Fox Tales, a publication of the St. Charles Park District, is distributed to  
Community Unit School District #303 students in grades K-5. For more information, call 630-513-6200.

Saturday, May 19  |  6-10pm
 
All Ages - Under 2 is FREE!
Advance Tickets- $10 per person (#16005)
At the Door- $15 per person

6pm Doors Open  |  6:15pm Beginner Dance Lesson 
7pm Live Music & Dancing
 
Twist, twirl and spin your way into summer with an evening of dancing and live music. Not a dancer? You're still invited to stroll through a barnyard lit by twinkling lights, appreciate the aroma of fresh cut flowers, greet the new farm animal babies, take a wagon ride around the property and participate in the pie baking or costume contests. Refreshments available for purchase.  Held at Primrose Farm, 5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles. 

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Opening Day
MAY 26
Opening Day
JUNE 4 
Aquatic Special Events 
All Summer Long!

Visit swansonpool.org or
ottercove.org to view a
full list of all events! 
(Facility admission fees apply.)
Fun 'FORE' Everyone!
 
OPEN WEEKENDS  
May 5-20 &
Aug 25-Sep 30
OPEN DAILY  
May 24-Aug 21

Visit riverviewminigolf.org for hours and fees.

Friday, May 25  |  5-7pm  

Ages 10-11
FREE but please register (#16268
 
Attention 5th graders! Experience STCU for the first time and see all it has to offer. Sign up for a free membership, too. Members of the Teen Advisory Group will be available to show you around and introduce you to current members. STCU is located in Baker Community Center. For more info click here. Held at STCU in
Baker Community Center, 101 S. Second St, St. Charles.
 
Saturday, June 2  |  10am
 
Ages 3-7
RES $12/NR $18 per participant 
 
On Your Mark...Get Set...Go! 
Participate in four running events and one field event. While this track meet is semi-competitive, all contenders are winners! Advanced registration required. Held at Wredling Middle School. 
Raindate: June 9

Age 3
#15476
Click code # to register
Age 4
#15477

Age 5
#15478

Age 6-7
#15479


Immediately following the track meet:  
Fox Valley Kids Marathon -1st Mile Kick Off
More details at fvkids26.com
X-treme Science
Ages 6-10
M-F      Jun 18-22  |  9am-12pm
RES $150/NR $200  (#15720)

Do you like to know how things work? Are you
curious about the world around you? This one-ofa-
kind camp combines creativity and invention
with mind-blowing science experiments that will
inspire you! Come join us for an exciting week of
hands-on scientific investigation as we explore
concepts in chemistry, magnetism, electricity,
physics and engineering. Campers will bring home
a new project each day and a summary of the
experiments done at camp. Learn from Camp
Counselors who are passionate about robotics,
engineering and science. Campers will receive a
Camp T-shirt and mid-morning snack. A $25
materials fee payable to PWNAGE Robotics due on the first day of class.

    
EV3 Engineering
Ages 9-12
M-F      Jun 18-22  |  1-4pm
RES $200/NR $250  (#15719)

Using Lego™ Mindstorm EV3's - campers work in
teams to design, build and program their robots to
solve daily challenges. Campers will experience
firsthand how their code translates into real world
actions as their robot provides immediate feedback
of their efforts. This hands-on camp offers an
introductory understanding of the design
engineering process using rotation, light, and
touch sensors. Campers use the knowledge and
skills gained throughout the week to compete in a
final challenge on Friday! Learn from Camp
Counselors who are passionate about robotics,
engineering and science. No experience required.
Campers will receive a Camp T-shirt and
mid-morning snack. A $25 materials fee payable to
PWNAGE Robotics due on the first day of class. 
Summer Theatre Immersion Camp
Ages 5-17
M-F     Jun 11-22  |  8:30-11:30am  (#16910)
M-F     Jun 25-Jul 6  |  8:30-11:30am  (#16911)
M-F   Jul 9-20  |  8:30-11:30am  (#16912)
M-F   Jul 23-Aug 3  |  8:30-11:30am  (#16913)
$140

Experience the world of theatre through this two-week camp. Campers will workshop a play through the process of casting, rehearsing and staging to culminate with a final performance. Crafts and activities will incorporate summer fun with a theatrical splash! Held at Marquee Youth Stage, St. Charles.


Summer Art Camp
Ages 7-13
M-F     Jun 18-22  |  9am-3pm  (#16508)
M-F     Jul 16-20  |  9am-3pm   (#16509)
M-F    Jul 23-27  |  9am-3pm  (#16510)
RES $200/NR $250

This years theme is nature! Send your child on an art adventure! This week-long art camp will provide your child with art projects, exploring the worlds of watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels, sculpture and more! Please wear close toed shoes and old clothes. All supplies included but please bring a roll of paper towels and a sack lunch. Held at Tony & Friends Art Studio.


NEW! Skateboard Camp: Sidewalk Surfing
Ages 7-13
M-Th     Jul 16-19  |  9-11am
RES $145/NR $195  (#16410)

Learn the tricks of the trade - starts, turns and stops. Develop balance, leg strength and stamina. Etiquette and safety rules will be discussed. Safety gear is strongly encouraged. Bring a skateboard and water bottle. Held at Mt. St. Mary Park.


