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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 per 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 and theater information.February - date and movie to be determined3:40 pm depart from Hilltop; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-A19W$29March - date and movie to be determined3:40 pm depart from Hilltop; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-B19W$29April - date and movie to be determined3:40 pm depart from Hilltop; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-C19W$29May - date and movie to be determined3:40 pm depart from Hilltop; 7 pm return (approximately)#2032-D19W$29
  • Alone at Home (Ages 8 - 11)

    Alone at HomeAges 8 - 11Is your child ready to be 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.Saturday, April 139:30 am - 12:30 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 101#2007-A19W$35Tuesday, April 163:40 - 6:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 101#2007-B19W$35
  • Babysitter Training (Ages 11 and up)

    Babysitter TrainingAges 11 & upBoys and girls ages 11 & up 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 earn 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 OlsonMonday, April 8 4-8 pmWestonka Activity Center - conference room#2008-A19W$59
  • Culinary Mushroom Cultivation Workshop (Ages 14 - Adult)

    Culinary Mushroom Cultivation WorkshopAges 14 - AdultThis class will provide the basics of knowledge for growing gourmet mushrooms. We will discuss basic propagation techniques using resources easily found for outdoor/indoor cultivation. The workshop will begin with a lecture and end with inoculating logs. You will leave with knowledge of growing mushrooms, a deeper appreciation for mycelium, and an inoculated shiitake or oyster mushroom log.Registrations required by April 26.Sunday, April 281- 4 pm#2010-A19W$55
  • Day Camp at Voyageur Environmental Center (Entering Grades K - 6)

    Day Camp at Voyageur Environmental CenterEntering Grades K - 6No childcare the last week of Summer vacation? We've got you covered! This week will be a fun outdoor camp experience  - not far from home! Pick the days your child needs care, or have them come all four days of the week. Each day will include activities such as archery, canoeing, outdoor living skills, fishing, GPS/orienteering, volleyball, swimming, arts and crafts, team building, hiking, and more! This unique opportunity will take place a Voyageur camp, a year-round environmental education center located in Mound. Voyageur Environmental Center is located at 7000 County Road 15. Campers will need to bring their own bag lunch and water bottle each day. More camp information will be emailed to parents closer to the start of camp. Monday, August 26 8am - 5 pm #4002-A19S $45 Tuesday, August 27 8 am - 5 pm #4002-B19S $45 Wednesday, August 28 8 am - 5 pm #4002-C19S $45 Thursday, August 29 8 am - 5 pm #4002-D19S $45
  • Developing Strong Language Skills Through Friendships (Ages 3 - 6)

    Developing Strong Language Skills Through FriendshipsPreschoolers Ages 3 - 6This is a six-week camp designed to enhance early vocabulary skills, play, engagement with peers, positive transitions, and small group participation. Instructor Amanda Myers M.S., CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech pathologist and mother of four children raising her family in the Westonka School District. She has 20 years of experience working with children developing speech and language skills.Tuesdays, January 29 - March 12 (no class February 19)9:30 - 10:30 amSpring Park Clinic - Suite B4400 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park MN 55384#2200-A19W$165Tuesdays, March 19 - April 30 (no class March 26)9:30 - 10:30 amSpring Park Clinic - Suite B4400 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park MN 55384#2200-B19W$165
  • Mindful U & Me (Grades 1 - 5 With Parent)

    Mindful U & MeGrades 1 - 5 with ParentThis class is a parent-child class. Each class will focus on incorporating mindfulness in a fun and engaging way into our homes. At Mindful U we recognize parenting can be hard and having a fun way to "disconnect to reconnect" as a family makes it a little easier. In this class, we will create the Mindful Us Kit (as seen in photo). Each week we will make items for our kit and in the final week we will complete our kit by creating the box our tools will be kept in. Supplies will be included in the cost of the class. This class is designed to be a fun and creative environment for a parent-child experience.Instructor Shannon D'Arpino, MA has been a mindfulness educator and professional counselor for over 14 years and recently taught Mindfulness in the Westonka district for four years to primary age students. She enjoys bringing mindfulness to families and supporting parents in their parenting adventures.Mondays, February 25 & March 46 - 7:30  pmHilltop Primary School - Art room#2041-A19W$59
  • Mindful U - Level 1 (Grades 1 - 4)

