Classes

 

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 TODDLER TIME

TODDLER TRAILS

Ages 18 months - 3 years. Laugh and play on this trail nature hike, spotting all kinds of interesting plants, animals, and bugs! All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. No fee.

Day: Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Date: 6/29, 7/27, 8/17

Location: Moss Creek at HHH ll Greenway, (beside W.R. Odell Primary School), 1215 Moss Farm St. NW

Date: 7/13, 8/3

Location: Dorton Park Large Shelter, 5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

TODDLING TOWARDS ART

Ages 18 months - 3 years. We’ll combine arts and crafts with popular children’s songs. Each toddler must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. Min 4; Max 15. Pre-registration is required and opens 7 days prior to each class date.

Day: Tuesday or Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

 Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

Under The Sea

Activity # 9095.218

So many fish and creatures live under the sea! Come and see what we will create with our ocean creatures themed arts and crafts day!

Day: Wednesday, 6/13, Pre-register by 6/11

Busy Bees

Activity # 9096.218

These critter crafts will make you want to buzz!

Day: Tuesday, 6/26, Pre-register by 6/22

Oh Say Did You See

Activity # 9097.218

Continue celebrating our beautiful country with red, white and blue wind chimes that will show how proud to be American we are!

Day: Wednesday, 7/11, Pre-register by 7/9

Fantastic Fairy Fun

Activity # 9098.218

This art is simply magical! We’ll make crowns and wands and fly around like fairies. Day: Tuesday, 7/24, Pre-register by 7/20

Flower Power

Activity # 9099.218

We’ll have some bloomin’ good fun as we create all kinds of flowers!

Day: Tuesday, 8/7, Pre-register by 8/3

Shoo Fly!

Activity # 9100.218

Move those pesky bugs along with our fly swatter paintings. Then we’ll create bugs that can stay and hang out with us while we play!

Day: Wednesday, 8/15, Pre-register by 8/13

YO-PLAY-GA

Ages 18 months - 3 years. Reaching to our toddler toes and back up like the flower grows. We’ll use music to stretch our imaginations and mini muscles. Bring a yoga mat and water. No fee. Min. 3; Max. 10. Pre-registration is required.

Instructor: Rachel Bauchwitz

Day: Tuesday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

Sandy Beach

Activity # 4052.218

Pose like a pelican and dance like a dolphin. We’ll crabwalk the beach and swim like a sea star. Day: 7/10, Pre-register by 7/9

Forest Fairies & Friends

Activity # 4053.218

Our fluttering wings will wake the forest. We will shapeshift from seeds to trees, from frogs to butterflies and more. Day: 7/31, Pre-register by 7/30

Sun Dancers

Activity # 4054.218

We’re searching for the sun just like animals and objects around the world. We’ll reach higher and higher until we feel the warming sun rays! Day: 8/14, Pre-register by 8/13

GIGGLES & WIGGLES

Ages 18 months - 3 years. During this interactive playtime for toddlers, we will wiggle to music, giggle with friends and engage in play that will enhance your little one’s social and developmental skills. All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 15. Registration is required and opens 7 days prior to each class date.

Day: Tuesday or Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

Tuesday, 6/12 Activity # 9050.218

Friday, 6/22 Activity # 9051.218

Tuesday, 7/10 Activity # 9052.218

Friday, 7/20 Activity # 9053.218

Tuesday, 7/31 Activity # 9054.218

Friday, 8/10 Activity # 9055.218

Tuesday, 8/14 Activity # 9056.218 

 

PRE – SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

BIG BOOKS AND LITTLE PICASSOS

Ages 2-5. We’ll read a story before the creativity begins!

We’ll paint like Picasso, so wear old clothing! Children

must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

RAINBOW FISH

Activity # 9077.218

Jump into this classic tale about the most beautiful fish in

the ocean! We’ll create our own fish then paint them using

wacky items.

Day: 6/27, Pre-register by 6/25

SNOW DOG, SAND DOG

Activity # 9078.218

Ally isn’t allowed to get a real dog, so she decides to get

creative. What items do you think she’ll use to create her

dog? Craft dog-themed crafts just like Ally!

Day: 7/25, Pre-register by 7/23

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

Activity # 9079.218

Discover Harold’s magical purple crayon and the world he

draws. We’ll make our own crayons so we can draw just

like Harold!

Day: 8/8, Pre-register by 8/6

BIG BOOKS AND LITTLE COOKS

Ages 2-5. Join us for a story

and fun in the kitchen! We’ll

play games and make themed

snacks! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4;

Max. 12. Pre-registration is required.

