After School Program

Fall 2018 Overview

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Fall 2018 Registration
Is Now Open

General registration for the Fall After School Program will begin on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 and close on Friday, June 22, 2018. Families will be able to register for all classes during this time, including any lottery classes that were not filled through the lottery registration process. However, please remember that general registration classes are filled on a first-come, first served basis. A completed registration concludes with your clicking the green REGISTER button on the last page, and receiving an emailed receipt to the email address associated with your school account. (Please check your junk mailbox, if you do not see a receipt in your Inbox.) Parents, please remember that you must complete this online process for each boy you wish to register for the After School program. Parents and students should take some time to read over class descriptions and check their sons’ calendars before registration opens and they make their selections. Parents will be given a two-week grace period in September-October to drop or switch classes. Families who drop classes after this grace period will be charged 100% charge after the second week, which will be October 8, 2018.

Families may switch to another class at any time with the After School Director’s permission, if space is available, and a class isn’t compromised. However, there is a switch fee of $35 per switch. Boys who register for a class taught by an outside vendor may not be able to switch or drop a class after the second week of classes. Any late registration after Friday, June 22, 2018 will include a $75 late fee. Please note there is a 15-minute grace period for pick-ups; beyond that there is a charge of $1 per minute.

We will now be offering “After School Drop-In,” which will be available to all boys in Grades Kindergarten-Five, whether or not they are enrolled in an After School class. After School Drop-In will run until 5:30 Monday-Thursday and until 5:00 on Friday. The fee is $25 per hour and $35 per hour for a same day drop-in. Please notify the front desk reception or the Director of After School no later than 12 pm for same day drop-ins.

If you have any questions regarding Saint David’s After School program or the registration process, please contact the Director of After School, Irene Byun, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or (212) 369-0058 x456. Please click on this link to download and print the After School Fall 2018 term dates and class list.

Fall 2018 After School Classes

Classes marked with an asterisk are lottery classes.

  • Join SPARK Business Academy

    Let’s sell lemonade!  Join us for this fun class, where you will learn how to make yummy lemonade and how to earn money selling it!  Fun sessions empowerstudents
    with an entrepreneurial mindset for their lemonade stand. Studentslearn about marketing, finance and strategy in a supporting environment  fostering team work.


    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    Grades K to O

    Join Mad Science this session and discover why science is the real star on the big screen. You’ll create cool sound effects and build your very own robot hand to take home in a class that focuses on technology. Harness the sun’s heat and ramp up a power generation station. Get linked in to a network and work with radio signals. Conduct hands on experiments that will provide the opportunity to explore the force of gravity and even defy gravity! Some of the classes in this session include: Movie Effects, The Science of Magic, Sonic Sounds, Optical Illusions, Wacky Water, The Science of Toys, Radical Robots, The Science of Art, Great Gravity and Get Connected. 

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    This innovative class on financial literacy lays the foundation for healthy financial habits early in life, empowering students with the mindset to start making sound financial decisions and develop into responsible global citizens. Role
    -playing and fun activities keep students engaged. Topics include:
    •Currencies of the world
    •Budgeting 101 (earning, spending, saving, investing)
    •Prices and bartering
    •Checks and bank accounts
    •Credit cards and debit cards
    •Taxes
    •Career day: What do you want to be when you grow up?
    Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill that will benefit all students, no matter where life takes them.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm at 89th street.
     

    Grades 1 to 2

    The Floor Hockey 1-2 class will allow the boys to learn some of the fundamentals of the game in this fun-filled, high-energy class with Saint David's coaches. Using Saint David's provided equipment, boys will be grouped into new teams each week where they will work on their sportsmanship, being a great teammate, and enjoying the game of hockey with their friends.

    This class will take place at 89th Street from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 2 to 3

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP Juniors is specifically for grades two and three, and is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place at 89th street from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 3 to 4

    Join the fun in pottery class, and explore the exciting world of clay. In class, students will experience a wide range of projects and hand building techniques within the ceramic medium. Students' work will be fired in the kiln and basic glazing skills will be covered.

