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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.
  • 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. 
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Floor Hockey

    Get your pulse pounding with our fast-paced floor hockey class. Develop your basic stick handling, shooting and teamwork skills. Safety and sportsmanship are emphasized each week! Floor hockey sticks and an indoor puck will be used. For boys and girls alike!
  • Glitter & Glow

    What rules supreme in your child’s world? Art projects that glitter or glow-in-the-dark? No need for your child to choose when you sign them up for this art class! We will work with a variety of art supplies including clay, glow-in-the-dark paint, and of course, lots and lots of glitter! Students will create snow globes that glow-in-the-dark, butterflies that shimmer and glimmer, an Eiffel Tower with stars that twinkle, and so much more. Glitter and glow…here we go!
  • Grandmasters of Chess

    Each {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 ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session. Class includes a ChessKid.com membership (a $49 value), prizes and puzzle sheets. Students will be supervised until 4 pm class start time.
  • 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.
  • Ice Skating: Basic 1, 2 & 3

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 20 years of skating experience and 124 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 recommended for ages 6 and up Skill Level Descriptions Skaters will be divided into levels on the first day of class. Basic 1: Stronger forward skating, gliding, snowplow stop Basic 2: Backward skating, one-foot glide, turn forward to backward, pumping on circle Basic 3: Two-foot turn, backward pumping on circle, forward two-foot sways What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Basic 3, 4 & 5

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 20 years of skating experience and 14 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 recommended for ages 6 and up Skill Level Descriptions Skaters will be divided into levels on the first day of class. Basic 3: Two-foot turn, backward pumping on circle, forward two-foot sways Basic 4: Forward edges, crossovers, backward glide, three turns Basic 5: Backward edges, three turns, back crossovers, hockey stop Each lesson includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Beginners Age 6+

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills, and semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 20 years of skating experience and 14 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 for recommended for ages 6 and up Skaters will be divided in to levels on the first day of class. Skill Level Description Beginners: Students that need to learn the Snowplow Sam skills, but are age 6 and older What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Semi-private Lessons

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 20 years of skating experience and 14 years of coaching experience. Semi-Private Lessons: 30 minutes/7 lessons - $129 (Maximum of 4 students per group) Each lesson includes instruction time and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters are encouraged to wear helmets, especially very young skaters. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Snowplow Sam

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena The Orono Community Education ice skating program includes preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills, and semi private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 20 years of skating experience and 14 years of coaching experience. Skill Level Descriptions Snowplow Sam classes recommended for ages 3 1/2 - 5 (Snowplow Sam students MUST be 3 1/2 to start a class.) Skaters will be divided into appropriate skill levels on first day. Snowplow Sam - Beginner: Learn to stand, fall and move across ice Snowplow Sam - Intermediate/Advanced: Learn striding, gliding and edging Each lesson includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Introduction to Hockey

    Boys and girls, lace up your skates and hit the rink! This class is a great way to try hockey for the first time. Instruction starts at the very beginning, helping to build confidence and teach basic skating skills. The basics of puck control, passing and receiving will also be introduced.Helmet and stick required. Protective hockey gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin guards encouraged.
  • Lever Developers

    STEM enrichment using LEGO® bricks for the 21st Century learner. Each {YEL!} STEM class follows four basic components. Teach It... students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project. Build It… students use LEGO® bricks to build a dragster, balancing beam and design their own catapult. Explore It…use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts - this class is focused on lever concepts. Play It…play with the project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it. Think, learn and play! LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.
  • Minecraft Game Designer: Dungeons

    Turn Minecraft from a game into a visual learning tool! This class will reinforce problem solving skills and spatial cognition through learning to create in-game dungeons and treasure maps. Students will work in pairs and learn basic game design skills while they build adventure maps as well as some other advanced features in Minecraft. Please bring a beverage and a nut-aware snack.
  • Music Together: Holiday Family Favorites

    Come celebrate the holidays with fun familiar songs such as ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘Sleigh Ride’ to name a few! We will sing, dance and play instruments while enjoying the Family Favorites collection of songs plus some holiday classics. Class is mixed ages and designed for parents/caregivers to enjoy time with their little ones. $20 supply fee (cash or check) will be collected on the first day of class. Fee includes CDs, digital downloads and songbook. 
  • Nemo's World

    Come to class and create an underwater world that your little guppy will be excited to explore! Students might even recognize a few fish friends from Finding Nemo in the underwater world that they create. This project even glows-in-the-dark! 
  • Olympic Fencing

    Fencing is a vigorous sport that requires and develops stamina, quick reactions, speed, accuracy of movement and excellent coordination. It utilizes natural body movements to create simple and effective self-protection techniques with the sword. Attacking, defense, timing and intense tactics are all integrated into this beginning class. Whether you are fencing for a good workout or gaining points for the Olympics, fencing is fun for the whole family. We provide everything needed to fence (mask, jacket, glove and weapon). Come dressed comfortably (for freedom of movement) including long sweat pants and athletic shoes.