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    420661 - BRICKS 4 KIDZ

    CITY ENGINEERS & ARCHITECTS CAMP
    Explore the structures and landscapes of a city: Campers will work in teams to design and build the city of their dreams, using LEGO® bricks! The architects may plan a road, propose a monument, design a park or school, or imagine a skyscraper. Builders will put on their "safety hats" and assemble motorized models of construction vehicles & equipment, build a city zoo, city amusement park & more! Our specialized model plans incorporate beams, gears, axles, motors, battery packs and other technic LEGO® components. All campers will go home with a custom mini-figure at the end of the week!

    STOP MOTION ANIMATION MOVIE MAKING CAMP
    Lights, camera, action! Be your own movie producer! Participants will use LEGO® bricks to tell their story complete with music, special effects and all your favorite LEGO® mini- figure characters and friends! As well as plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Participants will be given creative freedom to make a movie about what interests them! Working as a team, they will use LEGO® components to build the set and props, and then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Participants take home their movies on their very own flash drive (provided).

    SUPER HERO SCIENCE CAMP
    Can’t fly? Don’t have laser eyes? No problem - some of the coolest superheroes make amazing gadgets and use scientific principles to stop the bad guys and solve crimes. Participants will be doing just that and more using LEGO® Bricks and some ingenuity as well as the use of proprietary kits and model plans to build one-of-a-kind super hero creations & gadgets! Whether you are a master crime-fighting builder or not, you’ll have a blast learning, building, and playing with other superheroes-in-the-making.

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    420661-CSuper Hero Science Camp5 years to under 10 yearsM-F08/10/20- 08/14/20 1:00P- 4:00P$160/$200Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsAvailableAdd to Cart

    420678 - THE WHOLE CHILD

    CSI CAMP
    Go to spy school and learn how to be a detective! Participants will explore the secret world of spy craft ad learn to write secret messages, crack codes and collect fingerprints. We’ll evaluate crime scenes and use chemistry to solve crimes.

    JURASSIC SCIENCE CAMP
    Do you love dinosaurs? Campers will have a blast creating Jurassic Park attractions! Participants will make t-shirts, play dinosaur games and perform Jurassic chemistry experiments and so much more!

    SPA SCIENCE CAMP
    Become a beauty chemist. Make lip gloss, bath bombs, and more. Learn the basics of facials, make-up, and explore nutrition. Be prepared to get messy! Participants will take home all of their creations.

    VET SCIENCE CAMP
    Do you love animals? Come to Vet School and learn all about animals. Give pet "exams," first aid treatments, and perform mock surgeries. Participants will learn about caring for pets and have live pet encounters.

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    420678-ACSI Camp5 years to under 13 yearsM-F08/10/20- 08/14/20 9:00A- 12:00P$236/$307Lagrange Rec CenterEnrollment DetailsNo Wishlist availableItem DetailsFullRead Notice

    470148 - MATH PLAYS

    Our Math Plays classes will be running virtually for the second Summer session (7/23-8/13) Registration deadline is July 20, Noon. No refunds will be given after deadline.

    Each week parents will receive an email with a lesson plan as well as prerecorded videos, enrichments, and explanations for the activities. Parents and students will be able to pause the videos when they need to and will be able to complete the activities, games, and crafts at their convenience. They can take the lesson apart and do a bit every day or just run through it all in the time span that we would in class. Any questions regarding program content, email instructor at mathplaysllc@gmail.com.

    MATH PLAYS I
    (Parent/Tot - 18 months-2 years)
    This class is designed for parents/guardians and children to start using "math talk" as they participate in math concepts necessary for beginning math success. Concepts may include colors, shapes, counting, one-to-one correspondence, matching, sorting and classifying.

    MATH PLAYS II
    (Parent/Tot - 2-3 years)
    This class is designed for parents/guardians and children to continue using "math talk" as they participate in math concepts necessary for continued math success. Concepts may include colors, shapes, counting, one-to-one correspondence, matching, sorting and classifying. Concepts will build on those practiced in Math Play I; however you do not have to take Math Play I to be eligible for II.

