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2101 E. River Road | Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-209-7551 | Fax: 520-209-7575
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Travis Kolter
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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.  

Third Quarter Enrichment Classes offered online and in person.
 

Classes will begin January 4 for on-line and January 11 for in-person, unless noted.

Registration Opens Thursday, December 10 at 8:30 am.

Online Offerings

Monday 3:15 - 4:15pm 

Building Your Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice 

Grades: 5      $69

You will learn the importance of saving and budgeting and the difference between a debit card and a credit card. You will gain the understanding of the importance of their choices for college and career and how debt can dramatically impact their financial future. We will also learn the difference between a checking account, savings account and an investment account and how they all play a role in your future financial success and wealth building. We will cover how to avoid identity theft and much much more.

Tuesday

Beginning Chess

Grades: K-5 3:30-4:30     $128.00

Safely have fun playing online chess games against friends! Students build strategy and play chess games online through an amazing program, ChessKid. A coach will assist students in matches against fellow friends and teach them different chess techniques. Open to all ability levels, no prior experience necessary.

     

Wednesday

KidStage: "The Lion King"

Grades: 2-5    3:30-4:30pm  $120      No class 2/22

When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back.  The 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. At the end of the class, KidStage kids will perform for peers and parents. All classes are taught by trained instructors, whose goal it is to teach your child about the excitement of theatre, improve your child’s self-confidence, and to provide a safe, fun and interesting environment. KidStage will strengthen your child’s confidence as well as build teamwork, leadership, reading, and vocabulary!

Vocal Lessons

Grades: 5     $88

Learn techniques for singing modern, popular styles of music. Discover how to sing with more power by learning to let go and work less! Gain a better understanding of your voice type, how it works and your range and how to extend that range. You will focus on exercises and apply them to short excerpts. All to choose your own song, work on it with what you learn and present your song at the end!

 

Thursday    

Advanced Chess

Grades: K-5     3:30-4:30    $120

Safely have fun playing chess games against friends remotely! Students continue to build strategy and play chess games online through an amazing program, ChessKid. A coach will assist students in matches against fellow friends and teach them different chess techniques. Some prior experience necessary.

Capoeira Mandinga

Grades: 1-5     3:30-4:30    $124

Class starts 1/14, no class 2/25, 2/26

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.

Scratch Programming

Grades: 2-5     3:15-4:45    $229

Class starts 1/14, no class 2/25, 2/26

This course introduces students to block-based programming and provides a fun way for young students to start thinking like a programmer as they explore and develop imaginative stories, animations and games using the Scratch programming environment. Students learn the concepts of motion, looks, sound, events, loops, conditionals, game mechanics, operators and variables as they develop computational thinking and understanding of sequencing, pattern recognition, abstraction and parallelism. No prior coding experience is required to participate in this course. A laptop or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to participate in this course.

Building Your Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice 

Grades: 5      3:15-4:15     $69

You will learn the importance of saving and budgeting and the difference between a debit card and a credit card. You will gain the understanding of the importance of their choices for college and career and how debt can dramatically impact their financial future. We will also learn the difference between a checking account, savings account and an investment account and how they all play a role in your future financial success and wealth building. We will cover how to avoid identity theft and much much more.

Friday    

KidStage: "The Lion King"

Grades: 2-5    3:30-4:30pm  $120      No class 2/22

When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back.  The 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. At the end of the class, KidStage kids will perform for peers and parents. All classes are taught by trained instructors, whose goal it is to teach your child about the excitement of theatre, improve your child’s self-confidence, and to provide a safe, fun and interesting environment. KidStage will strengthen your child’s confidence as well as build teamwork, leadership, reading, and vocabulary!

 

In Person 

Monday  

Tuesday  

Creative Drama

Grades: 2-5      3:15-4:45     $172

Students will develop public speaking and leadership skills, while building confidence, and learning how to think quickly, creatively, and appropriately. All of this is done through our fun and energetic theater based curriculum. Students will participate in various activities including scene building, creative movement, short plays, and theater games. There are never any auditions and ALL students have the chance to shine!

Soccer Skills w/ Ashley

Grades: 2-5      3:15-4:15     $172

Each week you will be introduced to a new skill to play the game of soccer and participate in fun and engaging drills to perfect these skills. You will warm up with a little jogging and a stretch circle before each class. Learn the rules of the game and show off your new skills!

Skyhawks Mini Hawks (Basketball, Track & Field, Baseball)

Grades: 3-5      3:15-4:45     $214

This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of the sport are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Our Mini-Hawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle the specific needs of young athletes.

Wednesday  

Beat Drop Kidz

Grades: K-5     3:15-4:15     $121

Beat Drop Kidz After School Program is a Hip Hop Dance Program that brings the fun of Hip Hop Dance directly into the schools! We teach Hip Hop in a Kid-Friendly & FUN way while teaching the “Code of Hip Hop” of “Peace, Unity, Love & Having Fun”. Students will learn several moves from various Urban Dance styles such as Popping, Break Dancing, Locking & more!

Color Me Mine

Grades: K-5     3:15-4:45     $214

Every week the kids will experience working with wood, ceramic and clay using both acrylic and water-based paints. 

KidStage: "The Lion King"

Grades: 2-5    3:15-4:45pm  $180      No class 2/24

When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back.  The 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. At the end of the class, KidStage kids will perform for peers and parents. All classes are taught by trained instructors, whose goal it is to teach your child about the excitement of theatre, improve your child’s self-confidence, and to provide a safe, fun and interesting environment. KidStage will strengthen your child’s confidence as well as build teamwork, leadership, reading, and vocabulary!

TGA Golf    

Grades: K-5      3:15-4:30     $192

Tee it up this winter 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.

 

Thursday  

Let's Get Fit!    

Grades: K-5    3:15-4:15      $72

You will learn a fun way to get healthy and in shape with music and exercise. This course will promote coordination, strength and learning good eating habits. So let's get fit in 2021 with Ms. Megan!

Playwell: Animal Architects

Grades: K-2    3:15-4:15pm   $153

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts as we design and build leaping dolphins, buzzing beehives, and towering giraffes. Play, create, and learn in a world inspired by the animal kingdom. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

Playwell: Animal Architects

Grades: 3-5    3:15-4:15pm   $153

Be inspired by the natural innovation and engineering of the animal world and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Design and build fluttering butterflies, stomping elephants, and fierce Tasmanian devils. Apply real-world mechanical engineering concepts as you design, build, and explore your craziest ideas.
 

Friday   

Crazy Critters   

Grades: K-5     3:15-4:15    $112  No classes weeks of 1/18, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8

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.

Kidz Art 

Grades: K-5      3:15-4:30    $206

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!

  

 

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