Sunday, May 21
1-2:30pm

All Ages
RES $2/NR $3 (#12104) 
Ages 2 & under are FREE!


Get ready to squish, scoop and explore the outdoors while relishing in the joy of mud. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult, who can then choose whether or not to join in the muddy fun.Held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd, St. Charles.

The fun and learning continues all summer long! Summer preschool is a great way to keep children engaged all year round and prepare them for fall preschool or kindergarten.

Threes
MWF / 9-11:30am
RES $45/NR $68  per week

June 12-16  #12243 
June 19-23  #12247 
June 26-30  #12248 
July 10-14  #12249 
July 17-21  #12250 
July 24-28  #12251 
July 31-August 4  #12252 
August 7-11  #12253 

Fours
MWF / 9-11:30am 
RES $45/NR $68 per week

June 12-16    #12236
June 19-23  
 #12237
June 26-30  
 #12238
 July 10-14  #12239
July 17-21  
 #12240
July 24-28  #12241
July 31-August 4  #12242
August 7-11  
 #12243
 
Saturday, June 3 
10am

Ages 3-7   
RES $12/NR $18 per participant 
 
On Your Mark...Get Set...Go! Calling future Olympians! Organized by age, tots will participate in four running events and one field event. While this track meet is semi-competitive, all contenders are winners. Raindate: June 10.  Held at Thompson Middle School Reid Field.

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Age 3
#12039
Age 4
#12040
Age 5
#12041
Ages 6-7
#12042
Friday, June 23 
6-8pm  
 
Ages 2+ 
RES $15/NR $23 (#13101

Treat your beautiful little butterfly to a night of dancing, pizza and activities. Make this a Father's Day event to remember as you rock the night away with a DJ and butterfly surprises! Participants must be accompanied by a paying adult. One parent may accompany multiple children from the same household. Advance registration required. Held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd, St. Charles.

Little Scouts
Ages 3-4
TuTh    Jun 13-22  /  9am-12:30pm  (#12587)
TuTh    Jun 27-Jul 13*  /   9am-12:30pm  (#12588)
TuTh    Jul 18-27  /  9am-12:30pm  (#12589)
TuTh    Aug 1-10  /  9am-12:30pm  (#12590)
RES $99/NR $149

Summer is the perfect time to engage your child's imagination through hands on activities in art, music, exploration, and sensory play. Camp includes plenty of time for discovery both indoors and out. Enjoy time on the playground, eat lunch with friends, and participate in group games. Bring a sack lunch each day.
*No camp Jul 4 & 6
Wrap Up Camp
Entering Grades K-6
M-F   Aug 14-18  /  7:15am-6pm  (#12371)
RES $225/NR $275

M    Aug 21  /  7:15am-6pm  (#12372)
Tu   Aug 22  /  7:15am-6pm  (#12373)
RES $46/NR $69

Before school starts, squeeze in a little more summer fun with wacky active games, creative crafts, swimming, minigolf and more. Experience the same type of fun activities you enjoy in regular camp.
Held in Pottawatomie Park.

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For a complete list of available Summer Camps, click below:
Extend your preschooler's day, or just come for the afternoon! Instructors will escort students to class.
These classes start soon! Register today!
NEW! Cinco de Mayo
Ages 3-6
F    May 5  /  11:30am-2:30pm   
RES $27/NR $41  (#12225)

Celebrate! It's Cinco de Mayo! Wear your sombrero and join us for a fiesta sure to include lots of music, eating, creative arts, festive games, and stories. We will learn about the Mexican culture, have a yummy feast, and do the Mexican hat dance. Ole!

Beach Bums
Ages 3-6
M    May 15    11:30am-2:30pm   
RES $27/NR $41  (#12232)

Get ready for summer at our beach themed party! We will create beach art, play games, learn about the ocean, play beach ball volleyball, and listen to stories. Dig out your flip flops and sunglasses and join us for some fun in the sun.

