Youth Programs

The Kittery Community Center would like to announce that we are now taking registrations for the following youth enrichment activities. All registrations must be done at the Kittery Community Center-120 Rogers Rd., as we no longer accept phone registrations.  Online registration is also available!

Extreme Air Jump Rope Workshop

Come learn single rope and double dutch freestyle skills! No jumping experience required. This workshop is open to jumpers ages 7 & up. Jumpers must be willing to learn and have fun!

– Wear comfortable clothing & athletic shoes: bring water bottle
– Please tie hair back and remove all jewelry
– A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign a registration form to participate. 

Instructor: Extreme Air of New Hampshire

Who: Ages 7 & up

When: Saturday, November 3rd, 9:00AM-11:30AM, Check In/Registration: 8:30AM

Cost: $20 per jumper, FREE for Kittery Residents (with license). Registration at door or online at 

Gratitude Is the Attitude Card Workshops

These workshops will be a fun and creative place for students/participants to let their imagination run free. The initial goal is to explain the theme, paint a visual picture and allow them to bring what they see to life. We will be able to make a variety of beautifully designed cards that can be mailed to friends and family. The student will walk away with the skills and ability to create designs in the future.

Instructor: Courtney Daniels

Who: Parent & Child

When: Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM
November 17 – Holiday Theme
January 26 – Surprise Theme 

Cost: Resident/Nonresident $25/class

Wild Child! Nature Connection for Kids - White Pine Programs

Let loose and get wild after school! Join the caring, wacky mentors from White Pine Programs for outdoor adventures – exploring about nearby nature through games, free play and stories. 100% unplugged and outdoors. Staff will meet students off bus right at the Kittery Community Center. Scholarships are available. Please register for this online at Call 207-361-1911 for questions and more information.

Instructor: White Pine Programs Mentors

Who: Grades K-3

When: Tuesdays 3:15-4:45pm,
Oct 2 – Dec 4 ( no class Nov 20 ),
Jan 8 – Mar 12 ( no class Feb 19 ),

Wednesdays 3:15-4:45pm,
Oct 3 – Dec 5 ( no class Nov 21 ),
Jan 9 – Mar 13 ( no class Feb 20 )

Cost: $90

Creative Dance

The class will introduce basic ballet movements as well as explore creative movement and self-expression in the center. Students should wear comfortable clothing or leotards & ballet slippers. No drop ins. 

Instructor: Susan Duffy

Who: Children ages 4-6

When: Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:00am
Sept 22  – Oct 27, Jan 5 – Feb 9

Cost: Resident $62/Nonresident $67


This class will introduce the foundations of ballet, including floor stretching, barre work, and center work. The focus will be on strengthening leg and arm muscles, improve posture and flexibility and strengthening the core, all while enjoying the art of dance. See website for more details.

Instructor: Susan Duffy

Who: 13+

When: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm,
Sept 18 – Dec 4, Jan 8 – Mar 26,
Saturdays 10:00 – 11:30am,
Sept 22 – Dec 8, Jan 5 – Mar 23

Cost: Residents $125/Nonresidents $130


Join 8th Degree Black Belt and Head Instructor of the NE Okinawan Karate Dojo, Greg Lazarus for our new Karate Program! He welcomes students (8 years of age and older) that come to him with the desire to learn the true essence of Matsumura Seito Karate-do. Shihan Lazarus has been training students since 1980. The classes stress Traditional Protocol, Self-Discipline and Quality Authentic Training and Techniques. Classes are continued all year. No drop ins. See website for details.

Instructor: Shihan Greg Lazarus

Who: Ages 8 – 13

When: Mondays & Thursdays, 5:45 – 6:30pm,
Sept – Nov, Dec – Feb, Mar – May

Who: Ages 14+

When: Mondays & Thursdays, 6:45 – 7:45pm, Sept – Nov,
Dec – Feb, Mar – May 

Cost:  Residents – $200/one and $165/ea add’l family member,
Nonresidents – $205/one and $170/ea add’l family member 

Shawnee Peak Ski Program

Register and pay in full by Friday, December 21st. Leave Traip/ Shapleigh locations at 2:30pm, ski until 7:00pm and return approximately 9:00pm to the KCC.

Who: Ages 6 – 12
When: Thursday Nights – January 10 – February 7

Cost: Full 6 Weeks – Lift Tickets only $150,
Full 6 Weeks – Lift and Rentals $270