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New Prague Area Community Education                         Spring/Summer 2011

                                         Science Fun
                                                    New Science Classes
                                                                        Pages 8-9

                                                          Volleyball Camps
                                                                             Page 19

                                        Outdoor Yoga
                                                       Classes for all Ages
                                                                             Page 25

                      Learn About ...
                      Our Students, Faculty, Facilities
                      All In the District 721 Newsletter In Center Insert!
From our Winter Brochure
Don’t miss out on these spring opportunities!
Visit for more information or to register.

Youth Classes                                  Date                              Time            Location
 NEW    Abrakadoodle: Paint, Sculpt & Craft    Thur, 4/7-5/26, Skip 4/21, 4/28   4-5 pm          Falcon Ridge Elem
 NEW    Abrakadoodle: Paint, Sculpt & Craft    Mon, 4/11-5/23, Skip 4/25         4-5 pm          Eagle View Elem
Beginning Guitar Lessons                       Thur, 4/7-5/19, Skip 4/21         4-5 pm          Eagle View Elem
Dog Obedience: Basic                           Mon, 4/18-5/23                    6-7:15 pm       NPCEC - North Lot
Dog Obedience: Intermediate                    Mon, 4/18-5/23                    7:15-8:30 pm    NPCEC - North Lot
  NEW Easter Crazy Chicken Loco Pollo          Tues, 4/5                         7-9 pm          Down Under Studio
  NEW Geocaching                               Sat, 4/30                         9 am-12 pm      Ritter Farm, Lakeville
Homemade Cards: Any Occasion                   Thur, 4/14                        6-9 pm          NPCEC - Community Ed
It’s A Free Baby Fair                          Sat, 4/16                         9 am-12 pm      Early Childhood Center
Kids’ Cake Decorating                          Tues, 5/3                         6-7 pm          NPCEC - Community Ed
New Prague Trojan Youth Coaches Clinic         Tues, 4/5                         6:30-8:30 pm    NPHS - Gym
Red Cross Babysitting Clinic                   Sat, 4/9                          9 am-3:30 pm    NPCEC - Community Ed
Release Your Inner Artist                      Sat, 5/7                          9:30 am-1 pm    NPCEC - Community Ed
Schoolhouse Chess                              Tue,4/26-5/24                     4-5 pm          Eagle View Elem
Spanish Express for Kids                       Sat, 4/16                         9:30 am-12 pm   NPCEC - Community Ed
Spanish for Kids                               Tue, 5/3-5/31                     4-5:15 pm       Falcon Ridge Elem
Tiger Rock TaeKwonDo                           Mon & Thu, 5/2-6/6, Skip 5/30     5:30-8 pm       NPCEC - Community Ed
  NEW Turn off the TV                          Thur, 4/7                         6-8 pm          NPCEC - Community Ed

Adult Classes                                  Date                              Time            Location
55 Alive – Defensive Driving (8 hour course)   Mon & Wed, 4/4 & 4/6              6-10 pm         NPCEC - Community Ed
Child Care/Foster Care Child Passenger         Tue, 4/19                         6-9 pm          NP EMS Center
  Safety Certification Course
 NEW How Does Your Garden Grow                 Thur, 5/19                        6-7:30 pm       NPCEC - Community Ed
Nordic Walking for Fitness & Health            Tue, 4/26                         6:30-8 pm       NPHS - Staff Lot
 NEW Soap Making: Cold Process Method          Sat, 4/9                          9-11 am         NPCEC - Community Ed
Straw Bale Gardening                           Wed, 4/6                          6:30-9:30 pm    NPCEC - Community Ed
Zumba – Session 3                              Wed, 4/6-6/8                      6-7 pm          NPCEC - Gym
Finding Us                                                      Table of Contents
New Prague Area Community Education                             General Information                             3
Adult & Youth Programs, Administration                          New Prague Pool                               4-6
Amy Eich, Director, Sherry Eggum, Assistant                     Early Childhood Learning Opportunities          7
420 Central Avenue North, New Prague MN 56071
                                                                Youth – Academics                             8-9
Phone (952) 758-1734 Fax (952) 758-1739
                                                                Youth – Learning Fun                        10-11
Early Childhood Services                                        Youth – Driver’s Education                     12
Early Childhood Screening, ECFE, Preschool
                                                                Youth – Fine Arts                              13
Lana Puffer, Early Childhood Coordinator
Sharon Rezac, Assistant                                         Youth – Safety & Wellness                      14
1234 Columbus Avenue North, New Prague MN 56071                 Youth – Sports                              15-21
Phone (952) 758-1670 Fax (952) 758-1679                         Adult – Business                               22
Kids’ Company School Age Childcare                              Adult – Computers                              23
Information (952) 758-1735 Billing (952) 758-1731               Adult – Cooking & Household                    24
New Prague Pool                                                 All Ages – Yoga                                25
401 Lexington Avenue South, New Prague MN 56071                 Adult – Photography                            26
Phone (952) 758-6222                                            Summer Reading Program                         27
                                                                Community Partners                          28-29
Register Online                                                 Registration                                30-31
                                                                Check out these                       NEW
Spring & Summer Program Locations                               Spring and Summer Classes!
School District Facilities                                      Move and Learn for Preschoolers                7
Community Education – NPCEC, 420 Central Avenue N, New Prague   Math Masters Summer Edition                    8
Early Childhood Center, 1234 Columbus Avenue N, New Prague      Science Fair Rocks!                            8
High School – NPHS, 221 – 12th Street NE, New Prague            Science Explorers                              9
                                                                Wacky Wooden Boxes                            10
Middle School – NPMS, 721 Central Avenue N, New Prague
                                                                New Abrakadoodle Arts                         10
Eagle View Elementary, 25600 Nevada Avenue, New Market
                                                                Bieber-Fever Rock-Out!                        11
Falcon Ridge Elementary, 1200 Columbus Avenue N, New Prague     Rock Guitar Group Lessons                     11
Raven Stream Elementary, 300 – 11th Avenue NW, New Prague       Comedy Improv                                 11
Bus Garage (Ball Fields) 105 – 7th Street NE, New Prague        Pop Group Boot Camp                           13
                                                                Pet First Aid                                 14
Additional Facilities
                                                                Red Cross First Aid Training                  14
Chameleon Coffee, 408 Main Street W, New Prague
                                                                4-year-old T-ball                             15
Memorial Park, 400 E Main Street, New Prague                    Sports Camps                                  16
New Prague Archery Range, 1501 Columbus Avenue N, New Prague    Zumbatomic                                    17
New Prague Public Library, 400 E Main Street, New Prague        7 & 8 Grade Girls’ Volleyball Camp            19
New Prague Pool, 401 Lexington Avenue S, New Prague             Boys’ Basketball Combo Camps                  20
Northside Park, 401 Lexington Avenue N, New Prague              Tennis Camps                                  21
Park Ballroom, 300 Lexington Avenue S, New Prague               Email Marketing for Small Bus                 22
                                                                Preserving - Pickles and Sauerkraut           24
Southside Park, 604 Central Avenue S, New Prague
                                                                Preserving - Salsa                            24
State Bank of New Prague, 1101 First Street SE, New Prague      Teen Yoga                                     25
Summer 2011 at the New Prague Pool
401 Lexington Avenue South
Online Lesson Registration and Pass Purchase at
Community Education and the City of New Prague team up to bring you another great
summer at the pool We offer group and private Red Cross Swim Lessons taught by
certified Water Safety Instructors, Open Swim opportunities for the whole family, Pool 
Rental services for special events, a Lifeguard Certification course for those interested in 
becoming certified, and Lap Swim opportunities for adults.
General Information
Open Daily: Sunday, June 12, through Sunday, August 21, weather permitting
Closed: Monday, July 4
Lesson Registration & Pass/Card Purchase
Online Registration Available!
Lesson registration, season passes, and punch cards are now available online at or at Community Education (952-758-1734 or 420 Central Avenue North,
New Prague) Payment must accompany request
For all mailed lesson registrations, be sure to list alternative session times, in case the
session you request is filled. If your first choice is not available, we will contact you. Please 
provide an e-mail address or stamped, self-addressed envelope to receive a confirmation. 
Open Swim NEW Schedule
    1-5 p m Special Event days – Fridays, June 24, July 1, July 29, August 12
            Evening Swim Lesson days – July 5-8, 11-14, 18-22, 25-28
    1-7 p m All Other Days
    Fee: $4/day or punch card/season pass
    Fee covers one entry per day, except for weather closures, as noted below Must be
    able to stand with head above water in shallow end to enter main pool without an ac-
    companying adult
    Open swim requires a minimum air temperature of 68 degrees, 15 minutes prior to the
    session, as recorded by the pool thermometer The pool closes for severe or threatening
    weather, if lightning is sited, if the heat index becomes unsafe for staff, for mechanical
    failure, or if conditions make use of the pool impractical or unsafe The pool may re-
    open if conditions improve The pool message at 952-758-6222 will be updated with any
    closures as they occur Note: Re-entry passes will be provided for bad weather closures
    when the pool is likely to re-open the same day.
    Discount Entry Passes                                   Punch Cards
    Individual and family season passes and                 10 sessions for $35
    10-session punch cards are available for
    Open Swim at discount rates Passes are                  Season Pass Rates
    non-transferable We reserve the right                   1 Child or Adult                       $90
    to request identification. An adult should              Parent(s) + 2 Children                $140
    accompany all minors to the pool to ensure              Parent(s) + 3 Children                $190       Warmer
                                                                                                                    Pool Tem
    they have been approved for entry                       Parent(s) + 4 or More Children        $240                      p!
    Reduced rate passes are available for families who qualify for Free or Reduced Price School Meals. For
    further information, contact Community Education at 952-758-1734.

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Red Cross Lifeguard Certification                                                             Lesson Schedule for
(Age 15 and up)
Build your resume, sharpen your leadership skills,
                                                                                                 Summer 2011
and show the world what you can do! If you’re 15 or
older and looking for a great summer job or chal-                                        Kids’ Swim and Learn-to-Swim Levels
lenging career that’s in demand, American Red                                            1-5 are available at all session times
Cross Lifeguard Training is a great place to start
Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help                                     Level 6 lessons are available at 10
people safely enjoy the water You’ll learn:                                              a m , 11 a m , and 6:30 p m session
  •  Rescue skills for use in the water and on land                                      times
  •  First aid and professional rescuer CPR training
     to help you prepare for any emergency
  •  Professional lifeguard responsibilities                                             Session 1: Weekdays, June 20-28
  •  Surveillance skills to help you recognize and
     prevent injuries                                                                    (weather make-ups, if needed, June 29-30)
In order to successfully complete this course, you                                               Period A: 10-10:50 a m
must attend all sessions and achieve a score of 80%                                              Period B: 11-11:50 a m
or more on two written tests and complete skill tests
on CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding                                                      Session 2: Weekdays, July 5-July 13
Dates:        Saturday-Tuesday, June 11-14                                               (weather make-ups, if needed, July 14-15)
Time:         9am-5pm
                                                                                                 Period A: 9-9:50 a m
Place:        New Prague Pool
Fee:          $180/person                                                                        Period B: 10-10:50 a m
Instructor: Jeremy Lederle                                                                       Period C: 11-11:50 a m
                                                                                                 Period D: 5:30-6:20 p m
Lap Swim for Adults                     Daycare Providers/Carpool Groups!
                                        We allow daycares or carpools to register                Period E: 6:30-7:20 p m
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8-8:45 a m
                                        multiple children together, space permitting
Monday-Friday, 12 -12:45 p m                                                             Session 3: Weekdays, July 18-26
$4/day or punch card/season pass        Please mail all registrations for the group in
                                        one envelope                                     (weather make-ups, if needed, July 27-28)
Pool Rental                                                                                      Period A: 9-9:50 a m
The pool is available to rent for private parties such as birthdays, family picnics,             Period B: 10-10:50 a m
and other special events, when the pool is not already scheduled for Lessons,                    Period C: 11-11:50 a m
Open Swim, or other events Rental fees are $50/hour for the duration of the                      Period D: 5:30-6:20 p m
event, plus one-half hour before and after the event. Staffing fees are $15/hour 
                                                                                                 Period E: 6:30-7:20 p m
per staff member needed, based on the size of the group Contact the Pool
Coordinator at 952-758-6222 for details                                                  Session 4: Weekdays, August 1-9
                                                                                         (weather make-ups, if needed, 10-11)
                                         Special Events                                          Period A: 9-9:50 a m
                                         Fridays: June 24, July 1                                Period B: 10-10:50 a m
                                                  July 29, August 12                             Period C: 11-11:50 a m
                                         Mark your calendar for four special theme
                                         nights at the pool this summer                     View class descriptions on page 6.
                                         Watch for more information at the pool

                      Summer Library Event                                                      Looking for a summer job?
                                                                                                  Apply to be a lifeguard at the
                               Alan Johnson:                                                     New Prague Community Pool!
          “Comedy Juggler Extrordinaire”                                                     Hiring for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
                                                                                                            Must be Red Cross Certified
                          Wednesday 6/29 at 12 noon                                                Apply online beginning in late March
                              New Prague Pool                                                             

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                           American Red Cross
                           Swimming and Water Safety
                           The American Red Cross offers a

