Early Education & Youth Programs

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Explorium Programs
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Toddlers and Preschoolers

LIL SLUGGERS 

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1; NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8       

Ages 2-5

This INDOOR child development program is designed to introduce children to the game of baseball.  We teach the proper way to throw, catch, hit, and run in a fun and exciting environment.  1 coach per 7 children ratio is provided for individual attention and instruction. Children ages 2-3 yrs require parent/caregiver participation.  Promotes teamwork, coordination, social skills. Minimum=5, Maximum=7

INSTRUCTOR:      Lil Sluggers PBC

ACTIVITY:             213051

DAY:                      Saturday

DATES:                  A,        January 7-February 25

                                C,        March 11-April 29 (no class 3/4, 4/1, 4/8)

                                E,        May 6-May 20

TIMES:

A1, C1, E1              Ages 4-5 yrs          8:15am-9am  

A2, C2, E2           Age 2 yrs                9:15am-10am 

A3. C3, E3           Age 3 yrs                 10:15am-11am  

A4, C4, E4          Ages 3.5-4 yrs        11:15am-12pm

COST:                 per 8-week session (A): Resident $152, Non-resident $190

                             per 6-week session (C): Resident $114, Non-resident $142.50

                             per 3-week session (E): Resident $57, Non-resident $71.25


DAY:                     Sunday

DATES:               B,         January 8-February 26

                             D,         March 12-April 30 (no class 3/5, 4/2, 4/9)

                             F,          May 7-May 21

TIMES:

B1, D1, F1             Ages 2-3 yrs             10:15am-11am

B2, D2, F2          Ages 4-5 yrs              11:15am-12pm   

COST:                 per 8-week session (B): Resident $152, Non-resident $190

                             per 6-week session (D): Resident $114, Non-resident $142.50

                             per 3-week session (F): Resident $57, Non-resident $71.25


NEW! WEDNESDAYS

DATES:              G,         January 11-January 25

                            H,         February 8-February 22

TIMES:

G1, H1                 Age 2             8:15am-9:00am

G2, H2               Age 3             9:05am-9:50am 

COST:              per 3-week session: Resident $57, Non-resident $71.25

SOCCER SHOTS 

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1; NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 2-5

This weekly OUTDOOR program is an introduction to soccer that utilizes creative and imaginative games to focus on the basics of soccer skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting. Each week we highlight a positive trait such as respect, teamwork, and appreciation. Indoors during inclement weather. Promotes gross motor skills, teamwork, social skills, and learning basic soccer skills. Parent/Caregiver participation is required for ages 2-3.5. Materials Fee $20 (soccer jersey) payable to the instructor on the first day of class. Minimum=3, Maximum=11 (14 for 3.5-5yrs)

INSTRUCTOR:            Soccer Shots Staff

ACTIVITY:                     213010

DAY:                            Saturday

DATES:                        A ,     January 7-March 18 (no class 1/28, 2/25)

                                      C,      April 15-May 27

TIMES:

A1, C1                            Ages 2-3.5 yrs            9am-9:30am

A2, C2                          Ages 2-3.5 yrs           9:40am-10:10am

A3, C3                          Ages 3.5-5 yrs           10:20am-11:05am

COST:                         per 9-week session (A): Resident $180,  Non-resident $225

                                     per 7-week session (C): Resident $140, Non-resident $175


DAY:                            Sunday

DATES:                        B ,     January 8-March 19 (no class 1/29, 2/26)

                                      D,      April 16-May 28

TIMES:

B1, D1                            Ages 2-3.5 yrs            10:15am-10:45am

B2, D2                          Ages 2-3.5 yrs            10:50am-11:20am

B3, D3                          Ages 3.5-5 yrs            11:25am-12:10am

COST:                         per 9-week session (B): Resident $180, Non-resident $225

                                     per 7-week session (D): Resident $140, Non-resident $175

NEW!   AMAZING ATHLETES TOTS

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1; NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 18 months-2.5 years

A one-day DEMO to introduce you and your little one to a discover-based program designed to engage toddlers in structured physical activity tailored to their development needs. The classes encompass one sports lesson along with a balanced combination of structured physical challenges and organized discover-based sports lessons. Significant emphasis is placed on motor-development with weekly activities designed to develop the vestibular system and locomotor skills. Promotes hand-eye coordination, agility, gross and fine motor skills.

