Seasonal Classes (Registration 4-24-23)
School’s Out Fun | Ages 5-13
Thursday & Friday, May 4-5, 2023
The fun never stops when you plan your day off of school with the Palatine Park District! The School’s Out Fun series at Falcon Park Recreation center gives your child a day filled with fun, games on the turf and in the gym, crafts and more. Sign up today to ensure you have a day off school filled with fun!
Back to School Self-Esteem and Leadership Lab | Ages 6-13
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Summer is ending and kids will soon be headed back to school. As you stock up on the school supplies, don’t forget self-esteem and leadership! While building these life skills is an ongoing journey, this workshop is a great kick-off.
Spectacular Summer S.T.E.M Academy | Ages 5-12
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Investigate everything spectacular and sunny about summer through hands-on experiments and observation in a social setting. Kids will build self-esteem while learning more about the season they love!
Bubble Gum Summer Slime | Ages 6-12
Thursday, June 8, 2023
The last three years have had us all feeling a bit stressed and stretched. Kids have really had to use their stretchy thinking or “Bubble Gum” thinking to not get stuck. This growth mindset will be dramatized and celebrated as we make a batch of amazing bubble gum slime.
The Thrills & Chills of Ice Cream | Ages 5-12
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Making and eating ice cream is a fun way to introduce early chemistry teachings to children and helps build self-esteem. Kids can become experts on this billion-dollar industry as they make a batch of homemade ice cream. We will also explore the science, history and franchise history of the beloved amusement park treat, Dippin’ Dots. Did you know the founder is from Illinois?
Magic Tricks | Ages 5-12
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Children are guaranteed to have a great time learning fascinating tricks from a professional magician! Children will be able to amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All material will be provided. Participants will learn a new trick each class so sign up again and again!
Glitzy Girlz: Pajama Summer Spa Night | Ages 5-11
Friday, June 23, 2023
Sign up with friends or get to know new ones at this popular night with Glitzy Girlz staff! Come in your PJs for a pampered night at the Spa. Our staff leads the event with teaching manicures and pedicures with a toe and nail polish application. Each person gets a foot/nail brush, cuticle stick and mini buffer to use and take home. Fun summer colors and nail stickers in cool summer choices. A charm anklet will be made with beads. Our class ends with some music and high energy dancing as a fun finale. A spa goodie treat goes home with every child.
Glitzy Girlz: Back To School In Style | Ages 4-11
Friday, August 18, 2023
Come join Glitzy Girlz staff for a class and design some fun goodies to get you ready for school year! Each participant will be creating fun accessories to use on a backpack and jewelry for the school year. Supplies that will be used in decorating will include paints, embellishments, beads, stickers and more. Personalization options too! A surprise goodie bag goes home with all participants! A great class for girls and boys.
Minecraft Madness | Ages 7-12
Explore the world of Minecraft, one of the most popular video games in history, offers an amazing world of endless possibilities. Let your imagination transform your Minecraft experience into a unique world YOU create! Students will discover how to expand their worlds’ possibilities using popular game-enhancing mods. Build traps, arrow launchers, faster rail systems and more & participate in building challenges! Learn fundamentals of computer networking through this unique Minecraft experience that also allows you and your friends to work in multiplayer mode as you mine, craft and build together to survive.
Robot Engineers | Ages 7-12
This course builds knowledge of simple machines, engineering, programming, and teamwork using the LEGO® WeDo Robotics System, as students focus on the concept of sensing and responding to external stimuli.