Friday Classes for Youth 5-14

Fridays, April 10 - May 15, 2015

 

Unless otherwise noted, classes meet at Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave, Old Bisbee

 

1hr class =$20 for 6 weeks / $5 drop-in  •  2hr class =$40 for 6 weeks / $10 drop-in

15% Siblings Discount (first child full price) • Scholarships Available — Please ask!

 

 

Ages 5-8

​​​​​​​​​​​*under 5 allowed with instructor permission

 

Little Sprouts Gardening​​​​​​​​​​ » 9:30-10:30am • $20  *Classes meet at St John’s Garden

Children will learn how to plant vegetables and herbs from seed and learn the basics of gardening. Class will also incorporate basic science and writing activities such as keeping a journal of observations of the plant growth. The class will include as well some take home plants for your child to continue to grow at home.
INSTRUCTOR:  Danitza Hill

 

10:30-11am » Snack Break

 

City Park Games » 11am-12pm • FREE!  *Please bring your sun hat & water bottle (and lunch if staying after class).

After snack time, we’ll walk to City Park for a series of explorations into traditional children’s games: jump rope, marbles, scavenger hunts, and exciting group games, such as Fox & Hen. We will learn age-old verses and songs, and play games in the Spring sun. Traditional games stimulate imagination, improve gross and fine motor skills, support literacy skills and are fun!

INSTRUCTOR:  Stephanie Warner

 

12-1pm Lunch Break at City Park (Please bring your own lunch)
LEAP supervision provided only for enrolled students.

 

Chalar Español » 1pm-2pm • $20

Come and join a fun-filled class of Spanish speaking activities and festive art projects full of the folklore of Latin America. Children will sing songs, learn common phrases, and participate in art projects that I was taught as a child from my family. The class will highlight the culture of children’s Spanish-learning activities common in Mexico, Central and South America. INSTRUCTOR: Danitza Hill

 

Bilingual Cooking Workshop » 2pm-3pm • $20

Gain confidence learning basic cooking skills & expand your Spanish vocabulary while having fun preparing a number of tasty, nutritious dishes that you will then be able to show your parents to make at home!

INSTRUCTOR: Renata González

 

 

Ages 8-14

 

West African Drum & Dance​​​​​​​​​​ » 9:30-11am • $30 (**Note: Class meets at St. John's Episcopal Church, 19 Sowles Ave)

A hands-on introduction to the drumming, singing, and dancing of West Africa. No previous experience necessary. Drums will be provided but if you have your own djembe, please bring it!

INSTRUCTOR:  Craig Bowie

 

Gardening​​​​​​​​​​ » 11am-12pm • $20

Plant vegetables and herbs from seed and learn the basics of gardening. Class will also incorporate basic science and writing activities such as keeping a journal of observations of the plant growth. The class will include as well some take home plants for your child to continue to grow at home.

(Instructor: Danitza Hill)

 

12-1pm — Lunch Break at City Park (Please bring your own lunch)
LEAP supervision provided only for enrolled students.

 

Beginning Ukulele Lessons » 1-2pm /or 2-3pm • $20

(Max. 8 students) An introduction to the world of the ukulele, no previous musical experience necessary. Children will learn how to strum the ukulele and will learn simple songs they can play right away for a feeling of accomplishment. Ukuleles & tuners will be provided for the class at no charge, and students are allowed to bring an instrument home during alternate weeks to practice. If you have your own instrument, please bring it!

INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Lydon

 

Intro. to Media with KBRP's Youth Media Project » 1-2pm / or 2-3pm • FREE!

(Max. 8 students) ‘Intro To Media’ will provide basic instruction in media literacy and production skills, which will prepare the student for advanced instruction through this partnership between LEAP and KBRP’s Youth Media Project. Students will learn how to organize, produce, and edit media content in KBRP’s Nancy Davies Youth Media Studio and produce content that will be used both on-air and online for KBRP.

NSTRUCTOR: Alison Williams & youth from KBRP's Youth Media Project

 

ASL Theater (American Sign Language) » 3:15-5:15pm • $40

(Children under 8 allowed with a parent) Learn American Sign Language (ASL) through theater. We will be learning and performing short skits from children’s classics or skits created by the students in American Sign Language plus some key vocabulary for basic conversations.  Learn to sign the fun way, through theater.

INSTRUCTOR: Elizabeth Lockwood

 

Cooking Workshop » 5:30-7:30pm • $40

Create (& eat!) delicious, balanced meals from several different countries & cultures. You will also discover how to improvise your own dishes and have fun cooking! By the end of the course, you will know how to read recipes and cook several balanced and delicious meals.

INSTRUCTOR: Renata González

 

 

 

 

 

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