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3:25 PM TO 4:25 PM
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( Sep 11 - Dec 11,
No class: Sep 25, Oct 9 & Nov 20)
(Sep 13 - Dec 13,
No class: Nov 22)
( Sep 14 - Dec 7,
No class: Sep 21 & Nov 23)
( Sep 15 - Dec 8
No Class: Oct 6, Nov 10, 24 & Dec 1)
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|STEM||Sports and Dance||Music and Arts|
|Sticky Fingers Cooking||Play Hard Hoops||Improv Academy|
|Mobile App design & development||Sports of all sorts||Young Rembrandts|
|BYOL! BUILD YOUR OWN LAPTOP||Futsal||ARTS & CRAFTS WITH Ms. TIFF|
|Chess Wizardry||Girls Strong|
STICKY FINGERS COOKING! (GRADES K-5, $ 249)
Sticky Fingers Cooking says its THYME to TURNIP the BEET on what KIDS EAT! SFC is a fabulously fun, amazingly awesome, truly tasty after school class. Each class features a yummy healthy globally inspired recipe, and emphasizes safety, skill building and environmental awareness. SFC offers young chefs the chance to explore exciting tastes and nourish their bodies and minds. Visit their website at www.stickyfingerscooking.com. Price includes materials.
ARTS & CRAFTS WITH Ms. TIFF (GRADES 1-5, $ 249)
By Tiffany Schaff
Do a different art and craft project each week with JCYS alum Tiffany Shaf. Projects include paper mache, clay, painting, sand art and more! As an experienced teacher Ms. Tiff knows how to excite, inspire and educate using art. Price includes materials so this is a super fun one for your craftsy kid!
FUTSAL (GRADES 1-5, $ 199)
Futsal BY HP Elite Soccer is an exciting, fast-paced small sided football game that is widely played across the world and is officially recognized by both UEFA and FIFA. The game places emphasis on technical skill and ability in high pressure situation so a great breeding ground for football competencies that can be translated int the 11-a-side format of the game. Maany of the top world class footballers played Futsal in their youth including Pele, Zico, Cristiano Ronaldo. While your child is off from Fall/Spring soccer, let them keep their skills sharp with Fusal!
PLAYHARD HOOPS (GRADES 1-5, $ 189)
We are excited to bring back hugely popular PHH with David Adelman. This class teaches basketball skills and fundamentals while also stressing sportsmanship, teamwork and the benefits of a positive attitude. Focus is on ball handling, passing, shooting, lay-ups, and defense as well as rules of the game and strategy. This is a great class for all levels of ability and has been a Red Oak favorite for many ASC sessions! Teams are stratified by skill so your child gets the best experience, coaching and learning possible!
SPORTS OF ALL SORTS (GRADES 1-3, $ 179)
By The PDHP
A great opportunity for boys and girls to try some new sports coupled with classics as well. Sports of All Sorts is an enormously fun way for your child to get exposed to multiple sports along a seasonal theme. Offered by our own terrific Park District of Highland Park, the class is fast moving and fun, emphasizing exercise and good sportsmanship. This class sells out!
BYOL! BUILD YOUR OWN LAPTOP (GRADES 3-5, $ 259)
In this class, students will get started right away by following blueprints to build a fully functional laptop that will power on. Once the computer is built, students will learn about the inner working of computer electronic components such as USB and HDMI components and hard-wiring circuits while they traverse through an interactive game of Minecraft. Additionally, students will be tasked with designing and manufacturing a custom controller to connect to and play with the computer.
Drawing and Still Life by Young REMBRANDTS (GRADES 1-5, $ 189)
Back to school is in full swing and Young Rembrandts will present a bountiful selection of drawings that introduces our students to a fascinating world of color, pattern, and design. We’ll start by saying farewell to summer in our detailed still life beach drawing. We explore color usage and composition in our chameleon and in keeping with the season, our stylized fall leaves drawing challenges our technique and color scheme. Your student will learn important artistic themes and concepts in our art history lessons. All this and more awaits your child in the Young Rembrandts classroom!
