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Self-Defense for Kids
By Sid & Amy Rayford

Who doesn't want to feel safer? In this class you will learn the basic hand strikes, kicks, and blocks needed for self-defense. This interactive class teaches you scenario based self-defense techniques, escape tactics, and anti-bullying techniques for children of all ages. Class is demonstrated by instructors and practiced together by members of the same household. Class will have short lectures on verbal conflict resolution and proper conduct to avoid physical confrontations while at school and other public places. This class will teach you about identifying, avoiding, and reporting abduction attempts and how to not become a victim!

DATES:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays
July 1-29, 2020 • 4:20 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
July 2-30, 2020 • 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.
• Comfortable clothing

COST: $35

 

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Financial Literacy for Kids
By Educational Employees Credit Union

 

9th-12th Grade (Wise Up):
This is an interactive session where students select a career and make adult decisions about housing, transportation, clothing, food,
entertainment and other expenses that adults budget for every month.
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Requirements: Zoom

6th-12 Grade (Money Wise):
Basics of savings, checking, debit card, credit card, credit score, budgeting systems and how this affects our daily lives.
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Requirements: Zoom

4th-6th Grade (History of Money):
Students learn characteristics found in U.S. and foreign currency and the evolution of money.
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Requirements: Zoom

K-3rd Grade (Fun with Money):
Students learn to identify coins, basic saving and spending principles.
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Requirements: Zoom

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming.

COST: Free

 

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Yoga for Kids
By Danaelle Rodriguez

We live in a busy world, sometimes we just need space to breathe and do a handstand! In our Yoga for Kids class children will have the opportunity to find their breath, their
balance, and their inner strength. This class is suitable for seasoned yogis and those who are new to the mat. Come stretch and play! Our new online format will allow students to stay safe and stay connected. Your child will develop a strong foundation in mindfulness and the journey together does not have to end, Instructor, Danaelle Rodriguez will provide each student with a personalized 30 minute Yoga video (private YouTube link) for their continued Yoga practice. Recommended for chilren ages 6 and above.

DATES:
Monday-Thursday
July 6-16, 2020 • 8:15 a.m - 9:15 a.m.

Monday-Thursday
July 20-30, 2020 • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.
• Comfortable clothing

COST: $35

 

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Beginning Sign Language
By La Rhonda Batson

Have you ever been interested to learn the silent language? If so, this class is for you! In this class you will have fun learning the basics of American Sign Language. You will learn to communicate with others without even saying a word! Students will learn through games, signing songs, and telling stories in this fun and interactive online class. Students will receive a book to help along during the class.

DATES:
Monday-Thursday
July 6-16, 2020 • 11:00 a.m.- 12:20 p.m.

Monday-Thursday
July 20-30, 2020 • 11:00 a.m.- 12:20 p.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.
• Sign Language book (supplied by CFK)

Each student will need a book to follow along in class. Book will need to be picked up drive thru style. More details to come.

COST: $35

 

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French for Kids
By Amal Rida

Bonjour! Has your child ever wanted to speak French? They can learn from us! This is a beginners French course for kids. Through games, songs, and other fun activities, students will learn to express in French the most basic functions of everyday life. This course is not recommended for native speakers.

DATES:
Mondays & Wednesdays
July 6-30, 2020 • 10:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.

Each student will need a book to follow along in class. Book will need to be picked up drive thru style. More details to come.

COST: $35

 

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Hands On Science & Engineering
By Keith Tetangco

Humans are born to engineer things! This class will encourage you think critically about how the world works by exploring the fundamentals of chemistry and physics while offering you a world class intoduction to design.

DATES:
Monday-Thursday
July 6-16, 2020 • 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Monday-Thursday
July 20-30, 2020 • 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.
• Students will receive a bag of
materials needed for the class

Class will consist of live zooms and pre-recorded videos with experiments. Students will receive a bag with materials needed for the class. Bag will need to picked up drive thru style. More Details to come.

COST: $35

 

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The Art of Story Telling
By Danaelle Rodriguez

The Art of Story Telling is back! ARLETTE DARES TO DREAM is centered around a 12- year old girl in our community. Arlette moves through the book with curiosity and bravery,
seeking out and picking up the many things life has to offer. She discovers the balancing act of figuring out one's self to be a tricky one. Students will have the opportunity to express their own sense through an artistic expression of their choosing: song, scene or dance. The Art of Story Telling will culminate in an online performance
(private YouTube link) that will be made available to friends and family. This class is recommended for children ages 9-13 years old.

DATES:
Mondays & Wednesdays
July 6-30, 2020 • 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Requirements:
• Zoom
• Internet access
• Laptop, Desktop computer, or
other device for streaming classes.

Students will receive signed book drive thru style. More details to come.

COST: $50

 

 

 

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ONLINE Anytime, from anywhere, right here. Easy and secure (Visa/Mastercard only).

CALL (209) 384-6224 using Debit/Credit (Visa/Mastercard only) Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5pm.

VISIT the Business Resource Center at 630 W. 19th Street in Merced (M St./19th St.) Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to register using
Debit/Credit (Visa/Mastercard only) or cash.

We are happy to invoice firms and agencies for your class fee if being sponsored by such an agency.

 

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Please help support the Community Education and College for Kids Programs with a donation. These programs are self-supporting through registration fees as we do not receive any general fund monies from the College. Any funds received are tax deductible through the Merced College Foundation which is a non-profit.

 

 

 

 

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