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PACC is pleased to offer the following specialized workshops, in conjunction with outside vendors, for the 7 week 2017 Spring session.

Sign up is available until April 14th. Workshops are a first come basis. If you do not see an enrichment available, that means it is full and it has been taken down. You will receive confirmation April 22nd with times and days for your workshops.

 

All Payments are due April 19th- NO EXCEPTIONS. If payment is not made by April 19th your child will not be able to participate

 

You can pay via Quickpay or place a check for full amount in the PACC box behind the door in the main office. Please make sure you write your child’s name on the check.

Please note that parents will need to enroll in PACC After School to participate in the workshops. Late pickups from the enrichment class will be charged $25 fee for After school.

Registration fee is $40 annually. Payment via check or Money order with completed form to drop box in main office marked PACC. Payments are non refundable. NO CASH ACCEPTED

 

CrossFit Kingsboro Kids $200 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson Tuesdays 3pm-4pm 2nd – 5th grade. CrossFit is meant to be BIG fun for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun. Fun means we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits, which means less childhood obesity and all-around better health for our children. The program is for any age or experience level and accounts for the varied maturation status one can find in a class full of kids. CrossFit Kids is designed to be minimalist; it is inexpensive and often requires little or no equipment, allowing a wide array of socioeconomic groups an opportunity to be physically fit and physically active throughout their lives. http://www.crossfitkingsboro.com

Garden Workshop $130 for a 7 week session, 1hour 15 min lesson Thursdays 3pm-4:15pm Kindergarten -5th Grade. After-school gardening at PS 9 includes adopting and caring for our neighborhood trees, planting spring-loving flowers outdoors, starting seeds indoors, planting organic food in our garden beds, studying neighborhood birds, planting and learning about native New York plants, planting and taking home air-cleaning plants, and so much more!  We will be outdoors in the PS9 Garden often, your kids will get very dirty, and they will LOVE it!

 

JEWELRY MAKING, $255 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson Mon  3pm-4pm for 2nd – 5th Grades. P.S. 9 Mom & Entrepreneur Raina Stubbs will be teaching beginning jewelry making and design. Your child will also learn about product cost and production time so he or she can become little entrepreneurs too!

BRICKS 4 KIDZ, $160 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson Tues Kindergarten 3pm- 4pm for 1st-3rd grade 4pm-5pm. Pre K Thurs 3pm-4pm  This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of LEGO® bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz®. While exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics and more, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. A new project is built each week. Classes begin with a teacher-led discussion related to the day’s model. Once the project is completed, students use the rest of their time to expand their gadgets and collaborate with one another. Weekly projects are not taken home.  http://www.bricks4kidz.com/brooklyn

PIANO SCHOOL OF NYC, $205 for a 7 week session, 30 min lessons, Mon or Wed from 3pm for all grades. All students are encouraged to learn basic Music & Piano Skills: Introduction to Piano, listening, singing, clapping, followed by note reading & writing, Music Theory, Music History, Piano/Keyboard skills, and more. Group classes also teach social skills as kids learn music together in a positive and friendly environment. http://pianoschoolofnyc.com

SOCCER, $200 for a 7 week session, 45 min class, PreK-Kindergarten Wed 4pm-4:45pm,  45 min class, 1st-3rd Grade Wed 4:45pm-5:30pm Soccer Shots is the premier children’s soccer experience for children 2-8 with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum.  Each weekly session focuses on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. Through fun games and positive reinforcement, children will experience the joy of playing soccer and being active.  Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with New York’s childhood education standards. In addition, we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.  www.soccershots.org/nyccentral

MIXED MEDIA ART & DECOUPAGE, $170 for a 7 week session, 1 hr 15 min class, Mon or Wed 3pm-4:15pm, PreK- 3rd Grade. Come join the fun and pave your way to originality, creativity and expression through art! While using imagination, your child will learn basic techniques in mixed media art & découpage. Children will use studio-quality materials including tempera, acrylics, watercolor, oil & chalk pastels, collage, découpage and more, while exploring their own creativity through art. Recycled materials are used in appreciation for saving our environment for the future. For those students wishing to repeat a series, all art lessons and crafts are always new and unique!. Class presented by Catherine Eagle

EZRA GUITAR, $170 for a 7 week session, 40 min lessons from 3pm onwards, Thurs, All Grades.  A fresh and innovative method that will teach students the basic elements of music making, from reading music to performance. Through creative games and ensemble work, children will leave each lesson with a sense of accomplishment and musical knowledge. You will need your own Guitar http://www.ezraguitar.com/

