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We are working hard every day to ensure a variety of lifelong learning opportunities for your engagement, enrichment and inspiration. Also, please know the safety of you, your family and our staff is our primary concern.

We are continuing to develop summer programming consistent with state and federal health guidelines. Some of our current programming will be modified, and some new online classes and at-home kits are being created. New and modified classes will be listed here. Please refer back frequently for additional new programming!

Youth
(ages 3-16)

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Experience a robust variety of academics, arts and athletics for students to explore, discover and achieve. The sky's the limit!
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High School Sports Camps (grades K-12)

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Improve your skills and good sportsmanship with a variety of sports camps hosted by District 196 high school coaches.
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Swim Lessons
(all ages)

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We will be we will be opening our pools beginning June 20 for swim lessons this summer! Be safe, learn to swim.
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Adult Enrichment

couple cooking with online class

Sample activities, refine skills, socialize, find your passion and pursue interests. The sky's the limit!
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Earn a Certification (adults)

Woman Learning Online

Make your resume more attractive and increase your knowledge. Stand out above the rest!
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Adult Basic Education | ABE

Woman learning English online

Learn English, prepare and take the GED exam or earn your High School diploma with distance learning.
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Red Cross Certification

Performing CPR on a dummy

Be prepared! Earn or renew your American Red Cross certification in CPR and First Aid.
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River Valley Project Explore

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Connect online with your friends with a variety of activities hosted by Project Explore.
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Here's what you can expect prior to your in-person class. If you don't feel ready for an in-person class check out our increased online and at-home kits available!

Arrival and Check-in

  • All District staff and instructors will wear face coverings at all times.
  • Students are encouraged to wear a face covering.
  • Staggered class start times.
  • Designated entry door (and different dismissal door)
    • Prior to the start of class, you will receive an email with entry door and dismissal door locations.
  • Curbside drop-off
    • Students must remain in the car.
    • Roll window halfway until a district staff person arrives at the car.
    • The partial window provides a barrier between the participant and staff member.
    • Acknowledgement of COVID-19 Student Daily Participation Checklist
  • Students will enter the building and immediately wash/sanitize their hands using a sanitation station at the entry door.
  • Students will be escorted to classrooms by district staff. 
  • All district staff will wear face coverings at all times.

Indoor Classes and Activities

  • Instructors will wear face coverings at all times.
  • Students are encouraged to wear a face covering.
  • All classes and activities will have no more than 10 people in a designated space.
  • Social distancing will be practiced.
    • Tables/desks/equipment will be set up at appropriate distance
    • Tables/desks/equipment will face the same direction.
  • Classes are scheduled to be spread out in buildings to ensure proper spacing between participants.
  • Students will have their own set of supplies to use for each class.  If the supplies are to stay onsite, they will be disinfected before and after each use.
  • Instructors will manage social distancing throughout the class.
  • Students will wash hands before entering class each day, after restroom breaks, before snack breaks and before dismissal at a minimum.
  • If a student becomes ill during class time, they will be moved to an isolated area and parent/guardian will be contacted for immediate pickup. 

Outdoor Classes and Activities

  • Instructors will wear face coverings at all times.
  • Students are encouraged to wear a face covering.
  • All classes and activities will have no more than 25 people in a designated space.
  • Social distancing will be practiced. Equipment and materials will be set up at a distance prior to the start of class to ensure social distancing.
  • Students will bring their own set of supplies/equipment to use for each class (ball, racquet, etc). 
  • Instructors will manage social distancing throughout the class.
  • Students will wash hands before class each day, after restroom breaks, before snack breaks and before dismissal at a minimum.
  • If a student becomes ill during class time, they will be moved to an isolated area and parent/guardian will be contacted for immediate pickup. 

Dismissal

  • Parent pick up will occur at a designated, separate door from student arrival.
  • Parents will not enter the building for pick up. Instructors and staff will escort all participants out of the building and wait with them until all participants have been picked up.

Visit our COVID-19 and Community Ed page for frequently asked questions.

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