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Please note that some programs also have minimum enrolment requirements, and may be cancelled if the minimum is not reached.

1) WHATíS BUGGING YOU?
 Youíre surrounded! How can you protect yourself? Yes, weíre talking about germ warfare. Come find out how you can keep yourself healthy and stop from getting sick. Join us, as we spread, seek and destroy germs by participating in glow-in-the-dark experiments. The answers to all your dirty questions will be revealed.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Special clothing/equipment: None
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: Department of Nursing, Sheridan College
 407 Iroquois Shore Road
 Oakville, ON, L6H 1M3
 905-845-9430 ext. 8024

2) DO YOU WANNA DANCE?
Hip-hop and Jazz. Learn from professional dance instructors new steps and dance routines that you can try out at your next school dance. Classes start with a warm-up/stretch and a mini-workout followed by the actual dance portion of the class. The class will centre around "hip-hop" and "jazz" with recognizable tunes such as: Brittney Spears, Ricky Martin, Backstreet Boys, club mixes, etc. It is easy for everyone to take part in, feel comfortable and have FUN!
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: Comfortable clothing
 (sweats, t-shirts, track pants, running shoes)
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: Dance Unique, Oakville,
 Premiere Dance
 208 Wyecroft Road
 Oakville, ON, L6K 3T8
 905-845-1221    email: premieredance@on.aibn.com

3) ARE YOU UP, OR DOWN, FOR IT?
Join us in the world of gymnastics where you can experience the trampoline, tumbling floor, in-ground foam pit, bars, rings, etc. Qualified instructors will be there to run you through a circuit where you will be able to experience all the apparatus a trained athlete uses to prepare for competition and get first hand experience with biomechanics in action. Watch a live gymnastic routine given by National athletes. Also learn about the Coach-In-Training Program. Did you know you donít have to have gymnastics experience to become a coach? Use the hours you spend in the gym to fulfill your community service requirements or start a part or full-time career. Why flip hamburgers when you can flip kids!!!
Maximum number of participants: 20
Special clothing/equipment: Comfortable clothing
 (sweats, t-shirts, track pants, running shoes)
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: Oakville Gymnastics Centre
208 Wyecroft Road
Oakville, ON, L6H 1A5
905-847-7747
e-mail: OakvilleGym@Aol.com
4) SOME LIKE IT HOT, SOME LIKE IT COLD, SOME LIKE BOTH
 
If you like it hot and you like it cold this activity is for you. For the first half of the activity you can cool down at River Oaks Arena as you skate along with great music and meet new friends. Use the second half of your activity to warm up while swimming at the White Oaks Swimming Pool.

Maximum number of participants:

60
Special clothing/equipment: Comfortable warm clothing for ice skating, ice skates, bathing suit, towel.
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:00 am or 1:00 pm
Sponsored by: City of Oakville Recreation Dept.

5) WHAT DOES EDMUND HILLARY, ZORRO, CHUCK NORRIS AND HOJO SHIGETOKI HAVE IN COMMON?
 
They are all famous and they all would have been able to enjoy themselves at this activity. If you sign up for this activity, or should we say activities, you will experience all of the following: - Rock Climbing - climb in a fun and safe indoor climbing gym. Helpful tips from our resident climbers will have you reaching the top in no time. - Fencing - Sword fighting - itís fun! Itís exciting! Itís safe! Experienced instructors will have you sparring by sessionís end. - Kickboxing - train like the pros! Interactive non-contact, sport related training drills. Test your skill with light sparring at the end of your session. - Jiu Jitsu - come experience the worldís oldest known form of marital arts used by the Japanese Samurai Warriors. Jiu Jitsu incorporates kicks, punches, throw falls and ground work making it the most versatile and enjoyable of all martial arts.
Maximum number of participants: 60
Special clothing/equipment: Comfortable clothing
 (sweats, t-shirts, track pants, running shoes)
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: Ontario Centre for Martial Arts,
 461 North Service Road
 Oakville, ON, L6H 1A5
 905-825-4223      mailto:mbraithwaite@sympatico.ca

6) YOU ALWAYS HAVE TIME FOR TIM HORTONS
Did you ever wonder who Tim Horton was or how they get the jelly inside a jelly donut? Well here is your chance. Visit the Head Office of Tim Hortons. Learn all about one of Canadaís biggest business success stories. Take a tour of the Training Centre where they teach new Tim Hortons storeowners and staff how to make that perfect cup of coffee and delicious donuts. Find out about possible part-time job opportunities in your area. And best of all, sample their Timbits!
Maximum number of participants: 20
Special clothing/equipment: Casual clothing
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: The TDL Group Ltd. (Tim Hortons)
 874 Sinclair Road
 Oakville, ON , L6K 2Y1
 905-845-6511      web site: www.timhortons.on.ca

7) FOUR!
Try one of the fastest growing sports in the world, GOLF! Tee-up and tee- off on the indoor driving range located inside a large air dome. There is also a small, lifelike mini-putt you can try to challenge your putting skills. If you are feeling confident, and weather permitting, you can try out your new found golfing skills on the outdoor 3-par golf course. Also included in this activity is indoor soccer. Kick off your frustrations from the driving range by having a quick game of indoor soccer.
Maximum number of participants: 60
Special clothing/equipment: Comfortable clothing (sweats, t-shirts, track pants, non-marking running shoes)
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: Air Athletics Sports Centre
 1333 North Service Road
 Oakville, ON, L6M 2W2
 905-847-3663      mbraithwaite@sympatico.ca

8) COME FLY WITH ME!
 
