WRRC Science 1575 Galleria Dr. | 702-267-5850 | For hours of operation, visit cityofhenderson.com. | For facility amenities, see page 43. CENTER Junior Scientists Young ones are introduced to science with hands-on activities and the opportunity for discovery. Children explore through science projects, experiments and learning stations. Parent/guardian must attend with child. $3 for supplies is due the first day. 18 mos.-3 yrs. Instructor: POGO AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 1.5-3 T 9:30-10:15 am 04/05-04/26 $21.75 352245-36 1.5-3 T 9:30-10:15 am 05/03-05/24 $21.75 352245-37 LEGO WeDo Robotics: RECREATION Amazing Mechanics Using LEGO WeDo robots and LEGO bricks, participants build objects such as a roaring lion, hungry alligator and rocking boat. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer. $28 for supplies is due the first day. Instructor: Engineering for Kids AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 4-7 Sa 9:30-11:30 am 04/09-04/30 $58.00 352465-36 4-7 Sa 9:30-11:30 am 05/07-05/28 $58.00 352465-37 School Prep Parent & Me Alphabet & Numbers Express Hop on the alphabet and numbers express and read stories, sing songs and create projects. Parent/ guardian must attend with child. Dress for a mess. 18 mos.-3 yrs. Instructor: POGO AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 1.5-3 T 9:30-10:15 am 04/05-04/26 $21.75 352310-36 1.5-3 T 9:30-10:15 am 05/03-05/24 $21.75 352310-37 RANCH Toddler Time ABC, 1-2-3 Toddlers learn all about numbers and letters through a variety of learning stations. Children must be able to separate easily from parent/guardian. Dress for a mess. Instructor: POGO AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 2-6 T 10:15-11:00 am 04/05-04/26 $21.75 352400-36 2-6 T 10:15-11:00 am 05/03-05/24 $21.75 352400-37 1-2-3 Numbers Counting, writing and recognizing numbers is the goal of the class. Helping little ones build and start off with a WHITNEY strong base in math gives them a giant step in later years. Instructor: Joyce Leehey AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 3-5 T,Th 10:00-10:45 am 04/05-04/28 $43.50 352167-36 3-5 T,Th 10:00-10:45 am 05/03-05/26 $43.50 352167-37 Let’s Learn Our Letters Learning to write and recognize our names and letters, as well as words that start with the letter of the day, make this class a valuable tool to help children grow and excel. Instructor: Joyce Leehey AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 3-5 T,Th 9:15-10:00 am 04/05-04/28 $43.50 352166-36 3-5 T,Th 9:15-10:00 am 05/03-05/26 $43.50 352166-37 Family Storyteller Family Storyteller is a literacy program with hands-on reading and language activities for preschoolers and early readers. Parent must attend with their child. Instructor: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 42 3-6 M 12:30-1:30 pm 04/04-05/23 Free 352424-36 HENDERSONHAPPENINGS | Spring 2016 | April-May NEW! Preschool Progression Nevada pre-K standards are the foundation for this class that exposes children to letter and number recognition and early reading and writing skills as well as arts and crafts. Instructor: POGO AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 3-6 W 9:30-11:00 am 04/06-04/27 $43.50 352458-36 3-6 W 11:00 am-12:30 pm 04/06-04/27 $43.50 352458-37 3-6 W 9:30-11:00 am 05/04-05/25 $43.50 352458-38 3-6 W 11:00 am-12:30 pm 05/04-05/25 $43.50 352458-39 Kindergarten Math This mathematics class teaches children beginning math through an engaging experience. Children learn counting, addition and subtraction, recognizing numbers, and other skills to help them become strong in mathematics. Instructor: Joyce Leehey AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 4-6 M,W 10:00-10:45 am 04/04-04/27 $43.50 352172-36 4-6 M,W 10:00-10:45 am 05/02-05/25 $43.50 352172-37 Kindergarten Reading Children learn beginning words, words from the high-frequency word list and sight-reading. In later sessions children create a reading book to share with family and friends. Instructor: Joyce Leehey AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 4-6 M,W 9:15-10:00 am 04/04-04/27 $43.50 352173-36 4-6 M,W 9:15-10:00 am 05/02-05/25 $43.50 352173-37 EDUCATION & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Video Game Design: Invaders Defense Create your own Invaders Defense video game from start to finish. Design and program a spaceship to survive a wave of enemy attacks and take home a Windows-compatible copy of the game created at the end of the session. Laptops and software license are provided to each student during the class. $28 for supplies is due the first day. Instructor: Engineering for Kids AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 7-11 F 4:00-6:00 pm 04/08-04/29 $58.00 192210-36 7-11 F 4:00-6:00 pm 05/06-05/27 $58.00 192210-37 12-14 Th 4:00-6:00 pm 04/07-04/28 $58.00 192210-38 12-14 Th 4:00-6:00 pm 05/05-05/26 $58.00 192210-39 Aerospace Engineering Our young engineers are introduced to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Participants explore and construct aircraft including airplanes, rockets and hot air balloons. Students take home everything they build. $28 for supplies is due the first day. Instructor: Engineering for Kids AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 8-14 T 4:00-6:00 pm 04/05-04/26 $58.00 192216-36 8-14 T 4:00-6:00 pm 05/03-05/24 $58.00 192216-37 Robotic Engineering 101 Students learn the basics of designing, programming and controlling a fully functional robot. Using the education version of LEGO MINDSTORMS, mathematical concepts and engineering principles, participants brainstorm, plan, test, and modify sequences of instructions to accomplish a given task. $28 for supplies is due the first day. Instructor: Engineering for Kids AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 8-14 Sa noon-2:00 pm 04/09-04/30 $58.00 192211-36 8-14 Sa noon-2:00 pm 05/07-05/28 $58.00 192211-37 Staying Connected With Your Teen The program teaches parents and teens how to communicate more effectively and how to develop mutual trust and respect. Teens discover how they can earn more freedom and parents explore positive family management skills to reduce conflict and guide behavior. For more information, call 702-455-5295. Instructor: Clark County Department of Family Services AGE DAY TIME DATE COST 11+ W 5:30-8:00 pm 04/06-05/11 Free Creative Writing Have you ever wanted to find your voice or your niche in the writing world? Do you have something to share in prose or poetry and just need a bit of help perfecting your craft? Join like-minded folks in this vibrant learning place where there are no negative comments or judging, just people learning a skill together. $5 for supplies is due the first day. Instructor: Sharon Damon AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 18+ Sa 10:15-11:15 am 04/09-04/30 $29.00 192212-36 18+ Sa 10:15-11:15 am 05/07-05/28 $29.00 192212-37 Teen Triple P In Teen Triple P, parents with teens ages 11-17 learn new skills to support the development of their teens. Over eight classes, the program provides parents with strategies to increase desirable teen behaviors and manage problems in a caring, constructive manner to reduce conflict and minimize risk-taking behaviors. For more information, call 702-455-5295. Instructor: Clark County Department of Family Services AGE DAY TIME DATE COST 18+ M 5:30-8:00 pm 04/04-05/23 Free Programs continue on page 51.
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