Enrichment and Education

 

Winnetka Community House offers classes on a variety of subjects for all ages. Whether you’re looking for activities for toddlers, school aged children, adults or even dogs, WCH offers it!

Classes include:

  • Next Program Starts: 10/13/17
  • Instructor: Glitzy Girlz
  • Ages: 5 - 10

Wear Pink to class and celebrate fun for a good cause! Glitzy Girlz will make a donation to the Breast Cancer Foundation at the end of October. Our Glitzy team will be doing hair, make-up and nails all in PINK. Each girl will decorate a craft in pink shades and design a pink crystal bracelet w/ charm. Glitzy Girlz staff will lead everyone in dancing with music and a cute fashion show all in PINK. Sign up with friends!


  • Next Program Starts: 11/07/17
  • Instructor: Sunshine Arts And Crafts
  • Ages: 0 - 5

Amazing Art combines all your favorite art projects and mixed media in one unique class. Kids will make tie dye shirts (to be used as art smocks for the session), experience pottery painting, create fired ceramic arts, paint a canvas acrylic painting, do recycled arts projects and more. Lessons will include concepts and techniques kids can use for a lifetime and the experience of creating awesome projects will result in great self esteem and a sense of accomplishment. Finished work will be taken home immediately. This is a drop off program. All new lessons are offered each session.


  • Next Program Starts: 11/08/17
  • Instructor: Mary Fisher
  • Ages: 1 - 2

Moms and tots come play and learn as we see how much fun it is to be a toddler! We will have lots of exploring time plus an art project, a story and snack to end a day of fun. An adult must accompany each child. No siblings are allowed. Please bring a sippie cup for your child.


  • Next Program Starts: 11/10/17
  • Instructor: Mary Fisher
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Come over and have lunch and fun and make new friends! Come and take a different journey each week. Let's be a pirate and look for treasures one week and the next week become a chef and bake cookies. New adventures awaits you. We will learn through various art media, simple cooking projects, stories and more. Please bring a peanut-free lunch with a drink to class. Please notify us ahead of time if your child needs to be picked up from Winnetka Community Nursery School.


  • Next Program Starts: 11/13/17
  • Instructor: Mad Science
  • Ages: 1 - 5

This session is filled with fun, spectacular, hands-on science experiments. Some of the topics covered are: All About Animals, Radical Robots, Super Power Sources and more. Take home projects will include: animal tracks kit, hand crank flashlight and many others. All materials are included.


  • Next Program Starts: 11/13/17
  • Instructor: Mad Science
  • Ages: 4 - 5

Join Mad Science for loads of hands-on science fun. Each week will involve experiments and exploration designed for younger scientists. There will be lots of fun and exciting science topics to investigate and things to take home. All materials are included.


  • Next Program Starts: 11/17/17
  • Instructor: Glitzy Girlz
  • Ages: 5 - 10

Come in your favorite PJs to class for an old fashioned activity and spa based slumber party! Glitzy Girlz staff will teach you how to do your own manicures/pedicures with a nail/toe application of great colors. (Foot brush and cuticle stick to take home) Our activity will keep us busy making an overnight bag and a beaded dangle piece. Music and small talk all night! A lil piece of pampering will go home with you. Sign up with friends!


  • Next Program Starts: 12/15/17
  • Instructor: Glitzy Girlz
  • Ages: 4 - 10

Dads, join Glitzy Girlz this holiday season for a night with your daughter/s and team up on gift giving for females in the family! Moms, this is your chance to send them ?shopping? together for YOU! Each couple will make three gifts: Ceramic item, wood frame item (you can have your photo taken) and beaded jewelry piece. A gift wrapping station will help conceal your treasures with gift tags and ribbons. Holiday music and a little treat for each couple will end the night. A must attend for the memory book! Each additional child fee is Member is $43 and Non Member is $52 per additional child in the same family.