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Recreation
Here are some classes we have put together for child to learn, create, and recreate!

Select the CODE besides the programs listed below to register, or visit https://recreation.pittsfield-mi.gov and browse youth programs, enrichment, art, and sports.

Virtual Art Class - Let’s Create Together (CODE 112A.SS20)

Join Payton Cook, one of our most popular art instructors, as she shares her passion of art with your children. This parent/child virtual art class is designed for ages 2-4!

DATE: Saturdays, June 20-July 18 (no class 7/4) (CODE 112B.SS20) Saturdays, July 25-August 15 (CODE 112C.SS20)

TIME: 10:55 AM to 11:15 AM

AGES: 2-4

FEE: $20.00

Virtual Art Class - Learn to Draw (CODE 113.SS20)

Fight boredom with creativity! As long as you have basic drawing materials at home, you have all you need to join this class! Ready, set, let’s learn how to draw! Join Payton Cook, one of our most popular art instructors, as she shares her passion of art with your children. 

Basic supplies: pencil/eraser, paper.

Choice of: colored pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor paint

DATE: Saturdays, June 20-July 18  no class 7/4 (CODE 113B.SS20)
Saturdays, July 25-August 15 (CODE 113C.SS20)

TIME: 11:20 AM to 11:45 AM

AGES: 5-8

FEE: $22.00

Virtual HOBBY QUEST – Airplane Inventors

Learn to build unique, innovative airplane models that actually fly. STEM principles taught through our engaging, instructional video classes hosted by our professional instructors.

Most supplies and materials needed will be shipped straight to your home.

Additional home supply may be required (white glue, scissors, glue stick)

A private video link with full instructional class to work on ANYTIME from the comfort of your home.

FEE:       $52 for 4 classes              (CODE 118A.SS20)

               $104 for 8 classes            (CODE 118B.SS20)           

DATES: Bring when package is received 

GRADES: 6-11

Virtual HOBBY QUEST – Magic Performers

Fun STEAM principles taught through our engaging and entertaining classes. Students learn amazing magic tricks and how to perform them. instructional video classes hosted by our professional instructors. Most supplies and materials needed will be shipped straight to your home.

Additional home supply may be required (white glue, scissors, glue stick)

A private video link with full instructional class to work on ANYTIME from the comfort of your home.

FEE:       $52 for 4 classes              (CODE 119A.SS20)

               $104 for 8 classes            (CODE 119B.SS20)

DATES: Bring when package is received

GRADES: 6-11

Virtual HOBBY QUEST – Fashion Designers

STEAM principles taught through our engaging and entertaining classes-students learn design concepts and how to create wearable sewing projects (sewing by hand-no machine required).

A private video link with full instructional class to work on ANYTIME from the comfort of your home.

FEE:        $52 for 4 classes                 (CODE 120.SS20)

DATES: Bring when package is received

GRADES: 6-11

Please note: These are all virtual/online class that can be accessed from a computer, tablet, or smart phone. To fully participate, you will need access to the internet during the class time, and a built-in camera/microphone on your device or a webcam if you'd like to communicate directly with the instructor.

Once you have registered, you will receive more information from the instructor.

If you are interested in our soccer leagues, we are going to send out another e-mail later this week with up-to-date information!

TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMP – EXTREME CODING (CODE 130.SS20)
Learn to code your own games with Scratch (free web app). We will walk you step by step through a variety of games. Then choose characters from Undertale, Pokémon, Nintendo, Minecraft and even classic characters like Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Sonic, and Mario to customize the games. Must register 10 day prior to start date.
DATE: Mon-Thu, 6/29-7/2
TIME: 9:00 AM -10:30
AGES:
8-12
FEE: $70

TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMP – MINECRAFT GAME DESIGNER: DUNGEONS (CODE 131.SS20)
Don't just play Minecraft! Turn Minecraft from a game into a visual learning tool! This class will reinforce problem-solving
skills and spatial cognition through learning to create in-game dungeons and treasure maps. This class has a strong
emphasis on creativity, exploration, and cooperative learning experiences. While immersed in the fun and creative world
of Minecraft , students will learn about concepts in programming and game design. Students will get a copy of the world to
continue development at home. Additional Technical Requirement: Minecraft Java Edition Must register 10 day prior to start date.

DATE: Mon-Thu, 6/29-7/2
TIME: 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
AGES:
7-11
FEE: $70


TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMP – MULTIPLAYER MINECRAFT: MAP BUILDER (CODE 132.SS20)
Work as a team to create a custom multiplayer adventure map. Choose to design an in-game dungeon or build a castle to
explore. Together, use command blocks to create the world! Learn the internal language of Minecraft and use it on
yourself and others in a multiplayer server. Teleport, trap, and prank each other using a variety of different commands and
command block types. Students will get a copy of the world to continue development.
Additional Technical Requirement: Minecraft Java Edition. Must register 10 day prior to start date.
DATE: Mon-Thu, 7/13-7/16
TIME: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
AGES:
8-12
FEE: $70


TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMP – EXTREME CODING: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (CODE 133.SS20)
Dive into more advanced computer science topics that include artificial intelligence. Computers are getting smarter every
day due to advances in machine learning algorithms. Coders can teach computers to play games, and find patterns using
Scratch (free web app). Must register 10 day prior to start date.

DATE: 
Mon-Thu, 7/13-7/16
TIME: 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM

AGES:
7-11
FEE: $70


TECH ACADEMY VIRTUAL CAMP – MULTIPLAYER MINECRAFT: THEME PARK BUILDER (CODE 134.SS20)
Work as a team to create a custom theme park in Minecraft. Use command blocks and Redstone to create
this world! Possible projects include roller coasters, water rides, trampoline park, obstacle course, a boat race, bumper
boats, a dunk tank, and many more rides and attractions! Students will get a copy of the world map to expand on.
Additional Technical Requirement: Minecraft Java Edition Must register 10 day prior to start date.

DATE: 
Mon-Thu, 7/27-7/30
TIME: 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM

AGES:
6-11

FEE: $70




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