Winter/Spring 2022-23 Activities Catalog

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WELCOME TO COMMUNITY EDUCATION

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WELCOME! Join us as we learn together and explore the activities and opportunities offered this winter and spring through Community Education. Whatever your age and whatever your passion, we have something inside just for you! Explore the night skies with Mike Lynch, get the kids moving with our new elementary after-school sports classes, sing and dance along at our Family Vingo Event, volunteer at the food shelf or Meals on Wheels, get your GED or check out our new 55+ adult lunches. Winter and spring are great times to get out of the house to learn, engage and grow! Look through the catalog and find something that intrigues you. Our team is here and ready to help you continue your lifelong learning journey. Questions? Visit mvpschools.org/communityed or call 651-621-6020.

DISTRICT LOCATIONS SHOREVIEW

10 MOUNDS VIEW

Turtle Lake Elem. School

LEPAK CT Pinewood Elem. School

35W LEXINGTON AVE

10

Early Childhood Ed. Center

VICTO

10 L AKE VALENTIN E

Highview Middle School

District Center

96

Chippewa

VADNAIS HEIGHTS

Edgewood

ARDEN HILLS

RD

SHOREVIEW

Mounds View High School

7TH ST

Middle schools

Snail Lake Education Center

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Pike Lake Education Center

Chippewa Middle School

49

Elementary schools

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5TH ST

NEW BRIGHTON

Bel Air

Highview

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Bel Air Elem. School

Valentine Hills Elem. School

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694

Irondale High School

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14TH ST

LONG LAKE

SILVER LAKE RD

Sunnyside Elem. School

RD

COUNTY RD H

COUNTY RD E

694

RICE ST

Edgewood Middle School

RIA S T

Silver View

NORTH OAKS

49 HODGSON RD

QUINCY ST

Food Shelf

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Education Centers 35W ROSEVILLE

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Early Childhood Center Pike Lake Education Center Snail Lake Education Center Silver View Education Center

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Sunnyside

High schools Irondale Mounds View Other centers

Turtle Lake Valentine Hills

District Center Ralph Reeder Food Shelf


Registration for Family Activities and Enrichment Programs will open at 9 a.m. on August 1, 2019

WELCOME TO COMMUNITY EDUCATION

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IN THIS ISSUE

CONTACT US Adult education programs 651-621-6250 adult.education@mvpschools.org

Adult Education 4

Academic courses

5

Career pathways courses Activities & Enrichment Programs

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Adult activities & enrichment programs

9-10

Family activities & enrichment programs

11-22 Youth activities & enrichment programs 11-13

Visual & performing arts

13

World language

14

Strategy gaming

15-16

STEM

17-19

Sports and recreation

19

High school sports

20-21

Intramural middle school sports

22

Non-school day field trips

23-25 Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) ECFE classes, preschool, early childhood developmental screening 26

Registration information

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Other Community Education programs Food shelf, Meals on Wheels

DISTRICT FACILITIES USE

Mounds View Public Schools encourages the use of school facilities by District residents. When not in use by one of our own Community Education or schoolsponsored activities, our facilities are offered to other local groups and organizations. For more information, please call 651-621-6020 or visit mvpschools.org/facilitiesrental.

Youth, adult and family enrichment 651-621-6020 communityed@mvpschools.org Early childhood education 651-621-7350 ec@mvpschools.org Facilities rentals 651-621-6055 communityed@mvpschools.org Ralph Reeder Food Shelf 651-621-6280 foodshelf@mvpschools.org Meals on Wheels To enroll: 651-318-9091 To volunteer: 651-621-7950 jeanne.szurek@mvpschools.org

YOUTH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/ EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS RATES

Youth who are residing within the Mounds View Public Schools District boundaries and currently qualify for educational benefits are eligible for reduced fees for qualifying Youth Enrichment & Activities programs. Financial support is provided by the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf, the District Community Education Scholarship fund and other community donors. Qualifying enrichment and activities will have an Educational Benefits fee (EB fee) listed. If additional support is needed beyond the Educational Benefits rate, please call us at 651-621-6020.

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ADULT EDUCATION

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Mounds View Public Schools Adult Education offers programs for adults to improve their skills so they can advance in their jobs, prepare for further education or improve their daily lives. Learn English, earn your high school diploma or GED, prepare for college or earn certifications for your next job. Our licensed instructional staff will help you achieve your goals! Courses are free, but registration is required. All courses are offered at Silver View Education Center in Mounds View. Call 651-621-6250 or email adult.education@mvpschools.org.

ACADEMIC COURSES ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are for adults seeking to improve their English language communication skills. Classes focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes are offered September through May, and summer classes are offered in July at Silver View Education Center in Mounds View. Registration required. Free | Register now by calling 651-621-6250 Location: Silver View Education Center Days

Time

Mornings:

Monday-Friday

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Evenings:

Monday-Thursday

6-8:30 p.m. (online only)

GED Our teachers will assist you in preparing for the four GED tests: reading/language arts, math, social studies and science. We have morning and evening classroom instruction, as well as independent study. After earning their GED, students attend our graduation ceremony. All classes are in-person. Free | Register now by calling 651-621-6250 Location: Silver View Education Center Days

Time

Mornings:

Monday-Friday

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Evenings:

Monday-Thursday

3-8 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FOR ADULTS If you are an adult who needs fewer than 20 credits to graduate, you may participate in diploma classes and receive a high school diploma from Mounds View Public Schools. Classes are with licensed and experienced teachers, so you can learn and achieve at your own pace. Free | Register now by calling 651-621-6250 Location: Silver View Education Center Evenings:

Days

Time

Monday-Thursday

3-8 p.m.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS Be prepared for the USCIS interview to become a citizen! The student must be able to read and write to be admitted to this class. Classes begin February 2023. We offer two eight-week citizenship classes: Citizenship 1 (online): Practice for the 100-question reading, writing and civics test. Citizenship 2 (in-person): Practice for the reading, writing and civics tests. Learn about U.S. history, laws and government. Free | Register now by calling 651-621-6250 Location: Silver View Education Center Class

Date/Time

Citizenship 1 (online):

Monday, 1-2 p.m.

Citizenship 2 (in-person) :

Tuesday and Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Need help with childcare during class? Childcare is available for little or no cost. Call 651-621-6222 for more information.

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Enrollment is FREE and open now for Adult Education courses and trainings. For information or to register, call 651-6216250 or email adult.education@mvpschools.org.

Registration for Family Activities and Enrichment Programs will open at 9 a.m. on August 1, 2019

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CAREER PATHWAYS COURSES

NORTH STAR DIGITAL LITERACY ASSESSMENT (ESSENTIAL COMPUTER SKILLS TRAINING)

COMPTIA A+

The North Star Digital Literacy Assessment program will give participants the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment and higher education. Our dedicated and licensed staff will work with participants on the North Star modules and assess your ability to perform these tasks. Participants receive digital badges whenever they pass assessments and can additionally receive certificates upon completion of assessments. Location: Silver View Education Center

Make a change in your career! Learn something new, connect with others in the community, stimulate your creativity and get certified with training in a variety of career fields. All classes are FREE. This program will enable you to provide technical support and troubleshooting services to employers who need assistance with their computer hardware or software service desks. This hands-on training course is designed to teach basic cyber security, computer fundamentals and other I.T. industry practices.

Days

Time

Monday-Thursday

1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Silver View Education Center Days

Time

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA)

Monday-Friday

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Gain the skills and certification to work as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant). Classes include 60 hours of mandatory classroom training and 16 hours of mandatory skills training. Upon completion of the class, you may take the test to become certified. Job placement assistance is available for students who successfully complete the program.

COMPTIA NETWORKING PLUS This in-demand certification program will provide and validate the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices. Certified individuals are in-demand worldwide. CompTIA Network+ is also compliant with ISO 17025 US Department of Defense Directive 8570.01-M and US Department of Defense Directive 8140 requirement, which means your resumé will get a needed boost from our program.

Location: Silver View Education Center Classes will begin in January 2023. *In exchange for the program being paid for, students must commit to working as a CNA for a minimum of six (6) months following the completion of the program.

Location: Silver View Education Center

PARAPROFESSIONAL

Days

Time

Monday-Friday

1-3:30 p.m.

Are you interested in paraprofessional employment? This class will prepare you for the ParaPro Praxis Examination. You will take the ParaPro Certification test and receive training on the special education process as well. Paraprofessionals work in a variety of positions within a school district. Our licensed staff is available to assist you in this rewarding career.

MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST (MOS) This Microsoft Office program provides certification to employers that you have the computer skills to work in office environments. The program focuses on helping you obtain the MOS certificate by passing three Certiport Assessments. Our licensed staff will help you build technical skills and advance your career. Location: Silver View Education Center Days

Time

Monday-Thursday

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: Online Days

Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-11 a.m. (online) Optional one-on-one tutoring available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m.

PEARSON TEST FACILITY Mounds View Public Schools Adult Education is an authorized Pearson Testing Facility. Hours for testing vary. Contact Silver View Education Center at 651-621-6520 for more information. Prices vary per test. Please see rate schedule and make an appointment on PearsonVue.com. mvpschools.org/RegisterCommunityEd | Community Ed Hotline 651-621-6020 | 5


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ADULT ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS Adult enrichment opportunities include a wide variety of classes, workshops and activities; from gardening to baking, from financial planning to composting and much more. GARDENING WITH THE MASTERS

BEYOND DRAWING: THE ART OF AN IMAGE

Ages 18+ | Fee: $7.50 Learn about growing microgreens, quick-growing vegetable and herb seedlings that can be grown indoors and used in salads or as fresh greens in many types of dishes during the cold seasons of the year. Presented by the Ramsey County Master Gardeners.

