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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 some math snacks! This class incorporates Minnesota core standards and literacy building.
  • 4 on 4 Volleyball League - Grade 4

    A fun, competitive learning environment for all players. This is a “non-coached” league. Teams play at least one match each night and an end of league tournament. High School Volleyball Players will referee. REGISTRATION: Deadline April 7th Players should have a team and team name selected before registration. Each team member can register online and enter their team name. No additional forms needed. Teams can have more than 4 players, but only 4 players can be on the court at one time. If you have multiple grade level players on your team, you must register for the grade of your oldest player. LOCATION: Orono Intermediate School AND Orono Middle School COST: $65/player (Includes a T-shirt)SCHEDULES: Emailed the week of April 17th. This league is sponsored by Orono Community Education and is also a fundraiser for Orono Volleyball.Questions: Call 952-449-8350
  • 4 on 4 Volleyball League - Grade 5

    A fun, competitive learning environment for all players. This is a “non-coached” league. Teams play at least one match each night and an end of league tournament. High School Volleyball Players will referee. REGISTRATION: Deadline April 7th Players should have a team and team name selected before registration. Each team member can register online and enter their team name. No additional forms needed. Teams can have more than 4 players, but only 4 players can be on the court at one time. If you have multiple grade level players on your team, you must register for the grade of your oldest player. LOCATION: Orono Intermediate School AND Orono Middle School COST: $65/player (Includes a T-shirt)SCHEDULES: Emailed the week of April 17th. This league is sponsored by Orono Community Education and is also a fundraiser for Orono Volleyball.Questions: Call 952-449-8350
  • 4 on 4 Volleyball League - Grade 6

    A fun, competitive learning environment for all players. This is a “non-coached” league. Teams play at least one match each night and an end of league tournament. High School Volleyball Players will referee.REGISTRATION: Deadline April 7th Players should have a team and team name selected before registration. Each team member can register online and enter their team name. No additional forms needed. Teams can have more than 4 players, but only 4 players can be on the court at one time.  If you have multiple grade level players on your team, you must register for the grade of your oldest player. LOCATION: Orono Intermediate School AND Orono Middle School COST: $65/player (Includes a T-shirt)SCHEDULES: Emailed the week of April 17th. This league is sponsored by Orono Community Education and is also a fundraiser for Orono Volleyball.Questions: Call 952-449-8350
  • 4 on 4 Volleyball League - Grade 7

    A fun, competitive learning environment for all players. This is a “non-coached” league. Teams play at least one match each night and an end of league tournament. High School Volleyball Players will referee. REGISTRATION: Deadline April 7th Players should have a team and team name selected before registration. Each team member can register online and enter their team name. No additional forms needed. Teams can have more than 4 players, but only 4 players can be on the court at one time. If you have multiple grade level players on your team, you must register for the grade of your oldest player. LOCATION: Orono Intermediate School AND Orono Middle School COST: $65/player (Includes a T-shirt)SCHEDULES: Emailed the week of April 17th. This league is sponsored by Orono Community Education and is also a fundraiser for Orono Volleyball.Questions: Call 952-449-8350
  • 4 on 4 Volleyball League - Grade 8

    A fun, competitive learning environment for all players. This is a “non-coached” league. Teams play at least one match each night and an end of league tournament. High School Volleyball Players will referee. REGISTRATION: Deadline April 7th Players should have a team and team name selected before registration. Each team member can register online and enter their team name. No additional forms needed. Teams can have more than 4 players, but only 4 players can be on the court at one time. If you have multiple grade level players on your team, you must register for the grade of your oldest player. LOCATION: Orono Intermediate School AND Orono Middle School COST: $65/player (Includes a T-shirt)SCHEDULES: Emailed the week of April 17th. This league is sponsored by Orono Community Education and is also a fundraiser for Orono Volleyball.Questions: Call 952-449-8350
  • 5th Grade Volleyball

    Girls - get an early start in this competitive and fun sport! Learn the skills to pass, set, serve and hit. Skill development will be emphasized. Practice will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays after school. We will play in a Saturday league with surrounding communities. Parents will need to provide transportation to away matches. A complete schedule will be available after practices begin. Required equipment: athletic shoes, kneepads and a water bottle. 
  • A Mannerly Manners® Escapade™

    This class is beyond “Please” and “Thank-You!” You sign up for soccer, tennis and LEGO® classes, but did you ever think to sign up to learn a skill-set that will influence your life more than anything else will? Mannerly Manners® teaches you to polish social skills with fun interactive activities. We will help you navigate life by teaching communication skills, table manners, how to take a phone message, write an impressive thank you note and more. Discussion format and fun role-play help you understand how to use manners to your advantage. Parents, we invite you to participate in classes with your child at no additional cost.To learn more visit www.mannerlymanners.com
  • 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.
  • Acrylic Painting

