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2017 Winter

Activities Guide

Academics • After-School Programs • The Arts • Clubs & Organizations • Community Resources Special Needs Programs • Sports • Support Groups & Counseling




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from Dr. Kamela Patton the parenting magazine devoted to collier county

P.O. Box 110656 Naples 34108

Welcome to the 2017 Winter CCPS Activities Guide!

With the new year right around the corner, we wanted to share the many opportunities available to students. This edition of the CCPS Activities Guide is filled with a wide variety of activities for your children and family to enjoy. Whether your child’s interests lie in sports, arts, or music, there are tons of options throughout the community. Inside this guide, you will find listings for after-school programs and classes offered in our area. We asked our local businesses and organizations to share their information in the hope that CCPS families can easily find the perfect activity for their children. The guide is distributed to nearly 50,000 students across the district. It is our goal to include as many businesses as possible. The final edition of the CCPS Activities Guide for the 2017-18 school year will be distributed in early April. We will have all sorts of great information on summer activities and camps your children are sure to enjoy. I wish you all well this holiday season and I hope you enjoy your time off with family and friends. See you in 2018! Thank you, Kamela Patton, Ph.D. Superintendent


Co-Publisher Stacy Nicolau 239-370-5333 Co-Publisher Leigh Ann Newman 239-272-0529

This CCPS Activities Guide is a partnership between CCPS and Neapolitan Family Publishing. The guide is designed to be inclusive of community programs free from any form of discrimination as defined by federal or state law. Advertisements and program information in this guide may not reflect the opinion of the publisher or CCPS, neither the publisher nor CCPS assume responsibility for statements made by advertisers or editorial contributors. Acceptance of advertising by Neapolitan Family for this guide does not constitute an endorsement of the products, services, or information. We do not knowingly advertise any product or service which is fraudulent or misleading in nature. Every reasonable effort has been made to clear advertisements so that they conform with the restrictions on advertising set forth in the District School Board Policy 9700.01.

Neapolitan Family is ©2017 by Neapolitan Family Publishing LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is strictly prohibited.






Gym teachers and coaches help them take care of their bodies by guiding them toward improved physical strength and wellness. Our dedicated, knowledgeable, and compassionate staff and innovative services help them take care of their minds by guiding them toward improved mental strength and wellness. We offer numerous programs to improve your child’s mental wellness and build strength in coping with the many challenges they face in today’s world. David Lawrence Center is a national leader in providing world-class mental health and substance use disorder solutions for children, adolescents and adults. Think of us as a gym for their mind.




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ACADEMICS AHARWELL TUTORING 239-248-3001 • Certified teacher. Grades K-6. Flexible hours and days.

BRAIN BALANCE OF NAPLES 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., #140, Naples 239-260-3671 • We offer an individualized program for each child, based on the results of an assessment. Program sessions consist of one 30-minute session each for sensory motor and cognitive skill training three times per week. COLLIER CHARTER ACADEMY 12101 Immokalee Rd., Naples 239-330-3810 • Collier Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school, serving students in grades K-7 for the 2018-2019 academic year. We will be adding 8th grade for the 20192020 school year. Teachers, students, and parents work together to set goals and develop a Personalized Learning Plan. Our team monitors individual progress and delivers customized instruction designed to help each student achieve their highest potential. CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples 239-262-0304 • Geared for children in second through fifth grades, the Conservancy’s 2017 Winter Camp will be held Dec. 27 & 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Winter Camp offers a combination of outdoor adventures, live animal encounters, and engaging nature-based activities, as campers take on the role of wildlife biologists in the field and trek on trails through estuaries and nearby rivers to observe wildlife with Conservancy naturalists. EXPRESS LANGUAGES 4947 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 203, Naples 239-262-6462 • We provide our students with cultural knowledge and language skills to enhance the learning experience. We offer tutoring services in any subject and in any language, including SAT preparation.

FARA SINGER TUTORING 239-692-2332 • Certified reading teacher, grades K-12. Flexible days and times. FRENCH TUTORING French native offering elementary through advanced French lessons. THE GOLDEN GATE PELICAN 5800 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples 239-307-7336 • Native English speakers assist non-native speakers with the pronunciation, understanding, and composition of verbal communication through practice of the English language. GOLISANO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NAPLES 15080 Livingston Rd., Naples 239-514-0084 • The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) is southwest Florida’s first museum devoted exclusively to children’s learning through play and discovery. C’mon provides a wide variety of daily, weekly, and monthly programs and workshops with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. GRADES UP! 1575 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 4, Naples 239-273-5851 • Our certified teachers tutor middle school and high school students in a variety of subjects. No sign up fees, no long-term contracts. GUADALUPE CENTER 509 Hope Cr., Immokalee 239-657-7711 • Academics. After-school tutoring. Summer camps. Guadalupe Center’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty by creating endless possibilities through education for the children of Immokalee. The center offers free afterschool tutoring at Pinecrest, Highlands, Village Oaks,

and Lake Trafford Elementary Schools for students in K-2. The center operates year-round. GULF COAST CHARTER ACADEMY SOUTH 215 Airport Pulling Rd. N., Naples 239-784-1539 • • We are a tuition-free, uniformed K-8 public charter school in Naples with amazing teachers and a compassionate administration, nestled inside a family atmosphere with a zero tolerance for bullying. We are a STEM school that also offers free tutoring, before- and after-care, PE, music, art, Spanish, technology, clubs, recess, and sports teams. We believe that every child can learn and we are powered by FORZA Education management with the motto, “Giving parents a choice and children a chance.” KIDSTEK LEARNING LLC 10904 Winterview Dr., Naples 239-961-0935 • Started and owned by an engineer with 25 years experience, Kidstek Learning provides a variety of fun and educational LEGO-based class programs for children. Using a hands-on approach with LEGO material, all programs have been designed and developed to teach fundamental science and engineering principles while stimulating children’s critical thinking and creative skills. LEADING EDGE WRITING SERVICES 239-692-3530 Expert tutoring firm offers personalized SAT and ACT test prep instruction tailored to match the student’s needs. Every concept and strategy is covered. LOGICAL LEARNERS EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 800-652-3901 • Logical Learners is a progressive educational company offering flexible, individual, and affordable tutoring for students in K-8. All subjects and test prep services are available. MATHNASIUM OF NAPLES 6420 Naples Blvd., #301, Naples 239-687-4646 • Mathnasium helps students master number facts, build computational skills, and improve number sense. We


Certified Reading Specialist • All Ages • Naples Location by arrangement Methods: Orton-Gillingham & • Reading Recovery

25 Years experience Children with Dyslexia, ADD and other challenges Approved service provider for the Gardiner Scholarship

SAT and ACT Preparation Tutorial for Reading, Writing and Essay Sections

Reading Rescue of Naples, Florida

239-233-9400 • CCPS ACTIVITIES GUIDE • WINTER 2017


offer qualified instructors, individualized instruction, and customized learning plans. MATHWORKS TUTORING LLC 5644 Tavilla Cr., Suite 201, Naples 239-591-2468 Mathworks Tutoring offers individualized real learning opportunities for students of all ages. While we primarily teach math from basic skills through calculus, we also help students in SAT/ACT/ASVAB preparation, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, statistics, reading, and other subjects. READING RESCUE OF NAPLES 2430 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Suite 360, Naples 239-233-9400 Certified reading specialist helping children in grades K-3+ with dyslexia, ADD, autism, and second language and other learning challenges. Trained and certified in Orton-Gillingham and Reading Recovery, plus 25 years experience. THE SKILLS CENTER AT SEACREST COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL 7100 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-793-1986 • The Skills Center at Seacrest Country Day School provides comprehensive and cohesive services to students in K-8 who have specific learning differences or who need short-term academic support. Learning specialists help students understand how they learn best and why they learn the way they do, and work with teachers to help them implement tools in the classroom to provide a connected approach. Collaborative Education Plans help maintain consistent reporting, tracking, and communication between the student, teachers, and parent that create a seamless and successful approach to student success. SPANISH/ENGLISH TUTOR 239-592-7420 • ACT and SAT Verbal preparation. Test-taking strategies and reading and writing skills. Spanish tutoring for middle school and high school students.