                           comprehensive and developmentally
                           appropriate swim program that teaches
                           you, your child or other family members
                           how to swim skillfully and safely The
                           prerequisite for each level is successful
                           demonstration of skills from the preceding
                           level, except for Level 1, which has no
                           prerequisites Each level also includes       Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills          Level 4: Stroke Improvement
                           lessons in water safety                      Gives participants success with              Develops confidence in the skills learned 
                           Group Lessons: $44/person                    fundamental skills                           and improves other aquatic skills
                                                                          •  Enter water by stepping or jumping        •  Headfirst entries from the side in 
                           Private Lessons: $84/person
                                                                             from the side                                compact and stride positions
                           (up to 2 students per class)
                                                                          •  Fully submerge and hold breath            •  Swim under water
                           Register Online at               •  Bobbing                                   •  Feet-first surface dive
                           or at Community Education, 952-758-1734        •  Open eyes underwater, retrieve            •  Survival swimming
                           420 Central Avenue North, New Prague              submerged objects                         •  Front crawl and backstroke open turns
                           Learn-to-Swim Lessons                          •  Front, jellyfish, and tuck floats         •  Tread water using 2 different kicks
                           Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills          •  Front and back glides and floats          •  Front and back crawl, elementary
                           Helps participants feel comfortable in the     •  Recover to vertical position                 backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke,
                           water                                          •  Roll from front to back and back to          and butterfly
                             •  Enter and exit water using ladder,           front                                     •  Flutter and dolphin kicks on back
                                steps, or side                            •  Change direction of travel while
                                                                                                                     Prerequisite: Skills in Levels 1, 2, and 3
                             •  Blow bubbles through mouth and nose          swimming on front or back
                             •  Bobbing                                   •  Tread water using arm and leg actions   Level 5: Stroke Refinement
                             •  Open eyes under water and retrieve        •  Combined arm and leg actions on         Provides further coordination and
                                submerged objects                            front and back                          refinement of strokes.
                             •  Front and back glides and floats          •  Finning arm action                        •  Shallow-angle dive from the side then
                             •  Recover to vertical position            Prerequisite: Skills in Level 1                   glide and begin a front stroke
                             •  Roll from front to back and back to                                                    •  Tuck and pike surface dives,
                                front                                   Level 3: Stroke Development                       submerge completely
                             •  Tread water using arm and hand          Builds on the skills in Level 2 through        •  Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn 
                                actions                                 additional guided practice in deeper water        while swimming
                             •  Alternating and simultaneous leg and      •  Enter water by jumping from the side      •  Front and back crawl, elementary
                                arm actions on front and back             •  Headfirst entries from the side in           backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke,
                             •  Combined arm and leg actions on              sitting and kneeling positions
                                                                                                                          and butterfly
                                front and back                            •  Bobbing while moving toward safety
                           No prerequisite                                                                           Prerequisite: Skills in Levels 1-4
                                                                          •  Rotary breathing
                                                                          •  Survival float                          Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency
                           Kids’ Swim                                     •  Back float                              Refines the strokes so students swim 
                           Ages 3-5, comfortable in water                                                            them with ease, efficiency, power, and 
                                                                          •  Change from vertical to horizontal
                           Join us for this introduction to swimming
                                                                             position on front and back              smoothness over greater distances
                           We begin in the wading pool with skills
                                                                          •  Tread water                             Designed with “menu” options that focus
                           and water games, and then head for the
                                                                          •  Flutter, scissor, dolphin, and          on preparing students for more advanced
                           main pool and even go in the deep water
                           Participants must be comfortable in water         breaststroke kicks on front             courses, including Water Safety Instructor,
                           (40 minute sessions)                           •  Front crawl and elementary              or other aquatic activities, such as
                           Fee:     $35                                      backstroke                              competitive swimming or diving
                                                                        Prerequisite: Skills in Levels 1 and 2       Prerequisite: Skills in Levels 1-5

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NEW Move and Learn for Preschoolers:
  A Beginning to Healthy Habits
  Ages 3-5

                                                                                                                                              YOUTH | EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
    Join your friends for group games, kids’ yoga, activities,
       songs, and healthy snacks We’ll learn sportsmanship, as
        we develop some healthy habits Participants must
          be potty trained Wear tennis shoes and clothes for
          gym-type activites Bring a water bottle The teacher will    Splash Into Summer with ECFE
          send a summary of each day’s lesson, for continued          Parent and Child, See ages below
          learning at home Note: Afternoon sessions may be            Come with your child ready to play and learn! Enjoy planned
        created if morning sessions fill; please contact              activities that include art, music, story, and movement Childcare
       Community Education if interested.                             will be available for other siblings for an additional charge
                                                                      Please indicate that childcare will be needed when registering
        Session A: Monday-Thursday, 6/13-6/16
                                                                      Session A: 1 to 2 5 year olds
        Session B: Monday-Thursday, 7/11-7/14                         Date:          Wednesdays, 6/15-7/27 (Skip 7/6)
  Time:         9-11am                                                Time:          9-10am
                                                                      Place:         Early Childhood Center, New Prague
  Place:        NPCEC-Kids’ Corner Preschool
  Fee:          $49                                                   Session B: 2 5-3 year olds
                                                                      Date:          Wednesdays, 6/15-7/27 (Skip 7/6)
  Instructor:   Erin Anderson, Licensed Early Childhood Teacher       Time:          10:30-11:30am
                                                                      Place:         Early Childhood Center, New Prague
                                                                      Session C: 1 to 2 5 year olds
  Summer Baby and Me Class                                            Date:          Thursdays, 6/16-7/28 (Skip 7/7)
  Parent and Child, Birth to 11 months                                Time:          9-10am
  Would you like the opportunity to spend time with your baby         Place:         Eagle View Elem, New Market
  and other parents connecting and sharing ideas on infant            Session D: 2 5-3 year olds
  development, encouraging learning, feeding, sleeping, safety        Date:          Thursdays, 6/16-7/28 (Skip 7/7)
                                                                      Time:          10:30-11:30am
  and other parenting concerns? You and your baby will also           Place:         Eagle View Elem, New Market
  learn songs, games, and activities to enhance your baby’s
  development Childcare is available for siblings for an additional   Fee:          $50 (Childcare: $25/session or $5/class)
  charge Please indicate when registering if childcare will           Instructor:   Britt Anderson, Licensed Early Childhood Teacher
  be needed
  Session A: Tuesdays, 6/14-7/26 (Skip 7/5)                           Jump Start Kindergarten
  Time:      8:45-9:45am                                              Entering Kindergarten in Fall 2011
  Place:     Early Childhood Center, New Prague                       Introduce your child to the school environment in our friendly,
                                                                                         low-stress atmosphere, as we practice some of

  Session B: Tuesdays, 6/14-7/26 (Skip 7/5)                                              the skills important to a successful transition to
  Time:      11am-12pm                                                                   Kindergarten
  Place:     Eagle View Elem, New Market                                                 •  Listening & Language 
                   Fee:            $50                                                   •  Math & Reading Readiness
                     Childcare: $25/session or $5/day                                    •  Fine Motor 
                       Instructor: Mary Bartusek,                     •  Self-Help & Independence
                                   Licensed Parent Educator           •  Creativity & the Arts 
                                                                      •  Social & Emotional Skills
                                                                      Bring a healthy snack each day!
                                                                      Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/1-8/11
                                                                      Place:        Eagle View Elem, Classroom B116
                                                                      Instructor:   Callie Witty, Kindergarten Teacher
                                                                      Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/25
                                                                      Place:        Falcon Ridge Elem, Classroom 15
                                                                      Instructor:   Julie Hull, Kindergarten Teacher
                                                                      Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/25
                                                                      Place:        Raven Stream Elem, Classroom B111
                                                                      Instructor:   Aimee Schintgen, Kindergarten Teacher
                                                                      Time:         9-11:30am, Fee: $99

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                    GRASP: Summer Reading & Math Practice                                                 Ready...Set...First Grade-Falcon Ridge
                    Entering Grades 1-9 in Fall 2011                                                      Entering First Grade in Fall 2011
                    Using GRASP workbooks in either Reading or Math (or both),                            This class provides an opportunity for your child to “transition”
                    students work from home at their own pace to review skills                            smoothly to first grade. Children will enjoy an enrichment 
                    appropriate for their grade level Students complete nine tests                        experience that reinforces skills they’ve learned and helps them
                    over the course of the summer, each requiring 30 minutes to                           prepare for Grade 1! Class is open to children who will complete
                    2 hours, depending on skills and difficulty, and then mail their                      kindergarten this school year This “after kindergarten” class will
                    responses in for scoring This is a great way to make skill                            concentrate on skills that will be taught the first months of first 

                    review a regular part of your summer schedule Please indicate                         grade:
                    the grade level for each subject you are purchasing when you                            •  Reading Readiness
                    register Workbook samples are online at www grpublicschools                             •  Early Math
                    org/grasp                                                                               •  Language (consonant and
                    Fee:            $29 one subject, $49 two subjects                                          vowel sounds, vocabulary)
                                                                                                            •  Spelling and High
                    Note: Local enrollment closes April 15. For information on registration after April
                    15 at a higher fee, call GRASP directly at 616-819-42548.                                  Frequency Words
                                                                                                            •  Phonics Awareness and
                                                                                                               Blending of Sounds
                                                                                                            •  Work Habits and Listening Skills
                                                                                                          Bring a healthy snack to enjoy each day
                                                                                                          Session A: Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/25
                                                                                                          Time:        12:30-3pm
                                                                                                          Place:       Falcon Ridge Elem, Classroom 15
                                                                                                          Instructor: Julie Hull
                      NEW Math Masters Summer Edition                                                     Session B: Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/25
                    Entering Grades 5 in Fall 2011                                                        Time:        9-11:30am
                    Math Masters of Minnesota calling all students who completed                          Place:       Raven Stream Elem, Classroom C126
                    4th grade! The Math Coach for the New Prague team will work                           Instructor: Jen Mushitz
                    with upcoming 5th graders to get a head start on the competition!
                    We will do fact drills and lots of problem solving for a fun night of                 Fee:         $99
                    math! No committment to join the team, just come to see what it
                    is all about! Students in other grades may attend to beef up their                    Spanish for Kids
                    math skills                                                                           Ages 3-Entering Grade 6 in Fall 2011
                                                                                                          Spanish for kids will teach and reinforce basic vocabulary,
                    Date:           Monday, 6/27   Fee:                          $10
                                                                                                                                              phrases and sounds of
                    Time:           6:30-8pm       Instructor:                   Jodi Prchal
                                                                                                                                              the Spanish language
                    Place:          NPCEC-Community Education
                                                                                                                                              Each day will bring new
                                                                                                                                              games, activities/crafts
                      NEW Science Fairs Rock!                                                                                                 and an exciting topic, while
                    Entering Grades 6-12 in Fall 2011                                                                                         reinforcing the materials
                    Get a head start and learn the ropes of competing in the                                                                  already presented
                    local, regional, state and national science fairs Learn about
                                                                                                          Date:        Monday-Thursday, 7/18-7/21
                    the opportunities that await you in the area of science and
                                                                                                          Place:       New Prague Community Education
                    engineering! Taught by Jr/Sr High Science Fair Coordinator
                    Learn about the benefits of completing a project and gaining                          Session A:   Ages 3-K, 9-10am
                    public speaking skills You will learn how to create a top notch                       Session B:   Grades 1-2, 10-11am
                    project, as well as how to compete in the research paper                              Session C:   Grades 3-6, 11am-12pm
                    category The class may continue to meet on their own after the                        Date:        Monday-Thursday, 7/18-7/21
                    class to support each other, research and experiment Parents                          Place:       Eagle View Elem, New Market
                    encouraged to attend with child
                                                                                                          Session D:   Ages 3-K, 1-2pm
                    Date:           Tuesday, 7/19     Fee:                          $5                    Session E:   Grades 1-2, 2-3pm
                    Time:           6:30-8pm          Instructor:                   Jodi Prchal           Session F:   Grades 3-6, 3-4pm
                    Place:          NPCEC-Community Ed
                                                                                                          Fee:        $25
                                                                                                          Instructor: KOSA Staff

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  NEW Camp Caterpillar                                                 NEW Mixture Madness
Ages 4-6                                                             Entering Grades 6-8 in Fall 2011
Our earth is a wonderful                                             Do you like to mix things together and find out why different 

                                                                                                                                             YOUTH | ACADEMICS
adventure just waiting for you!                                      mixtures react differently? If you do, then Mixture Madness is for
Each day at Camp Caterpillar                                         you! In this class you will experiment with different compounds to
you will be exploring the earth                                      explore the Periodic Table You will learn about elements, atoms,
from the sky to the ground As a                                      molecules, polymers, states of matter and much more Come
caterpillar camper you will begin                                    prepared to get your hands dirty, and learn about chemistry at
a new exploration each day You                                       the same time Be sure to wear old clothes!
will be discovering and learning                                     Date:          Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23
about bugs, weather, animals and plants with fun activities,         Time:          9:30-11:30am
projects, songs, stories and more during your camp adventure         Place:         NPCEC-Art Room
Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/27-6/30                             Fee:           $69
Time:         10-11:30am
Place:        Eagle View Elem, Art Room                                NEW Science Detective
Fee:          $55                                                    Entering Grades 6-8 in Fall 2011
                                                                     Join Science Explorers as we learn how forensic scientists
  NEW Kitchen Science                                                use their scientific skills to solve crimes. We will analyze finger 
Ages 4-6                                                             prints, “blood splatters”, hair, fibers, ink and more as we learn to 
Our kitchens can be an amazing science lab Join Science              examine crime scene evidence Then we will use our new skills
Explorers as we experiment with ingredients you can find in your     to decide “who dun it” as we investigate open cases
kitchen. We will experiment with mixtures that fizzle, pop and       Date:          Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/18
stretch all while we learn about solids, liquids and gases Be        Time:          12:30-2:30pm
sure to dress so you can get messy Note: Corn, wheat and dairy       Place:         Eagle View Elem, Art Room
may be used in this class, but not consumed                          Fee:           $69
Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/18
Time:         10-11:30am                                             Lego X: Olympic Decathlon
Place:        NPCEC-Art Room                                         Entering Grades 1-5 in Fall 2011
Fee:          $55                                                    Build a LEGO race-car and challenge
                                                                     your classmates to a race! Compete
  NEW Shocking Electrical Science                                    for prizes and have a great building
Entering Grades Grades 2-6 in Fall 2011                              challenging new projects each day! Every
In Shocking Electrical Science you will be learning                  day students are given a different LEGO
all about electricity and the flow of electrons.                     building challenge (called a ‘design brief’) The
Construct electrical circuits using wires, batteries,                environment is fun, inclusive and fast-paced Everyone goes
motors, buzzers, lemons and more Test everyday                       home a winner in this spirited journey of LEGO mettle! See www
items to decide if they are conductors or insulators                 youthenrichmentleague com for more details
Then build battery powered gadgets, including an                     Session A: Mon-Th, 7/18-7/21 Session B: Mon-Th, 7/18-7/21
electromagnet, to take home                                          Time:      9am-12pm          Time:      1-4pm
Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/27-6/30                             Place:     Eagle View Elem Place:       NPCEC-Comm Ed
Time:         12:30-2:30pm                                           Fee:        $85
Place:        Eagle View Elem, Art Room                              Instructor: Youth Enrichment League
Fee:          $69

Science and Engineering Fun!
Entering Grades 2-6 in Fall 2011                                      Date:         Thursday, 7/28
We will do all kinds of wacky science experiments that will amaze!    Time:         6-8pm
Try your luck at figuring out “who done its.” And witness science     Place:        NPCEC-Art Room
zingers that leave you wondering how and why! We will also put        Fee:          $10
our engineering skills to the test                                    Instructor:   Jodi Prchal

