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MAKER 
PROGRAMS

Let's MAKE & CREATE! The Eau Claire YMCA offers maker programs for kids who like to learn, build, and create.

REGISTRATION BEGINS:

  • MEMBERS: November 14

  • NON-MEMBERS: November 21

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Emerging Lego Creators | For ages 5-18 years

Young creators will be given tools to learn how to create with Legos. With guided assistance, they will be taught how to read and make 2D plans to create a 3D structure. Creators will learn the science behind Legos and multiple ways to ensure structures are sound. This is the class for curious minds who love using Lego kits!

  • INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Mitzi

  • COST: YMCA MEMBERS: $45 | Non-Members: $65​​

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire YMCA | Youth Development Center

  • DAY & TIME: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 PM

  • WHEN:

    • ​WINTER 1: January 3-February 14

    • WINTER 2: February 21-April 4

    • ChildWatch will be available for younger sibling if needed.

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Science Makers | For ages 5-10 years

Using nature and the magic of science children learn about the world around them and how it works. Ph levels, chemical reactions, and so much more messy science will be explored week by week.

  • COST: YMCA MEMBERS: $30 | Non-Members: $50

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire YMCA | Party Room

  • DAY & TIME: Sundays, 4:00-5:00 PM

  • WHEN:

    • WINTER 1: January 1-February 12, 2023

    • WINTER 2: February 19-April 2, 2023

    • ChildWatch will be available for younger sibling if needed.

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Cross Stitch | For ages 8 years & Older

Come and enjoy this needlecrafting activity done on plastic canvas. The 7 hole per square canvas is a great size for young hands to learn to create something with their hands using yarn and needle. (Mini helmet, butterfly, treasure box, your initial, snowman, reindeer, etc)

  • COST: YMCA MEMBERS: $25 | Non-Members: $45

  • LOCATION: Eau Claire YMCA

  • DAY & TIME: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 PM

  • WHEN:

    • WINTER 1: January 5-February 16

    • WINTER 2: February 23-April 6