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Babysitter's Training '17-18

Babysitter’s Training                
Ages:                           11 - 15   
Cost:                           $45        
Fall Session:             Sun, Oct 1
Spring Session:               Sun, May 6
Time:                       1:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:                   Melrose City Hall                          
Mayor’s Conference Room (3rdFloor)

Instructor: Debbie LaFlamme  

Babysitters Training will better prepare young teens to be a more responsible, trustworthy babysitter for family and friends.  

This course discusses
-Learn the basics for interviewing with parents
-Learn infant and toddler care (diapering and feeding techniques, creative reading, activities for young children, and appropriate snacks)
-Handle bedtime issues\ Choose safe and age-appropriate toys & games
-Perform basic First Aid (choking, cuts, puncture wounds, bruises, eye injuries, nosebleeds, tooth injuries, burns, seizures, poisoning, bites)
-Learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience including setting up a “code” with your parents in case of an emergency.  
All participants receive a certificate for completing the course.  

It is recommended to bring a snack.

Spring Session

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/04/2018
Start and End Dates: 05/06/2018 to 05/06/2018
$45.00

Eating to Win! '17-18

Eating to Win!
Healthy Diets for Athletic Performance
Weight Loss, & Improved Overall Health

Open to all ages
FREE
Memorial Hall
7:00pm—8:30pm
(Dates listed below)

EAT CLEAN
Date: Tuesday, Oct 17
Learn the foundation of eating to improve health, lose weight, prevent disease.

EAT TO LIVE
Date: Tuesday, Feb 13
"Let food be thy medicine" -Hippocrates (400 BC)-

Using food as fuel and as a powerful prevention tool against illness, disease and improve the overall quality of your life.

EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE
Date: Tuesday, April 10
From sports drinks to foods marketed as "health foods" learn how much misinformation is distributed and learn what foods are unsafe and causing your body and health havoc!

Presenter, Jenine Wright:
Jenine Wright has her Masters in Exercise Physiology and is a nutrition educator. She is a certified Exercise Physiologist and a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Jenine has worked with a diverse population including high school, college, professional athletes and has trained at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid.

EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/10/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/10/2018 to 04/10/2018
$0.00

Middle School -After School Filmmaking '17-18

After-School Filmmaking                 
Grades:  6 -8         
Days:    Thursdays, 8 classes
Cost:      $245        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:               Max 15 Participants
Location:       Recreation / Kitchen Room (1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session I:      Sept 28 – Nov 16
Session II:     April 26 – June 14  

Presented by the Boston International Kids Film Festival, this program is designed  for middle school students who are ready to write or star in their own film or for those  who decide that behind the scenes work like filming and video editing is for them.  Whatever role they prefer, our young filmmaker’s after-school program is a perfect fit!  Students will be given the option to either use the camera equipment that we provide,  or to bring their own iPads or iPhones to class and they will learn write, act, film and  edit their own movies. Students will also be able to create props and utilize a green screen to help create their masterpieces.  

Instructor:  Boston International Kids Film Festival

Session II

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/03/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/26/2018 to 06/14/2018

Show Details
$245.00

MS Sports Management: Operations & Statistics '17

Sports Management: Operations & Statistics                        
Grades:  6 -8           
Days:    Tuesdays, 8 classes
Cost:      $99        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 15 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session I:     Sept 26 – Nov 14
Session II:     April 24 – June 12    

This program will give children the opportunity to own and operate their own sports team in the Active Education Sports League, while also reinforcing in-class learning like mathematics, geography, critical thinking, and more. Each week we will take our students through a focused discussion of current events in sports, walk them through potential moves they may want to make in their teams, and teach the basic operations of professional sports teams. This program is classroom based and requires the use of student, or school supplied technology.  

Instructor:  Nick Face, Sports Zone 101

Session II

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/08/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/24/2018 to 06/12/2018
$99.00

Middle School - The Kids Newsroom '18

The Kids Newsroom                           
Grades:  6 -8        
Days:    Wednesdays, 6 classes
Cost:     $125        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 15 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session II:     April 25 – June 6   (No May 2)  

Extra! Extra! Read all about it… In the Kids' Newsroom, our students learn the craft of journalism including investigative writing and research. Our classroom transforms into a working newsroom, complete with editorial staff, reporters, columnists and headline writers. Each student plays multiple roles and works together to create an e-newspaper, as well as a hard copy newspaper, with real stories about their local school and community.  These reporters learn techniques for crafting news stories, writing persuasive editorial essays and interviewing newsmakers. Students edit each other’s work, take photographs and learn the technology skills necessary to produce online and print newspapers.  

