Enrichment

Coding for Young Learners (Ages 5-8)

Code Ninjas Junior Program
Code Ninjas Junior program builds a foundation of coding and problem-solving skills for kids ages 5-8 through a fun and completely visual curriculum – no reading required! Our world-class program combines storytelling and game building with hands-on projects for an immersive education experience. Instructed by Code Ninjas Long Grove. 

Sept. 12 - Oct. 24
Mon, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Code Ninjas Long Grove (4194-B IL-83, Long Grove, IL 60047)
Fees:          $299/res; $344/non-res
Code:         3411

Sustainable Self (Girls, Grades 6-9)

 The multi-series workshop will provide the fundamental building blocks of self-esteem and ways to increase this valuable attribute through discussion and activities.  Participants will begin to identify and discover their inner and outer attributes and construct an action plan to sustain their self-esteem through their life journey. In addition, dining etiquette and protocol will be taught and practiced through a three-course luncheon during the last workshop. Instructed by Sherrise Trotz, Sage Leadership Academy. 

Oct. 8 - Oct. 29
Sat, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Village Hall - Barn
Fees:       $250/res; $285/non-res
Code:       3404

Little Explorers Nature Class (Ages 7-12)

Kids who love the outdoors and exploring will get the chance to learn all about the critters in the Hawthorn Woods Community in this 6-week class. The classes will cover a new group of animals each week. The topics include Birds, Amphibians/Reptiles, Mammals (Small and Large), Insects, Research/experiments. They will be immersed in the world of animals and learn all about them and the habitat that they live in. Instructed by Teagan Johnson. 

Sept. 27 - Nov. 1
(no class 10/4; make up day is 10/3)
Tues, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location varies schedule will be sent out in advance
Fees:     $92/res; $110/non-res
Code:    3395

Babysitters Training (Ages 11+)

With Child and Infant First Aid/CPR
Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business. They will also receive a certification in child and infant First Aid/CPR. Instructed by Teagan Johnson. 

Session 1
Oct. 19-20
Wed - Thurs, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Village Hall - Barn 
Fees:     $100/res; $115/non-res
Code:    3402

Session 2
Dec. 28-29
Wed - Thurs, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Village Hall - Barn 
Fees:     $100/res; $115/non-res
Code:    3303