Wilmington CIRCLE

Wilmington CIRCLE serves the greater Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas, including but not limited to New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties.

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*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.

Spring 2020

  • Foam Board Printmaking: Section 1
  • Foam Board Printmaking: Section 2
  • Wednesday Walks and Discovery (series)
  • Spy Kids
  • Computer Programming and Coding (series)
  • Robotics Engineering. (series)
  • The Country Club (series)
  • States of Matter – Slime Experiment
  • Hand-Building Pottery Class (2 part)
  • Field trip to Wonder Works In Myrtle Beach
  • DIY tie dye shamrock handkerchief
  • Electricity and Magnetism at the Cape Fear Museum
  • Math Tutoring: March
  • Wet-Felted Easter Eggs
  • 16 mm Film-Painting and Pancake Workshop
  • The Physics of NERF
  • Kids Making It
  • Scooter’s Spring Fling Skate Party
  • Yarn Resist Painting
  • Bean Lab
  • Eco tour and paddle boats at Greenfield Lake
  • Eggstravaganza!
  • Book Discussion: You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!
  • Poisonous Plants and Animals
  • Kayaking to Shark Tooth Island
  • Needle-Felting a Spring Scene
  • Math Tutoring: April
  • Minecraft Animal Jam
  • Let’s Get Groovy!
  • Book Discussion: The Downstairs Girl
  • Gyotaku – Japanese Fish Prints: Section 1
  • Gyotaku – Japanese Fish Prints: Section 2
  • Let’s Go Fishing!
  • Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Basic Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Mother Nature
  • Field Day at the Beach
  • Welcome Summer Party
  • New Hanover County Landfill Tour: Session 1
  • New Hanover County Landfill Tour: Session 2
  • New Hanover County Landfill Tour: Session 3
  • Dragonfly Field Experience
  • Math Tutoring: May
  • Upcycle Art
  • North American Animal Jam

Winter 2019-2020

  • Pack and Play
  • ASL Party
  • The ‘Gift’ of art! (series)
  • Sea Turtle Hospital
  • Fencing Demonstration
  • Wilmington Water Tour
  • Introduction to Taekwondo
  • Nature walk and tree identification
  • Math Tutoring: December
  • Playing with Shakespeare
  • Winter Blues Bowling
  • Gingerbread house party
  • United States History And Geography Jeopardy
  • Let’s go for a walk (series)
  • Crafty Gifts
  • Beginning hand sewing— pincushions and finger puppets
  • Math Tutoring: January
  • Tour of the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
  • Scooter’s New Year Skating Party
  • Tacos and The Resistance
  • The Country Club (series)
  • Intro to yoga flow
  • History of North Carolina guided tour @ NC history museum
  • Brainstorm Session for KIDS EXPO
  • Cocoa and Design
  • Air Flow
  • Paint Your Own Pottery at Hot Mess Studios
  • Book Party: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
  • The Story of Snow
  • Teen Bonfire w/S’mores
  • Southern Spies
  • Nourish NC Snack Packs/Food Drive
  • Spinning with a Drop Spindle
  • Math Tutoring: February
  • Book Discussion: The Silence Between Us
  • Abstract Oil Pastels: Section 1
  • Abstract Oil Pastels: Section 2
  • Loops, Whorls and Arches!
  • Tea Time with Matisse
  • Valentine’s Day Party
  • Exploring Card Games
  • South American Animal Jam
  • Dinosaur Blueprints – Fact or Fiction?
  • Yoga in the Park
  • Underwater Archaeology

Fall 2019

  • Intro to Chibi Drawing
  • ASL 1 (series)
  • Food Matters
  • Roblox Enthusiasts Club (series)
  • Intro to Archery
  • Middle School Writing (series)
  • Not-Back-To-School BOWLING!
  • Library Tour & Resources Offered
  • Natural Selection
  • Recycled CD Geometric Suncatchers
  • Needham Animal Hospital Tour
  • Pogie’s Guided Kayak Trip
  • Aurora Fossil Museum
  • Back To School Pictures
  • Bingo for Books!
  • African Animal Jam
  • Family History & Genealogy
  • Tessellations- Slides, Flips and Turns
  • Cape Fear Museum – Forces and Motion
  • Why not Mars?
  • Cape Fear Museum: What’s in Your Backyard?
  • Carolina Renaissance Faire
  • Grow your own garden
  • Creating Recycled Art
  • Harry Potter Potions Class- Solids, Liquids, Gases and Non-Newtonian Fluids
  • Cow Eye Dissection
  • Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Halloween Party
  • WonderWorks: An Amusement Park for the Mind
  • Mystery Science : The Human Machine (series)
  • Beartrack Farms Tour
  • Taxonomy and Classification
  • Physics and the Big Bad Wolf
  • Meeellltinngg Crayons with Silhouettes

