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Youth Activities

Summer 2014

SAUK RAPIDS-RICE

community education Where Learning is a Lifelong Adventure

Register online! www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org

Lifestyle & Safety

Babysitting Clinic

Grades 5-8*

F.A.S.T. Kids

This hands-on clinic for students in grades 5-8, includes activities that focus on basic first aid, fire and weather safety, child development and parent expectations. Each participant will receive a certificate after successfully completing this two hour course. No discounts.

Sauk Rapids Women of Today

Ages 7-10

Emergency Outfitters Staff

First Aid and Safety Trained (F.A.S.T.) Kids is a 6-hour course. Lessons cover basic first aid, water safety, vehicle safety, home emergencies, injury prevention, personal safety and healthy living. This course helps prepare children for staying at home alone. Students will receive a book and build a First Aid kit to take home. All materials included in fee.

#2509

Sat Apr 26 SRR Middle School

Glam Girl

9-11am #219

$10 Door 1

Ages 6-9

Trish Hendrickson

At PV: #2590 Mon & Wed $39 Apr 14 & 16 PV Elem.

2:15-5:15pm 2 sessions Yellow Pod #4

At MHES: #2591 Mon & Wed $39 Apr 28 & 30 MH Elem.

2:15-5:15pm 2 sessions Media Center

Please bring a bagged lunch: #2666 Mon June 16 SRR Middle School

9am-3pm #137/139

**Early Bird: $36 before May 23.

If your daughter likes to paint her nails, then this is the time to learn about nail care and get some tips too! The girls will also learn about skin care, as well as how to style their hair in different ways. Register with a friend to practice on, or make some new friends and have fun braiding, making a bun or even an up-do.

$39** Door 1

Please bring in a photo of a hairstyle that you would like to try! A supply list of things that you already have on hand will be sent prior to class. #2664

Wed June 18 SRR Middle School

1-4pm #405

$16** Door 4

**Early Bird: $14 before May 23.

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Discover cards. Register today!


Technology & Learning Minecrafting in Real Life

Grades 1-5*

Computer Explorers

Minecraft Movie Making! Minecraft is the game phenomenon focused on creativity and building, allowing players to build environments out of textured cubes in a virtual 3D world. You will work in pairs and be introduced to Minecraft in real life with our customized Legos. You will also film a stop motion movie using Minecraft-inspired Legos.

Beauty Bootcamp

Ages 10-14

Trish Hendrickson

Esteem: the condition of being honored. Honor yourself by learning the basics of becoming a young lady. This upbeat class will teach today’s etiquette, age appropriate skin care (makeup applications for older girls), healthy lifestyle habits, do-ityourself manicures/pedicures and a guaranteed clean closet by weeks end! On the last day of class, we’ll celebrate with a party that’s just your style, since you will have made all of the arrangements. Instructor, Trish Hendrickson, has many years of experience participating in and training women for pageants. A model for over 25 years, she has trained women on the local, national and international levels. Parents, this is one class you won’t want your daughter(s) to miss out on! A supply list of things that you already have on hand will be sent prior to class. #2663 $41**

Mon-Thu 9am-12pm June 16-19 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #405 Door 4

**Early Bird: $38 before May 23.

Mon-Wed 9am-12pm July 7-9 3 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $84 before May 23.

Video Game Creation: Nintendo Characters Grades 1-5* Computer Explorers

Create your own customized Video Game using Nintendo Characters. You will learn to create a dynamic video animation game using Scratch, the innovative programming language created just for students by the MIT Media Lab. The first part of each class will be instructor led; with the remaining time, students will have the opportunity to customize their own game animation. You will be able to use different Nintendo Character sprites such as: Pokemon, Super Mario Brothers, Lego Star Wars, and Sonic the Hedgehog to create video game animations. Games will be emailed to parents, or students can bring a USB drive on the last day. The software will also be available to download at home. Mon-Wed 1-4pm July 14-16 3 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $86 before May 23.

Grades 1-7*

Youth Enrichment League

New and experienced students invited. Get ready to face your foe in mano-a-mano matches that will test your strength, speed, discipline and desire. Young student fencing classes improve dexterity, speed, quickness and focus. Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks and jackets, and a high-octane, inclusive environment. ARE YOU READY TO DUEL? #2670 $99**

#2682 $89**

#2683 $89**

Fitness Fencing

The focus will be on creating Minecraft inspired lego worlds, and filming. You will take home two Lego Microfigs, and an animated movie to show off your creations!