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Preschool Prep 
Ages 2½-3
Tu    Jun 13-Aug 8*  /  9-10:30am   
RES $96/NR $144  (#13370

Is your child ready to join a preschool class this fall? Preschool Prep provides a first opportunity for young children to acclimate to a classroom setting. Help your child transition into a structured environment with the assistance of a Pottawatomie Threes Preschool teacher. Participate in circle time, art activities, music, dramatic play, and learn to socialize with new friends! This is the perfect summer preparation class for a child who is ready for an experience on their own. Children must be 2 years old by March 1, 2017. *No class July 4

 
NEW! My Pop is Tops
Ages 3-5
Th    Jun 15  /  6-7:30pm   
RES $15/NR $23  (#13427)
Additional child $8 

Calling all Dads! You and your child will play a round of mini-golf at our Riverview mini-golf course, and spend some time celebrating everything wonderful about fatherhood. Each Dad will receive a gift handmade by their child.


NEW! Pinkalicious 
Ages 4-6
MWF    Jun 19-23  /  9:30-11am   
RES $35/NR $53  (#13383

Pink, purple, gold, silver, aqua and emerald! If you love the Pinkalicious book series, join us for a week of exploring exciting activities, games, and crafts related to everything color.


NEW! Pete the Cat 
Ages 4-6
MWF    Jul 10-14  /  9:30-11am   
RES $35/NR $53  (#13382


Pete the Cat is the coolest cat ever! Enjoy activities and games based on this popular children's book series. Where your white school shoes, and join us for a groovy time! 
Tot Rock
Age 1
Tu    Jun 13-Aug 8*  /  9:15-9:55am   
RES $80/NR $120  (#13416)

Sing, dance and play; make it a musical day! Your tot will move to the beat while using hand bells, maracas, and tambourines. Coordination and motor skills will develop through the use of scarves, ribbons, and parachute play. An exciting theme is presented each session. *No class July 4


Kid Rock w/Parent
Age 2
Tu    Jun 13-Aug 8*  /  10-10:40am   
RES $80/NR $120  (#13418)

Sing familiar songs, dance to the beat, and play with musical instruments! Combine imaginative play with sensory activities and motor skills using props such as beanbags, scarves and parachutes. An exciting new theme each session allows your child to sing, dance and play their way! *No class July 4


Kid Rock
Ages 3-5
Tu    Jun 13-Aug 8*  /  10:45-11:25am   
RES $80/NR $120  (#13424)

Sing familiar songs, dance to the beat, and play with maracas and tambourines! Combine imaginative play with sensory activities and motor skills using movement props like scarves, parachutes, and beanbags. A new theme each week allows your child to sing, dance, and play their way! *No class July 4


NEW! Sculptures and Stories 
Ages 2½-5
W    Aug 16  /  10-11am   
RES $5/NR $8  (#13580


Spend your morning at beautiful Mt. St Mary Park! Meet at the frog sculpture by the pond and we will read stories, make a craft, and then take a tour of the interesting sculptures that make our community park wonderful. If weather is inclement, program will be cancelled. Held at Mt. St. Mary Park.
*No class June 14
 

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Tip Toes & Me
 Ages 1½-3
Sa    Jun 17-Aug 12  /  9:30-10am  (#13555)
F      Jun 16-Aug 11  /  9-9:30am  (#13553)
W    Jun 14-Aug 9  /  9:30-10am  (#13549)
RES $66/NR $99

Young dancers will bring their imagination to life through creative movement, music and props. Basic dance movements and learning to interact with parent helpers will be introduced. Required attire: leotard, footed tights and pink ballet slippers. *No class July 1, 5 & 7


Tiny Tappers & Me
Ages 2-3
W    Jun 14-Aug 9*  /  11:25-11:55am
RES $66/NR $99  (#13548)

Explore the fun rhythms and sounds you can make with your feet. Basic movements and learning to interact with parent helpers will be introduced. Required attire: hair up (out of face), leotard, footed tights, dance and or yoga style pant or capri and black tap shoes.  *No class July 5
Creative Dance
Ages 2½-4
Sa    Jun 17-Aug 12  /  10-10:30am  (#13554)
F    Jun 16-Aug 11  /  9:35-10:05am  (#13546)
RES $66/NR $99

Perfect for the younger dancer, this class is an introduction to dance. Explore movement through music, stimulate dancers' imagination and promote creativity. Dancers will gain an understanding of the class structure, improve social skills and develop fine motor skills through creative dance movement. Required attire: hair up in a bun (out of face), leotard, footed tights and pink ballet slippers. *No class July 1 & 7
 