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                                                                                              NEW Chicks with Paint Sticks
                                                                                           Ages 6-11
                       Dinosaurs and Dragons Art                                           Does your daughter love paint, glitter and rhinestones? If so,
                       Ages 3.5-6                                                          this is the camp for her! In this fun camp we’ll paint birdhouses,
                       In this fun 2-day camp we’ll make 4 projects in 2 days Day one      paint or decoupage picture frames, create masterpieces on
                       is Dinosaur day- we’ll create a dinosaur collage and learn how      canvas board, and sculpt horses or unicorns using model magic!

                       to draw dinosaurs Day two is all about Dragons- We’ll sculpt        We’ll make a Paper Mache bunny We’ll even draw and then
                       a dragon and create a shield We’ll also read some fun stories       watercolor some cartoon animals Along the way we’ll listen to
                       about Dinosaurs and Dragons                                         some music, paint our nails and have lots of fun!
                       Session A:    Mon-Tue, 7/11-7/12   Session B: Mon-Tue, 8/8-8/9      Date:        Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/18
                       Time:         9:30-11:30am         Time:      9:30-11:30am          Time:        12-2pm
                       Place:        Eagle View Elem      Place:     NPCEC-Comm Ed         Place:       NPCEC-Art Room
                       Fee:          $55                  Fee:       $55                   Fee:         $99
                       Pretty in Pink Art                                                     NEW How to Make Your
                       Ages 3.5-6                                                          Dragon Art Camp
                       Celebrate all things pink and fancy in this girls art camp! We’ll   Ages 6-11
                       read the book Pinkalicious then make pink cupcakes out of clay,     Do you love Dragons? In this fun art camp we’ll create dragons
                       mix up some magenta and fuchsia to decorate a gigantic heart,       out of paper mache, We’ll create an origami dragon, paint
                       decoupage a picture frame with pink and pastel tissue paper and     shields and even learn to draw and sculpt some of our favorite
                       add some glitter too, and more! We’ll even paint our nails          dragons We’ll make pictures of castles, read cool stories like
                       Session A: Wed-Th, 7/13-7/14    Session B: Wed-Th, 8/10-8/11        Dogzilla, and make goodle We’ll even play some games We’ll
                       Time:      9:30-11:30am         Time:      9:30-11:30am             have a wildly great time at this fabulously fun camp!
                       Place:     Eagle View Elem      Place: NPCEC-Comm Ed                Date:     Monday-Thursday, 6/27-6/30 Time: 9:30-11:30am
                       Fee:       $55                  Fee:       $55                      Place:    NPCEC-Art Room             Fee: $99

                 Fun with Mrs. Prchal                                                                                NEW All About Me
                 Place:             NPCEC-Art Room                                                                 Entering Grades 3-9 in Fall 2011
                 Fee:               $15                                                                            Are the years getting away on you and you
                                                                                                                   have good intentions of having your child
                       NEW Wacky Wooden Boxes                        NEW String Art                                journal with their favorites or happenings
                Entering Grades 2-7 in Fall 2011                  Entering Grades 4-9 in Fall 2011                 in their life? Work together on a keepsake
                Do you love to decorate? Take a wooden            This is a fun, old fashioned craft Using a       booklet that you will treasure forever!
                box with handles and apply paint, sequins,        piece of wood (supplied), you will pound         Not quite as fancy as a scrapbook, but
                and other decorations to a wooden box             nails into a pattern that you will then create   will contain lots of drawings, writings and
                It is perfect for a gift or for yourself All      a string design according to the directions      memories Bring markers and a sharpie
                supplies included Makes a 4 inch square           Parents are welcome to stay and help             Bring a penny for each year of your child’s
                box with handle                                   Bring a hammer!                                  life for one possible idea for the book
                Date:          Tuesday, 6/28                      Date:         Thursday, 7/21                     Parents are welcome to stay and work
                Time:          6:30-7:30pm                        Time:         6:30-7:30pm                        together with their child
                                                                                                                   Date:          Monday, 7/25
                                                                                                                   Time:          6:30-8:30pm

                       NEW The Beat Goes On                        Session A: Ages 3-5, 9-9:45am                   Session C:   Ages 3-5, 9-9:45am
                 Age 3-Grade 2                                     Fee:       $29                                  Fee:         $29
                 From Homeward Bound Theatre                                                                       Session D:   Grades K-2, 10-11:30am
                                                                   Session B:   Grades K-2, 10-11:30am
                 Get your body moving to the beat By the
                                                                   Fee:         $45                                Fee:         $45
                 use of rhythm instruments, hand clapping,
                 musical games and songs you’ll be                 Place:       Eagle View Elem                    Place:       NPCEC-Community Ed
                 introduced to the rhythmic side of music          Date:        Tuesday, Wednesday,                Date:        Tuesday, Wednesday,
                 Leave this class with your toes tapping                        Thursday, 6/21-6/23                             Thursday, 8/9-8/11

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  NEW Rock Guitar Group Lessons                                                From Select Dance Academy
Entering Grades 4-8 in Fall 2011                                               Entering Grades 1-5 in Fall 2011
New and experienced students invited! Classic riffs from Lynrd
                                                                               Favorite Artist Dance Party

                                                                                                                                                     YOUTH | LEARNING FUN
Skynrd, Heart and Bon Jovi as well as the hottest new riffs from
Fistful of Mercy, White Stripes, Fall Out Boy and more We will                 Join us for Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber and
be studying major and minor pentatonic scales; minor, major and                Michael Jackson dance party! We will explore all styles of
power-chords Students will experiment with song writing and                    dance to all of our favorite songs Moves focus on coordination,
song analyses as well             Our instructors are professional             memorization and stage presence Wear comfortable clothing
musicians with a              passion for teaching                             and bring water and snack each day At the end of the last class,
                             kids Visit our website at                         kids will perform a short routine for parents
                             www youthenrichmentleague com for                 Date:          Mon-Thu, 8/1-8/4            Time:   1-2:30pm
                             more details There will be a mini-                Place:         Falcon Ridge Elem           Fee:    $54
                             recital at the end of the session
                             Parents are invited to attend                     American Girl II
                                                                               The dance party continues Grab your American girl doll (or
                           Date:           Monday-Thursday, 7/25-7/28
                                                                               any favorite doll) and get ready to move and groove! All new
                           Time:           1-4pm
                                                                               exciting activities and dance games Girls will design and create
                           Place:          Eagle View Elem, Art Room
                                                                               a tutu for their doll and matching headbands They will also learn
                           Fee:            $109
                                                                               some new hip hop/jazz funk moves and play dance games with
                           Instructor:     Youth Enrichment League
NOTE TO PARENTS: Please supply your child with a six-string guitar.            their doll This class is structured with exciting new activites and
Call 952.361.6882 if you would like recommendations for purchasing a guitar.   dance routines so you can come again
Remind your child to bring guitar to each class. Students who bring electric
guitars should also bring their own amplifier.
                                                                               Date:        Mon-Thu, 8/1-8/4             Time:     2:30-4pm
                                                                               Place:       Falcon Ridge Elem            Fee:      $64
  NEW Bieber-Fever Rock-Out!
Ages 5-13                                                                       NEW Jazz Funk
Come dressed in your Bieber fashion! Your Once Upon A Star                     Jazz meets danceline! Students will learn cool jazz moves
Bieber-Fever make-over will include: a streaked and shimmery                   intertwined with danceline fun to the music of today’s most
piggy-tail-hair-do, eye jewels and a dazzling tattoo You will                  popular artists All moves and music are age appropriate
create a sparkly JB hat and jewlery craft and we’ll learn some                 Dancers will show family and friends a short routine on the last
dance choreography for one of Justin Bieber’s biggest hits                     day Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes and
Come and catch the Bieber-Fever at this party!                                 bring a water bottle and snack to class each day
Date:          Friday, 7/29                                                    Session A: Tuesdays, 4/5-4/26
Time:          10-11:30am                                                      Time:      6:30-7:30pm
Place:         NPCEC-Community Ed                                              Fee:       $40
Fee:           $19                                                             Session B: Monday-Thursday, 8/22-8/25
Instructor:    Once Upon A Star                                                Time:      9-10:30am
                                                                               Fee:       $54
  NEW Comedy Improv “WHOSE **LINE** IS IT”                                     Place:       NPCEC Gym
Entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2011
Laugh until your sides hurt in
this very fun and unique class                                                 Boys Hip Hop
that teaches comedy and acting                                                 Boys will learn cool jazz moves intertwined with danceline fun to
without a script Learn to deliver                                              the music of today’s most popular artists All moves and music
on-the-spot sketches using a                                                   are age appropriate Dancers will show family and friends a short
variety of improv techniques                                                   routine on the last day Please wear comfortable clothing and
                                                                               tennis shoes and bring a water bottle and snack to class
Date:          Monday-Thursday, 8/1-8/4
Time:          2:30-4pm                                                        Date:        Monday-Wednesday 8/22-8/25
Place:         Eagle View Elem, Music Room                                     Time:        10:30-11:30am
Fee:           $45                                                             Place:       NPCEC Gym
Instructor:    Homeward Bound Theatre Company                                  Fee:         $44

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                                                                       Driver Education Classroom Preparation
                                                                       This class meets the 30-hour requirement
                                                                       to prepare for a learner’s permit

                                                                                                                    Session H
                                                                       Place:    NPHS                               Date:    Monday-Friday, July 25-August 5
                                                                       Fee:      $130                               Time:    7-10am
                                                                       Session G                                    Session I
                                                                       Date:   Monday-Friday, June 13-24            Date:    Monday-Friday, August 8-19
                                                                       Time:   7:30-10:30am                         Time:    7-10am

                            Summer 2011 “Behind the Wheel” Driver Education Sessions
                            Register online at or in person at Community Education or by phone at 952-758-1734.
                            The following sessions of Behind the Wheel Driver Education are being offered this summer Please note the dates and times of
                            each session and use this planning sheet to pre-select your top choice sessions before registering
                            Fee:              $225
                            This is a listing of June classes only.                   Note: “#” after session number indicates Lonsdale pickup at
                            For July/August classes visit               Caseys and “*” indicates New Market pickup at Eagle View Elementary

                            Instructor: SHAWN BRANDT                                          Instructor: BOB PEULEN
                            Session      Dates                     Times          Max #       Session         Dates                              Times               Max #
                            001          May 31, June 1, 2, 3      3 pm-6 pm          2       052*            June 13, 14, 15, 16                11 am-2 pm              2
                            002          June 6, 7, 8, 9           3 pm-6 pm          2       053#            June 20, 21, 22, 23                11 am-2 pm              2
                            003          June 14, 15, 16, 17       3 pm-6 pm          2       054             June 27, 28, 29, 30                8 am-11 am              2
                            004          June 20, 21, 22, 23       7 am-10 am         2       055             June 27, 28, 29, 30                11 am-2 pm              2
                            005          June 27, 28, 29, 30       7 am-10 am         2
                                                                                              Instructor: TIM THORP
                            Instructor: RICK ENGLER                                           Session         Dates                              Times               Max #
                            Session      Dates                     Times          Max #       086             June 13, 14, 15, 16                12 pm-3 pm              2
                            013          June 13, 14, 15, 16       7 am-10 am         2       087             June 20, 32, 22, 23                12 pm-3 pm              2
                            014          June 13, 14, 15, 16       10 am-1 pm         2       088#            June 27, 29, Jul 1, 5              10 am-1 pm              2
                            015          June 20, 21, 22, 23       7 am-10 am         2       089#            June 27, 29, July 1, 5             1 pm-4 pm               2
                            016          June 20, 21, 22, 23       10 am-1 pm         2       Instructor: RYAN UTTECH
                            017          June 27, 28, 29, 30       7 am-10 am         2       Session         Dates                              Times               Max #
                            018          June 27, 28, 29, 30       10 am-1 pm         2       074             June 15, 16, 22                    7 am-11 am              2
                                                                                              075             June 15, 16, 22                    11 am-3 pm              2
                            Instructor: TOM HUDSPETH
                                                                                              076             June 23, 27, Jul 6                 7 am-11 am              2
                            Session      Dates                     Times          Max #
                                                                                              077             June 23, 27, Jul 6                 11 am-3 pm              2
                            029          June 13, 14, 15, 16       11 am- 2 pm        2
                            030          June 17, 18, 20, 21       11 am-2 pm         2
                            031          June 22, 23, 24, 25       11 am-2 pm         2
                            032          June 27, 28, 29, 30       7 am-10 am         2
                            033          June 27, 28, 29, 30       10 am-1 pm         2                        The New Prague Arts Council Presents

                                                                                                  Student Art Show
                                                                                                                FREE EXHIBIT
                                                                                                                 Opening Night: Tuesday, April 12
                                                                                                            6-8 p.m. at the New Prague Public Library
                                                                                                    Over 150 works of art by young artists from the New Prague
                                                                                                      Area Schools, St. Wenceslaus and Holy Cross Schools
                                                                                                      Sponsored by New Prague Arts Council, the schools’ art specialists,
                                                                                                     and New Prague Area Community Education, with generous assistance
                                                                                                                    from the New Prague Public Library

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Jazz Camp                                                              Summer Drama Camp
Entering Grades 9-12 in Fall 2011                                      Explore, Create, Express
All band students entering grades 9-12 are encouraged to               Entering Grades 3-8 in Fall 2011
participate in our week long jazz camp! Students will focus            Do you like to sing, dance
on learning jazz tunes and imporvisation Improvisation will            and act? Are you interested in
be introduced and students will learn the skills they need to          learning how to put together a full
improvise jazz solos All wind and rhythm section players are           staged theater production? If you
encouraged to participate! This is a wonderful opportunity to          love performing and creative art
continue playing your instrument over the summer and can be            projects, summer drama camp is
taken in conjunction with all other instrumental music camps or        for you! Julie Potvin Kirchner, Craig
classes through NP Community Education                                 Zimanske and the drama camp staff,
Date:          Monday-Thursday                                         invite you to join them in a week-long exploration of different

