IN THE MIDDLE

This is a Wednesday afternoon program for kids in grade 6 and up that will be offered throughout the school year. Each month there will be themed programs of games, art, writing and creative projects. The creative projects range from cookie frosting to video making. Monthly themes include: writing, music, film making, politics, food, science, and fandoms. Facilitator – Annika Sundberg. Times – 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. (1st Wednesday of the month, ends at 4 pm.) Please register online for each session.

December’s theme is – FOOD. Food, glorious food!

Week one. Wednesday, December 5: Games – Play Sushi Party Go!, a sushi-building card game.

Week two. Wednesday, December 12: Art – It’s almost the Holidays! Come and create your own yummy looking faux holiday cookie decorations. Using holiday cookie cutters, you can create fancy faux cookies in a variety of sizes shapes and colors. As usual we will open the creative box and see what you cook up. With Suze Moll.

Week three. Wednesday, December 19: Creativity – Show creativity in a variety of ways with crafts, tech, and film. December’s monthly theme is food. Frost sugar cookies to share or just for yourself.

Week four. Wednesday, December 26: Writing – Writing for 6th graders and above. This month’s theme is food, but for the writing project this month, we will work on our formal writing to write thank-you cards.

  • Tell your own story or create your own game of life!

YULE BALL

Friday, December 21. 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Calling all witches and wizards:  Come to our Yule Ball for wizarding treats, games such as tabletop quidditch , music, and prizes.  Formal robes and waltzing optional.  For kids in 6th grade and higher. Please register online to attend.

ADULTING

Wednesday, January 30 at 3:00 pm.  Adulting: Tea Party.  Attend a tea party. Please register online. Enjoy nibbles and learn to navigate social spaces with etiquette and aplomb. This program is for high school students. What is adulting and who is it for?  High school-aged teens are invited to register. Learn important information about how to get by in life. These courses are meant to allow teens to start adult life knowing as much as they can. It will be fun–we promise! If you have questions, please contact Annika Sundberg at asundberg@derrytownship.org or call (717) 533-6555.

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