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PS 11 PROGRAMS AFTERSCHOOL SCHEDULE (PK - 2nd Grade)
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Spring 2022 - February 28 - June 24, 2022 - PreK-2nd grade Register at www.ps11programs.ce.eleyo.com
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MondayMxxxxxxx
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Afterschool at the Giant RoomMxxxxxx3:00-6:00, $65/weekThe class will be held offsite at The GIANT ROOM’s Chelsea Hub on 28th Street. This afterschool class will be offered on Mondays for PreK-2nd grade, Tuesdays for 2nd-5th grade. Students will walk from PS 11 to the GIANT ROOM with Afterschool Staff. Students will return to PS 11 by 6:00 pm for pickup. GIANT instructors lead hands-on STEAM activities on site at our Chelsea hub. Students have access to all materials and tools needed for their afterschool program. Included are laser cut machine, 3D printer, embroidery machine, sticker and button maker, electronics, creative technology such as littleBits, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, Makey Makey, micro controllers such as Microbit and Arduino, all sorts of arts and crafts materials.
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Arts & Crafts/Alexus WilliamsMxxxxx
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Chess/Impact Coaching NetworkMxxxxxx$30/weekAn exciting introduction to the game of chess for our beginner Students. Players will enjoy close student to teacher ratio, introduction to the pieces and how they behave, real life variations of games and fun, and "Tournament like" activities. Each student receives training according to their individual levels and progress.
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Game TimeMXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Hip Hop/Sophia Marrapodi-Bove MxxxXThis class starts with a warm up and stretch, followed by dance exercises across the floor, floorwork and dance moves that we then use while learning a choreography to an up beat song. At the end of dance class we will work on our improvisation skills in a dance game. All music is fun, positive, energetic and kid friendly. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable dance clothing (pants/leggings) to class. Students may only sign up for 1 Hip Hop class per week.
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Let's PlayMXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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MakerState MakerSpaceMxxxxx$40/weekFeeling creative? Jump into our latest super-fun engineering arts and crafts! What we’re building in the makerspace this semester: slime, the tallest paper tower, sensory bottle biome, exploding seed pod, confetti launcher, plantable seed paper, Rube Goldberg marble runs, and a lot more! Dream it, plan it, and build it!
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My FIrst Lemonade Stand/Spark AcademyMXXxxx$35/weekLet's sell lemonade! Young students become "lemonade entrepreneurs" and learn how to make yummy lemonade and earn money selling it! From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, students have fun while developing business savvy. As an optional showcase event, students launch their lemonade stand to raise money for a charity they select!
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Art of Piano PlayingMxxx$35/weekGroup Piano Classes have many benefits. It is a great opportunity to determine musical interest and aptitude; develop piano-playing skills and fundamentals. It is also an excellent musical foundation for young students who may not yet have developed the maturity needed to fully benefit from private piano lessons. Group Piano Lessons also help to develop memory and logical-thinking skills which help overall school performance. Students are able to play duet and group pieces, helping develop social skills. Through singing and playing, students will be learning music at a comfortable pace. Our piano teacher will do individual assessment for each student throughout the class. Activities include but not limited to: learning musical alphabet, playing games and exercises, learning basic music theory, reading music. During this course students will explore solo elementary pieces as well as duets with our piano instructor. The same age and skill level children are grouped together into small groups (maximum 7 students per group). At the end of each semester piano instructors invite parents to an Open Class where children demonstrate what they learned. Children from Group Piano Lessons are invited to perform at our semi-annual recitals held in Manhattan. Group Piano Lessons prove that children enjoy learning in a fun atmosphere. Friendships develop, and the joy of sharing music is experienced!
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Pop Fit Juniors (PreK-2nd grade)MxxGet ready for an action packed healthy adventure with high-energy fitness fun, good-for-you-games and nutritional know-how that kids can share with the whole family. Through energizing circuits, fitness games, obstacle courses and more each PopFit adventure will hit on the Fab Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Balance and Endurance. Children will work toward increasing muscle coordination, improving motor planning skills, and engaging in total body awareness.
