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  • ACT College Examination Preparatory Course

    The purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the ACT. Instruction for all areas tested will be provided with focal points including: diagnostic testing, vocabulary development, mathematics, science, reading comprehension, concentration improvement and time management. Students will receive two workbooks to assist their studies. Students may repeat the course as often as they desire for NO ADDITIONAL COST. For more information, call Advantage Education Programs at 612-222-5108.
  • Adult Ballet

    A classical ballet class designed for all levels. Improve posture and create long lean muscles with ballet training. Experience the beauty of ballet! Learn proper technique with barre work, stretching and combinations. Wear fitted clothing and ballet shoes to class.
  • Adult Basketball Open Gym

    Bring your own basketball. Open to ages 17 and up. Please, no children for safety reasons.NO NEED TO REGISTER ONLINE. Just show up and play!
  • Adult Volleyball Open Gym

    Two courts of play available. Co-ed teams formed each night. Come and join this fun group and get some great exercise. Open to ages 17 and up.NO NEED TO REGISTER ONLINE. Just show up and play!
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia

    This class is for individuals, caregivers and family members of those dealing with dementia or Alzheimer’s who want to gain a greater understanding of the disease. Resources, senior living options and how to proceed once a diagnosis is confirmed will be discussed. We will also touch on the stages of Alzheimer’s, safety in the home, cost of living options, legal and financial components and the importance of early diagnosis and planning.
  • Aqua Exercise

    Low to medium impact exercises performed in shallow water. Workouts include cardiovascular and muscle toning exercises that are easy on your joints, but still work your heart and major muscle groups. No swimming skills necessary to join. Dates: September 5 - December 28 (Pool closed Nov. 12, 14,16, 23 & Dec. 24) Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 - 7:30 am Open to adults and students over 17 years of age.Fitness cards may be purchased at the pool or online. Valid for one year and good for Lap Swim, Aqua Exercise and Master Swim! Adult Prices: 4 month Unlimited (September - December): $112 20 Punches: $85 10 Punches: $45 5 Punches: $25 Per Visit: $6Senior Prices:4 month Unlimited (September - December): $9720 Punches: $65 10 Punches: $35 5 Punches: $20 Per Visit: $5 Pick up a monthly pool calendar from the literature rack outside the Community Education Office or look online at www.orono.k12.mn.us and look under Community Education. The pool schedule is subject to change.
  • BARRE Fitness

    BARRE Fitness is a total body conditioning program that blends classical ballet exercises with Pilates, yoga and strength movements. Burn fat and increase lean muscle mass with this low-impact form of exercise. We will use the ballet barre as well as center work to perform a variety of exercises to target multiple muscles with each movement. This class will provide results quickly, improving muscular strength and stability, endurance, flexibility and balance. Please bring 2-3 lb dumbbells and a mat to class
  • Ballet, Tap & Jazz

    A combo class consisting of three styles of dance! Learn the foundation for all styles of dance with ballet training. Tap will focus on following rhythm through quick foot movement. Jazz includes a blend of isolations, funk-style movements and hip hop moves. Students will perform for family and friends for the last 10 minutes of the last class. Ballet and tap shoes are required, jazz shoes are optional. 
  • Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

    This course trains instructor candidates to teach all levels of the American Red Cross water safety courses. Instructor candidates must be able to demonstrate six strokes (front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and butterfly) and also be able to float and tread water for one minute at Learn-to-Swim Level 4 ability. Training is scheduled to include prerequisite Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) course.
  • CPR, First Aid & AED

    Learn how to recognize and respond to first aid, cardiac and breathing emergencies through hands-on training. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Red Cross certification will be offered. Participants must be able to demonstrate skills competently in order to be certified. One-night class option available for participants needing only CPR or only First Aid.CPR: October 4First Aid: October 11
  • Cake Decorating Crash Course

    You can do it - it’s easy! You will be decorating cakes before you know it. In this 4-hour class, learn the secrets of Nancy’s famous buttercream frosting and how to make it. Each student will frost a prepared 8-inch double layer cake, previously baked (by Dawn Foods) and decorate it with a lovely pattern. Lots of fun, information and recipes will be shared in this class. Supply fee of $18 will be collected in class by instructor. Lunch will be provided (pizza and salad). Bring your own beverage.
  • Cardio Dance Core

    Pump up your week with this fun and energetic dance fitness class! Latin, Pop and World music-inspired cardio movements followed by abdominal exercises and stretches to strengthen your core. Come ready for an exciting and dynamic total body workout! Bring your mat, towel, water bottle and a great attitude. No experience necessary. Low impact options always included.
  • Christmas Mansions on Summit Avenue

    Travel to St. Paul to experience the sights, sounds and taste of a Victorian Christmas. Take a guided tour of the Alexander Ramsey House and shop in the Carriage House Gift Store. Enjoy a home-cooked turkey dinner at Key's Cafe in downtown St. Paul. Arrive at the James J. Hill House, former home of Great Northern Railway Empire-builder James J. Hill, for a holiday tour. Discover holiday celebrations of the past through the stories of those who lived and worked on Summit Avenue. 
  • Clay Open Studio

    Have you taken a pottery class and are looking for more time to explore your passion with clay? Are you an advanced student looking to work in a fun, friendly environment? Open Studio is a place where you can practice new skills and work independently on projects of your choice. All skill levels welcome, but a beginner class or prior experience is recommended. $25 per bag of clay is payable in class, which includes glazing and firing fees.
  • Costume Jewelry 101

