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  • ABE: We need you! (ages 18+)

    Are you interested in helping adults improve their skills so they can move ahead in their jobs, prepare for further education or enhance their daily lives? Consider volunteering in our Adult Basic Education | ABE classrooms. Morning and evening positions are available in Apple Valley. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to make a difference in the lives of adult learners! Volunteers help in many ways, including: Assisting in a classroom Teaching or co-teaching Tutoring one-to-one Visit www.district196.org/abe to find out more. Contact us today! Email abe@district196.org or call 952-431-8316.
  • Connect & Share: Virtual Visit Sheltering Seniors (ages 5-17)

    Register Now Become a virtual visitor! Connect with a senior citizen and brighten someone's day. Reach out with a smiling face and a listening ear. Help keep our older adults connected to community while social distancing is in effect. From the comfort of your home, you can connect with others and enhance their lives. Visits on the Zoom platform of 20 minutes may be scheduled by you, weekday daytimes, some evenings and some weekends. Pick a time that is convenient for you! Register now to receive an email from a senior living facility with a link and instructions to schedule your virtual visits. Just chat, read a book or a poem, play an instrument, sing, talk sports, share your pet or anything else you have in mind to share. Parents: please be available to provide assistance during your child's virtual visits. "Our residents are really enjoying the connections. We are able to reach those who don't have family coming in or those in need of some socialization." -Volunteer Services Supervisor "A warm smile is the universal language of kindness." -William Arthur Ward You will need reliable internet access on a computer, tablet or phone with camera capabilities, an email account and a smile!
  • Creative Movement Arts-Online (families and children ages 3-6)

    Find new joy in learning and dance with distinguished teaching-artists from around the world! Connect all arts and academics through six thematic lessons for strong engagement for your child(ren) and your whole family. Explore physical explorations and kinesthetic arts. Combine basic dance skills with creative movement, positive self-esteem games and quality music from around the world. Each week, engage in a video to investigate creative movement, dance, visual arts, theatre, language, world cultures, nutrition and more. Nurture the creative process in your child … and family! Receive a password and url addresses in an email prior to class start to access six videos that you may play as much as you like, at any time you like during each weekly session. Please register by February 6. Weekly Themes - April 5-9 - Lesson 1: Shapes April 12-16- Lesson 2: Over, Under, Around and Through April 19-23 - Lesson 3: Opposites April 26-30- Lesson 4: Action Words May 3-7 - Lesson 5: Colors May 10-14 - Lesson 6: Circus
  • STEM Sampler-Online (grades 2-6)

    Explore the three areas of STEM in a virtual laboratory. Discover the science side of STEM and learn the difference between chemical and physical changes with sloppy, slimy and messy experiments. Next, investigate technology and learn if your hand is really quicker than the eye with various fun optical illusions. Then, discover engineering and math while constructing a marble roller coaster to learn about physics. This virtual class is filled with engaging experiments and activities. You will be mailed a kit containing an outline and much of the materials needed to complete the pre-recorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Kit will be mailed within one week of registration. Kit Includes: an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment/activity dropper and spoon baking soda, citric acid and washing powder Magic Crystals color tablet storage bowl with lid 30ml measuring cup liquid starch pony beads paper CD spinner 3D glasses craft tubes paper plates and straws marble and much more Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. A non-carpet workspace, near a sink, that can get messy (kitchen table). sink and water scissors pencil and markers glue clear cup, cups and bowls paper towels, optional tray to contain mess, optional old markers, optional stapler, optional ruler, optional Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING-- This kit contain citric acid, which is a naturally occurring weak acid found in fruit. Wash hands after conducting experiments. If left on hands, can cause skin irritation. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age. WARNING: CHOCKING HAZARD--Toy contains small ball. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • Young Inventors Kit (adult and child ages 8-12)

