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  • 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. 
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Grandparent & Me: Gingerbread Decorating Party

    Back again by popular demand! Love the look of homemade gingerbread houses for the holidays, but hate the mess it makes of your kitchen? In this special one night event, let your little one and their grandparents go gingerbread, candy and frosting crazy to create their very own gingerbread house to take home for the holidays. Of course, no night is complete without holiday cookie decorating! Join us for a fun night of quality bonding time between grandparent and grandchild. There’s no shortage of holiday happiness here!
  • Holiday Dance Party

    Join us for an afternoon full of dancing fun! We will explore basic dance steps and learn ballet and jazz routines to holiday music. We will also play fun dancing games and make a holiday craft to take home. Ballet or jazz shoes encouraged but not required.
  • JO Volleyball - Team 12-1

    All team placements were made based on tryouts done on November 4th. No new registrations allowed without Community Education approval.Player and parent meeting Sunday, November 11, 6 - 7:30 pm at Orono Middle School Auditorium. Go to https://sites.google.com/a/orono.k12.mn.us/jovolleyball/ for additional JO Volleyball information.
  • JO Volleyball - Team 14-1

    All team placements were made based on tryouts done on November 4th. No new registrations allowed without Community Education approval.Player and parent meeting Sunday, November 11, 6 - 7:30 pm at Orono Middle School Auditorium. Go to https://sites.google.com/a/orono.k12.mn.us/jovolleyball/ for additional JO Volleyball information.
  • Orono Youth Wrestling

    This program is designed to help young wrestlers learn fundamental wrestling skills while having fun. All experience levels are welcome. The Orono Wrestling Club gives young athletes the opportunity to learn this classic sport while gaining the benefits of competition: Build self-confidence Develop advanced motor skills and coordination Learn about individual as well as team sport skills Learn how to "Win with Class" and "Lose with Dignity" New to wrestling? There is a pre-season trial period.Monday, November 12, 19 & 26 at the Orono High School Wrestling Room  6 - 7 pmStudents grades K - 6 can come to free trial days to see what it's all about!SEASON INFORMATION:There will be a Parent Meeting and uniform distribution on Monday, November 26 at 7 pm.Grades K - 2 will learn the basic elements of successful wrestling skills.Grades 3 - 6 will get the opportunity to perfect the uniqueness of their ability to wrestle with enhanced skills in competition. In addition to the listed schedule, there will be weekend tournaments as scheduled.Wrestling CompetitionsYour student athlete has the opportunity to compete in individual and/or team competitions.  They will compete against their own age, size and weight. Tournaments are on Saturday mornings around the area.  Tournaments are open to all experience levels.  Experienced wrestlers will also get a chance to compete in dual meets. No weight cutting involved!For additional information, contact: Eric Seppelt-- ericm.sepp@gmail.com or Bob Januik 763.228.4429 or bob@psdecks.com
  • Rock Climbing Camp

    Explore the sport of rock climbing in a controlled setting that is fun and exciting for kids of all skill levels. No experience is necessary. In addition to our focus on fun, all of our camps place a strong emphasis on risk management in the sport of rock climbing. Your child will leave camp with a deeper understanding of rock climbing.Base Camp (Grades K - 3) will introduce kids to the sport of climbing by teaching climbing basics. We will cover risk management, knot tying and an introduction to climbing routes. The campers will improve their climbing skill and gain confidence through a variety of activities and games.Peak Experience (Grades 4 - 6) will explore more climbing techniques, including knot tying, belaying, ascending and rappelling. The campers will learn to belay one another on the first day, which will allow them to more independently pursue individual climbing projects. They will leave with an increased confidence and a greater appreciation for the sport of rock climbing.Expectations and SuppliesPlease ensure that your child brings the following: Completed facility waiver (available at www.verticalendeavors.com/waiver) Comfortable clothing, water bottle and nut-free snack *Climbing equipment and instruction is provided by Vertical Endeavors.
  • Skateboard Camp

    Learn the basics of skateboarding or more advanced individuals can take their skating to the next level. Our professional instructors share their love of the sport in a fun and supportive environment designed to foster confidence and build skills. We provide any equipment and pads you may need, free of charge. Our camps provide small group instruction based on skill level so everyone feels comfortable, supported and challenged. www.3rdlair.comSmall group instruction (6-8 kids per group)Groups are based on ability levelAll rental equipment is free to use! Helmet, board, and padsCamps run from 9 am- 12 pmAll ages welcomeDaily Camp Schedule8:30am – Doors open for drop off9am-10:30am – Small group instruction10:30am-10:45am – Break/Snack Time (bring your own snack or purchase here).10:45am-11:50am – Small group instruction11:50am-Noon – Camp wrap up.