Winter 2018-19 Enrichment

We need VOLUNTEERS! If you are able to volunteer your time once a week, please let us know! Volunteers will receive a discount for their child’s class tuition. Email the enrichment coordinator.

Questions? Scholarships? Want to Volunteer?

Scholarship request form due Dec 21st.


OUTDOOR WILDERNESS

We are excited to spend the winter term exploring the outdoors, learning wilderness survival skills and Leave No Trace principles. We will embrace the winter weather as we practice outdoor living techniques to stay warm and dry – some days in our lavvu- a Scandinavian tipi- and some days in shelters we build ourselves. (We always have a dry backup plan to make sure that everyone is staying warm.)

Grades: k-5
Times: Tuesdays, 2:25-4:00
Dates: Jan. 15, 22, 29 / Feb. 5, 12, 26 / Mar. 5, 12, 19
(No school Feb. 19)
Location: Field
Price: $228.75 for 9 weeks

PIANO KEYBOARD CLUB
Kids will have the opportunity to learn to play their favorite songs and music on electric keyboards. Radio hits, movie and television themes are made so easy, that our participants will be playing them after the very first class! The club is a combination of keyboard piano lessons and a music learning workshop, which uses a clever visual method to teach the basics of music reading and piano playing. We’ve developed lots of learning games and activities designed to teach kids basic music reading skills and playing techniques, in ways that are fun, engaging, and stimulating. We want our students to stay motivated and continue to want to learn to play music, whether they like Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars or Beethoven. We have all the music they want. We have music from Stars Wars, Jurassic World, Moana, and lots more. Each participant has his/her own keyboard supplied during the class, along with headphones, and books and other materials are included.
Grades: 1-5
Times: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30
Dates:  Jan. 15, 22, 29 / Feb. 5, 12, 26 / Mar. 5, 12, 19
(No school Feb. 19)
Location: Room 7
Price: $175 for 9 weeks


You don’t have to make dinner tonight!

Each week, students learn basic cooking skills while making dinner for their family! Students will create delicious dishes focusing on the importance of local ingredients, scratch cooking, and natural preservatives while practicing knife skills and kitchen safety. We use the perspective of food, cooking, and nutrition to learn about geography, math skills, science, and culture, while helping kids develop a lifelong love of fresh ingredients. Our hands-on cooking classes are fun, delicious, and healthy and are a wonderful way to develop enthusiasm for the kitchen classroom.

Grades: 1-5
Times: Wednesdays,1:10-3:30
Dates: Jan. 16,23 / Feb. 6, 13, 27 / Mar. 6, 13, 20
(No school Jan. 30, Feb. 20)
Location: Art Room
Price: $304 for 8 weeks

Join Smart with Art as we explore an assortment of art mediums in an education environment. Discover art history and culture content as we expand our creative mind with our imagination. Each session, students will delve into a variety of art materials and methods through our processed oriented exciting lessons. Experience: clay, sculpture, metal, printmaking, charcoal, watercolors, acrylic, pastels and more! Each session offers all new and exciting projects, a variety of materials and methods, and stimulating art experiences. Don’t miss out on the Total Art Experience. Our session includes a sketchbook and concludes with an enriching art show. Dress for mess and join Smart with Art this session for creativity and fun!
Grades: k-5
Times: Fridays, 2:25-3:40
Dates: Jan. 18, 25 / Feb. 1, 8, 15 / Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22
(No school Feb. 22)
Location: Art Room
Price: $149 for 9 weeks

CORE CODING

Make the games you want to play! Students will bring their own ideas for the games and animations they wish to create, and our teachers will guide them towards their goals. A variety of challenges will supplement each coder’s own projects, which they’ll get to show in a presentation at the end of the class! Beginners will spend the first few lessons learning the basics of coding and how to use Scratch before diving into their own projects. Our classic Creative Coding experience is designed to be repeated as many times as desired, as each student continues to hone their skills through the individual assistance of our awesome instructors!
Grades: 3-5
Times: Mondays, 2:25-3:55
Dates: Jan. 14, 28 / Feb. 4, 11, 25 / Mar. 4, 11, 18
(No school Jan. 21, Feb. 18)
Location: Library
Price: $264 for 8 weeks