Summer 2019

  • Woodworking Basics
  • Tie Dye
  • Monthly Minecraft (series)
  • Shell art
  • String art
  • Reptiles & Amphibians @ Halyburton Park
  • Basic Vehicle Maintenance
  • Shark tooth hunting
  • Roblox Enthusiasts Club (series)
  • Shark STEAM
  • Star Wars Destiny INTRO
  • Journaling with Crafts
  • Hogsmeade Party
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • A Drone’s Eye View
  • Intro to ASL (series)
  • Food Bank Volunteer Session
  • Intro to Psychology – History of Psychology
  • Anime, Animals, and MLP
  • Mosaic
  • Intro to Psychology – Neuroscience
  • Australian Animal Jam
  • Intro to Psychology – Developmental Psychology
  • How pollution effects ocean life
  • NC Museum of History GUIDED TOUR: Reconstruction
  • Intro to Slavic Pysanky
  • Open Pysanky
  • Sun Science
  • Pysanky: 40 Triangles
  • Ancient Cultures at NC Museum of Art
  • Intro to the Art of Zentangle
  • Pysanky: Acid Wash
  • Bird Shoals Island
  • Intro to Gameschooling
  • Summer Bash

Spring 2019

  • Spring Herbal Allies: Section 1
  • Spring Herbal Allies: Section 2
  • Farm Tour
  • Tour local NOAA Weather Station
  • Burgwin-Wright House Field Trip
  • Canines for Service
  • Bread Baking Class: Section 1
  • Bread Baking Class: Section 2
  • Sharks: Inside and Out (Fort Fisher Aquarium)
  • Hats of a Ranger
  • Roblox Enthusiasts Club (series)
  • Minute to Win It Party
  • Earth Day Science
  • Recess (series)
  • Butterfly Life Cycle and Grow your Own!
  • Suminagashi painting
  • Self-Defense
  • Slavic Pysanky Section 1
  • Slavic Pysanky Section 2
  • Horse riding, Cake, fun!
  • Rock Climbing class
  • April Volunteer Session at Food Bank of CENC
  • NC Geology at NC Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Teen and adult craft night in!
  • Silberzweig Self-Portraits: Section 1
  • Silberzweig Self-Portraits: Section 2
  • Human PacMan
  • Fabric, Paper, Thread (series)
  • Egg Drop STEM Challenge
  • Intro to Gymnastics
  • Reverse Painting Acetate Self-Portraits
  • Eggstravaganza!
  • Earth Day Celebration
  • Field Day at the Beach!
  • Mike’s Farm Educational Field Trip
  • EMA SUP&Science
  • Crow book discussion with author Barbara Wright
  • May Volunteer Session with Food Bank of CENC
  • Colonies 2, Gardens and Kitchens
  • Cursive Writing
  • Tree Bark Rubbings and Identification
  • Freezer Paper Screen Printing: Section 1
  • Freezer Paper Screen Printing: Section 2
  • Freezer Paper Screen Printing: Section 3
  • Picnic and Pool time
  • Airlie Gardens Butterflies
  • May 30 Volunteer Session with Food Bank of CENC

Winter 2018-2019

  • Mindful Kids
  • Starfish 3D Dissection Models
  • Behind the scenes Wilmington Ice House Tour
  • Winter Harvest Cooking Class
  • Watercolor Bookmark Holiday Gifts
  • Downtown Wilmington Trolley Tour
  • In the Spirit of the Holidays
  • Winter Holiday Party
  • Simple Machines
  • Make Your Own Snowglobe
  • Gelli Plate Printmaking
  • Field Trip to Pet Supplies Plus
  • Cape Fear Raptor Center: Section 1
  • Cape Fear Raptor Center: Section 2
  • Sneaky Cards League (series)
  • Homeschool Skate at Roller City
  • Excavations of Ancient Greece (series)
  • Little Dinosaur Explorers
  • Panera Bakers in Training
  • Tour of wrightsville beach fire station
  • Winter Science, ages 4-7
  • Aluminum Foil Portraits
  • Candy Chromatography
  • Magical Mixed Media Art
  • Dungeons and Dragons (series)
  • The Children’s Museum (rain cloud in a jar)
  • Indoor Rock Climbing
  • Cursive Writing
  • Intro to Dungeons and Dragons
  • Chemistry of Food
  • Secret lives of native NC Reptiles & Amphibians Part 1 and 2. (series)
  • Projects from Panem
  • How to Paint a Galaxy
  • Carolina Beach State Park Smores and Hike
  • Hero Kids (ages 4 – 7)
  • Hero Kids (ages 8 – 10)
  • Exploring Colonies 1
  • The Science of Slime
  • Intro to the Circulatory System
  • Poplar Grove Tour:: Gullah-Geechee Culture
  • The Birchbark House