    Do you love to paint? Join us for professional help in creating paintings of your choice! You will not only fall in love with painting, you will establish your inner talents! Students will gain knowledge of color mixing and applications to canvas as well as new techniques. Ready to begin? Bring a desire to paint and a few ideas!
  • Adventures in Asia

    Explore Asia focusing on the countries of Japan, India and China. Make a Chinese drum and dragon puppet for Chinese New Year. Learn about the Japanese art of origami and make a Japanese rock garden. Explore India while learning about the Diwali festival and Rangoli art designs.
  • Adventures in Geocaching

    Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played by adventure seekers using GPS devices. Locate hidden containers outdoors, called geocaches. Treasure hunters will be equipped with GPS devices and explore the Orono Schools campus while searching for the caches. STUDENTS MUST HAVE: long pants, sunscreen, bug spray and water each day in order to participate.
  • AirMaxx Trampoline Park & Bryant Lake Regional Park

    We will head to AirMaxx for two hours of fun, including trampoline time, miniature golf and laser tag. Our lunch there will include 2 slices of pizza and a beverage. Then we will head to Bryant Lake Regional Park for activities such as disc golf, playground time and hiking. Before leaving we will stop at the concession stand for a sweet treat. Bring $7 if you wish to participate in disc golf, and extra money for any treats you want to purchase. Rainbow ParkLeave:  9:00 am     Return:  3:00 pm Holbrook ParkLeave:   9:20 am    Return:  3:20 pmImportant Field Trip Information• Trips are chaperoned by summer playground staff. Small group sizes with a ratio of 6 or less kids per leader. • Departure locations: Rainbow Park, 1500 Rainbow Avenue, Maple Plain Holbrook Park, 310 Harrington Drive, Long Lake• No refunds will be made after the trip has been held. • In case of inclement weather, the Orono Community Education staff will call to notify you if the trip has been cancelled.• Trip Appropriate Attire & Planning - No flip flops on walking/amusement park trips- Swimming trips - Flip flops, swimsuit, towel and water bottle required - Sunscreen - apply before leaving home and send extra - Each child is responsible for all personal belongings• Lunch - details listed with each trip description• Bus departure times are exact...BE EARLY! • REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Monday the week of the trip. ABSOLUTELY NO registrations will be taken at the bus departure locations.• Register early! Limited space available.
  • 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 four blue whales can cover the length of a football field? Get ready to use your math skills with an animal twist!
  • Antarctica

    Antarctica was the last continent to be explored and remains a unique and forbidden place on earth. After examining the geography of Antarctica, we will move on to challenges of exploring its frozen landscape, with a special emphasis on the voyage of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Arctic Expedition. An expedition photographer and crew member diaries provide evidence of Shackleton’s heroism. We will also view an award-winning documentary about the expedition.
  • Around the World

    Travel the world without ever leaving the classroom. Visit our neighbors in Canada and discover how we are alike and different. Fly south to Peru to learn about the ancient culture of its people. Explore India and Australia to learn about the people, food, wildlife and more! This class is a great way to broaden an understanding of the world while supporting literacy and geography.
  • Art Explorations

    This is a fun-filled class where students get a chance to use their imaginations to explore a variety of art media. Explore the use of paints, a variety of drawing media, pastels and a variety of papers! From drawing to painting to sculpture, we’ll explore it all! Remember a paint shirt and a nut-free snack.
  • Automotive Engineering: From Supersonic to Solar

    Start your automotive engineering career early by building the cars of the future! Learn about the basic physics that act on cars, potential/kinetic energy and much more! In this watt-tastic camp you’ll engineer dragsters that reach 300 mph! (at scale), a solar powered car, super safe cars with dummies to test and much more! Best of all, you get to take tons of projects home! Bring a LEGO® Minifigure for a surprise project! This is an awesome camp to get your creative engineering mind “rolling”! Please bring a nut-free snack and a beverage.
  • Babysitter Training

    Get job training to transform that once-in-a-while babysitting job into a summer and after school business. This course 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 organized 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 and water bottle. More details will be sent out prior to the first day of camp.
  • Basketball Camp

    This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for beginning to intermediate players. An active week of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding make this one of our most popular programs. We will also focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility. Participants should bring two nut-free snacks and water. Participants receive a t-shirt, basketball, merit award and player evaluation.
  • Beginner Kendama

    Come learn Kendama from the pros! During this class, students will learn the history, culture and basic skills of this Japanese hand-eye and skills toy. Through active demonstrations, mini-games and personal instruction from experienced players, participants will enjoy learning this challenging and rewarding sport. All students receive a competition grade Kendama! See what it is all about at www.sweetskendamas.com.
  • 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 to its curriculum. 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 nut-free snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen. All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.
  • Beyond Pinch Pots

    Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will you learn the basics of working with clay but you’ll create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, but this camp is our best kept secret! Register early before it fills up! Please pack a nut-free snack and a beverage.