    This class will take place in the studio from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    LeBron or KD? Harden or Westbrook? Kyrie or Steph? Is the man responsible for your favorite kicks still the GOAT? Final Four or NBA Finals? Join Coach Williams as we get to the bottom line of the latest and greatest in basketball. Like the ball, the replay doesn't lie; we'll break down film and decipher what makes the greatest players so great. If you're the kind of guy who hashtags #ballislife, then this is the place for you. If you want to deconstruct greatness, relive some of the greatest moments of basketball history, reflect on last night's top performance, and debate who will take down the Warriors this season, then join the discussion. Join us if you like to learn and engage in fruitful, friendly debates about your favorite basketball teams and players.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Please note that this class takes place from 4-5:30pm.  Pick up will be at 5:30pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    ​Boys on the Canticle will write and publish the school newspaper under the direction of Ms. Davis and Mr. Dearie. Students will be able to pursue their passion to be a sports editor, copywriter, photographer, and more. The Canticle will be printed and distributed school-wide 2 to 3 times per year, including a graduation issue. Boys will be expected to do some writing outside of class and submit articles by deadlines established by the teachers and student editors.  

    Boys in Grades 7 & 8 are given priority.  Registration is required every trimester.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street 5pm.

    Lottery Class

  • Grades K to O

    K-O SDS Tennis is an exciting class for our boys in Grades K & O.  Participants learn proper technique and form using the revolutionary format developed by the United States Tennis Association designed to introduce kids to tennis. Using shorter courts and specialized equipment tailored to the age and size of the boys, Coach Julie Orkis (who has been with us for several years now) will provide boys with high-quality instruction in a safe and friendly environment.  Boys must have an extra pair of tennis shoes on hand.  They may also bring their own tennis racquet, but all necessary equipment will be provided.

    This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym from 2:30-3:30pm and will pick up will be at 3:30pm at the 89th street gym.

    Lottery Class

    Art-n-Orbit is a unique art and science program that focuses on children's creative spirit while they learn the fundamentals of art and science. Every class is an adventure. We pretend to be paleontologists and dig for fossils. We make our own exploding volcanoes. We become architects and build a super city. We go on treasure hunts and build light-up spaceships. Every class is a hands-on, engaging and educational adventure for boys and girls alike. Best of all, each week the children will leave class with their own tailor-made projects to show family and friends. These projects will be a true source of accomplishment and joy. Many projects are created from fun recycled materials.

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    SDS Tennis is an exciting class for our boys in Grades 1-3.  Participants learn proper technique and form using the revolutionary format developed by the United States Tennis Association designed to introduce kids to tennis. Using shorter courts and specialized equipment tailored to the age and size of the boys, Coach Julie Orkis (who has been with us for several years now) will provide boys with high-quality instruction in a safe and friendly environment.  Boys must have an extra pair of tennis shoes on hand.  They may also bring their own tennis racquet, but all necessary equipment will be provided.

    This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym from 4-5pm and will pick up will be at 5pm at the 89th street gym.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    Art-n-Orbit is a unique art and science program that focuses on children's creative spirit while they learn the fundamentals of art and science. We explore the Universe, create spinning robots that zoom across the floor, conduct fun science experiments and much more.  Every class is a hands-on, engaging and educational adventure for boys and girls alike. Best of all, each week the children will leave class with their own tailor-made projects to show family and friends. These projects will be a true source of accomplishment and joy.  New projects are featured each semester so that the children can continue the learning experience.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 3 to 4

    Coach Williams, Saint David's resident basketball expert, will work with our young boys on the fundamentals of the game: from dribbling, to passing, to shooting, to playing sound defense.  All the while, boys in this class will be learning new and creative ways to play the game of basketball. Throughout the session boys will participate in drills, competitive games, and scrimmages to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence.  Most importantly, the boys will have FUN!

    This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym from 4-5pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 4 to 6

    Are you ready for some FOOTBALL!?  The great sport of flag football, that is. In this course, boys learn the rules of football and practice passing, throwing, and running plays. No contact or equipment is allowed, but having lots of fun and good sportsmanship are a must. Boys should bring play clothes and sneakers from home. 