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Rock and Roll Movies/Michael MesserMxxRock N Roll Movies is where kids will create, write, direct, and star in their own rock n roll movie! Everything from the story, characters, props, costumes, animations and original score will be created by the kids, with help and guidance from veteran rock n roll teacher Mike Messer (leader of the world famous rock band for kids “THE DIRTY SOCK FUNTIME BAND”) Along with the encouraged silliness there is a strong focus on teamwork and confidence empowerment. The creation process is based upon the philosophy that “ALL ideas are good”, and gentle encouragement that anything that your child thinks up is worth giving a try. The other goal of the class is for everyone in class to have as much fun as we possibly can! All kids and families will get a professionally edited copy of the movie. Join the fun with one of the most popular PS11 after-school classes of the last 5 years!
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Intro to SkateboardingMxxxxx$45/weekAn introduction to skateboarding and skateboarding safety, proper form and posture,turning,acceleration and stopping. Louie has been a professional skateboarder sponsored by numerous companies for the past 12 years. He has been teaching children and adults how to skateboard for over 15 years. Louie has taught at renowned private schools, and sports camps across the tri-state area. Students must provide their own equipment - skateboards, helmets and pads. Equipment can be left in the afterschool office in the morning on the day of class.
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Swimming/Physique SwimmingMxxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
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WonderHut Art/Kelli CrosbyMxxxxxJoin Professor Gal to create cool art projects, and host your own art openings. Be inspired by world art from her materials gathered during 10 years of teaching at the Brooklyn Museum. Learn art skills including drawing, painting and sculpture. Experience fun art processes including printing and fun sculpture materials. Express through modern and contemporary art ideas and projects.
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Extended DismissalMxxxxx4:30-5:00
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Art/Small Pieces: Collage & Found Object Art with George SewellMxxxxxArtist and PS 11 Parent George Sewell will lead young artists in a series of fun and creative art projects employing a variety of materials and artistic medium, including watercolor, cray pas, marker and collage on paper, cardboard and all manner of found objects.
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Ballet/Ayelet Afek MxxxBallet introduction- students will learn basic ballet vocabulary and movements. Class will include stretching and range of motion as well as basic ballet exercises which will be incorporated into a dance to be performed at the end of the semester
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Game Time with Ms. LabombardaMXXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Art of Piano Playing*Mxxxxx$35/weekGroup Piano Classes have many benefits. It is a great opportunity to determine musical interest and aptitude; develop piano-playing skills and fundamentals. It is also an excellent musical foundation for young students who may not yet have developed the maturity needed to fully benefit from private piano lessons. Group Piano Lessons also help to develop memory and logical-thinking skills which help overall school performance. Students are able to play duet and group pieces, helping develop social skills. Through singing and playing, students will be learning music at a comfortable pace. Our piano teacher will do individual assessment for each student throughout the class. Activities include but not limited to: learning musical alphabet, playing games and exercises, learning basic music theory, reading music. During this course students will explore solo elementary pieces as well as duets with our piano instructor. The same age and skill level children are grouped together into small groups (maximum 7 students per group). At the end of each semester piano instructors invite parents to an Open Class where children demonstrate what they learned. Children from Group Piano Lessons are invited to perform at our semi-annual recitals held in Manhattan. Group Piano Lessons prove that children enjoy learning in a fun atmosphere. Friendships develop, and the joy of sharing music is experienced!
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MakerState MineCraft EngineeringMxxx$40/weekLet’s build giant pixel art, adventure quests, circuit-based musical instruments & contraptions, and Hero’s Journey stories, all within a secure MakerState server. Minecraft is an open-world, creative game that promotes collaboration and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is the imagination.
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Sewing Club /Children’s Institute of Fashion ArtsMxxxThe Children's Institute of Fashion Arts offers after school programs in sewing, textiles and design for all ages. We teach kids how to design, sew, and create based on their own interests and culture. Small groups give children the opportunity to learn and develop skills at their own pace and ability. Students sew by hand and use sewing machines when available, learning to design and make their own projects. Professional and specially-trained teachers give one-on-one attention.
