Si View Metropolitan Park District

Youth Special Interest Classes

Holiday Gift Workshops

Would your child like to create one-of-a-kind hand-crafted art gifts for this holiday season? Here are two opportunities to learn and apply some art concepts and skills while making gorgeous gifts for someone special. In each workshop, young artists will create two unique gifts and decorate a gift bag for each. Workshop fees include all child-friendly materials. Creating art can be messy; please have your artist dress appropriately!


Students will have the opportunity to learn about art concepts and terminology and apply the elements and principles of art while exploring a variety of art media including acrylic and watercolor paints, oil and chalk pastels, regular colored and watercolor pencils, clay, and textiles. No previous experience necessary. Class fee includes all child-friendly materials, and your child will receive an art kit to keep. Creating art can be messy please have your artist dress appropriately!

Robot U

Build from plans or design your own. Classes focus on building or creating incredible working, sensing, moving ROBOTS! All elementary ages welcome. They will have their choice of sets to work with, from simle to complex, LEGO WeDO for the young ones and MINDSTORMS for the ones that need maximum capabilities. Build from over 100 plans or create your own. We have instructors to help. For No School Day programs, choose a morning, afternoon or a full day program.

Homeschool Drama: Acting Fundamentals

An introductory drama course for homeschool students. Rotating topics to provide a foundational knowledge of acting techniques and theatrical production. Great for all levels! Small showcase for family and friends during the final class.

Homeschool Drama: Performance

Alice in Wonderland: Fall down the rabbit hole along with Alice and join her on a journey through the curious world called Wonderland. Filled with familiar characters, everyone has the chance to shine in this adaptation of the book by Lewis Carroll. $50 materials fee. Includes a show T-shirt and two tickets for the performance of your choice. Performances with tickets open to the public: Apr 6 2PM & 7PM, and Apr 7 2PM.
Performance Program Grade: K-12

Youth Drama: Performance

Peter Pan: Think happy thoughts and fly to the second star to the right and straight on till morning with the Darling siblings as they go on an adventure to Neverland with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. There are lots of fun roles for everyone in this adaptation of the 1904 play by Peter Pan author J. M. Barrie. Performances, with tickets available to the public: Apr 12 7PM, and Apr 13 2PM and 7PM.
Performance Program Grade: K-12

Safe Kids 101 Home Alone

How do parents know when their child is ready to stay home alone? What should your child know about first aid, choking, fire prevention or aggressive dogs? Don’t know how to initiate the discussion on stranger danger, abduction, abuse or digital safety, like cyberbullying or sexting? This class has you covered, teaching your child how to be safer at home and in the community! All participants will receive the Safe Kids 101 book. Bring a water bottle and a snack.

Polite Kids 101

Would a manners class help your child stay on track with kind and respectful living? Look no further! This class includes how to introduce yourself and others, interrupting politely, how to set a basic table setting, table manners, being a guest in someone’s home, and birthday party manners. All participants will receive a Polite Kids 101 handbook. A light snack of crackers and cheese, apple slices and carrot sticks will be served, so please let us know of any food allergies. Bring a healthy beverage and additional nut-free snack.

Beginning Sewing

Master the basics of sewing. Learn to read a pattern, use a machine, create PJ pants, fabric baskets, pillowcases, scrunchies and more! Head into fall with projects you can be proud of and have fun with fabric.