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SUMMER 2017 CLASS CATALOG

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Social Media | 2 Accounting & Bookkeeping | 4 Health & Wellness | 8 Music| 10 Cooking & Baking| 15 Summer Camp| 20

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Northside ISD Community Education welcomes you! We have fun picking the images for our catalog cover. This image grabbed our attention because it made us think of Texas summers, the joy of drinking lemonade on a hot day, and taking time to enjoy a quiet moment to relax. As we enter into the summer months, we urge you to slow down and take advantage of all the learning opportunities that life presents. Choose from over 500 classes in 46 different subject areas!

Challenge yourself and learn a new instrument such as guitar or the piano! (page 10).

NORTHSIDE LEARNING CENTER 6632 Bandera Road

Express yourself, from Watercolor Painting to Mixed Media to Glass Crafting (page 11-13).

Make artisan breads and find new ways to decorate themed cookies (page 15).

Class Locations 78238

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Blattman Brauchle Carlos Coon Carnahan Ellison Esparza Evers Franklin Hoffmann Lewis Linton McDermott Murnin Northwest Crossing Rhodes Timberwilde Wanke Westwood Terrace

3300 N Loop 1604 W 8555 Bowens Crossing 3110 Timber View Dr 6839 Babcock Rd 7132 Oak Drive 5700 Hemphill Dr 1715 Richland Hills 9180 Silver Spot 12118 Volunteer Pkwy 1000 Seascape 2103 Oakhill Rd 5111 USAA Blvd 9019 Dugas 10255 Dover Rdg 5714 North Knoll 8838 Timberwilde Dr 10419 Old Prue Rd 2315 Hackamore Ln

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HIGH SCHOOLS Brandeis O’Connor DISTRICT SITES

13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy 12221 Leslie Road

78249 78023

Annemarie Tennis Center George Block Aquatics Northside Activity Center Northside Learning Center Northside Swim Center NISD Tennis Center

7001 Culebra Road 7001 Culebra Road 7001 Culebra Road 6632 Bandera Road 8400 N. Loop 1604 12045 Leslie Road

78238 78238 78238 78238 78249 78023

COMMUNITY PARTNER SITES Alamo Golf Club All Brands Creative Sewing CAR UTSA DC Martial Arts Eisenhower Park NEISD Community Learning Ctr Padre Park Rainbow Gardens SA Phoenix Fencing Shaolin West SA Stained Glass Workbench Studio One Texas Strings

9700 Rochelle 10242 W 1604 W 6900 N Loop 1604 W 7723 Guilbeau #101 19399 NW Military Hwy 8750 Tesoro Dr 6030 Padre Dr 8516 Bandera Road Isom Road, Suite 208 7950 Mainland, #103 7515 Eckhert Road 8055 West Ave #111 15609 NW Military Hwy

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Table of Contents

Technology

Internet & Social Media 2 Graphic Design 2 CAD 2 Intro to Computers 3 Office Applications 3 Computer Classes for Seniors 4

Business and Finance

Accounting & Bookkeeping Job Readiness Become Your Own Boss Money Management

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Mind, Body, and Health

Community Health & Safety 7-8 Health & Wellness 8-9 Genealogy 9 Languages 10

Home and Garden

Home & Decorating 14 Pets & Animals 14 Garden 14 Cooking 15 Baking 15-16

Recreation and Travel Fun & Games Photography Travel

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Sports and Fitness

Outdoor Recreation 17 Golf 17 Tennis 17 Sports & Fitness 17-18 AquaAerobics 19

Music 10-11 Dance 11 Fine Arts 11-12 Crafting 12 Jewelry Making 12 Glass Crafting 13 Sewing & Needlecraft 13

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Computers & Technology 20-22 Science & Discovery 22 Reading & Languages 23 Music 24 Beauty & Style 24-25 Arts & Crafts 25 Sewing & Needlecraft 26-27 Garden 27 Cooking 27-29 Dance 29-31 Sports & Fitness 31-32 NISD Tennis Academy Program 33-34

Registration Information Policies Registration Form

Program Information Program Overview Teaching Staff

The Arts

Tai Chi and Meditation for Health and Wellness (page 8).

Camps & Classes for Kids

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Find your roots! We have four genealogy classes to help you (page 9). Kids will love learning about robotics or trying a new form of dance during our amazing summer camps (page 20).

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INTERNET & SOCIAL MEDIA Blogging Boot Camp: Learning to Blog for Fun or Profit

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Starting, branding, and monetizing a blog is so easy that you can do it in one class AND it’s less expensive than you think! And the even better news is that starting your own blog can be a life-changing thing. It was for instructor, Cris Stone a 10-year professional blogger! Are you ready to find your little piece of the Internet? In this class, you will be walked through how to start, brand, design, and ultimately monetize your blog. A personal laptop is required (other devices will not work) and attendees will need to purchase their domain name and hosting plans prior to the start of class (attendees will receive step-by-step instructions before the class). Instructor: Stone Tuition $49 Sat 1 session 10:00am-3:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

YouTube and You

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Demystify YouTube and your channel. Harness the power of YouTube to share your personal or professional message. Attendees should have a Gmail address/Google Account prior to class. Please bring some photos or videos ready to upload. Instructor: Topper Tuition $30 M 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

GRAPHIC DESIGN Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 1

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Adobe Lightroom is an amazing tool for organizing, editing, and sharing your photography. You’ll learn how to use Adobe Lightroom 5 to organize and manage your files, set up your library catalog, and import and rename photos inside Lightroom. A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. Instructor: Yim Tuition $25 M 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 2

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Adobe Lightroom is an amazing tool for organizing, editing, and sharing your photography. This follow-on to the Basics class will get you ready to edit photos using the develop module as well as learn how to export and share your photos. Prerequisite: Adobe Lightroom 5 Basics Part 1 Instructor: Yim Tuition $25 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Photoshop CC Level I

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Are you curious about Photoshop but not sure where to begin? Join us for this introduction to Adobe CC Photoshop! Our instructor will introduce you to the basics of this photorendering program from tools and palettes to filters and effects. Gain the confidence to put what you learn into practice. A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. Instructor: Yim Tuition $39 M 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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You’ll be amazed at what you can do by combining multi-layered images, masks and filters to easily create incredibly sophisticated and professional-looking pictures. Learn how to extract images from a complex background, combine multiple images and text into a single composited image, and much more! Pre-requisite is Adobe Photoshop Level I (Basic) course. Instructor: Yim Tuition $39 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Photoshop is a photo-rendering program. It is used by professionals to color-correct and touch up photos, as well as give the user the ability to add text, effects and filters. Our instructor will introduce you to the tools and palettes used in this program. Learn how to touch up photos, import images, add effects and filters to elements in your documents, organize layers, and save your images for the Web. A working knowledge of personal computers and Windows is required to take this class. An $8 book fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 M, W 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M, W 4 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Photoshop CC The Basics

Adobe Photoshop CC Level II

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN AutoCAD Basics

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Learn how to draft using the most current version of AutoCAD for the architectural and engineering fields. Students will gain experience through a series of demonstrations and weekly exercises. No programming skills are required but students should have a working knowledge of computers. $20 CD and manual fee is payable to instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Revit Architecture Basics

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Learn the basics of ‘Revit Architecture’ through a small residential project. You will be introduced to the concepts of building information modeling, the tools for parametric building design and documentation. Class material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations, and you will be provided with weekly exercises in class along with working on the project. The objective is to enable you to create full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Students must have working knowledge of drafting, design, or architecture design principles and experience with MS Windows Vista or Windows XP. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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INTRO TO COMPUTERS Introduction To Personal Computers & Windows

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Learn computer terminology and have handson interaction using a word processor (MS Word), and spreadsheet (MS Excel). This course will provide you with a broad-based grounding and basic proficiency with these programs. No prerequisites. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $20 Tuition $99 M, W 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111

OFFICE APPLICATIONS Access I: Introduction

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Find out how easy it is to put this dynamic relational database management software to work for you. Learn the fundamentals of the Access user interface, along with database basics such as creating, saving, closing and opening an Access database. Learn how to create simple tables, with emphasis on understanding data types, field sizes and field properties. You will also learn how to create simple forms, select queries and reports from the tables you create. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Access II: Relationships

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Understanding relationships between objects in an Access database is vital. Learn how to develop and create relationships between tables and how to use these relationships to develop simple and complex queries. Prerequisite: Access Level I Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Access III: Queries

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Excel Level II

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Learn how to create useful forms to better manage your database. Create forms in design view containing option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and list boxes. Learn to customize the tab order in forms, add form headers and footers and use Format Painter and AutoFormat to make formatting easy. Also learn how to create a switchboard to manage all your forms. Prerequisite: Access Levels I and II. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $49 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Learn more about creating and editing Excel Charts, managing Workbooks, working with page layout and printing. Explore more Excel functions and formulas and learn how to create and manage data lists. Prerequisite: Excel Level I. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 T 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr

Access Level IV: Creating Forms

Learn to create date and text filters for viewing information more efficiently. Learn how to use subtotals, a powerful analyzing tool, and more fill-handle examples for filling/copying data more efficiently. This class also serves as a formal introduction to formulas and functions, so you will walk away knowing how to create formulas and copy them correctly using relative and absolute referencing. Use statistical functions (Sum, Average, Min and Max) and logical functions (If, And, Or) and paste special options. Prerequisites: Excel Level I & II Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111 T 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 8/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Learn how to create useful forms to better manage your database. Create forms in design view containing option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and list boxes. Learn to customize the tab order in forms, add form headers and footers and use Format Painter and AutoFormat to make formatting easy. Also learn how to create a switchboard to manage all your forms. Prerequisite: Access Levels I and II. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $56 Sat 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Excel Level I

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Start your electronic spreadsheet training with Microsoft Excel 2013. Learn the fundamentals of Excel to include working with worksheet basics, such as entering labels, values and formulas, editing and formatting a worksheet and many invaluable tips. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 T 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Excel Level III Filters and Functions

Excel Level IV Formulas and Functions

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Review basic building-block functions and a few critical keyboard shortcuts that will speed up working with Excel data. Perform advanced searching and data retrieval with Lookup Functions, tabulate and sort data with counting and statistical functions, formulate data with text and math functions, and even work with financial data using advanced formulas. Practical examples that will help you transition to using these formulas and functions in realworld scenarios will be provided. Prerequisite: Excel Levels I, II and III. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Excel Pivot Tables

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Learn even more advanced way to use Excel Pivot table reports! Find out how to use the PMT Function, create What-If Data Table, Solve a Problem with Goal Seek, use Solver to Resolve Problems, create Lookup Functions, Create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and use the PivotTable Field List. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 T 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C113

PowerPoint Level I

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Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create impressive slide presentations filled with formatted text, images, video, audio, animation, charts, and hyperlinks. Find out how to save your presentations so you can share them with others over the Web or on CDs. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 8/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Word Level I

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Learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spell check; use the thesaurus, and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and more. A working knowledge of personal computers is required. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/15 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Word Level II Beyond Basic Formatting

320647

From Headers and Footers to timesaving formatting techniques, this course brings a lot to the table. This course explains each of the following features; Creating Hyperlinks, Page Breaks, Indents and Spacing, Margins, Setting Tabs, Formatting Tables, ClipArt, Pictures and Shapes. Whether new to Word or wanting to learn new techniques, gain insight for increased productivity and professionallooking documents with Microsoft Word. Prerequisites: Word Level I. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 M 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Word Mail Merge

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Steve Ramirez will teach you the basics of mail merge. Find out how easy it is to use Mail Merge to create a new address list, and use merge fields. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 W 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C111

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR PEOPLE 55 PLUS Computer Basics For Seniors Level I

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A course specifically designed for people who are 55 years or older and want to enter the computer age. Learn the fundamentals of using a PC; using the mouse and keyboard, typing a document on your computer, and saving to a CD. You will learn lots of computer terminology, how to identify items on your computer and the basics of windows. Don’t delay! The computer age awaits! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Multiple Materials Fee $15 Tuition $54 M, W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C113 T, Th 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Computer Basics for Seniors Level II

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This is a continuation course specifically designed for people who have completed the Computer Basics for Seniors class. So you’ve learned some of the basics of computers --don’t stop there! Continue expanding your skills by delving deeper into the Windows environment. You will learn how to organize files and folders, the basics of Word (for letter writing), and an introduction to Excel (creating spreadsheets) for making your life simpler and more organized! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite; Computer Basics for Seniors. Instructor: Rodriguez Materials Fee $15 Tuition $54 M, W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Internet Basics for Seniors

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Learn the basics of what the Internet is, how it works, and what it can do for you. Your Professional Trainer will guide you step by step in learning about search engines (vehicles that assist you in obtaining information), web browsing and other key components in mastering the art of navigation of the World Wide Web. A $12 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite: Computer Basics for Seniors Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $12 Tuition $45 T, Th 4 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 8/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111

ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING Accounting Made Easy Part I

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Students will learn accounting by simplifying accounting principles. You will create your own company and use real accounting transactions as you open a business. This class is designed for those who would like to obtain a job in the accounting field, but lack the knowledge to do so. Ismael Diaz will teach everything you need to know to get a job in the easiest way that you could possibly learn it --with real world experience. Students will need to purchase the textbook College Accounting (ISBN 9780618824175.) Instructor will have a few books to rent out to students. Please contact 3978100, if interested. Instructor: Diaz Tuition $160 T, Th 10 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr C111 T, Th 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Quickbooks Level I

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Get going with Quickbooks. Learn how to set up a company’s financials. Create your product inventory and services and set up customers, vendors and employees. Use Quickbooks invoicing process, bill payment, banking features, and charts of accounts and registers to manage all aspects of your business. Students will have to purchase the Quickbooks textbook, ”Get Going With Quickbooks 2015” For ordering store.logicaloperations. com search for TLR0815S3 Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $69 T 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 8/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Quickbooks Level II

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Keep going with Quickbooks by customizing your company’s forms and templates. Explore Quickbooks outstanding report features including the ability to create graphs that track your business. Learn to manage credit cards, assets, and liability accounts. Use Quickbooks as an easy method to track and pay sales tax and do your payroll. Students will need to purchase the textbook “Keep Going With Quickbooks 2015” ISBN #978-1-942020-01-1. For ordering store.logicaloperations.com search for TLR0816S3. Instructor Rodriguez. Tuition $69 T 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 8/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Master the art of resume writing and interviewing. Understand what employers want to see on professional resume. Find out the types of questions commonly asked in interviews and the best way to answer those questions. This two-hour course is intended to provide techniques for structuring an effective resume and developing a sound approach to interview preparation. Instructor: Williams Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C104

If you are over 50 and want to do something fun & rewarding Share Your

Love of Reading

Become an OASIS tutor and read to a child.