Mon-Thu July 14-17 SRR Middle School

**Early Bird: $97 before May 23.

1-4pm 4 sessions East Commons, Door 4

Cribbage For Kids

Grades K-5*

Kelly Cotten

Have fun learning the basic skills of cribbage or expand on the skills you already have! This game has proven to increase mathematics, logic and critical thinking skills, which strengthen all the academic areas. Cribbage boards provided. #2694 $19**

Mon & Wed 9-11am June 9 & 11 2 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $17 before May 23.

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. Register online www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org or call 258-1577


Rockstar Readers

Grades K-5*

Taught by ISD #47 Certified Staff

Whether your child needs to catch up, keep up or get ahead, Rockstar Readers is the place to be! Each week features new activities and topics designed to keep students interested and engaged. Each child with receive personal attention with lots of exciting activities that make learning fun and strengthen and improve their reading skills; the same skills that are tested in school. Grades K-2* with Juli Scott Held at: SRR Middle School, #109

Grandmasters of Chess

Grades K-5*

Youth Enrichment League

Our summer camps are fun, fast-paced and packed with information. Develop the brain bending strategies of a brilliant and complex game! Continue your chess journey or start your path this summer. Beginners learn piece movement, capturing, check, checkmate, castling and more; returning students study intermediate lessons (King, Rook, Checkmate, and Gaining Opposition); advanced students will study Queen Sacrifices, Back Rank Mates and other advanced theories. There will be an in-class tournament the last day of class. All levels welcome! Returning students: bring your chess booklets and chess dollars. #2671 $86

Mon-Thu 9am-12pm July 21-24 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $81 before May 23.

Spanish Camp

Grades K-5*

Leanne Klett-Meinke

Join us for a Spanish learning adventure camp and your child will learn to love languages. This class features foundation vocabulary introduced through games and other fun activities. Your child will be able to use compound words and begin forming simple sentences. Early introduction increases your ability to absorb rather than translate the language. This class is open to beginners and students with previous Spanish experience. #2692 $37**

Mon-Thu 9-11am June 16-19 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #106 Door 1

**Early Bird: $34 before May 23.

ATTENTION PARENTS!! When registering your child(ren), please indicate on your registration form where they should go afterwards, an emergency contact, and phone number.

Door 1

#2684 $24**

Thu 10:30am-12pm June 19-July 17 NOT 7/3 4 sessions

#2686 $24**

Tue July 22-Aug 12

Grades 3-5* with Kay Moon Held at: SRR Middle School, #107 #2685 $24**

10:30am-12pm 4 sessions Door 1

Thu 10:30am-12pm June 19-July 17 NOT 7/3 4 sessions

Grades 3-5* with Tara Vadnais Held at: SRR Middle School, #107

Door 1

#2687 $24**

10:30am-12pm 4 sessions

Tue July 22-Aug 12

**Early Bird: $21 before May 23.

Math Magicians

Grades K-5*

Taught by ISD #47 Certified Staff

A variety of teaching tools, games and activities will help your child have fun learning math! Students will gain confidence in their ability to do math, learn some new math concepts and master familiar ones in a cooperative and supportive environment. Grades K-2* with Juli Scott Held at: SRR Middle School, #105

Door 1

#2688 $24**

Thu 9-10:30am June 19-July 17 NOT 7/3 4 sessions

#2690 $24**

Tue July 22-Aug 12

Grades 3-5* with Mette Kirsch Held at: SRR Middle School, #103

9-10:30am 4 sessions Door 1

#2689 $24**

Thu 9-10:30am June 19-July 17 NOT 7/3 4 sessions

#2691 $24**

Tue July 22-Aug 12

9-10:30am 4 sessions

**Early Bird: $21 before May 23.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Early Bird Discount* for classes over the summer months. Please note deadline is Friday, May 23rd! *Exceptions apply and are noted in description.

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Discover cards. Register today!


Math & Science eXtreme MOBILE elecTroniX

Grades 1-5*

Youth Enrichment League

Join us for cooler, bigger, MOBILE projects. That’s right, they move! Create a mobile juggernaut equipped with disc shooter, sirens, flashing lights and voice recorder. Make and take home your very own electric vehicle. You will build 20-30 electronics projects over the course of the session and use those projects to explore basic aspects of electricity, including measuring ohms, amps, voltage, open and closed circuits and more. Be ready to amp up at this summer camp. All materials included in fee.

Music Beginning Guitar Lessons

Ages 6 & up

Steve Cekalla, Steve’s Guitar & Music

Have fun while you learn the basics of playing a guitar. You might even become the next guitar hero! This session is for 3 lessons to be scheduled and held during each month. Guitar is required, however limited rentals are available. Using student registration information, Steve will contact you to set up lessons.

