These classes are specifically designed to help you and your family learn new skills that can be used for a lifetime.

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center is pleased to provide a scholarship program to help provide access to The Kroc Center. In order to be eligible to renew your scholarship each year, you must obtain 2 Life Skill Credits, click here to learn more.

All Life Skills Classes are Free unless otherwise noted.
$5 donations suggested.

Food Safety
Presented by East Smart Idaho
Wednesday, July 16, 10am, Ages 15+
This class will teach you about food safety and how to handle food safely at home. Learn how to minimize the risk of food borne illnesses to keep you and your family safe from bacteria. Register online.

New! Bicycle Rodeo
Presented by Safe Kids Kootenai County, supported by Kootenai Health
Tuesday, July 22, 4:30pm, Ages 4–14
This is a bicycle skills event designed to teach children the importance of seeing, being seen, and remaining in control of the bike at all times. This is accomplished through bicycle handling drills and activities. Bring your child, their bicycle, and a helmet. Register online.

Money Management
Presented by Money management International
Thursday, July 24, 3pm, Ages 15+
Learn how to better handle your financial situation, create a budget, monitor your progress, manage the flow of income and expenses, comparison shop and protect your assets. Through careful planning and use of money management skills and techniques, you can feel more confident about your ability to live within your means, handle emergencies, reduce debt, and save for the future. Workbook included. Register online.

New! Keys to A Healthy Heart Lifestyle
Presented by Kootenai Health
Thursday, July 31, Noon, Ages 18+
Heart Failure affects five million people in the United Sates, or 1 in 4 by the age of 40, and is growing. The heart failure initiative is helping to empower individuals by taking control of their lifestyle. People with heart failure can live ordinary lives. They are learning the key elements of heart healthy lifestyle and how to avoid pitfalls. Our goal is to teach you how to manage heart failure, rather than having heart failure manage you. Register online.

Hula 101: Expressions of Joy
Wednesday, August 6, 6pm, Ages 15+
The first Hawaiian people worshipped the One Creator God using His Hawaiian name, ‘Io,' with their native dance, the Hula. They did this in celebration when they first arrived in Hawaii from the Marquesas Islands. The main purpose of worshipping through Hula is to personally reflect and express one's devotion to God (Psalm 149:3). Participants will grow and benefit spiritually and physically from this class. Hope to see you there! Space is limited, so sign-up early! Register online.

Boundaries: Take Control of Your Life
Monday, August 11, 5:30pm, Ages 18+
Based on the best-selling book by Henry Cloud and John Townsend, this class will explore the questions: When do I say yes? When do I say no? And, How can I improve my interpersonal relationships? It is not necessary to have read this book before the class as the class will act as a summary of the book. Register online.

New! Child Car Seat Safety
Presented by Safe Kids Kootenai County, supported by Kootenai Health
Tuesday, August 12, 4pm, Ages 18+
Learn to choose the right car seat for your child's age, weight, and height. A nationally certified car seat technician will address your car seat questions. A question and answer session will allow for discussion tailored to the needs of the audience. Register online.

Detecting and Reversing Disease Before it Happens
Presented by Pilgrim's Market
Monday, August 18, 6pm, Ages 15+
People who look healthy may have hidden health risks. Half of all people who experience a cardiovascular event (heart attack, stroke, etc.) have been classified as having "normal" cholesterol levels. Dr. Toby will discuss an advanced and affordable way to assess the current state of affairs of your body and how to use these results to tailor a personal health plan designed to decrease risks, reverse chronic disease progression and diminish signs of aging. Register online.

Microwave Cooking
Presented by Eat Smart Idaho
Tuesday, August 19, 10am, Ages 15+
Microwaves aren't just for warming up food or heating frozen meals. Come to this class to learn how to cook easy, healthy, and delicious meals in the microwave! Microwave cooking minimizes mess in the kitchen, too! Register online.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection of Alzheimer's and Dementia Matters
Presented by the Alzheimer's Association
Monday, September 15, 10am–Noon, Ages 18+
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Join us for this interactive workshop featuring video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Online registration will be available starting September 3.

Recurring Classes

Medicare 101
Presented by SHIBA
Every last Tuesday of the month, 1pm, Ages 18+
Is Medicare confusing? Do you struggle to keep up with the changes? This class will help you understand your options in the Medicare program so that you will be able to make informed choices about enrollment and coverage. You will learn about SHIBA, a great resource that can help you put together the pieces of Senior Health Insurance Puzzle. You do not need to be enrolled in Medicare to attend this class. Register online.

Women's Bible Study
Thursdays, 10:30am-Noon
All women are welcome to share a time of worship including study, small group discussion, prayer, and fellowship.

Men's Bible Study
Fridays, 6:30-8AM

Join a small group of men as they fellowship and study God's Word together. No Class July 4.

Men's Ministry Dinner & A Movie Night
Every 3rd Friday, 6–8PM

Join other men from the Church and community as we share a meal and watch an inspiring movie. Free to attend and the meal is provided.

Kroc Fit45 with ActivTrax
By appointment only. Call 208.763.0637 to schedule an appointment or stop by the Fitness Desk.
With ActivTrax you work with one of our certified trainers and they create custom workouts for you to help you meet your fitness goals.

Looking for something else? More Life Skills classes will be added this Fall.

Keep up to date on opportunities throughout our community. Like us on The Kroc Church Facebook page to learn more.

For Kroc Members
Financial Solutions
by Money Management International
Money Management International has over 50 years of experience working with families and their budgets. They will help give you the confidence to move forward by reviewing and organizing your finances in a way you will understand.
These FREE Services are available:
• Free debt and budget counseling (offered 24/7 by phone)
• Educational classes
• Free Debt Management Plans
• Student loan counseling
• Housing counseling (pre-purchase, mortgage, and rent delinquency counseling)
Sign-up online at www.mmiurl.org/kroc or call 877.643.9723.
Plus, if you sign-up, this counts towards one life skill credit.

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Sign-in, fill in the requested class number, and make a secure online payment. Remember to print-out and bring your receipt and waiver with you!

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Contact Us
As The Kroc Center continues to expand and grow, new programs will continually be added according to the needs and demands of the community. If you have a program you would like to see at The Kroc Center, please email programs@kroccda.org.