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Youth Programs

Updated 4/27/22
Summer 2022

Arts & Crafts


Jr. Picassos - In the Park!
Grades 1 - 8
Get inspired as we take our art class to a beautiful outdoor setting. The Duck Pond Pavilion provides a scenic landscape with a prairie that twists and turns through the park. Jr. Picassos will bring out your child’s hidden talents by exploring various means of expression through painting, drawing, and sculpting.
Instructor: Dean Connley
July 25, 27, 29 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Duck Pond Pavilion, Fontana
$30 Resident/ $35 Non-Resident
Beginner Lure Making
Grades 2 - 8
This workshop will give you all the tools and parts you need to create your own fishing lures from scratch. Each week will focus on a different type of lure. From wooden glide baits to bucktails and jigs, all of these lures will be built by hand. Get ready to assemble, paint and customize real lures you can fish with!

Instructor: Dean Connley
June 27, 29, July 1 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E28


Dance & Music


Dance Day Mini Camp
Ages 2 - 12
We'll start class by stretching and learning the basics of ballet and jazz. Once we wiggle to fun music, we will read a short dance-related story and watch a short video clip. A snack will be provided while we read. After the story, we will finish with a picture and craft. Dance shoes are recommended. Please dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Parents are asked to remain in the building if their child is not yet potty trained.
Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Location: Big Foot HS, Studio Room
Register for each class individually
Date Ages Time
June 11 2 - 6 years 9:40 - 10:50 AM
June 11 7 and up 10:50 - Noon
July 2 2 - 6 years 9:40 - 10:50 AM
July 2 7 and up 10:50 - Noon
July 23 2 - 6 years 9:40 - 10:50 AM
July 23 7 and up 10:50 - Noon


Musical Theatre Camp: Descendants
Grades 2 - 6
This new camp provides children with an opportunity to participate in a musical theatre experience in an environment of encouragement and support. This original musical features age appropriate excerpts from the smash hit movie musical The Descendants. Boost your camper’s confidence level as they prepare for our final on stage performance. Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, acting, and musical theatre dance skills. while working together to produce an in class performance for family and friends

Instructor: Children’s Theatre Camp Staff

June 13 - 17 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Auditorium
Fee: $175

"Disney" Camp
Ages 3 - 9
Perfect for those who love EVERYTHING Disney! In this camp we will craft, dance, sing, cook, play, watch a movie on the big screen, and so much more! We may even have a surprise visit from a special guest. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a lunch

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek

Tuesday - Friday, August 23-26 from 9:30 - 12:30 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Fee: $120 first child / $90 additional siblings

 

Family Programs


Build a Teddy - In the Park!
All Ages
Join us as we celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day with a Stuff-N-Fluff event at Devils Lane Park! We invite you to enjoy a picnic with us as we bring our new teddy bear friends to life! Watch your child’s eyes light up as you help them make an adorable stuffed animal to take home. Each child will receive a kit that includes a 15” bear, a wishing star that goes inside, birth certificate, stuffing, and bag to bring them home in! Advance registration required.
Registration deadline is June 27.

Saturday, July 10 from 11:00 AM - Noon
Location: Devils Lane Park Pavilion
$25/kit - Advanced registration required.

Cooking With Lynette!
Ages 2+
Come cook easy recipes with Lynette! A great way to get-out of the house and have some fun with the young ones.

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Saturdays at 10:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E35 (Foods Room)
Register for each class individually
June 5 S'Mores Treat
July 24 No Bake Granola Bar
August 7 Monkey Bread
Black Point Bike Ride & Tour
Families
Enjoy the summer weather and hop on your bike for a ride to Black Point estate. We will take an ice cream break and get a quick tour of the property before riding back to Big Foot. All ages are welcome but please be aware there are a lot of hills on this ride. Distance: 14 Miles round trip. Min/Max: 4/16
Location: Meet in front of Big Foot High School
Fee: $8 per adult, $2 per child

Guide: Dean Connley
Date Time
Tuesday, June 21 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, July 19 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, August 23 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Tree Climbing
Ages 7 - Adult
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!
Date Time
Saturday, June 18 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 17 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Sunday, August 21 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: House In The Wood Camp, Delavan
$30/person


Enrichment Classes

Kids Day: Free Fishing
Ages 15 and Under
Join the Lake Geneva Fishing Club for this free Annual Event. They will provide lunch, snacks, and beverages for kids up to age 15. Plenty of prizes for all kids while quantities last. You can bring your own fishing tackle, but the club will provide loaner fishing equipment and bait while supplies last. Club members will be available to teach fishing preparation and successful techniques, as well as assist with fishing and landing fish. Parents must attend.
Information Flyer
Host: Lake Geneva Fishing Club Members
Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Beach State Park
FREE
 
