Want to be unique?  Want to lead a high school band or perform at a talent show?  Participants will learn basic baton movements & skills choreographed to music.  Batons will be given to every student to take home the first day of class.  The class will have a performance at the end of the session.

Location:  Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $48/$60 (4 weeks)
$58/$70 (6 weeks)

Code Day Date(s) Time Age
16126

16126a

16127

16127a

16167

16167a

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

Wed

1/8 – 1/29 (4 weeks)

1/8 – 1/29 (4 weeks)

2/12 – 3/18 (6 weeks)

2/12 – 3/18 (6 weeks)

4/8 – 5/13 (6 weeks)

4/8 – 5/13 (6 weeks)

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

3-6 years

7+ years

3-6 years

7+ years

3-6 years

7+ years

Do you want to be a cheerleader?  Join our squad as we learn basic cheers and dances.  In class students will learn cheerleading basics, such as arm movements, jumps and smiles.  We will cheer at halftime at (2) Wauconda Park District League games.  Game dates are Saturday, February 29th and Saturday, March 7th.  Times of games to be determined once a basketball schedule is established.  No class 1/29.
 
Location: Community Center
R/NR Free: $70/$88 (8 weeks)
Limit: 8/15
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1641

1642

Wed

Wed

1/22 – 3/11

1/22 – 3/11

6:00-6:45pm (4-6 years)

6:50-7:25pm (7-9 years)

This course will introduce non-readers or early readers to the concepts of programming with Lego.  Using their imagination, participants will use iconic point and click commands to develop math, logic and problem-solving skills as you explore and create a final project.  No class 11/27.
Location:  Buffalo Creek, Lake Zurich
Program fee: $65/$81 (4 weeks)
Limit: 3/5
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3346 Wed 11/20-12/18 6:00-7:00pm

In this course we’ll learn to think like a computer, using a tablet and visual block programming language created just for kids by MIT.  Young learners will work on thinking creatively, problem-solving, and collaboration.  Watch your characters move, jump, dance, and come to life.

Location:  Buffalo Creek, 675 Old Mill Grove Road, Lake Zurich
R/NR Fee:  $65/$81 (4 weeks)
Limit:  3/6

Code Day Date(s) Time
1345 Wed 2/12 – 3/4 6:00-7:00pm

Who stole the birthday cake?!? Practice your detective skills when the birthday cake disappears.  Examine footprints, decide if frosting or paint is on a suspect’s shirt, check fingerprints on the cake plate.  Could Grandma be the hungry thief?  Learn how a real detective works in this PI class.

Location:  Buffalo Creek, 675 Old Mill Grove Road, Lake Zurich
R/NR Fee:  $65/$81 (4 weeks)
Limit:  3/6

Code Day Date(s) Time
1347 Wed 4/15 – 5/6 6:00-7:00pm

Design, mold and decorate a special yummy treat.  We will explore the world of chocolate, including dark, milk and white.  What is your favorite?  Please inform us at time of registration if you have any food allergies.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $28/$35
Limit:  5/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1349 Thu 2/20 6:30-7:45pm

It’s cold outside but comfy warm at the park district so grab a friend or two and come hang with us.  Drop off your children at the Community Center for a night of kid fun!  Kids can come dressed in their pajamas and bring their pillow and blankets.  We will play games, make a craft, and finish off the night with snacks and a movie.  Please make sure that your child has gym shoes.  Registration deadline is the Wednesday before the event.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $32/$40
Additional sibling $12
Limit:  6/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1352 Fri 3/6 6:00-9:00pm

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks from the “Magic Team of Gary Kantor”!  Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more.  While the 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 always learn tricks that are age appropriate.  Additionally, you can sign up for this class again and again since brand new tricks are always taught at each session!  Instructor:  Magic Team of Gary Kantor

R/NR Fee:  $21/$26
Limit:  5/35

Code Day Date(s) Time Location
1350

1351

Wed

Wed

1/15

4/27

5:00-5:55pm

6:45-7:40pm

Paulus Park, Lake Zurich

Wauconda Park District

Do you love to boogie-down at weddings, school dance, or maybe a daddy daughter dance?  This class will teach you the moves to all kinds of dances from old school to current! Rhythm, music and simple dance moves will be included.  Send your child in clothes that are easy to move in. Boys and girls are welcome.
 
Program fee: $20 (2 weeks)
CLUB Kids: $8 (2 weeks)
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3328

3329

Tue

Wed

12/10-12/17

12/11-12/18

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm  at Robert Crown School

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Wauconda Grade School

Let’s start Fall off with a little cartoon drawing! In this class cartoons and animation come alive! Cartooning focuses on feelings, movements and facial expressions. Each student can work at their own level. Students will learn to create different types of characters and backgrounds. Join us on an adventure into your imagination. You will never know what you can create until you let your imagination soar!

