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2023 Summer Youth Programs

Updated 5/7/23
Summer 2023
2024 Updates: April 15

Arts & Crafts


Slime Time!
Grades 4K - 8
Join us for ooey-gooey fun! We’ll be making fluffy slime, crunchy slime and more. Each child will get to take home the slime they make at the end of class. Please register for each class individually.

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
Date Time Fee
Mon., May 22 4:00 - 5:15 PM $15


Jr. Picassos - In the Park!
Grades 1 - 8
Get inspired as we take our art class to a beautiful outdoor setting. The Duck Pond Pavilion provides a scenic landscape with a prairie that twists and turns through the park. Jr. Picassos will bring out your child’s hidden talents by exploring various means of expression through painting, drawing, and sculpting.
Instructor: Dean Connley
July 24, 26, 28 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Duck Pond Pavilion, Fontana
$30 Resident/ $35 Non-Resident
Beginner Lure Making
Grades 2 - 8
This workshop will give you all the tools and parts you need to create your own fishing lures from scratch. Each week will focus on a different type of lure. From wooden glide baits to bucktails and jigs, all of these lures will be built by hand. Get ready to assemble, paint and customize real lures you can fish with!

Instructor: Dean Connley
June 19, 21, 23 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E28
Kite Workshop
Ages 3-5
In this workshop participants will learn how to build their very own kite and get the chance to test it out in the sky! All materials are provided and participants take their kites home.

Instructor: Dean Connley
July 11 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: Duck Pond, Fontana


Dance & Music



Musical Theatre Camp: Encanto
Grades 1 - 5
Treat your child to an amazing artistic experience with endless learning opportunities that encourage creativity, culture, communication, patience, and imagination. Come live with the Madrigal family in the charming mountain town of Encanto. Let the magic of Encanto charm you like every other child except Mirabel. Mirabel may not have been given any unique gifts, but she is the Madrigal’s last hope! Help Mirabel save her hometown of Encanto! Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, choreography, and acting while working together towards a production. This is an excellent way for young artists to develop talents and foster self-confidence while working on social skills and team building. Bring a snack, and water bottle each day to camp.

Instructor: Children’s Theatre Camp Staff

June 12 - 16 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Auditorium
Fee: $250

"Disney" Camp
Ages 4 - 10
Perfect for those who love EVERYTHING Disney! In this camp we will craft, dance, sing, cook, play, watch a movie on the big screen, and so much more! We may even have a surprise visit from a special guest. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a lunch

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek

Tuesday - Thursday, August 29-31 from 9:30 - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Fee: $150/ child

Cheer Clinic
Grades K - 7
Come and cheer on the Big Foot High School Basketball Team! Learn cheers, jumps, sideline dances and an awesome half time routine. Our Drill Team will perform at multiple BFHS Basketball games. Each participant will receive a T-shirt, hair bow, and use of the BFHS team poms!
Instructor: Trinity Tofel - Wolves Cheer Coach
Tuesday, June 13 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM
$20 / participant
Location: BFHS Fields

 

Camps


Big Foot Day Camp
June 12 - August 18

Day Camp: Ages 5 - 11
Sports & Activity Camp: Grades 3 - 5
Adventure Camp: Grades 6 - 8

Arts & Crafts Camp at Black Point Estates & Gardens
Grades 3 - 7
Your kids will experience summer life at a historic lakefront cottage as they enjoy four days of fun art and craft activities through this interactive summer camp at Black Point Estate. Activities include sessions on water color painting, photography, gardening, and even a session on maritime underwater archaeology. Along with enjoying this beautiful setting, they will also get to explore the historic house museum’s many nooks and crannies not normally available to guests. Families are invited to join their campers on Thursday for an end-of- camp art exhibition! A mid-morning snack is included but campers will need to pack their own lunch. Max 15
Additional Camper Forms - PDF
Location: Black Point Estates, W4270 Southland Rd., Lake Geneva
Days: Monday - Thursday

Fee: $150
Session Date Time
3rd - 5th Grade June 26 - 29 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6th - 8th Grade July 17 - 20 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4th - 7th Grade August 7 - 10 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Vacation Bible School
PreK - 8th Grade
Age specific programs for a fun week. More details at https://communitychurchoffontana.org/

June 19 - 23 from 9:00 - Noon
Location: Community Church of Fontana, 275 Kinzie Ave., Fontana
To register: https://communitychurchoffontana.org/


Enrichment Classes

Kids Day: Free Fishing
Ages 15 and Under
Join the Lake Geneva Fishing Club for this free Annual Event. They will provide lunch, snacks, and beverages for kids up to age 15. Plenty of prizes for all kids while quantities last. You can bring your own fishing tackle, but the club will provide loaner fishing equipment and bait while supplies last. Club members will be available to teach fishing preparation and successful techniques, as well as assist with fishing and landing fish. Parents must attend.
Information Flyer
Host: Lake Geneva Fishing Club Members
Saturday, June 3 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Beach State Park
FREE
 
