Youth Programs


Flag Football Program 2021
 


Program Categories:


Fitness/Athletics    Art/Education/Nature   


Register:

  • Sign up in person at the Parks and Recreation office.
  • Online registration is open here
  • Call the Parks and Recreation office at 412-262-1703 to pay with credit card.
  • Send in a check to our mailing address with the participants name, date of birth, address, phone and e-mail. You will not be officially registered in the class until you receive a confirmation e-mail.
  • If interested in teaching a class with Moon Parks and Recreation, please fill out a proposal and submit to info@moonparks.org
Program Policy:  Program Policy

Program Waiver:  Program Waiver





 

FITNESS/ATHLETICS  

Youth Tennis Lessons

Session 1: June 1st-June 22nd
Session 2: June 29th-July 27th
Cost: $50/Resident, $60/Non-Resident per 4-wk session

Red Ball (Ages 5-7): Saturdays, 9-10am
Orange Ball (Ages 7-10): Saturdays, 10-11am
Green Ball (Ages 11-14): Saturdays, 11am-Noon


Summer Camps


Mad Science: Forces & Flight (Ages 6-11)
Forces & Flight: From the earliest flying machines to the first rocket flights, this hands-on program will allow campers to build many different flying devices, see how Newton's law of motion help explain how things move and how rockets fly, and show them how amazing our Milky Way is.
Dates: Mon-Fri Aug 12-16
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Fee: $155 Moon residents, $170 non-residents
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Drive)
Instructor: Mad Sceince of Pittsburgh

Little Doctor School Summer Camp (Ages 5-10)
Inspired learning today - healthy futures tomorrow! Camp participants will role-play the key responsibilities of a doctor and learn about vital organs in the human body. These future doctors will learn how to use a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and reflex hammer. They will practice administering first aid, learn how pharmacists play a role in administering medications, and more!
Dates: Mon-Friday Aug 12-16
Time: 9:00-Noon
Fee: $295 Moon residents, $310 non-residents
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Drive)
Instructor: Little Medical School of Pittsburgh

2024 Moon Parks and Recreation Summer Camp (Ages 5-12)
** All dates, times, fees, themes, and registration procedures are subject to change. **

Moon Parks and Recreation’s summer camp provides recreation to elementary-age children ages 5-12. Summer camp will provide arts & crafts, exercise, games, some lunches/snacks, special events, field trips and more! Waitlists will be available as program weeks fill. Space is limited. Children will need to bring two snacks and a lunch each day unless otherwise notified. Email lshaughnessy@moontwp.us or call the Moon Park office at 412.262.1703 Ext 403 with any questions.

Children must have had thier 5th birthday before they can attend camp. 

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 3- August 9(10-weeks) -No camp July 4-5
Time: Program 8 AM-5 PM
Fee: One child $190 base fee, per week, sibling discounts available (-$15)/non-resident fees may apply (+$10).
         July 1-3, mini week, adjusted base fee $115 per child.
Location: Moon Park- Brewer Pavilion


Summer Camp Registration Form
Parent Handbook

Tenative weekly themes and programs- more to be added soon:
Week 1 June 3-7; Wild West (Eagle presentation visit)- FULL
Week 2 June 10-14: Eco Adventures (Allegheny County Parks visit)- FULL
Week 3 June 17-21: Space Expedition (Carnegie Science Center Field Trip)- FULL
Week 4 June 24-28: Animal Planet (Iceman Reptiles visit)- FULL
Week 5 July 1-3: Wacky Week (Josh and Gab show visit)- FULL
Week 6 July 8-12: Superhero Training (Raccoon Creek Park Rangers visit)-FULL
Week 7 July 15-19: Mythical & Magical (Music bingo visit & Boot Camp fitness program visit)- FULL
Week 8 July 22-26: Team Spirit (Washington Wildthings Game Field Trip & Ultimate Frisbee visit)- FULL
Week 9 July 29-Aug 2: Under the Sea (Dance class visit & Water Safety presentation visit)-FULL
Week 10 Aug 5-9: Dino-S'more Camp (Natural History Museum Field Trip)- FULL


 

ART/EDUCATION/NATURE  
  

 

Nurtured by Nature-A Remake Learning Days Event- NEW!
(All ages)

A fun spring welcome to the new School House Activity Center! We will have multiple nature based activities to try and explore. Learn about life cycles, native plants, bees, butterflies, and much more. Free and open to the public! 
Date: Friday May 10
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Fee: FREE!
Location: School House Activity Center- 120 Mooncrest Drive, Moon Township
Volunteer, in-kind donation, and sponsorthip opportunities avaiable! - info@moonparks.org

Art in the Park/Art Adventures -NEW!

(Ages 5-13)
Join Ms. Lisa for some adventures into art! We will explore many different mediums from drawing to painting, from collage to sculpture. We will be learning about artists from the past and letting them inspire us while creating original works of our own.  Fee includes all materials.
Date: Mondays               April 8--29 -No class April 22
                                    May 6-20
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Fee: $40 Moon residents, $45 non-residents (per 3 week session)
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Drive)
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy

Crafter-noons!
(Ages 5-12)
Let’s get crafty with a few friends! Join Ms. Lisa for some seasonal craft projects. Each workshop will feature at least 3 crafts that kids will take home.
Date: Saturday Monday April 22- Special Crafter-after school! 4:30-6:00pm
                       May 4
Time: 1:30-3:30pm
Fee: $20 Moon Residents/$25 non-residents
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Dive)
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy

Safe@Home by Safe Sitter
(Grades 4-6)
Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a program designed for students in grades 4-6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. Safe@Home is a 90-minute program that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students are also introduced to the Safe Sitter® First Aid Chart and learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
Date options:   Saturday  May 4
                      Tuesday   April 2 -9:00-10:30am
Fee: $25 Moon residents, $30 non-residents
Location: School house Activity center (120 Mooncrest Drive)

Safe Sitter Essentials
(Grades 6-8)
Safe Sitter® Essentials is a program designed for students in grades 6-8 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. In addition, Safe Sitter® teaches young teens life and business skills, so that they know how to be prepared, be responsible, and be considerate whether they are babysitting or doing odd jobs for family, friends, or neighbors. 
Date/Time: Tues  May 14 & 21 4:00-7:00
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $50 non-residents
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Drive)

Little Sprouts Nature Play Group
(Ages 3-5 w/adult)
Join us for a small once a month PreK playgroup!
Program is nature based and will offer many enriching activities for your little one. Program is open for ages 3-5 with parent. Space is limited.
Dates: Last Monday of every month!
           April 29
           May 20 (adjusted for holiday)
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Fee: $5 per child, per date- must be registered
Location: Robin Hill Carriage House (949 Thorn Run Road)

Music Play with Ms. Caitlyn 
(Ages 0-4 w/adult)
Music Play with Ms. Caitlyn is a series of 45 min classes that nurture musical development in babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers up to age 4. Together with their grownups, participants build a strong foundation of musical skills as they explore musical instruments, move to fun beats, play silly games, and sing catchy tunes. Guided by experienced music educator, Ms. Caitlyn, even the youngest children can laugh and play their way to a lifelong love of music.

Dates: New dates to be announced soon!
Fee: TBD

Time: TBD
Location: School House Activity Center (120 Mooncrest Drive, Moon Township)

 

 

For Homeschool, Scouts, and Pre-K Programs

Contact Ms. Lisa at lshaughnessy@moontwp.us or call 412-262-1703 ext 403 to discuss personalized private programming options. 
Ms. Lisa can offer customized nature, art, crafting, nature walks, Safe Sitter programs and more!