Summer Camp Registration and Spring Programming
Summer Camp: Summer Camp registration opens this Thursday, April 1st! We have a variety of sports, academic, STEAM and performing arts camps. Check out our summer camp page for all of our offerings: https://www.plainsboronj.com/258/Summer-Camps
Hybrid Storytime Art: We Are In A Book! (Ages 5-11): Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 P.M. (Resident $10.00/Non-Resident $12.00). There is no limit to your imagination and creativity when it comes to painting pottery! Join Mrs. B as she reads We Are in a Book by Mo Willems and then walks you through the process of painting a ceramic piggy bank! Come in person or join class via zoom! Virtual students will need to pick up supplies for this craft at the Recreation Center prior to class and the instructor will send you a zoom link prior to the first class so you can follow along. Please note registration will be cut off at 1:00 pm tomorrow (3/31/21).
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5544
Special Olympics Young Athlete (Age 2-7): Wednesdays, April 7-May 26 from 4:00-4:45 P.M. (Free) Children with and without special needs and their parents are invited to participate in this outdoor sports play program sponsored by Special Olympics of New Jersey. This program will improve gross motor skills, social and language skills, as well as develop foundational skills for future participation in sports. Space is limited so sign up early to ensure your spot. PLAY with your child and CELEBRATE what your child can do!
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5538
Virtual Cruise Doll Collection (Ages 6-10): Wednesdays, April 7 - May 26 from 4:00-5:00 P.M. (Resident & Non-Resident $155.00). Are you ready to be a fashion designer for your doll? Join Fashion First Workshops to create an entire cruise getaway collection for your American Girl or similar 18” sized doll. Your doll will lounge by the pool, go for a sightseeing tour, spend the night dancing, and attend a ball! Our talented fashion instructors will take you through it step by step. Material packet will need to be picked up from the Recreation & Cultural Center prior to class. *Some of the projects will require minimal hand sewing. Students will need a sewing needle, thread, straight pins, fabric scissors and paper scissors (not included in material packet). Instructor will send zoom link to participants prior to class.
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5534
Virtual Fashion Design (Ages 6+): Fridays, April 9 - May 28 from 4:00-5:00 P.M. (Resident & Non-Resident $140.00). This virtual class brought to you by Fashion First Workshops will cover drawing silhouettes, fashion terms, fashion textile art, hair & makeup as well as vintage fashion & more! (Supplies students will need for the class are as follows: colored pencils-Fantasia artist 36 pack is recommended or markers, printed croquis-will be emailed to you, sketch paper 60 sheets any white paper, pencils, erasers & pencil sharpener). The Instructor will send zoom link to participants prior to first class. Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5528
Virtual Inclusive Sports Play (Ages 5-8): Fridays, April 9 – June 4 from 4:30-5:30 P.M. (Resident $45.00/Non-Resident $63.00). This inclusive virtual class will help little athletes build muscles, increase their focus, and get a workout! Class includes warm-up games, stretches, aerobic circuit, and skill building activities related to different sports. Teamwork and spirit of cooperation are emphasized in this non-competitive environment. The Instructor will send you the Zoom link prior to the first class.
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5530
Virtual Family Game Night (All Ages): Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 P.M. (Free). Get your family together and join us for our first virtual family game night! Via Zoom you will compete with your friends & neighbors in an all-out game show battle royale! The Brain Wash party pack is 5 wacky games that everyone will get to play in 1 big game show! Please only register one family member with a valid email address. This game is best played with 2 devices (one to watch the live zoom and the other to answer the questions). Further details and zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the show. Register here https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5554
Virtual Days End Yoga: (Ages 16+) 10 classes: Thursday; April 8-June 10 (Resident:$50.00/Non-resident $70.00). End your day with yoga. This class will feature warmup, yoga poses, balance and cool down. Instructor will send link prior to class.
Virtual Yoga Strength (Ages 16 +): Wednesdays, 6pm to 7pm. April 7th to June 9th. (Residents $50/Non-Resident $70. Build strength, flexibility and muscle tone using your own body weight. Emphasis is posture, balance, abs and a healthy back. Instructor will send you a zoom link prior to the first class so you can follow along.
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5604
Virtual Pilates Strength and Endurance (Ages 18+): Thursdays 7:15pm-8:15pm. April 8th to June 10th. (Residents $50/Non-Residents $70. A challenging but safe class that will add resistance for strengthening, toning and lengthening your entire body. Attention to a full body fitness which will include low impact, breathing, flexibility and proper body alignment.
Instructor will send you a zoom link prior to the first class so you can follow along.
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5609
Virtual Upcycling for Kids: (Ages 6-11) 4 Classes per session; Session 1: Saturday; April 10 – May 1 from 1:00-1:45P.M. Session 2: Saturday; May 15- June 5 (Resident $8.00/Non-Resident $12.00 –per person/per session). Enjoy learning about the basics of recycling and upcycling while making fun crafts that help save the environment. Register here:
Session 1: http://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5637
Session 2: http://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5638
Backyard Composting Workshop: 1 class; Saturday, April 10; 10:00 A.M. (Resident: $5.00/ Non-resident: $7:00 per person) Please Take Notice: Under the current guidelines, if you choose to register for an “in-person” class a mask must be worn during your class. Participants must practice social distancing and remain 6 feet apart at all times. Learn the importance of composting, how to set up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways of using finished compost. Meet at Wicoff House.
National Kids to Park Day!: Saturday, May 15; 10:00 A.M. Free. Please Take Notice: Under the current guidelines, if you choose to register for an “in-person” class a mask must be worn during your class. Participants must practice social distancing and remain 6 feet apart at all times. Children nationwide will take part in a grassroots movement to discover America’s parks through play on May 15, to commemorate National Park Trust’s annual Kids to Park Day! Parents, take your kids to Plainsboro Preserve for a morning hike and search for “Buddy Bison.” Those who find and unscramble the secret message on the buddy bison pictures located along the trails, will win a prize. The hunt will start at 10:00 A.M. and you will have until 2:00 P.M. to find the “buddy bison” and unscramble the secret message.
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For more information on these or any of our other exciting programs contact the Plainsboro Recreation & Cultural Center:
Address: 641 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Phone: 609-799-0909 x1719