    The class will take place at Central Park or the 89th Street gym during inclement weather days from 4-5pm.

    Boys are dismissed from 89th Street at 5pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 4 to 5

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys in grades 4-5 to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Taught by a professional teaching artist, boys are introduced to the craft of acting through improvisation and ensemble building games.  Boys will take center stage in our new state of the art theater and learn Physical technique, vocal projection, character building and scene study. Special attention will be attributed to the art of storytelling, dramatic narrative and how to translate a performance from the page to the stage.  Boys will develop confidence in their voices, choices,  interpersonal and improvisational skills. 

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    Does your son love to think about math? Our math sessions will allow motivated students to explore concepts and activities that are outside of the school curriculum. Our goal is to encourage a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics and to develop students' reasoning and creative thinking abilities through problem solving, hands-on activities, and games. This is for all students who can work independently, take risks, and be comfortable not always knowing the answer but who can stick to the challenge and try to work it out.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 6 to 8

    You will discover that you need to think deeply and speak well in order to win an argument. In this class, we will use theater games, research activities, and mock trials to learn how to debate. Develop skills to listen; be a team member; respect diversity; and resolve conflict well. Prepare to use your writing, passion, and eloquence in addressing ethical and relevant issues. 

    (Priority will be given to 7th & 8th graders)

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

  • Since 1995, Dribbl has been teaching kids of all ages the fundamentals of sports in a fun and safe environment. They like to focus on things like teamwork and sportsmanship rather than points and trophies. Dribbl will be hosting our REC (recreational) club, which will consist of a number of awesome sports main events that the boys are used to from their regular school day schedule. Games like dodgeball, kickball and mission impossible will keep the boys moving and send them home tired!

    This will take place from 2:30-3:30pm.  Pick up will be at 3:30pm at 89th street.

    Lottery Class

    ASL Discoveries is a language, educational, and music enrichment program that strives to meet the needs and wants of all students. Students will learn ASL (American Sign Language) as well as some cultural aspects about the Deaf Community. We design our curriculum to include games, storytelling, music, and other activities relative to the themes our students want to learn. Each semester comes to a close with a performance for parents and staff to showcase the skills that students have learned within our program. Come join this fun enrichment program for fall 2018!

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Sign up for Model UN will be in person with Mr. Joe Shapiro.  He will announce the registration process during the upper school lunch, most likely the second week of school.

    ASL Discoveries is a language, educational, and music enrichment program that strives to meet the needs and wants of all students. Students will learn ASL (American Sign Language) as well as some cultural aspects about the Deaf Community. We design our curriculum to include games, storytelling, music, and other activities relative to the themes our students want to learn. Each semester comes to a close with a performance for parents and staff to showcase the skills that students have learned within our program. Come join this fun enrichment program for fall 2018!

    This class will take place from 4:00-5:00pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 1 to 2

    Coach Williams, Saint David's resident basketball expert, will work with our young boys on the fundamentals of the game: from dribbling, to passing, to shooting, to playing sound defense.  All the while, boys in this class will be learning new and creative ways to play the game of basketball. Throughout the session boys will participate in drills, competitive games, and scrimmages to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence.  Most importantly, the boys will have FUN!

    This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym from 4-5pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 2 to 4

    A fabulous hands-on, interactive introduction to the world of mystery and illusion, led by professional magician Matthew Cooke. A focus on developing children’s imagination, creativity, and problem-solving skills, Matthew will introduce performing magic tools and tricks our young magicians can try at home to amaze family and friends. Custom-designed professional materials will be provided to each young magician. The program will culminate in a magic show performance starring the students.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 2 to 3

    Boys joining the cross country club will be training for the Turkey Run and go for a run at Central Park to improve endurance and running technique. A coach will run with the boys to help encourage each boy to reach their potential. Proper warm ups and stretching will also be taught to develop good habits of keeping flexibility and being prepared for the workout. Practices will include varied types of relay races, speed workouts, longer runs and other running games.

    Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 2 to 3

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP Juniors is specifically for grades two and three, and is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place at 89th street from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 3 to 4

    Boys in this class will practice fundamental skills of shooting, passing, trapping, and dribbling. In addition, they will learn offensive and defensive skills while playing games ;round-robin, three-team tournament settings. This is a fun-filled class, with soccer, music and great comaraderie.  Boys are bussed to the 94th Street gym for class. Boys should bring a change of clothes, shin guards, and sneakers or indoor soccer shoes.  

    This class takes place from 4-5pm and boys are dismissed from the 89 Street Gym at 5pm.

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Please note that this class take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    Join the Hot Stove discussions, and discover more about our national pastime than you ever thought possible.  Boys in the class banter over who are the best players in the game, best moments, and other baseball related topics.  This class will include baseball movies, newsreels, audio clips, prose, poetry, baseball cards, memorabilia, and hours of “hot stove” discussions.  The class includes participation in the vaunted Hot Stove Fantasy Baseball League.  Saint David’s boys and faculty, past and present, all flock to this class for fun, laughs, and "talking baseball."

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

  • Grades K to O

    Whether your son has played chess for a couple of years or is just starting out, he will enjoy the engaging challenge of a time-honored game. Through lessons, visual manipulations, and match play, boys will learn the moves of each of the pieces and new strategies to outwit their opponent.  With well-tested, school approved iPad apps (such as Dinosaur Chess), more advanced boys will also have a chance to test skills in a fun and constructive way.  The course will be taught by Chris William.  Mr. William plays chess professionally and has worked with boys from Saint David's for over 15 years. 

    This will take place from 2:30-3:30pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    Lottery class

    Since 1995, Dribbl has stood out as a fun recreational program for young athletes who want to learn fundamental basketball skills in a positive and supportive environment.
    The Dribbl program aims to develop and refine skills such as shooting, passing, footwork, and ball-handling. For the earliest athletes, Dribbl focuses on getting kids comfortable on the court while improving basic motor skills such as jumping, running, and sliding. 
     

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be 89th street at 3:30pm.
     

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 2

    Boys in this class will practice fundamental skills of shooting, passing, trapping, and dribbling. In addition, they will learn offensive and defensive skills while playing games in round-robin, three-team tournament settings. This is a fun-filled class, with soccer, music and great camaraderie. Boys are bussed to the 94th Street gym for class. Participants should bring play clothes and sneakers from home, stored in a bag and placed in the locker room storage hamper. This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym. Boys are dismissed from the 89th St Gym at 5pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    Whether your son has played chess for a couple of years or is just starting out, he will enjoy the engaging challenge of a time-honored game. Through lessons, visual manipulations, and match play, boys will learn the moves of each of the pieces and new strategies to outwit their opponent.  With well-tested, school approved iPad apps (such as Dinosaur Chess), more advanced boys will also have a chance to test skills in a fun and constructive way.  The course will be taught by Chris William.  Mr. William plays chess professionally and has worked with boys from Saint David's for over 15 years. 

    This will take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5:00pm.

    Grades 1 to 3

    The Directed Study Program- Math is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP- Math is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce math skills, homework skills, and study habits. Boys in DSP- Math are expected to do independent work with math assistance from the instructor. Classes are organized in sections based upon grade levels.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 3 to 4

    During Wiffle Ball, boys will be exposed to different variations of wiffle ball and stickball. Designed for beginners and baseball fanatics alike, boys can enjoy friendly competition year-round.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Are you ready to code using real-world technologies AND play Minecraft at the same time? 
    Modding in Minecraft will teach students to code in Java (a widely used programming language) while creating custom mods (‘modifications’) that are unique and designed by each individual’s imagination. Students will have fun programming new objects and powers that don’t normally exist in the game. In this FIRE themed class, students will help their Minecraft character survive the middle of the desert by creating food, armor, blocks, and more to survive the heat and fire.   These exciting new skills can transfer directly to the real-world where any program (not limited to Minecraft) can be created.
    No prior coding experience necessary. However, this class does involve typing out all the code and learning an advanced programming language so the minimum grade level is 4thgrade.