    Experiment with your favorite adult and take your first step into tinkering and inventing using your curiosity and imagination. Build an electrical circuit and learn about pneumatics while designing, building and creating for hours on end. Did you know that a child invented the popsicle and that a 16 year old invented the trampoline? You may just invent the next "big thing". The 175+ piece kit contains tools, adhesives, building materials, craft items, and a 16 page Activity Guide. It is packed with screwdrivers, screws, pliers, 1.5 volt hobby motor, batteries and holder, scissors, wheels, clamps, and much, much more. Kit Includes: Activity Guide 1 box to hold small items 2 AA batteries battery holder electrical wires 1 hobby motor, 1.5 volts 2 light bulbs screw drivers and screws 1 pliers 1 scissors 1 ruler 1 pencil 1 small roll of duct tape 1 bottle of glue 1 notebook 4 wheels 2 clamps wire plus....clothes pins, small and large cups, spools, Styrofoam balls, string, paper clips, metal fasteners, wire, rubber bands, mirror board, craft tubes, assorted boxes, assorted zip ties, pipe cleaners, large and small craft sticks, sorted straws, beads, assorted sizes of cardboard pieces, dowels, 9x12 construction paper and more! Substitutions may be made due to supply availability. Kit Warnings: WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD--Toy contains small ball. Not for children under 3 years of age. WARNING:SHARP EDGE HAZARD--Toy contains function sharp edges. Not for children under 4 years of age. WARNING: The motor’s shaft spins at 1500 rpm. Keep shaft away from eyes, face and hair. Contains 2AA batteries
  • Puppet Kit Box (ages 5+)

    Make your own puppets and put on a production with the Eagan Art House Puppet Show in a Box. Kit includes supplies and instructions for making different kinds of puppets and a puppet stage, as well as a workbook with instructions to create and write an original script. This box contains all the goodies you need for a day of imagination. There is no deadline for registration. Kit will be available for pick up within one week of placing order. Pickup is M/T/W, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S, Eagan, 55123 or email arthouse@cityofeagan.com for additional pick-up options.
  • Wizard School-Online (grades 1-5)

    Investigate a virtual wizard’s laboratory. Become an apprentice of Wizard Todd and learn the science behind the magic. Discover how to harness electricity to make your own wand, and explore the secret world of alchemy while creating scientific potions and more!. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube and materials will be mailed to you within one week of registration. Refer to online kit description for specific kit inclusions. Kit Includes: private link to a pre-recorded class on YouTube can be viewed for 30 days an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment/activity pipette and spoon Model Magic Items to make a light up wand. Powders for a fun transfiguration experiment along with purple cabbage extract dragon glider Magic Potion Materials and much more! Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or a laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. sink and water water pitcher cups and bowls markers tape and scissors paper towels optional, ribbon, string and paints A complete list will be provided in the outline. Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • Drawing Lab at Home (ages 5+)

    Have fun learning to draw shapes, patterns and textures, then combine techniques for an imaginative final project! Full instructions for two warm-up exercises and one final project inspired by the story book, Nadia’s Hands are included. Kit contains paper, pencil, eraser, colored pencils, markers, scissors, glue stick, game die, story book, instructions, and video links. There is no deadline for registration. Kit will be available for pick up within one week of placing order. Pickup is M/T/W, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S, Eagan, 55123 or email arthouse@cityofeagan.com for additional pick up options.
  • Advantage ACT Prep Course - Online (grades 10-12)

    The Online ACT Prep Course is an excellent alternative for any student unable to attend in-school classes or for students who prefer to prepare for the ACT exam on their own and at their desired pace. Once enrolled, students are sent an access code for their class via email. Students may also repeat this course at no extra charge. In order to access the class through Google Classroom, YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE A GMAIL ACCOUNT.
  • Do-At-Home Art Kits by Yourself or With Your Friends-July (grades K-5)