Ages 18+ | Fee: $100 Join legendary Mounds View district art teacher Sally Gibson as we explore the art of image transference and transformation. Participants will learn a variety of image transference skills and techniques such as silk screen, large scale canvas transference, reverse painting and more! The class will consist of a skills-based session for the first portion and then open studio time to apply and create with the new techniques you have learned. No drawing skills are necessary, come explore your creativity! Presented by Sally Gibson.

Location: Virtual Class Day/Date/Time Registration code All About Seeds Pruning Trees & Shrubs Spring into Summer

Wed, Jan 18 6:30-8 p.m. Wed, Feb 8 6:30-8 p.m. Wed, Feb 22 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-SEEDS WS23-PRUNE WS23-SUMMER

Adv. Vegetable Wed, Mar 8 Gardening 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-GARDEN

Home Wed, Mar 22 Composting 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-COMPOST

Intro to Wed, Apr 5 WS23-VEGETABLE Veg. Gardening 6:30-8 p.m. Herb Wed, Apr 19 Gardening 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-HERB

Location

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Area Learning Center

Tue, Mar 28-Apr 12 6:30-8:30 p.m.

WS23-IMAGE

INTRODUCTION TO CLAY Ages 18+ | Fee: $175 Experience the magic of clay! This workshop will introduce participants to the wonders of clay through creating and decorating their own unique project. Dress for mess! During a clay session, participants will make and decorate their own unique ceramic objects and learn ceramic skills along the way. Presented by Northern Clay Center. Location

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Planting for Wed, May 3 WS23-POLLINATORS Pollinators 6:30-8 p.m.

Chippewa Tue, Feb 21-Mar 11 WS23-INTROCLAY 6-8 p.m.

Container Wed, May 3 WS23-CONTAINER Gardens 6:30-8 p.m.

ONLINE COOKING WITH CHEF TESS

KITCHEN DESIGN 101: CURATING YOUR DREAM REMODEL Ages 16+ | Fee: $25 Looking for ideas on improving your kitchen? We will talk about the advantages and disadvantages of open concept and how to make selections on cabinetry, layout, countertops and the task of putting it all together. We will be discussing how to put together a DIY project too! Location: Online Day Tue

Date/Time Registration code Feb 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

WS23-KITCHEN

Ages 18+ | Fee: $25-$35 Tess Georgakopoulos, also known as “Chef Tess—Culinary Artist,” has been cooking and baking for well over 45 years -- since she was roughly six years old. Tess is an experienced instructor teaching conventional cooking, baking, pressurecooking, air frying, pizza making, Mediterranean cooking, meal prep and more! Full class descriptions are available online. Class

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Instant Pot 101

Sat, Jan 14 WS23-INSTANTPOT 4-6 p.m.

Instant Pot Carnitas & more

Sat, Mar 11 4-6 p.m.

WS23-CARNITAS

Handmade gnocchi Sat, Apr 22 6-8 p.m.

WS23-GNOCCHI

California sushi rolls Fri, May 13 4-6 p.m.

WS23-SUSHI

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ADULT ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS Fall Activities SOCIAL CLUB SIMPLE

FINANCIAL EDUCATION SESSIONS

Ages 18+ | Fee: $20 Social Club Simple is passionate about helping adults and seniors use technology to improve their lives in a positive way. Learn at your own pace through our online training course and live group workshops. Presented by Social Club Simple. Location: Virtual

Ages 15+ | Fee: FREE Join Michael Kauls, RICP®, CCPS® and Timothy Van Rooy, CAP®, FIC, RICP®, from Thrivent Financial for FREE financial education workshop events for adults and families. Topics include taxes, retirement, financial aid and more! Full workshop descriptions are available online. Presented by Thrivent Financial. Location: North Oaks Community Room

Class

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Ease into social media

Tue, Jan 3, 12-1 p.m.

Podcasts for Beginners How to Use Uber

WS23-SOCIAL

Class

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Tue, Jan 10, 12-1 p.m. WS23-PODCAST

Investing for Retirement

Tue, Jan 17 WS23-FOUNDATIONS 6-7:30 p.m.

Tue, Jan 31, 12-1 p.m.

Four Truths About Tue, Feb 21 Long-Term Care 6-7:30 p.m.

WS23-UBER

ALZHEIMER’S SERIES Ages 18+ | Fee: FREE Join The Alzheimer’s Association for a series of free Zoom classes for family caregivers, those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, professionals and the general public. Full class descriptions online. Location: Virtual Class

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Wed, Feb 15 6:30-7:30 p.m.

WS23-ALZH-I

Driving, Dr. Visits, Legal Mon, Mar 13 & Financial Planning 6:30-7:30 p.m.

WS23-ALZH-II

Managing Money

WS23-ALZH-III

Thu, Apr 13 6:30-7:30 p.m.

WRITE YOUR OWN WILL USING A COMPUTER Ages 18+ | Fee: FREE An attorney will help you write your own will in this engaging and interesting seminar. He will present a short background on wills and explain the unique legal PDF will he developed, which allows you to write, and change, a will for your circumstances. You may change/update your will - privately in your home - as often as you decide without additional cost, using the free Adobe® Reader®. Location: Virtual Day/Date

Time Registration code

Tue, Feb 21 Tue, Apr 11 Tue, May 2

7-8:30 p.m. 7-8:30 p.m. 7-8:30 p.m.

WS23-WILL-I WS23-WILL-II WS23-WILL-III

Savvy Tax Strategies

WS23-CARE

Tue, Mar 28 6-7:30 p.m.

WS23-TAX

Retirement & Tue, Apr 25 Estate Strategies 6-7:30 p.m.

WS23-ESTATE

College Planning Strategies

Tue, May 9 6-7:30 p.m.

WS23-COLLEGE

WRITING FOR BLOGS, MAGAZINES AND WEBSITES Ages 18+ | Fee: $20 In this fast-paced session, you will learn how to find ideas, sources and more than 1,000 opportunities that pay, conduct interviews and create interesting content, protect your copyright and write query letters. Location: Virtual Day

Date/Time Registration code

Saturday

Mar 11 1-2 p.m.

WS23-BLOG

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ADULT ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS BASICS OF GOLF

NEW! COMMUNITY LUNCHES

Ages 18+ | Fee: $129 Learn how to build your golf game from its smallest swings into the full-swings from one of only six PGA Master Professionals of Player Development in the Minnesota PGA. Greg Schulze has nearly 40 years of golf instruction experience, is a published author and the Minnesota PGA’s only recipient of its top four teaching awards. Participants are required to provide their own transportation. Presented by Greg Schulze.

Ages 40+ | Fee: $5-$10 Join your neighbors and friends for a lunch in March, April and May! Each month will feature a meal from a local restaurant or caterer, as well as entertainment and/ or an educational presentation pertaining to the needs and interests of adults 40+. Companions of any age are welcome to attend. Additional details can be found online. Hosted in partnership with the City of New Brighton, City of Little Canada, Mounds View Public Schools and St. Anthony Community Services.

Location: University of Minnesota Les Bolstad Practice Range Schedule available online. LEARN TO PLAY PICKLEBALL Ages 18+ | Fee: Available online Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America. Come see what all the rage is about. Learn the rules and basic skills of pickleball, no experience necessary! All you need is tennis shoes, clothes you can move in and a water bottle. Bring a paddle if you have one, or we have plenty to share. Pickleball is a lifelong sport that can be played by people of all ages and all year. After this class, you will have what you need to join in on the pickleball trend! Location and schedule available online. Registration code: WS23-PICKLEBALL SAVE MONEY WITH EXTREME COUPONING! Ages 18+ | Fee: $20 Learn how to save $$$ every day with extreme couponing. Coupons are NOT just for groceries. The savings can add up to HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of dollars every year. This comprehensive workshop will teach you where to find all types of coupons (even for high ticket items), how to find the best coupon apps and websites and how to match coupons with sales for maximum savings. Location: Virtual Day Date

Time

Registration code

Saturday

10-11 a.m.

WS23-COUPON

Mar 11

LEARN TO PAINT LIKE BOB ROSS Ages 18+ | Fee: $65 Learn the “Joy of Painting” with certified Bob Ross instructor, Jay Rupp. Artists of all experience levels will paint along with Jay to create a beautiful masterpiece! All materials will be provided. Your painting will be ready for you to frame and put on your wall when you finish. Hosted in Partnership with St. Anthony/New Brighton Schools Community Services. Location: St. Anthony Community Center Day Date Time Registration code Wed

Mar 15

5:30-9:30 p.m.

Location Day/Date/Time

Registration code

St. Anthony Wed, Mar 8 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WS23-LUNCH-MAR

New Brighton Wed, Apr 19 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WS23-LUNCH-APR

New Brighton Wed, May 24 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WS23-LUNCH-MAY

MAH JONGG Ages 18+ | Fee: $98 American-style Mah Jongg is played with four players and the goal of the game is to be the first to build a hand that matches a designated hand on the National Mah Jongg League card. Rules, strategies and etiquette will be taught and reinforced throughout the learning sessions. Class fee includes the 2022 National Mah Jongg League Card and handouts. Location: St. Anthony Community Center Day Date/Time Registration code Mon Jan 23-Feb 13 12-2:30 p.m.

