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Walworth, WI
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Youth Programs

Arts & Crafts


Jr. Picassos - In the Park!

Grades 1 - 8
Get inspired as we find inspiration outside! We'll start at the Duck Pond Pavilion in Fontana and explore nature to find inspiration before we paint, draw and sculpt.
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Location
Days
Date
Time
Duck Pond Pavilion, Fontana
Mon, Wed & Fri
July 23, 25, 27
10:00 - 11:00 am

Kids Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
Session #1 July 13 2:00 - 4:00 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.

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Enrichment Classes


Archery (8 years and up)

Enjoy the thrill of getting a bullseye! This fun and challenging sport is open to all 8 years and up (including adults). After understanding safety and the basics, hone your skills to become a better archer.
Location: Big Foot HS Practice Fields
Mon, Wed, Fri from 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session #1: June 25, 27 & 29
Session #2, August 6, 8 & 10
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Fishing Clinic (Grades 1-8)

Come learn the basics of fishing on Geneva Lake in this fun filled fishing clinic! Local angler Tim Weiss, who is the youngest member of the Johnson Outdoors Watercraft's "Adventure On The Water" Team, will be there to show us some tips and tricks.
Fontana Municipal Pier
June 26 from 8:00 - 9:00 AM

Please bring your pole. If you need to borrow one, please contact the recreation office in advance.
Free - Advanced Registration Required

* Youth under 16 are not required to have a WI Fishing License.

Rocketry Class (Grades 5 - 8)

BFHS Room E33
Mon, Wed, Fri from 2:00 - 3:00 PM
June 18, 20 & 22
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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.

AgriScience Camp

4 - 8 Years old
Instructor: Lisa Konkel & FFA Members
July 16 - 19 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
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Explore the wonderful world of agriculture! The Agriscience department and the Big Foot FFA will offer a fun-filled educational adventure. Our adventure could take children horseback riding (miniature horses), on farm tours, learning about animal safety and maybe even an exploration of nontraditional agriculture.

Joint Vacation Bible School

St. Benedict Church, Fontana
July 18 - 22 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
$10/child ($5 discount prior to June 1)

Get Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus, the theme at this year’s joint vacation bible school. Age specific programs for a fun week! Registration includes a week of activities, daily snacks, and a T-shirt.

Register at:
Community Church of Fontana
Walworth Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
St Benedict Catholic Church



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Birdhouse Workshop

Grades 4 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley
August 9 from 10:00 - 11:00 am
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Build your own birdhouse from scratch! In this workshop participants will learn how to build their very own Birdhouse using basic tools and hardware.

 

Nerf Battle (Grades 1 - 8)

Location: BFHS Upper Gym
August 14 & 16 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
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Each class 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."

Tree Climbing (Ages 7 - Adult)

Location: House In the Wood, Delavan, WI
Date Time
Sat, June 9 10:00 - Noon
Thu, June 21 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Tue, July 3 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Sun, July 29 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Wed, Aug 1 4:00 - 6:00 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!

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Sports Programs

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
Session 1: Saturdays, June 9 - July 28 (8 weeks)
Session 2: Saturdays, August 4 - Sept 22 (8 weeks)
Cost: $70 / session

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: ** Arrive 10 minutes prior †Additional fees may be required for
tournaments, belt progression, and incidental expenses.
†New students are required to purchase a $30.00 custom logo uniform at registration

Pickleball Camp (Grades 3 - 8)

Location: Big Foot Tennis Courts
Tuesday & Wednesday, June 12 - 13
10:30 AM - Noon

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This fun paddle sport is designed for all ages is easy for beginners and yet fun for experienced players. Each day will focus on a different aspect of the game with a mini tournament on Thursday. Paddles and balls will be provided.

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Professional Tennis Lessons at Big Foot (Ages 7-18)

Get professional lessons by USPTA Certified & FLAC's Head Pro Jeff Bernales. Jeff has over 20 years experience coaching several kids to IL state championships.

Meets every Monday during the summer - for 8 weeks
June 11 - August 6 (no 7/2)
Location: BFHS Tennis Courts
Rain/Heat meets in East Gym

Orange Ball: is 50% slower than the yellow(regular) ball with a smaller size court. Proper strokes and technique will be learned in a fun game environment.

