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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.  

Second Quarter Enrichment Classes

Classes will begin October 17 and end December 16

Registration Opens Monday, October 3 at 8:30 am.

Site Lead: Janelle Gary-Sanchez (520) 209-7752


Monday Early Release  1:30-3:00, unless noted.  5 weeks

October 17, November 14, 28, December 5, 12

Half-days, no classes: 10/25, 10/26, 10/27, 10/31

Chess - 1:30-2:35*        Grades K-5         Fee: $60

Open 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. *Note ending time

Animal Outreach with Reid Park Zoo & Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum       Grades: 3-5         Fee: $118

We are partnering up with educators from the Reid Park Zoo and Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum and to bring environmental education to Canyon View Elementary School! Come and participate in hands-on activities with live animals, ancient artifacts and desert plants to learn about habitats, conservation and animal care!

Art Naturally: Animal Superhero   Grades 1-5    $143

Can animals be superheroes? If so, they must have qualities that make them exceptional! The elephant is super strong, the cheetah is super fast, the octopus is super intelligent and wolves will protect their pack at all costs. Learn about these amazing real life superheroes where art meets science. Projects will be created using a variety of materials, including, clay, watercolors, oil pastels, mixed media collage, paint and pastels.

Beginning Steel Drums: *2:45-3:45pm     Fee: $265

This class is a year-long commitment, October 17 - May 15

Enhance your performing skills and learn about the culture surrounding steel drum music. Join the fun of steel drums and participate in performances with this unique percussion experience. Students will learn to read and perform music for the steel drums and the culture surrounding steel drum music. Students will be expected to regularly attend rehearsals, scheduled performances and help move equipment when necessary. Students must have transportation.

Capoeira Mandinga                             Grades 1-5     Fee: $106 

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.

Challenger Soccer                                Grades: K-2     Fee: $161

Challenger Soccer Academy will focus on introducing and developing each player’s soccer skills as their International coaches follow an innovative curriculum. Players will develop their soccer skills in a relaxed and fun environment. Each week will focus on a particular soccer skill and progressively will be more challenging, allowing each player to succeed and improve.

Cooking with Ms. Jean   Grades: 3-5    3:00-4:30    $88

Students will learn to use fun kitchen gadgets like an instant pot, waffle iron, indoor grill and air fryer to create creatively delicious food! They will then add their newly learned recipes to cookbooks so they can show off their new skills at home.

Drama Kids: DramaticExploration     Grades: K-5     Fee: $86

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.


Tuesday  8 weeks

Cooking with Ms. Jean                        Grades K-2              Fee: $138

Students will learn to use fun kitchen gadgets like an instant pot, waffle iron, indoor grill and air fryer to create creatively delicious food! They will then add their newly learned recipes to cookbooks so they can show off their new skills at home.

PlayWell - Adventures in STEM      Grades: K-2   3:00-4:30pm.    $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.

5th Grade Girls Volleyball - Tuesdays AND Thursdays            Grade: 5     $102

Join our Esperero Canyon Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach, Lyndee Jones, as she provides an opportunity to experience the game of volleyball in a fun, non-threatening and structured environment. This is a great sport to learn team-building, skills that focus on hand/eye coordination and the of course, the fundamentals of the game! 5th Grade Girls join us on Tuesday and Thursdays at Canyon View!

Wednesday   7 weeks

Multimedia Art by Color Me Mine       Grades K-5      Fee: $195

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.

TGA Tennis        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.

CV Hiking Club - Wednesdays 11/2, 11/9, 11/16*.      Grades: 3-5        Fee: $45

Instructor: Mary Grodman

Come discover the beauty of our unique and curious Arizona environment with Community Schools Outdoors. Learn outdoor skills that you can utilize at any level! We will discuss Leave No Trace principles, the hiking ten essentials, outdoor etiquette and more. We will finish our short session with a hike on a local trail to experience the outdoors with our new knowledge. This is a 3-week class! *Wednesdays, 11/2 & 11/9 3:00-4:30pm, 11/16 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday  7 weeks

Kidz Art    Grades: K-5     *3:00-4:00     $150

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!

TGA Golf       Grades K-5          Fee: $205

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.

Friday  7 weeks

Antsy Nancy’s Holiday Crafts               Grades K-5              Fee $250

Antsy Nancy has 7 weeks of seasonal crafts designed to get kiddos into the holiday spirit! Each lesson will focus on learning a new skill to enhance creativity and improve crafting skills and each class will end with a completed project to bring home.

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