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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 13 - 27
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Sharon School Wednesdays Dec 6 - 20 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Board Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
October 10 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Instructor: Lindsey Elaine (from The Creative Social)
BF High School E33
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From sanding to painting, there will be a six-step process to follow and create a flawless board painting. Using a stencil will allow your child to create a masterpiece no matter their level of artistic ability. Choose from one of the eight design options at class. Boards will measure 9.5”x9.5” and are customizable.

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Enrichment Classes

 

Fidget Spinner Club

Grades 1 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley
Sharon Tuesdays Sept 12 - 26 3:15 - 4:15 PM
BFHS Thursdays Sept 14 - 28 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Program fee includes a spinner!
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Looking for somewhere to hang out with your fidget spinner? Join us as we socialize, play games and compare all the different types of spinners out there. If you already have one at home you can bring that, as well. Please keep these spinners in your locker/backpack until this program starts.

Rocketry Class (Grades 5 - 8)

BFHS Room E33
Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
October 4 - 18
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Build your rocket and blast it off! These are REAL rockets, not water rockets. In this class, participants will build a small rocket using tubes, engines, fins, cones and parachutes. Class will consist of two build days and a launch day.

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Tree Climbing (Ages 7 - Adult)

Location: House In the Wood, Delavan, WI
Date Time
Sun, Sept 10 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Thurs, Sept 21 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Thurs, Oct 5 (full moon!) 5:30 - 7:30 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)

Location: BFHS Room E35
Date: Thursdays, October 5-19
Time: 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: Laurie Collins
Location: BFHS Room E36
Day/Date: Saturday, October 21
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.

Improv Comedy Games

 

Instructor: Lindsey Thommesen
Location: BFHS Studio Room
Thursday, November 2
4:00 - 6:00 PM
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In this class you will learn basic improv comedy skills. We will work on warm-ups, ice breakers, and other improv exercises to really get your brain working. Improv games are applicable to situations in school, on the playground, and in everyday life. If you have a creative, silly or super-smart kid, this class is perfect!!
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Make Your Own Movie Trailer (Grades 1 - 8)

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: BFHS Room W52
Thursdays: Nov 30 - Dec 21
4:00 - 5:15 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 & Brooke Friess
Location: BFHS Room W52
Thursday, October 26
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
Wed
Oct 10-24
4:00-5:00 pm
Sharon
Tue
Nov 14-28
3:15-4:15 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 Sharon Baseball & Softball Little Chiefs Basketball Geneva Lakes United Soccer Club Wolves Jr. Tackle Football & Cheer Big Foot Attack Volleyball Big Foot Wrestling Club

Flag Football

Grades 2-4
Instructor: Troy Hummel & BFHS Football Players
Location: BFHS Practice Field
Saturdays: Sept 9 - Oct 7
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Start with the fundamentals with this co-ed program. Games will be played 6x6 with the last evening on the varsity football field! Tee shirt is included.
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Coed Youth Tap

Ages 5-12
Instructor: Jessica Blazekovic
Location: BFHS Studio Room
Fridays from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  Date Time
Session 1 Sept 15 - Oct 13 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Session 2 Oct 20 - Nov 17 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Kids love to make noise - let them use some of that energy while learning fun ways to make noise with their feet. No experience needed! Tap shoes required. You may purchase them at the time of registration or on your own.
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Nerf Battle (Grades 1 - 8)

Location: BFHS Upper Gym
Day
Date
Time
Tue
October 3
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Wed
October 25
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: Jeff Fenrick
Location: Walworth Grade School Gym
Saturdays
October 28 - December 9 (exc. 11/18 & 11/25)
9:00 - 10:00 AM
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Join Jeff 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
Learn the exhilarating sport of fencing. All equipment is provided. Bring: thin soled gym shoes, t-shirt, long workout pants and a water bottle.
Session
Ages 11-14
Ages 6-10
Date
Time
1
Wed
Thur
Sept 13-Oct 5
6:00 - 7:30 pm
2
Wed
Thur
Oct 11-Nov 1
6:00 - 7:30 pm
3
Wed Thur
Nov 8-Dec 6
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Contact Chuck in the Recreation Office for Registration
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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 8, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1
 

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