Enrichment classes are offered to provide children with a variety of fun and engaging learning opportunities that they may not have access to during their regular school day.
 
Each class is held once per week, for 6-10 week sessions. Enrichment classes are operated by outside vendors. Class sizes vary, as well as age/grade requirements.
 
Classes are held from 3:15-4:30. Students who are not picked up by 4:30 will be signed into the Extended Day program at the drop-in rate of $30.
 
Limited scholarships are available. Please contact Ken for more information. Note: Enrichment classes are not part of the Extended Day program.
After-school Enrichment class offerings and information for Fall 2015 are below:  
 

>>Register here for Fall Enrichment Classes.<<

 

FALL SESSION

Next Generation Yoga Fall Session (Grades Pres-1)
Instructor(s): Nicole Koleshis & Charlotte Light
Mondays, 3:15-4:30 (Music Room)
September 14-November 23 (No class on October 19)
10 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$150 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Yoga comes to life in these fun and creative classes designed to stimulate children’s growing curiosity! Playful Yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques are sprinkled with music, art, books, and educational and sensory elements to create a unique learning experience. Next Generation Yoga classes with Nicole will spark children’s natural enthusiasm and joy while supporting language and social development, motor skills and play skills. Classes are an equal balance between active and passive poses, song and dance, and time for sharing and reflection. Sample NGY class themes include: “I am a Superhero”, “Gratitude is Our Attitude”, “Outer Space Blast Off”, “Peace Begins with Me”, “Every Day is Earth Day”, “African Safari”, “Partner Yoga” and “The Great Magnificent Ocean.” Most of all, Next Generation Yoga classes are FUN!
*min students: 6/max students: 10
For more information about this program, please visit www.NextGenerationYoga.com

Creative Computing with Scratch Beginner! Fall Session (Grades 2-3)
Instructor: Vinny
Mondays, 3:15-4:30 (Room 10)
October 5-November 23
8 sessions
Cost: $23 per session/$185 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: Scratch Intro: “Join us in Creative Computing to learn and play with Computer Science! Design your own world then bring it to life with Scratch, an interactive programming language developed at MIT. Through creating a maze and a first person target shooting game you will learn the fundamentals of programming, including variables, loops and conditional statements. We believe that learning CS should be fun for everyone, so expect to learn through games, movement, and collaboration. Finally, you will use your new skills to create your very own game that you can share with your friends and family!"
*min students: 6/max students: 16
For more information about this program, please visit www.computingkids.com

Capoeria Fall Session (Grades K-5)
Instructor(s): Contra Mestre Fenix (Thyago da Cruz) and Água-viva (Jen Hobbs)
Mondays, 3:15-4:30 (Big Room)
September 14-November 23
11 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$165 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Children love learning Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art which combines fitness, music, and acrobatics. Capoeira instills the values of responsibility, self-confidence all while awakening creativity through the development of self-expression. Through fun games, drills, and exercises, children learn to “play Capoeira” with an understanding of limits and respect for each other. Classes will keep your child physically fit and mentally engaged. Students will learn the movements of Capoeira along with the music and songs traditionally used in the sport.”
*min students: 10/max students: 25
For more information about this program, please visit www.fitnesscapoeira.com

Origami Beginnings Fall Session (Grades K-5)
Instructor: Malaki Stahl
Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30 (Room 7)
September 15-November 10
9 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$135 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Children will learn how to fold paper into many different paper models. Both structured exploration and emerging interests will be used to further the love of folding paper. We hope it inspires a love for the art and science of folding (and crushing!) paper for years to come.”
*min students: 7/max students: 14
For examples of work, please visit: http://www.blurb.com/b/1305236-preliminary-folds

