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  • ACT Prep Seminar (Grades 10-12)

    In-Person Option: This five-hour seminar enables your learner to prepare for the ACT college admission test. Your child will gain valuable insight into the ACT through a close examination of each type of question. This seminar will teach strategies necessary for answering specific question types and general test-taking tips. It also provides suggestions for post seminar test preparation. Your student will receive 24 practice tests, divided into 20-minute workouts, written to ACT specifications, as well as a detailed preparation study guide. Virtual Option: This five-hour virtual seminar enables your learner to prepare for the ACT college admission test. Your child will gain valuable insight into the ACT through a close examination of each type of question. This virtual seminar will teach strategies necessary for answering specific question types and general test-taking tips. It also provides suggestions for post seminar test preparation. Your student will receive 24 practice tests, divided into 20-minute workouts, written to ACT specifications, as well as a detailed preparation study guide. Participant will have access to the seminar for 6 months. Links with access codes will be provided after registration by Doorway to College/ZAPS. Printed materials will be mailed as well. **If your student is in 11th, or 12th grade and attends Tech, Apollo, or McKinley, please call 320-370-8200 for an adjusted rate sponsored by GetReady and the State of Minnesota**
  • Beginning Guitar at Spicer Music Studio

    Does your child want to learn more about playing the guitar? They'll start with simplified chords and play songs after the first lesson. This class is a great place to start building a good foundation in guitar and challenges without overwhelming participants as they progress at their own speed. This Community Education offer includes three (3) thirty (30) minute sessions. Bring to class: your own guitar. Spicer Music Studio contact information will be given at time of registration to schedule lessons. This Community Education offer is limited to one use per participant.
  • Bugged Out Water (Age 3 & Up with Adult)

    Is there anything more exciting than playing with bugs? We will be digging right in and seeing what kind of buggy neighbors are swimming around the lakes and streams. This is a very hands-on session full of creepy crawly fun that will leave you with a better appreciation of how important insects are as well as what they can tell us about the water. Enter door 1.
  • Butterfly Bombs (Age 3 & Up with Adult)

    Come and join us to learn about the magical and mystical journey of the Monarch butterfly. We will follow the migration and incredible journey of these incredible insects. We will also be making butterfly bombs to help increase the population of their favorite and necessary foods…milkweeds! All the supplies and materials are provided, just bring your creativity. Enter door 1.
  • Code Championship Tournament Series: Virtual Computer Coding Competition (Grades 3-9)

    Your child will build a computer bot to play head-to-head against other coders. Whether this is their first Code Championship event, or if you've been competing for years, this is the perfect way to explore the competitive coding world of Code Championship. No previous coding experience necessary. The Code Championship Series is a series of four tournaments in four weeks (it's ok to miss one or two). These tournaments will be hosted online using Google Meet and the Code Championship website. If you have a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox, no additional download is required. Participants should be able to navigate the internet (basic typing and mouse control). The link to the Google Meet event will be emailed two days before the tournament.
  • Game-ified Piano Lessons at Spicer Music Studio

    Your young musician can play music with an app designed to give them scores on note and rhythm accuracy. This teaching method uses pianos hooked up to an app and feels like a game that students love to play that has educational value and helps students progress quickly. This Community Education offer is three (3) thirty (30) minute sessions. Spicer Music Studio contact information will be given at time of registration to schedule lessons. This Community Education offer is limited to one use per participant.
  • Girls Who Code! Computer Coding Club (For Girls in Grades 3-5 attending Kennedy)

    In coordination with St. John's and College of St. Benedict's, third, fourth, and fifth grade girls at Kennedy Community School will have the opportunity to build the foundational skills and understanding of computer science concepts and sisterhood with guidance from the Nationally Recognized Program - GirlsWhoCode (www.girlswhocode.com). Your child will learn how to code and build fun projects together that can be shared with friends and family. Students majoring in computer science from SJU/CSB will help provide individual student assistance alongside Holly Nelson, Kennedy Community School Librarian/Media Specialist. Need-based scholarships are available from CSB/SJU upon request. Families will need to pick up their student promptly at 3:30 p.m.
  • Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, or Ukulele-Beginner, Intermediate or Beyond (Ages 6-17)

    Is your child interested in music? Professional virtual instruction is being offered by Steve Cekalla's Guitar and Music School. This class offers a unique and fun approach for starters, but with the ability to teach styles, theory, and techniques to those with instrument experience. A stable internet connection, some internet savvy (ex. ability to screenshot/print screen), and access to a working printer is helpful. Participants should have their own instrument, but a limited amount of guitars are available. Please check before registering for availability. This Community Education package is for three virtual 30-minute group lessons. Only one lesson package per student. Your child's sessions will be scheduled in the month you registered for. Contact information will be given at the time of registration.
  • Horse Day Camp (Ages 6-17)

