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    ACCESS - Walking for Fitness (Henry)

    Don't let bad weather stop you from walking. Enjoy this easy exercise indoors instead. Walking can lower blood pressure, cholesterol, risk of stroke and risk of injury. It can also improve your sense of well-being and happiness. By registering, you are welcome to drop in during the times listed below.
  • ACCESS: Walking for Fitness (Southwest)

    Walking can improve your sense of well-being and happiness. Don't let bad weather stop you! Enjoy this easy exercise indoors, on your own, walking the halls of Southwest. It can lower your blood pressure, cholesterol, and risks for stroke and/or injury. By registering, you are welcome to drop-in anytime during the times listed. Pre-registration is required.
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    Academics: American Girls Collection & Tea Party (Entering Grades K-2)

    Share the worlds of Addy, Kaya, Kit and Lilia, all while learning about America’s history. Discover what has changed about growing up, make crafts from the past and have a tea party, too. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
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    Academics: American Sign Language (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Gain basic exposure to the American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary, numbers, alphabet and ASL syntax, as well as Deaf culture. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Babysitting (American Red Cross) (Entering Grades 6-9)

    Put together a creative babysitting kit and learn what kinds of games and activities are appropriate for specific ages. Practice and test accident and emergency preparedness. You must be 11 years old by the end of class and pass a skills test to receive certificate. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Create Your Own Country (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Study the geography, climate, culture, government and economy of countries around the world to design your own! Is it a warm country on the coast full of tourism like Greece? Or maybe it's a smaller country with a growing technology industry like Ireland! Does it have a president, a parliament, or both? Once you’ve made your country, work together to make international connections and solve world problems! To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Creative Writing 1 (Entering Grades 3-5)

    Do you have a compelling story to tell? Write and illustrate your own stories, develop your unique style and form, share your work and use your imaginations to the fullest. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Creative Writing 2 (Entering Grades 6-9)

    Experienced authors, take your storytelling skills to the next level. Further establish your personal style and writing persona, share your stories and compile your work into a book. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Crime Solving (Entering Grades 3-5)

    Become a top secret spy! Use forensics, code breaking and the basics of Morse code to learn real techniques to solve crimes. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Debate 101 (Entering Grades 6-9)

    Socks and sandals? Yes or no? Conquer the fundamental structure and organization of debate. Develop persuasive and logical arguments for hot-button issues and make your voice heard. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Graphic Novels (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Discover visual storytelling through styles from around the world. Storyboard, sketch and refine your first epic graphic novel. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Harry Potter Adventures (Entering Grades 3-5)

    Expecto Patronum! Unleash your inner wizard and share your experiences with friends at Diagon Alley. Explore Hogwarts, brew magical potions and become Ollivander’s apprentice to master wand-making. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Journalism - Make a Newspaper (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Sharpen your investigative and reporting expertise by creating a newspaper complete with photos, interviews, stories, and cartoons. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Magic Tree House (Entering Grades K-2)

    Travel with Jack and Annie aboard the Magic Tree House to visit different times and places. Read Magic Tree House adventures and create different crafts for each story. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Math Games (Entering Grades 3-5)

    Use probability games and tricks to improve your problems solving skills as you solve sum simple math problems. Chances are the fun will add up in this class. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Mock Trials - It's the Law! (Entering Grades 6-9)

    Get ready to become a lawyer. Examine case materials and develop your own case. Justice will prevail! To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Mythology - The Hero's Journey (Entering Grades 3-5)

    Cross from the known into the unknown and meet ancient mythological beasts, heroes and deities from cultures of Greece, Rome, Egypt and Japan. Create your own myths to explain the wonders of the world. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Academics: Wellness & Self-Care (Entering Grades 4-7)

    Center yourself with yoga, meditation and journaling. Draw mandalas, love yourself with affirmations, sip on herbal tea and practice calming breathing exercises. To ensure that our high-quality enrichment classes are accessible to all families, Minneapolis Community Education is now offering fees on a sliding scale. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as a discounted option and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Fees cover instructor pay, most class supplies, program materials, marketing and scholarships. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. As always, we will continue to offer additional financial assistance upon request. When families participate as they are able, in all levels of our sliding scale, the whole program becomes self-sustaining. Thank you for your consideration as you sign up for summer programs!
  • Acrylic Pouring: Beach Wave(South)

    Join us for a fun evening learning how to create fun and easy fluid art. Instead of paint brushes we will use gravity to move the paint and different techniques to create two ocean inspired pours. It's a lot of fun (and somewhat addicting!) and a great way to spark your creative energy. You will create two 8”x8” canvases and transport home in a provided tray. Your final piece will change during transportation and when it is completely dry
  • Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families Birth to 3rd Grade (For parents/caregivers of children 0-8y) Online

    This is an online class for caregivers. Join us in a class that explores caregivers and child development through an adoptive/foster family lens. Join us for a virtual parent discussion. Google Meet link: meet.google.com/eym-fpqv-zdw
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    Advanced Sewing and Fashion Design (Sanford)

    This class is for our advanced sewers who have taken sewing 1. Students will further their understanding of following and creating patterns, get into more complex projects with quilting and clothing fabrication and have open studio time to work on projects they desire. Ms. Michelle will teach this class again and work with students to continue their love of making and sewing! Note: Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our afterschool programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. By more clearly articulating our lower cost options, we have removed the barrier that some may have felt in making scholarship requests. When families participate at the higher price levels, they help make the program more sustainable. Pricing Scale: Class Fee - covers staffing and supply costs Higher price levels 1 & 2 - supports sustainable programming & scholarships Partial Scholarship price Full Scholarship price
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    Adventures with Mentors (2-5)

    A team of College Y Mentors will be coming weekly to your after school program with a new adventure each week. We will be doing a variety of activities through Y Mentor Adventures Imagination Stations. Each week we will have an opportunity to use our imaginations creating all kinds of fun activities, which could include creating and playing games, travel, nature, music, science, art, and even learning how to grow your brain! It will be super fun using our imaginations together, come join us! There is no fee for this program
  • Age Group 1 - Youth Swim Team Practice -Ages 7-14 (Southwest Pool)

    Age Group 1 - Novice swimmers are moving into a race strategy environment in which workout structures work towards efficiency and speed. Must have completed skills from the Red Cross Level 4. Participants must be able to swim 200 yards of Front Crawl without stopping AND perform all strokes (Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly), though need not meet all USA Swimming rules for each stroke. If participant is in need of building endurance, they may be asked to attend the Novice group temporarily in order to achieve performance. ** This program is set up with a sliding scale fee which helps us improve accessibility for families, while responsibly working toward financial sustainability. Class fees have a range of four fees presented in which families can choose the fee that best fits their budget. NOTE: Youth swim team practice registrations will be placed on a waitlist. Any new participants added to the roster will be evaluated on their first day before being placed on any one of the three swim team levels.
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  • Age Group 2 - Youth Swim Team Practice - Ages 9 -14 (Southwest Pool)

    Age Group 2 - Participants must be able to swim all strokes (Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly) according to USA Swimming rules and wish to improve their technique, speed, and/or endurance. ** This program is set up with a sliding scale fee which helps us improve accessibility for families, while responsibly working toward financial sustainability. Class fees have a range of four fees presented in which families can choose the fee that best fits their budget. NOTE: Youth swim team practice registrations will be placed on a waitlist. Any new participants added to the roster will be evaluated on their first day before being placed on any one of the three swim team levels.
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