Hanover Park Park District

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Dance Academy Fall 2022-2023 

Recital Class Information
January 2023 - May 2023

We provide excellent dance education to our students of all ages. Dancers gain self-confidence as they master new skills, learn to be part of an ensemble, and achieve long-term goals while preparing for their recital performance.  All classes are held at the Community Center Dance Studio. Our dance studio features a wooden floor, mirrors, and ballet barres.  The dance season ends with the spring recital. Our recital is optional however we highly encourage all of our students to participate.

Below you will find important information about our recital classes. Parents must read and sign the Dance Parent Manual for complete information.         

Please register for classes based on age.  Instructors reserve the right to place a student in a different class if it is more appropriate. If you are unsure about the right class for your child, please email Terry Freund at t.freund@hpparks.org.

Multiple classes receive a $10% discount off second class

 

Mini Tots | Ages 3-4

Tuesdays | 5:45p-6:30p | $103/$118

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Our mini tot’s class will introduce our young dancers to Ballet, Tap, and Tumbling.  In this class, our students will learn ballet positions, and basic ballet steps with poise and coordination.  Students will also start to learn the basics of tap dancing along with basic tumbling.  Attire:  any color leotard (skirt NOT attached) tights or socks, pink ballet shoes, black VELCRO (for the tie) Hair pulled away from the face.

Instructor: Terry Fruend 

Program # | Date | Times | Level
305530-01 | 1/12-5/4 | 5:45-6:30p | Beg.

Combo | Ages 4-7

Thursdays | 5p-5:45p | $103/$118

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This class will consist of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz.  Students will be taught the basics of each style.  Ballet is the basis of all styles of dance. This class will teach our students three different styles to help them choose their favorite and prepare our students for the next level of class. Attire:  any color leotard (skirt NOT attached) tights or socks, pink ballet shoes, black VELCRO (for the tie) Hair pulled away from the face.

Program #  | Date| Times | Level

305530-02 | 1/12-5/4 | 5:00-5:45p | Beg.

Check back for more classes as the winter session approaches!

Important Dates 

Monday 3/27/23 – Saturday 4/1/23 Spring break: No Classes Held (Classes resume 4/3/23)

Monday 5/1/23 – Thursday 5/4/23 Last Week of Classes 

Recital Rehearsal:  Friday 5/5/23 6:00 pm only one parent is allowed in for rehearsal.

Recital:   Saturday 5/6/23 11:00 am 

Recital and costume information will be emailed to students upon registration.  

Costume Fee: TBA

Art Class

Location: Community Center Gym

Costume Fee: $135 for the first class, $95 for each additional class

Costume Fee Information and Payment Plan
This year we will be offering a recital package that will include students' costumes, tights, and a recital t-shirt. The cost will be $135.00 for the first class and $95.00 for more than one class (which does not include a t-shirt).  Payment will be split into two payments.  The first payment of $67.50 (if not in more than one class) is due NO LATER THAN 10/3/22.  The second payment 0f $67.50 is due NO LATER THAN 11/7/22.  Costumes will not be ordered until your payment is paid in full.  Costumes will be ordered by the second week of December, before our holiday break.  Late payments may result in costumes being out of stock and students not being able to perform in the recital.  For students that register for classes starting in January, their costume payment will be due No later than Friday 1/20/23. With January registration some costumes may be out of stock, should this occur, our student will receive a costume refund.     Students who sign up after 1/20/23 will not be able to perform in our recital but, can still take our classes, and learn technique and our dance.  There are NO refunds on costumes, tights, or t-shirts. All alterations are the responsibility of the parent and will need to be completed before our picture day. 

Recital Class Payment Plan


A payment plan is available to families registering for more than one dance class. 50% of the total amount is due at registration. The remaining 50% is due by Wednesday, February 2, 2023.   Costume fees are not included in the payment plan and are nonrefundable. Only those families making all dance payments on time will be eligible for a payment plan in the future. To set up a payment plan, contact our front desk, at 630-837-2468.

Private Classes 25 minutes:  $20.00 per class 24-hour class cancelation required otherwise student will be charged.  

Beginning Guitar Lessons

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Ages 8-12 | Wed | $180/$195

Stuck at home with nothing fun to do? Take our wonderful guitar class that will have you playing songs before you know it! Learn guitar from our performing professional guitar instructor! Beginning lessons are given in conjunction with

A & A Music Academy at 1971 E. Devon Ave. Hanover Park, IL. 60133.  Each class is designed to teach learn basic music reading skills, chords, strumming techniques, and much more and all with fun songs you’ll love! The class size is limited to 4 students, but if the class is full, please sign up on the waiting list.  We will make additional classes, and try our best to get everyone that signs up into a class. 

