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Juniors Only Lock-In

All Day
Arrive in your PJs for a night at the Children’s Discovery Museum. You’ll get to explore the museum’s three floors, visit activity stations, and watch a movie on a big screen! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 Location: Children’s Discovery Museum, Normal Time: 6:00 p.m. Saturday - 9:00 a.m. Sunday Fee: $40 per girl/ $20 per adult Min/Max: 40/200 participants Closing Date: Friday, March 21, 2014 CDM Fun patch, dinner, and a light breakfast will be provided. Parking for the museum is about a block away. The museum doors are locked prior to 6:00 p.m. We suggest that an adult is dropped off at the door with the girls and their luggage between 6:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. ...

Dancing Daisies

2:00PM to 4:00PM
In this two-part session, we’ll meet at the Peoria Ballet dance studio and watch and learn from real ballet dancers performing in Cinderella. Then we’ll return to watch our new friends perform the following weekend at a matinee performance!  Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 Location: Peoria Ballet, 809 W. Detweiller Dr, Peoria Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Five Points Washington, 360 N. Wilmor Dr., Washington Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $18 per girl/$20 per adult Min/Max: 20/100 girls Fun patch included. Dance clothes aren’t required for the workshop, but girls must wear clothes they can easily move in. There is no fee for adults observing the workshop; the listed adult fee covers an adult ticket to the performance of Cinderella. ...

Bunny Money

10:00AM to 12:30PM
Seek out the treats of the season with an Easter Egg hunt, followed by some fun money lessons and the creation of spring crafts! Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Decatur Urban Program Ctr. Time: 10:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $6 per girl Min/Max: 50/100 girls, 5/25 adults Registration closes: April 7, 2014 Fun patch and snack included. ...

Zoom Into Engineerings

2:00PM to 4:00PM
Construct a great time with your friends while having fun with flinkers, participating in an egg drop crash, building a tower out of squishy marshmallows, and more! Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Camp Peairs, Hudson Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $7 per girl Min/Max: 35/70 girls, 10/15 adults Fun patch and snack included. You may register for this activity with our online eRegistration system.

Juniors Only Lock-In

All Day
Arrive in your PJs for a night at the Children’s Discovery Museum. You’ll get to explore the museum’s three floors, visit activity stations, and watch a movie on a big screen! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 Location: Children’s Discovery Museum, 101 E. Beaufort Street, Normal Time: 6:00 p.m. Saturday - 9:00 a.m. Sunday Fee: $40 per girl/ $20 per adult Min/Max: 40/135 girls, 40/65 adults CDM Fun patch, dinner, and a light breakfast will be provided. Parking for the museum is about a block away. The museum doors are locked prior to 6:00 p.m. We suggest that an adult is dropped off at the door with the girls and their luggage between 6:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. ...

Animal Ambassadors

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Discover the careers you could pursue with an animal at your side! The four available sessions will include visits with: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, where we’ll tour the building, learn what happens behind the scenes, and visit with volunteers and animals; Tilly the therapy dog, where we’ll explore the work she does to help others; Ancare Veterinary Clinic, where we’ll look behind the scenes and visit with the vet and technicians; and the Furry Friends Zoo, where we’ll experience and assist in the daily routine of working with animals, including feeding them and preparing their habitats. Who: Girls in grades 4-12 Therapy Dog Tilly Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: First Congregational Church, Route 6/4th Street, Peru Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ancare Clinic Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Location: Ancare Veterinary Clinic, Wenzel Rd., Peru Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Furry Friends Zoo Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Location: Furry Friends Zoo, 26541 W. 1700 Rd., Princeton Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. IVAR Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Location: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, Industrial Drive, LaSalle Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Fee: $16 per girl for all 4 sessions Min/Max: 10/20 girls per session, 3/6 adults per session Fun patch included. Cadettes and Seniors will earn their Animal Helpers and Voice for Animals badges, but badges will not be included in cost of program. Donation list for Furry Friends Zoo and Illinois Valley Rescue will be included with registration confirmation letter. Feel free to bring a donation from this list to the program. ...

Locavore

1:00PM to 5:00PM
Study paths to responsible, local, fresh eating; create recipes with the help of a chef; and assemble a snack using only delicious, local produce. Who: Girls in grades 6-12 Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Prosperity Gardens, 302 N. First Street, Champaign, 61820 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 50/75 girls, 5/8 adults Senior Locavore Skill Builder badge and snack included. ...

Helping Hands

9:00AM to 1:00PM
It takes a village to run a camp! Lend a few hours to help clean up camp, spruce up the grounds and put up tents to prepare for our exciting upcoming summer camp season. Lunch or dinner will be included for your well-deserved break. Who: All grade levels and families Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Location: Camp Kiwanis, Mahomet Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Location: Camp Tapawingo, Metamora Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Location: Camp Widjiwagan, Springfield Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Camp Peairs, Hudson Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ...

Pony Party

9:30AM to 11:30AM
Three ingredients for a great party: your friends, a party, and glitter! Gather your besties together for this non-riding pony party--you’ll get the chance to dress up a pony with fancy ribbons and glitter, and have a group photo taken (pony included, of course) so you can cherish the memory!  Who: Girls in grades K-3 Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: Camp Tapawingo Equestrian Ctr. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Fee: $7 per participant  Min/Max: 15/30 girls, 0/15 adults ...