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  • 2, 4, 6, 8 Math is Really Great!

    Learn about math using balls, dice, cars, toy animals and more. Explore math concepts using a variety of books, blocks, play dough and other hands-on math materials. Math is a language, and if we don’t use those skills, we lose them. There will even be math snacks! This class incorporates Minnesota core standards and literacy building.
  • 3D Pop-out Art

    Kids LOVE pop-out books! Come learn how to create an amazing pop-out art project! This masterpiece is sure to attract smiles as it pops right off the page.
  • 4th & 5th Grade FALL Volleyball

    Get an early start in this competitive and fun sport! Learn the skills to pass, set, serve and hit. We will play in a Saturday league with area communities. Parents must provide transportation on Saturdays. A complete schedule will be available after practices begin. Required equipment: athletic shoes, kneepads and water bottle. 
  • Animal Math

    Lions, tigers and bears, OH MY! Let’s take an adventure in math. It is time to count, add, subtract and measure everything animals. Can you believe that just three blue whales can cover the length of a football field? Get ready to use your math skills with an animal twist!
  • Babysitter Training

    Get job training to transform that once-in-a-while babysitting job into a summer and after school business. This class will provide the information and skills necessary to become a Red Cross certified babysitter. Learn about the basics of child development so you can better understand how to work and play with children. Learn how to be safe and responsible when caring for children in the absence of parents or guardians. Take home a babysitter handbook. Students must be 11 years-old-by the last day of class.
  • Baker Day Camp

    Join us for a fun week at the beach! Enjoy games, playground time, swimming and a picnic lunch with friends. We may even spend some time fishing. A waterfront certified lifeguard will be on staff. Bring a bag lunch. More details will be sent out prior to the first day of camp. If it is raining in the morning before day camp begins, we will cancel for the day. If steady rain begins or severe weather is expected after we have started for the day, parents will be contacted to come pick up students.
  • Barbie Ballerina Camp

    Bring your favorite Barbie to this fun-filled dance camp! We will dance to princess music, create ballerina outfits for our dolls and play fun dance games! Ballet, tap and creative movement will be taught. Additional activities will include crafts and fun games. Ballet and tap shoes are encouraged. Please bring a snack and water bottle each day. There will be a performance for family and friends the last 15 minutes of class on Thursday.
  • Be-Dazzled

    Do you love art and things that sparkle? In this awesome camp we’ll draw, paint and collage. Make a sparkling papier-mâché project, sculpt a glittery clay project and make cool accessories to wear, among other dazzling projects. To add to the fun, we’ll listen to music, paint our nails and make new friends!
  • Beginning Golf Camp

    Skyhawks golf focuses on building the confidence of young athletes through proper technique and refining the essential skills of the game. This camp will focus on the fundamentals of form, chipping, putting, driving and body positioning. To assist in this training, Skyhawks has adopted the SNAG (Starting New At Golf) system. SNAG is specifically designed for the entry-level player. SNAG simplifies instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. No need to bring your own clubs - all equipment is provided. We keep the instructor-to-camper ratio for this program very low, resulting in limited availability. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen. All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.
  • Book Power

    Explore the power of books! Through independent and group reading, word games and discussions, we’ll discover the excitement in reading and writing. Focus is on reading fluency, comprehension, analysis and vocabulary development. We will begin and end each day with a group “campfire” to spark our creativity and reflect on our achievements. 
  • Books with No Words

    Get ready for creative storytelling! Wordless books can actually build important literacy skills. By looking at the characters and their actions, children can create stories in their own words. We will work on listening skills, vocabulary and comprehension. Students will also discover the fun of The Book With No Pictures. Imagine what your book will say!
  • Bunker Beach Water Park

    Grades 2 - 8Enjoy the wave pool and the water slides. Bring a bag lunch.Friday, July 29Rainbow Park Leave - 9:45 Return - 4:00Holbrook Park Leave - 10:05 Return - 4:20Important Field Trip Information Departure locations: Rainbow Park, 1500 Rainbow Avenue, Maple Plain Holbrook Park, 310 Harrington Drive, Long Lake* Trips are chaperoned by playground program staff with a ratio of 6:1 or less. * No refunds will be given after the trip has occurred. * In case of inclement weather, we will notify you if the trip has been cancelled. * Lunch - details listed with each trip destination. * Bus departure times are exact...BE EARLY! * REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Monday the week of the trip. Registrations will NOT be taken at the bus departure locations. * Trip Appropriate Attire & Planning: No flip flops on walking/amusement park trips. Swimsuit, towel and water bottle required for swimming trips. Apply sunscreen before leaving home and send extra. Each child is responsible for all personal belongings.
  • Chinese: New Students Grades K - 5 Registration Deposit