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    470148-V3Math Plays I (Virtual): Ages 18 mos-2 years18 months to 2 yearsTh07/23/20- 08/13/20 9:00A- 9:30A$35/$45Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470148-V4Math Plays II (Virtual): Ages 2-3 years2 years to under 4 yearsTh07/23/20- 08/13/20 9:30A- 10:15A$55/$65Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    470333 - YOUNG REMBRANDTS

    Young Rembrandts Summer On-Demand Drawing
    5 Classes for the price of 4!

    Stimulate those brains! Screen time shouldn't be just watching TV - come draw with Young Rembrandts and get 5 full hours of developing vocabulary, fine motor skills and art techniques. Each time your child takes a class, they will be walking away with a complete piece of artwork. Participants will receive 5 class links and can view each lesson any time at their convenience, up to 5 different times with pause and rewind. Try one or both of these 2 fun classes!

    NATURE STARS
    Sharpen those minds and those pencils! Starting June 15, participants will be exploring the colorful world of nature by drawing different types of bugs, iconic summer camp scenes and beautiful exotic animals like killer whales and flamingos. We can’t wait to draw with you!
    Registration deadline: June 12. No refunds after deadline

    PETS IN ACTION
    Make quarantine more colorful! Starting July 13, participants will draw some funny animal pets as well as an adorable pet shop scene. We’ll be learning a lot about personification, expressions and color work as we complete our talking animals and intricate aquarium scene. We are excited to have you draw with us!
    Registration deadline: July 10. No refunds after deadline.

    For questions please email the instructor at laura.baldwin@youngrembrandts.com

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    470333-V1Young Rembrandts Virtual Drawing-Nature Stars5 years to under 14 yearsM-Su06/15/20- 08/31/2012:00A- 11:59P$46Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470333-V2Young Rembrandts Virtual Drawing-Pets in Action5 years to under 14 yearsM-Su07/13/20- 08/31/2012:00A- 11:59P$46Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    470361 - AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT SOLUTIONS

    SMART START ART CAMP
    "Every child is an artist" - Pablo Picasso. Explore your artistic side with this new camp. Discover your creativity and imagination as an artist, developing fine motor skills, style, and vision as we explore different artistic techniques through a variety of inspiring projects. Sketch and draw, shade and color, cut, glue, fold... create! See your imagination come to life! Learn about great artists from throughout history and the present day, through a weekly featured artist and fun, exciting games. Earn ArtBelts as you learn and progress. No experience necessary.

    LET’S BUILD IT CAMP: CHAIN REACTIONS IN ACTION!
    The ball rolls down the ramp, turns the switch, that moves the post, that activates the zip-line,that knocks the ball down the ramp and into the goal! In this STEAM camp, participants will be building Rube Goldberg "Mouse Trap" chain-reaction machines featuring levers, pulleys, and other simple machines. Engineering and physics concepts will be introduced and reinforced through hands-on, innovative lessons and creative play time. Problem solving skills and teamwork will be put to the test as the complexity of the projects increases. On the final class, there will be a building competition. No previous experience is necessary. Just a desire to learn and build. Participants in similar age ranges will be grouped together. Each student will receive an award on the last day of the session, and have the opportunity to earn Energy Belts to demonstrate their learned skills!

    ALL ACCESS VIRTUAL ENRICHMENT
    Afterschool Enrichment Solutions, in conjunction with the Western Springs Rec Dept, is offering an All Access Virtual Enrichment Pass. Courses include: Smart Start Art, Stage Stars, Amigos Spanish, Chess and STEM programming. These exciting courses will provide a mix of hands-on activities, digital workbooks and live instruction via video calls with education professionals (conveniently scheduled every day at a variety of times throughout the week so you can choose a time that best works for you). Participants will receive access to all five classes list above for one price. New context will be available each week and every Friday you will receive an email with all the details (Zoom links, video etc.) for the following week.
    No refunds after registration. If you have any questions please email john@learningmeansfun.com

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    470361-BLet's Build It Camp: Chain Reactions in Action5 years to under 11 yearsM-Th07/27/20- 07/30/20 1:00P- 3:30P$155/$194Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsNo Wishlist availableItem DetailsCancelledRead Notice
    470361-VAll Access Virtual Enrichment Pass6 years to under 12 yearsM-Su06/29/20- 08/15/2012:00A- 12:00A$90Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    470741 - MAGIC

    MAGIC CLASS
    Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks! Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more. While tricks may appear difficult, you’ll discover that they are quick to learn and easy to perform. All materials are provided and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and learn age appropriate tricks. Brand new tricks taught at each class.