                                                                                                                                             YOUTH | FINE ARTS
                                                                       aspects of theatre culminating in a showcase performance of a
Time:         1-4pm                                                    musical play No experience is necessary Please bring a lunch
Place:        NPHS-Band Room                                           and snack each day All supplies are included and participants
Fee:          $49                                                      will receive a camp t-shirt
Instructor:   Brian Thorstad                                           Date:          Monday-Friday, 7/25-7/29
Beginner Band Lessons                                                  Time:          9am-3pm Mon-Thurs, 12-5:30pm Friday
Entering Grade 5 in Fall 2011                                                         Showcase Performance Friday at 4:30pm
Beginning instrumentalists will participate in small group             Place:         NPMS, Auditorium
lessons by instrument section (1-4 students in a group) This is        Fee:           $125
for current 4th grade students who want a head start on their          Instructor:    Julie Kirchner, Craig Zimanske
instrument for the coming school year Students will meet for
30 minutes twice a week Monday and Wednesday sessions
                                                                       NEW Pop Group Boot Camp
will be held at the New Prague NPMS Tuesday and Thursday               Entering Grades 5-12 in Fall 2011
sessions will be held at Eagle View Elem in New Market There           This boot camp is for any student who loves to sing and dance!
will be no lessons scheduled July 4-5 to accommodate the 4th           New Prague Schools have a variety of pop groups and this camp
of July Holiday All lessons will be scheduled between 8 am and         for any student currently in a pop group or any student interested
12pm Rental information from music stores will be sent home at         in joining a pop group We will learn a variety of songs including
the end of the school year Parents will make arrangements for          hip hop and Broadway! Get yourself in gear for the school year
instrument rental, and instruments will be delivered to the school     in this pop choir boot camp!
for the first lesson.                                                  Date:          Thursday-Saturday, 8/25-8/27
Session A: NPMS, 6/20-7/25 (skip 7/4)                                  Time:          6-8:30pm
Session B: Eagle View, 6/21-7/26 (skip 7/5)                            Place:         NPMS, Choir Classroom and Auditorium
                                                                       Fee:           $30
Fee:          $89                                                      Instructor:    Nicole Thietje
Instructor:   Elizabeth Hertzfeld
Private Band Lessons                                                   Czech Dancing and Folklore, Youth
Four private band lessons will be offered to any band students         Ages 5-19
   who will be entering grades 5-12 in the fall of 2011 Lessons        Classes are being held for youth interested in learning Czech
     will be 30 minutes, and will be scheduled on an individual        folk dances Traditional dances will be taught as well as
        basis This is a great opportunity for students to improve      polka and waltz steps No dancing background needed! In
          and accelerate their playing abilities Instructors will be   combination with dancing, miscellaneous folklore culture will be
            assigned       based on instrumental expertise             explored, including information on costumes and language
              Lessons must be completed by 8/5/2011.                   This class is instructed by the Domaci Czech Folk Dance
                                                                       directors Any questions or want more details? Call Deb or Arnie
                 Fee:     $76                                          Ziskovsky at 952-652-2677
                  Instructors:        Elizabeth Hertzfeld
                                      Brian Thorstad                   Dates:         Saturdays , 7/9-7/16
                                                                       Time:          10:30-11:30am
                                                                       Place:         Falcon Ridge Elem, Multi-Purpose Gym
                                                                       Fee:           $10
                                                                       Instructors:   Deb & Arnie Ziskovsky

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                              DNR Firearms Safety Training                                             NEW Red Cross: Basic Aid Training
                              Ages 11 and up
                              The primary purpose of this class is safety, but it encompasses        Entering Grades 3-5 in Fall 2011
                              many other topics. It covers hunting heritage, firearms history        Children will learn Red Cross emergency response skills and
                              and safety for all guns including BB guns The responsibility           rescue breathing They will also learn ways to prevent and care
                              of the hunter is discussed as well as wildlife conservation and        for choking, wounds, nosebleeds, falls and animal bites This
                              management, wildlife identification, water safety, ATV’s, dogs,        course also goes over appropriate responses for fire, saftey, 
                              bow hunting, survival, first aid and more. There will be a brief       poisoning, water accidents, substance abuse and more
                              introduction to bow hunting and the muzzle loader You must be          Date:         Monday-Thursday, 7/11-7/14
                              age 11 at start of class If participant is a minor, a parent must be   Time:         1:30-3:30pm
                              present at registration to sign the required form Adults frequently    Place:        NPCEC-Community Ed
                              take the class along with the younger students Bring a pencil to       Fee:          $39
                              class Registration is Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m., before           Instructor:   Cathy White
                              class. For more information, contact Ron Dols (758-3539) or Ed
                              Hrabe (758-2530) No limit on class size The class is sponsored
                              by the New Prague VFW, Post 5145. Required field trip and test 
                                                                                                       NEW Pet First Aid
                              on Saturday, June 4                                                    Entering Grades 1-5 in Fall
                              Date:         Wednesdays, 4/20-6/1, plus field trip Saturday, 6/4
                                                                                                     Be prepared to help your
                              Time:         6:30-9pm on 4/20
                                                                                                     pet by taking this course
                                            7-9pm remaining classes
                                                                                                     You will learn about cat
                              Place:        Park Ballroom
                                                                                                     and dog hygiene and
                              Fee:          $7 50 due to instructor on registration night
                                                                                                     how to admister first 
                                            $7 50 due later online to DNR
                                                                                                     aid You will create
                              Home Alone Clinic                                                      an emergency
                              Ages 8-10                                                              supply list, and
                              Prepare to stay home alone and make yourself comfortable               learn how to deal
                              and safe. Make emergency contact lists and first aid kit, do           with disasters,
                              fingerprinting, learn about fire escape routes and kitchen safety      such as choking and much, much more
                              and much more Bring a bag lunch and snack, pencil or pen, and
                                                                                                     Date:         Wednesday-Thursday, 6/22-6/23
                                                                                                     Time:         10am-12pm
                              Session A: Monday-Tuesday, 6/13-6/14                                   Place:        Eagle View Elem, Art Room
                              Time:      8:30-10:30am             Fills Q                            Fee:          $19
                              Place:     NPCEC-Community Ed       C       uickl           y          Instructor:   Cathy White
                                                                           all Ea
                              Session B: Monday-Tuesday, 8/8-8/9                   rly!
                              Time:      1-3pm
                                                                                                     Red Cross: Babysitting Clinic
                                                                                                     11 years old and up
                              Place:     Eagle View Elem, Art Room
                                                                                                     Participants will be given
                              Fee:          $32                                                      instructions on baby
                              Instructor:   Cathy White, Red Cross Authorized Instructor             development, first aid, 
                                                                                                     diapering, etc Please
                                NEW Red Cross: First Aid for Children Today                          bring a sack lunch
                                                                                                     and a large doll for
                              Entering Grades K-3 in Fall 2011                                       diapering practice
                              First Aid for Children teaches kids through health promotion and       You will receive
                              injury prevention activities The topics for this course include        a small first aid 
                              first aid, personal safety, injury prevention, healthy habits, and     kit
                                                                                                     Session A:
                              Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/15-8/18                               Wednesday, 6/15
                              Time:         9-11am                                                   Session B: Wednesday, 8/3
                              Place:        Eagle View Elem, Classroom B205
                              Fee:          $39                                                      Time:         9am-3:30pm
                              Instructor:   Cathy White                                              Place:        NPCEC-Community Ed
                                                                                                     Fee:          $59
                                                                                                     Instructor:   Cheryl Malecha

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 New Prague Trojan Morning Ball Camp                                   New Prague Trojan Summer Baseball Clinic
 Entering Grades K-7 in Fall 2011                                      Designed for the competitive
 The New Prague Trojan Baseball Staff and NPHS players will            player going into Grades 4-9,
 provide a fun, skills-based environment for youth baseball/softball   this camp focuses on fundamental
 players The summer long camp will emphasize fundamentals              skills and situational baseball Small
 and teamwork and promote individual skills as well as team play       groups/stations will offer experiences
 Each session will be divided into skills, drills, and games Players   in pitching, catching, infield/outfield, base 
 will also learn the rules of the game                                 running, and hitting Each participant will
 Date:          Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6/14-7/21                          be evaluated using on-field experiences and 
 Session A: T-Ball, Entering Grades K-2                                video technology Games will be incorporated
 Time:          9-10am                                                 during the sessions Note: Participants will be
 Session B: Baseball/Softball - coach or machine pitch                 divided into Grades 4-6 and grades 7-9.

                                                                                                                                          YOUTH | SPORTS
                Entering Grades 3-4                                    Date:         Monday, 6/13, 2:30-4:30pm
 Time:          10:15-11:15am                                                        Friday, 6/17, 9-11am
 Session C: Baseball/Softball                                                        Monday, 6/20, 2:30-4:30pm
                Player pitch/coach, pitch/machine pitch                              Friday, 6/24, 9-11am
                Entering Grades 5-7                                    Place:        NPHS Ball Fields
 Time:          11:30am-12:30pm                                        Fee:          $40
 Place:        Memorial Park                                           Instructor:   Tom Wetschka, Rick Bell
 Fee:          $49

Evening Community Ball                                                 Questions
Currently Age 4 through Grade 6                                        Please call Coordinator Mike Tschimperle at 952-290-0360
With a renewed focus on the fundamentals and new coach/player          Team Rosters
training opportunities, Evening Community Ball returns this summer     Coaches will contact team members after their May 4 meeting to
with a T-Ball experience for younger participants, and softball and    confirm practice plans. Team rosters available after May 5 online at 
baseball programs for older players Grades 5 & 6 compete against       www np k12 mn us/commed/ce shtml under Summer Recreation
other communities Younger players play within an in-house league
Players may play up one level only for the purpose of playing with     Fundamental Skills Clinic – Saturday, May 7
a sibling or if requested by league for team size Please provide an    With the help of Trojan coaching staff and players, all Evening
e-mail address when registering, to receive program updates            Community Ball players and their coaches are invited to a
                                                                       Fundamental Skills Clinic to kick off the program Parents are
Registration                                                           welcome to stay and watch, to learn skills you can practice at
Register by April 29 to guarantee your spot Go online to               home If possible, please join your team and coach at New Prague or contact Community Education, 420 Central              High School fields at the following time:
Avenue North, New Prague, 952-758-1734                                 12:00-1:00 p m Age 4 through Kindergarten
Mark Your Calendars!                                                   1:15-2:15 p m       Grades 1-2
Friday, April 29: Guaranteed Registration Deadline*                    2:30-3:30 p m       Grades 3-6
Weds, May 4:         Coach Meeting (7 p m , CEC Community Ed)                           W
                                                                       Session A: NE Age 4
Saturday, May 7: Player/Coach Fundamentals Clinic ]                                Wednesdays at 6:15 p m , Raven Stream Elem, $39
                     (NPHS Fields)                                     Session B: Age 5 by Sept 1- Grade K
Week of May 30: Practices Begin (Age 5-Grade 6)                                    Mondays at 6:15 or 7:15 p m , Raven Stream Elem, $39
Week of June 13: Program Begins (Age 4),                               Session C: Boys & Girls in Grade 1
                     Games Begin (Age 5-Grade 6)                                   Tuesdays at 6:15 p m , Raven Stream Elem, $39
* Registration after April 29 depends on available space.
                                                                       Session D: Boys & Girls in Grade 2 , NEW Coach pitch “First Five”
Volunteers Needed                                                                  Thursdays at 6:15 p m , Raven Stream Elem, $39
In order to keep our program fees reasonable, we rely on volunteer     Session E: Boys in Grades 3-4
coaches to lead each team We will provide a coach meeting on                       Mon & Wed at 6:30 p m , Raven/Northside, $49
Wednesday, May 4, and a coach/player clinic on Saturday, May 7         Session F: Girls in Grades 3-4
We will also provide you with sample drills and appropriate skills                 Tues & Thurs at 6:30 p m , Bus Garage/Southside, $49
for your team’s age group Please indicate your willingness to help     Session G: Boys in Grades 5-6
when you register Note: If registering online, please click “Notes”                Tues & Thurs at 6 p m , Raven Stream Elem, $49
on the Shopping Cart page.                                             Session H: Girls in Grades 5-6
                                                                                   Mon & Wed at 6 p m , Bus Garage/Southside, $49

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                 Summer Strength & Conditioning (BFS)
                 Entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2011
                 Join district coaches for a program to improve your strength
                 and physical conditioning Experience a comprehensive,
                 researched, and systematic approach, addressing all the
                 vital components involved in achieving optimal athletic
                    •  Strength / Power                                          Taught by Physical Education Teachers, Amy Kilian & Amy Sirek
                    •  Speed / Agility / Quickness                                 NEW Sports FUNdamentals Camp
                    •  Cardio / Respiratory Capacity
                                                                                 Ages 4-6

                    •  Functional Range of Motion
                                                                                 Learn the basic skills of soccer, baseball/softball and flag football 
                 The three primary goals of the program are as follows:          through FUNdamental drills and games If it rains, camp will move
                    •  Reduce the likelihood and severity of injury              indoors Please wear appropriate shoes and bring a water bottle
                    •  Stimulate positive physiological adaptations that allow   Mon-Thu, 6/20-6/23                  Mon-Thu, 7/11-7/14
                       the athlete to maximize performance potential             Session A: Age 4, 9-9:45am          Session C: Age 4, 9-9:45am
                    •  Improve confidence and mental toughness.                  Session B: Ages 5-6, 10-11am Session D: Ages 5-6, 10-11am
                 Program is ideal for all male/female power and endurance        Place: Raven Stream Elem            Place: Eagle View Elem
                 athletes and all other New Prague students, grades 7-12,        Place: Eagle View Elem Fields Fee: $30
                 interested in improving overall fitness. Check out the 
                 program’s web site for more information:                          NEW Youth Floor Hockey Camp
                 http://brian grensteiner2 googlepages com/home                  Ages 6-12
                 T-shirts can be earned if the athlete attends 85% or more of    Learn the basic skills of floor hockey: puck handling, passing and 
                 the sessions throughout the summer                              shooting Participants will divide up by age during game play Come
                 Dates:          Monday-Friday, 6/13-8/4 (Skip July 4)           and have fun! Please wear gym shoes and bring a water bottle
                 Entering Grade 7                                                Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23
                 Session A: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-8:45am                    NPCEC Gym
                                                                                 Session A: K-2, 1-1:45pm
                 Entering Grade 8
                                                                                 Session B: 3-4 Grade, 1:45-2:30pm
                 Session B: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:45-10am
                                                                                 Session C: 5-6 Grade, 2:30-3:15pm
                 Entering Grades 9-12                                            Fee:          $39
                 Session C: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6-7:30am
                 Session D: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:30-9am                    NEW Youth Sports Camp
                 Session E: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-10:30am                 Ages 6-12
                 Session F: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:30am-12pm              This is an introductory program to soccer, flag football and non-
                 Session G: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 7-8:30pm                  contact lacrosse Participants will learn the basic skills and rules of
                 Place:       NPHS Weight Room                                   each sport Please wear appropriate shoes and bring a water bottle
                 Fee:         $62, Grades 9-12  Fee:         $42, Grades 7-8     Mon-Thu, 6/27-6/30                   Mon-Thu, 7/11-7/14
                 Coordinator: Brian Grensteiner                                  Middle School Fields                 Eagle View Elem Fields
                                                                                 Session A: K-2, 9-9:45am             Session D: K-2, 12-12:45pm
                                                                                 Session B: Gr 3-4, 9:45-10:45am Session E: Gr 3-4, 12:45-1:45pm
                                                                                 Session C: Gr 5-6, 10:45-11:45am Session F: Gr 5-6, 1:45-2:45
                                                                                 Fee:           $39
                                                                                   NEW Little Trojans Girls’ Basketball Camp
                                                                                 Girls Entering Grades K-2 in Fall 2011
                                                                                 An introduction to the basic fundamentals of the game A positive,
                                                                                 non-competitive environment to excite girls about the game of
                                                                                 basketball Please wear gym shoes and bring a water bottle
                                                                                 Mon-Thu, 6/13-6/16                   Mon-Thu, 6/13-6/16
                                                                                 Raven Stream                         Eagle View
                                                                                 Session A: 9-9:45am, Grade K         Session C: 1-1:45pm, Grade K
                                                                                 Session B: 10-11am, Grades 1-2 Session D: 2-3pm, Grades 1-2
                                                                                 Fee:          $30

