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Morning Star Boys’ Ranch All-Star Football Skills Camp – Ages 7-17 are invited to improve their football skills on June 18 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th. Mark Rypien, NFL coach Dan Cozzetto, St. Thomas More coach Ed Muzatko, and Morning Star Boys’ Ranch program director Brian Barbour will be on hand to teach football skills in every position. The cost is $35 for the day. For information, call the ranch at 448-1202 or visit www.morningstarboysranch.org.

Morning Star Boys’ Ranch Cheerleading Camp – Students in fifth through ninth grade are invited to learn the basic fundamentals of cheerleading and dance on June 18 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th. The cost is $35. For information, call the ranch at 448-1202 or visit www.morningstarboysranch.org.

Upcoming

Corbin Kids Summer Arts and Crafts Summer Camp – Spokane Parks and Recreation and the Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave., presents this series of programs for ages 3-11 for nine weeks starting Monday. The cost will vary from $21-$92. For information, call the center at 625-6677.

First Steps to Reading Success – AlphEd is presenting free demonstrations of its reading program for ages 4-6 from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday and June 25 at Sterling Square Plaza; and June 18 at Opportunity Plaza. For information about this program, call LaVerne McGrath of AlphaEd at 838-0882 or visit www.alphaed.com.

Express Summer Care – Spokane Public Schools is now taking enrollments for the Express Summer Program that runs from June 20-Aug. 26. For information about this program, call 354-7312.

Ongoing

Before- and After-school Programs – Educational and fun programs are available at the Northeast Youth Center, 4001 N. Cook. Transportation to and from some local elementary schools is available and state pay is accepted. Includes a USDA approved snack. For information and a list of the schools that are served, call 482-0708.

Camp Fire USA – Clubs forming for children between the ages of 3 through grade 12. Call the Camp Fire USA Service Center for more information, 747-6191.

Jump Rope Academy – Instruction includes single rope and double Dutch, 2727 N. Madelia St., Suite 5; ages 2-adult. Monday-Saturday. Free introduction class. Birthday and group workshops; $8 per person. Combination parent and child classes; motor skill and brain-development exercises. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday classes available. Call 869-3018, or visit jumpropeacademy.com.

Libby Teen Center – Open for basketball, volleyball and table games Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30-9 p.m. Free. Also scheduling outdoor activities, field trips and aerobics classes at the center, 2900 E. First Ave.; 536-8152.

Multi-Cultural Folk Dancing: Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers – Kids in grades three through six and seven through 12 can learn clogging, German, Ukrainian, Romanian and Irish folk dancing, swing and more at Silver Spurs International Folk Dance Youth Group, 1426 E. 19th Ave. Some scholarships are available; call Susan at 533-9966.

X-Brain Yo-Yo – Learn amazing tricks at yo-yo classes at Colors on the Wind, 118 E. Wellesley Ave. Classes are Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Registration and classes are free; call Becky, 484-5483.

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