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    110044 - Yng Rembrdts Drawing Workshops

    Elementary age students will learn to draw in these workshops! The Young Rembrandts method was developed to teach the basic concepts of drawing technique. Students will learn a different lesson in each class and each session (we have a 5 year curriculum). The Instructor presents a step by step approach in each class with a variety of subjects: animals, action, still-life, landscape, and cartoons. Students use different types of media to help build confidence with drawing concepts and skills. These classes have improved thousands of students’ ability and talent. Drawing is fun and you can learn how to do it too! AL

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    Add to CartAvailable110044-03Yng Rembrdts Drawing08/08/15 - 08/29/1511:00A - 12:00PSa6 years to under 13 yearsLocation Details$43/$65Item Details

    111034 - Brickz 4 Kidz

    Take your movie making skills to the next level in this exciting new camp! In addition to building your sets, writing your scripts and shooting your movies, campers will learn and implement advanced movie making techniques. They will explore Masking, Onion Skinning, Chroma Key as well as master how to make your mini-figurines walk! Previous movie making experience or completion of our Stop Motion Animation Movie Making camp are strongly recommended. Campers will receive a t-shirt and flash drive with their movie to take home at the end of the week. (MN)

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    Add to CartAvailable111034-03Advanced Movie Makin08/10/15 - 08/14/15 9:00A - 12:00PM-F8 years to under 14 yearsLocation Details$175/$225Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable111034-04Clash of Bricks08/10/15 - 08/14/15 1:00P - 4:00PM-F7 years to under 12 yearsLocation Details$175/$225Item Details

    113002 - First Aid

    Important for home and work safety, now is the time to learn first aid skills. Course covers determining unconsciousness, treating cuts, scrapes and burns, controlling bleeding, treating injuries to bones, muscles and joints and preventing and caring for sudden illness, including heat and cold emergencies. Certification is valid for three years.

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    Add to CartAvailable113002-01First Aid08/10/15 - 08/10/15 6:00P - 9:30PM12 years and UpLocation Details$42/$63Item Details

    113092 - Fly Fishing Fundamentals

    Learn the essential basics of fly fishing. This class demystifies the sport. Learn casting skills and how to catch a fish on local waters. In this two hour class you can learn enough to start enjoying the sport right away. These skills can then serve as a basis for local bass fishing, trout fishing and all types of fly fishing. All necessary equipment--rods, reels and flies are provided for use. MN

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    Add to CartAvailable113092-02Fly Fishing Fundamen08/15/15 - 08/15/15 4:00P - 6:00PSa12 years and UpLocation Details$65/$95Item Details

    116121 - Story Theater Camp

    Every day is filled with new ideas as you learn some basic performance techniques and help to create a different mini-play that you will be able to act out during each class. You can be a different character of your own choice for each mini play, invent plots, develop conflicts, define scene settings and timelines, and then bring each creative and original story to life. You are welcome to wear a costume to class but it is not necessary. AL

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    Add to CartAvailable116121-03Story Theater Camp08/17/15 - 08/21/15 2:30P - 4:00PM-F8 years to under 13 yearsLocation Details$108/$162Item Details

    116124 - Theater Time Ensemble Camp

    Become a part of this ensemble where you can be dramatic, funny, or both. You’ll learn some basic performance techniques as you help to create skits and act in them, play theater games, and discover the delight of improvisation in an atmosphere that encourages creativity, observation, spontaneity, and group interaction. AL

    Each camp features a different theme

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    Add to CartAvailable116124-03My Favorite Things08/17/15 - 08/21/1512:30P - 2:00PM-F6 years to under 9 yearsLocation Details$108/$162Item Details

    118800 - Safety Town

    Safety Town is a nationally recognized safety education program presented by the Downers Grove Police Department, Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club, Downers Grove Park District and teen volunteers. A mini safety town, complete with kid-sized buildings, street signs and sidewalks, provides an environment where children learn pedestrian, passenger and at-home safety. Children ride big wheel trikes and enjoy visits by local school bus and fire department staff, while learning bike, school bus and fire safety lessons. Families are invited to Graduation Day on the last day of each session, where children receive a certificate and share their learning experience. Each child receives an official Safety Town T-shirt and class picture. A detailed program outline is provided prior to the start of the program. Child must be entering kindergarten and be age specified by September 1.