WS23-MAHJONNG-MON

Tue Jan 24-Feb 14 6-8:30 p.m.

WS23-MAHJONGG-TUES

EXPRESS INTRODUCTION TO GLASS-BLOWING Ages 18+ | Fee: $31 This class is great for beginners with or without any experience! Students will learn safety fundamentals, tool and torch usage, solid rod welding and gathering, color application, shaping and more. Students will be able to create small trinkets, marbles, paper weights, plant rods or anything else. Location: Stone Arch Glass Day Date/Time Registration code Fri

Feb 10, 5-7 p.m.

WS23-GLASS-FEB

Fri

Mar 24, 5-7 p.m.

WS23-GLASS-MAR

WS23-BOBROSS

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FAMILY ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS Fall Activities All ages welcome! Family activities and enrichment opportunities will include a wide variety of events and activities from family star watches to movie nights and more! FAMILY SNOW TUBING

VINGO & PIZZA NIGHT - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

All ages | Fee: $20 per person, per date Join us for a fun afternoon of family snow tubing at Wild Mountain. Take advantage of discounted prices for Mounds View families and get the thrill of cruising down one of our specially formulated tubing lanes alone or with a group of friends or family. Our conveyor lift makes getting to the top of the hill effortless. Simply stand on it with your tube and allow it to pull you to the top of the mountain. It’s fun, it’s easy and much better than sliding in your backyard. Register online through Community Education.

All ages | Fee: $7.50 per person, free under 3 Join us for Vingo: music video bingo! Bring your whole family or a group of friends to sing and dance the night away at the family event where you use your music video knowledge to win prizes! One slice of pizza per person included.

Location: Wild Mountain Days/Dates

Time

Registration code

Sun, Dec 18 Sun, Jan 22 Sun, Feb 19

3-5 p.m. 3-5 p.m. 3-5 p.m.

WS23-TUBE-1 WS23-TUBE-2 WS23-TUBE-3

Location

Day/Date/ Time

Registration code

Irondale

Sat, Feb 25, 5 p.m.

WS23-VINGO

FAMILY CLAY! All ages | Fee: $65 per adult/child pair Experience the magic of clay! This three-hour intergenerational workshop will introduce participants to the wonders of clay by creating and decorating their own unique projects. There are many creative choices made with each engagement and they will learn ceramics skills and processes along the way. Dress for mess! Presented by Northern Clay Center. Location

Day/Date/Time

Registration code

Edgewood

Sat, Feb 11, 1-4 p.m.

WS23-FAMCLAY

CREATE NIGHT: VALENTINE’S DAY CANVAS

FAMILY SKI AND SNOWBOARD NIGHTS All ages | Fee: $27 per person, per date $50 for lift/rental package per person, per date Hit the slopes with family and friends during family ski night at Wild Mountain. All District families, friends and staff members are invited to join us for a fun night of skiing or snowboarding. Take advantage of extended evening hours, special rates on lift tickets and equipment rentals! Transportation not provided. Register online through Community Education. Location: Wild Mountain Days/Dates

Time

Registration code

Sundays Dec 11-Feb 26

3-9 p.m.

WS23-FAMSKI

Ages 5+ | Fee: $45 per adult/child pair Create a colorful heart masterpiece inspired by master artist Jackson Pollock! We’ll splatter, dribble, dab and repeat until we’ve created a unique piece of Valentine’s Day décor. Although these canvas hearts are perfect for Valentine’s Day, leave these masterpieces on the mantle all year long! Each parent and child will create their own masterpiece. Location Highview

Day/Date/Time

Registration code

Thu, Feb 9, 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-CANVAS

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CREATE NIGHT: SPRING BUNNY

MIKE LYNCH’S MINNESOTA STAR WATCH PARTY

All ages | Fee: $45 per adult/child pair Looking for something to do during the final countdown to spring? In this class, we’ll use the pinch pot technique as we sculpt a silly spring bunny using air-dry clay, Model Magic and more.

All ages | Fee: $10 per person, or $8 for 6+ people Make the stars your old friends as we watch the great celestial show in the skies! We’ll have giant telescopes aimed at Jupiter, Saturn, star clusters, galaxies and more. Get to know constellations like The Big Bear, Cygnus the Swan, Pegasus the Winged Horse and others. Great constellation mythological stories will also be featured!

Location

Day/Date/Time

Registration code

Highview

Thu, Feb 9 6:30-8 p.m.

WS23-BUNNY

FAMILY MOVIE AND POPCORN NIGHTS All ages | Fee: $2 per person in advance, $3 at the door Join us for family movie and popcorn night at the Chippewa Middle School auditorium! Each family member will receive a personal bag of popcorn upon entry. Additional concessions including soda, juice, candy and more will be available for purchase before the movie. Location: Chippewa Middle School Movie

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Fri, Jan 27 WS23-MOVIE-GBAFTERLIFE 6:30 p.m.

Encanto: Sing-along

Fri, Mar 3 6:30 p.m.

Location

Dates/Time

Registration code

Highview

Sat, Apr 15 8:15-10 p.m.

WS23-STAR-1

Highview

Fri, Apr 21 8:30-10:15 p.m.

WS23-STAR-2

WS23-MOVIE-ENCANTO

LEARNING INDEPENDENCE BABYSITTING AND CPR TRAINING

HOME ALONE

Grades: 4-9 | Fee: $79 Learn the skills and knowledge to be a safe babysitter for infants up to children 10 years of age. You will learn how to stay safe, play with kids, handle household emergencies, feeding and bath time and be given resources on how to market your babysitting services. You will even get certified in CPR and AED training. A collaborative class with St. Anthony Community Services. Schedule available online.

Grades: 3-5 | Fee: $25 Children 8-10 years of age will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. You will learn how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations and stay safe. A collaborative class with St. Anthony Community Services. Schedule available online.

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Fall ActivitiesYOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT We offer a variety of opportunities for youth to pursue interests, expand abilities and improve social skills in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Programming is offered before school, after school, non-school days and weekends.

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS BEDAZZLED UNICORN HALF-DAY CAMP

FAIRY GARDEN HALF-DAY CAMP

Grades K-5 | Fee: $43, EB fee: $22.50 The only thing better than a unicorn... is a unicorn that’s blinged out! Come bedazzle with us as we create a colorful unicorn masterpiece on a real canvas board. We’ll also make one of our most popular projects: Unicorn Slime! Presented by KidCreate Studios.

Grades K-5 | Fee: $43, EB fee: $22.50 “I do believe in fairies, I do!” We’ll use clay, paint, glitter and more as we sculpt our very own enchanted fairy gardens. Presented by KidCreate Studios. Location Day/Date/Time Registration code

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Valentine Hills

Mon, Jan 16 9 a.m-noon

WS23-UNICORN

Grades 1-5 | Fee: $75, EB fee: $37.50 We’ll be drawing and coloring all things ANIME! Artists will learn to draw their own anime-style characters ranging from easy to challenging – this is a great way to perfect those skills and learn new manga tricks. Students will complete multiple pieces of artwork like customized faces, animals, sugoi action and more ARTastic drawings. Presented by Young Rembrandts. Day/Dates/Times

Bel Air

Mon, Jan 23-Mar 6 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Mon, Feb 20 9 a.m.-noon

WS23-FAIRY

MEGA MESS-MAKING ART

MANGA MANIA CHARACTER CREATIONS

Location

Valentine Hills

Registration code WS23-MANGA-BA WS23-MANGA-IL

Grades K-5 | Fee: $72, EB fee: $36 We’ll paint with plaster, tie-dye, make paper mache birds and fling paint like Jackson Pollock. We will even learn some art terms along the way. These are not projects to tackle at home- leave the mess with us. After all, art can be a mega messy good time! Presented by KidCreate Studios. Location Day/Date/Time Registration code Bel Air Island Lake

Thu, Mar 23-Apr 13 WS23-MESS-BA 3:20-4:20 p.m. Tue, Feb 14-Mar 7 WS23-MESS-IL 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Pike lake - Early Mon, Mar 20-Apr 10 WS23-MESS-PL-E 3:50-4:50 p.m. Pike lake - Late Tue, Mar 21-Apr 11 WS23-MESS-PL-L 3:05-4:05 p.m.

Island Lake

Tue, Jan 17-Feb. 28 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Pinewood

Thu, Jan 19-Mar 2 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-MANGA-PW

Pinewood

Wed, Feb 15-Mar 5 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Turtle Lake

Wed, Jan 18-Mar 1 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-MANGA-TL

Snail Lake

Wed, Mar 22-Apr 12 WS23-MESS-SL 3:50-4:50 p.m.

Sunnyside

Thu, Feb 16-Mar 2 WS23-MESS-SS 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Turtle Lake

Tue, Mar 21-Apr 11 WS23-MESS-TL 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Valentine Hills

Mon, Feb 6-Mar 6 WS23-MESS-VH 4:05-5:05 p.m.

