Youth Classes

To register for a class, click on the link below to download and print the registration form. Complete and return with payment to the Community Education office by the deadline.

Class Registration Form

Youth Class Offerings:


Don’t let your child be left out.

School Census….counting every child 0-5 in the Barnum School District.

-Recently moved into our school district?

-New birth or family member ages 0-5?-New phone number or address?

Please call the Community Ed Office at 218-389-0108. 

Families on our census receive valuable information regarding services, screening, events, and Kindergarten Roundup.


Guitar Lessons

Spencer Walton, our Elementary Music teacher, will be offering guitar lessons in half an hour time slots on Mondays and Tuesdays starting February 4th!  He has a guitar available to use or bring your own.  Lessons will be $18/session starting February 4-June 4, a total of 18 weeks.  List your preference and Spencer will contact you with your scheduled time.

When:  Mondays and Tuesdays

Time:  3:30-5:30p in half an hour sessions

Where: Elementary Music room

Cost: $18/session (up to $324)

Ages:  7 and up

*Please note, children cannot be unattended in the school.  If they need to stay afterschool before or after their lessons, please make arrangements with Bomber Club.  251-1501 or 


Moose Lake Community Ed offers: Dot Mandala Class

You don’t need special skills or even painting experience to achieve great results. Instructor, Leann Oman, will show you many tips and tricks so you’ll get the hang of it in no time! Mandala painting is the art of using dots to create intricate geometric compositions.  The base is a circle, knows as the mandala.  You are sure to enjoy this class and bring home patterns.

When: March 19

Time:  6:30-9:00 p.m.

Where: Moose Lake Community Ed Room

Instructor: Leann Oman

Cost: $30, includes class materials, with patterns to take home to make more mandalas!  P.S. They will have coffee & cookies too!

You must register with Moose Lake Community Ed. or 485-4435 ext. 1602. 



Father Daughter Dance

“Under the Sea”

Girls, grab the male role model in your life and invite them to come to spend night dining and dancing!

Saturday, April 27th at the Barnum Elementary School.

5:00p Photos by Valhalla Digital Studios

5:45p Grand March

6:00p Dinner

6:30-8:00 Dancing

Cost: $35/couple, $10/additional child

*Tickets go on sale in March*


County Seat Theater “The Great Nursing Home Escape”

Pizza & a Play with Your Favorite Person! 

From a locked-down nursing home in the dead of the night, they attempt the greatest escape ever. Join this misfit band of “inmates” as they hatch a master plan to escape their dreary nursing home and find something far more important than a baseball game-they find their youth.

When: Sat, Feb 16

Time: 5:00p

Cost: $40/couple

(must include an adult and a student)

Where: 5:00p Barnum Youth Center for Poor Gary’s Pizza and root beer floats before heading to the play on a school bus.

*Space limited to 10 inter-generational couples, 20 total.  Your seat is not saved until payment has been made.

Deadline:   Wed, Feb 6


“Strings n’ Things

Come make some awesome String Art with Julie DeMeyer from Superior!  There will be 4 choices to chose from.  Photos will be available on the website.  All supplies and materials are provided.  She also has Take & Make kits for an additional cost!

When: Tue, Apr 9

Time: 5:30-8:30 p

Cost: $30

Where: High School Art Room

Instructor:  Julie DeMeyer, “Strings n’ Things”

*We need a minimum of 14 people to hold this class, and a minimum age of participants is 7 years old.

Deadline:   Wed, Apr 3




CABS Babysitting

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) / American Safety & Health Institute ( Learn the responsibilities of being a prepared, safe, responsible and professional babysitter. Topics include starting your own babysitting business, child development, behavior guidance, supervision, proper feeding & diapering techniques, personal safety, medical emergencies, basic first aid care, and fire safety. Students receive a Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) book and will demonstrate the required knowledge and skill objectives for the ASHI approved Child and Babysitting Safety certification card. The instructor provides baby dolls, bottles, diaper supplies for skills participation. The course is developed by the American Safety and Health Institute and approved by the American Pediatrics Association. Students attend this class independently. Parents are encouraged to review the take-home information and discuss it with their child.

When: Fri Apr 12

Time: 9:00-12:00p

Cost: $45

Where: ECFE Parent Room

Instructor:  Kari Fairclough

Ages:  4th grade and up

Deadline:   Wed, Apr 3


Home Alone

Just mention the words “Home Alone,” and children think of the excitement depicted in the movies of the same name. The reality of being home alone can evoke fear and anxiety in many children. Whether left alone for an hour after school or several hours a day during the summer, children should feel comfortable being alone. This workshop for children will address several topics relating to being “Home Alone” including personal safety tips, tricky people, basic first aid, fire safety, handling the unexpected, internet safety, gun safety, dealing with loneliness and boredom, storm safety, dealing with siblings as well as trust and honesty.

When: Fri, Apr 12

Time: 12:30-2:30p

Cost: $25

Where: ECFE Parent Room

Instructor:  Kari Fairclough

Ages:  3rd grade and up

Deadline:   Wed, Apr 3


Be Prepared, Not Scared 

Young children who are taught basic emergency concepts like how to call 911 can turn into Heroes in emergency situations. One of the most important things for them to know are basic first aid steps to follow in different circumstances. Class topics include recognizing an emergency and knowing what to do, calling 911, basic first aid techniques, personal safety tips, tricky people, gun safety and fire safety. Students attend this class independently. Parents are encouraged to review the take home information and discuss it with their child.

When: Fri, Apr 12

Time: 2:45-4:45p

Cost: $25

Where: ECFE Parent Room

Instructor:  Kari Fairclough

Ages:  Kindergarten-2nd grade

Deadline:   Wed, Apr 3


Gymnastics: Coming this Spring!!

Time/Cost: 5:00-5:30p    Pre-K     $37

4:15-5:00p    K-Gr 2    $47

3:30-4:15p    Gr 3 – 6   $47

Where:  Elementary Commons Area

Instructor:  Carrie Sandell


Mother Son Bowling & Pizza Date Night

Boys and the important female in their life will be bused to Skyline Bowling in Duluth on Saturday, March 16th from 5:00-9:00p to enjoy pizza, pop and bowling!  Cost will be $35/couple, $10/additional child.

*Tickets go on sale in February*



Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do Kenyukai

When: Session #1: Tuesdays, Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19 (7 classes)

Session #2: Tuesdays, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 9, 16 (7 classes)

Session #3: Tuesdays, Apr 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11 (7 classes)

Time:  6:30 – 8:00p

Where:  Mahtowa Salem School

Instructor:  Sensei Marie Nyblom

Cost:   $47

Ages:  8 and up

*Register 3 students at the same time and only pay for 2.*

Participants will be required to sign a waiver.