Woodbridge Youth Services Offers After School Programming at Amity Middle School- Bethany Campus.
Digital Photography for Teens -with instructor Melanie Stengel – former New Haven Register Staff Photographer
Class will begin February 11th. This is an introductory class on digital photography for students who want to get the most out of their digital cameras and improve their photographic skills as well as for those more experienced students who want to enhance their skills. Continuing students will be able to extend their skills through new projects. The class will be offered Thursdays in the computer lab at the Middle School from 2:25pm-3:55pm. The late bus is available on Thursdays at 4pm.
The course will cover camera basics while working through creative assignments on composition, natural and artificial light and color. Students will work in Adobe Photoshop in the computer lab learning professional techniques to maximize their photography. Participants will print their best photos each week to build their portfolios. Weekly projects will allow plenty of time for experimentation. A materials fee of $80.00 per student must be paid in advance. A discount for siblings and financial assistance may be arranged for qualifying families. For more information, to sign up and complete a permission slip, please call Youth Services at 203-389-3429.
Fun Fitness Cooking – with Culinary Institute of America trained Chef Maggie Lyon
Class will begin February 2nd. Learn how to cook and gain a recipe for lifelong healthy living! This 10 week class will be offered in the Middle School’s kitchen after school Tuesdays from 2:25-3:55pm. The late bus is available on Tuesdays at 4pm. Class is limited to 12 participants. Students will receive a notebook with recipes, nutrition and food safety information, a glossary of techniques and terms and an apron. We’ll start with basic skills and techniques and enhance the fundamentals to help develop a lifetime of great cooking and creativity. Continuing students will be able to extend their skills through new recipes.
A great after school activity! The materials fee of $100.00 per student must be paid in advance. A discount for siblings and financial assistance may be arranged for qualifying families. For more information or to sign up please call Youth Services at 203-389-3429.
Save The Date!
Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany will sponsor a Movie Night program at the Bethany Town Hall Gymnasium, 40 Peck Road, on February 5, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. The event is for 7th and 8th grade Woodbridge and Bethany residents only. Private school students who reside in Bethany and Woodbridge are encouraged to attend.
Movie night features America’s Funniest Home Videos- Sports Spectacular and Kids & Animals editions. We’ll serve freshly made popcorn and candy and have a raffle at the end of the movie all for an admission price of $4.00. No early drop-offs and prompt pick-up, please.
We Need Your Help:
Adult volunteers and raffle prizes are needed. We cannot run these programs without parent or grandparent volunteers. High School juniors and seniors looking for volunteer hours may contact Youth Services. Donations of raffle prizes and event supplies are gratefully accepted. Please call 203-389-3429 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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