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Revised Summer Program Guide
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PAGE UPDATED MAY 29
Rescheduling & Refunds due to COVID 19: We will make every attempt to run the program as scheduled, with possible modifications in location, distancing, and other precautions. If we cannot run a program on its scheduled date, we will attempt to reschedule or will issue you a refund. We will do our best to keep you informed.
Safety & Cleanliness Procedures: Your safety is of vital importance to us. We will continue to take utmost precautions to keep you and your family safe from contagions that could spread. Each class will have different procedures. Thank you for your cooperation!
Questions or Concerns? Please don't hesitate and contact us

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 13, 15, 17
10:00 - 11:00 am

Kids Paint Pouring Workshop
Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Jennifer Stoll of JenniferSomething.com
Location TBD
July 17 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM
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Forget brushes! We’ll squirt, tilt, and swipe our way to some really cool marbled, swirly designs on an 8x10 canvas. Gloves and aprons provided but DRESS FOR A MESS!

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Dance Classes & Summer Musical

Youth Dance Classes


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.

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.
July 15, 22 & 29
5:10 - 5:40 PM

Pre-Ballet
Ages 3-5
Prepare for Ballet by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun! *Add Tap to your lessons from 4:50-5:10 for an additional $10 fee.
July 15, 22 & 29
4:15-4:40 PM
Hip-Hop/Jazz
Ages 6 - 11
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. *Add Tap to your lessons from 6:25-6:45 for an additional $10 fee.
July 15, 22 & 29
6:45 - 7:30 PM
Ballet
Ages 6 - 11
Kids will enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet. Ballet barre and terminology is taught with the class. *Add Tap to your lessons from 6:25-6:45 for an additional $10 fee.
July 15, 22 & 29
5:40 - 6:25 PM
Intermediate / Advanced Technique
Ages 10+
This class is designed for the experienced dancer looking to improve their flexibility, control, strength, turn-out, jumps, leaps, and turns. This class will be tailored to the dancers enrolled.
7:30 - 8:15 pm

Dance Day Mini Camp
Ages 2-12
Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek

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.

Ages 2 - 4 10:00 - 11:15 AM
Ages 5 - 12 11:15 - 12:30 PM
June 19 July 17 August 21

Register for each class individually

Polynesian Dance Class - on the beach!
For Families - all ages

New this summer, join us on the beach! This dance is an original artistic expression that has deep roots in ancient Polynesian traditions. Train your balance, flexibility, grace, strength and energy during each session. This co-ed class is ideal for beginners.

Instructor:
Yessica Gonzalez
Country Club Estates Beach
Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 PM
$30 per person
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Musical Theatre Camp: The Greatest Showman!

Grades 2-6
A week long musical theatre camp culminating in a showcase featuring age-appropriate excerpts from the critically acclaimed movie The Greatest Showman! Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, choreography, and acting while working together to produce an in-class performance for family and friends. Min/Max: 8/20

Instructor: Children’s Theatre Company Staff
Location: Big Foot Auditorium
Date: July 20-24 (performance on July 24)
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Fee: $140

 

Family Programs


Cooking Class - All Ages
Family friendly & fun baking class
Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Location: Big Foot HS, Room E36
$6 per recipe
Register for each class individually

Pizza Fri, June 26 5:00 PM
Banana Bread Sat, Aug 1 10:00 AM

Family Kickball - Families - FREE
Bring your whole family for a fun, silly, child focused game of kickball!
Coordinator: Lynette Vyhnanek
Location: Devils Lane Park

June 13 July 11 August 8

Park Meetups - Families - FREE
Let’s meet at the park (weather depending). Come join us for parachutes, scavenger hunts and outdoor play time!
Coordinator: Lynette Vyhnanek
Register for each meetup individually

Devils Lane Park Wed, June 10 5:00 PM
Duck Pond Park Tue, June 23 10:00 AM
Reid Park Wed, July 8 5:00 PM
Devils Lane Park Tue, Aug 11 10:00 AM


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 22, 24 & 26
Session #2, July 20, 22 &24
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Rocketry Class (Grades 5 - 8)

BFHS Room E33
Mon, Wed, Fri from 2:00 - 3:00 PM
June 15, 17 & 19
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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 20 - 23 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location TBD
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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

Faith Evangelical Lutheran
420 Read Street, Walworth
June 15 - 19 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
$10/child ($5 discount prior to May 15)

“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

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



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Birdhouse Workshop

Grades 2 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley
August 13 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 11 1:00 - 2:00 PM
August 18 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."


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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. Classes are on-going. 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, July 11 - August 29 (8 weeks)
Cost: $70 / session
Register

Level Time
Beginner
New Students† & Gold Belt
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Int/Adv 9:30 - 10:00 AM

New students receive a FREE uniform!
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.


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

Get professional lessons by PTR Certified & Big Foot High School Varsity Coach Adam Westhauser. Adam has over 10 years experience coaching.

Meets every Monday during the summer - for 8 weeks
June 8 - August 3 (no 7/6)
Location: BFHS Tennis Courts
Rain/Heat meets in East Gym

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.
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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 - 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 13 August 1
Putting Fundamentals
June 20 August 8
Short Game
June 27 August 15
Playing the Game (Putting it Together)
July 11 August 22

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Strength & Fitness

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

Location: BFHS Fitness Center
Fee: $10 per date - includes a membership card
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Date Time

Instructor

Mon., June 8 10:00 - 11:00 AM Mike Welden
Thur., June 18 2:00 - 3:00 PM Mike Welden
Tue., June 23 10:00 - 11:00 AM Alison Krick
Wed., July 8 2:00 - 3:00 PM Alison Krick
Tue., July 21 10:00 - 11:00 AM Alison Krick

 

Sports Camps


 

Youth Wrestling Camp (Grades K-8)

Instructors: Tyler Heck & Jake Ries
Monday - Thursday
July 20 - 23
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.

Little Chiefs Youth Basketball (Grades 4-8)

BOYS
Location: BFHS Main Gym
Monday - Thursday, June 8 - 11
10:30 - 12:30 PM
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GIRLS
Location: BFHS Main Gym
Mondays, June 15 - August 17
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Register to be notified when more details are available
Join Big Foot HS coaches and the varsity team and have fun while sharpening your basketball skills.

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Youth Soccer Camp (Ages 4 - 9)

Instructor: Keith Blakeman & Big Foot HS players
Monday - Thursday
July 27 - 30
Fee: $35
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Age Time
4 - 6 4:30 - 5:30 PM
7 - 9 5:30 - 6:30 PM
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 6 - 10
9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $134 $144
We made an pricing error in our Summer Guide. Our apologies.
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!

Youth Volleyball Camp (Grades 5 - 9)

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Monday - Thursday
July 13 - 16
Fee $35
Register
Grade Time
5 - 9 8:00 - 9:30 AM
1 - 4 9:45 - 10:45 AM
Take your volleyball skills to the next level. Skills and drills and combined with fun and excitement!

Start Smart Sports Development (Ages 3-5)

Start Smart is a national program offered through the National Alliance for Youth Sports. This is an introductory sports program that prepares children 3-5 years old for organized sports. Parents work with their child, the instructor, and other kids in a fun, non-threatening environment to learn the basic skills of throwing, catching, kicking and batting. Both parents and children should dress in attire ready to play!

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: BFHS East Gym
Days: Monday - Friday, July 6 - 10
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Fee: $35 (6 classes)
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