|Catalina Foothills School District’s commitment to 21st Century Learning continues after school with Community Schools’ elementary programs.
Afterschool enrichment opportunities include special activities and classes for students on early release days. Afterschool classes and camps extend into the later afternoon hours to broaden lifelong learning options for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Special programs through Community Schools serve as avenues for learning new skills and experiencing meaningful activities during school vacations and weekends.
Online Registration Only opens Friday December 9 at 8:00am
|Animal Friends Grades: K-5 Fee: $122
Join TRAK Farms for hands-on activities that teach interesting facts about the different animal friends they bring to school each week, such as rabbits, goats and ponies! REGISTER NOW!
|Brain S.T.E.M. Grades: K-5 Fee: $150
Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art/dance form, improves physical and mental strength, encourages creativity while increasing agility and confidence, and teaches musicality and the importance of community spirit through percussion rhythms and songs sung in Portuguese. Instructor Anne Pollack has trained in Capoeira for over 22 years. REGISTER NOW!
|Play-Well: Lego Jedi Engineering Grades: K-2 Fee: $122
Let your creative mind take hold with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGOs®! Apply real-world concepts of physics, engineering, and architecture through the building of engineer-designed projects such as belt-drive cars, truss bridges, rail racers, and pneumatic forklifts! REGISTER NOW!
Tennis Grades: K-2 Fee: $153
Come cause a racquet with TGA (Teach, Grow, Achieve)! Learn the proper vocabulary, scoring, etiquette, and sportsmanship. Learn correct racket grip and swing fundamentals. No experience or equipment necessary for this all levels class. REGISTER NOW!
|Crossfit Grades: 3-5 Fee: $72
Join GTX Crossfit and learn the importance of physical activity and following a healthy lifestyle while developing respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy in a fun format, through physical games. All levels of athleticism welcome! REGISTER NOW!
|Play-Well: Lego Jedi Master Engineering Grades: 3-5 Fee: $122
Master your engineering skills and use your creativity with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGOs®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through the creation of engineer-designed projects such as gear cars, gondolas, merry-go-rounds, and scissor lifts! REGISTER NOW!
|Pokemon! Grades: 3-5 Fee: $84
Learn the basics of the Pokemon trading card game with instruction from staff of Amazing Discoveries. Learn and perfect game strategy, practice critical thinking, evaluation and organization skills, and use your creativity in an atmosphere that emphasizes respect and courteous interactions. Pokemon cards provided for play and ownership. All levels of game familiarity welcome. REGISTER NOW!
Chess Monday, January 9 - May 15 (full semester)Grades K-5 Fee: $100
3:00-4:00pm Instructional or 4:00-5:00pm Tournament PlayOpen to all ability levels, no prior experience necessary. Students build strategy and play games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. Ken Larsen, an instructor for over 30 years and a competitive chess player, has led CFSD students to victories at local, state and national tournaments. REGISTER NOW!
|Goshinjitsu Fee: $100
Goshinjitsu is a practical self-defense art that combines elements of Karate, Judo and Jujitsu into a simple and effective form of martial arts. Classes emphasize traditional martial arts values and principles. Instructor John McGraug has been teaching for Community Schools for many years and studied in Japan for five years.
AT Manzanita Elementary Tuesday, January 10 - May 16
Grades: K-2 4:00-5:00pm Grades: 3-5 5:00-6:00pm
AT Sunrise Drive Thursday, January 12 - May 18
Grades: K-2 4:00-5:00pm Grades: 3-5 5:00-6:00pm REGISTER NOW!
Mondays 3:05-4:05pm Fee: $50
During this introduction to American Sign Language, students will learn basic vocabulary, grammar, receptive and expressive finger-spelling, and conversational behaviors through games, art, and other fun modes of learning. REGISTER NOW!
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CS Hoops for Boys
Develop your basketball skills for ball handling, dribbling, shooting, footwork, passing, catching, and layups through drills and techniques taught by Jaamal Rhodes who has spent over fifteen years developing basketball players to reach their full potential on and off the court.
Boys Grades: 2-6 6:00-7:30pm Fee: $60
Fridays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 3/3, 3/10 Orange Grove Middle School MPR
Register by: January 13
COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PROGRAMS
Valley View Early Learning Center
Esperero Canyon Activities
Orange Grove Activities
High School Activities
Summer Camp Foothills
Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra