Fall 2017 – Session 1

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Fall classes run October 2 through December 14. All fall classes run from 2:25-4:00 p.m.

A limited number of free classes are for available to volunteers. In addition, scholarship (need-based) classes are available. Email Christina Fong or Jen Freeman with questions.

Link to General After-school Activities Information.

Registration starts Thursday September 7 and ends Wednesday September 27. Register early!

Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
Chess4Life
Grades K-5
Lunchroom
Creative Coding – Core
Grades 3-5
Computer Room (Library)
WAITLIST
Baking and Cooking with Silvana
Grades 3-5
Lunchroom
FULL
After School Drama
Grades K-3
Lunchroom
FULL
One on One After School Hoops
Grades K-2
Library Playcourt
FitKids
Grades K-2
Kinder Playcourt
Creative Coding – Junior Coding
Grades 1-2
Computer Room (Library)
Creative Coding – Core
Grades 3-5
Computer Room (Library)
One on One Flag-Football
Grades 3-5
Fields
**7 Sessions, ends 11/14**
Made Sewing Studio
Grades 2-5
P2
FULL
FitKids
Grades 3-5
Kinder Playcourt
Yoga for Kids
Grades 1-4
Room 21
**5 sessions, no class 11/3**
WAITLIST
Outdoor Wilderness
Grades K-2
Outside
One on One After School Hoops
Grades 2-5
Library Playcourt
TGA Premier Youth Tennis
Grades K-5
Library Playcourt
FULL
Outdoor Wilderness
Grades 3-5
Outside
The Piano Keyboard Club
Grades K-5
Library
Visual Arts – Art From Many Hands
Grades K-5
Room 21
Young Writers’ Academy – Scary Stories
Grades 2-5
P2
Made Sewing Studio
Grades 2-5
P2

After School Drama

Fridays (6 sessions) / Grades K-3 / Lunchroom / Cost $132 / FULL

Come explore the Dramatic Arts with Wedgwood Drama Studio! This supportive and fun filled class is open to all View Ridge students K-3rd grade. Through theater games and exercises, students will explore how actors use their bodies, voices and imaginations to tell stories and create characters. Whether you are new to the stage or consider yourself a veteran performer there will be something for everyone in this creative class. A final sharing of some of the students’ work will be on December 8th at 3:30 PM.

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Baking and Cooking with Silvana

Thursdays (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Lunchroom / Cost $400 / FULL

Kids will be able to learn and perform techniques and steps to create a great dessert or dinner to their families.

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Chess4Life

Mondays (10 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Lunchroom / Cost $179 / Register

An after-school chess program with a focus on life skills. All students, any skill level, are welcome.

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Creative Coding – Core

Tuesdays (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Computer Room (Library) / Cost $299 / Waitlist

Make the games you want to play! Our standard class for grades 3-5 is open to all experience levels. 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! For more info, visit creativecoding.com

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Creative Coding – Core

Fridays (6 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Computer Room (Library) / Cost $180 / Register

Make the games you want to play! Our standard class for grades 3-5 is open to all experience levels. 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! For more info, visit creativecoding.com

Back to Full View Ridge Spring Schedule

Creative Coding – Junior Coding

Thursdays (10 sessions) / Grades 1-2 / Computer Room (Library) / Cost $299 / Register

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. For more info, visit creativecoding.com

Students with significant Scratch experience may be better suited to our Classic class; please check with us!

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FitKids

Tuesdays (10 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Kinder Playcourt / Cost $140 / Email ariel@crossfitdeliverance.com to register

FitKids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement. FitKids is meant to be BIG fun for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun. Fun means we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits.

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FitKids

Thursdays (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Kinder Playcourt / Cost $140 / Email ariel@crossfitdeliverance.com to register

FitKids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement. FitKids is meant to be BIG fun for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun. Fun means we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits.

Back to Full View Ridge Spring Schedule

Made Sewing Studio

Tuesdays (10 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / P2 / Cost $180 / FULL

Let’s jump into the exciting world of 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. No experience necessary and all supplies/fun will be provided.

Back to Full View Ridge Spring Schedule

Made Sewing Studio

Fridays (6 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / P2 / Cost $ 108 / Register

Let’s jump into the exciting world of 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. No experience necessary and all supplies/fun will be provided.

Back to Full View Ridge Spring Schedule

One on One After School Hoops

Mondays (10 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Library Playcourt / Cost $170 / Register

Join One on One Basketball at View Ridge Elementary for After School Hoops®, an ideal introduction to the most dynamic sport in the world. Our instructors will not only teach your child athletic fundamentals through progressive drills, engaging cardio and fun competitions, but we will use these fundamentals as a platform to teach life-skill lessons that reinforce positive attitudes about effort, respect, cooperation and self-control. After School Hoops® makes three guarantees: your child will learn, sweat and have fun!

