Check out all the purposeful programs planned at the Playhouse this month! Sign up and join in! No cost for organized and led programs.
Please RSVP for participants attending all programs on our GiGi’s Playhouse calendar so our volunteer leaders can prepare enough materials and have sufficient supervision for all attendees. If you RSVP’d and cannot make it, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can open your spot to others who may be waiting. Be sure to sign in everyone in your family as you enter and exit the Playhouse – Thank you for your support!
LMNOP (Birth-3 years) LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language-based activities.
Leaps & Bounds (3-5 years) This program focuses on the development of large and small muscle groups. Children will participate in fun and engaging activities that require movement and interaction with their development. This program is for children ages 3-5 years.
Dance (5-12 years) Join this fun creative movement dance group and express yourself while building social skills with friends and siblings.
Let’s Dance! Pop Up (7-13 years) Join an uplifting morning social activity with peers from the Girl Scouts while having a fun dance party get together! Learn some follow-along choreography for “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from Trolls, and “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. Enjoy some “freestyle” dance time when everyone can dance together doing their own moves to “Call me Maybe”. This will be a Dance party to talk about over Thanksgiving turkey! Thanks Girl Scout Troop #359!
Kids Club (8-12 years) This program is designed to support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting! Kids Club supports gross motor skills through active games, fine motor and self- help skills through various activities.
RSVP for Saturday, Nov. 2, 11:30-12:45pm The theme for this program is: “Light’en Up!”
Yoga (8-15 years) To help your child develop healthy habits for a lifetime of wellness and happiness. Yoga gives children a practice and routine that integrates physical, mental and emotional development. Yoga program will help your child develop more personal awareness and learn specific strategies to maintain focus and manage their emotions and impulses. Relax, breathe and practice some basic poses with our awesome GiGi Leader, Maureen! We provide the mat. Wear comfortable clothes.
Teen Tastic (13-18 years) Teen Tastic is an interactive and engaging program for teens ages 13 through 18. This program is for teenagers with Down syndrome and those without Down syndrome. We support the development of social skills, fine motor skills, self-help skills, and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program may also support gross motor skills through active games.
GiGi Tech (Ages 16+) This class is for participants ages 16+ years to gain computer skills working on touch screen Chrome Books. The class may cover internet safety, resume building, slide shows, event planning and useful online skills. The class will be led by an Anne Arundel County School Teacher who teaches tech in the classroom. This program runs for nine weeks, we are asking participants to commit to the entire 9-week session.
Sundays, Sept. 15-Nov. 10, 3-4pm (FULL)
Fantastic Friends (Adults 18+)
Fantastic Friends Lunch Bunch (Adults 18+) Fantastic Friends are invited to the Playhouse for a fun social lunch and game time together. Participants please bring your lunch and the group will socialize, practice table manners and then play board games!
Fantastic Friends PiYo Work Out! (Adults 18+) Brings exercise and friendship to our adult participants. Helps with balance and strength while promoting healthy living.
Cooking Club: Taste Buds (Adults 18+) FULL Cooking class to learn basic kitchen skills, how to use kitchen tools, budget, shop, plan and prepare meals on your way to independence! Please commit to 9-week session)
Saturdays, Sept. 14-November 9, 2-4pm