Children and Teen Programs

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Explorium Programs
Click here to learn more about the science program offered at the Children's Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park.

 

2017 Children's Programs

 

                                             

Playground Playdate

Meet us at the playground for a craft and learn about upcoming programs, shows, and events at the park. No registration required.

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Dates:            Dec 22             Jan 2

Cost: FREE

 


                             Special Programs For Special Needs

 

NEW! BEGINNERS SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP                            Ages 4-12

In social skills groups, we strengthen your child’s ability for meaningful social relationships by developing critical social skills, such as: the ability to actively listen, make and maintain friends, communicate and connect, and more. Every class will have a new lesson conducted by therapists of My Florida Therapy. For further details contact info@myfloridatherapy.com or www.MyFloridaTherapy.com.  Min-4; Max-10

Instructor: My Florida Therapy staff

Day: Tuesdays                        

ACTIVITY: 113000

Session B: Nov 7-Dec 12

Time:   B1-Age 4-7                        4:30pm-6:00pm

             B2-Age 8-12                      6:15pm-7:45pm

Cost:     Per 6 week session Resident $360 Non-Resident $450

 


 

   Programs for Little Ones!

 

 

 

NEW! MUSIC TOGETHER                    Ages 0-5 yrs

This is the essential Music Together class, where we welcome children from a variety of age groups to foster natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones, older children learn by leading younger ones, and parents enjoy the convenience of a single class that the whole family can enjoy. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, and exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers - parents, grandparents, nanny - can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this important family music experience. $50 Materials Fee due to instructor at the first class. Min-6; Max-12

INSTRUCTOR: Missy Smith and Laurie Luczak

Days: Wednesdays

Activity: 113017

Dates:                      Sept 27-Dec 13

Time:         A1- 9:30am-10:15am

                   A2 -10:30am-11:15am

                   A3 -11:30am-12:15pm

NO CLASS:   10/18, 10/25, 11/22

Days: Thursdays

Activity: 113017

Dates:                      Sept 28-Dec 14

Time:         B1- 9:30am-10:15am

                   B2 -10:30am-11:15am

                   B3 -11:30am-12:15pm

NO CLASS:   10/19, 10/26, 11/23

Cost:          Per 9 week session Resident 1st child $162; 2nd child $148.51; Non- resident 1st child $202.50; 2nd child $185.64

 


Programs for Older Kids!

 

 

BRIGHT & SMART ROBOTICS                                              Ages 7-14

Coding is all fine and good, but the real fun comes when you can put your code into action! Using a special edition of Lego bricks and a curriculum developed especially for them, students will learn to design, create, build, and program. Team work and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. $20 Materials Fee due to instructor at the first class. Min-6; Max-15

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

Days: Thursdays                             Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Activity: 113413

Dates: A1- Nov 9-Dec 21

Cost:          Per 6 week session Resident $120 Non- resident $150

NO CLASS:      11/23

 


PROJECT FASHION DESIGN AND SEWING                Ages 8-16

In this course, students will design their project from start to finish. Students will start by sketching 2-3 pieces they will make over the 10 weeks. Participants explore the fundamentals of sewing, choose their own fabrics, and decorate with fabric paint, ribbons, and trim. Projects are different each session, for progressive learning. The course will end with a fashion show for friends and family. Materials included. Note: A few sewing machines will be made available for use in class, but you are welcome to bring your own as long as it is in good working condition. Min-3; Max-10

INSTRUCTOR: Clara Lopez-Castro

Days: Thursdays                             Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Activity: 113028

Dates: A1- Sept 7-Dec 21

Cost:          Per 10 weeks session Resident $226 Non- resident $282.50

NO CLASS:      9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/23

 


2018 Children's Programs

 

PLAYGROUND PLAYDATE

Meet us at the new & improved playground for a craft and learn about upcoming programs at the park. No registration required.

