Tween & Teen Programs

Spring Break Camp

Grades 5th-8th
Are you looking for a fun place to go over Spring Break? Come to Skateland for plenty of entertainment options like skating, Wii, bowling, mini golf, and so much more! Each day the kids will be making a different project. We encourage children to wear closed toe shoes and to bring a water bottle since there will be days the kids go offsite. Register early to make sure we have enough supplies.

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Res/Nonres: $35/$40
Min/Max: 10/50

Date Day Time Deadline
Mar 25 M 8 AM-6 PM Mar 22
Mar 26 TU 8 AM-6 PM Mar 22
Mar 27 W 8 AM-6 PM Mar 22
Mar 28 TH 8 AM-6 PM Mar 22
Mar 29 F 8 AM-6 PM Mar 22

 

Spring Break Trips

 

Accelerate Indoor Speedway STEM Academy

Ages 10-14 years ( Must be at least 48” tall for this trip)
Junior go kart racing is intended not only to provide participates with the opportunity to experience the excitement of indoor kart racing but also the tools and the education they need to someday be good drivers! You’ll learn about speed, control, braking, turning, passing and on-track etiquette. Participants will first attend the STEM Academy which includes classroom instruction with worksheets, in track area and kart talk, solar energy discussion, hands on learning and more! An additional wavier must be signed. Lunch is included with this trip.

Depart Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $50/$65
Min: 20

Date Day Time
Mar 28 TH 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Animal Shelter Volunteer Day

Ages 12-17 years
Back by popular demand, we are looking for participants during spring break to volunteer at the animal shelter. Participants will help shelter staff with shelter chores, grooming, walking and interaction with the animals. This is a great opportunity for those in need of service hours or who just enjoy interacting with dogs and cats. An additional waiver will need to be signed for this trip. Please bring a lunch.

Depart Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $10/$14
Min/Max: 6/10

Date Day Time Deadline
Mar 27 W 9 AM-1 PM Mar 25

 

Babysitting Certification

Ages 11-14 years
This course will prepare young people for the responsibility of babysitting according to the American Red Cross. The class covers on how to supervise children, simple first aide, diapering, and more! Participants will also learn how to interview for a job and parent expectations of a good babysitter. Participates will need to bring a teddy bear or doll to class along with a sack lunch. This class is instructed by Karen Cooper.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $35/$38
Min/Max: 5/30

Date Day Time
Jan 21 MW 9:15 AM-3:15 PM

 

ACT/SAT Test Prep

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Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $3/$5
Min/Max: 2/4 

Date Day Time
Feb 1 F 10 AM
Mar 1 F 10 AM

 

Speed and Agility for Youth Athletes

Grades 5th-8th
Are you ready for the upcoming sports season? Is it time to focus on your speed and agility to get your ready to play your best? This class will give you the jump-start you need to increase your sports performance. Class will focus on increasing age appropriate strength, directional changes, learning how to use deceleration to reduce the risk of injuries, and focus on games and competition to keep it fun!

Location: Heritage Crossing Field House
Res/Nonres: $60/$78
Min/Max: 6/12

Date Day Time
Feb 11-Mar 1 M/F 3-3:45 PM
Mar 4-Mar 22 M/F 3-3:45 PM
Mar 25-Apr 12 M/F 3-3:45 PM

 

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering at Park District events or programs?

Are you looking for service hours for a school club or church group? The Channahon Park District offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for Junior High and High School Students year round. To find out more information on how you can get involved, contact the front desk at 815-467-7275.