Fox Cities CIRCLE

The Fox Cities CIRCLE group encompasses the OshKosh/Appleton and surrounding areas. We are just starting out and hope you will consider joining us.

*Note: Due to Covid-19 and stay at home orders, many of the spring classes were cancelled and future classes are on hold until we know more about the situation. We plan to have classes back as soon as possible.

Fall 2021 local classes

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Poetry Tea Time (series)
  • Paper Mache Project
  • Nature collage
  • Backyard Science Experiments
  • Carnival of the Animals
  • Build Your Bucket List Dream Board
  • Tough Kids Fun Run and Obstacle Course
  • Halloween Party!
  • Outdoor Family Movie Night

Fall 2021 CIRCLE Connect online classes (all CIRCLE groups)

  • Mary Cassatt Inspired Shaving Cream Paintings
  • Teen Hangout/Chat (series)
  • The Human Body – Blood (series)
  • Q&A: Homeschooling for Early College Credit
  • STEAM Club: Monday Section
  • STEAM Club: Wednesday section
  • Teen Book Club: Warcross
  • T(w)een Book Club: The Goldfish Boy
  • Learn About the Art of Taxidermy!
  • Yayoi Kusama Inspired Pumpkins
  • Adult/Child Book Club: Flora and Ulysses
  • Teen Book Club: Split
  • T(w)een Book Club: The First Rule of Punk
  • Movie Bites Happy Halloween Costume Party!
  • Fall Artist Trading Card Mail Swap
  • Show and Tell
  • Origami Day
  • Laurel Burch Inspired Cats
  • Teen Book Club: Not If I See You First
  • T(w)een Book Club: When You Trap a Tiger

Summer 2021 local socially distanced and online classes

  • CIRCLE Book Club – Mouse and the Motorcycle
  • Terra Kids Neenah (series)
  • Intro to Baseball
  • Team Scavenger Hunts
  • Staying Alive, Exploring Oxygen in the Body
  • CIRCLE: Orienteering
  • Art Day! 3-D Paper Sculptures
  • Obstacle course and learning about bones, muscles, and joints
  • Circle Field Day
  • CIRCLE: scavenger hunt

Summer 2021 CIRCLE Connect online classes (all CIRCLE groups)

  • Alma Woodsey Thomas Inspired Art
  • Teen Chat (series)
  • Fencing Demonstration
  • Teen Book Club: Slay
  • T(w)een Book Club: Wink
  • Berthe Morisot Inspired Art
  • Teen Book Club: Can’t Take That Away
  • T(w)een Book Club: Front Desk
  • Pysanky Designs (Series)
  • Teen Book Club: Dear Evan Hansen
  • T(w)een Book Club: Can You See Me?
  • Summer Artist Trading Card Mail Swap

Spring 2021 local socially distanced and online classes

  • CIRCLE STEAM Project (series)

Spring 2021 CIRCLE Connect online classes (all CIRCLE groups)

  • Teen Chat (series)
  • 1491 – Before The Americas (series)
  • Teen Book Club: The Rest of Us Just Live Here
  • T(w)een Book Club: Fish in a Tree
  • Slavic Pysanky Demonstration
  • Elementary Book Club: The House at Pooh Corner
  • Foley Art: The Magic of Making Sound Effects
  • What If You Had Animal…..
  • Teen Book Club: The Downstairs Girl
  • Get Creative with an Art Journal
  • T(w)een Book Club: Black Brother, Black Brother
  • True or Poo? 2
  • Teen Book Club: Holding Up the Universe
  • T(w)een Book Club: Ban This Book

Winter 2020-2021 local socially distanced and online classes

  • CIRCLE STEAM Project (series)

Winter 2020-2021 CIRCLE Connect online classes (all CIRCLE groups)

  • How to Start a Bullet Journal for Kids ages 7-10 (series)
  • Middle School Readers Club (series)
  • Teen Chat (series)
  • Does It Fart?
  • (Virtual) Minecraft Animal Jam
  • True or Poo?
  • Film Directing and Acting – Silly, Serious, Zany Action!
  • Teen Book Club: Anger is a Gift
  •  T(w)een Book Club: Crenshaw
  • Elementary Book Club: Charlotte’s Web
  • Believe It or Snot
  • Storyboarding: The Art of Telling Your Story With Pictures
  • Teen Book Club: Dreamland Burning
  • T(w)een Book Club: Blended
  • Artist Trading Card Mail Swap

Fall 2020 local online classes

  • CIRCLE STEAM Project (series)

Fall 2020 CIRCLE Connect online classes (all CIRCLE groups)