BECOME YOUR OWN BOSS

JOB READINESS Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate Program

Resume Building & Interview Preparation

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Gain knowledge of business communication and corporate etiquette skills. Grow through personal development that will prepare you for your next career move. Use Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Powerpoint programs with a focus on use in an office environment. In addition, you will create an effective resume and learn the skills to ace job interviews. This 36hour course will assist you as you interface with other employees, your customers, your board, and senior management within your company. Learn the essentials that are vital in your position in today’s work environment. You will need to purchase the textbook prior to class. Prerequisite; Intro to Personal Computers I & II. Please purchase the following book: ISBN#9780749453459 ----The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook Author: Sue France Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $180 M, W 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Voice-Overs: Make Money with Your Voice

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Learn about the exciting world of the Voice Over Industry from audio books to commercials. Discover the plentiful opportunities available, the skills needed for voice talent, and the major requirement you must possess. In this highly interactive class, participants will practice a variety of voice over exercises with Voice Over Coach Janice Dean. Each student will perform and record a short commercial with playback. A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 T 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Th 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/3 Northside Learning Ctr C112

The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program promotes literacy with a proven approach to help children read at grade level. For 18 years, OASIS Tutors have been helping children build reading skills, self-esteem and a positive attitude toward learning.

Call OASIS at 236-5954 or NISD at 397-8975 2201 St. Cloud San Antonio, TX 78228

• Complete in-depth training. with a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade • Meet child, one hour, one day a week. The OASIS program is sponsored by WellMed, The City of San Antonio, and Morningside Ministries.

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MONEY MANAGEMENT Advanced Care Planning

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The course will review what Advanced Directives are, the evolution of how they came about, and the different facets. The importance of why all seniors and adults should have them will be reviewed and discussed. Included in the course will be what is a POA (Power of Attorney). Living Will, DNR and what they mean to each of us as patients and as healthcare consumers. There will be time for any questions. The course is taught by Dr. Robert Tavera, Board Certified Internist . Instructor: Tavera FREE M 1 session 1:00pm-2:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Everything You Wanted to Know About Investing But Were Afraid to Ask

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Ideal course for anyone who is new to investing or who is suddenly on their own and making investment decisions for the first time. At the end of this session you will have a road map to investing, a better understanding of investment choices such as Stocks, ETF’s, DRIPs, Mutual funds and resources that will help give confidence to your future investment decisions. Participant materials will be provided. NOTE: This course is informational only and no products or services will be sold. Instructor: Cox Tuition $25 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Investing Tips for Women

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Nine in 10 women will be the sole financial decision maker of their household at some point in their lives, according to research by Fidelity Investments. However, the findings also reveal many women are still less confident when it comes to investing, and routinely defer to their partners on important financial decisions. This course will teach you the three C’s to become a more confident and informed investor. Debra Cox has been trading and investing in the financial markets for 20+ years and is passionate about helping others become educated and self directed about their finances and investments. Instructor: Cox Tuition $25 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Federal Civil Service Benefits

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Do you have questions about your benefits as a Federal employee, but no one to talk to in order to get answers? This course educates civil servants on the intricacies of their benefits and how they change. It covers both the CSRS and FERS Pension, Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), Social Security and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Answers to your questions and more will be provided. It’s never too early to be prepared and spouses are encouraged to attend. Instructor: Lindberg FREE Th 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C112 W 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr Building F W 1 session 6:30pm-7:30pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112

How to Win Scholarships

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Worried about how you or your child will pay for college? Afraid of drowning in a sea of student debt? Get empowered with the tips, tricks, insider information, inspiration, and know-how to afford the college of your choice and achieve your educational aspirations. There are billions of scholarship dollars out there for students with all types of interests, skills, and backgrounds. Learn how you can go to school debt free and even have extra cash to study abroad. Caleb Pendleton, a UTSA Business Management graduate and winner of more than $65, 000 in scholarships and grants, will teach you the seven secrets to winning scholarships. You will get a proven step-by-step game plan that positions you to win big money for college regardless of your age, financial situation, or family background. As a previous scholarship applicant judge, he will also share with you insider tips and tricks that will make your application stand-out to judges. Learn the secrets for successfully finding, applying for, and winning big scholarship awards. Instructor: Pendleton Tuition $40 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/27 Northside Learning Ctr C112 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/25 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Planning For Long Term Care

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Without a plan in place, the expense of long term care could wipe out a lifetime of savings. Explore your options regarding your long term care and learn what the State of Texas is offering in their Partnership Program to help. Instructor: Gelo Tuition $18 T 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 8/15 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Shopping For A Funeral

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When it comes time to plan for a funeral, you need to know what your options are. Learn what questions you should be asking so that you and your family can make better, more practical decisions. Learn the legal requirements, rules and regulations binding the funeral industry, what you must do, and what choices you have. Bill Bischoff, (retired Air Force chaplain) of Funeral Caring USA, will provide sandwiches and drinks. CEUs are available from the National Association of Social Workers. Instructor: Bischoff Tuition $18 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Social Security Program

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Find out about retirement, survivor benefits, disability, Medicare and supplementary Security Income (SSI), as well as the Welfare Reform legislation and how it affects Social Security benefits and SSI payments. Learn all about the most convenient way of getting answers to your Social Security questions, such as what benefits does Social Security have to offer. Spokesperson Oscar Garcia will show you how you can apply for benefits, find answers, get retirement estimates and even get a replacement card. Instructor: Garcia FREE W 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C101 W 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Alzheimer’s Disease Legal & Financial Planning

COMMUNITY HEALTH Diabetes Self-Management Program

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An Evidence-Based Self-Management Workshop developed at Stanford University The FREE Self-Management Program offered by Metro Health provides support for individuals to take control of their health. Through a series of six healthy living workshops, participants will learn skills to safely manage the symptoms of diabetes. Each workshop encourages participants to share experiences and support one another along the way. Topics covered include: Controlling symptoms, Exercise for strength and energy, Healthy Eating, Medication Use, Working with your doctor, Setting goals, Problem Solving, Relaxation techniques, Dealing with negative emotions. Workshops are open to adults with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. Instructor: Manzello FREE W 6 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Guide to Medicare Planning

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You have some big decisions ahead of you when it comes to Medicare planning, but with so many choices, how do you know what option is best for you? The Guide Medicare Planning will teach you everything you need to know about Medicare in order to make the best decision available. You will start with the basics of part A and part B and then compare Medicare Advantage Plans with Supplements or Medigap Plans. Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and their importance will be discussed and information will be presented in a straightforward and simplified manner. Your instructor, Jordan Smith, Jr., CLTC, is a financial professional that specializes in Medicarae planning, so sign up today in order to make an informed decision with regard to your healthcare. Instructor: Smith FREE T 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C112 T 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C101 T 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/15 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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This class will help you understand the legal and financial issues that may impact those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Learn how to make important decisions regarding money and legal documents, and ways to put legal and financial plans in place. Instructor: Funk FREE M 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 8/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research

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For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Instructor: Funk FREE M 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Know the 10 Signs: Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

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If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features moving video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease encouraging early detection, early diagnosis and early intervention. Participants will be able to identify the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, understand what is involved in getting a diagnosis, identify risks and understand the benefits of early detection. Instructor: Funk FREE M 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 8000035 This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, is for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia. The workshop’s information includes: symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, causes and risk factors, how to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease, the benefits of early detection, how to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, stages of the disease, treatment , hope for the future and ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help. Instructor: Funk FREE M 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Alzheimer’s Care: Conversations about Dementia 450211 When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. This class is designed to help you talk with your family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. Some of the most difficult conversations to have are about: going to the doctor to get a diagnosis or medical care, deciding when it is necessary to stop driving, and making plans for managing finances and legal documents. The sooner these discussions can take place, the better, so you can include the person about whom you have concerns and avoid unexpected situations in the future. Join us and learn some tips for breaking the ice and setting the stage for meaningful and productive conversations about dementia. Instructor: Funk FREE M 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Mental Health First Aid

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One in five Americans has a mental illness and many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Credits for a 3-year certification, textbook, handouts, and resource materials are included. Instructor: Cox Tuition $30 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-1:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Overcoming Anxiety in Our Lives

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Tension or anxiety is rising at an alarming rate. More people are battling panic attacks, feeling of being trapped and a sense of being out of control of their lives. Irv Loev, Ph.D. has prepared a 3 session group to enable participants to learn about why anxiety occurs and, most importantly how to control and reduce it. Your mental and physical heath are important. Why not put an end to sleep disturbances, stomach aches and avoidance of the important events in our lives. Instructor: Loev Tuition $25 M 3 sessions 3:00pm-5:00pm 6/5 Irv Loev, Ph.D.

HEALTH & WELLNESS Essential Oils for Mood and Anxiety Issues

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Essential oils are uplifting, calming and much research has been done on how they affect us. Learn about the essential oils that have been studied for their ability to help with anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress. Get a chance to smell these amazing oils and take home a sample to experience yourself. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Essential Oils Basics

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Essential Oils have been used in daily life for centuries and can support a healthy body, lifestyle, and home. Explore the history of essential oils, how to select oils for specific purposes, and how to incorporate essential oils in every day living. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $15 M 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Guided Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Reduction 450226 Stress shows itself in muscle tension, headaches, high blood pressure, anxiety and other unhealthy states of being. Meditation is a proven way to learn relax and let go of that stress. We will begin class with a few minutes of gentle stretching followed by a guided meditation (lying down). Afterwards we will talk briefly about the meditation experience while sharing a cup of herbal tea. Bring your yoga mat and any pillows, bolsters, or light covers to make yourself comfortable. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $49 W 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Reflexology

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Reflexology is a gentle pressure technique applied to the feet to alleviate foot discomfort and increase circulation. These techniques can be applied to oneself and in partner reflexology. Techniques in gentle massage to pressure points is emphasized along with simple reflexology tools such as rocks and pressure point balls. In addition, make organic foot cream from coconut oil and essential oils. Students will practice techniques on one another. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $25 W 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/16 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Th 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 8/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Tribal Healing Dance

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Tribal Healing Dance or Spirit Journey Dance is a celebration of ordinary life moments in dance movement set to slow African dance music. No partner is needed as these dances are in community circles or lines. We will learn a new dance each week. No dance experience needed and no complicated routines to learn. The music will inspire you dance for fun and exercise. Instructor: Robinson Tuition $39 W 3 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Tai Chi for Beginners

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Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility and joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 W 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 6/7 Shaolin West SA Th 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/8 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 6/10 Shaolin West SA W 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 7/19 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 7/22 Shaolin West SA Th 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/27 Shaolin West SA

Qi Gong Exercise (I Chin Ching) 450218 I Chin Ching or Yijin jing roughly translates to the “change of tendon and muscle.” The idea is that by tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. That’s a lot of promise for just 49 exercises! Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required -just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/7 Shaolin West SA W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/26 Shaolin West SA

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Basic Yoga

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 M 5 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101

PARENTING Parenting: Guidance & Discipline

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Learn about different styles of parenting and explore your individual parenting style. Develop a clearer understanding of discipline, appropriate limits, and effective discipline techniques. Parents will also discover intervention strategies which parents can use to guide their children’s behavior and what to expect from their children at different ages and stages. This parenting class will help you gain confidence in your parenting skills. Instructor: Ciaravino Tuition $22 W 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Using Ancestry.com

GENEALOGY Genealogy Just the Beginning

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Preserve your family’s history by learning how to research your ancestors and build a family tree for future generations. The first week will include how to begin your research, tips on identifying old photos, what census records have and don’t have, and various genealogy websites. The second week will focus on websites for researching your ancestors’ particular states. Learn about various genealogy programs that can help you build and document your family tree. This class is designed for research in the United States. The instructor can also suggest various websites to further your research of other countries. At the completion of this course you should be able to complete a family tree of five generations. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Th 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/15 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Genealogy: The Next Step

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The class will focus on in-depth research techniques for finding military, probate, immigration and vital records in the United States. You’ll learn how to find cousins you did not even know you had which could lead to new information for your family tree. Your instructor will help you break down one of your brick walls and you’ll learn the techniques used to break down, not only your brick wall, but those of your fellow students. Finally, you will learn how to prepare for visits to various repositories. A short discussion on DNA testing is included in this class. This intermediate class is designed for students who have taken Genealogy -Just the Beginning or have some knowledge of genealogy research. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Th 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/20 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Start tracing your family history using Ancestry. com. This hands-on, computer-based course is for those new to the website or who have come to a road block and need direction on how to further research and create their family trees. Your experienced instructor will introduce you at a high-level how to use the search functions, understanding the “green leaf, ” building a tree, and will cover each Category (Census, Birth, Newspapers, and etc.) You must be a current paid Ancestry.com subscriber in order to see all documents and enroll in the class. Please bring the following information with you: Ancestry.com login/password, names, birth/death dates, and birth/death locations on the first day of class. Instructor: Salazar III Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Advanced Ancestry.com

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Use Ancestry.com on a deeper level. This handson, computer-based course will teach you how to upload photos and documents, connect to existing family trees, use the AncestryApp, DNA networking, accessing international records, understanding of sources/databases, Advanced Search, and explore the “green leaf” a lot further. You must be a current paid Ancestry.com subscriber in order to see all documents and enroll in the class. Please bring the following information with you: Ancestry.com login/password, names, birth/ death dates, and birth/death locations on the first day of class. Instructor: Salazar III Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 7/22 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Spanish Beginning: Level 1

LANGUAGES Chinese Mandarin

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A beginning class in Conversational Chinese using Mandarin, the national standard language in China. There are 142 dialects in China, you will learn the basics of the most important one, written characters, both numbers and vocabulary, that are common to all. At the end of class you will be able to properly pronounce approximately 150 words and be able to converse about health, time, weather and money, count to 1, 000 and read and write numbers 1 through 999. Students can purchase the textbook ‘Conversational Mandarin Chinese Online, Simplified Character Version’ by Tien-Wei Xie, from the instructor at the first class session for $18. The textbook can also be purchased online but should wait until the week before the first class date, in case the class is cancelled due to insufficient registrations. Instructor: Beekley Tuition $115 M, W 8 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Conversational German

