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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
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Sunrise Drive

Site Lead: Sabrina Romero 209-7944

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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 

Classes are held January 3 - March 16

Registration Opens Monday, December 12 at 8:30am 


Early Release Thursdays 1:30-3:00

January 12th, 26th  February 2nd, 9th  March 2nd, 9th

(NO EARLY RELEASE CLASS 1/5, 1/19, 2/16, 2/23)


A - Zonn      Grades K-2      Fee: $182

IGeckos, lizards, and frogs, OH MY! We will learn all about the characteristics of reptiles and amphibians and what makes these animals unique in our hands on class. Yes, you will get to hold some of them! We will talk about warm and cold blooded animals, invertebrates and vertebrates, skin types, and so much more!   Investigate their habitats, diets, and how to care for them at home.  Turn your fear of snakes  into "snakes are fascinating " as you discover how some of these animals can make excellent pets!

Challenger Sports: Soccer      Grades 3-5      Fee: $193

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 Outside the Box with the Flying Aprons       Grades: 3-5      Fee: $257

Join Chef Barry and travel the world through cooking! On your culinary journey you will travel from Vietnam to Italy, learning through a 6 part series of cooking classes the importance and health benefits of farm to table cooking with tasty, seasonal well - cooked foods. While learning these new recipes you will also focus on kitchen and life skills with an emphasis on kitchen safety and sanitation that you can then transfer to your kitchen at home!

PlayWell Legos - Minecraft Engineering   Grades: K-2     Fee: $142

Venture into the world of Minecraft in our unique LEGO® experience. Get ready to build your base, craft your tools, use your Minecraft to harvest raw resources, and battle to stop the Ender Dragon from ending the world. Come explore the endless possibilities of LEGO® with a trained Play-Well instructor.

Rocketry       Grades 3-5     Fee: $122

Build it, decorate it and launch it! Rocketry introduces students to the wonderful world of science and physics with high flying results! The sky's the limit with rocketry. Instructor, Ron Mealka, has a degree in Elementary Education and a passion for aircraft and model rocketry.

Sewing with Lucky Cat Art Social      Grades 2-5     Fee: $150

Come and learn the basics of hand sewing with Lucky Cat Art Social! You will learn basic stitching and how to use it to create one of a kind projects! You will also create your own sewing kit so you can continue to use your new skills at home that you learned in class. 



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

No school: January 2nd, 16th,  February 23rd, 24th, & March 17th


3-D Perler Beads- Fridays (9 weeks)       Grades 2-5          Fee: $135

3D Disney characters, a pokeball, a jewelry box, and a toucan are just some of the MANY things that can be made out of perler beads! In this class children will choose the 3D design of their choice to work on weekly utilizing patterns, their patients and creativity to create something extraordinary! The 3D perler bead patterns work like a 3D puzzle with each side of the structure designed to fit within each other. What will you make? The possibilities are endless! This is a process project class and most 3D projects will take multiple classes to complete

Ansty Nancy Gardening Fun and Crafts  - Mondays (9 weeks)      Grades K-2       Fee: $322

Calling all green thumbs, tree huggers, nature lovers, and fairy enthusiasts! Our classes will be fact and action packed. With desert gardening top of mind, we have multiple hands-on projects focused on creating a beautiful garden. Classes include Succulent Planters, Custom Garden Apron/Tool belts, Indoor Herb Gardens, Fairy Gardens, Teacup Bird feeders, Hand Painted Garden Bugs, Planter Transformation, and Spring Flower Bulb Planting.

Art Naturally: Nature Hide And Seek - Fridays  (9 weeks)       Grades 1-5       Fee: $200

Who's hiding in that hole? What's moving beyond the bush? Nature is full of hide and seek. In this session we will learn what's hiding and create all new fun projects with this theme. Each week we will use different materials including clay, watercolors, oil pastels, mixed media and more. Come create and play!

Challenger Sports: Soccer - Tuesdays (11 weeks)      Grades K-2      Fee: $236

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.

Fun with Flight - Mondays (9 weeks)       Grades 3-5      Fee: $244

Join Bob Ray of Why Things Fly for a fun, fascinating foray into the world of flight. Students will be taught the basics of flight (why things fly) and engage in activities, building…you guessed it, things that fly! Kites, tumble wings, and gliders just to name a few. We all have an innate fascination with flight. This program will leave the students wanting to do projects on their own at home!

Little Library Book Club - Wednesday (11 weeks)      Grades 3-5     Fee: $165

Join Ms. Ashley to fall in love with reading while you travel together in a book through discussion and activities. In this class you will work together to create a Little Library for the Sunrise Drive students! You will then take a field trip to Bookman's to pick books for the Sunrise Drive Little Library!

SD Hiking Club - Tuesday (3 weeks)      Grades 3-5      Fee: $45

Come discover the beauty of our unique and curious Arizona environment with Mary Grodman from 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. Transportation will be provided on the last day.  This is a 3-week class! *Tuesdays, 1/17 & 1/24 3:00-4:30pm and on 1/31 from 3:00-5:00pm

Sing and Dance: Forming the Character of Child Development Through Music - Mondays (9 weeks)      Grades: 3-5    Fee: $108

Students will explore the basics of music, as well as, singing, dancing, performing with Ms. Zhao from Sunrise Drive. Student will be developing their music mentality through playing instruments, practicing variety of rhythm and listening to various examples of music from around the world, including musical theater.

TGA Cheer  - Monday,s (9 weeks)      Grades: K-5       Fee: $264

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 Flag Football - Wednesdays (11 weeks)     Grades: K-2      Fee: $322      

Kick it off with this modified version of America’s game that makes it fun and exciting to play with TGA! There is a strict no-contact rule to maintain all player’s safety. Coaches lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of passing, catching, running, and defending. Students participate in STEAM labs that allow them to explore academic concepts like gravity, compression, and aerodynamics through the game.

TGA Volleyball - Wednesday (11 weeks)      Grades 3-5      Fee: $322

Serve it up with volleyball class and discover how fun and exciting volleyball can be with TGA! Coaches lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of passing, setting, serving, spiking, and blocking.

TRAK - Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00pm  (11 weeks)      Grades K-2    Fee: $283

How far can a rabbit hop? Why does a pig roll in the mud? How can you tell if a horse is happy? What does it mean to be a predator or prey animal? These questions and many others will be answered in our Animal Friends hands-on program. Children will learn a variety of information ranging from the diet and required care for some ranch animals to behaviors and interesting facts. The TRAK animal family enjoys traveling to schools and being a part of this educational and fun experience.

CHESS - Semester Class, January 3 - May 19

TUESDAY’S 3:00 - 4:00pm  or 4:00 - 5:00pm

Instructional Chess - Tuesday: 3:00 - 4:00pm      Grades K-5    Fee: $228

No prior experience is needed. Chess has been proven to enhance academic achievement and is a skill that will last. SEMESTER LONG CLASS ENDS 5/19

Tournament Chess - Tuesday: 4:00 - 5:00pm      Grades K-5     Fee: $228

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. SEMESTER CLASS LONG ENDS 5/19


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