  • Deutschübengruppe (series)
  • Fantasy Map-Making for Families
  • Beginner Moviemakers: Titles, Tag-Lines and Movie Posters
  • Teen Book Club: The Running Dream
  • T(w)een Book Club: Song for a Whale
  • Q&A: Homeschooling the High School Years
  • Creative Characters: Costume Design Scavenger Hunt
  • Teen Book Club: Flygirl
  • T(w)een Book Club: You Don’t Know Everything Jilly P!
  • Intro to Gameschooling
  • Teen Book Club: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
  • T(w)een Book Club: Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

Summer 2020 local socially distanced and online classes

  • Games Day (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • CIRCLE STEAM Project (series)

Spring 2020

  • Learn to Run a 5K (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Miss Deb’s Art Class, ages 5-11 (series)
  • Fiber Arts CIRCLE (series)
  • Hechrodt Nature Hike and Critter Presentation
  • Games Day (series)
  • CIRCLE Book Club: The Missing Piece
  • Llama Llama at the PAC
  • Where Does Our Trash Go? Field Trip
  • Create a Game! (series)
  • Luv2Play field trip
  • CIRCLE Book Club The World According to Humphrey

Winter 2019-2020

  • CIRCLE book club Matilda
  • Games Day (series)
  • CIRCLE Sewing Hot Packs
  • CIRCLE Music Concert Practice (series)
  • Winter Celebration
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Beginning Spanish
  • CIRCLE: Monthly Public Speaking Class (series)
  • CIRCLE Book Club Stuart Little
  • Snowflake Make & Take Crafts
  • Peter Wolf & Other Classics at the PAC
  • CIRCLE Book Club Fortunately, The Milk
  • CIRCLE Music Concert
  • CIRCLE: orchestra at Xavier HS
  • Chicken Dance at the PAC

Fall 2019

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • CIRCLE Art Lab: Friendship Bracelets
  • Supply Bin Free For All
  • Fox Cities Circle: Show & Tell (series)
  • CIRCLE Kitchen Safety and Baking
  • Watercolor Art
  • Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes
  • CIRCLE Art Lab: Wind Chimes
  • Cuff Farm Field Trip
  • Pumpkin Carving
  • Crane folding meet-up (series)
  • CIRCLE Halloween Party
  • CIRCLE Art Lab: String Art

Summer 2019

  • Naturalist Led Spring Class
  • Park games!
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Yoga and Meditation in the Park (series)
  • Making Seed Bombs
  • Bike Safety
  • Hydroponics with Grammy Karen
  • Succulent planter workshop
  • Intro to NeedlePoint

Spring 2019

  • Games Galore! (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Mindfulness and Kindness in Every Day Life (series)
  • Wacky Book Party
  • Naturalist Led Spring Class
  • Earth Day Park Clean Up and Show and Tell
  • Mothers Day Cupcake Bouquet Decorating
  • Hydroponics with Grammy Karen
  • Awesome Science Experiments
  • Storyteller Animal Masks

Winter 2018-2019

  • ASL: basic conversations
  • Colors class
  • Games Galore! (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Ugly Sweater Party
  • Celebrate the Winter Solstice
  • Mindfulness and Kindness in Every Day Life (series)
  • Make Paper Planes
  • Suddenly Super
  • Learn Origami

Fall 2018

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Not Back to School Picnic
  • Personal Finance (series)
  • Let’s draw- shadow art
  • FVHS Educational Tour
  • Rock painting
  • Hofacker’s Orchard Tour and Apple Picking
  • Let’s Create: Paper Mache
  • Let’s Decorate- Paper Mache
  • Signing Animals

Summer 2018

  • Yoga in the Park (series)
  • Bald Eagles with Kaden
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • Intro to ASL Picnic
  • Sensory Scavenger Hunt at Heckrodt
  • Intro to Computer Programming for kids
  • Sand Art
  • Herbal Dream Pillows
  • Write a Story
  • Outdoor Art
  • Bird House Building

Spring 2018

  • Alphabet Craft with Show and Tell (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Fox Valley Animal Referral Center Tour
  • Beginning Music
  • Paper Bag Skits
  • Craft Extravaganza
  • Families
  • Gourd bird house painting
  • Dinosaur science fair project building
  • Dinosaur science fair presentations
  • Structures
  • Wonderful Watercolors
  • Stepping stone creations
  • Mystery boxes and the scientific method
  • Multicultural Projects/Show and Tell

Winter 2017-2018

  • Alphabet Craft with Show and Tell (series)
  • Family Skate
  • All About A State (series)
  • Snowflake Art
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Winter Solstice traditions
  • CIRCLE Holiday Party
  • Book Exchange plus Show and Tell
  • Un-Birthday Party!
  • Perler/Fuse Bead Project ARTlab
  • Snowshoeing
  • Chinese New Year: Spring Festival
  • CIRCLE Valentine’s Day Party
  • Snow Day

