Pre-teen Programs

Pre-teen Programs

Babysitters Course
Home Alone Safety Program
So You Think You Got Talent
Explore Art

             
The City of St. John's offers various programs, activities and leadership opportunities to preteens (grades 4 to 6) throughout the year. Click here for more Family Friendly Events and Courses!                              
 
 

Babysitters Course

Want to learn the basics of babysitting? Participants will learn how to provide for younger children and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate. Minimum age is 11 years. Courses offered throughout the year.
Please bring along a doll and a lunch.  Lunch will be 30 minutes.

Course One:                                                                     
Thursday, July 13, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 11 to 14
Cost:  $50
Register Here

Course Two:

Thursday, August 10, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 11 to 14
Cost:  $50
Register Here

Home Alone Safety Program

Are you wishing you were more independent? Based on the SOS 4 Kids Inc., the Home Alone course is a comprehensive safety program that prepares preteens to stay home alone.  Topics include:  street smarts, people safety, routines, home readiness plan, safe activities and snacking, online safety, fire safety, and basic first aid. Please bring along a lunch. Lunch will be 30 minutes.

Course One:
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12
Cost:  $50
Register Here

Course Two:
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12
Cost:  $50
Register Here
                             

So You Think You Got Talent

The Annual Youth Talent Show is held during the winter season and is available for preteens/youth ages 10 to 14 years. Please see Youth Programs Special Events.                                             

Explore Art   NEW

Explore your artistic abilities by joining us for a creative week of hands on activities such as painting, sketching, origami, jewerly making and much more.

July 17 to 21, 2017
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12
Cost:  $112.50
Register Here

For more information call 709-576-8499 or email recreation@stjohns.ca.
If your child requires support or assistance to participate in the program, please call 709-576-4450 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca.