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Afternoon Enrichment Classes for Grades 2-8 (June 18 - July 13)

Tailored to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students, afternoon enrichment classes provide a safe and inclusive environment where students are free to take risks and make friends.  

We are no longer accepting applications for our 2018 summer programs.

Application Information 

12:30 to 1:30pm Classes

Keyboarding: Develop and practice an essential skill for school success. A personalized approach to learning keyboarding will be taken using a program that is dynamic, stimulating, and sequential. Great for new typists or those wishing to improve basic skills. 

Energy Blast: Get active and have a blast! Utilize strategy, teamwork, and engage in friendly competition through a variety of games, sports, and activities. 

3D Printing: Dive into the world of 3D printing. Learn about basic CAD design and modeling, using these skills to design a 3D model to be printed.

Are you Game?: Using computers, Nintendo Wii and iPad apps, play a variety of individual and group video games. Some will be educational, some recreational.

Summer Sweets and Treats: Beat the summer heat by preparing "cool" snacks and treats! Learn to make watermelon smoothies, icy pudding pops, fresh squeezed lemonade, and other refreshing treats. 

Ukulele Workshop: Become the musician you have always wanted to be. Learn the basics of ukulele through sequential instruction, hands-on exercises, and audio and video recordings.

Yoga: Learn poses and techniques through fun music, movement, and crafts. This class will help instill confidence and teach awareness of the benefits of body movement.

Art, Art, Art: Come and explore many exciting art mediums and discover your creativity. Explore oil pastels, drawing, paint, printmaking, and creative projects using recycled materials. 

Crafts, Cards and Creations: Welcome to the wonderful world of jewelry and card design. Design and create cards, necklaces, key chains, bracelets using stamps, and craft items. 

1:30 to 3:30pm Classes

Adventure Club: This activity-based program is designed to facilitate the development and maintenance of positive social relationships. Instructors will transport students off-site to participate in a variety of activities, including bowling, swimming, roller-skating, trampoline jumping, and more. 

Science of Superpowers: Explain the science behind many superheros' powers. Learn about gravity, aerodynamics, forces, motion, and much more through flight, super villain fights, and superhero vehicles.

Tasty Summer Sensations: Learn about the fresh flavors of the season by preparing summertime favorites. Recipe selections will include taco salads in tortilla shells, scrumptious shortcakes with whipped cream and berries, garden pizzas, and other delicious creations.

Ceramic Scupting: Turn a piece of clay into something memorable and interesting. Combine the process of sculpting, glazing, and surface design using creativity and imagination.  

Ceramic Throwing: Learn the process of properly throwing a pot on the potter's wheel. Create functional pots and explore the art of glazing and surface design. 

Makerspace: Step into a world of science and technology using the tools in the makerspace (Arduino boards, 3D printer, wood carving CNC, laser cutter). Learn design and problem-solving processes.  

Movie Producers: Combine the skills of acting, writing, directing, and editing to create a summer blockbuster. Using the iPad and movie software, ideas will come to life collaboratively.  

Theatre Workshop: Develop acting and improvisational skills through blending instructional and performance opportunities. Creativity has no limits when developing a play production together from the ground up.  

Woodworking: Develop woodworking skills, including shop safety and proper hand or power tool usage. Projects may include cutting boards, step stools, and birdhouses. 

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