CURRENT PROGRAM OFFERINGS
Swim Lessons Private, Semi-private and group lessons. As a life-guard since the age of 16 and growing up on an island being able to have confidence in one owns swimming is a survival skill. I was former Aquatics Director and Swim Lesson Manager and take pride in using a no float technique to teach simmers to use their own buoyancy in the water. I love using traditional and creative teaching aids such as kick boards, pool noodles, pumpkins, and songs to help novice swimmers master skills and intermediate swimmers gain endurance and stamina.
The Scoop: Lessons for ages 6mos- adult. Private, Semi-private (2-3 students) and Group (3-6 students) lessons. For semi-private and group lessons all swimmers must be about the same level. Lessons are taught in 30 minute sessions, and booked in packages of 4. Complete the below form for availability and rates.
USA Archery Instructor As a certified Level 1 USA Archery Instructor I have had the pleasure of teaching the sport since 2005. I only host private and semi-private lessons at this point.
The Scoop: Available for private and semi-private lessons weather permitting as I use an outdoor space. 30 min lessons are available on most afternoons and weekends. Complete the request form below so we can connect to set up details.
Summer Theater Camp with Newport Recreation Department. Camp will provide its participants with a fundamental appreciation for the performing arts. Through both traditional and non‐traditional theatre games, participants will develop leadership skills and confidence in public speaking. Participants will have hands on opportunities to learn the craft and skill that go into producing and performing in front of a live audience!
The Scoop: For boys and girls in grades 3‐8 in the fall of 2018. July 16th- 20th. 9:00 am – noon at Thompson Middle School. Price tba
Summer Dance Camp with Newport Recreation Department. Participants will learn several dances and techniques during the week and will perform a show for parents, families and friends at the end of the camp.
The Scoop: Girls in grades 1‐8 in the fall of 2018. 9:00 am – noon. July 23rd – 27th. Price tba. All participants receive a camp t-shirt! Held at Thompson Middle School.
American Red Cross Babysitting Course This course is designed to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.
The Scoop: Hosted during school vacation weeks and summers. For boys and girls ages 11-15. Stay tuned for the next course listing.
Youth programs began as my initial focus. Teaching a variety of after school and summer camps from the young scientist to the full theater and dance productions. Preparing the next generation of American Red Cross Babysitters and enjoying the outdoors teaching Archery & Challenge Courses.
My background in youth development drives my passion of working with children. I’ve spent my professional career focused on giving our youth skills that will keep them engaged and supported while they navigate their childhood.
Please complete the below request form or send an email. I’d be happy to talk about your program needs.
YOUTH PROGRAM REQUEST