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One on One After School Hoops

Tuesdays (10 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / Library Playcourt / Cost $170 / Register

Join One on One Basketball at View Ridge Elementary for After School Hoops®, an ideal introduction to the most dynamic sport in the world. Our instructors will not only teach your child athletic fundamentals through progressive drills, engaging cardio and fun competitions, but we will use these fundamentals as a platform to teach life-skill lessons that reinforce positive attitudes about effort, respect, cooperation and self-control. After School Hoops® makes three guarantees: your child will learn, sweat and have fun!

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One on One Flag-Football

Mondays (7 Sessions, ends 11/14) / Grades 3-5 / Fields / Cost $130 / Register

Join One on One Athletics for some serious fun on the gridiron! We will work each week on the motor skills of football (passing, catching, footwork, blocking, hand-offs, etc. We will put our skills to test each week with a scrimmage, where we will get into strategies.

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Outdoor Wilderness

Mondays (10 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Outside / Cost $225 / Register

Outdoor Wilderness will be a blast learning through adventure! Join us as we turn View Ridge’s playground into our own wilderness. We’ll play games, spending time enjoying the outdoors, and while we are at it we’ll learn outdoor living skills, like making our own shelters, navigating around our own View Ridge wilderness using orienteering skills, and lots and lots of team building activities. All our activities will be a combination of energetic games, team activities, leadership opportunities, and self-reliance. We have great activities for all weather, and shelters to stay out of the weather if it rains. Even so, a raincoat is recommended!

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Outdoor Wilderness

Fridays (6 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Outside / Cost $135 / Register

Outdoor Wilderness will be a blast learning through adventure! Join us as we turn View Ridge’s playground into our own wilderness. We’ll play games, spending time enjoying the outdoors, and while we are at it we’ll learn outdoor living skills, like making our own shelters, navigating around our own View Ridge wilderness using orienteering skills, and lots and lots of team building activities. All our activities will be a combination of energetic games, team activities, leadership opportunities, and self-reliance. We have great activities for all weather, and shelters to stay out of the weather if it rains. Even so, a raincoat is recommended!

Back to Full View Ridge Spring Schedule

TGA Premier Youth Tennis

Thursdays (10 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Library Playcourt / Cost $250 / FULL

TGA is serving up aces in our tennis class! We get students moving while teaching them the fundamentals of the game, important life skills, and academic lessons intrinsic to the sport. Station-based games and drills increase in difficulty as players progress through our 5-level enrichment program. Come play with TGA!

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The Piano Keyboard Club

Mondays (10 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Library / Cost $210 / Register

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, The Beatles or Beethoven. We have all the music they want. We have music from Frozen, Stars Wars, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and lots more. Each participant has his/her own keyboard supplied during the class, along with headphones, and books and other materials are included. ** Please note that on 11/13 The Piano Keyboard Club will meet in P2 instead of the Library. **

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Visual Arts – Art From Many Hands

Tuesdays (10 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Room 21 / Cost $180 / Register

Explore and discover a variety of cultural arts as we create a Mexican yarn art piece working with collage materials. Create an Egyptian cat print incorporating printmaking. Look at African fabrics and design an inspired mud cloth creation. Design a Zen book of art pieces inspired by Chinese sumi paintings. Focusing on patterns and color, create an elephant inspired by the culture of India.

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Yoga for Kids

Fridays (5 sessions, no class 11/3) / Grades 1-4 / Room 21 / Cost $115 / Email hello@fueledbyyoga.com to register

Let’s get bendy, go upside down and engage the natural enthusiasm of kids in this energy releasing yoga class. Classes aim to enhance your child’s body awareness, balance and coordination, as well as build strength. Mind-body activities help children develop sensory integration skills, self-awareness and self-esteem. Breathing techniques are incorporated that help children self-soothe and regulate their minds. We’ll play games, and take fabulous yoga adventures to Amazon rainforests, Arabian deserts, and outer space. Self-expression is highly encouraged and laughter guaranteed as kids build strength, increase flexibility, and focus and concentrate.

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Young Writers’ Academy – Scary Stories

Thursdays (10 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / P2 / Cost $195 / Register

Get ready for Halloween by writing your very own scary story! Together, we will read kid-friendly ghost stories, and then we’ll help you to create your own ghoulish characters. You’ll come up with an exciting plot and a spooky setting – by the end, you’ll have your very own illustrated story to share around the campfire.

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