Summer 2021
Saturday, June 5
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 Reid Field on Thompson Campus.  Raindate: June 19.

Age 3#26564    Click on code #s to register.
Age 4#26565
Age 5#26566
Age 6-7#26567
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 $60/NR $90 per week
Jun 7-11#26862
Jun 14-18#26863
Jun 21-25#26864
Jun 28-Jul 2#26865
Jul 5-9#26866
Jul 12-16#26867
Jul 19-23#26868
Jul 26-30#26869
Pre-K
MWF  |  12:30-3pm
RES $60/NR $90 per week
Jun 7-11#26870
Jun 14-18
#26871
Jun 21-25
#26872
Jun 28-Jul 2
#26873
Jul 5-9
#26874
Jul 12-16
#26875
Jul 19-23
#26876
Jul 26-30
#26877

Begins Wednesday, June 9
 
All Ages
FREE but please register  (#27405)

Hidden in the St. Charles Park District's parks are cards with each letter of the alphabet. On the card is a corresponding number (1-26). Match the letter to the number. Your goal is to find each letter and to decode the mystery message before June 14! Please leave all numbers in the parks as numbers will not be replaced if damaged. Register by June 5 to receive your coded mystery message card via email. Once you have figured out the message, you will know where to go to pick up your prize. Good luck in your quest to Seek Summer! Parks are open dawn to dark.
Saturday, June 19
Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruise: 12pm
Minigolf (18 holes): After Cruise
 
All Ages
$22 per person  (Register Here)
Ages 2 & under are FREE, but require a ticket to board

Yo ho ho! Dress up like your favorite pirate and take a cruise on the Fox River. Play eye-spy to find the river's treasures. Each young buccaneer will get a pirate tattoo and eye patch. After the cruise, enjoy a small drink and popcorn, play an 18-hole round of minigolf and use a treasure map to discover gems within the park. The pirate ship will set sail at 12pm. Please arrive 10 minutes early to start boarding. One adult may accompany multiple children.
8 North Avenue, St. Charles  |  In Pottawatomie Park
For facility hours and daily admission, visit: riverviewminigolf.org
Learn with Your Little One
Ages 1-2
W      Jul 7-28  |  10:30-11:15am 
RES $30/NR $45   (#27442)

Toddlerhood is an exciting and challenging time for both you and your Little One. Together, come enjoy classes created to enhance your toddler's overall development while introducing basic concepts, providing opportunities to explore new topics, and time to practice social skills such as sharing, and listening. Each week's activities are built around a fun-filled theme including songs, games and creative learning stations.


NEW! Summer Siblings - Patriotic Pastries
Ages 3-8
M      Jun 28  |  10am-12pm 
RES $20/NR $30   (#27435)

The 4th of July is one of the biggest party days of the summer, and we're cooking up some dessert recipes that will be perfect for this year's celebration! Children will make and sample two desserts, then bring home recipes to recreate them for your next picnic.


Wee Can Cook
Ages 3-6 
Tu      Jul 6-27  |  12:30-1:30pm 
RES $40/NR $60   (#27468)

Tie on your apron and don your chef's hat! Children will learn beginning cooking skills as they create a new dish each week. Recipes will be sent home so your budding chef can cook for the whole family!
Preschool Prep Twos
Ages 2-3 
Tu      Jun 8-Jul 27  |  9-10am 
RES $80/NR $120   (#27488)

Is your child ready to join a Twos Plus Preschool class this fall? This class provides an opportunity for young children to acclimate to a classroom setting. Ease into the fall's 1.5 hour program. Children will transition into a structured environment and learn to socialize with new friends while participating in circle time, art activities, music and dramatic play. Children using Pull-Ups are welcome. Must be age 2 by March 1, 2021.


Preschool Prep Threes
Ages 3-4
Tu      Jun 8-Jul 27  |  10:30am-12pm 
RES $120/NR $170   (#27487)

Whether your child is new to preschool, or a returning student, this class provides an opportunity for children to acclimate to a classroom setting. Children will transition into a structured environment and learn to socialize with new friends while participating in circle time, art activities, music and dramatic play. Children using Pull-Ups are welcome. Must be age 3 by September 1, 2021.