Plants, Bugs, and Birds with Susan
Ages 7+
Instructor: Susan Hughes - Master Gardener
Good Bugs for your Garden
Thursday, June 8 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Is it a good bug or a bad bug??? Learn to identify insects that keep your garden beautiful! We will explore the world of beneficial insects. Each participant will assemble a field guide to take home to help identify these creatures throughout the growing season.
Fee: $15
Create a Bee Hotel
Thursday, June 15 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Growing flowers rich in nectar, native wildflowers, flowering herbs all help these little creatures vital to our existence. Many of these plants are perennial and can be added to most gardens. Each participant will learn about the benefits of bees and our reliance on their existence and make a Bee Hotel! All supplies included.
Fee: $15
The Monarch Story
Thursday, June 29 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
How does that little egg on a milkweed plant end up as a beautiful butterfly? And how do they get to Mexico? Learn to identify the Monarch eggs and each stage of development while gaining an understanding of their existence and migration. Participants will assemble their own laminated field guide to help discover the wonders of the Monarch on their own nature adventures.
Fee: $15
Herbs in Wisconsin
Thursday, July 6 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Create an herb garden to suit your taste! Bring a cool container and select a few of our plants while learning of the benefits of eating herbs grown in your own space! Soil and selected herb plants provided.
Fee: $20
Homegrown Tea
Thursday, July 27 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
The traditional beverage of tea has been a mainstay in homes for thousands of years. Learn how easy it is to grow many plants that can be used to brew this favorite beverage! Each participant will participate in a hands on demonstration to make their own tea!.
Fee: $15
Birdscaping
Thursday, August 27 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Learn how to attract birds to your backyard garden! What to plant, what they need, removing invasive plants, providing shelter and keeping them safe. The importance of a snag! We will assemble a bird healthy cookbook to help our feathered friends through the winter months.
Fee: $15
DIY Terrarium
3 - 5 years
Create your own indoor garden you can hold in your hands! Terrariums are fun and simple to maintain so any gardener can enjoy them. All materials will be provided.

Tuesday, June 13 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location:Duck Pond, Fontana
$8 per child
All About Venus Fly Traps!
Grades 1 - 8
Explore the world of carnivorous plants and learn to grow your own venus fly trap! This hands on class will show you everything you need to know to take care of your very own carnivorous plant! Min/Max: 5/20 Registration Deadline is June 8.

Thursday, June 15 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location:BFHS Greenhouse
$30 per child

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Rocketry Class
Grades 5 - 8
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.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Aug 14, 16, 18 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E33
$30
Bike Tune-Up 101
All Ages
Bring your bicycle and learn the basics to keeping your bike riding smooth all summer! Topics covered will include tire/ tube replacement, brake adjustments, chain repair and regular maintenance. This is a great way to start the riding season! Bring money in case you want to ride with the group to grab ice cream after the clinic. *Children under 10 must have a parent present.
Instructor: Chris Wedell, Oh Wheelie Mobile Bike Service
Monday, July 25 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Golf Range, 689 Hwy 67, Walworth
Fee: $10/person | $20 /family
Birdhouse Workshop
Grades 2 - 8
Build your own birdhouse from scratch! In this workshop participants will learn how to build their very own Birdhouse using basic tools and hardware

Instructor: Dean Connley
Tuesday, August 8 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E14 (Woods Shop)
Fee: $20
AgriScience Camp
4 - 8 years
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.

Instructor: Lisa Konkel & FFA Members
July 17 - 20 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS Science Wing
$40/person
Nature Hike & Craft
Ages 6+
Lace up your hiking boots and join us for a fun hike through Kishwauketoe! Stop by the pavilion after the hike to create a fun craft. Dress for the weather!
Leader: Dean Connley
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
Date Time Craft
June 28 10:00 - 11:00 AM Butterfly Pal
July 27 10:00 - 11:00 AM Nature Wind Chime
August 23 10:00 - 11:00 AM Peanut Butter Bird Feeder
Nerf Battle
Grades 1 - 8
Each session 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."

Instructor: Dean Connley
Location: Big Foot Upper Gym
Day Date Time
Thursday June 22 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Thursday July 13 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Thursday August 17 1:00 - 2:00 PM


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Sports Programs & Camps

Co-Ed Tee Ball & Coach Pitch
Tee Ball: Ages 5-6; Coach Pitch: Ages 6-8
Players must provide their own glove. Every player will experience every position throughout the 6 weeks and every player bats every inning. T-Ball focuses on the basics of throwing, catching, hitting, base running and positions. Coach Pitch starts off with the basics, then works on more advanced fundamentals of the game, such as outfield relay throws, when to stretch a base hit into a double and directional hitting.

Coordinator: Dean Connley
Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 13 - July 13 (no 7/4) Deadline May 25
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: BFHS Quadplex
Fee: $50/player includes team shirt & hat
Coach Pitch Rules| Tee Ball Rules | Field Map | Coach Application Form or PDF | Sponsorship |
Archery
Ages 8+
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..