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd

THE NIGHT BEFORE THE FOURTH OF JULY

Activity # 9074.218

Red, white, and BOOM—we’ll paint fireworks and create

and enjoy tasty themed snacks.

Day: 6/28, Pre-register by 6/26

SHOULD I SHARE MY ICE CREAM?

Activity # 9075.218

We all scream for ice cream…and now we’ll make our own!

Bring gloves because things are going to get chilly!

Day: 7/19, Pre-register by 7/17

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Activity # 9076.218

Could the secret to befriending a dragon be tacos? Crunch

on some tasty taco treats and we’ll find out!

Day: 8/16, Pre-register by 8/14

BIG BOOKS AND TINY DANCERS NEW!

Ages 2-5. This addition to our Big Books series will get

you moving! We may jump, dance, and sing… find out!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Monday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

CLUMSY CRAB

Activity # 9080.218

Nipper the clumsy crab just wants to play games with his

friends. Dance and sing with your friends as we create

crab tambourines and play ocean-themed games.

Day: 6/11, Pre-register by 6/8

HOW CAN YOU DANCE?

Activity # 9081.218

Dance like a snake, a bee, a frog, and other creatures!

Find every reason to dance as we read this book about the

most exciting movement around.

Day: 7/9, Pre-register by 7/6

HAND, HAND, FINGERS, THUMB

Activity # 9082.218

Monkeys dance just like we do! We’ll dance around and

bang the drums we make using our hand, fingers, and

thumb!

Day: 8/13, Pre-register by 8/10

BIG BOOKS MINI-CAMPS NEW!

Ages 2-5. Big Books fun for three days! Read books,

create cool crafts, and play fun games! Min. 4; Max. 20.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount.

BIG BOOKS AND ADVENTUROUS ANIMALS

Activity # 9083.218

Lions, tigers, and bears—OH MY! We will learn about

our favorite animals through crafts, stories, songs, and

games. Our animals will guide us through safaris, forest

adventures, and farm fun!

Day: 6/18 – 6/20, Pre-register by 6/13

Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr.

BIG BOOKS AND JUNIOR RACERS

Activity # 9084.218

Zoom into the week as we have car, truck, and train fun!

Play games, read books, and maybe even build your own car!

Day: 7/16 – 7/18, Pre-register by 7/11

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

BIG BOOKS AND MINI METEOROLOGISTS

Activity # 9085.218

Prepare to be blown away! We’ll spend our days in the

clouds creating rain, sun, and rainbows!

Day: 8/20 – 8/22, Pre-register by 8/15

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

PRE – SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

BIG BOOKS AND LITTLE PICASSOS

Ages 2-5. We’ll read a story before the creativity begins!

We’ll paint like Picasso, so wear old clothing! Children

must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

RAINBOW FISH

Activity # 9077.218

Jump into this classic tale about the most beautiful fish in

the ocean! We’ll create our own fish then paint them using

wacky items.

Day: 6/27, Pre-register by 6/25

 

SNOW DOG, SAND DOG

Activity # 9078.218

Ally isn’t allowed to get a real dog, so she decides to get

creative. What items do you think she’ll use to create her

dog? Craft dog-themed crafts just like Ally!

Day: 7/25, Pre-register by 7/23

 

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

Activity # 9079.218

Discover Harold’s magical purple crayon and the world he

draws. We’ll make our own crayons so we can draw just

like Harold!

Day: 8/8, Pre-register by 8/6

 

BIG BOOKS AND LITTLE COOKS

Ages 2-5. Join us for a story

and fun in the kitchen! We’ll

play games and make themed

snacks! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4;

Max. 12. Pre-registration is required.

Day: Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd

 

THE NIGHT BEFORE THE FOURTH OF JULY

Activity # 9074.218

Red, white, and BOOM—we’ll paint fireworks and create

and enjoy tasty themed snacks.

Day: 6/28, Pre-register by 6/26

 

 

 

 

SHOULD I SHARE MY ICE CREAM?

Activity # 9075.218

We all scream for ice cream…and now we’ll make our own!

Bring gloves because things are going to get chilly!

Day: 7/19, Pre-register by 7/17

 

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Activity # 9076.218

Could the secret to befriending a dragon be tacos? Crunch

on some tasty taco treats and we’ll find out!

Day: 8/16, Pre-register by 8/14

 

BIG BOOKS AND TINY DANCERS NEW!

