Kids Kitchen Ed Davis Learning Center Georgetown KY

KidZone & Camps

Ag-Exploration Camp

The Ag-Exploration Camp is a 2 day summer camp co-sponsored by Georgetown-Scott County Parks & Recreation, Ed Davis Community Inc., and Scott County Cooperative Extension Service. The camp is intended for children ages 14-18. This camp is a spin-off of the Ed Davis Farm Camp and is intended to give young men and women who are interested in pursuing a careen in agriculture and opportunity to view and experience various careers in agriculture so that they might define a career choice. Campers will spend the 2 days of camp learning about farming techniques, and career options in agriculture. Campers will visit in the University of Kentucky Dairy Farm, the Thoroughbred Training Center, The Kentucky State University Research Farm, and the Kentucky State University Aquaculture Center, and an observation experience with a local farrier. This camp is typically held in June and registration is held April – May. Please check out our calendar of events on our website and follow us on Facebook for updates.

Ed Davis Farm Camp

Ed Davis Farm Camp is a 3 day summer camp co-sponsored by Georgetown-Scott County Parks & Recreation, Ed Davis Community Inc., and Scott County Cooperative Extension Service. The camp is intended for children ages 9 – 13. This camp is designed to give campers an opportunity to view and experience different forms of farming. Campers will spend 3 days of camp learning about farming techniques, and conservation methods. Camp is typically held in June and registration is April – May. Please follow us on Facebook for updates and sign up for our newsletter to not miss a thing.

Fun Express

No School Again! Never fear… Fun Express is here! If you are 4 – 13 years of age, ready to have a day of fun, challenges, and games, then the Fun Express is waiting for you to jump aboard. Instead of going to Grandma’s house on snow days, in-service days, and spring, fall, and winter breaks, join us as we hone the perfect game of whatever, create that masterpiece from this and that, and just have fun like a kid should on a non-school day. And … don’t be surprised if we put the wheels in motion and venture off to see what we can see!

 

Pre-registration for a scheduled session by the deadline is required. On days when school has an unscheduled cancellation, drop-ins are available and encouraged. If you think you will need to take advantage of our drop-in services, please complete the form in advance. (We will not have a scheduled session if we do not have at least 8 participants pre-registered.) Fun Express will be held at The Pavilion. Please take a look at our calendar to see what Fun Express sessions are open for registration at https://gscparks.com/events/.

 

If the weather is really crazy, parents should tune in to Channel WLEX18 to see if Fun Express has been canceled. Remember, program hours are from 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. You must be in attendance by 9:00 AM and don’t forget to bring a sack lunch. Check for other information when signing up for a Fun Express session.

  • All fees are subject to change.
  • Register at The Pavilion Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM
  • Operational hours are from 7:30AM – 5:30PM

KidzWorld

KidzWorld is a summer day camp for campers 4-13 years of age. We offer many activities including swimming, arts and crafts, games, movies, STEM and field trips are also included. All activities will take place at Brooking Park, Pavilion, Ed Davis Learning Center and Suffoletta Family Aquatic Center. All campers will meet at the Pavilion each morning. For Registration and more information, please visit the Pavilion or call (502) 863-7865 and follow us on Facebook or visit our Events page for registration.

Dance & Gymnastics

Many Dance and Gymnastics classes are available at the Pavilion. Typically two sessions are offered for all classes below, Fall and Winter Sessions ending with a Spring Recital.  If you are interested in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Gymnastics, or Tap/Dance, join Artie Janow and her staff for a great time. Dates, class descriptions, times, and fees are subject to change without notice.  Register at the Pavilion front desk or online. To register online, please call the Pavilion to verify user information.