    Get creative by yourself or have a party with a group of friends. Learn a new skill and create masterpieces of art in your own house or schedule an online party with your friends with do-it-at-home kits! Each kit contains two projects that will include an easy to follow lesson plan, a link to an online instructional video taught by a Kidcreate Studio art teacher, art materials and additional suggestions for online learning that relate to the art lesson. Order one, three or five kits for your friends or encourage them to purchase their own! Registration deadline July1 Art kit can be picked up, Tuesday, July 6, 8:30-4:00 p.m. or Wednesday, July 7, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at The District Office East, 15180 Canada Ave, Rosemount Online instruction available 24/7. Suggestion for additional online learning. Each art kit include the following two projects Klimt's The Sunflower Be inspired by art created by Gustav Klimt. Recreate one of his famous works of art out of clay, paint and beads. How to Draw a Jellyfish A how-to-draw activity is a great boredom buster! Learn how to draw a jellyfish by using a simple step-by-step process.
  • Mountain Bike Adventure Club and Race Team-Returning Riders (grades 6-12)

    Our goal is to build a strong body, mind and character by participating in a competitive and inclusive mountain bike club and racing experience. All members are encouraged, but not required to race as part of the fall league. Practice three days per week and participate in five races throughout the season. You must provide your own bike and helmet. Please visit the team website at https://196mtb.shutterfly.com/ or Visit the Minnesota Mountain Biking website www.minnesotamtb.org for more information. ISD 196 Mountain Bike Adventure Club and Race Team Information Sheet Our Club: Official Coed Club that is insured and supported by ISD 196 along with our governing body, NICA. We invite all riders regardless if one wants to race in the fall or not. Our racing athletes can earn a varsity letter. Letter Requirements are posted on our website. We are four teams that practice together and share resources. Together we are the ISD 196 Mountain Bike Adventure Club and Race Team. Skill Level: We have riders on our team each year that range from complete novices to expert racers. We welcome all riders and racers. As a staff we work to tailor our rides and practices to be able to safely instruct all skill levels. Because of this, we are constantly looking for adult volunteer ride leaders for practices. These volunteers not only make our practices safer but also provide the key to differentiating practices for all skill levels. Practice Mondays and Thursdays starting July 15th 6-8 pm (HS), 6:30-8pm (MS). (We will start as early as 5:00 PM later in the season when we begin to lose light in the fall.) Location: Practice locations will be posted on our website. We will meet at the overflow lot of Lebanon Hills for most of our practices. Transportation: All transportation is the responsibility of parents to organize independent of our staff. Races: For the 2021 season races are Saturdays and Sundays. We do not yet know what category will race on which day, but it will likely be middle school one day, and high school the other, but individual riders will only race on one of the two days. The championship race is in Mankato. Each division (6th -Varsity/male and female) race separately. See website for District 196 race dates as we have two bye weeks. Registration: This is a 2 step process. You are not allowed to ride with the team in any capacity until you are registered here with Community Education. NICA registration must be done by August 1st. Enroll Here After getting an email invite from NICA, register to race on the NICA Pitzone webpage. Cost: Fee Club Fee $179 Jersey Fee (to be paid directly to vendor approx. $70) NA NICA Registration Fee $100 Total racers $279 NICA Race Fees (only for racers) $50 x 5 = $250 OR buy a Super pass for all races and save $100 TOTAL for Racers $150 $429 Gear: These are the minimum items required to ride with the club, practice and race. Safe geared mountain bike Helmet Water bottle or hydration pack Spare tube Athletic shoes or biking shoes Highly Recommended: Gloves/Eye Protection Volunteers: To insure a safe and smooth running season there is an expectation that our parents and guardians volunteer. Our families have really stepped up each year to help make our program a success. There is a volunteer signup sheet on a table in the back of the room. It is for those parents that can coordinate specific aspects our team needs. This list is also posted online. If you can’t take on a leadership role but are able to help, please sign up and let us know in what capacity you can help our team. Thank you! Bike Shop: Support:Valley Bike and Ski has been a great resource for our team. They have supported us with volunteer ride coaches, race support, team member discounts, and lots of advice. If you are looking for gear or advice they are a great place to go. 7707 149th St. W. Apple Valley, MN 55124 952-432-1666 http://valleybikeandski.com
  • Gymnastics: Beginner to Advanced (boys and girls ages 5-13)