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    Add to CartWaitlist118800-03Safety Town08/10/15 - 08/14/15 9:00A - 10:30AM-F5 years to under 7 yearsLocation Details$24/$35Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable118800-04Safety Town08/10/15 - 08/14/1511:15A - 12:45PM-F5 years to under 7 yearsLocation Details$24/$35Item Details

    119500 - Adventure Camp

    Make memories that last a lifetime! Adventure Camp offers children a traditional day camp experience including group games, sports, skits, songs, stories, swimming, field trips, crafts and team building activities.

    How to Register
    Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until filled. Registration deadlines are the Wednesday prior to the next week of camp. All registrations received after the Wednesday deadline will be added to the waitlist and notified if space becomes available.

    Registration deadline dates are listed below. Web registration will be available through 11:59 pm. In-person registration is available at the Lincoln Center through 7:00 pm and the Recreation Center through 8:00 pm. Phone Registration is not accepted.

    Week 10 (119500-10) = August 5
    Week 11 (119500- 11) = August 12

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    Add to CartAvailable119500-10Adventure Camp08/10/15 - 08/14/15 8:30A - 4:00PM-F6 years to under 12 yearsLocation Details$126/$145Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable119500-11Adventure Camp08/17/15 - 08/21/15 8:30A - 4:00PM-F6 years to under 12 yearsLocation Details$126/$145Item Details

    119600 - Before/After Hours

    Designed for participants in Adventure Camp and Teen Trekkers, the Before & After Hours program offers working parents an option for full-day care during the summer. A supervised, low-key setting is provided. Activities range from organized games to board games, and crafts. Participants interact in mixed-age groups during before hours program.

    How to Register
    Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until filled. Registration deadlines are the Wednesday prior to the next week of camp. All registrations received after the Wednesday deadline will be added to the waitlist and notified if space becomes available.

    Registration deadline dates are listed below. Web registration will be available through 11:59 pm. In-person registration is available at the Lincoln Center through 7:00 pm and the Recreation Center through 8:00 pm. Phone Registration is not accepted.

    Week 10 (119600-10) = August 5
    Week 11 (119600- 11) = August 12

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    Add to CartAvailable119600-10Before Hours08/10/15 - 08/14/15 6:30A - 8:30AM-F6 years to under 16 yearsLocation Details$29/$33Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable119600-11Before Hours08/17/15 - 08/21/15 6:30A - 8:30AM-F6 years to under 16 yearsLocation Details$29/$33Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable119600-21After Hours08/10/15 - 08/14/15 4:00P - 6:00PM-F6 years to under 16 yearsLocation Details$29/$33Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable119600-22After Hours08/17/15 - 08/21/15 4:00P - 6:00PM-F6 years to under 16 yearsLocation Details$29/$33Item Details

    119800 - Teen Trekkers 2015

    Be adventurous with Teen Trekkers! Each week we will travel around Chicago and the suburbs experiencing interactive, action-packed days with friends. Favorite past trips include: Six Flags Great America, Navy Pier, Xtreme Trampoline, Game Works, Rock Climbing, a variety of water parks, laser tag and much more! Teen Trekkers 2015 will feature some of our favorite trips, as well as brand new ones! Don't miss out on these spectacular opportunities to make memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. No camp July 3rd

    How to Register
    Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until filled. Registration deadlines are the Wednesday prior to the next week of camp. All registrations received after the Wednesday deadline will be added to the waitlist and notified if space becomes available.

