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Toddler/Pre-School Programs

Toddler/Pre-School Programs

 The Boys & Girls Club offers amazing, affordable programs for Toddlers & Pre-School children. For more information about any of our programs, please e-mail Jenn Kuo, kuo@bgcav.org.
 
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2017 Toddler/Pre School Programs
Register Today for our Maynard Rec Drop-in Playgroup with Ms. Karen (Ages 2 & 3) 
The Maynard Rec Department is proud to offer our Drop In Playgroup for 2-3 yr olds! Drop off your little ones for some fun! This amazing program will excite the imagination and curiosity of your little ones. This program teaches children about discovering the world around them in a structured, hands-on environment. Mornings consist of singing, arts & crafts, free-play and a variety of other age appropriate activities in a group setting. Program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-12pm. (Min 8/Max 10 per day) Children that will be turning 4 can participate!   

Playgroup Director Bio: Karen Van Leer has been a preschool teacher for ten years. She is a lead teacher for the four year old room at a local preschool. This is her third year running the Maynard Rec Drop-In Playgroup at the Boys & Girls Club. In addition, she is the Program Director for the Club’s Summer Preschool Program at Mt Calvary. She strives to create an environment where children have the freedom to grow and play, while having a chance to participate in hands on activities and exploring the world around them.

Session 3:
Tuesdays: January 24-February 14
FEE: $88 (4 classes)
Thursdays: January 12-February 16
FEE: $132 (6 classes)

Session 4
Tuesdays: February 28-April 11
FEE: $154 (7 classes)
Thursdays: March 2-April 13
FEE: $154 (7 classes)

Creative Movement with Acton-Boxborough Dance Center (Ages 3-5)
Thursdays (6 weeks)
Session 3: January 5-February 9
Session 4: March 2-April 6
1:00-1:45 pm
@ Boys & Girls Club Gym
Fee: $65
This class introduces young dancers to basic steps and technique in a fun and imaginative atmosphere!  It encourages creative and expressive movement, and improves gross motor skills, flexibility and musicality.  Creative Movement is a structured class that encourages children to work together and practice taking turns, while having lots of fun!  We will do a short demonstration of what we've learned at the end of the session.    Program participants who register for classes at the Acton-Boxborough Dance Center will receive $10 off their first class.  (Min 5/Max 10 per class).

For more information about the Acton-Boxborough Dance Center, please go to www.abdancectr.com.

Paper, Paint  + Play with smARTroom (Ages 2-5)
Fridays, March 3-April 7 (6 weeks)
10:30-11:15 am
Location: smARTroom (79 Main St, Maynard, MA)
Fee: $120

Have a toddler or preschooler who needs to DO something?  Paper, Paint, + Play is for you!  This caregiver-and-me style c;ass will have several small projects to explore each week, plus story time!  

smARTroom is a greater Maynard community resource where everyone can benefit from interdisciplinary art education (STEAM). Our goal is to foster a fun environment in which a diverse group of learners can discover, create, and grow together. 

Mommy and Me with the Movement Center (Ages 2 & 3)
Session I-Fridays
April 28-June 2 (6 weeks)
10:00-10:45 am 
Location: The Movement Center (930 Main St, #110, Acton, MA)
Fee: $80/6 week session

OR

Session II -Saturdays
 April 29-June 3 (6 weeks)
9:30-10:30 am
Location: The Movement Center (930 Main St, #110, Acton, MA)
Fee: $80/6 week session

This is a great way to introduce your child to dance, while helping to improve their gross motor skills! In this class, students will learn basic ballet steps, play games and do creative movement exercises. Please bring ballet slippers for your child. Caregivers, please wear socks or bring ballet slippers. (Max 5)

Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class (Ages 3-5)

Mondays
Winter Session: January 9-February 13 (6 weeks)
Spring Session: March 13-April 3
4:00-5:00 pm
Ages 3-5
Location: Mass BJJ Family Martial Arts Center: 12 Craig Rd, Acton, MA
Fee: $19.99 (included Gi Uniform)
**This fee is only for NEW students who have not previously taken classes at Mass BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has grown around the world more quickly than any other martial arts over the past 20 years.  It's popularity is due to the positive results that students experience from this specific type of martial arts training.  Our kids' BJJ program is designed to bring these same results to your children's lives.  We want our kid to grow up confident in their abilities.  This confidence will allow them to build up a positive self-esteem and self-worth., while learning the importance of humility and maturity to be positive members of their community.  Students will learn about setting short term goals and being accountable for their actions.  Children will receive a free gi (uniform) when they start.
Check out the Kids Mass BJJ class at the Mass BJJ studio in Acton!
Spring Soccer Tots (Ages 3 & 4)
Saturdays
 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20 & 6/3
10:30-1130 am
@ Crowe park (143 Great Rd, Maynard, MA)
Fee: $50

This fun introduction to soccer is open to all 3 & 4 year olds. The emphasis is on fun and activity. Children should wear sneakers, athletic wear, and bring water. Program takes place on Saturday mornings! Rain dates will be made at an indoor location or a session will be added to the end of the session. 
Fee includes t-shirts. (Max 40)

**Parents, please let me know if you are interested in coaching! Team requests should by made by Tuesday, April 11.


Tot T-ball (Ages 3 & 4)
Thursdays, April 27-June 1 (6 weeks)
5:30-6:30 pm
Location: Green Meadow Field
Fee: $50

Join us for the fundamentals of T-ball! Children should wear sneakers and athletic wear!  Parents , please be prepared to be hands-on with your little ones throughout the program.   Fee includes t-shirt and baseball cap. (Max 40)

**Parents, please let me know if you are interested in coaching! Team requests should by made by Friday, April 14th.





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