Early Education & Youth Programs

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Explorium Programs
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Toddlers and Preschoolers

AMAZING ATHLETES TOTS

Ages 18 months-2.5 yrs

Introduce your little one to a discover-based program designed to engage toddlers in structured physical activity tailored to their development needs. Each week the class encompasses 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. Materials Fee $20 (t-shirt). Promotes hand-eye coordination, agility, gross and fine motor skills.

INSTRUCTOR:       Amazing Athletes Staff

ACTIVITY:               213005

DAYS:                      Tuesday

DATES:                   C**,    April 2-May 28

**Class will be outside at the Family Pavilion 4/16 & 5/21

SESSIONS:  

C1                            8:45am-9:10am

C2                            9:15am-9:40am

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


ACTIVITY:                311005

DAY:                         Tuesday

DATES:                    D, August 13-September 24 (no class 8/20)*

*Class will be outside at the Family Pavilion on 8/13, 8/27, and 9/17

SESSIONS:

D1                            8:45am-9:10am 

D2                            9:15am-9:40am

COST:                      per 6-week session: Resident $96, Non-resident $120

AMAZING ATHLETES

Ages 2.5-6 yrs

Amazing Athletes provides a year-round, progressive curriculum that introduces young children to 10 different ball sports (Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Golf, Hockey, and Baseball, Track) and4 helps them master 7 key areas of motor-development (Balancing, Running, Jumping, Catching, Throwing, Kicking, and Target Rolling). The activities designed to improve the young-child’s hand-eye coordination, muscle tone, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. At Amazing Athletes, we lay the groundwork for staying active by getting kids introduced to sports in a fun, non-competitive environment. Our trained coaches work with each child at their own progression in a learning-based environment. We also promote a healthy lifestyle by integrating nutrition through a weekly "power food" identifying its main value. Materials Fee $20 (t-shirt).

INSTRUCTOR:         Amazing Athletes Staff

ACTIVITY:                213005

DAY:                         Monday

DATES:                     D,   Apri l 1-May 20

SESSIONS:

B1, D1                      3:30pm-4:05pm 

B2, D2                      4:15pm-4:50pm

COST:                       per 8-week session: Resident $144, Non-resident $180


ACTIVITY:                311005

DAY:                         Monday

DATES:                     C, August 12-September 30 (no class 9/2)*

*Class will be outside at the Family Pavilion on 8/12 & 8/19

SESSIONS:

C1                      3:30pm-4:05pm 

C2                      4:15pm-4:50pm

COST:                per 7-week session: Resident $126, Non-resident $157.50

BRIGHT & SMART: TECHNOLOGY & ME (PARENT & ME)

Ages 2-4 yrs

Children make discoveries by building and designing their exceptional creations using Knex. Working in teams of two (parent & child), participants incorporate science and technology concepts to solve weekly engaging challenges. Parent/caregiver participation is required.  Promotes attention to detail, building, and creativity. Materials Fee $16 (craft supplies) payable to the instructor at the first class.

INSTRUCTOR:            Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:                    213431

DAYS:                           Friday

TIME:                            12:00pm-12:45pm

DATES:                        A3,   May 3-May 24

COST:                           per 4-week session: Resident $64, Non-resident $80


ACTIVITY:                311413

DAY:                         Friday

DATES:                     B1, August 23-September 27

TIME:                       3:30pm-4:05pm 

COST:                       per 6-week session: Resident $96, Non-resident $120

 

LIL SLUGGERS BASEBALL 

Ages 2-5 yrs

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. 

INSTRUCTOR:      Lil Sluggers PBC

ACTIVITY:              311051

DAY:                        Saturday

DATES:                   A,   June 1-June 29

                                 B,   July 6-July 27 (no class 7/20)

                                 C,   August 3-August 31 (no class 8/10, 8/17)

                                 D,   September 7-September 28

TIMES:

A1, B1, C1, D1                Ages 4-5 yrs           8:15am-9am

A2, B2, C2, D2             Age 2 yrs                 9:15am-10am  A2 FULL

A3, B3, C3, D3             Age 3 yrs                 10:15am-11am

A4, B4, C4, D4            Ages 3.5-4 yrs        11:15am-12pm 

COST:                        per 5-week session (A): Resident $105, Non-resident $131.25

                                    per 3-week session (B, C): Resident $63, Non-resident $78.75

                                    per 4-week session (D): Resident $84, Non-resident $105

MUSIC TOGETHER WITH LAURIE

Ages 0-5 yrs

Weekly INDOOR 45-minute classes for newborns up to age 6 and their caregivers to sing, dance, play and drum along. Promotes music appreciation, social skills, and coordination. Provider requires registrants to pay the Materials Fee $50 (booklet and download code) directly on her website prior to the first class (www.musictogetherwithlaurie.com).