DAYS: VARY                            TIME: 11:00am-12:30pm

Dates:             January 2               February 10               March 17               Apriel 14               May 12

Cost: FREE

 


TODDLER PROGRAMS (AGES 5 AND UNDER)

 

TOT TIME                                                                                                       AGES 1-4

Indoor playroom includes toys, bubbles, costumes, books, crafts and snacks--juice & pretzels/cookies, plus coffee & tea for the adults. No registration required; drop in any time during the program. Adult supervision is required.

DAYS: FRIDAYS  

TIME: 10:00am-12:00pm

Individual weeks:   January 12          February 9           March 9          April 13          May 11

Cost: Per child $5 (payable at the door)

 


Lil Sluggers Baseball                                   AGES 2-5

This indoor program is specially designed to introduce children to the game of baseball. It teaches the proper way to throw, catch, hit and run in a fun environment. The low ratio of children to instructors offers better lessons and better value, Parent/caregiver participation is required for ages 2 & 3. Min-5; Max-6

Instructor:  Rich Goodridge & Staff

DAYS: SATURDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213051

Session A:   Jan 6-Feb 24

Session B:   Mar 3-Apr 28

TIME:        A1, B1- Age 3             9:00am-9:45am

                  A2, B2- Age 2             10:00am-10:45am

                  A3, B3- Ages 4 & 5     11:00am-11:45am

Cost:         Per 7 weeks Resident $126 Non-resident $157.50

NO CLASS:     2/17, 3/31, 4/7

 


SOCCER SHOTS                                        AGES 2-5

Soccer Shots is an indoor intro to soccer program that focuses on teaching children skills in a non-competitive environment that builds on skills week to week. A character word of the week is implemented within each session. Parent/caregiver participation is required for ages 2 & 3. Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor. Min-5: Max-10 (for ages 2 & 3) & 14 (for ages 4 & 5)

INSTRUCTOR: Daniel Villegas & Staff

DAYS: SATURDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213010

Dates:       Jan 13- Mar 17

TIME:         A1- Ages 2 & 3         9:00am - 9:30am

                   A2 - Ages 2 & 3        9:300am - 10:00am

                   A3 - Ages 2 & 3        10:00am - 10:30am

                   A4- Ages 4 & 5         10:30am - 11:15am

Cost:          Per 9 weeks Resident $120 Non- resident $150

NO CLASS:    2/17

NEW DAY: MONDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213010

Dates:       Jan 22- Apr 30

TIME:         B1- Ages 2 & 3         5:15pm - 5:45pm

                   B2 - Ages 2 & 3        5:45pm - 6:15pm

                   B3- Ages 4 & 5         6:15pm - 7:00pm

Cost:          Per 10 weeks Resident $140 Non- resident $175

NO CLASS:    1/29, 2/19. 3/5, 3/19, 4/16

 


MUSIC TOGETHER                                 AGES 0-5 yrs

This is the essential Music Together class, where we welcome children from a variety of age groups to foster natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones, older children learn by leading younger ones, and parents enjoy the convenience of a single class that the whole family can enjoy. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, and exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers can bring the children. $50 Materials Fee due to instructor at the first class. Min-6; Max-12

INSTRUCTOR: Missy Smith and Laurie Luczak

DAYS: WEDNESDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213017

Session A:   Jan 10-Mar 14

Session B:   Mar 28- May 30

TIME:         A1, B1- 9:30am-10:15am

                   A2, B2-10:30am-11:15am

                   A3, B3 -11:30am-12:15pm

DAYS: THURSDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213017

Session A:   Jan 11-Mar 15

Session B:   Mar 29- May 31

TIME:         A4, B4- 9:30am-10:15am

                   A5, B5-10:30am-11:15am

                   A6, B6 -11:30am-12:15pm

Cost:          Per 10 week session Resident 1st child $180; 2nd child $165.01; Non- resident 1st child $225; 2nd child $206.26

 