SPARK HYBRID EDUCATION CENTER 1055 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-989-4155 • SPARK (Students Pursuing Advanced Reasoning & Knowledge) is a hybrid education center providing classes in math, science, language arts, and social studies for homeschool students. Classes are three days a week; students may sign up for one or all four classes. WHIZ KIDS PLAY ZONE AND TUTORING CENTER 1050 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-263-7017 • After-school tutoring for grades K-6 by certified teachers. Mention this listing and receive $20 off your first set of four tutoring sessions.

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS ACADEMY OF MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER 7765 Preserve Lane, Suite 1, Naples 239-597-5900 • Our after-school programs run every day and include homework help, martial arts, and a disciplined environment. Over 17 years of experience teaching and educating children in after-school programs. Limited space. Mention this listing for 10% off. AMERICAN SPORTS KARATE 2464 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Suite 530, Naples 239-260-7451 • American Sports Karate’s after-school program includes pick up from local elementary schools. The dedicated teachers assist with homework and provide enrichment activities and creative playtime. After-schoolers also participate in the karate program, which promotes discipline, self-confidence, respect, and focus. THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF COLLIER COUNTY 7500 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-260-7451 • We serve over 3,000 children and teens, ages 6 to 18, in the after-school program. Offering a safe place for young people to learn, grow, and develop. Providing after-school homework, tutoring, arts, music, dance,

Give your child an academic performance edge.

1575 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 4, Naples

(239) 273-5851 Monday-Thursday 3-8 p.m. Saturdays by appointment 6

sports, fitness recreation, science, and vo-tech. Scholarships are available. CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP, GOOD NEWS CLUB Marco Island • 239-404-8528 • Free program starts after school and lasts until 4:15 p.m., one day a week. Elementary-aged children will love the dynamic Bible lessons, inspiring missionary stories, songs, and fun – all while learning respect for authority, moral values, character, and Biblical principles. Good News Club is currently offered in 18 Collier County schools. Email us to see if Good News is at your school. You can also look for permission slips in your virtual backpacks. See you at the Club. COLLIER COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples • 239-252-4045 • Collier County Parks & Recreation offers a variety of after-school and camp programs, including: AfterSchool Adventures, Early Release Days, Middle School RAP, No School Fun camp, holiday camps, and summer camps. Our class schedule is updated three times a year (Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer). FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD 625 111th Avenue N., Naples 239-451-3142 • The Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead after-school program, located at St. John the Evangelist Church, runs from 3-6:30 p.m. and is comprised of S.T.E.A.M. enrichment classes taught by certified teachers, mixed with snack, arts and science guided exploration and challenges, homework assistance, optional private music lessons (add-on), and play. Classes offered include 3D printing, robotics, makerspace, minecraft, piano, guitar, ukulele, and art. Grades K-6. Price: $18-$25/day. Free transportation to SJE provided from OES, SGE, VME, PME, and NPE. All other schools welcome, but parents provide transportation. Tuition assistance available. GARGIULO EDUCATION CENTER, INC. 1414 Rail Head Blvd., Naples • 239-596-1975 • A free after-school tutorial and education enrichment program serving the children of migrant families living in the North Naples area. We serve 60 students, K-12.

• AP, Math, Science, Language Arts, Spanish, French, SAT Prep • All tutors currently teach in CCPS schools • Group sessions available • No contracts or sign-up fees CCPS ACTIVITIES GUIDE • WINTER 2017

GPS: MENTORS FOR CHANGE & MIRACLE INTERNSHIP Immokalee High School, Immokalee 239-658-3300 x6727 • Immokalee High School mentors create meaningful relationships with Immokalee Middle School students. The program is free for the mentees, and mentors receive a quarterly stipend. For the Miracle Internship, Immokalee High School student interns are placed at each of the six Immokalee area elementary schools to work in the Miracle after-school program. This program is free to students, and interns receive a quarterly stipend. GREATER NAPLES YMCA 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples • 239-963-3775 The way your children spend time after school can make a big difference in their personal development and your family-life balance. We offer an after-school program focused on academic enrichment and homework assistance; structured activities that provide kids with physical activity outside; hands-on, engaging activities to do inside; S.T.E.A.M.; and healthy snacks. MIRACLE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM 750 South 5th St., Immokalee 239-658-3300 x6733 • Miracle offers students in grades 3-12 a free after-school program at several Immokalee elementary, middle, and high schools, which helps students meet academic standards, work on homework, and develop leadership skills. NUTTY SCIENTISTS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 239-877-0116 • A S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) focused company offering interactive after-school programs and camps. Fees vary by program. PRECIOUS CARGO ACADEMY 5200 Crayton Rd., Naples 239-261-7442 • Certified educators, homework time daily, tutoring available. Arts & crafts, games, and snacks included. Available for children in grades K-5.


THE SALVATION ARMY NAPLES 3180 Estey Ave., Naples • 239-775-9447 The Salvation Army Child Care Center offers an affordable after-school program for Shadowlawn and Avalon Elementary Schools. The weekly fee is $25. Children enjoy a variety of fun and educational activities in a safe and nurturing environment. The Salvation Army also operates an affordable child care center for children ages 1-5. SPORTS CLUB 3275 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-980-3442 • Sports Club provides on-site after-school programs at the following elementary schools: EE, OE, PME, SPE, VE. Free after-school transportation from BGE, LOE, MCA, NPE, SGE, and VME.

THE ARTS ARPEGGIO FINE ARTS STUDIO 171 5th St., Naples & House Calls 305-807-8576 • We provide professional music teachers for piano, violin, and guitar private lessons. Our mission is to make classes fun, affordable, and accessible to each person with a passion for the arts. We offer opportunities for anyone to learn, create, and perform with confidence. ART AND SEWING WITH MS. ALICIA Fleischmann Park, Naples 239-213-3020 • Art classes for ages 4 to 12 on Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Learn and explore art in a fun environment, applying different methods and media. Sewing classes for ages 6 to 14 on Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Have a blast learning to sew super cool stuffed animals, bags, and more by hand. Mommy/Daddy/Granny & Me painting classes on the first Friday of the month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 4 and up. All materials included in price. ARTIS–NAPLES: YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples • 239-254-2643

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra studies the repertoire and arrangements of jazz greats. Members participate in small combo and big band settings studying jazz improvisation, arranging, and original jazz composition techniques. Auditions are in the fall. ARTIS–NAPLES: YOUTH ORCHESTRA 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples 239-254-2643 • The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra provides opportunities for advanced student musicians to perform a wide range of symphonic works under the baton of Radu Paponiu, assistant conductor of the Naples Philharmonic. We perform with the Naples Phil at the Summer Spectacular concert. Auditions are held in the fall. ARTIS–NAPLES: YOUTH SYMPHONIA 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples 239-254-2643 • The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia is a stringtraining ensemble for motivated elementary through high school student musicians. Members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia have the opportunity to perform in chamber and full-string ensemble settings representing a wide range of genres, including classical, popular, and film music. Auditions are held in fall and spring. ARTIS–NAPLES: YOUTH CHORUS 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples 239-254-2643 • The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus provides singers in elementary through high school with performance opportunities on Hayes Hall stage, alongside the Naples Philharmonic, and at community events. AVE MARIA DANCE ACADEMY 5068 Annunciation Cr., Suite 103, Ave Maria 239-261-2606 • We offer classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, tumbling, and pre-dance starting at age 3. We provide an affordable dance school where classical training, academic excellence, performance opportunities, and total commitment to our students are all priorities.