    Registration deadline dates are listed below. Web registration will be available through 11:59 pm. In-person registration is available at the Lincoln Center through 7:00 pm and the Recreation Center through 8:00 pm. Phone Registration is not accepted.

    Week 10 (119800-10) = August 5

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    Add to CartAvailable119800-10Teen Trekkers 201508/10/15 - 08/14/15 8:30A - 4:00PM-F11 years to under 16 yearsLocation Details$155/$178Item Details

    120009 - Museum Camp Mania!

    NEW!
    Museum Camp Mania is now available for 7-10 year olds!

    Come to the Downers Grove Museum August 10th - 14th to enjoy games and activities about living on the frontier, Downer's Grove's involvement in military conflicts, archaeology and more in this jam-packed week of fun!

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    Read NoticeUnavailable120009-01Museum Camp Mania!08/10/15 - 08/14/15 9:00A - 12:00PM-F7 years to under 11 yearsLocation Details$95/$115Item Details

    120019 - Breasted's Chicago

    NEW!
    Spend the day visiting James Henry Breasted sites on the University of Chicago campus and exploring his impact on Chicago's Egyptian collections. The day begins with a guided tour of the Oriental Institute's Breasted Collections, led by Research Associate and Special Exhibits Coordinator, Emily Teeter. Then, visit Haskell Museum to view the Director's Office built for Breasted and walk over to Breasted's Hyde Park home. Bring comfortable shoes and a sack lunch. Trip begins and ends at the Downers Grove Museum.

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    Add to CartWaitlist120019-01Breasted's Chicago08/15/15 - 08/15/15 9:00A - 2:30PSa12 years and UpLocation Details$30/$45Item Details

    130103 - Weight Training for Women

    Recent studies show weightlifting two times a week can reduce overall body fat by three percent in just 10 weeks, while increasing bone density! A certified personal trainer provides resistance training, proper form, personal program design, and muscle training theory.

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    Add to CartAvailable130103-07Weight Train Women08/25/15 - 09/08/15 7:10P - 8:00PTu15 years and UpLocation Details$24/$36Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable130103-08Weight Train Women08/27/15 - 09/10/15 7:10P - 8:00PTh15 years and UpLocation Details$24/$36Item Details
    Add to CartAvailable130103-09Weight Train Women08/25/15 - 09/10/15 7:10P - 8:00PTu, Th15 years and UpLocation Details$42/$63Item Details

    130110 - Chair Yoga

    Practice yoga in a chair. Experience the ancient fitness science of Hatha Yoga. Gently strengthen your spine, core while increasing flexibility and mobility. Leave this class feeling relaxed and balanced.

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    Add to CartAvailable130110-03Chair Yoga08/25/15 - 09/08/15 9:30A - 10:25ATu18 years and UpLocation Details$24/$36Item Details

    130131 - Zumba in the Park FREE

    CCome join us for free Zumba in the park. Maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning with Latin and International music. This class features aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zesty Latin music, Merengue, Salsa, Reggaeton, Bumbia and body sculpting movements provide and effective fitness system that we call Zumba! Bring a towel and water.

    Class is FREE however registration is required.

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    Add to CartAvailable130131-03Zumba in Park FREE08/08/15 - 08/08/15 9:30A - 10:25ASa14 years and UpLocation Details$0Item Details

    130134 - Fit Express

    Express 20 to 30 second cardio and strength intervals to burn fat. This is a full body workout to trim up.

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    Add to CartAvailable130134-06Fit Express08/26/15 - 09/09/15 7:15P - 7:45PW15 years and UpLocation Details$24/$36Item Details

    143012 - Little Pint Hoops

    Introduce your child to the game through instruction in passing, shooting and dribbling. Lower hoops are used to accommodate young players.

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    Read NoticeUnavailable143012-05Little Pint Hoops 3 - 4 yrs08/04/15 - 08/20/15 9:00A - 9:45ATu, Th3 years to under 5 yearsLocation Details$65/$98Item Details
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