APRIL FOOLS’ HALF-DAY CAMP Grades K-4 | Fee: $43, EB fee: $22.50 We’ll get simply silly as we celebrate April Fool’s Day by creating some unbelievably hilarious craft pranks. Presented by KidCreate Studios. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Valentine Hills

Fri, Apr 7 1-4 p.m.

WS23-MESS-PW

Registration code WS23-FOOL

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS LET’S DRAW, PAINT AND SCULPT

ARTASTICO CARTOONING

Grades: 1-5 | Fee: $72, EB fee: $36 Your child will love experimenting with many different materials while learning lots of new techniques. We’ll learn to draw a wacky llama and we’ll sculpt and paint a box full of delicious-looking donuts. We’ll even create one of our most popular projects—a snow globe! Parents, you’ll need to make space on the fridge and the mantle for these amazing works of art. Presented by KidCreate Studios.

Grades 1-5 | Fee: $100, EB fee: $50 Make this spring a memorable one for your child. Students will learn the essential skills they need to illustrate exciting cartoon imagery that is filled with dynamic characters and expressive personalities. Presented by Young Rembrandts.

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Bel Air

Tue, Feb 14-Mar 7 3:20-4:20 p.m.

WS23-DRAW-BA

Island Lake

Tue, Mar 21-Apr 11 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-DRAW-IL

Pinewood

Mon, Mar 20-Apr 10 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Turtle Lake

Thu, Feb 16-Mar 2 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-DRAW-TL

Highview

Tue, Mar 21-Apr 11 6-7 p.m.

WS23-DRAW-HV

WS23-DRAW-PW

ROBLOX CLAY HALF-DAY CAMP Grades K-5 | Fee: $43, EB fee: $21.50 Calling all Robloxians! Take a step out of the virtual world and into coolest art class ever. We’ll create with clay, paint and more as we sculpt a classic Roblox Noob. Whether you’re a hardcore gamer or more of a Noob, this is the perfect class for you. Presented by KidCreate Studios. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Valentine Hills

Thu, Mar 9 1-4 p.m.

Location Bel Air

Mon, Mar 27-May 15 3:20-4:20 p.m. Island Lake Thu, Mar 30-May 18 4:05-5:05 p.m. Pinewood Mon, Mar 27-May 15 4:05-5:05 p.m. Sunnyside Tue, Mar 28-May 16 3:20-4:20 p.m. Turtle Lake Wed, Mar 29-May 17 4:05-5:05 p.m. Valentine Hills Tue, Mar 28-May 16 4:05-5:05 p.m.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CREATIVE WRITERS WORKSHOP Grades 6-8 | Fee: $132, EB fee: $66 We will explore a variety of creative writing exercises, including poetry and interactive group writing games. We will also spend time writing sensory stories, fairy tales, horror/ suspense and science fiction. The last few weeks of class will focus on workshopping and revising a story of your choice. Presented by CSGA Enrichment. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Chippewa

Tue, Mar 28-May 9 2:25-3:40 p.m.

WS23-MSBOOK

Registration code WS23-CARTOON-BA WS23-CARTOON-IL WS23-CARTOON-PW WS23-CARTOON-SS WS23-CARTOON-TL WS23-CARTOON-VH

PASTELS WITH THE MASTERS Grades 6-8 | Fee: $75, EB fee: $37.50 Explore pastels as a medium as we focus on five different artists. Each day, we will create a large, original pastel drawing replicating a famous artist’s masterpiece. In the end, we will be masters ourselves. You will want the drawings framed! No experience necessary. Presented by Young Rembrandts. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Chippewa

Wed, Feb 1-22 2:25-3:45 p.m.

Registration code WS23-ROBLOX

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code WS23-PASTELS

MIDDLE SCHOOL SEWING WORKSHOP Grades 6-8 | Fee: $167, EB fee: $83.50 Sewing is not only a lifelong skill, but you can use it to make all kinds of cool things! Make or fix your own clothes. Gain skills and confidence by learning hand-sewing and machinesewing. Learn basic stitches and start to complete simple projects with patterns. With practice, start designing your own projects! This is an open-ended studio format with guided instruction. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Chippewa

Sat, Jan 14-Mar 4 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-SEW-1

Chippewa

Sat, Mar 25–May 20 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-SEW-2

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS YA BOOK CLUB AND NOVEL WRITING

ONLINE STOCK MARKET AND BUSINESS CLUB

Grades 6-8 | Fee: $129, EB fee: $64.50 Do you like YA novels written in verse? These books tell a story through short chapters that read like poems and they can be incredibly powerful. We will read the YA novel “Song of the Sparrow,” by Lisa Ann Sandell. It tells the story of the Lady of Shallot, and it’s written entirely in verse. In addition to reading and discussing the novel, we will springboard with exercises to create our own fiction written in verse. YA written in verse is an exciting genre right now, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and grow by reading and writing! Presented by CSGA Enrichment.

Grades 6-12 | Fee: $104, EB fee: $52 Learn how the stock market works by analyzing real-time data and trades using a stock market simulator. Create three portfolios with different criteria. Learn about IPOs and track their progress. Gain valuable insight into how mutual funds work and how they will impact your decisions by age 18 or when you start your first job. Apply your knowledge to your own simulated business venture! Presented by CSGA Enrichment. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Online

Chippewa

Tue, Mar 28-May 9 2:25-3:40 p.m.

WS23-MSBOOK

Tue, Jan 17-Mar 7 6:45-7:30 a.m.

Registration code WS23-STOCK

WORLD LANGUAGE KINDER SPANISH

ELEMENTARY SPANISH

Grades K | Fee: $671-$689, EB fee: $335.50-$344.50 This elementary-focused, immersive program will get your child speaking Spanish fast. Our classes combine themebased and grammar lessons with hands-on learning to meet your child at their right level. Class includes a parent portal for continued learning at home. Presented by Language Sprouts.

Grades 1-5 | Fee: $671-$689, EB fee: $335.50-$344.50 This elementary-focused, immersive program will get your child speaking Spanish fast. Our classes combine themebased and grammar lessons with hands-on learning to meet your child at their right level. Class includes a parent portal for continued learning at home. Presented by Language Sprouts.

Location

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Pike Lake - Early Tue/Thu, Jan 3-May 25 WS23-KSPANISH-PL-E 3-3:45 p.m.

Sunnyside

Tue/Thu, Jan 3-May 25 3:20-4:20 p.m.

WS23-SPANISH-SS

Pike Lake - Late

Tue/Thu, Jan 3-May 25 WS23-KSPANISH-PL-L 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Valentine Hills

Tue/Thu, Jan 3-May 25 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-SPANISH-VH

Snail Lake

Mon/Wed, Jan 4-May 24 WS23-KSPANISH-SL 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Bel Air

Mon/Wed, Jan 4-May 24 WS23-SPANISH-BA 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Island Lake

Mon/Wed, Jan 4-May 24 WS23-SPANISH-IL 8:10-9:10 a.m.

Pinewood

Mon/Wed, Jan 4-May 24WS23-SPANISH-PW 8:10-9:10a.m.

Turtle Lake

Mon/Wed, Jan 4-May 24 WS23-SPANISH-TL 8:10-9:10 a.m.

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

NEW! ELEMENTARY MANDARIN Grades 1-5 | Fee: $689, EB fee: $344.50 This elementary-focused, immersive program will get your child speaking Mandarin fast. Our classes combine themebased and grammar lessons with hands-on learning to meet your child at their right level. Class includes a parent portal for continued learning at home. Presented by Language Sprouts. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Turtle Lake

Tue/Thu Jan 3-May 25 8:10-9:10 a.m.

Registration code WS23-MANDARIN-TL

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT CHESS AND STRATEGY GAMING CHESS CLUB Grades: K-8 | Fee: $87-$116, EB fee: $43.50-$58 Whether you consider yourself a beginner or intermediate player, join this club to meet and interact with other chess players and play on a weekly basis. Players will learn the basic rules and strategies of chess if they are new to the game. Tournament play is encouraged beyond the club, but those outside fees are not covered by this program. Presented by CSGA Enrichment. Kindergarten Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Pike Lake

Tue, Jan 24-May 9 7:40-8:15 a.m.

WS23-KCHESS-PL-E

Pike Lake

Tue, Jan 24-May 9 WS23-KCHESS-PL-L 8:25-9 a.m. Wed, Jan 25-May 10 WS23-KCHESS-SL 8:25-9 a.m.

Snail Lake

Elementary school Location Day/Dates/Times Bel Air

Registration code

Tue, Jan 17-May 9 7:40-8:20 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-BA

Island Lake

Fri, Jan 20-May 12 8:30-9:10 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-IL

Pinewood

Mon, Jan 23-May 8 8:30-9:10 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-PW

Sunnyside

Thu, Jan 19-May 11 7:40-8:20 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-SS

Turtle Lake

Wed, Jan 18-May 10 8:30-9:10 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-TL

Valentine Hills

Tue, Jan 17-May 9 8:30-9:10 a.m.

WS23-CHESS-VH

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Chippewa

Wed, Jan 18-May 10 6:50-7:30 a.m.

WS23-MCHESS-CH

Middle school

ONLINE BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE CHESS CLUB Grades K-12 | Fee: $95, EB fee: $47.50 This program is for players of all grades that do not have an in-person chess club at their school or can’t make it to the meetings. All ages are welcome. Short lessons will focus on beginning- and intermediate-level scholastic chess. Perfect for players who just want to keep playing chess but may not be interested in competing at a tournament level. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Online

Sat, Jan 21-May 20 WS23-ONLINECHESS 8:45-9:30 a.m.

