Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming

ARCFit

FREE online fitness classes for adults and teens. Access by becoming an online member on the ARCFit Facebook page and have access to several health-related links/resources

ARCfit does also have over 300 videos online for people to use for a fee. Individuals can contact amber@arcfitbrookings.com and a password will be created for them to join.

Avera Behavioral Health

FREE Virtual Kids/Teens Yoga, Art Groups and Social Skills Groups offered throughout summer.

FREE Virtual Parent Education Series

In-Person Youth Group Therapy – LEGO Social Skills, Art and Theraplay Groups – Group limited to 5 members and is billed to Insurance

Contact Nikki Eining at 692-8092 or Nikki.Eining@avera.org  for more information and to register for programming.

Boys & Girls Club

FREE Virtual Programming – Elementary through Teen

Go to “Boys & Girls Club of Brookings” on Facebook and request to join the specific age group of virtual programming of your preference.

Parents should email Chelsea Lang at clang@greatfuturessd.org for additional virtual programming offered for Club members throughout the summer.

Brookings Arts Council

FREE Daily Art Challenge with resources via “Brookings Arts Council” Facebook page Offering Virtual Classes for a fee – can register at www.brookingsartscouncil.org.

Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program (small groups)

Online e-Mentoring for small groups (4-6) of K-6 grade students (date and times may vary). Each group is led by two Mentors and have either a social-emotional or academic focus. Mentors are screened and complete BCYMP's pre-service training and Mandatory Reporter training. 

  • The groups will last 1-semester, and that there will be a summer session, too. Parenting adults will have to re-register for each session.

Parenting adults should email bcymentoring@gmail.com for more information on how to register youth.  

Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program (1:1)

Adults 18+ who are interested in becoming a BCYMP Mentor should apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCYMPMentorApp.

  • The pre-service Mentor training and interview will take approximately 3 hours. All training has been updated to be online and an increase of Mentors is needed (read "The Kids Aren't Alright")

Parenting adults should email bcymentoring@gmail.com for more information on how to register youth as a mentee.  

Brookings Public Library

Several virtual programming options are offered based on age and interest. For more information on programming, classes, or book curbside pick-up, please visit https://www.brookingslibrary.org/ or their Facebook page.

Click this link for more information on the Summer Reading Registration program.

The Public Library has free wifi available that can be accessed around the building as well.

 

 

Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment

CPCM has opened our training portal to help facilitate education and training during the Covid-19 pandemic. The portal has professionally recorded sessions for caregivers and professionals.  Please visit https://sdcpcm.com/resources/videos/ to access the videos.

Children's Museum of South Dakota

Virtual FREE Recipes for Play - Available anytime online via our website: https://prairieplay.org/seize-the-play/

Virtual STEAM Challenges for 6-12-year-olds designed to engage children with materials found around the house for $5 ($4 members). Register at https://prairieplay.org/calendar/ for this web-based Zoom class.

Virtual Take-n-Makes for 6-12-year-olds for $10 ($8 members). A kit containing all materials needed for the web-based Zoom class will be available for curbside pickup. A museum educator will guide you through the creative process. Register at https://prairieplay.org/calendar/

**Scholarships may be available if cost of programming is a burden. Please contact Carrie at 605-692-6700, ext 236, for more information

Play Along at Home Kits for $20 will be available through our gift shop Play Central Toys & Books. Each kit will include materials and directions for 5 different hands-on activities plus bonus materials. Kit options include STEM for 6-12-year-olds, Art for 6-12-year-olds, and Preschool for 3-5-year-olds.

Visit https://prairieplay.org/seize-the-play/play-at-home/.

Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons

Virtual FREE programming for girls K-12th grades available at www.gsdakotahorizons.org.

Girl Scouts at Home is open to all interested girls with opportunities for members to earn badges similar to what girls experience at a troop meeting or event. Topics range from art to cooking to community service projects to do at home.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Join the online sports community! FREE videos will be posted every week: www.BrookingsAreaFCA.org/Summer

FCA's 10 - week summer sports virtual camp is now accepting registrations! Click here to view their flyer. 

*Scholarships Available – Please email TJ Carlson at tcarlson@fca.org for more information

Madison Avenue Dance Studio

Live-streamed FREE Dance Classes. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Limited in-studio small group options. Email Madison Avenue Dance at info@madisonavenuedance.com for more information.

  • Wednesdays @ 11:00am
  • Fridays @ 10:00, 10:30 and 11:00am

Prairie Soul Yoga Studio

Live-streamed FREE Yoga Classes

Ask to join “Prairie Soul Community Members Page” on Facebook

SDSU Extension & 4-H

Find resources for families on finance, youth-related topics, nutrition, and mental health topics from SDSU Extension here: https://extension.sdstate.edu/covid-19-response

Open to all families! Visit the 4-H Summer Adventures Series featuring weekly themes and challenges with monetary prizes! Starts June 1st: https://extension.sdstate.edu/event/south-dakota-summer-adventures-virtual-program

Sioux Council Scouts

Stay active and expand youths' abilities to be self-sufficient! These activities are age-appropriate and designed from the Scouts' current educational program. For those already in scouts, they will stay on task to earn their rank advancements.

Visit https://www.siouxcouncil.org/scout-from-home for more information.

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