Dance Director: Artie Janow
Assistant Director: Veronice Carpenter

To see current class offerings and register follow the link below:

https://register.gscparks.com/CourseActivities.aspx?id=11&cat=9

 

 

Dance

Toddler, Tiaras, Tutus & Tumbling 
Curriculum is designed to expose this age group to basic floor tumbling (front rolls, bridges, cartwheels, low balance beam, hand/eye coordination games with bean bags, bubbles, etc,) following 1 and 2 step directions and developing listening skills. The tumbling segment covers the first 5 weeks of class. The remainder of the session is devoted to creative movement and basic ballet center, movement across the floor and routine preparation for Spring Recital. Beginner ballet terms are introduced to this age level. Student will need pink ballet shoes, pink tights and leotards. Pink Ballet skirts may be worn in dance segment only. Regular gym shoes will be worn during the tumbling segment. Hair must be in a ponytail or bun. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.
Age: 3 – 4

Kinder Tap & Ballet
Curriculum is designed to introduce basic Ballet and Tap terms, technique and floor work. This covers Barr and center work, movement such as turns and leaps across the floor. Curriculum helps develop small and large motor skills and infuses coordination builders. Students will need black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes, pink tights, and pink leotards. Pink Ballet skirts may be worn during dance segments. Hair must be in a ponytail or bun. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.
Age: 5 – 6

Tap, Ballet, Jazz
A student may take this class for 2 or more years before advancing to a higher level. Curriculum covers Tap, Ballet, Jazz fundamentals and techniques, but on a more challenging level. Tap, Ballet, and Jazz center and across the floor work. Leaps and turns are stressed on a more challenging level. Students will need black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes, pink tights and black leotards Black jazz pants may be worn. Hair must be in a ponytail or bun. Students who are enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.
Age: 6 – 11

Tap, Ballet Jazz Level II (NEW)

This is a new advanced class offered for the student who has had 3 or more years of dance. This class will offer more advanced levels of Tap, Ballet and Jazz technique. It will require home practice to achieve the step mastery for level II. Tap, Ballet, and Jazz center and across the floor work. Leaps and turns are stressed on a more advanced level. Students will need Tan Capezio or Bloch tap shoes, pink ballet shoes, pink tights and black leotards. Hair must be in a ponytail or bun. Students who are enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recitals. Ages 8 and up but may audition if younger

Hip-Hop
Hip Hop is street dance culture infused with jazz favor. It has fast paced movements, balance based stunts, turns, and incorporates some Pop and Lock (unusual movements where body movements are isolated, accented, quick pulses, or held). This dance movement is constantly changing and many trends may be combined. The Hip Hop dance trend is loose so everyone can develop their own style and movements. Winter session also incorporates routine preparation for the Spring Recital. Students may wear hip hop clothes of choice and gym shoes. Hair must be in a ponytail or bun. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital
Age: 7 – 10 and 11+

Acrobatics  (NEW)

Beginning and advancing Acro students. Acrobatic Dance, or “Acro,” incorporates gymnast-like tumbling and flexibility skills with the beauty and execution of dance. This class is designed to promote flexibility, strength, beginning and finishing positions, and proper body, foot, and leg positions while safely mastering various levels of Acro elements. The class will focus on proper hand placement and body alignment with emphasis on the muscles and flexibility required to perform proper technique. Skills include splits, bridges, rolls, head/hand stands, cartwheels, round-offs, and beginning walkovers. No shoes are worn in this class. Hair must be in a ponytail. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Gymnastics Showcase. Age: 6+

Dance Team Prep (NEW)

This class is for the dancers who would like to try out for any dance team. Dancers will work on flexibility, turns, kicks, leaps, jumps and skills typically seen at dance team tryouts. We’ll also talk about audition etiquette and performance tips to help you land that spot! As well as learn a number of combinations in various dance styles typically used by dance teams or competition teams. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recitals Taught by the current Middle School Dance Coach.

Ballet Beginner Ages 8-13 (NEW)

Let us learn ballet together! Our basic ballet class is open to anyone wishing to learn more about ballet for getting in shape and exercise and/or to begin a serious career in the discipline. We will learn why ballet helps everything and have fun in the process! In our beginner ballet classes you will learn classic ballet basics that include barre and center combinations. We will focus on correct placement, proper alignment, balance, and posture. Do not be intimidated – Ballet is for everyone! Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair in bun. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recitals.