Instructor:         Right Brain Curriculum                         www.rightbraincurriculum.com

The Kids Newsroom

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/09/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/25/2018 to 06/06/2018

Show Details
$125.00

Middle School Track 2018

Middle School Outdoor Track                                      
Grades:            6 – 8   
Date:                April 23 – June 8                      
Time:              2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $90
Location:         Melrose Middle School                        
(Near Fred Green Field)  

Description:
Practices 2 – 3 times per week directly afterschool
3 – 4 introductory track meets
Participants receive a t-shirts for meets

Middle School Track

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/08/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/23/2018 to 06/08/2018
$90.00

Middle School Volleyball Program 2018

Middle School Volleyball Program (6 & 7 Grade)
Grades:           6 – 7
Days:               Tuesdays & Thursdays
Date:                March 20 – May 24                        
(No April 17 & 19) 
Time:               2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $90
Location:         Melrose Middle School Gym  

Description: Students who were interested in learning more about volleyball really drove the inception of this program. Thus, the programs main focus is to teach basic volleyball skills, practice those skills, and have fun. Many of the days will start with a skills session or review and then end with mini scrimmages. All are welcome from beginners who have never played volleyball to those who are more skilled. There will be intersquad scrimmageing and probably one tournament verse outside competition.  

Instructor: This program is coached by Mrs. Tetreau, who is a PE/Health/Fitness teacher at MVMMS and the Melrose Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Coach.

MS Volleyball Grades 6 & 7

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/03/2018
Start and End Dates: 03/20/2018 to 05/24/2018

Show Details
$90.00

Middle School Volleyball (8th Grade)

Middle School Volleyball Team    (8th Grade)         
Grade:             8th only                      
Date:                March 16 – May 25  (No April Break)
Time:               2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $200
Location:         Melrose Middle School Gym  


First Practice/Meeting:
March 16 This will be our informational meeting/first practice with the 8th grade team.  This is a mandatory meeting!
 
Practices:  Tue   (combined with 6 & 7 grade)  
                        Thu   (optional for 8th graders)                  
   Fri    (8th grade only, mandatory)  

Playday Games:     Saturdays & Sundays  


Description: Practices are 2 – 3 times per week directly afterschool:
4 -6 Playdays scheduled against outside towns. Playdays are usually multiple towns playing tournament style for 2 hours. Usually get 2-4 games per Playday. 
Uniform for season included
No tryouts, as all 8th grade girls will make the team

Instructor:This program is coached by Mrs. Tetreau, who is a PE/Health/Fitness teacher at MVMMS and the Melrose Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Coach.

MS Volleyball

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 03/30/2018
Start and End Dates: 03/16/2018 to 05/25/2018
$200.00

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm                            
Grades:  6 -8        
Days:    Mondays, 7 classes
Cost:     $230     
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 12 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session II:     April 23 – June 12 (No May 28)  

Always wanted to make your own robot but don't know where to start? We'll take you from the basics of building and movement, to advanced navigation, sensors, and teaching the robot how to make decisions for itself! LEGO Mindstorms provides students the opportunity to build robots, and then use drag-and-drop coding inter-phase to give commands to interact with the motors and sensors. This class teaches students about navigation calculations, coding logic, design iteration, and teamwork. This is a great first step for anyone interested in competitive robotics!   

Instructor:  Einstein’s Workshop   
 www.einsteinsworkship.com

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/20/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/23/2018 to 06/12/2018
$230.00

Strength & Conditioning Facility Membership '17-18

Strength and Conditioning Facility Membership '17-'18

Cost: FREE
Grades: 7-12
Location: Melrose High School Strength and Conditioning Facility
Start Date: June 2017 - June 2018
Days/Hours: Will be posted on the Recreation Department homepage and at the Strength and Conditioning facility.



All participants will be required to officially register to utilize the facility/membership. Participants will be required to register once per year online on the Recreation website. There will be no cost associated with registering. Any participant under the age of 18 will require their parent/guardian’s online authorization on the registration waiver. At the time of registration each participant will be required to accept the terms and conditions of liability and code of conduct. All participants will be required to sign in upon arrival. If a participant has not officially registered they will be asked to leave the facility.   If you register the same day you plan to attend the facility you must have your confirmation page with you to be able to participate.

All participants who register for this program willingly accept all rules, policies and code of conduct set by the Recreation Department. Any participant who breaks the code of conduct policy set by the Recreation Department will be asked to immediately leave and may be given a temporary and permanent suspension from the facility/program.


Grades 7-8

Registration Dates: 06/01/2017 to 06/21/2018
Start and End Dates: 06/26/2017 to 06/21/2018
$0.00
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