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Monday November 30, 2020
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - November (M-TR)
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - November 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - November 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - November- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Mini Canvas Painting (afterschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Mini Canvas Painting (afterschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Afterschool (Both craft classes)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Afterschool (both craft classes)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Wood & Glass (afterschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Wood & Glass (afterschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
Tuesday December 1, 2020
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Board of Education Interviews
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Tiny Tots Club - Pop Ups! (Ages 2-5) - Dinosaur Discovery!
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Children who are 3 years of age and older are required to wear face masks (children who are below the age of 3 do NOT have to wear a face covering). This program will be outdoors as much as possible. The schedule below will state the indoor location, in the event we need to have the program indoors. Your instructors will let you know during pre-screening if you and your child (if age appropriate) will need to wear a face mask indoors. If a 12-foot distance can be applied than face masks may be removed when you are at your designated area. This also applies for outdoors, but when a 6 foot distance is applied.  Check out what's happening at the Tiny Tots Clubhouse! This play-based program will introduce a new theme each week. Tots and their guardian will explore new worlds and create crafts to take home. Class will include a portion for movement to get those wiggles out and a themed art activity. If you register for 5 or more activities in session 2's pop up events, you will receive a $10 discount for your 6th class. To register for your 6th class, you will need to call the Parks and Recreation Office at: 860-693-5808. If class is cancelled due to weather, guardians can pick up the craft kits from the Parks and Rec Department. A $5 credit will be refunded to the household account. No full refunds will be given. Session 2 of Pop Up Events: The Five Senses - no longer available Dive into a world full discovery as our clubhouse members explore each one of their senses through movement, creation and crafts. Our Tiny Tots Members will each take home a musical instrument that they can enjoy well after class is over!  Down on the Farm - take home kit only until 11/18Get your working boots on for a day at the farm where Tiny tots will learn about farm animals and some crops. Our Tiny Tots will take home surprise farm animal crafts. Bugs & Butterflies - take home kit only until 11/24Tiny Tots will make different bug crafts to take home such as a butterfly, ant, caterpillar and one bug that lights up! Tots will play games through the eyes of a bug. The Pumpkin Patch! (11/17/20) - Register by 11/10 Tiny Tots will get to explore the wonders of fall and pumpkins! The pumpkin patch will feature sensory bins, and field activities. Members will get to take home fall crafts. Woodland Adventures & Creatures (11/23/20) - Register by 11/21Oh a camping we will go! Tiny Tots will explore the outdoors this week with campfire crafts and outdoor camping games. Snowflakes & Hibernation (11/30/20) - Register by 11/28Tiny tots will discover different types of snowflakes, watch a snowstorm in a jar, gather "food" for hibernation relay race, and make a cozy home for their bear friend. Dinosaur Discovery! (12/1/20) - Register by 11/23Dinosaur footprints have been discovered right here in Canton- Join us to discover where they came from! Tiny Tots will get to act like dinosaurs and make their own dino footprints to take home. Seasons and Weather (12/7/20) - Register by 12/6Tiny tots will learn about the weather and the seasons this week. Tiny Tots will take home different crafts and watch some weather science experiments! Blast off to Space! (12/8/20) - Register by 12/1 3..2..1.. Blast Off to Space with the Tiny Tots Club! Tiny Tots members will get to explore planets, stars and go on a space mission. Participants will get to take home their discoveries from their mission. Fantasy and Fairy Tales! (12/10/20) - Register by 12/3 Dragons, fairies and wizards are visiting Canton! Come explore legends and tales of mythical creatures in the Tiny Tots Clubhouse. Members will get to take home magical treasures!Winter Wonderland! (12/15/20) - Register by 12/8 Do you want to build a snowman? Snow or not, tiny tots will get to make a snowman in the clubhouse to take home. Tiny tots will also get their wiggles out with a snow plow race and mitten hunt!Reindeer and Jingle Bells! (12/17/20) - Register by 12/10Can you hear the sleigh bells yet? You will in the Tiny Tots Club this week. Tiny Tots will get to make a little magic of their own with bells. Members will get to make their own reindeer to take home!Penguins, Seals and... Polar Bears! (12/21/20) - Register by 12/19
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Chair Workout - Chair Workout - November
This one-hour class includes warm-up, resistance training, cardio, balance and cool-down/stretch segments using a chair for seated or standing movements. Light weights, stretch bands or a hand towel, and light balls are used. You may bring your own tools or we can provide them. Please bring water!Please review all COVID-19 protocols prior to registering. Safety guidelines are subject to changed based on State of CT Sector Rules. Rules have been updated as of 11.23.2020 per State of CT Phase 2.1. - Part of the update includes that masks must be worn at all times, no exceptions. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov (Afterschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
Wednesday December 2, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Music with Miss Jean (Ages 18 months - 3 years) - Music with Ms. Jean - Winter Session
This guitar led sing-along class consists of music and activities that keep everybody moving.  Have fun playing instruments, jumping to the rhythms and learning some musical games. This class gets the kids dancing and helps them burn off some energy for nap time.• Have fun playing instruments and learning musical activities and games.• Learn to enjoy playing with other toddlers! 11/10/2020 UPDATE: Classes will be held outdoors at Mills Pond Park- stage area (the first field on the right hand side when you first pull into Mills Pond Park) weather permitting. If the weather is too cold, raining or storming then the program will be held at the Town Hall- Auditorium. Parents may be asked to participate in portions of the activity. Masks will not be required while social distance is maintained. All participants are asked to come with a mask for check-in and other instances if needed. Winter Session: 11/25-12/30 (no class 12/23)
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Foodshare
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Blood Pressure Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Every Body’s Exercise Class - Every Body's Exercise December
UPDATE: This class will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2pm starting 10/7-10/28. Every Body's Exercise Class will be held OUTDOORS at Mills Pond Park- under the Pavilions. Participants will be asked to wear a mask upon arriving and leaving the area. Once participants are in the assigned area (6 feet apart) they may remove their masks.Stretch, tone, and flex your way to a healthier you. Mary is a fun loving instructor, telling jokes and wearing crazy costumes- making exercise seem effortless yet so fun. If you think you would like to get out and join a fun loving bunch for some Senior exercise, this is your class! Come and give it a try- you will be hooked on Mary and the class! 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Wood & Glass (homeschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Wood & Glass (homeschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Homeschool (Both craft classes)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Homeschool (both craft classes)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cards