ONLINE COMPETITIVE CHESS TEAM Grades K-12 | Fee: $160, EB fee: $80 This program is for players of all grades and ages interested in competing in tournament chess, or just want their chess ability to improve. Players meet online for chess instruction and fun competitive play. Face-to-face, sanctioned tournament play is strongly encouraged as well. Perfect for students who want challenges in addition to their school clubs. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Online

Sat, Jan 21-May 20 8-9:30 a.m.

Registration code WS23-COMPONLINECHESS

STRATEGY GAME & ROLE PLAY CLUB Grades 6-8 | Fee: $72-$124, EB fee: $36-$72 Take tabletop gaming to the next level. Choose from classic games such as Stratego, Blokus and Risk but also pursue popular games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, Ingenious and more. Playing games develops analysis, problem solving, communication, negotiation skills and…it’s also fun! Presented by CSGA Enrichment. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Chippewa

Tue, Jan 17-Mar 7 2:25-3:40 p.m.

WS23-STRAT-CH

Edgewood

Mon, Jan 23–Mar 6 2:25-3:40 p.m.

S23-STRAT-EW

Highview

Wed, Jan 18-Mar 7 2:25-3:40 p.m.

WS23-STRAT-HV

Chippewa

Tue, Mar 21-May 23 2:25-3:40 p.m

WS23-STRAT-CH-2

Edgewood

Mon, Mar 20-May 22 2:25-3:40pm

WS23-STRAT-EW-2

Highview

Wed, Mar 22-May 24 2:25-3:40 p.m.

WS23-STRAT-HV-2

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (S.T.E.M.) ENGINEERING: CRAZY ACTION CONTRAPTIONS

SOLAR ROBOTS

Grades 1-5 | Fee: $90, EB fee: $45 Unleash your imagination as you journey through the wideranging world of LEGO®-building. Students working in pairs will build models and discuss the engineering science behind each. This fun, hands-on class shows students how engineering can be fun and silly, yet still educational. Students will then be challenged to improve the model and customize their creations. Presented by Tech Academy.

Grades: 1-5 | Fee: $110, EB fee: $55 In this class, kids can stimulate their creativity by designing and building epic, solar-powered robots from easy-toassemble parts. In addition, tikes will build solar powered cranes, lift bridges and many other designs. Let your little engineers explore the world of solar energy while learning how to problem-solve and stretch the imagination. Presented by GoSolar! Kidz.

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Bel Air

Thu, Feb 16-Mar 2 3:20-4:50 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-BA

Bel Air

Mon, Apr 3-24 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Island Lake

Thu, Mar 23-Apr 6 4:05-5:35 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-IL

Island Lake Mon, May 1-22 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Pinewood

Tue, Apr 11-25 4:05-5:35 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-PW

Pinewood

Tue, May 2-23 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-SROBOTS-PW

Sunnyside

Tue, Mar 21-Apr 4 3:20-4:50 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-SS

Sunnyside

Thu, Apr 6-27 3:20-4:20 p.m.

WS23-SROBOTS-SS

Turtle Lake

Tue, Feb 21-Mar 7 4:05-5:35 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-TL

Turtle Lake Wed, Apr 5-26 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-SROBOTS-TL

Valentine Hills

Thu, Apr 13-27 4:05-5:35 p.m.

WS23-CRAZY-VH

Valentine Hills

WS23-SROBOTS-VH

Thu, May 4-25 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Registration code WS23-SROBOTS-BA WS23-SROBOTS-IL

HYDROPONIC GARDENING: MICRO GREENS Grades 1-5 | Fee: $142, EB fee: $71 Students will learn how to grow a garden indoors only using water. This growing method is called hydroponic growing. Indoor growing allows you to grow food organically all yearround without use of pesticides. Once students learn the basics of hydroponic, they will plant their first microgreen plant. After class, students will take home their creation! Presented by GoSolar! Kidz. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Turtle Lake

Tue, Jan 17-Feb 7 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-GREENS-TL

Valentine Hills (District-wide)

Tue, Jan 17-Feb 7 WS23-GREENS-VH 6-7 p.m.

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (S.T.E.M.) ADVENTURES IN 3D PRINTING AND DESIGN

E2 YOUNG ENGINEERS

Grades 3-5 | Fee: $126, EB fee: $63 Challenge your creativity by designing 3D objects and then printing your designs. Learn about scale when prototyping a design that is not full-size. Participants will also design an object that is at functional scale and usable! We will be using 3D printers and CAD software. Design challenges will be based on student experience if they have used the equipment and software before. Past projects have included model rocket parts, game pieces, tools for LEGO mini figures and so much more! Presented by CSGA Enrichment.

Grades 1-6 | Fee: $100, EB fee: $50 Your child will learn about engineering, robotics and programming concepts and will be challenged to build up to four motorized robotic and engineering models using building and programming kits. Each session will cover a different type of machine and related concepts. Presented by e2 Young Engineering. Location: Highview Middle School

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Bel Air

Mon, Mar 20-May 8 3:20-4:50 p.m. Thu, Mar 23- May 11 4:05-5:35 p.m.

Island Lake Pinewood

Wed, Jan 18-Mar 8 4:05-5:35 p.m.

Sunnyside

Tue, Jan 17-Mar7 3:20-4:50 p.m.

Turtle Lake

Wed, Mar 22-May 10 4:05-5:35 p.m. Tue, Mar 21-May 9 4:05-5:35 p.m.

Valentine Hills

Registration code WS23-3DPRINT-BA WS23-3DPRINT-IL WS23-3DPRINT-PW WS23-3DPRINT-SS WS23-3DPRINT-TL WS23-3DPRINT-VH

Theme

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Enormous Machines

Sat, Jan 14-Feb 4 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-MACHINES-1

Astonishing Machines

Sat, Feb 11-Mar 4 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-MACHINES-2

Entertaining Machines

Sat, Apr 1-22 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-MACHINES-3

Newton’s Machines

Sat, May 6-27 10-11:30 a.m.

WS23-MACHINES-4

PARENT/GUARDIAN-LED STEM LEGO LEAGUE EXPLORE PROGRAM Grades 1-3 | Fee: $85 per child/adult pair, EB fee: $42.50 Teams of students will explore, build and program a motorized LEGO model and create a presentation while also learning critical thinking and teamwork skills. Teams will present what they have learned to judges at a celebratory exhibition. Teams are parent/guardian-led, so adults should expect to help teach at every meeting by following the structured curriculum. No previous experience is necessary for participants or parents/guardians. Participants do not need to register at their home schools. Location

Registration for youth activities and enrichment programs opens at 9 a.m. on December 5, 2022. Visit mvpschools.org/ registercommunityed.

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Bel Air

Mon, Jan 30-May 8 WS23-LEGOL-BA 5-8 p.m.

Island Lake

Tue, Jan 31-May 9 WS23-LEGOL-IL 5-8 p.m.

Pinewood

Wed, Feb 1-May 10 5-8 p.m.

WS23-LEGOL-PW

Sunnyside

Thu, Feb 2-May 11 5-8 p.m.

WS23-LEGOL-SS

Turtle Lake

Mon, Jan 30- May 8 5-8 p.m.

WS23-LEGOL-TL

Valentine Hills

Tue, Jan 31- May 9 WS23-LEGOL- VH 5-8 p.m.

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT SPORTS & RECREATION BASKETBALL TYKES

SOCCER TYKES

Ages: 2-5 | Fee: $69-$75, EB fee: $34.50-$37.50 This class provides an introductory experience to basketball through skill-based drills and mini-games. Players learn to dribble, pass, shoot and play defense in a fun and positive environment. Presented by Dash Sports.

Ages: 2-3 and 4-5 | Fee: $69-$75, EB fee: $34.50-$37.50 These camps provide players with an introductory experience to the game of soccer. Key elements of dribbling, passing and shooting will be taught and practiced. Fun, skillbased games will be played to practice newly-learned skills. Athletes should bring a water bottle (spikes and shin guards optional). Soccer balls are provided. Parent participation is encouraged when needed. Presented by Dash Sports.

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Pike Lake

Tue, Feb 28-Mar 28 5:40-6:10 p .m. Tue, Feb 28-Mar 28 6:15-7 p.m.

WS22BBALLTYKES-2-3

Pike Lake

WS22-BBALLTYKES-4-K

Location

Day/Dates/Times

Snail Lake

Tue Apr 4-25 5:40-6:10 p.m. Tue, Apr 4-25 6:15-7 p.m.

Snail Lake

BASKETBALL SKILLS Grades: 1-5 | Fee: $88, EB Fee: $44 This class provides players with a well-rounded experience. Players will be taught how to properly shoot, pass, dribble and play defense through skill-based games and training in a fun and positive environment. Presented by Dash Sports. Location Day/Dates/Times Registration code Bel Air Mon, Feb 27-Mar 27 WS23-BBALLSKILL-BA 3:20-4:20 p.m. Island Lake Tue, Feb 21-Mar 28 WS23-BBALLSKILL-IL 4:05-5:05 p.m. Pinewood

Fri, Feb 24-Mar 31 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Sunnyside

Wed, Feb 22-Mar 29, 3:20-4:20 p.m.

