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Sponsored by The HUB After School Program
Ages 5-17 years, youth under age 12 with an adult
This program is about teaching local youth how to catch salmon from local beaches. Every year Whidbey Island greets major runs of Pink and Silver salmon that can be easily caught from the beach. This program will inspire fishing confidence and independence, as well as empower youth to put a lot of fresh salmon in the freezer. Youth under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and parent participation is encouraged.
To Register: Participants first need to obtain a Fishing license and Salmon Catch Record Card. Under 15 years a fishing license is not required and the Salmon Catch Record Card is free. (Available at Ace Hardware, SEBO’s Do-It Center, and Jim’s Hardware). What to Bring: Weather appropriate clothing (layering is best). Salt water fishing gear if you have it. Gear will be provided if you don’t. Snacks and water will be provided.
Dates Either: Saturday | Sep 20 | 2:30–5:30 pm
OR: Sunday | Sep 21 | 3:00–6:00 pm
Max 30 kids per day. Please register for one day only.
Location: On the beach to the left of the Mutiny Bay Launch Ramp in Freeland.
Instructors: Volunteers from The HUB, The Fishin’ Club of Whidbey Island, and other seasoned anglers. For questions email: TheHUBYouthCentral@whidbey.com
Drawing Animals on South Whidbey
Studying sea life, animals and birds
For youth, grades 6–8
You can learn to draw different animals of South Whidbey! We will study sea life, animals of the land and birds of South Whidbey and create a mural to display. Participants will also paint wood panels to make a composite art work to be on display to the public. Class meets twice weekly, on Mondays & Thursdays for 9 classes total.
Supply list: 12” X 18” sketch book, pencils and 2” paint brush. Other supplies will be provided.
Dates: Mon/Thu, Sep 25–Oct 23
Instructor: Patricia is a substitute teacher in South Whidbey and art teacher in Oak Harbor. She has a teaching certificate from Seattle Pacific University.
Location: Recreation Center, 5475 Maxwelton Rd, Room 111, Langley
Divisions for Grades 4 – 8
Play the game how it was meant to be played: with you as the target! Are you looking for an indoor activity to get you through these long winter months? Then we’ve got the sport for you! We use special coated foam “gator” balls that are designed for speed, accuracy, and minimal risk of injury. These are not the old rubber playground balls.
Teams play rotating games Wednesday nights and will be monitored by Coach Erin. Please register by November 1. Parent “Team Captains” are needed to make this program a success. Team captain’s child will play for free. Applications available online.
Dates/Time: Wed, Nov 5–Dec 17* | 5:00pm–6:00pm
Dates/Time: Wed | Nov 5–Dec 17* | 6:15pm–7:15pm
*Except Nov 26.
Fee: $40 (includes sales tax)
Coordinator: Carrie (360)221-6788 or email@example.com
Location: Langley Middle School Gym
Little Dribblers Basketball
For Boys & Girls in Grade 1
Little Dribblers focuses on the basics of basketball and is a fun first introduction to the game. Players will learn passing, shooting, dribbling, and game play, focusing on respect, teamwork and responsibility. Coach Erin is an energetic and fun leader, and looking forward to sharing her passion for the game of basketball. Kids are sure to learn to love this great lifetime sport.
Bonus! Those who register by Oct. 6 will receive a 27.5” ball to keep. Bring clean court shoes and gym clothes, after-school snack, & a water bottle. Coach can meet students at the SWES flagpole after school to walk them to class. Please indicate this at registration if desired, & give school a permission note. Min 6/Max 20
Dates: Tue/Thu, Oct 21–Nov 6
3:45pm – 4:30pm
Instructor: Coach Erin firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: SW Primary School Gym
Fee: $50 (includes size-appropriate ball if registered by Oct. 6)
Girls Basketball - Grades 6-8