Ages 2-5. This addition to our Big Books series will get

you moving! We may jump, dance, and sing… find out!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Monday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

CLUMSY CRAB

Activity # 9080.218

Nipper the clumsy crab just wants to play games with his

friends. Dance and sing with your friends as we create

crab tambourines and play ocean-themed games.

Day: 6/11, Pre-register by 6/8

 

HOW CAN YOU DANCE?

Activity # 9081.218

Dance like a snake, a bee, a frog, and other creatures!

Find every reason to dance as we read this book about the

most exciting movement around.

Day: 7/9, Pre-register by 7/6

 

HAND, HAND, FINGERS, THUMB

Activity # 9082.218

Monkeys dance just like we do! We’ll dance around and

bang the drums we make using our hand, fingers, and

thumb!

Day: 8/13, Pre-register by 8/10

 

BIG BOOKS MINI-CAMPS NEW!

Ages 2-5. Big Books fun for three days! Read books,

create cool crafts, and play fun games! Min. 4; Max. 20.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount.

 

BIG BOOKS AND ADVENTUROUS ANIMALS

Activity # 9083.218

Lions, tigers, and bears—OH MY! We will learn about

our favorite animals through crafts, stories, songs, and

games. Our animals will guide us through safaris, forest

adventures, and farm fun!

Day: 6/18 – 6/20, Pre-register by 6/13

Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr.

 

BIG BOOKS AND JUNIOR RACERS

Activity # 9084.218

Zoom into the week as we have car, truck, and train fun! Play games, read books, and maybe even build your own car!

Day: 7/16 – 7/18, Pre-register by 7/11

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

BIG BOOKS AND MINI METEOROLOGISTS

Activity # 9085.218

Prepare to be blown away! We’ll spend our days in the clouds creating rain, sun, and rainbows!

Day: 8/20 – 8/22, Pre-register by 8/15

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 

WILD CHILD: NATURE EXPLORATION

Ages 8 & up. Take on wild adventures, exploring the greenway and nature as we investigate, build, and create! Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun. Each program will meet at the designated location for 1-1.5 hours. No fee.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. NEW TIME!

 

OWLS AND RAPTORS

Activity # 9045.218

WHOOOO wants to have a hoot dissecting owl pellets, building rat skeletons, and recognizing birds of prey?! Fly on over for this bird-based program!

Day: 6/19

Location: Dorton Park Large Shelter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MYTHS, MYSTERIES, AND MORE

Activity # 9046.218

Is the daddy long legs REALLY the most venomous spider in the world? What happens if you touch a bird’s eggs? Bring your sleuthing gear and find answers to these questions as

we investigate nature’s myths, mysteries, and more!

Day: Tuesday, 7/3

Location: McGee Park Shelter

 

X MARKS THE SPOT

Activity # 9047.218

We’re going on an adventure! Pack up your things and get ready for the expedition of a life time as we search for clues and find the map to the hidden treasure!

Day: Tuesday, 8/7

Location: Dorton Park Large Shelter

 

HAPPY CAMPERS

Activity # 9048.218

Can you knot? Don’t worry, we’ll teach you! We’ll play “Knot-So-Fast” while we explore the great outdoors. We’ll build forts and learn fire basics.

Day: Tuesday, 8/21

Location: McGee Park Shelter

 

SUPER SOAKED SUMMER DAYS

Ages 6-12. Run, jump, play and be super soaked in the park! Wear play clothes and bring a water bottle. Min.

4; Max.12 participants. Pre-registration suggested.

Day: Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Dorton Park, 5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

SPLASH WATER PARK

Activity # 9105.218

Exciting water-based activities such as slip and slide crabwalk games are guaranteed wet and wild fun on

this hot June day!

Day: 6/26

 

BUBBLE TROUBLE

Activity # 9106.21,8

Bubbles, suds and soaps! This day in the sun revolves around bubbles and foam. Don’t forget your goggles

for eye protection.

Day: 7/10

 

 

WATER WARS

Activity # 9107.218

Water balloons, soaking wet archery attack, and all kinds of wet and wacky contests match teams in a

friendly saturated competition.

Day: 7/24

 

SUPER SOAKED

Activity # 9108.218

Water filled games combine super soakers, superpowers, and water, of course! Limited

quantity water soakers provided; bringing your own encouraged. Bring goggles for eye protection and a

change of clothes.

