounge every Monday at 12:30 to explore the website and watch people on short YouTube videos doing their jobs. You will be able to see what people really do in their jobs and decide if that would be a job for YOU! Act. # Beg. Date End Date

M = Member, NM = Non Member

5375

Activity Name: Jobs Made Real Video Picks!

7 PM

10 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Sa

Activity Name: Open Mic Night Description: Join us on the third Friday of June, July and August to share your talents. Perform 5-10 minutes of music, poetry, stand-up comedy, improv, magic, break dancing and more! Come and check it out! Middle school members, this is a great opportunity to stay past 7:00 p.m. Please register 1 week in advance of each event.

Jun. 9

Aug. 18

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

12:30 PM

1:00 PM

N/A

M

Activity Name: LAN Party Description: Attention all gamers, this is your chance to show your skills! Bring your own computer or use one of ours for a fun gaming party. Join Jose every third Saturday of the month for pizza, soda, and a chance to win prizes. All prizes will be awarded for the winners of the tournaments. Counterstrike and Starcraft are two of the games that will be played. * Register 1 week prior to party. Cost: $10.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5377

6 PM

10 PM

N/A

Sa

Jun. 21

Aug. 16

The Honored Member Program recognizes members that go above and beyond in role modeling the Chop’s Code of Conduct which is based on RESPECT!

Congratulations Honored Members

Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5391

1 wk prior to event

F

Jun. 20

Aug. 15

7 PM

10 PM

Ellie Provost

Noah Cushman

Hannah Castaldo

Jose Juarez


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Tech Lounge

Activity Name: Contest Fridays

Offering web access, computer technology, network gaming, console games like Wii, XBOX 360, space to complete homework and play board games. Feel free to drop in or sign up for one or more of the following workshops! Activity Name: Digital Video Making

Description: Come to Club 509 on the first and third Friday of the month and test your skills to win a prize. We'll have a different fun contest each time including eating contests and minute to win it style challenges. We will end with a Tournament of Champions on August 15th that will put all contest winners through a series of challenges to determine our grand prize winner and Summer 2014 Champion. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Description: Learn the craft of video production with Adam! In this class you will get an introduction to digital video and basic camera operation, framing and shooting video. We'll cover basic workflow from planning to shooting, and editing. You will also learn techniques that will make your video look like a professional production. Cost: $60.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5382

Jun. 4

Jun. 25

4 PM

6 PM

May 28

W

5383

Jul. 2

Jul. 23

4 PM

6 PM

June 25

W

5398

Jun. 6

Aug. 15

4 PM

6 PM

Cost: $60.00

Jun. 5

F

Cost: FREE

Jun. 13

Aug. 22

7 PM

9:30 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

F

Activity Name: Wii Sports Description: You don't have to be a varsity athlete to win at Wii Sports! Come to Club 509 on the second and fourth Friday of the month. We'll play Wii tennis, baseball, golf, bowling and boxing. If playground games are more your thing, we'll have Wii tetherball, wall ball, dodgeball and more. Cost: FREE

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5384

N/A

Description: Calling all gamers! Join us twice a month on the second and fourth Friday for a fun-filled night of games including Apples to Apples, Loaded Questions, Pictureka, Last Word, Bop It and many more! Guaranteed to be a blast! Middle school members, this is a great opportunity to stay past 7:00 p.m.

5379

Description: Photoshop is an advanced software program used by artists, graphic designers, and photographers to create and manipulate graphic and photographic imagery. Join Jose for this 6 week course designed to help you learn the basics of Photoshop. Topics include pixels, color management, scanning, saving files, navigating, layer basics, various layering techniques, paint, using select, brushes, selection tools, image adjustments, masks and composing.