    Grades K-5 classes meet for 55 sessions Returning students will be given preference for the language program through August 1 and at that time we will take new registrations. Sections will be formed based on student experience and the schedule may vary due to number of students enrolled. Students wanting both Chinese and Spanish may register for both programs on opposite days.Registration Deposit Fee ($50) Mondays & Wednesdays, September 24  - May 8    8:15 - 9 am NO CLASSES on Non-school days and Dec. 17 & 19University Language Center (ULC) ULC is a Minneapolis based language school providing instruction to students of all ages. Instructors are trained using the latest in language acquisition research and teaching methods. All ULC instructors have the language proficiency of an educated native speaker, a minimum of a bachelor's degree in languages, education or a related field and practical teaching experience with children. Class size ranges from 12-16 students per section. Children will be grouped by grade level and experience. For the first week or two there will be some assessment for proficiency. Your child's group may change based on this assessment. Class options are subject to change based on enrollment.Fees Estimated Full year cost $832 + $50 Registration Deposit. (8 payments of $104 will be due the 15th of each month beginning September 15th) The program fees include workbooks and materials. Register online and you will be charged quarterly. Your $50 yearly registration fee is only refundable if we cannot place the student in a group. You will be billed for the program beginning September 15th. Scholarships are available. If replacement books are needed, the approximate cost is $15 - $30, payable to Orono Community Education.
  • Chinese: Returning Students Registration Deposit

    Grades K-5 classes meet for 55 sessions Sections will be formed based on student experience and the schedule may vary due to number of students enrolled. Students wanting both Chinese and Spanish may register for both programs on opposite days.Registration Deposit Fee ($50) Mondays & Wednesdays, September 24  - May 8    8:15 - 9 am NO CLASSES on Non-school days and Dec. 17 & 19University Language Center (ULC) ULC is a Minneapolis based language school providing instruction to students of all ages. Instructors are trained using the latest in language acquisition research and teaching methods. All ULC instructors have the language proficiency of an educated native speaker, a minimum of a bachelor's degree in languages, education or a related field and practical teaching experience with children. Class size ranges from 12-16 students per section. Children will be grouped by grade level and experience. Class options are subject to change based on enrollment.Fees Estimated Full year cost $832 + $50 Registration Deposit. (8 payments of $104 will be due the 15th of each month beginning September 15th) The program fees include workbooks and materials. Register online and you will be charged quarterly. Your $50 yearly registration fee is non-refundable. You will be billed for the program beginning October 15th. Scholarships are available. Returning students should keep their workbook, The First 1000 Words in Chinese. If replacement books are needed, the approximate cost is $15 - $30, payable to Orono Community Education.
  • Coding: Unity Game Engine

    Learn to use Unity, a powerful programming suite used by professionals and indie game developers. This object-oriented program is fun and challenging, as you discover the art of video game design. Learn the basics of making objects and characters that move and react in a virtual world. Also learn the principles of game mechanics, game physics and simple scripting. Games created in class will be available online or you can bring a USB jump drive for immediate access. The software is available to download at home.
  • Create Your Own Board Game

    Before the digital age, people used to play board games. You will play various board games like Battleship, Monopoly, Life, Clue, Risk and Chutes and Ladders to brainstorm ideas. Work with your friends to create your own board game complete with rules while building literacy, critical thinking and problem solving skills. We will then play the games we created. Instead of downloading, lets unplug!
  • Creative Drawing

    Do you love art but don’t get enough opportunity to draw or try different drawing media? Do you want some professional help to build up your talents? This class will encourage you to unveil all your hidden artistic talents. From pen to pencil, oil to charcoal pencil...you will have the chance to try them all!
  • Curious Critters

    Join this factual, fictional and fun exploration of the world of animals. Did you know there are dancing frogs, fish that can climb rocks and a bird that can make its throat as big as a football? Learn about these amazing animals and more. Bring your stuffed animals to hang out with and explore the world of animals and literacy!
  • Disney Drama

    Do you love Disney? Do you want to sing like Ariel? Explore like Aladdin? This is your chance! This class is about everything Disney. We will pick scenes out of our favorite Disney movies and transform them into short plays. You will make your own sets and props and perform in a play on the last day of camp. We will also show our love for Disney through many crafts and games.
  • 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).
  • Early Birds Morning Care

    Grades 2 - 6Monday - ThursdayChildren registered for summer programs that begin at 9 am may register for Early Birds Morning Care. OK Kids child care staff will welcome your child on the weeks they need care and provide activities prior to 9 am. The staff will help your child get to their summer program location.
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  • Empowering Kids

    Are you interested in contributing to your community? Service projects empower kids with responsibility and foster compassion toward others. Learn about the Meals on Wheels program and decorate place mats to be included with the meal delivery. Discover what it means to be a veteran and write thank you letters to our local heroes. Explore possible ways to give back to patients at local hospitals or animals at nearby shelters. 
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  • Extreme Chemistry...Mystery Challenges

    Are you ready to get messy with some extreme chemistry experiments? Step into the science lab to solve our mystery challenges. You will investigate polymers, rates of reaction, density, chemical indicators and more to help solve the mysteries. Our classes are hands-on...so be sure to dress for a mess!
  • Fencing

    Develop stamina, quick reactions, speed, accuracy of movement and excellent coordination through the vigorous sport of fencing. The intense tactics of attacking, defense and timing are all integrated into this course, requiring students to have a high level of self-discipline. Participants will use a foil weapon to learn the fundamentals of fencing. All equipment is provided including safety jackets and masks. Wear long athletic pants, tennis shoes and a t-shirt. Bring a water bottle.