BACKSTAGE DANCE ACADEMY 5385 Jaeger Rd., Unit 102, Naples 239-566-3535 Backstage Dance Academy offers dance classes for children up to 18 years old. Classes in creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical are available from teachers passionate about dance and its positive impact on children. The focus is on teaching proper dance technique and artistic movement in a loving and nurturing environment. CELTIC SPIRIT SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 239-272-8791 Competitive and performance-based Irish step dance classes in Naples and Marco Island. The school is TCRG certified registered with An Comhdhail na Muthteori le Rinci Gaelacha Teoranta. CENTERS FOR THE ARTS OF BONITA SPRINGS 10150 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs 239-495-8989 • The Centers for the Arts offers after-school and Saturday classes during the school year as well as spring break, holiday, and summer camps in visual and performing arts for ages 4-18. Age-specific small classes of 15 students or less. Generous discounts and scholarships are available. CHILDREN FOR THE ARTS THEATRE PROGRAM 1515 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-571-3305 • After-school theatre program for children ages 6-15 is held at Pine Ridge Middle School on Fridays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Program culminates in performances held at the school. Participation fee is required. CITY OF NAPLES 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples 239-213-3020 • The City of Naples offers a variety of activities that range from pre-K to adults all year long. Programs include arts,

water sports, language, and more. Specialty summer camps offered for pre-K to teens.

Offering traditional and modern Irish dancing for students of all ages. With over 20 years of experience, Michael O’Hare has trained hundreds of dancers with many going on to championships as well as touring with Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Students have the opportunity to perform year round and have the option of competing.

COLLIER COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples 239-252-4045 • We offer a variety of programs involving the arts. Classes are currently offered at our community centers at affordable prices. Our class schedule is updated three times a year (Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer), so check back at the beginning of each session for updates. Download our app or register for free on our website.

FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD 625 111th Avenue N., Naples 239-451-3142 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, a program which offers enrichment in the arts and sciences, is located at St. John the Evangelist. Private music lessons are available, either as a part of the after-school program or separately. Instruments: piano, voice, flute, guitar. Base rate for lessons is $30/half hour. Discounts offered to students enrolled in the after-school program on the day of their lesson.

DANCE ARTS BY MARIA 5610 Yahl St., #10, Naples 239-513-6999 • Dance Arts by Maria offers a variety of styles of dance including contemporary, jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, lyrical, and modern to students ages 2-18. Also offering performance and competitive teams and various performance opportunities.

GREATER NAPLES YMCA 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples 239-898-7040 • Make your own kind of music at the YMCA’s lessons and classes. We offer group and private opportunities for children starting at age 5 and adults of all ages. You can even take a bow at your own recitals and performances. Whether you’re re-capturing the music of your youth or you’ve never played a note, our music instructor can get you back in the groove.

ETUDES DE BALLET 3285 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples • 239-583-8280 • Études de Ballet is a Royal Academy of Dance studio that offers ballet as well as a variety of other styles of dance for children of all ages. FIRST ACADEMY OF MUSIC 9751 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Beach 239-308-1712 • First Academy of Music provides vocal and instrumental lessons. Members of the faculty include professional educators, church musicians, symphony players, and active performers. Private lessons on individual instruments as well as group musical experiences for children. Financial aid is available for deserving students 18 and younger.

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE 1010 5th Avenue S., Suite 205, Naples 239-261-7529 The ThinkTheatre program is a theater-based in-school residency program for grades pre-K-12, brought into classrooms to integrate the arts into classroom curriculum. We also offer professional development sessions for faculty and staff in arts integration. ThinkTheatre On Stage brings student audiences to experience professional theater with a field trip program that provides students and teachers with discounted tickets.

FLANAGAN-O’HARE SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 1719 Trade Center Way, #6, Naples 239-961-0610 •














1660 Trade Center Way, Naples 239-272-6152 • Provides a safe, fun, and creative environment with educational programs for children, parents, and individuals in the arts, including drama, yoga, and Spanish. KELLYN ARTS IRISH DANCE ACADEMY 239-410-4528 • The highly acclaimed, award-winning Kellyn Celtic Arts Irish Dance Academy has been providing excellence in instruction and dynamic performance in Irish dance for over 13 years in Naples. For children and teens ages 4+. KIDZACT YOUTH THEATRE OF THE NAPLES PLAYERS 701 5th Ave. S., Naples • 239-434-7340 x127 • KidzAct is the premier youth performing arts program of The Naples Players Sugden Theatre, offering classes, workshops, and productions for students ages 4-18. Low student-to-professional instructor ratios provide opportunities to experience and develop theater skills in a supportive, encouraging environment. Classes are designed for beginner to advanced, including classes for students with special needs, and “ACT” – Advanced Conservatory Classes for middle and high school students. KINDERMUSIK WITH MARNE 239-514-2745 • Family music classes for children up to 7 years old. KINDERMUSIK WITH SUSIE 239-269-2570 • A music and movement program with classes held at Covenant Church of Naples for children up to age 7. MARCO HISTORY AND MYSTERY TOURS Marco Island • 239-537-8353 Regular or private tours October to March. Our tour guides make special guest appearances for school groups or clubs. Learn the history of Southwest Florida, and meet some “spirits”. Tours are geared for specific ages.

MILLER’S SHEET MUSIC & STUDIOS 10347 Bonita Beach Rd., #113 Bonita Springs • 239-405-8122 We offer music lessons on all instruments for ages 4 and older. $32 per half-hour. THE MOZART ACADEMY 239-598-5050 • Private music lessons in your home for most ages, abilities, and instruments. MUSIK WITH MARNE 239-514-2745 • Piano lessons and vocal coaching available for 3-18 years old. Family music and movement classes for newborn to 7 years old. Total development while having fun. Semesters and monthly based enrollment. NAPLES ACADEMY OF BALLET 1005 5th Ave. N., Naples • 239-732-1000 Naples Academy of Ballet offers dance classes to students of all ages and levels of experience. We offer classes in ballet, pointe, variations, modern, hip hop, jazz, and more. NAPLES ART ASSOCIATION 585 Park St., Naples • 239-262-6517 • The Naples Art Association believes that a strong arts education is part of the foundation for a successful future. In addition to regularly scheduled classes, don’t miss the NAA’s Holiday Youth Program for children 5-14 years old during Thanksgiving and holiday school breaks. Classes are offered each day from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-4 p.m. In addition, the NAA offers Homeschool Arts Education. NAPLES BALLET, INC. 1005 5th Ave. N., Naples • 239-732-1000 • Naples Ballet is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the Naples Academy of Ballet. We set new standards for artistic excellence and promote cultural

enrichment by creating awareness of the art of dance. We provide dancers with performance opportunities that meet expert standards of artistic development and instill professional values through dance education. NAPLES CONCERT BAND 239-263-9521 • Now in its 46th season, Naples Concert Band offers Sunday concerts at Cambier Park for families. The first concert of the new year will take place on Jan. 14 and feature professional singer Cindy Miller and renowned trombonist Harry Watters. All performances are free. NAPLES DANCE CONSERVATORY 1100 Commercial Blvd., Suite 111, Naples 305-321-7797 • The Naples Dance Conservatory is a dance training facility dedicated to the development of young dancers. NAPLES GUITAR 8068 Josefa Way, Naples • 810-513-6924 • Naples Guitar offers guitar lessons for ages 3 through adult. Suzuki guitar and traditional guitar lessons are offered for 30, 45, or 60 minutes and discounts are offered for multiple siblings. Experienced and qualified music teacher Frank J. Chaprnka teaches all styles of guitar playing. NAPLES MUSIC CLUB 239-384-9205 • • Naples Music Club supports music education and performance, provides scholarships, and engages in collaborative free outreach programs, including: MusicScores!, Middle School Master Classes, the Piano Keyboard Program, and the Haegg Award. The Annual Scholarship Competition is held each April and is open to students in grades 6-12 who reside in Collier County, Bonita Springs, or Estero. NAPLES PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, INC. 6646 Willow Park Dr., Naples • 239-597-6722 Naples Performing Arts Center offers education in


Available for children in grades K-5, our program provides a range of activities, including: • Academic enrichment and homework assistance • Structured activities that provide kids with physical activity outside • Hands-on, engaging activities to do inside • STEAM • Healthy snacks

Financial Assistance available! Inquire within. 239.597.3148





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Free Afterschool Program Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled hour once a week.

Your Child will Learn:

Respect for Authority Moral Values Character Qualities Biblical Principals

Sponsored by:

Child Evangelism Fellowship

One Hour, One Day a Week, Right After School Only on full days of school

Is Good News Club at Your School? Email to find out!

Who Teaches the Club?

Who can attend?

