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Early Learning

Coming Soon! Registration for ECFE Winter/Spring Semester

The winter/spring semester schedule is coming soon! Registration will take place November 29-December 10. Winter/spring semester runs January 24 - May 27. Fall semester ends January 14. For fall class availability, please call 651-425-7181 or email sgriffit2@sowashco.org

 

ECFE Immediate Class Openings!

LR110-3 Wednesdays 11:15 am -12:15 pm, Toddlers/Crawlers/Walkers (9-18 months) at Liberty Ridge Site 2

LR108-4E Thursdays 6:00 PM -7:30 PM, Toddlers and Two’s (16-36 months) at Liberty Ridge Site 2

LR708-5 Fridays 11:30 am - 12:45 pm, Just for 3’s and 4’s: Fun with Books (Non-separating class) at Liberty Ridge Site 2

DP207-2 Tuesdays (Thursday child-only added 2nd semester) 9:30 am - 11:30 am, ECFE Friends at District Program Center

Please call 651-425-7181 or email sgriffit2@sowashco.org if you are interested in registering.

 

Join us for ECFE Drop-In Play!

Location: Liberty Ridge Site 2 (11283 Eagle View Blvd., Woodbury)

Monday, 11:30 am -12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)

Wednesday, 9:15-10:30 am (Birth to 5 Years)

Wednesday, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)

Friday, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Birth to 5 Years)

Location: District Program Center (8400 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove)

Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm (3-5 Years)

Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 pm (3-5 Years)

 

ECFE Drop-In Play and ECFE classes will not occur on the following dates:

Nov. 24-26                       Feb. 18-22

Dec. 20-31                       Mar. 7-14

Jan. 17-21                        Apr 15 and 25

 

Courageous Parents - Resilient Kids Series - Last Session!

Register for the final session, “Self-Care: Fill Your Cup So You Can Fill Your Child’s Cup,” on December 7, 2021, 6:30-7:30 pm (virtual option only). This session is part of the Courageous Parents-Resilient Kids series funded by the Washington County WellSpring Project and presented in partnership with Washington County, South Washington County Schools ECFE, and Canvas Health. Register at https://bit.ly/2WUIK6F or call 651-425-7181. Previous presentations can be viewed at https://www.sowashco.org/academics/early-childhood-family-education-ecfe, under Courageous Parents-Resilient Kids Program Series.

Youth Enrichment

IN PERSON

Serenity Farm Horse Camp, Saturdays, Nov 27, Dec 4 & 11, 9 am - 2 pm, Serenity Farm, Stillwater, Ages 6-12

Holiday Ornament Making Party, Saturday, December 4, 9 - 11 am, East Ridge, Ages 5-12

Holiday Ornament Making Party for School Age, Saturday, December 4, 9:30 - 10:30 am, East Ridge, Ages 2-6

Babysitting Monday - Wednesday, December 27-29, 12-2 pm, District Program Center, Ages 10.5+

Ready to Be Home Alone, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2-3:30 pm, District Program Center, Ages 7.5 +

Winter Wonderland Cake Decorating, Tuesday, December 28, 9 am - 12 pm, East Ridge, Grades 6-9

 

ONLINE

Private Music Lessons with Michelle Dunkirk Lessons begin December 1 and are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through February. Choose the day and time that works best in your schedule.

Multiplayer Minecraft: World Builder, Saturday, December 18, 9 am - 12 pm, Grades 1-6

ONLINE ON-DEMAND (ANYTIME)

Science Explorer Kits  Lots of STEM activity kits to choose from. Preschool – Elementary age

Do At Home Kits: Gingerbread House Kit, Snowflake Wreath, Weaving Projects, Beaded Keychains and more! Fun for all ages, under 6 years may need adult help/supervision for some.

Kids in the Kitchen Class Favorites cooking class on your schedule. Adult supervision for students under age 13 is recommended.

Youth Sports

IN PERSON

  • Gymnastics Looking for information about gymnastics classes? Check out the information page for class descriptions, current schedules, and registration deadlines.

  • Winter Swim Lessons are now open for registration! Don't wait! Spaces fill quickly.

  • East Ridge Dance Team Kids ClinicSaturday, Nov 20th, 9 am - 3 pm, East Ridge, Grades K-5

  • Happy Feet Tuesdays beginning January 4 at Middleton and Grey Cloud, 6:30-7 or 7-7:30 pm Ages 2-4 or 5-7

  • Soccer Shots Fridays after school beginning January 7 at Bailey, Middleton, Red Rock and Royal Oaks, Grades K-2

  • Middle School Boys Basketball Beginning Jan 10th after school at Cottage Grove, Lake, Oltman and Woodbury Middle Schools, Grades 6-8

  • Golf Squad Fridays, January 14 - February 4 at Valley Crossing or Fridays, January 21 - February 11 at Liberty Ridge, 3:55 - 5:25 pm, Grades 1-5

  • Little Royals Dance Clinic Friday, January 7, 4:30-8:30 pm, Woodbury High, Grades K-8

 

DAYTIME PE LIFEGUARDS NEEDED (part time)

Got your lifeguard certification and your kids are at school? Apply to lifeguard during PE classes! Must be available to work all pool locations in Cottage Grove and Woodbury. Hours vary between 2 – 5 hours/day when PE is scheduled in the pool. Hours range between 7:55 AM and 3:00 PM. Must have a willingness to help teachers ensure safety and order while in the pool. Need to be at least 18 years old. APPLY HERE

LOVE THE WATER AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN? HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF SWIMMING STROKES?

(Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Elementary Backstroke, Side Stroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly) We are hiring part time swim instructors for multiple locations within the district. Must have a willingness to work with children and parents. Lifeguard preferred – but not required. We will train the right candidate!! Need to be at least 14 years old. APPLY HERE

Kids Club

We're Hiring! If you like working with kids and are looking for part time or full time work, Kids Club may be the place for you! 

Kids Club is a school age child care program operated by SoWashCo Schools Community Education. Kids Club is offered before and after school and on school release days at all 16 elementary schools. Experience working with children is preferred. 

Learn more at sowashco.org/careers. Questions? Contact Carol Tobin at ctobin@sowashco.org or 651-425-6612.

Adults

DAYTIME

EVENING

EVENING ONLINE

Ed2Go - Online Enrichment and Career Opportunities

  • Hundreds of interactive online courses taught by expert instructors are available HERE

Great Rivers Adult Education Consortium 

 

Register for FREE Classes for Adults:

Earn your NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate with us! For questions please text or call Susie Evans at 

651-270-3266 or email her at sevans1@sowashco.org.

Senior Activities - 50+

Join us! We have a full lineup of free weekly activities such as Bingo, Bunco, Farkle, 500, Mexican Train, Mahjong, Hand & Foot and more. New in December will be Bridge! See dates and times HERE.

Trips are back! See details HERE for our Holiday Light Tour.  

A new Computer Basics class begins Monday, Nov. 29 in the afternoon from 1 - 3 pm.

Senior Exercise - FREE afternoon classes now have openings! Monday/Wed. at 3:15 pm is SAIL – Stay Active and Independent for Life (Age 65+) and Tues/Thurs. is Strength & Balance

55 Alive/Driver Discount Program has openings for a refresher course on Dec. 6th (4:00 – 8:00 p.m.) Register by calling 1-888-234-1294.

Foot Care appointments are scheduled by appointment only on the first Tuesday and Friday of the month. Cost is $23. Service is offered by Ginny’s Footcare. Call 651-425-6650 to schedule.