- Dancing Daisies
2:00PM to 4:30PM
Meet a ballerina and ask her all about what it’s like to be a professional ballet dancer and travel the world. See beautiful handmade and hand-decorated tutus, watch an in-studio performance, and learn proper theater etiquette for ballet. With your new inspiration, learn and practice some ballet steps and perform your talents for your family and friends. The following week get all dressed up for the theatre and get back together to watch The Nutcracker. Who: Girls in grades K-1 Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 Location: USA Ballet, Bloomington Date: Sunday, December 9, 2012 Location: USA Ballet, Bloomington Fee: $10 per girl, $5 per adult Min/Max: 20/40 girls per session Closing Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Come dressed to move, but dance clothes are not required. Includes ticket to 3:00 p.m. show of The Nutcracker on December 16, 2012, at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts. Additional tickets to The Nutcracker are available for $5 per person and should be added to the registration form. Please include first and last name of ticket holder. ...
- Holiday Chef
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Are you ready for some holiday cooking? Grab a chef hat, apron, and kitchen tools and join us for a some holiday cooking fun! Decorate a chef’s hat and apron, make some holiday-inspired treats, learn all about kitchen safety, read simple recipes, and make the holidays a little brighter for someone you don’t know when you make a gift to donate. Who knows what special guest may stop by and see us? Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 Location: Camp Widjiwagan Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $7 per girl Min/Max: 30/100 girls Closing Date: Friday, November 23, 2012 Fun patch included. Adult volunteers needed. Peanut butter will be used during the activity for baking purposes. ...
9:00PM to 12:00PM
Learn all about letterboxing. Make your own stamp, practice solving clues, and take your skills on the road to search for a letterbox. Finally, you’ll get to make and hide your very own! Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 Location: National Surveying Museum, Springfield Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 25/50 girls per session Closing Date: Friday, November 23, 2013 Earn the Letterboxer skill-building badge. ...
- Bon Apetit Peru
10:00AM to 12:00PM
With assistance from professionals at HyVee, learn how to measure, mix, and bake and create a delicious meal, dessert, and beverage. Decorate your own chef’s hat, play food minute-to-win it games, and earn the Cooking legacy badge. Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 Location: First Congregational Church, Peru Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $10 per girl Min/Max: 10/25 girls per session Closing Date: Friday, November 23, 2012 Full meal, dessert, beverage, and cooking legacy badge included. Adult volunteers needed. ...
- The Game of Life
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Draw a card and discover who you are, what your job is, and how many candy bars you receive as a paycheck. Work together with your new family to decorate your home, create your family name, and plan your future. Wish for the best with each roll of the dice as you face difficult decisions - buy new tires, replace the stove, or go on a weekend trip? Use your sweet paycheck wisely so you don’t end up in the red! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 Location: Camp Tapawingo Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Date: Friday, November 23, 2012 Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013 Location: Springfield Service Center Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Date: Friday, January 11, 2013 Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013 Location: Maple Avenue Christian Church, Macomb Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 20/40 girls per session ...
- Climbing Wall
9:30AM to 11:30AM
Our premiere indoor rock climbing wall offers a real climbing experience in a safe environment. We provide groups access to the sport of rock climbing in a quality facility with a fun atmosphere for climbers ages grade 5 and older and all levels of ability. GSCI provides a safe, welcoming, and encouraging environment where groups can connect with other climbers, develop friendships, and improve their climbing skills by learning from our trained staff. ...