    Come and experience the beauty and history of costume jewelry! From the Ziegfeld Follies to current day, you will get a hands-on look at some wonderful pieces of jewelry. You will learn about specific designs, designers, and signed and unsigned pieces throughout the years. Bring your own pieces of costume jewelry for a free appraisal and show and tell! Join in and experience the excitement of bling!
  • Crazy Chemistry

    Join Science Explorers as we become crazy chemists! We will investigate the periodic table and learn about its families with fun and exciting experiments as we discover the science side of STEM. We will break some chemical bonds, get messy with polymers and much more. Our classes are hands-on...so be sure to dress for a mess!
  • Creative Curriculum Training for Preschool

    Creative Curriculum Training for Preschool will be presented by a Teaching Strategies Gold professional. Participants will receive a certificate for 12 hours of curriculum training. Participants are encouraged to bring any Creative Curriculum volumes and daily resources their programs may have. 
  • Czech Kolaches

    Kolaches are one of Czechoslovakia’s national pastries. Immigrants brought their passion (and recipes) for Kolaches to the Midwest as early as the 1860’s. Kolaches are marvelous egg-rich, slightly-sweet yeast dough traditionally filled with fruit mixtures such as apricot, cottage cheese, poppy seed or prune. They can be shaped into small rounds, square “tied packages,” or filled turnovers. We will make variations in class and taste samples. Plan to take home an assortment to share with family and friends or to freeze. You will also leave with many recipes, tips and techniques to master these Old World delicacies. Better than a bakery! $13 supply fee payable to the instructor at class.
  • Dancing Tots - Parent & Child

    In this parent-child class for toddlers, Large motor skills are enhanced with an emphasis on fun and play through dance. Participants learn to feel musical rhythm and follow directions while dancing with their peers. Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes required for students. 
  • Day Camp at Skyrock

    Spend your day off from school on the farm at Skyrock! Learn all about horses, how to groom and care for a horse and common horse vocabulary! After we’ve met the horses, we’ll spend time with the chickens and collect the daily farm eggs. Then we’ll take a guided nature hike of the entire farm, weather permitting. There will also be time to hang out in the clubhouse, play games, make new friends and much more. Join us for a day of adventure on the farm! Bring a bag lunch, water and a nut-free snack.
  • Destination Imagination

    If you already have a team, you may register and pay the fee.  If you are interested in joining Destination Imagination, but do not have a team yet, you may register with no fee and you will be contacted via email for an informational meeting at a later date.The largest academic team competition in the world!Do something BIG. Destination Imagination is designed to inspire students to use creativity in working through challenges. It is highly encouraged for gifted and talented students! The challenges to choose from fit every interest area: technical, scientific, structural, fine arts, improvisational, service learning.Destination Imagination Facts in a Nutshell! Students can participate from any grade K-12. Teams choose the challenge they want to work on based on their interests and skills. Teams can have 2 to 7 members and can be boy only, girl only or mixed gender. Teams can be multi-grade but will compete at elementary, middle school and high school levels based on the oldest team member’s age. Teams recruit their own members but Community Education will help spread the word! Each team will set its own meeting schedule and start when they choose but must be ready for the Regional Tournament by the end of February. Each team needs a parent or adult team manager (or managers). No experience necessary, just willingness to support the kids, learn and have fun! Support and training will be provided. Students who love DI enjoy high level thinking, creative problem solving and teamwork and have skills and talents in areas such as science, engineering, writing, performance, art, design and music. Orono has a strong DI tradition; many teams in the past have gone on to global competition. More information, videos and challenge previews for this year are available at www.idodi.org. Contact Melanie DeLuca at mdeluca@orono.k12.mn.us if you need more information about forming a team or help recruiting members. If your team is ready to go, encourage parents to register their students so we can purchase your team membership and you can get started!Grades K - 2: $60       Grades 3 - 12: $90 Destination Imagination State Website
  • Driver's Education

    This class fulfills the 30 hours of classroom driver’s training required by the State of Minnesota. After completing this class, students must sign up with a commercial driving school and receive a blue card, which they will need before taking their permit test. After passing the permit test, they must take 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction at a cost of approximately $320. Missed classes must be made up in another session. For more information on Driver’s Education and Westonka Driving School, go to www.westonkadrivingschool.com. You may also email Rob Illies at westonkadriving@gmail.com or call 952-955-1486 (work) or text 952-237-5971 (cell).
  • Engineering for Kids STEM Club

    The Engineering For Kids STEM Club introduces students to a new, hands-on lesson every week from various engineering disciplines. For each lesson, students focus on developing 21st Century skills such as problem solving, critical thinking and peer collaboration. Class 1: Environmental Engineering: Solar Power, Industrial Engineering: Simple Machines - Pulleys, Marine Engineering: Paddle Boats, Aerospace Engineering: Whirling Wonders. Class 2: Mechanical Engineering: Weird and Wacky Contraption, Chemical Engineering: Oobleck, Civil Engineering: Smarter Than Your Average Bear, Mechanical Engineering: Wind Up Robots. Class 3: Environmental Engineering: Goin’ Fishin’, Marine Engineering: Zip Sail, Aerospace Engineering: Kites, Electrical Engineering: Light It Up.
  • Exploring with Clay - Handbuilding for Beginners

    Anyone can create unique clay pieces using only their hands and simple tools! Make serving dishes, wall art, ornaments, bird houses or feeders, relief tiles and more. With professional guidance from Diane, learn pinch, slab, and coil techniques. You will create and glaze up to four pieces to take home. No previous pottery experience required.