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8:00 am - 4:00 pm

(262) 275-2117

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Walworth, WI
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Youth Programs


Arts & Crafts

Kids Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
Using a pattern, professional supplies, and a wide variety of colors, your mini Monet will bring home a custom 12x12 design of their choosing. Aprons will be provided but be sure to dress for a mess.
Instructor: Jennifer Stoll of JenniferSomething.com
Location: BFHS Room E33
Fee: $25
Saturday, Feb 1 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

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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
Tuesdays
April 7 - 21
Postponed until further notice
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Sharon School Mondays April 6 - 20
Postponed until further notice
3:15 - 4:15 PM

Fun With Clay

Grades 1 - 8
Mondays: February 3 - 17
4:00 - 5:00 PM
BFHS E32
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Back by popular demand! Students will have a chance to pick from a number of different projects in this fun class.

Slime Time! with Briana

Grades 1 - 8
Sharon School Mondays Jan 13 - 27 3:15 - 4:45 PM
BHFS Thursdays Jan 16 - 30 4:00 - 5:30 PM

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Join us for ooey-gooey fun! We’ll be making fluffy slime, crunchy slime and more. Each child will get to take home the slime they make at the end of class.

Wizard Wand Making

Grades 1 - 8
Sharon School Mondays Feb 24 - Mar 2 3:15 - 4:15 PM
BHFS Mondays March 9 - 16
**March 16 class to be made up - TBD**
4:00 - 5:00 PM

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Make your own wand and get ready to cast spells and enchantments. Choose your feather, color, style and design to create a unique wand like no other!

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Enrichment Classes

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

Instructor: Katie Meyers, BFHS Foods Teacher
BFHS Room E35
Tuesdays: March 4-18
4:00-5:15 pm
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**March 18 class to be made up - TBD**

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.

 

Babysitting 101 (Ages 10-14)

Instructor: Briana Sindahl
BFHS Room E36
Saturday, March 7
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.

Ages 9 - 14
Instructor: Briana Sindahl
BFHS Room E36
Saturday, Feb 1 from 9:00 AM-Noon
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Parents, peace of mind is here! Your child is finally old enough to stay home alone. We’ll prepare them for their solo adventure of taking care of themselves. Topics covered in class: responsibilities when staying home alone, simple first aid, understanding safety in unfamiliar scenarios, digital safety and much MORE! Min/Max: 8/20



Rubik's Cube Club
Grades 3 - 8
Practice tips and tricks to help solve your Rubik’s cube faster than ever! Whether you’re new, or an experienced cuber, this club’s for you!
Instructor: Liam Gerard, Rubik's tournament competitor
Location: BFHS Library
Fee: $30 (includes speed cube!)
Tuesdays: January 28 - February 25
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CO2 Dragster
Grades 5 - 8

Build and design your own CO2 powered car, then race it down a 60 foot track! We will discuss and demonstrate the mechanical principles of mass, force, acceleration & aerodynamics.

Instructor: Dean Connley
BFHS Tech Lab - E7
Tuesdays: March 3-17 from 4:00-5:00 PM
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Activities

Feel the rush of laser tag without having to leave town because "The Siege" of Mukwonago is bringing all the laser tag equipment and structures to host a day of laser tag here at Big Foot! Sign up early because we will cut off registration when we reach our max of 50.
Deadline to register is January 27 at 4:00 pm.
Wednesday, February 5
12:00-3:00 pm at BFHS - East Gym
$15/Person - For grades 2-8

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Nerf Battle

 
Grades 1 - 8
Location: BFHS Upper Gym
Wednesday March 4 4:00 - 5:00 pm
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We will have skill challenges where we'll will get to practice and compete in different aspects of Nerf Combat before the battle royalle. 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, April 11
*canceled*
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Sun, May 7
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!

Intro to Weight Lifting

 
Grades 7 & 8
Instructor: Coach Mike Welden
BFHS Fitness Center
Mon & Weds: January 6 - February 26 from 4:30-5:30 PM

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Master the basic techniques of weight training of large muscle groups with proper balance, spotting, breathing, lifting and safety techniques. Regular attendance is required.