Fall 2017

  • Park and Picnic at Palisades (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Board Game Day (series)
  • Raised Bridge Tour
  • Not Back to School Dance Party
  • Weaving 1: Paper Weaving
  • Busy Bees
  • artLAB: Bubble Prints
  • Police Department Tour
  • Weaving 2: Plastic Bag Mats
  • CIRCLE Intro to Fine Arts
  • EAA Paper Airplanes
  • Japanese Sampler
  • Weaving 3: Woven Branch Decoration
  • artLAB: SLIME!!
  • CIRCLE Halloween Party!
  • Weaving 4: Woven Bookmark
  • Project Fair
  • Thanksgiving Show and Tell Potluck
  • Weaving 5: Baskets
  • artLAB: Turkey Art

Summer 2017

  • Park and Picnic at Palisades (series)
  • Father’s Day Crafts
  • Weis Earth Science Museum: Stones & Bones Class
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Hike and Stick Decorating
  • Private Eye Nature Study
  • Poetry for kids
  • Dancing with Parker
  • Horseback Riding and Grooming Lesson
  • Froggin 1-2:30
  • Paper Discovery Center
  • Playground Games
  • Intro to Sports
  • CIRCLE Family Camping
  • Chalk up Peabody Park
  • Where Did CIRCLE Go?

Spring 2017

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • NEW Zoo – Fur, Feathers, Shells & Scales Class
  • Ok, Google. Automate my home.
  • Earth Day Recycled Glass Fun
  • Family Social and Open House
  • May Day celebration and Basket Making
  • Rocketry for Kids
  • Mother’s Day Crafts
  • Native American Medicine Bags

Winter 2016-2017

  • Alphabet Craft and Show & Tell (series)
  • Melted Crayon Art
  • Glaze Your Own Clay Pot
  • Gnome Games Game Day (series)
  • Discovering Holiday Traditions
  • Paper Discovery Center
  • Oshkosh Gymnastics Center
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • How to Train Your Dragon/Frozen Activities
  • How engines work
  • Snowshoeing at Bubolz Nature Preserve
  • Map Makers!
  • Learn to Knit
  • Paper Airplanes
  • Social Media Marketing Field Trip
  • Building For Kids – Being a Scientist
  • Intro to Sewing

Fall 2016

  • Alphabet Craft with Show and Tell (series)
  • ArtLab: Finger Prints and Doodles
  • CIRCLE Family Potluck
  • Table Top Gaming (series)
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Hofacker’s Hillside Orchard
  • Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Program
  • Educare Story and Craft
  • Fall Wind Chime Making
  • Great Harvest Bread Tour
  • Blankets for the Community
  • Fall Scavenger Hunt
  • Make Your Own Web Game! (series)
  • Fall leaf tour
  • Crack the Code!
  • Tea Tasting and History
  • Make your own clay pot!
  • ArtLab: Nebula Jar
  • Pinewood Derby Race
  • Hearthstone museum tour
  • Everyday Math!

Summer 2016

  • Bike Safety
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Family yoga
  • ArtLAB Outdoor Series: Squirty Chalk
  • Foot Toss
  • Appleton Fire Paint Your Own Pottery
  • Lego Adventures (series)
  • Cherney Maribel Caves County Park
  • Using Our Senses to Explore Nature
  • Table Top Gaming (series)
  • Stoney Springs Dairy Farm
  • Spaceport Sheboygan
  • ArtLAB Outdoor Series: Art with Sticks and Rocks
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Introduction to spanish
  • New Zoo Animal & Adventure Park!
  • Herbal Multivitamin Candy Making
  • Parent Planning Meeting
  • Tour and Picnic at Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin
  • Hack the Web! (series)
  • Raptors and Wildlife at Horicon Marsh National Refuge Center
  • ArtLAB Outdoor Series: Land Art
  • Wisconsin Explorers: Up in the Sky/Under your Feet
  • ArtLAB Outdoor Series Bonus Road Trip Edition: Sand Castles
  • Growing Oshkosh Garden Tour
  • Family Camping
  • Intro to Camping: Shelter & Leave No Trace
  • Intro to Camping: Fire safety & cooking

Spring 2016

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • ARTLAB – Let’s make sculptures.
  • Daniel Tiger at the PAC
  • Oshkosh Area Humane Society Tour
  • Lego Adventures (series)
  • Fire Station Tour–Appleton #1
  • Game Day
  • ARTLAB – Air dry clay sculpting
  • Parachute fun
  • Olden Produce Field Trip
  • Theatre works USA Presents The Lightning Thief
  • CIRCLE Parent Planning Meeting
  • Shakespeare
  • ARTLAB – Time to paint the clay!
  • Homeschool Brainstorming
  • Catapult Class
  • Relief Printing Workshop
  • Things that Fly!

