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For Ages: 6 years & up

Archery participants will learn the parts of an arrow and recurve bow, the basics of using a recurve box, and fundemental shooting skills in a safe enironment. They also will learn an excellent, nationally recognized beginner's 9-step to the 10-ring progression, which was created by the Coaches Development Committee of the National Archery Association. Blunt…

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Babysitting Training

For Ages: 11 - 15 years

The newly revised American Red Cross Babysitter's Training course give 11 to 15-year olds the skills and confidence to be great babysitters. This course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exiciting video, role-plays and live discussions. It teaches young people how to: Care for children and infants. -Be good leaders and role models -Make…

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Brave Way Self-Defense Training for Youth, Teens & Adults

For Ages: 12 years and up

Originally certified by the State of Illinois to teach police officers, this is one of the easiest to learn and most effective self-defense class that you can take. We will teach you the techniques that will stop an attacker immediately. They are easy to learn and use, do not require constant practice years or years…

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CPR and AED for Adult and Pediatric

For Ages: 16 years & up

The Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate…

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First Aid, CPR and AED Combo for Adults and Pediatrics

For Ages: 16 years & up

The American Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR/AED- Adult and Child plus CPR- Infant course incorporates the updated 2016 ECC standards. It will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac breathing and first aid emergencies. This combo course will teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly…

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First Tee Junior Golf Program

For Ages: 11 - 16 years

While learning the fundamentalsof a golf swing, The First Tee incorporates character education in a fun, active learning environment. Through The First Tee, young people build confidence, develope respect and appreciate the value of giving back to their community all the while learning the lifelong sport of golf! This class introduces playing the game of…

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High School Ski Club

For Ages: 14-18 years

Don't be left out in the cold! The BHS Ski Club is a great way to have more fun skiing and also hang out with all your friends and meet new ones. The Park District is hosting several ski trips to different ski resorts. We'll depart and return from Citizens Park in Park District vans.…

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High School Summer Softball League

For Ages: 14 - 19 years

Gather up your friends and neighbors and form a softball team! It's a ton of fun and a great stress-reliever after work. Teams interested in playing should contact Kent Hengels at 847-304-5273 or visit: for a Team registration packet. The leagues fill quickly, so don't be left out! Cash prizes to the league and…

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Infant/Toddler Only CPR & Choking

For Ages: 18 years & up

Do you know what to do if your baby or grandchild was to choke or worse? You will learn: - How to give CPR to an infant -The signs of a choking infant -How to help a choking infant -How to help a choking infant -How to phone for help -How to answer a dispatcher's…

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Jr. Counselors In Training

For Ages: 12 - 15 years

Our Jr. Counselor in Training program is a four-day session for teens to learn how to lead and plan camp activities, implement safety procedures, and understand the benefits of working in a team environment. This program is designed to help participants develop self-esteem, confidence, and the ability to assume responsibility. Whether your teen is considering…

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