Click code #s to register.
Fun with Your Little One
Ages 1 & Under
W      Jul 7-28  |   9:30-10:15am
RES $30/NR $45  (#27441)

Looking for a little one-on-one time with your baby? How about some socializing, laughing and learning, too? Come join us as we share new topics, songs, poems, and fun activities with you and your child each week. Enjoy the company of others who are experiencing the joys of the first year. This class will have a flexible structure to meet the needs of the babies registered.


Pee Wee Picasso and Play
Ages 2½-5
W      Jun 9-30   |   9:30-10:15am
RES $30/NR $45   (#27434)

Calling all future artists! Explore and express yourselves through various art activities. Developing new skills while designing unique creations will inspire your budding artist to appreciate different art materials.


Sculptures and Stories
Ages 2½-5
M      Jun 21   |  10-11:30am
RES $10/NR $15   (#27436)

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.


NEW! Happy Birthday America!
Ages 3-8
W     Jun 30  |  1-3pm
RES $20/NR $30  (#27438)

Everyone loves a birthday party, and you're invited! Come celebrate our country's birthday, as we prepare for the 4th of July. Class will include patriotic crafts, games, stories and snacks. Join the fun!
NEW! PJ Jamboree
Ages 4-7
W      Jun 23  |  6-7:30pm
RES $15/NR $23   (#27433)

Wake up! It's time for a slumber party! Wear your comfy PJ's and bring your favorite stuffed animal or doll to share an evening of bedtime-themed games, crafts and snacks.



NEW!
Tea-riffic Party Time
Ages 4-7
W      Jul 28  |  6-7:30pm
RES $15/NR $23  (#27432)

Join us for an evening filled with tea related activities, crafts, and games. Practice your best manners while enjoying handmade finger sandwiches and tea with your friends. It's sure to be tea-lightful!


NEW! Clay Creations
Ages 4-6
M-W       Jun 14-23    |   11am-12pm   (#27428)
Tu-Th    Jun 15-24 |  12-1pm   (#27430)
M-W      Jul 12-21   |   11am-12pm   (#27429)
Tu-Th    Jul 13-22   |   12-1pm  (#27431)
$285

Explore the world of making your own clay creation and create several hand-built clay pieces. Discover a variety of clay stages: Wet, Greenware, Bisqueware & more! Students will be introduced to Kiln firing when they create a custom glaze project. Held at All Things Art Studio.

Click code #s to register. 
Tot/Kid Rock
Ages 1 & Under
F     Jun 11-Jul 2  |  9:30-10:10am   (#26682)
F     Jul 16-Aug 6  |  9:30-10:10am   (#26683)

Ages 2-3
F     Jun 11-Jul 2  |  10:15-10:55am   (#26680)
F     Jul 16-Aug 6  |  10:15-10:55am   (#26681)
RES $46/NR $69

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun
the Rock 'n' Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are
movement-based learning and imaginative play
classes with music. All class procedures are
designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities
are age appropriate by class and will include songs
and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and
gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening
and following directions skills. With a focus on
STEAM learning, each session will have a new
educational theme! Join us for music that really
can't be "beat!"



Summer Sing-a-Longs
Ages 6 & Under 
Th      Jun 10- Jul 1   |  9:15-10am  (#27496)
Th      Jun 10- Jul 1   |  10:15-11am  (#27489)
RES $60/NR $90

Music brings joy to the whole family and supports your child's development in every area. Enjoy interactive, parent-child songs, chants, dances and instrumental jam sessions.
Broadway Minis Workshop: Coco
Ages 4-6 
M      Jul 26-Aug 30  |  4-5:15pm 
$135   (#26414)

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the dead to find his great-great grandmother, a legendary singer. Featuring hit songs like 'Remember Me' students will sing, dance and strum to these catchy tunes! Family and friends are invited to a showcase on the last day of class. Held at Marquee Youth Stage.



Broadway Minis Workshop:
James and the Giant Peach
Ages 4-6 
M     Jun 7-Jul 19  |  4-5:15pm 
$135   (#26365)

A delightful adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure. Minis will learn musical theatre basics as they sing, dance, act and learn about courage and self-discovery. Family and friends are invited to a showcase on the last day of class. Held at Marquee Youth Stage.


Click code #s to register. 
Seasonal Dance
Sessions are shorter and provide young dancers the opportunity to try different disciplines of dance before
making the commitment to the Dance Recital program. Parent observation will be held during the last class.
 
