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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
CARE: 520-209-7549


Travis Kolter
Director


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Manzanita

Spring Break and 4th Quarter registration opens Friday, March 6 at 8am.

Program Coordinator: Elise Smith, 209-7812. 

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FIRST LEGO LEAGUE LITE

This four-week class ( April 3rd - April 24th) gives students the opportunity to extend their learning in robotics and explore new engineering and programming strategies.  It introduces them to the mission challenges that FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (FLL) teams will complete in the fall competition season.  Participants will work individually and in teams to build with LEGOS, program the EV3 robots, and accomplish missions.

Fee: $80      Grades 3-5

 

 

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.  

Fourth Quarter: March 16 - May 15
 

Early Release ---Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00pm
 

CAPOEIRA -- Grades: 1-5 --Fee: $120
Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art/dance form, improves physical and mental strength, encourages creativity while increasing agility and confidence. Instructor Anne Pollack has trained in Capoeira for over 22 years.

CRAZY CRITTERS --- Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $150
Get up close with, and learn all about a new group of animals this quarter when Tucson Petting Zoo brings tortoises, rabbits, birds, bugs, etc. Take part in crafts and activities related to learning about these fascinating creatures!

TGA CHEER --- Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $205
Jump into Cheer this spring with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school sports enrichment program. Coaches will lead students through station-based drills and activities that develop the fundamental skills of tumbling, stunting, choreography, motions, jumps, and performance. Great for all levels. Come get your cheer on!

TGA LACROSSE --- Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $205
Stay active and have fun while playing “the fastest game on two feet"  this spring with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school sports enrichment program. Coaches will lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of passing, catching, defending, and goal keeping. Great for all levels! All equipment is provided.

KIDZART --- Grades: K-2 --- Fee: $172
A KidzArt certified instructor 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. Our curriculum never repeats! No art experience necessary.

YO-YOS --- Grades: 2-5 --- Fee: $100
Come learn hand eye coordination with Build a Skill Yoyo! Students will build their own yo-yos, learn tricks and more.  Instructor, Jess Gracia, has been teaching yoyo skills to large groups of students for over 15+ years. Students will be taking home two different yo-yos in this class.  No experience required.

Play-Well: ANIMAL ARCHITECTS-- Grades: K-2 ---Fee: $150
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.

Play-Well: ANIMAL ARCHITECTS -- Grades: 3-5 --- Fee: $150
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.

BASKETBALL BASH --Grades: 3-5 --Fee: $115
Play like a pro! Your classmates become your teammates on the court as you scrimmage against one another. Scrimmage games are used to create chemistry between new teammates, practice plays and evaluate skill in a game environment. New this quarter: Basketball Bash! We will celebrate the end of the quarter with an evening of basketball at CFHS gym. You will compete against other CFSD elementary school teams in a District-wide event! 

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AFTER SCHOOL

MONDAYS, 3:00-4:15pm

BEAT DROP KIDZ     Grades: K-5 .    Fee: $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! 

TUESDAYS, 3:00-4:00pm

NINJA CAMP --- Grades: K-5 ---Fee: $115

Get ready for a challenge! This new class will give participants an opportunity to have fun testing their skills and abilities while going through various obstacles: Tunnel crawls, Cone weaves, Noodle crawls, Mat Rolls, Parachute runs and much more. Different courses will be set up every day. Who will be Ninja Warrior of the day?

THURSDAYS, 3:00-4:00pm

INTRAMURAL KICKBALL--- Grades: 3-5 ---Fee: $72

Learn the skills and techniques to master this field favorite and fulfill your enthusiasm for physical fitness and sportsmanship. Build team spirit and camaraderie with your teammates. Compete against other CFSD elementary school teams in a District-wide event. Participants will also receive a team shirt. 

