Programs

2013 – 2014 Winter P  R O  G  R  A  M    L  I  S  T  I  N  G
AS PROGRAMS BECOME APPROVED, THEY WILL BE POSTED

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MARTIAL ARTS:
Tony Pinto’s Martial Arts Academy located at 130 Ft. Path Rd. in Madison. Telephone 203-530-4730. Taekwondo (ages 3-Adult) and Cardio-Kickboxing (ages 10 – Adult) classes are offered. Session 3: December 9 – January 17, 2014, Session 4: January 20 – February 28, 2014, Session 5: March 3 – April 11, 2014. Sessions consist of 2 classes/week for 6 weeks for $65.00 (non-residents $75.00).

Free February Vacation Activity - Learning to Recognize Animal Tracks Saturday February 15

Drawing from Cezanne With Joan Levy Hepburn March 16, 2014, Sunday 

After School Art Class – With Artist Joan Levy Hepburn starts March 18th thru April 15th (5 Weeks)

Eat Well Be Happy  Join Shop Rite’s FREE 6 Week Weight Management Series This FREE 6 Week Program, will be held on Tuesday evenings beginning April 15th, from 6 -7 p.m. click or tap for complete info

KIDS’ KITCHEN: (Clinton Residents only)

Grades 2 & 3: January 14th, February 11th, March 11th, April 8th, May 13th & June 10th, Location – Joel School, Café, and Time: 3:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids’ Kitchen is a unique culinary experience which will offer cooking classes to children in a safe environment that will encourage discovery and creativity. Each visit to Kids’ Kitchen is a new experience with fresh monthly themes and exciting new programs. Students sharpen their skills employing the mantra, “Mise en Place” which, in the cooking world, translates into “Everything in its place.” Children will learn the basics in kitchen safety, proper food handling, food preparation, cooking techniques, presentation and so much more! Jan. 14th: Homemade Raviolis, Feb. 11th: Chocolate covered apples, Mar. 11th: Shamrock Pretzels, April 8th: Blueberry Muffins, May 13th: Homemade Pizzas, and June 10th: Homemade baked Chicken Nuggets. We will be sending fliers home with a complete description and cost of each class. Fee for each class is $26.00 per student.  For program flyer click here.

AMERICAN GIRL CRAFTS
(Ages 5 and older) Feb. 8th, March 8th, & April 5th, Time: 2-4 p.m., Class will be held at the P & R Building. Instructor: Claudia Mathison

Calling all American Girl fans! Join your friends for a fun filled afternoon making one of a kind crafts, listening to American Girl stories, playing traditional games and yummy refreshments. Bring a favorite doll if you like! Fee: $20 ($25 Non-residents) Max. Class size is 12 children. Feb 8th: American Girl Valentine Tea.

CT COMPUTER EDUCATION SESSIONS:
Basics to Building: Pre-School Ages 3 to 6, Wednesdays: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2014, Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Young children love to build and building is a great way to enter the world of engineering. This hands on approach to simple machines introduces the basic concept of physical science and engineering. Children will use the Duplo Building System to create animals and machines to buildings and vehicles. This class is designed especially for the preschoolers. Fee: $50.00 (Non-residents $60.00)

Art and Exploration – To the Moon and Back Again:
Preschool Ages 3 – 6, Wednesdays: May 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Explore our new form of space travel in this action packed class. Journey into our atmosphere, check out the outer galaxy of our solar system. Enjoy this hands-on program 2 that brings children on a quest for exploration! Learn about the Milky Way, navigation, comets, planets, stars and much more. This class uses computer technology and arts and crafts. Fee: $50.00 (Non-residents $60.00)

Lego Warriors To The Rescue:
Grades K – 5, Wednesdays: January 29, February 5, 12, & 26, 2014, Time: 4 – 5:15 p.m.

Come join our newest Lego Class called Robo Warriors. Build your own super team of warriors. These Warriors have surprises from a spear to wings. You can build some awesome warriors from our designs or your own creation. Combine as many pieces as you can to design the ultimate Warriors. This class is co-ed and requires you to guild with a team member. Please bring a small snack. No Legos will be taken home. 5 weeks (no-makeup classes. Fee is $90.00 (Non-residents $100)

Lego Robots:
Grades K – 5, Wednesdays: March 12, 19, 26 & April 2, 2014, T ime: 4 – 5:30 pm.
Come join the fun building our newest Robots. These robots can be mini robots to extreme robots, children will use their imagination to build their awesome robot. This class includes step-by-step instructions and/or inspiration for 14 creations. This class is co-ed and is a teamwork setting. Children will have time to create their own inventions. Please bring a snack. No Legos will be taken home. Fee: $90.00 (Non-residents $100)