WS23-BBALLSKILL-SS

Turtle Lake

Thu Feb 23-Mar 30, 4:05-5:05 p.m.

WS23-BBALLSKILL-TL

Mounds View

Thu, Feb 23-Mar 30 6-7 p.m.

WS23-BBALLSKILL-MV

WS23-BBALLSKILL-PW

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS Grades: K-5 | Fee: $75-$88, EB fee: $37.50-$44 Focus on key skills such as passing, serving and hitting. Skill games are also incorporated, giving players experience and a better understanding of the game. Presented by Dash Sports. Location: Valentine Hills Elementary Grade level 4 years - K 1-2 3-5

Registration code WS23-SOCCERTYKES-2-3 WS23-SOCCERTYKES-4-K

SOCCER SKILLS Grades 1-5 | Fee: $88, EB fee: $44 This class provides players with a well-rounded soccer experience by covering a broad range of soccer skills (dribbling, passing, shooting and defense) and skill-based games. Players will be challenged and grouped at an appropriate level while receiving instruction in a fun, positive environment while learning values of ‘Respect, Hustle, and Pride’. Presented by Dash Sports. Location

Day/DateTimes

Registration code

Bel Air

Mon Feb 27-Mar 27 WS23-SOCCER-BA 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Island Lake

Tue, Feb 21-Mar 28 WS23-SOCCER-IL 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Pinewood

Fri, Feb 24-Mar 31 WS23-SOCCER-PW 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Sunnyside

Wed, Feb 22-Mar 29 WS23-SOCCER-SS 3:20 PM 4:20 PM

Turtle Lake

Thu, Feb 23-Mar 30, WS23-SOCCER-TL 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Mounds View

Thu, Feb 23-Mar 30 WS23-SOCCER-MV 6-7 p.m.

Day/Dates/Times Registration code Sat, Jan 14-Feb 11 WS23-VBALL-K 9-9:45 a.m. Sat, Jan 14-Feb 11 WS23-VBALL-1/2 10-11 a.m. Sat, Jan 14-Feb 11, WS23-VBALL-2/5 11:10 a.m. -12:10 p.m. mvpschools.org/RegisterCommunityEd | Community Ed Hotline 651-621-6020 | 17


YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT SPORTS & RECREATION FENCING

PHY. ED. GAMES

Grades: 2-12 | Fee: $100, EB fee: $50 Join the fast-growing Olympic sport of fencing. Fencing classes follow four basic components: Teach It, Practice It! Move It! Play It! Spend 10-15 minutes of each class fencing with multiple fencers at their skill level. Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Presented by Youth Enrichment League.

Grades: 1-5 | Fee: $82-$88, EB fee: $41-$44 This class provides participants with a fun experience learning and playing your favorite physical education games! Games may include Capture the Flag, kickball, dodgeball, tag games, Ultimate Frisbee/Football, Sharks and Minnows, soccer and more! Presented by Dash Sports. Bel Air

Grades 2-5 Location

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Island Lake

Thu, Feb 2-Mar 22 6:15-7:15 p.m. Thu, Apr 12-May 17 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Island Lake

Location

Island Lake

WS23-FENCING-ELEM-I Sunnyside WS23-FENCING-ELEM-II Turtle Lake

Grades 6-12 Location

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Island Lake

Thu, Feb 2-Mar 22 WS23-FENCING-MSHS-I 7:20-8:20 p.m. Thu, Apr 12-May 17 WS23-FENCING-MSHS-II 7:20-8:20 p.m.

Island Lake

LEARN ABOUT HORSES DAY CAMP Ages 6-17 | Fee: $105 Spend the day learning how to ride a horse, including lance and control in the saddle, leading and in-handwork. Other activities may include grooming, playing games and helping to feed, water and care for horses. Location: Boulder Pointe Equestrian and Event Center Day/Dates Fri, Jan 27 Fri, Mar 10

Times Registration code 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. WS23-HORSE-JAN 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. WS23-HORSE-MAR

Day/Date/Time Registration code Mon, Jan 9-Feb 13 WS23-PHYGAMES-BA 3:20-4:20 p.m. Tue, Jan 10-Feb 7 WS23-PHYGAMES-IL 4:05-5:05 p.m. Wed, Feb 22-Mar 29 WS23-PHYGAMES-SS 3:20-4:20 p.m. Thu, Jan 12-Feb 16 WS23-PHYGAMES-TL 4:05-5:05 p.m.

Mounds View

Thu, Jan 12-Feb 16 6-7 p.m.

MULTI-SPORT ONE-DAY CAMP Grades: 1-5 | Fee: $82, EB fee: $41 Looking for a fun, non-school day filled with fun sports activities? This camp includes fun skills training and games in three sports: soccer, basketball and flag football. Athletes will spend roughly two hours on each sport, performing instructorled fun skill-based activities and games. Presented by Dash Sports. Location

Day/Dates/Times

Registration code

Chippewa

Fri, Apr 7 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri, Jan 27 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

WS23-SPORTS-APR

Highview

MY LITTLE HORSE CAMP Ages 3-5 | Fee: $59 per adult/child pair Campers will get to ride a real horse in an arena, meet a number of different horses and learn how to groom the horses, all with a focus on safety! This two-hour camp is designed for parent/guardian participation, and they are expected to remain with their child during the entire duration of the camp. Location: Boulder Pointe Equestrian and Event Center Day/Date

Times

Sat, Jan 14

12-2 p.m.

WS23-LITTLEHORSE-JAN

Sat, Apr 8

12-2 p.m.

WS23-LITTLEHORSE-APR

WS23-PHYGAMES-MV

Registration code

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WS23-SPORTS-JAN


YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT SPORTS & RECREATION

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

INTRO TO NINJA WARRIOR CLASSES

MOUNDS VIEW ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Grades: 1-8 | Fee: $160 Great for the beginner ninja or anyone struggling with basic technique! Focuses on strength, core, balance and endurance. If you are new to Ninja, this is the class for you!

Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Registration fee available online Join this competitive ultimate frisbee program that sends teams to compete in a variety of leagues. We have many teams for a variety of skill and age levels. We are a no-cut program that has a place for everyone, from beginners to advanced players.

Location: Ninja Warrior Blaine Day/Dates Time Registration code Sun, Jan 8-Feb 26 4-5 p.m. WS23-NINJA-SUN-1 Wed, Jan 11-Mar 1 5:15-6:15 p.m. WS23-NINJA-WED-1 Sun, Apr 2-May 28 4-5 p.m. WS23-NINJA-SUN-2 Wed, Apr 5-May 24 5:15-6:15 p.m. WS23-NINJA-WED-2 CONQUER REC TEAM Grades: 1-8 | Fee: $185 Our Conquer Rec Team is designed for youth ages 6-13, beginner to intermediate levels. This team is great for those just starting their ninja journey or those looking to start competing! Location: Ninja Warrior Blaine Day/Dates Sun, Jan 8-Feb 26 Wed, Jan 11-Mar 1 Sun, Apr 2-May 28 Wed, Apr 5-May 24

Times Registration code 5:15-6:15 p.m WS23-NINJAREC-SUN-1 6:30-7:30 p.m. WS23-NINJAREC-WED-1 5:15-6:15 p.m WS23-NINJAREC-SUN-2 6:30-7:30 p.m. WS23-NINJAREC-WED-2

Schedule available online. CLAY TARGET CLUB Grades: 6-12 | Fee available online Welcome new and returning athletes to the Clay Target Club. This co-ed program is offered under the administration of the Minnesota High School Clay Target League. All athletes must have a Minnesota Hunter Safety certificate or SAFE Certificate to participate. Practices begin at the end of March 2023. Schedule available online. Irondale, grades 7-12 Location Day Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club

Sundays

Registration code: WS23-CLAYTARG-ID

Mounds View, grades 9-12 Location Day

Registration code:

Metro Gun Club

WS23-CLAYTARG-MV

Sundays

NINJA WARRIOR DAY CAMP Ages 5-13 | Fee: $99 Hands-on open gym, ninja games, demos from experienced Ninjas, timed obstacle courses, a ninja movie and more! Two slices of pizza and a Gatorade are included for lunch. Please provide a peanut-free snack and water bottle. Location: Ninja Warrior Blaine Day/Date

Time Registration code

Mon, Jan 16

9 a.m. -3 p.m.

Mon, Feb 20

9 a.m. -3 p.m. WS23-NINJADAY-FEB

WS23-NINJADAY

MOUNDS VIEW BOYS VOLLEYBALL Grades: 9--12 | Registration fee available online Boys volleyball is on the rise and Mounds View is going to join in on the excitement. Volleyball is a fast-paced exciting sport that displays and demands both individual and team skills. Preseason warm-ups/open gym start on March 21 and tryouts begin April 11. Practices will take place three days per week and games begin later in April. Location

Day/Date/Time Registration code

Turtle Lake and Mon/Tue/Thu Mounds View 6-8 p.m.

CLIMBING CLUB

WS23-BOYSVB-MV

Grades 1-5 | Fee: $50, EB fee: $25 Students can improve their muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, climbing skills while having fun! Students will use the traverse wall, cargo net, climbing ropes and more! Location: Ninja Warrior Blaine Day/Dates

Time Registration code

Tue, Jan 3-Feb 21

4:05-5 p.m.