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German is an exciting and enriching language, with many applications in travel, art history, and literature. This class will give you a beginner’s conversational speaking ability in German along with some practical and cultural tips. You’ll be able to travel, order in a restaurant, shop, or expand your knowledge of the country and its people. Purchase the Living Language German course book (ISBN: 0307478556) prior to the first class. Instructor: Rosario Tuition $115 T, Th 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Conversational Russian

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Russian is the fourth most spoken language in the world and is one of the six official languages at the United Nations. This class is a great way to learn the basics of conversation; whether you want to speak Russian for personal enrichment, travel, or business. Learn to speak phrases; have simple conversations about family, hobbies, work, study, modern Russian culture, and how to conduct basic transactions during travel. Instructor: Rosario Tuition $115 T, Th 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 5/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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By mastering the sound system, vocabulary, word order and fundamentals of grammar, the rest of the communication comes easier. Conversations will include culture, customs, history and literature to enable students to understand the background of the language. Emphasis will be on listening and speaking. You will need to purchase the book yourself and bring it to class. Books are available online at http://www.perfectionlearning.co or call 800-831-4190. We will be using the book ‘Spanish Is Fun’ ISBN # 9781634199285 the 4th edition. Instructor: Garza Tuition $115 M, W 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C104

MUSIC Guitar for Teens and Adults Beginning

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This is a follow up course for those students who have taken a beginning guitar class. Basic knowledge of open string chords and notes is helpful. Emphasis will be on playing popular songs in class. Topics include barre chords, scales, lead and rhythm playing, and music theory. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 M 4 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M 4 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

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Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. The $29 materials fee payable to the instructor in class. Includes a workbook and 60 minute practice CD or Cassette. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 8:30am-11:30am 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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A basic introduction to guitar playing for teen and adult students. Topics include timing, open string chords, notes in first position, elements of reading music, and application of lead and rhythm guitar playing through familiar songs. Please bring your own acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 M 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Guitar for Teens and Adults Beyond Beginning

PIANO WORKSHOP

How To Play The Piano By Ear

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Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to ‘Instant Piano’ class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Prior experience with chords recommended. The materials fee of $29 for the ‘How To Play Piano by Ear’ book and practice CD will be collected in class by the instructor. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 12:15pm-2:45pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Instant Guitar for Busy People

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In just a few hours, learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach how chords work in a song, how to form the three main types of chords, how to tune your guitar, basic strumming patterns, how to play along with simple tunes, and how to buy a good guitar. Ages 13 and up are welcome. The $29 materials fee payable to the instructor in class includes a workbook and 60 minute practice CD or Cassette. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 3:00pm-5:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Violin for Teens & Adults 101

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Ever wanted to recreate the beautiful sounds of the violin. Learn the basics of first position notes, posture, and creating a smooth tone. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. No musical background is needed. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. The material fee of $10 will be collected for the required book Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $99 Sun 5 sessions 2:45pm-3:45pm 6/4 Texas Strings Music Studio Sun 5 sessions 2:45pm-3:45pm 7/16 Texas Strings Music Studio

Violin for Teens & Adults 102

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Expand on the basics of the violin either after taking the Violin 101 class or with some string instrument background. Must know the basics of first position notes and posture. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. If you did not take Violin for Teens and Adults 101, the material fee of $10 will be collected for the required book. Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $99 Sun 5 sessions 1:45pm-2:45pm 6/4 Texas Strings Music Studio Sun 5 sessions 1:45pm-2:45pm 7/16 Texas Strings Music Studio

DANCE

FINE ARTS

Country and Western Two-Step & Waltz

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Enjoy learning two of the most traditional country and western dances, the two-step and waltz. Our professional and award winning dance instructors will show you how easy it is to learn the basic steps! Before you know it, you will be two-stepping, gliding, turning and spinning all around the dance floor. So, put your dancing shoes on and get to it. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 T 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/6 Studio One T 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/18 Studio One

Intro to Ballroom Dance

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Professional Dance Instructors will teach you some of the wonderful dances of the past and present. The Foxtrot and Waltz are classy dances that will give you that impressive edge at the next social event of the season. So, put your dancing shoes on and get ready to start gliding, promenading and box-stepping. No partner necessary. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 W 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/7 Studio One W 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/19 Studio One

Intro to Salsa

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Learn the latest Salsa Club dance moves and show everyone how well you can strut your stuff on the dance floor. Your talented instructors will show you how easy and fun it is to learn how to Salsa Dance. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Th 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/8 Studio One Th 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/20 Studio One

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So you liked painting with your friends at the last party? Learning the theory and practice of painting is your next step. Explore color mixing, the color wheel, values, and basic color theory and principles. Complete your first painting using a monochromatic color scheme in acrylics and be ready to continue on learning the fundamentals of painting. A $30 materials fee payable to the instructor will provide all materials needed. Instructor: Garza Materials Fee $30 Tuition $59 Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 5/25 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Acrylic Painting: Fundamentals

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Master the fundamentals of acrylic painting as you explore principles and theory of color mixing, color schemes, and warm and cool primaries. Learn about value, compliments, triad, analogous and a monochromatic hues, the color wheel, how to lay our your palette and keep order while you work. We’ll discuss composition, selecting an under painting color, and how to create a focal point. You’ll learn canvas preparation, texturizing, and interesting background techniques, all in preparation for you creating your own painting masterpiece 11 x 14 or larger. Group critiques will be held weekly to constructively discuss painting challenges. Prerequisite: Intro to Painting. An optional $30 supply fee provides paint and one canvas. A supply list is available for those who wish to get their own supplies. Instructor: Garza Tuition $75 Sat 5 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 5/20 Northside Learning Ctr C106

“Con Mis Manos” Student Art Show & Craft Sale 12pm to 4pm Saturday June 10, 2017

Northside Learning Center

6632 Bandera Road

Acr ylic paintings, prints, greeting cards, jewelr y, photography, a n d m o r e . Wo n d e r f u l g i f t i t e m s ! Instructors and Students will display their work and answer questions about our classes, their process, and inspiration.

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Acrylic Painting: Skilled

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For experienced acrylic painting students, this class is an ongoing exploration and independent study through painting on canvas or paper. Continue your painting education with review and extended study of color mixing, color schemes, values, temperature, harmony, and composition. Learn the use and benefit of a wet palette, mixed media, and working the palette in an organized method. This will be an ongoing independent study (with expert guidance, of course) on a subject of your choosing, with weekly critiques to discuss individual paintings and creative challenges as they arise. Prerequisite: Intro to Painting and Acrylics Fundamentals Instructor: Garza Tuition $85 Th 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/25 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Fundamentals: Christmas in July (Teen & Adult) 110374 It’s Christmas in July! Use Acrylics with tissue paper on your painting surface for added color and texture while you make a one of a kind piece. Create a painting suitable to print as a Holiday card. Instructor: Garza Tuition $59 Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C106 M 4 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Going Vertical: Mixed Media

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Explore the use of paper clay to sculpt whimsical figures to inspire your creativity or to enhance your seasonal décor. Course instruction includes a tested recipe for paper clay and contemporary paper sculpting techniques. Finished items will be decorated using acrylic paints. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $20 Tuition $56 M 3 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Loosen Up: Mixed Media

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In this fast-paced class participants will create an original mountain scene. Develop loose brush strokes in bold or subtle colors while exploring the use of different paint applicators. Oil and acrylic paints will be used. The final two weeks culminate in a composition of the participants’ creation combining the techniques introduced. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $30 Tuition $85 M 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Oil Painting with Ahuva

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Award-winning instructor Ahuva Shweiki will guide you step-by-step through the techniques of oil painting. Color mixing theory, composition, light and shadow techniques will all come together in a beautiful painting of a cactus, suitable for framing. Class is designed for beginners but experienced painters are welcome. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 W, F 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Watercolor Painting

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A must-take class for the beginning painter with step-by-step instructions. Each student will leave with a sound knowledge of color theory, drawing, moisture control, wetinto-wet techniques, graded washes, glazing, negative painting, focal points, and composition. Complete the class with your first masterpiece, a cactus, suitable for framing. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 W, F 6 sessions 12:15pm-3:15pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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CRAFTING Reduce, Re-use, Upcycle!

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With a little time and inspiration you can create beautiful things to decorate your home on a budget and make unique gifts or party décor, adding your own special touch. Materials such as empty plastic and glass bottles, paper towel tubes and a few other craft supplies will be transformed into flowers, wall art, vases, and many other fancies. Supplies will be available in the class but feel free to bring any of your own materials. We will also use yarn, acrylic paints & paint brushes, and scrapbooking paper. Please bring scissors and a glue gun. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $19 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112

JEWELRY MAKING Introduction to Jewelry Secondary Jewelry

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This class is suitable for beginning/ inexperienced students and for students who joined me last year and would like to extend what they learned. The course will teach all students how to solder, set a cabochon (rounded stone) in a bezel, learn the mechanics of basic jewelry making, and understand the basic chemicals and materials needed to make their own jewelry. Some students with prior experience will have time and the choice to extend their learning into how to make jump rings. Instructor: Von Berg Materials Fee $90 Tuition $65 T 5 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/20 Stevens HS B 244 Art Room

Gemstones and Lapidary Arts

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Learn the art of lapidary, cutting and polishing gemstones that can be used to make beautiful jewelry. Using diamond-based lapidary equipment, each participant will make two or three finished gemstones and one piece of jewelry. No prior experience is required. All that is required is the desire to create your own valuable gemstones. Special thanks goes to The Southwest Gem and Mineral Society in San Antonio for supplying the lapidary equipment used in the class. A supply fee of $30 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Speck Materials Fee $30 Tuition $55 W, Th 4 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Mosaic Copper Plant Stand/Table

GLASS CRAFTING Filigree Suncatcher

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The center of this suncatcher will be made with a bevel. When a bevel catches the sun it will produce rainbow prisms around the room, guaranteed to make you smile. There will be a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors of bevels to create your suncatcher. We will form lead around the bevel and solder it to finish off your creation. A $5 supply fee is payable at the studio. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 W 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 7/19 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Fused Clock

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Make a 6” clock starting with a white base and embellishing it as you wish to create a piece uniquely your own. After the clocks are fired in the kiln you will return to drill a hole and add your clock components. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $30 Tuition $40 F 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/9 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Fused Multi Color Plaid Plate, 6”

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In this class, you will make beautifully colorful plaid plate from strips of glass that you will cut. Each person will have the same choices of glass but how you put it together is uniquely your own. No experience necessary. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 T 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 7/18 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Fused Windchime

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As the wind blows through this whimsical and fun wind chime you will be reminded of the enjoyment you had while making it your own. Design your dangles and how they hang. All supplies included except beads for embellishments. No experience necessary. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $10 Tuition $45 T 2 sessions 10:30am-1:00pm 6/6 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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In this two-day class, you will mosaic an antique copper plant stand that may also be used as a garden table. You will learn how to mosaic on a glass substrate and grout for outdoor weather. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $60 Tuition $50 T 2 sessions 10:30am-1:00pm 7/18 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Mosaic Stripy Picture Frame

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This has always been a popular class and makes a great gift for the graduate, bride or the person who is hard to buy for. We will teach you how easy it is to cut strips to decorate your picture frame. Your glass (we recommend three colors), Mac Glue, and grout may be purchased during class. You will need to purchase your frame before the first class. The frame should be no larger than 16 x 20 and no smaller than 11 x 14 and should come with clear glass included. Beads are fun to included so bring what you have to include in your frame, and if you choose to share or exchange with other students. No experience necessary. Supply Fee: $35.00 (includes a $20.00 credit towards glass) Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $35 Tuition $50 Sat 1 session 10:30am-1:30pm 7/22 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Stained Glass Boot Camp

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This class is the best way to enjoy a bottle of wine twice. Bring 2 empty wine bottles, cleaned of any glue or labels, to class and we will teach you how to cut rings. The rings will be left with us to be flatten in the kiln. When you return for the second class you will create a beautiful unique wind chime. When you hear the sparkling sound, it will remind you of the fun you had creating this chime. No experience necessary. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $10 Tuition $50 Sat 2 sessions 10:30am-12:30pm 6/10 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

SEWING & NEEDLECRAFT Easy Rag Quilt

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Rag quilts are a popular sewing project. Rag quilts get their name from the raggy look that they get from the frayed and exposed seams on the front of each quilt. With each washing, they take on a well-loved warm quilted look. Come learn how to make this easy classic quilt while also learning basic rotary cutting and piecing. A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Crosnoe Tuition $59 T, Th 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 8/1 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Learn the Tiffany Foil method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window. During this fast-paced weekend class you will learn the ins and outs of the copper foil method starting with how to cut glass and continuing with pattern preparation and soldering, to completion of your first beautiful stained glass “masterpiece”. This class is also a perfect refresher course. You must come into the studio to select your pattern (FREE) and glass (about $20.00 depending on the choices you make) prior to the day of class. No experience necessary. Bring a lunch or be ready to order off a menu. We will not be leaving for lunch. Instructor: Crafters Workbench Materials Fee $75 Tuition $150 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-5:00pm 8/5 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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DECORATING

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In just one morning, you can learn how to create an Old World wall, how to paint fake granite or ceramic tile, and how to make removable texture such as a fake leather. Learn the secrets of the pros and create a mouth-dropping wall (or more) in your home. A required materials fee of $29 is collected in class for a custom roller and pan, and two DVDs on this process. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Fabulous Faux Finishes Suede, Rustic, & Modern

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Join us for a simpler and faster way than sponging to achieve a soft blend of colors on your accent wall. You will also learn how to make a wall look like brick or stone all from joint compound and tape. A materials fee of $29 is payable to the instructor in class and includes two DVDs, custom pan, and custom roller. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 1:30pm-3:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Gardening 101

PETS & ANIMALS Cats Rule! Indoors And Out

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Both humans and cats have identical regions in their brains that are responsible for emotions. Many cat owners think their cat can read their minds and cat owners have a lower risk of dying of heart attacks. Learn tips on how to keep your cat healthy and happy. Get answers to many commons questions; including can cats hold a grudge, keeping Fluffy from marking his territory, preventing furniture scratching and other common cat behaviors. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Understanding Your Best Friend: Dogs Have A Lot To Say

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A class jam-packed with information such as why do our dogs do the things they do, like wagging their tails and barking at the same time or biting us in a playful way? Sometimes what they do can be frustrating if we don’t understand pet behavior! Learn what you can do to prevent an attack when you are walking your dog. Clicker training and doggie park etiquette will also be discussed. Bring all your questions (but not your pet) and get those answers so you can modify your pets behavior. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

GARDEN Drip Irrigation System Made Easy!

