Local mom opens Saturday program in Lithia to help tweens learn life skills
Looking to help your tweens grow into confident and competent young adults? A local mom has created a fun and educational program to help your kids succeed.
Adrienne Lisko has developed a new Saturday afternoon program that will teach your tweens real-life skills disguised as fun activities. At WiseWings, kids ages 7-12 will make friends, learn responsibility, practice problem-solving skills, build self-confidence, and help them find purpose and worth in order to become leaders. think.
Weekly workshops focus on activities such as meal preparation, creating crafts, woodworking, music, drama and improvisation and simple sewing while incorporating and teaching important life skills. life.
WiseWings offers month-long summer sessions and school year workshops that can be started in weekly packages or as a single session. All sessions are held on Saturday afternoons at Lithia and start at $35 for a single session and $125 for one-month courses. To register, complete the one-time registration form and finalize payment two weeks prior to the start date. Lisko also offers school year packages and sibling discounts.
WiseWings invites all children to come and learn new skills while making friends. There is a zero tolerance policy for bullying or shaming and Lisko encourages all students to support each other.
“My goal is for every WiseWings participant to have fun, make new friends, and continue their journey as a respectful, hard-working, confident, curious, and problem-solving human,” Lisko said. “I love watching the shy ones come out of their shell and the rambunctious and loud ones slow down and really listen to the quieter ones.”
Lisko received his bachelor’s degree in voice communication from Penn State University and spent his early career working with infants and school-aged children with developmental language needs to improve their communication skills. She is a single mother to a rising senior at Newsome High School and has lived at FishHawk since 2015.
“I really love these kids and appreciate the time I spend with them each week. I hope more parents will give the program a chance because as I always say, WiseWings works,” Lisko said.
Lisko believes that the time and energy we invest in our young children is essential, which is why WiseWings is here to supplement the hard work parents do at home.