JUNIOR CODING

Get them started early! This class for 1st and 2nd graders features a mixture of creative play and guided activities with tablets to get your children exposed to basic coding concepts. Students will learn about programming, then practice it for themselves in a variety of fun and creative exercises intended to develop computational thinking. At the end of the class, every student will get to present something they worked on for their friends, family, and classmates. Coders are welcome to repeat this course, receiving greater challenges each time until they are ready for our Core classes.
Grades: 1-2
Times: Wednesdays, 1:10-2:40
Dates: Jan. 16,23 / Feb. 6, 13, 27 / Mar. 6, 13, 20
(No school Jan. 30, Feb. 20)
Location: P5
Price: $264 for 8 weeks

ALL SPORTS
Join One on One for All-Sport Class this coming session. Skilled and experienced instructors will conduct an exciting and productive session each week right after school. We will learn the strategies and motor-skills of various sports and games while playing games and scrimmages. Great fun, great camaraderie, and great exercise! Have fun playing all of your favorite sports and games, including: Basketball – Soccer – Kickball – Capture the Flag – Line Tag – Ultimate Frisbee & More…
Grades: k-3
Times: Wednesdays, 1:10-2:30
Dates: Jan. 16, 23 / Feb. 6, 13, 27 / Mar. 6, 13, 20
(No school Jan. 30, Feb. 20)
Location: Gym / Field
Price: $125 for 8 weeks

FLOOR HOCKEY
Join One on One Athletics this winter for the awesome sport of Floor Hockey! We will play a game every week, and focus on stick fundamentals, offensive and defensive strategy, and having a great time exercising. We will be using soft rubber balls instead of hard pucks, and we will instate very serious rules with the sticks to ensure safety.
Grades: 2-5
Times: Fri, 2:25-4:00
Dates: Jan. 18, 25 / Feb. 1, 8, 15 /
Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22
No school Feb. 22)
Location: Gym / Field
Price: $160 for 8 weeks

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.
Grades: 2-5
Times: Wed, 1:10-2:40
Dates: Jan. 16, 23 / Feb. 6, 13, 27 / Mar. 6, 13, 20
(No school Jan. 30, Feb. 20)
Location: P2
Price: $144 for 8 weeks

V-CATS

Coach Gray teaches V-CATS as an afterschool program, it is free and open to all students. V-CATS is a gymnastic type program where student’s learn to juggle, jump rope, sommersault, back hand springs, unicycling, cartwheels, globe walking and hand walking. V-CATS creates a comfortable environment for children to learn new athletic skills, build strength and self esteem. Students may join at anytime with parent/guardian permission. There is a spring showcase of their new skills!


SPELLBOUND
Join Stone Soup Theatre for acting games, drama exercises, and a staged performance of Spellbound, a Harry Potter spinoff. Every year, kids at Peasling School compete for its highest honor, a magical feather from the tail of the powerful Peasling peacock. But when the school headmaster gets called away on urgent wizarding business, the competition gets seriously wacky.
Grades: k-5
Times: Fridays, 2:25-3:55
Dates: Jan. 18, 25 / Feb. 1, 8, 15 /
Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22
(No school Feb. 22)
Location: P5
Price: $162 for 9 weeks

CHESS CLUB
Chess is a wonderful game for young minds and teaches a wide variety of social, visual and thinking skills. In chess, children have a world which THEY control, where they can make choices, and where they learn the consequences of their choices. In chess club we use a dynamic approach to help young kids learn the game of chess at their level and at their speed.
CHESS I: Grades: k-1
Times: Thursdays, 2:35-3:35
Dates: Jan. 17, 24, 31 / Feb. 7, 14, 28 / Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Apr. 4, 18, 25 / May 2, 9
(No school Feb. 21, Apr.11)
Location: P7
Price: $225 for 15 weeks
CHESS II: Grades: 2-5
Times: Tuesdays, 2:35-3:35
Dates: Jan. 15, 22, 29 / Feb. 5, 12, 26 / Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 / Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30 /
May 7 (No school Feb. 19, Apr. 9)
Location: Room 6
Price: $225 for 15 weeks