Central Wyoming College - Recreation

Week 2 Summer Academy Classes | June 11 - 14

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Summer Academy is a FREE oppportunity for Boys & Girls, Grades K-8th to participate in their choice of classes during 3 weeks in June. Children can participate in one or in as many classes as they would like. Classes sizes are limited and we will not extend beyond these limits. A waiting list will be created once a class is filled. Registrations are not completed until they are in the computer software. For this reason, we highly encourage you to register ONLINE to secure your child(s) spot in our classes.

Class content will not change from week to week, therefore, we ask that you do NOT sign your child up for the same class week to week. Select classes do have a supply requirement that will be listed within the class description that we ask you respect. To make sure class content is age appropriate, age groups will not be negotiable. ‘R’ Recreation staff will be available in between classes to assist children if needed, but it is expected that children will be able to walk to and from each class on their own.

 
Acting 101
Instructor: Cameron Fehring
Time: 8:00am-9:00am
Location: CWC Little Theatre
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
If you are interested in acting then this is the class for you. Let your creativity take flight and jump into the magical world of theater by building a character from scratch. Engage in a variety of skits, plays & more. Students will learn beginning techniques of acting; the art of projecting and changing your voice, simple body movements and even a few new accents.  Limit 12
 
Let's Get Booky With It
Instructor:
Brandi Maxson
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Ages: Kindergarten
We will be reading some super fun books and each day’s activities will be based off a new book. Age appropriate activities, including art and science projects, will be done each day. Please wear clothes that are okay to get dirty, as we could potentially get messy with some of the projects! Limit 12
Upcycled Glass
Instructor:
Connie Murray
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Ages: 1st -3rd grade
In this new class, your littles will learn to turn plain, clear glass, which is both new and previously used, in to an absolutely beautiful and colorful piece that is one-of-a-kind, just like the individual who made it!  Limit 12
Sporty Shorty
Instructor:
Kiley Ridgway
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Soccer Field SW
Ages: 1st - 3rd grade
Get your game on! Students will be participating in traditional sports and games throughout the week. There will be some technique and instruction for basketball, volleyball, tennis, track relays, kickball, and other popular sport games. Your little Sporty will participate in fun skill building activities. Limit 14
Soccer
Instructor:
Reed Axthelm
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Soccer Field SE
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
If you love playing the awesome game of Futbol then you will want to be on the pitch at 9am! This session will be led by a college soccer player who will bring new tricks and strategies to the game. The fundamentals of soccer; ball handling, passing and striking will be practiced each day with fun drills and small sided games. Limit 14
Friendship Bracelets
Instructor:
Robyn Beers
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
Do you have friends? Do you and they both need some new arm bling? Then sign up for this class where we will spend four days crafting friendship bracelets galore. You can keep them, trade them, or gift them to someone special. Limit 12
Get this Party Started
Instructor:
Joy Pettit
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
So you are planning a party and need ideas for treats and goody bags? Sign up for this class for themed ideas that will be the hit of the party. Each day will be a new theme and will include a treat and a goody bag to take home. Themes may include but aren’t limited to the following: sports, holidays, summer fun, pirates and several more options. Limit 12
A Blast from the Past
Instructor:
Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
We are doing a blast from the past with Shrinky Dink crafts! Maybe your parents will remember this amazing craft, but now it’s your turn to have fun with this magical material. We will make keychains, jewelry, and even a little tic-tac-toe game with this super cool stuff. If you have a favorite comic book character, bring in your comic to trace and let’s see what we can create. Limit 12
Acting 101
Instructor:
Cameron Fehring
Time: 9:00am-10:00am
Location: CWC Little Theatre
Ages: 6th - 8th grade
If you are interested in acting then this is the class for you. Let your creativity take flight and jump into the magical world of theater by building a character from scratch. Engage in a variety of skits, plays & more. Students will learn beginning techniques of acting; the art of projecting and changing your voice, simple body movements and even a few new accents. Limit 12
 