INSTRUCTOR:           Laurie Luczak, Music Together with Laurie

ACTIVITY:                213017

DAYS:                       Thursday

DATES:                    B,   April 11-May 30

SESSIONS:  

B1                              9:30am-10:15am FULL

B2                            10:30am-11:15am  

B3                           11:30am-12:15pm 

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

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

 


Provider requires registrants to pay the Materials Fee $25 (booklet and download code) directly on her website prior to the first class (www.musictogetherwithlaurie.com).

ACTIVITY:                311017

DAYS:                       Thursday

DATES:                    A, September 5-September 26

SESSIONS:  

A1                              9:30am-10:15am 

A2                             10:30am-11:15am

A3                             11:30am-12:15pm 

COST                      per 4-week session: Resident $105 1st child, $89.25 2nd child

                                   Non-resident $131.25 1st child, $111.56 2nd child

SOCCER SHOTS     FULL

Ages 2-5 yrs

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.

INSTRUCTOR:       Soccer Shots Staff

DAY:                       Saturday

DATES:                    C,   April 6-May 25  FULL

TIMES:

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

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

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


DAY:                       Sunday

DATES:                    D,   April 7-May 26 FULL

TIMES:

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

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

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


SOCCER SHOTS 

Ages 2-5 yrs

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.

INSTRUCTOR:       Soccer Shots Staff

ACTIVITY:               311010

DAY:                       Saturday

DATES:                   A,  June 8-July 27

                                 C,   August 10-September 28 (no class 8/31)

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 8-week session (A): Resident $160; Non-resident $200

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


ACTIVITY:               311010

DAY:                       Sunday

DATES:                    B,   June 9-July 28

                                  D,   August 11-September 29 (no class 9/1)

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 8-week session (B): Resident $160; Non-resident $200

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

TOT TIME    

Ages 1-4 yrs

Indoor playroom includes toys, bubbles, costumes, crafts, snacks/juice, plus coffee and tea for the adults. Drop-in program. Adult supervision is required. 

ACTIVITY:                   213006

DAY:                             Tuesday

TIME:                           10:00am-12:00pm

DATES:                       E1, May 21

COST per child:       Resident $5

COST per adult:      FREE, registration required.

Elementary School Age

A CAPELLA LESSONS

Ages 7-13.

Music specialists will teach students the techniques, approaches, and theory behind singing A Capella in an engaging and entertaining way. Each vocal group will learn 4 hand-picked songs per session. There will be a performance for parents on the last day of class. Promotes music appreciation, vocal control and self-confidence.

INSTRUCTOR:         Sunset Strings Academy Staff

ACTIVITY:                 311015

DAY:                          Thursday

DATES:                     A, August 15-September 26

TIMES:

A1,                             Ages 7-10         5:00pm-6:00pm

A2,                            Ages 11-13         6:15pm-7:15pm

Cost:                         per 7-week session: Resident $182; Non-resident $227.50

ACTING & IMPROV FOR KIDS!

Ages 7-14 yrs

Have your child explore and develop their personalities and draw out their creative sides through acting and improvisation! The activities range from vocal and physical warm-ups, creative scene improvisation, and "acting" games that center around focus and attention span building but also translate to an actor's performance disciplines. I aim to build confidence in their public speaking, encourage their abilities with ensemble work, and develop their creativity, all while having FUN! Promotes creativity, public speaking skills, self-confidence, and teamwork.

INSTRUCTOR:       David Tully, Tully Teaches

ACTIVITY:                213063

DAY:                         Monday

TIME:                       4:30pm-6:00pm

DATES:                    A3,   May 6-May 20   FULL

COST:                      per 3-week session (A3): Resident $75, Nonresident $93.75


ACTIVITY:                311063

DAY:                         Monday

TIME:                       4:30pm-6:00pm

DATES:                    B1, August 12-September 30 (no class 9/2)

COST:                      per 7-week session: Resident $175, Nonresident $218.75

NEW! BRIGHT & SMART: ROBOTICS & LEGO INNOVATORS: IGNITING YOUR MIND!