Required Attire: All dancers should have hair up (out of face). Hip Hop classes may wear athletic wear and clean athletic shoes. All other classes should wear a leotard and tights with pink or black ballet
shoes. Boys may wear athletic wear with appropriate dance shoes; black shoes for ballet.
Leap Into Dance - Introduction to body awareness and dance concepts using your own creativity, props and music. 

Dance with Me - This is a parent/child class. Introduction to creative movement, music, props and peers.

Leaps, Jumps & Turns - Improve your technique, ability, confidence and strength in jumps, leaps and turns from various dance genres. 

New session begins June 19!
Princess Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-5
W    Jun 9   |  10-11:30am 
RES $15/NR $23  (#27004)

It's time to put on your tiara and party like a princess. Learn a princess themed dance routine to show your family. Twirl your gown 'round and 'round, make a
princess craft, and let your imagination soar. Princess
outfits encouraged!


Superhero Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-5
Th    Jun 11   |  10-11:30am 
RES $15/NR $23  (#27005)

It's time to show your superhero powers! Open to boys and girls. Wear your favorite superhero themed outfit, learn fun hip hop moves, do a superhero craft and learn a dance to show your families. Let
your powers fly!
Fairy Tale Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-6 
Th      Jul 15  |  10-11:30am 
RES $18/NR $27   (#27241)

Sparkle and shine as you tell stories through dance! Dress up, and join us for a fairy tale adventure!


Try Everything Mini Dance Camp
Ages 3-4 
W      Jul 7  |  10-11:30am  (#27009)
Th     Aug 19  |  5-6:30pm  (#27014)
RES $15/NR $23

Sparkle and shine as you tell stories through dance! Dress up, and join us for a fairy tale adventure!


Click on code #s to register.
Tiny People Yoga
Ages 4-6
T      Jun 8-Jul 27  |  10:45-11:30am
NRC Member $64 / Nonmember $96

This playful class encourages self-expression as
well as building social skills. Children will
strengthen their bodies as they learn how to focus
through breathing and relaxation techniques.
This class is held at Norris Recreation Center. Register by calling 630-377-1405.


Adult/Tot Basketball
Ages 2-3 
Th      Jun 10-Jul 22  |  4-4:30pm   (#26664)
Th      Jul 29-Sep 9  |  4-4:30pm   (#26665)

RES $55/NR $83

Work together to develop the basic basketball skills of shooting, passing and dribbling. Coaches will teach parents drills to practice with their child.


T-Ball League
Ages 3-4
MW     Jun 14-Jul 19  |  9:15-10:15am   (#26763)
MW     Jun 14-Jul 19  |  5:30-6:30pm   (#26760)
TuTh   Jun 15-Jul 20  |  4:15-5:15pm   (#26758)
TuTh   Jun 15-Jul 20  |  5:30-6:30pm   (#26757)

Ages 5-6
MW     Jun 14-Jul 19  |  10:30-11:30am   (#26762)
MW     Jun 14-Jul 19  |  4:15-5:15pm   (#26759)
MW     Jun 14-Jul 19  |  6:45-7:45pm   (#26761)
TuTh   Jun 15-Jul 20  |  6:45-7:45pm   (#26756)
$108

Here's a fun, action-packed and challenging sport! Play every position to learn about the whole game. Focus on catching, fielding, throwing, batting and base running. Bring a glove. Held Geneva Park District - Wheeler Park.


Lil' Dribblers
Ages 4-6 
Th      Jun 10-Jul 22  |  4:30-5:15pm  (#26670)
Th      Jul 29-Sep 9  |  4:30-5:15pm   (#26671)
RES $65/NR $98 

Learn the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment. Coaches use age-appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, hand eye coordination, listening skills and the ability to follow directions.

Classes begin in June!
 
Parent/Tot Super Sports  |  Ages 2-3 (w/parent)  
Jr. Golf  |  Ages 3-6
Jr. Soccer  |  Ages 3-6
Jr. T-Ball  |  Ages 3-6
Multi-Sports   |  Ages 3-6
Jr. Basketball  |  Ages 3-7
Jr. Flag Football  |  Ages 4-6 
Jr. Floor Hockey  |  Ages 4-6
 
All classes are taught by All Star Sports Staff.
For full class descriptions, fees, times, locations and to register online, click sports listed above.