NOTE: Safety is our first rule. We will only use DC current (batteries). No AC current (electric outlets) will be used. #2668 $99**

Mon-Thu 9am-12pm Aug 4-7 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $95 before May 23.

The course is full, SHOULD I ADD MY NAME TO THE WAIT LIST? YES! If someone cancels, we will contact you.

No discounts. Held at: Steve’s Guitar 3333 W Division, St. Cloud #2672

May Session

$18

#2673

June Session

$18

#2674

July Session

$18

#2675

August Session

$18

Guitar For Kids

Ages 5-12

Kevin Carlson, PMI Guitar School

Discover the love of music as you try your hand at these three introductory guitar classes. The Childbloom Guitar Program is designed for children 5-12 years of age. It’s a proven, innovative approach to music education with the guitar in a low pressure, fun environment taught by a professional educator. You will receive 3 classes during the month scheduled at a time convenient for you. A parent/adult must attend with student. Kevin will contact you to set up lessons. Please bring a child sized, nylon string classical guitar. No discounts. Held at: PMI Guitar School 1530 Killian Blvd, St. Cloud #2676

May Session

$18

#2677

June Session

$18

#2678

July Session

$18

#2679

August Session

$18

­MONKEY AROUND Explorers, Ages 5-7 $48 #E2R6 July 21-25 10:30-11:55am

RAPUNZEL’S HAIRY TALE Play-In-A-Week, Ages 8-14 $97 #P2R8

Aug 4-8 12:30-4:30pm

THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF ANNIE Mini-Players, Ages 6-8 $59 All Day Musical, Ages 8-18 $199 #M2R3 June 23-27

9:30-11:45am

#M2R4

July 7-11 12:30-2:45pm

RAPUNZEL’S HAIRY TALE Play-In-A-Week, Ages 8-14 $97 #P2R1

June 9-13 12:30-4:30pm

#A1R9

Aug 11-15 9am-4pm

DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS All Day Musical, Ages 8-18 $199 #A3R7

July 28-Aug 1 9am-4pm

*Camps held at SRR Middle School. Please enter Door 4. Register and see more camps at www.GreatTheatre.org

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. Register online www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org or call 258-1577


LEGO X: IndyCar Series

Grades 1-5*

Youth Enrichment League

All speed! All summer! Start your LEGO engines and get ready to burn rubber (LEGO rubber, that is). This tailor-made course will focus on different LEGO racers: drag racers, tug-o-war, hill climber (using a fly wheel), street sweeper, a land yacht, and more. With these projects, students will investigate basic engineering concepts: gearing up/down, single vs. separate axles, stored energy, kinetic energy, and more. Shift into high gear and get signed up today!

Science Sampler

Grades 1-5*

Science Explorers

Become a science explorer! First, you will go undercover and become a spy to create secret codes, a periscope, spyglasses, and more. Next, shake things up as you investigate volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics and more. Finally, throw open the kitchen cabinets, dive into ingredients and discover areas of science you never knew your kitchen had. Each class is filled with exciting experiments and projects that you will take home. #2680 $61**

Tue-Thu 9:30am-12pm July 8-10 3 sessions SRR Middle School, #202 Door 1

**Early Bird: $56 before May 23.

Myth Busting 101

Grades K-5*

Science Explorers

Mind-blowing myths or scientific facts? Join Science Explorers to confirm or bust strange myths and wacky urban legends. Ask crazy questions, develop hypotheses, then smash it, crash it, sink it or launch it! Then we’ll determine if the myth is confirmed, plausible or busted. #2615 $34

Wed Apr 16 & 23 MH Elem

2:15-4pm 2 sessions #415 Art

Elementary Engineering: Medieval Masterminds Grades 1-5* Science Explorers

#2667 $86**

Mon-Thu 9am-12pm June 23-26 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #137 Door 1

**Early Bird: $81 before May 23.

Forensics & Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Ages 10+ Emergency Outfitters Staff

Where has my little dog gone? Little Buddy was dognapped! Now that the ransom has been paid and he is safely home, we will examine the evidence and catch the culprit. Students will perform several scientific and forensic experiments with the evidence to determine which of the 64 inhabitants of Newton took Buddy. #2665

Thu June 19 SRR Middle School

9am-12pm #202

$27** Door 1

**Early Bird: $25 before May 23.

Creativity & Fun Project Runway

Grades 3-7*

Youth Enrichment League

It’s all new and it’s all here! Students will make a summer tank-top, head band, and hair scrunchy while learning sewing basics including: how to safely use a sewing machine, cutting patterns to size, hand-stitching techniques, fine needle work, and accessorizing. Invite your family and friends on the last day. Our Project Runway presentation will command attention and dazzle audiences.

