Winter 2018 – Session 2

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Winter classes run January 8 through April 6. All winter 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 is open now (see links below), and ends Wednesday January 3.

Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
Chess4Life
Grades K-5
Lunchroom
Choir
Contact Ms. Lacambra
for more information
Cooking & Baking with Silvana
Grades 3-5
Lunchroom
Drama
Grades K-2
Lunchroom
The Piano Keyboard Club by Musical Minds
Grades K-5
Library
Creative Coding – Core
Grades 3-5
Computer Room
Creative Coding – Junior Coding
Grades 1-3
Computer Room
Creative Coding – Core
Grades 3-5
Computer Room
Made Sewing Studio
Grades 2-5
Room 21
Pacifica Writers’ Workshop: Comic Books
Grades 1-5
Room 21
Cards & Crafts
Grades 3-5
Room 21
Made Sewing Studio
Grades 2-5
Room 21
One on One Winter Floor Hockey
Grades 3-5
Library Playcourt
FitKids
Grades K-2
Library Playcourt
FitKids
Grades 3-5
Library Playcourt
One on One After School Hoops
Grades K-2
Library Playcourt
Outdoor Wilderness
Grades K-2
Outside
Outdoor Wilderness
Grades 3-5
Outside
Yoga for Kids
Grades 1-4
P2

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One on One After School Hoops

Friday (11 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Library Playcourt / Cost $190 / 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.

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Cards & Crafts

Thursday (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Room 21 / Cost $300 / Register

Welcome the winter season by getting crafty with Diana. Learn how to make pretty handmade cards, decorate your own initial letter, origami boxes, banners & so much more. We will be using clear stamps, cardstock, ribbon & lots of embellishments to create one of the kind handmade projects!
Materials for all take-home completed projects are included in the tuition. On April 5th, we will complete our last project and celebrate with a fun BINGO game, and a chance to win great prizes!

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Chess4Life

Monday (11 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Lunchroom / Cost $199 / Register

After-school chess club with a focus on learning life skills. All students of any skill welcome!

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Creative Coding – Core

Tuesday (12 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Computer Room / Cost $364 / 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!

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Creative Coding – Core

Friday (11 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Computer Room / Cost $332 / 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!

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Creative Coding – Junior Coding

Thursday (10 sessions) / Grades 1-3 / Computer Room / 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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Cooking & Baking with Silvana

Thursday (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Lunchroom / Cost $400 / Register

Pastry Chef Silvana has been teaching kids to bake for the past 9 years. This class is focused on mastering basic cooking and baking skills. Every week a different dish is prepared, and kids take it home to enjoy with their families.

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Drama

Friday (11 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Lunchroom / Cost $242 / Register

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 April 6th at 3:30 PM.

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FitKids

Tuesday (12 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Library Playcourt / Cost $150 / 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

Thursday (10 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Library Playcourt / Cost $150 / 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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One on One Winter Floor Hockey

Monday (11 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / Library Playcourt / Cost $190 / Register

Join One on One Athletics this winter for the awesome sport of Floor Hockey! We will play a game every week, and focus on stick fundamentals, offensive and defensive strategy, and having a great time exercising. We will be using soft rubber balls instead of hard pucks, and we will establish very serious rules with the sticks to ensure safety.

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Outdoor Wilderness

Monday (11 sessions) / Grades K-2 / Outside / Cost $258.50 / Register

Welcome to winter quarter at Outdoor Wilderness- where we meet the rain and cool weather head on. We’ll practice good outdoor living skills to stay warm and dry- some days in our lavvu- a Scandinavian tipi- and some days in shelters we build ourselves. This quarter we’ll of course improve on our shelter-building ability- we’ll be tested every day by the conditions- but we’ll always have a warm and dry backup plan to make sure that everyone is staying warm and happy! Topics we’ll be covering this quarter include: animal tracking & identification, leave no trace wilderness ethics, rope-making, and of course lots and lots of games and fun activities! Every quarter we do different activities, so whether this is your first quarter with us or your 5th, we’ll all be outside having fun together! *If anyone needs assistance with warm/weatherproof clothes, Seattle Adventure Sports does have loaners- please ask!*

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Outdoor Wilderness

Tuesday (12 sessions) / Grades 3-5 / Outside / Cost $282 / Register

Welcome to winter quarter at Outdoor Wilderness- where we meet the rain and cool weather head on. Well practice good outdoor living skills to stay warm and dry- some days in our lavvu- a Scandinavian tipi- and some days in shelters we build ourselves. This quarter well of course improve on our shelter-building ability- well be tested every day by the conditions- but well always have a warm and dry backup plan to make sure that everyone is staying warm and happy! Topics well be covering this quarter include: animal tracking & identification, leave no trace wilderness ethics, rope-making, and of course lots and lots of games and fun activities! Every quarter we do different activities, so whether this is your first quarter with us or your 5th, well all be outside having fun together! *If anyone needs assistance with warm/weatherproof clothes, Seattle Adventure Sports does have loaners- please ask!*

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Pacifica Writers’ Workshop: Comic Books

Tuesday (12 sessions) / Grades 1-5 / Room 21 / Cost $234 / Register

Do you have a young artist or perhaps a superhero in the household? In our comic book class, students will learn the basics of comic writing. They will then create their very own comic books.

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The Piano Keyboard Club by Musical Minds

Monday (11 sessions) / Grades K-5 / Library / Cost $230 / 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 or Beethoven. We have all the music they want. We have music from Moana, Stars Wars, Frozen, 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.

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Made Sewing Studio

Monday (11 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / Room 21 / Cost $198 / 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.

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Made Sewing Studio

Friday (11 sessions) / Grades 2-5 / Room 21 / Cost $198 / 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.

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Yoga for Kids

Friday (11 sessions) / Grades 1-4 / P2 / Cost $170 / 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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