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It isn’t “rocket science” as they say and it’s not all that expensive. All you need is a pair of scissors, some tubing and a few small parts and you’re all set. You can build enough in one morning to do all your beds. The neat thing about drip irrigation is that it ALWAYS puts the water where it’s needed and, if you purchase a battery-powered timer, WHEN it’s needed. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Gardening can be intimidating. Not all of us have a green thumb, and are unsure of how to get started. Dr. Harris will teach you how to plan a garden, soil preparation, how to build raised beds, composting, fertilizing, watering, and harvesting the veggies (the best part). Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 M 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Keyhole Gardens, Lasagna Gardens and Elevated Bed Gardens!

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The concept of hoop gardens is NOT a new concept, it’s just adapted for year-round gardening. The concept is really pretty simple; i.e., build a bed, make some hoops, cover them with either cloth or plastic or both and you have a mini-greenhouse wherever it is located. Flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruits, or whatever can be grown in hoop gardens. Keyhole gardens and elevated gardening could be scaled down to accessibility. This course will cover the basics of this established concept and will help you learn how to tend to this type of gardening. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Sleeping in the Fall Garden Veggie Bed? No!

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As Dr. Jerry Parsons (former vegetable specialist with the Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service) says, ”Spring gardening is just practice for fall gardening.” Whether or not you’re ready, fall gardening is well underway by September. Flowers, grass, trees, shrubs, and veggies will all do well with fall planting. We’ll talk about bed preparation, selecting the right varieties of plants, planting them, watering them, and fertilizing them. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 T 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Artisan Cheese

COOKING A Taste of Morocco: The other side of the Mediterranean

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Travel to the southern shores of the Mediterranean where exotic flavors abound. Spices, citrus fruits, and fresh vegetables and herbs come together in the classic dishes you’ll make and taste: Couscous, flavorful stews, and a very special chicken dish. Your instructor, Chef Gena Nadeau, traveled to Morocco, and will share some of the culinary history of the region, as well as cooking tips, and wine suggestions. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 W 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C103 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 8/16 Northside Learning Ctr C103

A Taste of Tuscany: Rustic Flavors of Central Italy

More Artisan Cheese

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Expand your cheese making skills! In this hands on class, you’ll make some delicious cheese yourself to take home. You’ll get recipe ideas and learn how to customize basic cheese recipes. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 M 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Bountiful Brunch 520400

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Discover how easy and fun it can be to make mozzarella cheese in your own kitchen! In this hands-on class, you’ll get detailed instructions and recipe ideas, sample the delicious results, and take home cheese you’ve made in class. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 T 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Savor the rustic flavors of central Italy. You’ll make and taste classic recipes from this region: ribollata, fagioli, and biscotti. You’ll learn how to give any dish an Italian accent with a few simple ingredients. Your instructor, Chef Gena Nadeau, lived in Italy for several years, and will share history, cooking tips, and wine suggestions. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Master the art of brunch! Learn to make delicious and mouth watering items you can serve for your next brunch or special occasion. Some items we will be preparing are Italian Brunch Casserole and blueberry sausage coffee cake. Come enhance your cooking and baking skills in this fun and educational class. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Artisan Bread on Demand

Gluten-Free Breads

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Learn an innovative method that allows you to have fresh baked, delicious bread and pizza dough available for baking on the spur of the moment! You’ll learn the method, make your own dough to take home, and sample some recipes made from the dough. Recipes and ideas included! An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 T 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Finding bread that is gluten-free AND delicious can be a real challenge. Now you can learn to make your own gluten-free bread so tasty that even those who are not gluten-free will gobble it up. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/15 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Making Tiramisu

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Learn the basics of making tiramisu during the demo and then have fun assembling your own portion of tiramisu! See how magically each flavor blends together to make this favorite Italian sweet. You’ll find that you’ll make a tiramisu that is more rich, creamy, and light than any restaurant serves! Bring your apron in case of mess. *Note: Tiramisu contains a small amount of alcohol. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $15 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 8/19 Northside Learning Ctr C103

One Dish Dinners

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If you are tired of eating on the run or ordering the same items on the take out menu, here’s your opportunity to prepare some new recipes. Quick, easy, one dish recipes like Peanut Broccoli Stir Fry, Summer Tortellini Salad, and other favorites will save you time in the kitchen. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Th 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103

BAKING Back to School Cookies

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Just in time for your back to school teacher gift. Learn to decorate school themed Cookies. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, pre-made royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 8/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Beach Party Cookies

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Surf’s up! Learn to decorate a variety of beach themed cookies in this hands-on class. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, pre-made royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Christmas Cookies in July

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Get a head start this year and learn to decorate Christmas Cookies. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, premade royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Sports Themed Cookies

Introduction To Table Games

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Learn to decorate cocktail themed Cookies such as beer mug and champagne flute cookies. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, pre-made royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 M 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Food Themed Cookies

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Learn to decorate a variety of food themed cookies in this hands-on class. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, pre-made royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 M 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Learn the rules, etiquette, and strategies of table games such as Blackjack, Craps, and Poker. An experienced dealer will teach you what you need to know to have fun and be more successful at the tables. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 T 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr B104

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An advanced table games class for those who have “Introduction to Table Games.” Learn the winning techniques to compete and be more successful at table games such as Blackjack. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Th 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 6/8 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Intro to Dice Games

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Learn the basic rules of craps tables and how to play craps! Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 T 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Advanced Dice Games

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Learn the basic strategies and winning techniques to compete and be more successful at craps. If you have not played craps before, you must have attended Intro to Dice games. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $25 Th 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Texas Hold’em for Beginners

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Come learn how to play the ‘Cadillac’ of all poker games, the wildly popular Texas Hold’em! This class is intended for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of proper play, and hand rankings. This is an informational class with social playing, only. Actual gambling is prohibited and no money will be permitted to exchange hands. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $20 T 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Exercise Your Brain by Learning a New Game Let’s Play Mahjongg!

FUN & GAMES

Advanced Table Games Cocktail Party Cookies

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Play Ball! Learn to decorate a variety of sports themed cookies in this hands-on class. Each student is provided with fresh baked sugar cookies, pre-made royal icing, dragees, colored sugars, and other edible decorations. Bring your apron (things will get messy) and come ready to have fun and learn the basics of cookie decorating. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Campos Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 M 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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The game of Mahjongg originated in China many centuries ago, and was brought to the West in the 1920’s. American Mahjongg is a four-player table game that involves skill and luck, and is played with tiles and a “hands” score card. You will discover the thrill of winning a hand and the excitement of strategic moves as you learn to “read” your opponents. This class will introduce you to the rules and rituals involved in the game, and will cover some of the rules for tournament play. (Yes, you can make money playing this game!). Instructor is a Mahjongg enthusiast who will teach you the basics of the game and introduce you to the world of cracks, bams & dots! Open to teens and adults. Instructor: Kronenthal Tuition $20 M, W 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C106

PHOTOGRAPHY How to Take Travel Photos Like a Pro

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Whether you are preparing for that summer vacation, honeymoon, or just want to learn how to turn an average picture into a great picture, this class will bring out the photographer in you. Author and photographer Tony Diaz shares the techniques behind travel photography. Moonrise or sunset, a cityscape or seashore, animals or people, a well taken travel picture is always a conversation starter. No prior photography experience is necessary. Instructor: Diaz Tuition $45 Th 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/20 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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TRAVEL Bucket List 101

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Dream big. Live life to the fullest. The world is your oyster, experience all it has to offer. This class will provide you with a potpourri of places to go, things to see and do, experiences to have, and adventures to live that will fill your bucket list to overflow! Author, photographer, bucket list aficionado, and world traveler Tony Diaz shows you how to stop putting your dreams on hold and begin making a dent in that list of things you said you would do “someday.� Instructor: Diaz Tuition $22 W 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

OUTDOOR RECREATION Kayaking 101

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Get outside and enjoy the waterways of San Antonio! Learn kayak terminology, river terminology, proper paddling techniques, how to self-rescue, how to assist in a rescue, river signals, how to plan a trip, and how to select the appropriate kayaking gear for your needs. This class is taught at Padre Park and concludes with a scenic paddle. Gear provided for this class includes: Kayak, life vest, paddle and water. Sarah Neal is an American Canoe Association (ACA) Certified Level 2 Kayak Instructor. An equipment rental fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Neal Materials Fee $10 Tuition $60 Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 6/4 Mission Kayak Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 7/2 Mission Kayak Sun 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 8/6 Mission Kayak

Adult Tennis Academy

T,W,Th 3 sessions 6/6 6/13 6/20 6/27 7/3 7/11 7/18 7/25

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Learn the basics of the grip, stance, and swing. Work on some of the specialized shots, putts, and approaches. Even if you have taken this class before our instructor will work with you at the level you are at. Clubs available at no charge. A one time $8 ball fee is payable at first class. Instructor: Gimmestad Materials Fee $8 Tuition $55 M 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/5 Alamo Golf Course 7/17 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 6/10 Alamo Golf Course

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The Adult Tennis Clinic is a program designed for any level player looking to learn more about the game, technique, and tactics. It is an hour of drills, strategizing, point play, technical work, and the fitness that comes along with it. The structure allows you to attend the sessions that work with your schedule. To arrange your scheduled instruction, please register and then contact NISD Tennis Center at 210-398-1800 or Annemarie Tennis Center at 210-397-7592. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 T,W,Th 3 sessions 5:30pm-7:30pm 6/6 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/13 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/20 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/27 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/3 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/11 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/18 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/25 AnneMarie Tennis Center

GOLF Golf - Beginning

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Basic Yoga

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 M 5 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Chair Fitness for Active Seniors

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Become stronger and more flexible! This class will incorporate cardiovascular fitness with balance work, strength training, and conditioning using a chair along with light weights, resistance bands, and light weight medicine balls. Please bring a pair of light weight dumbbells to class. Instructor: Amecucci Tuition $39 T 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 T 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Chair Yoga for Active Seniors

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Perfect for all levels, chair yoga is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair. Open your hips, move your shoulders and neck, and find length in your spine with this chair yoga flow. Please bring a pair of light weight dumbbells to class. Instructor: Amecucci Tuition $39 T 6 sessions 1:30pm-2:30pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 T 6 sessions 1:30pm-2:30pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Kung Fu

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Students practice open hand forms, selfdefense, weapons, sparring, meditation, strength training, and aerobic conditioning. This dynamic approach allows for rapid advancement in fighting skill, balance, dexterity, and endurance. Before attaining black belt, the student will learn 21 long forms, covering seven different open hand systems and six weapons. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/8 Shaolin West SA Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/27 Shaolin West SA

Taekwondo -Self Defense For Beginners

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Learn the basics of self-defense and counter combat tactics from several of the world’s most popular martial arts disciplines. We will practice balance, striking, blocking, kicking, close-quarter combat techniques, wrist-locks, arm-locks, and basic take-down techniques. Please wear comfortable clothes (sweat pants and t-shirt). For questions please call 210-507-0257. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $39 T 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 6/6 DC Martial Arts T 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 7/18 DC Martial Arts

Tai Chi for Beginners

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Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility, joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 W 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 6/7 Shaolin West SA Th 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/8 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 6/10 Shaolin West SA W 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 7/19 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 7/22 Shaolin West SA Th 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/27 Shaolin West SA

Total Body Workout

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Enjoy 30 minutes of invigorating cardio to burn calories followed by 30 minutes of strength and toning exercises to tighten and tone your muscles. This fun total body workout will make you feel great! All levels are welcome to this class. Instructor: Williams Tuition $49 M 5 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Qi Gong Exercise (I Chin Ching) 450218 I Chin Ching or Yijin jing roughly translates to the “change of tendon and muscle.” The idea is that by tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. That’s a lot of promise for just 49 exercises! Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required -just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $59 W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/7 Shaolin West SA W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 7/26 Shaolin West SA

Sports - Crafts - Field Trips - Swimming - Computer Time Singing & Dancing - Teambuilding - Fun

Discounts available for those who qualify!

NISD LT Summer Camp

Included in the camp is enrichment activities, physical activity, weekly clubs, arts and crafts, and weekly field trips. All supplies and fees are included in the weekly tuition of $120 per child. Parents must provide transportation to and from the Camp, plus snack, lunch, and a refillable water bottle daily. Space is limited so register early!

June 5-August 4, 2017 7:00am - 6:30pm, Monday-Friday Grades K-8 (2016-2017 School Year) Non-Northside ISD Students are welcome $120/week per child $25 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit per week per child is required at time of registration SIX LOCATIONS!(Pending Board Approval)

Carnahan ES - 6839 Babcock Rd

Driggers ES - 6901 Shadow Mist Rd**

Franklin ES - 9180 Silver Spot Registration Forester ES - 10726 Rousseau** Wanke ES - 10419 Old Prue Rd Helotes ES 13878 Riggs Rd opens April 12 www.nisd.net/learning-tree **Forester & Driggers are NISD Summer Feeding Sites and will provide Breakfast & Lunch. (210) 397-8108

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AquaAerobics AquaAerobics

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AquaAerobics combines low impact exercise and a pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a shallow pool. The ability to swim is not required. A pair of aqua shoes and gloves is encouraged to be used in the class. You can purchase one at Swimfreak 210684-7946, online at www.swimoutlet. com or Walmart, etc. Instructor: Shipman Tuition $60 M,W,F 7:00am-8:00am 5/15 11 session NISD Swim Ctr 6/12 12 sessions NISD Swim Ctr M, W 6 sessions 7:00am-8:00am 7/17 NISD Swim Ctr M,W,F 5/15 6/12 M, W 7/17

11 session 12 sessions 6 sessions

9:30am-10:30am NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr 9:30am-10:30am NISD Swim Ctr

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9:30am-10:30am NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

M,W,F 5/15 6/12

11 session 12 sessions

10:30am-11:30am NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

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10:30am-11:30am NISD Swim Ctr

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11:00am-12:00pm NISD Swim Ctr

M, W, F 6/5 7/3

Tuition $31 12 sessions 9:00am-10:00am George Block Aquatics Ctr George Block Aquatics Ctr

M, W, F 7/31

9 sessions 9:00am-10:00am George Block Aquatics Ctr

M, W, F 8/14

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Deep Water AquaAerobics

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Deep Water AquaAerobics combines similar low impact exercises but will require more core strength in a deep water pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a pool with a depth of seven feet or more. An aqua belt, fins, and gloves is encouraged to be used in the class. You can purchase one at Swimfreak 210-684-7946, online at www.swimoutlet. com or Walmart, etc. Instructor: Shipman Tuition $40 T, Th 10:00am-11:00am 8/15 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr

T, Th 5/16 6/13 7/18

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10:30am-11:30am NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr NISD Swim Ctr

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Deep Water Fitness

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Deep Water Fitness combines intense exercises that will require more core strength in a deep water pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a pool with a depth of seven feet or more. Students are required to have a belt, gloves and fins. An aqua belt, fins, and gloves is encouraged to be used in the class. You can purchase one at Swimfreak 210-684-7946 or online at www.swimoutlet.com. Instructor: Shipman Tuition $40 T, Th 11:30am-12:30pm 5/16 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 6/13 7 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 7/18 6 sessions NISD Swim Ctr 8/15 8 sessions NISD Swim Ctr

Northside Swim Center 8400 N. Loop 1604 210-397-7525 George Block Aquatic Center 7001 Culebra Road 210-397-7500

Northside Aquatics offers a wide range of classes and activities for children and adults, including Swim Lessons, Diving Lessons, Lifeguard Certification, and Swim Team. Contact the swim center near you for more information about schedules and pricing.