    Learn gymnastics skills from a team of superbly trained instructors. Boys and girls of all abilities will develop skills in vaulting, tumbling, mini-tramp, balance beam and floor exercise. Program is open to youth seeking fun exercise or those wishing to compete. Students will be grouped by levels: Beginner (ages 5-13): Develop awareness in flipping, spinning and turning. Class is designed for students with little or no gymnastics experience. Learn the basic skills on floor, bars, beam and vault, including splits, bridges, rolls, cartwheels, pullovers and squat-ons. Intermediate (ages 7-13): Enhance and develop new skills in tumbling and in all other Olympic events (e.g., uneven bars, beam). Advanced (ages 7-13): Learn new and complicated skills safely at an advanced level with spotting and instruction. Wear leotards or comfortable clothing. Sorry, no early bird discount.
  • Lebanon Hills Mountain Bike Clinic and Trail Ride (ages 9-adult)

    Learn, practice and improve the essential skills of mountain biking and finish with a trail ride through Lebanon Hills. Become a more confident rider, and improve your speed and safety skills. A safe, capable mountain bike and helmet required..
  • EVHS Geometry

    Eastview’s academic enrichment program in Geometry provides an opportunity for a student to accelerate his/her math curriculum. The main purpose should be to put a student on a path to reach a higher level class than the student would normally reach before graduation. Guideline qualifications for independent study (enrichment/credit by assessment) include completion of prerequisite classes, a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative G.P.A., and at least an A- (3.70 G.P.A.) average in math. The student must display a high interest in the subject area, show evidence of self-motivation and self-discipline, and come with the recommendation of his/her teacher. Completion of this program is equivalent to a full year of high school geometry. Upon acceptance, the cooperating teacher will be in touch with all students to distribute materials and confirm spring dates and times.
  • EVHS Intermediate Algebra 1

    Eastview’s academic enrichment program in Intermediate Algebra I provides an opportunity for a student to accelerate his/her math curriculum. The main purpose should be to put a student on a path to reach a higher level class than the student would normally reach before graduation. Guideline qualifications for independent study (enrichment/credit by assessment) include completion of prerequisite classes, a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative G.P.A., and at least an A- (3.70 G.P.A.) average in math. The student must display a high interest in the subject area, show evidence of self-motivation and self-discipline, and come with the recommendation of his/her teacher. Completion of this program is equivalent to a full year of high school Intermediate Algebra I. Upon acceptance, the cooperating teacher will be in touch with all students to distribute materials and to confirm spring dates and times. Class fee is $425.
  • Parent-Child Date Night - Mother's Day Craft (ages 5-12)

    Celebrate Mother’s Day the artsy way! Celebrate the love between mother and child as we create beautiful 3D heart paintings on real canvas boards. Create right alongside Mom, Grandma, Aunt, or any special adult in their life; both child and adult will get to create and take home their own masterpiece!.
  • Rosemount Girls Basketball Camps (grades K-12)

    Rosemount Girls Basketball Fundamentals Camp (grades K-3) Learn and practice basketball with the Irish! Join Coach Orr, coaching staff and Rosemount High School players for a week of fun and skill building. Learn and improve your basketball skills by participating in games, fundamental skill work and exciting contests. Improve your basketball skills, make new friends and have fun! Receive a t-shirt. Campers should register for RGBASK-K3 Offensive Skills Camp (grades 3-8) Concentrate on shooting, ball handling, passing and 1-on-1 moves! These offensive skills will be emphasized, practiced and developed through drills, 1 v 1 games, 3 v 3 games and other contests. Awards will be included! Receive a t-shirt and individual shooting evaluation. Offensive Skills Campers, should register for RGBASK-38 Triple Threat Club (grades 4-7) Take your game to the next level! A typical session will consist of one hour of skill work and half hour of 1 v 1, 3 v 3, 5 v 5 games and/or team offense/defense concepts. The main focus of the workouts will be on improving individual fundamentals and building team chemistry! Receive a t-shirt. Triple Threat Club Campers, should register for RGBASK-Triple UN-COMMON CLUB SKILL DEVELOPMENT CAMP (grades 8-12): Improve your basketball IQ and skills while building team chemistry! A typical session will consist of one and a half h ours of skill work and half hour of 1 v 1, 3 v 3, 5 v 5 games and/or team offense/defense concepts. The main focus of the workouts will be on improving individual fundamentals and building team chemistry! Receive a t-shirt. Un-Common Club Skill Development Campers, should register for RGBASK-812
  • 24th Annual Eastview Lightning Wrestling Camp (grades 1-12)

