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Adventures in Acting (9 - 12 Years Old)
Explore the magic of acting! Have fun and build confidence while discovering characters from movies, books and your imagination.  Learn all about what it takes to be an actor and deliver an authentic performance. Students will create, rehearse and perform scenes and monologues from popular plays and films in this four week class!  This class will be instructed by Giselle Siegel who has a Masters in Educational Theater.

Better Babysitters (10 - 14 Years Old)
Would your child know what to do if the child they were babysitting were choking? Does your child babysit their younger siblings?  Your child will learn the skills needed to be a Better Baby Sitter!  This class includes guest speakers from the local Police and Fire Departments. All students will receive their own first aid kit to take home. This class is appropriate for boys and girls ages 10-14, and is interactive and fun with role play and hands-on instruction. 

Kidz Home Alone (9 - 12 Years Old)
Are you ready to educate your child about the responsibilities of being home alone? Our goal is to assist every student to feel more comfortable while home alone. This interactive course teaches topics such as First Aid, Self Heimlich maneuver, reasons to call 911, fire escape plans, microwave safety and how to problem-solve out of the ordinary situations. A parent guide is included in the student manual which provides helpful discussion points between parent and child.  Parents do not need to attend the class.

Pottery Wheel 101 (10 - 12 Years Old)
This class includes the introduction to the basic use of the pottery wheel as well as basic hand-building techniques. This is a great opportunity for students to receive hands- on experience. Classes on the pottery wheel emphasize technical, personal and individual development for future abilities in the art world. Students will each complete a small pot on the pottery wheel and at least one other item using hand-building techniques. All artwork will be glazed by the student and fired. All supplies are included.

Students will learn:
· Wedging
· Centering
· Pulling
· Slab-Building
· Coil-Building
· Pinching
· Glaze Decoration
· Understanding of Firing Techniques

Stitch & Sew Kidz (8 - 12 Years Old)
This small class size two week hands-on class is geared for 3rd-5th graders that teaches them the basics of sewing. They will be creating fun, child friendly projects that teaches basic sewing stitches, cutting materials from a template, threading needles, tying knots, sewing buttons and how to correct mistakes. Kids love seeing their finished project! This class also teaches fine motor skills, spatial thinking and problem-solving skills. 

Students will learn:
Running and Back Stitch
Whip Stitch
How to thread a Needle and Tie a Knot
How to Sew a 2 Holed and 4 holed button
How to Follow a Pattern
How to Correct Mistakes

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Better Babysitters WI 24 (S1) 
10y - 14y N/A 02/05/2024 - 03/04/2024
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Jeffrey Mansion - Lower Level Classroom
$120.00 Res, $120.00 Non-Res
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Better Babysitters SP 24 (S2) 
10y - 14y N/A 04/01/2024 - 04/22/2024
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Jeffrey Mansion - Lower Level Classroom
$120.00 Res, $120.00 Non-Res
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Kidz Home Alone SP 24 (S2) 
9y - 12y N/A Th  02/29/2024 - 03/07/2024
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Jeffrey Mansion - Lower Level Classroom
$80.00 Res, $80.00 Non-Res