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  • Books and Beyond 2-5 years- Non-Separating

    Delve into the world of imagination with your child through books. In the 1 1/2 hour non-separating class you and your child will experience art, math, science, music and nutritional activities that will correspond with books you'll be reading. Parenting tips will be shared and outdoor experiences will be provided weather permitting. (Sibling care will be offered during class time but is contingent on staffing. $25 1st child, $12 additional children) Sibling care sign up closes when session starts.
  • Busy Bodies (10-18 months)

    Rolling...creeping...crawling...walking! Share some special time with your "little mover". Get together with other parents with children of similar age to engage with your little ones as well as have discussion with other parents. Topics range from child development to finding some time for yourself. Outdoor experiences will be provided weather permitting. (Sibling care will be offered during class time but is contingent on staffing. $25 1st child, $12 additional children) Sibling Care sign up closes when session starts.
  • CHESS 1.1 FALL

    {YEL!} Grandmasters of Chess 1.2 Winter For grades K-5 New and returning students invited. Our winter session focuses on advanced beginner and intermediate concepts. The {YEL!} Teach It! Practice It! Play It!® method keeps chess students progressing through 60+ chess lessons and thousands of puzzles as well as guided games and in-class tournaments. Class fee includes ChessKid.com membership for the session. Sign up today. Visit YELKids.com for more details. https://youthenrichmentleague.com/portfolio-item/c...
  • Connections

    Registration for Summer Connections will open on Feb 6th @ 7:30am. Registrations will be available online or in person at the Lincoln Community Center Connections office.
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  • DUNGEONS & DRAGONS MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL DMMS

    DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB LOCATION - Dakota Meadows Middle School *Due to the popularity of DnD, we have a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Club available Fall Term of 2022. Each club meets only 1 day per week to accommodate more students / more interest. Students are welcome to register for multiple clubs, but you may only attend the club on the day(s) you are registered (priced at $50 per club). Each club has limited enrollment, so register EARLY if you intend to participate. ABOUT MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL Middle School After School Clubs meet after school (when classes are in session). Most clubs meet one day per week. There are exceptions such as parent teacher conferences or days when after school programming is cancelled due to weather other unforeseen circumstances. When changes are made to the original schedule, the Mankato CER office will communicate with parents via text or email, so please be certain that your payer account stays updated with accurate email and phone contact information. HOW MANY DAYS PER WEEK CAN I ATTEND MSAS? During the 2022-23 school year, Middle School After School will be open at Prairie Winds and Dakota Meadows Middle Schools from 3:20 - 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday afternoons. No programming on Wednesday or Friday. You should attend MSAS on the day(s) your club(s) are in session. You may also attend MSAS on the day(s) you are not enrolled in a club but want to stay after school to wait for a ride. We call this time (outside of your club time) "Student Union." During Student Union you can work on homework, use games activities provided by the program, and hang out with friends. Only authorized computer games (shooter games prohibited) and authorized, age appropriate content will be allowed on cell phones or devices during MSAS. WHO CAN ENROLL IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL? Middle School After School is open to students in grades 6-8, attendig Prairie Winds or Dakota Meadows Middle Schools. You must be registered for AT LEAST 1 club to use the Student Union on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. You must be registered BEFORE attending clubs. Registration is only done through the Community Education Office, not the middle school. Call the Mankato Community Education Office for registration assistance at 507-387-5501. Keep scrolling to learn about financial aid from Greater Mankato Area United Way Connecting Kids. Popular clubs are available on multiple days per week to allow for more youth participation. Cost per club varies. Drama Kids registration is via their website. Go online at dramakids.com/mankato-stpeter-new-ulm-mn for complete schedule, cost and DK program information. WHERE TO REPORT Immediately after the final bell of the school day, students enrolled in Middle School After School should report to the cafeteria. You should report to MSAS with EVERYTHING you need for clubs or to take home. This includes jackets, chromebooks, homework, cell phones, band / orchestra instruments or any personal items. You WILL NOT be able to go to your locker after 3:30 pm when the academic wings are locked There will be a sign indicating the check in area and MSAS site supervisors will be ready to distribute a snack and take attendance. From 3:20 - 3:45 pm, students will be in the cafeteria having a snack, visiting with friends, and unwinding from the school day. Site Supervisors will have organized games or art supplies available for student use. Youth can also use this time to complete homework. This is also time when students can locate their teachers for questions or to make up work. Check in with MSAS Site Supervisors before locating your classroom teacher. TRANSPORTATION HOME Clubs begin at 3:45 pm and end at 5:00 pm. Transportation is not available. Parents / Guardians must arrange for pick up at 5:00 pm. All youth participating in the Middle School After School Student Union or Clubs should report to the cafeteria immediately after the final bell of the day for a snack and check in with staff. Site Supervisors will assure students are directed to the right location for their club or have proper supervision and age appropriate activity until picked up. SAFETY & CONDUCT We ask that any student enrolled in Middle School After School be prepared to follow school day rules for conduct as well as any COVID mitigation guidelines including but not limited to: staying home when you are ill and following CDC guidelines when you test positive for COVID. If you have any additional questions about the program or your participation, please contact Melanie Schmidt, Enrichment Program Coordinator with MAPS Community Education at 507-207-3044 or email mschmi3@isd77.org REFUNDS If you wish to withdraw your registration from a club, you must do so a MINIMUM of 4 business days prior to the start date of the club. Refunds will not be granted fewer than 4 days prior to the start date of the club and after the club has started. If space allows, you will be allowed to join a club after the start date, but the cost will not be pro-rated. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Greater Mankato Area United Way Connecting Kids Fee discounts are available particularly for those who qualify for FREE or REDUCED lunch. For more information on possible scholarships, contact Jennifer Stratton at Connecting Kids. Her email is connectingkidsmankato@gmail.com or by phone at 507-207-3042. You may also visit the Connecting Kids website at connectingkidsmankato.org. You must complete the 2022-23 Application For Educational Benefits before requesting a schoarship. This application is available from your school.
  • DUNGEONS & DRAGONS MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL PWMS

    DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB LOCATION -Prairie Winds Middle School Each club has limited enrollment, so register EARLY if you intend to participate. ABOUT MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL Middle School After School Clubs meet after school (when classes are in session). Most clubs meet one day per week. There are exceptions such as parent teacher conferences or days when after school programming is cancelled due to weather other unforeseen circumstances. When changes are made to the original schedule, the Mankato CER office will communicate with parents via text or email, so please be certain that your payer account stays updated with accurate email and phone contact information. HOW MANY DAYS PER WEEK CAN I ATTEND MSAS? During the 2022-23 school year, Middle School After School will be open at Prairie Winds and Dakota Meadows Middle Schools from 3:20 - 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday afternoons. No programming on Wednesday or Friday. You should attend MSAS on the day(s) your club(s) are in session. You may also attend MSAS on the day(s) you are not enrolled in a club but want to stay after school to wait for a ride. We call this time (outside of your club time) "Student Union." During Student Union you can work on homework, use games activities provided by the program, and hang out with friends. Only authorized computer games (shooter games prohibited) and authorized, age appropriate content will be allowed on cell phones or devices during MSAS. WHO CAN ENROLL IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL? Middle School After School is open to students in grades 6-8, attendig Prairie Winds or Dakota Meadows Middle Schools. You must be registered for AT LEAST 1 club to use the Student Union on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. You must be registered BEFORE attending clubs. Registration is only done through the Community Education Office, not the middle school. Call the Mankato Community Education Office for registration assistance at 507-387-5501. Keep scrolling to learn about financial aid from Greater Mankato Area United Way Connecting Kids. Popular clubs are available on multiple days per week to allow for more youth participation. Cost per club varies. Drama Kids registration is via their website. Go online at dramakids.com/mankato-stpeter-new-ulm-mn for complete schedule, cost and DK program information. WHERE TO REPORT Immediately after the final bell of the school day, students enrolled in Middle School After School should report to the cafeteria. You should report to MSAS with EVERYTHING you need for clubs or to take home. This includes jackets, chromebooks, homework, cell phones, band / orchestra instruments or any personal items. You WILL NOT be able to go to your locker after 3:30 pm when the academic wings are locked There will be a sign indicating the check in area and MSAS site supervisors will be ready to distribute a snack and take attendance. From 3:20 - 3:45 pm, students will be in the cafeteria having a snack, visiting with friends, and unwinding from the school day. Site Supervisors will have organized games or art supplies available for student use. Youth can also use this time to complete homework. This is also time when students can locate their teachers for questions or to make up work. Check in with MSAS Site Supervisors before locating your classroom teacher. TRANSPORTATION HOME Clubs begin at 3:45 pm and end at 5:00 pm. Transportation is not available. Parents / Guardians must arrange for pick up at 5:00 pm. All youth participating in the Middle School After School Student Union or Clubs should report to the cafeteria immediately after the final bell of the day for a snack and check in with staff. Site Supervisors will assure students are directed to the right location for their club or have proper supervision and age appropriate activity until picked up. SAFETY & CONDUCT We ask that any student enrolled in Middle School After School be prepared to follow school day rules for conduct as well as any COVID mitigation guidelines including but not limited to: staying home when you are ill and following CDC guidelines when you test positive for COVID. If you have any additional questions about the program or your participation, please contact Melanie Schmidt, Enrichment Program Coordinator with MAPS Community Education at 507-207-3044 or email mschmi3@isd77.org REFUNDS If you wish to withdraw your registration from a club, you must do so a MINIMUM of 4 business days prior to the start date of the club. Refunds will not be granted fewer than 4 days prior to the start date of the club and after the club has started. If space allows, you will be allowed to join a club after the start date, but the cost will not be pro-rated. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Greater Mankato Area United Way Connecting Kids Fee discounts are available particularly for those who qualify for FREE or REDUCED lunch. For more information on possible scholarships, contact Jennifer Stratton at Connecting Kids. Her email is connectingkidsmankato@gmail.com or by phone at 507-207-3042. You may also visit the Connecting Kids website at connectingkidsmankato.org. You must complete the 2022-23 Application For Educational Benefits before requesting a schoarship. This application is available from your school.
  • Dash Basketball Camp