Day: 7/31

 

 

 

 

Youth Activities

GREENWAY LOCATIONS

McEachern Greenway Extension, 106 Wilson St. NE

McGee Park Shelter (McEachern Greenway), 219 Corban Ave. E

Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway (beside W.R. Odell Primary School), 1215 Moss Farm St. NW

 

GREENWAY ADVENTURES

Ages 3 & up. Using the greenways as our classroom, we will explore critters and their habitats with fun and creative activities. Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun. Each program will meet at the designated trail for 1 to 1.5 hours. No fee. Pre-registration is required.

Day: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. NEW TIME!

 

HIDDEN HOUDINIS

POOF! And they’re gone! We’ll look at camouflaged animals, play games and craft our own camouflage.

Activity # 9034.218

Day: Monday, 6/18

Location: McGee Park Shelter

Activity # 9035.218

Day: Wednesday, 6/20

Location: Moss Creek at

HHH II Greenway

 

FIELD STUDY

Before our greenway trek, we’ll make journals that you will

use to fill with colorful and interesting entries. Draw critters

and plants, or whatever you discover along our walk.

Day: Monday, 7/9 Activity # 9036.218

Location: McEachern Greenway Extension

Day: Wednesday, 7/11 Activity # 9037.218

Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway

 

FISHIN’ FRENZY

It’s a frenzy of fish and fun! We’ll explore the water and

“catch” some critters with provided nets. Afterwards we’ll

create cool fish crafts!

Day: Monday, 7/23 Activity # 9038.218

Location: McEachern Greenway Extension

Day: Wednesday, 7/25 Activity # 9039.218

Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway

 

 

WEB WONDERERS

8 eyes, 8 legs, and a web full of mystery; spiders are nothing

to be scared of! We’ll check out these misunderstood

creatures and make a web to take home!

Day: Monday, 7/30 Activity # 9040.218

Location: McGee Park Shelter

Day: Wednesday, 8/1 Activity # 9041.218

Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway

 

NATURE SUPERHEROES

Create your own superhero out of materials that we gather on

our super adventurous hike in the woods!

Activity # 9042.218

Day: Monday, 8/13

Location: McGee Park Shelter

Activity # 9043.218

Day: Wednesday, 8/15

Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway

 

 

ART-VENTURES

Ages 8-12. Combine the outdoors with adventure and art. As we walk through the park,

we’ll collect supplies for our projects. Wear old clothes for messy activities. Min.2 Max.12.

Pre-registration required.

Day: Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount

 

ARTSY TWEETSY

Activity # 9024.218

Birds, birds, everywhere! Let’s observe birds as we walk around the park. We

will make bird feeders for you to take home and watch to see who comes to visit.

Day: 6/28, Pre-register by 6/26

Location: McGee Park shelter

 

HAPPY TREES Activity # 9025.218

Taking tips from one of America’s famous artists, Bob Ross, you will create

your very own canvas masterpiece with acrylic paints depicting nature’s happiest

trees.

Day: 7/26, Pre-register by 7/24

Location: Dorton Park large shelter,

5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

 

 

TREASURE TRAIL

Activity # 9026.218

Nature is full of beautiful embellishments! Let’s hunt for items to

decorate a wooden treasure box. When finished, take it home to fill with YOUR

treasures.

Day: 8/23, Pre-register by 8/21

Location: Dorton Park large shelter,

5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

 

CRAZY COOKING

Ages 6-12 and 13-17. Head to the kitchen with us and we’ll make super fun,

super tasty treats! Compete to see who can create the best variation of our

dish! Impress your friends and family with your cooking skills! Min. 4; Max. 10.

Pre-registration is required.

Day: Thursday,

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Ages 6-12

1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Ages 13-17

Fee: $15; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

PIZZA PARTY

Ages 6-12 Activity # 9088.218

Ages 13-17 Activity # 9089.218

Homemade pizza is the BEST and that is what we are making! We’ll combine

normal and not-so-normal toppings and see whose is the most creative.

Day: 7/12, Pre-register by 7/10

 

 

 

FRIED RICE FUSION

Ages 6-12 Activity # 9090.218

Ages 13-17 Activity # 9091.218

Karate chop your way around the kitchen

making fruit sushi and fun rice dishes.

Will you make the finest fried rice?

Day: 8/2, Pre-register by 7/31

 

INCREDIBLE SUPER SUITS

Activity # 9092.218

Who is your favorite Incredibles character? Jack Jack, Violet, or Frozone?

Whoever it is, we will make their capes and masks and play games in our super

suits!

