Youth

 

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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 May 1.    Fee: None

Start Date: March 1, 2015        Finish Date: April 29, 2016                                                             Ages: 1st – 5th grade                                                                                                      Registration Deadline:  February 22           

Easter Egg Pool Hunt    This is a new take on the traditional Easter Egg Hunt! Kids will swim for eggs in the pool, older kids will dive for them! A fun way to practice all those skills they learn in swim lessons!     Date: Saturday, March 26                                          Time: 1:00-1:30pm   ages 3-6 (must have adult in water with them)                                 1:30-2:00pm  ages 7-10                 Fee: $2.00

Parents must be in the water with non-swimmers, children in flotation devices, or children under 7 yrs.     Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.

Neon Fun    Are you looking for a fun way to entertain your child on a Saturday night? Come join us and have a fun-filled evening with Glow in the Dark bowling, Glowing Hot Potato, Neon body paint, Glow in the Dark tattoos, and much more. We will have popcorn and drinks, and each child will take home a Neon Fun Pack.

Date: Saturday, February 27      Time: 10:30-11:30am                                                Location: ERC Community Room             Fee: $10.00 per child                                      Age: 7-10 year olds         Minimum: 10                                                                    Registration Deadline: Friday, February 19

Princess Tea Party    We would be delighted to have you as our royal guest at this princess tea party. Dress up like your favorite princess and enjoy some yummy treats and “tea”in our castle. We will use our best manners while hearing princess stories and making jewelry and tiaras.

Date: Saturday, January 23     Time: 10:30- 11:30am      Fee: $10 per child                    Age: 3-6 years     Registration Deadline: January 15                                              Location: ERC Community Room        Min/Max: 10/20

Kids in the Kitchen    This fun interactive Parent/Child class will teach little ones some very “basic” recipes while also learning about kitchen etiquette and most importantly kitchen safety!   We focus on the joy of cooking and make a few messes along the way.

Date: Saturday, February 6     Time: 10:30-11:30am        Fee: $10/child                          Ages: 5 to 9          Min/Max: 5/10        Registration Deadline: January 29        Location: ERC kitchen

ERC All Sports Camp       This camp is Spring Break week and includes a variety of sports and activities- basketball, soccer, kickball, dodgeball, fencing, swimming, disc golf, etc. This is a great opportunity for kids to try something new.  All sports will be suitable for beginners and competitors, and we will work on basic skills in each with the focus on fun. Fee includes snacks, drinks and a camp certificate.

 Dates: March 14-18                                    Time: 12:30 to 5:30 pm                                      Fee: $10/kid per day            Age: 1st – 5th grade                                                                      Min: 10                                                                                                                                Registration Deadline: Monday, March 7              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: Tuesday, March 29          Time: 5:30-8:00pm                                                              Fee: $18          Age: 8-12           Min/Max: 4/8                                                          Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 22                                                              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 Focus, Teamwork, Control, Balance, Memory, Discipline, Fitness and Coordination. We concentrate 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                                                                                                                                       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: April 22
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