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                                                                     Mini Spring Session
                                                                     Session A:         Mondays, 4/4-4/18

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                                                                     Place:             Raven Stream Elem, Gym
  NEW ZumbAtomic® with Denise Thompson
                                                                     Session B:         Mondays, 5/2-5/16
Grades K-5                                                           Place:             Eagle View Elem, Gym
ZUMBA Fitness developed a storyline DVD and comic book to
intrigue children to watch, learn, and choose a path toward a        Time:              4-5pm
healthy lifestyle. The story is about a fictional scientist named    Fee:               $29
Mr Tomic who was looking for the formula for happiness After         Summer Session
many trials, he discovered that the formula is dance, music and
                                                                     Session C:         9-10am, Falcon Ridge Elem, New Prague
exercise That’s when he stumbles upon ZUMBATOMIC - an
                                                                     Session D:         10:45-11:45am, Eagle View Elem, New Market
explosion of music, dance and energy! The ZUMBATOMIC music
is 100% kid-friendly with songs, dances, and actions that pomote     Date:              Tuesdays, 6/21-8/23
the overall theme of a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness     Fee:               $94
and FUN!

Children’s Self-Defense                                              Cheer America
Ages 5-12                                                            Ages 5-12
Children build a sense of empowerment and confidence as they         This class is designed to teach
develop physical fitness and self-discipline. Participants learn     children a variety of popular
how to recognize dangerous situations, defend themselves in          cheers and pompom routines
those situations, and make emergency notifications. Drop-in          The students also improve their
registration is Monday, 6/13, 2-2:45pm at Falcon Ridge Elem          physical fitness, coordination, 
Multi-purpose Gym.                                                   cooperation with others, flexibility 
Dates:       Mondays, 6/20-8/22 (Skip 7/4)                           and self-esteem For more
Time:        2-2:45pm                                                information about Cheer America
Place:       Falcon Ridge Elem, Multi-Purpose Gym                    or to register by phone, contact Jeff Wood at 952-997-7732
Fee:         $4 registration plus $6 per week                        Drop-in Registration is Tuesday, 6/14, 2-2:45pm at Falcon
                                                                     Ridge Elem Multi-purpose Room.
Trojan Summer Wrestling Camp
Entering Grades K-5 in Fall 2011                                     Date:         Tuesdays, 6/14-8/23 (Skip 7/5)
The Trojan Summer Wrestling Camp introduces the sport of             Time:         2-2:45pm
wrestling to school-age youth Guest clinicians will teach basic      Place:        Falcon Ridge Elem, Multi-purpose Gym
skills and moves needed to become a successful competitor            Fee:          $4 registration plus $6 per week
Wear t-shirt, shorts, and gym shoes
Date:        Monday-Thursday, 7/25-7/28                              Tiger Rock TaeKwonDo
Time:        5:30-6:45pm                                             Ages 4 and Up
Place:       NPHS Wrestling Room                                     Tiger Rock TaeKwonDo offers traditional TaeKwonDo lessons
Fee:         $30                                                     for kids and adults. Benefits include focus, self-discipline, self-
Youth Dance Camp                                                     confidence, self-control, increased fitness and 
Entering Grades 4-6 Fall 2011      Team Fund                         FUN! Ken Sawatzke’s Tiger Rock TaeKwonDo
Did you like watching the new                      raiser!           Academy is a licensed member
New Prague School Dance Team?                                        of the MAIA/ITA
Want to learn more about dance team? During this week long           Date:          Mondays & Thursdays,
camp you will learn some basic skills and technique of dance                       6/13-8/29
team and 2 routines On the last day you will perform for your                      (Skip 7/4, 7/21, 7/25)
parents! Youth Dance Camp will be taught by NPHS dance team          Session A: 12-12:30pm, Ages 4 to 6
members Sign up for one or both sessions, different rountines will   Session B: 12:30-1:15pm, Ages 7 and up
be taught at each session
Session A: Monday-Friday, 6/13-6/17                                  Place:        NPCEC-Community Ed
Session B: Monday-Friday, 7/18-7/22                                  Fee:          $129
Time:         6-9pm                 Place:      NPCEC Gym            Instructor:   Ken Sawatzke
Instructor: NPHS Dance Team Fee:                $79

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                 Recreational Soccer League                                           Summer Soccer Camp
                 Age 4 by August 1 through Entering Grade 8 in Fall 2011              Age 5 to Entering Grade 8 in Fall 2011
                 Become a player of the most popular sport in the world Learn         Join NPHS’s soccer coaches and players for a great time as
                 rules, positions, dribbling, ball control, kicking, and defense      you build your soccer skills We’ll focus on these essential skills:
                 Teams at each age level are formed by random selection Shin          dribbling, passing, throw-ins, and playing positions Please
                 guards are required for safety Two volunteer “co-coaches”            bring a water bottle Shin guards required; cleats strongly
                 needed per team, so please indicate your interest in coaching        recommended Bring your soccer ball, if you have one Come
                 when you register Coach training provided before season              kick off the soccer season to get ready
                 begins Soccer jerseys, coordinated socks and awards for all                                                      Note N
                                                                                      Dates:        Monday-Friday, 8/1-8/5                 ew Da
                 participants! Please indicate shirt size when registering. Coach                                                                  tes!
                                                                                      Session A: 9-10am, Age 5-Entering Grade 2

                 will contact players prior to first night. Register by June 24 to
                 pay the “early bird” rate.                                           Session B: 10:30am-12pm, Entering Grades 3-8
                 Elko New Market - Eagle View Elementary                              Place:       NPHS Practice Fields
                                                                                      Fee:         $29
                 Session A: Ages 4-5 (must be 4 by August 1)                          Instructors: Coaches Kehrli, Hopke and NPHS Soccer Team
                 Dates:     Tuesdays, August 9-September 27
                 Time:      6-7pm                                                    Archery Clinic
                 Session B: Entering Grades 1-2                                      Entering Grades 4-12 in Fall 2011
                 Dates:     Thursdays, August 11-September 29                        The New Prague Archery
                 Time:      6-7:15pm                                                 Club is offering an Archery
                                                                                     clinic Bows and arrows
                 Session C: Entering Grades 3-6                                      will be provided This is an
                 Dates:     Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 9-September 29              introductory clinic to teach
                 Time:      Tuesdays – 6-7pm                                         students about Archery and
                            Thursdays – 6-7:30pm                                     get them excited about this
                 New Prague - Raven Stream Elementary                                lifelong sport The clinic will
                                                                                     be offered at the Public Archery Range located across from the
                 Session D: Ages 4-5 (must be 4 by August 1)
                                                                                     NPHS, by the sledding hill Note: In case of rain, clinic will be
                 Dates:     Mondays, August 8-September 26
                                                                                     moved indoors
                 Time:      6-7pm
                                                                                     Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23
                 Session E: Entering Grades 1-2
                 Dates:     Tuesdays,                         Early                  Session A: 9-10am, Entering Grades 9-12
                            August 9-September 27           Ends                     Session B: 10-11am, Entering Grades 6-8
                                                                 June 2
                 Time:      6-7:15pm                                    4            Session C: 11am-12pm, Entering Grades 4-5
                 Session F: Entering Grades 3-4                                      Place:        New Prague Archery Range
                 Dates:     Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 11-September 29             Fee:          $12
                 Time:      Tuesdays – 6:15-7:15pm - Practice Location TBA           Instructor:   Dave Snyder, Dick Snyder
                            Thursdays – 6-7:30pm - Games at Raven Stream
                 Session G: Entering Grades 5-8
                 Dates:     Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 11-September 29             Junior Trojan Track & Field Clinic
                 Time:      Tuesdays – 6:15-7:15pm - Practice Location TBA           Ages 5-14
                            Thursdays – 6-7:30pm - Games at Raven Stream             Do you like to run? jump? use your strength to compete? Join
                 Fees:         Ages 4-5: $39 early bird ($49 after June 24)          Varsity Track Coaches Josephson and Meyer and Track Team
                               Grades 1-2: $49 early bird ($59 after June 24)        members to learn and practice the core Track & Field events long
                               Grades 3-8: $59 early bird ($69 after June 24)        jump, pole vault, high jump, shot and discus, hurdles, relays,
                                                                                     sprints, and more Test out your new skills at Thursdays’s track
                                                                                     meet Please indicate t-shirt size when registering.
                                                                                     Date:         Monday-Wednesday, 7/18-7/20, plus Thursday meet
                                                                                     Session A: 5:30-6:30pm, Ages 5-8
                                                                                     Session B: 6:30-8pm, Ages 9-14
                                                                                     Place:        NPHS Track
                                                                                     Fee:          $25
                                                                                     Instructor:   Coaches Josephson & Meyer and Track Team

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  NEW 6th & 7th Grade Spring Volleyball Camp
                                                                      7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Camp
                                                                      Girls Entering Grades 7-8 in Fall 2011
Currently in Grades 6-7                                               Join Coach Angie Andersen and the Trojan Volleyball staff to get

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Join coach Angie Andersen to cover an introduction to basic           a head start on your NPMS volleyball season with a review of
fundamental skills of volleyball, focus on correct form and timing    volleyball skills Three sessions of high repetitions on skills like
In the event of a rain day or NPMS sports needing the gym,            passing, overhand serving, setting and attacking, 75% skill work,
an announcement will be made at school that the camp day is           25% competition
cancelled and rescheduled (Make-up day is Friday, June 3)
Space is limited to 25 girls sign up early!!                          Date:         Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8/16-8/18
                                                                      Time:         4-6pm
Date:         Tuesday-Thursday, 5/31-6/2                              Place:        NPHS Gym
Time:         2:45-4:45pm                                             Fee:          $40
Place:        NPMS Gym
Fee:          $40                                                       NEW Position Volleyball Camps
Little Trojans Volleyball Camp                                        Girls Entering Grades 7-9 in Fall 2011
Girls Entering Grades K-4 Fall 2011                                   Join Coach Angie Andersen and other NP coaches for one or
Join New Prague Volleyball coaches for an all skills camp             more position-specific camps. Great way to focus on just one 
focusing on basic skills of volleyball and teamwork while having      position at a time, and specific skills/footwork that go along with 
some fun and learn about the rules of volleyball!                     it Sign up for as many sessions as you want! Be warm, stretched
                                                                      and ready at your start time!
Session A: Entering Grades K-4
                                       Daytim                         Session A: 4-5pm, Ball Control
Time:      8:15-9am                             e Optio
                                                        n                        (recommended for all players)
Session B: Entering Grades K-2
                                                                      Session B: 5-6pm, Setter
Time:      4-4:45pm
                                                                      Session C: 6-7pm, Hitter
Session C: Entering Grades 3-4                                        Session D: 7-8pm, Ball Control
Time:      4:45-5:30pm                                                           (recommended for all players)
Dates:        Monday-Thursday, June 20-23                             Date:         Monday-Thursday, 7/11-7/14
Place:        NPCEC Gym                                               Place:        NPHS Gym
Fee:          $25                                                     Fee:          1 Session - $30, 2 Sessions - $55, 3 Sessions - $80
Junior Trojan Volleyball Camp
Girls Entering Grades 5-8 in Fall 2011                                Custom Volleyball Training
Join New Prague Volleyball coaching staff for an all skills           Girls entering Grades 5-12 in Fall 2011
volleyball camp Cover the basics of passing, setting, serving and     Six (one-hour) sessions to focus on individual skills with high
hitting Review of proper footwork patterns, arm swing and ball        intensity repetitions with Coach Angie Andersen or another New
control Players will be separated by skill/position for some drills   Prague coach Sign up to be placed by Coach Andersen in a
                                                                      group of two or three Coach Andersen will contact you to set
Session A: Entering Grades 5-6                                        up times, please provide your email address This training is
Time:      5:30-7pm                                                   designed for players that wish to be pushed to reach their next
Session B: Entering Grades 7-8                   Watch                level of play Athletes must be self-motivated, determined and
Time:      7-8:30pm                            mail fo our            expect sessions to be physically demanding Popular, register
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                                             5th and            n     early! Need to register by May 15. Training Sessions take place
Date:         Monday-Thursday,                         6th gra
                                                fall leag      de     in June-July
              6/20-6/23                                   ue
Place:        NPCEC Gym                                               Fee:          $139/person, groups of 2
Fee:          $40                                                                   $99/person, groups of 3

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                 7th-10th Grade Boys’ Basketball                                      5th-6th Grade Boys’ Basketball
                 Shooting Camp                                                          NEW Shooting/Ball Handling Combo Camp