Day: 6/14, Pre-register by 6/12

Location: Fire station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

KAHAKAI HOALOHAS (BEACH

FRIENDS) Activity # 9093.218

Let’s have a Hawaiian summer with Moana and friends. We’ll create fun in

the sun crafts and beach themed games while listening to our favorite summer

soundtrack that will keep you coming

back to the water!

Day: 7/12, Pre-register by 7/10

Location: Fire Station #7, 250

International Dr.

 

WITTY DORY Activity # 9094.218

Where’s Dory? Let’s find her through the colorful ocean wonders with crafts,

games and funny Dory quotes!

Day: 8/16, Pre-register by 8/14

Location: Fire Station #8, 1485 Old

Charlotte Rd.

 

LIGHTS , CAMERA , ACTION

Ages 6-12. Favorite movie themed arts and crafts intermixed with games and activities!

Min.4; Max.10. Pre-registration required.

Day: Thursday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount

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Youth Activities

 

 

 

UPCYCLE YOUR RECYCLABLES

Activity # 9101.218

Ages 8-12. From night lights for your bedroom to wind spirals to hang on

your favorite tree, we’ll transform what most consider to be trash into the most

fun, usable items you have ever seen! Min. 4; Max.12.

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

6/18 – 6/20, Pre-register by 6/15

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount

Location: Les Myers Park Paul’s Shelter,

338 Lawndale Ave.

 

 

MYTHICAL CREATURES

Activity # 9102.218

Ages 5-10. Mermaids, mermen, unicorns and dragons, oh my! So many creatures out

there, which captures your eye? We will create crafts and playgames based on these mysterious legends! Min. 4; Max.12.

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

7/16 – 7/18, Pre-register by 7/13

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount

Location: Dorton Park Small Shelter,

5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

 

 

MAKIN’ WAVES

Activity # 9104.218

Ages 5-10. Reserve your 3-day

“staycation” at our craft camp filled

with beach-related activities! Crystal

sea shells, beach in a bottle, sand clay

handprint stepping stones and water

sensory games; what a perfect way to

be makin’ waves this summer! Min. 4; Max. 12.

Day: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

8/1 – 8/3, Pre-register by 7/30

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount

Location: Dorton Park Small Shelter,

5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

PICKLEBALL MINI CAMP

Activity # 9019.218

Ages 8-12. Our expert Pickleball

instructors will take you through drills

and games teaching you how to play

this exciting game that’s a combination

of tennis, badminton and ping pong.

Wear athletic clothes and bring a water

bottle. Min. 4; Max. 16.

Instructors: Elizabeth “Bugs” Bennett,

Jennifer Skinner, Larry Bohlayer, and Tom Spindanger

Day: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,

8/1 – 8/3, Pre-register by 7/25

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount

Location: Hartsell Recreation Center,

outdoor courts. 60 Hartsell School Rd SW

 

SHIPWRECKED!

Activity # 9023.218

Ages 8-12. CRASH!! What’s that noise? Your ship just ran into the side of an

island. Uh oh! You’ll have to learn how to survive in this “crash” course.

Build forts, learn about navigation, hunt for food, and become the ultimate

survivalist! Do you have what it takes?

Min. 4; Max. 20.

Instructor: Weston Lawrence

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

7/16 – 7/18, Pre-register by 7/13

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20, $5 city resident discount

Location: Weddington Road Bark Park,

8955 Weddington Road

 

COLOR THE RAINBOW

Activity # 9103.218

Ages 5-10. From red to purple and all colors in between, this rainbow camp

is all about color! Experience a blast of exciting color-based activities and

art with tie-dye, painting, coloring and constructing! Min. 4; Max. 12.

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

8/6 – 8/8, Pre-register by 8/3

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount

Location: Les Myers Park Paul’s Shelter,

338 Lawndale Ave.

 

ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS

Activity # 9021.218

Ages 8-12. Real life animals! Real life adventures! Real life mysteries.

Meet live turtles, snakes, and lizards! Discover fascinating facts about birds,

reptiles and amphibians as we dive deep into the animal world.

Min. 4; Max. 20.

Day: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

8/8 – 8/10, Pre-register by 8/6

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fee: $20, $5 City resident discount

Location: McGee Park, 219 Corban

Avenue

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MINI CAMPS TOURNAMENTS

Kick it, whack it, dodge it, or whatever it takes to win! Single

day tournaments are designed specifically for teens. For team

games each participant will be put in a lottery to be placed on a team.

