Slime, squishy toys and splatballs continue to be all the rage with the kids.  Explore the science and safety of a squishy toy and create slime in this concoction lab.  Create splatter art and learn the science of splat during this splatball scatter game.  This is crazy fun for kids.  Every participant will go home with slime they make and a squishy toy souvenir.
 
Program fee: $10/$5 if registered for CLUB
Limit: 6/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3352

3353

Tue

Wed

8/27

8/28

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Robert Crown

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

Do you love to hang with friends after school and get creative?  Students will be working with all types of art materials including paint, crayons, fabric markers, clay and more! Most of our classes involve lots of fun, messy projects.  Please bring a smock and come get messy with us!

Location: Robert Crown School, Wauconda Grade School
Program Fee:  $16 (2 weeks)/$8 if registered for CLUB (2 weeks)

Limit: 5/10

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3316

3317

Tue

Wed

9/3-9/10

9/4-9/11

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

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

What can a fingerprint on a piece of paper be turned into? An insect, a flower, maybe an animal?  Come join us as we see what our imagination and fingerprints can become.  Kids might get a little messy, so please bring a paint smock or large shirt.
 
Program fee: $10/$5 if registered for CLUB
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3327

3326

Tue

Wed

10/8

10/9

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Robert Crown

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

Give me some sugar and join us for our basic cupcake decorating class!  Cupcakes are all the craze.  Each student will be supplied with one cupcake to eat and two to take home and share with loved ones.  Please notify us of any food allergies at time of registration.  Grab a friend and join us for creativity made deliciously.
 
Program fee: $10/$5 if registered for CLUB
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3337

3340

3341

3349

Tue

Wed

Tue

Wed

9/17

9/18

10/22

10/23

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Robert Crown (Theme:  Fall)

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Wauconda Grade School  (Theme:  Fall)

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Robert Crown  (Theme:  Halloween)

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Wauconda Grade School  (Theme:  Halloween)

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

Bring your imagination and creativity as we build with LEGO bricks.  Whether you choose to design your own creation or the daily challenge, this class produces extremely imaginative and outstanding projects every time!  
 
Program fee: $16 (2 weeks)/$8 if registered for CLUB (2 weeks)
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3318

3319

Tue

Wed

9/24 – 10/1

9/25 – 10/2

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

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

Is it a liquid or solid?  It’s BOTH!  Have the slime of your life learning physics while making Oobleck. First introduced in the Dr. Seuss Book, Bartholomew and Oobleck, kids will have a blast interacting with Oobleck front and center.  All participants will gear up to have the ultimate messy experience. A souvenir of test tube slime will go home with all children.

Program Fee:  $10/$5  if registered for CLUB

Limit: 6/10

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3336

3337

Mon

Mon

9/30

10/28

3:40pm – 5:15pm  Robert Crown School

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

Mad scientists need to be ready to get messy.  In this class, we will conduct many hands-on experiments exploring different scientific concepts.  They will have opportunities to explore gravity, test magnets, use kitchen chemicals to make colors change and gases appear, explode volcanoes, test ideas to make their hair stand up, and more! With hands-on materials and fun science activities, young scientists won’t realize that their minds are actively involved in learning. What a great way to enrich your child.

Program Fee:  $16 (2 weeks)/$8 if registered for CLUB (2 weeks)

Location: Robert Crown, Wauconda Grade School
Limit: 5/10

Code: Day: Date: Time: Location:
3324

3325

Tue

Wed

11/12-11/19

11/13-11/20

3:40pm – 5:15pm

3:40pm – 5:15pm

Robert Crown

Wauconda Grade School

In this class, the elementary age student will work on developing their drawing styles in a fun and creative manner. This fall we will explore the nature around us and use it as our inspiration. We will create using mediums such as charcoal, marker, colored pencils and cray pas. Educational focus will be on strokes, shading, dimension and perspective. Subject material will consist of figures, still life and cartooning techniques. Sign up again and again as new materials will be taught each class.
 
Program fee: $22 (3 weeks)/$10 if registered for CLUB (3 weeks)
Limit: 6/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3334

3335

Mon

Mon

9/9-9/23

10/7-10/21

3:40 pm – 5:15 pm at Robert Crown

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

Kids, do you want to surprise someone special with a personalized handmade gift?  Join us during this class to make some great gifts that mom or dad are sure to love and treasure. Gifts are sure to be creative, fun and original.  When completed we will help them wrap the gift and create a homemade card.

Program Fee:  $10/$5 if registered for CLUB

Limit: 6/10

Code: Day: Date: Time: Location:
3322

3323

Tue

Wed

10/15

10/16

3:40pm – 5:15pm

3:40pm – 5:15pm

Robert Crown School

Wauconda Grade School

The Solar System consists of the Sun and its eight planets and their moons. The vast majority of the system’s mass is in the sun, with most of the remaining mass contained in Jupiter. Come learn about the planets, the asteroid belt, Milky Way, and dwarf planets. We will explore these planets, play games and create an art project and read stories.