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Child- Mini Canvas Painting (homeschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Parent & Child- Mini Canvas Painting (homeschool)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Thursday December 3, 2020
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Holiday Craft Classes - Toddler- AM (in person)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM    BINGO!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    DPW Union Meeting
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov/Dec (Homeschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Toddler - PM (in person)
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
Friday December 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Teens- Wood & Glass
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
2:30 PM - 4:45 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Teen- Both Classes
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
2:45 PM - 4:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Teen- Mini Ornaments
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
Monday December 7, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/7
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Tuesday December 8, 2020
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM    American Red Cross Blood Drive
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Tiny Tots Club - Pop Ups! (Ages 2-5) - Blast Off to Space
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Children who are 3 years of age and older are required to wear face masks (children who are below the age of 3 do NOT have to wear a face covering). This program will be outdoors as much as possible. The schedule below will state the indoor location, in the event we need to have the program indoors. Your instructors will let you know during pre-screening if you and your child (if age appropriate) will need to wear a face mask indoors. If a 12-foot distance can be applied than face masks may be removed when you are at your designated area. This also applies for outdoors, but when a 6 foot distance is applied.  Check out what's happening at the Tiny Tots Clubhouse! This play-based program will introduce a new theme each week. Tots and their guardian will explore new worlds and create crafts to take home. Class will include a portion for movement to get those wiggles out and a themed art activity. If you register for 5 or more activities in session 2's pop up events, you will receive a $10 discount for your 6th class. To register for your 6th class, you will need to call the Parks and Recreation Office at: 860-693-5808. If class is cancelled due to weather, guardians can pick up the craft kits from the Parks and Rec Department. A $5 credit will be refunded to the household account. No full refunds will be given. Session 2 of Pop Up Events: The Five Senses - no longer available Dive into a world full discovery as our clubhouse members explore each one of their senses through movement, creation and crafts. Our Tiny Tots Members will each take home a musical instrument that they can enjoy well after class is over!  Down on the Farm - take home kit only until 11/18Get your working boots on for a day at the farm where Tiny tots will learn about farm animals and some crops. Our Tiny Tots will take home surprise farm animal crafts. Bugs & Butterflies - take home kit only until 11/24Tiny Tots will make different bug crafts to take home such as a butterfly, ant, caterpillar and one bug that lights up! Tots will play games through the eyes of a bug. The Pumpkin Patch! (11/17/20) - Register by 11/10 Tiny Tots will get to explore the wonders of fall and pumpkins! The pumpkin patch will feature sensory bins, and field activities. Members will get to take home fall crafts. Woodland Adventures & Creatures (11/23/20) - Register by 11/21Oh a camping we will go! Tiny Tots will explore the outdoors this week with campfire crafts and outdoor camping games. Snowflakes & Hibernation (11/30/20) - Register by 11/28Tiny tots will discover different types of snowflakes, watch a snowstorm in a jar, gather "food" for hibernation relay race, and make a cozy home for their bear friend. Dinosaur Discovery! (12/1/20) - Register by 11/23Dinosaur footprints have been discovered right here in Canton- Join us to discover where they came from! Tiny Tots will get to act like dinosaurs and make their own dino footprints to take home. Seasons and Weather (12/7/20) - Register by 12/6Tiny tots will learn about the weather and the seasons this week. Tiny Tots will take home different crafts and watch some weather science experiments! Blast off to Space! (12/8/20) - Register by 12/1 3..2..1.. Blast Off to Space with the Tiny Tots Club! Tiny Tots members will get to explore planets, stars and go on a space mission. Participants will get to take home their discoveries from their mission. Fantasy and Fairy Tales! (12/10/20) - Register by 12/3 Dragons, fairies and wizards are visiting Canton! Come explore legends and tales of mythical creatures in the Tiny Tots Clubhouse. Members will get to take home magical treasures!Winter Wonderland! (12/15/20) - Register by 12/8 Do you want to build a snowman? Snow or not, tiny tots will get to make a snowman in the clubhouse to take home. Tiny tots will also get their wiggles out with a snow plow race and mitten hunt!Reindeer and Jingle Bells! (12/17/20) - Register by 12/10Can you hear the sleigh bells yet? You will in the Tiny Tots Club this week. Tiny Tots will get to make a little magic of their own with bells. Members will get to make their own reindeer to take home!Penguins, Seals and... Polar Bears! (12/21/20) - Register by 12/19
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/8
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov (Afterschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
Wednesday December 9, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Music with Miss Jean (Ages 18 months - 3 years) - Music with Ms. Jean - Winter Session
This guitar led sing-along class consists of music and activities that keep everybody moving.  Have fun playing instruments, jumping to the rhythms and learning some musical games. This class gets the kids dancing and helps them burn off some energy for nap time.• Have fun playing instruments and learning musical activities and games.• Learn to enjoy playing with other toddlers! 11/10/2020 UPDATE: Classes will be held outdoors at Mills Pond Park- stage area (the first field on the right hand side when you first pull into Mills Pond Park) weather permitting. If the weather is too cold, raining or storming then the program will be held at the Town Hall- Auditorium. Parents may be asked to participate in portions of the activity. Masks will not be required while social distance is maintained. All participants are asked to come with a mask for check-in and other instances if needed. Winter Session: 11/25-12/30 (no class 12/23)
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Blood Pressure Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Every Body’s Exercise Class - Every Body's Exercise December
UPDATE: This class will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2pm starting 10/7-10/28. Every Body's Exercise Class will be held OUTDOORS at Mills Pond Park- under the Pavilions. Participants will be asked to wear a mask upon arriving and leaving the area. Once participants are in the assigned area (6 feet apart) they may remove their masks.Stretch, tone, and flex your way to a healthier you. Mary is a fun loving instructor, telling jokes and wearing crazy costumes- making exercise seem effortless yet so fun. If you think you would like to get out and join a fun loving bunch for some Senior exercise, this is your class! Come and give it a try- you will be hooked on Mary and the class! 
