Homeschool Items – December 18, 2013

Posted on Dec 14 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Nutcracker Ballet – Bridgewater – December 22
1.2 Homeschool Indoor Rock Climbing Open House – Midlothian – Register by December 27, 2013
1.3 Winter Homeschool Rock Climbing Class – Midlothian – Register by January 10, 2014
1.4 Free Vision Screening – Fredericksburg – January 24

 

1.1 Nutcracker Ballet – Bridgewater – December 22

Cole Hall
402 East College Street
Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, VA

Saturday, December 21, 2013, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 22, at 3 p.m. Reserved–ticket cost: $15/adult; $13/student (through college age). General-admission cost (at the door): $13/adult; $10/student or senior citizen.

Rockingham Ballet Theatre’s annual performance of the Nutcracker Ballet, with special guest stars from American Ballet Theatre. There are many local homeschoolers dancing in the production!

See the website for more information, or contact the Ballet Extension Studio at rockinghamballettheatre@gmail.com or 540-828-0026.

www.rockinghamballettheatre.com

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1.2 Homeschool Indoor Rock Climbing Open House – Midlothian – Register by December 27, 2013

Peak Experiences Indoor Rock Climbing Gym
11421 Polo Circle
Midlothian, VA
(behind Belgrade Shopping Center)

Friday, January 3, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $10/person (ages four through adult); no charge for non-climbers. The price includes necessary gear and staff member assistance. While it is possible to climb in long jeans, management recommends shorts and t-shirts. Space is limited–must register by Friday, December 27, 2013 to participate.

Peak Experiences has hosted four sessions of homeschool family indoor rock climbing with great success! This open house will give you the opportunity to try indoor rock climbing at a no-obligation, reduced rate to determine if it’s right for you. Indoor rock climbing builds confidence, thinking skills, and offers family time, too–parents are encouraged to try it!

See the website for more information about the facility; contact jkjessen@comcast.net by December 27, 2013 for more information and to register.

http://peakexperiences.com

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1.3 Winter Homeschool Rock Climbing Class – Midlothian – Register by January 10, 2014

Peak Experiences Indoor Rock Climbing Gym
11421 Polo Circle
Midlothian, VA
(behind Belgrade Shopping Center)

Fridays, beginning Friday, January 24, through April 11, 2014, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For ages four through adult. Cost: $150/month for one parent and two children; $25/month/each additional participant to be billed January 24, February 12, March 12. A “parent-and-one-child” option is also available–please e-mail Nancy@peakexperiences.com to inquire about pricing. Additionally, any participant age seven or under is an additional $25/month. Monthly fee includes full gym membership with two hours of personalized class instruction per week, the right to climb outside of class time, rock-climbing gear during class hours, and a 10% discount in the shop.

Come join other homeschool families and learn the fun and challenging sport of indoor rock climbing! Rock climbing builds confidence, problem-solving skills, and strong families—and parents are included! This is a family class for both parents and children. Peak Experiences has developed an exciting new curriculum just for homeschoolers to earn physical-education credit.

See the website for more information about the facility; contact jkjessen@comcast.net by January 10, 2014, for more information and to register.

www.peakexperiences.com

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1.4 Free Vision Screening – Fredericksburg – January 24

Davis Vision
701 Westwood Office Park
Fredericksburg, VA

Friday, January 24, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Free and open to children ages four and up.

Free Visual screening for deficiency in near and far acuity, binocularity, tracking, and color vision.

To ask questions or to register, please contact Lindsay (Patient Care Supervisor) at educatevt@gmail.com or 703-753-9777.

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