Pre-registered Classes

To register, please print the registration form below or follow the "Register Now" link to register through the City of Bettendorf’s online service. If you have any questions about registration, please email Julie or call her at (563) 344-4170.

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Home School Art: Clay

Get the basics of 3-D Art with Mr. Glenn! Mold, sculpt, shape, glaze, and learn about beginning ceramics! All students will get a chance to “throw a pot” on the pottery wheel as well. Class is limited to 10.  Register now! Or Call (563) 344-4170 to register. Class fees do not include admission to the Museum.

Session 1

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Session 2

Age: 6-12 years

Dates: Mondays: March 6 and 27 (no class March 13 and 20 - Spring Break), April 3, 10, 17, and 24 (6 weeks)

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Cost: $90

Location: Clay Studio

Beginning Pottery

It’s pottery for beginners! Ms. Carolyn will teach the basics of hand-building using a variety of clays. Learn how to make a pot, and try your hand “throwing” a pot at the potter’s wheel. Class is limited to 10. Register now! Or Call (563) 344-4170 to register. Class fees do not include admission to the Museum.

Session 1

Age: 6-10 years

Dates: Tuesdays: January 10, 17, 24, and 31, February 7, 14, 21, and 28 (8 weeks)

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Cost: $120

Location: Clay Studio

Session 2

Age: 6-10 years

Dates: Tuesdays: March 7, and 28 (no class March 14 and 21 -Spring Break), April 4, 11, 18, and 25 (6 weeks)

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Cost: $90

Location: Clay Studio

Inventor’s Club with Mr. Glenn - Kids Rule!

Put on your thinking caps and join the Inventor’s Club! Mr. Glenn will put your imagination skills to the test in this fun, creative, afterschool program. Kids will rule the lessons! Whatever topics they want to learn about lead the way! Science, art, math, games, etc...Kids decide! Register now! Or call (563) 344-4170 to register. Class fees do not include admission to the Museum.

Session 1

Age: 5-8 years

Dates: Wednesdays: January 4, 11, 18, and 25, February 1, 8, 15, and 22 (8 weeks)

Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Cost: $120

Location: Science Room

Session 2

Age: 5-8 years

Dates: Wednesdays: March 1, 8, and 29 (no class March 15 and 22 - Spring Break), April 5, 12, 19, and 26 (7 weeks)

Time: 4:00-5:30 pm

Cost: $105

Location: Science Room

Spanish for Kids!

Mail in only registration for Spanish must be postmarked no earlier than Saturday, February 4, 2017. Online registration is not available. Please use registration form.

Cost: $725
$50 Deposit; 9 monthly payments of $75; if you are signed up for New or Old Blues, you will be billed in 12 monthly payments beginning June 2017)

Introduce your child to Spanish through our comprehensive, year-long exploration of language and culture. Taught by Valerie Alves, an experienced preschool instructor and native Spanish speaker, this unique program uses a creative hands-on curriculum to build language skill. A wide variety of activities, including games, music, and group interactions, are used to build vocabulary that reinforces and encourages successful communication in Spanish. Lessons focus on daily language used by students, and each student is encouraged to speak Spanish and have fun!

Spanish classes start the week of September 11, 2017, with breaks that coincide with the Family Museum's Preschool Alternative class schedule. ** Deposit due at time of registration**

Section A

Age: 3-4 (3 by September 1, 2017)
A great addition to New Blues Gallery - Miss Valerie will escort your child to New Blues Gallery.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00am to 10:00am

Section B

Age: 4-5 (4 by September 1, 2017)
A great addition to Old Blues Gallery - Miss Valerie will escort your child to Old Blues Gallery.
Monday & Wednesdays: 9:00am to 10:00am

Section C

Age: Kindergarten-3rd Grade (entering in fall 2017)
Mondays & Wednesdays: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Section D

For Returning Students – Miss Valerie will confirm placement
Age: 2nd - 5th grade (entering in fall 2017)
Requirements: children must have one or more years of Spanish instruction, plus the ability to read, no exceptions, please!
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Literally Yours

Cost: $100 deposit; 12 monthly payments of $65; $880 total. Deposit due upon registration. First payment due June 1, 2017.
Age: 4 years by September 1, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be potty-trained - no pull-ups. 
When: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:30 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:15 - 2:30 pm

Literally Yours is a comprehensive early childhood program designed to prepare your child for future success in reading and writing. Our teachers utilize a variety of teaching techniques to bring out the best in each individual child. Our balanced approach to academics, art, and social development encourages growth in your child as a whole person. Reading comes with exposure to words, a chance to practice in a safe environment, and with supportive adult guidance that builds confidence. Children who add Literally Yours to Old Blues bring a sack lunch and are escorted to class.

Click here for registration form. For questions about registration, email Julie or call (563) 344-4170.

Old Blues

Cost: $100 deposit; 12 monthly payments of $212.50; $2650 total. Deposit due upon registration. First payment due June 1, 2017.
Age: 4 years by September 1, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be potty-trained - no pull-ups.
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Old Blues is a whole-child focused comprehensive early childhood program, designed to prepare your child for success in future formalized learning endeavors. Our teachers utilize a variety of teaching techniques to bring out the best in each individual child. Students will experience the arts, science, math, literacy, character education, creative movement, and Kindermusik every week.

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin Saturday, February 4, 2017 with MAIL-IN ONLY REGISTRATION. Click here for registration form. For questions about registration, email Julie or call (563) 344-4170.

New Blues

Cost: $100 deposit; 12 monthly payments of $109; $1,408 total. Deposit due upon registration. First payment due June 1, 2017.
Age: 3 years by September 1, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be potty-trained - no pull-ups.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 am - noon
 
New Blues is a whole-child focused comprehensive early childhood program, designed to prepare your child for success in future formalized learning endeavors. Our teachers utilize a variety of teaching techniques to bring out the best in each individual child. Students will experience the arts, science, math, literacy, character education, and creative movement every week. Our balanced approach to academics, art, and social development encourages growth in your child as a whole person.
 
Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin Saturday, February 4, 2017 with MAIL-IN ONLY REGISTRATION. Click here for registration form. For questions about registration, email Julie or call (563) 344-4170.