Boys and girls grades K - 5, regardless

Specially trained Christians concerned for the of religious background. Parents spiritual well-being of your child teach the club. All club are welcome to attend with child. workers are screened as required by CEF’s child For more information, contact protection policy to ensure your child’s safety. Lori McGraw 239-404-8528

Dynamic Bible Lessons Creative Activities Exciting missionary Stories



Memory Verses

The united states constitution requires schools to respect the right of all external organizations to distribute flyers to students at school if the school permits any such organization to distribute flyers. Accordingly, the school cannot discriminate among groups wishing to distribute flyers at school and does not endorse the content of any flyer distributed at school. The school encourages parents to assist their children in making choices appropriate for them.


Registration Form (Required for your child to attend)

__________________________________________ (child’s name) is allowed to attend the Good News

Club every _______________________________ (day of week) after school until _______. There will be no clubs on half days and school holidays. Club will run until the end of April. I understand it is my responsibility to pick up my child at end of club and failure to do so will jeopardize my child’s continued participation.

Parent/Guardian Signature ________________________________________________ Date: ________________ Check here to show how your child will get home on club day.  My child will be picked up in car line #____________at ___________(time)  My child goes to the school’s extended day/after-school program.  My child will walk home.

Child’s Information

Parent /Guardian: Your child must be picked up immediately after the club ends. Our policies do not allow Good News Club teachers to remain at school after club. If your child is not picked up immediately after club three times throughout the school year, he/she will not be allowed to continue attending the club. Thank you

School:___________________________________________Homeroom Teacher_________________________________________Grade_________ Name____________________________________________________Circle one: M / F Birthday____________________________ Age___________ Address______________________________________________________________________________________________Apt. #_______________ City____________________________________ State__________Zip_____________________ Home Phone________________________________ Parent/Guardian_____________________________________________________Email__________________________________________________ Home Phone__________________________Dad’s work/cell phone_________________________Mom’s work/cell phone_______________________ Emergency contact person (If parent or guardian cannot be reached) ______________________________________phone______________________ Child’s allergies (Peanuts, chocolate, etc.)_______________________________________________________________________________________ Church_____________________________________________________________Pastor________________________________________________ These people (include phone numbers) are allowed to pick up my child if I’m not able: 1)__________________________________________________________2____________________________________________________________



Come to the Fair! FOUR GREAT EVENTS in 2018 FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY AT Collier County Fairgrounds 731 39th Avenue N.E. Naples, FL 34120

Big Swamp Smoke Off Jan. 5-6, 2018 Come out to our BBQ Competition with the country’s top cook teams. Vote for the People’s Choice! Enjoy craft beer sampling, face painting, bounce houses, and games for the kids! Admission is FREE!

Country Jam Jan. 27, 2018

Naples’ largest festival! Entertainment flows all throughout the day, so be ready with your lawn chairs and empty stomachs. National recording artists, regional entertainment, family activities and just good ole’ southern fun.

Country Jam

Vintage Market Days Collier County Fair Feb. 9-11, 2018 March 15-25, 2018 A vintageinspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, delicious food, and more. CCPS ACTIVITIES GUIDE • WINTER 2017

The region’s premiere fair experience featuring top quality entertainment acts, rides, food and animal exhibitions! Fun for the entire family!

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music, dance, and drama to children in Southwest Florida. We offer classes, private lessons, and workshops in all three performing arts areas at great rates. NPAC also houses a musical theater program for students ages 5-18. PIANO LESSONS WITH JOANN 239-293-6819 Jo Ann Kravitz offers piano lessons in the convenience of your own home for all ages. Jo Ann has a degree in music and is able to offer flexible hours with reasonable rates. PURE ENERGY DANCE CENTER 11965 Collier Blvd., #9, Naples 239-682-3241 We believe in challenging, developing, and inspiring our students with positive reinforcement. Offering classes for 18 months through adults, all styles of dance and fitness. Morning, afternoon, and evening classes. Known for innovative teaching methods and providing BrainDance method for three decades. Workshops, intensives, and specialty classes are offered at our studio. You or your child will learn real-world performance skills year round. Languages: English and Spanish. THE SALVATION ARMY NAPLES SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC SCHOOL 3170 Estey Ave., Naples • 239-210-3084 Instrumental and choral classes are offered Monday through Friday for children aged 7-16. Each class lasts one hour and is small in size, averaging 5 to 7 students per class. Many students currently enrolled receive full or partial scholarships as they are from low socio-economic backgrounds. We have also recently introduced performing arts to our programming. SISBARRO ACTING SCHOOL Rose Auditorium 180 S. Heathwood Dr., Marco Island 239-537-8353 • Fall, spring, and summer acting classes for ages 5 to adult. Perfect for home-schooled children. Beginner and advanced classes.

TIR NA NOG ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE 239-455-7225 • The Academy was founded to continue the grace and beauty of Irish dance. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free trial session is offered. THE VOCAL RING STUDIO 2100 Evergreen Lake Ct., Naples 941-219-5885 • Custom voice lessons for students of all ages and abilities. Lessons are taught weekly in 30, 45, or 60 minute sessions which can be paid for either weekly or monthly. Offering a complimentary 30-minute lesson. VOICE LESSONS WITH KELLY 419-957-5993 Kelly Clinger offers voice lessons for students of all ages, abilities and styles. Kelly obtained her degree in Vocal Music Performance from the University of Central Florida, and she performs throughout SWFL. Offering 30 or 60 minute professional sessions, flexible hours, instruction in multiple genres, and reasonable rates.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT UF-IAS Extension, Collier County 14700 Immokalee Rd., Naples 239-252-4800 • 4-H is an informal, practical education program for youth ages 5-18. Learn by doing to develop knowledge, attitudes, and skills to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens. This mission is accomplished by using the knowledge and resources of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science Extension in Collier County. New members are welcome. BOY SCOUTS 1801 Boy Scout Dr., Fort Myers 239-207-5366 • Boys in grades 6-12 enjoy the high adventure offered by the Scouting outdoor program. Hiking, camping, swimming, and shooting sports are just some of the activities

offered. Parents appreciate the leadership training, morals, and values instilled by the Scout oath and law. THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF COLLIER COUNTY 7500 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-260-7451 • • The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County offers children and teens, ages 6 to 18, a variety of classes including choir, crafts, dance, photography, drama, and ballet. Scholarships are available. CAREER EXPLORING - COEDUCATIONAL 1801 Boy Scout Dr., Fort Myers 239-207-5366 • Young men and women in grades 9-12 enjoy the career opportunities Exploring provides. The program offers exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Local opportunities include fire service, emergency medical service, and law enforcement career education. CHARITY FOR CHANGE GIVER PROGRAM 10681 Airport Rd., Suite 23, Naples 239-592-6787 Children build empathy, character, and compassion by participating in the Charity for Change Giver program’s academic and character education activities. Lively, animated mascots engage students in an evidencebased curriculum connecting students with charities in the community. In-school, after-school, and summer programs are available for pre-K-5th grade. CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP, GOOD NEWS CLUB Marco Island • 239-404-8528 Free program starts after school and lasts until 4:15 p.m., one day a week. Elementary-aged children will love the dynamic Bible lessons, inspiring missionary stories, songs, and fun – all while learning respect for authority, moral values, character, and Biblical principles. Good News Club is currently offered in 18 Collier County schools. Email us to see if Good News is at your school. You can also look for permission slips in your virtual backpacks. See you at the Club.




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CUB SCOUTS 1801 Boy Scout Dr., Fort Myers 239-207-5366 • For boys in grades 1-5. Cub Scouting is fun! Do you like to learn by doing? You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot bows and arrows. Have you ever cooked a meal on a campfire? Sent a secret code to a buddy? Built a birdhouse? Hiked? Earn rewards for doing these things and more in Cub Scouts.

K IS FOR KIDS FOUNDATION 239-596-5437 • A unique student-driven volunteer-based nonprofit building readers and leaders. The foundation utilizes a mentorship program to promote youth leadership and develop students’ skills. The goal of the foundation is to place new books into the hands of children who need them most and to give high school students more opportunities to use their leadership skills outside of the classroom.

