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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 & Jazz

    A fun after school dance class! Learn the basics of ballet through proper terminology and technique. Then learn fun jazz includes moves and combinations with upbeat music. Students will perform for family and friends for the last 15 minutes of last class. Ballet shoes are required, jazz shoes are optional. 
  • 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 15 minutes of the final class. Ballet and tap shoes are required, jazz shoes are optional. 
  • Boys and Girls Table Tennis Club

    Grades 9-12 (Boys and Girls)Come join the Orono Table Tennis team! Matches will be scheduled with other high school clubs. A detailed schedule will be provided by the coach. The state tournament is scheduled for mid-February 2018. If 7th and 8th grade students wish to join the team, they must tryout.  Please contact Kim at kking@orono.k12.mn.us if you need tryout information.
  • 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, see their website at www.westonkadrivingschool.comYou may also email Rob Illies at westonkadriving@gmail.com.Rob’s Phone Numbers: 952-955-1486 (W) or text 952-237-5971
  • Extreme Chemistry - Mystery Challenges

    Are you ready to get messy with extreme concoctions? Then step into the science lab to solve our mystery challenges. You will need to investigate polymers, rates or reaction, density, chemical indicators and more to help solve the mysteries. Our classes are hands-on...so be sure to dress for a mess!
  • 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!
  • Gear Engineers

    STEM enrichment using LEGO® bricks for the 21st century learner. Each Youth Enrichment League STEM class follows four basic components. Teach It…each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project. Build It… students use LEGO® bricks to build a trundle wheel, merry-go-round and design their own wicked amusement park ride. Explore It…then they use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts. Play It…finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it. Sign up today to think, learn and play well. For more details, visit YouthEnrichmentLeague.com. LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.
  • Glow Art - Parent & Child

    These art projects will light up your child’s world long after the lights go out at night. You guessed it, all the projects we create will glow-in-the-dark! We will work with a variety of art supplies including clay, paint, and many luminescent materials to create masterpieces your child will be excited to show off in the dark! Come and create right along with your child. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
  • Grandmasters of Chess

    New and returning students invited. Join this “sport of the mind” and be part of our school’s chess club. The lessons progress from rudimentary concepts through higher-level theories. Our puzzle sheets are formatted to be accessible to beginners, yet challenge intermediate and advanced students to apply deeper understanding of chess concepts. Develop your mind and your chess mettle. Create a checkmate today!
  • 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 littles 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!
  • Halloween Hoopla Art Camp

    Black cats, haunted houses, graveyards and (not so scary) monsters, oh my! Send your little trick-or-treater to camp to make a mess of Halloween inspired masterpieces. Come ready for a scary good time! The kids are welcome to wear their costumes to camp. Please pack a nut free snack and a beverage for your child.
  • Holiday Ornament Making Party - Parent & Child

    Join us for an ornament making party. We will set up 4 stations, each with a different ornament project. These ornaments will make great keepsakes or holiday gifts! This is a perfect class for siblings to attend together! Come and create ornaments right along with your child. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. New ornaments if you have taken a previous class.
  • How to Draw Cartoons

    Kids, have you ever wished you were better at drawing cartoons? During this class, we’ll teach step-by-step techniques that will help you draw super cool (and cute) cartoons! From cute, cuddly puppy dogs to kooky cool characters – we’ll do it all at this class. You will be impressed with how great your drawings turn out! Each child will receive their own How to Draw Cartoons booklet to take home!
  • 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 19 years of skating experience and 12 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 19 years of skating experience and 12 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 19 years of skating experience and 12 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 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Semi-Private Lessons: 30 minutes/7 lessons - $129 (Maximum of 3 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 19 years of skating experience and 12 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: Learn striding, gliding and edging Snowplow Sam - Advanced: Learn enhanced 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.
  • Mess to the Max!

    We will be maximizing the mess to make this art class the very best! Get excited to paint with plaster, sculpt with gooey gunk, make papier mache puppies and fling paint like Jackson Pollock. We will even learn some cool stuff along the way. These projects are so messy your mom would never let you make them at home! Please pack a nut-free snack and drink for your child.
  • 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.
  • 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.Students grades K - 6 can come to free trial days to see what it's all about!Mondays, November 13, 20, 27 at the Orono Middle School - Gym BGrades 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-- ericseppelt@tcomn.com or Bob Januik 763.228.4429 or bob@psdecks.com