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CAMPS & CLASSES FOR KIDS COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

Gear Up! 4-H Robotics Camp (Ages 7-9)

3D Video Game Creation Camp (Grades 3-7) 260137 Capitalize on your kids’ love for video games by letting them build their own racing game! Their imagination is the limit to what they achieve as they use Microsoft Kodu™ software to create a Kodu Kart video game. Students learn the basics of 3D level design by creating a variety of race tracks and how to code the precision movement systems for player and computer controlled racers. When skill behind the wheel isn’t enough, students create power-up tactics to stun their opponents such as ray guns, land mines, force fields, and more. Instructor: Bits, Bytes, Bots Tuition $199 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 F 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/23 Franklin ES

Aerospace Engineering (Ages 7-13)

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In the Aerospace Engineering camp , students use the engineering design process to design, create, test and refine a variety of flying machines. Campers will construct a shock absorbing system designed to protect two marshmallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air-powered rockets and assembled model blimp that actually takes flight. A supply fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Engineering for Kids Materials Fee $25 Tuition $170 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/24 Franklin ES

Arduino Robots Camp for High Schoolers

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The course will focus on applications and projects associated with the Arduino microprocessor. The Arduino based platform allows students, teachers, and hobbyists to design and implement their own projects. Projects can range from LCD games to robotics. Instructor: Martinez Tuition $189 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Imagine it, engineer it, and make it go. Powered by the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Base Set and software, your student will explore the exciting world of robotics and engineering. Combining the versatility of the LEGO building system and intuitive drag-anddrop programming software, this adventure will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating robots from day one. We’ll also take a break from the lab with games, snacks and other activities. Prerequisite: Ability to work in a team. Each team will be provided with an individual computer and will share robotics equipment. Instructor: Cervantes Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Makey Makey Magic (Grades 4-7)

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Do your kids want to be a part of the Maker Education Initiative that’s sweeping the nation? Do your kids like working with their hands? Do you love STEM but don’t want your kids sitting in front of a computer all day? In this class kids collaborate together to problem solve and turn every day things into computer keys. We’ll use Makey Makey® kits to literally create classroom sized keyboards. Come Learn With Us! Instructor: Bits, Bites, Bots Tuition $199 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/19 Franklin ES

Mechanical Engineering: Apprentice (Ages 8-14)

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Students will use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test and improve a variety of machines and mechanical systems. Students will learn the basics of energy, traction, aerodynamics and durability while constructing roller coasters, ”eggstreme” defense vehicles, an incredibly fast air-powered custom dragster and more. Instructor: Engineering for Kids Materials Fee $25 Tuition $170 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Minecraft Coding & Redstone Contraptions (Grades 3-7) 300022 If your kids love Minecraft™ and spend hours moving blocks around and generally just clicking away, let us elevate their game. We will use redstone (in-game electricity) to help the kids make sophisticated traps and contraptions and introduce them to a game modification that they can use later to write their first code. If they’re going to play anyway, let’s turn their passion into a massive critical thinking experience. Instructor: Bits, Bytes, Bots Tuition $49 F 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Snapology: Incredible Inventions Robotics (Ages 7-14) 260185 Whoever said you couldn’t solve the world’s problems with LEGO® bricks? Learn a little about the process real inventors go through to create new inventions while you help design, build, and program robotic machines to solve problems. Snapology’s Incredible Inventions class takes advantage of easy-touse computer software to build and program students’ inventions. Your child will learn the fundamentals of programming while navigating through programming software to make their inventions operate. Instructor: Snapology Tuition $170 M-F 5 sessions 8:30am-11:30am 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Snapology: Attackbots (Battle Robotics Ages 7-14)

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In this exciting class, students will build a variety of military inspired robotic models. Children will learn about sensors, gears, pulleys, and programming as they create robotic catapults, crossbows, tanks, bomber planes and much more! Learning is enhanced with the use of laptop computers and the students will be able to program their models and test them. Instructor: Snapology Tuition $170 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Snapology: Gamebots (Ages 7-14)

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Calling all gamers! Have a blast creating robotic games each week while learning about robotics. Students will learn about gear ratio, sensors, programming, and pulleys as they create fun to play games. Whether creating pinball machine, duck hunt or a ring toss game, your child is sure to have fun building, learning, and playing. Instructor: Snapology Tuition $170 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Snapology: Kinderbots (Ages 4-6)

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Children will begin to explore the world of robotics as they build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Whether learning about sensors while building drills and magic wands, or discovering ways that gears and pulleys create movement while building helicopters and robotic dogs, your child is sure to have a great time. The students will be learning how to build their models and programming with age appropriate software on laptop computers. It is never too early to start learning robotics with Snapology! Instructor: Snapology Tuition $160 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/17 Franklin ES

Snapology: Adventure with STAR WARS® (Ages 6-12)

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If you love Star Wars®, this is the class for you. Come participate in Star Wars® themed activities using LEGO® bricks and other interactive learning tools, build scenes from the movie, build ships, lightsabers, you name it... May the force be with you. Develop presentations involving relevant facts and descriptive details. Engage in topic centered group conversation and develop appropriate, on task questions, and elaborate on stated facts. Instructor: Snapology Tuition $150 M-F 5 sessions 8:30am-11:30am 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Snapology: Superheroes (Ages 5-10)

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To the Batcave, Snapology fans! Design your own superhero using LEGO® bricks, create your own adventure and comic strip. Have a blast as you create your own fantasy world of superheroes. What kind of super powers do you have? Instructor: Snapology Tuition $150 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Snapology: Castles, Kingdoms & Wizards (Ages 5-10)

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Enter the magical world of Snapology! Have fun with dragons, crowns, knights and swords. Create your own castle using LEGO® bricks and much, much more. Let the magic begin! Instructor: Snapology Tuition $150 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Youth Code Jam: Cool Kids Code (Grades 4-5) 260224 Learn to code with plugged and unplugged activities that will teach your child how to think computationally, problem solve logically and have a ton of fun completing challenges. Every day, we’ll explore a new resource to learn to code. Students will create programs to solve problems and develop simple games and stories. No previous coding experience required. Limited space available. Instructor: Youth Code Jam Tuition $180 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Youth Code Jam: Get Your Hands on the Bots (Grades 4-5)

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We’ll let Finch teach us! The Finch is a small robot designed to inspire and delight students learning computer science by providing them a tangible and physical representation of their code. Students will work in teams, experiment, and challenge each other in this hands-on camp as we learn how to design computer programs to make our robots move. No previous coding experience necessary. Limited space available. Instructor: Youth Code Jam Tuition $180 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Youth Code Jam: Minecraft Mods (Grades 6-8) 260223 Does your child love Minecraft? We’ll enter into Code Kingdoms to let aspiring modders learn to code while building what they want. We’ll show students how to build Minecraft mods and get creative with computing. No previous coding experience necessary. If you want your child to be able to access his mods from home, we strongly suggest getting a Minecraft account before the camp begins. Limited space available. Instructor: Youth Code Jam Tuition $180 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Youth Code Jam: She Code Connect(tm): Exploring Coding w/Art (Grades 6-8 Girls)

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This camp is just for girls! In Art, students will use their creativity and imagination to create animations, interactive artwork, photograph filters, and other exciting, artistic projects both on the computer and off. We’ll use programming languages, hardware, arduinos and more to explore what it means to make art in a tech-driven world. No previous coding experience necessary. Limited space available. Instructor: Youth Code Jam Tuition $180 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

3D Video Game Creation Camp (Grade 4-7)

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Capitalize on your kids’ love for video games by letting them build their own! Their imagination is the limit to what they achieve as they use GameMaker Studio™ software to create video games they can play on their phone, tablets and computers. We use drag and drop programming to create exciting and professional looking games that they can take home and play with friends and family. Instructor: Bits, Bytes, Bots Tuition $199 M-Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Franklin ES

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Video Game Design Camp (Grades 5-7)

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own video game? This camp is perfect for those who are just starting out and want to learn the basics of visual programming and be able to quickly create, design, and play their own video game. We will be using Kodu Game Lab for this course, as you design a variety of games in your amazing game world. No experience is needed. Sign up fast! Instructor: Flores Tuition $129 M-Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111

SCIENCE & DISCOVERY Amazing Discoveries: Dinos Galore (Ages 3-11)

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Give your young paleontologist activities they will definitely dig! Let them discover a world of dinosaurs from beginning to end with hands on activities including volcano eruptions, fossil rubbings, digging and chiseling. A supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $10 Tuition $59 M-W 3 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M-W 3 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M-W 3 sessions 1:30pm-4:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Amazing Discoveries: Simple Machines (Ages 3-11)

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Study the world of simple machines and discover how they make life easier in work and play. Be ready to drill, push, and pull as you use levers, wedges, and pulleys. Make your own simple machines then test and race your creations. A supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $3 Tuition $35 M-W 3 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M-W 3 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M-W 3 sessions 1:30pm-4:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Amazing Discoveries: Mixing Math with Art (Ages 3-11)

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Fun creative art projects bursting with fractions, area, place value, angles, and so much more is what makes math come alive in these classes. Enjoy making art as you review math concepts and vocabulary in a meaningful way. We will also be creating some yummy art projects! A supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $5 Tuition $39 Th-F 2 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Th-F 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Amazing Discoveries: Mixing Science with Art (Ages 3-9)

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Watch matter change and come alive in artistic ways. Learn some science through crafts and other forms of art. Science will be entertaining, magical and creative in these classes. A supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $5 Tuition $59 Th-F 2 sessions 8:30am-9:30am 7/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Th-F 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 7/20 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Bug Camp (Ages 7-11)

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If your child is interested in bugs, insects and other creepy crawlers, join us and become a junior entomologist. We will be collecting insects, learning how to properly identify them and what important role they play. Your instructor, Molly Keck, a Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist, will provide each student with a collection kit. This will be the most fun you will ever have with bugs! Please bring a sack lunch. Instructor: Keck Tuition $120 M-W 3 sessions 9:00am-2:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Extreme Dissection Frog, Earthworm, Brain (Ages 7-12)

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Eye popping, first-hand, real, up-close actual specimen dissections! Do you dream of one day becoming a scientist, doctor or brain surgeon? Do you want to really see how organisms work and function? Participants will deepen their imagination skills and grow their curiosity by leaps and bounds this summer. Participants and parents will remember this class forever, as their kids will bring home stories, videos, pictures and more everyday! You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity so enroll early! Instructor: Maclaren Materials Fee $30 Tuition $99 M-Th 4 sessions 2:30pm-4:30pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Jr. Bug Camp (Ages 4-6)

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Get your hands dirty with bugs and learn all about creepy crawlers through experiments, activities, and interactive lessons and games. Campers will get the opportunity to see real bees, tarantulas, grubs, hissing cockroaches, and many other live insects and arachnids. Campers will also collect insects and start an insect collection. Instructor: Keck Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116 W-Th 2 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Jr. Veterinarian Doctor Training & Dissection (Ages 7-12)

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Do you want to learn what doctors know? Do you want to actually perform surgery on real Brains, Hearts, Eye, and Skin? Would you like to see what bones, muscles and fat really looks like and feels like? Curiosity, understanding and excitement are out of this world as the memories from this Camp will be life changing! During this incredible week, we will also focus on the following systems: Skeletal, Digestive, Respiratory, Circulatory, Integumentary and Nervous. Take videos and pictures and take home an information packet to practice at home! We look at how the human body works and functions. Instructor: Maclaren Materials Fee $25 Tuition $99 M-Th 4 sessions 2:00pm-4:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Little Einsteins Lab: Part 1 & 2 (Ages 4-7) 260144

Science Experience (Ages 8-13)

Part 1: Grab your lab coat and goggles. The week will be filled with hands on experiments in our Little Einstein Lab. You’ll make a volcano, see a tornado twirl, and play with musical water! Our special guest, Mr. Sun, will make a tasty treat to eat! With Part 2, it’s Animal Addition! Elephant Toothpaste, Birds the Word, and Arctic Animal Rescue are just some of the experiments you’ll enjoy. Remember, Science Rocks! Instructor: Camps To-Go! Tuition $69 M-Th 4 sessions (Part 1) 9:00am-11:00am 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C106 M-Th 4 sessions (Part 2) 9:00am-11:00am 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Experience the world of science through creative, hands-on activities. Build a volcano, get slimed, and make your own bubbles, all while learning the scientific principles behind the fun. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $20 Tuition $59 M-W 3 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C103 M-W 3 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Mad Science: Grossology (Ages 6-12)

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Make “brain goo” and check out your bones as you travel the organ trail. Go inside a scientist’s lab and discover the secrets you’ve always wondered about. Make your own radical reactions, a crazy chemical clock, Mad Science mucus and more. Compare fingerprints and discover the mysteries of cells with a slimy cell model. Become a Mad Science detective by investigating the crime scene of a Mad Science mystery. Use your new forensic skills to solve the crime! Instructor: Mad Science Tuition $418 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-4:00pm 7/24 Franklin ES

Mad Science: Spy Academy (Ages 6-12)

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Become a Mad Science secret spy and take a fascinating journey into the world of detection, forensics and classified information. Learn code language to send secret messages as part of your mission. Go undercover and decode messages from other agents using your top secret clearance. Investigate a pretend crime scene and sift through clues to crack the case. Join the Mad Science Bureau of Investigation and sniff out forgeries and counterfeits. Take home projects include a detective kit, spy glasses and more! Instructor: Mad Science Tuition $209 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Water Rocket Science & Marshmallow Launcher (Ages 7-12)