This activity includes short aerial tours via small, privately owned, certified, general aviation aircraft flown by the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA), the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association. All participants will have their names added to the "World's Largest Log Book". An instructor will be available to explain general navigation, requirements for becoming a Private Pilot and answer any questions you may have. This activity will depend upon good weather. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PARENT SIGN A "YOUNG EAGLES" REGISTRATION RELEASE WHEN YOU SETUP YOUR PROJECT ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 4 AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE.
Maximum number of participants: 30
Special clothing/equipment: Warm clothing, waiver form
One session offered: 9:00 am
Sponsored by: Canadian Owners and Pilots Association
EAA Young Eagles Program
 For more information visit: http://www.youngeagles.com

9) PUT ON A HEALTHY FACE!
 
Use a Skin Scanner to get a clearer picture of your face. The Skin Scanner detects any existing damage to the skin, particularly when it is caused by the sun. Find out the new and existing facts about the damage the sun can do to your skin. Also experience a warm paraffin application to the hands. Your hands will never have felt this soft and this smooth.
Maximum number of participants: 15
Special clothing/equipment: None
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: School of Community and Liberal Studies, Sheridan College
 1430 Trafalgar Road
 Oakville, ON, L6H 2L1
 905-845-9430 ext. 2206
 Esthetician Program http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/programs01_02/esthetician/

10) ITíS ALL ABOUT NETWORKING!
Want to unravel some of the mysteries behind computers? Want to know how to install software and network a computer? Well here is your chance. Students who register for this activity will participate in a fast paced lab setting where groups (with assistance from instructors) will be tasked and timed in computer assembly, operating system installation, peer-to-peer network setup, and file and application sharing. Once thatís done you can reap the rewards of your hard work by playing a computer game or two.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: None
Special Knowledge: Basic Understanding of Computers
Choose one of two sessions offered: 1:00 pm
Sponsored by: School of Computing and Information Management,
 Sheridan College
 1430 Trafalgar Road
 Oakville, ON, L6H 2L1
 905-845-9430 ext. 2339 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/academic/computing/scim.htm

11) WHATíS HOT AND WHATíS NOT!
 
Makeup: Trends and techniques, whatís hot and whatís not? Join our cosmetic students for a seminar on the current cosmetic colours and trends. Learn quick tips on makeup application with a hands-on session that will teach you how to select and apply the best products for you. Find out whether this dynamic and exciting career might suit you. Leave with some sample products to add to your at home makeup kit.
Maximum number of participants: 15
Special clothing/equipment: None
Choose one of two sessions offered: 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: School of Community and Liberal Studies, Sheridan College
 1430 Trafalgar Road
 Oakville, ON, L6H 2L1
 905-845-9430 ext. 2206
 The Cosmetic Techniques & Management Program
 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/programs01_02/cosmetic_tech/

12) DESIGN YOUR DREAM HOUSE!
 
This is an architectural design activity where you will be given the opportunity to design your dream house! We provide the property and some design skills, you provide the creativity. Participants will be introduced to the basics of residential design (room sizes, adjacencies, building orientation) as they create preliminary design plans and elevations of their dream residence.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: None
One session offered: 9:30 am
Sponsored by: School of Science & Technology, Sheridan College
 7899 McLaughlin Road
 Brampton, ON, L6V 1G6
 905-845-9430 ext. 5304 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/programs01_02/architechnology/

13) BRIDGE BUILDING 101
 
You will have fun building a bridge with Popsicle sticks and glue. Registered participants will be sent a copy of the design specifications so they can begin constructing. Bring your completed or partially completed bridge on the activity day and see how your bridge will stand up under the test.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: Complete or partially completed bridge
One session offered: 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: School of Science & Technology, Sheridan College
 7899 McLaughlin Road
 Brampton, ON, L6V 1G6
 905-845-9430 ext. 5304 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/programs01_02/mechanical_tech/

14) WALKING WITH ROBOTS
 
How do robots walk or see or clap their hands? This activity will highlight the basics of controllable movement. The participants will take part in the construction and programming of a simple robot in a control systems laboratory.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: None
One session offered: 9:30 am
Sponsored by: School of Science & Technology, Sheridan College
 7899 McLaughlin Road
 Brampton, ON, L6V 1G6
 905-845-9430 ext. 5304 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/programs01_02/mechanical_tech/

15) ELECTRONS COME FREE
 
Step into the exciting high tech world of electronics. Have fun building your own remote transmitter/receiver. Control anything from a distance! Professional supervision will assist you every step of the way. Leave with a fully functional project to impress your friends and family.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Special clothing/equipment: None
One session offered: 1:30 pm
Sponsored by: School of Science & Technology, Sheridan College
 7899 McLaughlin Road
 Brampton, ON, L6V 1G6
 905-845-9430 ext. 5304 http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/academic/scitech/electech/

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