Youth & Children Activities

 

Acting

 
Acting Workshop  (Ages 8 -13 ) 
 
 Macbeth 

September 12 - November 21  (No Class 10/31)

  • Thursdays 4:00pm  -5:30pm 
  • $150 resident/ $155 non-resident 
  • Registration will open in August 2019

Instructor: Jean Schubert


Yoga

LITTLE LOTUS YOGA (3-5yrs)

Children can grow into their own practice of yoga; learning to strengthen their concentration skills and calm their minds, which leads to greater awareness and control of the body’s  movements. Interactive story-telling, games, music, and age-appropriate journaling are woven throughout a lively asana series to create a child-inspired yoga experience that is enriching and FUN!
Palmetto  Room Min. 4           

Wednesdays       8:15am - 9:00am 
  • September 4 - September 25
  • October 2 - October 23
  • October 30 - December 18 (No Class Nov. 27)

Monthly Sessions: $40 resident/ $45 non-resident

Instructor: Kim Markin


Ballet

Basic ballet techniques and movements will be taught. Ballet shoes, leotard and tights required.
High Tide/Low Tide Room             Min. 6     Max. 14

Mondays                12:30pm - 1:00pm
  • September 9 - October 14
  • October 21 - December 2 (No Class Nov. 25)

6 week sessions: $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
Instructor: Kim Chesley-Breland


Gymnastics

Children ages 3 years and up. Basic tumbling, balance beam, and mini-bars. Leotards required for girls. 
Shorts and t-shirts required for boys. NO socks or tights! 
Palmetto Rooms   Min. 6      Max. 14

Tuesdays                3:30pm - 4:15pm
  • September 10 - October 15 
  • October 22 - December 10 (No Class Nov. 5 & Nov. 26)

$80 resident/ $85 non-resident
Instructor: Tricha Tapio


Cheernastics

Learn what it takes to be a cheerleader. Participants will learn all aspects of cheerleading,tumbling, stunts, positive attitude and FUN! Ages 4-8 years. 

Tuesdays   4:30pm - 5:15pm 
  • September 10 - October 15
  • October 22 - December 10 (No Class Nov. 5 & 26)

$80 resident/ $85 non-resident
Kaylie Penninger


 Tennis

Tiny Tennis  (3-7 yrs)

3-5 years old:  3:30pm - 4:00pm    
5-7 years old   4:00pm - 5:00pm   
* Participants will be placed according to skill level

Youth Tennis 

Beginner:         5:00pm - 6:00pm  
Intermediate    6:00pm - 7:00pm   
* Participants will be placed according to skill level

Tuesdays 
  • September 3 - September 24 Registration Opens August 12
  • October 8 - October 29   Registration Opens Sept. 23
  • November 12 - December 10 Registration Opens October 21
Thursdays 
  • September 5 - September 26 Registration Opens August 12
  • October 10 - October 24 Registration Opens Sept. 23  (prorated 3 week session)
  • November 14 - December 12 Registration Opens October 21

Fees
Tiny Tennis 3-5 yrs:  $45 resident/$50 non-resident  per session 
Tiny Tennis 5-7 yrs, Youth Tennis Beginner & Intermediate: $60 resident/ $65 non-resident  per session

Instructor: Corinne Enright 


2019-2020 school year

Must be 3 years old by September 1, 2019 & Potty-Trained.

Open House: Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:00am 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday     9:00am - Noon 
$130 resident/$135 non-resident/ monthly tuition

Tuesday/Thursday      9:00am - Noon 
$90 resident/$95 non-resident/ monthly tuition

Tiny Tots Information & Curriculum - 3 & 4 year old Program
The Tiny Tots program is designed to help develop fine motor skills, promote social interaction and cooperation with peers, listen to and follow directions and adapt to a simple routine. Throughout the school year, class will emphasize on interactive play through songs, games, nature and arts & crafts. Participants will be introduced to the alphabet, numbers and shapes.


