Intensive Dance Trainings: Jazz, Tap, & Ballet

Activity Details

Date: See below for details

Time: See below for details

Location: Curio Dance & School, Valley Ridge Mall, 1560 W Frontage Rd. in Stillwater

Age Requirement: 7 - 18

Sponsoring Organization: Curio Dance & School

Activity Description

Three days of intensive dance training for 2 hours each day. Open to all serious dancers, ages 7 - 18, who want to maintain and improve dance skills over the summer. Dancers will focus on core strengthening, developing proper technique, mastering combinations, elements of turns and leaps, and preparing for the upcoming year.

Choose one or more Intensives.

Week 1: June 18, 19 & 20, 4:30-6:30pm
Week 2: July 9, 10 & 11, 4:30-6:30pm
Week 3: July 16, 17 & 18, 4:30-6:30pm
Week 4: July 23, 24 & 25, 4:30-6:30pm

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch (per week)
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $7.50
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$67.50

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch (per week)
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $7.50
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$67.50

UpDown Funk Junior

Activity Details

Date: 6/12/2019 - 8/7/19

Time: Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:15 pm

Sessions: 8 (no classes July 1 - 5)

Location: Curio Dance & School, Valley Ridge Mall, 1560 W Frontage Rd. in Stillwater

Age Requirement: 8 - 12+

Sponsoring Organization: Curio Dance & School

Activity Description

A class designed to get young people to move! With the success of the UpDown Funk Dance Troupe we added a class for younger dancers. The aim is to get them to attend to the instructor, imitate movement, gain greater body awareness, and socialize through partnering moves. We want them to sweat! (Good music and dance funk movement will do that).

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $12.50
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$82.50

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $12.50
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$82.50

UpDown Funk

Activity Details

Date: 6/12/2019 - 8/7/19

Time: Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Sessions: 8 (no classes July 1 - 5)

Location: Curio Dance & School, Valley Ridge Mall, 1560 W Frontage Rd. in Stillwater

Age Requirement: 16+

Sponsoring Organization: Curio Dance & School

Activity Description

Add steps to your FitBit with a fun, upbeat class for young adults with different abilities. Dance with the coolest moves and grooves surrounded by positive energy. This class trains dancers for community performances. Keep your dance skills up-to-date and socialize with peers through the summer months.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Hip Hop Tuesdays

Activity Details

Date: 6/11/2019 - 8/6/19

Time: Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Sessions: 8 (no classes July 1 - 5)

Location: Curio Dance & School, Valley Ridge Mall, 1560 W Frontage Rd. in Stillwater

Age Requirement: 5 - 8, and 9+

Sponsoring Organization: Curio Dance & School

Activity Description

Come groove with us and learn the latest Hip Hop moves from stage to street. Learn choreographed routines and improvisation skills to impress your friends.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Dance Sampler

Activity Details

Date: 6/13/2019 - 8/8/19

Time: Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Sessions: 8 (no classes July 1 - 5)

Location: Curio Dance & School, Valley Ridge Mall, 1560 W Frontage Rd. in Stillwater

Age Requirement: 5 - 8, and 9+

Sponsoring Organization: Curio Dance & School

Activity Description

Introduces students to the exhilarating world of dance. Students will learn beginning tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop. They should wear comfortable clothing, ftness clothing or a leotard/tights and will need tap and ballet shoes (shoe rentals available).

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $15.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$90.00

Driver Education

Activity Details and Description

To see the available sessions and learn more details about driver education, visit the Stillwater Community Education website.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $50.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $80.00
Stillwater Community Education Scholarship: $79.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$179.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $70.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $70.00
Stillwater Community Education Scholarship: $69.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$179.25

3D Art

Activity Details

Date: 7/15/2019 - 7/18/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Brookview Elementary, Room 205

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 3 - 6

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Want to add another dimension to your art projects? In this class we will build, sculpt and create art that goes UP and OUT! Learn how to draw in the third dimension, make an edible village, sculpt a paper mache mask and create a bowl from scratch.

