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Walworth, WI
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Youth Programs

Please check out our Special Events and Family Program pages for more activities!

Arts & Crafts


Jr. Picassos!

Grades 1 - 8
Get inspired as we explore different forms of media such as painting, drawing, and sculpting!
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Location
Days
Date
Time
BFHS
Mondays
Nov 5 - 19
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Sharon School Tuesdays Nov 6 - 20 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Kids Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
October 4 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Instructor: Jennifer Stoll of JenniferSomething.com
BF High School E33
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Let your kiddos’ inner artist shine through their very own 12x12 canvas masterpiece. Using a pattern, professional supplies, and a wide variety of colors, your mini Monet will bring home a custom design of their choosing. Aprons will be provided but be sure to dress for a mess.


Down & Dirty Crafts

Grades 1 - 8
Keep the house clean and do some colorful messy activities with us. Let you child's imagination come alive with neon slime, rainbow foam dough, and much more!
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Location
Days
Date
Time
BFHS
Mondays
Nov 12 - 26
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Sharon School Wednesdays Dec 5 - 19 3:15 - 4:15 PM


Special Effects Makeup - Zombie

Ages 13 - Adult
Grab your friends, family, and even strangers to form ravenous zombie horde! Come learn some awesome SPECIAL EFFECTS makeup from someone who has been creating creepy and realistic Halloween looks for haunted houses. Here you will learn exactly what it takes to become a real life zombie using nothing more than what you find in your own home.
Instructor: Austin Hermanson
Day: Thursdays
Dates: October 4-25
Time: 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: BFHS Art Room E32

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Enrichment Classes

 

ALL ABOUT BIRDS

Grades 1 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley & Briana Sindahl
Location: Duck Pond Pavilion
BFHS Mondays Sept 17 - 24 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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Come learn “all about birds” in this hands on class. The first day will be spent learning about native Wisconsin birds and bird-watching. On the second day, we will build bird feeders with peanut butter, pinecones, and homemade suet!


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Tree Climbing (Ages 7 - Adult)

Location: House In the Wood, Delavan, WI
Date Time
Wed, Sept 12 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Sun, Sept 16 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Mon, Sept 24 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Tue, Oct 9 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Sun, Oct 21 1:00 - 3:00 PM
$30 / session
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Tree climbing is a great way to spend time in nature, get exercise, and have fun! After a how-to and safety tutorial, climbers use ropes and harnesses to climb into the towering trees. Once you’re there, you can sit or stand on the branches, swing or hang upside down!

Young Chef's Baking Class (Grades 1-8)

Instructor: Ms. Katie Ladsten, BFHS Foods Instructor
BFHS Room E35
Tuesdays, October 2-16
4:00-5:15 pm
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Learn the basics of baking while preparing mini-meals, desserts and other tasty treats. Develop safe cooking techniques while learning how to measure, prepare, serve and cleanup. Take home your delicious treats to share with your friends and family. Children's cookbook included.
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Babysitting 101 (Ages 10-14)

Instructor: Briana Sindahl
Location: BFHS Room E36
Day/Date: Saturday, October 6
Time: 9:00 - Noon
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In this course, your child will learn the basics of being a safe and responsible babysitter. Our instructor uses the Safekids 101 curriculum and each child will go home with a workbook, completion card and tote bag to start their business.

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Make Your Own Movie Trailer (Grades 1 - 8)

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: BFHS Room W52
Thursdays: Nov 29 - Dec 20
4:00 - 5:00 PM
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Bring your ideas to life and create a movie. In this class you will do it all - from writing a story, put together a storyboard, act, film and edit it!

Junior Detectives (Grades 1 - 8)


Instructors: Dean Connley & Briana Sindahl
Location: BFHS Room W52
Thursday, October 23
4:00 - 5:30 PM
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If you enjoy solving puzzles and riddles, we'll need your help to solve a case and catch the culprit!
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LEGO Builders (Grades 1-8)

If you love to build LEGOS make sure not to miss this class. We now have many different LEGO kits waiting to be built by you. Work individually or with a partner to create a LEGO project you can be proud of.
Location
Day
Date
Time
BFHS Library
Wed
Oct 8-22
4:00-5:00 pm

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Sports / Exercise / Recreation Programs

Big Foot Youth Sports Organizations

* These youth sports organizations are affiliated with the Big Foot Recreation District and BFRD assists these organizations as are able. Ultimately these organizations operate independently from BFRD.
Big Foot Ball & Glove Little Chiefs Basketball Geneva Lakes United Soccer Club Wolves Jr. Tackle Football & Cheer Big Foot Attack Volleyball Big Foot Wrestling Club


Karate For Kids Ages 6+

 


Big Foot Recreation is hosting Star Martial Arts Studios - a karate program with a Sport Martial Art mix of Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Muay Thai, Kung Fu, Creative Martial Arts, and more. This is a safe, fun, exciting way to improve your child’s quality of life through skills learned at class. Min 10.