Horticulture with Holly
Ages 7+
Horticulture is the art, science, and technology of growing plants. Make a craft using items found in nature while learning how and where they came from. Each class you will bring home a new plant for your home or garden and explore ways to propagate different plants in and out of the greenhouse.
Instructor: Holly Maus - Horticulturist
Herb Planter
Wednesday, June 15 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Let’s explore herbs and have a conversation about our favorite way to use them. Bring along a planter that you love and go home with a container of herbs for fresh use.
Fee: $30
Hot Potato
Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
There are so many different ways to eat a potato. Learn how to plant, grow, and harvest potatoes in this hands-on class and walk away with your very own planter full of spuds to harvest.
Fee: $35
Companion Planting
Saturday, July 2 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Learn about the different plants that work well together and help each other grow, as well as the ones that shouldn’t be planted in close proximity. Bring a favorite container of yours and plant a companion planter to watch grow in your very own garden.
Horseback Riding Lessons
Ages 6 - Adult
Learn how to halter, handle and safely interact with your horse while learning the fundamentals of western riding. No previous experience is needed!

Instructor: Jessica Recknagel
Location: W9546 County Road B, Clinton

Fee: $100/Resident

Session Date Time
1 Tuesdays: June 7 - 28 6:00 pm
1 Wednesdays: June 8 - 29 5:00 pm
2 Tuesdays: July 5 - 26 6:00 pm
2 Wednesdays: July 6 - 27 5:00 pm
3 Tuesdays: Aug 2 - 23 6:00 pm
3 Wednesdays: Aug 3 - 24 5:00 pm

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Rocketry Class
Grades 5 - 8
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.

Instructor: Dean Connley
June 18, 20, 22 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
$30
Bike Tune-Up 101
All Ages
Bring your bicycle and learn the basics to keeping your bike riding smooth all summer! Topics covered will include tire/ tube replacement, brake adjustments, chain repair and regular maintenance. This is a great way to start the riding season! Bring money in case you want to ride with the group to grab ice cream after the clinic. *Children under 10 must have a parent present.
Instructor: Chris Wedell, Oh Wheelie Mobile Bike Service
Monday, June 27 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: BFHS East Entrance
Fee: $10/person | $20/family
Birdhouse Workshop
Grades 2 - 8
Build your own birdhouse from scratch! In this workshop participants will learn how to build their very own Birdhouse using basic tools and hardware

Instructor: Dean Connley
Tuesday, August 9 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E14 (Woods Shop)
Fee: $20
Alden Hills Kids Farm Class
3 - 8 years
Get outside and experience the many sides of farming and discover where your food comes from at Alden Hills Organic Farms. Enjoy a hands on experience with cows, chickens, hogs, sheep, and bees. Gather your owns eggs, wrangle a chicken, and experience a variety of fun farm learning activities! Cost of class includes a half dozen eggs, a jar of honey, a potted plant/herb, and T-shirt.

Choose One Friday: June 17 - August 12 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Alden Hills Farm
$75 per Friday | $40 for each additional sibling
AgriScience Camp
4 - 8 years
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.

Instructor: Lisa Konkel & FFA Members
July 18 - 21 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS Science Wing
$40/person
Nature Hike & Craft
Ages 6+
Lace up your hiking boots and join us for a fun hike through Kishwauketoe! Stop by the pavilion after the hike to create a fun craft. Dress for the weather!
Leader: Dean Connley
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
Date Time Craft
June 22 10:00 - 11:00 AM Peanut Butter Bird Feeder
July 28 10:00 - 11:00 AM Nature Scavenger Hunt Collage
August 24 10:00 - 11:00 AM Recycled Flower Planter
Nerf Battle
Grades 1 - 8
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."

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: Big Foot Upper Gym
Day Date Time
Thursday June 23 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Thursday July 21 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Thursday August 18 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Vacation Bible School
PreK - 8th Grade
“It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, please won’t you be my neighbor.” Fred Rogers Age specific programs for a fun week!

Ages 3 - 4: Preschool Program
K - 4th Grade: Who is My Neighbor
5th - 8th Grade: Joyful Action Service Group

June 13 - 17 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: St. Benedict Catholic Church 137 Dewey Ave., Fontana
To register contact: lebak.anne@gmail.com
More information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/stbensparish/

or Walworth Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church



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Sports Programs & Camps

Archery
Ages 8+
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..

Instructors: Dean Connley & Chuck Thiesenhusen
July 11, 13, 15 from 9:00 - 10:00M
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Fee: $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident
Tennis Lessons
Ages 5 - 18
Get professional lessons which will make you a better player. Lessons will focus on groundstrokes, serves, and volleys with drills practiced on all strokes, forehands, backhands, volleys, approach shots, serves and more.

