Youth Programs

Kids Can Cook! 

AGE: 8-12 Years

Join accomplished Chef, Ron Wells, for a series of hands-on cooking classes for kids, where basic techniques, cooking methods, kitchen skills and healthy eating will be taught. A variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices will be used and a different menu will be created each class. Parents are welcome to join their children for class. Sign up for one class or all four!

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Apr 25 4-6pm $35/$45
W May 30 5-7pm $35/$40  
W Jun 27 5-7pm $35/$40  
W Jul 25 5-7pm $35/$40  
W Aug 29 5-7pm $35/$40    

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706
Instructor: Chef Ron Wells


Abracadbra

AGE: 5-12 Years

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn fascinating tricks from the magic classes of Gary Kantor! Amaze your family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind reading and more! All materials are provide, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and learn tricks that are age-appropriate. Pre-registration is required.

Day Date Time Fee
W May 9  5-5:55pm $21/$26
W August 1  6:45-7:40pm  $21/$26

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706
Instructor: Gary Kantor


Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes

AGE: 3.5-12 Years

In these fun classes, children ages 3.5 to 12 will be taught drawing and learning skills that can give them an academic advantage in the classroom. Scenes, characters, figures, portraits and still lifes will be created using various forms of media.

Preschool Drawing

Day Date Time Fee
W May 9-Jun 6 4:45-5:30pm $56/$61
W Jun 13-Aug 1 4:45-5:30pm $63/$68
W Aug 8-Sep 12 4:45-5:30pm $63/$68

Elementary

Day Date Time Fee
W May 9-Jun 6 4:45-5:30pm $56/$61
W Jun 13-Aug 1 5:45-6:45pm $70/$75
W Aug 8-Sep 12 5:45-6:45pm $70/$75  

Cartoon

Day Date Time Fee
W May 9-Jun 6 4:45-5:30pm $56/$61
W Jun 13-Aug 1  6:55-7:55pm $72/$77
W Aug 8-Sep 12 6:55-7:55pm $72/$77

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706 
Instructor: Young Rembrandts


Parent’s Night Out!

AGE: 5-10 Years

Children will spend a fun evening engaging in age appropriate activities. Each week is themed with time allotted to go swimming at the pool each day, so please remember to pack a swimsuit and towel for each class. Sign up for one or all 5 dates this summer!

Day Date Time Fee
Th Jun 21 5-7pm $23/$28
Th Jun 28 5-7pm $23/$28
Th Jul 19 5-7pm $23/$28
Th Jul 26 5-7pm $23/$28  
Th Aug 2 5-7pm $23/$28  

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706 


Chess Wizards: Summer Camp

AGE: 5-14 Years

Join us this summer for a week of tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. The Chess Wizards experienced staff provides an interactive curriculum making learning fun for new and seasoned players alike. Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time, snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and a puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

Day Date Time Fee
M-F Jun 11-15 9am-3pm $230/$235

M-F

Jul 16-20 9am-3pm $230/$235

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706 


Art History with the Masters

AGE: 6-12 Years

This Young Rembrandts Workshop includes three 90-minute classes full of pastel fun. We will create a large 12”X18” pastel drawing each day, inspired by Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh’s Harvest at Le Crau and Claude Monet’s Regatta at Argenreuil. Students are encouraged to wear an old shirt or smock each day. No experience in pastels is needed. You will want to frame the results!

Day Date Time Fee
M, Tu, Th August 12, 14,  & 16 6-7:30pm $97/$102

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706 

 


Fave Apps and Video Games Workshop

AGE: 7-13 Years

Art is all around us, including on phones and online! Every day students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. Artwork is inspired by a pixel block characters, plants, zombies and many more classic apps and games.

Day Date Time Fee
M, Tu, Th July 12, 14,  & 16 6-7:30pm $75/$80

Location: Norridge Recreation Center, 4631 N. Overhill Ave, Norridge, IL 60706 

 

 

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