Maui Education Programs and Classes Spring 2014

Doris Todd Christian Academy 579-9237

www.doristoddchristian.org

Open House

Saturday, February 8, 9:00 am

Preschool – Grade 8

Please join us for our Open House. It is a great opportunity to learn more about Doris Todd Christian Academy and to visit the classrooms. For more information please contact the office at 579-9237 or [email protected]

 

Pacific Whale Foundation
249-8811, ext. 1

www.mauioceancamp.org

www.pacificwhale.org

[email protected]

SeaWees: Ocean Edventure for Little Ones

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Discovery Center

February 26 – April 2

Wednesdays

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Ages 3 to 5 (with parent/caregiver):

Developmentally appropriate early-childhood practice including music/movement, demonstrations and guided exploration delivered in a child-centered environment.

Moonlight Tidepool Exploration

South Maui Tidepool

February 10 (additional dates to be announced for March, April & May)

Ages 6 and over

Pacific Whale Foundation’s marine educators invite the public to meet some of the fascinating creatures that roam Hawaii’s tidepools at night during our Moonlight Tidepool Explorations at a South Maui tidepool.

Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach

Pacific Whale Foundation’s free Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach in Wailea is staffed by an expert marine naturalist who helps you learn about the fish and marine wildlife that you’ll see while snorkeling at this popular reef. Free use of fish i.d. cards and reference books. Open 8 am to 11:30 am.

Exploratory Marine Science Labs with Pacific Whale Foundation

Paciific Whale Foundation’s marine education team offers a wide variety of labs and field experiences geared for classes or groups in pre-school through high school. PWF’s education team can put together a customized program for you. Whether your group is traveling to Maui, you’re looking to integrate ocean experiences and investigations into your on-island program, you want to schedule a classroom visit with a specialized field trip or are seeking a three day program, the possibilities are endless. Contact Karen Molina, PWF’s Youth Education Director at [email protected] to discuss your needs.

 

Kaiser Permanente                     

Health Education Classes 242-1608

Positive Discipline

February18, 6-8pm

Maui Lani Medical Center

Free

Change Drama into cooperation by exploring the roots of challenging behaviors. Learn ways to positively influence your child with the value from your family and culture. Sherry Fisher, MA

Raising Food Smart Kids

Wednesday, March 5, 5:30-7 pm

Maui Lani Medical Center

Free

Childhood is an exciting time when kids begin to develop habits around eating and playing. It’s also a time when kids can become picky about what they eat and start spending too much time in front of the TV. Learn the basics of nutrition, physical fitness and tips to help your family enjoy both mealtimes and playtimes together. Jennifer L.K. Davis, MS, RD

My Way or Yours?

Monday, Apr. 21, 6-8 pm

Maui Lani Medical Center

Free

Parents don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to raising a child. Explore ways to find common ground and learn to appreciate what you both bring as parents.  Christina Cowell, MEd, Early Childhood Educator

 

UHMC/OCET/EdVenture’s College for Kids 984-3231

www.edventuremaui.com

Laulima Building, UHMC

College for Kids/College Bound

Photoshop Elements for Kids 

Age 10+

Saturday, Feb.ruary 8

9:00am -11:00am

Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements as you create colorful collages, silly shapes and cool photos. Bring your creativity & family photos to class. $39.

Video Games from Scratch! 

Age 10+

Saturday, Feb.ruary 8

12:00pm- 2:00pm

Learn what good game design is, how to program simple video games with animation, use existing characters, modify program details. $39.

Paper Art 

Gr. 4-6

Saturday, Feb.ruary15

9:00am – 11:00am

Sculptures, collages, paper creations using media of many types. Be the Michelangelo of Paper! $39 + $5 Materials fee.

The Polymers are Coming! 

Gr. 4-8

Saturday, Feb.ruary 22

9:00am – 12:00pm

How much water can a diaper hold? A lot more than you think! Get a blast of winter by making snow in Hawai‘i. Explore these and other polymeric experiments. $39 + $6 Materials fee.

Up, Up in the Air! 

Gr. 4-8

Saturday, March 1

9:00am – 12:00pm

Discover all manner of air powered flying objects – from balloons to kid-made objects. The science of air-powered craft will have you creating, predicting and applying scientific principles. $39 + $5 Materials fee.