    VIRTUAL MAGIC CLASS! NEW!!
    Professional magician Gary Kantor now teaches his popular magic class ONLINE! This 45-minute online class teaches children how to perform a number of mind-boggling tricks using everyday household items. Gary will start by explaining the secrets to the tricks, and then both Gary and the children will practice everything in great detail. The children will have a blast as they learn exactly what to say and do when performing in front of an audience. Since this class is online, it can be taken whenever it is convenient for your schedule, and the videos can be watched again and again. Your entire family can even take this class together! After you register, you will receive instructions on how to sign in for class and be given a list of household items needed for the class.

    NO REFUNDS AFTER REGISTRATION.

    Any questions email the instructor at garykantor@yahoo.com

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    470741-BMagic Class 8/13/205 years to under 13 yearsTh08/13/20- 08/13/20 5:00P- 5:55P$21/$26Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsAvailableAdd to Cart
    470741-V1Virtual Magic Class-Session A5 years to under 13 yearsM-Su06/08/20- 08/01/2012:00A- 12:00P$13Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470741-V2Virtual Magic Class-Session B5 years to under 13 yearsM-Su08/01/20- 08/01/2012:00A- 12:00P$13Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    470754 - CHESS CAMP

    SUMMER CHESS CAMP (AUGUST)
    Say yes to chess with this interactive, scholastic camp. Kids will collaborate, gain confidence, improve chess skills, meet new friends, and work out their most powerful muscle - their brains! Appropriate for beginner to intermediate chess players, our program includes instruction in tactics and strategy, as well as individual game play. Daily breaks are built-in for snack, games and plain old running around! All students will receive a trophy, puzzle folder and wizards t-shirt. Come join the fun!

    VIRTUAL CHESS CAMP - SESSION 2
    Enter into the magical and exciting virtual world of chess with Chess Wizards! You will participate in epic chess games, fun and interactive lessons, tournaments, team matches, trivia and more! Whether you have been playing chess for your entire life and want to improve, are brand new to the game, or you just want to have a fun experience with your friends - Chess Wizards Online is the place for you!

    This class will take place through Zoom. After you register, you will receive an email from the instructor with details. Questions? Email the instructor at eugeniia@chesswizards.com.

    No refunds after deadline of Noon on July 17.

    Skill levels:
    Nifty Knights (Beginners): Sign up for this class if you know how to move every piece correctly, and have been introduced to castling and are not yet displaying coherent strategies.

    Brilliant Bishops (Intermediate): This class is for you if you understand check and checkmate, have done checkmate before but do not always make logical trades.

    Rad Rooks (Advanced): Players need to understand check, checkmate, castling; are able to make combinations of moves; can use forks, pins, skewers, pawn promotion, and other basic tactics regularly.

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    470754-BSummer Chess Camp5 years to under 15 yearsM-F08/03/20- 08/07/20 1:00P- 4:00P$160/$200Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsNo Wishlist availableItem DetailsCancelledRead Notice
    470754-V4Session 2: Virtual Summer Chess Camp-Nifty Knights (Beginners)6 years to under 12 yearsM-F07/20/20- 07/24/2010:30A- 12:00P$110/$135Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470754-V5Session 2: Virtual Summer Chess Camp-Brilliant Bishops (Intermediate)6 years to under 12 yearsM-F07/20/20- 07/24/2010:30A- 12:00P$110/$135Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470754-V6Session 2: Virtual Summer Chess Camp-Rad Rooks (Advanced)6 years to under 12 yearsM-F07/20/20- 07/24/2010:30A- 12:00P$110/$135Virtual ProgrammingEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    470760 - ULTIMATE CLASSES & PARTIES

    POM & CHEER
    NEW DATES FOR CLASS! JULY 9 - AUGUST 6
    Girls will have a great time learning simple cheers, partner stunts and an awesome pom routine. No experience necessary. Bring your strong voice and enthusiastic spirit! If you have taken our class in the past rest assured that we will have a completely different program this time around. Each participant will need a set of poms by the second class. We will have inexpensive poms available for the purchase in class.

