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And More . . . Summer Programs For Children

May 13, 1989|Clipboard researched by Susan Davis Greene / Los Angeles Times. Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

Following is the third and concluding Clipboard installment of summer programs for children in Orange County. This list----like the first and second ones, which appeared Thursday and Friday----is a selection of programs available, not a complete list. It is ment to give parents an idea of the breadth of activities available during summer vacation. DANA POINT YOUTH AND GROUP FACILITY 34451 Ensenada Place, Dana Point (714) 661-7122 Let's Go Fishing Students attend a short seminar demonstrating the proper use of rods and reels, tying of hooks and sinkers, baiting hooks, and general boat safety. Includes boat trip when fishing techniques will be taught. All equipment and boat trip included. Bring a sack lunch. Meet at sport fishing dock, bring $3 for hooks, etc. Fee: $15 children, $20 adults (license required if older than 16) Ages: 7-adult When: Saturdays, June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tide Pools Walks Head naturalist for Orange County's Department of Education gives an introduction to tide pool creatures, exploring the tide pools and reviewing the animals. May join one or all sessions. Be sure to wear old shoes. Meet behind Building B. Large groups please contact park office at (714) 661-7122. Fee: $3 Ages: All When: Saturdays, June 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; June 24, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and July 8, 9-11 a.m. Bird Walks Learn about Orange County birds during a stroll about the harbor. May join one or all sessions; bird populations vary with migration, so there's always something new to see. Bring cameras plus binoculars, if you have them. Wear comfortable shoes. Meet behind Building B. Fee: $3 Ages: All When: Saturdays, June 10 and Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m. Prevent Drowning Workshop A workshop designed for families to recognize and prevent dangerous situations in and around the water. Self-rescue and basic rescue techniques will also be covered. Children are encouraged to participate. Pre-register. Fee: $3 Ages: All When: Saturday, July 8, 10-11:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chuan--Beginners to Advanced The classic Chinese method of calisthenics for health and self-defense is graceful in movement, slow in tempo, relaxed and aware in continuous postures. Regular practice harmonizes breath, physical movement, mental focus, and greatly reduces stress. Advanced studies include Push Hands, Swords Form, Tai-Chi Ruler, Taoist Yoga and meditation. Contact South Coast Tai Chi for information and pre-registration at (714) 496-8720 or 494-6363. Fee: $40 per month Ages: All When: Ongoing, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., 7:30-8:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. Summer Fling on Catalina Two sightseeing tours on Catalina Island: The Avalon Scenic Tour and the Original Glass Bottom Boat Trip. Includes round trip transportation from Dana Point Youth and Group Facility to Newport Beach, round trip ship transportation on the new luxury catamaran "Catalina Flyer," and sightseeing tours. Limited space. Registration fee payable to County of Orange, transportation fee payable to instructor. Early registration a must. Fee and Ages: $15 per person 3-adult; + $50 transportation 12-adult; $34 transportation child 3-11. When: Sunday, July 9, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 25, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. CHAPMAN COLLEGE Child Study Center, 485 N. Center St. Orange, (714) 997-6648 College for Kids Fees: One session-$80; all three sessions-$200 Ages: 7-12 When: Monday-Friday, June 26-July 21, 8:45-9:45 a.m.; 9:50-10:50 a.m.; 10:55-11:55 a.m. All-Day Program Fee: $400 for 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; 10% family discount Ages: 7-12 When: Monday-Friday, June 26-July 21, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. If children need to come before 7:30, $3 per day or $50 for entire session. Preschool Summer Sessions Ages: 2-5 Fee: Registration fee-$20 plus $7 per session When: Monday-Friday, June 26-July 21, 9-11:30 a.m. For more information call: (714) 997-6648 or 771-1545. IGLESIA COMMUNITY PARK 24671 Via Iglesia, Laguna Hills (714) 830-8318 Ballet, Tap and Acrobatic Dancing Includes creative dancing and musical appreciation. Fee: $40 for 10 weeks Ages: Grouped, 3-5 years; 5 1/2-7; 8 and older When: June 6-Aug. 24, 3-5 years, 2:30-3:15 p.m.; 5 1/2-7years, 3:30-4:15 p.m., and 8 years and older, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tiny Tot Tennis Ball control, hand and eye coordination and court familiarity. Fee: Small group-$17; larger group-$10 Ages: 5-7 When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 27-Aug. 1 and June 29-July 27, 4-4:30 p.m. Summer Recreation Supervised arts, crafts, games and special events. Fee: Free Ages: 5-12 When: June 26-Aug. 14, 1-5 p.m. Karate Class Basic karate, develops coordination for balance and achieves total fitness. Fee: $38 per month for two classes a week; $23 per month for one class a week Ages: 5-12 When: Mondays and Tuesdays every week beginning June 19; 4-4:45 p.m.; Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Baton Twirling for Girls Girls interested in participating in parades. Fee: $30 for 8 weeks Ages: 4-12 When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, July 10-Aug. 31, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Children's Play Attend a production of "Alice in Wonderland." Fee: $1 for adults; 50 cents for children Ages: Preschool-elementary When: Saturdays, June 10 and June 17, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sundays, June 11 and 18, 2 p.m. Kids and Nature One-time class taught by park