Comic Book 101
Grades K – 4, Wednesdays: April 30, May 7, 14, & 21, 2014, Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Write and design your own comic book about princesses, goblins, genies and other fairy tale figures. Create you own characters (even scary looking monsters) for your comic book scenes. Animate your story and see it come to life on paper. Children will work with a partner to create their own masterpiece collection. Please bring a snack. Your child will receive a copy of their book in about a month after class ends. Fee: $85.00 (Non-residents $95.00)

Airplanes and More Airplanes:
Grade K – 5, Wednesdays: May 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014, Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Did you say airplanes made of paper, solar and wood? What type of paper produces the best Airplanes? Investigate which accelerates faster and further. This class includes experiments with kites, parachutes and windsocks. This fun filled class has many surprises in store. Please bring a snack. Fee: $90.00 (non-residents $100.00)

ZUMBA:
Zumba is exercise in disguise! It’s a Latin inspired dance fitness class that uses international music and dance rhythms together for the ultimate exercise experience. You do not have to know how to dance to take a Zumba class. We create a non-competitive party atmosphere where participants can interpret the dance rhythms in their own way. Beginning January 6, 2014; Classes: Mondays – 4-4:45 p.m. Zumba Kids (between the ages of 5 – 11 yrs. old), 5-6 p.m. Zumba Gold & 6:15-7:15 Zumba Hip Hop, Thursdays – 10-11 a.m., 6:15-7:15 p.m. Zumba Hip Hop, Saturdays – 9-10 a.m. Zumba Fitness. Fees: Walk-ins are $10.00 per class, Zumba Kids (jump in at any time) $32 for four classes, Class Packages: 6 classes for $42.00, 12 Classes for $75 & 20 Classes for $115. Non-residents additional fee of $10.00. For more information: http://aleens.zumba.com/

YOUTH BASKETBALL:
For boys and girls grades 4 through 8. Games will be held on Saturdays at the Morgan School gyms. Practices are one night per week. The fee is $45 ($90 per family), which includes a T-shirt. Registrations fliers were sent home via the schools
. A $10 late fee (per family) will be added if registration & payment wasn’t received by November 16, 2013.

INSTRUCTIONAL YOUTH BASKETBALL:
For boys and girls in Grades 2 & 3. Children will learn offense and defense skills, practice shooting and play mini scrimmages. The children will meet on Saturdays beginning December 7, 2013 at the Joel School gym. The fee is $35, which includes a T-shirt. A $10 late fee (per family) will be added if registration & payment wasn’t received by November 16, 2013.

FIRST GRADE YOUTH BASKETBALL:
For boys and girls in 1st grade. Children will learn the fundamentals of basketball. They will meet on Saturday afternoon beginning January 5, 2014 at Joel School gym. The fee is $20, which includes a T-shirt
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ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL:
(Adults Only) Open gym! Have some fun and join us for a friendly game of volleyball! The games will be played on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm at the following locations.

December: Eliot Gym
January: Eliot Gym
February: Eliot Gym
March: Morgan Gym A
April: Morgan Gym A

May: Eliot Gym

MEN’S BASKETBALL:
(Adults only) Its open gym! Stop in for a quick pick-up game of basketball. The games will be played from 7:30-9:30 pm. The following schedule shows all the details:
January: Thursday evenings at the Eliot Gym.
February: Thursday evenings at the Eliot Gym.
March: Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Morgan, Gym A.
April: Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Morgan, Gym A.
May: Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Morgan, Gym A.

GIRL’S SOFTBALL PROGRAM:
For girls in Grades 1-3. Program is held on Mondays and Wednesdays after school from 3 – 5 pm at the Peters Complex. Practice will begin April 21, 2014 (weather permitting), Games will begin May 5, 2014 and the program ends June 11, 2014. Fee is $35.00. Registration forms will be sent home after the February vacation.

ONE DAY – CT SAFE BOATING & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT COURSE:
This single session, 8-hour course, taught by Professional Marine Education, provides a certificate of completion as partial fulfillment of the requirements to obtain the Certification of Personal Watercraft Operation, which allows the operation of motorized recreational vessels up to 65’ and sailboats 19½’ in length and longer. Upon successful completion of this course the student can mail or deliver the diploma to any State DEP office, and combined with an application for certificate (provided) and appropriate fee, qualifies the student to obtain the certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation. The certificate is a one-time, lifetime certification. Students should bring a pen or pencil to class. You are also given ¾ of an hour for lunch (please bring a light lunch with you).
Dates: TBD . Location: P & R Building, 201 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT. Fee: TBD.