Ages 7-8 yrs

Unlock a world of imagination and innovation for your child with our exciting class, tailored especially for young, curious minds! Watch as they move from brainstorming to designing, constructing, building, and even programming their robotic masterpieces. Gift your child the joy of learning, the thrill of innovation, and the pride of creation. Enroll them now and set them on a path to a future filled with endless possibilities! Promotes creativity, problem-solving skills, and gross motor skills.

INSTRUCTOR:    Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:             213413

DAY:                      Thursday

TIME:                     5:15pm-6:15pm

DATES:                 B2,   March 28-May 23

COST:                    per 9-week session (B2): Resident $270, Non-resident $337.50

NEW! BRIGHT & SMART: SKYWARD CODERS-APP DESIGN & DRONE ADVENTURES

Ages 10-14 yrs

In this exhilarating program, teams of two will dive deep into the world of app design and drone piloting. Using the intuitive MakeCode and the versatile AirBlock systems, each session brings a new adventure. Each week the budding scientists and engineers will face enthralling App and Drone tasks. Not just any task though, but ones that encourage them to apply fresh science and engineering concepts, making learning an absolute thrill! Promotes innovation, problem-solving skills, and coding skills.

INSTRUCTOR:    Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY:             213413

DAY:                      Thursday

TIME:                     6:30pm-7:30pm

DATES:                 D2, March 28-May 23

COST:                    per 9-week session: Resident $270, Non-resident $337.50

DISCOVER MAGIC: ONE-DAY WONDER TEACH-IN

Ages 7-12.

This one-day teach-in is a great introduction to Discover Magic, a one-of-a-kind, nationally recognized program designed to create extraordinary FUN that makes Great kids appear! Our courses and workshops build 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! Promotes communication skills, public speaking, creativity, and empathy. Materials Fee $8 (Teach-in Kit: a packaged trick with printed and video instruction, and a secret folder with class notes). Please bring a snack and beverage. This program will take place at the Swim & Racquet Community Center (21618 St. Andrews Blvd).

INSTRUCTOR:        Alan Kratish, South Florida Magic School

ACTIVITY:                313060

DAY:                         Saturday

TIME:                        10:00am-12:00pm

DATES:

B1,                              August 24 (Secret Safari)

B2,                             September 14 (Carnival of Curiosity)

Cost:                         per 1 day: Resident $28, Non-resident $35

ECO CREATIONS  ART

Ages 5-11 yrs

Students will create hands-on projects, learn about famous artists, and explore different artistic techniques. After every class, students will have a completed project to take home. Projects will include canvas paintings, watercolor paintings, 3D mixed media pieces, etc.  Promotes fine motor skill development and self-expression. Materials Fee $10 (paint, craft supplies, etc.) payable to the instructor at the first class. Class will take place at the Swim & Racquet Community Center (21618 St. Andrews Blvd).

INSTRUCTOR:       Eco Creations Staff

ACTIVITY:              212002

DAY:                       Monday

TIME:                    4:30pm-5:45pm

DATES:                  A1,   April 1-May 20

COST:                   per 8-week session: Resident $215, Non-resident $268.75


ACTIVITY:              313002

DAY:                       Monday

TIME:                    4:30pm-5:45pm

DATES:                  B1, September 9-September 30

COST:                   per 4-week session: Resident $110, Non-resident $137.50

GUITAR LESSONS

Ages 7-13.

Music specialists will teach students the theory, anatomy, and techniques behind playing the guitar. There will be a performance for parents on the last day of class. Promotes music appreciation, time management, and self-confidence.

INSTRUCTOR:         Sunset Strings Academy Staff

ACTIVITY:                 311015

DAY:                          Tuesday

DATES:                     A, August 13-September 24 (no class 8/20)

TIMES:

B1,                             Ages 7-10         5:00pm-5:45pm

B2,                            Ages 11-13         6:00pm-6:45pm

Cost:                         per 6-week session: Resident $156; Non-resident $195

PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.