    DASH K-5th grade Sports basketball camps provide players a well-rounded basketball experience covering a broad range of skills training and skill-based games. Players will be taught how to properly shoot, pass, dribble, and play defense in a fun and positive environment. Camps ends with scrimmages/games on the final day. Athletes should bring a water bottle. Balls are provided.
  • Dash Basketball Tykes Camp

    DASH Sports Basketball Tykes camps provide players an introductory experience to the great game of basketball through fun skill-based drills and mini-games. Players will be taught how to properly dribble, pass, shoot, and play defense in a fun and positive environment. Athletes should bring a water bottle. Balls are provided. Parent participation is encouraged when necessary.
  • Dash Flag Football Camp

    Dash Sports flag football camps provide players with a well-rounded football experience in a little to no contact safe environment. Key elements of passing, catching, rushing, and defense will be taught and practiced, and players will be grouped and challenged at an appropriate level in a fun, positive environment while learning values of ‘Respect, Hustle, and Pride’. Camp ends with a scrimmage the final day. Athletes should bring a water bottle (spikes/cleats and mouthguards are optional). Footballs and flag belts are provided.
  • Dash Flag Football Tykes

    Dash Sports flag football Tykes camps provide players with an introductory experience to the great game of football in a little to no contact safe environment. Key elements of passing, catching, rushing, and defense will be taught and practiced. Fun, skill-based games will be played to practice newly learned skills. Athletes should bring a water bottle (spikes/cleats are optional). Footballs and flag belts are provided. Parent participation is encouraged when needed.
  • Dash Intro to Tennis Camp