Fall 2018

  • Cape Fear Public Utilities Tour
  • Family Tie Dye
  • Adult Tie Dye
  • Masonboro Island eco trip
  • Nature Connect “Survival Skills” Series
  • Playing with Shakespeare
  • Pirateology 3
  • Topsail Missiles and More Museum Tour
  • Field trip to Pet Supplies plus
  • Pirateology Treasure Hunt
  • Mindfulness: Kids and Parents 1
  • Ripley’s Squid Dissection class
  • Intro to Ballet
  • Dungeons and Dragons (series)
  • Creative Movement
  • Acrylic Pour Painting
  • 3-D Earthworm Dissection Models
  • Voices of Ancient Egypt (series)
  • SUP-Science Class
  • Chemical Reactions and Identifying an Unknown
  • Cape Fear Museum: Circuits, Magnets, and Energy!
  • Mindfulness: Kids and Parents 2
  • How to Paint a Galaxy
  • Story & Craft Time: Dinosaurs
  • Endo-What!? Monitoring Chemical Reactions by Temperature Change
  • Tour the P&C Veterinary Hospital
  • Mikes Farm Pumpkin Patch
  • Watercolor Scribble Art: Section 1
  • Hero Kids (ages 4 – 7)
  • Hero Kids (ages 8 – 10)
  • Cape Fear Museum Field Trip – Solar System and Beyond
  • Halloween Science: Magic Potions!
  • EXIT the Game
  • Birding at Airlie Gardens
  • Haiku Cards
  • Cliffs of the Neuse
  • Tour of the CGC DILIGENCE: Section 1
  • Tour of the CGC DILIGENCE: Section 2
  • Colonization: Early Efforts
  • Cameron Art Museum Tour
  • Candle & Sugar Scrub Workshop
  • 1000 Blank White Cards
  • Watercolor Scribble Art: Section 2
  • Cape Fear Museum – Native Americans

Summer 2018

  • Fun & Games with Math: Multiplication
  • Post office
  • Skywatch Bird Rescue Tour
  • Suncatcher Crafting
  • Airlie Gardens Plants and Soils Field Trip
  • Dog talk and K9 training
  • Tie Dye
  • Alkaline Earth Metals
  • Herb Class – June
  • Herb Class – July
  • Herb Class – August
  • Kiddin Around Yoga for Kids
  • Transition Metals Part 1
  • Crabbing (Catch’em, Boil’em, Eat’em) – Section 1
  • Crabbing (Catch’em, Boil’em, Eat’em) – Section 2
  • Journaling 101 with Crafts
  • Summer Celebration
  • Learning about Equines 1
  • Learning about Equines 2
  • Make slime with us at Smith Creek Park!
  • Transition Metals Part 2
  • Your Pie Lunch and Learn
  • CPR/First Aid (two day class)
  • Duke Energy Brunswick Nuclear Plant Visitors Center Tour
  • Guided Hike at Holly Shelter Game Lands
  • Art Exploration: Me, Frida
  • Kids Summer Field Day
  • Teen/Tween Summer Field Day
  • Hexaflexagons – Math and Art Creation
  • Pirateology 1
  • Post Transition Metals and Metaloids
  • Cursive Handwriting
  • Pirateology 2

Spring 2018

  • Pony Care 101
  • Comprehensive Sex Ed for Elementary Ages
  • Weather Room Tour
  • Intro to Dungeons and Dragons
  • Signing Club (series)
  • Herb of the Day – March
  • Herb of the Day – April
  • Herb of the Day – May
  • Abstract Art w/Sophia
  • Slavic Pysanky and Krysanky
  • Spring Celebration Party & Bonfire
  • Dyeing Wool with Kool-Aid
  • March Signing Stories
  • Comprehensive Sex Ed for Teens/Tweens
  • Intro to Sociology Section 1
  • Intro to Sociology Section 2
  • Guided Tour of Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson
  • Anatomy Art w/Sophia
  • EMA – Seashore Explorers
  • Intro to the Periodic Table
  • Alkali Metals
  • Alkaline Earth Metals
  • April Signing Stories
  • Eco-Tour, Walk and Paddle Boat – Greenfield Lake
  • Tarkil Branch Farm’s Homestead Museum
  • Basic Mechanics
  • Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
  • Mighty Mussels of the Bay Lakes
  • Letterboxing Gathering
  • No Voice Game Day
  • Tour of the New Hanover County 911 center & Emergency Management
  • Minute to Win It Teen/Tween Party
  • How to Draw MLP with Olivia
  • Art Class w/Sophia
  • Guided River Hike
  • Art Exploration: Through Georgia’s Eyes