    Mindful U - Level 1Being mindful in our busy world can be a challenge for anyone, especially for children. In this class, we will focus on skills that kids can implement at home and in life to help calm their bodies and minds for success. Students will learn, create, and take home tools each week to encourage a continued Mindfulness practice.Instructor Shannon D'Arpino MA, has been a Mindfulness educator and professional counselor for over 14 years and recently taught Mindfulness in the Westonka district for four years to primary age students. She enjoys bringing mindfulness to families and supporting parents on their parenting adventures.Thursdays, February 28 - March 213:40 - 4:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 102#2040-A19W$89
  • Mindful U - Level 2

    Mindful U - Level 2Grades 1 - 4Mindful U - Level 2 is a continuation of Mindful U - Level 1. In Level 2 we will focus on mindfulness and feelings. Being mindful and working through emotions in our everyday challenges can sometimes be difficult for children. We will get to know and own our "feels" in class and create tools to use when they can be overwhelming. These tools will help kids focus on skills they implement at home, in life, and to help with big emotions.Instructor Shannon D'Arpino, MA has been a mindfulness educator and professional counselor for over 14 years and recently taught Mindfulness in the Westonka district for four years to primary age students. She enjoys bringing mindfulness to families and supporting parents in their parenting adventures.Wednesdays, February 27  - March 203:40 - 4:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 101#2202-A19W$89
  • Music Together Generations (Mixed Ages)

    Music Together GenerationsIf you've ever wished for an extra set or two of grandparents then we have a class for you! This Generations class is a Mixed Age (birth to five) Music Together Class with the sweetest twist, the addition of senior participants. Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregiver visit their "grandfriends" at the newly opened Harrison Bay Senior Living campus and spend time making music as a large extended family. Research shows that music provides benefits to people of all ages. Beyond the obvious music learning and joy of making music in these clases, children typically see improved language skills, social and emotional skills, and much more. The benefits to the grandfriends includes better physical health, higher life satisfaction, and the sparking of memory. This class is a win-win as children and seniors get to interact with each other, building relationships through music.Tuition is $165 for the first child and $65 for additional siblings (infant siblings under 9 months are free). This includes ten - 45 minute weekly intergenerational classes filled with singing, dancing, instrument playing, bonding, and pure fun with peers and grandfriends of Harrison Bay Senior Living. Each family also receives a professionally recorded CD, music downloads, access to the Family Music Zone online portal, and a beautifully illustrated songbook. Music Together Generations classes will be held at Harrison Bay Senior Living, 1861 Commerce Boulevard, Mound.Mondays, January 14 - March 184:15 - 5 pm#7508-A19W$165Mondays, April 1 - June 10 (no class May 27)4:15 - 5 pm#7508-B19W$165
  • Music Together Lakeside (birth to Age 5)

