Cabin Fever
Need some place for the kiddos to run and play?  Want to have a little chit chat time with other adults?  Bring your kiddos to a special time set aside just for them in our Gymnasium!  Children 5 and under can come run, jump, and play with toys in our gymnasium Monday – Friday during Cabin Fever.  Day cares are more than welcome to bring their gang to play too!

Monday – Friday  9:00-11:00am (Non School Days and Summer Break 8:00am-10:00am)
$1.00/adult     FREE/children   $20.00 Punchcard (22 punches)

Kids Couch to 5K        We will be starting our next session of the 9 week Couch to 5K program in the elementary after-school programs.  Kids will get the opportunity to participate in this 45 minute running program after school on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays.  They will finish with the Freedom Fest 5K on November 8.    Fee: None

Start Date: August 31, 2015         Finish Date: November 5, 2015                                                             Ages: 1st – 5th grade                                                                                                      Registration Deadline:  August 28           

Mad Scientists      Get your gloves and lab coats and join us for some Halloween Mad Scientist fun! If you love to get dirty and make messes at home then you will want to try these different science experiments made with items found in and around your home. Science is fun! Each scientist will take home his or her very own pair of safety goggles!        Date: Saturday, October 31      Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am                                                          Fee: $15 per child                       Age: 5-10 years Minimum: 5                                Registration Deadline: Friday, October 16

ERC Extreme Sports Camp       Join us on USD 253 non-school days for an afternoon full of sports and activities.  We will put a twist on a lot of the traditional sports like basketball, soccer, kickball and swimming!  We might go a little extreme with a few activities you haven’t played like water polo, fencing,and disc golf.  No matter the game, we will keep you active and having fun!  An afternoon snack will be provided!              Dates: October 16, 22, 23 & Nov 11          Time: 12:30 to 5:30 pm                                      Fee: $10/kid per day            Age: 1st – 5th grade                                                                      Min: 10                                                                                                                                Registration Deadline: Friday, Oct 9th for  October dates and Friday, Nov 6th for November date              Location: ERC Gymnasium

Beginner Sewing for Kids          Sewing is a life-long skill that is easy for kids to learn. In this class, we will make a decorative pillowcase, and learn all the basic sewing skills as we go. From threading a needle to tying a knot, kids will learn how to create a quality product with their own two hands. Fabric and sewing machines will be provided, but you can bring a machine for your child if you prefer. Boys and girls are welcome.                Date: Thursday, November 12          Time: 5:30-8:00pm                                                      Fee: $18          Age: 8-12           Min/Max: 4/8                                                          Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6                                                            Location: ERC Conference Room

Little Ninja & Big Ninja Tae Kwon Do       The Little Ninja class (3 & 4 yrs old) and Big Ninja class (5 & 6 yrs old) is a 30 min Tae Kwon Do class specializing in the development of eight key skills:  Focus, Teamwork, Control, Balance, Memory, Discipline, Fitness and Coordination.  In order to develop each skill, the Little Ninja/Big Ninja program concentrates on one skill per class.  The program includes a variety of drills used to teach the skill at the same time making the child’s training fun and motivational.      Instructor: Ida Kerbs, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do                                          Start Date: September 1, 2015                 Fee: $40 per month (Try a class for free)      Location:  ERC Community Room                                                                                          Little Ninja (3 & 4 yr old):  Tuesdays at 5:00 -5:30 pm.                                                        Big Ninja (5 & 6 yr old):  Tuesdays at 5:35 – 6:05 pm.

Up, Down and Around
Obstacle course fun for kids! Help children develop gross motor skills and have fun at the same time. Hop scotch, balance beams, limbo, tunnels, stairs, and parachute play  are all fun activities that get our kids up and moving while have a great time. This activity is great for multi-age groups but is designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years
Date: November 20
Time: 9:45-10:30 am
Fee: Free
Location: ERC Gymnasium

Tae Kwon Do:       Become Kukiwon-certified and learn traditional Tae Kwon Do from master instructor Don Chounard. Master Don is certified at the “Kukiwon” World TaeKwonDo Federation Seoul, Korea. Our beginner class consists of White, Orange, and Yellow belts. Students will learn various striking techniques with hands and feet, Forms, Korean terminology, and self defense. Tae Kwon Do aims to achieve courtesy, integrity, self control, perseverance, and indomitable spirit. Sign up at the beginning of each month. This is an ongoing program.   Mondays and Wednesdays                                           Time: 4:30-5:30pm (kids and beginners)   5;30-6:30pm (older kids and adults)          Fee: $40/month first family member, $25/month each additional                                Ages: 6-14 years old                  Location: ERC Community Room