INSTRUCTOR:       Amazing Athletes Staff

ACTIVITY:               213005

DAYS:                      Tuesday

DATES:                    A,    January 10-March 14

                                   B,    March 28-May 23

SESSIONS:  

A1, B1                        8:45am-9:10am

A2, B2                      9:15am-9:40am

COST:                      per 10-week session (A): Resident $160, Non-resident $200

                                  per 9-week session (B): Resident $144, Non-resident $180

MUSIC TOGETHER WITH LAURIE

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1; NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 0-6 yrs

These 45-minute INDOOR classes are for newborns up to age 6 and their caregivers to sing, dance, and play together. Promotes music appreciation, social skills, and coordination.

The 8-week semester requires a $50 Materials Fee payable to the instructor directly on her website and prior to the first class (www.musictogetherwithlaurie.com)

INSTRUCTOR:        Laurie Luczak, Music Together with Laurie

ACTIVITY:                213017

DAYS:                       Thursday

DATES:                    A,    January 12-March 16

                                   B,    March 30-May 25 (no class 4/6)

SESSIONS:  

A1, B1                        9:30am-10:15am

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

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

COST                     per 10-week session (A): Resident $189 1st child, $160.65 2nd child

                                   Non-resident $236.25 1st child, $200.81 2nd child

                                 per 8-week session (B): Resident $152 1st child, $129.20 2nd child

                                   Non-resident $190 1st child, $161.50 2nd child

BRIGHT & SMART: ENCHANTED STEM-PARENT & ME

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1; NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 3-4

Learning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is so much fun! Young children learn to pay attention to detail, think critically, and be patient by designing, creating, and putting together contraptions (with the help of a parent) using curriculum developed primarily for them. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Promotes attention to detail, collaboration, communication, and expressing empathy.

INSTRUCTOR:           Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:                    213431

DAYS:                          Friday

TIME:                           12:00pm-12:30pm

DATES:                       A1,    January 13-March 3

                                    A2,    March 10-May 19 (no class 3/17, 3/24, 4/7)

COST:                         per 8-week session: Resident $160, Non-resident $200

TOT TIME    

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 1-4

Indoor playroom includes toys, bubbles, costumes, crafts, snacks/juice, plus coffee and tea for the adults. Registration and adult supervision is required. Please limit the number of adults in your group.

ACTIVITY:    113006 

DAY:             Tuesdays

TIME:           10:00am-12:00pm

DATES:        C     December 20

COST per child: Resident $5; Non-resident $6.25

COST per adult: FREE, registration required


ACTIVITY:       213006

DAY:                Tuesday

TIME:              10:00am-12:00pm

DATES:           A, January 17;      B, February 21;           C, March 14;          D, April 18                 E,  May 16

COST per child: Resident $5; Non-resident $6.25

COST per adult: FREE, registration required

Elementary School Age

ACTING & IMPROV FOR KIDS!

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 6-12

The activities of this program range from vocal and physical warm-ups, fun exercises and games that center around focus and attention span building, and also translate to an actor's disciplines of performance. We work on confidence-building exercises that promote public speaking and ensemble work, all while encouraging creativity in amusing and entertaining formats. Promotes creativity, public speaking, self-confidence, and teamwork.

INSTRUCTOR:       David Tully, Tully Teaches

ACTIVITY:                213063

DAY:                         Monday

TIME:                       4:30pm-6:00pm

DATES:                    A1,    January 9-February 13 (no class 1/16)

                                  A2,   February 27-April 10 (no class 3/20)

                                  A3,    April 17-May 22

COST:                      per 5-week session (A1): Resident $125, Non-resident $156.25

                                  per 6-week session (A2, A3): Resident $150, Non-resident $187.50

ARKIDTECTURE

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 5-12

Participants will test materials, meet design constraints, and dream up amazing structures using a variety of different materials including KEVA planks, straws & cardboard, candy, and more! Activities include testing column strength, designing your own floor plans, building an edible bridge, and creating & testing your very own rollercoaster! Promotes critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, & innovation. Materials Fee $25 (KEVA planks, KEVA cards, construction materials) payable to the instructor at the first class.

INSTRUCTOR:     Bricks, Bots, & Beakers of South Florida Staff

ACTIVITY:             213034

DAYS:                    Monday

TIME:                     4:15pm-5:15pm

DATES:                  A1,      January 9-March 13 (no class 1/16, 2/20)

COST:                    per 8-week session: Resident $200, Non-resident $250

BALLET & CREATIVE MOVEMENT

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 5-8

Children will learn about ballet through fun, creative songs. They will be able to identify ballet names and steps as they learn dance routines to their favorite songs. Scarves, ribbons, and rhythm sticks will be introduced for creative expression, coordination, and rhythm. Materials Fee $30-$75 (varies with recital costume) payable to the instructor. Showoff for parents on March 15 (A1) and May 24 (A2) at 6pm. 

