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The Wonderful World of Babysitting

Ages 11-15
Become the babysitter that kids beg their parents to have! This class will teach you the basics and give you the confidence to successfully take on any babysitting job. You will be trained by certified staff on skills to become a safe, fun, and nurturing sitter. Our program features basic first aid, safety, age- appropriate games, and discipline techniques.

The Champaign Park District is an accredited program site through Safe Sitter®, the only national, nonprofit organization exclusively devoted to baby-sitting. You must attend all sessions in order to complete the course and to be certified by Safe Sitter®.

Mondays, February 26 – May 26
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR):
 $45|$67.50
Questions: michelle.horvat@champaignparks.com or 217-398-2376

C.U.A.S. Family Skywatch

Ages 5+
Join members of the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society, Inc. at their observatory, southwest of Champaign, for an evening under the stars. See the stars and planets through the largest public telescope in East Central Illinois. All skywatch sessions are cancelled in the event of cloudy weather. Take interstate 57 south to the Monticello Road exit. Go west on Monticello Road for approximately 1.4 miles to crossroad 700 E. Go south on 700 E. for approximately 1 mile and you will see a sign for the observatory. Call 217-351-2567 for cancellation notices, or visit cuas.org.

May 24, April 21, May 19
Saturdays, 
7:00 pm
CUAS Observatory
Fee (R|NR):
 FREE! 

Heartsaver CPR Classes By Presence Hospital

Ages 9+cpr
The course covers topics ranging from heart attacks and strokes to animal bites and allergic reactions. Also covered is CPR for the adult, child and infant victim and AED use. A CPR certification card will be given after successful completion of class.

**In order to receive a refund, cancellation requests must be submitted at least two days prior to the class date.

January 20, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 19
Saturdays,
9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR):
 $75|$112.50
Questions: sean.hurst@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3901

 

 

NEW! Ark Encounter & Creation Museum Trip

Ages 40+
Ark Encounter and much more will make a bus tour to the Cincinnati area a smash hit! Go inside a life-size recreation of Noah’s Ark, built to the specifications in the Bible! See jaw-dropping exhibits inside the Ark and experience pages of the Bible like never before. This bus tour also takes you to the Creation Museum – prepare to believe as you are inspired by state-of-the-art exhibits and stunning gardens. Experience a variety of sea life at the amazing Newport Aquarium, including over two-hundred feet of tunnels through stunning underwater exhibits.

• Motorcoach transportation
• 2 nights lodging
• 4 meals: 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners
• Admission to Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, and Newport Aquarium
• A Diamond Tours Dinner Party

May 8-10, 2018
Fee (R|NR): $360 per person double occupancy; add $89 for single occupancy. $75 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up. Payments may be made in monthly installments with final payment due 3/1. Travel insurance is available for an additional charge. Photos, video, and information available at www.GroupTrips.com/ChampaignParkDistrict.
Registration: Registration begins on Monday, 11/20 at Douglass Community Center at 8a for anyone ages 40 and older.  Starting Tuesday, 11/21 participants may register at any Champaign Park District facility.
Questionsdarius.white@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3961

 
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