Sample of Class Descriptions
Children love to cook! The class menu varies with
the age group from English Muffin Pizza, Banana
Bonkers and Cheddar Pennies to fajitas, creme puffs
and full meals. The best part of the class is eating
what you just made. Bon Appetit!
Learn the basic techniques of cheer and then
incorporate them into a routine with your teacher.
On the last day of class, you will perform your
routine for family and friends.
Emphasis is placed on being able to follow
directions, showing respect and focusing. Not only
does this build self-esteem, it improves study
habits. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Roar like a lion! Stretch like a dog! This class is
for active children who love to use their bodies, be
silly and try new things. And for the child who may
not be that active or athletic, but will find
success in yoga and exercise while making new
friends. This class emphasizes focus and control;
key things for children to learn and take with them
in their everyday life.
ARTS & CRAFTS -
Fran Hubbard, an instructor at Michael's in Folsom,
offers two sessions. The first class of each session
is 1 hour 45 minutes; the last two classes are 90
minutes. The cost of the classes reflects the high
quality supplies used in the class
Session I: Wood projects have form as well
as function: are useful and fun. Students will learn
the simple art of sanding and preparing wood, then
design and paint or varnish them using all non-toxic
Session II: Small projects using Christmas
art on the first week. In the last 2 classes
students will create a very special gift box with a
small jewelry gift inside.
Art Wise provides directed drawing instruction in a
way that everyone is guaranteed success using a new
curriculum every week. This class will help students
with skills they can use in school everyday: focus,
self discipline, problem solving, visualization,
paying attention to detail and development of motor
skills. All supplies are supplied. Most of
all, Learning to draw is FUN!
Belynda Farias, Kidstartz Performing Arts Program
teaches skills in singing, dance and showmanship.
This award winning program instills self confidence,
creativity and enhances performance skills while
reducing stage fright. Students have chances for
local performances as well as at Great America and
Disneyland. See office for more info.
CLUB - Grades 4
Come be creative! Use your imagination! Julaine
Dugan will supply 3 models for ideas. You can make
and modify the one of your choice or just make your
own free form project. Legos will be provided but
feel free to bring you own. Julaine has donated Lego
blocks to the classroom and is volunteering her time
for this class. Funds she makes will go toward
building a larger supply of Legos.
HIP HOP DANCE
- Grades 1-5
Belynda Farias Amber Kelly is here to teach the best
of urban dance. Hip-Hop is the latest cultural
trend on the dance scene and offers exposure to
street, funk, lock-n-pop and break as a part of this
class. Wear loose comfortable clothing. On the last
day of class, students will perform for their
parents and friends.
This is an introduction to conversational Spanish.
It includes puppets, stories, and games that are
great fun. Students really respond to this soft
approach to learning another language.
Experiment with bubbles and balloons, 'Blob' and
color explosions. Classes start with a game and a
science question. Students go home with a project
and some knowledge of scientific facts such as;
surface tension of water, animal behavior and the
theory of lenses (water is a mini magnifier).
Lindy Cook, a teacher at Sly Park Outdoor Education,
will teach the basics of clay; from learning the
secrets of creating fun pinch pots, to making
personalized lanyards. Many other SENSATIONAL
seasonal projects. Finished projects will be fired
ROCKS, GEMS, FOSSILS
& MINING -
See and hold precious gems. Win prizes while playing
games. Learn to pan gold and find out what it was
like to be a miner. Rich Dvoracek makes it fun
learning about different rocks and fossils. Optional
Family Field Trip is Saturday, Dec. 9th, from 1 to
3pm. Included will be a tour of Gold Bug Mine, the
Priest Mine (not often open to the public) and gold
panning at the park. Participants are guaranteed to
hit 'paydirt'. Flyers for the field trip will be
handed out the first day of class. The cost is $11
Make a miniature treasure chest! Create a cool Zen
Garden! Build a personal target toy! Martha Fletcher
guides students through 6 awesome projects that make
great gifts that will withstand the test of time.
Projects are a guaranteed success that will build
self-confidence while teaching multiple skills.
- Computer Basics
- Electricity & Magnets
- Sign Language
- Medieval Fun
- Soccer Clinic
- Volleyball Clinics