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cards
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/9
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Holiday Craft Classes - Adult Holiday Class
The holidays will be coming sooner than we know it! We are offering holiday craft classes for all ages, for young ones to make their own gifts and get to spend time together with friends or family. The Holiday craft class series is offered for different age groups and different crafts for each age group. The classes are offered for the following age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-5, with a parent/guardian), Children ages 6-12, Child & Parent classes (Children must be at least age 6), teenagers (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18 +). There are different themes available fro some age groups. (scroll down to see what is being offered for each age group). Take Home KitsTake home kits are available for the following: Toddler take home kit and mini ornament making (2 mini canvases and 3 mini clay ornaments) for ages 6 & up. A tutorial video will be sent home for the mini ornament making.Toddler In this class toddlers will make holiday crafts such as decorating a Christmas tree, toddler friendly snow globe and a Christmas tree ornament (made with your toddler's hand print or fingerprint, you can pick from snowmen or reindeer and the instructor will add finishing touches to the ornament). Child and/or Parent & ChildJoin us for this class where parents/guardians can spend quality time during the season with a special child in their life while making crafts. Crafts can be made as a gift to give, or something you make for yourself! Children must be 6 years old & up. Fees for Parent & Child class included 2 sets of supplies for 2 participants. Options below are for children who attend school in person or are homeschooled.NOTE: There is an option to send your child without attending these classes as well.  Wood & Glass: In this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation.                                                                                                          You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own! Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Ornaments: In this class participants will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. While the canvases are drying, your child will make mini clay ornaments to pick 2 out of the following: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and snowman. Once the canvases dry, participants have the option to keep the painting as it is, or the instructor will assemble a hook to turn the canvas into an ornament. There are different designs to chose from for canvas painting:                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeTeens (Ages 13-17):  Wood & Glass: In this class teens will celebrate the holiday spirit with friends and new faces. Teens ages 13-17 will get to make a holiday mug with goodies to put inside, an ornament and one candle holder. All activities and crafts teen can keep for themselves or give away as holiday gifts.  Mini Canvas Painting & Mini Clay Figures: In this class teens will design mini canvases into holiday ornaments (or keep as is) and make 3 mini clay ornaments. Canvases will be pre-painted a solid background color to minimize the waiting time to decorate and paint the canvases. Also, teens will make 5 mini clay ornaments: Penguin, Polar bear, Candy cane, Christmas tree and Snowman Each person gets two canvases with two different sizes: 3x3 and 2x2. Each canvas as small treasures to glue on the canvas for a 3D look. There are different designs to chose from for canvases (you pick two):                   -Gingerbread man (or woman)                 -Reindeer with scarf                 -Reindeer with a tree                 -Snowman                 -Christmas TreeAdults (18+): Wood & GlassIn this class, you will paint on one mug, two candle holders, and two ornaments per person. You will have the option to pick doing a holiday design or a person's initial for the design. The instructor will walk you through either option. You may chose to follow one of these designs offered, or do your own creation. You will also be able to take home a package of hot chocolate, candy cane and mini marshmallows to display inside the mug to go home. There will be two different designs offered for each candle holder the instructor will also walk participants through, unless you want to be creative on your own!
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM    Board of Selectmen
 
Thursday December 10, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Tiny Tots Club - Pop Ups! (Ages 2-5) - Fantasy and Fairy Tales!