    COOL FOR SCHOOL BACKPACKS
    Summertime is great, but school is right around the corner. Parents, make it fun for the kids by having them create and design their very own unique backpack. All supplies to will be provided. Don’t miss your opportunity to start a new trend. Sign up today!

    DAZZLING MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES
    This special class designed especially for preteens and girls that just love make-up. You will be learning basic skin care and make-up techniques. Natural and party looks will be featured. Each girl will receive special cosmetic items to take home. Sign up with a friend for twice the fun and learn all you need to know to look terrific for every special event in your life.

    GRANDPARENT AND ME SWEETS & TREATS
    PLEASE NOTE: CLASS HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 6:30-7:30, ROOM 24 AT THE RECREATION CENTER.
    Do you have a sweet tooth? Kids, treat your Gramma or Grandpa to a special night. Each child will use their creative skills to create an entire tray full of special cookies and cupcakes. We will then add a candy border to our masterpieces using a variety of frostings, sprinkles and other toppings. Each child will take home enough goodies to share with their family. Cute bakers hats will be provided to help your creative juices flow. Don’t miss out on this Yummy class!

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    470760-APom & Cheer4 years to under 11 yearsTh07/09/20- 08/06/20 5:45P- 6:30P$62/$77Grand Ave Community CenterEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
    470760-BCool for School Backpacks5 years to under 11 yearsTu08/04/20- 08/04/20 6:30P- 7:30P$34/$43Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsNo Wishlist availableItem DetailsCancelledRead Notice
    470760-DGrandparent and Me Sweets & Treats3 years to under 9 yearsM08/03/20- 08/03/20 6:30P- 7:30P$33/$41Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsNo Wishlist availableItem DetailsCancelledRead Notice

    520429 - YOGA WORKSHOPS

    YOGA AND SLIME ECLIPSE WORKSHOP
    This one day workshop incorporates both yoga as well as a slime making workshop! The yoga session is an introductory course for beginners where students will learn basic poses and calming techniques while increasing their strength and flexibility. Stories and games will be included to enhance the experience. Yoga mats will be provided. Participants should bring a water bottle. Note: to make the slime, we may be using school or PVA glue, baby power, acrylic paint, food coloring, lotion, shaving cream, as well as laundry detergent. Class requires 2 business days notification to cancel.

    YOGA AND SUPER HERO WORKSHOP
    This exciting one day workshop is a combination of Yoga and Superhero-themed activities. In the first hour, participants will enjoy superhero activities including wearing superhero party masks and temporary tattoos to dress up as a superhero, choosing their own superpowers and making superhero crafts. Then participants will enjoy a second hour of Yoga instruction where they will enhance their flexibility and strength and learn a variety of yoga poses, or mudras, while playing fun yoga games. Yoga mats will be provided. Participants should bring a water bottle. Younger children must be fully potty trained. Class requires 2 business days notification to cancel.

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    520429-AYoga and Slime Eclipse Workshop7 years to under 11 yearsF10/23/20- 10/23/20 6:00P- 8:00P$30/$38Recreation CenterEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice

    520680 - GUITAR

    This beginner class will teach kids how to play and jam with their peers and having fun while learning! Along with playing essentials, students will learn guitar skills through playing classic pop songs. Essential guitar skills and basic note-reading are taught in a fun, supportive setting that allows students to develop at their own pace. Note: Bring your own guitar (instruments not provided).

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    520680-ABeginning Guitar6 years to under 13 yearsTu09/22/20- 11/10/20 6:30P- 7:30P$108/$140Lagrange Rec CenterEnrollment DetailsAdd/Remove from Wishlist?Item DetailsUnavailableRead Notice
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