Community Education

Schools Closing/Classes Cancelled

All Community Education classes will be cancelled if school closes early or is cancelled due to inclement weather. 

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Backyard Chickens & Vegetables Homesteading Workshop

Saturday, February 25 - 8 am - 12 pm

Sapsucker Farms, 2752 215th Ave. Mora, MN 55051

Learn how to grow your own wholesome food, save money, and be more self-sufficient and

sustainable in difficult economic conditions.

Growing Backyard Chickens – Desiree Nelson, Nelson Grass Farm, Ogilvie, MN will cover raising

chickens for eggs and meat.

Growing Your Backyard Vegetable Garden – Dianne Patras, Chisago County Master Gardener

will cover all the steps in growing a successful vegetable garden.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and treats. There is no fee, but donations will be

appreciated. Visit Kanabec County Master Gardeners at information table. Nelson Grass Farm

and Sapsucker Farms will also have items for sale. A food truck will be on site.

Sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension Kanabec County Extension Committee and

Master Gardeners, and Sapsucker Farms.

Pre-registration is highly recommended by February 20th . Contact the Kanabec County

Coordinator’s office at 320-679-6440 or email: coordinator@co.kanabec.mn.us

For directions: Google: Sapsucker Farms or sapsuckerfarms.com or call 1-320-679-9195.

Current Classes

science

Science Explorers:

Emergency Room 101

In the Emergency Room, you will become a student doctor as you learn about the human body and basic first aid through plenty of hands on activities. You will explore the respiratory, circulatory and skeletal systems, plus learn the importance of mucus and other gross stuff that your body produces to keep you healthy. Also, you will participate in mock emergency situations, create a basic first aid kit and more when you join us in the emergency room.

Dates: Thursdays, February 9, 16, 23 and March 2, 2023

Time: 3:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Grade: 2nd - 6th

Cost: $57.50

Location: Room 602 @ MES

Extreme Chemistry

Are you ready to get messy with some extreme chemistry experiments? Then Step into the science lab to solve our mystery challenges. You will need to investigate polymers, rates of reaction, chemical indicators and more to help solve the mysteries. Our classes are hands-on...so be sure to dress for a mess.

Dates: Thursday, March 23, 30, April 6 and 13, 2023

Time: 3:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Grade: 2nd - 6th

Cost: $57.50

Location: Room 602 @ MES

Aerospace 101

Join Science Explorers as we accelerate through aerodynamics and rockets with fun and engaging activities. We will investigate the history of flight and the forces that allow objects to fly. Then , we will discover that straws are not just for drinking or blowing bubbles...they can also make great rockets as we design and modify straw rockets to learn about aerodynamics, trajectory and more.

Dates: Thursdays, May 4, 11 and 18, 2023

Time: 3:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Grade: 1st - 6th

Cost: $44.00

Location: Room 602 @ MES

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

taekwondo

Evolution Taekwondo

A person that can control their bodies can control their minds. Evolution Taekwondo of Mora challenges youth and adults both physically and mentally to help them achieve their true potential in everyday life. Students will learn patterns, kicking, and hand techniques that can help protect or defend themselves. Students will also learn about Taekwondo history and culture while learning discipline, confidence and respect. Class instructors are Kukkiwon certified blackbelts.

Register Here : Register by November 22nd.

Fee's:

Mini-Kicker $25

Youth and Adult $45

Location: Mora Elementary Commons

Class Days/Times: Classes start January 3rd & 4th

Tuesday 5:00-5:30 - Mini-kicker

Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 - Youth

Tuesday 6:30 - 7:30 - Youth

Tuesday 7:30 - 8:30 - Adults/Blackbelts

Wednesday 5:00 - 5:30 - Mini-Kicker

Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 - Youth

Open Gym

Open Gym

Open gym will be held on Sunday's from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Welia Wellness Center on the following dates:

Cost is $2.00 per person

Students 6th grade and younger need to be accompanied by a paid adult.

January 8, 15, 29

February 5, 12, 26

March 5, 12, 19, 26

April2, 16, 23, 30

May 7, 14, 21

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

skiing

Adult Learn to Ski Class:

Are you interested in learning how to cross country ski? Are you a beginning to intermediate skier who would like to improve your technique?  Or are you just looking for a good way to deal with winter in Minnesota?  Then this class is for you!  We will teach both classic and skate skiing techniques.  Participants must have their own skiing equipment.  Registration includes Mora Ski Club membership for the season.  Classes will be held regardless of snow conditions.  

Dates, Times and Locations:  

January 8,15, 22:  1:00 p.m at the Nordic Center, 400 N 9th St.

January 28th:  Sunset, Lanternloppet, location TBD

Cost: $20

Must pre-register with Mora Community Ed. in the District Office or ONLINE

dance

Tutu & Toes Fall Dance Classes

SPRING DATES TBD

Pettite Plie: Learn a short routine, dance Skills and vocab.

Terrific Tendu: Jazz and Ballet concepts & routine

Amazing Arabesque: Jazz and Ballet routine

Pop & Pique: Jazz and Hip Hop routine

Click Here to register!

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Co-Ed Volleyball

$100 per team. Registration is due by January 4th, 2023. 

Registration link

Dates: Wednesdays January 11, 2023 - March 15, 2023

Rules

Contact Lane Schafer with any questions: lschafer@moraschools.org

To view Schedule CLICK HERE

babysitting

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) Program:

Monday March 6, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) program from the American Safety and Health Institute provides everything you need to know for safe and successful babysitting. The YouTube "vlogger" style presentation of the video brings a youthful and high-energy spirit to the program content, and the colorful magazine format of the student book makes learning fun. From getting started with your business, to working with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips, CABS will help set you up for babysitting success. Students must be present for the entire class and complete the achievement of the core learning objectives to receive certification valid for two years. Students attend this class independently and should come prepared with a notebook and pen.

Instructor:  Ariane Bromberg (www.mimconsult.net)

Student class fee: $48
Ages: 11 years and up
Class length: 3 hours

Minimum: 8 students 

Registration: https://mora.revtrak.net/Community-Education/#/list

home alone class

Home Alone

Monday March 6, 2023 - 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Is your child ready for the independence of being home alone? Parents need to be sure their children have the skills and maturity to handle the responsibility safely. Whether it is for an hour after school or several hours a day during the summer, being trusted to be home alone can be a positive experience for a child who is mature and well prepared. This class for children will address several topics relating to being "Home Alone," including age guidelines, safe habits, house rules, after school routines, phone calls and door knocks, dog emergencies, personal safety, handling the unexpected, gun safety, severe weather, fire safety, intruders, and first aid tips. Students attend this class independently and should come prepared with a notebook and pen. Parents are encouraged to review the take-home information and discuss it with their child.

Instructor: Ariane Bromberg ( www.mimconsult.net)

Student class fee: $27
Ages: 2nd Grade and up
Class length: 2 hours

Registration: https://mora.revtrak.net/Community-Education/#/list

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55 Alive Driving Class

8 hour class - This is for first time applicants. This class is split in two, 4 hour sessions. You must attend both sessions.

4 hour refresher class:

March 6 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

For registration call: 320-308-1400

Classes will be held in the boardroom at Mora High School.

Pickleball

Pickle Ball

Pickle Ball will be on the following nights at the Mora Elementary School on Court 5, Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 -8:00 pm ; Sundays 1:00-3:00 pm

Season 3:

January: 23, 26, 29, 30

February: 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 23, 26, 27

March: 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23

$3.00 per session or $57.50 online

Click Here to Register