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Soccer/Super Soccer StarsMxxxxAt Super Soccer Stars, we use the soccer ball as the vehicle to help children not only improve their soccer skills, but also develop self-confidence, improve gross motor skills, hone socialization skills and more. Dynamic, local and international coaches work with small groups of boys and girls to develop these skills and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment
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TuesdayTuxxxxxxx
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Afterschool at the Giant RoomTuxxxxx3:00-6:00, $65/weekThe class will be held offsite at The GIANT ROOM’s Chelsea Hub on 28th Street. This afterschool class will be offered on Mondays for PreK-2nd grade, Tuesdays for 2nd-5th grade. Students will walk from PS 11 to the GIANT ROOM with Afterschool Staff. Students will return to PS 11 by 6:00 pm for pickup. GIANT instructors lead hands-on STEAM activities on site at our Chelsea hub. Students have access to all materials and tools needed for their afterschool program. Included are laser cut machine, 3D printer, embroidery machine, sticker and button maker, electronics, creative technology such as littleBits, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, Makey Makey, micro controllers such as Microbit and Arduino, all sorts of arts and crafts materials.
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ART/Pen to Paper/George SewellTuxxxxxCool stuff! Have fun with different projects each class, including comic strip art, still life drawing, lettering, use of paper cutouts, collage, water color painting, anything to create cool works of art!
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Cooking Adventures/Natalie ButlerTuxxxxxKids learn how to cook using fun and healthy ways to make cuisines from different countries and cultures.
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Let's PlayTuXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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Game TimeTuXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Hip Hop/Sophia Marrapodi-Bove TuxxxThis class starts with a warm up and stretch, followed by dance exercises across the floor, floorwork and dance moves that we then use while learning a choreography to an up beat song. At the end of dance class we will work on our improvisation skills in a dance game. All music is fun, positive, energetic and kid friendly. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable dance clothing (pants/leggings) to class. Students may only sign up for 1 Hip Hop class per week.
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MakerState Junior Engineers*Tuxxxxxx$40/weekEvery day brings a fun, new hands-on art and building project that awakens a love of engineering, math and computational thinking. Learn social emotional and executive functioning skills, including collaborative problem solving through the engineering design process and awaken a lifelong love of STEM, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration!
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Karate/Ken Wa Kan Karate*TuxxxxxbeginnersKenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
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Sewing Club /Children’s Institute of Fashion ArtsTuxxxThe Children's Institute of Fashion Arts offers after school programs in sewing, textiles and design for all ages. We teach kids how to design, sew, and create based on their own interests and culture. Small groups give children the opportunity to learn and develop skills at their own pace and ability. Students sew by hand and use sewing machines when available, learning to design and make their own projects. Professional and specially-trained teachers give one-on-one attention.
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Skateboarding/Louie Luiz at the Chelsea Piers Skatepark*Tuxxxx$55/week, 3:00-5:00The class will be held offsite at or near the Chelsea Piers Skatepark. Two sessions of this course will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from school dismissal to 5:00. The class on Tuesdays is for Beginners; Fridays for Intermediate/Advanced. Students will walk to the skatepark with Afterschool Staff and will return to PS 11 by 5:00 pm. This class is open to 2nd-5th graders. Intermediate/Advanced students must have prior skateboarding experience, preferably with Louie. All students must have their own board, pads and helmet. There will not be any equipment available to borrow. Please email us with any questions about equipment or if you are unable to purchase the equipment. The beginner class is an introduction to skateboarding and skateboarding safety, proper form and posture, turning, acceleration and stopping. Louie has been a professional skateboarder sponsored by numerous companies for the past 12 years. He has been teaching children and adults how to skateboard for over 15 years. Louie has taught at renowned private schools, and sports camps across the tri-state area.