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT INTRAMURAL MIDDLE SCHOOLS SPORTS Middle school intramural sports are a great way to improve your skills and engage in friendly competition between the District middle schools. Athletes compete in individual, partner or team events in a wide range of sports throughout the year. Transportation is subject to change. Please see website for the most up-to-date information.

Registration opens December 5, 2022, for grades 6-8. BASKETBALL

SWIMMING

Fee: $80, EB fee: $40 The basketball program encourages teamwork and good sportsmanship while helping participants to better understand the game. A variety of drills, activities and games develop and improve students’ dribbling, shooting and defense skills.

Fee: $64-$72, EB fee: $32-$36 All swimmers are welcome to swim with friends and work on improving stroke technique, strength, teamwork and sportsmanship. Open to all genders. Competitive Mon/Wed, Feb 27-Apr 5, 2:30-3:40 p.m.

Boys basketball Tue/Thu, Jan 10-Feb 16, 2:30-3:40 p.m.

Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-SWIM-M/W-CH

Location

Edgewood

WS23-SWIM-M/W-EW

Highview

WS23-SWIM-M/W-HV

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-BOYSBBALL-CH

Edgewood

WS23-BOYSBBALL-EW

Highview

WS23-BOYSBBALL-HV

Girls basketball Mon/Wed, Jan 9-Feb 15, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-GIRLSBBALL-CH

Edgewood

WS23-GIRLSBBALL-EW

Highview

WS23-GIRLSBBALL-HV

FITNESS TRAINING Fee: $80, EB fee: $40 Basic fitness training is designed to help students increase their cardiovascular endurance, strength and agility. Participants will learn proper posture and technique while training to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of fitness and how they are applied. Open to all genders. Mon/Wed, Jan 9-Feb 15, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-FITNESS-CH

Edgewood

WS23-FITNESS-EW

Highview

WS23-FITNESS-HV

Non-competitive Tue/Thu, Feb 28-Apr 6, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-SWIM-T/TH-CH

Edgewood

WS23-SWIM-T/TH-EW

Highview

WS23-SWIM-T/TH-HV

FLOOR HOCKEY Fee: $72, EB fee: $36 An exciting mix of instruction, drills and games are designed to help participants develop the fundamental floor hockey skills of dribbling, passing,shooting, defending and goal-keeping. No experience is necessary and players of all genders are welcome. Mon/Wed, Feb 27-Apr 5, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-HOCKEY-CH

Edgewood

WS23-HOCKEY-EW

Highview

WS23-HOCKEY-HV

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES & ENRICHMENT INTRAMURAL MIDDLE SCHOOLS SPORTS Registration opens December 5, 2022, for grades 6-8. TABLE TENNIS

BADMINTON

Fee: $64, EB fee: $32 Participants will learn the correct technique for serving and will practice basic table tennis strokes including forehand drive, backhand drive, forehand push and backhand push. Fun competitions will challenge students to put their new skills to the test individually and in pairs. Open to all genders.

Fee: $64, EB fee: $32 Badminton is a sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Participants can play in singles or doubles. Tue/Thu, Feb 28-Apr 6, 2:30-3:40 p.m.

Tue/Thu, Feb 28-Apr 6, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-TABLETEN-CH

FLAG FOOTBALL Fee: $72, EB fee: $36 Are you ready for some football? The game of flag football is a fast-paced, non-contact game played between teams of seven players. Each player on the offense and defense wears a set of flags. “Tackles” are made by pulling the flag out of the belt. All physical contact is strictly monitored for the safety of the players. Open to all genders. Tue/Thu, Apr 25-May 25, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-FLAGFB-CH

Edgewood

WS23-FLAGFB-EW

Highview

WS23-FLAGFB-HV

Location

Registration code

Edgewood Highview

WS23-BADMINTON-EW WS23-BADMINTON-HV

TRACK Registration: $110, EB fee: $55 Track is a coed sport that involves running, jumping for height and distance and throwing for distance. You can participate in as many different events as you would like. Open to all genders. Mon-Thu Apr 24-May 25, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-TRACK-CH

Edgewood

WS23-TRACK-EW

Highview

WS23-TRACK-HV

PICKLEBALL Grades: 6-8 | Fee: $72, EB fee: $36 Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America right now! Learn the rules and basic skills of pickleball, no experience necessary! Non-competitive Mon/Wed, Apr 24-May 24, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-PBALL-NOCOMP-CH

Edgewood

WS23-PBALL-NOCOMP-EW

Highview

WS23-PBALL-NOCOMP-HV

Competitive Tue/Thu, Apr 25-May 25, 2:30-3:40 p.m. Location

Registration code

Chippewa

WS23-PICKLEBALL-CH

Edgewood

WS23-PICKLEBALL-EW

Highview

WS23-PICKLEBALL-HV

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NON-SCHOOL-DAY FIELD TRIPS

Experience high-quality supervision and engaging non-school-day field trips for students entering grades K-8. Field trips cost $65 per trip and require students to bring a bag lunch.

SCIENCE MUSEUM

BELL MUSEUM

Grades K-6 | Fee: $65 Explore the exhibits at the Minnesota Science Museum and watch a movie in the Omni Theater. Look up, down and all around—the 90-foot giant dome screen of the William L. McKnight-3M Omnitheater surrounds you with the most stunning scenery on the planet without leaving your seat!

Grades K-6 | Fee: $65 Students will explore the far reaches of the universe in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, see a glimpse of the diversity of life on Earth and throughout Minnesota, travel back in time to meet a woolly mammoth, and learn about University of Minnesota researchers imagining a better future.

Drop-off location: Valentine Hills Elementary

Drop-off location: Valentine Hills Elementary

Day

Date

Time

Registration code

Friday

Jan 26 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

WS23-SCIENCE

Day

Date

Time

Registration code

Friday

Apr 21

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

WS23-BELL

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

THE WORKS MUSEUM

Grades K-6 | Fee: $65 Join us for a day at the Minnesota Children’s Museum! Tackle challenges, fire up critical thinking skills, and spark creativity as you explore the museum’s interactive and engaging exhibits. Drop-off location: Valentine Hills Elementary

Grades K-6 | Fee: $65 Experience hands-on engineering activities and science fun. Explore interactive exhibits featuring simple machines, optics, sensors and more! It will also include a light and kaleidoscope workshop where participants experiment with reflecting and absorbing of light. Build and engineer a colorful kaleidoscope to take home! Drop-off location: Valentine Hills Elementary

Day

Date

Friday

Mar 9

Time 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration code WS23-CHILDRENS

Day Friday

Date Apr 7

Time

Registration code

8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

WS23-WORKS

TEENS, INC. DRIVING SCHOOL This 35-hour program for students 14 years old and above will be conducted by a certified instructor from Teens Driving School, Inc., and will fulfill the state driver’s education requirement. The classroom portion of the course is 30 hours and will consist of lecture and discussion. Students will be taught defensive driving techniques and the “how to” and “whys” of safe driving. After completion of the program, students will be able to set up and participate in behind-the-wheel sessions to meet the six-hour state requirement. Visit http://teensincdriving.com for class schedules, additional information or to register. Questions? Call 651-468-1278.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS (ECFE)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Mounds View Public Schools offers high-quality learning options for children birth to age five and their caregivers. Early Childhood Education offers the following programs: • Early Childhood Family Education • Preschool 3’s/Prekindergarten 4’s • Early Childhood Special Education • Early Childhood Screening

INFANT AND PARENT

FIRST FRIENDS 30-35 months | Separation & non-parent day added sem. II Tuition: $125 per month This class combines ECFE and preschool together. In the fall, you will attend one day per week with your child, similar to ECFE. In the second semester, your child will attend an additional day by him or herself. The child-only day allows children to socialize with their peers, similar to preschool. First Friends class schedule:

Nurture the parent-child relationship with play-and-learn activities. Discover sensory activities, songs and movements to enhance baby’s brain development. Discussions on parenting topics may address feeding, sleeping routines, baby’s joys, concerns and more. Class age ranges are based on the child’s age on Sept. 1, 2022. BABY AND ME

Sept. 19, 2022 - Jan. 13, 2023 (one-day per week) Jan. 30 - May 19, 2023 (two days per week)

MIXED AGES

Spend time exploring and playing together. FAMILY PLAYTIME

Birth - 9 months | Non-separating Fee: Sliding scale C

Birth - 5 years | Non-separating Fee: Sliding scale C

MOVERS 10 - 17 months | Non-separating Fee: Sliding scale C

TODDLER AND PARENT

Spend time with your child exploring and moving in class together. These classes provide opportunities for socialemotional connections and problem-solving skills for the child and parent. Learn guidance techniques and how to support your child’s struggle from dependence to independence.

To learn more about our programs and classes or to register, visit mvpschools.org/ earlychildhood.

EXPLORERS 18 - 23 months | Separating and non-separating option Fee: Sliding scale B BUSY BODIES 24 - 35 months | Separating Fee: Sliding scale A

EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING Early Childhood Screening is a FREE, quick and simple check of how a child is growing and developing. The recommended age for screening is three and a half years old. This screening is required for kindergarten entry in all Minnesota public schools. If you live in the Mounds View Public School District, please schedule an appointment by visiting mvpschools.org/ECscreening.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS (ECFE)

ECFE REGISTRATION, FEES AND PAYMENTS PAYMENTS

EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION (ECFE)

Payments are due in full at the time of registration. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover or ACH Electronic Transfer for online registrations.

