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 Paint Night

            
 

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. Register here. For full course desciption please click here. 

Course One:                                                                     
Saturday, October 14, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 11 to 14 (must be 11 of the start of the course)
Cost:  $50

Course Two:
Saturday, November 4, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 11 to 14 (must be 11 by the start of the course)
Cost:  $50

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. Register here.

Course One:
Saturday, September 23, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12 (must be 10 and no older than 12 by December 31, 2017)
Cost:  $50

Course Two:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Southlands Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12 (must be 10 and no older than 12 by December 31, 2017
Cost:  $50

Course Three:
Saturday, December 9, 2017
9 a.m to 4 p.m
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12 (must be 10 and no older than 12 by December 31, 2017)
Cost:  $50

                             

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).

October 25 to November 30, 2017
Wednesday and Thursdays
3:15 to 5:15 p.m.
Pauls Reynolds Community Centre
Ages: 10 to 11
Cost:  $64  
Course Cancelled

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.

    

EXPLORE Paint Night

Learn to paint with acrylic paints to create your own masterpiece.  For ages 10 to 12. Register here.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Ages:  10 to 12 years
Cost:  $14

                                       

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.