Youth Community Education 

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WELCOME to Bertha-Hewitt Community Education classes for youth! ISD 786 Community Education gives youth an opportunity to continue to learn and grow outside of school. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to explore learning in ways that best suit their interests and abilities. Our programs are designed to introduce activities in a fun, positive environment.

If you have any class ideas or need more information about a class, please don't hesitate to call Dana Cantleberry, Community Education Coordinator, at (218) 924-3278 or by email at: bhcommunityed@isd786. We look forward to hearing from you!

UPCOMING CLASSES

 

MN HUNTER EDUCATION'S  Youth Firearm Safety Course

Pre-registration deadline: Jan. 28 

Class dates: March 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24. | Field Test: March 26 tentative | Written Exam: March 29 at 6:30p
Sponsored by the Bertha Area Sportsman Club
Successful completion of this class meets the state’s requirement for hunters 11 years and older (by the fist day of class) and is taught by Bertha Area Sportsman Club instructors. This course is the beginning in a student’s understanding of safe gun handling and the hunting tradition. Pre-registration deadline is required by Friday, January 28. Students MUST pre-register for class by this date. For class dates, requirements and additional information, click on following link: Hunter Safety Info and Registration Form

 

ART IN BOOKS CLASS | Starting Jan. 25 and 31
Do you love to draw, paint and create? Youth will read a variety of children’s books and will study their beautiful pictures. You will have the opportunity to explore many different art mediums and will create a variety of different works of art that will be displayed at the Bertha-Hewitt School’s Art Show in late March.
** Gr 4-6: Mondays, Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 28 and Mar 7, 14, from 3:05-4:45pm. Click HERE for Form. 
** Gr 1-3: Wednesdays, Jan. 25 Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 and Mar 2, from 3:05-4:45pm. Click HERE for Form. 
Instructor: Michelle Olson, BH art teacher  
Location: BH art room
Cost: $15
Deadline to register: Jan. 21. 

 

VALENTINE’S GNOME CLASS | Feb. 9
For this crafts class, make these super-cute gnomes for the Valentine’s Day holiday! Open to youth grades 3 and up.
Instructor: Dana Cantleberry
Location: FACS room
Cost: $15 per child
Deadline to register: Feb. 3. To register, c
ontact dana.cantleberry@isd786.org or (218) 924-3278.

PAINT-A-LLAMA CLASS | Feb. 17
Enjoy learning how to paint an adorable llama! Open to youth, grades 3 and up.
Instructor: Michelle Cash, Art Bar 39-Wadena
Location: FACS room
Cost: $20 per child
Deadline to register: Feb. 15. To register, c
ontact dana.cantleberry@isd786.org or (218) 924-3278.

NEXTGEN BEARS JUNIOR ENTREPRENEUR CLASS | March 7-11
Youth will learn how to design and create four projects to take home using the school's entrepreneur equipment. Projects will include:
 
* designing a leather coaster,
* creating a vinyl sticker,
* engraving a glass, and
* creating a small metal sign.

This will be a great hands-on experience for youth and a chance to see what being a NextGen Bear is all about! Open to youth in grades 4-6, this class will be held March 7-10 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Instructors will be Mike Barthel and Mike Bauck, along with NextGen Bears high school students.  The first day of class will be held in Mr. Bauck's classroom.

**Instructors: BH High School teachers Mike Barthel and Mike Bauck, and NextGen Bears high school students.

**Location: Mr. Barthel's shop classroom

**Cost: $25 per child

**Deadline to register: Friday, Feb. 25. 

BOTTLE CAP ART CLASS | Mar. 24
For this crafts class, make flowers or a deer head out of painted bottle caps! Open to youth grades 4 and up.
Instructor: Dana Cantleberry
Location: FACS room
Cost: $15 per child
Deadline to register: Mar. 17. To register, c
ontact dana.cantleberry@isd786.org or (218) 924-3278.