Winter 2015-2016

  • Homemade Holidays
  • Spinning Class 1
  • Terra Kids (series)
  • The Building for Kids Children’s Museum Trip
  • (Word) Games Day
  • Gingerbread house building and decorating
  • Peel and Stick ARTLAB
  • Snow Tubing at Sunburst
  • Geology Rocks!
  • owl pellet dissection
  • Spinning Class 2
  • Bread Making Science Group 1
  • Yes, you can paint on that! ARTLAB
  • History Museum at the Castle
  • Bread Making Science Group 2
  • Parent Planning and Informational Meeting
  • Moon Viewing
  • Winter science!
  • Fond du lac Children’s Museum Music Class
  • Make Natural Bird Feeders for our Feathered Friends
  • Homeschool Curriculum exploration & discussion
  • Claymation Movie-Making
  • Drawing Games ARTLAB
  • Butter Making
  • Bubolz Snowshoeing
  • Elements of Storytelling
  • Moon Mouse at the PAC

Fall 2015

  • Terra Kids (series)
  • Wild Edibles
  • Making Magic
  • Tie Dye
  • What’s the Weather at Building for Kids
  • Tangram Puzzles
  • Poetry Tea Time (series)
  • Being a Scientist at the Building for Kids
  • SpeleoQUEST at Cave of the Mounds
  • Grow Local Permaculture Farm Tour
  • CIRCLE Goes Batty
  • Glacier Ridge Animal Farm
  • Meuer Farm Fall Trip
  • Eat the Rainbow: Grocery Store Tour
  • What grows at the library? (series)
  • Math Games Day (series)
  • CIRCLE Parent Planning Meeting
  • Barlow Planetarium
  • Intruductory Sign Language
  • Introduction to Tae Kwon Do
  • Pokemon Card Game Play
  • Musical Maddness

Summer 2015

  • Family Picnic
  • Learning Sight Words
  • Explorers – Nature Patterns
  • Family Yoga Series
  • Exploring Gravity
  • Frontier Life at Pinecrest Historical Village
  • Aerodynamics for Kids
  • Summer Book Club: Boxcar Children, Book 1
  • Parent meeting
  • Backyard Water Science
  • Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere
  • Basket Weaving for Adults and Teens
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Composting!
  • Paper Discovery Museum
  • Obstacle Course

Spring 2015

  • Introduction to Library Skills and Be
  • hind-the-Scenes Tour
  • CIRCLE Basket Weaving
  • CIRCLE Early Spring Hike and Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Plants for Kids
  • CIRCLE parent meeting
  • CIRCLE Oneida Museum Tour and Three Sisters Potting Project
  • Explorers – Traces, Tracks, and Scat
  • CIRCLE sculpting
  • Nature Hike

Winter 2014/2015

  • Exploring Hanukkah–CIRCLE
  • The Paper Discovery Center
  • Ornament Making
  • Fond du Lac Children’s Museum: Simple Machines
  • Window Stars
  • Kids Yoga!
  • Vision Quest 2015
  • CIRCLE Exploring Colors and Shapes
  • Kid Science: Balloon Experiments
  • Neville Public Museum
  • Understanding Weather
  • Knitting Class One – Cast on and knit
  • Finger Knitting
  • Fox Cities CIRCLE Parent Meeting
  • Knitting Class Three – Decreasing and finishing a hat
  • CIRCLE Intro to Japanese
  • CIRCLE Alphabet Fun
  • Kaleidoscope Making
  • Valentines Day Bash!

Fall 2014

  • Neenah Library Tour and Scavenger Hunt
  • Fire Station Tour and Safety
  • Book Study
  • Eat the Rainbow: Grocery Tour and Lunch
  • Logo Design Workshop
  • Intro to Aviation
  • Meuer Farm Field Trip
  • Restaurant Tour
  • Trout Museum of Art – Under the Hat
  • Kid Yoga – NOV
  • Introduction to Tae Kwon Do
  • Foc Cities CIRCLE Parent Meeting
  • Dog Grooming Demo and Tour
  • Halloween History and Craft
  • NEW Zoo – Fur, Feathers, Shells, and Scales Class and Zoo Visit
  • Barlow and Weis
  • Stella Queen of the Snow at the PAC
  • Paper Bag Storytelling

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