    DASH Sports Tennis camps provide participants with an introductory experience to the game in a fun and positive atmosphere. Emphasis is on technique and game play. Key elements of the serve, forehand groundstroke, backhand groundstroke, forehand volley, backhand volley, and the overhead smash will be taught and practiced. Camps ends with games on the final day. Participants should bring a tennis racket, water bottle, and wear athletic clothing. Balls and all other equipment are provide
  • December 27 -1 Day Cougar Girls Basketball Clinic

    Mankato East Girls Basketball Players and Coaches are hosting a basketball clinic for girls in grades 3-6 on Dec. 27th at PWMS. The clinic will run from 5:00-7:00 PM. Coaches and players will lead the attendees in basketball skill development for the first portion of the clinic. The second portion will consist of 3 on 3 games! No experience necessary, just come dressed to play basketball in the gym!
  • Eagle Lake Elementary Preschool 3's

    • Mankato Area Public Schools Preschool
    • MAPS preschool 2022-2023
    Where It All Begins! Register for the 2022-2023 school year online or complete a paper registration form. Paper registrations can be picked up at our Early Learning Office - 820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato. P: (507) 625-4620 There is a $25 registration fee. MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Spanish) MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Somali) 2022-23 Preschool Fees If the class you are looking for is not listed on this page, the class is full. Call the Early Learning Office to be placed on a waiting list. Registration for SY23-24 will open mid to late January 2023. More details to come!
  • FENCING 1.1 FALL (GRADES 6-12)

    New and returning students invited! Join this fast-paced, inclusive (everyone participates) Olympic Sport. YEL’s Teach It, Practice It, Play It® approach teaches fencers new skills each class, practices those skills in kid-friendly fencing games, and then encourages students to use those skills in fencing bouts (matches). All equipment provided. Sign up today! For more information visit YELKids.com. https://youthenrichmentleague.com/portfolio-item/f...
  • Fall Sampler

    Enjoy a variety of activities that will encourage your creative side, express your knowledge, and engage with community. We will have numerous festive art projects to get you ready for any gift giving you may want to do. Sign up for as many classes that suit your interest. October 24 - Fall craft project October 31 - Ornament making November 7 - Trivia November 14 - Chair yoga November 21 - Gratitude craft project November 28 - Lap/pet blanket making December 5 - Dot painting December 12 - Winter craft project
  • Family Learning Center 3's

    • Mankato Area Public Schools Preschool
    • MAPS preschool 2022-2023
    Where It All Begins! Register for the 2022-2023 school year online or complete a paper registration form. Paper registrations can be picked up at our Early Learning Office - 820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato. P: (507) 625-4620 There is a $25 registration fee. MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Spanish) MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Somali) 2022-23 Preschool Fees If the class you are looking for is not listed on this page, the class is full. Call the Early Learning Office to be placed on a waiting list. Registration for SY23-24 will open mid to late January 2023. More details to come!
  • Family Learning Center 4's

    • Mankato Area Public Schools Preschool
    • MAPS preschool 2022-2023
    Where It All Begins! Register for the 2022-2023 school year online or complete a paper registration form. Paper registrations can be picked up at our Early Learning Office - 820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato. P: (507) 625-4620 There is a $25 registration fee. MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Spanish) MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Somali) 2022-23 Preschool Fees If the class you are looking for is not listed on this page, the class is full. Call the Early Learning Office to be placed on a waiting list. Registration for SY23-24 will open mid to late January 2023. More details to come!
  • Franklin Elementary Preschool 3's (3 days)

    • Mankato Area Public Schools Preschool
    • MAPS preschool 2022-2023
    Where It All Begins! Register for the 2022-2023 school year online or complete a paper registration form. Paper registrations can be picked up at our Early Learning Office - 820 Hubbell Avenue, Mankato. P: (507) 625-4620 There is a $25 registration fee. MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Spanish) MAPS Preschool Brochure 2022-23 (Somali) 2022-23 Preschool Fees If the class you are looking for is not listed on this page, the class is full. Call the Early Learning Office to be placed on a waiting list. Registration for SY23-24 will open mid to late January 2023. More details to come!