Child and Youth


Cooking for Kids

Come out and join "Cooking for Kids". This program is a hands-on class what allows children to gain confidence in the kitchen, try new food, and most of all, inspire kitchen creativity. Kids will work together to make recipes from scratch, learn about the different uses of utensils and how to properly measure ingredients, as well as how to follow proper kitchen safety and hygiene procedures. At the end of each class, children will be able to sample the dishes they have made. On the final class, each child will be given a cookbook with all of the recipes made to take home. Help foster the inner chef in your child!
Instructor: Tina Richardson
Starts: Saturday Jan 27 - March 24, 2018  no class March 17
Time: 10:30 am-12:00 noon 
 Cost:  $40.00  + $10.00 supplies fee  (8 weeks)
Ages:  8-12 years
Youth Night

Every Friday night the Centre has two rooms open just for you!. This drop-in is free and is for ages 8-12 years. Come out and play your favourite video games, ping pong, board games, air hockey and much more with your friends and meet new friends. Show your musical skills with  Rock Band and Karaoke. The will be dodge ball in the gym on designated nights, and occasional  movie nights.Come  and enjoy a fun night out! 
Start: Friday Jan 19 - May 11, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:  Free
Ages:  8-12 years
Pre-Ballet  ( Classes are full)
Your child will explore the beginning movements of ballet while enjoying the creativity of movement! Each child will enjoy social interaction with other children their own age while increasing their fine motor skills, listening skills and generate a love of movement. Each week games will be incorporated to help the children practice the moves they learn.
Instructor:  Lauren Hiltz
Starts:  Saturday Jan 27 - March 24, 2018  no class March 17
Pre-Ballet 1 -  10:00 am -10:45 
Pre-Ballet 2 -  11:00 am -11:45 am 
Ages:  3-5 years
Cost:  $30.00 (8 weeks)

Introduction to Jazz    
An introductory class to the style of jazz dancing for children 5-7 years. This program will encourage the participant to experience new styles of dance along with new movements, simple stretches and games each week.
Instructor:  Lauren Hiltz
Dates:  Saturday Jan 27 - March 24, 2018  no class March 17
Time:  12:00 - 1:00 pm
Cost:  $40.00 (8 weeks)
Age:  5-7 years

Introduction to Guitar
Get together with Holly Blackler for "beginner guitar". You will be taught how to hold the guitar, about the strings and tuning, some basic strumming and picking. Chord progression - by focusing on playing songs alone and with a group. Recommend that along with the guitar you bring a guitar strap, electronic tuner and some soft picks. Come and start to learn the joy of playing guitar.
Instructor:  Holly Blackler
Dates:  Monday Jan 29 - March 26, 2018
Cost:  $40.00 (8 weeks) 
Age:  9-15 years   Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
 Age: 16+              Time:   7:30-8:30 pm
March Break Camp 2018
Want to make the most of your child's March Break? The North Woodside Community Centre is offering a half day March Break Camp for children 5 - 10 years. Each morning will feature a new theme that is jam-packed with fun and interactive activities. This is one March Break Camp you don't want to miss.
Themes and activities will be announced at a later date. Register today; space is limited!
Date:  Monday March 12th - Friday March 16th.
Time:  8:30 am -12:30 pm
Cost:  $60.00
Age:  5 -10 years

North Woodside Community Centre
230 Pleasant Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2Y 3R8

Phone: (902) 463-9276
Fax: (902) 463-1488

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