Recommended attire:

Girls: pink leotard tights, skirt, & pink ballet shoes

Boys: white t-shirt, black shorts, & black ballet shoes

INSTRUCTOR:         Joy Deco Enterprises Staff

ACTIVITY:                  213426 

DAYS:                         Wednesday

TIME:                          6:00pm-6:45pm

DATE:                         A1,     January 11-March 15

                                    A2,     March 29-May 24

COST:                         per 10-week session (A1): Resident $180, Non-resident $225

                                    per 9-week session (A2): Resident $162, Non-resident $202.50

JAZZ & HIP HOP HOORAY

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 6-10

Boys and girls will dance to current Kids Bop and Kid-friendly songs. Class will consist of warmups, across-the-floor combinations, and choreographed routines. Class ends with props or a team building game for variety. Promotes collaboration, coordination, and self-confidence. Materials Fee $30-$75 (varies with recital costume) payable to the instructor. Showoff for parents on March 15 (B1) and May 24 (B2) at 6:50pm.

INSTRUCTOR:      Joy Deco Enterprises

ACTIVITY:              213426

DAYS:                     Wednesday   

TIMES:                    6:50pm-7:35pm

DATES:                   January 11-March 15

                                 March 29-May 24

COST:                     per 10-week session (B1): Resident $180, Non-resident $225

                                 per 9-week session (B2): Resident $162, Non-resident $202.50

BRIGHT & SMART: PRE-STARTER CODING & ROBOTICS

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 6-7

Participants learn to design, create, build, and program an array of robots using a curriculum developed primarily for them. Teamwork and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. Each week a new challenge is unraveled by each team. At the end of session, students will demonstrate to their parents and family members their newly developed skills. Promotes attention to detail, estimating, teamwork, and communication.

INSTRUCTOR:       Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:               213413

DAY:                        Thursday

TIME:                       5:30pm-6:30pm

DATES:                    B1,      January 12-March 2

                                  B2, March 9-May 4 (no class 3/23)

COST:                      per 8-week session: Resident $240, Non-resident $300

BRIGHT & SMART: STARTER CODING & ROBOTICS

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 8-10

Participants learn to design, create, build, and program an array of robots using a curriculum developed primarily for them. Teamwork and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. Each week a new challenge is unraveled by each team. At the end of session, students will demonstrate to their parents and family members their newly developed skills. Promotes attention to detail, estimating, teamwork, and communication.

INSTRUCTOR:       Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:                213413

DAYS:                       Thursday

TIMES:                      6:45pm-7:45pm

DATES:                     C1.     January 12-March 2

                                  C2,     March 9-May 4 (no class 3/23)

COST:                       per 8-week session: Resident $240, Non-resident $300

DISCOVER MAGIC: PURPLE WAND COURSE

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 7-12

This weekly class is part of a one-of-a-kind, nationally recognized program designed to create extraordinary FUN that makes great kids appear! Each magic lesson builds character, confidence, and communication skills that will positively impact your child for the rest of their life. We focus on magic, fun, and learning. The MAGIC makes the FUN happen; the FUN makes the LEARNING easy! Each Wand Course contains completely different lessons and tricks. Promotes communication skills, public speaking, creativity, and empathy. Materials Fee $65 (Magic Kit which includes carry case, printed materials, supplies/props for 1-2 tricks per class, lifetime access to the online Video Vault, and an exclusive graduation certificate and wand) is payable to the instructor prior to the first class; Provider will contact you with details.

INSTRUCTOR:     Alan Kratish, South Florida Magic School

ACTIVITY:             213060

DAYS:                    Saturday

TIME:                     10:30am-12:00pm

DATES:                  A1,      January 28-March 25

COST:                    per 9-week session: Resident $225, Non-resident $281.25

BUGS!

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RESIDENTS DECEMBER 1, NON-RESIDENTS DECEMBER 8

Ages 5-11

Participants will take part in activities including insect or not, what food do ants like, and cricket chirper. Live insects we will study include ladybugs, crickets, and butterflies. We will do labs, games, crafts, and more! Promotes critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, & innovation. Materials Fee $25 (craft & activity supplies, butterflies, magnifying bug viewer) payable to the instructor at the first class.

INSTRUCTOR:     Bricks, Bots, & Beakers of South Florida Staff

ACTIVITY:             213034

DAYS:                    Monday

TIME:                     4:15pm-5:15pm

DATES:                  B1,    March 27-May 15

COST:                    per 8-week session: Resident $200, Non-resident $250