The kingdom needs you! The royal family has appointed you as their loyal master engineer to determine the best castle construction to protect their walls against a marshmallow catapult. You will build your own catapult and trebuchet to practice your skills of trajectory and accuracy before the Royal Tournament. Then, you will bring your kingdom the latest medieval inventions that made life easier.

A stitch in time saves nine, so sign up early! Space is limited!

#2681 $61**

**Early Bird: $95 before May 23.

Tue-Thu 12:30-3pm July 8-10 3 sessions SRR Middle School, #202 Door 1

**Early Bird: $56 before May 23.

The sewing machines are designed for young-learners with built in safety mechanisms. #2669 $99**

Mon-Thu 9am-12pm July 21-24 4 sessions SRR Middle School, #219 Door 1

Your Child Get Hungry? Please send a peanut free snack with your child, if desired.

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Discover cards. Register today!


Summer Fun with Jacki

Grades K-5*

Jacki Oltz

Each class will consist of activities, crafts and games all centered around a theme! iPads will also be provided for your child to explore. A peanut free snack will be provided for this class. Fee: $16** per class SRR Middle School #219, Door 1 #2648 Tue June 10 9am-12pm #2649

Tue

June 17

9am-12pm

#2650

Tue

June 24

9am-12pm

Julie Cariveau

#2651

Tue

July 15

9am-12pm

Join us for arts and crafts and kid friendly baking! Each class will feature new crafts. We will be working with food, so if you have a food allergy please let us know.

#2652

Tue

July 22

9am-12pm

#2653

Tue

July 29

9am-12pm

A peanut free snack will be provided for this class.

#2654

Tue

Aug 5

9am-12pm

Fee: $10 per class

**Early Bird: $14 before May 23.

Held At: PV Elem, D149 Art

Clay Camp

Kids Make It! (PV)

Grades K-5*

#2502

Tue

Apr 22

2:15-4pm

#2503

Tue

May 13

2:15-4pm

Totally Crafty (MHES)

Grades K-5*

Jacki Oltz

“Totally Crafty� classes are held once per month, for boys and girls in grades K-5. Classes average 3-5 projects based on a monthly theme. A peanut free snack will be provided for this class. Fee: $8 per class Held at: MH Elem, #742 #2536

Tue

Apr 15

2:15-3:30pm

#2537

Tue

May 6

2:15-3:30pm

Fun With Jacki (MHES)

Grades K-5*

Jacki Oltz

Each class will consist of activities, crafts and games all centered around a theme! iPads will also be provided for your child to explore. A peanut free snack will be provided for this class. Fee: $8 per class

Grades K-6*

Ken Ferber, Experienced Artist/Potter

Enjoy learning the basics of pottery with hand building and the use of a pottery wheel. You will spend the first day on the wheels, the second day hand building, and the third day you can pick between the two! All pieces will be glaze fired by the instructor, and returned to Community Education within four weeks.The pieces you create are food, dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe. Dress for a mess! All materials included. #2662 $79**

Mon-Wed 9:30am-12pm June 9-11 3 sessions SRR Middle School, #904 Door 16 - back of building

**Early Bird: $76 before May 23.

Fleece Tie Blankets

Ages 8-Adult

Kathryn Stonehouse

Join us to make your very own fleece tie blanket for yourself or someone special! You will learn to tie a basic fleece blanket, and if time allows, a fleece pillow as well. Please bring to class two pieces of fleece of equal yardage, ranging from 1 to 2 1/2 yards. The size will depend on if you are making a blanket for an infant, youth, or adult. Please bring an additional 1/2 yard of fabric for a pillow and sharp scissors. The price of fleece can range from $10-$30/yard, so be sure to look for sales or coupons to get the best price!

Held at: MH Elem, #742 #2545

Tue

Apr 22

2:15-3:30pm

#2546

Tue

May 13

2:15-3:30pm

ATTENTION PARENTS!! When registering your child(ren), please indicate on your registration form where they should go afterwards, an emergency contact, and phone number.

