Opportunities for Families

August 19, 2016


Marian University Youth Cheerleading Clinic
Join the MU Cheerleaders for a cheerleading clinic and to cheer on the Marian University Football Team
at our home game on September 17th.The clinic is open to all youth and teenage kids grades K-12. Participants will learn sideline cheers, basic stunting, and jumps. They will get to cheer on the sidelines with the MU Cheerleaders for the first quarter of the game, as well as participate in pre-game festivities at the St. Vincent Health Field.
Website: www.marian.edu/cheerclinic
Audience: All schools, grades, and genders
Contact: Kiley Kallenberger, kkallenberger@marian.edu

Join Cub Scouts!
Cub Scouts is extending the opportunity to begin your very own adventure in Scouting! Meet friends, go camping, hike through the woods, roast marshmallows, and have fun by joining Cub Scouts on Thursday, August 25th, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at your local Carmel Clay Elementary School.
*New members will receive a rocket to build and launch.
Website: http://www.joinscoutsin.org/
Audience: Grades K-5, boys, all Carmel Clay Elementary Schools.
Contact: Emily Roesch, emroesch@crossroadsbsa.org

Be An Angel
"Be An Angel" in the NUTCRACKER BALLET. Ballet Theatre of Carmel is casting 1st and 2nd grade students to perform in our production at Carmel High School. Rehearsals begin Oct. and the performances are December 10 & 11th. Visit our web site for more details at www.performersedgedancetheatre.com
Website: http://www.performersedgedancetheatre.com/#!elementary-info/fg1u6
Audience: 1st and 2nd grade students
Contact: Performer's Edge Dance Theatre, pe12955@aol.com

Carmel East Cub Scouts Information & Registration Night
Any boy in grades K-5 can join the fun of Cub Scouts! The Cub Scout program is a fun and educational experience concerned with values. Typically for boys in first through fifth grades, this year a new national pilot kindergarten-age program is available! All boys and their families are invited to attend the information and registration night at Prairie Trace Elementary on Thursday, August 25, at 6:30 p.m.
Website: www.JoinScoutsIN.org
Audience: All boys in grades K-5th grade; Prairie Trace Elementary and any surrounding schools
Contact Pack 197 assistant Cubmaster Chyenne Adams, chyenneh@yahoo.com

CFD Safe Sitter Summer/Fall Classes
August 13, September 24, October 1, November 12, or December 3, 2016. 9:00am-4:00pm, $60 per student. Carmel Fire Department, 2 Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032. This is the Safe Sitter (1-Day Course with CPR). Safe Sitter prepareds students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they are home along, watching younger siblings or babysiting.
Website: www.carmelfd.com
Audience: This training course is intended for boys and girls ages 11-13 or grades 6-8 who are enrolled in any of the elementary or middle schools
Contact: Keith Freer, 317-571-4245

August 12, 2016

HCCTA Fall Youth Tennis Lesson
Youth tennis lessons for Grades Pre-K to 
Website:  http://hccta.org/fall-lessons/
Audience: Grades Pre-K to 12
Maggie Petersen, hcctatennis@gmail.com
Carmel West Girl Scouts Information & Registration Night
Any girl in grades K-12 can join the fun at Girl Scouts, where she will discover who she is, connect to other people, and take action to make the world a better place! Girls from the following schools are invited to attend a Girl Scout information and registration night on Friday, August 19, at 6:30 PM, in the Creekside Middle School cafeteria: College Wood, Towne Meadow, West Clay, Creekside, and Carmel High School. Childcare will be available. Visit our website at https://cwsu.org. 
Website:  https://cwsu.org
Audience: Grades Pre-K to 12
Contact: Ruth Perkins, rperk36@yahoo.com
Musical Theater, Show Choir and Show Dance!
Musical Theater, Show Choir and Show Dance class registrations are open now. Kids will learn acting, singing, dancing skills and technique and prepare their own unique Holiday show! Free trials are available. Classes start in September. Class location: Carmel Christian Church (across CHS). For schedule and registration, visit: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/FgiUli
Website:  http://internationaltalentacademy.org/events/
Audience: Children ages 4-13
Contact: Tatyana Komarova, tatyanak13@gmail.com
Game Night with Boy Scout Troop 936
Monday, September 26 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Where: Central Christian Church 1242 West 136th St. Carmel, IN 46032
Troop 936 invites all Webelos and boys aged 11 and up that are interested in Boy Scouts to join Troop 936 for Pizza and Game Night! Please RSVP by Friday, September 23.
Website:  http://evite.me/qG4cCZZEaS
Audience: Boys ages 11 and up interested in joining Boy Scouts. No prior experience needed.
Contact: Brian Simpkiss, scoutmaster@troop936.org
Carmel Community Talent Show 
Children ages 4-12 are invited to participate in the TALENT SHOW and show off their talents to their community, family and friends at the Carmel’s 1st Children’s Festival as we celebrate arts & education!! All participants will receive a gift from sponsors and a certificate for participating. Registration is free of charge. Talent Show Application Due Date: August 21, 2016. Register here:https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Fbixko
Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/events/
Audience: Ages 4-12 years old
Contact: Maggie Petersen, hcctatennis@gmail.com
Family Night Hike
Join our Resident Naturalist as she shares her passion for Environmental Education and over 30 years of experience on a hike through Central Park. Gain an understanding and appreciation of nature and the outdoors! We will listen to songs of birds, movement of wildlife, and maybe even hear an owl call! Please dress for the weather and wear clothing and shoes that can get dirty. A flashlight or headlamp is required, and binoculars are optional. $10/family.
Friday, Sep. 9 | 7:00-8:30pm | Activity #266024-01
Friday, Oct. 21 | 7:00-8:30pm | Activity #266024-02
Location: Central Park East Woods Picnic Grove Shelter
Website: www.carmelclayparks.com 
Audience: For ages 4 and up. (Elementary and Middle School)
Contact: Amanda Jackson, ajackson@carmelclayparks.com 
Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR
Safe Sitter® is a nationally recognized, medically accurate program that is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking, and helpful information like what to do if there's severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue! Parents, join us for a brief graduation ceremony at 3:15pm. For ages 11-14.
Saturdays, 9:00am-3:30pm | $60
Location: Monon Community Center
Sept. 10 | #266041-01
Oct. 22 | #266041-02
Nov. 12 | #266041-03
Dec. 3 | #266041-04
Website:  www.carmelclayparks.com
Audience: For ages 11-14 (Middle School)
Contact: Amanda Jackson, ajackson@carmelclayparks.com
Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Youth Beginner Archery
Archers to the shooting line! Develop proper archery techniques, improve your hand-eye coordination, and learn how to safely use equipment. Participants will learn proper archery range behavior, how to string a bow, take aim, and shoot at different targets. Please wear closed-toed shoes. Beginners will be trained using a recurve bow. No class on 10/5. For ages 9-12. $35/participant.
Wed. | 9/14 - 10/12 | 4:45-5:30pm | #266011-01
Location: West Park
Website:  www.carmelclayparks.com
Audience: For ages 9-12 (Elementary and Middle School)
Contact: Amanda Jackson, ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

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