Instructors: Dean Connley & Chuck Thiesenhusen
Spring Class May 9, 10, 11 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM May Class Register Here
Summer session: July 10, 12, 14 from 9:00 - 10:00M July Class Register Here
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Fee: $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident
Tennis Lessons
Ages 5 - 18
Get professional lessons which will make you a better player. Lessons will focus on groundstrokes, serves, and volleys with drills practiced on all strokes, forehands, backhands, volleys, approach shots, serves and more.

Red Ball: is 75% slower than the standard tennis ball with a small court to promote success. Beginners learn the fundamentals while having a fun time.
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.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Adam Westhauser
Mondays: June 12 - July 24 (no 7/3)
Location: BFHS Tennis Courts
Fee: $120/player
Age Level Time
5-6 Red Ball 8:00 - 9:00 AM
7-9 Orange Ball 9:00 - 10:00 AM
10-12 Green Ball 10:00 - 11:00 AM
13-18 Teen Tennis 11:00 AM - Noon
Golf Lessons
Ages 5 - 18
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.

Instructor: Jack Shoger, PGA Instructor
Spring Session May 6 - May 27 12:00 - 1:00 PM Spring Registration Link
Session 1 June 10 - July 1 12:00 - 1:00 PM Summer Registration Link
Session 2 July 15 - August 5 12:00 - 1:00 PM Summer Registration Link

Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Fee: $60 Resident / $70 Non-Resident
Youth Wrestling Camp
Grades K-8
Learn the basics of wrestling, balance, flexibility, coordinations and nutrition. For the advanced wrestler, complex maneuvers will be covered.
Instructor: Tyler Heck and Jake Ries
July 24 - 27 from 9:00 - 10:30 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, Upper Gym
Fee: $45
Youth Soccer Camp
Ages 4 - 9
This program focuses on the basic fundamentals of soccer. Our instructor’s approach emphasizes the rules, basic moves, elementary and fun-filled drills. This well-rounded program breaks down each position for a full understanding of the sport.

Instructor: BFHS Coach Keith Blakeman & BFHS Soccer Players
Monday - Thursday, July 17 - 20
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Field
Fee: $45
Age Time
4 - 6 5:00 - 6:00 PM
7 - 9 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Challenger International Soccer Camp
Ages 7 - 13
Simply put, amazing coaches, awesome accents, innovative practices and a unique cultural twist combine for a one of-a-kind camp experience! Camp includes a FREE ball and t-shirt.

Register through Challenger Sports
Sign up before May 26 for a free jersey!
June 26 - 30 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Fields
Fee: $180
Nike Soccer Camp
Ages 6 - 16
Join us for Nike® Soccer Camp at Big Foot with Kyle Jones, former head coach of Manchester College in his native England. This camp is designed for players of all abilities to develop and refine skills and techniques. This is an amazing opportunity for any player to learn from a top coaching professional, have fun, and train in a competitive setting! This soccer camp brings the best skill development methods from Brazil, Holland, England, and Spain. T-shirt is included. Please bring a sack lunch.

Register through US Sports Camps
Instructor: Kyle Jones, Director of IL Skill Schools
July 11 - 15 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Fields
Fee: $415
Youth Volleyball Camp
Grades 2 - 8
Take your volleyball skills to the next level. Skills and drills and combined with fun and excitement!

Instructor: BFHS Coach Chad Roehl and the BFHS Staff
Monday - Friday, July 17 - 21
Location: Big Foot HS East Gym
Fee: $50
Grade Time
2 - 5 8:00 - 9:00 AM
6 - 8 11:30 - 1:00 PM

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Strength & Fitness

CASS
Chiefs Agility Strength Speed
Grades 6 - 12
Start to learn the basic techniques of speed and strength training. You will be introduced to proper running, lifting, and spotting techniques that will help develop the total athlete. In addition there is sport specific training to give you
More Information & Sport Specific Training
Instructor: BFHS Athletic Coaches
Monday - Thursday: June 6 - July 13 (no July 3-4)
Location: BFHS Fitness Center
Fee: $20 - advanced registration required
 Grade  Time
 Grade 9 - 12 Females  7:00-8:30 AM
 Grade 9 - 12 Males  8:30-10:00 AM
 Grade 6 - 8 Co-ed  8:45-10:00 AM
Incoming Freshman's Guide to the Gym
Want to use the fitness center the summer before your Freshman year? Join our Big Foot HS coaches 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. $10 includes your membership card.
Instructor: Alison Krick
Tuesday, June 6 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, June 20 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, July 11 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, August 8 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Youth Running Club
Grades 4 - 8
This long distance running group welcomes all abilities and paces! Let’s hit the roads and run! We’ll discuss how running is a great life long sport mentally and physically. All runners will need proper running attire including shoes. Please bring a water bottle.
Instructor: Carlie Blackman, Semper Running Director
Monday - Thursday: July 17 - August 3
Location: BFHS East Entrance
Fee: $10 / child - includes a tee shirt
 Grade  Time
4th - 5th Grade 8:30 - 9:30 AM
6th - 8th Grade 9:30 - 10:30 AM




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