Red Ball: is 75% slower than the standard tennis ball with a small court to promote success. Beginners learn the fundamentals while having a fun time.
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.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Adam Westhauser
Mondays: June 13 - August 8 (no 7/4)
Location: BFHS Tennis Courts
Fee: $130/player
Age Level Time
5-6 Red Ball 8:00 - 9:00 AM
7-9 Orange Ball 9:00 - 10:00 AM
10-12 Green Ball 10:00 - 11:00 AM
13-18 Teen Tennis 11:00 AM - Noon
Golf Lessons
Ages 5 - 18
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.

Instructor: Jack Shoger, PGA Instructor
Saturdays: June 11 - July 9 at Noon (no 7/2)
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Fee: $60 Resident / $70 Non-Resident
Youth Wrestling Camp
Grades K-8
Learn the basics of wrestling, balance, flexibility, coordinations and nutrition. For the advanced wrestler, complex maneuvers will be covered.
Instructor: Tyler Heck and Jake Ries
July 25 - 28 from 9:00 - 10:30 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, Upper Gym
Fee: $45
Youth Soccer Camp
Ages 4 - 6
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.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Keith Blakeman & BFHS Soccer Players
Monday - Thursday, July 18 - 21
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Field
Fee: $45
Age Time
4 - 6 4:00 - 5:00 PM
7 - 9 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Challenger International Soccer Camp
Ages 7 - 13
Simply put, amazing coaches, awesome accents, innovative practices and a unique cultural twist combine for a one of-a-kind camp experience! Camp includes a FREE ball and t-shirt.

Register through Challenger Sports
Sign up before May 28 for a free jersey!
June 27 - July 1 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Fields
Fee: $160 *note* price was incorrect in the summer program guide
Nike Soccer Camp
Ages 6 - 16
Join us for Nike® Soccer Camp at Big Foot with Kyle Jones, former head coach of Manchester College in his native England. This camp is designed for players of all abilities to develop and refine skills and techniques. This is an amazing opportunity for any player to learn from a top coaching professional, have fun, and train in a competitive setting! This soccer camp brings the best skill development methods from Brazil, Holland, England, and Spain. T-shirt is included. Please bring a sack lunch.

Register through US Sports Camps
Instructor: Kyle Jones, Director of IL Skill Schools
July 11 - 15 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Fields
Fee: $495
Youth Volleyball Camp
Grades 1 - 8
Take your volleyball skills to the next level. Skills and drills and combined with fun and excitement!

Instructor: BFHS Coach Chad Roehl and the BFHS Staff
Monday - Friday, July 25 - 29
Location: Big Foot HS, Main & East Gym
Fee: $50
Grade Time
2 - 5 9:15 - 10:15 AM
6 - 8 10:30 - 12:00 PM

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Strength & Fitness

Youth Yoga Classes
These one-week camps are designed with daily themes based upon the Breathe for Change® yoga model, including yoga poses, meditation, journaling, art and more! Participants will receive a journal which they’ll keep upon completion. Yoga mats supplied. Wear comfortable layered clothes and walking shoes (some activities will be held outside). Bring a water bottle to class.
Instructor: Deborah Somerville, certified Integral Yoga, Yoga for Teens, and Breathe for Change®

Location: Big Foot HS, Choir Room
Yoga Camp!
Ages 10 - 12
June 27 - July 1 from 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Yoga, journaling, arts & crafts, peace games and kindness skills-building (social-emotional learning), and healthy nut-free snacks.
Fee: $100
Teen Yoga Immersion
Ages 13 - 17
July 11 - 15 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Yoga, journaling, art, creative problem-solving, and self- image building.
Fee: $75
Incoming Freshman's Guide to the Gym
Want to use the fitness center the summer before your Freshman year? Join our Big Foot HS coaches in a hands on introduction on how to properly use the equipment to ensure your safety and well-being. This class is required for any incoming Freshmen looking to use the facilities. $10 includes your membership card.
Instructor: Alison Krick
Tuesday, June 7 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, June 21 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, July 12 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, August 9 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Intro to Weight Lifting
Grades 7 - 9
Start to learn the basic techniques of speed and strength training. You will be introduced to proper running, lifting, and spotting techniques that will help develop the total athlete.
Instructor: Coach Welden
Monday - Thursday: June 6 - July 21 (no July 4-7)
Location: BFHS Fitness Center
Fee: $20 - advanced registration required
 Grade  Time
 Grade 9 Females  7:00-8:30 AM
 Grade 9 Males  8:30-10:00 AM
 Grade 7-8 Co-ed  9:00-10:00 AM
Youth Running Club
Grades 4 - 8
This long distance running group welcomes all abilities and paces! Let’s hit the roads and run! We’ll discuss how running is a great life long sport mentally and physically. All runners will need proper running attire including shoes. Please bring a water bottle.
Instructor: Carlie Blackman, Semper Running Director
Tuesday & Thursday: July 19 - August 4
Location: BFHS East Entrance
Fee: FREE - advanced registration required
 Grade  Time
4th - 5th Grade 9:00 - 10:00 AM
6th - 8th Grade  10:00 - 11:00 AM




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