Our Enrichment Programs

Our STEAM curriculum uses cutting edge tools like Google CSFirst, Bloxels and Raspberry Pi to provide kids with practical, real world content in science, technology, engineering, art and math, all while having fun. These classes are open to both registered Kids' Country kids looking for more in-depth specialty classes and any child who wants to explore the world of STEAM.


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AfterSchool Dodgeball

AfterSchool Dodgeball

9/10 - 11/12 (Montevideo) 9/11 - 11/13 (Vista Grande) 9/13 - 11/15 (Quail Run)

Join One on One Sports in fun and safe after school dodgeball class. One on One Sports will work with students on improving footwork speed, agility, and athleticism. We work a lot on hand eye coordination. The dodgeball class is a fun activity for all. We make sure students are put in a safe environment making sure throws are not made above the shoulders. We are also working with students on proper throwing techniques. Come join us this winter.

Instructor: One on One

AfterSchool Soccer

AfterSchool Soccer

9/12 - 11/14 (Rancho Romero)

Join One on One Soccer for games, contests and drills that will help you get the edge! This program provides experienced instructors who bring valuable knowledge and youthful enthusiasm to the game. These clinics will help you to become a better soccer player through drills, contests, and game competition. This class is appropriate for new and continuing students.

Instructor: One on One

Art Around the World

Art Around the World

9/11 - 11/13 (Montair) 9/13 - 11/15 (Twin Creeks(

Art Around the World students get a glimpse into other cultures with projects inspired by art from each continent.  Each class begins with a brief discussion of the project’s country of origin before students dive in to create their own unique take.

Instructor: Nexplore

Be a Girl on Purpose

Be a Girl on Purpose

9/11 - 11/13 (3rd Grade Only) & 9/12 - 11/14 (4th and Fifth Grade) (Sycamore)

In today’s world, self-confidence is more important than ever. Girls face a special set of challenges. Help your girl make this her best year yet with our unique confidence, friendship and leadership course! She’ll learn to coach herself and draw confidence from values, self-talk, grounding, friendships, emotions and much, much more. As a result, she’ll BELIEVE in herself, BE herself and have fun in the process.

Instructor: MyGirl Coaching LLC

Black Dragon Chess

Black Dragon Chess

8/31 - 11/30 (10 Sessions) (Rancho Romero)

Underlying its proven social and critical thinking benefits, chess is fun! Join us as we journey into this fascinating game! The class will include individual and group instruction, as well as supervised play amongst the students. All ability levels are welcome, even if you’ve never played before. Previous students are also encouraged to continue. Prizes will be given at the end of the session.

Instructor: JB McCann

Capoiera

Capoiera

9/11 - 11/13 Greenbrook

Capoeira in an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of combat, acrobatics, music, dance and rituals in a very elegant and dynamic way.  During a Capoeira session, students will learn martial arts techniques, discover acrobatics, play musical instruments and explore cultures.  Capoeira improves coordination, builds flexibility, enhances concentration, boost self-confidence and promotes an active lifestyle.  This unique technique and educational approach to fitness make Capoeira a martial art like no other.

Instructor: Nexplore

Comic Book Creations

Comic Book Creations

9/10 -11/12 (Walt Disney) 9/11 - 11/13 (Montevideo) 9/12 - 11/14 (Rancho Romero) 9/14 - 11/16 (John Baldwin)

From creating and drawing characters of all kinds to telling a compelling tale with a strong beginning, middle, and end, every student will be guided through the process of making their very own comic book from start to finish!  Drawing and storyboarding are made simple through step by step examples.  Each student will create his or her own complete comic book in this adventure of character drawing and storytelling!

Instructor: Village Center for the Arts

Games!

Games!

9/12 - 11/14 (Rancho Romero)

Nexplore Games is an innovative program that uses an internationally-acclaimed selection of strategy and mind games to enhance 21st century life skills that teach students how to think, rather than what to think.  Nexplore Games is the bridge that connects the world of games to the real world.

Instructor: Nexplore

Golf

Golf

9/13 - 11/15 (Rancho Romero) 9/14 - 11/16 (Greenbrook)

Golf Squad is an after school enrichment golf offering instructed by PGA/LPGA Professionals at the convenience of your school campus.  Classes meet once a week and all equipment is provided by Golf Squad.  Students receive a Golf Squad hat and handbook to keep.

Instructor: Golf Squad

Kids’ Yoga

Kids’ Yoga

9/10 - 11/05 (Rancho Romero) 9/13 - 11/15 (Green Valley)

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Meditation in a 1 hour after school class.  The class is taught in an engaging, kid-friendly way.  Yoga journals are used at the end of each class for self-reflection and meditative coloring to help relax the mind.  Students learn tools to help de-stress and gain self-control to be used outside the yoga classroom.

