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Youth Programs


Updated 12/12/23 Winter/Spring 2024


Arts & Crafts

Jr. Picassos
Grades 1 - 8
Have your child explore their hidden talents through painting, drawing & sculpting.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Wednesdays: January 10 - 24 from 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Location: Sharon School, Art Room
Fee: $20
Kids Painting Workshop
Ages 5-14
Get creative with paint! Please have an adult present with children 8 and under.
Instructor: Jennifer with A Glass of Art
Location: BFHS Art Room
All Times: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Fee: $20/date
January 23: Explore mixing colors to create new colors
March 5: Mixing paints with art
April 16: Create mixed media art work

February 6: Create different animal prints
March 19: Paintings with foot/paw/hoof prints
April 30: Paint your own pet

February 20: Paint Your Feelings: Learn how color can give you energy
April 2: Neurographic Art: Black marker or glue to create the line design and watercolor to fill in the space
May 14: Group Project

Beginning Crochet
Ages 12 - Adult
Get started with crochet by learning basic techniques and stitches, reading patterns, and how to pick materials. No experience necessary, starter kit provided..

Instructor: Sarah Anderson
Location: Big Foot HS E36
$45 / session
Session 1
Saturdays January 13 - 27 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Session 2 Saturdays March 9 - 23 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Crochet Club
Ages 12 - Adult
Bring your projects! Work out patterns and learn new stitches with other crocheters. Extra materials available for additional cost.
Instructor: Sarah Anderson
Location: Big Foot HS E36
$50 / session
Session 1
Saturdays February 3 - March 23 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Session 2 Saturdays April 6 - June 1 (no 5/4) 2:00 - 3:30 PM

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 Slime Fee
Mon., January 22 4:00 - 5:00 PM Winter Glitter $15
Thurs., March 3 4:00 - 5:00PM Fluffy Rainbow $15
Mon., May 3 4:00 - 5:00 PM Crunchy $15


Fun With Clay
Grades 1 - 8
Back by popular demand! Students will have a chance to pick from a number of different projects in this fun class.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Thursdays: February 8 - 29 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E32
Fee: $30
Beginner Lure Making
Grades 4 - 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
Wednesdays: March 6 - 20 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E28
Fee: $30
Easter Egg Decorating
Come join six different art stations to rotate through at your own pace. Feel free to bring your own hard boiled eggs or we can get them ready for you! You will leave with decorated eggs just in time for Easter while keeping the mess out of the house! Children under 7 must have an adult present. Non-Participating Adult is Free!

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Tuesday, March 12 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: Big Foot HS, Room E33 (Art Room)
$15/person; + $10/ dozen hard boiled eggs

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Enrichment Classes

LEGO Builders
Grades 1 - 8
Each week starts with a pile of LEGOs and ends with a completed model. Models could include trucks, planes, boats, tractors, motorcycles and more. Start a new project each week. All projects stay with the instructor, but you will get a small kit on the last day to take home.

Instructor: Dean Connley
Wednesdays: February 7 - 28 from 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Location: Sharon School, Cafeteria
Creative Chefs
All Ages - young child/family friendly
Come make easy recipes with Lynette! We will be making multiple treats and snacks. A great way to get out of the house and have some fun with the kids. Children under 7 must have a parent present.

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, E35 (Foods Room)
Fee: $20/class/serving
Breakfast for Dinner
Grades 1 - 8
Parents, no need to cook dinner tonight. We are making a gourmet breakfast for Dinner! Kids will make a plateful of food which they will be able to enjoy at the end of class.

Instructor: Chef Wes Slawson, BFHS Foods Teacher along with FCCLA student helpers
Wednesday, January 24 from 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E35 (Foods Room)
Fee: $25
Babysitting 101
Ages 10 - 14
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.

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Thursday, April 4 from 4:00 - 7:15 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E36
Fee: $40
Home Alone - SafeKids 101
Ages 9 - 14
Parents, peace of mind is here! We’ll prepare your child for their solo adventure of taking care of themselves. Topics covered in class: responsibilities, simple first aid, digital safety and much MORE!

Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek
Monday, February 19 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E36
DIY Terrarium
Grades 1-8
Create your own indoor garden in the middle of winter! Terrariums are fun and simple to maintain so any gardener can enjoy them. All materials will be provided. Min/Max: 8/20

Instructor: Dean Connley
Thursday, March 21 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E36
Fee: $25 / person
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
Thursday, April 25 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Big Foot Golf Range, 689 Hwy 67, Walworth
Fee: $10/person | $20 /family

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Activities & Outdoor Recreation

Board Game Bonanza!
Grades 1 - 8
No more getting bored...Join the Board Game Bonanza! We will play fun board games like Sorry, Candyland, Clue, Trouble, Battleship, Operation and Guess Who. Participants will be divided up into groups to play age appropriate games..
Instructor: Dean Connley

