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Community Resources

We need your recommendations for extra curricular activities, please send them to Pam Haag.

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Art

Green Bay School of Dance, 129 S. Washington Street, Green Bay WI 54301 (downtown Green Bay by the Meyer Theater). Mr. Timothy Josephs is offering oil painting to teens and adults on a per hour basis. (Individual and group classes are possible.) Painting times are open Monday through Thursday between 10am and 3pm. Please contact Mr. Josephs regarding scheduling and fees at (920) 433-9510.

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Dance

Green Bay School of Dance, 129 S. Washington Street, Green Bay WI 54301 (downtown Green Bay by the Meyer Theater). Classical ballet offered for GBACH. Classes offered on Wednesday include: Children’s Movement (ages 3-5), Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7), Ballet I (8-11), Ballet II (by teacher permission). For more information, contact Karen Schumacher at pkschu@centurytel.net or go to http://www.greenbayschoolofdance.com/

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Drama

Dare to Dream Theatre is committed to provide quality affordable theatre classes and opportunities to perform for people of all ages and backgrounds while giving them a chance to benefit from life skills learned through theatre.  Located at 634 N 10th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220, http://www.daretodreamtheatre.com/

Evergreen Children's Theatre (formerly Next Door Theatre) offers opportunities for school aged children up to age 18 to display their musical and theatrical talent. Usually they produce three shows a year. This is an excellent company which teaches all theatrical art to the children , from acting to set production. For more information, visit their website at: http://www.evergreenproductions.org/PAGES/season.asp#42

The Performers Workshop is offering a class, starting this fall, every Thursday from 1:30-2:45 for homeschool children. The class will prepare students in song presentation and scene work culminating with a studio production of “The Sound of Music” in the spring. Call 339-9999 for more information.  http://www.tpwstudio.com/The_Performers_Workshop_-_Home.html

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High School Bible Classes

Midwest Evangelical Institute and Midwest Youth Ministry Institute are Bible-based educational ministries of Young Community Inc. They offer college level Bible courses to junior and senior high school students through the Secondary Education Opportunities program. Courses completed through this program are transferable to Midwest Evangelical’s Associate of Youth Ministry Degree program and into the Certificate of Biblical Studies program. Courses include OT and NT survey, Bible study methods, survey of Bible doctrine, evangelism and discipleship strategies, Christian apologetics and personal spiritual growth. For more information, go to www.midwestevangelical.org.

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History

Heritage Hill State Historical Park offers homeschool programming. Contact Daniel Liedtke, Education Supervisor, at (920) 448-5150 ext 109.  For their current schedule of homeschool programs, go to http://www.heritagehillgb.org/education/

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Language Instruction

St. Norbert College -The Language Services Department at St. Norbert College also  classes in Arabic, Farsi, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese and Italian. For more information, please contact Marcella M. O’Malley, Director of Language Services, St. Norbert College at (920)403-3955 or see their website at www.snc.edu/languageservices

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Martial Arts

Kim’s Tae Kwon Center, Inc   Several families in GBACH take Tae Kwon Do from Kim’s. For the past three years, Kim’s has offered daytime TKD classes to GBACH students . GBACH classes are among the many satellite classes offered throughout the greater Green Bay area by black belt ranked instructors. Kim’s central school is taught at the Redeemer Lutheran School gym weekly and year round on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 6:30-7:30pm by 6th degree black belt, Master Penny Duggan. Anyone is welcome to visit any of these classes to get a better idea of what the class has to offer. Tae Kwon Do is a great way to learn self-defense. ** Site and times are subject to change.  (Submitted by Andrea Johnson)

Meyer’s Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do and Street Self Defense), 2605 Hilly Haven Rd, Green Bay, WI 54311, (920)468-6472

 Tae Kwon Do – Steve Shefchik – sasmagic@sbcglobal.net

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Music

Sharon Brown, Raleigh St, west Green Bay (near Lambeau Field), phone 490-9914. Teaches beginner to advanced students. Highly recommended by several GBACH families.

Damien G. Ellis, piano lessons, an area former homeschooler now attending St. Norbert College in DePere, pursuing a degree in Music Education with over 14 years of private piano lessons and music honors. He is on the school list of student teachers and is looking to find more students. Contact Damien E. Ellis at (920) 713-0569, 1372 Nienhaus Drive, DePere WI 54115 or email at damien.ellis@snc.edu

Green Bay Boy & Girls Choir, 1678 East Mason St, Green Bay, WI 54302 For more information, contact Ginny Brand or Lee D’Anna at 321-0541.

Green Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra offers three levels: elementary (beginning grade 3), jr. high, & high school. This is a very exciting and professional organization. Please contact Audrey Nowak, Operations Director, for more information. 435-3465 office, 435-1427 fax, or email at anowak@greenbaysymphony.org

Lawrence Academy of Music, Lawrence University P.O. Box 599, Appleton WI 54912-0599, has several opportunities for music enrichment classes, lessons, and ensembles, including a program called String Project for string instruction and a group piano class for 7 and 8 year olds. More information on both is listed on their website, www.lawrence.edu/dept/acad_music. Please contact Sara Rezin for additional information at 920-832-6632 or acad_music@lawrence.edu .
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Performing Arts Programs

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton, WI offers an Educational series of performances for all ages every year.  For more information, go to http://www.foxcitiespac.com/education/edcalendar.html

Weidner Performing Arts Center,  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, has an Educational Series of performances every year.  For more information, go to http://www.wcpresents.com/education.html 

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Photography

Pamela Haag Photography is offering a summer special for GBACH members.  For $65, Pam will provide a family portrait session, including individual portraits of each child.  Included in this package will be all of your edited photos on a disk as well as a signed copyright release form to allow you to print when and wherever you choose.  To see some of her work, please visit her photosharing site.  If you would like to schedule an appointment, hear about other photo offers, or have any other questions, please contact Pam at curtandpam@netnet.net.

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Tutors

Free Math Tutoring is available by phone after 2:00 p.m. every day. Call Heidi Rabideau at 983-3468.

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