A&A Music Academy

1971 E. Devon Ave. Hanover Park, IL. 60133 

 A book fee of $10.00 payable to A & A Music is due the first day of class

Program# | Dates | Time

302524-01 | 1/11-3/15 | 7-7:45p

Beginning Piano Lessons

Ages 6-8 | Mon | $180/$195

Piano teaches discipline, perseverance, fine motor coordination, and self-confidence.  That’s much more than music!  Give your child the opportunity to achieve, excel, and perform by taking the winter beginning piano class.  All you need is a keyboard, to have some fun learning! Beginning classes for children are being offered in conjunction with A & A Music Academy.  Basic music skills such as keyboard facility, music reading, and counting will be taught using colorful fun songs.  Your child will enjoy making music from the very first class!  The class size is limited to 4 students, but if the class is full, please sign up on the waiting list.  We will make additional classes and try our best to get everyone that signs up into a class.   Make your child an achiever and bring music into your home.

 

A&A Music Academy

1971 E. Devon Ave. Hanover Park, IL. 60133

A book fee of $10.00 payable to A & A Music is due the first day of class.

10 Weeks

Program # | Age | Date | Time

302522-01 | 6-9 | 1/9-3/19 | 6-6:45p

Private Drum Lessons

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Ages 8+ | Thr | $120/$135

For children and adults, beginners and experienced drummers! You'll learn Jazz, Rock, Blues, Funk, and Latin Funk drum techniques during private half-hour lessons on a professional drum set. Instructor Verne Duddles creates a comfortable, safe, and inspiring atmosphere to maximize each student's progress. Safety guidelines will be followed throughout the lesson, such as wearing masks, maintaining a 6-ft distance, and sanitizing equipment through each use.

 

Please bring a set of drumsticks to class (price is $6-$12), available at any music store. Recommended drumsticks: Size 7A for children and 5A for adults.

 

Location: Community Center Boardroom

Program # | Dates | Times

322523-01 | 8+ | 12/15-1/19 | 6:15-6:45p

322523-02 | 8+ | 12/15-1/19 | 7-7:30p

322523-03 | 8+ | 12/15-1/19 | 7:45-8:15p

322523-04 | 8+ | 12/15-1/19 | 8:30-9:00p

Program # | Dates | Times

322523-05 | 8+ | 1/26-3/2 | 6:15-6:45p

322523-06 | 8+ | 1/26-3/2 | 7:00-7:30p

322523-07 | 8+ | 1/26-3/2 | 7:45-8:15p

322523-08 | 8+ | 1/26-3/2| 8:30-9:00p

Beginning Drum Lessons

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Ages 8-14 | Thr | $180/$195

Winter drum lessons are just the thing to fill your child’s day with musical fun!  Drumming will teach discipline, perseverance, fine motor coordination, and self-confidence.  That’s much more than music!  You’ll learn to play from a professional performing drummer! Beginning lessons are given in conjunction with A & A Music Academy at 1971 E. Devon Ave. Hanover Park, IL. 60133.   Bring 5A sticks or buy them on the first day of class.  Classes teach the basic rudiments, percussion style notation, drum set basics, various musical styles, and much more. You’ll be playing in no time, and ready to start up that garage band with your friends!  The class size is limited to 4 students, but if the class is full, please sign up on the waiting list.  We will make additional classes and try our best to get everyone that signs up into a class. 

 

A material fee of up to $20.00 payable to A & A Music is due on the first day of class for books and sticks.

10 Weeks

A&A Music Academy

1971 E. Devon Ave. Hanover Park, IL. 60133 

Location: Community Center Boardroom

Program # | Dates | Times

302523-01 | 8-14 | 1/12-3/16 | 6-6:45p

Winter Snowman Craft | Free!

January 14, 2023 | Register Online

Description: January is cold and snowy, so it is the perfect time to get creative with a Winter Snowman Craft day! There will be four separate stations consisting of a paper plate snowman craft, a hanging snowman felt craft, a melted snowman slime project, and a winter snowman sensory bottle project. You’ll even get a sweet treat at the end to take home!

