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KidQuest Summer Programming

KidQuest Summer Youth Programming begins July 12, 2021 for youth ages 3 to 12+ years old and is a 6-week long program. Families can choose a week, day, or drop-in classes. New this year is JuniorQuest which allows kids 11 years and older the option to participate in KidQuest!

Ages 3-5 years old
9:00-11:00 AM Monday – Friday
July 12 to August 20

Click here to register. Please email your form to alyssamays@kenancenter.org or mail it to Kenan Center 433 Locust St, Lockport, NY 14094. You can call to pay via credit card during regular business hours at 716-433-2617 or send a check through the mail.

Six-week program of two-hour sessions including music, art, dance, yoga & more. Includes scheduled activity, snack & outdoor time.  $20 per day. Kenan Center Members Only: Every fifth class free to each individual child.

Yoga – Mondays
Breathe in. Breathe out. And Stretchhhhh. Restore your balance at the Kenan’s Yoga class this summer.

Interactive Dance – Tuesdays
Jump up! Jump down! Jump around! Join the Kenan for an interactive movement experience that stimulates creativity, artistry, and fun!

Art – Wednesday
The benefits of art for kids are many and include problem-solving abilities, creativity, literacy, fine & gross motor skills, connection, and understanding.

Music – Thursdays
Expands the basic music skills of preschool and school-age children through music activities and group interaction.

Storytelling & STEAM – Fridays
The STEAM industry is filled with innovators, inventors, and problem solvers. STEAM has helped shape the world… and you can learn about all the different ways through the art of storytelling!

Ages 6-11 years old
Full Day: 9:00AM—3:30PM Monday – Friday LUNCH (for full day kids): 1PM-1:30PM bring your own!
Class 1: 9:00AM-11:00AM
Class 2: 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Class 3: 1:30PM-3:30PM

$20 per individual class OR $45 per day . Kenan Center Members Only: Every fifth class or fifth full day free to each individual child.

Click here to register.  Please email your form to alyssamays@kenancenter.org or mail it to Kenan Center 433 Locust St, Lockport, NY 14094. You can call to pay via credit card during regular business hours at 716-433-2617 or send a check through the mail.

African Drumming
Come find your rhythm in our African Drumming class here at the Kenan! This class will immerse you in a cultural experience to replicate the music patterns and vibrations of indigenous African roots.

Interactive Dance
Jump up! Jump down! Jump around! Join the Kenan for an interactive movement experience that stimulates creativity, artistry, and fun! Explore the relationship between our bodies and music in this class.

STEM
The STEM industry is filled with innovators, inventors, and problem solvers. STEM has helped shape the world… and you can too. Bring your love of science, technology, engineering, and math and learn more about the processes of design.

Woodworking
Grab your tools, work boots, and a hard hat too because the Kenan is hosting a woodworking class.

Watercolor
The Kenan’s watercolor class experiments with vivid colors and unique textures to inspire the next generation of young artists.

Destination Planning
Come fly around the world with us during destination planning. This class lets you plan your dream vacation from right here at the Kenan. Don’t forget your passport!

Art
The benefits of art for kids are many and include problem-solving abilities, creativity, literacy, fine & gross motor skills, connection, and understanding.

Planetarium
The Challenger Learning Center is bringing their mobile planetarium to Kenan! You’ll have a stellar experience that brings space to life!

Rec Fest
Offered just to get you outside and play. Dream up any sport and we’ll make it happen during our Rec Fest.

Flag Design
This craft will spark up so many interesting, worldly conversations! Learn the art of flag design by creating your own Olympic Flag Garland! From the way a flag came to be (and even more emblems of suns & stars to honor nature), to the climate in different countries.

The Art of Story Quilts
Learn how you can immortalize your story in the stitches of a quilt taught by Kenan Center’s Affiliate group Kenan Quilters’ Guild.

Bookmaking
Children will learn gain familiarity with basic bookbinding tools and learn methods of paper folding to create an origami or hand-stitched book.

Visual Arts
Explore how Art and Nature work together through painting, mixed-media installation, weaving, and papermaking. Students will even create their own nature paint brushes! Find a new appreciation for the outdoors, (even bugs!) and learn how artists from around the world find their unique inspirations within nature.


Instructor: Peg Merrill
August 9 – August 13, 2021 at 1:30 – 3:30PM
$100 Member l $120 Not Yet a Member

For theater fans 6 years old and up with a passion for taking the stage. Our Theater Enrichment program with Peg Merrill will be focusing on set design, costume design, character development & theater skills all while preparing the Director’s creative version of Peter Pan! A final performance will be at the end of the week.

Click here to register. Please email your form to alyssamays@kenancenter.org or mail it to Kenan Center 433 Locust St, Lockport, NY 14094. You can call to pay via credit card during regular business hours at 716-433-2617 or send a check through the mail.

Covid Guidelines

KidQuest Summer Programing will be following state mandated social distance guidelines. Children and campers over the age of two and staff must wear face coverings except when eating, drinking, showering, swimming, or sleeping/resting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.