    Music Together LakesideBirth to Age 5 with an adult caregiverNurture your child's inner musician with Music Together, an internationally renowned early childhood music and movement program for children birth - five and the grown ups who love them. During this 10-week session of weekly classes we will sing, dance, chant and play instruments in an informal setting with this research-based curriculum. Children learn through play with a wide variety of music that will enrich their musical environment  and guide them towards a lifetime of music-making enjoyment. They (and you!) will have so much fun with the multicultural music collections, while obtaining all the learn and developmental benefits music offers - especially during the early childhood years, when children are most impressionable.*Tuition is $165 for the first child and $65 for additional siblings (infant  siblings under nine months are free). This includes ten 45-minute weekly caregiver and child classes filled with singing, dancing, instrument playing, bonding and pure fun, along with tips on how to enhance your child's music development. Each family also receives a professionally recorded CD, music downloads, access to the Family Music Zone online portal, and a beautifully illustrated songbook. Instructor: Heidi GuseniusClasses are held at St. John's Lutheran Church - Room 3012451 Fairview Lane, Mound*Scholarships are available. Please contact Heidi@musictogetherlakeside.comTuesdays, January 15 - March 199:30 - 10:15 amSt. John's Lutheran Church - Room 301#7504-A19W$165/1 child and 1 adultTuesdays, January 15 - March 1910:30 - 11:15 amSt. John's Lutheran Church - Room 301#7504-B19W$165/1 child and 1 adultTuesdays, January 15 - March 206:15 - 7 pmSt. John's Lutheran Church - Room 301#7504-C19W$165/1 child and 1 adultTuesdays, April 2 - June 4St. John's Lutheran Church - Room 3019:30 - 10:15 am#7504-D19W$165/1 child and 1 adultTuesdays, April 2 - June 4St. John's Lutheran Church - Room 30110:30 - 11:15 am#7504-E19W$165/1 child and 1 adultTuesdays, April 2 - June 4St. John's Lutheran Church - Room 3016:15 - 7 pm#7504-F19W$165/1 child and 1/adult
  • Please and Thank You: Developing Strong Social Language Skills (Ages 3 - 6)

    Please and Thank You: Developing Strong Social Language SkillsAges 3 - 6This interactive small group is perfect for preschoolers just learning the ropes of social language, good manners, making friends, and getting along with others. Children get the opportunity to work in a small group setting with a pediatric speech pathologist. They will learn how to form strong social skills, role play, build confidence through activities, and have fun. This six-week camp includes a weekly hour long session with take home information provided for practice. The sessions are based on the We Thinkers Social Thinking Curriculum. Instructor Amanda Myers M.S., CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech pathologist and mother of four children raising her family in Westonka School District. She has over 20 years of experience working with children developing speech and language skills.Tuesdays, January 29 - March 12 (no class February 19)11 am - 12 pmSpring Park Clinic - Suite B4400 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park MN 55364#2201-A19W$165Tuesdays, March 19 - April 30 (no class March 26)11 am - 12 pmSpring Park Clinic - Suite B4400 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park MN 55364#2201-B19W$165
  • Polite Kids 101 (Grades K - 4)

    Polite Kids 101Grades K- 4All kids need a little refinement now and again. Polite Kids 101 is here to help! Class topics include: kindness, respect, body language, tone of voice and interruptions, introductions, table manners before during and after meal time, being a guest in someone's home and for birthday parties, wedding and funeral etiquette. Polite Kids 101 is packed full of information along with videos of kids in real-life social situations. A light (peanut-free) snack will also be made during class to practice proper etiquette while using a fork and knife. Upon registration, please indicate if your child has food allergies.Monday, March 113:40 - 5:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 102#2046-A19W$39Thursday, April 18 3:40 - 5:40 pmHilltop Primary School - Room 103#2046-B19W$39
  • Youth Enrichment League *Grandmasters of Chess* (Grades K - 4)

    Youth Enrichment League's Grandmasters 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 games.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 end with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session. Fee includes ChessKid.com membership ($49 annual fee). Sign up today to THINK, LEARN, and PLAY WELL with YEL!Mondays, January 28 - March 11 (no class February 18)3:40 - 4:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 101#2033-A19W$79Tuesdays, January 29 - March 12 (no class February 19 and class March 12 will be held in the Media Center)3:40 - 4:40 pm Hilltop Primary School - Room 103#2033-B19W$79Mondays, April 15 - May 203:40 - 4:40 pmShirley Hills Primary School - Room 101#2033-C19W$79Tuesdays, April 16 - May 213:40 - 4:40 pmHilltop Primary School - Room 103#2033-D19W$79