The Home Alone and First Aid course is designed for children ages 10 to 14 who will be left home alone for short periods. Topics outlined in the course are safe decision-making, constructive time management and personal safety. The basics of first aid treatment and prevention for burns, cuts, fractures/sprains and choking are covered. This one-day class will meet Saturday, Jan. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $68 for Parker residents and $73 for no-residents and includes a $15 materials fee.
Social Skills Group for Elementary Children is a fun way to learn social dynamics using instruction, team activities, group discussion, games, role-playing and other fun activities. Children ages 7 to 9 will work on friendship skills and interpersonal skills, turn taking, coping and calming skills, problem solving and conflict resolution, flexibility and conversation skills and emotional regulation. Class will meet every Thursday from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. from Jan. 7 through Feb. 11. Cost is $159 per Parker resident and $171 for non-residents.
Being a tween isn't always easy and let's be real, being a tween girl makes things even more complicated. Empower Your Tween Daughter for youth ages 11 through 12, will help her feel secure in who she is and give her the tools to maneuver the tween years. Empower her to feel comfortable being herself, allowing her to tap into her own intuition and secure being the person she wants to be instead of the person she feels society wants her to be. Strengthen her self-confidence, her power, and her self-love while leaving the anxiety that tweens often feel. This three-week class meets every Wednesday from Feb. 3 through 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $58 for Parker residents and $64 for non-residents.
Is your daughter over the tween age and onto the teen years? Empower Your Teen Daughter will go over the same growing pains, just for an older group. This three-week class meets every Tuesday from Feb. 2 to 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for teens ages 14 to 17. Cost is $58 per Parker resident and $64 for non-residents.
Youth Enrichment classes are held at the Parker Recreation Center, 17301 E. Lincoln Ave. For more information and to register, visit www.ParkerRec.com/Enhichment or contact Diane Lange at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.805.3281.