This is not your ordinary art class. Join us for the fun!

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Mission Impossible! Concordia Language Villages Spanish Day Camp

Activity Details

Date: 6/17/2019 - 6/21/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stonebridge Elementary, Room A112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 1 - 4

Instructors: Concordia Language Villages Staff

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Action and intrigue surround this week’s Spanish camp! Use stealth strategies of cracking codes, overcoming obstacles courses and treasure hunting for clues. Campers will work together to beat the clock before time runs out by utilizing Concordia Language Villages immersion strategies of games, music, movement and teamwork to learn and practice Spanish. All language levels are welcome.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $34.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$149.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $24.88
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $24.87
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$149.25

Creative Writing

Activity Details

Date: 6/24/2019 - 6/28/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room D112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructors: Jenny Hanlon and Jennifer Walls

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

The goal of the camp is for you to use writing as a tool to create, reflect, learn and grow. To incorporate nature and a sense of place in your writing, we'll spend time writing in the Environmental Learning Center on the High School grounds and a nearby park during our class time for our lessons and activities. We'll work hard to develop a space that is caring, supportive and enriching so you feel safe to write and share. 

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $17.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $16.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $16.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Get a Kick Out of Pottery

Activity Details

Date: 6/10/2019 - 6/13/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room A108

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 4 - 5

Instructor: Craig Seath

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This class is for those who love to create things with their hands. Students will learn how to mold a variety of objects out of clay (pinch pot, picture frame, etc) as well as use pottery wheels. We’ll also experiment with different colored glazes. Dress in “grubby” clothes. Please bring a drink and snack daily.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $17.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $16.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $16.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Get a Kick Out of Pottery - Breeze

* Class is currently full. Waiting list open.

Activity Details

Date: 6/10/2019 - 6/13/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room A108

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructor: Craig Seath

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This class is for those who love to create things with their hands. Students will learn how to mold a variety of objects out of clay (pinch pot, picture frame, etc) as well as use pottery wheels. We’ll also experiment with different colored glazes. Dress in “grubby” clothes. Please bring a drink and snack daily.  

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $17.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $16.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $16.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Harry Potter Craft and Fan Club

Activity Details

Date: Session 1: 7/15/2019 - 7/18/19; Session 2: 7/22/2019 - 7/25/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Session 1: Brookview Elementary, Room 202; Session 2: Stonebridge Elementary, Room A112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 4 - 7

Instructor: Sara Dinzeo

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Share your love of Harry Potter in this magical class! Make a scarf like Mrs. Weasley and a wand like Mr. Ollivander. Don’t forget about fantastic beasts! Make your own bowtruckle to keep in your pocket—just like Newt!

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Instrument Explosion

Activity Details

Date: 8/12/2019 - 8/16/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Rooms B113 (Band) and B117 (Orchestra)

Age Requirement: Entering Grade 5

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

A band and orchestra summer enrichment opportunity for beginning instrumentalists entering 5th grade.

Beginning a band or orchestra instrument in the Stillwater Area Schools this fall? Sign up for Instrument Explosion! The summer is a great time to start with few distractions. No prior experience or knowledge is necessary to join the band or orchestra. Students will receive a daily lesson, note reading instruction and a large ensemble experience. 

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $7.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$66.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $7.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$66.75

Instrument Explosion 2.0

Activity Details

Date: 8/12/2019 - 8/15/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Rooms B113 (Band) and B117 (Orchestra)

Age Requirement: Entering Grade 6

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This is the perfect opportunity for Stillwater Area Public Schools students who are planning to continue playing their instrument in 6th grade. We will warm you up and get you ready for an exciting year of Middle School Band or Orchestra - plus, you will get to meet our Middle School teachers and get to know them a little before school begins. During Instrument Explosion 2.0, students will receive a small group lessons, music theory practice, and a large ensemble experience.   

