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  • Afterschool Movie Club (Grades 2-4)

    Afterschool Movie ClubGrades 2-4Join Ms. Hans for an after school movie at a nearby theater! Students can register for one movie a month. Bus transportation and movie ticket will be provided. Students are able to bring their own money for concessions.  Both Hilltop and Shirley Hills students are welcome to attend. Watch for fliers and emails advertising movie club dates, theater locations and more information.October - Date and Movie TBD3:50 pm depart from Hilltop Primary School; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-A19F$29November - Date and Movie TBD3:50 pm depart from Hilltop Primary School; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-B19F$29December - Date and Movie TBD3:50 pm depart from Hilltop Primary School; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-C19F$29
  • Alone at Home (Ages 8 - 11)

    Alone at HomeAges 8 - 11Is your child ready to home alone? The purpose of this class is to prepare youth ages 8 to 11 to respond safely to a variety of situations when direct parental supervision is unavailable. Topics will include door/visitor and  phone safety, gun and Internet safety, house key and personal safety, first aid situations, severe weather, stove, oven safety and more. Students should bring a nut-free snack and water bottle to class.Tuesday, September 24Shirley Hills Primary School   Room 2103:50 - 6:50 pm#2007-A19F$35 Saturday, October 5Shirley Hills Primary School     Room 2109 am - 12 pm#2007-B19F$35
  • Babysitter Training (Ages 11 and older)

    Babysitter TrainingAges 11 and upBoys and girls ages 11 and older learn skill training and information that is necessary in caring for infants and children in this American Health & Safety Institute accredited program. This program will teach the importance of responsibility, recognizing an emergency, emergency action steps, personal safety, fire and water safety, infant/child basic care, and also responding to an unconscious victim, CPR, choking management and basic first aid. Upon successful completion, participants will learn the American Health & Safety Institute Child and Babysitting Safety certification card. Students should bring a pen, notebook, snacks and a beverage to class. Instructor: Annika OlsonWednesday, October 234-8 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#2008-A19F$59
  • Destination Imagination (Grades 1- 12)

    Destination ImaginationGrades 1- 12Destination Imagination (DI) is a worldwide, creative problem-solving, team competition geared toward helping kids developing a variety of life skills, while getting hands-on experiences. DI offers high quality, STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Challenges that help bridge the gap between what students learn in school and the skills they will need to thrive in an ever-changing economy. Teams are faced with solving one  of seven predetermined challenges by collectively applying their individual talents, skills, abilities, and ideas to present the most creative and unique solution possible. Destination Imagination is the world's largest creative problem solving programs for youth of all ages, with more than 150,000 participants in 48 US States and 30 different countries participating annually. Teams will present their solutions at the West Metro Regional Tournament at the end of February, top scoring teams will advance to the State Tournaments in April and teams that place first, second or third at State will advance to Global FInals in Kansas City, Missouri the end of May. Start a team with friends, or join a team and make new ones! Teams consist of three to seven members and the team will decide when and where they will practice. DI challenge materials are not released until September 1 and new teams will be formed after that date, or as soon as they get registered. Team managers are needed for this program. Training and support is available for all volunteer leaders, and each leader must complete a background check. More information will be given out after teams have been formed and are registered. Team challenge materials, regional tournament and state tournament fees are included in the cost of registration. Check out www.iodi.org or www.mndi.org for more DI information. Please register no later than Friday, October 25 to allow teams to start practicing.Destination Imagination#2010-A19F$119
  • Gale Woods Farm - Wagon Ride and Bonfire

    Gale Woods Farm - Wagon Ride and BonfireCelebrate Fall together as a family by voyaging through Gale Woods Farm on a moonlit wagon ride, explore the barn and the hay maze. Relax by the bonfire and enjoy s'mores together. Registrations required by October 12.Tuesday, October 156-7:30 pmGale Woods Farm, 7210 County Road 110 West, Minnetrista#2013-A19F           $5/person#2013-B19F           $20/family (up to five people)
  • Grandmasters of Chess (Grades K-4)

    Grandmaster of ChessGrades K-4New and returning students invited. Each Youth Enrichment League (YEL) Chess class follows four basic components:Teach it!Each class students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess game.Practice it!Students practice positions set by the coach to improve their understanding of the concept.Puzzle it!Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance to solve them.Play it!Each class ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session.Fee includes ChessKid.com membership ($49 annual value). sign up today to THINK, LEARN, and PLAY WELL with YEL!Mondays, October 28 - December 9 (no class November 4)3:50 - 4:50 pmShirley Hills Primary School    Room 209#2033-A19F$79 Tuesdays, November 5 - December 103:50 - 4:50 pmHilltop Primary School      Room 106#2033-B19F$79
  • Mad Science - Sense-sational Science (Grades 1-4)

    Mad Science - Sense-sational ScienceGrades 1-4 Experience the sensational world of science with Mad Science. Light up your imagination as you blend and separate light and trick your eyes with mirrors and optical illusions. Discover how to manipulate sound, harness the power of heat and static electricity. Explore food science as you practice chemistry in the kitchen and figure out how to build the perfect meal. And of course, get a great signature Mad Science take-home every class! Class content varies depending on series length. Visit mn.madscience.org for class syllabus at your location.Mondays, October 21 - December 2 (no class November 4)Shirley Hills Primary School   Art Room3:50 - 4:50 pm#2028-A19F$89Wednesdays, October 23 - November 273:50 - 4:50 pmHilltop Primary School   Art Room#2028-B19F$89