Parks & Recreation Presents Wicked Cool for Kids

Big Dig! (in-person)

*FULL* Waitlist available through our online registration system or by emailing recreation@northamptonma.gov


For: Youth entering Kindergarten and 1st grade
Days: Tuesdays
Dates: September 22-October 27 (6 classes)
Times: 4:15pm-5:15pm
Location: Pavilion at Florence Fields (157 Spring Street in Florence)
Fee: $142 residents, non-residents add $10

Paleontologist? Geologist? Archaeologist?

You'll dig our most dino-centric class yet. Unearth the secrets of ancient Egypt to see how Pharaoh was buried and then make your own mini mummies. Create colossal fossils and learn about your favorite dinosaurs as we travel back in time. Dig up a cool crystal collection to take home with you as you excavate Earth's buried treasures.

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LEGO Engineering Concepts (in-person)

*FULL* Waitlist available through our online registration system or by emailing recreation@northamptonma.gov


For: Youth grades 2-5
Days: Wednesdays
Dates: September 23-October 28 (6 classes)
Times: 4:15pm-5:15pm
Fee: $142 residents, non-residents add $10
Location: Florence Recreation Field Pavilion
Instructor: Wicked Cool for Kids Staff

In Lego Engineering Concepts investigate simple machines including gears, pulleys, cams inclined planes and ratchets. Challenging STEAM based projects include a measuring car, fishing rod and a balance. Through the building process learn about force and motion, gear ratios and friction. Turn a hammer into a dancing clown and work with your partner to create the best street  sweeper.

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Programs Deep Blue Sea and LEGO Engineering Machine Power scheduled to begin in November have been cancelled. 

If you have questions about this cancellation you can contact recreation@northamtonma.gov