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Children who are 3 years of age and older are required to wear face masks (children who are below the age of 3 do NOT have to wear a face covering). This program will be outdoors as much as possible. The schedule below will state the indoor location, in the event we need to have the program indoors. Your instructors will let you know during pre-screening if you and your child (if age appropriate) will need to wear a face mask indoors. If a 12-foot distance can be applied than face masks may be removed when you are at your designated area. This also applies for outdoors, but when a 6 foot distance is applied.  Check out what's happening at the Tiny Tots Clubhouse! This play-based program will introduce a new theme each week. Tots and their guardian will explore new worlds and create crafts to take home. Class will include a portion for movement to get those wiggles out and a themed art activity. If you register for 5 or more activities in session 2's pop up events, you will receive a $10 discount for your 6th class. To register for your 6th class, you will need to call the Parks and Recreation Office at: 860-693-5808. If class is cancelled due to weather, guardians can pick up the craft kits from the Parks and Rec Department. A $5 credit will be refunded to the household account. No full refunds will be given. Session 2 of Pop Up Events: The Five Senses - no longer available Dive into a world full discovery as our clubhouse members explore each one of their senses through movement, creation and crafts. Our Tiny Tots Members will each take home a musical instrument that they can enjoy well after class is over!  Down on the Farm - take home kit only until 11/18Get your working boots on for a day at the farm where Tiny tots will learn about farm animals and some crops. Our Tiny Tots will take home surprise farm animal crafts. Bugs & Butterflies - take home kit only until 11/24Tiny Tots will make different bug crafts to take home such as a butterfly, ant, caterpillar and one bug that lights up! Tots will play games through the eyes of a bug. The Pumpkin Patch! (11/17/20) - Register by 11/10 Tiny Tots will get to explore the wonders of fall and pumpkins! The pumpkin patch will feature sensory bins, and field activities. Members will get to take home fall crafts. Woodland Adventures & Creatures (11/23/20) - Register by 11/21Oh a camping we will go! Tiny Tots will explore the outdoors this week with campfire crafts and outdoor camping games. Snowflakes & Hibernation (11/30/20) - Register by 11/28Tiny tots will discover different types of snowflakes, watch a snowstorm in a jar, gather "food" for hibernation relay race, and make a cozy home for their bear friend. Dinosaur Discovery! (12/1/20) - Register by 11/23Dinosaur footprints have been discovered right here in Canton- Join us to discover where they came from! Tiny Tots will get to act like dinosaurs and make their own dino footprints to take home. Seasons and Weather (12/7/20) - Register by 12/6Tiny tots will learn about the weather and the seasons this week. Tiny Tots will take home different crafts and watch some weather science experiments! Blast off to Space! (12/8/20) - Register by 12/1 3..2..1.. Blast Off to Space with the Tiny Tots Club! Tiny Tots members will get to explore planets, stars and go on a space mission. Participants will get to take home their discoveries from their mission. Fantasy and Fairy Tales! (12/10/20) - Register by 12/3 Dragons, fairies and wizards are visiting Canton! Come explore legends and tales of mythical creatures in the Tiny Tots Clubhouse. Members will get to take home magical treasures!Winter Wonderland! (12/15/20) - Register by 12/8 Do you want to build a snowman? Snow or not, tiny tots will get to make a snowman in the clubhouse to take home. Tiny tots will also get their wiggles out with a snow plow race and mitten hunt!Reindeer and Jingle Bells! (12/17/20) - Register by 12/10Can you hear the sleigh bells yet? You will in the Tiny Tots Club this week. Tiny Tots will get to make a little magic of their own with bells. Members will get to make their own reindeer to take home!Penguins, Seals and... Polar Bears! (12/21/20) - Register by 12/19
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Foodshare
 
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM    BINGO!
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov/Dec (Homeschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Friday December 11, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
2:45 PM - 4:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Monday December 14, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/14
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Tuesday December 15, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Pupil Services Hearing
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Pupil Services Hearing
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Pupil Services Hearing
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Tiny Tots Club - Pop Ups! (Ages 2-5) - Winter Wonderland
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Children who are 3 years of age and older are required to wear face masks (children who are below the age of 3 do NOT have to wear a face covering). This program will be outdoors as much as possible. The schedule below will state the indoor location, in the event we need to have the program indoors. Your instructors will let you know during pre-screening if you and your child (if age appropriate) will need to wear a face mask indoors. If a 12-foot distance can be applied than face masks may be removed when you are at your designated area. This also applies for outdoors, but when a 6 foot distance is applied.  Check out what's happening at the Tiny Tots Clubhouse! This play-based program will introduce a new theme each week. Tots and their guardian will explore new worlds and create crafts to take home. Class will include a portion for movement to get those wiggles out and a themed art activity. If you register for 5 or more activities in session 2's pop up events, you will receive a $10 discount for your 6th class. To register for your 6th class, you will need to call the Parks and Recreation Office at: 860-693-5808. If class is cancelled due to weather, guardians can pick up the craft kits from the Parks and Rec Department. A $5 credit will be refunded to the household account. No full refunds will be given. Session 2 of Pop Up Events: The Five Senses - no longer available Dive into a world full discovery as our clubhouse members explore each one of their senses through movement, creation and crafts. Our Tiny Tots Members will each take home a musical instrument that they can enjoy well after class is over!  