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 email@example.com or call Highland Recreation at (727)518-3016.
Registrations are closed for summer 2021. Please check back in the fall for date when registration will open for summer 2022.
$220 Member Resident/$268 Member Nonresident Space is limited and membership is required
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.
Improve your green thumb! Our local Master Gardeners will teach you about a variety of different topics and answer questions from participants. For workshop topics call 518-3131. Free to all students with student ID.
Cost is $5 per person or free to students with student ID.
This class will teach drawing techniques focusing on monthly subjects like portraits, zentangles, and understanding perspective to name a few. Pre-registation required. Cost is $36 Member / $72 Non Member
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.
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 after school care currently to participate). No program on April 2. Highland $6/$12 drop in fee Until May 28 NEW Summer Dates: Jun 18 & Jul 16 Southwest $5/$10 drop in fee Offered on the following dates: March 5, 12 and 26 April 9, 16 and 23 May 7,14 and 21 June 4 and 11 July 9 and 30 August 20 and 27
Students will create projects using hand-building techniques such as pinch pots, coiling, and slab construction. $15 clay fee paid to the instructor. Please pre-register. Cost is $36Member / $72 Non Member per month. Now through May
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.
12 hours of fun with a lock in at Highland Recreation! Children will be supervised while they play sports, make crafts, play games, and enjoy time with their friends. Let's see who can make it till the morning. Please bring socks, bathing suit, and pillow and blanket.
Take your trash and turn them in to unique works of art or functional pieces that you can take home! This upcycle workshop is perfect for a parent and child to do together and have fun. All supplies provided. Preregistration is required by April 21.
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 and registration form is required by parent/guardian. No membership required.
$3 drop in
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