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  • Babysitting Basics

    This program is designed to better prepare you to become a capable, caring, and responsible babysitter. Understand the responsibilities and skills—including basic first aid and what to do in an emergency—and develop confidence in handling situations you may encounter when caring for young children. Upon completion, your services will be in high demand in the neighborhood! Please note: the printed schedule for this class has changed. It will now run in March as listed.
  • Home Alone Safety

    Knowing when a child is ready to stay home alone is a challenging decision, but preparation can make this milestone much easier for your family. Home Alone Safety is a readiness program that builds self-confidence, a sense of responsibility, and stronger decision-making abilities through a variety of fun, interactive activities, discussions, and situational role-playing. It is a stepping stone for younger grades as they explore and become comfortable with the idea of being home, and for older grades to better understand and gain confidence with being home alone. Topics include: ● Confidence & Readiness Strategies ● Trust, Communication, & Good Decision Making ● Creating a Safe and Positive Environment ● Checking-In with Parents ● Walking Home & Arriving Home Safely ● Securing Your Home ● Someone is at the Door ● Handling Real-Life Situations and Emergencies ● Safe Snacks & Activities ● Taking Care of Siblings & Pets ● Creating an Emergency Contact List ● Creating Action Plans Guidebooks and parent handouts will be provided via PDF attachment prior to the course. Materials will be included for parents and guardians to create safe environments and family emergency action plans. "Frank was an excellent instructor. He responded well to children's questions and comments, was inclusive of different home situations and made sure that children were prepared but not anxious. It was awesome that he laid out various situations in such a clear way. I definitely recommend this class for other children in our community!" –Fall 2021 parent
  • Kids Newsroom

    Learn the craft of journalism including investigative writing and research. Our classroom transforms into a working newsroom, complete with editorial staff, reporters, columnists, and headline writers. Each of us will play multiple roles and work together to publish our own newspaper with stories about our community. We will edit each other’s work, take photographs, and publish our final newspaper.
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Let’s get cooking, tasting, and thinking about healthy ingredients. Working as a team, we’ll slice, dice, peel, measure, and cook to prepare a special dish. We will celebrate seasonal produce and offer ideas for quick and healthy family meals. Take home the key ingredient or a sample of the finished dish, and the recipe to show off what you’ve learned. Recipes may include veggie chili, truffles, and other vegetarian delights!. Food allergies are taken into consideration, making sure that everyone is having fun and staying safe.
  • Our Whole Lives

    Our Whole Lives (OWL) is a comprehensive sexuality education class that equips teens with accurate, age-appropriate information and skills to help them lead sexually healthy, positive and responsible lives. Grounded in a holistic view of sexuality, OWL addresses a wide range of topics including body image, relationships, social media/Internet, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexually transmitted infections, birth control and cultural influences on sexuality. Through fun and engaging activities and discussions, in a safe environment, OWL helps teens to clarify their own values and to build their interpersonal skills. Our Whole Lives is used nationwide in a variety of community settings including schools, youth-serving agencies and faith-based communities. OWL is completely secular and contains no religious doctrine. To learn more, visit www.uua.org/re/owl. Note: This program includes a mandatory parent meeting , date TBA