 

Pre Registration required  

 

Location:

1919 Walnut Avenue, Hanover Park.

Activity Room A, B. Location:

 

Program # | Dates | Times

301520-01 | 1/14-1/14 | 11-12:30p

Adult & Teen Watercolor & Pencil

Thursdays | Ages 13+ | $79/$95 | Register Online

Washes of watercolor will be applied to the sketch, then details will be finished with colored pencils.  Picture references will be available or bring your own.  Should you wish to paint using colored pencils, that is okay as well.  If you do not have watercolor, the instructor will have her palette to use to try this medium out.  Prismacolor is the teacher’s choice of a colored pencil but bring what you already have along with a 9x12” watercolor pad.

 

Location:

Park Place 550 S Park Blvd, Streamwood, IL 60107

Program # | Dates | Times | Fees

305300-01 | 1/19-2/23 | 4:15-6:15p | $79/$95

 

STEM

STEM (BW)

Code Ninjas  2022 Camp Guide

Location: 807 IL-59, Bartlett, IL 60103

Spring Camp Schedule

Code Ninjas camps offer an engaging and fun environment for children to learn coding and robotics, build problem-solving & critical thinking skills, gain confidence, and have a blast with friends!

 

JR Makey Makey

Created for our youngest ninjas, in this camp kids will use a Makey Makey Circuit board and household materials, to learn about electronics, game controllers, and how hardware and software interact. Imagine vegetable bongo drums, and gummy bear pianos… these are a few of the fun projects they will build in this camp. Ninjas will work together to create, reflect, and share their work as they invent new ways to interact with computers!

 

Roblox with LEGO *NEW*

Throughout this camp, Ninjas will make silly dancing robots, a working safe with password protection, a racing rhino, and more! Using the LEGO SPIKE Prime robotics kit, Ninjas will learn the fundamentals of how to design, build, and code robots. They will also apply their knowledge of sensors, motors, and coding as they construct their own creations.

Minecraft 1: Moviemaking

Ninjas will shift their imagination into high gear as they learn scene-building, storytelling, and video recording featuring their own Minecraft world. They will jump into the basics of editing and mixing audio as they produce their final stories as short movies. Ninjas will have fun expressing themselves and sharing stories with their friends. They will leave this camp with a deeper understanding of how creativity and technology can work together to tell exciting stories.

Note: Requires a Java edition account not included in the camp.

 

Minecraft 2: Modding

Developed for experienced Minecraft players, this camp teaches Ninjas how to make unique mods(modifications that change the game)! They will create their own custom tools, weapons, armor, enemies, and more! By the end of the camp, Ninjas will be able to export their mods to friends and family to explore at home using Minecraft Java Editions.

Note: Requires a Java edition account not included in the camp.

 

Minecraft 3: Robots *NEW*

Ninjas will use code to control a robot in Minecraft Education Edition. Through simple programming, they will apply complex computer science concepts to automate the boring parts of Minecraft such as farming, digging, and more. Ninjas will use concepts like loops and functions to code crazy things like spawning hundreds of chickens from the sky! 

Note: Requires a Java edition account not included in the camp.

Roblox 1: Intro to Development

In this hands-on, fully guided experience, Ninjas will learn the basics of game building and creative development in Roblox, an exciting, online gaming platform. Ninjas will spend their time building and exploring new worlds in Roblox before sharing their creations locally and globally. This camp will teach Ninjas how to plan, design, and build their own 3D world to create more than just a game!

Note Roblox account is required (free).

Roblox 2: Next Level

Experienced Roblox game builders will take their skills to the next level in this camp as they learn coding fundamentals and dig deeper into the game-making side of Roblox.

Note Roblox account is required (free).

 

Become a YouTuber 

Campers will learn the basics of YouTube and design a custom video thumbnail for their very own personalized YouTube video tutorial. This camp advances existing Scratch, Robloxor MakeCode skills as campers create a more complex game that requires additional loops, inputs, and movements.

Adventures in 3D Printing

Through Adventure in 3D Printing, ninjas will explore design thinking and the innovative process as they learn to prototype and test new creations. Campers can choose a path of creating a new model in CAD or importing a design to remix.

Aerospace Club

Calling all NASA and SpaceX fans! Explore our solar system along with the concepts of aerodynamics and physics. With the use of the Kerbal Space Program®, ninjas will learn how to construct and launch their very own spacecraft.

 

Game Building Club

Learn and apply coding skills to program your own computer projects using Scratch 3.0! Build single-player & multi-player games, create puzzles, race through mazes, add animation, and more!

