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(262) 275-2117

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Walworth, WI
53184

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Youth Programs

Arts & Crafts


Jr. Picassos - In the Park!

Grades 1 - 8
Get inspired as we find inspiration outside! We'll start at the Duck Pond Pavilion in Fontana and explore nature to find inspiration before we paint, draw and sculpt.
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Location
Days
Date
Time
Duck Pond Pavilion, Fontana
Mon, Wed & Fri
July 29, 31, Aug 2
10:00 - 11:00 am

Kids Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
July 12 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Jennifer Stoll of JenniferSomething.com
BF High School E33
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Let your kiddos’ inner artist shine through their very own 12x12 canvas masterpiece. Using a pattern, professional supplies, and a wide variety of colors, your mini Monet will bring home a custom design of their choosing. Aprons will be provided but be sure to dress for a mess.

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Dance Classes & Summer Musical

Youth & Adult Dance Classes

Session
July 29 - August 12

Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek
...began dancing at the age of three. She is trained in Ballet (minor pointe work), Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary. Lynette has choreographed many solos, duos, and groups that hold First Place National Titles.

Parent/Tot
18 Months - 3 Years
Get ready to wiggle and move by learning to use your gross motor skills, following directions, making friends, and having fun! One adult per child is needed to participate in this class.

4:45 - 5:15 PM
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Pre-Ballet
Ages 3-5
Prepare for Ballet by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun!

4:00-4:45 PM
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Combo Hip-Hop/Jazz
Ages 5 - 12
Let’s Get Funky! This exciting class infuses the funky style of hip hop with the technical side of jazz. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of each style. Dancers under the age of 10 with little or no experience should enroll in the 4:45 pm class. Dancers between 7-10 with dance experience should enroll in the 6:15 pm class.

Ages 5-12: 6:00 - 6:45 PM
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Combo Ballet/Tap
Ages 5 - 12
Kids will enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet and tap. Ballet barre and terminology is taught with the class.

Ages 5-12: 5:15 - 6:00 PM
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Adult Ballet & Tap
Ages 16 & up
Come unwind with this stretch and dance class. Class is geared toward the teen or adult who just wants to stretch to increase flexibility and feel great. This is a lower impact class that includes dance fundamentals and movements.

Time: 6:45 - 7:30 PM
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Musical Theatre Camp: Hamilton Is My Jam!

Grades 2-6
A week long musical theatre camp culminating in a showcase featuring age-appropriate excerpts from the Broadway smash hit Hamilton! Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, choreography, and acting while working together to produce an in-class performance for family and friends. Min/Max: 8/20

Instructor: Children’s Theatre Company Staff
Location: Big Foot Auditorium
Date: July 22-26 (performance on July 26)
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Fee: $130
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Enrichment Classes


Archery (8 years and up)

Enjoy the thrill of getting a bullseye! This fun and challenging sport is open to all 8 years and up (including adults). After understanding safety and the basics, hone your skills to become a better archer.
Location: Big Foot HS Practice Fields
Mon, Wed, Fri from 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session #1: June 24, 26 & 28
Session #2, August 5, 7 & 9
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Fishing Lessons - FREE (Grades 1-8)

Join instructors from the Lake Geneva Fishing Club to learn how to fish. They will teach how to tie a knot and prepare your fishing line with bobbers, hooks and weights, how to cast, what fly to use and how to catch and release fish. Fishing poles and tackle boxes provided. Those that return for a second more advanced class will receive their own fishing pole and tackle box to take home.
Fontana Municipal Pier
Tuesdays: June 18, 25, July 2 - 30, Aug 6 - 27

To register, call (262) 275-5700 or register online at www.genevalakeconservancy.org

* Youth under 16 are not required to have a WI Fishing License.

Rocketry Class (Grades 5 - 8)

BFHS Room E33
Mon, Wed, Fri from 2:00 - 3:00 PM
June 17, 19 & 21
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Build your rocket and blast it off! These are REAL rockets, not water rockets. In this class, participants will build a small rocket using tubes, engines, fins, cones and parachutes. Class will consist of two build days and a launch day.

