Youth & Teen

After School Enrichment Programs

Parents: After School Enrichment classes held at Robert Crown or Wauconda Grade School immediately follow school release. A light snack will be provided, so please inform us of any food allergies. Please send a smock to protect your child’ s clothing. It is your responsibility to inform your child’s classroom teacher in writing of your child’s attendance in Wauconda Park District After School Enrichment classes. If you are registering for one of these classes and your child goes to a school other than the one listed please let our staff know what school your child attends.

Mystery Mixtures (6-10 yrs)

Looking for a little science fun for your child? Basic scientific concepts will be explored through a variety of activities. We will get messy, so send an extra shirt to protect school clothes..

Program Fee:      $25 (3weeks)

CLUB Kids Fee: $15 (3weeks)

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 510

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1312        Tue             2/20-3/6         Robert Crown

1313        Wed           4/4-4/18          Wauconda Grade School

 

Science Treats (5-10 yrs)

Kids will learn how food and science are related through different activities. We will make ice cream and melt chocolate for a cool treat at the end of class. So grab a friend and your sweet tooth, as we explore the delicious world of edible science.

Program Fee:      $16

CLUB Kids Fee: $10

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1309       Mon       2/26                 Robert Crown

1310       Mon       5/14                  Wauconda Grade School

 

All Things Green (6-10 yrs)

On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is seeing green – whether it’s the green Chicago River, green milkshakes or green clothing and bead necklaces. Come explore St. Patrick’s Day with us as we explore the customs of Ireland, create a beautiful green art and indulge in a shamrock shake treat.

Program Fee:      $16

CLUB Kids Fee: $10

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1310       Mon       3/12                   Wauconda Grade School

1311        Tue        3/13                   Robert Crown

 

Moving and Grooving (6-10 yrs)

You don’t need to be an athlete to enjoy this energy burning class. Let’s get that heart pumping and muscles flexing as we introduce you to some exercise in a fun and exciting way. We will use athletic drills and lots of games like Simon Says, Red Light Green Light and many other as we burn off that excess energy. Wear gym shoes and bring a water bottle and join us as we run into fitness.

Program Fee:      $25 (2 weeks)

CLUB Kids Fee: $15 (2 weeks)

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1314       Wed        2/21-2/28       Wauconda Grade School

1315       Tue         5/1-5/8             Robert Crown

 

Acting Bugs (6-10 yrs)

Come join us as we escape into a world of make believe. Children will love to make up their own stories and dances. This class will include singing favorite songs, creative movement, playing games and creating fun art projects. Creativity and self-confidence will be promoted. Note: No class 3/27

Program Fee:      $20 (2 weeks)

CLUB Kids Fee: $10 (2 weeks)

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1314       Wed        2/21-2/28       Wauconda Grade School

1315       Tue         5/1-5/8             Robert Crown

 

Get Your Jam On! (5-8 yrs)

This class will provide your child with hands-on exploration using blocks, bubbles, music makers and play dough as we work on hand-eye coordination and improving fine motor skills. We’ll press play to the music and move to the groove as we create our masterpieces.

Program Fee:      $20 (2 weeks)

CLUB Kids Fee: $10 (2 weeks)

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1316       Mon        4/9-4/16         Wauconda Grade School

1317       Tue         4/17-4/24        Robert Crown

 

Rocking Art (6-10 yrs)

After school, we will give your child a snack and provide them with an opportunity to get the sillies out. Art and music collide in this fun-filled class. Creativity will be exposed as your child explores hands-on art projects using paints. All you need is a paint brush and music, and let your imagination take over. Come join the band and sign up today. Send a smock as this class is sure to be messy.

Program Fee:      $16

CLUB Kids Fee: $10

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:      Dates:               Location:

1318       Mon        2/12                 Wauconda Grade School

1319       Mon        4/9                   Robert Crown

 

Muscle Mania (5-12 yrs)

Does your child have lots of energy to burn? Need them to get out and play the old-fashioned way? Exercise can be fun. The instructor will lead this class in physical activities and exercises that are good for your body. Exercises may include mazes, crab walks, hoops, jump ropes, all of which will result into a fun, well-rounded workout. This class will bring out the silly side of exercise. Dress code: Work-out clothes. Note: No class 3/26-4/3.

Program Fee:      $25 (2 weeks)

CLUB Kids Fee: $15 (2 weeks)

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:               Dates:               Location:

1320       Mon-Tue       3/19-3/20        Robert Crown

1321       Mon                4/23-4/30       Wauconda Grade School

 

Slime Time (6-10 yrs)

Join us as we provide an entertaining lesson on polymers and their properties. These relatively complex concepts are introduced to your child in tacitly and visually engaging experiments. Send a smock to protect school clothes and let’s bring out the scientist in everyone. Gak anyone?

Program Fee:      $16

CLUB Kids Fee: $10

Time: 3:40-5:15pm

Limit: 5/10

Code:      Day:               Dates:               Location:

1322       Tue                 2/6                    Robert Crown

1323       Wed                5/2                   Wauconda Grade School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teens

Safe Sitter (11-14 yrs)

Our babysitting program, sponsored by Safe Sitter, is sure to get your teen on the right track to becoming a babysitter. Participants will learn how to care for a choking infant (or child), basic first aid, personal safety for the babysitter, injury prevention and more.

Program includes a babysitting manual and course completion card. Participants should bring a baby-sized doll and a brown-bag lunch to class. Participants must attend the entire class to become certified.

Location:      Community Center

R/NR Fee:    $40/$48

Limit:            5/15

Code: 3501

Day: Sun

Date: 12/10

Time: 10am-4pm

 

Dodgeball Night (10-13 yrs)

Calling all 5th-8th gradersL: Come join us for some dodgeball action at the Park District! We will break up into equal teams – prior knowledge of the game is not required. Grab some friends ad head to the Community Center. Don’t forget to wear gym shoes and comfortable clothing for this one! Pre-register for this event by 11/7.

Location:      Community Center

R/NR Fee:    $8/$10

Limit:            5/15

Code: 3500

Day: Sat

Date: 11/11

Time: 6-7:30pm

 

Battle House Laser Combat (10-14 yrs)

Battle House laser Combat is the future of Laser Tag. This 15,000+ sq ft. arena in Lake Barrington contains 8 separate buildings ranging from 2-3 stories in height, has secret passage and tramways, abandoned vehicles plus other structures and obstacles. With over 700 laser guns in their armory to choose from, Battle House Laser Combat leaves you feeling like you’re in a real-life game of Call of Duty. Transportation is provided for this event.

Location:      Meet at softball field parking lot

R/NR Fee:    $58/$73

Limit:            5/13

Code: 3502

Day: Fri

Date: 12/22

Time: 10am-4pm

 

 

Kids vs Cops Basketball l(9-13 yrs)

Wauconda’s finest law enforcement officers have challenged Wauconda Middle schoolers to a game of pickup basketball. Winners of these games will have bragging rights as the “Best Hoops Players in Wauconda.” Gran a friend or two, and head over to Osage Park after school. Pre-registration is not required. (Note: In case of inclement weather, we will use Wauconda Grade School.)

Location:      Osage Park (WGS, if inclement weather)

R/NR Fee:    FREE

Day: Fri

Date: 11/10

Time: 3:30-5:30pm