Thursdays, January 11 - 25
5:45 - 6:45 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Library
Fee: $30
Marble Run Fun!
Grades 1 - 8
Does the winter weather have you losing your marbles? Send the kids to Marble Run Fun! This creative hands-on class will have your child building their own creations using a pile of tubes, ramps, spinners, drops and funnels.
Instructor: Dean Connley

Fee: $30
Location Date Time
BFHS Library Feb 13 - 27 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Sharon School March 5 - 19 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration
Ages 2-5
Let’s celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with some fun and colorful Dr. Seuss inspired kids activities, crafts, stories, and snacks!
Instructor: Instructor: Lynette Vyhnanek

Friday, March 1 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, E36
Fee: $15
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
April 17 4:00 - 5:00 PM Recycled Bottle Windchime
May 3 4:00 - 5:00 PM Scavenger Hunt Collage
Snowshoe Hike & Bonfire
Family Friendly - All Ages
Strap on your snowshoes and join us for a full moon hike in the woods. This hike will be at night, but don’t worry… there will be hot chocolate, s’mores, and a bonfire to keep you warm! Snowshoes are provided.
Leader: Dean Connley
January 20 from 9:00 - 11:00 PM
$10 per person - includes snowshoe rental
Location: Kishwauketoe, Williams Bay
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
Day Date Time Location
Thursday January 4 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Upper Gym
Tuesday January 9 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Upper Gym
Tuesday January 30 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Upper Gym
Tuesday March 4 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Main Gym
Tuesday March 11 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Main Gym
Tuesday March 18 4:00 - 5:00 PM Big Foot Main Gym
Ice Fishing Clinic
All Ages
Join local guide Doug Kloet and learn about fish identification, what equipment to use, rod/reel and tip-up set-up and use, lures, bait selection, fish location, jigging skills, and basic knot tying. Geared for the young angler or entry level adult angler. Dress warm as the workshop will be taught on the ice. All gear is provided for the workshop.
Instructor: Captain Doug Kloet, Fishing Guide Service
Location: Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park, 8697 Co Hwy KD, Burlington, WI
Saturday, February 3 from 9:00 AM - Noon
Fee: $35/person

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Dance & Tumbling Classes

 
Youth Dance Classes
February 26 - April 29 (8 classes - no class 3/18 & 3/25)
Location: Big Foot HS, Studio Room

Dance Dress Code: Please check the list for attire/footwear you'll need for each level
Instructor Lynette Vyhnanek 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.
Recital Costume Fee: $55 / due by April 1 *Parent/Tot does not perform in the recital

Parent/Tot
18 months - 3 years
Mondays: 3:30 - 3:55 PM
Fee: $55

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. Siblings who are able to walk must be registered if present.

Kiddie Movement
Ages 3 - 5
Mondays: 3:55 - 4:25 PM
Fee: $60

Prepare for dance by learning the language, developing self-confidence and structure, and having fun! The beginning skills of movement and dance will be taught..
Dance Foundations
Ages 6 - 8
Mondays: 4:25 - 5:00 PM
Fee: $65
This class will include ballet, jazz, and musical theater. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet and jazz. Ballet barre and terminology is taught with the class.
Add Tap to your lessons from 5:00 - 5:20 PM for $35
Musical Theatre / Jazz
Ages 8 - 14
Mondays: 5:20 - 6:00 PM
Fee: $70

Dancing, Singing, and Acting...all in one class! This class will focus on Broadway style and technique of Jazz dance. Dancers will learn the basics of acting and gain confidence.
Add Tap to your lessons from 5:00 - 5:20 PM for $35
Dance & Music Recital
Dance and Music will be coming together to put on a Spring Recital. More information will be out in April.

Saturday, May 4 at 3:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Auditorium
Tumble & Floor Gymnastics
Grades K - 8
In this co-ed class, you will learn the fundamental elements of floor gymnastics, with an emphasis on coordination, flexibility, and strength. Fun exercises and basic tumbling positions will be taught. Forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and bridges must be mastered to move on to the intermediate level.
Instructor: Trinity Tofel (Wolves Cheer Coach)
Wednesday: April 17 - May 22
Fee: $55
Group Time
Beginner 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Intermediate 6:00 - 7:00 PM


Cheer & Pom Drill Team
Grades K - 8
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: Lynette Vyhnanek & Trinity Tofel (Wolves Cheer Coach)
Practice: Tuesdays, January 9 - February 13
4:00 - 5:15 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Studio Room
Performances at Games:
· February 8, 5:40 PM
· February 16, 5:40 PM & 7:00 PM
$75 includes T-Shirt & Hair Bow
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Sports Programs

Big Foot Youth Sports Organizations

* These youth sports organizations are affiliated with the Big Foot Recreation District and BFRD assists these organizations as are able. Ultimately these organizations operate independently from BFRD.
Big Foot Ball & Glove Big Foot Basketball Club
(formerly Little Chiefs)
Geneva Lake Rush Soccer Club Wolves Jr. Tackle Football & Cheer Big Foot Attack Volleyball Big Foot Wrestling Club
Mini Chiefs Youth Basketball
Grades 1 - 3
This co-ed program focuses on learning the fundamentals of basketball, with an emphasis on building skills and strategy to help players fully understand the game. Note: 3rd graders will break-off the last three weeks to engage in 3-on-3 mini games to reinforce the skills learned.

