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Kaskaskia College Announces Kick Programming For June at Vandalia Campus

The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College would like to announce the schedule for KICK classes to be held in June at the Vandalia Campus located at 2310 West Filmore in Vandalia.
 
Tye Dying - Tye-dying is a hip new trend for the youth. Get the "wrap" on tye-dying through this fun, interactive workshop. Design two of your own psychedelic T-shirts using a mixture of tye-dying techniques and effects. Students are to bring 2 of their own white t-shirts. All other supplies are included.  The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday, June 10 and 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The class is for students in all grades and the cost to attend is $15.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5210 VA01D.
 
Beginning Beekeeping – Students will learn all about Bees and Beekeeping as well as learn to maintain a healthy hive and where that delicious honey really comes from.  The class will be held Friday, June 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The class is for students in grades 6 – 8, and the cost to attend is $10.00.  The registration number is COED 8033 VA01D.          
 
Beginning Guitar - This beginning guitar class will teach students use cords, read music and play simple songs.  The class will be held Monday mornings beginning June 16 and ending July 28 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  The class is for students ages 11 years and older.  The cost to attend is $50.00.  The registration number is COED 8093 VA01D.
 
Get Up, Get Out and Play - Join us outside for some fun outdoor activities. In the first class, for grades 1-3, the students will learn to play kickball, wiffleball and soccer. In the second class, for grades 4-6, the students will learn to play kickball, wiffleball and sand volleyball.  Both classes will be held Tuesday through Thursday, June 17, 18, and 19.   The first session will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and is for students in grades 1-3, with registration number CKICK 5431 VA01D.  The second session will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and is for students in grades 4-6, with Registration number CKICK 5431 VA02D.  Both classes will be held at the Vandalia YMCA and the cost to attend is $15.00.           
 
Pet Care – Students will learn how to properly care for pets as they learn to feed, handle and wash them.  Students do not need to be a pet owner to attend.  The class will be held Wednesday, June 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  The class is for students in all grades and the cost to attend is $10.00.  The registration number is CKICK 5308 VA01D.
 
Storytellin'  - There will be three sessions of this class with all sessions being held Friday, June 20.  The first session is for students Kindergarten through 2nd grades and will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.   This session will teach the children a short story in a lively workshop with games and exercises to develop creativity and storytelling skills. Session 2, titled “Learn a Fable Today”, will be held for students in grades 3-5 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  In this highly interactive workshop, participants will learn how to tell a fable without memorizing the words.  Students will learn a story through tableaus, story maps and kinesthetic.  Session 3, titled “Become a Storyteller”, will be for students in grades 6-8 and will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Students will select a fable and then work with a professional storyteller to develop that fable into a story told with flare.  Students will learn to take a simple fable and add visual images, sensory details and sound effects.  The instructor for all three session is Phyllis Hostmeyer and the cost to attend each session is $5.00.  Registration number are CKICK 5277 VA01D (session I), CKICK 5277 VA02D (session 2) and CKICK 5277 VA03D (session 3).
 
Insect Investigation - This is an introductory course on identifying, studying, and collecting insects; both beneficial insects and those that are economically damaging. Equipment for collection, study, and preservation will be covered, along with the various insect orders and possible careers in entomology.  The class will be held Friday, June 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for students in grades 3rd and up.  Cost for this course is $10.00 and the registration number is   CKICK 5306 VA01D.
 
Golf for Kids – This course is an introduction to golf for kids. Emphasis on rules of the sport, fundamentals of the golf swing, driving, irons, etc. Students who have clubs may use their own; borrowed clubs will be available. The class will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, June 23, 25 and 27 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  This class will be held at the Vandalia YMCA and is for students in all grades.  Cost for this course is $15.00 and the registration number is CKICK 5302 VA01D.          
           
Drawing – Students will develop skills and techniques that make drawing fun. The instructor will lead the students through an exploration of basic drawing principles, and experiment with different ideas.  The class will be held Monday and Wednesday, June 23 and 25 from 12:30 to 2:00 PM.  The class is for students in all grades and the cost to attend is $10.00.        The registration number is CKICK 5171 VA01D.
 
Beginning Sign Language - Through teacher-student application and demonstrations, students will learn basic sign language.  Learn numbers, alphabet, and basic words and phrases.  The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday, June 24 and 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  The class is for students in Kindergarten through fifth grades and the cost is $15.00.  The registration number for the class is CKICK 5160 VA01D.
 
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.  For additional information or to register, please call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or Kaskaskia College at 545-3255.  For a booklet containing a list of all KICK classes offered this summer, please call 545-3255 or email kick@kaskaskia.edu.


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