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Art

Combo Art Camps    
These camps are designed to expose campers to a variety of art concepts.  Each camp will focus on projects they will be proud to show off to their friends.  All supplies provided.  Dress for a mess and bring a peanut free snack.

Cooking

Teen Cuisine    
This class will expose kids to new ingredients while they learn to create appetizers, main courses and desserts based on the theme of the month.

Gluten Free Indian Cooking
Learn to cook exotic, fragrant and simple Indian curries in no time! Curries are popular the world over because of the exciting colors, varied textures and complex flavors produced by the spices. This series of classes will instill in you the confidence to create Indian meals from scratch with simple readily available ingredients. Each week will bring a whole new experience and recipes.

Come explore the amazing tastes and flavors from Peru with Peruvian Chef Dario! In this one of a kind class you will learn how to prepare favorite dishes from this wonderful country.

Creative Kids

 

Let’s build with Home Depot! Children receive a Home Depot apron and wooden craft, then swim and play outside. Bring a peanut-free lunch and drink. Wear your swimsuit, sunscreen, and bring a towel.

Dance

Get your heart pumping and your feet tapping in this fun class. Learn tap techniques that will be integrated into a dance. All levels are welcome, dress comfortably and bring your tap shoes.

Drama

 

OZ! 
Dorothy finds herself in the magical land of Oz and meets so many interesting characters along the way….munchkins, Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion to name a few! In the end, she finds there really is no place like home.

Education

ACT® Test-Prep Class 
Preparation for the Sept 13, 2014, National ACT®
Learn test-preparation strategies for one-third the cost of commercial programs! Students raise their composite ACT score an average of two to three points with a National Board Certified Teacher who has 20 years of experience in test preparation. Students receive the official ACT preparation guide and an additional strategies manual.

Superhero Engineering with LEGO® 
Save the world with LEGO® Superheroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Superheroes, but Superhero Engineers. An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.

Babysitting Class with HeartSmart 
Learn guidelines for working with parents and their children to make babysitting safe and fun. Includes overview of child/infant CPR, choking protocols, and basic first aid procedures. Each student receives a pediatric first aid text for reference, a babysitting manual, and certificate of participation. 

Horseback Riding

Ol’ Fashion Hayride
Come on out for a good Ol’ Fashion Hayride.  Enjoy a 30 minute hayride drawn by horses; bring your own hot dogs and marshmallows to roast them around the western town picnic area (only if there is no fire ban). Please email Heather.Goetz@HRCAonline.org for more information.

 

Music

 

Crocodile Rock
Have fun with your child singing, dancing, and playing music with a folk guitarist. Songs have age-appropriate visuals and props to stimulate learning. Each month new songs and activities are introduced, along with familiar favorites requested by the children.

Pottery

Muddy Hands
Children will love using their hands to create pieces based on the theme of the month while progressing their hand-eye coordination. Dress for a mess!

Continuing Wheel Pottery
For students who have completed the six-week introductory course or have previous experience.

Tumbling

Summer Poms
Learn the basics of Poms to popular dance music. Team based dance routines with focus on nice strong and clean motions.  The last class students will perform a dance routine for parents.

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Contacts
Meredith Parker

Department Supervisor
Email
303-471-8880

Heather Goetz-Zettl

Children, Adult and Senior Education Coordinator
Email
303-471-8818

Alecia Hindman

Arts Enrichment Coordinator
Email
303-471-8853

Jamie Bouchard

Eastridge Preschool Director
Email
303-471-8814

Debbie Marah

Westridge Preschool Director
Email
720-348-8214

Angela Munger

Day Camp and Cotillion Coordinator
Email
303-471-8928