3 Day Camp iFun: iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand

Gr. 4-6

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

March 17-19

8:30am-4:00pm

Play with iMovie, iPhoto & GarageBand, integrating them with new features and techniques to create a project just for you. Warrior Chess and Urban Spray Paint Art will keep your imagination fresh. As always, discover Career Goals & Pathways after high school. $199 + $20 Materials fee.

2 Day Personal Best Camp: Skills ‘n’ Thrills 

Gr 6-8

Thursday & Friday

March 20-21

9:00am-2:00pm

Learn and practice 4 different ways of taking notes for any grade and any subject – including high school & college. Study tips the best students use. Warrior Chess & Drama-Improv Skills—Create New Thrills-Play with the secrets best actors know! $149 + $20 materials fee.

It’s Hot in Here! 

Gr. 4-6

Saturday, April 12

9:00am – 11:00am

Can you measure and predict body temperature on different body parts? How much does your heart- beat change as you exercise or after “meditation” or quiet time. Fun experiments for the Junior Scientist! $39 + $5 Materials fee.

I am Programmer: Web Designs

Age: 12-18

Saturday, April 26

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Start your teen-career now! Get a handle on HTML & JavaScript to create your own cool website. Learn tips and ways to do more programming with less work. What’s new and trending? Examine creative websites and discover cool pre-written scripts plus create your own. Bring a flash-drive on which to save your work. $59

 

Beautiful Informed Beginnings LLC 808-283-7139

[email protected]

Breast Feeding Education

Participants learn how the lactation system works, how to breast feed, benefits, and how to support the nursing mother, and more. Expectant families and anyone providing postpartum support for newborn and mother. Call or email for private or group class schedules. Pre-registration

Required

Certified Lamaze Childbirth Education

Participants gain strength. Expectant families gain information

about Comfort measures, coping skills and techniques to handle labour

and birth. Call or email for private or group class schedules. Pre-registration Required

 

Kether Hollabaugh Waldorf Educator 572-1498/707-779-9817

[email protected]

Waldorf Enrichment Classes for Home Schoolers!

Pukalani

Ongoing, Mondays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Ages 7-9

Waldorf Enrichment Classes for Home Schoolers!

Weekly Enrichment Group based in music, arts, movement, and imagination. Waldorf-inspired Home School Enrichment Class provides enlivened, inspirational support to enhance home-based instruction. Children will be engaged in activities that enliven and strengthen their writing, reading and math. They will explore their creativity through stories, music, art and games, cultivating their love of learning, and sense of wonder about themselves and our world.

Ka Ho’okui (Between the Heavens and Earth) Classes: An exploration of Hawaiian Geography, Astronomy, Mineralogy (Geology) and Geometry

Olinda

Ongoing, Tuesdays, 10-2pm

Ages 11-13

This course is designed to awaken the child to his/her intrinsic connection to the heavens and the earth through physical experiences, observations, ancient wisdom, art, writing, music and nature. Students will sharpen their art and writing skills, as well as experience the mathematical wonder of numbers!

 

Tutoring Services LLC  879-6638

Tutoring Services LLC strives to “Build a Strong Foundation” for your child. Courses are designed to fit your child’s academic needs. One child per session provides a quiet learning environment for your child to focus and achieve success! We provide quality, individualized attention with experienced teachers!

 

Pa‘ia Youth & Cultural Center 579-8354

pyccmaui.org

Pa‘ia Bay, Maui

Year-round Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday after school until 7pm daily, until 9pm Fridays.

During school breaks open at 11am.

Ages 9 – high-school age

Drop-in and discover the PYCC, North Shore Maui’s home for body-boarding, skating, video, photography, 88.9FM RadiOpio, cooking and more! We offer innovative life skills programs, outdoor adventures, creative art, and sports. Skatepark is open until 9pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Membership is free.

 

Haku Baldwin Center 572-9129

facebook.com/hakubaldwincenter

Animal Education

Classes for preschool, elementary and special education (by appointment only). Group sizes (6 to 25)

Humane animal education classes and tour weekly. Enjoy interacting with our animals while learning about the needs and responsibilities of taking care of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks,  and horses. Students, parents, aides and educators welcome.

 

Valerie/Hummingbird Medicine 808-987-5231

www.hummingbirdmedicine.com

SUPPORT GROUP, A holistic approach to mental health

Temple of peace 575 Haiku Rd, Haiku

Ongoing Every Tuesday

4-6pm

18 and up

SUPPORT GROUP, A holistic approach to mental health. If you suffer from depression, anxiety or just need someone to talk with, this group may be of benefit to you. Using tools such as self inquiry, meditation,visualization,journaling,movement & sound

 

Maui Family Guidance Center/ State of Hawaii/ Dept. of Health   Dr. Virginia Shaw 243-1252

[email protected]

Children’s Mental Health

Monday thru Friday

7:45a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All year long, Ages 3-20

Wailuku, HI

Do you have a child with an emotional or behavioral challenge? We provide services to support children and youth with mental health needs.

