2018-2019 After School Enrichment Classes

Adventure. Creativity. Discovery. Friendship.

Registration for After School Fall Enrichments will August 15th at 10:00 am. Please note that registration is restricted to Ross Elementary students for the coming year. Please see the calendar and schedule below for specific program dates and pricing.


EDCJCC After School Calendar

EDCJCC Fall Schedule and Rates

Course Descriptions:

Chess Club
Tiny Chefs Cooking
Kaizen Karate
Code Advantage
Soccer with Coah Arthur
Mad Science
Tennis Class 
Yoga With Moriah

School Age Theater Class
Ultimate Games Club

 

Chess Club: 

2nd-6th grade
Lessons taught by Zivorad Djuric, ranked FIDE Master by the World Chess Federation (which goes by the French acronym FIDE), and one of only ten FIDE Instructors registered at US Chess Federation. Zivorad has experience teaching children in many camp and after school programs. Your students is sure to learn strategy, develop memory and logical thinking skills and improve their concentration. Sign up today!

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Karate: 

Pre-K-6th grade
All karate classes are tailored to student’s individual needs and helps them grow to their fullest potential possible. Karate classes not only focus on instruction, but also learning valuable lessons related to discipline, motivation, self-control, and the student's continual improvement. When students are not in class they will have opportunities for games, sports, and homework time. Class times are subject to change based on enrollment.

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Code Advantage:

Kodu Play – Coding through 3D Video Game Design (1st-2nd graders)
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.

Kodu Plus – Coding through 3D Video Game Design (3rd-5th Graders)
Kids have a blast creating their own 3D video games and adventures while learning fundamental coding concepts such as loops, variables, and constructors. In this Game Design class, we combine a child’s love of playing games with the ability to create those games through coding. Students create and personalize games such as Pac-Man, Space Alien invaders, and even get to create their very own game from scratch! Coding allows kids to use critical reasoning, creative expression, and logical thinking skills. This class does not require any prior computer/coding experience. Lessons are more in-depth and appropriately paced for 3rd-5th grade students.


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Soccer:

Pre-K-1st grade
Coach Arthur promotes teamwork and sportsmanship while teaching the kids the skills to become great soccer players. Students start by learning the basics and competing in team games all while having fun!

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Mad Science
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PreK - 4th grade
Mad Science “Funky Forces”
Through the course of Funky Forces and more, children will play engineer, chemist—and stunt pilot! Children will investigate physics fundamentals and bring their scientific minds to basic magic tricks. Your Mad Scientists will be shocked by what they learn about electricity, blown away by their experiments with air pressure,and swept away by the excitement of working with waves!


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Cooking:

Pre-K-4th grade
Let’s get our cooking on! The EDCJCC hallways smell of their amazing creations every Friday. Everyone is a participant in creating delicious dishes for everyone to enjoy.

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Tennis Class:

Pre-K-5th grade

We are excited to partner with RDUTennis. Their 10 and under clinic dynamic provides children the opportunity to be exposed to tennis with more confidence and an easier way to be integrated into the sport. We will be using 10 ft nets and low compression balls for quality control, safety, and an easy transition into tennis. To help students, RDUTennis will use:

· Child size racquets so kids can feel in control

· Foam or low pressurized balls that provide kids more time to get to the ball so they can start playing tennis right away

· Courts and nets that are scaled to the size to match the ability level of young children in the indoor gymnasium. 

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Yoga

Moriah, our yoga instructor presents a playful approach to yoga and has been teaching yoga to children in the area for many years.  Develop focus, flexibility, strength, and coordination through a variety of yoga poses, stories, songs, drawings, and games.


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School Age Theater Class  

PreK-1st grade

Explore creative play with Teaching Artist Katie McCreary by using your body, voice, and imagination to learn beginning acting skills all in the context of fun games and big choices!  Students will use their natural energy to tell stories in a new and exciting way.

2nd-5th grade

Use your actor tools to explore the world!  Students will learn creative play, improvisation, how to focus their energy, and storytelling all in the context of basic acting skills and lots of fun.


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Ultimate Games Club 

K-5th Grade


Come join Mr Eickmeyer for a class of adventurous board games. Students learn strategy types, teamwork and more as they play board games with each other. Sometimes the game is against your classmates, sometimes the game is against the board itself. Students will play Young Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Clue and more.

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Contact

Justin Love
Director of School-Aged Programs
t. (202) 777-3245
JustinL@edcjcc.org