Registration for youth summer activities was held on Monday evening. There may still be openings for some activities so if you were unable to attend, please call and check on availability. The brochure and registration form has been added to our website page. The first activities will be Children’s Theatre with Prairie Fire staff the week of June 4. We received a grant from Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council to help with the expenses of this production.

 


Registration for youth summer activities was held on Monday evening. There may still be openings for some activities so if you were unable to attend, please call and check on availability. The brochure and registration form has been added to our website page. The first activities will be Children’s Theatre with Prairie Fire staff the week of June 4. We received a grant from Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council to help with the expenses of this production.

Other activities offered through Sleepy Eye Community Education were summer tennis, youth golf lessons, building rockets, creative dramatics workshop, quilt in a day and babysitting clinic. Trips included Valleyfair on Tuesday, June 26. ECFE is sponsoring a book wagon and preschool sports sampler.

Sleepy Eye Park and Recreation has baseball, smurfball, track and field, frisbee golf, arts and crafts, Fun in the Park, Games Galore, soccer and flag football.

The Sleepy Eye Aquatic Center has swimming lessons for all ages including a new starfish class for three and four year olds, lifeguard training and Girl Scouts swim team. You will need to wait until the pool opens to sign up for these if you missed out on May 7.

Remember to check in at the Dyckman Free Library at the end of the month for “One World, Many Stories” summer reading program.

Brown County Extension has information on Teen Camp, Youth Camp, Mystery Day Camp, Science Day Camp and Paint Run-A-Way.

A new offering was a Just for Kids four week session in August and September.

The Wanda Gag Association is offering a number of workshops throughout the county this summer. There is a need for a Pick a Path instructor, which will include making a game and storage box for games that were used during the era of Wanda Gag. The other class in town is Click Click Digital Photography. Springfield will be hosting Sue Sew and Sew and New Ulm is having Bohemian Story Telling.

It is rewarding to see all of the offerings provided for the youth during the summer in our small community. That is a tribute to those providing the different activities.

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Registration is open until Friday for the outing to the Tulip Festival at Orange City Iowa on Thursday, May 17.

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School for students at Sleepy Eye and St. John’s School will be done on Wednesday, May 16. St. Mary’s students will end on Wednesday, May 23. This seems early, but with only one late start the whole school year, none of the make-up days were needed. Beginning the week of May 21, this office will start summer hours of 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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Behind the Wheel schedules have been distributed to students and any changes need to be as soon as possible.

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The Community Education office is located in room 109 of the Sleepy Eye High School. Enter door #1 and get a visitor’s pass before coming to our space. School day office hours are generally 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Since staff is part-time, they may not always be in the building. You can always call and leave a message on voice mail, 507-794-7873, and we will get back to you with more information.