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Spanish/ABC LanguageTuxxxxxHola! Children will learn about and explore the Spanish language and culture through age-appropriate lessons and activities. In this playful and educational after-school program geared towards beginners, students learn all the basics of the language, including numbers, colors, greetings, family terms and more. The children will begin learning the target language through games, songs, activities and role playing.
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Swimming/Enes MernicaTuxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
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Tap Dance/Susan Hebach (by invitation only - experienced tap dancers only)TuxxBy invitation only. Tap with Susan Hebach focuses on learning and exploring the art of tap dance. The goal is to provide students with a well rounded experience by developing strong technique skills, understanding how to listen and work with music and strengthening basic musical skills, cultivating creative skills, learning historical choreography and listening and dancing to a variety of music. All students need a pair of tap shoes to participate in this after school class. We will have a moderate selection of tap shoes are available for temporary use during class but it is recommended that families purchase shoes to fit their child.
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Violin Lessons/Village Music SchoolTuxxxxxxThis club will give children the fun of playing the violin, and with The Village Music School’s methods, a beginner learns how to play a tune in the very first lesson! Students will have the opportunity to perform for each other and for their parents in a recital at the end of the school year. Rental instruments are available for $30 per 10-week session .
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WonderHut Science/Robert AppletonTuxxxxxThis interdisciplinary hands on science program integrates art, stories, games and observation of science materials. Taught by seasoned early childhood science educator Kelli Crosby & her colleague Robert Appleton. Join the KidScouts and master your science/nature skills. Throughout the school year we will learn about: leaf I.d, Wilderness survival, Animal tracking, Kites and flight, Boats and floats, Carpentry and inventing, Electricity and inventing, Hudson river Habitat, Leatherwork, Diagram and model making, Flowers and planting
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Extended DismissalTux4:30-5:00
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Karate/Ken Wa Kan KarateTuxxxxxBlue Belt & Above onlyKenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
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Cooking Adventures/Natalie ButlerTuxxxxxKids learn how to cook using fun and healthy ways to make cuisines from different countries and cultures.
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Game TimeTuxxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Let's PlayTuXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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MakerState Scratch Coding and Game Design*Tuxxx$40/weekCreate stories, video games, and animated art as you learn to code with MIT’s block-based coding language for kids, Scratch. Scratch coding combines art, animation and programming with our own heroes and stories at the center. If you love to play games and would like to learn to code your own games, this introduction to computer programming and game design is just for you.
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Sewing Club /Children’s Institute of Fashion ArtsTuxxThe Children's Institute of Fashion Arts offers after school programs in sewing, textiles and design for all ages. We teach kids how to design, sew, and create based on their own interests and culture. Small groups give children the opportunity to learn and develop skills at their own pace and ability. Students sew by hand and use sewing machines when available, learning to design and make their own projects. Professional and specially-trained teachers give one-on-one attention.
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Swimming/Enes MernicaTuxxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
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Tap Dance/Susan HebachTuxxxTap with Susan Hebach focuses on learning and exploring the art of tap dance. The goal is to provide students with a well rounded experience by developing strong technique skills, understanding how to listen and work with music and strengthening basic musical skills, cultivating creative skills, learning historical choreography and listening and dancing to a variety of music. All students need a pair of tap shoes to participate in this after school class. We will have a moderate selection of tap shoes are available for temporary use during class but it is recommended that families purchase shoes to fit their child.
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Tennis/Advantage Quickstart TennisTuxxxxx
Advantage Quickstart Tennis Now kids’ tennis is easier and more fun! Advantage Tennis Club’s Quickstart Tennis program is designed exclusively for students ages 4 and up, no experience needed. Children play with age and size-appropriate racquets on smaller courts using special slow-bouncing balls. They learn from experienced professionals through non-competitive drills, games and instructional tennis basics and fundamentals.