SLIDING SCALE FEES Participant fees for most classes are on a sliding fee scale. No Minnesota family is excluded for inability to pay.

Canceled classes will not be refunded due to weather or staff professional development days. There are no refunds for family vacations or days missed due to family illness or extended leave of absence.

REFUNDS Class refunds will be issued at 100% if registration is canceled before August 1, 2022. 85% will be refunded if canceled before September 1, 2022. 50% will be refunded if canceled September 1 - January 15, 2023. Cancellations after January 15, 2023, will be pro-rated based on sessions attended. A $10 processing fee will be charged per refund.

Gross family income $100,000+ $80,000-99,999 $60,000-$79,999 $40,000-$59,999 $20,000-$39,999 $0-$19,999

Scale A 1.5 hour class $480 $400 $320 $240 $160 $80

Scale B 1.25 hour class $400 $340 $270 $200 $135 $70

Scale C 1 hour class $320 $270 $215 $160 $110 $55

ADDITIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE Do you have ideas and skills to help our program or like to help and volunteer? The Early Childhood Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is looking for members. We value your input! Parents participating in ECFE and Preschool/PreK programs meet with staff during the school year to talk about classes, experiences and explore fun ideas for family events. If interested in joining the committee, please email us at mvecpac@gmail. com.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION (ECSE) The mission of ECSE is to help children with disabilities achieve their potential by providing classes and services to children ages birth to five. We strive to have inclusive opportunities for all children we serve. Children must first be assessed to determine if they are eligible and need special education services. Contact the Minnesota Department of Education’s Help Me Grow Program to start the referral process at 1-866-693-GROW.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS (ECFE)

PRESCHOOL AND PRE-KINDERGARTEN

2023-24 CLASSES Mounds View resident registration opens February 1, 2023 at 9 a.m.

Preschool and pre-kindergarten programs provide a safe learning environment for students ages three to five years old. Your child will experience a variety of fun learning activities in science, art, dramatic play, music, language, literacy, large and small muscle development and more. Relationships and joyful learning are at the heart of all our work to help children develop critical-thinking skills, build confidence, grow socio-emotionally and to prepare for kindergarten entrance. For more information, please visit mvpschools.org/earlychildhood or call 651-621-7350 with questions.

2022-23 CLASSES Classes run Sept. 12, 2022 - June 2, 2023. We accept new students throughout the school year. PRESCHOOL Age 3 Our half-day, hands-on learning experience gives children the opportunity to begin practicing their social skills with peers, learn communication, literacy, math, fine and gross motor skills, art and dramatic play in a routine rich environment. Students must turn 3 years old by Sept. 1, 2022. PRE-KINDERGARTEN Age 4 Our half- and full-day options allow children to gain the skills they need to prepare for kindergarten through play. Children work on developing their school-readiness skills through interactions with peers, exploration, creativity and experimentation. Students must turn 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2022.

PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT Parents of children who will be three- and fouryears old by September 1, 2023 are invited to our information night to visit with program staff. No registration is needed, This is a parent-only event. Location: Snail Lake Education Center Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

PRESCHOOL Age 3 Our half-day, hands-on learning experience gives children the opportunity to begin practicing their social skills with peers, learn communication, literacy, math, fine and gross motor skills, art and dramatic play in a routine rich environment. Students must turn 3 years old by Sept. 1, 2023. PRE-KINDERGARTEN Age 4 Our half- and full-day options allow children to gain the skills they need to prepare for kindergarten through play. Children work on developing their school-readiness skills through interactions with peers, exploration, creativity and experimentation. Students must turn 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2023.

PRESCHOOL AND PRE- KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION, TUITION AND PAYMENTS Mounds View resident registration: February 1, 2023 at 9 a.m. Preschool classes are available first to Mounds View District residents. Non-District residents can enroll starting June 15, 2023. Priority registration is given to current 2022-23 preschool 3 students who were enrolled by December 5, 2022. Schedules, tuition and fees will be available in mid-January at mvpschools.org/ecpreschool. Transportation and extended-day options will be available at mvpschools.org/earlychildhood. Tuition assistance is available through the online registration process for families who qualify. Refunds: Registration fees for preschool and prekindergarten are non-refundable. Register online at mvpschools.org/ earlychildhood.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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ADULT EDUCATION REGISTRATION REGISTRATION INFORMATION Programs on pages 4 -5 Mounds View Adult Education offers programs for adults to improve their skills so they can move ahead in their jobs, prepare for further education or improve their daily lives. Learn English, earn your High School Diploma or GED and prepare for college or earn certifications for your next job.

Enrollment is open NOW for Adult Education courses and trainings. For information or to register, call 651-621-6250 or email adult.education@mvpschools.org.

YOUTH, ADULT AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND ENRICHMENT REGISTRATION Programs on pages 6 - 22 • Registration will open on December 5, 2022, at 9 a.m. • Participants should register for activities that serve the grade/age they will be in the fall of 2022. • Registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis until a class is full. • All course fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. • You will receive an email confirmation and a reminder email before your program begins. Online: mvpschools.org/RegisterCommunityEd In-person at: Mounds View Public Schools District Center Lower Level 4570 Victoria Street N, Shoreview, MN 55126 Paper registration forms are available online and at the District office.

REFUNDS, CHANGES, DEADLINES & CANCELLATIONS • Cancellations must be made at least seven days prior to the start of the activity to receive a refund. A $5 processing fee will be assessed to all cancellations. • There will be no cost adjustments for late registration or classes missed by a participant. • Community Education reserves the right to cancel a class. When cancellations occur, participants will be notified and a full refund will be issued. • All Community Education activities are subject to changes and cancellations. • Registration deadlines for most classes and activities are one week prior to the start date. • Classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. • Many classes fill quickly and instructors may need to order supplies. • Some classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. Please register early.

YOUTH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS RATES

Youth who are residing within the Mounds View Public Schools District boundaries and currently qualify for educational benefits are eligible for reduced fees for qualifying Youth Enrichment & Activities programs. Financial support is provided by the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf, the District Community Education Scholarship fund and other community donors. Qualifying enrichment and activities will have an Educational Benefits fee (EB fee) listed. If additional support is needed beyond the Educational Benefits rate, please call us at 651-621-6020.

ACCOMMODATION NEEDS Individuals with accommodation needs are welcome in any activity and may bring a PCA or support person at no extra charge. Please indicate needs when registering.

STAY CONNECTED Email addresses are required at the time of registration to update you with program changes and information. Like us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest Community Education news and events! Sign-up for Community Ed newsletters at mvpschools.org/subscribe.

MEDIA DISCLAIMER Periodically, photos and videos are taken of participants engaging in Community Education activities. Please note these photos may appear online, in brochures or other District publications. If you and or your family members do not wish to be photographed or videotaped, you must give written notice to Community Education before the start of your programming.

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Registration for Family Activities and Enrichment Programs will open at 9 a.m. on August 1, 2019

FOOD PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

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RALPH REEDER FOOD SHELF Do you need a little extra help? The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf provides food and resource assistance to individuals and families in need and helps connect them to other important programs and services. For more information, please call 651-621-6280 or visit ralphreederfoodshelf.org

Thanksgiving for All project Thanksgiving bags with all the fixings will be available during the month of November. To register your family or child for holiday help, please call the food shelf at 651-621-6280 or visit ralphreederfoodshelf.org.

Operation Joy Toy Shop Operation Joy Toy Shop registration ends Dec. 2.To register your family or child for holiday help, please call the food shelf at 651-621-6280 or visit ralphreederfoodshelf.org and click on Operation Joy Toy Shop for more information.

Want to help? Non-perishable food, cleaning supplies and hygiene products can be dropped off at the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to noon at our back entrance - 2544 Mounds View Blvd. Mounds View, MN 55112, or by appointment. Monetary donations can be made online at ralphreederfoodshelf.org.

MEALS ON WHEELS

Meals on Wheels has been an integral part of Mounds View Public Schools’ mission and commitment to serving adults in our community for nearly 50 years. It is more than just a meal; Meals on Wheels is a critical wellness visit by volunteers, a nutritious hot or frozen meal for homebound older and disabled adults, and a means of connecting older adults to other community services. Meals on Wheels is for older adults or certified disabled adults in need of help with meals, and is an ideal service to assist caregivers who may be hard-pressed finding time for meal preparation along with all their other responsibilities. Meals are affordably priced, and a sliding fee scale is available for those who qualify. You can also pay for Meals on Wheels with a credit or debit card or with your SNAP benefits. If you are interested in receiving or delivering meals please call 651-318-9091 or email jeanne.szurek@mvpschools.org. DONATE NOW! Mounds View Meals on Wheels needs YOU! We have partnered with the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf to distribute additional food and personal supplies to our clients as well. We rely on the financial support of our clients and community to sustain our program’s ability to serve others. Additionally, our staff and amazing volunteers are giving their time to help those in need. Donations can be made at mvpschools.org/ mealsonwheels.

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Mounds View PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Independent School District 621 4570 Victoria St. N Shoreview, MN 55126

Registration for youth, family and adult enrichment programs opens December 5, at 9 a.m. Register online at mvpschools.org/ RegisterCommunityEd

Register at mvpschools.org/RegisterCommunityEd.

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PAID

TWIN CITIES MN PERMIT NO 4112