Day

Activity Name: Game Night

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Activity Name: Beginning Photoshop

Reg. Deadline

Jul. 10

5 PM

7 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

May 29

Th

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5397

Jun. 13

Aug. 8

5 PM

7 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

F


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Culinary

Activity Name: Rock Wall

Chop’s Teaching Kitchen and Espresso Bar provides the space and equipment for culinary and barista instruction. From getting used to being in the kitchen, operating an espresso machine, basic meal and drink preparation, to cooking, serving and providing employable skills, Chop’s has it all!

Description: Check out our 35 foot state-of-the-art rock wall every Monday and Friday! Our certified belayer will guide you up our new and improved routes. Become a member of the Chop's Rock Climbing Team, and rack up points for each challenge you take on. If you're not ready to scramble up the wall, we have a variety of games that will test your skills and keep you close to the ground.

Activity Name: Barista Training

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Description: Join Heidi for a series of 2-hour workshops featuring employable skills for a coffee shop. Workshops will include how to get a barista job, excellent customer service skills, steaming, frothing and preparing hot/cold drinks. Each participant will receive a training manual, recipe guide and certificate of completion after passing the Barista Basics Test. Cost: $40.00 Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

Cost: FREE

5353

Jun. 2

Aug. 29

2 PM

4 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

MF

Activity Name: Be Fit Description: Join us every Friday for 8 weeks and learn how to be fit! We will be doing 45 minute cardio workouts, Wii Fit, Xbox Kinect, relay races, circuit training, manual resistance and Cross Fit style workouts. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

F

5345

Jun. 10

Jun. 19

4 PM

6 PM

Jun. 3

Tu Th

5346

Jun. 24

Jul. 3

4 PM

6 PM

Jun. 17

Tu Th

5347

Jul. 8

Jul. 17

4 PM

6 PM

Jul. 1

Tu Th

5348

Jul. 22

Jul. 31

4 PM

6 PM

Jul. 15

Tu Th

Activity Name: Tournament Thursdays

5349

Aug. 5

Aug. 14

4 PM

6 PM

Jul. 29

Tu Th

5350

Aug. 19

Aug. 28

4 PM

6 PM

Aug. 12

Tu Th

Description: Join Justin every Thursday to test your skills and have fun competing with other Chop's members in Tournament Thursdays! Each week we will host a different tournament including a variety of sports, sumo suits, video games, pool and ping pong. Make it to the top of the bracket and win a prize.

5405

Jun. 4

Aug. 15

4 PM

6 PM

Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5354

Jun. 5

Aug. 28

2 PM

4 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Th

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. for Dodge Ball!!


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Activity Name: Summertime Outdoor Cooking Activity Name: Basketball Description: Join us every Tuesday for basketball in the gym. Our Youth Sports Coordinator Justin will organize teams for full court games, one-on-one tournaments, skill drills, or a laid back game of Horse, Thunder, or Around the World. Regardless of your age or skill level, you'll have a great time and get a good work out on our court!

Description: Join us for the popular summer cooking tradition of grilling & barbequing. In this series we will learn how to properly handle and cook chicken, beef, pork, fish and vegetables, using both a propane and charcoal grill. We will also put together the perfect side dish to enjoy with our culinary feast, which will be enjoyed at the end of each class.

Cost: FREE

Cost: $15.00

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

Act. #

Class

Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Tu

5359

BBQ Chicken

Jun. 6

4 PM

6 PM

May 30

F

5360

BBQ Pork

Jun. 13

4 PM

6 PM

June 6

F

Activity Name: Guy's Group

5361

BBQ Steak

Jun. 20

4 PM

6 PM

June 13

F

Description: Join Justin every Thursday for Guy's Group. Each meeting starts with a game or activity. Then we'll mix it up; we might discuss an upcoming field trip, plan a community service event or talk about our goals for the future. To wrap up we always do something fun like climb the rock wall, play video games or have sumo suit challenges.