Down on the Farm - take home kit only until 11/18Get your working boots on for a day at the farm where Tiny tots will learn about farm animals and some crops. Our Tiny Tots will take home surprise farm animal crafts. Bugs & Butterflies - take home kit only until 11/24Tiny Tots will make different bug crafts to take home such as a butterfly, ant, caterpillar and one bug that lights up! Tots will play games through the eyes of a bug. The Pumpkin Patch! (11/17/20) - Register by 11/10 Tiny Tots will get to explore the wonders of fall and pumpkins! The pumpkin patch will feature sensory bins, and field activities. Members will get to take home fall crafts. Woodland Adventures & Creatures (11/23/20) - Register by 11/21Oh a camping we will go! Tiny Tots will explore the outdoors this week with campfire crafts and outdoor camping games. Snowflakes & Hibernation (11/30/20) - Register by 11/28Tiny tots will discover different types of snowflakes, watch a snowstorm in a jar, gather "food" for hibernation relay race, and make a cozy home for their bear friend. Dinosaur Discovery! (12/1/20) - Register by 11/23Dinosaur footprints have been discovered right here in Canton- Join us to discover where they came from! Tiny Tots will get to act like dinosaurs and make their own dino footprints to take home. Seasons and Weather (12/7/20) - Register by 12/6Tiny tots will learn about the weather and the seasons this week. Tiny Tots will take home different crafts and watch some weather science experiments! Blast off to Space! (12/8/20) - Register by 12/1 3..2..1.. Blast Off to Space with the Tiny Tots Club! Tiny Tots members will get to explore planets, stars and go on a space mission. Participants will get to take home their discoveries from their mission. Fantasy and Fairy Tales! (12/10/20) - Register by 12/3 Dragons, fairies and wizards are visiting Canton! Come explore legends and tales of mythical creatures in the Tiny Tots Clubhouse. Members will get to take home magical treasures!Winter Wonderland! (12/15/20) - Register by 12/8 Do you want to build a snowman? Snow or not, tiny tots will get to make a snowman in the clubhouse to take home. Tiny tots will also get their wiggles out with a snow plow race and mitten hunt!Reindeer and Jingle Bells! (12/17/20) - Register by 12/10Can you hear the sleigh bells yet? You will in the Tiny Tots Club this week. Tiny Tots will get to make a little magic of their own with bells. Members will get to make their own reindeer to take home!Penguins, Seals and... Polar Bears! (12/21/20) - Register by 12/19
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Food Explorer's Programs - Food Explorer's 12/15
Upcoming Food Explorers Programs (one day classes): Dec 7 (Adults): Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a game of Nutrition Jeopardy! While learning all about food and nutrition facts, you’ll also make a quick and healthy snack: DIY Banana Cream Pies. This recipe is nut free but does contain dairy. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves.Time: 11am-12pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $15 Dec 15 (Home-School): Join Megan, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a half day cooking camp! You’ll make your own Banana Cream Pie’s, followed by Southwest Quesadillas for an early dinner. You’ll play fun games and activities while learning all about food. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves. Recipes are nut free but may contain dairy and eggs.Time: 1-4pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $50 ($55 NR) Dec 28 (Winter Break): Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for an afternoon of cooking. We’ll be making Cheesy Broccoli Bites and homemade pasta! During this hands-on camp you’ll learn all about food and cooking. Recipes are nut free, but will contain dairy and eggs. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves.Time: 2-5pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $50 ($55 NR)
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- December
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov (Afterschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
Wednesday December 16, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Music with Miss Jean (Ages 18 months - 3 years) - Music with Ms. Jean - Winter Session
This guitar led sing-along class consists of music and activities that keep everybody moving.  Have fun playing instruments, jumping to the rhythms and learning some musical games. This class gets the kids dancing and helps them burn off some energy for nap time.• Have fun playing instruments and learning musical activities and games.• Learn to enjoy playing with other toddlers! 11/10/2020 UPDATE: Classes will be held outdoors at Mills Pond Park- stage area (the first field on the right hand side when you first pull into Mills Pond Park) weather permitting. If the weather is too cold, raining or storming then the program will be held at the Town Hall- Auditorium. Parents may be asked to participate in portions of the activity. Masks will not be required while social distance is maintained. All participants are asked to come with a mask for check-in and other instances if needed. Winter Session: 11/25-12/30 (no class 12/23)
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Blood Pressure Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Every Body’s Exercise Class - Every Body's Exercise December
UPDATE: This class will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2pm starting 10/7-10/28. Every Body's Exercise Class will be held OUTDOORS at Mills Pond Park- under the Pavilions. Participants will be asked to wear a mask upon arriving and leaving the area. Once participants are in the assigned area (6 feet apart) they may remove their masks.Stretch, tone, and flex your way to a healthier you. Mary is a fun loving instructor, telling jokes and wearing crazy costumes- making exercise seem effortless yet so fun. If you think you would like to get out and join a fun loving bunch for some Senior exercise, this is your class! Come and give it a try- you will be hooked on Mary and the class! 
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cards
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/16
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Thursday December 17, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Tiny Tots Club - Pop Ups! (Ages 2-5) - Reindeer and Jingle Bells!
