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

March 7- May 2 (Rancho Romero)

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

March 5 - May 7 (Montevideo)

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

App Developer with App Inventor

App Developer with App Inventor

March 8 - May 3 (Greenbrook)

Learn the fundamentals of app development through an accessible and friendly program, MIT App Inventor! Students will learn basics of app development using the MIT app inventor program.

Instructor: knodemy

Black Dragon Chess

Black Dragon Chess

February 16 - May 11 (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

Drones

Drones

March 6 - May 1 (Coyote Creek), March 8- May 3 (Quail Run)

In this Drone class, students will have a hands-on learning experience. They will learn about the inner machinations of a drone which allow it to fly.

Instructor: knodemy

Hamilton Workshop

Hamilton Workshop

March 9 - May 11 (Rancho Romero)

Our class presents a revolutionary world of creative self-expression to students as they rise up and improve their voices, stage presence and confidence. Students are introduced to basic vocal techniques, harmony and choreography while performing age-appropriate lyrics and dance moves.

Instructor: Village Center for the Arts

KinderBots

KinderBots

March 9 - May 4 (Green Valley), March 7 - May 2 (Greenbrook), March 5 - May 7 (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

Lyrical Dance

Lyrical Dance

March 6 - May 1 (Coyote Creek), March 8 - May 3 (Vista Grande)

Using elements of ballet, jazz, and contemporary, participants will learn a lyrical dance piece. Throughout the course dancers will also learn about their bodies, about healthy emotions, and being a good performer.

Instructor: Jamie Roman

Pots & Paints

Pots & Paints

March 6 - May 1 (John Baldwin), March 8 - May 3 (Country Club), March 7 - May 2 (Rancho Romero)

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

RobotED: Mighty Machines

RobotED: Mighty Machines

March 6 - May 1 (Rancho Romero), March 5 - May 7 (Bollinger Canyon)

Lift up! Build these super strong machines like the Jack Hammer, Chainsaw and Crane that help make our work easy! Learn fundamentals of engineering and mechanics like gears, pulleys, cranks and levers. Each team of two will use a computer and LEGO® WeDo® kit to learn with. Exclusive curriculum with an emphasis on technology, engineering, and programming.

Instructor: Tiny Techs Club

Robotics

Robotics

March 9 - May 11 (Montevideo)

This Robotics class is designed to introduce young students to the fundamentals of basic robot design and programming. Students will learn the basic concepts and apply them by building and programming a LEGO robot to perform specific tasks. Through a hands-on approach and the power of trial and error, students will gain insights into the application of robotics to solve real problems.
Instructor: Knodemy

Star Wars Character Drawing

Star Wars Character Drawing

March 5 - May 7 (Sycamore), March 9 - May 11 (Twin Creeks) March 8 - May 3 (Rancho Romero)

Learn to draw all your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away. Create your own BB-8, Boba Fett, Yoda and more, even X-Wings and Tie Fighters! Each class focuses on one or two characters, starting with basic shapes and stick figures, and working our way up to a complete, colored drawing each week. Students learn to build character structure, outlines, as well as shading techniques including detailing with pencil and ink.

Instructor: Village Center for the Arts

STEAM Art & Animation Jr: Inspired by Walt Disney

STEAM Art & Animation Jr: Inspired by Walt Disney

March 6 - March 27 (Walt Disney)

Take a stroll through the amazing World of Walt Disney’s Animation Studio! This Spring 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: JP Neang

STEAM: Little Cosmos

STEAM: Little Cosmos

February 26 - March 26 (Rancho Romero) March 8 - March 29 (Montair) March 7 - March 28 (John Baldwin)

Welcome to the Cosmos! This class offers hands-on learning activities that investigate topics such as physics, gravity, and astronomy. The Scientists will sculpt their own clay planet, create an LED constellation powered by the sun’s energy, and design a time machine with imagination power. Science is awesome! Get ready for fun that’s out of this world!

Instructor: JP Neang

Village Dance

Village Dance

March 8 - May 3 (Rancho Romero)

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

STEM FUNdamentals with Lego®  Materials

STEM FUNdamentals with Lego® Materials

March 26 - May 7 (Creekside)

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

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