5362

BBQ Fish

Jun. 27

4 PM

6 PM

June 20

F

5363

BBQ Veggies

Jul. 11

4 PM

6 PM

July 3

F

5355

Jun. 3

Aug. 26

4 PM

6 PM

Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5352

Jun. 5

Aug. 28

4 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Th

Activity Name: Summertime Fruit Description: Although these classes can be signed up for individually, you'll want to sign up for all three! In the first class, we will utilize seasonally fresh, juicy fruit and combine it with ice cream. We will enjoy an ice cream feast afterward, and then save some to accompany our fresh fruit crisp the next week, and for our grilled fruit dessert the following week.

Activity Name: Rock N Hoops Description: Join us for some Rock N Hoops! On Saturdays our Youth Sports Coordinator Justin will organize teams, and we'll run full court games until we drop. Tournaments will be organized and PRIZES given away. Don't miss this chance to hone in on your skills and have fun doing it. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5358

Jun. 7

Aug. 30

4 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Sa

Cost: $15.00 Act. #

Class

Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5364

Ice Cream

Jul. 18

4 PM

6 PM

July 11

F

5365

Grilled Fruit Dessert

Jul. 25

4 PM

6 PM

July 18

F

5366

Fruit Crisp

Aug. 1

4 PM

6 PM

July 25

F


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Activity Name: Summertime Bounty Description: Summertime offers a bounty of freshly grown herbs, fruits and vegetables. In this series of classes, we will use numerous varieties and learn different techniques to create dishes that are perfect to take along for picnics, barbeques and outdoor parties, yum! Cost: $15.00 Act. #

Class

Date

Start Time

End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5367

Appetizers

Aug. 8

4 PM

6 PM

Aug.1

F

5368

Handmade Pesto/Pasta

Aug. 15

4 PM

6 PM

Aug. 8

F

5369

Salsa

Aug. 22

4 PM

6 PM

Aug. 15

F

Activity Name: Member's Choice

5370

Grilled Pizza

Aug. 29

4 PM

6 PM

Aug. 22

F

Description: On Wednesdays, members run the gym! We bust out all the sporting gear that Chop's has to offer for two hours of fun. You and your friends can play anything from dodge ball to badminton, indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball, flag football, to bowling and whiffle ball. The list is almost endless, and you can even make up your own creative new games.

Middle School & High School Divisions!

Register at Chop’s by July 1st Only $10

Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5356

Chop’s Open House Saturday, June 7 1:00– 4:00 p.m.

EE! FR

Bring your friends and join us for a BBQ from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Enjoy Karaoke and the Rock Wall! Activities will be provided in the Art Studio, Tech Lounge, Gym and Recording Studio! Parent consent is needed for the Rock Wall. Go to www.chopsonline.com to download form.

Jun. 4

Aug. 27

2 PM

4 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

W

Activity Name: Obstacle Course Description: Join us on the first Saturday of each month to compete on a fun, challenging and crazy obstacle course that takes you on a journey through the club. Youth Sports Coordinator Justin changes it up each time, offering a new challenge to master, and hands out cool prizes every month! Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5357

Jun. 7

Aug. 2

2 PM

4 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Sa


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Sports & Fitness

Music & Recording Studio

Chop’s houses a state-of-the-art ž size gymnasium that includes a 35 foot rock wall with five different levels of difficulty. Activities include basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, badminton, indoor soccer, group games, and more. Join us for some drop-in action or sign up for one of the following activities.

Join music Instructor and Recording Specialist Brodie Cumming on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Try out your favorite instruments, or produce your own beats. Members have access to drums, guitars, keyboards and more. We have something for everyone! *Call for information on renting the Recording Studio.

