PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes Community Education announces upcoming classes, which includes two virtual tours.
An “Online Travel Tour Around Beautiful Prague” starts Sunday, June 20, and is a weeklong virtual tour of Prague. The tour guides are Prague residents who will give people an experience like no other. Participants will explore neighborhoods, learn about local culture, traditions, history, food and drink, architecture styles, crafts, music and more. There will be livestream events at 10 a.m. Sunday and June 27. Each hourlong virtual tour will be recorded and can be watched any time. Each day of the week, a person will receive fascinating information in the form of video, photo and/or written content.
As an added bonus people are encouraged to participate in an optional walking/fitness challenge with the tour guides. Walk the same distance as they are traveling. Any activity can count as mileage, such as walking, running, yoga, cleaning the house or grocery shopping.
The fee is $55.
An “Online Travel Tour Experience France” is a three-week virtual online tour to South France. The tour guide, Patrick Vidal, will be on location in France and will bring people to places from the baby Alps, past the Massif Central to the Pyrenees and along the Mediterranean Sea. Sunshine, vineyard, mountains, olive groves, markets and ancient ruins and more will be seen.
The tour starts June 26 with an hourlong livestream virtual event at 11 a.m. Throughout the three-week tour, a person will experience fascinating information through live, pre-recorded and written events each day. All livestreams will be recorded so people can view it anytime.
The fee is $99.
A drop-off camp called Safety Kids geared for ages 4 to 6 is scheduled from 9-11:30 a.m. June 28-30 at Eagle View Elementary School. Police officers, community resource people and volunteer teen instructors work daily to develop healthy, safe attitudes in children. Children learn about various aspects of safety through classroom activities, songs and videos. They practice pedestrian skills and experience “real life” situations by driving tot size vehicles through a miniature city layout complete with city blocks, buildings and stop signs. Children must be age 4 by June 30 in order to attend and be fully potty trained.
Fee is $50.
Pre-registration by contacting Pequot Lakes Community Education at 218-568-9200 or register online at isd186.org and click on community education.