AgriScience Camp

4 - 8 Years old
Instructor: Lisa Konkel & FFA Members
July 15 - 18 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
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Explore the wonderful world of agriculture! The Agriscience department and the Big Foot FFA will offer a fun-filled educational adventure. Our adventure could take children horseback riding (miniature horses), on farm tours, learning about animal safety and maybe even an exploration of nontraditional agriculture.

Joint Vacation Bible School

Community Church of Fontana
275 Kinzie Ave
June 9 - 13 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM
$10/child ($5 discount prior to May 15)

Roar! Life is wild, God is Good, is the theme this year at bible school. Age specific programs for a fun week! Registra-tion includes a week of activities, daily snacks, and a T-shirt. Programs available for kids entering Preschool - 8th Grade.

Register at:
Community Church of Fontana
Walworth Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
St Benedict Catholic Church



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Birdhouse Workshop

Grades 2 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley
August 8 from 10:00 - 11:00 am
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Build your own birdhouse from scratch! In this workshop participants will learn how to build their very own Birdhouse using basic tools and hardware.

 

Nerf Battle (Grades 1 - 8)

Location: BFHS Upper Gym
August 6 1:00 - 2:00 PM
August 13 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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Each class we will have skill challenges where we'll will get to practice and compete in different aspects of Nerf Combat. Each child MUST have eye protection to participate. Bring your own Nerf guns - we will provide the “ammo."

Jr. Bridge Building Camp

Ages 9 - 13
Instructor: Matt Menning

Monday - Thursday, June 24- June 27
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: BFHS Tech Lab
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Learn all about bridges! Build, test, and destroy your own model bridge with a strength testing competition on the last day. You will get to learn the basics of bridge design and get a chance to explore hydraulics on the bonus day.

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Sports Programs

Karate For Kids Ages 6+


Big Foot Recreation is hosting Star Martial Arts Studios - a karate program with a Sport Martial Art mix of Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Muay Thai, Kung Fu, Creative Martial Arts, and more. This is a safe, fun, exciting way to improve your child’s quality of life through skills learned at class. Classes are on-going. Min 10.

Instructor: Master Ben Pedrick, U.S.M.A.A. &
I.S.K.A. Certified, 8th Degree Black Belt
Owner of Star Martial Arts Studios

Location: BFHS Studio Room
Session 1: Saturdays, May 18 - July 6 (8 weeks)
Session 2: Saturdays, July 13 - August 31 (8 weeks)
Cost: $70 / session
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Level Time
Beginner
New Students† & Gold Belt
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Int/Adv 9:30 - 10:00 AM

New students receive a FREE uniform!
A supplemental waiver is required at the first class.

Notes: ** Arrive 10 minutes prior †Additional fees may be required for
tournaments, belt progression, and incidental expenses.


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Professional Tennis Lessons at Big Foot (Ages 7-18)

Get professional lessons by PTR Certified & Big Foot High School Varsity Coach Adam Westhauser. Adam has over 10 years experience coaching.

Meets every Monday during the summer - for 8 weeks
June 10 - August 5 (no 7/1)
Location: BFHS Tennis Courts
Rain/Heat meets in East Gym

Orange Ball: is 50% slower than the yellow(regular) ball with a smaller size court. Proper strokes and technique will be learned in a fun game environment.

Green Ball: is 25% slower ball than the yellow with a regulation size court. Players continue to develop good techniques and movement, and begin to implement game skills and strategy.

Teen Tennis:
For players who need more stroke refinement. Players will hit many balls and continue to learn the proper strokes and footwork necessary for productive match-play.
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Age Level Time
7-9 Orange Ball 9:00 - 10:00 AM
10-12 Green Ball 10:00 - 11:00 AM
13-18 Teen Tennis 11:00 - Noon

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Youth Golf

Instructor: Jack Shoger, P.G.A. Instructor
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Date/Time: Saturdays at Noon
Fee per session: $20 Resident / $25 Non-Resident
Take All 4: $60 Resident / $70 Non-Resident
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Abbey Springs
Become a better golfer in an affordable group class environment. Basic fundamentals will be stressed, with a challenge for each student at their own pace. A limited supply of clubs are available.
Class Topic
Date
The Key to a Better Golf Swing
June 15
Putting Fundamentals
June 22
Short Game
June 29
Playing the Game (Putting it Together)
July 6

