After School Enrichment

Monday- Friday     3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Children Ages 4-6 Years
Open to Enrolled Students and Community Members

Our enrichment classes are designed to challenge and inspire children to delve deeper into topics. These classes inspire creativity, imagination, art expression, and body awareness.  All classes are run either by our own teaching staff or experienced instructors from the community. 

Monday - Cook Book Club
Reading has never tasted so good with Jean Sheehy!  The children will listen to a story each class and will help prepare a kid friendly snack to accompany the book.  The children will be exposed to cooking terms, tools, and kitchen safety. Throughout the session,the children will compile recipes to create individual cookbooks to take  home and share with their families.  

Tuesday - Intro to Gymnastics  
Run, Jump, Tumble! Preschool gymnastics is a carefully designed movement class that focuses on the physical, social and emotional development of the pre-schooler.  Each class will include cardio, flexibility, balance, and coordination activities.  Children will be introduced to the magic of sport in a fun, friendly, and supportive environment. Amanda Mentuck is a USA safety certified gymnastics instructor and program director who has been teaching for over 20 years. 

Wednesday - I Like to Move It! 
A fun musically inspired movement/dance class like no other with Sue Ballou!  Children love to move to the familiar songs often heard in their favorite movies, radio stations, classroom, etc.  The class is a compilation of original and unique choreographed songs with plenty of time for "free dance.” They delight in expressing themselves while gaining coordination, confidence, personal space awareness teamwork, and focus. 

Thursday - Winter Explorers
Why do animals turn white in winter, how do frogs and salamanders survive the cold, what does a fox track look like in the snow? Bundle up, dig-in and discover the answers to these nature wonders in our Winter Explorers program. Each class offers a new nature adventure — blending games, stories, and hands-on activities to engage your child in learning and discovery.

Friday - Acting for Youngsters
Jape Payette has been teaching acting to preschool aged children for 18 years.  He adds fun movements to upbeat songs and plays creative and imaginative games that help develop cognitive and physical skills.  Songs vary from popular children’s movies to seasonal themes throughout the year.  The children will laugh, sing, act and have fun!