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  • "No School Day" Fun- Ninja Warrior Camp: Gr K-8

    This is a great introduction into the competitive world of obstacle course racing! Participants spend time warming up in gymnastics gym with games and races (including time on trampolines and in foam pits). Participants move to the ninja gym and then work through an obstacle course! PLEASE FILL OUT THE WAIVER SENT TO YOU THE PRIOR TO THE PROGRAM. Instructor: Emerge Academy
  • "No School Day" Fun- Pump It Up

    Pump It Up is an indoor playground with awesome inflatables! From larger-than-life bounce houses, to huge slides, kids are allowed to roam free and get out some energy all while making new friends. Please make sure to wear socks. A required waiver is available online and must be filled out. Instructor: JCE and Pump It Up Staff
  • Babysitting Basics

    Participants will learn about the responsibilities of being a babysitter, what parents/employers expect, and how to care for infants and toddlers. Participant will learn about age-appropriate toys, activities, safety, and basic first aid. Participants receive a book as well as a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Instructor: ISU Extension & Outreach - Polk County
  • Fencing - Grades 2-8

    New and returning students are invited to join this fast-paced, inclusive Olympic Sport. YEL’s Teach It, Practice It, Play It® approach teaches fencers new skills each class, practices those skills in kid-friendly fencing games, and then encourages students to use those skills in fencing bouts (matches). All equipment provided. CORRECTION from printed CONNECTION GUIDE- No classes on 12/21, 12/28, 1/18, 2/15. How to get started in fencing: Instructor: Youth Enrichment League
  • Fencing Club

    {YEL!} Fencing Club is for fencers who have received introductory classes and training and LOVED IT! Now these athletes are looking for more and are interested in joining competitions. If that’s you, this is the next step in your fencing journey. The {YEL!} Fencing Club is designed for fencers who: • Have participated in past classes or camps with the {YEL!} program • Want to rapidly increase their skill in fencing. • Want to compete in local, regional, and national fencing tournaments. • Want the camaraderie that a club has with the opportunity to get to know other competitive fencers on a personal level and to encourage each other at tournaments. • Want more personalized instruction. • Want to study with a top coach without traveling too far. • Fencing gear is provided, but we recommend that fencers consider purchasing their own gear soon. Instructor: Youth Enrichment League
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    Intro to Sewing

    Make the most of no school by learning a new skill in Intro to Sewing! Sewing develops fine motor skills, improves focus and concentration and teaches the importance of patience and self control. Participants will practice creativity, increase skills, achieve goals, and challenge comfort zones while exploring the art of sewing. All materials and equipment provided. Students will learn and practice fundamental sewing skills while learning to safely use sewing tools and equipment. Then complete 3 projects - including a Johnston Dragon themed project! Instructor: The Art of Sewing Academy Location: The Art of Sewing Academy, 3407 70th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
  • TRICK or Treat Magiclass (Parent/Child)

    Learn a few TRICKS to go along with Halloween TREATS! Adult-child duos attend this one-day Magiclass together with professional magician Lee Cole. Learn to entertain and amaze family and friends with magic that can be performed anywhere, at any time, and for years to come! Each child who is participating in the Magicamp should be registered. One adult can accompany multiple children from the same family. "Parents" can be any responsible adult that is accompanying a child (grandpa, aunt, etc). Instructor: Lee Cole
  • Tae Kwon Do: Ages 6+

    This Korean art of self-defense (includes Tae kwon do and Karate concepts) is recognized as a beneficial method of improving health, balance, agility, and poise. Tae-Kwon-Do is also a philosophy of mental alertness and moral ethics that can serve to enhance anyone's life, young or old. This program is year around so sessions may be taken on an individual basis or ongoing. For ages 6 years and older. Students must sign up on or before the first class day of each session. Instructor, Phil Dickey, a fourth Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, Fifth Degree Black Belt Karate, Renshi Instructor with Ryukyu Kempo Alliance, and a 3 time Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee.
  • Winter Break Magicamp

    The holidays are a MAGICAL time of year! Magiclass will teach participants how to entertain & amaze friends, family, and classmates with magic that can be done anywhere, at any time and for years to come. Join professional magician Lee Cole for a day of fun! Instructor: Lee Cole