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Family Yoga
Ages 3+
M    Jun 12-Jul 31    6-6:45pm
RES $50/NR $75  (#13412)

This class will focus on learning the basics of yoga in a way so the entire family can enjoy and have fun! All are welcome, beginners to advanced. Fee is per family.
*No class Jul 3



Stroller Strides

Ages 1m+
M-F    Jun 2-Sep 1  /  9:30-10:30am
Mt. St. Mary Park


Stroller Strides is a total fitness program that moms can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser. Stroller Strides instructors weave songs and activities into the routine designed to entertain and engage baby, while moms are led through a series of exercises specific to her role as mom. Visit Geneva.fit4mom.com for more information and online class purchases.
  • First class FREE! -$20 single class drop-in
  • $150: 10-class pass, expires 12 months from purchase
  • $85: 5-class pass, expires 12 months from purchase
  • $65 Stroller Strides monthly membership - unlimited Stroller Strides classes per month
  • All new clients must pay a $50 registration fee for resistance bands that are yours to keep.
Questions? Email beccabarto@fit4mom.com

Jelly Bean T-Ball Prep

Ages 2-3
W    Jun 7-Jun 28  /  3:30-4:15pm  (#13710)
W    Jul 12-Aug 2  /  3:30-4:15pm  (#13712)
RES $69/NR $104

Ages 4-5

W     Jun 7-Jun 28  /  4:30-5:15pm  (#13706)
W     Jul 12-Aug 2  /  4:30-5:15pm  (#13707)
RES $69/NR $104

Ready to experience the most fun your child will ever have learning about t-ball? This developmental, preparatory program was designed with your child in mind! Bubbles, foam noodles, squishy balls, colorful bases, and a cast of cartoon characters that help teach kids a silly baseball language make learning fun and keep t-ball simple for your child. Jelly Bean Sports gets kids moving throughout each class and helps develop the fine and gross motor skills needed for success in t-ball! Please bring a baseball mitt. Held at East Side Sports Complex.


Jelly Bean Soccer Prep

Ages 2-3

W     Jun 7-Jun 28  /  5:30-6:15pm  (#13698)
W     Jul 12-Aug 2  /  5:30-6:15pm  (#13699)
RES $69/NR $104

Ages 4-6

W     Jun 7-Jun 28  /  6:30-7:15pm  (#13701)
W     Jul 12-Aug 2  /  6:30-7:15pm  (#13704)
RES $69/NR $104

Keeping soccer simple and by making learning fun, Jelly Bean Sports integrates all your child's favorite touches like bubbles, parachutes, rings, dots, beach balls and cones to help children of every skill level learn how to take to coaching and work both individually and collectively within a group. You will watch your child's attitude and confidence grow as he or she starts owning the soccer process taught the Jelly Bean Way! Held at East Side Sports Complex.

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All nature programs below are held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
Ready, Set, Grow!
Ages 3-5
W    Jul 12-Aug 9  /  9-11am   
RES $70/NR $105  (#13369)

It's time to get outside and enjoy the wonderful world of nature. Explore art and science concepts, and become aware of all the great outdoors has to offer! Learn about gardening, insects, and plants through activities and games designed to stimulate your senses, spark your curiosity, use your creativity, and explore the living world around you.
Animal Movers and Shakers
Ages 2-5
Th    Jul 27  /  9:30-10:30am   
RES $5/NR $8  (#13726)

How do you move? How do the critters move? Try out your best moves in this active class and see how you compare the animals that call Hickory Knolls home. We will take a hike if weather permits. Parents must stay with children. Preregistration required.

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Opening Day
MAY 27
Opening Day
MAY 30
Firefly Fest
Friday, July 29
7:30-9pm
RES $5/NR $8 per person
#13724
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center 
Amazing Animal
Encounters
   Saturday, July 29 
1-4pm
Adv. tickets: $2/person
At the door: $3/person 
#13740 
Primrose Farm 
Big Truck Show
Saturday, September 16
10am-12pm
FREE!
James O. Breen Community Park 
HAVE AN IDEA?
Is there a skill, topic or experience you'd like to have offered for your children? New program ideas are always welcome!
Contact Lynne at lyuill@stcparks.org