Winter 2017-2018

  • Rocky Point Volunteer Fire Station Tour
  • Teen/Tween Make and Take
  • Calm Down bottle craft, yoga, hot chocolate
  • EMA Shark Explorers and Dissection Field Trip
  • Holiday Card Day Celebration
  • History of St. Nicholas with Craft
  • Lego Club Meeting (series)
  • Cameron Art Museum Tour
  • Greenfield Lake Eco/Bird Walk
  • All About the Scientific Method
  • Identifying macro-molecules and food lab – identifying proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates using a series of tests
  • Physics and the egg drop
  • Homemade Marshmallows
  • Family Sign Language (series)
  • Tour of New Hanover County 911 Center
  • Kadinsky: The Noisy Paint Box
  • Blind Contour Art Technique
  • Letterboxing Basics
  • Puzzle Day!
  • Bacteria vs Virus
  • Universe in Motion (WC)
  • Preparing an Organic Spring Garden Bed
  • Backyard Chickens
  • Letterbox Adventures
  • Art Exploration: Henri’s Scissors

Fall 2017

  • Fall Kick Off Party
  • Cape Fear Games (series)
  • WWAY 3 News Station Tour
  • Herbal Clinic – September
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Fort Fisher
  • Fort Fisher Basin Ecology
  • Great Harvest Bread Co. Tour – Breadmaking
  • Sharks Teeth Learn & Find
  • Carnivorous Plant Hike @ Carolina Beach State Park
  • Klimt and His Cat
  • Artist Trading Card Make and Swap
  • Terra Kids Seaside: North Topsail Beach
  • Sign Language for Beginners (series)
  • Fall Nature Walk & Scavenger Hunt
  • Tour of Wilmington Fire Dept HQ
  • Herbal Clinic – October
  • DIY Sun Dial
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Topsail Beach
  • Cape Fear Museum: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Nature’s Seedlings – What Trees Give Us
  • Gyotaku
  • CPR and First Aid Certification (2 part)
  • Halloween Party
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Wrightsville Beach Access 36
  • Dragons!
  • Herbal Clinic – November
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Wrightsville Beach Access 4
  • Brain STEAM

Summer 2017

  • Terra Kids Seaside: Fort Fisher
  • Herbal Clinic – June
  • Smith Creek Park Science: Chemical Reactions
  • Cape Fear Games (series)
  • Moores Creek National Battlefield
  • Origami boxes
  • Artist Trading Cards Make and Swap
  • Smith Creek Park Science: Exploring Density
  • Herbal Clinic – July
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Wrightsville Beach
  • Beach Science: Anatomy of a wave
  • Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
  • Around the World: Ireland
  • Terra Kids Seaside: Topsail Beach
  • Herbal Clinic – August
  • Smith Creek Park Science: Ice Cream
  • Tryon Palace
  • Camp Half-Blood
  • Rachel Carson Reserve: Boat and Hiking Trip

Spring 2017

  •  Fire 101 – Joe’s Survival Series
  • PE/self defense classes – March
  • Around the World: Germany
  • Slavic Pysanky and Krysanky
  • Theater History
  • Shelter – Joe’s Survival Series
  • Gelli Prints
  • Parts of a Cell (Edible Interactions)
  • PE/self defense classes – April
  • Branch Weaving
  • Spring Bonfire
  • Seeds of Change
  • Book Making Lab
  • Map and Compass – Joe’s Survival Series
  • Calder Mobiles
  • PE/self defense classes – May
  • Cape Fear Serpentarium
  • Build Your Own Spider Bot

Winter 2016-2017

  • Marshmallow Making
  • Winter Solstice Social
  • New Year’s Game Day
  •  Bowling @ Cardinal Lanes Shipyard
  • Homemade Gnocchi
  • Duct Tape Flashlights
  • Unhappy Endings: Twisted Tales for Teens
  • Sprechen Sie Deutsch
  • Shrinky Dink Magic
  • Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
  • Tour Bellamy Mansion
  • Art Lab: Printmaking