Karate & Dance

Youth Dance Classes

Classes meet on Mondays
Session 1 Jan 13 - Mar 2
Session 2 Mar 9 - May 4
(no 3/23)
Postponed. Restart date TBD
Spring Recital May 2 at 10:00 AM
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.
Dance Dress Code
Please check the list for attire/footwear you'll need for each level

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 from 5:15 - 5:40 pm
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Pre-Ballet
Ages 3-5
Prepare for Ballet by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun!
4:15 - 4:50 pm
Register - Add Tap to your lessons from 4:50-5:10 for $25
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.
6:45 - 7:30 pm
Register - Add Tap to your lessons from 6:25-6:45 for $25
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.
5:40 - 6:25 pm
Register - Add Tap to your lessons from 6:25-6:45 for $25
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
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Dance Day Mini Camp
Ages 2-6
Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek

All dancers will 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. Goldfish will be provided as a snack while we read. After the story, we will finish with a picture and craft. All dancers are recommended to have dance shoes or be barefoot. Please dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Parents are asked to remain in the building if their child is not yet potty trained.

Jan 17 Feb 21 Mar 20
canceled
Apr 17
canceled
May 15
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Register for each class individually

Polynesian Dance Class
Ages 6+

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
BFHS Studio Room
Tuesdays
7:30-8:30 PM
$30 per person
Session 1 Jan 28 - Feb 18
Session 2 Feb 25 - March 17
Session 3 March 24 - April 14
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Karate For Kids Ages 5+



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 for 8 weeks
A supplemental waiver is required at the first class
Additional fees may be required for tournaments, belt progression, and incidental expenses.

Session #1 January 4 - February 22
Session #2 March 7 - April 25
canceled
Session #3 May 9 - July 27
Level Time
Beginner
New Students† & Gold Belt
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Int/Adv 9:30 - 10:00 AM

First 20 registrants receive a FREE uniform ($30 value)
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Sports Programs

Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball (Grades 1-3)

Instructor: Mike Dowden
Location: Walworth Elementary School
Wednesdays: January 15 - February 19
5:00 - 6:00 pm
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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.

Ice Skating (6 Years & Up)

 
Instructor: Beth Clark
Location: Rotary Park Ice Rink, Walworth
Mon & Weds: January 6 - 22
4:00 - 4:45 pm
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For all skill levels - join Beth and build a strong foundation of skating skills and techniques. Program schedules are dependent upon ice and weather conditions.

Drop-In Youth Hockey Program (all ages)

 
The rink is open for you to play Hockey on Mondays and Wednesdays after Ice Skating Class.
Monday & Wednesdays
4:45 - 5:45 pm
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Big Foot Recreation District relies on community volunteers to maintain this Village rink for our youth programs. We are grateful for their assistance! If you would like to donate time or money earmarked for the rink, please contact the Recreation Office.

 

Youth Soccer (4-6 Years)

Instructor: Renee Perez & BFHS Soccer Players
Location: BFHS Soccer Fields
Wednesdays: April 8 - May 6 (5 classes)
5:00 - 6:00 PM
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Canceled. Please re-register for the summer program
July 27-30 from 4:30-5:30 PM
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.

 


Girls Mini Attack Volleyball (Grades 1 - 4)

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Location: BFHS East Gym
5 Saturdays: April 18 - May 16
9:00 - 10:00 AM

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Canceled. Please re-register for the summer program
July 13-16 from 9:45-10:45 AM

Join Caitlin and the BFHS volleyball team and have fun while learning the fundamentals of the sport. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

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.
Canceled. Summer lessons will start June 13.
Class Topic
Date
The Key to a Better Golf Swing
April 18
Putting Fundamentals
April 25
Short Game
May 2
Playing the Game (Putting it Together)
May 9

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

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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
Jan 10, Mar 13, Apr 3, May 8
April 3 Open Gym - Canceled
 
Big Foot HS - East Gym
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Canceled: March 24 & 26 (Spring Break)
 

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