UPDATE 10/23/2020: Children who are 3 years of age and older are required to wear face masks (children who are below the age of 3 do NOT have to wear a face covering). This program will be outdoors as much as possible. The schedule below will state the indoor location, in the event we need to have the program indoors. Your instructors will let you know during pre-screening if you and your child (if age appropriate) will need to wear a face mask indoors. If a 12-foot distance can be applied than face masks may be removed when you are at your designated area. This also applies for outdoors, but when a 6 foot distance is applied.  Check out what's happening at the Tiny Tots Clubhouse! This play-based program will introduce a new theme each week. Tots and their guardian will explore new worlds and create crafts to take home. Class will include a portion for movement to get those wiggles out and a themed art activity. If you register for 5 or more activities in session 2's pop up events, you will receive a $10 discount for your 6th class. To register for your 6th class, you will need to call the Parks and Recreation Office at: 860-693-5808. If class is cancelled due to weather, guardians can pick up the craft kits from the Parks and Rec Department. A $5 credit will be refunded to the household account. No full refunds will be given. Session 2 of Pop Up Events: The Five Senses - no longer available Dive into a world full discovery as our clubhouse members explore each one of their senses through movement, creation and crafts. Our Tiny Tots Members will each take home a musical instrument that they can enjoy well after class is over!  Down on the Farm - take home kit only until 11/18Get your working boots on for a day at the farm where Tiny tots will learn about farm animals and some crops. Our Tiny Tots will take home surprise farm animal crafts. Bugs & Butterflies - take home kit only until 11/24Tiny Tots will make different bug crafts to take home such as a butterfly, ant, caterpillar and one bug that lights up! Tots will play games through the eyes of a bug. The Pumpkin Patch! (11/17/20) - Register by 11/10 Tiny Tots will get to explore the wonders of fall and pumpkins! The pumpkin patch will feature sensory bins, and field activities. Members will get to take home fall crafts. Woodland Adventures & Creatures (11/23/20) - Register by 11/21Oh a camping we will go! Tiny Tots will explore the outdoors this week with campfire crafts and outdoor camping games. Snowflakes & Hibernation (11/30/20) - Register by 11/28Tiny tots will discover different types of snowflakes, watch a snowstorm in a jar, gather "food" for hibernation relay race, and make a cozy home for their bear friend. Dinosaur Discovery! (12/1/20) - Register by 11/23Dinosaur footprints have been discovered right here in Canton- Join us to discover where they came from! Tiny Tots will get to act like dinosaurs and make their own dino footprints to take home. Seasons and Weather (12/7/20) - Register by 12/6Tiny tots will learn about the weather and the seasons this week. Tiny Tots will take home different crafts and watch some weather science experiments! Blast off to Space! (12/8/20) - Register by 12/1 3..2..1.. Blast Off to Space with the Tiny Tots Club! Tiny Tots members will get to explore planets, stars and go on a space mission. Participants will get to take home their discoveries from their mission. Fantasy and Fairy Tales! (12/10/20) - Register by 12/3 Dragons, fairies and wizards are visiting Canton! Come explore legends and tales of mythical creatures in the Tiny Tots Clubhouse. Members will get to take home magical treasures!Winter Wonderland! (12/15/20) - Register by 12/8 Do you want to build a snowman? Snow or not, tiny tots will get to make a snowman in the clubhouse to take home. Tiny tots will also get their wiggles out with a snow plow race and mitten hunt!Reindeer and Jingle Bells! (12/17/20) - Register by 12/10Can you hear the sleigh bells yet? You will in the Tiny Tots Club this week. Tiny Tots will get to make a little magic of their own with bells. Members will get to make their own reindeer to take home!Penguins, Seals and... Polar Bears! (12/21/20) - Register by 12/19
 
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM    BINGO!
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov/Dec (Homeschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Friday December 18, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
2:45 PM - 4:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Monday December 21, 2020
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Senior Center Meal Prep
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/21
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/21- Half Day
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
Tuesday December 22, 2020
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Senior Center Meal Prep
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/22
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/22- Half Day
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 2 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 3 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December 4 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December all 5 days
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
2:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell: Afterschool Program - December- 1 day
UPDATE 11/20/2020: Registration available for December starts in two weeks, and is now offering FRIDAY from 2:45-4:30pm!Beyond the Bell will now be being offered 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, for CIS (grades 4-6). Parents can also select a from a 5 day, 4 day, 3 day, 2 day and 1 day option. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will be different for this academic school year (2020-2021) in terms of days each week, location, and other COVID19 requirements that can be found in our parent handbook. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot! In our continued efforts to ensure the safety of all participants, we have made every effort to align our safety protocols with the schools.  Please note, our programs are offered to all participants on all days regardless of school cohorts. In order to offer Beyond the Bell we have allowed siblings (ages 5-8) of the CIS participants to attend the program – please contact the office you are interested in this program.Our program will be held 5 days a week starting in December! Parents can select from different package offers (from 5 days- 1 day a week) and there will be a question box asking which days of the week (or dates) you would like to send your child. The time for this program will be 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays. Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room. Staff will meet children outside of the school facilities at dismissal. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. Beyond the Bell will NOT be providing snacks this year to children. When you arrive to pick up your child, please park by the 15 minute parking area (close to the flag pole) and use the front entrance door where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Please stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Beyond the Bell is the school year equivalent of our tremendously popular Explorers Summer Camp and is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Quality afterschool programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. The program will be offered from 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday and 2:45-4:30pm on Fridays with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the program. Parents may select one of three packages below!NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Dates:          November: 11/2-11/30 (No class on 11/3, 11/11, 11/17-11/19,11/25-           11/27)          December: 12/4-12/22 (No class on 12/23-12/31)Time: 2:45-5:30pm on Monday-Thursday | 2:45-4:30pm on FridayLocation: Canton Community Center- Parks and Recreation RoomFee:          December        Fully Loaded (5 days): $260        4 Days: $230        3-Days: $190        2-Days: $155       1-Day: $80     *Estimated end of year date, dates are subject to change due to weather cancellations throughout the school year.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- Nov (Afterschool)
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM    Board of Selectmen
 
Wednesday December 23, 2020
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Senior Center Meal Prep
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Music with Miss Jean (Ages 18 months - 3 years) - Music with Ms. Jean - Winter Session
This guitar led sing-along class consists of music and activities that keep everybody moving.  Have fun playing instruments, jumping to the rhythms and learning some musical games. This class gets the kids dancing and helps them burn off some energy for nap time.• Have fun playing instruments and learning musical activities and games.• Learn to enjoy playing with other toddlers! 11/10/2020 UPDATE: Classes will be held outdoors at Mills Pond Park- stage area (the first field on the right hand side when you first pull into Mills Pond Park) weather permitting. If the weather is too cold, raining or storming then the program will be held at the Town Hall- Auditorium. Parents may be asked to participate in portions of the activity. Masks will not be required while social distance is maintained. All participants are asked to come with a mask for check-in and other instances if needed. Winter Session: 11/25-12/30 (no class 12/23)
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Blood Pressure Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Every Body’s Exercise Class - Every Body's Exercise December
UPDATE: This class will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2pm starting 10/7-10/28. Every Body's Exercise Class will be held OUTDOORS at Mills Pond Park- under the Pavilions. Participants will be asked to wear a mask upon arriving and leaving the area. Once participants are in the assigned area (6 feet apart) they may remove their masks.Stretch, tone, and flex your way to a healthier you. Mary is a fun loving instructor, telling jokes and wearing crazy costumes- making exercise seem effortless yet so fun. If you think you would like to get out and join a fun loving bunch for some Senior exercise, this is your class! Come and give it a try- you will be hooked on Mary and the class! 