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Violin Lessons/Village Music SchoolTuxxxxxxThis club will give children the fun of playing the violin, and with The Village Music School’s methods, a beginner learns how to play a tune in the very first lesson! Students will have the opportunity to perform for each other and for their parents in a recital at the end of the school year. Rental instruments are available for $30 per 10-week session .
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WonderHut Science/Robert AppletonTuxxxxxThis interdisciplinary hands on science program integrates art, stories, games and observation of science materials. Taught by seasoned early childhood science educator Kelli Crosby & her colleague Robert Appleton. Join the KidScouts and master your science/nature skills. Throughout the school year we will learn about: leaf I.d, Wilderness survival, Animal tracking, Kites and flight, Boats and floats, Carpentry and inventing, Electricity and inventing, Hudson river Habitat, Leatherwork, Diagram and model making, Flowers and planting
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WednesdayWxxxxxxx
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Amazing Animals/Denise AndersonWxxxxxIf it walks, crawls, swims or flies we'll study it. From raising and observing small life (including insects and aquatic creatures) to exploring how bigger animals work, we'll learn not just about the animal kingdom, but about our own biology as well. Adventurous activities will include animal handling and care, hands on demonstrations, student experiments and outrageous games that insight both curiosity and giggles. We'll even create model collections of bugs and fossils to keep.
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Mindful Capoiera/Afro Brazil Martial ArtsWxxxxxCapoeira, a dance developed by Africans brought to Brazil as slaves over 400 years ago, incorporates the speed and agility of martial arts, dancing and acrobatics and teaches a philosophy of resolving conflict without the use of force. Each class focuses on creating a supportive and safe space for learning. Our mission is to inspire FLC - fitness, leadership, and community. Our method works by developing FDR - focus, discipline, and respect. All lessons begin when students show FDR, focus on the teacher or leader, discipline to stay with the lesson, and respect for themselves, for each other and for the teacher. Students learn capoeira's basic moves, sequences with a partner, and how to play the "game" of capoeira; we never say fight or spar. There is no contact in our capoeira lessons except to shake hands with our partners. In a year long program, students will learn 10 capoeira movements, sequences with a partner, 5 songs in Portuguese, basic capoeira rhythm on instruments, and about capoeira's context in the history in Brazil. In addition, students gain confidence in their physical abilities and develop learning and life skills to achieve success in school and in other areas of their lives.
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Chelsea Hands on History/Lesley Doyel*Wxxx3:00-5:00
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Game TimeWXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!/TADA!*Wxxxxxx$32.50/weekA Musical Theater skills-building class that focuses on the core elements of singing, acting, and dancing. Learn popular Broadway songs, plus one-of-a-kind songs from TADA!’s original musicals. This class includes exploration in character development using theater games plus song and dance numbers. Students learn the skills necessary to participate as Musical Theater performers. This program focuses on acting through song & dance, which successfully prepares kids for future Musical Theater camps, classes, and productions. Classes begin with physical and vocal warm-ups to help students focus and prepare. The last class culminates in a final Sharing that showcases high-quality performances of the song & dance skills learned in class.
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Guitar/EzraGuitar** WxxxxxxGuitar Lessons are limited to 6 students per class. Each lesson is $35 for 40 minutes. Students will be accommodated in another activity before or after their lesson..Established in 2008, EzraGuitar is a guitar program designed to give kids the opportunity to study with some of the greatest classical guitarists of this generation, while using a method of learning designed especially for them. Our group classes are the core of the EzraGuitar method. These classes are built on the philosophy of Maoz Ezra, that music should be taught in the "language of children" and tailored to their natural abilities. By studying with this method and philosophy, it is our goal that children will connect to music making in a natural and organic way. Through creative games and ensemble work, children will leave each lesson with a sense of accomplishment and musical knowledge that will remain with them as a foundation for any future musical endeavors.
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Kung Fu/NY Chinese Cultural CenterWXxxxxThis is a beginner-level kung fu class that demonstrates traditional martial arts forms originating from Shaolin. It gives students an excellent method of exercise and improves physical coordination and stamina as well as develops their reflexes and self-esteem.
