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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 24, 26, 28
10:00 - 11:00 am

Board Painting Workshop

Grades 3 - 8
Session #1 July 18 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Session #2 August 15 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Instructor: Lindsey Elaine (from The Creative Social)
BF High School E33
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From sanding to painting, there will be a six-step process to follow and create a flawless board painting. Using a stencil will allow your child to create a masterpiece no matter their level of artistic ability. Choose from one of the eight design options at class. Boards will measure 9.5”x9.5” and are customizable.

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Enrichment Classes

 

Babysitting 101 (Ages 10-14)

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: BFHS Room E36
Day/Date: Saturday, June 17
Time: 9:00 - Noon
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In this course, your child will learn the basics of being a safe and responsible babysitter. Our instructor uses the Safekids 101 curriculum and each child will go home with a workbook, completion card and tote bag to start their business.

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 19, 21 & 23
Session #2, August 7, 9 & 11
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Fishing Clinic (Grades 1-8)

Come learn the basics of fishing on Geneva Lake in this fun filled fishing clinic! Local angler Tim Weiss, who is the youngest member of the Johnson Outdoors Watercraft's "Adventure On The Water" Team, will be there to show us some tips and tricks.
Fontana Municipal Pier
June 20 from 8:00 - 9:00 AM

Please bring your pole. If you need to borrow one, please contact the recreation office in advance.
Free - Advanced Registration Required

* 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 26, 28 & 30
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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 24 - 27 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

Faith Evan. Lutheran Church
July 24 - 28 from 8:30 - 11:30 AM
To Register: Contact Rebecca Roehl at 608-728-2798
$10/child ($5 discount prior to June 1)
Have a blast at Maker Fun Factory, the theme at this year’s joint vacation bible school. Age specific programs for a fun week! Registration includes a week of activities, daily snacks, and a T-shirt.
Tinker Tots Ages 3 – 4 Preschool Program
Maker Fun Factory Grades K-4 Traditional VBS
Joyful Action Grades 5-8 Community Service Program



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Birdhouse Workshop

Grades 4 - 8
Instructor: Dean Connley
August 3 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 8 & 10 from 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."

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Sports Programs

Pickleball Camp (Grades 3 - 12)

Location: Big Foot Tennis Courts
Monday - Thursday
Session #1: June 12 - 15
Session #2: June 26 - 29
Grade Time
3-5 10:15 - 11:15 AM
6-12 11:30 - 12:30PM

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This fun paddle sport is designed for all ages is easy for beginners and yet fun for experienced players. Each day will focus on a different aspect of the game with a mini tournament on Thursday. Paddles and balls will be provided.

 


Youth Beginning Fencing

Owner/Instructor: Sabine Harmann
Location: Allez Fencing Group
31 N. Wisconsin St., Darien, WI
Learn the exhilarating sport of fencing. All equipment is provided. Bring: thin soled gym shoes, t-shirt, long workout pants and a water bottle.
Session
Ages 11-14
Ages 6-10
Date
Time
1
Wed
Thur
May 3 - 25
6:00 - 7:30 pm
2
Wed
Thur
June 7 - 29
6:00 - 7:30 pm
3
Wed Thur
July 5 - 27
6:00 - 7:30 pm
4
Wed
Thur
August 9 - 30
6:00 - 7:30 pm
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Professional Tennis Lessons at Big Foot (Ages 7-18)

Get professional lessons by USPTA Certified & FLAC's Head Pro Jeff Bernales. Jeff has over 20 years experience coaching several kids to IL state championships.

Meets every Monday during the summer - for 10 weeks
June 12 - August 21 (no 7/3)
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

Floor Hockey (Grades 1-8)

 
BFHS East Gym
Mon, Wed, & Fri
July 31, August 2 & 4 (3 classes)
11:00 AM - Noon
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Join us for floor hockey! We will work on stick handling, passing and shooting - and play games! No experience is necessary. Padded gloves and shin guards are recommended, but not required.

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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: $15 Resident / $20 Non-Resident
Take All 4: $50 Resident / $60 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 17
Putting Fundamentals
June 24
Short Game
July 1
Playing the Game (Putting it Together)
July 8

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Strength & Fitness

Athletic Strength & Fitness (Grades 7-8)

Instructors: Coach Enz & Coach Dowden
Monday, Tuesday & Thursdays
July 12 - 29 (9 classes)
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Fee: $25
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Get stronger, faster, more flexible and quicker all while helping to reduce injuries in sports. High school coaches will work with you in the weight room and athletic facilities to teach you how to use the equipment safely while preparing you for athletics.

 

Sports Camps

 

Youth Wrestling Camp (Grades K-8)

Instructors: Doug Stezer, Tyler Heck & Jake Ries
Monday - Thursday
July 24 - 27
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
July 10 - 13
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
June 12 - 15
Fee: $35
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Age Time
4 - 6 2:00 - 3:00 PM
7 - 9 3:15 - 4:45 AM
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 10 - 14
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!

Rugby Camp (Ages 6 - 12)

Location: Duck Pond Fields, Fontana
Monday - Friday
July 17 - 21
9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $135

Register through Challenger Sports
 
Challenger Sports has hand-picked rugby coaches from the UK, Australia and New Zealand for this fun week!


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UW Milwaukee
High School Volleyball Camp (Freshman - Senior)

Featuring: UW-Milwaukee Head Coach Susie Johnson
Monday - Wednesday
June 26 - 28
1:00 - 3:30 PM

Fee $100
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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 after 10 years as an assistant and associative coach. 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 Volleyball Camp (Grades 5 - 9)

Instructor: Caitlin Dowden
Monday - Thursday
July 17 - 20
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!

Big Foot Chiefs Football Camps

Two Day Camp for Grades 1 - 8
$20 for both days includes tee shirt & ice cream (on Wednesday)

Date Time Location
June 20 1:00 - 3:00 PM BF Practice Fields
June 21 12:15 - 2:15 PM Sharon Grade School
Register through the Big Foot Wolves


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