Youth Events

GUITAR FOR KIDS                 FEE: $160

Monday, 6:00-7:00 p.m.         (plus $15.00 mat. fee  due at reg)

(10 sess. beg. Mar. 4) Dater School, Ramsey

See “Music and Dance” Section for more information.



Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.    Midland Park H.S.

(8 sess. beg. Mar. 27) (no class 4/ 17)                                                              

An excellent course if you’re thinking of getting a head start for high school volleybaII or just want to learn a fast-growing and exciting sport. This is a volleyball clinic where players will receive instruction on the basic and fundamental skills of the game including forearm pass, overhead pass, spiking, and serving. Basic serve/receive, blocking, team offense and defense will also be covered. Volleyball tournament will be held on last day of class. Instructor:  Nicole Marino.

All Midland Park Continuing Education sponsored after school children’s workshops are held on Tuesdays at the Godwin or Highland Schools from 3:15-4:15 p.m.

If your child regularly attends After School Child Care on Tuesday, they should first report to the Godwin School gym for attendance, they will then be sent to the workshop at 3:15.  When the session is over, the children will return to the gym to continue After School Child Care.  The children that do not attend After School Child Care will be dismissed at a designated door promptly at 4:15.



The following classes are offered by Mad Science of Northeast, NJ. Mad Science workshops are a fun, structured way for children to be captivated in hands-on, interactive science-themed activities. All materials fees included.

 Take All 5 Workshops - $110 (Save $15)


Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (February 5)

ZAAAAAP!! Check out this awesome class, it’s absolutely electrifying!! Explore electricity with hair-raising experiments from creating indoor lighting to creating our electrostatic generator! If that doesn’t charge you with static, making your very own static tube to take home will!! Don’t miss out - this is going to be… SHOCKING!!!!!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (February 12)

Slippery, slimy, and stretchy! We are jumping into the world of polymers, which are allthings stretchy!! Find out what things you use every day are actually polymers, as you pull, stretch, bend, and yank!! Join us as we stretch it out with gooey slime!!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (February 26)

Join as we explore the inner workings of light and brighten up your knowledge! Build your very own Newton color wheel and attend a fantastic chemical energy display! Then we will heat things up as we dive into fire and soar with indoor fireworks!! This class will wow, and amaze you! Join as we lighten things up with Lights...Color...Action!!!


MAGNETIC MAGIC!           FEE: $25

Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (March 5)

You will be drawn to this class!!!!! We will investigate the magic of magnets with experiments guaranteed to grab your attention. Make your own compass using iron fillings to and let it lead you to testing for magnetic fields and building an electro-magnet!! Don’t put that compass down just yet; you will need it as you take home your very own Magnetic Maze!! Join us, as we explore in magnetic magnitude!!!!!!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (March 12)         

In this class you will need to keep all of your wits as we explore optical illusions! Build your very own periscope, while learning how the human mind works, reflect on what you have learned as you watch images shape shift before your very eyes! Can this class be for real? Or is it all in your mind? Lets’ find out!



The following workshops are sponsored by the staff of Art Innovators. Each week we will create a different 3D project to take home. All materials are included in the fee.

Take All 5 Workshops - $110 (Save $15)


Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (March 19)

Crazy Wire Sculpture - Join us at as we create a 3D freestanding sculpture! We will be exploring elements of balance, shape, form, and color as we design our artwork. Students will use wire, and clay to complete their sculptures!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (March 26)

We will learn about the importance of lanterns and review traditional decorations. Students will then design their own Lanterns and experience the application of watercolor to a three dimensional object.


PERSONAL PUZZLE!          FEE: $25

Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (April 2) 

Join us as we create a functional and unique piece of art! Each student will design their own puzzle which they will then take home to use for years to come!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (April 9) 

The Science behind Art. Since oil and water do not mix we are going to apply this to a painting! We will explore using oil pastels with watercolor and see what masterpieces we can create!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (April 23)

Join us as we explore with an everyday element - salt! A dash of salt can change the flavor of any dish - a dash of salt on a painting can add texture, a tie-dye effect, and a unique physical change.



 The following classes are offered by The Joy of Motion. In these fun and exciting classes, students will work on movement combinations that will challenge their minds and bodies and will explore a wide variety of skills including dance, gymnastics, balance beam, rhythmic play, creative expression, and the use of toys and props! Instructors will work with the students to enhance their strength, flexibility, coordination, muscle control, and self-expression through dance, gymnastics, music and rhythm. This program is designed with the children in mind and places as much emphasis on bolstering confidence and self-esteem as it does on improving gross motor skills. All material fees included.


CIRCUS FUN!           FEE: $25

Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (April 30)

In this class, we will practice our Circus performance skills as we try our hands at tumbles and tight rope (balance beam) walking, leap and jump over the circus’s most lovable (stuffed) animals, and even clown around with some scarf juggling!



Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (May 7)

Explore the African jungle while we move and groove to the jungle beat, emulate the movements of wild animals, and travel through rivers and over bridges (balance beam).


AHOY MATEY!        FEE: $25

Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 (May 14)

Set sail as a pirate for a class that is sure to be a splash!  Its treasure we’re after!  We may encounter some obstacles as we chart our course, but we won’t give up!  Will we find the treasure before the class is over?  Either way, we’ll have fun trying as we move our bodies to pirate songs and enjoy the rhythm of the ocean.

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