Minecraft/Roblox Club

Play and interact with fellow Ninjas in your favorite game! Ninjas will build their own levels, teach each other tips and tricks and be able to socialize in a safe and private environment.

Week-Long Camps

(Monday through Friday unless otherwise specified)

Roblox 1 | $199/$229 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-01 |  7-14 | M-F | 6/6-6/10 | 9a-12p

101420-03 | 7-14 | M-F | 6/13-6/17 | 9a-12p

Roblox 2 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-02 | 9-14 | M-F | 6/6-6/10 | 12:30p-3p 

 

Minecraft 2 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-04 | 7-14 | M-F | 6/13-6/17 | 12:30-3p 

 

Minecraft | $79/$89

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

301420-05 |7-14 | Mon| 1/17 | 9a-3:30p 

301420-06 |7-14 | Fri | 2/18 | 9a-3:30p 

301420-07 |7-14 | Fri | 3/4 | 9a-3:30p 

 

Roblox | $79/$89

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

301420-08 | 7-14 | Mon| 1/31 | 9a-3:30p 

301420-09 | 7-14 | Mon | 2/21 |9-3:30p

Semester Break Camps

(AM and PM Options)

 

Become A Youtuber | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

301420-10 | 7-14 |  M-F | 3 /28-4/1 | 12:30p:-3:30p

Become a YouTuber | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times | Fees 

101420-05 | 7-14  | M-F | 6/20-6/24 | 9a-12p 

 

Adventures in 3D Printing | $199/229 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times | Fees 

101420-06 | 7-14 | M-F | 6/20-6/24 | 12:30p-3:00p

Adventures in 3D Printing | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-07 | 7-14 | M-F | 6/27-7/1 | 9a-12p 

 

Become a Youtuber | $199/229 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-08 | 7-14 | M-F | 6/27-7/1 | 12:30p-3:00p

Intro to Coding: Scratch 1 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-09 | 7-14 | Tue-Fri | 7/5-7/8  | 9a-12p

Intro to Coding: Scratch 2 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-10 | 7-14 | Tue-Fri | 7/5-7/8 | 12:30p-3:00p

Roblox 2 | $199/$229

Program # |  Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-11 | 9-14  M-F  7/11-7/15 | 9a-12p

 

Roblox 1 | $199/229 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-12 | 7-14 | M-F | 7/11-7/15 | 12:30p-3:p 

Minecraft 2 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-13 | 7-14 | M-F | 7/18-7/22 | 9a-12p

 

Minecraft 1 | $199/229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-14 | 7-14  | M-F |  7/18-7/22 | 12:30p-3:00p

 

Become a YouTuber | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-15 | 7-14 | M-F | 7/25-7/29 | 9a-12p

Adventures in 3D Printing | $199/229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-16 | 7-14 | M-F | 7/25-7/29 | 12:30p-3p

 

Adventures in 3D Printing | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-17 | 7-14 | M-F | 8/1-8/5  9a-12p 

Become a YouTuber | $199/229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-18 | 7-14 | M-F | 8/1-8/5 | 12:30p-3p 

Roblox 1 | $199/$229

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-19 | 7-14 | M-F | 8/8-8/12 | 9a-12p  

 

Roblox 2 | $199/229 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-20 | 9-14 | M-F | 8/8-8/12 | 12:30p-3:00p


Weekly Sessions

(Every weekday is offered in 4 sessions packs)

 

Minecraft | $89/$99 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-21 | 7-14 | Tu | 6/7-6/28 | 4p-5p

101420-22 | 7-14 | Tu | 7/5-7/26 | 4p-5p

Roblox | $89/$99

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-23 | 7-14 | W | 6/8-6/29 | 4p-5p 

101420-24 | 7-14 | W | 7/6-7/27 | 4p-5p 

Game Building Club | $89/$99

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times

101420-25 | 7-14 | Thr | 6/9-6/30 | 4p-5p 

101420-26 | 7-14 | Thr | 7/7-7/28 | 4p-5p

Aerospace | $89/$99 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-27 | 9-14 | F | 6/10-7/1 | 4p-5p

101420-28 | 9-14 | F | 7/8-7/29 | 4p-5p 

 

Jr. Program(8 weekly sessions) | $229/$249 

Program # | Age | Day | Date | Times 

101420-29 | 5-9 | Sat | 6/11-8/6  | 10:30p-11:30a 

101420-30 | 5-9 | Sat | 6/11-8/6 | 1p-2p