Tag Archives: Kids

Saints’ Kids Summer Camps begin June 11

saints kidsShawnee Community College will host 9 summer camps for children starting on June 11, 2018.

The college will have a variety of camps, which include: FUN-DA-MENTAL Basketball, Drama, Minecraft, ELITE Camp, Soap & Bath Bomb Making, Art Camp, Government Camp and LEGO Mindstorm Robotics.

Monday-Thursday, June 11-14
Government Camp
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Anna Extension Center
150 E. Vienna St., Anna IL
For 6-9 grade students.  Cost is $35. This four-day camp will have you involved in a mock trial. Learn what helps make the United States justice system work. You be the judge.

Monday-Thursday, June 18-21
Drama Camp
9 am. – noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 8-17 years. Fee is $40. For information, contact Tim Frizell at timf@shawneecc.edu or 618-634-3230.

Monday-Thursday, June 18-21
Minecraft Camp 1
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $50. This is a fun hands-on physical labs with structured digital activities inside the game to encourage kids to make connections between Minecraft and real-world concepts in science and the humanities, while also providing plenty of chances for creative, collaborative, unstructured play.

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28
Minecraft Camp 2
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $50. This is a fun hands-on physical labs with structured digital activities inside the game to encourage kids to make connections between Minecraft and real-world concepts in science and the humanities, while also providing plenty of chances for creative, collaborative, unstructured play. There could be overlap between the 1st session and the 2nd session of the Minecraft camps.

Monday-Thursday, June 25-28
FUN-DA-MENTAL Basketball Camp
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 3-8 grades. Pre-registration fee is $50, day of registration fee is $55. For information, contact John Sparks at 618-634-3230 or johns@shawneecc.edu.

Monday-Tuesday, July 9-10
Art Camp
9 a.m.-Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 8-14. Fee is $40. Enjoy two color splashed days learning various art techniques.

Monday-Tuesday, July 9-10
Introduction to Oil Painting
1-4 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 13-17. Fee is $40. Enjoy two days learning the technique of oil painting.

Monday-Thursday, July 16-19
ELITE Youth Entrepreneurship Camp
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 7-9 grades. Fee is $10. Four fun-filled days
exploring the world of entrepreneurship.

Tuesday-Wednesday, July 17-18
Soap and Bath Bomb Making Camp
9-11:30 a.m.
Shawnee College Anna Extension Center
150 E. Vienna St., Anna IL
For students ages 9-14. Fee is $30.

Monday-Thursday, July 23-26
LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Camp
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $75. Kids will enjoy a fun filled week of building and programming robots.

The flyer can be found on the SCC website. For registration information for the Saints’ Kids 2018 Summer Camps and Activities, please contact Stacy Simpson at 618-634-3266 or stacys@shawneecc.edu. Registration and fees are due at least one week before camp start date.

Harrah’s Hometown Celebration is July 1

Saturday, July 1
Hometown Celebration
6:00 p.m.  -11:00 p.m.
Harrah’s Metropolis Casino parking lot
between Ferry St. and Metropolis St.

Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting the Hometown Celebration for the entire family. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone along food and drinks available for purchase. Cash is required for all purchases. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Live music will be provided by Throwing Copper starting at 7:30 p.m.

A large display of fireworks will be lighting up the sky at approximately 9:15 p.m. provided by Melrose Pyrotechnics. The fireworks display has been generously sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, Greater Metropolis Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Metropolis.

A $5 entry fee is required for anyone 2 years and older which will benefit the Harrah’s Metropolis School Supply Giveaway being held on Friday, July 28 at the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m.

As an added bonus, another display of fireworks is planned for Tuesday, July 4 located on the Metropolis riverfront at dusk. This public display is hosted by the Farmer family in memory of the late Steven Farmer. Music will be provided by Michelle Bradley.

Saints’ Kids Summer Camps begin June 5th

saints kidsShawnee Community College will host 14 summer camps for children starting on June 5th, 2017.

The college will have a variety of camps, which include: FUN-DA-MENTAL Basketball, Drama, Dance and Cheer, Soccer, Renewable Energy, Magic with Jeff the Magic Guy, Babysitting, Minecraft, ELITE Camp, Art, Candle and Soap Making, Coding Minecraft, Cookie Decorating and LEGO Mindstorm Robotics.

Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7
Soccer Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Shawnee Community College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 7-12. Fee is $30.

Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7
Renewable Energy Camp
9:00 a.m. – noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 5th-9th grades. Fee is $75.

Thursday, June 8
Magic Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Shawnee College Anna Extension Center
150 E. Vienna St., Anna IL
For students ages 6-12. Fee is $30, which includes magic kit.

Monday, June 12 – Thursday, June 15
FUN-DA-MENTAL Basketball Camp
9:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 3rd-8th grades. Fee is $45. For information, contact John Sparks at 618-634-3230 or johns@shawneecc.edu.

Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23
Drama Camp
9:00 am. – noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 8-17 years. Fee is $40. Contact Tim Frizzell at timf@shawneecc.edu.

Monday, June 19
Babysitting 101
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
Select one day to attend. For students ages 10-14. Fee is $20.

Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22
Minecraft Camp
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $50.

Monday-Thursday , June 26-29
Saints Kids Fashion Design Camp
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Shawnee Community College’s main campus in Ullin
For students ages 9-12 years. Fee is $55.

Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29
LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Camp
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 9-13 years. Fee is $75.

Monday-Thursday,  July 10-13
Art Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 10-18. Fee is $40.

Monday-Thursday, July 10-13
Coding Minecraft Camp
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students ages 11-14. Fee is $50.

Monday-Thursday, July 10-13
Cookie Decorating Camp
10:00 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Anna Extension Center
150 E. Vienna St., Anna IL
For students ages 7-15. Fee is $25.

Monday, July 17 – Thursday, July 20
ELITE Youth Entrepreneurship Camp
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For students in 7th-9th grades. Fee is $10.

Monday-Tuesday, July 17-18
Candle and Soap Making Camp
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Shawnee College Anna Extension Center
150 E. Vienna St., Anna IL
For students ages 9-14. Fee is $30.

Monday-Wednesday, July 24-26
Dance and Cheer Camp
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus
8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
For ages 4-12. Fee is $30.

The printable registration form and more details on each camp can be found online at www.shawneecc.edu/community_services/kids_activities.asp. Please fill out the entire form and send payment with form to Shawnee Community College, ATTN: Stacy Simpson, 8364 Shawnee College Road, Ullin, IL 62992. Registration and fees are due at least one week before camp start date.

For more information or to register for the Saints’ Kids 2017 Summer Camps and Activities, please contact Stacy Simpson at 618-634-3266 or stacys@shawneecc.edu.

Back to School Bash is Aug. 1

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Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Back to School Bash
2:30 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis

Back to School Bash has a special guest, magician Cal Kotter.  There will be some snacks and a few small prizes. This program is free of charge and all kids ages 5-13 are invited to attend. For more information, contact the Library at 618-524-4312.  Facebook Event.

Harrah’s Kids Park Day is June 22

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Monday, June 22, 2015
Harrah’s Kids Park Day
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fort Massac Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis

This event that will feature a Snake Exhibit and Birds Activity by Cache River State Natural Area, Animal Science by Animal Tales LLC, will also be featuring live animals, planting activity, and more.

This event is open to the public.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Saints’ Kids Summer Camps 2015

saints kidsThursday, June 4
Baby Sitter Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
Select one session. For ages 10-14. Learn what you need to know to be hired as a babysitter, including first aid, poison control, safety, and baby sitting emergencies. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Friday, June 5
Saints’ Kids Cooking with Connie Camp
9 a.m. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
Join Chef Connie to make your own pizza and cupcake creations. For ages 8-12 years. Lunch will be served. Fee is $15. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Monday, June 8 – Friday, June 12
Saints’ Kids LEGO Mindstorm Robotic Camp – Level 1
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
For ages 8-13 years. Fee is $75. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited. (Level 2 available on July 20-24 after completion of this level)

Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19
Saints’ Kids Drama Camp
9 am. – Noon
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
For ages 8-17 years. Fee is $40. Contact Tim Frizzell at 618-634-3234 or timf@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Monday, June 22 – Thursday, June 25
Saints’ Kids Fun-Da-Mental Basketball Camp
9 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Meridian High School, 208 Valley Rd. Mounds, Il.
For students in 3rd-8th grades. Fee is $45. For information, contact John Sparks at 618-634-3230 or johns@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Thursday, June 25
Saints’ Kids Dance Camp
8:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m.  Ages 4-7
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ages 8-12
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
Cost is $15. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Friday, June 26
Saints’ Kids Cheer Camp
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ages 8-12
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
Cost is $15. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Monday, June 29 – Tuesday, June 30
Saints’ Kids Minecraft Camp
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
For ages 8-12 years. Fee is $50 and lunch is provided. Minecraft is a sandbox-style game that allows players to build and explore. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Monday, July 13 – Thursday, July 16
Saints’ Kids ELITE Camp
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
For kids in 7th-9th grades. Fee is $10. Elite – Lead – Inspire – Tomorrow’s – Entrepreneurs. Kids will have four fun-filled days exploring the world of entrepreneurship. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.

Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24
Saints’ Kids LEGO Mindstorm Robotic Camp – Level 2
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Shawnee College Main Campus, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Il.
For ages 8-13 years. Fee is $75. LEGO Camp Level 1 completion required. For registration and information, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-634-3254 or gabrielef@shawneecc.edu. Flyer and registration form can be found online. Registration and fees due one week before start date. Space is limited.