Courses for the FALL 2018 Session
(Courses vary by school)
*NEW!!* Around the World
Diverse Discoveries! Students will do different activities surrounding various cultures from week to week. Program could include activities like Pierogi making, Henna Art, Lumpia making, Dream Catchers/Beading/Talking stick creations, bannock/jam and butter making, knitting/cross stitching - PLUS - traditional games! Join this fun and changing course today!
Babysitter Certificate Course
EDGE offers the opportunity to take the Babysitter Certificate Course at school. This course will include basic child care, first aid, home and fire safety plus helpful hints to becoming a good babysitter. You will be required to complete all the assignments, volunteer babysitting and pass the course test to receive your certificate. Attendance is mandatory to complete all the work. Please ensure you are able to commit the time to successfully finish the course.
NOTE: You must turn 12 years old before the end of the course.
There is no better smell than something baking in the oven! In this course we will make treats that are not only delicious but look good too. Food is not just for the taste buds but for the eyes as well. Make the treats and decorate them too! Learn new techniques and how to avoid common baking mistakes. Bake cookies, cupcakes, cake-pops, pies, cheesecakes, pastries and more! Become a wonderful baker today!
Bhangra Dance*Returning!* Computer Skills
Love to dance, love to move to music? Join this great type of folk dance and have fun! Great music, lots of movement. Bhangra dancing is very energetic mixed with very up-beat music that will have you jumping right in! Learn about the art form and it's origin. Do some Bollywood style dancing too! Your instructor will make it fun and easy for you to have a great time with your friends!
Learn how to navigate different computer programs! Sometimes working on a project for school seems like a tough go when you are not sure of how to make use of tools available. This class will take the mystery out of a lot of the basic programs. Learn how to use Excel and do a spread sheet of your science data, or show your project with a variety of charts. Learn how to use Microsoft Office and master a PowerPoint presentation! This is a fun class where you can try all of the different programs - make a presentation to show your family. It is also one of the best places to ASK QUESTIONS... come out and give it a try!
*NEW!!* Cooking and Dessert
Here is the full meal deal! Learn to make a delicious entree and top it off with a delectable dessert! Cooking a meal like yummy lasagna with a Caesar salad, then finishing it off with pie al a mode! There are so many tasty treats waiting for you in this course. Your instructor will ask for your dinner and dessert likes and working together you will plan your meals. Fun class for everyone!
Learn how to cook dishes that delight your taste-buds! Impress your friends and family with what you can make. Follow a recipe or create one yourself! You can even bring in a recipe or culinary idea to make with the class. Explore flavors and ingredients - see how they work together to make delicious food. Savory, sweet, sour, spicy and more! Discover techniques that will help you around the kitchen. Become a potential master-chef!
DREAM IT, MAKE IT! Here is a class where you can really let your imagination and creativity take a path to making some really awesome stuff! What type of crafts do you like to do? Is it painting and decorating a bird house? Making glow jars? Work along with your instructor to research and try out some great ideas on Pinterest! Come out and have fun getting creative in this class! Supplies included.
*NEW!!* Crochet Craft
*NEW!!* Embroidery Needle Craft
Come out and join our club! Learn to hook your way into a Granny Square tote or a cool scarf! This activity is a great hobby with results you can wear! Learn how to chain, single crochet and double crochet - the beginning stitches of any great crochet project. This is a craft worth sharing with your whole family - fun for boys and girls. Yarn and hook included for your first project.
Hip Hop Dance
A VERY CREATIVE CRAFT! Students will learn to do a variety of embroidery stitches e.g. chain stitch, cross stitch, stem stitch, French knots and more! Their skills will be used to produce several projects like a bookmark with Ukrainian cross stitch patterns, greeting card inserts, a Halloween project and a holiday ornament. Students will apply their knowledge to design and stitch a needle book cover or they can use a design the instructor will provide. Instruction will be at a beginner level; therefore no previous experience is required. If you already have some experience join us for some projects as well!
DANCE THE CLASS AWAY! Motion and music – a great way to have fun, get fit and enjoy music and movement with friends. Learn the basic moves and the newest steps. Your instructor will choreograph a great dance sequence for the group and you can also try your hand at it too! Dance is universal like music - everyone can join and enjoy together.
*NEW!* Jewelry Making
Do you love to make things? Do you like to design things? Do you like to wear something different from the rest of the crowd? This class is the best place to learn how to design and make your own jewelry where you can mix and match to your own wardrobe! Like the color purple but can't find the right necklace/earrings or bracelet? Make it yourself with the help of your instructor!
*NEW!!* Russian Language
Do you enjoy math or simply dread it? This course offers assistance in both cases. Your instructor will help you understand the math you struggle with or give you challenges on advanced math for your grade. This course also offers fun math games and puzzles for some light-hearted math play.
How great is it to learn a new language? This program also gives you a chance to learn about Russian culture. This EDGE program includes studying the Russian language through different games, sentence building activities, poetry and puzzles. This program will improve skills in everyday conversation, readying, writing and grammar. It will also acquaint you with Russian poets and writers.
Spanish Level I
Spanish Level II & Up
HOLA! Are you and your family planning a trip to Mexico or another country where Spanish is the main language? Even if you are not, it's great to learn about a different language and culture. It always is an asset to be used in the future. How great would it be if you could communicate - even just the basics of any other language! In this class you will learn to speak and read some basic Spanish and this is the best place to start! Get a jump on high school and learn a new language today!
If you already know some Spanish or have taken the first level with us - join this course to expand your vocabulary. This class will offer the extension of what was taught in the first level and more! It will be combining fun and knowledge of the language. It will also include conversations, history and more. This is your opportunity to expand your horizons and become more multi-lingual!
*Favorite!* Teen Club
Your community needs your help and involvement. The EDGE Teen Club strives to provide a fun learning environment for a community service. Plan a fund raiser to collect funds for donation, or gather items needed for a local charity. Collect books and puzzles for daycares or senior residences. Instructors will help guide you through the complete planning, implementation of your project, right through to writing your letter of donation. Join us today for a caring neighborhood effort to help those in need.
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