After School Programs - Indian Lake

Vicksburg Community Schools offers a variety of after school activities. All activities are supervised and some charge participation fees. Call the Community Education Office for detaiIs at 321-1022.

Due to high demand, some of the programs are available to students on a firstcome, first-served basis and there is a limit to the number of students who can be served. Be sure to sign up in a timely manner!

Studies show that participation in after school programs increases students' attachment to their schools, improves test scores, and keeps kids out of trouble. Activities vary by schooI, but aII have these components in their programs:

Enriching Activities: Dance, drama, crafts, or sports- there is plenty of fun to go around. Classes or activities are designed to expose your child to learning opportunities that are not available during the school day. The goal? To help each child become a more well rounded person.

Sports and Games: There is some sort of sports program at each level in the District and they are open to all students after school. For those not interested in organized sports, there are other games and activities to provide an outlet for all that energy!

Social Activities: Each program is designed to provide a fun social environment for students, with clubs, games, and activities. Students are encouraged to socialize with each other as well as with mentoring adults.

Offered to all Community Members

Annual Vicksburg Hearty Hustle 5K Walk/Run

Mark your calendars for the second Saturday in May to be a part of this amazing community event. Every year over 600 people participate in this 5K walk/run. The Hearty Hustle is a collaborative event between the Village of Vicksburg, Bronson Vicksburg Hospital, and Vicksburg Community Schools. Start and finish is at Vicksburg High School's Stadium. There is a 5K run, 5K walk, one-mile walk, and a toddlers' event, the Baby Bolt. It is a fun-filled morning complete with exercise, healthy snacks, and prizes. Please call 321-1022 for more information.

Busy Bodies- School year and Summer

A safe and effective exercise program designed to accommodate the needs of adult participants of all levels. The combination class offers a 50/50 split of aerobic exercise and body sculpting. Call 321-1022 for more information.

Sanchin Ryu Karate- School year and Summer

Classes are offered year round for interested children and adults. The Karate for Kids class is designed for kindergarten through 8th grade students and the Adult/Family class is for individuaI adults and/or parents and their children. Call 321-1022 for more information.

Adult High School Completion

Designed for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age and want to receive their high school diploma. Two 17 week semesters of evening courses are offered annually starting in September and January. As part of the program, Vicksburg offers Edgenuity online learning. Call 321-1022 for more information. 

Offered to all students

Vicksburg Dance/Tumbling Program

School year Students (age 3 through adults) are encouraged to explore the art of dance. Classes are offered in ballet, tap, jazz, Hawaiian, hip hop, contemporary, tumbling, and many more. Instruction emphasizes fun and fundamentals. The season culminates in May with Saturday recital performances at the Vicksburg High School Performing Arts Center. Please caII the Community Education Office at 321-1022 for further information or to be added to the mailing list.

Young Rembrandts Art Classes

School Year Encourage your elementary student’s enthusiasm for art and help develop their drawing skills with a Young Rembrandts drawing class. Drawings like our sun and moon characters will teach our students to transform simple shapes into fullyrealized clever characters. Our colorful drawing of a macaw parrot will help develop our students’ sense of color. Awesome drawings like our detailed pirate ship and the friendly robot will inspire a sense of adventure in every child. All this and more await your artist in a Young Rembrandts classroom!

Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball

School year and Summer Programs are offered for elementary students in the Fall and Winter. There is also a summer camp offered in June. Please call 321-1022 for more information.

Youth Volleyball

School year and Summer An instructional program is for all interested 4th - 6th graders in the Spring during the school year. Summer camps are offered for incoming 7th - 12th graders. Participants will work on basic skills and fundamentals of volleyball. Call 321- 1022 for more information.

Sanchin Ryu Karate School year and Summer

Classes are offered year round for interested children and adults. The Karate for Kids class is designed for kindergarten through 8th grade students and the Adult/Family class is for individuaI adults and/or parents and their children. Call 321-1022 for more information.

Mad Science School year and Summer

These programs are themed around a particular area of science. Children in Kindergarten – 5th grade engage in exciting hands-on activities, watch spectacular demonstrations, participate in inquiry-based discussions and take home things that they have made themselves. CaII 321-1022 for more information or watch for flyers to come home with students.

Bulldog Basketball - Summer

Every summer, 3rd - 6th grade boys and 3rd – 8th grade girls each have a full week of skills building, team building and sportsmanship at the High School gym. Information goes home with each student in April. Call 321-1022 for more information.

Tennis - Summer

Two 3-week sessions for students 8 to 18 years of age are offered mid-June through July. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes are available Monday through Friday. Call 321-1022 or watch for flyers to come home in early April for more information.

Kingdom Soccer Camp- Summer

This one-week camp is held at Vicksburg High School's soccer field and is available to children 2 to 13 years of age. Call 321-1022 for more information.