Family and Consumer Sciences

Virtual Active Parenting - First Five Years

This is a 6 week research-based parenting class perfect for new parents and parents with children to age five.  This class will be via Zoom and there is a $15.00 registration fee.  Books will be included and can be picked up at VCE, FCS Family Focus, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy. in Yorktown.  To register for this class or for more information, please leave a voice mail message at 757-564-2173.

Active Parenting 1st 5 years February

Al's Pals Program

Register now for the Al's Pals Program for ages 3 to 5 (must be 3 by August 31st). This comprehensive, age-appropriate curriculum teaches kids to make Healthy Choices that uses puppetry, play, and songs to teach children how to express feelings appropriately, gain self-control, accept differences, solve problems peacefully, and keep themselves safe and healthy. Classes will be held on Friday's starting September 9, 2022 through May 26, 2023 from 9:30am - 11:00am at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy., in Yorktown. Fee is $30.00 per month and scholarships are available. To register call: 757-564-2173 and leave a message.

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Toddler Playgroups!

The FCS Family Focus Center in York County located at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Hwy., Yorktown, VA 23692 will be offering the following February programs for parents and/or caregivers and their children.

  1. Infant/Toddler (All ages to 5 years old) Playgroup – Monday, March 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  2. Infant/Toddler (All ages to 5 years old) Playgroup – Tuesday, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Planned activities include:
• Play and Learn              • Parachute
• Crafts                             • Music & Movement
• Story                              • Social Connections

Mask are required to participate in the playgroups for everyone age 2 years and up regardless of vaccination status,  

Remember enrollment is required for all VCE, FCS Family Focus playgroups – Space is limited.  To enroll for February’s groups please call (757) 564-2173 before noon on Friday February 4th and leave a message. The fee per playgroup is $5.00. Cash or Checks payable to VCE-JCC (There is a $50 return check fee.) Scholarships are available upon request.

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