RARA Recess

Come join RARA at Bloomer Park to hangout for recess! We will be playing games, doing crafts, playing on the playground, going on hikes, and more! Come hang with friends and get your body moving just like regular recess. Sign up monthly for our weekly recess.

Location: Bloomer Park                Fee: $60 Res. $80 Non-Res. (per month)

Dates: Every Wednesday September through December

Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm

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Magic is Fun Workshop

Want to learn some magic? In this workshop, young “Magicians” will learn tricks that are easy to do, yet good enough to fool mom and dad.  Best of all, they will be having fun while building their presentation skills and self-esteem. Students will leave with a magic bag full of cool tricks, a magic wand, a balloon animal they learn to make themselves, and instructions to take home with them. This class is very interactive and hands-on. All required supplies is provided. Be ready for fun, laughs, magic tricks, and more!

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020

Fee: $20                       Ages: 7-12

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm (Click Here to register)

          6:00pm-7:00pm (Click Here to register)

Location: RARA 480 Building Tent C and D

Mayflower Boat Race STEAM Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn about the science and math behind wind energy and boat racing, and create their own racers!  Using the history of the Mayflower as inspiration, each student will learn about what makes a boat move, and then they'll be given the challenge to build their own "mini-Mayflower" blowcart using everyday materials that we provide to them.  How many passengers can your boat hold?  How far can it go?  Join us in this interactive workshop that combines STEAM fundamentals, teambuilding and crosscurricular learning into an action-packed hour of fun and learning, hosted by Challenge Island's award-winning instructors.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020        Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Fee: $20                                             Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Antarctic Penguin Sled STEAM Workshop

Come join us in the land WAY down under, where students will learn all about penguins and use that knowledge to create their own penguin sleds!  Just in time for winter, we'll talk about how penguins stay warm and how they move around, and then we'll bring in the physics of friction and momentum to show kids how they can construct and race their own penguin sleds down our customized sled runs.  How far will yours be able to go?  How far can you reduce your friction, using the supplies available to you?  We look forward to seeing you at this interactive workshop which combines STEAM fundamentals and teambuilding into an action-packed hour of fun and learning, hosted by Challenge Island's award-winning instructors.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020        Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Fee: $20                                             Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Pinch Pot Pumpkins

Get creative with your Halloween decor! Learn hand-building clay techniques in this workshop. Students will learn how to color and then form air-dry clay into pumpkin masterpieces. 

Date: Monday, Oct. 26, 2020        Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Fee: $30                                       Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 480 Building Tent D

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Teen Intro to Ceramics

Begin by learning how to hand build with clay by using pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Later you will be introduced to glazing methods. Throughout the course, students receive guided instruction. This course is perfect for anyone new to ceramics. We will be focusing on projects that can be gifted to family or yourself for the holiday season.

Date: Wednesdays, Nov. 18-Dec. 16        Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Fee: $200 Res. $220 Non-Res.          Ages: 13-17

Location: RARA 500 Building Tent A

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Friday Kids Movie Night

Enjoy a kids movie night with friends while the parents are away! Kids get to vote on which movie to watch. Pizza will provided for dinner.

Location: RARA 480 Building Tent C

Date: Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 (Click Here to register)

          Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 (Click Here to register)       

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Fee: $15          Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 480 Building Tent C

Slime Class

Don’t have your child sit home bored! Sign them up to take a class all about making slime! They have the opportunity to make scented slime, colored slime, and themed slime! Participants will get to take home all of the slime that they make at the end of the class. 

Fall Session:

Location: RARA 500 Building: Tent A/B      Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020              Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Ages: 7-12 Years Old                        Fee: $10

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Basic Drawing Series - Kids


Learn the basic skills of drawing in a fun and educational 4 week course. Each session focuses on a specific technique such as contour lines, shading, gestural drawing and urban sketching. You also receive weekly handouts with suggested homework to help reinforce what you learned in class. Registration fee includes your drawing kit of 7 pencils, drawing book, kneaded eraser, pencil sharpener, ink pen, pencil case, tortillion and carrying pouch. 

Sessions: Winter/Spring 2021

Skills Building Drawing Class

In this two hour step by step class we focus on methods for 2-point perspective, vanishing points, horizon lines and how to develop shading using the value scale. Needed Supplies: drawing book, HB, 2B, 6B pencils and a kneaded eraser. Drawing kits are available to purchase for $15.00.

Sessions: Winter/Spring 2021

Steampunk Frog Drawing Class

Learn step by step how to use basic shapes to develop this fun Steampunk Frog. Needed Supplies: drawing book, HB, 2B, 6B pencils, tortillion, and a kneaded eraser. Optional Red chalk pencil. Drawing kits are available to purchase for $15.00.

Session: Winter/Spring 2021

RARA Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor for RARA? Contact us today and see how you can become a sponsor! Call us today at 947-886-0007