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Strength & Fitness

Incoming Freshman's Guide to the Gym

 
Want to use the fitness center the summer before your Freshman year? Join Tonya Schultz (certified trainer and fitness instructor) in a hands on introduction on how to properly use the equipment to ensure your safety and well-being. This class is required for any incoming Freshmen looking to use the facilities

Location: BFHS Fitness Center
Fee: $10 per date - includes a membership card
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Date Time
May 22 4:00 - 5:00 PM
June 13 5:30 - 6:30 PM
July 11 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Aug 15 5:30 - 6:30 PM

High School Girls Conditioning Ages 13-18

Looking for a way to keep in shape off-season and be better prepared for the fall season? Circuit training, weights, and stretching are used to improve overall strength for functional movements and injury prevention. We’ll meet twice a week to complement any sport. Min/Max: 6/15
Instructor: Kathy Nisius, Health Coach & PT
Dates: June 25 - August 15 (no class July 4)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:15 - 8:15 AM
Location: BFHS Studio Room
Fee: $80/person
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Sports Camps

UW Milwaukee
High School Volleyball Camp (Incoming Freshman - Senior)

Featuring: UW-Milwaukee Head Coach Susie Johnson
Monday - Wednesday
June 10 - 22
9:00 - Noon

Fee $50
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UW-Milwaukee is a NCAA Division I school in state. If you are serious about volleyball, this is your chance to see (and be seen by) one of the best! Each player should come dressed in appropriate practice attire.

Coach Susie Johnson Head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers; named the head coach in 2007. She has over 150 wins, 5 regular-season titles, 4 league-tournament crowns and 4 NCAA Tournament berths 5 League Coach of the Year Honors.


 

Youth Wrestling Camp (Grades K-8)

Instructors: Tyler Heck & Jake Ries
Monday - Thursday
July 22 - 25
9:00 - 10:30 AM
Fee: $35 - tee shirt included
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Learn the basics of wrestling, balance, flexibility, coordinations and nutrition. For the advanced wrestler, complex maneuvers will be covered.

Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball (Grades 1-3)

Instructor: Mike Dowden
Location: BFHS Main Gym
Monday - Thursday
Monday, June 24 - Thursday, June 27
9:30 - 11:00 AM
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Join Mike and the Varsity team and have fun while learning how to play basketball. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

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Youth Soccer Camp (Ages 4 - 9)

Instructor: Rene Perez & Big Foot HS players
Monday - Thursday
July 29 - August 1
Fee: $35
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Age Time
4 - 6 4:30 - 5:30 PM
7 - 9 5:30 - 6:30 PM
This well rounded program breaks down each offensive and defensive position for a full understanding of the game. Rules, basic moves and fun drills will be emphasized.

British Soccer Camp (Ages 7 - 13)

Location: Duck Pond Fields, Fontana
Monday - Friday
July 9 - 13
9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $134
Register through Challenger Sports
* Free Jersey if you register before May 26
Camp includes a free ball and tee-shirt
Simply put, amazing coaches, awesome accents, innovative practices and a unique cultural twist combine for a one of-a-kind camp experience!

Youth Volleyball Camp (Grades 5 - 9)

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Monday - Thursday
July 15 - 18
Fee $35
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Grade Time
5 - 7 9:30 - 11:00 AM
8 - 9 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Take your volleyball skills to the next level. Skills and drills and combined with fun and excitement!

Start Smart Sports Development (Ages 3-5)

Start Smart is a national program offered through the National Alliance for Youth Sports. This is an introductory sports program that prepares children 3-5 years old for organized sports. Parents work with their child, the instructor, and other kids in a fun, non-threatening environment to learn the basic skills of throwing, catching, kicking and batting. Both parents and children should dress in attire ready to play!

Instructor: Dean Connley & Briana Sindahl
Location: BFHS East Gym
Days: Thurs/ July 18 - Aug 22
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Fee: $35 (6 classes)
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