NEW! Skateboard Camp: Extreme Tricks
Ages 7-13
M-Th     Jul 16-19   |  12-2pm
RES $145/NR $195  (#16411)

Learn skateboarding stunts using momentum, gravity and friction in a supervised and safe environment. Start with easy ones, like the ollie or half-cab. Move on to the kickflip or nollie and then advance to lipslides and nosegrinds. Safety gear is strongly encouraged. Bring a skateboard and water bottle. Held at Mt. St. Mary Park.


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For a complete list of available Summer Camps, click below:
Broadway Kids Workshop
Ages 5-8
Tu   Jun 12-Jul 24  |  10-11am   (#16914)
$105

Students will explore scenes and songs from The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. We will focus on acting, singing and dancing, while building on performance skills. Family and friends are invited to a showcase on the last day of class. Held at Marquee Youth Stage, St. Charles.
*NO CLASS JUL 3
 

James and the Giant Peach - Broadway Jr. 
Ages 4-9
$245  (#16919)

A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, a boy and his insect take an amazing journey across the ocean. Based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this "masterpeach" of a tale. Held at Marquee Youth Stage, St. Charles.

Auditions: May 29 or 31, 5:30-8:30pm
(must attend one and stay the entire time)

Rehearsals: Beginning Jun 5: Tu, 6-8pm; Sat, 10am-12:30pm

Shows: Jul 27, 7:30pm;
Jul 28, 1pm & 4pm; Jul 29, 4pm
at Pheasant Run Main Stage Theater   
 
Broadway Jr. Workshop
Ages 8-11
W    Jun 13-Jul 25  |  10-11am  (#16915)
$105

Students will explore scenes and songs from Newsies and Matilda. We will focus on acting, singing and dancing, while building on performance skills. Family and friends are invited to a showcase on the last day of class. Held at Marquee Youth Stage, St. Charles
*NO CLASS JUL 4
  

The Little Mermaid
Ages 9-17
$245  (#16920) 

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.  With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs and moving story. Held at Marquee Youth Stage, St. Charles

Auditions:
Jun 14, 5:30-8:30pm or Jun 15, 1-4:30pm (must attend one and stay the entire time)

Make-up option:
May 30, 5:30-8:30pm

Rehearsals:
Beginning Jun 18: MWTh, 5:30-8:30pm

Shows
: Aug 10, 7pm; Aug 11 & 12, 3pm
at Norris Cultural Arts Center

Click on code #s to register. 
Basic Junior Golf Clinic
Ages 7-9
TuTh Jun 12-19
11-11:45am  |  #16099                                 
12-12:45pm  |  #16100                                
1-1:45pm  |  #16101
$60/golfer

Designed to introduce juniors to the game of golf! This clinic is a minimal golf ball hitting class with a greater emphasis on proper grip, stance and types of shots such as putting, chipping, short iron and longer irons. Clubs provided if needed. Registration deadline is June 10 at 7pm. Held at Pottawatomie Golf Course.
 

Advanced Junior Golf Clinic
Ages 10-15
TuTh Jun 26-Jul 3
11-11:45am  |   #16102
12-12:45pm  |  #16103
1-1:45pm  |  #16104
$60/golfer

Designed to help continue the junior golfer's desire for the game of golf. Expand the basic understanding of the golf swing with emphasis on strong fundamentals. Registration deadline is June 24 at 7pm. Held at Pottawatomie Golf Course.

Flag Football League
Ages 5-8
Th     Jun 7-Jul 26 | 8:45-10:45am (#16122)
Ages 8-10
Th    Jun 7-Jul 26 | 10:45am-12:45pm (#16123)
$108

Learn the game of football and positive sportsmanship in this safe football league. Each participant will be evaluated on the first day in order to form balanced teams. All Star Sports Instruction will provide the head coaches, if parents would like to help out, please notify staff on the first day of practice. Games will be played in a format that gives each player a chance to play the line, be a receiver and play backfield. For more information, call Melissa at 630-513-4336. Held at Geneva Park District Persinger Rec Center.
 

Basketball League
Grades 1-2
F     Jun 8-Jul 27  |  9-10am  (#16857)

Grades 3-5
F     Jun 8-Jul 27  |  10:15am-1:30pm  (#16858)
$108

This non-competitive approach enables all children to play without the pressure of winning or losing. Teamwork and sportsmanship are emphasized while practicing and playing games. Instruction skills include dribbling, passing, shooting, footwork, defense, offense and game rules. Held at Geneva Park District Persinger Rec Center.
*NO LEAGUE JUN 22






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All nature programs below are held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
DROP-IN: Bat-a-Rama
All Ages
Tu-Sa     May 8-12  |  10am-4pm      

Batman and the new Vampirina would be happy to visit Hickory Knolls Discovery Center to test out his skills. Drop in for a self-guided activity that will get you in the mood for the nocturnal adventures of this superhero and free-spirited vampire. Free and no registration required.
 

NEW! Super Bat Extravaganza
Ages 3+ 
Th     May 10  |  6-7:30pm
RES $10/NR $15  (#15255)

Between Batman™ and Vamperina™, bats are pretty cool! Come ready to test your skills as you participate in challenges made for a nocturnal bat. Bring your appetite for a dinner of pizza, drinks and dessert. Costumes encouraged. Participants must be accompanied by a registered parent. One parent may accompany multiple children from the same household. Advance registration required.

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