Youth Enrichment Programs

Youngsters have fun at these classes filled with age-appropriate activities to spark imagination, creativity and learning. Choose from a variety of classes that are educational, artistic, scientific and just plain fun. Classes with (EE) are also available in Early Enrichment for ages 3-6 and classes with (TE) are available in Teen Enrichment for ages 11-18. Not all classes are offered year-round.

 

Youth Enrichment Classes


Cultural Arts -
These classes stimulate imagination, improve self-confidence, and spark creativity. Life skills are also enhanced, includeing how to develop an informed opinion and articule a vision.

Saturday Art (YE)
Art in the Fall (YE)
Beginner Drawing (YE)
Mixed Media Art (YE)
Creating with Color (YE)
Arte Children's Studio Holiday Gift Making (YE)
Arte Children's Studio Let it Snow (YE)
Paint, Glase & Fire (various themes) (YE)

 

Camp Center Stage (click the link for more information)

 

Performing Arts - Gain confidence, expand creativity, exhibit self-expression, and improve social skills.

Junior Actors (YE)
Drama Kidz (YE)
Play in a Day (YE)
All American Cheer & Stunt (YE)
Recreational Cheer (YE)
Cheerleading, Tumbling & Jumps (YE)

 


Social Skills - The following classes reinforce verbal and non-verbal skills while learning how to share and take turns. Teamwork is introducted in a fun setting.

Don't Forget Your Manners Workshop (YE)
School's Out Field Trip (YE)

Analytical Skills - Math and science come alove with classes designed to sharpen problem-solving skills and develop fine motor skills.

Chess (YE)
Mad Science - Various classes (YE)
Math Monkey Blast Camps (YE)
Academic Camp Triathlon (YE)
 

Life Skills - Classes are designed to teach important life lessons and safety skills for greater sel-confidence while at school, home along, or out in the community.

Home Alone Basics (YE)
Babysitting 101 (YE)
Kidsafe Awareness (YE)
Creative Cooks (YE)
Financially Alert Kids (YE)
 

Fitness - Healthy habits are developed early for stronger muscles and bones. Research shows physically fit kids sleep better and are able to hand physical and emotional challenges easier.

Kids Yoga (YE)
empowerME4LIFE (YE)
Girls on the Run (YE)


Technology - Programming skills introducted through codes, sequences, and design to sharpen problem-solving talents and creative thinking.

Video Game Design (YE, TE)
Web Studio (YE, TE)
3D Game Design (YE, TE)
Robotics (YE, TE)
Virtual Reality Game Design (YE, TE)
Gaming Academy (YE, TE)
Movie Makers (YE, TE)
Digital Imaging (YE, TE)
Web Design (YE, TE)
Animation 3D Style (YE)
Secret Agent Robotics (YE, TE)
Video Game Animation (YE)
Let's Do Robotics (YE)
Razzle Dazzle Robotics (YE)
Animation Studio (YE)
 

 

Just for Teens
Beginning Crochet (TE)
Horseback Riding (YE, TE)
Teen Etiquette (TE)
ACT Practice Test (TE)
Teen Organization (TE)
Teen Etiquette (TE)
College Admissions Coaching (TE)


 

 
 
Hours of Operation

Activity Center
6545 W. 151st Street
Monday - Friday, 6am-9pm
Saturday, 7am-7pm
Sunday, noon-7pm
913.685.6000
For weather cancellations
call 913.685.6099

Recreation Complex Office (Sports)
9701 W. 137th Street

Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm
913.685.6030
For weather cancellations
call 913.685.6099
 

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm
913.685.6000

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

"We will champion community and personal growth through dynamic lifelong recreation experiences."