Ages 8-Adult #2696 Mon June 16 SRR Middle School

9am-12pm #219

$12** Door 1

Ages 8-11 WITH Adult or Ages 12-Adult #2697 Mon July 14 9am-12pm SRR Middle School #219

$12** Door 1

**Early Bird: $10 before May 23.

*All grade level requirements are for the 2013/2014 school year. Class materials are included in fee, unless noted. Register online www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org or call 258-1577


Parent Connections : Preventing Power Struggles Casi Olson, Clinical Psychologist

We’ll provide the pizza and childcare so YOU can connect with other parents about the joys and challenges of parenting that we all experience. Casi Olson will guide discussion as you learn from her and other parents about preventing power struggles. Get tips and explore ways families can spend quality time together. Casi has shared her expertise with many parents. Grandparents and professionals are also welcome. Pizza will be served from 6:00-6:30pm and childcare is available for ages 3-12 during the parenting presentation from 6:30-7:45pm. COST: $5 per family, per date. (Scholarships available). Register in advance for childcare and to ensure we have pizza for your family.

Storm After School A program for middle school students at Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School. A place to interact with kids, build relationships, enjoy supervised activities, complete homework, develop personal skills and have fun! Monday-Friday (School Days Only) 3:05-5:15pm It’s SAFE - Great Staff It’s FUN - Great Stuff It’s FREE - Great Price

contact

Family & Parents

Rich Spiczka 258-1573

Youth Programs Coordinator richard.spiczka@isd47.org

WHEN: Tuesday, April 15th from 6-7:45pm WHERE: Pleasantview Elementary School. Enter Door 2 TO REGISTER: Call 258-1577 or register at SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org. Class # 2645 Parenting Workshops are funded in part by Resource Training and Solutions

Looking for Instructors

Have a great idea you want to share? Teach a Community Education class! We are currently looking for instructors to teach youth and adult enrichment classes in Rice and Sauk Rapids during the afternoon, evening, and weekends. We strive to offer a wide variety of classes and learning opportunities. Our participants are eager to learn!

Chalk the Walk! Family Event Grab your sidewalk chalk and let your imagination soar. Kickoff summer in style and draw, color and create with chalk on the sidewalks and parking lot at Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle School. Bring the whole family for this fun, creative event. We’ll provide the lemonade! Please bring your own sidewalk chalk. No registration necessary. Come anytime between 10am and 1pm. Space is on a first come, first served basis. Tuesday June 3+ 10am-1pm SRR Middle School Meet at Door 2 +In the event of rain this event will be canceled.

We welcome ideas and suggestions for new classes. If this sounds like a good fit for you, give us a call at 258-1577. We’ll help you get started!

We are looking for instructors who would like to teach Community Education classes in Rice. We are specifically looking for adult & youth fitness and other special interest topics to be held in Rice. If you would be interested in teaching courses at Rice, please give us a call at 258-1577. We’d love to hear from you!

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Discover cards. Register today!


Look What’s Coming!

Stay Connected!

Watch for our Fall 2014 Program Guide arriving in your mailbox early August.

View this Youth Activities Booklet Online! Visit www.isd47.org/CE/classes Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Visit our Registration Website: www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org • View a complete list of ALL classes for adults, youth and families. • Register for classes using Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Discover cards for payment. • View registration and payment history for your entire family. • Verify date, time & location of your classes. • Update your contact information.

Sauk Rapids-Rice COMMUNITY EDUCATION Registration Form Adult Name________________________________ Email_________________________________ Address_________________________________________ City, State, Zip___________________ Home Phone__________________________ Work_________________ Cell_________________ Student Name ___________________________________ Grade______ Birthdate_____________ Any special needs, allergies (food or other) or health issues the instructor should be aware of:____ ______________________________________________________________________________ After activity student will: o Parent/Guardian Pick-up o KIDSTOP/Kids Club (Rice only) Child’s school: o MH o PV o RICE o SRRMS o SRRHS Teacher:_____________________ CLASS/EVENT #___ CLASS TITLE__________________________________ FEE____________ ________________ ______________________________________________ _______________ ________________ ______________________________________________ _______________ ________________ ______________________________________________ _______________ TO PAY BY Name on Card:_______________________________________ TOTAL:________ CREDIT CARD

CC#________________________________________________ Visa_ MC Discover NUMBER

Statement of Release: I agree to release District 47 Public Schools, Community Education and its employees of all liability related to accidents or injuries which I or a member of my family might incur while participating in the activities listed above. Adult Signature

3-DIGITS (on back)

EXPIRATION

Make Checks Payable to: Community Education Mail payment and form to: Community Education 901 First Street S. Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 Office Phone: 258-1577

Register online www.SaukRapidsRiceOnline.org or call 258-1577

For Office Use Only $________ Cash/Check $_________ Credit Card Date Paid____________ Rcvd By_____________ Receipt #____________


Sauk Rapids Summer 2014 Youth Activities Booklet