Location: Robert Crown, Wauconda Grade School
R/NR Fee: $22 (3 weeks)/ $10 if registered for CLUB (3 weeks)
Limit: 5/10

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3350

3351

Mon

Mon

11/11-11/25

12/2-12/16

3:40-5:15pm at Robert Crown School

3:40-5:15pm at Wauconda Grade School

We will create winter themed artwork and bring out your child’s artistic talent.  Using a guided step by step process we will have fun drawing winter related scenes in colored markers.  No class 2/13.

Location:  Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $30/$48 (4 weeks)
Limit:  6/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1327 Thu 1/30 – 2/27 6:00-7:00pm

Spring is in the air with spring comes new life.  Come create spring pictures of wildlife scenes in this guided step by step process.  We will have fun drawing spring related scenes colored in markers.

Location:  Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $38/$48 (4 weeks)
Limit:  6/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1342 Thu 4/2 – 4/23 5:00-6:00pm

Your young artists will learn a variety of art techniques while using mixed media (Marker, colored pencil, and oil paste.)  Each class builds confidence and creativity while developing lifelong skills.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $38/$48 (4 weeks)
Limit:  6/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1325 Tue 4/28 – 5/19 6:00-7:00pm

Calling curious Bakers as you come create fun snack foods in this fun cooking session.  You will explore sweet and salty snacks using easy to follow recipes no oven required.  Please let us know if you have any food allergies.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $28/$35 (4 weeks)
Limit:  5/12

Code Day Date(s) Time
1348 Thu 5/7 6:30-8:00pm

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 glow-in-the-dark paint and of course lots and lots of glitter.  The kids will create glow in the dark projects.  So, come glow and glitter with us.

Location: Community Center
R/NR Fee:  $22/$28
Limit:  5/10

Code Day Date(s) Time
1357 Wed 1/15 6:00-7:15pm
Do you love desserts?  Want to learn how to make them?  Join us for this fun  new class.  We will work on mixing, measuring, beating, blending, and creating delicious masterpieces.  Come with your sweet tooth.
 
Program fee: $25/$31
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3320

3321

Thu

Thu

10/17-10/24

12/5-12/12

6:30-8:00pm

6:30-8:00pm

Your gourmets will begin learning the basics of kitchen knowledge.  They will build confidence in the kitchen with measuring, following directions and reading a recipe.  They will make yummy treats they can sample in class as well as bringing home some delicious recipes to share.  A recipe book will be passed out the last day of class so you can easily repeat these recipes at home.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $37/$46
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1354

1355

1356

Thu

Thu

Thu

1/23 – 2/6

3/5 – 3/19

4/9 – 4/23

6:30-8:00pm

6:30-8:00pm

6:30-8:00pm

This glam event is the perfect idea for girls who love to be pampered and feel glamorous.  Grab your girlfriends and join us for a night of pampering and fun.  Come to class dressed in your comfy pajamas.  We will be soaking up relaxation with fruit facials, and a manicure.  While the polish dries, we will enjoy snacks before we decorate your own dessert.  This is a party you don’t want to miss so head over and chill with us.  Please make sure that girls come with nails free of polish.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $28/$35
Additional sibling:  $12
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1353 Fri 4/17 6:00-8:30pm
Kids are cordially invited to a magical night of wizardry cooking fun as they learn spells, play games, and make poly juice potion or butter beer, chocolate frogs and pumpkin Pasties.  No muggles allowed!
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $30/$38
Limit: 5/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1343 Wed 4/29 6:30-8:00pm
This class focuses on teaching the FUNdamentals of engineering as students work in teams using LEGO simple machine kits.  Each session will build upon the student’s skill level as they learn about levers,wheels/axles, gears.  Projects could include building:  drawbridges, cars, amusement park rides, cranes, catapults and much more!  Join the fun while you explore engineering concepts that you can use at home for your own projects.  No class 3/25.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $81/$101 (4 weeks)
Limit: 3/6
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1346 Wed 3/11 – 4/8 6:15 – 7:30pm
As a student of “wizardry” and “whitchery” you will learn basic chemical principles as you use various “magical” ingredients to create your own potions and other mixtures.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $30/$38 
Limit: 5/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1344 Wed 4/1 6:30-8:00pm
Your artists will be instructed in the breaking down of still life concepts.  Relating objects into shapes, shadows, and details to recreate what we see as still life drawing.  No class 3/24.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $38/$48 (4 weeks) 
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1326 Tue 3/3 – 3/31 5:00 – 6:00pm
Enjoy how to create beautiful drawings using charcoal pencils & sticks.  Making lights and darks work together and form harmonious compositions.  Basic drawing and perspective will be covered.
Location:  Community Center
R/NR Fee: $38/$48 (4 weeks)
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
1324 Tue 1/28 – 2/18 6:00-7:00pm
Think you’ve got the best design for an ugly sweater cookie?  Come try your hand at decorating and see just how “festive” you can make it!  Each student will receive 3 large ugly sweater cookies to decorate during this 1.5 hour class.  Fee includes all supplies and your first cup of juice, hot chocolate or coffee.
Location:  Whisk Bakery, 216 S. Main Street, Wauconda
Program fee: $35 
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3363 Sat 12/7 1:00-2:30pm