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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

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Fall Break registration opens Monday, 9/23 at 8am. Click on this link for details of offerings.

  • Second Quarter registration opens Friday, October 4 at 8am.



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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.  

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Program Coordinator: Lucia Pavlich, (520) 209-8013 --- 

Second Quarter: October 21 - December 20
No school 11/11, 11/27, 11/28, 11/29

Early Release -----Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00pm
No Early Release on 11/12

CHESS 1:35-2:35pm (NOTE ending time) Grades: K-5-- Fee: $63

No prior experience is needed. Chess has been proven to enhance academic achievement and is a skill that will last a lifetime. Instructor, Ken Larsen, is a competitive chess player and instructor.

CRAZY CRITTERS -- Grades: K-5 ---Fee: $130

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!

KIDZART -- Grades: K-5 --Fee: $150

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. Each week students will bring home a different masterpiece all their own. Our curriculum never repeats!

TGA FLOOR HOCKEY --Grades: 1-5 -- Fee: $205
Take your best shot and discover how fun and exciting playing floor hockey can be with TGA! Our programs maximize the fun by including an exciting mix of instruction, drills, and games to develop the fundamental floor hockey skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, defending, and goalkeeping. This modified version of ice hockey can be played in regular shoes on virtually any hard surface with a small ball and hockey sticks.

YOYOS -- 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 you skills to large group s of students for over 15+ years. Students will be taking home two different yo-yos in this class. No experience is required.

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a Minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.

INTRODUCTORY ROCKETRY --Grades: 3-5 -- Fee: $66
Students explore the science of model rocketry through hands-on experiments and building projects. During the class, students will build and fly 3 different kinds of model rockets using 2 different types of propellant and 2 different types of stability control.  Lessons and experiments include principles of rocket stability, chemical reactions, and electric and electronic circuits used in rocketry. 

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After School

BEAT DROP KIDS --- Grades: K-3--- Mondays, 3:00-4:15pm ---Fee: $108
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!

INTRAMURAL ULTIMATE FRISBEE --Grades: 3-5 --Mondays, 3:00-4:00 pm -- 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 receive a team shirt. 

NINJA WARRIOR CAMP --- Grades: K-3--- Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm ---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 course will be set up every day. Who will be Ninja Warrior of the day?

STEEL DRUMS --- Grade: 5 --- Wednesdays ---3:00-4:00pm ---Fee: $72
This group is open to any 5th grade student with little or no experience playing steel drums. 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. Class meets at Canyon View Elementary, must have your own transportation.

DIY BEADED JEWELRY --- Grades: 1-5--- Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00pm ---Fee: $90
Learn how to create and design your own handmade beaded  jewelry.  We will use nylon-coated beading wire, beading elastic, wire, and waxed linen to create necklaces, bracelets, anklets, and hair accessories.   Unwanted and inexpensive jewelry is welcome for donations.  

RUNNING CLUB--- Grades: 2-5--- Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00pm ---Fee: $81
Sprint your sillies out!  In this running club we will play games, run obstacle courses and compete in relay races.  Practice your stride, speed and pace. Come join the fun and become a better runner. All skill levels are welcome.

SNOW MUCH FUN--- Grades: K-3--- Fridays, 3:00-4:00pm ---Fee: $120
Bring your creativity and imagination and become an artist in this seasonal craft fun class! Students will be working on seasonal art projects, such as haunted halloween, terrific turkey and Sonoran snowflake arts and crafts.  We’ll be using ‘upcycled' materials, pipe cleaners, glitter, felt, and paint to create our very own creations. 


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