    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Please note that this class take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    The class will be led by our Science Chair, Nora Sundar, who would like to enter the boys into Saint David's first FIRST Lego League (http://www.firstlegoleague.org) next year. 
    This class requires a serious commitment, so please be aware that this is a yearly commitment.

  • The K-O Floor Hockey class will allow the boys to learn some of the fundamentals of the game in this fun-filled, high-energy class with Saint David's coaches. Using Saint David's provided equipment, boys will be grouped into new teams each week where they will work on their sportsmanship, being a great teammate, and enjoying the game of hockey with their friends.

    This class will take place at 89th Street from 2:30-3:30pm and pick up will be at 3:30pm.

    Crayola® World of Design

    Think it! Draw it! Make it!

    Take a journey to the farthest reaches of the imagination while learning about theocean, the
    rainforest, Mars, a futuristic city, and more! Use the design thinking process to solve real-world problems in these different environments.
    Experiment with Crayola® products and many art techniques like sculpting, storyboarding, collage, and mixed media. Discover design careers like graphic design, universal design, urban design, and product design.

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.
     

    Grades 1 to 3

    Kodu Play – Coding through 3D Video Game Design Friday 
    One of the best ways to get a child excited is to allow them to create something of their own. In this class, we enable young kids to make their own 3D adventures by using fundamental coding concepts. Children will take Kodu apple picking, program Kodu to play hide and seek, and even help Kodu find his way out of a maze! Students are encouraged to make the adventures their own by adding in their own ideas. Learning to code at a young age allows children to exercise critical thinking, creative expression, and apply logical reasoning. 
     
    This class is designed for young children with little or no computer/coding experience.   This class will take place from 3:45-5:00pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5:00pm.
     

    Grades 1 to 2

    Our SD coaches will teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our purpose is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula use positive reinforcement to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

    This class will take place from 3:45-5:00.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5:00pm.

    Lottery Class

    Theme: Stop Motion Animated 8-Bit Arcade
    Even though games have come along way, we still love the look of the classics! Even popular games like Minecraft have used the style of 8-bit video games! Students in this class will recreate iconic games and characters using a variety of art making materials. They will bring these to life with stop motion animation! They will then use this style to create their very own animated films! Students will explore fun art making techniques while gaining hands-on experience with professional grade filmmaking equipment. New students will learn the basics of stop motion animation and experienced students will hone their craft while exploring a new style! Come animate and explore with us!
    This class will take place from 3:45-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 4 to 6

    Boys in grade 4-6 have the chance to practice and play soccer together in Friday's in the fall (dates included). During Friday Soccer the boys will work on various drills and take part in full field scrimmages with Coach Russo and Coach Evangelista. Shin guards are required in order to participate and the boys will provide their own soccer clothing and soccer appropriate footwear, as well, for each class. 
    This class will take place at the 89th Street Gym from 3:45-5pm and pick up will be at at 5pm.
     

    Lottery Class

    Grades 5 to 6

    Friday Basketball brings the excitement and fundamentals of this popular sport to the After School Program. Boys in this class will review the fundamentals of the game--from dribbling, to passing, to shooting--while learning more advanced skill sets and creative ways to play the game. Throughout the sessions, boys will participate in drills, set plays, and competitive mixed-age group games to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence. Every session will begin with instruction and end with a scrimmage.  This program will be for boys in Grades 5 and 6.  

    This class will take place at the 89th street gym from 3:45-5:00pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5:00pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 7 to 8

    Friday Basketball brings the excitement and fundamentals of this popular sport to the After School Program. Boys in this class will review the fundamentals of the game--from dribbling, to passing, to shooting--while learning more advanced skill sets and creative ways to play the game. Throughout the sessions, boys will participate in drills, set plays, and competitive mixed-age group games to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence. Every session will begin with instruction and end with a scrimmage.  This program will be for boys in Grades 7 and 8. 

    This class will take place at the 89th street gym from 3:45-5:00pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5:00pm.

    Lottery Class

*For Upper School Boys: please note that this class ends on the week of March 10th.