Youth Programs

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Engineering FUNdamentals with LEGO®
(Boys and Girls grades K-2)
In this engineering “fundamentals” program, students will learn from a customized, unique, S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) based curriculum while having FUN! The primary medium used for these classes is LEGO® TECHNIC. We find that with kids of all ages, especially the younger ones, LEGO® is an attractive, efficient teaching medium. From the creativity and enjoyment encouraged by LEGO®, kids always enjoy themselves while learning essential engineering terms and concepts along the way!

Youth Programs
Engineering-1           212204-E1
Engineering-2           212204-E2

FEE:                       $105
MEETS:                  Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:            Academy Multi-Purpose Room #1
SESSION 1:          September 20-October 18
SESSION 2:           November 1-November 29
INSTRUCTOR:      Andrew Escalera, Engineering Imagination

Aspiring Young Engineers
(Boys and Girls Grades 3-5)
In this program, young engineers will use a variety of mediums such as LEGO®, recycled materials, salvaged motors and gears, balsa wood and more to explore a unique, customized S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) curriculum. Using the different mediums, participants will learn about and build projects such as hydroelectric waterwheels, model roller coasters and scale bridges! With activities focused on green engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and architecture, your child is sure to have a blast while learning along the way!

Youth Programs
Young Engineers-1           212204-Y1
Young Engineers-2           212204-Y2

FEE:                         $105
MEETS:                   Mondays 4:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:             Academy Multi-Purpose Room #1
SESSION 1:            September 18-October 23 (No Class 10/9)
SESSION 2:             November 13-December 11
INSTRUCTOR:        Andrew Escalera, Engineering Imagination

Where the Wild Things Art
Art-Ventures for Kids!
(Grades K-4)
Art adventurers explore many whimsical and original art forms and techniques, discovering clay and collage, painting and drawing, mask-making and decorating, just to name a few! Sculpt colorful monsters and clay pots, design ceramic robots, decorate birdhouses and wooden guitars, create tape resist t-shirts and so much more. Plus, hear wonderful stories, such as “Where the Wild Things Are” or “Nova the Robot,” each relating to a work of art (a little literacy education in disguise). Humor and surprises are always included. Explore, experiment, create and bring home awesome works of art each week!

Fall Kids Crafts
After School Art-ventures                   212003-14

FEE:                       $114/person (all materials included)
MEETS:                  Mondays 3:45-4:45 p.m.
LOCATION:            Buttonball School Art Room
DATE:                     October 16-December 4
INSTRUCTOR:        Art-Ventures for Kids!

Acting Classes
(Kindergarten - 6th Grade)
A progressive program designed for participants of all skill levels dedicated to creating a comfortable, fun, safe environment to cultivate and affirm each person’s own unique creativity. Theater skills and games, basic mime work, stage confidence, voice and speech, improvisational exercise, script work, acting terminology and more will be covered! Past/Returning participants will be working on and learning new things! Taught by Performing Arts Programs staff

Performing Arts
Acting Grades K-2               204233-01
Acting Grades 3-6               204233-02

FEE:                 Grades K-2: $109/Person
                         Grades 3-6: $119/Person
MEETS:            Mondays
                         Grades K-2: 4:00-4:45 p.m.
                         Grades 3-6: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:      Academy Cafeteria
DATES:            October 16-November 27

Decorated Halloween Pumpkin Contest
(Youth ages 4-14)
Design or carve a unique pumpkin at home and bring it to our contest ready for judging. Choose from funniest, scariest, and most original categories. Enjoy Halloween games and snacks!

Special Events
Decorated Pumpkin Contest                    210009-01

FEE:                      No Charge
DATE:                   Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m.
                              PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
LOCATION:          RCC Community Room