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British Soccer: TinyTykes Cub Camp
Ages 3-4 
M-F      Jun 7-11  |  9-10am   (#27124)
M-F      Jul 26-30  |  9-10am   (#27125)
$102 

Learn the basic elements of soccer in small groups. Be ready for lots of running, kicking and laughing! Great way to meet new friends, too. Held at Geneva Park District - Persinger Rec Center.


British Soccer: TinyTykes Lions Camp
Ages 4-6
M-F      Jun 7-11  |  10:15am-12:15pm   (#27126)
M-F      Jul 26-30  |  10:15am-12:15pm   (#27127)
$139 

Learn the fundamentals of soccer while participating in challenging, skill-building activities, spirited competitions and fun mini-games. Held at Geneva Park District - Persinger Rec Center.


Chicago Fire Soccer Camp
Ages 3-5
M-F      Jun 21-25  |  8-9am  (#26841)
M-F      Aug 2-6  |  10-11am  (#26845)
RES $98/NR $147 

Chicago Fire FC Camps help children safely return to the field of play, providing kids and parents alike a welcome source of enjoyment and activity throughout the year. Chicago Fire FC Camps offer structured camp experience, directed by our professional coaching staff and adhering to all "Return to Play" guidelines set out by the City of Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health. Players will interact with their coach through a small group structure each day as they guide each participant through soccer skills and challenges. Sessions are structured around daily themes that take a closer look at technical soccer skills and holistic soccer concepts. Held at Reid Field, Thompson Campus.

Click on code #s to register.
All nature programs below are held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
Nature In Your Neighborhood- Fireflies
Ages 2+ 
W     Jul 7  |  7:30-8:30pm  (#27458) DP
W     Jul 7  |  7:30-8:30pm  (#27459) DWP*
W     Jul 14  |  7:30-8:30pm  (#27460) HHP
W     Jul 14  |  7:30-8:30pm  (#27461) CMP
RES $5/NR $8

Hickory Knolls is coming to your local park with one of our favorite summertime programs! Bring the family out for an evening with our best-known night-time flyers - fireflies! Learn a bit about these fabulous creatures, then we'll head out for some good-natured fun collecting, counting and releasing. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to sit with your family group.
DP= Davis Park
DWP= Delnor Woods Park*
HHP= Harvest Hills Park
CMP=Cranston Meadows Park
*Meet at pavilion off of Wing Street


Friday Family Fun Camp
Ages 4+ 
F     Jun 18  |  10am-12pm  (#27338)
F     Jun 25  |  10am-12pm  (#27339)
F     Jul 2  |  10am-12pm  (#27340)
F     Jul 9  |  10am-12pm  (#27341)
F     Jul 16  |  10am-12pm  (#27342)
F     Jul 23  |  10am-12pm  (#27343)
F     Jul 30  |  10am-12pm  (#27344)
F     Aug 6  |  10am-12pm  (#27345)
RES $60/NR $90 up to 8 people 

Think grown-ups have to miss out on the fun of nature camp? We don't think so! Grab the kids and get ready to explore the great outdoors in this mini version of camp that will fit any family's schedule. Enjoy a hike, critter visits and camp themed activities all before lunch.


Snakes at Suppertime
Ages 5+
Th     Jun 24  |  7-8pm   (#27330)
Th     Jul 29 |  7-8pm   (#27331)
Th     Aug 26  |  7-8pm  (#27332)
RES $40/NR $60 for group of 6
Go behind the scenes as you help with the care and feeding of our resident snake animal ambassadors. Help prepare food, tend to their enclosures and enjoy hands on meet and greets with your favorite scaled friends.  Masks are required.


Not the Last Dragon
Ages 5-10
W      Jun 23  |  2-3pm   (#27347)
W      Jul 21  |  2-3pm   (#27348)
W      Aug 4  |  2-3pm   (#27349)
RES $15/NR $23

Don't let the other reptiles fool you. They all might
have scales, but they can't call themselves
dragons. Meet and greet some resident reptiles
and then let the bearded dragon tell you all you
need to know about real life dragons. End with a
take home craft.

Click code #s to register.




Opening Day May 29!

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 Kara at kguizzetti@stcparks.org