Jazz & Musical Theater
Students will learn Jazz basics, proper technique, turns, leaps, and across the floor combinations. These Basics will be incorporated with singing and acting to choreograph a theatrical performance. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.
Age: 8+

Performing Arts Company (PAC)

Petite Performing Arts Company (PAC)
Entrance into this class is by audition only. Auditions are by invitation and by request. The Petite PAC may perform in parades, ballgames, Thriller, and other community events. Students will need Bloch tan lace-up tap shoes, tan jazz shoes, pink ballet shoes, tan tights, pink convertible tights, black tank leotard, black ballet skirt, Dance Company warm-ups (required). Other special dance shirts, tights etc. may be required and ordered by the studio throughout the dance year.  Hair must be in a bun for Ballet. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.
Age: 6-9

Junior Performing Arts Company (Jr. PAC)
Entrance into this class is by audition only. Auditions are by invitation and by request. The Jr. PAC may perform in parades, ball games, Thriller and other community events. Students will need Block tan lace-up tap shoes, tan jazz shoes, pink ballet shoes, tan tights, pink convertible tights, black tank leotard, black ballet skirt, Dance Company warm-ups (required). Other special dance shirts, tights, etc. may be required and ordered by the studio throughout the dance year. Hair must be in a bun for ballet class. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.

Senior Performing Arts Company (Sr. PAC)
This class is only available for the Jr. and Sr. Accelerated classes. The Sr. PAC  may perform in parades, ball games, Thriller and other community events. Students will need Block tan lace-up tap shoes, tan jazz shoes, pink ballet shoes, tan tights, pink convertible tights, black ballet skirt, Dance Company warm-ups (required). Other special dance shirts, tights etc. may be required and ordered by the studio throughout the dance year. Hair must be in a bun for Ballet. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.

Senior Performing Arts Company (Sr. PAC) Pointe’
This class is only available for the Jr. and Sr. Accelerated classes. It is designed for the more serious dance student. Curriculum is designed to strengthen toes, feet, ankles, legs and center core (upper body). Pointe’ takes serious practice as well as ballet technique classes. Since students develop at different rates, going on Pointe’ is decided by the Ballet instructor and studio director. It may take several years of this class before a student is ready to actually go on Pointe’. Patience, dedication, and practice are required. Students will need pink ballet shoes, ballet pink convertible tights, and black tank leotards. Hair MUST be in a bun, required attire MUST be worn in class. Pointe’ shoes will need teacher approval. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Recital.

Thriller Zombie Dance School
The Cost of the Thriller Dance Session is $20 for Zombies 11 years of age and older and $10 for Zombies 10 years and younger.
Zombies under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Current PRDG participants are free. Parents of PRDG participants pay $5. Thriller Zombie Dance School is typically held  starting in September to prepare for the Thrilled To Give event downtown in October.

 

Gymnastics

Mommy & Me KinderGym
This is a parent participation class. The Parent will be working with their child the entire class period. This is a fun and constructive class, designed to introduce a child to tumbling. Activities are focused on small and large motor skill development, hand-eye coordination, and basic tumbling (Balance beam, mat skills, songs, parachute, small hand manipulative, and more). This is a fun class for the parent as well as the student. This class may perform in our Gymnastics Recitals. Participation is optional for 2 & 3 year olds.
Age: 2 – 3

TumbleTots (formally KinderGym)
Introduction to basic tumbling skills (front roll, bridges, angel touches, handstand kick-ups, toe touches, cartwheels, tuck jumps, low balance beam, spotting blocks, small hand manipulatives, etc. Simple stunts may be introduced. Must be age 4 by the first class of the session. Students enrolled in the winter session will perform in the Spring Gymnastics Recital.
Age: 4 – 6

Tumbling: Beginning Level
Teaches beginning tumbling skills such as rolls, cartwheels, handstands, as well as drills and conditioning to help master these skills. This class is perfect for school-aged children who have completed TumbleTots or older children who are new to tumbling. Students enrolled in the winter session will preform in the Spring Gymnatics Showcase.

Class attire: Gymnastic Unitards or leotards. No shoes worn in class. Hair must be in a ponytail.
Age: 6+

Tumbling: Intermediate Level
Teaches intermediate tumbling skills such as round offs, handstands, backbend from the standing position, as well as drills and conditioning to help master these skills. Athletes must have mastered a cartwheel, rolls, and pushing up into the backbend to enroll in this class. Students enrolled in the winter session will preform in the Spring Gymnastics Showcase.