Activity Name: Volleyball Clinic-Beginner Description: Come work on volleyball fundamentals such as passing, serving and serve receive in an open gym format. All beginner volleyball levels are welcome whether you've played for your school or not. Cost: $5.00 per session Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5406

Jun. 2

Aug. 18

4 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

M

Activity Name: Beginning Jam Description: Join us for open jam sessions in the Chop's Recording Studio and create original music instantly! All are welcome to participate regardless of musical ability. Beginning students can receive instruction on guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals and drums. Instruments and amplification will be provided. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5388

Jun. 5

Aug. 16

1 PM

7 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Th F Sa

Activity Name: Volleyball Clinic-Intermediate/Advanced Description: Join Coach Koy Stewart on Wednesday nights for a volleyball clinic. You will receive 45 minutes of instruction, followed by 1.25 hours of play time. You'll be in good hands with Coach Koy, head coach for varsity volleyball at Montgomery High School, and a coach for Empire Volleyball Club. Open to 9th-12th graders; intermediateadvanced skill levels. For questions about your skill level, call Koy at 284-2467 x16.

Activity Name: Guitar Group

Cost: $5.00 per session

Cost: FREE

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5390

Jun. 4

Aug. 6

6 PM

8 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

W

Description: Join us for Guitar Group in the Chop's Recording Studio. Get started on guitar in a casual environment under the guidance of music instructor Brodie Cumming. Learn the songs and skills of your choice while building a foundation to further explore the instrument. Members are welcome to bring their own guitars or use one of our studio guitars.

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5387

Jun. 6

Aug. 15

1 PM

2 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

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For more info, call 707-284-2467 or log on to www.chopsonline.com

Special Interest

Activity Name: Hip Hop Dance

Activity Name: Girl's Group Description: Join Ananda and Denisse every Thursday for tons of fun including field trips, art projects, baking and games. We'll also do make-up application, nail design and hairdos! We will have heart to heart conversations, and discuss daily successes and challenges. Share your dreams and goals in a safe and awesome place for girl time.

Description: Join Lindsey on Mondays for dance class. This free class will incorporate world dance styles with hip hop using a choreography style that will be fun for any level dancer. No class on June 23rd.

Cost: FREE

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5376

Jun. 5

Aug. 28

4 PM

6 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Th

5408

Activity Name: Member Meetings Description: Member meetings allow teen members to come together, voice your opinions, and take an active role in shaping the future here at Chop's. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month and are facilitated by our Member Council. Meet with staff mentors who will help you develop leadership skills necessary to represent your peers. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5386

Jun. 24

Aug. 26

4 PM

4:30 PM

Cost: FREE

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Tu

Jun. 2

Aug. 4

4 PM

5 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

M

Activity Name: Cinema Saturdays Description: Join us on the first and third Saturday nights to enjoy a fun movie! We'll show a different popular movie each Saturday and you will have the opportunity to vote on which movie we watch! The cafĂŠ will be open for tasty treats, including popcorn and drinks. Bring a friend and get a FREE soda! Middle school members, this is a great chance for you to stay past 7:00 p.m. Cost: FREE Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5381

Jun. 7

Aug. 16

7 PM

9 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

Sa

Activity Name: Movies on the Square Description: On this fun outing, members will choose a movie to see at Roxy on the Square. On the second Wednesday of each month, staff will chaperone this walking field trip over to the theater. Permission slips and $5 are needed for this excursion. The $5 includes the movie ticket, popcorn and a drink. Please call or see the front desk for details. Movie titles and time of departure from Chop’s are subject to movie availability. We will always return by 7:00 p.m.

Activity Name: Water Days

Cost: $5.00

Cost: FREE

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time

Reg. Deadline

Day

5373

1 wk prior to event

W

Jun. 11

Aug. 13

3 PM

7 PM

Description: Cool off from the summer heat and join us for Chop's Annual Water Days! These refreshing fun-filled days will consist of different water activities such as Capture the Flag, water balloon fights, Hot Potato water balloon style, Water Cup Derby and many more! We will rope off the parking lot on the second Friday of June, July and August for these exciting events.

Act. # Beg. Date End Date Start Time End Time 5374

Jun. 13

Aug. 8

3:30 PM

4:30 PM

Reg. Deadline

Day

N/A

F


CHOPS Summer 2014 Activity Guide