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2101 E. River Road | Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-209-7551 | Fax: 520-209-7575

Office Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
CARE: 520-209-7548

 

 

Travis Kolter
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SITE LEAD: Ashley Glaser 209-7814

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First Quarter Enrichment Classes 

Classes are held August 15 - October 7

Registration Opens Wednesday, August 3 at 8:30am 

 

Early Release Classes Wednesdays 1:30-3:00    
August 17, 24, 31, September 14, 21, 28, October 5

 

Capoeira Mandinga          Grades 1-5     Fee: $148                      

Learn the flowing, beautiful Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira with Capoeira Mandinga Tucson. Students will learn kicks, escapes, and fluid moves that build mind and body strength, flexibility, and agility. Students also learn music that drives the energy of the Capoeira game. Capoeira increases balance, creativity, and confidence. Teachers Anne Pollack and Aidan Miller-Wells were honored with a 2019 Southwest Folklife Alliance Award. Aidan has trained capoeira over 12 years. Anne is the only master of Capoeira and Afro-Brazilian arts in the State of Arizona.

Crazy Critters                    Grades K-5                               Fee: $130

Meet and learn about different animals each week including goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, capybaras, porcupines, patagonian maras, reptiles and more! We will do a craft and/or fun worksheets related to those animals and then have hands on with them.

KidStage presents: Hercules        Grades 2-5       Fee: $180

Participants will have a blast in this coming-of-age tale about what it means to believe in yourself, work together and trust in your friends. KidStage is a theatre and acting class for kids! The curriculum includes concentration, teamwork, improvisation, movement, voice and basic theatre terminology. Please note: Kids must take the time outside of class to memorize lines.    Final show, October 5th at 4:30pm.

TGA Golf              Grades: K-5     Fee: $234

Tee it up with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school sports enrichment program. TGA's five-level program brings the golf course to you. Have fun learning the techniques of golf! Great for beginners as well as experienced golfers.

YoYo's            Grades: 2-5       Fee: $129

Join Mr. Jess as he teaches the art of yo-yo and other skill toys including Jacks and Marbles! First time students will receive their very own high-quality Proyo yo-yo that they will build. They will also learn all safety and maintenance related information as well as some pretty cool yo-yo tricks! Returning students will receive another more advanced yo-yo for each quarter they return.
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Young Rembrandts: Elementary Drawing       Grades K-5       Fee: $210

Young Rembrandts utilizes an innovative step-by-step method to teach students basic to advanced drawing skills, coloring techniques, and art vocabulary. We believe that drawing is the bedrock skill required for future artistic success and that all children can and should learn to draw. You’ll see increased art abilities, learning skills, self-confidence and self-esteem as your child brings home a new masterpiece after each and every class. Lessons are never repeated from session to session so students can continue to take our classes over and over again! All supplies are provided.

 
 
ENRICHMENT OFFERINGS
After School 3:00-4:30pm unless noted

Art Naturally: Nature by Design - Thursdays   Grades 1-5           Fee: $229

Nature is full of lines and patterns, colors, and shapes. Each week we will find these elements in the world around us. Projects will be in a variety of mediums, giving students the opportunity to explore and create in different ways.

Antsy Nancy Fall Cooking Class - Tuesdays     Grades: K-5     Fee: $286

Every week the students will experience working with wood, ceramic and clay using both acrylic and water-based paints building on what they have learned the previous week to continue to improve their artistic skills.

Chess - Instructional (semester long class) - Monday: 3:00-4:00pm*       Grades: K-5 Fee: $144

No prior experience is needed. Chess has been proven to enhance academic achievement and is a skill that will last a lifetime. Instructor, Ken Larsen, is a competitive chess player and instructor.

Chess - Tournament (semester long class) - Monday: 4:00-5:00pm*           Grades: K-5 Fee: $144

For the chess player who is interested in building skills in tournament play. Students build strategy and play games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. Taught by instructor Ken Larsen.

Dramatic Exploration with Drama Kids - Tuesdays     Grades: K-5    Fee: $138

Students will harness the power of their imaginations as they explore many facets of drama, including improv, scene building, storytelling, and creative movement. They will develop valuable skills like collaboration, public speaking, self-confidence, and the ability to think quickly and creatively; that will help them both on and off the stage.

KidzArt - Mondays         Grades K-5 (3:00 - 4:00pm)     Fee: $172

A KidzArt certified instructor that will guide students through a different project each week. Students will learn how to break projects into simple steps, art terms and vocabulary, as well as experience and learn techniques for varying drawing mediums. Each week students will bring home a different masterpiece all their own. Our curriculum never repeats!

PlayWell: Adventures in STEM - Fridays         Grades K-5      Fee: $172

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.

TGA Cheer - Thursdays       Grades : K-2/3-5     Fee: $234

Discover how fun and exciting cheerleading can be! Coaches will lead students through drill and activities to build their skills in tumbling, stunting, choreography, motions, jumps and performance. Students will also partake in labs to explore concepts like gravity, balance and aerodynamics in cheerleading.

TGA Tennis - Mondays      Grades: K-5      Fee: $205

Serve it up with tennis class and discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA! Coaches lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of grip, forehand, backhand, volley, and serve.

Young Rembrandts:  Character Creation - Thursdays    Grades 2-5      Fee: $240

Young Rembrandts use an innovative step-by-step method to teach students basic to advanced drawing skills, coloring techniques and art vocabulary. In addition, our students will create colorful characters with expressive personalities that jump off the page. Students will also learn to create and build their very own comic book about their created characters. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity to produce wonderful artwork, storytelling, and bookbinding technique! Young Rembrandts provides all the necessary supplies for each class.

 

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