WELLFIT GIRLS PROGRAM SWFL, INC. 239-529-0366 • Our mission is to inspire, challenge, and empower teen girls to climb high in all areas of life through transformational leadership programs. Teen girls ages 14-19 can apply for the five-month leadership, fitness, and empowerment program. Begins in January and culminates in June with a 10-day expedition to Peru and trek to Machu Picchu. Full and partial scholarships available.

DELTA MIDWEEK CHILDREN’S PROGRAM COVENANT CHURCH OF NAPLES 6926 Trail Blvd., Naples 239-597-3464 There is an optional family dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by Delta at 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Delta includes an exciting music and drama-centered large group opening, followed by an age-appropriate small group discipleship, mentoring time that also incorporates weekly activities in arts, hobbies, outdoors, games, or personal and social skills. The program is for children ages 3 years to 5th grade.

NEW LIFE CHURCH OF BONITA SPRINGS 3971 Via Del Ray, Bonita Springs 239-992-2952 • New Life Church offers a variety of programs for children and families. Children’s Sunday B.L.A.S.T. is held on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., and is filled with games, crafts, activities, science experiments, and fun, as kids experience God’s word. Awana is a fun-filled, Biblebased ministry for kids 3 years old through 7th grade. Children will enjoy games, activities, special theme nights, and fun each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. New Life Kids is held on Wednesdays and Sundays. Enjoy games, crafts, music, science experiments, hands-on Bible stories, friends, and fun.


GIRL SCOUTS OF GULFCOAST FLORIDA 601 Park St., Naples 800-232-4475 x404 • Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida provides the premier leadership development program for girls in grades K-12, inspiring them to achieve personal and academic success now while preparing for their future careers or life journeys. Girl Scouts offers flexible participation opportunities, including troops, special events, series, and one-day programs. Fees vary, and program scholarships are available based on financial need.

PROVIDENCE PONY PALS CLUB 13731 E. Terry St., Bonita Springs 239-948-7669 Providence Pony Pals Club is a weekly program including riding lessons and curriculum, horse care, crafts, and games that makes developing horsemanship fun. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Grades K-8. Fee: $65 for one session, $300 for five sessions.

INTERSCHOLASTIC EQUESTRIAN ASSOCIATION TEAM 13731 E. Terry St., Bonita Springs 239-948-7669 The mission of IEA is to introduce students in private and public middle and secondary schools to equestrian sports. The unique aspect of these competitions is that none of the riders need to supply their own horse.

VENTURING - COEDUCATIONAL 1801 Boy Scout Dr., Fort Myers 239-207-5366 • Young men and women in grades 9-12 enjoy the high adventure offered by the Boy Scouts of America outdoor program. Hiking, camping, swimming, and shooting sports are just some of the activities offered. Parents appreciate the leadership training, morals, and values instilled by the Scout oath and law.

BABY BASICS OF COLLIER COUNTY 8570 Danbury Blvd., Suite 202, Naples 617-510-4468 • Baby Basics has provided more than six million diapers to hardworking, low-income families in Collier County and Bonita Springs. Don’t miss our 9th Annual Walking/5K Challenge Jan. 20 at 8:30 a.m. at North Collier Park. BONITA SPRINGS LIONS EYE CLINIC 10322 Pennsylvania Ave., Bonita Springs 239-498-3937 • Providing free comprehensive eye examinations for qualified people. Children on Medicaid can be seen at the clinic. THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF COLLIER COUNTY 7500 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-260-7451 • • The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s food truck program provides freshly prepared food using the finest locally sourced ingredients while helping build hope and a future for our community’s youth. The job-readiness program provides teens the opportunity to work on the food truck as they build skills in the culinary arts, restaurant management, and entrepreneurship. DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES 7610 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-252-6961 • Collier County Domestic Animal Services offers several free classes of interest to families including Responsible Pet Ownership, open to adults 18 and older; Bite Prevention; and Animal Empathy.

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DRUG FREE COLLIER 3003 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 239-302-6717 • Drug Free Collier is a one-stop shop for information, resources, and education about youth substance abuse. We will come to your organization/group to make presentations about protecting kids from risky behaviors and keeping them drug free. HARRY CHAPIN FOOD BANK OF SWFL 3760 Fowler St., Fort Myers 239-334-7007 The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida invites student and faculty groups to tour the main 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Fort Myers to see how the organization meets its mission fighting hunger in Southwest Florida. Students food or fund drives are welcomed and encouraged. HEALTHCARE NETWORK OF SWFL CHILDREN’S CARE 1454 Madison Ave. N., Immokalee 239-658-3000 • The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing quality primary healthcare care to all regardless of their ability to pay. With six Children’s Care offices from Naples to Immokalee, we are accessible to all Collier County residents. We offer comprehensive care for your child through all stages of development with board certified pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners. Services are not limited to but include: well-child checkups, sick care, chronic medical conditions, complex medical needs, behavioral health services (in conjunction with on-site psychologists), immunizations, hearing and vision screenings, obesity counseling, translation services, and circumcisions. HEALTHCARE NETWORK OF SWFL DENTAL CARE 1454 Madison Ave. N., Immokalee 239-658-3000 • The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing quality primary healthcare to all regardless of their ability to pay. With six Dental offices from Naples to Immokalee we are accessible to all Collier County residents. Healthcare Network’s dental team provides preventative services (sealants), examinations, gum evaluation and treatment, cleaning and fluoride treatments, x-ray services, and education in preventive care. Dental services are available for adults and children.

the entire family. Physicians work with a care team to offer the highest level of coordinated care. HEALTHCARE NETWORK OF SWFL WOMEN’S CARE 1454 Madison Ave. N., Immokalee 239-658-3000 • The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing primary healthcare quality women’s care to all regardless of their ability to pay. With three Women’s Care offices from Naples to Immokalee we are accessible to all Collier County residents. Healthcare Network provides a warm, friendly, sensitive environment for women. Healthcare Network’s comprehensive Women’s Care programs include full OB/GYN services, including pre- and post-natal care for OB to ensure both mom and baby are thriving before and after birth. HELP A DIABETIC CHILD FOUNDATION 239-821-5051 • Help a Diabetic Child Foundation purchases diabetes supplies and insulin for children and college students whose families are having financial difficulties. The organization also hosts a Diabetes Day Camp in the summer and the Diabetes Awareness Outreach Series. Check the website for future events. SHELTER FOR ABUSED WOMEN & CHILDREN 239-775-3862 (admin) 239-775-1101 (hotline) • The Shelter for Abused Women & Children’s mission is to lead the community to prevent, protect, and prevail over domestic violence through advocacy, empowerment, and social change. The Shelter offers free-of-charge emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, adult and child counseling, safety planning, healing arts, legal advocacy, personal advocacy, and primary prevention programming for schools and other sites. Services are available in English, Spanish, Creole, and other languages in Collier County. UNITED WAY 9015 Strada Shell Ct., Naples • 239-261-7112 • United Way of Collier County works to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, health, and safety net services. This volunteer-driven organization partners with hundreds of volunteers and 34 local charities to provide hundreds of human service programs.

MISCELLANEOUS HEALTHCARE NETWORK OF SWFL FAMILY CARE 1454 Madison Ave. N., Immokalee 239-658-3000 • The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing quality primary healthcare care to all regardless of their ability to pay. With four Family Care offices From Naples to Immokalee, we are accessible to all Collier County residents. Our family medicine physicians provide continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and


AUDUBON’S CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY 375 Sanctuary Rd., Naples 239-348-9151 x110 • Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a journey into the heart of the Everglades ecosystem, offering a two-mile boardwalk through the largest old growth bald forest in North America. Educational programs and school field trips are available by reservation.