rangers. Topics include birds, bugs, snakes, and other creatures. Fee: $1 Ages: All ages When: Wednesdays, June 28 and July 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Roller Skating Classes Learning the basics of roller skating (posture, balance, forward and backward skating). Fee: Preschool, $24; elementary, $49 (skates included) or $24 (no skates); junior high, $35; high school-adults, $28 Ages: Preschoolers-adults When: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, July 11-Aug. 29. Preschool, 8:45-9:45 a.m.; elementary, 9:30-10:45 a.m.; junior high, 12:15-1 p.m.; high school-adults, 6-7 p.m. Arts and Crafts Fee: Free Ages: Grades 3-5 When: Wednesdays, June 28-Aug. 2, 3:15-4:15 p.m. Creator Man Entertaining educational program designed for children. Fee: $1 Ages: 5-12 When: Friday, June 23 and July 21, 2-3 p.m. Teen-Age Jazz Fun routines with top 40 music. Fee: $30 for eight weeks Ages: 12-14 and 15 and older When: Wednesdays, June 21-Aug. 9, 5-6 and 6-7 p.m. Enrichment Creative Writing Story writing for boys and girls. Fee: Free Ages: Grades 4-6 When: Wednesdays, June 28-Aug. 2, (open) GOLDEN WEST SPORTS, INC. P.O. Box 8454, Fountain Valley, CA. 92728, (714) 549-9556 Golden West Soccer Academy Improve knowledge of soccer by attending sessions on an individual, group or team basis. Sessions will be given by Derek Lawther, UCI head soccer coach and staff and will include sessions on techniques, tactics and positional training. Fee: Live-in, $335; day camp, $150; extended day, $225. High-schoolers: live-in, $350; day camp, $175; extended day, $250. Deposit of $100 required. Ages: 6-16 When: June 19-23; July 16-21; July 23-28; July 30-Aug. 4; Aug. 6-11; Aug. 14-18. IRVINE FINE ARTS CENTER Community Services Center 14321 Yale Ave., Irvine (714) 552-1018 Art for Preschoolers Two- and three-dimensional art projects in a variety of media. Fee: $42 for six weeks Ages: 3-5 When: Mondays, June 26-July 31, 9:30-11 a.m. Kids 'N' Clay Creative experiences working with clay. Fee: $28 for 4 weeks Ages: 3-5 When: Wednesdays, June 28-July 19, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Clay Adventure Discover expressive qualities of clay and learn basic techniques. Fee: $35 for 5 weeks Ages: 5-7 When: Wednesdays, June 28-July 26, 11 a.m.-noon Sculpture for Young Artists Introduction to sculpture using paper, wood, sponges and found objects. Fee: $35 for 4 weeks Ages: 6-8 When: Thursdays, June 29-July 20, 11 a.m.-noon Summer Painting I New and continuing students try out various painting techniques using water colors, tempera and other materials. Fee: $39 for 8 sessions Ages: 6-8 When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 27-July 25, 9-10 a.m. Art Works With Nature Explore nature and how it can be incorporated into art using printmaking, drawing, collage and other techniques. Fee: $40 for 5 weeks Ages: 7-9 When: Wednesdays, June 28-July 26, 1-2:30 p.m. Water Color Wonders Students will study nature with their eyes and a brush, learning composition, color and creativity. Fee: $50 for 8 sessions Ages: 8-12 When: Mondays and Wednesdays, June 26-July 19, 10 a.m.-noon Indian Pottery Students will create vessels, rattles, beads and dolls using patterns and designs of Indians from the Southwest and Mexico. Fee: $35 for 5 weeks Ages: 9-11 When: Mondays, June 26-July 24, 10-11:30 a.m. Imagination City Design cities of the future in drawings, paintings and sculpture. Fee: $45 for 8 sessions Ages: 9-11 When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 27-July 25, 9:30-11 a.m. Mural Adventure Join other children in designing and painting a mural on the wall of the adventure playground. Classes held at University Park, 1 Beech Tree Lane, Irvine. Fee: $38 for 4 weeks Ages: 9-12 When: Mondays, June 26-July 17, 9-11 a.m. Summer Painting II Try out a variety of painting techniques and media including water colors, tempera and sumi-e (a Japanese painting technique). Fee: $45 for 8 sessions Ages: 10-14 When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 27-July 25, 10:30 a.m.-noon Ceramics-Wheel Works Make both functional and sculptural art using a potter's wheel. Fee: $39 for 5 weeks Ages: 11-15 When: Mondays, June 26-July 24, 1-3 p.m. The Wonderful Watercolor Learn a variety of watercolor styles and techniques from traditional to modern. Fee: $50 for 8 sessions Ages: 13-16 When: Mondays and Wednesdays, June 26-July 19, 1-3 p.m. GARDEN GROVE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT Tiny Tot Day Camp Held at Edgar Park, 12781 Topaz St., Garden Grove. Fee: $35 weekly Ages: 3-5 When: June 26-Aug. 18, 9 a.m-noon Summer Day Camp Held at Pioneer Park, 12722 Chapman Ave., and West Grove Park, 5372 Cerulean Ave., both in Garden Grove. Fee: $65 Ages: 5-12 When: June 26-Aug. 25, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call (714) 741-5200. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM AT LA HABRA 301 S. Euclid St., La Habra (213) 905-9793 Kid's Clinic Exhibit This exhibit is designed to ally fears, misconceptions and anxieties of a youngster's initial visit to the doctor or hospital. The gallery will be designed as a clinic, with waiting room and with areas on surgery, dentistry, X-ray and pharmacy. Kids follow a typical medical routine from admittance to final release. Fee: $1 for children 3-16 Ages: 3-11 When: May 16-Sept. 9, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. LION COUNTRY SAFARI, INC. 8800 Irvine Center Drive, Laguna Hills (714) 837-1200 Transportation from central pick-up points in Irvine, Newport, Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills, El Toro, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley and Costa Mesa. Activities include swimming, archery, crafts, folk/square dancing, environmental education, canoeing, hiking and other summer sport activities. Fee: $25 per day; minimum 6 days Ages: 3-13 When: June 26-Aug. 25

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