Youth Classes

Kids Love to Sew 101


Ages 7 and Up
Gain basic sewing skills from
selecting a pattern, cutting and piecing to create an awesome project. This course is 4 weeks long and participants are encouraged to bring a portable sewing machine if you have one.
Cost: $45 residents/$55 non-residents
Class meets Wednesdays November 7, 14, December 5 and 12. Time: 6:00-7:30pm at Municipal Building.
A materials list will be provided following registration.
Deadline to register: November 1
Instructor: Lisa Robbins Program #127
Prepare your entry for the
City Wide Gingerbread Contest

Baton Classes


Learn the skills to twirl baton and enjoy the
fun of twirling with the Islanderettes.
Classes offered on either Tuesdays
or Thursdays at
Poquoson Elementary School.
Ages 4 and Up
Times and day 4-7pm based on age
and skill level.
Registration is in 2 sessions
Session 1 begins September 18
Session 2 will run Mid January thru Recital in May/June
Each session has a minimum of 15 hours.
Cost: $25 registration fee & $100 for Session 1 (Fall)

Fee is not pro-rated for late starters. Program: #111
All participants will need a baton, which will be
ordered at an additional cost, approx. $30.
The instructor will assist in ordering this item.
All baton students have the option to join the
performance group-Islanderettes.

Kid’s Gingerbread House Workshop


Ages 6-13
Students will decorate their own Gingerbread House made of Gingerbread! We will provide ALL of the candy and icing for construction! All houses are completely edible so you can make a perfect centerpiece for the
holidays! Please note any food allergies with registration. All Gingerbread Houses decorated are taken home.
Participants are asked to please tie back long hair & bring an apron. Cost $20 residents/$30 non-residents
Must register 5 days in advance.
Each class is limited to only 10 participants.
Thursday, November 29 4:30-6:30pm Program #129
Thursday, December 6 4:30-6:30pm Program #130
Instructor: Maryann Boho, Certified Wilton
Cake Decorating Instructor

Tutti Fruitti Cupcake Decorating


Ages 6 and Up
Enjoy and learn basic cupcake decorating skills using fruit fillings! Please note any food allergies with registration. All cupcakes decorated are taken home. Participants will need to tie back long hair & bring an apron. Fee includes all supplies. Date: Friday, October 5 1-3pm Location: Odd Road Community Center Deadline: October 1. Program: #131
Cost: $16.00 residents/$26.00 non-residents.
Bring a container for your cupcakes to take home.

Friday Night Lego & Pizza Party


Drop the kids off for a fun and STEM-U-lating
Friday evening to explore and build with LEGO® bricks. Parents, feel free to relax, go on a date, and enjoy some “me time”. Pizza will be provided for the kids. This is for children ages 5-12. Cost: $28 residents/ $38 non-residents. 2nd child $5 discount. Times: 6-9pm
Location: Municipal Building.
Instructor: Chymain Brown, Brick’nit
Dates available: Fridays option or both
Friday, October 12 Program #124
& Friday, November 16 Program #125
Minimum of 10 needed.
Deadline 3 days prior to each Friday.

Super Hero Comic Drawing Class


Now is the time to let your imagination take the lead! Do you like drawing comics and want to
create your own super heroes as well as classic characters from the  comics and the animated heroes of  film & TV. Create new cartoon
characters, draw action, draw expressions, draw moods, and put together a cartoon strip.  Ages 8 and up Small materials list
provided at the time of registration to include pencils, sharpener, and drawing pad.
Dates: Saturday afternoons 3:30- 5:00pm
October 27, November 3 and November 10.
Deadline to register: October 23.
Cost $35.00 residents/ $45 non-residents
Location: Municipal Building
Instructor: Holly Horton Program: #112

Holiday Cookie Shop


Learn the techniques to decorate your holiday cookies for gift giving. This cookie workshop will allow you to create stockings, candy canes, bells and other holiday cookie shapes that will be your canvas for creativity.
Learn techniques using buttercream icing with
holiday colors and festive embellishments.
Ages 7-14.
Saturday, December 8 2-5pmLocation: Municipal Building  Cost per person: $25 residents
$35 non-residents. Program: 109
Be sure to bring 2 large air-tight 8x8 containers, or larger, to take home your cookies.
Instructor: Maryann Boho, Wilton Certified
Decorating Specialist