Tween & Teen Programs

High School Golf Academy

This group lesson is designed to target the student who is interested in trying out and playing high school golf. In this program the golfer will get to meet and work with not only the professional staff at Heritage Bluffs, but local high school golf coaches. Together we will tackle what it takes to play golf in high school and learn what coaches are looking for in their players. Players will learn course management, the mental approach to the game as well as tips to aid consistency in long game, short game, and driving.

Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club
Res/Nonres: $85/$105
Min/Max: 4/16

Date Day Time Deadline
June 12-21 T,W,TH 11:30 AM-1 PM June 9
July 10-19 T,W,TH 11:30 AM-1 PM June 30
July 24-Aug 2 T,W,TH 11:30 AM-1 PM July 21

Junior Golf League

Ages 13-18 years
Heritage Bluffs will sponsor a Junior Golf League! This will be a competitive league and participants will play 9 holes each week on Monday afternoon for which they will be charged a junior resident green fee each time they play. On Monday, July 28, there will be a two-person scramble for which each participant may bring a guest to partner with at no cost. The scramble will be followed by dinner. All participants MUST attend a golf rules and etiquette meeting at 7 PM on Tuesday, May 30 at Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club.

Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club
Res/Nonres: $55/$70
Min/Max: 8/40
Deadline: June 10

Date Day Time
June 11-Aug 6 M 1:30 PM (Clinic)
2 PM (League)

Guard Start an American Red Cross Class

Ages 11-14 years
The American Red Cross Guard Start: Lifeguarding Tomorrow program is available to youth ages 11-14 years old that have the desire to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a lifeguard. This program will help your child build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills to become a future lifeguard. Your child will receive instruction in prevention, fitness, response, leadership, professionalism, and swimming skill development. A Guard Start T-shirt is included.

Location: Tomahawk Aquatic Center
Res/Nonres: $75/$90
Min/Max: 6/16

Date Day Time
June 15-Aug 3 F 10:30-11:30 AM

Job Training 101

Ages 15-19 years
Are you looking into applying for your first part-time job or want to improve your interview skills? Find out the most common mistakes teens are making during the job search and interview process. Learn how social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are used by employers to find out about you before you get an interview. Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression! You’ll have a chance to practice filling out an application, ask questions, and practice interviewing.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $10/$15
Min/Max: 5/10

Date Day Time Deadline
July 18 W 10-11:30 AM July 16

Babysitting Certification

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

Location: Inwood Recreation Center (3000 W Jefferson St, Joliet)
Res/Nonres: $35/$38
Min/Max: 5/12

Date Day Time Deadline
June 13 W 9 AM-3 PM June 11
July 11 W 9 AM-3 PM July 9
Aug 1 W 9 AM-3 PM July 30

Summer Cooking With Chef Tamara

Ages 12-17 years
Learn to cook dishes and treats this summer that will have all of your friends raving! Chef Tamara will teach you the skills you’ll need in the kitchen- whether they’re mixing up treats or chopping ingredients for salads or souffles!

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $25/$28
Min/Max: 4/8

Date Day Time Theme
June 25 M 3-4:30 PM Oh, the Places You Can Eat!
July 9 M 3-4:30 PM Café & Bake Shop Favorites
Aug 6 M 3-4:30 PM My Kinda Town – Chicago!

Chalk It Up!

Ages 13-17 years
Create a personalized piece of art or make a unique sign using silk screen transfers and chalk paste. We’ll supply all the materials needed to create these fun pieces and you take home the finished product! A light snack & beverage will also be served by the instructor and Chef Tamara Womack.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $32/$40
Min/Max: 4/8

Date Day Time
June 28 TU 3-4:30 PM
July 10 TU 3-4:30 PM
Aug 7 TU 3-4:30 PM

Gaming for Minecraft & Pokemon

Ages 10 years & up
Learn the basics to these strategic games and make related crafts. Each student will receive a Pokemon starter deck; learn how to duel, and more!

Location: Fine Tunes Center for the Arts (25311 W Eames St, Channahon)
Res/Nonres: $125/$128
Min/Max: 4/8

Date Day Time Deadline
June 7-28 TH 6-6:40 PM June 4
July 5-26 TH 6-6:40 PM July 2

World of Wizardry

Ages 10 years & up
Discover the World of Harry Potter-Welcome to our world of wizadry and all things Harry Potter. Have fun with Quidditch, wand dueling, spells and more as you join your house and study to be a wizard! Join us as we solemly swear that we are up to no good!

Location: Fine Tunes Center for the Arts (25311 W Eames St, Channahon)
Res/Nonres: $125/$128
Min/Max: 4/8

Date Day Time Deadline
June 7-28 TH 5-5:40 PM June 4
July 5-26 TH 5-5:40 PM July 2