No fee.

Pre-registration with Taylor Morris,

704-920-5616, is encouraged but

not required.

 

KICKBALL QUICKBALL

New players, new rules, new game! We are altering the game

for more play time and a speedy tournament. No fee. Min. 6; NO Max.

Day: 7/10 & 7/31

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Hartsell Field Complex,

meet at Broome Field, 60 Hartsell

School Rd.

 

EXTREME GAGA DODGEBALL

You’re on your own in this battle. Bring your energy; we’ll bring the

fun! No fee. Min. 4; NO Max.

Date: 6/20, 7/25 & 8/15

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Dorton Park Large

Shelter, 5790 Poplar Tent Rd.

 

PICKLEBALL PARTY

This challenge goes out to all the tennis players, what ya got??

Players will be paired in a roundrobin competition. Dance and

mingle between matches. No fee.

Min. 4; NO Max.

Date: 6/19 & 8/7

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Hartsell Recreation

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

 

TEEN TALK

Drop-ins are welcome! No fee. Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

 

TABLE TOPICS

What’s your opinion? What’s everyone else thinking? These round table

discussions are teen topics. This is a time to give opinions, ask questions and

debate. Drop-ins are welcome.

Date: 6/25 & 7/23, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

COMPLAINERS ANONYMOUS

Take a time out, get things off your chest and relax. If something has been

on your mind, bugging you and/or stressing you out, this is the place to

set it free. Bring a friend. Drop-ins are welcome.

Date: 7/9 & 8/6, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

 

TEEN THINK TANK

Are you inventive? Thinking of starting a business? Want to solve a world

problem? Dive into the think tank as we sharpen ideas into real life possibilities.

Drop-ins are welcome.

Date: 6/18, 7/30 & 8/13, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

GRIDDED OIL PASTEL PORTRAITS

Activity # 9018.218

Ages 12-18+. Interested in drawing portraits of actors, musicians, or fictional

characters from film/television? Learn how to draw proportionately using the gridded

scale method; as well as how to shade, highlight, and blend oil pastels to give your

portraits the illusion of depth. Everyone will take home a portrait! Min. 4; Max.16.

Instructor: Zach Brown

Day: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

7/25 – 7/28, Pre-register by 7/18

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $75; $5 city resident discount

Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road

16704.920.5600

 

Teen Activities for ages 13-18

 

ADVENTURE HIGH ROPES COURSE: Camp Cedar Grove Retreat Center, Kannapolis, NC

Activity # 9116.218

Challenge your skills and agility on tree crossings and zip wires at local Capstone

Climbing High Ropes Course. Don’t forget to pack a lunch, plenty of water and your

signed parent waivers. Min. 5; Max.15.

Van departs Hartsell Recreation Center:

9:15 a.m.; Returns: 1:00 p.m.

Day: Friday, 6/22, Pre-register by 6/15

Fee: $35.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORROW MOUNTAIN DAY HIKE: Albemarle, NC

Activity # 9117.218

Spend the day hiking, exploring and overcoming new challenges on Morrow

Mountain! Don’t forget to pack a lunch, sunscreen, hammocks, plenty of water

and anything you can think of to have fun in the park! Min. 5; Max. 20.

Van departs Hartsell Recreation Center:

9:00 a.m.; Returns: 4:00 p.m.

Day: Friday, 7/27, Pre-register by 7/20

Fee: $10.00

 

PAINTBALL BATTLE: Boss Paintball Field, Locust, NC

Activity # 9115.218

We’re taking it to the extreme! Think you

can defend your castle? We’ll be split into

teams, geared up and then… it’s on!! Pack

a lunch. Min. 5; Max. 11

Van departs Hartsell Recreation Center:

8:00 a.m.; Returns 3:00 p.m.

Day: Saturday, 8/11, Pre-register by 8/8

Fee: $45.00

 

U.S. NATIONAL WHITEWATER RAFTING CENTER: Charlotte NC

Activity # 9118.218

Day trip to the Whitewater Rafting Center for an adventurous day full of outdoor

activities including high ropes courses, zip lines, mountain biking, stand up

paddle boarding, kayaking, and of course whitewater rafting! Don’t forget your

signed waiver, packed lunch, sunscreen, closed toe shoes, and change of clothes!

Min. 5 Max. 10

Van departs Hartsell Recreation Center:

9:00 a.m.; Returns 5:00 p.m.

Day: Monday, 8/20, Pre-register by 8/13

Fee: $63.00