Let's Get Creative
Instructor:
Brandi Maxson
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Ages: Kindergarten
The littles will be exploring print making, collages and abstract art in this new Summer Academy class. Students will use several different art mediums with each project. Dress appropriately as this will be messy and some of the materials used may not come out of their clothing. Limit 12
No Tech Games to Go
Instructor:
Connie Murray
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Ages: 1st - 3rd grade
Students will make reusable board games to take home. These No-Tech games can be played anytime even with no electricity or devices. Participants will learn to play games that kids everywhere use to play and games that you can share with older generations. Let’s see if you have the winning strategies of a good ol’ game of Tic-Tac-Toe! Limit 12
Soccer
Instructor: Reed Axthelm
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Soccer Field SE
Ages: 1st - 3rd grade
If you love playing the awesome game of Futbol then you will want to be on the pitch at 10am! This session will be led by a college soccer player who will bring new tricks and strategies to the game. The fundamentals of soccer; ball handling, passing and striking will be practiced each day with fun drills and small sided games. Limit 14
Create Your Own Canvas
Instructor:
Robyn Beers
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Ages: 2nd - 5th grade
Create a masterpiece for your bedroom, bathroom or to give as a gift. Students will use a pre-designed canvas and turn it into beautiful art. Participants need to wear “paint” clothes each day for this class. Limit 12
Junior Sports
Instructor: Kiley Ridgway
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Soccer Field SW
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
Get your game on! Students will be participating in traditional sports and games throughout the week. There will be simple technique and instruction for basketball, volleyball, tennis, track relays, kickball, and other popular sport games. Your sporter will participate in fun skill building activities. Limit 14
Endurance 2018, Part 2
Instructor:
Joy Pettit
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
Endurance to survive and thrive week TWO with all new challenges! We will create new teams and continue our physical and mental competitions to win pyramid pieces that represent 13 essential inner qualities: strength, heart, courage, perseverance, luck, trust, leadership, discipline, knowledge, commitment, teamwork, ingenuity, and friendship. The team that collects all 13 pieces will become the Endurance Week Two Champions! Limit 12
Dream Catchers
Instructor:
Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 4th - 8th grade
You will be catching only good dreams in your new dream catchers! Take home a wonderful new decoration for your window. You will be able to use a variety of material to make and decorate your unique dream catcher…sweet dreams! Limit 12
Theatre Movement
Instructor:
Cameron Fehring
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: CWC Little Theatre
Ages: 6th - 8th grade
Become a character through creative movement, storytelling, and your imagination! Students will use their whole body, voice, and facial expressions to learn how to move like a monster, make people laugh by being a clown, save the world like a superhero, or have the poise of your favorite movie stars. Limit 10
 
All Things No Bake
Instructor: Robyn Beers
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Ages: K - 2nd grade
Snacks, snacks, delicious snacks! These are easy, enjoyable treats that the students will learn to create that can be shared any time of the year. The participants will learn measuring, pouring, and basic kitchen skills and they won’t leave the class hungry. Limit 12
Masterpiece Art
Instructor: Brandi Maxson
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Ages: 1st - 3rd grade
This class is all about exploring warm and cool colors. Students will learn about and then use their knowledge of warm and cool colors to make unique masterpieces. This class will use messy paint (some will be permanent) to make awesome Pour Art and several other fun projects. Dress appropriately! Limit 12
Ultimate Sports
Instructor: Reed Axthelm
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Soccer Field SE
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
Get in on these fast paced games for the ultimate time! Participants will play ultimate football, ultimate frisbee, ultimate field hockey, and maybe some kickball, nerf archery and other fun games…you will just have to sign up to see what ultimate fun looks like! Limit 14
Volleyball
Instructor: Kiley Ridgway
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Soccer Field SW
Ages: 3rd - 6th grade
Participants will be learning from one of our best collegiate women volleyball players. Kiley will instruct on the technique of passing, setting, hitting and serving with a focus on the fundamentals of the game. This program will consist of fun drills and games that will help develop your young volleyballer’s skills. Limit 14
Pack Your Bag
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Ages: 4th - 6th grade
Join us as we turn a t-shirt into a great tote bag. Students will need to bring a new or used t-shirt with a great design on the front for each tote they want to make. We will do some simple crafting to make a great bag and then we will see about adding some travel extras. Limit 12
Radio Broadcasting
Instructor: John Gabrielsen
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Student Center Radio Broadcasting
Ages: 4th - 8th grade
*Due to limited space students are asked to only sign up for one of the three weeks this class if offered.*
Have you ever wanted to be a radio D.J? Here’s your chance to learn the trade in this introductory radio course designed to get students familiar with basic radio editing techniques and on-air presentation. Students will learn to use production equipment, voice editing, edit a commercial and make a radio liner. Their finished products will be aired on Rustler Radio 88.1! Limit 8
#ParacordCrazy
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
This class is new this year! You will be braiding dog leashes for that furry friend of yours. We will have a variety of cord colors, so get signed up and learn to braid your own dog leash. No dog=No worry! You can give yours a gift to someone who does or we can donate it to our local animal shelter, Paws for Life. Don’t miss out on the parachute cord craze! Limit 12
All About Unicorns
Instructor: Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
In this class we will be making the cutest little unicorns with all of their magical accessories. You will get to take home your wonderful new creation and enjoy it. We will even make rainbow snacks that any unicorn would love! Limit 12
Behind the Scenes
Instructor: Cameron Fehring
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Peck Theatre Scene Shop
Ages: 6th - 8th grade
Would you like to know what goes on behind the scenes of a theater production? Here’s your chance! Each student will learn how to make a show come to life by creating set pieces using scene painting techniques, lighting and set design, and props! Limit 10
 