BLUE ZONES PROJECT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 311 9th St. N., Suite 105, Naples 239-624-2312 A community-led initiative designed to make healthy choices easier where we live, work, and play. Blue Zones Project is inspired by author Dan Buettner who identified five regions of the world with the highest concentration of people living 100 years or longer. Blue Zones incorporates Buettner’s findings to implement policies and programs within stores, organizations, schools, and restaurants that will move the community towards optimal health. CENTER FOR CYBER SAFETY AND EDUCATION 727-493-3587 Responsible digital citizenship is core to every child’s development. With free online cartoons and comic book, Garfield’s Cyber Safety Adventures teach kids to protect themselves online in a fun, engaging way. The lessons cover privacy, the dangers of posting online, online etiquette, cyber bullying, and more. After watching each cartoon, kids can take a short quiz and print a certificate to prove they are a safe cyber student. CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP, GOOD NEWS CLUB Marco Island • 239-404-8528 • Free program starts after school and lasts until 4:15 p.m., one day a week. Elementary-aged children will love the dynamic Bible lessons, inspiring missionary stories, songs, and fun – all while learning respect for authority, moral values, character, and Biblical principles. Good News Club is currently offered in 18 Collier County schools. Email us to see if Good News is at your school. You can also look for permission slips in your virtual backpacks. See you at the Club. COLLIER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 2385 Orange Blossom Dr., Naples 239-593-0870 • Offering a variety of activities for children and families at libraries throughout Collier County. A current list of classes and programs is available on the website with registration information. Most programs are free of charge and require registration. CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples 239-262-0304 Designed for children age 18 months to 5 years old, Little Explorer allow SWFL’s youngest conservationists to explore nature and discover wildlife through multi-sensory, interactive activities, stories, and animalthemed crafts. Upcoming programs include: Dec. 12 & 14 – The Busy Tree; Jan. 2 & 4 – Outstanding Owls; and Jan. 16 & 18 – Lovely Lizards. Free for members and included in admission. The Little Explorer Play Zone is open for free play from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day the Nature Center is open.


HOLOCAUST MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER OF SWFL 4760 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 7, Naples 239-263-9200 • The museum offers educational programs and activities to students at all grade levels. Student admission for ages 12-18 is $5, adults $10, children under 12 free when accompanied by a supervising adult.

years between teenager and adult, it is possible (and important) to reinforce etiquette basics.

NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDENS 4820 Bayshore Dr., Naples 239-643-7275 • Offering W.O.N.D.E.R., a weekend family program held every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children can explore the Children’s Garden with lessons and activities around a monthly theme.


NAPLES ZOO AT CARIBBEAN GARDENS 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd., Naples 239-262-5409 • Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nonprofit organization cooperating in education and conservation programs for endangered species. Sign up now for Naples Zoo Winter Camp WILD! The daily camps are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 27-29 and Jan. 2-3 for ages 5-12 years old. Cost is $49 per child per day for members, $59 for non-members. For children ages 3-5, we offer our Safari Squad family programs on one Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday every month. PURE FLORIDA 1200 5th Ave. S., Naples 239-263-4949 • Every Saturday at 10 a.m., Pure Florida offers free admission on a sightseeing cruise to children under the age of 12 with the purchase of a full adult fare. Select Saturday cruises feature a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science and Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” SOUTHERN SCHOOL OF ETIQUETTE 434-531-8677 Manners Matter for Teens workshop. Yes, teens and etiquette do go together. During these transitional



YOUTH LIFE SUCCESS COACH 800-652-3901 • Certified youth life coach assisting young adults ages 13 and up with developing a life plan, identifying their purpose, and focusing on college and career goals.

ADDITIONAL NEEDS, INC. 239-298-1499 • Additional Needs Inc. provides a website featuring available resources to assist those with additional needs and their families in finding appropriate services, and employs individuals with additional needs to research and maintain the website. The website also educates employers about the benefits of hiring individuals with additional needs and connects employers to potential employees. We also host a bi-weekly private session for children with additional needs and their siblings at Bounce Naples, with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per child. BRAIN BALANCE OF NAPLES 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., #140, Naples 239-260-3671 • We offer an individualized program for each child, based on the results of an assessment. Program sessions consist of a 30-minute session for sensory motor training and a 30-minute session for cognitive skill training for a total of one hour, three times per week. BUDDY BREAK NAPLES 5050 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-272-8031 • Buddy Break is a free monthly respite program for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs and their siblings. CITY OF NAPLES 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples 239-213-3020 •

The City of Naples offers a variety of activities that range from pre-K to adults all year long. Programs include arts, water sports, language, and more. Specialty summer camps offered for pre-K to teens. COLLIER COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples 239-252-4045 • Collier County Parks & Recreation offers a variety of special needs programs. Programs are at the Golden Gate Community Park at affordable prices. Classes include Adult Aquatic Fitness, Adult Aerobics, Adult Low Impact Exercise, Adult Lunch Club, Adult Movie Reviewers, Adult Drop In Sports, Kids’ Fun Night, Let’s Ride a Bike, Holiday Parties, and Accessible Sailing. Our class schedule is updated three times a year (Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer). EASTER SEALS ACADEMY 8793 Tamiami Trail E., #111, Naples 239-403-0366 • The new Easter Seals Academy provides exceptional services, outreach, school-to-work transition, and advocacy so that people ages 11+ with autism and other disabilities can live, work, and play in our community. With a strong focus on employability, individualized curricula, functional academics and community-based instruction are incorporated. FAMILY ENHANCEMENT & COUNSELING GROUP 400 5th Ave. S., Suite 202, Naples 239-262-0515 Autism assessment. Trained and certified in the highly sought-after “gold standard” assessment measures: AD052 and ADI-R. Ages 2 years to adult. GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE FORT MYERS 1901 Brantley Rd., Unit 11, Fort Myers 239-703-7960 • Gigi’s Playhouse is a one-of-a-kind achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community. Located in Fort Myers, we serve families across Southwest Florida. We offer a variety of therapeutic and educational programs that advance literacy, math

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skills, motor skills, and more; all with the goal of helping individuals with Down syndrome become their best selves. All of our programs are free of charge. Events in December include Destination Discovery, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.; and Open Play With Santa, Dec. 16, 2-4 p.m. GOLISANO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF NAPLES 15080 Livingston Rd., Naples 239-514-0084 • C’mon provides Sensory Nights for children on the autism spectrum and/or with other sensory integration disorders. Sensory Nights have limited participation in order to minimize crowds, and registration is required. Lighting and sound are muted and additional sensory activities and cool down spaces are provided. The Sensory Night Program is offered the fourth Tuesday of every month, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person over the age of one, free for members. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SW FLORIDA, INC. 5100 Tice St., Fort Myers 239-995-2106 • Goodwill’s Pathways to Work program works with Vocational Rehabilitation clients to provide the needed supports for adults with disabilities and their goals in the workplace. Pathways to Opportunity is an adult day training program funded through the Medicaid Waiver, scholarships, and private pay where participants choose their own classes and work towards successfully completing goals to break down barriers towards selfsufficiency. HOUSE OF GAIA NON-PROFIT COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER 1660 Trade Center Way, Naples 239-272-6152 • Provides a safe, fun and creative environment with no-fee programs for children including social inclusion programs for adults with special needs. KICK ABOVE FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS 10565 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 239-682-2069 • Family-oriented school that teaches self defense for special needs children.


LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER, INC. 2685 Lighthouse Dr. S., Suite 211, Naples 239-430-3934 • Fosters independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired, and their caregivers. LOC offers programs and services at no charge, including children’s events and summer camp. Day trips, picnics, large print cards, and board games. A transition program for students ages 14-22 including training skills for daily living, self-advocacy, communication, assistive technology, job-seeking, orientation and mobility, and more. NAPLES THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER 206 Ridge Dr., Naples 239-596-2988 • Naples Therapeutic Riding Center is a nonprofit organization with the mission to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs through therapeutic riding and other equine-related programs. Therapeutic riding sessions include exercises and games while on horseback, tailored to the rider’s individual needs and designed to help with improvements with their abilities. PARAGON PAVILION MOVIE THEATER 833 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples 239-596-0008 • Paragon Pavilion movie theater offers monthly sensory friendly screenings; standard movie ticket pricing applies. Paragon also offers a fundraising program for sports teams, schools, and other groups. SOUTHWEST GULF COAST FLORIDA WALK FOR CHILDREN WITH APRAXIA 407-375-2086 • This organization focuses on bringing more awareness to the area about apraxia, a neurological speech disorder that affects a child’s ability to clearly and correctly produce words. SPACUITY 239-307-0886 • We offer psychological testing services to assess your child’s intellectual ability, learning style and aptitude,

and emotional and behavioral functioning. Assessments available are: psychoeducational, neuropsychological, emotional and behavioral, comprehensive psychological, and pre-surgical. Each evaluation requires an initial consultation to determine your child’s specific testing needs. SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples 239-775-1991 • We provide year-round sports training and competition programs for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, beginning at the age of 2. For 2-7 year olds, we offer a Young Athletes Program, which teaches basic movement, coordination, and balance skills. Children with disabilities and their siblings and peers without disabilities are welcome in this program. Our traditional program offers 11 sports for individuals 8 years old and up, with no upper age limit. We also offer inclusive Unified Sports, which pair athletes with and without disabilities on teams together. All programs are free. YOUNG LIFE CAPERNAUM 2010 Orange Blossom Dr., Naples 239-595-7157 • The staff and volunteers of Young Life focus on what matters to kids: fun, adventure, friendship, and a sense of significance. Programs offered throughout Collier County for all middle and high school students including specialized programs for teen moms and kids with special needs.

