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We will sample new foods and explore nutrition concepts through discussion, a learning activity and making of a sample snack together. Nutrition concepts explored include the five food groups and variety, healthier snack choices, breakfast importance, energy balance, hydration and drink choices and influence of the food environment. Examples of popular past sessions included muesli, ... Read more
Year Round Programming
This club will be focusing on one of the key essentials to succeeding in life: working well with others. We will be highlighting what true sportsmanship looks and how our actions affect others. By playing non-traditional group games, members will hone their skills on strategy, communication, and teamwork.
Members will be dancing their way to fitness in this club! Do you have a member who isn’t too keen on traditional sports, but loves to run around and be active? Does your member like to groove and get silly? Then this is the perfect club for them! We will be projecting different dances on ... Read more
Door County Civility is a community-based initiative formed in the spring of 2013 under the umbrella of the Door County Community Foundation. It’s mission is to foster and incorporate the principles of civility into the fabric of everyday life in Door County. Since we focus a lot on Kindness, Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution in ... Read more
Create a fun learning game in minutes – we call these ‘kahoots’. You can make a series of multiple choice questions. The format and number of questions are entirely up to our members.
An ongoing program for this age group. We focus on recognizing our own feelings as well as those of others. How to solve simple problems with friends and what to do when the problem seems too big. We discuss the topic of bullying with the help of our Community Partners, the Sturgeon Bay police department, ... Read more
Read the poem and discuss what happens at what part of the day. (for example: at night time we sleep, in the morning we get up and have breakfast, at noon we eat lunch etc…) Then make their own clocks with moveable hands and color.Talk about the earth’s rotation around the sun and how it ... Read more
We will focus on identifying the 5 basic food groups and understand that eating from all 5 keeps us healthy. We will spend a week focusing on hand washing and the importance of not sharing germs. We will talk about the 5 senses and how they relate to how we choose foods. We will learn ... Read more
Wednesdays, 3:45-4:30 - Session 2
Thank you Grandma Mary, our fabulous volunteer, for creating a fun activity as we learn to tie our shoes. We have multi-colored socks with eyelets and shoe laces in them. We can all practice at once and it’s fun! We will be working on this and revisiting as needed throughout the school year.
Homework-help program encourages youth to be self-directed learners. Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners. Designed specifically to help kids and teens with homework, this program is available after school at Clubs. Dedicated ... Read more
Grades 1st and 2nd
Monday’s 4:30-5:30 - Session 1
Imelda Delchambre from UW-Extension will use reading to teach the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. Health messages conveyed through selected books are reinforced with activities and food tastings. Books used in the program include “Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds,” by Jean Richards and “I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato,” by ... Read more
Kindergarten -1st Grade
Right after active play in the Rec. Center these short, calm down sessions are great for transitions back to a classroom setting and dinner time. Learning to take time out from busy schedules is a life-long, usable skill and the kids really take to it. They will learn short calming strategies that they can use ... Read more