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Let's PlayWXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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MakerState MineCraft Engineering*Wxxx$40/weekLet’s build giant pixel art, adventure quests, circuit-based musical instruments & contraptions, and Hero’s Journey stories, all within a secure MakerState server. Minecraft is an open-world, creative game that promotes collaboration and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is the imagination.
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Rock and Roll Movies/Michael MesserWxxxxxRock N Roll Movies is where kids will create, write, direct, and star in their own rock n roll movie! Everything from the story, characters, props, costumes, animations and original score will be created by the kids, with help and guidance from veteran rock n roll teacher Mike Messer (leader of the world famous rock band for kids “THE DIRTY SOCK FUNTIME BAND”) Along with the encouraged silliness there is a strong focus on teamwork and confidence empowerment. The creation process is based upon the philosophy that “ALL ideas are good”, and gentle encouragement that anything that your child thinks up is worth giving a try. The other goal of the class is for everyone in class to have as much fun as we possibly can! All kids and families will get a professionally edited copy of the movie. Join the fun with one of the most popular PS11 after-school classes of the last 5 years!
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Soccer/Super Soccer Stars WxxxAt Super Soccer Stars, we use the soccer ball as the vehicle to help children not only improve their soccer skills, but also develop self-confidence, improve gross motor skills, hone socialization skills and more. Dynamic, local and international coaches work with small groups of boys and girls to develop these skills and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment
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Swimming/Physique SwimmingWxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
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Theatre Games/Nevasse Mangone-FragaleWxxxx
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Extended DismissalWxxxxx4:30-5:00
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Amazing Animals/Denise AndersonWxxIf it walks, crawls, swims or flies we'll study it. From raising and observing small life (including insects and aquatic creatures) to exploring how bigger animals work, we'll learn not just about the animal kingdom, but about our own biology as well. Adventurous activities will include animal handling and care, hands on demonstrations, student experiments and outrageous games that insight both curiosity and giggles. We'll even create model collections of bugs and fossils to keep.
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Arts & CraftsWXxxxx
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Game TimeWXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Let's PlayWXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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Guitar/EzraGuitar** Guitar Lessons are limited to 6 students per class. Each lesson is $35 for 40 minutes. Students will be accommodated in another activity before or after their lesson..WxxEstablished in 2008, EzraGuitar is a guitar program designed to give kids the opportunity to study with some of the greatest classical guitarists of this generation, while using a method of learning designed especially for them. Our group classes are the core of the EzraGuitar method. These classes are built on the philosophy of Maoz Ezra, that music should be taught in the "language of children" and tailored to their natural abilities. By studying with this method and philosophy, it is our goal that children will connect to music making in a natural and organic way. Through creative games and ensemble work, children will leave each lesson with a sense of accomplishment and musical knowledge that will remain with them as a foundation for any future musical endeavors.
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Kung Fu/NY Chinese Cultural CenterWXxThis is a beginner-level kung fu class that demonstrates traditional martial arts forms originating from Shaolin. It gives students an excellent method of exercise and improves physical coordination and stamina as well as develops their reflexes and self-esteem.
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MakerState My First Code with Kodu*Wxxxxx$40/weekBudding artists, builders and coders will play and create imaginative worlds full of mountains, rivers, deep forests and animals that explore and begin to create on their own in this fun-first introduction to coding, 3D design, and problem-solving.
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Swimming/Physique SwimmingWxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
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The World in New York City: Creative Movement & World Dance/Notes in MotionWXXXXXIn this program, students will explore movement and creative expression through dance from all over the world. Students will learn fundamentals of dance and gain confidence in expressing themselves through movement. Students will make these connections through both folk and modern cultural dance and music, such as Latin and West African dance styles. They will also be invited to share their own connections with cultural dance, celebrating the diversity of our communities and the many cultures present in our city. The program will culminate in a performance for families and the school community.