Instructor: Master Ben Pedrick, U.S.M.A.A. &
I.S.K.A. Certified, 8th Degree Black Belt
Owner of Star Martial Arts Studios

Location: BFHS Studio Room
Saturdays, Sept 22 - Nov 10 (8 weeks)
Cost: $70 / session
First 20 registrants receive a FREE uniform ($30 value)
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Level Time
Beginner
New Students† & Gold Belt
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Int/Adv 10:30 - 11:15 AM

A supplemental waiver is required at the first class.

Notes: †Additional fees may be required for tournaments, belt progression, and incidental expenses.

Youth & Adult Dance Classes

   

Parent/Tot
18 Months - 3 Years
Get ready to wiggle and move by learning to use your gross motor skills, following directions, making friends, and having fun! One adult per child is needed to participate in this class.
Mondays: Oct 1 - Nov 26
3:30-4:00 pm
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Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek

...began dancing at the age of three. She is trained in Ballet (minor pointe work), Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary. Lynette has choreographed many solos, duos, and groups that hold First Place National Titles.

Meet The Instructor and Dance Sale
Come meet our dance instructor Ms. Lynette and purchase all your shoes and dance attire needed for your upcoming dance class.

Monday, September 17
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm

Pre-Ballet
Ages 3-6
Prepare for Ballet by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun!
Mondays: Oct 1 - Nov 26
4:00-4:45 pm
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Combo Hip-Hop/Jazz
Ages 5 & Up
Let’s Get Funky! This exciting class infuses the funky style of hip hop with the technical side of jazz. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of each style. Dancers under the age of 10 with little or no experience should enroll in the 4:45 pm class. Dancers between 7-10 with dance experience should enroll in the 6:15 pm class.
Mondays: Oct 1 - Nov 26
Ages 5-10 (Beginner): 4:45-5:30 pm
Ages 7+ (Intermediate): 6:15-7:00 pm
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Combo Ballet/Tap
Ages 5 & Up
Kids will enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet and tap. Ballet barre and terminology is taught with the class.
Mondays: Oct 1 - Nov 26
Ages 5-10 (Beginner): 5:30-6:15 pm
Ages 7+ (Intermediate): 7:00-7:45 pm
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Adult Stretch & Dance
Ages 16 & up
Come unwind with this stretch and dance class. Class is geared toward the teen or adult who just wants to stretch to increase flexibility and feel great. This is a lower impact class that includes dance fundamentals and movements.
Mondays: Oct 1 - Nov 26
Time: 7:45-8:30 pm
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Flag Football

Grades 2-4
Instructor: Greg Enz & BFHS Football Players
Location: BFHS Practice Field
Saturdays: Sept 15 - Oct 13
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Start with the fundamentals with this co-ed program. Games will be played 6x6. Register before Aug 31 for a free tee shirt.
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Youth Soccer (4-6 Years)

 
Instructor: Keith Blakeman & BFHS Soccer Players
Location: BFHS Practice Fields
Wednesdays: Sept 12 - Oct 10
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Fee: $35/$50 [Res/Non Res]

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This program focuses on the basic fundamentals of soccer. Our instructor’s approach emphasizes the rules, basic moves, elementary and fun-filled drills. This well-rounded program breaks down each position for a full understanding of the sport. All participants will receive a T-shirt.

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Nerf Battle (Grades 1 - 8)

Location: BFHS Upper Gym
Day
Date
Time
Wed
October 3
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Wed
October 17
4:00 - 5:00 pm

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Each session we will have skill challenges where we'll will get to practice and compete in different aspects of Nerf Combat. Each child MUST have eye protection to participate. Bring your own Nerf guns - we will provide the “ammo."
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Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball (Grades 1-3)

Instructor: Mike Dowden
Location change: Walworth Grade School
Saturdays
November 3- December 8 (exc. 11/24)
9:00 - 10:00 AM
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Join Mike and the Varsity team and have fun while learning how to play basketball. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

Youth Beginning Fencing

Owner/Instructor: Sabine Harmann
Location: Allez Fencing Group
31 N. Wisconsin St., Darien, WI

Contact Sabine at 262-745-4129 for classes

Learn the exhilarating sport of fencing. All equipment is provided. Bring: thin soled gym shoes, t-shirt, long workout pants and a water bottle.
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Open Gym

Join us for organized games, socialization and some free time too! $3 Drop-in includes pizza & lemonade
 
Sharon School
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Sept 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7
 

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