NEW! FIRST FRIDAYS' PRESCHOOL PROGRAM                     AGES 3-5

Join us at Sugar Sand Park Community Center on the first monthly Friday this spring season (Feb-May) as we introduce a different program within the City of Boca Raton for pre-school kids, ages 3-5 years. Programs will last 30-40 minutes, and will include hands-on activities and information. Pre-registration required for adult and participating child. Min 5; Max 20

DAYS: FRIDAYS                                               TIME: 10:00AM-10:30AM

ACTIVITY: 213004

Dates:     

A1-Feb 2 - Children Science Explorium My First Science Exploration

Watch a demo; learn how to get the most out of the Explorium and Science Garden-including safety, self-guided exploration, and respect for nature.

 

A2-Mar 2 - Gumbo Limbo Nature Center My First Little Wonders
Create an incredible craft and learn about what makes the habitats around Gumbo Limbo a great place for animals to live. Children will even get to meet some new animal friends!

 

A3-Apr 6 Tennis Center My First Tennis Lesson

An indoor court set up for young players to try out the sport of tennis.

 

A4-May 4 Boca Raton Libraries My First Storytime

Come experience a library story time full of books, puppets, music and more! Find out what the library can do for you and your family. Don’t have a library card? Find out how you can get one.

Cost: Free

 


CHILDREN AND TEEN PROGRAMS (AGES 5 AND UP)

 

LITTLE SUNSHINE'S KIDS YOGA                                                             AGES 4-8

In a calm, grounding, playful class atmosphere, children are exposed to integrative activities, exercises and games. Classes aim to enhance body awareness, balance and coordination, build muscle tone and strength. Activities help develop sensory integration skills including sustained levels of focused attention and self-locomotion. Breathing techniques are incorporated that help children self-soothe and regulate their minds. Instructors focus on each child’s needs while cultivating a class environment where kids can learn, grow and thrive. All abilities welcome. Min-5; Max-20

Instructor:  Miranda Murray

DAYS: THURSDAYS                                                       TIME: 4:30pm-5:30pm

ACTIVITY: 213002

Register for all 6 weeks or individual weeks

Session 1:   Full 6 weeks:       A7- Jan 11-Feb 15

               Individual weeks:        A1-Jan 11             A2-Jan 18             A3-Jan 25             A4-Feb 1            

                                                      A5-Feb 8               A6-Feb 15      

Cost:        Per 1 weeks Resident $15 Non-resident $18.75

                  Per 6 weeks Resident $78 Non-resident $97.50

 


KIDZART                                                                                                               AGES 5-12

During this 8 week drawing-based art class, students will have fun and learn to draw with KidzArt! They will use our simple drawing method with the guidance from a weekly format certified instructor. Each week incorporates a new medium and will help students create original works of art beyond what they thought possible! Min-6; Max-20

INSTRUCTOR: Kidzart PBC Staff

DAYS: TUESDAYS                                                TIME: 5:00pm-6:00pm

ACTIVITY: 213013

Register for all 8 weeks or individual weeks

Session 1:   Full 8 weeks:       A9- Jan 16-Mar 6

               Individual weeks:        A1-Jan 16             A2-Jan 23             A3-Jan 30             A4-Feb 6            

                                                      A5-Feb 13             A6-Feb 20             A7-Feb 27            A8-Mar 6

Session 2:   Full 8 weeks:       B9- Mar 27-May 15

               Individual weeks:        B1-Mar 27             B2-Apr 3             B3-Apr 10             A4-Apr 17            

                                                      B5-Apr 24             B6-May 1             B7-May 8              A8-May 15

Cost:        Per 1 weeks Resident $18 Non-resident $22.50

                  Per 8 weeks Resident $175 Non-resident $218.75

 


HAPPY SUNSHINE YOGA-TWEENS                                                         AGES 8-12

Our unique Tween curriculum uses yoga to help bridge the gap between child and teenager, incorporating a more adult approach to the yoga poses, breath and meditation, while encouraging the individuality and creativity of each Tween. Classes introduce more complicated poses that require a greater attention to full-body coordination. Tween Yoga classes often naturally encourage discussion on physical and developmental issues and explore problem solving through yoga concepts. Min-4; Max-20