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ThursdayThxxxxxxx
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Ballet/Ayelet AfekThxxxxxBallet introduction- students will learn basic ballet vocabulary and movements. Class will include stretching and range of motion as well as basic ballet exercises which will be incorporated into a dance to be performed at the end of the semester
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Game TimeThXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Flag Football/Huddle Up NYCThxxProfessional coaches will work with your children on sport specific fundamentals and basic motor skills in a fun, structured environment. Your child will learn positional skills (catching, throwing, and route running just to name a few), build their self-confidence, as well as increase their speed and agility. Our coaches follow a curriculum designed to maximize time, space, and most importantly, to keep children engaged and having fun!
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High Line Design ProjectThxxXThe High Line is leading an after-school enrichment Art, Design, and STEM enrichment program in partnership with PS 11. Students will explore the emerging field of infrastructure reuse and will use research and creative design to draw, build, and 3-D model their own personal visions for public space. How can underused infrastructure become vibrant public spaces for our community?
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Ice Skating at Chelsea Sky RinkThxxxX$60, 3:00-6:00
Students will travel to Chelsea Piers for a 50 minute lesson with skating instructors from the Rink. Cost includes skate rental.
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Karate/Ken Wa Kan Karate*ThxxxxxbeginnersKenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
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Let's PlayThXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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French/Tribeca LanguageThxxxxBonjour! Students will be able to discover the French language through many different angles. Teachers will be bringing in their experiences of the culture and language to share through games, songs, and other activities that will help children learn the basics of the language in a fun and inviting atmosphere. This class will be geared towards beginners as well.
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MakerState Beginner Bots Robotics*Thxxxxxx$40/weekLet’s explore the world of robotics through art and games! We’ll create hand-drawn, art-based computer programs using colors and shapes to guide our robots through daily chores, solve exciting challenges like mazes, arena games, and bot battles, and imagine a sustainable future. This hands-on introduction to robotics is all about colorful art, creativity, fun-first engineering, and team-based problem solving.
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Jammin’ on Drums (Percussion)/Michael MesserThxxxxxIn this class students will work together as a band/ensemble using a variety of instruments and children’s songs from around the world to explore music from a wide variety of styles and cultures. Imagine everything from Bossa Nova to Indian Ragas, from Calypso to Funk!
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TADA! Rising StarsThxxxExplore. Rehearse. Perform! Creativity takes center stage! In this fast-paced, active environment, students will co-create an original mini-musical as an ensemble. It’s the perfect blend of musical theater training, storytelling, and fun theater games to keep their young minds engaged all semester long!
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Tennis/Advantage Quickstart Tennis*Thxxxxxx$45/week
Advantage Quickstart Tennis Now kids’ tennis is easier and more fun! Advantage Tennis Club’s Quickstart Tennis program is designed exclusively for students ages 4 and up, no experience needed. Children play with age and size-appropriate racquets on smaller courts using special slow-bouncing balls. They learn from experienced professionals through non-competitive drills, games and instructional tennis basics and fundamentals.
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Extended DismissalThx4:30-5:00
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MakerState VEX Virtual Robotics & Game CodingThxxx$40/week
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Game TimeThXxStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
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Hip Hop/Sophia Marrapodi-BoveThxxxxxThis class starts with a warm up and stretch, followed by dance exercises across the floor, floorwork and dance moves that we then use while learning a choreography to an up beat song. At the end of dance class we will work on our improvisation skills in a dance game. All music is fun, positive, energetic and kid friendly. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable dance clothing (pants/leggings) to class. Students may only sign up for 1 Hip Hop class per week.
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Karate/Ken Wa Kan Karate*ThxxxxxbeginnersKenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
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Let's PlayThXXXXStructured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
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Jammin’ on Drums (Percussion)/Michael MesserThxx
In this class students will work together as a band/ensemble using a variety of instruments and children’s songs from around the world to explore music from a wide variety of styles and cultures. Imagine everything from Bossa Nova to Indian Ragas, from Calypso to Funk!
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Swimming/Enes MernicaThxxChildren are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.