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After School Programs & Services
Welcome! The VCS Community Education Office is committed to capitalizing on boundless opportunities to address community issues and do great things to meet the challenges of our growing community. We are pleased to provide a wide variety of services year-round to the community. Please check the offerings listed below - there is something for everyone!

Questions? call 269-321-1022...

  • Tonya K. Nash, Community Education Director
  • Beckie Oswalt, Community Education Administrative Assistant

27th Annual Hearty Hustle 5K Walk/Run - May 10, 2014

Here comes the Run! The 27th Annual Vicksburg Hearty Hustle 5K Walk/Run is Saturday, May 10, 2014. Come celebrate the long awaited return of the sun and bask in the glow of the Beatles music. Whatever your reason; the sun, the songs, the health, or just for the fun. All ages are encouraged to join this exciting community event.

Competitive runners can chase the course record of 15:32.40 set in 1995. The Chronotrack “disposable tag” system is used for accurate timing. Children will delight in being a part of the BABY BOLT, a race for ages 4 and under.

Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the scenic route through the beautiful and historic Village of Vicksburg, which starts and ends at the Vicksburg Stadium. One of a kind t-shirts are available for purchase to commemorate this race. As always, there is free food, beverages and a variety of prizes.

Go to signmeup.com, or click Hearty Hustle to download a printable brochure. Follow the sun to a great time at the 27th Hearty Hustle. Here comes the Run . . . it’s all right, it’s all right.

Kids Klub Before and After School Childcare

The Kids Klub Before and After School Child Care program is in full swing at all three elementary schools. The cost for this program is only $5 per session or $50.00 per week for full time care. Program times are from 6:30 to 9:00 a.m. and 3:35 to 6:00 p.m. each day. The program emphasizes a warm, safe, and comfortable atmosphere with lots of quality activity choices for participants. Space is limited. To enroll, please call the Community Education office at 321-1022.

Click on this link for complete class offerings and details!

  • Class Offerings On-line
    If you don't connect to our on-line registration site, please refresh your internet page and try again.

    You may also register by phone at 269-321-1022, or by mail or in person at the Vicksburg Community Education Office located at 301 S. Kalamazoo Avenue, PO Box 158, Vicksburg MI 49097 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday till 4:00 p.m. Please send/bring your payment, payable to Vicksburg Schools, along with your registration form or simply include your name, your student's name, address, daytime phone, e-mail address, and desired class(es) on a separate piece of paper.

    Payment must be received before your registration is accepted. Please come to first class on scheduled class date as no confirmation calls are made. You will only be notified if a class is canceled (due to low enrollment) or filled. Minimum enrollments are necessary to cover expenses. No refunds after the second class has been held.

    NOTE: No classes are held during holiday breaks or when Vicksburg Schools are closed due to inclement weather, etc. If the weather turns questionable during the day but school is not canceled, our classes MAY still be held. In such circumstances, and if we have canceled classes, you may call 321-1022 for a recorded message to that effect. INDIVIDUAL CALLS WILL NOT BE MADE.

    DANCE/TUMBLING PROGRAM Students (age 3 through adults) are encouraged to explore the art of dance. Classes are offered in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, Hawaiian, musical theater, tumbling, hip hop and more. Instruction emphasizes fun and fundamentals. Classes are offered in one 5-week and three 8-week sessions beginning in late September and new students are accepted in the first and second sessions only. The season culminates in May with Saturday recital performances at the Vicksburg High School Performing Arts Center. Please click on the Class Offerings link (above)to view complete details and registration information, or on the links below to download the information.

  • Class Descriptions

  • Class Schedules

  • Registration Form

  • Dress Code



    BUSY BODIES(Aerobics)

    A safe and effective exercise program. Classes are designed to accommodate the needs of exercisers of all ages from beginners through advanced. Classes begin with a warm-up period and end with a stretching segment. The Busy Bodies "C"ombination class offers a 50/50 combination of aerobic exercise and body sculpting. It's a great balance of the three basic components of overall fitness: aerobic movement, muscle conditioning and stretching. A monthly newsletter on fitness and health tips is included in the registration fee.

    SANCHIN RYU KARATE

    Location:
    Day:
    Dates:

    Indian Lake Elementary Gym
    Monday
    See dates, fees and complete class descriptions by clicking on Class Offerings (at top of page)

    Karate for Kids! (ages 4-14) - Students will be trained with proven age-appropriate techniques that are necessary for kids to protect themselves from attackers. This program is set in a fun, yet structured, environment which will give your child a positive outlook on learning a martial art. We focus on healthy attitudes versus perfection!

    Karate for Families! (a Parent AND Child program for all ages)

    Set in a fun, non-competitive and informative atmosphere, this program allows parents to learn alongside their children. Size and stature are not an issue!

    Time:
    Fee:
    Karate for Kids! held 6-7 p.m.
    $24 (8 weeks)

    Time:
    Fee:
    Karate for Families! held 7-8 p.m.
    $48 (8 weeks)

Facility Usage and Rentals

Need a spot to hold a meeting or activity? After Vicksburg Community Schools events have been scheduled, school facilities are available for use by community groups, individuals, and organizations. For availability and scheduling procedures, please call 321-1022.

Volunteer Community Service

The Vicksburg Community Schools S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Volunteer Program is in its 22nd year of operation. Volunteer Coordinators in each building organize the volunteers and activities. Without their hard work and dedication, the volunteer program, as we know it, would cease to function.

The goal of the Vicksburg Volunteer Program is to increase parent, citizen, and student involvement to improve the quality of education. Thank you to everyone who is helping, or has helped, us meet and exceed this goal.

For information on how you can become a volunteer, please call the Community Education office at 321-1022. For your convenience, we have provided volunteer forms here for download/viewing online (Adobe Acrobat Reader required - free download on our site's home page). When you have completed the form, please return it to the school, or to Christine Veld at Vicksburg Administration Building, 301 S. Kalamazoo Ave., Vicksburg MI 49097 or stop in between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.


Vicksburg Community Schools · Administration Bldg · 301 South Kalamazoo Ave · Vicksburg, MI 49097 · (269) 321-1000