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

WRESTLING CAMP

March 9 - May 8    Tuesdays and Thursdays   3:45-5:15pm   
Grades: 5-12    Fee: $98
Folkstyle wrestling is coming to an end, and Freestyle season has begun! Join High School Coaches, Greg Bishop & Fountaine Villarreal as we learn the rules, basics, and fundamentals of Freestyle wrestling. Individual Freestyle tournaments are held at different high schools almost every weekend during the 4th quarter. This program will help prepare our wrestlers if they decide to participate in any of these individual tournaments.

 

SPRING BREAK FIELD TRIPS - Grades: K - 5

Trips will depart from and arrive at Manzanita Elementary. Transportation for students enrolled in morning CARE will be provided to the field trip departure site.  ALL students should be picked up from Manzanita at the conclusion of the field trip.

Register by March 19. If you cancel prior to March $22 a $10 drop fee will be applied, no refunds after March 22, 2020.

WEDNESDAY, March 25      9:00 - 4:30pm    Fee: $60

TOP GOLF and MOVIES   

Start the day at the driving range with a session at Top Golf. Practice your golfing skills while enjoying a prepaid lunch of chicken bites, mini hot dogs, jr. cheeseburger, grilled cheese or a breakfast plate. After a fun morning of golf, we will head to the movies to relax and watch the latest kid-friendly flick. Please bring $10 if you wish to purchase a kid's snack pack at the theatre.

THURSDAY, March 26          9:00 - 4:30pm     Fee: $75

MEDIEVAL TIMES - Phoenix

Come join us and travel back in time of devotion. determination. courage and love at Medieval Times. We will watch the electrifying show of heroic knights on horseback facing their competition in games of rind pierce, flag toss and so much more! During the show we will enjoy our fourse-course dinner as the performance unfolds in front us.  

FRIDAY, March 27          9:00 - 4:30pm     Fee: $75

JAKE'S UNLIMITED - Phoenix

Come have a day full of fun as we adventure off to Phoenix to enjoy Jake's unlimited indoor amusement park. There will be a variety of funtastic things to do from arcade games, mini bowling and indorr rides. They even have a free unlimited buffet that is included in our visit.

 

SPRING BREAK OUTDOORS - Grades: 4-8

Drop-off and Pick-up at 9:00am - 4:30pm at Catalina Foothills High School 

 

Picacho Peak Hike - Monday, March 23
3-6 miles, 1000ft+ elevation change. Moderate physical exertion sustained for longer periods of time. Supportive soled shoes required. No flat soled shoes permitted.  Suitable for those with beginning to moderate outdoor experiences.

Spring is a great time to conquer the 1,500 ft peak of Picacho Peak State Park! Come enjoy the gorgeous views, take in the beauty of the seasonal wildflowers and learn about this area's unique geological significance. We will grill hot dogs and make s'mores over the fire after our hike! Pack list provided after registration.          Guides: Jessica Harris and Polly Tanner

Madera Canyon Hike - Tuesday, March 24
3 miles and 500ft elevation change. Low to moderate physical exertion. Suitable for Beginners. No flat soled shoes permitted.

Did you know Madera means wood in Spanish? Come see this amazing wooded canyon that is one of the hottest spots for migrating birds in Southeastern Arizona, and the United States! We will identify as many trees and birds as we can on this day hike in the shade. We will grill hot dogs and make s'mores over the fire after our hike! Pack list provided after registration.   Guides: Jessica Harris and Polly Tanner

Rincon Mountains Hike - Wednesday, March 25
3-6 miles, 1000ft+ elevation change. Moderate physical exertion sustained for longer periods of time. Supportive soled shoes required. No flat soled shoes permitted. Suitable for those with moderate outdoor experiences.

Spring is a great time to explore the Rincon Mountains! We will be navigating our way through Wild Horse Canyon as we surround ourselves with the beauty of the seasonal wildflowers, native birds, and local water spots. Make sure you pack a lunch! We will find a scenic spot to stop to eat and take in the beauty that surrounds us. Pack list provided after registration.      Guides: Jessica Harris and Polly Tanner

 

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