Waffle-Wiches
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
*To allow all students the opportunity to get to participate, you are only allowed to register for this class for one of the two weeks it is offered.* 
Waffle irons are not just for breakfast! Get your taste buds ready for something new. Using waffle irons we will cook up some fun new creations that are tasty and satisfying! Limit 12
Let's Do Lunch
Instructor: Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
*To allow all students the opportunity to get to participate, you are only allowed to register for this class for one of the three weeks it is offered.*
You have had a busy morning and now you are hungry for some lunch! We’ve got you covered. In this class we will make tasty lunch items using only toaster ovens and microwaves. You will be able to take home some great recipes that you can whip up for your family. (Sorry, but we cannot accommodate specific food allergies). Limit 10
 
Famous Artists
Instructor: Brandi Maxson
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
Students will enjoy learning about famous artists and some of their artistic techniques. The fun part will come in when the participants will then have a blast using those techniques to design their very own masterpieces. Limit 12
Theatre Stage Makeup
Instructor: Cameron Fehring
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Little Theatre
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
Students will learn to complete a makeup project on themselves for each day of the week. Learn how to create old age, fantasy, wounds and more! Kick up your Halloween costume, your spirit week entry or your next show! (If your student loves this class and wants to learn more in-depth techniques, check out the advanced class, Theatre Stage Make-up Techniques, June 25-28, in the Youth Activities section). Limit 10
Friendship Fun
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
More friends=more fun! Grab your friends and join in the fun. This class will have your crafting the best trinkets that will be perfect for you and your friends to share with others. Who knows, the best part of the class may be meeting your new summer BFF. Limit 12
Yarn Craft Creations
Instructor: Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
Nope, we aren’t knitting or crocheting, but we will be making crafts using yarn! We will be making the coolest yarn wrapped initials to decorate your walls, a super colorful butterfly mobile and a surprise yarn item. There crafts may also be suitable to enter in the Fremont County Fair this summer. Limit 12
Bee My Honey
Instructor: Connie Murray
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 179
Ages: 4th - 6th grade
Although bees are an important part of food production, they are most well known for producing honey and wax. This honey and wax can be used to make some very nice beauty products to be used to make a girls life more elegant. In this class will create some fun little “extras” using honey. Limit 12
Myth Busters
Instructor: Kiley Ridgway
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
Have you ever seen the Myth Buster show and all the different myths they test? Here is your opportunity to bust some of those popular myths! This is a class that mixes both science and entertainment using elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, wives tales, and myths. Bring your ideas and theories and will test them! Limit 12
 
Fashion 101
Instructor: Brandi Maxson
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 161
Ages: 3rd - 5th grade
You are never too young to start learning how to design simple clothing. Our instructor will use a variety of different ways to teach your third, fourth or fifth grader about fashion. Students will get to make their own clothing for a small mannequin and participate in a few fun design challenges throughout the week. Limit 12
Healthy Snackin'
Instructor: Joy Pettit
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 163
Ages: 3rd - 8th grade
Quick, easy and healthy snacks and beverages make the best on-the-go treats! Each day we will make a simple and convenient snack. This will be the perfect class to end your day of Summer Academy. Limit 12
Brain Warp
Instructor: Kiley Ridgeway
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 185
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
We are coming at you with some new activities that will challenge your way of thinking this year and some mind challenges that will fuel your thinking power. Are you sure your boat will float? Will your structure hold up? Meet your friends at the intersection of creativity, imagination and fun! Design, build and then test your mind bending creations! Limit 12
Beginning Ukulele
Instructor: Mary Lea Wolf
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: CWC Main Hall 177
Ages: 5th - 8th grade
Jump into the newest musical craze and learn to play that Ukulele! If you have ever looked at these cute little stringed instruments and thought, “hey that’s cool! They look like a mini guitar!” Well, now you can learn to play one. Students MUST have their own Ukulele in good condition to participate in the class. Ukulele’s can be purchased at the Lander Music Store or inexpensively online (musiciansfriend.com or guitarcenter.com). You will want a Soprano Ukulele, the smallest of the Ukulele family. Check with Mrs. Wolf if you have questions. At the end of the week students will perform a mini concert to show off their new skills. Limit 12