                 Boys Entering Grades 7-10 in Fall 2011                               Boys Entering Grades 5-6 in Fall 2011
                 The shooting camp is focused entirely on improving and               We will combine two important basketball skills in shooting and
                 mastering techniques of proper shooting form and footwork            ball handling The shooting portion will focus on proper shooting
                 Players will have their shooting form videotaped and individually    form and footwork Videotape will be used to provide instruction
                 analyzed Campers will learn all the skills needed to develop         The ball handling portion will focus on drills to improve hand-eye
                 accuracy, form and confidence.                                       coordination
                 Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/13-6/16                             Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/13-6/16
                 Session A: 10:15am-12:15pm, Entering Grades 7-8                      Time:         8:30-10am
                 Session B: 12:30pm-2:30pm, Entering Grades 9-10
                                                                                        NEW Shooting/Position Combo Camp
                 Ball Handling Camp                                                   Boys Entering Grades 5-6 in Fall 2011
                 Boys Entering Grades 7-10 in Fall 2011                               Combine two important basketball skills in shooting and position
                 Participants will learn various drills and techniques to maximize    work The shooting portion will focus on repetition to improve
                 their hand quickness, hand coordination, off-hand ability, overall   shooting skill. The position portion will focus on giving specific 
                 ball control and game-type moving dribbles Our ball handling         instruction for both perimeter and post players
                 camp will have the unique focus of teachning one-handed              Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23
                 basketball handling through intensive one handed ball control        Time:         8:30-10am
                                                                                      Fee:          $60 for one, $110 for both
                 Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23                             Place:        NPHS Gym, Indicate t-shirt size when registering.
                 Session A: 10:15am-12:15pm, Entering Grades 7-8
                 Session B: 12:30pm-2:30pm, Entering Grades 9-10                      Extreme Basketball Training
                                                                                      Join the Trojan boys’ basketball staff for an intensive,
                 Position Camp                                                        individualized training program designed for serious players who
                 Boys Entering Grades 7-10 in Fall 2011                               want high level personal training The training program consists
                 This position camp is designed to give specialized instruction to    of six (6) one-hour, intense individualized workouts Participants
                 players who play on the perimeter and in the post Players will       receive in-depth evaluations and a planned workout routine to
                 learn about new moves to drive to basket and the importance of       continue their training afterward Dates and times are arranged
                 correct footwork They will learn how to beat a defender one-on-      for June and July with coaches on an individual basis Please
                 one                                                                  register through Community Education, and a coach will contact
                 Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/27-6/30                             you to schedule workouts Indicate t-shirt size when registering.
                                                                                      Fee:           $169/person if working alone
                 Session A: 10:15am-12:15pm, Entering Grades 7-8                                     $129/person if working in pairs (register together)
                 Session B: 12:30-2:30pm, Entering Grades 9-10
                                                                                                    Boys Basketball Staff
                                                                                                    Former Trojan Basketball and College players
                 Fee:       One camp, $60; Two camps, $110; Three camps, $150
                                                                                                    Sam Dittberner, St John’s University
                 One t-shirt per participant. Indicate size when registering
                                                                                                    Tom Giesen, Northern State University
                 Place: NPHS Gym

                 Boys’ Basketball Fundamental Skills Camp                             Date:          Monday-Thursday, 6/27-6/30
                 Boys Entering Grades 1-4 in Fall 2011                                Session A: 8-9:30am, Raven Stream Elem, New Prague
                 Enjoy basketball while learning the basic fundamentals Camp          Session B: 10-11:30am, Eagle View Elem, New Market
                 is designed to introduce and improve all areas of the game for
                                                                                      Fee:          $50
                 each player Indicate t-shirt size when registering.

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  NEW New Prague Tennis Camp: Grades K-6                               New Prague Tennis Camp: Grades 7-12
This camp is considered an introduction to the wonderful game          This camp will focus on continuing to hone and sharpen the
of tennis! Basic tennis rules and strokes such as forehand,            basic skills and strokes necessary to become an excellent tennis

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backhand, serve, volley, and overhead will be taught with an           player In addition, this camp will focus on proper movement and
emphasis on fun Throughout the week students will be exposed           footwork, as well as tennis strategy and tactics Throughout the
to a wide variety of drills, group tennis games, and basic match       week students will experience a combination of high intensity
experience Players will leave with a general knowledge of              drills as well as match play experience with coaching Students
tennis, basic skills to play the game, and a desire to pursue the      will need to bring a tennis racket, sun screen, water bottle and
game further! Students will need to bring a tennis racket, sun         wear athletic clothing and shoes
screen, water bottle, and wear athletic clothing and shoes             Date:          Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23
Date:         Monday-Thursday, 6/20-6/23                               Session C: 12:15-2:15pm, Entering Grades 7-8
Session A: 9-10am, Grades K-3                                          Session D: 2:30-4:30pm, Entering Grades 9-12
Session B: 10:15-11:15am, Grades 4-6                                   Place:         NPHS Tennis Court
Place:        NPHS Tennis Court                                        Fee:           $64
Fee:          $49                                                      Instructor:    Robb Morris, Jason Muhl, Kyle Zellner
Instructor:   Robb Morris, Jason Muhl, Kyle Zellner

New Market/Lonsdale Football Mini-Camp                                  5th & 6th Grade Padded Football
Youth Entering Grades 3-9 in Fall 2011                                  Youth Entering Grades 5 or 6 Fall 2011
New Prague Varsity Football Coaches offer this mini-camp to             This introductory program takes the game of football one step
residents of the New Market & Lonsdale areas, focusing on               further at this age by putting on the pads This is a teaching
passing, running, blocking, position play, kicking, and other           program, where participants learn and practice the fundamentals
fundamental football skills This is a great opportunity to “preview”    of football and experience the team concept associated directly
the Youth Football Camp, which occurs the following week It’s a         with NPHS Football Calendar of practices provided at meeting
great time to get ready for another big season of Trojan Football!      Info Meeting:    Thursday, August 4, 7 p m
Date:         Monday & Tuesday, 7/25-7/26                                                NPHS Practice Fields
Time:         6:30-8:30pm                                               Pad Handout: Monday, August 8
Place:        Eagle View Elem, Fields                                                    6 p m 6th grade, 7p m 5th grade
Fee:          $10                                                                        (CEC lower level)
Instructor:   Trojan Football Coaching Staff                            Practice Begins: Tuesday, August 9, 6-7:30 p m (NPHS)
16th Annual Youth Football Camp                                         Fee:               $95
Youth Entering Grades 3-9 in Fall 2011                                  Instructor:        Trojan Football Coaching Staff
                     More than 200 youth took part in last              Saturday Morning Flag Football
                         summer’s camp! Develop the                     Youth Entering Grades 2-6 in Fall 2011
                          fundamentals needed to become a               This introductory, “low contact” program is for youth interested
                           successful football player Learn New         in learning about the great game of football Experience this fall
                            Prague’s offensive and defensive            tradition, where the emphasis is on learning the fundamentals
                            schemes as well as special teams            of football while we have some fun Flag football games will be
                          skills We’ll focus on offensive               played at each Saturday practice Join NPHS Head Football
                        fundamentals, defensive fundamentals,           Coach Jim Benick, Assistant Coaches, and the Varsity Football
                    and kicking game strategies Campers                 Players for five mornings of teamwork and flag football fun. 
                  will break up into mini-camps by age Many
       coaches present to work with youth                               Date:          Saturdays, 9/10-10/8
                                                                        Time:          9:30-11am
Date:         Monday-Thursday, 8/1-8/4                                  Place:         NPHS Practice Fields
Time:         6-8pm                                                     Fee:           $29
Place:        NPHS Practice Fields                                      Instructor:    Trojan Football Coaching Staff
Fee:          $25
Instructor:   Trojan Football Coaching Staff

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                     NEW Design Basics for Flyers and Brochures                                     NEW Email Marketing for Small Businesses
                   Are you creating flyers, brochures and other print materials for               Targeting towards small business owners who are looking to
                   your small business? Come and learn the basics of layout,                      improve their email marketing or just looking for a new way to
                   typography and more to really make your products stand out!                    promote themselves! Will cover current best practices for any
                   Date:         Tuesday 5/17                                                     Email Marketing Service
                   Time:         7-9pm                                                            Date:         Tuesday 6/14
                   Place:        NPCEC - Community Ed                                             Time:         7-9pm
                   Fee:          $30                                                              Place:        NPCEC - Community Ed
                   Instructor: Catherine Turner                                                   Fee:          $30

                                                                                                  Instructor: Catherine Turner

                     BIO          CATHERINE TURNER
                    Catherine is the ecommerce marketing manager at Japanese Style, a New
                    Prague online store. With her graphic design background, she offers a well-
                    rounded experience and approach to marketing.

                                                                                                  Jumpstart Your Business!
                                                            There’s no shortage of enthusiasm for start or         Class Schedule
                                                            growing a business And seemingly no limit to           • Five in-person classes:
                                                            the availability of “how to,” “what to do,” and even     Mondays, April 11, 18, 25, May 2 & 9, 6-9 p m
                                                            “when to do it” guides for entrepreneurs So how
                                                                                                                     (these will meet in local communities, based on
                                                            do you find your way through the clutter to find 
                                                            the information you really want? Get the answers
                                                            you are looking for with Jumpstart your Business       • Five online sessions:
                                                            Save time and money by testing the feasibility of        Thursdays, April 14, 21, 28
                                                            your business concept or expansion plan before           May 5 & 12, 6:30-8 p m
                                                            you launch Form relationships with people who          • Three one-on-one mentoring sessions to
                                                            can prove to you that starting or growing your           reinforce class materials, or to discuss other
                                                            own business doesn’t mean going it alone                 issues that are pressing These are held via
                                                            You’ll have the opportunity to:                          telephone or video conferencing
                                                            •  Explore entrepreneurship Identify and meet
                                                                                                                   Owners earn 6 semester credits for their
                                                                market needs Objectively evaluate your
                                                                concept and plans for moving forward               successful participation.
                                                            •  Develop a working knowledge of business             Each registration enables up to three people
                                                                fundamentals, such as marketing, product/          from one business to attend It’s preferred that at
                                                                service development, management, and               least one person attend consistently
                                                                                                                   • Business owners enjoy a $63 subsidy from the
                                                            •  Begin building an infrastructure for your
                                                                business operations and processes                    state legislature
                                                            •  Explore the risk and success factors in the         • Net tuition is $877 plus materials
                                                                marketplace                                          (includes all tuition, fees and above subsidy)
                                                            •  Understand how to access human, financial,          Instructor: MNSCU’s “Minnesota Mentors”
                                                                and business resources                                             Dr Scott Taylor, Founding Mentor
                                                            •  Network with entrepreneurs and experts in
                                                                                                                 Questions about the program can go to Scott
                                                                the field 
                                                            •  Respond to changes that can impact your           Taylor at 507-317-3047 or to the New Prague
                                                                business                                         Chamber of Commerce at
                                                            •  Build an actionable business plan                 952-758-4360
                                                                                                                                                  Sponsored By:
                                                                                                      Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce, Mobilize Montgomery and
                                                                                                                            New Prague Chamber of Commerce.

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All Microsoft Computer Classes:                                      Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Classes
Time:             7-9:30pm                                          Beginner Monday, 6/6
Place:            NPCEC-Computer Lab
                                                                    Understand the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint We will explore
Fee:              $30

                                                                                                                                          ADULT | COMPUTER
Instructor:       Randy Althoff                                     all of the features of creating a basic PowerPoint presentation
                                                                    We will discuss what makes a good presentation, including
Computer 101 - Basics                                               formatting your slides Slide features, especially layouts and
New to the computing world, or just want to have a better           designs, will be covered extensively You will create a simple
understanding of how to use one? We will use Microsoft Windows PowerPoint presentation
XP to introduce the Start button, the task bar, the desktop, the
keyboard and mouse. We will explore how to find software 
                                                                    Intermediate Tuesday, 6/7
                                                                    We will expand upon our knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
programs, and what menus, toolbars, tabs and galleries are all
                                                                    This class will focus primarily on the use of graphics, charts,
about We’ll learn the difference between the desktop, the hard
                                                                    animation and transitions Graphics, animation (both text and
drive, the D: drive, A: drive, etc. We will discuss different file 
                                                                    graphics), and transitions can make your slide shows exciting,
formats and different versions We will cover basic commands
                                                                    interesting and fun Learn how to insert a movie and hyperlink
such as Print, Save, Save As, View and Insert along with the built-
                                                                    also Create an animated slide show
in Help features Time permitting, we’ll discuss other operating
systems, such as Windows 7, Vista and Mac OS X                      Microsoft Word 2007 Classes
Date:                Wednesday, 5/11                                Beginner Tuesday, 6/14
Microsoft Excel 2007 Classes                                         Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word, the program standard
                                                                     for word processing programs We will learn how to create and
Beginner Wednesday, 5/18                                             save documents, set tabs, work with the ruler and create a table
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel, the program
                                                                     We will learn how to use the page setup features We will learn
standard for spreadsheet programs Learn the terminology of
                                                                     to edit using fonts, sizes, and cut, copy and paste We will learn
spreadsheets Create basic formulas, use the AutoSum button,
                                                                     how to use the find and replace feature, along with the spell 
understand relative vs absolute values, use the AutoFill,
AutoComplete and Autofit features. Learn to format cells, 
navitgate & rename worksheets                                        Intermediate Tuesday, 6/21
                                                                     We will review and expand upon our knowledge of Microsoft
Intermediate Wednesday, 5/25                                         Word We will learn how to create and work with styles, and
Review and refine learning from beginning class of Microsoft 
                                                                     spend time exploring all the features of the table menu We will
Excel We will learn more about formulas, create formulas using
                                                                     learn to use headers & footers We will learn additional features
absolute values and data from other worksheets We will explore
                                                                     of the toolbars and additional formatting tips
sorting, freezing panes, page breaks & headers/footers We will
review many features of printing spreadsheets, using templates       Advanced Tuesday, 6/28
& hyperlinks                                                         This class will teach how to complete a mail merge, from
                                                                     creating or using an existing data source, to printing and editing
Advanced Wednesday, 6/1                                              a final mail merged product. You will learn to merge letters, 
Review and refine learning from previous class of Microsoft 
                                                                     mailing labels and emails We will create footnotes, endnotes,
Excel We will explore the many features of working with charts,
                                                                     bookmarks, cross-references and an index in a document, as
including pie charts and bar charts We will learn more advanced
                                                                     well If time permits, we’ll explore the use of the AutoCorrect and
features of formatting cells and how to use conditional formatting
                                                                     AutoText features
Time permitting, we will learn how to hide, add, move or delete
rows and columns
Build Your Own Website with Dreamweaver                                BIO          RANDY ALTHOFF
                                                                       Randy has spent over 20 years as a teacher and principal at
Ever thought about designing your own website? Work with a             the elementary and middle school levels. He is currently a
professional website creator to create a website of your own in        the Training Specialist at a law firm in downtown Minneapolis
this hands-on class In this class, you will learn the basics of
HTML, then learn to construct a site using Dreamweaver
(Taught on PC’s )
Session A: Tuesdays, 4/5-4/26
Session B: Mondays, 5/2-5/23
              NPCEC-Computer Lab                                                                 Please bring
              Eric Bivens
                                                                                         your own Flash Drive.
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                              Wine Making and Tasting                                              Preserving Fruits and Vegetables
                              Discover the tricks to making great                                  Instructor:   Heather Novak
                              wine at home for yourself or to give                                 Time:         6:30-8:30pm
                              as a fabulous gift with that uniquely                                Place:        NPHS Foods Lab
                              personal touch Learn the step-by-                                    Fee:          $24
                              step process to make wine from fresh
                              fruits, fruit juices and kit wines from
                                                                                                   Making Jam & Jelly
                                                                                                   Come and make jelly or jam No previous experience in
                              around the world, as well as bottling
                                                                                                   preserving needed We will walk through the canning methods
                              and labeling techniques We will put
                                                                                                   and briefly talk about freezing methods for these yummy spreads. 
                              together a kit wine, and then we’ll prepare
                                                                                                   You will go home with at least one jar of jam or jelly plus the
                              fruits and “balance” the juice so it’s ready
                                                                                                   knowledge to create on your own
                              for the fermentation step You will also have
                                                                                                   Date:          Monday, 6/20
                              the opportunity to taste several of Beth’s
                              wines Because alcohol will be available,                             Freezing Your Garden
                              participants must be at least 21 years old                           Produce
                              Bring an ID to confirm.                                              Have you had so much
                              Date:             Thursday, 6/16                                     produce from your
                              Time:             6:30-9pm                                           garden that you wanted
                              Place:            Chameleon Coffee                                   to know how to preserve
                                                408 Main Street West, New Prague                   your fruits and vegetables?
                              Fee:              $34                                                This class is designed to
                              Instructor: Beth Mikulay                                             walk through the basics of freezing
                                                                                                   fruits and vegetables and give you a base
                                NEW Healthy Food makes Healthy Bodies:
                                                                                                   for other garden items We will work together
                              Understanding Food Labels                                            through one process and bring home the end results
                              Do you stand in the grocery store confused as to what is healthy     Supplies are included
                              for you and what to look for on those labels We will walk            Date:          Monday, 7/11
                              through the “what information the food label gives and what it
                              means                             to you ” We will also explore        NEW Pickles and Saurkraut
                                                                  how these labels relate to the
                                                                                                   Have you wanted to make pickles but are not sure how? Come
                                                                   food pyramid
                                                                                                   and learn how to make dill, sweet
                                                                    Date: Monday, 6/27
                                                                                                   relish and bread and butter
                                                                    Time: 6:30-8pm
                                                                                                   pickles We will can them
                                                                     Place: NPCEC
                                                                                                   If you don’t know how to
                                                                            Computer Lab
                                                                                                   can, don’t worry, we will
                                                                Fee:        $24
                                                                                                   go through the process
                                                           Instructor: Heather Novak
                                                                                                   Be prepared to get messy
                                                                                                   We will briefly talk about 
                                NEW Buckthorn & Garlic Mustard: Invasive                           how saurkraut is fermented and
                              Weed Identification and Management
                                                                                                   Date:          Thursday, 7/14
                              Learn about Buckthorn and other invasives that might be on
                              your property Experienced presenters will discuss invasives,
                              their impact on the environment, and how to identify and               NEW Salsa
                              effectively manage them Weather permitting, we may hold a            Have tomatoes, love salsa Come
                              nearby demonstration of Buckthorn removal, so bring gloves           make homemade salsa together
                              and come dressed for the environment Donna Herman is a               and then take it home We will
                              Carver/Scott Master Gardener and a Certified Tree Inspector.         process tomatoes and create
                              Pete Shutrop is a Scott County Weed Inspector.                       salsa using vegetables from the
                              Date:         Saturday, 6/11                                         garden
                              Time:         9-11am                                                 Date:         Thursday, 8/25
                              Place:        State Bank of New Prague
                              Fee:          $7
                              Instructor: Donna Herman, Pete Shutrop

