Bridging the Triad

Greensboro Parks & Recreation, High Point Parks & Recreation Kernersville Parks & Recreation, Lexington Parks and Recreation, and Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks are collaborating on an exciting program to get youth engaged with Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)!

Participants will compete as individuals in four age groups: 8-10, 11-14, 15-17, and adult. Bridges will be judged based on how much weight it will support, divided by the total mass of the structure. The top three most efficient bridges in the youth categories and the first place in the adult category will advance to the regional competition. There will also be a prize in for the most creative design.

To register for this free competition, visit your local recreation center or bridge competition host site to receive construction supplies from January 28-February 6. Local competitions will be held February 9th and the regional competition will be held February 23

Competition Date & Time: Saturday, February 9, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Registration: Pick up your supply packet between Monday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 6. Packet pickup hours are Monday – Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm

Location: Competition and Supply Packet pickup at Kernersville Community Recreation Center


Visit the Bridging the Triad website for instructions, rules and what to except during the competition.

American Innovative Beekeeper Academy

Beginner and Journeyman Beekeeping Class

Join us and learn how to become a successful beekeeper! We offer a supportive academy team to assist in the education and application of being a beekeeper. Like a beehive, a community of beekeepers are much more viable than a lone individual. Come learn with us! Please click on the registration link below for full class details on requirements for Beginner and Journeyman classes!

Instructor: Ali Mousavi, Qualified Master Beekeeper
Beginner: Saturdays 3/2 – 3/30 1:00pm-4:00pm
Journeyman: Tuesdays (Bi-weekly) 2/5 – 4/2 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: KCRC
Beginner: $70
Journeyman: $100
Registration: REGISTER HERE or call us at 336-992-0806

Drama Kids Acting Academy

DKI is an excellent way to explore and expand students acting and auditioning skills through character interpretation and advanced acting technique!

Instructor: Caitlin Wood, Degree in Theatre Education
Dates: 9/4 – 5/14
Times: 6:00pm- 7:00pm
Location: Kernersville Community House, 405 Salisbury St.
Fee: $60/ month
Registration: call 336-754-4385 to register or

Heartsavers USA

CPR /AED for Adult/ Child/Infant – Ages 16 & Up

Learn how to respond to emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking. If you are ever needed to save a friend, family member, or neighbor’s life, this class will make sure you are prepared.

Instructor: Ricardo Davis, RPSGT, AHA & ACC/ECC Certified
Dates: Saturdays, 1/19, 2/23, 3/9, 4/27
Times: 8:30am-11:00 am
Fee: *$55, *$5 fee for take-home materials due at class
Location: KCRC
Register: Email [email protected]

First Aid – Ages 16 & Up

Learn the critical skills needed to manage an emergency until EMS arrives. Topics include First Aid basics, medical, injury, environmental emergency response, bleeding, sprain, broken bones, shock and others.

Instructor: Ricardo Davis, RPSGT, AHA and ACC/ECC Certified
Dates: Saturdays, 1/19, 2/23, 4/27
Times: 11:30-2:00 pm
Fee: *$55, *$5 fee for take-home materials due at class
Location: KCRC
Register: Email [email protected]

Beginners Acrylic Painting Class – Ages 15 & Up

In these monthly classes this summer, students will follow step-by-step demonstration and instruction by the instructor in design, color and application of paint. MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED! Join us in creating delightful works of art from beginning-to-end.

Instructor: Barbara Fager, Associate Degree Graphic Design & Illustration
Dates: 1/10: Cardinal and 2/7: Amaryllis Flower
Times: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Location: KCRC
Fee: $35
REGISTER HERE or call 336-996-3062

Champions in Motion

CIM Adult Karate – Ages 16 & Up

In this 15-week class you will gain safety awareness education, advance in rank and belt, improve self-confidence, increase concentration and learn physical and verbal self-defense skills.

Instructor: CIM, Scott Combs
Dates: Mondays 2/11 – 5/20 & Thursdays 2/14 – 5/23*
Times: 5:45 – 8:30pm, depending on belt rank
Location: KCRC
Registration: On-site, Monday 2/11 & Thursday, 2/14
Fee: $10 to register and $8 per class, paid weekly
**Visit Champions in Motion’s website for details.