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cards
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    NEW: Explorers Day Camp- Clubhouse - December 12/23- Holiday Party
UPDATE 10/14/2020:Explorers Day Camp new version (Clubhouse) is only offered to those families of children who are being homeschooled during the school year. There will only be one group of 16 children for this program. Please register early to secure your spot!This program will be offered on the following times (with the exception of school vacations, holidays and snow days):             -1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday on days school is in session            -9:00am-5:00pm on days school is not in session (Monday-Friday)            -9:00am-1:00pm OR 1:00pm-5:00pm on days school is not in session              (Monday-Friday)Note: For families who are in contact with each other for homeschooling, it is recommended to reach out to each other to select a date and time to send your children together. If other dates and times are needed you may e-mail Lexi Polasek: lpolasek@townofcantonct.org. We will do our best to make accommodations, although it is not guaranteed. Explorer's Day Camp's Clubhouse is run in the same format including indoor and outdoor sports, group games and arts and crafts. Benefits of an afterschool program are widespread. Our programs provide a safe, nurturing place with supervision for school age children and the opportunity to reinforce learning from school, teach social skills, and encourage good citizenship. Through the activities that we offer, we hope to help your children develop some life-long leisure skills, as well as an understanding about the importance of having recreational interests. Participants can be picked up any time before the end of the programNOTE: Explorers Day Camp's Clubhouse is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities.December 23rd's Holiday Party has a price increase to additional holiday expenses for the Holiday Party Day. 
 
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell- Half Days & No School Days - December Half Day (CBPS) 12/23
Beyond the Bell will be held on half days AND select no school days at the Canton Community Center when school is not in session (distance learning and in person). The program will be separated into two groups by grades with a maximum capacity of 16 children per group.NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Beyond the Bell is planned to be held in two different groups (Group 1: grades K-3 in Room D | Group 2: grades 4-6 in the Parks & Rec Room). In the event each group does not have enough participants than Groups 1 and 2 will be combined into one group consisting of Grades K-6. Beyond the Bell's schedule on no school days will be 8am-5pm for Grades K-6. Beyond the Bell's schedule on half days will be 12:15-5:30pm for Grades 4-6 and 1:00-5:30pm for Grades K-3. Beyond the Bell No School Days and Half Days include arts and crafts, planned recreational games and activities and even some educational lessons through play. Children will be able to have fun like they would at camp, while also staying on top of their education. COVID-19 Changes: Group sizes will be kept to 16 children at maximum. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. There will be break times for children to take off their masks, with the 6 feet distancing enforced. Your child should come to the program with a refillable water bottle, lunch and 2 snacks. During meal times (lunch and snack) children will remain 6 feet apart. Beyond the Bell will be outdoors as much as possible. For more information, please review our Beyond the Bell Parent Handbook and Program Safety Protocol Information.Expectations: - During the sign in process parents should expect to undergo a pre-screening process for their child. - For the sign in and out process parents and children should wear a face mask. Parents should also bring a form of ID for the Parks and Recreation Staff to check your child in and out of the program. - More information can be found in our Beyond the Bell Parent Handbook (which can be found on our website under any Beyond the Bell program)Grades K-3 Information: Beyond the Bell for Grades K-3 will take place at the Canton Community Center in Room D and will be known as group 1. Please park behind the library as we will use that entrance for the program. Stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Grades 4-6 Information: Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room and will be known as group 2. Please park in front of the building (near the 15 minute parking area) to where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. 
 
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Beyond the Bell- Half Days & No School Days - December Half Day (CIS) 12/23
Beyond the Bell will be held on half days AND select no school days at the Canton Community Center when school is not in session (distance learning and in person). The program will be separated into two groups by grades with a maximum capacity of 16 children per group.NOTE: Beyond the Bell is subject to change in regards to program formatting, group sizes, safety protocols due to COVID19, day and time scheduling, and activities. Beyond the Bell is planned to be held in two different groups (Group 1: grades K-3 in Room D | Group 2: grades 4-6 in the Parks & Rec Room). In the event each group does not have enough participants than Groups 1 and 2 will be combined into one group consisting of Grades K-6. Beyond the Bell's schedule on no school days will be 8am-5pm for Grades K-6. Beyond the Bell's schedule on half days will be 12:15-5:30pm for Grades 4-6 and 1:00-5:30pm for Grades K-3. Beyond the Bell No School Days and Half Days include arts and crafts, planned recreational games and activities and even some educational lessons through play. Children will be able to have fun like they would at camp, while also staying on top of their education. COVID-19 Changes: Group sizes will be kept to 16 children at maximum. Please send your child in with a face mask. We will be wearing face masks while indoors and during close quarters activities. There will be break times for children to take off their masks, with the 6 feet distancing enforced. Your child should come to the program with a refillable water bottle, lunch and 2 snacks. During meal times (lunch and snack) children will remain 6 feet apart. Beyond the Bell will be outdoors as much as possible. For more information, please review our Beyond the Bell Parent Handbook and Program Safety Protocol Information.Expectations: - During the sign in process parents should expect to undergo a pre-screening process for their child. - For the sign in and out process parents and children should wear a face mask. Parents should also bring a form of ID for the Parks and Recreation Staff to check your child in and out of the program. - More information can be found in our Beyond the Bell Parent Handbook (which can be found on our website under any Beyond the Bell program)Grades K-3 Information: Beyond the Bell for Grades K-3 will take place at the Canton Community Center in Room D and will be known as group 1. Please park behind the library as we will use that entrance for the program. Stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. Grades 4-6 Information: Beyond the Bell for Grades 4-6 will take place at the Canton Community Center in the Parks and Recreation Room and will be known as group 2. Please park in front of the building (near the 15 minute parking area) to where the Parks and Recreation Office is located. Stand by a cone on the sidewalk/be mindful to remain 6 feet apart from other parents for the sign in/out process. 