Green Ball: is 25% slower ball than the yellow with a regulation size court. Players continue to develop good techniques and movement, and begin to implement game skills and strategy.

Teen Tennis:
For players who need more stroke refinement. Players will hit many balls and continue to learn the proper strokes and footwork necessary for productive match-play.
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Age Level Time
7-9 Orange Ball 9:00 - 10:00 AM
10-12 Green Ball 10:00 - 11:00 AM
13-18 Teen Tennis 11:00 - Noon

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Youth Golf

Instructor: Jack Shoger, P.G.A. Instructor
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Date/Time: Saturdays at Noon
Fee per session: $20 Resident / $25 Non-Resident
Take All 4: $60 Resident / $70 Non-Resident
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Abbey Springs
Become a better golfer in an affordable group class environment. Basic fundamentals will be stressed, with a challenge for each student at their own pace. A limited supply of clubs are available.
Class Topic
Date
The Key to a Better Golf Swing
June 16
Putting Fundamentals
June 23
Short Game
June 30
Playing the Game (Putting it Together)
July 7

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Strength & Fitness

Athletic Strength & Fitness (Grades 7-8)

Instructors: Coach Enz
Wednesdays & Fridays
June 13 - July 20 (9 classes)
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Fee: $25
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Get stronger, faster, more flexible and quicker all while helping to reduce injuries in sports. High school coaches will work with you in the weight room and athletic facilities to teach you how to use the equipment safely while preparing you for athletics.

 

Sports Camps

 

Youth Wrestling Camp (Grades K-8)

Instructors: Tyler Heck & Jake Ries
Monday - Thursday
July 23 - 26
9:00 - 10:30 AM
Fee: $35 - tee shirt included
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Learn the basics of wrestling, balance, flexibility, coordinations and nutrition. For the advanced wrestler, complex maneuvers will be covered.

Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball (Grades 1-3)

Instructor: Jeff Fenrick
Location: BFHS Main Gym
Monday - Thursday
July 9 - 12
9:30 - 11:00 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.


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Youth Soccer Camp (Ages 4 - 9)

Instructor: Rene Perez & Big Foot HS players
Monday - Thursday
June 11 - 14
Fee: $35
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Age Time
4 - 6 2:00 - 3:00 PM
7 - 9 3:15 - 4:45 AM
This well rounded program breaks down each offensive and defensive position for a full understanding of the game. Rules, basic moves and fun drills will be emphasized.

British Soccer Camp (Ages 7 - 13)

Location: Duck Pond Fields, Fontana
Monday - Friday
July 9 - 13
9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $134
Register through Challenger Sports
* Free Jersey if you register before May 26
Camp includes a free ball and tee-shirt
Simply put, amazing coaches, awesome accents, innovative practices and a unique cultural twist combine for a one of-a-kind camp experience!

Rugby Camp (Ages 6 - 12)

Location: Duck Pond Fields, Fontana
Monday - Friday
July 25 - 29
9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $145

Register through Challenger Sports
 
Challenger Sports has hand-picked rugby coaches from the UK, Australia and New Zealand for this fun week!


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UW Milwaukee
High School Volleyball Camp (Freshman - Senior)

Featuring: UW-Milwaukee Head Coach Susie Johnson
Monday - Wednesday
June 18 - 20
9:00 - Noon

Fee $50
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UW-Milwaukee is a NCAA Division I school in state. If you are serious about volleyball, this is your chance to see (and be seen by) one of the best! Each player should come dressed in appropriate practice attire.

Coach Susie Johnson Head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers; named the head coach in 2007 after 10 years as an assistant and associative coach. She has over 150 wins, 5 regular-season titles, 4 league-tournament crowns and 4 NCAA Tournament berths 5 League Coach of the Year Honors.


Youth Volleyball Camp (Grades 5 - 9)

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Monday - Thursday
July 16 - 19
Fee $35
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Grade Time
5 - 7 9:30 - 11:00 AM
8 - 9 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Take your volleyball skills to the next level. Skills and drills and combined with fun and excitement!

Big Foot Chiefs Football Camps

Two Day Camp for Grades 1 - 8
$20 for both days includes tee shirt & ice cream (on Wednesday)

Date Time Location
June 20 12:30 - 2:30 PM BF Practice Fields
June 21 12:30 - 2:30 PM Sharon Grade School
Register through the Big Foot Wolves


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