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Let's Get Wild

Activity Details

Date: 7/22/2019 - 7/25/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stonebridge Elementary, Room A112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 1 - 3

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This class is for the animal lover! Each day we will dive into the wild animal kingdom through games, art and science. Come identify animal tracks, learn how arctic animals stay warm, create your own zoo and so much more.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Picture This!

Activity Details

Date: 7/12/2019 & 7/13/19

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Oak-Land Middle School, Room 138D

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Learn to take great photographs! We will discuss different elements of good photography and practice how we can creatively use our camera to take cool pictures of the people and things around us. We will spend time indoors and outdoors taking pictures and finishing with a quick glimpse into how to edit our shots to make fun and personalized art. Each student should bring a digital camera with batteries, a memory card and a USB cord. Please bring a bag lunch both days.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Robotics Academy

* Class is currently full. Waiting list open.

Activity Details

Date: 6/17/2019 - 6/20/19

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room C123

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructor: Rebecca Gauker

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Build your own robot using GEARS robotics kits. Learn basic systems including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and wireless remote control. Students participate in the design process and gain experience working in teams. This class will also visit a business that uses robotics to learn more about careers in this exciting industry. Bring a lunch each day of class.  

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $41.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$108.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $28.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $28.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$108.75

Spa Party

Activity Details

Date: Session 1: 7/15/2019 - 7/18/19; Session 2: 7/22/2019 - 7/25/19

Time: Session 1: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; Session 2: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Session 1: Brookview Elementary Room 2015; Session 2: Stonebridge Elementary Room A112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 4 - 7

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Science, art, movement and relaxation- this class has it all!

Come explore spa science by making your own bath bombs, soaps, lip balms and facials. Then, use your creativity to design your own pillow cases, eye masks and hair accessories. We will also pamper ourselves with foot soaks, sugar scrubs and pedicures and learn some fun relaxation techniques like making stress balls and practicing yoga. Join us for this fun, yet relaxing class!

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Summer Jazz Combo Clinic

Activity Details

Date: 7/15/2019 - 7/19/19

Time: 8:30 - 11:00 am

Location: Stillwater Middle School, Multiple Rooms

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 7 - 12

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

The Summer Jazz Combo Clinic is designed to meet the needs of active jazz music students in the St. Croix Valley. Open to all Stillwater Band and Orchestra students entering grades 7 through 12, the clinic provides students with jazz improvisation, jazz "combo" instruction and jazz literature/history. 

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $21.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$108.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $18.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $18.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$108.75

The Little Mermaid Jr. - Summer Theatre Production

Activity Details

Date: 6/10/2019 - 6/28/19

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Multiple Rooms

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 3 - 8

Instructor: The Zephyr Theatre - Calyssa Hall

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Join us for our production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr." Have fun "under the sea" building your acting and performance skills as you create this timeless musical story for all to enjoy!

Auditions will take place Monday and Tuesday, May 6-7, at The Zephyr Theatre (601 Main Street N., Stillwater)

Performances: June 27,28, 29 at 6:00pm at Stillwater Area High School

In the past, we have had a large number of participants. If this happens again, we will split up into two casts performing seperately. We would add three additional performances - June 29 at 1:00pm and June 30 at 1:00pm and 6:00pm.

(Tickets: $10/adults, $7/students and seniors, $5/children 5 and under)

For students selected for a part, there will be a $150 registration fee.

Rehearsals will take place: Monday- Friday, June 10-27 from 12-4 pm, with some additional choreography workshops from 9:00am-12:00pm.

For auditions: please come prepared to read from the script and sing at least one minute of a song of your choice. (You can sing a cappella or bring a karaoke track on CD or itunes to sing along with. A CD player and speaker will be provided.)

Bringing a headshot and resume to the audition is optional. No previous experience is necessary. (All auditions will be recorded to aid in casting)

Thank you and see you soon! If you have any questions, please e-mail Carol at: carol@stillwaterzephyrtheatre.org

Location: The Zephyr Theatre - 601 Main Street N., Stillwater

Click HERE to sign up for an audition time

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $22.50
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$112.50

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $18.75
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $18.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$112.50