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READING ADVENTURES 260212

If you can’t tell a Billywig from a Bowtruckle, then this camp is for you! Using the newest J.K. Rowling film for inspiration, we’ll learn about Magizoology, fantastical beasts (real & imaginary), and the community of American wizards she created. All “No-Majs” and Wizards-in-training welcome! Harry Potter’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them textbook is optional. A supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $8 Tuition $39 W-Th 2 sessions 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Muggles are invited to attend Hogwarts in the summer! Visit Harry, Ron and Hermione’s classes, and work together to earn the coveted House Cup! Wizarding games, activities and trivia challenges cover the first four books in the Harry Potter series. A supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $8 Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Half Blood & Jupiter: Percy Jackson Camp (Ages 9+) 260148

Do you love to make things fly and learn how to fly? Want to design and create your own unique marshmallow shooter that works? We are going to have a BLAST all week of learning and fun. We will design and create various styles of water rockets and then launch them into the atmosphere. We will also design and create marshmallow shooters that the kids get to keep. The marshmallow war game is one of the greatest activities of the summer! Instructor: Maclaren Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 2:30pm-4:30pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (Ages 8-13)

Harry Potter Advanced Wizardry (Ages 8+)

Are you a Greek demi-god? Or perhaps a Roman one? Campers will spend one day at the famed Greek Gods’ Camp Half-Blood and another day at the equally amazing Roman Gods’ Camp Jupiter, just like their favorite characters in Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & Heroes of Olympus books. A $12 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $12 Tuition $39 Th-F 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 8/3 Northside Learning Ctr C104

LANGUAGES Hola! Language Lab (Ages 4-7)

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¿Hablas español? If you said NO, join us for an exciting camp of Spanish immersion. Young learners will be introduced to common words and everyday sayings through stories, songs and much more! Can you say Si? Instructor: Camps To-Go! Tuition $69 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Rock n’ Roll Drumming & Percussion Camp (Ages 4-12)

MUSIC Beginner Violin 101 (Ages 8-11)

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Ever wanted to recreate the beautiful sounds of the violin? Learn the basics of first position notes, posture, and creating a smooth tone. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. No musical background is needed. Please bring your own instrument sized to fit. Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $99 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 6/3 Texas Strings Music Studio M 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 6/5 Texas Strings Music Studio T 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 6/6 Texas Strings Music Studio Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 7/22 Texas Strings Music Studio

Flute for Kids 101 (Ages 8-11)

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Have a great time this Summer learning the basics of the flute! Learn the basics of notes, posture, finger skills and creating a good tone. No musical background is needed. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. The material fee of $15 will be collected for the required book. Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $15 Tuition $99 Sat 4 sessions 4:00pm-4:45pm 6/3 Texas Strings Music Studio Sat 4 sessions 4:00pm-4:45pm 7/22 Texas Strings Music Studio

Guitar For Children Beginning (Ages 8-12)

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Join our experienced teacher and learn chords, notes, and how to read music to develop skills and test the level of interest. Please provide an acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $59 M 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 M 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Rock out with For the Love of Drums! Your child will learn basic rock beats, rhythmic patterns, and drum notations on a full drum set and a variety of percussion instruments. This is an interactive music and movement camp jam session. A supply fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of instruments. Instructor: Castanares Materials Fee $15 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 9:30am-11:00am 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr Building F M-F 5 sessions 9:30am-11:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Music in the First Year (Ages 0-1)

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In addition to giving parents confidence to interact musically with their children, this class focuses on musical play between parents and their young children. Participants will learn a variety of songs, rhymes, and games that focus on steady beat and melodic singing. Participants will also experience music through meaningful musical movement. May be repeated as new songs and games will be introduced each session. Instructor: Fimbel Tuition $80 M, W 4 sessions 6:15pm-6:45pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Drama Kids: Make Them Laugh (Ages 5-12) 260186 Drama Kids Summer Camp for children includes a unique combination of fun, creative, and entertaining theatre activities. “Make them laugh” Campers this week will learn the art of comedy and clowning. In addition to a wide range of zany drama activities, campers will learn and rehearse special clown activities that will be performed for you at the their end-of-camp Big Show (Includes t-shirt & crafts). Instructor: Detamore Tuition $79 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-11:30am 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Music In The First Year is a music class for parents/caregivers and their babies 0-1 year old. Parents/caregivers will gain confidence to sing and initiate musical play with their babies. Babies will enjoy musical games and experiences with their caregivers. Instructor: Fimbel Tuition $30 T 3 sessions 5:30pm-6:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Music Now I am One (Ages 1-2)

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Drama Kids: ”High School Mystery” Workshop 260207 Young Teens learn to polish up acting skills with this fun workshop. This program includes activities in: monologue, television commercial, mini-scipt, open-ended duologue, small group improvisation. Instructor: Detamore Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-11:30am 7/24 Franklin ES

BEAUTY & STYLE Mom & Me Style: Spa-Tastic (Ages 6-10)

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Pamper yourselves and share a few hours together. Each pair will make their own facial and then give it a try, find their favorite polish color with mini mani-pedis, and feed their inner beauty by making some healthy spa food. Children need to be accompanied by an adult (over 16). Price is per person, so adults and children should be registered separately. A supply fee of $10 per participant (adults & children) is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Mom & Me Style: Hair and Nails (Ages 7-14)

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Here’s your chance to learn the hot new styles like fishtail and French braids, as well as other tricks and techniques for pretty hair and nails. Participants will be able to practice the styles and go home with a new look. Children need to be accompanied by an adult (over 16). Price is per child. A supply feel of $5 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $5 Tuition $25 T 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/25 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Runway Modeling Camp (Ages 7-11)

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Ever wanted to be a Runway Model? This modeling camp is fit for both boys and girls and will consist of teaching students the basics of: poise, posing, posture, runway walk techniques, attitude and flair, skin care, make-up tutorials, commercial creative acting, healthy eating and exercise tips, runway outfit descriptions and a photo session. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an end of camp Fashion Show! Instructor: Texas Cheer Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-1:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C101

ARTS & CRAFTS Canvas Kids (Ages 6+)

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Learn to paint, large and small, on canvas, paper, and wood panel. Students will see how different processes are required for the different painting surfaces. Kids have a blast painting animals, still life, and landscapes using a step-by-step method. They will learn basic color theory and super fun techniques that produce beautiful paintings every time. Kids will produce at least one large painting, as well as a miniature, and various sizes in between. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Cartoon Drawing Camp (Ages 8-12)

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Get Gothic: Cool Calligraphy for Teens (Ages 12-18)

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Have a blast cartooning in this fun-filled summer camp. Students will produce large, full-sheet drawings loaded with cartoon images. Then develop your own original cartoon characters as you learn a variety of techniques, using pen and ink, watercolor and prismacolor pencils. Students will produce a 3-panel comic strip and learn how to do word bubbles, inking and add other elements of interest. We have all new lessons for Summer 2017. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 12:30pm-2:30pm 6/19 Franklin ES

Make your words as beautiful and expressive as your thoughts. You will use India ink, dip pen and lots of practice to become a first class calligrapher in that cool Gothic style. Learn the basics with calligrapher Laura Herold and complete a final project of your name, complete with illuminated capital, suitable for framing. Right or left-handed students are welcome. Instructor: Herold Materials Fee $5 Tuition $69 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-11:30am 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Create a Masterpiece (Ages 6+)

Welcome your new teacher and make them feel appreciated by making them a custom card! Students will explore various ways to stamp, die cut, emboss, score and fuse different mediums to make a unique Back to School card. Participants will also have the opportunity to create a customized box to fill with handmade chocolate treats. Join the fun and explore your creativity! Instructor: Griffith-Dixon Materials Fee $7 Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 9:30am-11:30am 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Kids will have a blast learning to paint in the style of the master artists of the past. They will have a brief encounter with each artist studied and see examples of the work that made them famous. Young artists will work in liquid watercolor, acrylic on canvas or wood panel, chalk pastels and more. Each child will have one of their little masterpieces framed to display at home. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C104 M-F 5 sessions 12:30pm-2:30pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Creative Space : Stellar T-shirt Design (Ages 8+) 260192 Create a stellar t-shirt with the addition of planets or spaceships as desired. Then move to canvas and paint a nebula straight out of your imagination. Inspirational photographs of the Milky Way and from the Hubble telescope will be available. Students will learn about painting on fabric, composition and design layout, and color blending and wet into wet technique. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Kids Crafting: Back to School -Welcome Teacher Cards & Treats (Ages 6-11)

Kids Crafting: Father’s Day Cards & Treats (Ages 6-11)

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Prepare for Father’s day by showing him how much he means to you through a custom card! Students will explore various ways to stamp, die cut, emboss, score and fuse different mediums to make a unique card. Participants will also have the opportunity to create a customized box to fill with handmade chocolate treats. Join the fun and explore your creativity! Instructor: Griffith-Dixon Materials Fee $7 Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-2:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Let’s Go to the Movies (Ages 6+)

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Ready, Set, Action! Kid’s movies have memorable characters that will provide inspiration for this creative, fun-filled camp. Students will learn to draw and paint characters from the cartoon movie world. Popular characters and scenes from all-time favorite movies will be featured as students work with acrylics on canvas, watercolors, pastels, cartooning and more. A definite “must see!” Pass the “popcorn please!” Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104 M-F 5 sessions 12:30pm-3:00pm 7/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Studio Painting (Ages 6+)

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If you like to paint, this is the class for you. Grab a cup of water and a paintbrush and join us as we wander into the world of watercolors. Students will learn a wet-into-wet painting method, dropping ‘jewels” and other techniques from a professional painter. They will also have fun painting with acrylics on canvas. Kids will produce small postcard sized paintings as well as larger paintings that will be suitable for framing. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Franklin ES M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Treasure Boxes: Build Your Own Miniature World 260194 Be inspired by the work of American Artist Joseph Cornell and build your own miniature world. Participants will create a unique mixed media assemblage shadow box using materials provided by the instructor and small “found” objects students bring from home. Wooden box with hinged lid will be provided by the instructor. Techniques introduced include painting, 3-D construction, decoupage, and ink. Other mediums and techniques may be introduced at the discretion of the instructor based on individual participant needs. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $20 Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Young Rembrandts: Anime Cartoon Workshop (Ages 6-12)

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Come explore the world of Anime with Young Rembrandts! We will spend four days learning about and drawing cartoons in the Anime style. We will learn to create our own original Anime characters. We will use a variety of facial expressions and action and movement to illustrate our scenes. On the final day, we will pull from what we already learned to draw a large comic book type scene in the Anime style. Also you will learn how to incorporate different medias to create this awesome Anime Cartoons and learn to draw your favorites characters. Many crafts and games will be made to make your anime more fun! Instructor: Young Rembrandts Tuition $79 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Young Rembrandts: Horse, Horse & More Horses (Ages 6-12)

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Cool Crochet (Ages 12-18)

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Come spend a few hours with friends and learn the basics of crochet. You’ll learn basic single and double crochet and leave with a finished beautiful infinity scarf and lots of ideas for your next project. If you are advanced, this class is for you too! Choose from lots of patterns and materials for cute little animals to crochet. Bring your favorite yarn or choose from lots of colors when you get to class. Bring your own favorite yarns and hooks, or borrow from the instructor. Instructor: Herold Materials Fee $5 Tuition $69 M-Th 4 sessions 1:30pm-4:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Kids Begin to Sew (Ages 9-14)

Five fun-filled days await our students as we explore the wonderful world of horses. Horses are not only graceful and majestic animals, but they are also excellent subjects to draw and color. In our Young Rembrandts Horse Drawing Workshop, our students will learn how to draw horses of all shapes, sizes, and styles. We’ll use different media to create colorful composition which help our students strengthen their coloring skills. On the final day we will create a large drawing with pastels. Challenging drawings reward our students with a greater sense of accomplishment. Arts and crafts will be made and super fun games will be played! Don’t miss out, space is limited. Instructor: Young Rembrandts Tuition $99 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/7

SEWING AND NEEDLECRAFT

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A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this foursession class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. Sewing machines are provided. A $35 supply fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Instructor: Sewing Center Materials Fee $35 Tuition $55 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/5 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/5 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/19 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/17 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 7/17 Creative Sewing Center M-T, Th-F 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Creative Sewing Center M-T, Th-F 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 7/24 Creative Sewing Center

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Beyond Basic Sewing: Easy Pajama or Casual Shorts (Ages 9-14)

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These Pajama Shorts are a great beginner project to teach skills beyond basic sewing. You will follow a pattern and cut fabric pieces out. Your PJ project will teach you the steps used to make comfy shorts and pants. You will also make an elasticized waistline and a topstitched hem. These are skills sewers use a lot to make pants, simple skirts, and other sewing projects. This is a 4–hour hands on class taught in two 2–hour sessions. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Students must bring their sewing machine. Pattern booklet, Sew Easy Pajama Pants, by Cindy Taylor Oates ($14.95, plus tax). A supply fee payable in the first class. Instructor: Sewing Center Tuition $55 M, T 2 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/12 Creative Sewing Center Th, F 2 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/15 Creative Sewing Center

Beyond Basic Sewing: Make a Triangle Bag (Ages 9-14)

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Have some sewing fun! Make a super cute Mermaid Tail or Shark Tail Blanket. These are great beginner projects that teach new skills beyond basic sewing. You will learn to cut out a simple pattern, use clips to hold fabrics together before sewing, sew curved seams, make a quilted tail using fancy top stitches. You will learn some new sewing terms too. Prerequisite: Begin to Sew Class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Student Provides Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine. A supply fee payable in the first class. Instructor: Sewing Center Tuition $85 M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Creative Sewing Center

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This is a fun filled gardening class for both the kiddos and the adults! You and your child will each be creating a magical fairy garden with a make believe landscape using real plants. Laura Jarvis will teach you the basic designing of a Fairy garden, trimming and caring for your pint-sized design. Bring your enthusiasm and we will provide everything that will be needed for the class including the containers, plants and the miniatures. A supply fee of $45 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Jarvis Materials Fee $45 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 7/22 Rainbow Gardens

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What’s Cooking: Part 1 & 2 (Ages 4-7)

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Part 1: Join us for a fun-filled class where popular, age-appropriate books are used to inspire yummy snacks. Campers will feel like little chefs as they create a new food each day! Part 2: Little chefs continue to foster a love of learning and cooking with new hands-on recipes. Ready, set, bake! Children will be exposed to rich literature and prereading skills along with hands-on activities during each class. Instructor: Camps To-Go! Materials Fee $10 Tuition $69 M-Th 4 sessions(Part 1) 12:00pm-2:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103 M-Th 4 sessions (Part 2) 12:00pm-2:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Cooking Up Fun with the American Girls (Ages 7-14)