IMPROV in the actors studio (GRADES K-5, $ 189)
by Laughing Academy
Jibberish day? Snowball? Believe it or not these teach Self confidence, public speaking skills, listening skills, observational skills, communication and teamwork. The skills learned in improv benefits your child for the rest of their life - BUT best of all, they'll have a great time learning them! Not only for kids who want to be actors; this training is proven to: develop critical listening skills and enhance verbal communication skills, produce greater empathy for others and teach children negotiation and teamwork while working in a high energy environment playing games as an ensemble. Its on the wall of Second City..Tina Fey preaches it: Improv shows there are no mistakes, just opportunities! With enough signup, we’ll split the class into “little actors” (gr K-2) and “The Actors Studio” (gr 3-5). This class is a HUGE success this Fall, and is taught by the owner herself, a Second City alum.
APP DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN (GRADES 4-5, $ 269)
In this class, we will learn to build apps using fundamental coding concepts using a fun visual software. This innovative course teaches computer programming skills through interactive and exciting projects. We use visual interface software with block-based coding, that helps your child develop critical skills of programming, logical thinking, creativity, and problem solving. You can even put your apps in the Play Store and share with friends and family. It’s a great way to get kids psyched about learning cool STEM skills.
Connect your phone/tablet to your browser and as you’re developing actually see your app running live on your phone.
Learn how to create characters, animations, sounds and special effects using an intuitive, web based development platform.
Experiment and troubleshoot their programming project, developing important problem solving, logic and computational skills.
CHESS WIZARDRY (GRADES K-5, $ 269)
Did you know Chess can raise your IQ? Uses both sides of the brain? Improves memory, problem solving skills and concentration? Well it does – all the while building strategic thinking and improving memory. Fall was a hit and we’re bringing chess back to Red Oak for Winter so our kids’ “dendrites” can grow. We didn’t know what that was either, but those are brain impulses and chess helps those! Chess has had a huge resurgence in popularity especially on the north shore and Red Oak is able to bring it back using Chess Wizards! A “Miss A.” favorite!
Mobile App Camp (GRADES 2-5, $ 199)
TWO great programs in one - This Fall learn a NEW language and Learn how to make a Mobile app. Start the session by learning how to be a developer and create apps for an iPhone or Android. Students learn the essentials of designing and programming mobile apps. Working with a partner, they use AppShed and explore key coding concepts, easing into the first steps of Java programming while having fun creating fully functioning apps! In the second half of the session, they will be introduced to a new language called Python which is a powerful, expressive programming language that's easy to learn and fun to use! Work on programming puzzles designed to stretch your brain and strengthen your understanding of this new language! You’ll learn basic data structures like lists and maps. ** Wireless internet access is required to run this program
ROBOTS, AIRPLANES AND MECHANICS (GRADES K-2, $ 249)
While attending this STEM Club, students will be able to sample different fields of engineering and learn how to apply the Engineering Design Process to solve problems and build exciting machines! Our programs prepare students for rigorous study and self-driven exploration by introducing them to concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through interactive experimentation. We have designed our curriculum around the field of engineers and scientists, allowing students to tackle challenges using an understanding of principle concepts but leaving ample room for their individual creativity.
Weeks 1-4: Junior LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics Engineering: Amazing Mechanism students build mechanisms such as a dancing bird, a drumming monkey Weeks 5-8: Junior Aerospace Engineering introduce our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design and Weeks 9-11: Junior Civil Engineering Building a house to withstand the Big, Bad Wolf lives.
NEWSPAPER! With MS. ROTH (GRADES 1-5, $ 169)
NEW Our OWN 5th grade teacher MS. ROTH will user her fabulous reading and writing teaching skills to compose our own Red Oak newspaper, including interviews and articles by your student. One to two newspapers will be created and distributed.