Zeno Math—Discovering Problem Solving Fall Session (Grades K-3)
Instructor: Carolyn Aguilar
Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30 (Room 10)
September 15-November 17
10 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$150 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Discovering Algebra: Friends and family will be amazed by your child’s understanding of the concepts of algebra, the area of math where letters represent variables. Students will understand how to look for and use patterns to solve problems. Using musical instruments and art, students will find patterns they see and hear every day. Students will write their own rap—using verses in a common nursery rhyme.”
*min students: 8/max students: 15
For more information about this program, please visit www.zenomath.org

Hero’s Quest Fall Session (Grades Preschool-1)
Instructor(s): Michael LoSasso
Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30 (Music Room)
September 15-November 24 
11 sessions Cost: $15 per session/$165 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Outwit the dragon, trick the Pirates into giving you their map, or dive deep underwater to find the lost artifact, a new and exciting adventure is waiting for you every week! Come along and discover how to create new characters using our voices and bodies, proving that the only limitation is one’s imagination.”
*min students: 6/max students 15
For more information about this program, please visit www.yestheatre912.org

 
Social Skills Play Group Fall Session (Grades K-3)
Instructor: Karrin Grutz
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 Room 7)
More info to come.....

 
Mini Kickers Fall Session (Grades Preschool-PreK)
Instructor: Challenger Sports Instructor
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 (Big Room)
September 16-November 18 (no class November 11)
9 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$135 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “MiniKickers is a FUNdamental Introduction to the game of soccer for players aged 2 – 5. Players learn the introductory skills of soccer through fun games.”
*min students: 5/max students: 10
For more information about this program, please visit: www.challengersports.com

 
Beginning Ukulele Fall Session (Grades 2-5)
Instructor: Allison Preisinger
Thursdays, 3:15-4:30 (North Room)
September 10-November 19 
11 sessions
Cost: $18 per session/$198 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Ukuleles have the perfect sound, size, and feel for young musicians. All you need is a ukulele (soprano, concert, or tenor size). We’ll work on easy chords, popular songs, note reading, and singing along with our strumming.”
Book can be ordered online or purchased locally (call Capitol Music or Kennelly Keys to check stock): Hal Leonard Ukulele for Kids
*min students: 3/max students: 12
For more information about this program, please visit www.metermusicschool.com"

Player Development Program Fall Session (Grades K-5)
Instructor: Challenger Sports Coach
Thursdays, 3:15-4:30 (Big Room)
September 17-November 19
10sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$150 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “This is a program that exposes children to professionally run practices and sessions, focused on developing players’ individual techniques and skills needed to reach the next level.”
*min students: 5/max students: 15
For more information about this program, please visit: www.challengersports.com

 
App Inventor Fall Session (Grades 2-5)
Instructor: Michael
Fridays, 3:15-4:30 (Room 10)
September 11-November 20 (No classes October 9 and November 6 and 13)
8 sessions
Cost: $23 per session/$185 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Join us in Mobile Apps to design and build your own apps! Using App Inventor, an interactive programming language developed by Google, you will build apps like Magic8Ball and Whack-A-Mole and learn computer science fundamentals including variables, event handling, and data structures. We believe that learning CS should be fun for everyone, so expect to learn through games, movement, and collaboration. Finally, you will use your new skills to design your very own app that you can share with your friends and family!”
*min students: 6/max students: 16
For more information about this program, please visit: www.computingkids.com

 
Kidscreate!—Mythology and Art! Fall session (Grades K-5)
Instructor: Nadine Smith
Fridays, 3:15-4:30 (Art Room)
September 18-November 20 (no classes october 9, and November 6 and 13) 
7 sessions
Cost: $15 per session/$105 total. For scholarship information, contact Ken.
Program Description: “Come join us in this mixed-media, after school art series exploring the art of magic and myth! In this series, we’ll have fun creating Heroic Shields, and Greek Temples using cardboard, glittery gems and paint, exploring the art of Batik by creating colorful banners and using Clay to sculpt our own mythological creatures…Dragons, Pegasus, Unicorns, oh my! This series is taught by professional teaching artists from kidscreate.org.”
*min students 8/max students 12
For more information about this program, please visit: www.kidscreate.org