 

Child and Family Services 877-6888

24-hour hotline 873-8264

[email protected]

www.childandfamilyservice.org

Maui Sexual Assault Center

392 N. Market Street, Wailuku

All ages

The Maui Sexual Assault Center (MSAC), a program of Child & Family Service, offers a continuum of free services to children, youth, adults and families that have been affected by sexual violence in Maui County. We provide crisis intervention and outreach, support, education and clinical therapy to victims and their families.

 

Maui Center for Child Development 873-7700

www.MauiChildDevelopment.com

[email protected]

244 Papa Place, Suite 102

Fun with Handwriting Class (Printing & Cursive)

6-Week Series At 1x/Week

All Ages

A FUN & physical program by a trained occupational therapist, based on the nationally recognized program “Getting it Write.” Includes fun activities to strengthen upper body, improve pencil grasp and learn to form letters more easily and legibly!

Social Skills Groups: Learn Skills to be a Better Friend!

4-Week Series 1x/Week

Grades K-2 / 3-5

Your child will develop strategies to listen, communicate, problem solve, negotiate and develop good sportsmanship with peers through FUN, facilitated group activities by a therapist.

“Body Engine Program”

Kids Learn to Self- Regulate!

4-6 Week Series At 1x/Week

Grades K-2 / 3-5

Class to help kids learn about their “body engine” and learn strategies to self-calm and attend. This is particularly good for high activity children, sensitive children or low energy children and includes handouts for parents.

Behavior Management Strategies For Kids And Their Caregivers!

1-2 Hour Sessions In Home Or

Community Setting.

Toddler-Teens.

Individualized sessions with a behavioral specialist to work with child and family (siblings too!) to develop strategies for changing challenging behavior patterns & creating positive behavioral momentum! Sessions are customized and confidential.

Siblings Groups

1x/Wk

All Ages

Based on “Sibshops” and run by a Behavioral Specialist. These are classes that are aimed at building a stronger relationship between siblings through fun, physical and team building activities.

Coping Skills for Children of Separation/ Divorce

5 Session Series, 1x/Wk

All Ages

A fun and effective program by a trained pediatric clinical social worker to help children learn coping skills through a curriculum, a workbook and specific child-oriented activities. Workbook material and strategies given to parents as well! Adaptable to younger children. Some insurance accepted.

Individual Therapies for Kids & Families

Assessment, Treatment & Consultation

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Counseling

Behavior Management

Some insurance accepted.

 

Kihei Public Library 875-6833

www.librarieshawaii.org

Pajama Storytime

Children’s Area

Last Tuesday of Month, 7:00 p.m.

Ages 3-7

Wear your PJs and fuzzy slippers, grab your teddy bear!

Preschool Storytime

Children’s Area

Friday, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 3-5

Stories, songs, movement and crafts.

Toddler Storytime

Children’s Area

Thursday, 10:30 a.m.

Especially for two year olds.

Simple stories, songs, movement and crafts just right for toddlers.

 

Kahului Public Library 873-3097

www.librarieshawaii.org/programs/childrenstorytimes.htm

Keiki Storytime

Kahului Library Children’s Area

Saturday, 10:30 am
Preschool

Nurture your child with the love of reading by attending a storytime session!

 

Wailuku Public Library  243-5766

Keiki Story Time

251 High Street, Wailuku

Every Wednesday, 10:00 am

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers accompanied by parent or caregiver. Join Auntie Tammy every Wednesday at 10 am for fun stories, songs, action rhymes and simple crafts. Children, parents and caregivers hear stories, have fun, and meet new friends. Free.

 

Makawao Public Library
573-8785

www.librarieshawaii.org

1159 Makawao Ave, Makawao

Toddler Story Time with Auntie Ninfa

Every Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Area.

Ages 2-5

Read aloud, simple crafts, songs and finger plays.

Children’s Chess Club

The first Monday of every month from 3:00-4:30 pm

Maui Live Poets Society 

Poetry Readings for ages 12 and up. The third Wed.nesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

Family Movie Night 

Every last Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Free popcorn!