SPORTS ACADEMIA SANCHEZ-CASAL 4995 Airport Pulling Rd. N., Naples 239-263-1818 • Academia Sanchez-Casal offers an after-school tennis program for ages 4-14. Beginners learn the basic foundation through games, dynamic circuits, and exercises while the more experienced students strengthen their game through competitive training and match play. ACADEMY OF MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER 7765 Preserve Lane, Suite 1, Naples 239-597-5900 •


Our family-oriented academy teaches children and adults tai chi, karate, and Krav Maga. We provide a complete fitness, self-defense, confidence, and improved-focus program. Over 30 classes to choose from. Mention this listing and receive 10% off. BEYOND MOTION 11985 Tamiami Trail N., Suite A, Naples 239-254-9300 • The Beyond Motion program provides small group training for young athletes, ages 11-18. The D1 Program focuses on speed and strength conditioning for all sports. Affordable pricing. Evaluation required. BKS YOGA STUDIO 2900 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 239-213-9276 • Kids Yoga is offered every Thursday, 4-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Ages 4-8. Kids will learn yoga through the use of themes and practical concepts such as establishing balance, creating strength, and explaining self-awareness. BLAZE BARBELL CLUB 6563 Taylor Rd., Unit 8., Naples 239-260-5242 • Blaze Barbell Club’s three-day-per-week program focuses on learning the foundations of Olympic style weightlifting. Our programming is individualized to each athlete to account for other sport participation and skill level. We offer a 50% discount off of our barbell membership for CCPS students who participate in this after-school program. THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF COLLIER COUNTY 7500 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-260-7451 • • The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County offers children and teens, ages 6-18, a variety of sports opportunities including Cal Ripken Baseball Clinics, a basketball league, and Triple Play Baseball. CITY OF NAPLES 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples 239-213-3020 •

The City of Naples offers a variety of activities that range from pre-K to adults all year long. Programs include arts, water sports, language, and more. Specialty summer camps offered for pre-K to teens.

cer program is driven to build successful boys and girls through youth soccer. Professional coaches and training with local soccer league play with minimal travel, along with camps and clinics. Seasons runs from fall to spring.

COLLIER COUNTY LACROSSE ASSOCIATION, INC. 239-571-1835 • Collier County Lacrosse Association competes with boys’ teams from Fort Myers, Estero, Lehigh Acres, and Port Charlotte. Ages range from 5-14.

FOR THE LOVE BASKETBALL, INC. 239-269-7473 • For The Love Basketball is a Christ-centered nonprofit organization that offers private training lessons, skilldevelopment camps, and USSSA/AAU travel basketball teams for boys and girls of all ages. Holiday and summer camps available.

COLLIER COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples 239-252-4045 • The Collier County Parks & Recreation Division offers a variety of sports programs. Programs are currently offered at our community centers at affordable prices for both children and adults. Our class schedule is updated three times a year (Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer). FBCN BEACONS SPORTS OUTREACH 3000 Orange Blossom Dr., Naples 239-596-8600 x213 • SportsOutreach offers a place to play sports where an encouraging atmosphere, character building, skill development, and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ are integral parts of the program. Tackle football and cheerleading (Aug.-Nov.), soccer (Jan.-Feb.), basketball and flag football in the spring, and multiple summer camps. THE FIRST TEE OF NAPLES/COLLIER 5466 Tavilla Cr., Suite 207, Naples 239-331-1800 • Participants learn the fundamentals of golf including the rules and etiquette of the game. The programs seamlessly weave golf and character-building activities into each lesson. Children ages 7-18 learn to apply these values and principles to all aspects of their lives. FLORIDA FIRE JUNIORS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB 239-272-0218 • A Naples youth soccer club with opportunities for boys and girls 6 to 18 years. Chicago Fire’s developmental soc-

GERMAIN ARENA-ICE SKATING 11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero • 239-948-7825 Germain Arena is home to various hockey leagues, learn-to-skate classes, and school field trips. GIRLS ON THE RUN 239-777-3720 Girls on the Run is a 10-week character development program for girls in grades 3-8 that inspires each girl to find and stay true to her real self while discussing important life lessons and playing fun running games. Girls meet their coaches twice a week for 10 weeks at their school location from 3-4:30 p.m. Cost is $150 with full and partial scholarships available. GOLDEN GATE COMMUNITY CENTER JUNIORS VOLLEYBALL TRAINING SKILLS 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples 239-252-4180 • Participants will learn skills, tactics, and rules of volleyball as well as fitness concepts and school varsity preparation. For ages 9-15. GOLDEN GATE LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL 239-231-0157 A great opportunity for your child to learn the importance of teamwork while developing their softball skills.

Give your child the Sport of a Lifetime! Especially for beginners, ages 5-16

Learn or improve tennis at Collier County Parks Weekly group lessons and holiday and summer camps Fun! Fitness! Friendships! Highly qualified tennis professionals, trained in making tennis fun and fulfilling

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GREATER NAPLES LITTLE LEAGUE 239-641-0099 • GNLL helps hundreds of boys and girls between the ages of 5-16 learn and enjoy our country’s national pastime. GREATER NAPLES YMCA 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples 239-963-3765 • The Greater Naples YMCA offers kids an introduction to the team sports experience in a noncompetitive environment that’s focused on self-confidence, teamwork, and fun. With the help of great coaches and mentors, we instill positive values, teamwork, and the confidence kids need to thrive. GREATER NAPLES YMCA: SPIER SPLASH DROWNING PREVENTION PROGRAM 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples • 239-963-3762 The YMCA Spier Splash Program strives to improve water safety skills and give more children the opportunity to enjoy a lifetime of recreational swimming without the fear of danger. Through the program, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders are offered a free four-week Learn-to-Swim session, focused on drowning prevention. GREATER NAPLES YMCA: TENNIS 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples 256-415-3330 • This tiered, skill-based, progressive program will move players ages 3-18 through all the phases of tennis development, preparing for high-level play while fostering a love of the game and a focus on physical fitness, coordination, mental discipline, and valuable life skills. Tennis racquets provided on request. GULF COAST RUNNERS YOUTH TEAM 239-248-4265 • A running club for ages 5-15 with practice three times weekly at Naples High School and Fleischmann Park. Participants receive an introduction to cross country and track and field in a fun and positive environment. GYM WORLD ELITE CHEER 2187 Trade Center Way, Naples 239-592-0608 • Gym World Elite Cheer teaches the sport of competitive cheerleading in a positive, safe, and effective manner. We strive to build self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-esteem in all athletes. GYMNASTIC WORLD 2187 Trade Center Way, Unit 2, Naples 239-592-0608 • Gymnastic World is a family-run children’s facility offering instructional and competitive gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling programs. Our activity center includes four large inflatables, 40-foot Tumble Trak, in-ground foam pit, trampoline, over-sized spring floor, and gymnastics equipment.


