Youth Enrichment 2021

  1. STEM Learning 
  2. MUSIC 
  3. Theatre
  4. Art & Literature
  5. Active arts with Parks

Bricks 4 Kidz ages 5 - 12

These one-hour classes explore architecture, engineering and technology concepts using LEGO bricks.  Students work hands-on to design and build machines, buildings and other constructions.  While exploring new concepts related to architecture, engineering, manufacturing and the environment, students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. FUN WHILE LEARNING!    

Program Details

  • Grade:  Kindergarten - 6th 
  • Location:  Banta Activity Center, 605 Beech Street, Valparaiso
  • Fee:  $60 resident/$72 non-resident for 6 week class
DatesDayTimeNo Class
Jan 7 - Feb 11Th5:15 - 6:15 pm
Feb 18 - Apr 1Th5:15 - 6:15 pmMar 25
Apr 8 - May 13Th5:15 - 6:15 pm


Coding

Curriculum is designed to allow young students (K-3) to develop their creative storytelling abilities and give the opportunity to bring stories to life through game design using Scratch and Python.  At the beginning of each session students brainstorm with creative ideas for games, characters, or animations.  Through this, we hope to introduce children to programming in a creative, fun, collaborative, and innovative way! 

Program Details

  • Grade:  Kindergarten - 3rd 
  • Location:  Banta Activity Center, 605 Beech Street, Valparaiso
  • Fee:  $45 resident/$57 non-resident for 6 week class
DatesDayTimeNo Class
Jan 13 - Feb 17W5:15 - 6:15 pm
Mar 3 - Apr 14 W5:15 - 6:15 pmMar 24
  1. Tarrance Price

    Recreation Superintendent
    Phone: 219-462-5144, ext. 6314

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