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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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Site Lead: Sabrina Romero 209-7944

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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 are held October 17 - December 16

Registration Opens Monday, October 3 at 8:30am 


Early Release Thursdays 1:30-3:00

October 20, November 17, December 1, 8, 15


Airplane Flight and Design      Grades 3-5      Fee: $90

In this class the students will learn the basic principles of flight and flight control systems as well as building their own balsa wood gliders from scratch.

Antsy Nancy: Holiday Crafts      Grades K-5      Fee: $179

Antsy Nancy has 5 seasonal crafts designed to get kiddos into the holiday spirit! Crafts include Halloween Totes, Thanksgiving Wreaths, Holiday Shaker Cards, Candy Jars, and Gingerbread House Snow Globes. PLEASE NOTE: Responsible student crafters only. We will be using glue guns, scissors, tempera paints, and paper cutters.

Challenger Sports: Soccer      Grades K-5      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.

Dramatic Exploration with Drama Kids - Mondays       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.

Drama Kids: Junior Acting Academy      Grades 3-5      Fee: $86

Students will dive deeper into the world of theater and learn techniques that will help them develop interesting characters, convey appropriate emotions, clearly tell a story, and make bold choices for the stage - all while building self-confidence, creative thinking, collaboration, and leadership skills!

PlayWell Legos - LegoEngineering   Grades: K-5     Fee: $108

Play-Well TEKnologies blends STEM and engineering with a familiar and nostalgic children's toy, LEGO! Our instructors bring 10's of 1,000's of LEGO pieces and a passion for STEM to your child's school and facilitates creative thinking and problem solving in a group setting.




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

Animation Academy - Wednesdays       Grades 1-5          Fee: $196

Learn the art of animation from artist Jason Zucker! Jason is currently employed in Florida by the one and only Mickey Mouse! He has also completed and is working on publishing his first children's book as well developing a children's art related cartoon series! Join Jason to learn how to draw your favorite cartoon characters and as well as learning how to turn yourself into one! This class is done virtually. There will be a Community Schools employee in the room with the children for the duration of the class.

Ansty Nancy Holiday Treats       Grades K-2 onMonday, Fee: $290.    Grades 3-5 on Wednesday, $250

Antsy Nancy has cooked up delicious holiday-focused fun! Classes include: Spooky Krispie Treats, Caramel Apples, Patriotic Cake Pops, Holiday Cutout Cookie with Royal Icing, Make & Take to Bake Apple Pie, Cocoa Bombs, Holiday Present Cake, Gingerbread House Minis. At the end of the course, students will be presented a cookbook filled with all the recipes. PLEASE NOTE: Responsible student chefs only. We will be using heating element, pairing knives, and hand mixers.

Art Naturally: Animal Superheroes - Fridays        Grades 1-5       Fee: $200

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.

Art Meets Yoga - Wednesday      Grades K-5      Fee: $99

In Art Meets Yoga we’ll take the sunrise art studio outside. Our class will start by stretching, practicing breath work, and trying out new yoga poses each week. We will then move our attention to our mindful art class where we will focus on creativity, movement, and having fun!

Fun With Fitness - Wednesday      Grades 2-5       Fee: $84

In this class, student will learn about living a healthy lifestyle, setting goals, and different forms of fitness. We will engage in fun fitness games and activities with peers as well!

Sing and Dance: Forming the Character of Child Development Through Music - Wednesdays      Grades: K-3     Fee: $95

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 Golf     Grades: 3-5 on Monday, Fee: $264.   Grades: K-2 on Tuesday, 3:00-4:00, Fee: $157

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.

TGA Tennis     Grades: K-2 on Tuesday,  Fee: $157      Grades: 3-5 on Monday, Fee: $264

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.

Why Things Fly - Monday (Starts 10/24)      Grades 3-5      Fee: $218

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!


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