    Develop your wrestling skills! Learn basic fundamentals and skill development while having fun. Develop an aggressive style of wrestling, learn to compete in a supportive environment and build "Lightning Pride". Grades 1-9, (beginner, intermediate or advanced wrestlers) The four day Eastview Lightning Wrestling camp is for wrestlers in grades 1-9. Wrestlers will develop basic fundamental wrestling skills, participate in organized activities, have fun, and build “Lightning Pride”. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced wrestlers welcome. Register for EVWRES-19 Grades 6-12, (aspiring EVHS varsity wrestlers) Eastview Lightning summer wrestling training sessions are for wrestlers in grades 6-12 who have experience in the sport of wrestling. Wrestlers will train in a competitive environment developing skills and an aggressive style of wrestling.
  • Rosemount Lithium Summer Team (grades 10-12)

    Our Rosemount Lithium program is designed for Rosemount players to help our Rosemount program. We are starting this program in 2021 to foster a very ACTIVE group of players (much like the metal) to help make our program STRONGER (much like the metal). The group of Lithium players will work together in the off season to focus on developing stick skills, team concepts, and playing together as one team. We will ACTIVELY become STRONGER! Our Lithium program will begin the week after the high school season and continue through the end of July. The team will practice together up to 3 times a week (depending on holidays) and play in two summer tournaments. By playing in locally held tournaments it minimizes travel and eliminates the need for lodging. During the summer, players can be expected to learn the next season's plays, formations, and needs of the team. Practice will also have a large focus on the GPS of lacrosse (groundballs, passing, shooting). The cost of this program will be very minimal. The entire training program will cost under $400 for the entire summer. The cost will cover coaching, field expenses, and tournament fee. All players entering their sophomore-senior year are invited to participate. The team will be selected by the coaches based on need, age, and previous team experience. If we have enough interests, we will have two lithium teams (JV and Varsity).
  • Eagan Trained Ground Zero- Speed/Strength Program (Boys and Girls, Grades 6-8)

    The Eagan Trained Ground Zero program focuses on developing the total athlete. ET will center on speed/mechanics while making the athlete more mobile. Concentrate on developing a solid base when it comes to lifting techniques through exercises that include bodyweight, MB’s, DB’s, bars, and loaded lifts. Developing great habits on how to train correctly is the key to success. Camp A focus: Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Track Camp B focus: Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track
  • Irish Skills Academy - Rosemount Boys Basketball (grades K-12)

    IRISH SKILLS ACADEMY 2021 Enjoy all aspects of basketball while developing skills and expanding your knowledge of the game! Focus on skill work and training in preparation for competition at the next level. Workouts will focus on improving individual fundamentals (shooting, ball-handling, passing, defense, 1 v 1 move), strength and conditioning, and general basketball knowledge. Players of all levels will benefit.
  • Apple Valley Boys Basketball Camp (grades 3-12)

    Prepare for the basketball season! Focus on fundamental skill development and participate in numerous contests and games making for a fun-filled weeks of basketball! Receive a t-shirt.
  • Apple Valley Eagle Speed and Strength-Champion Program (grades 6-8)

    Gain an edge in speed and strength! Take part in a personalized training program designed to reach the goal of overall athletic improvement, using ground-based lifts. Use kettlebells, vertimax, ropes, dots, speed ladders, ploy boxes, along with speed and agility training. Benefit from the skills of experienced and committed coaches who will use current training methods with modern training equipment. Have access to the weight room during supervised hours. Receive a t-shirt. Boys Program, register for ASC-68B Girls Program, register for ASC-68G
  • Boys Tumbling for Athletes (ages 7-18)

    Calling all boys! Develop coordination and flexibility through tumbling activities. Perfect for boys interested in pursuing wrestling and other sports. Tumbling promotes physical health and has also been shown to have cognitive and psychological benefits.