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                             Green Yoga in the Great Outdoors
                                           Eagle View Elementary, Elko New Market

                                                                                                                                              ALL AGES | OUTDOOR YOGA
  NEW     BIG Little Yoga                                              “You Pick Six” Option
Ages 3-8 with Adult
Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and imaginative       Summer in Minnesota is precious so we created a new
relaxation techniques, teach 3- to 8-year-olds about their budding     attendance option for the summer classes We are offering
bodies Sprinkled with music, picture books, puppets and other          an eight-week session, and “you pick six” and sessions to
age-appropriate props, we’ll spark the child’s inner “yogini” while    attend
enhancing language development, motor coordination, play
                                                                       If you are traveling or want some flexibility, this might be just 
                                         skills and environmental
                                                                       the thing for you If you do choose to attend all eight classes,
                                         awareness An adult must
                                         accompany youth; up to        prepaying the six allows you a reduced drop-in rate ($8) for
                                         four children per adult       the extra two sessions
                                         Bring a yoga mat or beach
                                         towel and water bottle, and   Place:        Eagle View Elementary – East Grounds
                                         wear comfortable clothing     Fee:          $49/You Pick Six Sessions
                                         Adults FREE with youth
Date:            Wednesdays, 6/15-8/3                                  Power Yoga for Strength & Athletics
                                                           : Walk-
Time:            3-3:45pm                      All classes pay         Adults, age 18+
       W                                        ins Welcom tor         You’ll break a sweat and release toxins in this flow-based yoga 
  NE Teen Yoga                                   $10 to instr
                                                                       class. This one-hour power class helps develop flexibility and 
Grades 6-12                                                            stamina, strengthen the core, and improve alignment Come to
Relax your mind, and the rest will follow! Move in and out of          find your mental and physical edge. Includes core strengthening 
simple Yoga poses, learn to stretch your body, catch your breath,      poses that sculpt the mid-section and add fluidity to the spine for 
and enhance your mood Developing a Yoga practice becomes               injury prevention and deeply freeing hip and shoulder
a life-skill that you can call upon to cope with and balance the       opening postures to counteract the ill effects of
stresses of school, work and life Although this is a non-athletic      tension in the body Bring a yoga mat or beach towel
class, our practice is beneficial to athletes and dancers.  Bring a    and water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing
yoga mat or beach towel and water bottle, and wear comfortable         Date:         Saturdays, 6/18-8/13 (Skip 7/2)
clothing                                                               Time:         9:15-10:15am
Date:            Wednesdays, 6/15-8/3
Time:            4-5pm

Gentle Yoga for Stress Reduction                                         NEW Men Only Yoga
Adults, age 18+
This yoga class is for everyone,                                       Adults, age 18+
all sizes, ages, and fitness levels.                                   Many athletes attribute longevity in their sport and lack of injuries
We will start at the very basics of                                    to their yoga practice Professionals feel it gives them mental
yoga We will practice breathing                                        clarity and increased energy, helping them to excel in their fields. 
techniques, develop a stronger                                         All our students agree that it helps them look and feel great,
core, and gain flexibility, balance,                                   lose weight and reduce stress Physically, it is the perfect blend
and relaxation We will learn                                           of strength, flexibility and balance. Mentally, it trains the mind in 
to awaken the spine and find                                           five key ways: gain self control, increase determination, improve 
stability in the joints We will be                                     concentration, build patience and have faith in oneself This
mindful of linking our breath to our                                   class is perfect for men that have never attended yoga before
movements Bring a yoga mat and                                         and would like to gain the knowledge of practicing the basics of
water bottle, and wear                                                 vinyasa style yoga. Regardless of your fitness level, you can do 
comfortable clothing                                                   it.  Both beginning and experienced students will benefit from and 
Date:           Saturdays, 6/18-8/13 (Skip 7/2)                        be challenged by this practice Bring a yoga mat and water bottle,
Time:           8-9am                                                  and wear comfortable clothing
Seniors 65+, come join us for this class.                              Date:          Saturdays, 6/18-8/13 (Skip 7/2)
Special walk-in rate of $5/time.                                       Time:          10:30-11:30am

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                      Photography: Basic Digital SLR
                      In this basic class we will learn all the dial and menu settings on your camera and
                      their purpose We will cover the fundamentals of SLR photography, composition
                      and accessories and how to achieve fantastic photographs Bring your digital
                      SLR camera and manual to class
                      Date:            Tuesday, 5/3
                      Time:            6-9pm
                      Place:           NPCEC-Community Ed

                      Fee:             $55

                      Photography: Advanced Digital SLR
                      If you know the basics of SLR photography but want to learn more, this advanced
                      class is for you You will learn how to use the advanced features of your digital
                      SLR camera to create stunning photographs Topics discussed include shutter
                      speed, ISO/ASA settings, aperture control, white balance and more Please bring
                      your digital SLR camera and manual to class We will be going out to shoot and
                      playing with the different settings
                      Date:           Tuesdays, 5/10-5/17
                      Time:           6-8pm
                      Place:          NPCEC-Community Ed
                      Fee:            $65

                      Night Photography
                      We will learn how to take amazing photographs at night of different landscapes
                      using natural light and advanced settings on your camera This class will be
                      offered outdoors, the location is to be determined Carpooling is available Bring
                      your camera, manual and tripod Advanced knowledge of your camera is required
                      for this class
                      Date:           Saturday, 5/21
                      Time:           5-11pm
                      Place:          Instructor will contact you
                      Fee:            $55

                      Photoshop: Basic
                      Discover a great introduction to Photoshop; no knowledge of this image editing
                      software is needed We start with the name and function of the common tools
                      We will work with photos and how to crop images, control brightness/contrast,
                      changing the image size and resolution Learn how to save and print images,
                      send an email attachment or compress images for webpages Enhance digital or
                      scanned photos with the use of layers, filters and palettes.
                      Date:          Tuesday, 5/24
                      Time:          6-9pm
                      Place:         NPCEC-Computer Lab
                      Fee:           $55

                      Photoshop: Advanced
                      This advanced Photoshop class is for you if you already know the basics but
                      want to learn more This class will take your photos to the next level We will
                      learn about masks, actions, templates, textures and so much more We will be
                      able to apply all this to your own photos
                      Session A: Mondays 4/4-4/18
                      Session B: Tuesday & Thursday, 5/31-6/2
                      Time:           6-8pm
                      Place:          NPCEC-Computer Lab
                      Fee:            $65

                      BIO          AMANDA BIVENS
                      Amanda is the owner of Biven’s Photography located in New Prague, where she specializes in
                      children, family senior and wedding photography. She is an instructor with Minneapolis Public
                      Schools teaching photography courses.

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Summer Reading Program                                                Check out a few of the awesome programs we
Get reading with “Book-A-Wocky” this summer during the Scott          have lined up this summer!
County Library’s FREE Summer Reading Program at all seven             Family Storytimes every
of our branches, starting Monday, June 13, and running until          Thursday morning 6/16-8/11
Saturday, August 13 Studies show that kids who don’t read             at 10:30 at the New Prague
regularly over the summer often read at a lower level when they       Library and every Friday
return to school in the fall To help keep that from happening, the    morning at 10:30 at the
Scott County Libraries offer this free and simple reading incentive   Elko New Market Library
program for kids of all ages How does it work? Very simple - kids
                                                                      Tuesday, 6/14 at 1:30pm
in the Preschool, School-Age, or Teen program can earn fun
                                                                      New Prague Library
prizes just by reading library materials
                                                                      MN Percussion Trio
Along with prizes for reading, the New Prague Library and             Click-Clack-Clunk-All Ages
the Elko New Market Library will also offer lots of free and
                                                                      Thursday, 6/16 at 1:30pm,
entertaining programs and performances, including book clubs,
                                                                      New Prague Library
family storytimes, book parties, puppet shows, bug shows,
                                                                      Scott Co Historical Society
musical programs, art programs, and lots more For a listing of
                                                                      Forensic Science Program
program times and locations, check our website beginning May 1
                                                                      School Ages
at www scott lib mn us and choose “Summer Reading Program ”
Many thanks to local Friends of the Library, MELSA, Papa              Wednesday, 6/29 at 12 noon, Alan Johnson Comedy Juggler
Murphy’s, and Minnesota State Fair for generously providing           New Prague Pool-All Ages
county wide prizes for the summer reading program, and to the         Tuesday, 7/19 at 10:30am, New Prague Library
many local businesses who kindly donate prizes and sponsor            Schiffelly Puppets-All Ages
performances for individual branches

                     4th Annual Run for Read Like the Dickens
  Saturday, June 25
  Elko Speedway
  Elko New Market, MN
  Run to raise money for Read Like the Dickens, a foundation dedicated to
  supporting and promoting youth reading programs
    •  Adults 5K Road Race    •  Kids 1K Track Race
  8am                Check-in
  8:30 a m           1K Race
  9am                5K Race
  Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in all age groups.
  Children: 0-6 years, 7-8 years, 9-11 years
  Adults: 12-20 years, 21-30 years, 31-40 years, 41-50 years, 51 and older
  Entry Fees
  $15 for 5K ($18 race day)
  $5 for 1K, Ages 0-11 years
  E-mail John Glynn for registration information readlikethedickens@gmail com or call 952-461-2644 Registration is by mail:
  207 Maverick Avenue, New Market MN 55054
  Read Like the Dickens is a foundation started in memory of John Glynn’s late wife, Kimberly, who passed away in July 2007
  of cancer Kimberly Pierce loved her family and the Arts; she also loved to read, write, travel, and learn new things Kim loved
  to run small marathons A love of reading is something Kim and John had already started to pass onto the children The “Read
  Like the Dickens” foundation is set up at New Market Bank where donations can be sent
  Monies raised from this race will be donated to the New Market Library. The foundation has raised $7500 to date.

