Pre-teen Programs

Pre-teen Programs

Family and Friends Learn to Knit
Babysitters Course
Home Alone Safety Program
So You Think You Got Talent

             
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!                             
 

Family and Friends Learn to Knit

People that play together, stay together! Spend quality time with a family member or friend while learning to knit.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. A list of supplies and projects will be emailed prior to start of program. Cost includes supplies for the first two  weeks.

Wednesdays, March 22 to May 3, 2017
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Quidi Vidi Village Plantation
$50
To Register click here

 

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:                                                                     
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Airport Heights Community Centre
Ages 11 to 13 years
To register click here

Course Two:
Friday, April 21, 2017
9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Southlands Community Centre
Ages 11 to 13 years
To register click 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:
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Airport Heights Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12 years
To register click here

Course Two:
Thursday, April 20, 2017
9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Southlands Community Centre
Ages 10 to 12 years
To register click 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.

For more information call 709-576-8631 or 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.