Pre-teen Programs

Pre-teen Programs

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
Home Alone Safety Program
So You Think You Got Talent
Explore Leadership
Explore Book Club

           
 

Babysitters Course

Learn the basics of babysitting for children from birth to school age and first aid/emergency response. 
Bring along a doll and lunch. For full course desciption please click here.                  

Ages 11 to 14 (must be 11 by the start of the course and no older than 14 by start date)
9 a.m to 4 p.m
Cost: $50
Registion begins December 7 at 7 a.m
Register Here

Winter Courses:
Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Southlands Community Centre
Monday, February 19, 2018 at Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Thursday, April 5, 2018 at H.G.R. Mews Community Centre

Home Alone Safety Program

A safety and life skills program for children (Grade 4 to 6) to develop independence to be un-supervised for short periods of time.  Topics include:  online safety, fire safety, street smarts, emergency response, healthy eating and a home readiness plan.  Bring a lunch!  The City of St. John's cannot guarentee that children taking this course will be adequately prepared or responsible to remain at home without adult supervision.

Ages 10 to 12 (must be 10 and no older than 12 by December 31 of year program is offered)
9 a.m to 4 p.m
Cost:  $50
Register Here

Fall Course:
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Paul Reynolds Community Centre

Winter Courses:
Registration opens 7 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Friday, February 16, 2018 at Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Southlands Community Centre
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Friday, April 6, 2018 at H.G.R. Mews Community Centre

                 

So You Think You Got Talent

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

Explore Leadership

Be the next leader in your community.  Develop leadership skills, confidence, and learn planning skills to learn that sharing your time and talents can benefit your community.  Runs 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.  For ages 10 to 11 years (in Grade 5 or 6).

The Explore Leadership program children selected a community project to help others. The children decided to support the Food Sharing Association. Program participants collected food from family and friends and staff at Paul Reynolds Community Centre and proudly presented it to Edgar King from the Community Food Sharing Association. Check back for future courses.

    

Explore Book Club
In partenership with the public libraries we are offering a book club to 10 to 12 year olds at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre.  The first meeting we will introduce the book, then 4 weeks to read it and at the end of the month we will celebrate with a party!  Registration is required but it is FREE!

Paul Reynolds Community Centre
February 7 to 28, 2018
Wednesdays
6:30 to 7:30 p.m
Ages:  10 to 12
Cost:  FREE
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.