Parent & Me Fairy Gardening (Ages 7-12)

This super cute bag is a great beginner project that teaches new skills beyond basic sewing. It can be made in any size to stash all sorts of stuff from your coins, sewing gear, toys, or cherished treasures. You will insert a zipper, make a gusset, make a tab or strap, and make seams using wonder clips. You will learn some new sewing terms too. Prerequisite: Begin to Sew Class. This is a 4– hour hands–on class taught in two 2–hour sessions. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Student Provides Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine. A supply fee payable in the first class. Instructor: Sewing Center Tuition $55 M, T 2 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/12 Creative Sewing Center Th, F 2 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/15 Creative Sewing Center

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Beyond Basic Sewing: Make a Mermaid or Shark Tail Blanket (Ages 9-14)

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Create your favorite foods for your doll as well as some delicious treats for yourself! We’ll learn about foods enjoyed by American Girl historical dolls Samantha, Josefina & Kit. Feel free to bring an apron and your favorite doll or stuffed animal to join the fun! Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $8 Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Summertime Picnic Kids’ Treats (Ages 7-13)

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Learn buttercream frosting and fondant decorating techniques with a “Summertime Picnic” theme for cookies, cupcakes and other sweet treats. Bring 6 any flavor cupcakes or 6 round cookies & an apron. $10 supply fee includes a decorating kit, frosting, fondant & other class supplies. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $10 Tuition $29 W 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Scrumdiddlyumptious (Ages 8-13)

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Join us for a week of treats from author Roald Dahl’s beloved books! We’ll learn several “scrumdiddlyumptious” (delicious) kid-friendly, no-bake recipes and favorite characters who eat them in stories such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda & The BFG. We’ll also enjoy foodrelated games and crafts. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $79 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KIDS IN THE COMMUNITY KITCHEN (KICK!) KICK! Breakfast in Bed

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You’ll never get soggy cereal for breakfast in bed again after your child attends this class! Kids will learn to prepare a delicious breakfast all while learning food safety, math, and reading skills.s. A $11 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $11 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Brunch (Ages 6-12)

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Grab your Chef’s Hat and let us whisk you into a fun filled culinary class! Kids will learn to prepare a delicious brunch of fruit and yogurt parfaits, banana bread, fresh squeezed orange juice, and veggie frittata all while learning food safety, math, and reading skills. A $8 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Herrera Materials Fee $8 Tuition $20 F 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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KICK! Cooking Camp Get your Food On! (Ages 8-13)

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In this hands-on camp, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes for every meal of the day, from Fabulous Funny Face Pancakes, Cheesy Pleasy Mac and Cheese and Corny Dogs, to Funtastic Fruit Salad and Chicken Friendly Fingers. After five days in our kitchen, they’ll be ready to put their cooking skills to work in YOUR kitchen! A food fee of $30 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $30 Tuition $99 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103 M-F 5 sessions 1:30pm-4:30pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Cooking Camp Snappy Snacks and Treats (Ages 8-13)

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In this hands-on camp, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills while learning that snacks and desserts can be healthy AND delicious! Children will get opportunities to make quick treats and snacks with a variety of tasty and yummy ingredients. After three days in our kitchen, they’ll be ready to put their cooking skills to work in YOUR kitchen! A food fee of $20 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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In this hands-on class, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes from all over the globe, from Mexico to Asia with lots of stops in between. They’ll learn to try new things and gain valuable skills in the process. A food fee of $30 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $30 Tuition $99 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Fiesta Favorites (Ages 6-12)

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Kids In the Community Kitchen (KICK!) will make Fiesta favorites, including fresh guacamole and chips, Mexican rice, chalupas, and sopapillas, all while learning the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. A supply fee of $8 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Herrera Materials Fee $8 Tuition $20 Th 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/20 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Food Feud (Ages 10-14)

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Calling all Iron Chefs! You’ll team up with other foodies in this food challenge. Your team will get a mystery bag of ingredients, which you’ll have to turn into a tasty menu. You’ll learn to develop recipes and prepare them for a panel of judges, all while learning about nutrition, serving size, food safety, and food and recipe costs. May the best chef win! Instructor: Gutierrez Tuition $89 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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KICK! Healthy Summer Snacks (Ages 6-12)

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KICK! Pizza & Ice Cream (Ages 6-12)

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Here’s a chance for kids to learn few simple recipes that are not only delicious but much more healthy than many of the fast foods they’ve been eating. They will prepare homemade hummus & veggies, Parmesan kale chips, brown bag popcorn, and banana “ice cream” for those hot days. A supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Herrera Materials Fee $7 Tuition $20 T 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C103

They won’t want take out after taking this class. Kids will make favorites from scratch -homemade pizza dough and sauce, homemade vanilla ice cream, all while learning the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. A supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Herrera Materials Fee $7 Tuition $20 Th 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Homemade Pasta (Ages 6-12)

KICK! Pizza & Smoothies (Ages 8-11)

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Cooking is not only fun but educational as children learn reading, counting, measuring, time management, and fine-motor skills. In this class, young chefs will make delicious homemade pasta in fun shapes such as bowties and fettuccine as well zucchini noodles, or zoodles. The materials fee of $8 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Herrera Materials Fee $8 Tuition $25 T 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 7/18 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Kids Favorites (Ages 8-13)

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A shorter version of our super-popular handson cooking camp! Students will make some of our favorite recipes and in the process, will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Th 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/22 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Mix it Up (Ages 8-12)

KICK! Pizza and Pasta (Ages 8-12)

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Cooking is not only fun but educational as well, teaching children reading, counting, measuring, time, and enhanced finemotor skills. In this class, young chefs will shape the dough, make the sauce, slice vegetables and assemble their very own pizzas. The materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 M 1 session 12:30pm-3:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Baking mixes are great for kids because they are easy to measure and can be used in lots of kid-friendly recipes. Kids will make an Impossible Pie and some other fantastic dishes, all while learning food safety, math skills, and how to follow directions. The $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Cooper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $25 F 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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No more questions of what’s for dinner on the weekends. Your kids will learn to make pizza from scratch and as an added bonus they will be taught to make tasty smoothies that the entire family will want again and again. In addition, kids will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, math and reading skills. A supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $7 Tuition $25 Th 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/3 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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DANCE Pre-School Ballet (Ages 3-5)

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Come dance with us! Your little dancer will learn the fundamentals of ballet in a fun, structured setting. Creative dance movements channel your little one’s motor, listening and social skills through dance and music! Ballet shoes and dance wear are encouraged but not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 7/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Pre-School Dance Combo (Ages 3-5)

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Come dance with us! Your little dancer will learn the fundamentals of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun, structured setting. Creative dance movements channel your little one’s motor, listening and social skills through dance and music! Dance shoes and dance wear are encouraged but not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 10:45am-11:15am 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:45am-11:15am 7/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:45am-11:15am 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Introduction To Dance (Ages 6-10)

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This class is designed as an introduction to Ballet, Hip Hop, and Jazz dance in a relaxed and fun environment. This is a great way for your dancer to try different styles of dance and learn the fundamentals of movement, coordination and build great self-confidence. Dance wear and dance shoes are encouraged, but not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 7/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Let’s Hip Hop (Ages 6-10)

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Hip Hop is a popular dance style that all age groups love to dance, especially kids! Your child will have fun learning the newest and hottest dance moves to top 40 upbeat age appropriate music. This is a great beginner’s class designed to introduce your dancer to popping, locking, musicality and more! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-12:45pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-12:45pm 7/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-12:45pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Kinder “Dance With Me” (18-36 months)

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This class offers age appropriate exposure to developmental milestones through dance and sensory-motor activities while nurturing the bond between caregiver and child. Caregivers participate and learn to facilitate the natural exploration and progression of motor development through play, laying the groundwork for academic success as the child grows. Instructor: Kinder Dance Tuition $30 W 3 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101 W 4 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Kinder Tots (Ages 2-3)

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Kinderdance (Ages 3-5)

Kindermotion with KIDS YOGA (Ages 3-5) 130157 This class is designed for those students who like to dance and move, but don’t necessarily want classical technique. This curriculum focuses on: Imagery & Creative Dance, Motor Skills, Physical Development, Fitness, and Nutrition & Imagery. Kids Yoga, is a sub program of Kindermotion. Children get Energized, Stretch, Strengthen, and Relax at the end of class. Parents, children and teachers will enjoy the child friendly music, fun fitness, playful movements, stretch and strengthening components, and calming/cool down. Attire: Active Attire for boys and girls. Instructor: Kinder Dance Tuition $36 W 3 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101 W 4 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101

This fun-filled program builds a strong foundation for developmental movement. Developing Gross Motor Skills, Movement Creativity, Physical Development, Body and Social Awareness. Kindertots® incorporates the joy of movement while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. This is an Independent Child Class. Child must be able to participate in class without the caregiver in the room, with one instructor and a small group of children the same age. Parents are asked to wait outside the classroom. Instructor: Kinder Dance Tuition $30 W 3 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101 W 4 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Is your child an aspiring Ballerina or Dancer? This curriculum developmental dance program is the perfect fit! Kinderdance® teaches the basics of ballet, tap, motor skills and creative dance. Encouraging poise and balance, while blending educational concepts. Instructor: Kinder Dance Tuition $36 W 3 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101 W 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 7/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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PERFORMANCE/ SHOW TEAM Hip Hop Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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Tiny Hip Hop Show Team is geared towards the younger dance student. Synchronized steps to form the latest moves will be taught in this exciting class. Call 289-2921 or 323-6094 for more information or e-mail mailto:rickstexascheer1@ aol.com. Instructor: TexasCheer Tuition $80 T,F 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 7/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Ballet & Jazz (Ages 6-10)

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In this fun Ballet/JazzDance Combination, your dancer will enjoy learning the foundational skills of Ballet while being introduced to Jazz Dance to help increase coordination, flexibility, and musicality. To register, call 210-289-2921 or 323-6094 or email rickstexascheer1@ aol.com. Instructor: TexasCheer Tuition $80 M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101 M,W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Cheerleading Tiny Cheer Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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This is an opportunity for your little cheerleader to learn the basics of cheers, dances and stunts. Call 289-2921 or 3236094 for more information. Attire will be discussed at class. Instructor: TexasCheer Tuition $80 T, F 4 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 7/25 Northside Learning Ctr C101

TEXAS CHEER & DANCE CLASSES To register, call 289-2921 or 323-6094 or email rickstexascheer1@aol.com

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Distinct Dance (Ages 4 & Up)

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A class with your child in mind. Students will be introduced to Jazz, Hip-Hop and other types of dance. This class will emphasize flexibility, stamina and coordination. Dance patterns, steps and choreographed routines will be taught. Dance outfits will be available for purchase but are not required. Please call 310-0216 for registration information or email mailto:dysteam@yahoo.com.Tuition Tuition is $10 per class with a one-time registration fee of $20. Instructor: Henderson Tuition $10 T, Th 8 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Self Defense Anti-Kidnapping (Ages 4+)

TOT Space Camp (Ages 3-6)

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Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) is a preschool basketball program focused on athletics, academics, and agility. Your child will learn ball handling and dribbling skills. TOT instructors will give a “mini” academic lesson each class about Space Facts. The program is also designed to work on agility to develop fine and gross motor skills with some super fun equipment! Instructor: Black Tuition $79 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 5/22 Northside Learning Ctr C101 M-F 5 sessions 10:00am-10:45am 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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This program encourages confidence, physical fitness, positive self esteem, and self-discipline. Students are instructed in safety awareness, defense against possible anti-kidnapping situations, releases from an aggressor and the ability to avoid threatening situations. Uniforms are available for purchase, but not required. For registration information call 310-0216 or email dysteam@yahoo.com or visit their website at http://www.dysteam. webs.com. $10 per week with a one time $10 registration fee. Instructor: Henderson Tuition $10 T, Th 8 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Diversified Youth To register, call 210-310-0216 or email dysteam@yahoo.com

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Fencing Camp: Medieval EPEE (Ages 5-12) 260191

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Fencing Camp: Star Wars® (Ages 5-12)

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The Jedi have found a disturbance in the force, generated by the dark side. San Antonio Phoenix Fencer’s Club calls upon all young Padawan to complete their Jedi training. Learn the fundamentals of Foil fencing including footwork, bladework, attacks and defenses. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible and rounded making it one of the safest sports. Instructor: Fencer’s Club Materials Fee $75* Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 6/5 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 7/31 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

Fencing Camp: Three Weapons (Ages 5-12) 260124

Learn the Basics of modern Olympic fencing through Medieval games. In a camp with our multiple, international worldclass coaches will teach you basic footwork, bladework, attacks, and defenses for epee on a fun way. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. Instructor: Fencer’s Club Materials Fee $75* Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 6/19 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

Fencing Camp: Pirate Theme (Saber) (Ages 5-12)

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Learn the Basics of modern Olympic fencing through Pirates games. In a camp with our multiple, international worldclass coaches will teach you basic footwork, bladework, attacks, and defenses for Saber on a fun way. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. Instructor: Fencer’s Club Materials Fee $75* Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 7/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 8/14 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

*FENCING CAMPS: A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of the fencing weapon and protective gear. Participants must wear athletic shoes, long athletic pants, and a t-shirt. Please make sure your child brings a towel, extra t-shirt, water bottle, sack lunch and one snack (lunch is not provided).

Learn the basics of the three fencing weapons: sabre, epee, and foil. Students will practice footwork, bladework, attacks, defenses and understand the rules and techniques of fencing. The camp is designed for those with little or no experience and provides a great foundation in the sport of fencing. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible and rounded making it one of the safest sports. Instructor: Fencer’s Club Materials Fee $75* Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 8/7 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

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GOLF

FITNESS

Golf Junior Beginning (Ages 6-15)

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A class designed especially for the young golfer. Students will be taught the grip, stance, swing and the rules and etiquette of the game. Get an early start on a hobby that could last a lifetime. An $8 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Clubs are available at no charge Instructor: Gimmestad Materials Fee $8 Tuition $55 M 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/5 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Alamo Golf Course M 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 7/17 Alamo Golf Course

TENNIS

Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 3-4)

Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 5-12)

Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-8)

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A fun introductory class for the very young. Students will learn how to hold the racket, swing, and hit the ball. Hand-eye coordination will be stressed. Emphasis will be on having fun on the tennis court using the quick start format. Rackets will be available if you do not already have one. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 6/4 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 7/23 NISD Tennis Center

Tennis - Junior (Ages 9-15)

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The class is a combination of Asian and American styles of martial arts in an instructor led environment that small children will enjoy. This exciting, non-aggressive course for boys and girls promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Join now and earn a certificate towards the first level of Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 T 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 6/6 DC Martial Arts T 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 7/18 DC Martial Arts

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Taekwondo, an Olympic sport, is an exciting, non-aggressive sport for boys and girls. This fun and structured environment promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Your instructor is a 6th Degree Black Belt and will help you earn a certificate towards the first level of Taekwondo, the Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 T 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 6/6 DC Martial Arts T 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 7/18 DC Martial Arts

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL CAMPS & CLASSES •Please adhere to listed age requirements, which are selected to provide the best learning situation for all children in the class. •Unless designated as a “Parent & Me” class, parents are expected to leave the classroom once class starts. All instructors are background checked and adhere to strict safety policies. •Parents/guardians will be asked to complete an information form and waiver prior to child attending class. •Parents are expected to pick up children on time. Repeated instances of late pick-up may result in cancellation of future registrations. •Please inform our office prior to class start if your child has any food allergies. •Students should bring a water bottle to all camps. Please refer to class confirmation for any other needed items or supply fees.

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An introductory class for juniors. Learn the basic strokes, forehand and backhand, drives, rules, scorekeeping, and tennis etiquette. Please bring a tennis racket or one will be available for use. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 6/4 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 7/23 NISD Tennis Center

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Northside Summer 2017 Tennis Academy Classes are held at the NISD Tennis Center near O’Connor High School and at the Annemarie Tennis Center off Culebra and 410. When registering, please ensure you select the class for your desired location. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to reserve your space. Tennis Summer Academy: QuickStart (Ages 10 & Under) 660016

Tennis Summer Academy: Elite (Ages 11+)

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Quickstart is an innovative way for kids 10 and under to have fun and learn tennis skills. Quickstart uses a smaller court size, shortened score format, smaller rackets, and three different types of balls depending on age. This is the perfect program to set your child on the pathway to tennis. Please make sure to bring your own snacks and water bottle. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $60 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-11:00am 6/5 Tennis Center 6/12 Tennis Center 6/19 Tennis Center 6/26 Tennis Center 7/3 Tennis Center 7/10 Tennis Center 7/17 Tennis Center 7/24 Tennis Center

This advanced program caters to high school varsity players, all Championship level and super championship level players. This is a high intensity program that incorporates the latest teaching methods of the USTA. Please make sure to bring your own packed lunch, snacks, and water bottle. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $183 M-Th 5 sessions 9:00am-4:00pm 6/5 Tennis Center 6/12 Tennis Center 6/19 Tennis Center 6/26 Tennis Center 7/3 Tennis Center 7/10 Tennis Center 7/17 Tennis Center 7/24 Tennis Center

*Locations available at AnneMarie Tennis Center or NISD Tennis Center

*Locations available at AnneMarie Tennis Center or NISD Tennis Center

Tennis Summer Academy: Intermediate (Ages 11+)

Friday Sessions

9:00am-1:00pm

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This program caters to players ages 11 and up. This program is for both beginner and intermediate level players. The program focuses on the latest stroke techniques and fundamentals to get your player ready to play. Please make sure to bring snacks, and water bottle. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $119 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-1:00pm 6/5 Tennis Center 6/12 Tennis Center 6/19 Tennis Center 6/26 Tennis Center 7/3 Tennis Center 7/10 Tennis Center 7/17 Tennis Center 7/24 Tennis Center

Tennis Summer Academy: Elite Half-Day (Ages 11+)

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This advanced program caters to high school varsity players, all Championship level and super championship level players. This is a high intensity program that incorporates the latest teaching methods of the USTA. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $92 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/5 NISD Tennis Center 6/12 NISD Tennis Center 6/19 NISD Tennis Center 6/26 NISD Tennis Center 7/3 NISD Tennis Center 7/10 NISD Tennis Center 7/17 NISD Tennis Center 7/24 NISD Tennis Center

M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/5 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/12 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/19 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/26 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/3 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/10 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/17 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/24 AnneMarie Tennis Center

For more information, contact the NISD Tennis Center at 398-1800 or the Annemarie Tennis Center at 397-7592. PLEASE NOTE: Due to tournaments and other special events, there may be skipped days and makeup days within sessions. Please refer to each session’s schedule online for any updates and exceptions to the printed schedule.

*Locations available at AnneMarie Tennis Center or NISD Tennis Center

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Northside Summer 2017 Tennis Academy Classes are held at the NISD Tennis Center near O’Connor High School and at the Annemarie Tennis Center off Culebra and 410. When registering, please ensure you select the class for your desired location. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to reserve your space. Tennis Summer Academy: Elite Flex (Ages 11+)

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This advanced program caters to high school varsity players and all Championship level and super championship level players. This is a high intensity program that incorporates the latest teaching methods of the USTA. This course is a flexible schedule; this class will take place once a week (Monday through Thursday) to accommodate busy schedules. Specific day is to be arranged with the tennis center. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $40 M 1 session 9:00am-4:00pm 6/5 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/12 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/19 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/26 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/3 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/10 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/17 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/24 AnneMarie Tennis Center

M 1 session 6/5 6/12 6/19 6/26 7/3 7/10 7/17 7/24

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Tennis Summer Academy: Intermediate Flex (Ages 11+)

This program caters to players ages 11 and up. This program is for both beginner and intermediate level players. The program focuses on the latest stroke techniques and fundamentals to get your player ready to play. This course is a flexible schedule; this class will take place once a week (Monday through Thursday) to accommodate busy schedules. Specific day is to be arranged with the tennis center. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $25 M 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 6/5 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/12 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/19 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/26 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/3 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/10 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/17 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/24 AnneMarie Tennis Center

M 1 session 6/5 6/12 6/19 6/26 7/3 7/10 7/17 7/24

9:00am-1:00pm NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center

For more information, contact the NISD Tennis Center at 398-1800 or the Annemarie Tennis Center at 397-7592.

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Tennis Summer Academy: Junior (Ages 9-15)

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An introductory class for juniors. Learn the basic strokes, forehand and backhand, drives, rules, scorekeeping, and tennis etiquette. Please bring a tennis racket or one will be available for use. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 T,W,Th 3 sessions 5:00pm-7:00pm 6/6 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/13 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/20 AnneMarie Tennis Center 6/27 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/11 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/18 AnneMarie Tennis Center 7/25 AnneMarie Tennis Center M,W,Th 7/3

3 sessions 5:00pm-7:00pm AnneMarie Tennis Center

T,W,Th 6/6 6/13 6/20 6/27 7/11 7/18 7/25

3 sessions

5:00pm-7:00pm NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center NISD Tennis Center

M,W,Th 7/3

3 sessions

5:00pm-7:00pm NISD Tennis Center

PLEASE NOTE: Due to tournaments and other special events, there may be skipped days and makeup days within sessions. Please refer to each session’s schedule online for any updates and exceptions to the printed schedule.

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FIVE WAYS TO REGISTER! ONLINE WWW.NISD.NET/ACE BY PHONE 210-397-8100 BY FAX 210-706-8963 IN PERSON 8AM-5PM MON-FRI BY MAIL DETACH AND MAIL

ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION Northside Learning Center 6632 Bandera Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78238 210-397-8100 210-706-8963 fax

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TOTAL General Information Northside ISD Adult & Community Education offers non-credit classes to all members of the community for personal enrichment and professional development. You do not have to be a resident of Northside School District to take our classes. Adult Classes Our classes are designed for attendees 16 years and older. Children under 16 are admitted only with prior permission of the program coordinator and instructor and must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children may not accompany adults to class and we do not provide child care. Youth Classes Please adhere to listed age requirements. Unless designated as a “Mom & Me” class, parents will be expected to leave the classroom once class starts. All instructors are background checked and we adhere to strict safety policies. Registration All classes, including free classes, require pre-registration. Many classes fill up so register early to avoid disappointment. If space is available, registrations are taken until the first day of the class. Early registrations are encouraged to avoid class cancellations due to low enrollment. Registration for some cooking and crafting classes may close two business days before class time to allow instructors to purchase supplies for class. Fees Financial suppor t for our program comes from class fees. Tuition fees are due at registration. Visa and Mastercard can be used to pay for class online, by phone, by fax, by mail and in person. We can also accept cash and check payments in our office. Returned Checks A $25 fee will be charged for each returned check.

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Supply/Food Fees Some classes have a materials fee which is payable to the instructor in the first class. This fee is noted in the class description and is in addition to the class fee paid upon registration. Some classes may require students to bring supplies; refer to class description. Gift Certificates Classes make great gifts! Gift Certificates in any amount can be purchased online or through our office. Refund Policy Refunds minus a $6 processing fee will be given if requested at least 2 working days before the day of the first class meeting. Local Tours must be cancelled at least 5 working days before the event. After that time, no refunds can be given. Refund requests must be made by calling our office at 397-8100 (option 2). We cannot process refund requests by email. Instructors are not authorized to approve requests for refunds. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF YOU FAIL TO ATTEND CLASS. Refunds for payments made by credit card will be processed to same card used and will take 24-48 hours for processing. Refunds for cash and check payments will be made by check and will take 4 to 6 weeks for processing. Cancellations If we cancel a class, you will be offered the choice of an alternative class, electronic voucher, or full refund. Electronic vouchers are valid for one year from date of issue and can be used toward any class. Confirmation If you provide an email address at registration, class confirmation will be emailed to you. A class reminder will be sent via email 24-48 hours prior to class, but students are expected to manage their class registrations and schedules.

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Class locations We may change room assignments due to class size or requirements. Please refer to the Campus Supervisor, classroom signs (on or near door), or television monitor (NLC Campus only) for final room assignment. Waiting Lists Waiting lists are available for classes that reach capacity. Should space become available, students will be contacted in order they appear on the list. Instructors are not authorized to approve requests for admittance to class if a waiting list is in place. Policies Northside Independent School District offers classes to the public for purpose of information, instruction, enlightenment, and example ONLY. Such classes are NOT to be construed as endorsement from the individual instructor, his/her company, or Northside School District. We urge all students to conduct their own research into subjects and courses of study. We make no guarantees, expressed or implied, that classroom instruction will result in a specific gain. We cannot be held responsible for any loss, material or otherwise, incurred while following a teacher’s directions. We are not responsible for any personal property left in our buildings. Students take courses at their own risk. Neither the Northside ISD nor any of its instructors is liable for any injury you may sustain. Every effort has been made to make this publication accurate as of the publication date; however, all policies, tuition/fees, instructors, and/or curriculum are subject to change at any time by appropriate action of instructors or administrators of this program. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied. Any questions about our policies or program can be addressed to our office at 397-8100.

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Northside Independent School District BOARD OF TRUSTEES KATIE N. REED President, District 5 M’LISSA M. CHUMBLEY Vice President, District 3 CAROL HARLE, Ph.D. Secretary, District 6 JOSEPH H. MEDINA Trustee, District 1 GERALD B. LOPEZ Trustee, District 2 ROBERT BLOUNT, JR. Trustee, District 4 KAREN FREEMAN Trustee, District 7

ADMINISTRATION BRIAN T. WOODS, Ed.D. Superintendent JANIS JORDAN, Ed.D. Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction DON SCHMIDT Assistant Superintendent for Student, Family and Community Services

About Our Program Community Education

Adult Literacy & Education

Since the establishment of the Community Education Department in 1984, Northside Independent School District has fostered the concept of lifelong learning for all members of our society. Dedicated to the idea that the school is the center of the community, our doors remain open during “non-traditional” hours to offer educational opportunities that will enrich the lives of people both personally and professionally. 397-8100

Adult Secondary Education classes include basic education and high school equivalency preparation classes focused on helping students obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment, self-sufficiency and high school equivalency completion. 397-8109

Learning Tree After School Program Learning doesn’t stop when the bell rings. The Learning Tree After School program provides a safe and positive environment for children while parents are still at work. Youth leaders engage students in enriching activities, homework help, and recreation. 397-8108

Plaza Comunitaria In partnership with other district departments and the Mexican Consulate, Plaza Comunitaria provides basic education, technology literacy, financial literacy, and parenting education for those with limited English proficiency. 397-7563

English as a Second Language (ESL) English as a Second Language (ESL) classes help adults improve their English proficiency with curriculum focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. ESL students will gain knowledge and skills that will help them become active and informed parents, workers and community members. 397-8109

Distance Learning Distance learning classes are designed for students who are unable to attend regularly scheduled Adult Education classes Monday through Friday. The sessions are held primarily online using Internet activities with face-to-face workbook practice and tutoring sessions. 397-8109

High School Equivalency Testing Center GED® Testing is by appointment only at the GED® Testing Center. The General Educational Development Diploma, also called the High School Equivalency Certificate in Texas, provides proof of the completion of an alternative high school education. 397-7569

We support Northside Independent School District’s mission by encouraging the community to strive for personal excellence and lifelong learning beyond the classroom.

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Interested in Teaching? We are always looking for experienced instructors and new course ideas. Our instructors come from varied backgrounds, from Northside teachers to business leaders, and all share one characteristic: a passion for sharing their area of interest.

ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION STAFF LYDIA MARTINEZ Director of Adult and Community Education DAMIAN ABBOTT Coordinator, Community Education TIFFANY MORENO Coordinator, Community Education

If you have an idea for a class, please visit our website and submit a proposal detailing the course you would like to teach and what makes you the perfect person to teach it. Our coordinators review all applications based on our program needs and student requests. We plan four to five months in advance for our semesters, and work to select seasonally-appropriate classes. If your proposal fits a need, the coordinators will be in touch to further discuss your ideas.

MANDY ZEIGLER-NERI Coordinator, Community Education DOROTHY GONZALEZ Bookkeeper MCKENZIE RODRIGUEZ Administrative Assistant ESTHER SALAZAR Administrative Assistant ESTER BUENDIA Coordinator, After School Programs TERRY PEREZ Coordinator, ACE Learning Tree

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Our offices are open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm to assist you with registration, program related questions, and general inquiries. You can also reach us by phone during regular office hours.

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210-397-8100 6632 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238 Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm Friday 8am-5pm

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FEDERICO REYNA After School Programs Coordinator CARRIE RIOS After School Programs Coordinator

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NANCY BENTLEY DUNLAP Coordinator, Adult Basic Education

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