COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

We offer multiple smaller enrichment programs and special events for younger children during the school year. We are sure you will find a program at our Center that is a perfect fit for your child! Browse the activities below. Please call 703-792-8320 or e-mail smiddaugh@pwcgov.org for more information about these or any other programs we offer at BLCC.
 
Children's PlaySchool    Ages 3-5 (register)
Come join the most fun and educational day care program in town! Designed for children ages 3 - 5, the Ben Lomond Community Center Playschool Program provides essential kindergarten preparation. Children are introduced to the alphabet, numbers, shapes, color recognition, writing and cutting, phonics, early math, early reading, science and other elementary skills! All children are encouraged to participate in our weekly "Fit Kids" exercise program and enjoy music, story times, games, daily crafts and a nutritious snack. Our Free Play activities stimulate and excite active imaginations.   
 *Parents, Do you need an extra hour in your day? Inquire about our Extended Day Programs
Age              Day                               Time                         Fee
3                  Tue/Thur                      9-Noon                    $139 a month
4-5              Mon/Wed/Fri               9-Noon                    $187 a month
4-5              Mon/Wed/Fri               12:45-3:15p           $153 a month
 
Passport to the World                      Ages 3-5                  Activity Code: 110403
Travel the world in 7 weeks!  Join us to celebrate cultures around the world through stories, foods, language and make crafts from the countries. Activities will be different per age group.
Age              Day                               Time                          Fee
3-5              Feb 22                          10a-11a                   $80 a month (7 classes)
6-8              Feb 22                          11a-12:30p             $80 a month (7 classes)
 
Ahoy Mateys                                     Ages 3-5                  Activity Code: 110403
Come join us for a fun pirate adventure: learn to count using pirate booty, speak pirate, make a spy glass to search for other pirates and make our own pirate ship.
Age              Day                                Time                             Fee
3-5              Mar 5                             9:30-10:30a              $40 a month (five 60 minute classes)
 
Homeschool Friday Night Social     Ages 8-15                 Activity Code: 110211

Parents, do you need a break? Drop your children off in a safe environment for some fun activities, such as music, games, and making friends. Register by Wednesday of the week of the program.                                    Age            Day                                     Time                                Fee                                        
8-15          Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11     6:30-8p                          $5/per child                                                       


Munchkin Movers                             Ages 3-5                   
Activity Code: 110402                                                 Healthy development comes from plenty of movement, but can be hard to do that in your home. If your child is active a mover and a shaker in the best sense this class is for you.                                                                     Age                     Day                        Time                          Fee                                                                         
3-5                     Feb26                    9:30-10:30a           $40 a month (six 60 minute classes)

Birds and Beaks                               Ages 3-5                     Activity Code: 110402
Children will examine birds by looking at their wingspans, beaks, and foods they eat. Make bird feeders to take home so observations can be made about the birds they have researched. 
Age                       Day                     Time                            Fee   
3-5                       Mar 6                  9:30-10:30a              $40 a month (six 60 minute classes)
 
Glee Whiz Kids                                Ages 6-12                  Activity Code: 110112
Children of all ages can learn to sing together and appreciate music of all genres in our Children's Community Chorus. Children will experience choral singing and movements as they travel through different countries, cultures, and history through songs. A recital will conclude each session.
Age                       Day                    Time                            Fee
Grades 1-3           Mar 15              10:30-11:15a           $120 month (ten 45 minute classes)
Grades 4-5           Mar 15              11:30-12:15p           $120 month (ten 45 minute classes)
 
Knot It                                             Ages 10-15                Activity Code: 110402
Kids learn the basic skills to make their own hand knit  ipod or cell phone sleeve, washcloth, cup cozy or drawstring bag.  No previous experience necessary. 
Age                      Day                    Time                             Fee
10-15                  Mar 4, Apr 22     6:30-7:30p               $40 a month (four 60 minute classes)