Instructor:  Lillian Murray

DAYS: WEDNESDAYS                                                       TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm

ACTIVITY: 213012

Register for all 8 weeks or individual weeks

Session 1:   Full 8 weeks:       A9- Jan 10-Mar 14

               Individual weeks:        A1-Jan 10             A2-Jan 17             A3-Jan 31             A4-Feb 7            

                                                      A5-Feb 14             A6-Feb 28             A7-Mar 7               A8-Mar 14

Session 2:   Full 8 weeks:       B9- Mar 28-May 23

               Individual weeks:        B1-Mar 28             B2-Apr 4             B3-Apr 11             A4-Apr 18            

                                                      B5-Apr 25             B6-May 2             B7-May 16            A8-May 23

Cost:        Per 1 weeks Resident $15 Non-resident $18.75

                  Per 8 weeks Resident $120 Non-resident $150

NO CLASS:     1/24, 5/9

 


BRIGHT & SMART - CODING, ENGINEERING, AND ROBOTICS         AGES 7-12

Our goal is to teach kids basic engineering & computer programming skills and facilitate the development of 21st century learning skills such as information & media literacy, critical thinking & problem solving, and interpersonal & collaborative skills. Children learn to build and program robots using a special edition of Lego bricks, laptop computers, and a curriculum developed especially for them. Every two weeks a new challenge is unraveled by each team. $20 Material Fee due to instructor at the first class. Min-6; Max-15

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

DAYS: THURSDAYS                                            TIME: 5:30pm-6:30pm

ACTIVITY: 213413

Dates: A1- Jan 11-Mar 15

             A2- Mar 29-May 31

Cost:   Per 10 weeks Resident $220 Non-resident $275

 


PROJECT FASHION DESIGN AND SEWING                                                   AGES 8-16

In this course, students will design their project from start to finish. Students will start by sketching 2-3 pieces they will make over the 10 weeks. Participants explore the fundamentals of sewing, choose their own fabrics, and decorate with fabric paint, ribbons, and trim. Projects are different each session, for progressive learning. The course will end with a fashion show for friends and family. Materials included. Note: A few sewing machines will be made available for use in class, but you are welcome to bring your own as long as it is in good working condition. Min-3; Max-10

INSTRUCTOR: Clara Lopez-Castro

DAYS: THURSDAYS                                                        TIME: 5:00pm-6:30pm

ACTIVITY: 213028

Dates: A1- Jan 11-Mar 15

             A2- Mar 29-May 31

Cost:   Per 10 weeks session Resident $226 Non- resident $282.50

 


FUN CHEFS COOKING ACADEMY                                                                     AGES 11-14

This cooking class is tailored to the older child. We will explore a variety of cuisines and learn all about the culinary arts. Each week we will explore a different country and cook hands on delicious recipes. Children will learn a variety of culinary skills along with lessons in culinary geography, culinary math, nutrition and sanitation. Min-10; Max-20

INSTRUCTOR: Fun Chefs and Staff

DAYS: THURSDAYS                                                        TIME: 4:30pm-5:30pm

ACTIVITY: 213414

Dates: A1- Jan 18-Mar 1

             A2- Mar 8-Apr 19

Cost:   Per 6 weeks session Resident $210 Non- resident $262.50

NO CLASS:     2/22, 3/22

 


HAPPY SUNSHINE YOGA-TEEN                                           AGES 13-17

Ignite your light! Give your teen the chance to build confidence, feel empowered and loved as they endure true "growing pains" on their way to becoming an independent adult. This four week class will have a theme each week, a meditation and affirmation. Our classes encourage greater attention to full-body coordination, more adult presentation of yoga concepts and techniques to use off the mat; increase concentration, manage anxiety, and make friends in a safe and non competitive environment. Lilian is also a certified family life coach and experienced teen facilitator. Min-4; Max-20