Location: Robert Crown, Wauconda Grade School
Program Fee:  $10/$5 if registered for CLUB

Limit: 5/10

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3322

3323

Tue

Wed

10/15

10/16

3:40pm – 5:00pm at Robert Crown

3:40pm – 5:00pm at Wauconda Grade School

Your child will create works of art in a relaxed atmosphere where imagination is encouraged we will use a variety of different clay materials in our creations.

Location: Robert Crown, Wauconda Grade School
R/NR Fee: $20 (2 weeks)/$8 if registered for CLUB (2 weeks)
Limit: 6/12

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3343

3342

Tue

Wed

10/29-11/5

10/30-11/6

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

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

Make way, here come the princesses!  We will paint our nails and make crowns and jewelry to wear.  After crafts, princesses will enjoy and decorate our very own princess cake.  We will finish off our night with some stories and games. Shine on princess, this is your class!

Location: Community Center
R/NR fee: $20/$25
Limit: 6/12

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3348 Fri 11/1 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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. Our chefs will make yummy treats they can sample in class as well as bring home 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
R/NR Fee: $35/$44 (3 weeks)
Limit: 6/12

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3348

3347

Thu

Thu

9/19-10/3

11/7-11/21

6:30-8:00pm

6:30-8:00pm

Explore gears using LEGO®.  We will work in teams of 2 and find out how gears help make the world turn.  We’ll make projects that crank, mesh, pump, push, pull, tug, or grind, all of which turn out to be very useful simple machines.
Location:  Buffalo Creek, Lake Zurich
Program fee: $65/$81 (4 weeks)
Limit: 3/6
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3344 Wed 9/25-10/9 6:00-7:00pm
Buzz, Woody, and the whole Toy Story™ gang are looking for your help with their next movie.  Now it’s your turn to create your own movie using your favorite toy.  As directors and producers, we will work in teams to create your own story and script, create your own background scenes and film your own movie, using your own toys.  All students will get a copy of their movie after class is complete.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $81/$101 (4 weeks)
Limit: 3/6
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3345 Wed 10/23-11/13 6:15-7:30pm
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
Learn the essential skills to lead crowds and support the home team!  There is no stunting in this entry level program – just a big focus on fun while each cheerleader learns proper hand & body movements and jumping techniques.  At the end of 6 weeks children will perform a short routine.  Come get ready for our cheerleading program that will cheer for our winter basketball program.
 
Location: Community Center
R/NR Free: $52/$65 (6 weeks)
limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3314

3315

Wed

Wed

11/13-12/11

11/13-12/11

6:15-7:00pm (4-6 yrs)

7:05-7:50pm (7-9 yrs)

This creative painting class is a perfect opportunity to get your little one to create a masterpiece on canvas and visit the magical world of creativity and media exploration.  Step-by-step instruction will allow your little one to gain the knowledge needed to assist them in thinking outside the box and create a themed work of art.  Each participant will bring home a frameable finished work of art.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $15/$19 (3 weeks)
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3356

3358

Fri

Fri

10/4

11/1

6:00-8:00pm

6:00-8:00pm

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 trick 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 Cantor

Location: Wauconda Park District
Program Fee: $21/$25
Limit: 5/35

Code: Day: Date: Time:
3331 Thu 11/7 6:45 – 7:40pm
This class is all about pizza.  Pizza stories, craft, and even a homemade pizza snack.  This is the perfect class for any pizza lover.
Location:  Community Center
Program fee: $16/$23 
Limit: 6/12
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3349 Fri 9/20 6:30-7:45pm
Ever think you’d be the perfect candidate for some of those “nailed it!” pictures when making cake pops?  Come join us to see how we make them and try your hand at making them with us!  We will have several design ideas you can choose from.  Each child will make 3-4 cake pops that they can take with them at the end of 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:
3360 Sat 9/21 1:00-2:30pm
We will be loving the fall flavors during this class!  During this 1.5 hour session, each student will get to make their own mini fruit crisp to take home with them.  Fee includes all supplies and your first cup of juice, hot chocolate or coffee.
*Please note, the gluten free option will be a gluten free recipe but we are not a gluten free environment.
Location:  Whisk Bakery, 216 S. Main Street, Wauconda
Program fee: $35/$40 for gluten free 
Limit: 5/10
Code: Day: Date: Time:
3362 Thu 11/7 6:00-7:30pm
Scary ghosts or cute little Jack-O-Lanterns?  It’s all up to you!! Join us as we get creative decorating Halloween cookies.  Each child will get 3-4 cookies to decorate and take home with them.  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:
3361 Thu 10/24 6:00-7:30pm
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