Instructor: Coach Steve Torrez, Austin Hoey & high school athletes
Tuesdays: February 20 - March 19 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Main Gym
Fee: $45 Resident / $55 Non-Resident
Youth Athletic Development Camp
Grades K-4
Tomorrow's All-Stars first need start with the fundamentals of agility, coordination and teamwork. Coach Gus Foster new class is a fun way to give your child a headstart.

Kinder - 2nd 10:30 - 11:30 Saturdays Feb 24 - Mar 6
3rd - 4th 11:30 - 1:00 PM Saturdays Feb 24 - Mar 6
Location: Walworth Grade School Gym
Fee: $30
Martial Arts Youth Program
Grades 1 - 8
This class will consist of a proper warm up and stretching followed by the teaching of basic blocks, kicks, stances, strike, and self-defense techniques. Please wear sweat pants and a T-shirt. A shirt will be provided after your first week of the program by the Delavan Flying Dragons as part of your uniform for the duration of the 8-week program. If joining the second session, students have the option to perform at the Recital in May.

Instructor: Delavan Flying Dragons Instructors
Session 1: January 26 - March 15
Session 2: April 5 - May 24

Fee: $150/ session - includes Flying Dragons tee shirt
Grade Day Time
1 - 3 Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 PM
4 - 8 Fridays 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Start Smart Sports Development
Ages 2 - 4
Start Smart is a national program offered through the National Alliance for Youth Sports. This is an introductory sports program that prepares children 2-4 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: Lynette Vyhnanek
Thursdays: April 25 - May 16 from 5:00 - 5:45 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Fee: $40
Youth Softball Mini Camps
Ages 8 - 14
Skills and drills on hitting, bunting, fielding and throwing will take place. All Big Foot area youth are welcome. Please arrive 15 minutes early and bring turf/tennis shoes, helmet, bat and your glove.

Instructors: Head Coach Troy Hummel, staff and players
Fee: FREE Register in advance
Date Time Location
January 14 5:00 - 6:15 PM BFHS Gym
February 11 5:00 - 6:15 PM BFHS Gym
May 5 4:15 - 5:30 PM BF Quadplex





Youth Soccer
Ages 4 - 6
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 Rene Perez & BFHS Soccer Players
Wednesdays: April 10 - May 8 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Soccer Field
Fee: $45 Resident / $55 Non-Resident
Girls Mini Attack Volleyball
Grades 1 - 4
Join Chad and the BFHS volleyball team and have fun while learning the fundamentals of the sport. The hour will be split between drills and playing the game.

Instructor: Coach Chad Roehl
Saturdays: April 20 - May 18 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: Big Foot HS, East Gym
Fee: $45 Resident / $55 Non-Resident
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
Thursdays: May 2 - 16 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Fee: $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident
Golf Lessons
Ages 5 - 12
This class is designed for beginner golfers who are just getting started with the wonderful game of golf! Join us at the Big Foot Golf Range where we will work on grip, swing, rules of the game and etiquette. We will head over to Country Club Estates on one of the days for some practice putting. Please bring your own clubs if you have them. We will have clubs available if you do not own any yet.

Instructor: Chris Wedell, USGA Golf Coach
Saturdays: May 4 - May 25 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: Big Foot Golf Range
Fee: $45
Let's Play 9 Holes
Ages 13 - 18
Join PGA Professional Jack Shoger in this new program designed to take students a step further in their golf journey! Instruction will include more time playing on the course, improving scores, proper etiquette when playing, and analyzing your play to help focus on areas of improvement. A limited supply of golf clubs are available to those that are in need.

Instructor: Jack Shoger, P.G.A. Instructor
Sundays: May 5 - June 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM (no 5/26)
Location: Abbey Springs Golf Course
Fee: $200 ($80 Green Fee included in this price) Green Fee can be applied to a Junior Membership!
Co-Ed Tee Ball & Coach Pitch
Tee Ball: Ages 4*-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. *Parent Coaches are required for children 4 years old.
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: Early June - Mid July
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: BFHS Quadplex
Fee: $50/player includes team shirt & hat
Registration Deadline: May 17
More Information | Coach Pitch Rules| Tee Ball Rules | Field Map | Coach Application | Sponsorship |
British / 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! More Information

Instructors: International Soccer Players
2024 Dates TBD
Location: Big Foot HS, Practice Fields
Register online: www.challengersports.com
Before June 5: receive a free replica jersey


Open Gym

TGIF Open Gym
Grades 1 - 8
A Friday night filled with games, music, socialization, crafts, open gym, and so much more! We’ll provide pizza and lemonade for dinner as well.
WAIVERS ARE REQUIRED
Fee: $5/person
Date Time Location
January 12 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sharon School Gym
March 8 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sharon School Gym
April 19 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sharon School Gym
May 10 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sharon School Gym


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