Prerequisite: Beginner Tumbling

Class Attire: Gymnastics Unitards or leotards. No shoes are worn in this class. Hair must be in a ponytail.
Age: 6 – 19

Tumbling: Advanced Level 
Teaches advanced tumbling skills such as front walkovers, sequence of skills, back handsprings, etc, as well as drills and conditioning to help master these skills. Athletes must have mastered a handstand, backbend kick-over, round off, and be able to fall back into a backbend from the standing position to enroll in the class. Students enrolled in the winter session will preform in the Spring Gymnastics Showcase.

Prerequisites: Intermediate Tumbling

Class Attire: Gymnastics Unitards or leotards. No shoes are worn in this class. Hair must be in a ponytail.
Age: 6 – 19

NEW CLASS: Cheerleading Basics
Teaches the fundamentals of cheerleading such as, motions, jumps dance sequences, beginner stunts, and conditioning. This class is perfect for the child who has interest in cheerleading, but is not ready for a team commitment. Tumbling skills will NOT be taught in this class. This class an be taken in addition to Beginner-Advance Tumbling. TumbleTots students are not permitted to enroll in this class. 

Age: 6+

Scholarship Information:
Only partial scholarships are offered for Dance and Gymnastics. Scholarships applications are available at the Pavilion and must be completed every six months and BEFORE registering for any of our classes. Scholarships do not cover registration or costume fees. Poor class attendance may result in loss of a scholarship.

Class Cancellation Policy:
If Scott County Schools are cancelled, we will assess the conditions by Noon. Dance and Gymnastic class cancellations or delays will be posted on Channels 18, 27, and 36.

Home School Gym & Swim

Homeschool Gym & Swim promotes lifetime fitness in a positive environment with activities including sports, non-competitive games, water safety, and free swim.

Youth will participate in 50 minutes of gym time with a 10 minute break to change, a 10 minute water safety lesson with the rest of the time in the swimming pool!

Home School Naturalist Program NEW

Home School Naturalist Program is a NEW environmental educational program that is aimed on teaching about the natural elements of Kentucky! Each month will have a topic that is about one of the environmental education topics relating to Kentucky. This will provide credits for science and physical education. Each session will have games, crafts, and hands on experiences with the topic. This program WILL be outside so made sure to bring a bottle of water, bug spray, and sunscreen!

Beginner: Ages 5-9

Advanced: 10-16

Game Changers NEW

This program is intended to assist middle school and high school ages. Our goal is to create Game Changers within the community who want to make a better tomorrow!

Parents: If you are looking for a mentor for your child, this is a great opportunity to get them plugged in! We have volunteer mentors from all backgrounds who will be leading this program.

When: Ongoing

Where: Ed Davis Learning Center

Tutoring Tuesday's

Tutoring Tuesday sessions are provided by teachers. The goals of this program are to facilitate opportunities where children can received the necessary assistance academically outside of the school setting, to provide opportunities for students to improve their grades and GPA, and to allow local teachers to engage their students within the community. Tutoring will meet on Tuesday at the Ed Davis Learning Center. For more information, contact Katie Posey (502) 542-2747 or kposey@gscparks.com.

Kid's Kitchen

Kid’s Kitchen is a popular and exciting 4-week class that is offered at the Ed Davis Learning Center for children 7 – 14 years of age. The participants will learn easy and simple recipes and healthy cooking habits. Join us for some crazy, scrumptious, cooking fun!  All classes will meet 4 times a session at the Ed Davis Learning Center. For more information, contact Katie Posey (502) 542-2747 or kposey@gscparks.com.

Kid's Craft NEW

Kid’s Crafts is an introductory time where kids will have the chance to try out new arts and hobbies. Each session will include a different type of craft. All classes will meet 4 times a session at the Ed Davis Learning Center. For more information, contact Katie Posey (502) 542-2747 or kposey@gscparks.com.

Kid's Crocheting NEW

Beginner Session for new interest in crocheting.  Kids who want to learn the basics of crocheting.

Intermediate Session for those have began basics and would like to further their crocheting skills.

For more information, contact Katie Posey (502) 542-2747 or kposey@gscparks.com.

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