 

Education Therapy 893-0590

www.educationtherapy.org

Programs

Intensive math, reading & writing programs that utilize the best multi-sensory programs. Pre and post testing used to assess your child’s current level and to measure your child’s progress. Homeschooling, private school and SAT test preparation available. No child left behind Provider.

 

The Learning Center of Maui 873-6217

www.thelearningcenterofmaui.net

[email protected]

Certified teachers work with students in grades Preschool-12th.

33 Lono Ave. Suite 220, Kahului

From starting kindergarten to preparing for college, we have specialized Reading Readiness, SAT and private school entrance exam prep to help your student gain the confidence and knowledge they need to be successful.

Homework Club Power Hour

Monday-Friday the entire school year

2:30, 3:30, 4:30

Middle School and High School

The Learning Center of Maui will be conducting daily homework support tutoring sessions as a Homework Club. The main goal of the homework club is to instill good work habits, organizational skills, and a sense of accomplishment in every student. Common Core Standards will be at the heart of Homework Club Power Hour. Grouping students by grade and allowing them more interaction between each other when possible.

 

Hui Malama Learning Center 244-5911 

www.mauihui.org

375 Mahalani Street, Wailuku

Open enrollment for Middle School and High School throughout the school year. GED classes are year-round. New affordable tuition rates and tuition assistance available. GED Program: Career Development / Life Skills / College Prep.

 

Lindamood-Bell Learning Center 408-867-1390

www.lindamoodbell.com

We teach reading, comprehension and math.

 

Tutu and Me Traveling Preschool 249-2430

www.pidfoundation.org

Early Childhood Education Program

Kahului, Upcountry, Kihei, and Lahaina

Monday-Thursday

8:30am – 10:30am

Age 0-5 years old

Tutu and Me is a free early childhood program for children ages birth to five and their caregivers. Tutu and Me provides learning opportunities for children’s social, language/literacy, cognitive, physical, and emotional development.

Mad Science 808-852-1516

www.madscience.org/hawaii

[email protected]

Science Enrichment

We make it our mission to spark imaginative learning! Mad science is the leading science enrichment provider for children in Preschool through to grade 6. We deliver unique, hands-on science experiences to children. Preschool Programs, In-Class Workshops and After-School programs. Children have so much fun that they forget they’re learning!

 

Open Minds Learning Center 280-0535

[email protected]

Educational Therapy

Upcountry

Classes ongoing

Monday thru Saturday

All ages / All levels

A practice specializing in Reading/Writing/Math for typical learners and learners with differences. We focus on learning styles, strengths and weaknesses, while rehabilitating your child’s confidence and enjoyment of learning.

 

West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership 661-6600

[email protected]
www.westmauiwatershed.org

Watershed Defenders

Waihe’e Ridge Trail
Ongoing or by request
All Ages
Help remove strawberry guava along the trail and stop the spread of this aggressive weed. This informative volunteer trip is a way to learn about the watershed and effects of invasive plants. Call to sign up for public trips or gather your community/school group to schedule your own.

 

East Maui Watershed Partnership 573-6999

www.eastmauiwatershed.org

What’s in a Watershed?

Your classroom or our watershed Ongoing or by request
3rd Grade-Adult
Let us come into your classroom and bring our watershed to you. Students will learn hands on where their water comes from and why watersheds are important. Hikes into the watershed also available by request.

 

Maui AIDS Foundation 242-4900

www.MauiAids.org

HIV Testing

FREE, anonymous & confidential 20 minute HIV oral swab

Testing sites Island wide: Lahaina, Kihei, Hali’imaile & Hana

Wailuku Free Rapid HIV & HCV (Hep C) testing Mon- Fri

Young adults and teens, under the age of 30, continue to be at risk, with those between the ages of 13 and 29 accounting for 34% of new HIV infections. There were an estimated 11,200 new HIV infections among women in the United States. Women comprised 51% of the US population and 23% of those newly infected with HIV. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER…KNOW YOUR STATUS.

 

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start  249-2988

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start continues to accept applications for the 2014 school year. Head Start is a federal program that provides Early Childhood development services to families that meet the federal poverty guidelines and selection criteria. Children who turned 3 or 4 yrs. by July 31, 2013 are eligible for enrollment. MEO Kahi Kamali`i Infant and Toddler Center is accepting applications for children aged 12 months – 3 years.  Services are provided at the Central Maui location behind the J. Walter Cameron Center.  Scholarships may be available for income eligible families.

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