- Programs & Events
- Youth Programs
We will continue to add programs as summer approaches so please check here for updates.
PRINT A REGISTRATION FORM that can be mailed to us with payment to register for any of our classes or programs.
If you are interested in working or volunteering with us to share your knowledge, talents, and experience with our community's youth, please contact us at 724-327-2100 x131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!
Below is a list of all our Youth Programs. Please scroll through the page to learn more information about each program or to register.
|STEM/Science Programs||Preschool to Elementary Nature Programs||Fitness Programs||History Programs|
|Red Hot Robots|
Red Hot Robots: A session of fun with amazing robots! Learn about the uses of robots in our world and spend time experimenting with super cool re-hot robots. Discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them. Use your skills to build your very own working robot to take home with you!
|Fizz, Boom, Bang|
|Fizz, Boom, Bang: Shake up a flask of fun in the lab as a junior chemist! This hands-on and interactive program of chemistry is packed solid with cool reactions. Students put on googles and change liquid to solid and back again. They get to handle laboratory tools, build and break molecules, and pick up some tricks on chemical changes.|
Preschool to Elementary Nature Program
|Mud, Sticks, and Sunshine|
A small parent-child nature play class using the Tinkergarten curriculum for children ages 18 months to 8 years old, designed to provide families with fun and educational activities that encourage exploration, problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity. Along the way parents will learn about child development and the importance of both free play and time spent outdoors.
For more information about Lauren Menzietti and Mud, Sticks, and Sunshine please visit their website https://mudsticksandsunshine.my.canva.site/.
|Mud, Sticks, and Sunshine Free Trial Program|
|Learn about what Mud, Sticks, and Sunshine can offer your family. Taken from the Tinkergarten curriculum, Lauren will focus on fun educational programs that encourage exploration, problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity.|
|Ready, Set, Run! 5K|
|Have you ever wanted to run a whole 5K? Well, this is your chance! Join Coaches Jim and Susie to learn how to safely train to run a 5K in this non-competitive training camp, we guarantee you'll have fun all summer long! The camp with conclude with all participants actually running a full 5K. This camp is sponsored by Pro Bike + Run and presented in conjunction with the National Alliance for Youth Sports.|
|Small Fry Scramble sponsored by Alliance Physical Therapy|
|Townsend Park's Small Fry Scramble is a non-competitive FUN run for children ages 12 and under with half-mile, one-mile, or two-mile course options. Volunteers will be cheering along the courses so that all runners are supervised during the entire event. Parents are welcome to run along with their child. All "Scramblers" receive a custom t-shirt, race bib, swag bag, and a post -race party. Find event details and registration at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Murrysville/SmallFryScramble.|
|Pioneer for a Day|
|Ever wondered what it would be like to live as an actual pioneer? Join us for Pioneer for a Day and learn all about cooking, herbal medicine, weaving/spinning, gunsmithing, candle making, and more! You’ll even get to experience what it was like to attend class in an 1800’s replica one-room schoolhouse! With Westmoreland County celebrating its 250th Anniversary in 2023 the Murrysville Historical Preservation Society wants the youth to experience this unique program and remember our history!|