 
Thursday December 24, 2020
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Senior Center Meal Prep
 
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM    BINGO!
 
Friday December 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
Monday December 28, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Arts & Motion (Ages 6-12) - Arts & Motion- December 12/28
NEW: Arts & Motion ProgramArts & Motion is a combination program including crafty projects and recreational play activities. In this program participants will be active, creative and most importantly have fun! Arts & Motion helps children enhance their fine motor skills while exercising their problem solving abilities and of course using imagination. There will be a STEM activity during one of the weeks of this program. Materials are all included and all projects made will be able to be brought home. Arts & Motion has another session for afterschool students. This program will start on Monday 11/2-11/30 from 4-5pm. This program offers children to safely participate in recreational sports and games for half the session and the second session will include a variety of art projects. Some art projects will include STEM projects, science projects, arts and/or doing art work that can "move". Afterschool Session: Dates: Tuesdays, 11/10-12/22 (7 sessions)  Time: 4-5pm Location: Canton Community Center- Room B  Fee: $70 R | $80 NRHomeschool Session: Dates: Thursdays, 11/12-12/17 (No class 11/26)Time: 2:00-3:30pmLocation: CCC- Parks & Recreation RoomFee: $71 R | $81 NRNew themes for next session:Week 1: Nature Exploration          This week features: Exercise Bingo, make your own RV's,            build your own (light up) campfire, and more!Week 2: Fall in the Park            This week children will play an outdoor hike/scavenger hunt             with geocaching, DIY watercolor butterflies (this is a 2 week             process, this will continue in week 3), make their own             bouncy balls, bookmarks and more!Week 3: Sharing & Caring              This week children will work in pairs/groups to solve              puzzles and participate in games. Children will learn the              importance "working together" while also caring for the              opposing team. Participants will also paint kindness rocks              to give to a classmate, family member, friend, or leave on              a trail for someone to find. More weekly themes TBD!
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Food Explorer's Programs - Food Explorer's 12/28
Upcoming Food Explorers Programs (one day classes): Dec 7 (Adults): Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a game of Nutrition Jeopardy! While learning all about food and nutrition facts, you’ll also make a quick and healthy snack: DIY Banana Cream Pies. This recipe is nut free but does contain dairy. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves.Time: 11am-12pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $15 Dec 15 (Home-School): Join Megan, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for a half day cooking camp! You’ll make your own Banana Cream Pie’s, followed by Southwest Quesadillas for an early dinner. You’ll play fun games and activities while learning all about food. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves. Recipes are nut free but may contain dairy and eggs.Time: 1-4pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $50 ($55 NR) Dec 28 (Winter Break): Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers for an afternoon of cooking. We’ll be making Cheesy Broccoli Bites and homemade pasta! During this hands-on camp you’ll learn all about food and cooking. Recipes are nut free, but will contain dairy and eggs. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, masks will be worn and food safety gloves.Time: 2-5pmLocation: CCC- Parks and Rec RoomFee: $50 ($55 NR)
 
Wednesday December 30, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Music with Miss Jean (Ages 18 months - 3 years) - Music with Ms. Jean - Winter Session
This guitar led sing-along class consists of music and activities that keep everybody moving.  Have fun playing instruments, jumping to the rhythms and learning some musical games. This class gets the kids dancing and helps them burn off some energy for nap time.• Have fun playing instruments and learning musical activities and games.• Learn to enjoy playing with other toddlers! 11/10/2020 UPDATE: Classes will be held outdoors at Mills Pond Park- stage area (the first field on the right hand side when you first pull into Mills Pond Park) weather permitting. If the weather is too cold, raining or storming then the program will be held at the Town Hall- Auditorium. Parents may be asked to participate in portions of the activity. Masks will not be required while social distance is maintained. All participants are asked to come with a mask for check-in and other instances if needed. Winter Session: 11/25-12/30 (no class 12/23)
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CRT Community Cafe
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Blood Pressure Screening
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Every Body’s Exercise Class - Every Body's Exercise December
UPDATE: This class will be held on Wednesdays, 1-2pm starting 10/7-10/28. Every Body's Exercise Class will be held OUTDOORS at Mills Pond Park- under the Pavilions. Participants will be asked to wear a mask upon arriving and leaving the area. Once participants are in the assigned area (6 feet apart) they may remove their masks.Stretch, tone, and flex your way to a healthier you. Mary is a fun loving instructor, telling jokes and wearing crazy costumes- making exercise seem effortless yet so fun. If you think you would like to get out and join a fun loving bunch for some Senior exercise, this is your class! Come and give it a try- you will be hooked on Mary and the class! 
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cards