Mini Minnows

Afternoon playgroup for 3 & 4 year olds. Must be 3 years old and Potty Trained by September 1, 2019.
Learning through socialization and play

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays      12:00pm - 3:00pm

Program begins Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Registration Opens: Thursday, August 15

$130 resident/ $135 non-resident
Instructor: Cathy Adams


Tae Kwon Do

Develop balance, accuracy, speed, power, focus and self-confidence. Training includes stretching, mild running, forms, 3-step sparring, freestyle and non-contact sparring.

Saturdays        9:00am - 10:00am

Children 6 - 11 years old
$30 resident /  $35 non-resident 
Registration fee is due at the beginning of each month
Instructor: Jack Emmel, MD, 7th Dan


Mommy/Daddy & Me

Little ones (3 years and younger) grab your Mommies and Daddies and come socialize and play in our Tadpole Room full  of fun toys!!  

September - May 
Fridays         9:30am - 11:00am  
Saturdays    9:00am - 12:00 Noon

FREE


Giggling Artist

Giggling Artist Pre-K
Projects will be themed exposing children to elements of line, shape, color and texture. Participants will bring home project each class. Ages 3-5 years. 

Thursdays     12:00pm - 12:40pm 

  • September 5 - September 26
  • October 3 - October 24
  • November 7 - December 5 (No Class Nov, 28)

$65 resident/ $70 non-resident

Instructor: Diana Connors, Back Porch Art Charleston


Science with S.A.M.

Solving-Analyzing-Mysteries. Hands on science class for preschoolers that will encourage and develop critical thinking skills as they learn about the scientific process.  Ages 3-5 years 

Tuesdays   12:00pm - 1:00pm 

  • September 10 - October 1
  • October 8 - October 29
  • November 12 - December 10 (No Class Nov. 5 & 26)

$45 resident/ $50 non-resident 
$15 per class: Register by Friday, before activity.
Instructor: Samantha Barrineau


Kensington Enrichment 

Farm to Table 

A fun, hands-on program that addresses the relationship between students, communities and the environment in which they live. A selection of topics includes: The farmers table, local foods & where they come from, health & nutrition, gardening, personal responsibility and so much more! Topics are taught through art.  All materials included, daily refreshments and the making of the Farm to Table fresh salad during class finale. At Kensington, we teach children to respect each other and to take care of their surroundings. We believe in leaving the world a better place than how we found it. Ages 6 & up

Thursdays    4:00pm - 5:30pm 
  • September 19 - October 24 

$105 resident/ $110 non-resident 
Instructed by: Kensington Enrichment, D'ette Eglin 

Kid's Planet Earth 

A fun, nurturing hands-on program taught through engaging activities, story-telling and learning about our planet through art. A selection of topics includes: keeping mother earth clean, taking care of oceans and what we can do to make the world a better place to live. At Kensington, we teach children to respect each other and take care of their surroundings. We believe in leaving the world a better place than how we found it.  Ages 6 & up

Thursdays     4:00pm - 5:30pm 
  • November 7 - December 19 

$105 resident/ $110 non-resident 
Instructed by: Kensington Enrichment, D'ette Eglin 
 

Handling Social Media w/ Confidence and Grace

Girls Ages 11yrs & older
This program is taught in a fun and dynamic way through the use of engaging activities and the "Kensington Round Table" discussion group. Program topics include: The staying power of social media, stranger danger, confidence & self-esteem building, cyber-bullying, parents they have your back and so much more. Social media is not encouraged in this class and there is no screen time.   

Wednesdays    4:00pm - 5:30pm 
  • September 18 - October 23
  • November 6 - December 18 

$105 resident/ $110 non-resident 

Instructed by: Kensington Enrichment, D'ette Eglin 


Holiday Activities 

Pumpkin Painting

  • Friday, October 25  at 10:00am 

Register by Monday, October 21st. 
$5 resident/non-resident 

Holiday Craft Workshop

  • Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00pm 

Register by Wednesday, November 14. 
$5 resident/non-resident

Santa's Cookie Workshop

  • Thursday, December 12 at 4:00pm 

Register by Monday, December 2
FREE 

Movie & Dodgeball 

  • Friday, January 3, 2020  from 12:00pm - 3:00pm 

Register by Friday, December 21, 2019 
$10 resident/ $15 non-resident 
Minimum 15
 

All Holiday Activities Supervised by Recreation Staff

 

A sandy path leading to the beach.