INSTRUCTOR: Lillian Murray

DAYS: MONDAYS                                                        TIME: 6:30pm-8:00pm

ACTIVITY: 213014

Dates:                  

Session 1:   Full 8 weeks:       A9- Jan 22-Mar 26

               Individual weeks:        A1-Jan 22             A2-Jan 29             A3-Feb 5             A4-Feb 12            

                                                      A5-Feb 26             A6-Mar 5               A7-Mar 12           A8-Mar 26

Session 2:   Full 8 weeks:       B9- Apr 2-May 21

               Individual weeks:        B1-Apr 2             B2-Apr 9             B3-Apr 16             A4-Apr 23            

                                                      B5-Apr 30           B6-May 7            B7-May 14            A8-May 21

Cost:        Per 1 weeks Resident $23 Non-resident $28.75

                  Per 8 weeks Resident $160 Non-resident $200

NO CLASS:     2/19, 3/19

 


NEW! INTRODUCTION TO AUTODESK MAYA                      AGES 10-17

Participants will learn the basic 12 principles of animation using 2D and 3D. They will develop various animation techniques to enhance realism and cartoony styles and learn modeling techniques to build a 3D environment. Students will participate in storyboarding, concept to creation, and character design. They will walk away with a portfolio and new skills related to today’s society. $40 Materials Fee payable to instructor first day of class. Min-5; Max-15

INSTRUCTOR: Cedrick Dawson

DAYS: TUESDAYS

ACTIVITY: 213101

Dates:       Jan 23- April 10

TIME:         A1- Ages 10-14         5:00pm - 6:00pm

                   A2 - Ages 15-17        6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cost:        Per 10 weeks Resident $350 Non-resident $437.50

NO CLASS:     2/20, 3/20

 


ONCE UPON A HAPPILY EVER AFTER                        Ages 9-12

A WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG WRITERS

So you want to be a writer. Where do you begin? And what about the happily ever after? Bring your imagination and your most colorful pens to this hands-on workshop. Spend time getting ideas, creating characters, and finding new stories to tell (It's a great way for kids to boost creative writing skills). Min-5; Max-15

INSTRUCTOR: Gloria Rothstein

DAYS: TUESDAY                             TIME: 4:00pm-6:00pm

ACTIVITY: 213204

Dates: A1- Feb 27

Cost:          Resident $35 Non- resident $43.75

 


ONCE UPON A STORY                                                           Ages 10-14

A WORKSHOP FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

Love writing stories? Needs some fun ideas? Bring your imagination and your favorite pens/pencils to this hands-on workshop. Spend the afternoon playing with words, thinking in pictures, and finding new tales to tell. Min-5; Max-15

INSTRUCTOR: Gloria Rothstein

DAYS: TUESDAY                             TIME: 1:00pm-2:30pm

ACTIVITY: 213204

Dates: B1- Mar 6

Cost:          Resident $27 Non- resident $33.75

 


FUN & FITNESS                                                      AGES 5-12

This versatile program for girls & boys is all about FUN! Activities may include team games, hip-hop, gymnastics, sports, drama, and arts & crafts. Participants will also visit the carousel and Science Explorium, as well as enjoy a Pizza Party on Thursday. Bring 2 snacks with drinks and a lunch. Please wear sneakers for safety. Planned activities will begin at 9:30am. $15 Materials Fee due to instructor at the first class. Min-10; Max-25

INSTRUCTOR: Joy Deco & Staff

DAYS: MONDAY - THURSDAY                                                        TIME: 8:30am-3:00pm

ACTIVITY: 213426

Date:     Full 4 days:              B5- April 2-5

               Individua days:        B1-April 2             B2-April 3             B3-April 4             B4-April 5   

Cost:        Per 1 day Resident $60 Non-resident $75

                  Per 4 days Resident $160 Non-resident $200