    Your child will learn what it's like to have a horse for a day! Campers get to ride in the indoor and/or outdoor arenas for 40min-50min (no trails), practice how to steer, stop, turn, and walk on their own. Participants may have the opportunity to make horse treats, do a craft, and play games along with time to meet and care for the horses. Campers are broken into smaller groups based on similar riding experience and age, perfect for new or experienced riders. Camps are held rain or shine. Proper attire includes sneakers or boots (closed toe with a heel), long pants and layers, depending on weather. ASTM/SEI certified helmets provided and required to be worn. Signed waiver forms are required and the link will be emailed to participants once they have registered for the camp. Bring to class: sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle, nut-free snack and lunch. Camp is located in Anoka, MN. Please visit the website below for waivers required for participation. https://www.horseridingrocks.com/forms.html
  • My Little Horse Camp (Ages 2-5 with Caregiver)

    Campers will get to ride a real horse in an arena, meet several different horses at Boulder Pointe and learn how to groom the horses...all with a focus on safety! In addition, students will do an art project and have an opportunity to make horse treats to feed their new friends. Stations are split into 15-minute intervals to keep everyone engaged. Parents have the opportunity to lead their child on the horse and take photographs as they go. Camps are held rain or shine. There is an outdoor and indoor arena. Proper attire includes sneakers or boots (closed toe with a heel), long pants and layers, depending on weather. ASTM/SEI certified helmets provided and required to be worn. This 2-hour camp is designed for parent/guardian participation. Parent/Guardian is expected to remain with their child during the entire duration of the camp. Signed waiver forms are required and the link will be emailed to participants once they have registered for the camp. Bring to class: sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle and a nut-free snack. Camp is located in Anoka, MN. Please visit the website below for waivers required for participation. https://www.horseridingrocks.com/forms.html
  • Party Crashers RC Car Racing Clinic (Grades K-8)

    Is your child interested in learning more about RC car racing? At this interactive class, they'll be able race RC cars on a track as they explore what makes them work. They'll leave with an understanding of this hobby and get time to test out driving skills on different types of RC cars and trucks. Participants can bring their own RC cars to use upon approval with the instructor. Enter door 1.
  • Ukulele Lessons for Beginners at Spicer Music Studio (Age 6 & up)

    Is your child interested in music? Students as young as 6 or 7 can start ukulele. For most players, the ukulele is a better instrument to start with as they are less intimidating, cause less finger pain, are less complex, and less expensive. Ukuleles also get fun faster, which makes it easier to practice consistently. Plus, many skills are transferable to guitar if they want to learn that later. This Community Education offer includes three (3) thirty (30) minute sessions. Bring to class: your own ukulele. Spicer Music Studio contact information will be given at time of registration to schedule lessons. This Community Education offer is limited to one use per participant.
  • Video Production: Special Effects (Grades 3-7)

    NEW! Learn film editing basics and how to use Hollywood-style special effects techniques. We will be teaching students how to create magical special effects. Additional Technical Requirement: Wondershare Filmora (free download), PC Needed (Windows or MacBook), will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones.
  • Virtual Reality Coding (Grades 3-7)

    New! Design, develop, and create 3D Virtual Reality environments and characters to make your own 3D games and other virtual reality for kid’s projects on Metaverse's new platform Hatch. Hatch is an incredibly fun and stimulating way to learn STEM! Parents will send info on how to register for a Hatch VR account. VR programs can be viewed on most mobile phones, and VR Systems like oculus or google cardboard. You only need a laptop/computer to get started. Additional Technical Requirement: PC Needed to do development work.(Windows or MacBook), will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones. To view VR, you must have an oculus or other VR glasses. But worlds can be viewed on normal PC/Phones/Tables in 3D.
  • Wunderkeys...A Musical Experience at Spicer Music Studio (Ages 3 1/2-5 with Caregiver)

    This program offers a unique musical experience tailored to meet the needs of preschool-aged children and ensures their first music lesson experience is positive and enjoyable. Your child will participate in different unique activities to keep them focused, engaged and happy. Beginners in this program start with no prior piano or music experience. They finish with solid keyboard awareness and understanding of rhythmic notation and the ability to play simple pieces with both hands. Lessons are taught one-on-one with a parent present. Instructor contact information will be given at the time of registration. Lessons last 30 minutes with a limit of three lessons per student through Community Education.