Spring 2019 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?


OUTDOOR WILDERNESS

We are excited to spend the term exploring the outdoors, learning wilderness survival skills and Leave No Trace principles. We will embrace the 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: April 16, 23, 30 / May 7, 14, 21, 28 / June 4, 11
Location: Field
Price: $228 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: April 16, 23, 30 / May 7, 14, 21, 28 / June 4, 11
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: April 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12
Location: Art Room
Price: $342 for 9 weeks

Smart with Art has all new multi medium experiences every session, with both two and three-dimensional art. This session experiment with materials such as clay, watercolors, metal tooling, acrylic, chalk/oil pastels and more! Each lesson explores principles and elements of design, art history, and culture, providing each child with the knowledge and skills they need to unleash his or her creativity. 

Grades: k-5
Times: Fridays, 2:25-3:40
Dates: April 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / June 7, 14
Location: Art Room
Price: $132 for 8 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: April 15, 22, 29 / May 6, 13, 20 / June 3, 10 (No school May 27) 
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: April 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12
Location: P7
Price: $297 for 9 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: April 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12
Location: Gym / Field
Price: $140 for 9 weeks


ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Join One on One for After School Ultimate. Skilled and experienced instructors will conduct an exciting and progressive session each week right after school. We will learn age-appropriate fundamentals, rules and strategies of this fast-action game that is growing by the day! Each week, we will have fun scrimmaging while focusing on teamwork, sportsmanship, and FUN!

Grades: 2-5
Times: Fri, 2:25-4:00
Dates: April 19, 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / June 7, 14
Location: Gym / Field
Price: $150 for 9 weeks

STEM CHALLENGE WITH LEGO®

Power up your engineering skills with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the GreatWall of China. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

Grades: 1-5
Times: Wed, 1:10-2:40
Dates: April 17, 24 / May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / June 5, 12
Location: P2
Price: $162 for 9 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!


IMPROVISATION

Learn how to create characters and story-lines using nothing but your body and imagination. We will teach you to trust making it up as you go along, while creating scenes and characters that express a wide range of emotions. Concludes with a performance of improv games for family and friends.

Grades: k-5
Times: Fridays, 2:25-3:55
Dates: April 19, 26 / May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / June 7, 14
Location: P5
Price: $162 for 9 weeks


CHESS CLUB (CONTINUING FROM WINTER)

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.

Grades: 2-5
Times: Tuesdays, 2:35-3:35
Dates: Jan. 15, 22, 29 / Feb. 5, 12, 26 / March 5, 12, 19, 26 / April 2, 16, 23, 30 / May 7 (No school Feb. 19, April 9)
Location: Room 6
Price: $225 for 15 weeks

SEWING

In this club we use both our hands and our handy machines to make oodles of fun projects that may include emojis, pajamas, aprons, messenger bags, zipper totes, infinity scarves, monsters and much, much, more. On the first day of class we survey our young sewists to come up with projects that are both fun and challenging for their experience level and interest.

Grades: 2-5
Times: Mondays, 2:25-3:55
Dates: April 15, 22, 29 / May 6, 13, 20 / June 3, 10 (No school May 27)
Location: Library
Price: $160 for 8 weeks