i9 SPORTS 239-308-9849 • i9 Sports is a recreational youth sports organization with a mission to help kids succeed in life through sports by providing the i9 Sports experience. i9 Sports provides co-ed youth sports programs in the Naples/Fort Myers area for kids ages 3-14. Sports offered include: flag football, soccer, and t-ball. IMPACT MARTIAL ARTS 5926 Premier Way, Naples • 239-596-1633 • Classes for children ages 3+ with programs for preschoolers, elementary age kids, teens, adults, and families. The classes teach self defense skills, striking and grappling techniques, physical fitness, and good behaviors like respect, focus, and self control. We also offer school break and summer camps. KICK ABOVE FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS 10565 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 239-682-2069 • Family oriented school that teaches not just self defense but also etiquette to students 4 and older. Pricing is $95 per month with unlimited classes and no contracts. NAPLES CAL RIPKIN 7795 Davis Blvd., Suite 205, Naples 239-398-1994 • Programs include fall and spring baseball and cover all of Collier County with between 30 and 40 teams. Children ages 6 to 15 play t-ball to baseball. Children are placed in divisions based on age and skill. NAPLES EXTREME VOLLEYBALL 239-872-7237 • Travel volleyball teams for ages 9-18. Call or email for tryout schedule. NAPLES FENCING ACADEMY 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples • 239-595-5567 Fencing is a great sport for children of all ages to increase hand-eye coordination and foster critical thinking skills. NAPLES GIRLS SOFTBALL LITTLE LEAGUE 813-468-0179 • Little League Softball strengthens self-esteem, promotes teamwork and sportsmanship, and develops on-field fundamentals while providing a competitive outlet for girls. Registration for the 2018 season is open now through Jan. 1 for girls ages 4-16. Register online. NAPLES JUNIORS VOLLEYBALL 239-872-7237 • A youth volleyball organization that offers programs for players ages 5-18. We offer Volleytots (ages 5-10), local, state, and national competitive teams along with numerous clinics, camps, and private lessons.

NAPLES PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS 4795 Mercantile Ave., #3, Naples 239-455-3700 • Students receive instruction through innovative teaching methods in addition to utilizing state-of-the-art equipment. Gymnastics provides the basics necessary for all sports through enhancement of body awareness, strength, flexibility, agility, muscle endurance, speed, sense of rhythm, posture, and coordination. NAPLES SWIM SCHOOL 13275 Livingston Rd., Naples • 239-591-0204 • Our programs include parent/toddler introductory programs, preschool and youth progressive swim lessons, and introduction to competitive swim, as well as private lessons. PAULO RIBEIRO BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples • 239-331-7320 • Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes for ages 5-14. YMCA members, $125 per month; non-members, $149 per month. No contracts. First week is free. POP WARNER NAPLES HURRICANES 239-784-4914 • Pop Warner is the nation’s largest and oldest youth football, cheerleading, and dance program. PREMIER MARTIAL ARTS 1050 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-263-7017 • Black belt training programs for children of all ages, which helps children understand the principles of respect, self-control, and discipline in a safe and healthy environment. Check out our summer camps and noschool camps. Ages 4 and up. Mention this listing to receive a $20 introductory program offer. PROVIDENCE EQUESTRIAN CENTER 13731 E. Terry St., Bonita Springs 239-289-5042 Riding lessons at Providence Equestrian Center are designed to be progressive and enjoyable. Excellence in horsemanship is learned as students are taught to properly care for the horse and progressively increase their knowledge of equine science and horse psychology. Fees vary. SOUTH NAPLES TROJANS FOOTBALL & CHEER 239-207-7910 • A non-profit football and cheer organization supporting a community that is comprised of working class and unemployed parents. Offering a mentorship program to support students in the development of their character, confidence, and the community. SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA: UNIFIED CHAMPION SCHOOLS 5450 YMCA Rd., Naples


239-775-1991 Unified Champion Schools (formerly known as Project UNIFY) is a Special Olympics initiative for middle schools and high schools that uses sports and education to encourage students to help create communities that accept everyone. The program encourages all young people, with and without disabilities, to participate in sports and leadership activities together. This is a free program. SPORTS CLUB: PARENTS NIGHT OUT 3275 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples 239-980-3442 • Every Friday night from 6:30-10 p.m. for students ages 5-13. Cost is $20 and includes pizza. Activities include gymnastics, basketball, indoor soccer, dodgeball, playground, and bounce house. STINGRAY ALLSTARS OF NAPLES 2383 Linwood Way, Naples 239-261-6221 • Offering a recreational tumbling and all-star cheerleading facility dedicated to building confidence, perseverance, positive sportsmanship, and dedication of local youth. 6,000 sq. ft. fully air conditioned gym. Classes are scheduled for all age groups with your convenience in mind, as we know that it’s only with the support of their parent that our students truly shine. SWFL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTER 4775 Mercantile Ave., Naples • 239-529-3675 • The SWFL Player Development Center provides a fun, structured environment for athletes to develop to their fullest potential. The indoor facility provides advanced strength training and speed/agility training for all sports. Batting cages for baseball and softball available. SWFL YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER LEAGUE The Southwest Florida Youth Football & Cheer League is an independent youth football and cheer league focusing on teaching athletes ages 5-14 proper fundamentals and techniques in a competitive atmosphere.

TENLEY’S AQUATICS, INC. 4352 Steinbeck Way, Ave Maria • 630-337-1314 • Tenley’s Aquatics can help people of all ages and abilities learn how to swim. Master instructor Tenley Smith stresses safety first, then helps students overcome fear of the water and learn proper stroke techniques. She also helps competitive swimmers improve their strokes. TENNIS DYNAMICS Collier County Parks • 239-248-0894 • Beginner tennis lessons and play in a “RallyTennis” format for ages 6-15 in the Collier Junior Tennis League. Racquets are provided and instruction is by certified tennis professionals at Collier County Parks sites. $120 for an eight-week session. TEVIS MARTIAL ARTS 1888 40th Terrace SW, Naples 239-641-6966 • At Tevis Martial Arts, children learn traditional Japanese karate and Jiu Jitsu with the emphasis on discipline, respect, and self-confidence. $50/month. UPWARD SPORTS AT NORTH NAPLES CHURCH 6000 Goodlette-Frank Rd., Naples 239-593-7600 • • Upward Sports schedule: basketball, late August to early November; indoor soccer, early January to mid March; flag football, early April to mid June. USA SOUTH VOLLEYBALL 2430 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., #108-349 239-777-5701 • USA South Volleyball Club programs are designed for beginners to those who plan to play volleyball in college. There are fees to participate. XCEL2FITNESS 239-450-5501 • Xcel2Fitness is a nonprofit organization that serves boys in grades 3-5. Our mission is to use fitness to impact character. A six-week curriculum teaches speed, agility,

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SUPPORT GROUPS & COUNSELING CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY 1940 Maravilla Ave., Fort Myers 239-560-0398 • Providing individual and family therapy in the home and at school for children who may be struggling with school performance, behavior problems, or are being bullied. DAVID LAWRENCE CENTER 6075 Bathey Lane, Naples 239-263-4013 Our Parenting Today class helps parents of children 5-12 years of age find better ways to handle daily parenting issues. In six, two-hour sessions, you will receive guidance and support while you learn to cope with problems, difficult topics, power struggles, and to encourage your children to be their best. Our Parenting Teens class is a six-session series that provides tools for parents who are experiencing behavioral difficulties with their strong-willed or out-of-control adolescent children. FAMILY ENHANCEMENT & COUNSELING GROUP, LLC 400 5th Ave. S., Suite 202, Naples 239-262-0515 Pediatric and adolescent counseling, marriage and family counseling. Academic, ADHD, anger, anxiety, autism, behavioral issues, depression, developmental issues, divorce, gifted, high functioning, sensory issues, separation issues, and play therapy. MONARCH WELLNESS 1250 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 239-231-3208 • Classes for children facilitate improved focus, selfcontrol, self-regulation, self-confidence, social skills, and healthy expression of emotions. Teen groups include middle school girls group and teen breath.

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CCPS Activities Guide Winter 2017 digital file  
CCPS Activities Guide Winter 2017 digital file  

A comprehensive guide to activities and services available to students living in Collier County, Florida.