Instructor: Grace & Zen

KinderBots

KinderBots

9/10 - 11/05 (Rancho Romero)

A unique program that is aimed at fostering creativity through science and technology in younger children, our KinderBots program has a strong focus on introducing simple engineering and technology concepts in a fun, hands-on way. Each child gets a computer and LEGO® kit with motors and sensors to learn with. What is a GEAR? What is a PULLEY? Where do we see it? Can I build one? Our custom designed curriculum encourages young kids to question engineering and technology.


Instructor: Tiny Techs Club

Nature Watch

Nature Watch

9/13 - 11/15 (K-1st graders at Rancho Romero) 9/14 - 11/16 (2nd-5th graders at Rancho Romero)

Environmental science comes alive with Nature Watch activity kits!  Each activity centers around a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten and enliven the learning process.  Each course covers one important topic like animals, ecosystems, climate and more.  To further promote discovery, most kits include a craft so each participant can “make and take” their project home.

Instructor: Nexplore

Pots & Paints

Pots & Paints

9/10 - 11/12 (Country Club) 9/11 - 11/13 (Bollinger Canyon) 9/12 - 11/14 (Rancho Romero) 9/13 - 11/15 (Montevideo)

Creativity abounds in Pots and Paints! In a busy world full of modern technology, and fast results, this class goes back to basics and teaches students to work with clay, a skill that requires patience and time. Alternating between weeks of pottery and painting, students will create delightful ceramic pieces whilst learning about famous artists from around the world. Wayne Theibaud, James Rizzi and Vincent Vangogh are just a few of the artists who will be inspiring our work.
Instructor: Danielle John

Robotics

Robotics

9/10 - 11/05 (2nd-5th graders at Green Valley) 9/10 - 11/05 (2nd-5th graders at Rancho Romero) 9/12 - 11/14 (K-2nd graders at Quail Run) 9/14 - 11/16 (K-2nd graders at Montevideo)

Nexplore Robotics is a STEAM program designed to inspire kids to pursue futures in science and technology.  Students interact with fun Maker Kits that enhance mechanical, art and engineering skills, while encouraging them to act as inventors in their own right.  Participants design their own remote-controlled hydraulic arms, learn to harness the power of pressurized carbon dioxide with Yeast Mobiles, build electric and solar powered race cars and experiment with gears and pulleys in our Tinker Sets.  Plus, students can keep their inventions and proudly share their projects with family and friends.  Nexplore Robotics is fully aligned with Next Generation Science Standards, and reminds kids to always explore, experiment and create!

Instructor: Nexplore

RobotED: Out of this World

RobotED: Out of this World

9/10 - 11/05 (Sycamore) 9/13 - 11/15 (John Baldwin)

Let your imagination soar! Build these other-worldly robots and learn the fundamentals of engineering like gears, levers, pulleys and cranks. Spin the Trolls and fly the Magic Carpet. Launch the Saucer and make the Alien head whirl! Each team of two gets a computer and a LEGO® WeDO® kit to use. Exclusive curriculum with emphasis on hands-on work, STEM concepts and fun with science!

Instructor: Tiny Techs Club

STEAM: Art & Animation Jr: Inspired by Walt Disney

STEAM: Art & Animation Jr: Inspired by Walt Disney

9/13 -11/15 (Country Club)

Take a stroll through the amazing World of Walt Disney’s Animation Studio! Your child will create their own animated short films. Artists will expand their horizons through the art of storytelling and modeling with real animators clay. They will gain an understanding of in-depth character design, verbalize animation terms, and master a digital stop-motion program on their own. They get to take home their creations at the end of the 4 weeks!

Instructor: Ariel Goldman

STEM FUNdamentals with Lego®  Materials

STEM FUNdamentals with Lego® Materials

9/10 - 11/05 (Bollinger Canyon) 9/11 - 11/13 (Coyote Creek)

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Snowmobiles, Towers, Catapults, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. There is no prerequisite for this course.

Instructor: Play Well TEKnologies

Village Dance

Village Dance

9/11 -11/13 (Rancho Romero) 9/12 - 11/14 (Montevideo)

This fun-packed class allows children to explore new countries while dancing to popular songs and infectious rhythms from across the globe. Children discover new people and places while learning indigenous dance moves and rhythms from far-away places. Every class features a new and exciting destination where children are introduced to a country and its culture! Each week our dancers receive a stamp in their Village passport marking their visit to a new land!

Instructor: Village Center for the Arts

Zumba

Zumba

9/13 - 11/15 (Creekside)

Zumba Kids is a fun, high-energy fitness class packed with specially choreographed routines and games for children using the latest music and rhythms like hip-hop, reggaetón, cumbia and salsa.  Zumba Kids classes inspire kids to express themselves through movement and play while effectively improving overall health and well-being.  Each class is headed by a trained and licensed Zumba Kids fitness instructor.  Classes not only include music and dance, but arts, crafts and cultural education as well.

Instructor: Nexplore

Kids' Country supports a child's natural curiosity and love of learning in a safe and inspired environment where they can discover their passions and achieve great things.