Children will get to experience and learn street dance styles, from the oldest to the latest which will feature break dancing and other traditional hip hop dance styles. Each month there will be a new choreographed dance routine.
Designed to provide teenagers with real camp counselor experience at various City of Largo Summer Camps. Teens will develop essential leadership skills, create summer camp lesson plans, learn how to work with children and most importantly, have fun. Participants can earn volunteer hours that meet the qualifications for Bright Futures through Pinellas County Schools and other extracurricular school groups. Teens will also learn life skills that will aid in the next steps of their education and career path. Job selection, interview skills, budgeting, social skills, and creating a resume are some of the possible topics that will be covered. Teens that have completed grades 8-12 will be given priority over younger applicants. If you are interested in the program, contact Erika Lafontaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Highland Recreation at (727)518-3016.
$220 Member Resident/$268 Member Nonresident Space is limited and membership is required
Registrations are now closed for the 2022 Summer. Check back in November-December for 2023 Counselor in Training applications!
Students will improve their Manga drawing skills in their own style, trying new techniques and concepts that help them build self-confidence while learning about different manga artists and genres. Because each student works at their own level, there is no need to “keep up” with other students. Please arrive with your sketchbook, drawing pencils (black and colored), and eraser.
Arm yourself with foam weapons and defense gear, including swords, shields, bows, spears, and more. Then pick up skills and enjoy some excellent medieval and Norse-inspired games, some history of warfare, weapons, civilization and a lot of fun! All weapons will be pro-vided. Cups and helmets encouraged but not required.
Unleash your inner detective and unravel the mysteries of Nature. Every month a new mystery will be investigated. Fun explorations will be had with activities that surround a topic. Detectives that are ages 5 & 6 require an adult detective partner that must pay admission. Preregistration is strongly recommended. Space is limited.
Kids will have a blast playing fun games throughout the recreation center. The Snack Shop will be open for pizza, drink, and snack purchases. A child registration form is required for each participant. Register for the season for faster check-in and discounted rate (offered at Highland only). Younger children are offered separate activities in the preschool room and must be potty trained. Ask about our after-school program wrap-around fee for childcare from 6-6:30p with pizza included (children must be registered in afterschool care currently to participate).
Both locations' last day will be May 13 and will not be offered summer 2022. PNO will return in September.
Highland $6/$12 drop in fee Highland location offered on the following dates: May 13
Southwest $5/$10 drop in fee Southwest location offered on the following dates: May 6 and 13
This class is postponed. Please check back in the fall.
Have you always wondered how your favorite video games are made? In this class, students will learn simple coding using Unity Engine* software to learn game design. They will also learn the process of game development, industry terminology plus create your own game and play it!
*Students must bring their own laptops to class. The instructor will assist in the download of software, please do not attempt to download on your own. Visit Unity.com/Download for system requirements to ensure your laptop can run the software properly.
Teens will be granted access to the fitness center without a parent/guardian presence upon completion. Teens will learn proper form, technique, the importance of body awareness and safety. Participants will leave with a developed workout to get them started on their own. Regular fitness center fees apply upon completion.
The Art of Lightsaber Choreography is a class dedicated to the stage combat forms used to create exciting fights like the ones seen in a galaxy far, far away. Every class will focus on the basics of stances, foot work, strikes and parries used to create a thrilling theatrical fight for stage or screen. The art of lightsaber choreography is not a martial art, but rather a theater art form that will help you build coordination, confidence and creativity.
Learn the basics of archery in a fun and safe environment with proper techniques of shooting a bow and arrow. Compete with fun activities, make new friends and have a blast! Equipment provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is strongly recommended.
This class will focus on the basics of how to draw cartoons. Youth will be introduced to different drawing techniques, story telling, and preparing their artistic understanding of their work with a new drawing project monthly. They'll also learn how drawing can be a means of communication, allowing a safe environment to draw their feelings and attitudes in ways that words cannot express. Children will also explore other genres such as comic books/strips, anime and illustrations. Please arrive with your sketch book, drawing pencils (black and colored) and eraser.
Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. The instructor will break down the dance steps, add games, activities, and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Zumba® Kids incorporate key childhood development elements like leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, cultural awareness. No program on November 26 and December 24.
Cost is $20/$40 per month or drop in for $6/$12 per class
Formerly Kids Fun Battle Night, bring your soft dart gun for a fun night of battle games. Kids will burn off some energy while playing fun games and challenges. Eye protection required. Space is limited.
Teens Go Insane Friday! Bring a friend or two and drop in. The night will include open gym, Playworld, game room, movies, dancing, option of participating in activities such as dodge ball or a Nerf battle and of course, just hang out. Our Snack Shop will be open for purchases. Make sure to have socks for Playworld. No membership required.
$3 drop in
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