Curtain Call Theatre                                                        New Prague Area Czech Groups
www curtaincalltheatre net
2011 Summer Musical                                                         Annual Czech Movie
World Premiere of “It’s About Us”                                           Date:          Sunday, April 10
Hilltop Hall in Montgomery                                                  Time:          1:30-3:30pm (note earlier start time)
July 29, 30 & August 6 at 7:30pm and August 7 at 2pm                        Place:         New Prague Middle School
A musical comedy with a serious message We have to learn to accept          Sponsored by the Czech Heritage Club
people as they are-not as we want them to be                                Watch the New Prague Times for more information For questions call
                                                                            Marion Topic at 758-4663
Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church
www efriedens com                                                           Czech Heritage Club
                                                                            www czechheritageclub com
952-758-2828                                                                Contact: Deb Ziskovsky, 952-652-2677
Pastor Koch                                                                   • Monthly Meetings on Second Wednesdays, City Hall
Big Jungle Adventure                                                          • Cook Books for Sale, “A Taste of Czech Tradition,” at State Bank,
Vacation Bible School is June 13-17, 9am-12pm                                   Humble Pie, and CHC website
Generations Theatre Company                                                 Domaci Dancers
www generationstheatre org                                                  Group performs throughout the year at ethnic festivals, nursing homes,
Footloose The Musical                                                       and more Directors are Deb & Arnie Ziskovsky, adziskovsky@aol com,
Auditions: May 23 & 24, 6-9pm at New Prague High School                     952-652-2677
Performances: July 29, 30, August 5 & 6 at 7:30pm and August 7 at 2pm
at New Prague High School
                                                                            New Prague Czech Singers
                                                                            Director: Jan Rezac, jjrez58@gmail com, 952-652-2852
                                                                            Practices are first Wednesdays, 6pm in Great Room at Mala Strana. 
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Wenceslaus                             Group performs throughout the year at nursing homes, ethnic events
Catholic Church present: Vacation Bible School                              and more Upcoming performances at Mala Strana are third Mondays
SonSurf Beach Bash!                                                         every other month at 10:30am (Apr 18, June 20, Aug 15)
June 13-17, 8:30am–12pm
                                                                            See Page 13 for Czech Dancing class
Cassie Drake, Holy Trinity
952-758-3513                                                                New Prague Area Community Band
www holytrinityonline org                                                   Grade 9 through Adult
Jennifer Schneider, St Wenceslaus                                           Do you currently play an instrument, or did you, back in high school?
952-758-0486                                                                Under the direction of Rush Wagner, the New Prague Area Community
www saintwenceslaus org                                                     Band are people of all ages who enjoy entertaining people with various
                                                                            types of music and talent The group performs at various festivals,
Hymnus, a New Prague Community based choir, will be hosting a               including local concerts, parades and special events Our doors are
Festival Choir to sing with the Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra May 14     always open for new members, so join us on Mondays, 7-8:30 pm at
in Northfield, and May 15 at Saint Wenceslaus Church in New Prague.         Community Education (CEC Band Room), 420 Central Avenue North
The choir, along with a full orchestra, will perform A Dvorak’s Te Deum,    For more information:
(sung in latin as originally composed) in a concert celebrating Czech       Rush Wagner, Director 612-750-5297
composers All interested singers are invited to participate in this event   rush_wagner@hotmail com
Contact Mary Zard at 952-201-9753, or email Choirmaster@Hymnus us           Mark Salaba, President 952-297-4213
Information can be found our website, www Hymnus us or on Facebook          msacres@means net

Lonsdale Christian Learning Center
7525 Garfield Avenue, Lonsdale, MN  55046 
(Located at Trondhjem Lutheran Church)
www lonsdalechristianlearningcenter com
Contact: Cheryl Pankow; 612-269-2346
teachers@lonsdalechristianlearningcenter com
We are a Christian preschool and our goal is to provide a kindergarten
readiness program blended with Christian values and principles
Registration is now open for the 2011-2012 school year We are also
offering a Summer Program July 25-27 for preschoolers to get their
feet wet                                                                    New Prague Area Community Center
                                                                            Bird Swap - March 19, 7am-11am
New Prague Alliance Church                                                  For more information, contact Connie Bartelt at 952-758-7825
www npac net                                                                New Prague Area Hockey Association
Vacation Bible School week and Block Party                                  newprague pucksystems2 com
Go Fish Guys Kickin’ It Old School                                          President: Kraig Gregor, 952-201-9966
August 1-5, 6pm-8pm                                                         Arena Info: Connie Bartelt 952-758-PUCK
Janet Knutson, VBS Director, 507-364-7688

                Didn’t see your community or service group? Next deadline is July 15
New Prague Area Youth Soccer Club                                       Scott County Historical Society Stans Museum
Contact: Amy Amundson, 952-758-7931                                     235 South Fuller Street, Shakopee, MN 55379, 952-445-0378
                                                                        www scottcountyhistory org
New Prague Arts Council
Kiersten Dahl-Shetka, President, 507-744-2913                           Schells’ Brewery Bus Tour:
Bi-monthly meetings at Community Eduation Supports Student Art          Tour the historic Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm and enjoy a beer and
Show, Variety Show, Dozinky Artists’ Alley and community art projects   1919 Root Beer sampling at the Rathskellar tap Lunch is on your own
                                                                        in New Ulm after the tour Bus leaves the SCHS museum in Shakopee
            Student Art Show                                            at 9am and returns at 3pm Must be 21 or older Fee is $25 for SCHS
                                                                        members/$30 for non-members and includes the bus and tour admission

                   FREE EXHIBIT                                         fees To register, contact the SCHS at 952-445-0378 or at info@
                                                                        scottcountyhistory org
                   Opening Night-Tuesday, April 12                      Scott County Brewery Crawl:
               6-8 pm at the New Prague Public Library                  Hop on the bus and visit the places Scott County’s breweries once called
                                                                        home The trip includes stops at breweries in Shakopee, Belle Plaine,
                                                                        Jordan and New Prague as well as beer samplings at various pubs in
            The New Prague Arts Council Presents                        those towns Must be 21 or older Fee is $25 for SCHS members/$30
        Dozinky® Variety Show                                           for non-members To register, contact the SCHS at 952-445-0378 or at
                                                                        info@scottcountyhistory org
                 Saturday, September 17                                 Scott County Library
    7:30 p.m. at New Prague High School Auditorium                      www scott lib mn us
   Amateaur acts from the New Prague Area perform a variety of song,    New Prague Branch, 952-758-2391
                    dance, magic, comedy and more                       400 Main Street East, New Prague
Watch for our ad in The New Prague Times Interested in auditioning      Elko New Market Branch, 952-461-3460
for the show? Contact Community Education at 952-758-1734 for more      Corner of Church and St Joseph Streets, New Market
information                                                             Check out the summer reading program - pg 27.
New Prague Chamber of Commerce                                          Scouting
www newprague com                                                       The Scouting program in Rice, Scott, and Le Sueur counties (1st-12th
952-758-4360                                                            grade) is “good for life ” Good for the participant with new friendships
Check out the new business classes - pg 22.                             and experiences, good for the family as they work and play together,
                                                                        good for the life of the community through service projects and learning
    MN Czech Country Expo                                               about being a good citizen, and good for a lifetime through learning skills
    Sunday, March 27, 10am-2:30pm                                       and virtues that will last
    Come see all that Czech Country businesses have to offer!
    Exhibitors wanted                                                   To learn more visit www rollinghills nsbsa org or call the Scout Service
                                                                        Center at 651-254-9120
   26th Annual New Prague                                               Cub Scouts                       Boy Scouts
 Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Fun Run                                       New Prague                       Paul Woyta 952-758-2607
Saturday, May 7                                                         Jon Colling 952-758-5406
Half Marathon-8am                                                       Willie Macris 763-227-8767
Kids Fun Run-10:30am                                                    New Market                       Girl Scouts
Visit for more information!                        Sherry Aasen 952-461-4040        Deb Meyer 952-758-2929
                                                                        Scott Pelava 612-282-5954
                                                                        Sonshine Christian Preschool
                                                                        2011 Summer Programs for 3-5-year-olds
                                                                        Let’s Garden-June 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 9:30-11:10am
                                                                        Intro to Preschool (new children to Sonshine)
                                                                        May 31, June 2, 7, 9, 9:30-11:30am
                                                                        Call Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 952-758-3513 to register
                                                                        Veseli Area Lions
                                                                             4th Annual ZJ’s 5K Fun Run/Walk
                                                                            Saturday, August 13 on Main Street in Lonsdale.
                                                                        Go to www lonsdale and click on Community Days for 
                                                                        registration details Contact Jennifer Malecha at jenmalecha@mchsi
New Prague Girls’ Fastpitch Association                                 com or 507-744-2236 with questions
npgfa org

                Didn’t see your community or service group? Next deadline is July 15                                                               29
                                                            You’re invited to come learn about how you can fight back against cancer and
                                                            participate in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity The American Cancer Society
                                                            is hosting enrollment for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 at the Relay For Life
                                                            of Scott County this July This class will provide details about the study and
                                                            how you can enroll this summer. Research is the key to finding the answers for 
                                                            better treatments and some day a cure for cancer
                                                            You can help create history by participating in the Cancer Prevention Study-3
                                                            By enrolling and helping the American Cancer Society understand how to
                                                            prevent cancer, we will be helping future generations, our kids and grandkids
                                                            This study will change the face of cancer Come learn and ask questions about
                                                            how you can be involved! For more information, check out
                                                            Session A: Tuesday, 5/3                 Session B:        Thursday 5/6
                                                            Place:     NPCEC                        Place:            Eagle View Elem
                                                            Time:            6:30-7pm               Time:             6:30-7pm
                                                            Fee:             FREE                   Fee:              FREE

General Information

Drop In Anytime!                                                                 Scholarships
There is now a 24-hour drop box at the District Office Entrance                  If fees for the programs in this catalog are a financial hardship for your 
(double red doors) at the CEC                                                    family, please contact Community Education to discuss scholarship

No cash . . . No problem!                                                        Refund Policy
We accept Debit/Credit Cards! We now take Visa & MasterCard for all              Refunds must be requested no later than 4 p m two working days prior
Community Education programs This includes School Age Child Care                 to the first day of class.  A processing fee may be deducted from any 
Programs, ECFE & general community education classes                             refund made at the participant’s request

Equal Opportunity Statement
New Prague Area Community Education program provides equal                       Disclaimer
opportunity for education and employment.  We affirm that we do not              By registering for classes, trips or events, you agree to hold Community
discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national         Education, the district and staff harmless for any injuries Participant
origins or status in regard to course offerings, participation, instruction or   Publicity Acknowledgement: Community Education reserves the right
access to facilities                                                             to utilize photos and the names of participants for publicity purposes
                                                                                 Participants desiring their name and/or photograph not be used must
                                                                                 notify Community Education in writing at the time of registration

Gift Certificates
Looking for a special gift for that hard to buy for person? Would you            Reminder
like to do something for someone who needs time for his/herself Try              Confirmations are sent automatically if you provide an email address. 
a Community Education Gift Certificate!  We will work with you to                You may also request a confirmation by supplying a stamped, self-
make a certificate for a specific class or for general use.  A great gift        addressed envelope with your registration We will contact you if a class
for overworked moms, senior citizens and busy families Call the New              for which you are registered has changed or cancelled, or if a class you
Prague office at 952-758-1734 to purchase one today.                             request is full

                               Please fill our one form per class and include your payment, payable to Community Education.
Student Name:                                                                                             Gender:        M     F      Age:
Parent Name:                                                       Work/Cell Phone:
Address:                                                           Home Phone:
City:                                                    Zip Code:              Grade:                              In    2011-2012
Class Title:                                                       Session/Date/Time:                                                 Fee:
Special Information:                                                         Email:
Paid by:     Visa    Master Card                   Cash Check#
____/____/____/____                                 __/__        ___                                                     (circle one if
Card Number                                          Exp Date                 Security Code
                                                                                                                          Youth: S M L
Printed name as it appears on card                   Signature of Cardholder (required)                                  Adult: S M L XL

                               Please fill our one form per class and include your payment, payable to Community Education.
Student Name:                                                                                             Gender:        M     F      Age:
Parent Name:                                                       Work/Cell Phone:
Address:                                                           Home Phone:
City:                                                    Zip Code:              Grade:                              In    2011-2012
Class Title:                                                       Session/Date/Time:                                                 Fee:
Special Information:                                                         Email:
Paid by:     Visa    Master Card                   Cash Check#
____/____/____/____                                 __/__        ___                                                     (circle one if
Card Number                                          Exp Date                 Security Code
                                                                                                                          Youth: S M L
Printed name as it appears on card                   Signature of Cardholder (required)                                  Adult: S M L XL

                               Please fill our one form per class and include your payment, payable to Community Education.
Student Name:                                                                                             Gender:        M     F      Age:
Parent Name:                                                       Work/Cell Phone:
Address:                                                           Home Phone:
City:                                                    Zip Code:              Grade:                              In    2011-2012
Class Title:                                                       Session/Date/Time:                                                 Fee:
Special Information:                                                         Email:
Paid by:     Visa    Master Card                   Cash Check#
____/____/____/____                                 __/__        ___                                                     (circle one if
Card Number                                          Exp Date                 Security Code
                                                                                                                          Youth: S M L
Printed name as it appears on card                   Signature of Cardholder (required)                                  Adult: S M L XL

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                                                                                                                             NEW PRAGUE MN
                                                                                                                              PERMIT NO 45
    420 Central Ave North • New Prague, MN 56071

Preschool Options are Many
Take a Look at New Prague Area Schools
School Readiness Preschool Classes help 3-5-year-olds and their families prepare for a
successful kindergarten experience Reduced tuition is available for families who qualify

Eagle View Preschool                                PM Preschool
Offers a traditional 2- or 3-day preschool and      A unique evening preschool Children
is located at Eagle View Elementary in New          attend 1 night a week with parents attending
Market Six classes are offered                      “Readiness Nights” once a month Classes
                                                    are held at the Central Education Campus
Kids’ Corner                                        in New Prague on Monday evenings and at
Offers a traditional 2- or 3-day preschool and      Eagle View Elementary on Tuesday evenings
is located at the Central Education Campus in       Curriculum is aligned with Minnesota’s Early
New Prague Four classes are offered                 Learning Standards
Registration for 2011-12 is open Call 952-758-1670 for class availability, enrollment,
and tuition assistance

                                                                           Summer Kids’ Company 2011
                                                                                                          For Children Entering Grades 1-6

                                                                                “Inside & Out”
                                     Summer Kids’ Company is a school age child care program serving children in New Prague, Elko New
                                     Market, and surrounding communities Exciting changes are in store for this summer’s program
                                     We have adopted a theme of “Inside & Out,” and each week, we’ll focus on an aspect of that theme We’ll
                                     kick off the summer looking “inside” at who we are, getting to know one another, and preparing for the
                                     weeks to come Then we’ll get outside and experience our world We’ll work in our student gardens, take
                                     field trips on most Wednesdays, and visit the New Prague Pool on most Tuesdays.  
                                     Summer Kids’ Company offers care 6:30am-6pm Monday-Friday at Eagle View Elementary in Elko New
                                     Market and Monday-Thursday at Falcon Ridge Elementary in New Prague
                                     We begin our summer on Tuesday, June 14, (Monday, June 13, is a staff training day) and end on
                                     Thursday, August 25 We close for a long holiday weekend, July 1-4, so that our staff can enjoy some
                                     time with their families, while you do the same
                                     Registration packets will be available soon at all Kids’ Company sites, school offices, and through 
                                     Community Education Call 952-758-1735 with questions

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