CLAY WORLD,  $225 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson, 3pm-4pm, Wed or Fri, Kindergarten-5th Grade. Clay World Art Studio explores the magic of clay modeling, using your hands as sculpting tools and Polymer  Clay as the media. This workshop improves children’s  fine motor skills and artistic capabilities. Different techniques such as pointillism, spreads, textured clay among others will be implemented to create a clay character. Children will bring all their creations back home.www.clayworld.org

MANDARIN, $165 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson, Mon 3:30pm-4:30pm, PreK-1st Grade. Lango teaches a second language using the “Adventure Learning”  method which combines stories, music, movement, acting and games. We provide supplementary materials to our curriculum—such as the thematic workbook and CD  – to be used at home to reinforce the material covered in class. With these measures in place, the child will first understand words, then sentences and questions and eventually engage in simple conversations

NEW YORK CHESS & GAMES, $150 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson, Fri 3:30pm-4:30pm, All Grades  Whether introducing beginner students to the game or enhancing and developing the play of experienced students, NYCG’s curriculum is taught in a fun and engaging way. The instructors are patient, friendly and have years of experience teaching chess to children. NYCG’s teachers create a magical learning experience through the use of unique methodology and a variety of special teaching aids. http://newyorkchessandgameshop.com

ADVANCE PIANO, $200 for a 7 week session, 30 min lesson from 3pm onwards, Tues or Thurs, All Grades.  Advance Piano is a class where 2 students will learn music theory, proper performing techniques on the instrument, playing individually and together (as in a duet). Students will also get finger exercises for strengthening and chord study for improvisation.  They will learn their music well enough to be able to perform in an end of school year recital.

*NEW* Clay Animation – Clay Modeling & Stop-motion by Clay World $225 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson, Thurs 3:30pm-4:30pm, Kindergarten-5th Grade. Clay World explores the art of Clay Animation, Clay Modeling  and Stop Motion Techniques. This artistic class helps student’s  improve their creativity, fine motor skills and artistic capabilities. Monsters, Fairies, animals, backdrops and all sorts of creatures will hand built to create an amazing short animation video. Different techniques  will be implemented such as pointillism, spreads, textured clay among others. “Sculpting let children and adults express their feelings and creativity in a magical manner, even more if this is carried out with such a playful material such as clay”.

STORYBOOK THEATER, $165 for a 7 week session, 1 hour lesson, Fri 3pm-4pm, PreK- 2nd Grade. Grab your passports and fasten your seatbelts. We are going on a voyage around the world. Though storytelling, music, and movement, children will explore folk-tales, legends and fables from around the world. This immersive theater workshop will have children up on their feet and moving, singing and exploring the art of telling stories using their bodies, voices, facial expressions and imaginations! . http://www.brooklynactinglab.org/

CODE CLUB $150 for a 7 week session, 1.5 hour lesson on Wednesdays 4pm-5:30pm. 2nd grade – 5th grade.  Kids will be introduced to programming and computational thinking by playing and making games with Scratch, a visual programming language designed for kids, and curriculum inspired by code.org.

ADVENTURES IN MYTHOLOGY, $200 for a 7 week session on Thursdays, 1 hour lesson, 3pm-4pm  K-2nd Grade, 3rd-5th 4pm-5pm Adventures in Mythology is a romp through classic mythology.  We infuse timeless stories of creation, chivalry and war with arts and crafts, physical challenges, story-making and dynamic play to increase reading skill and interest.  Students will use critical thinking to solve puzzles, complete design/build challenges and much more to become modern day ‘heroes’ of Olympus.
MUSICSTART for Beginners: $125 for a 7 week session on Tuesdays,1 hour lesson 3pm-4pm K- 2nd Grade Learn to Read Music and Play Tunes!
MusicStart is the ideal, from scratch, beginning instrumental experience for young kids.  They play familiar tunes using custom-designed portable electronic keyboards (provided) that are geared for learning and problem-solving, step by step, in an encouraging way.  Students learn to play through color, letter, and note matching, while absorbing the basics of music.  Skills are transferrable to other musical instruments and to other areas of school work as well.  So if you (a) don’t own an instrument, (b) don’t know which instrument you want to do, and/or (c) want an educational and fun warm-up to playing, start here…MusicStart is in it’s 10th year and runs in about 35 schools per year!  5min demo video at beginmusic.com

 

 

SPRING 7 week schedule

 

MONDAY
April 24 May 1,8,15,22 June 5,19
TUESDAY
April 25 May 2,9,16,23,30 June 6
WEDNESDAY
April 26 May 3,10,24,31  June 7,14
THURSDAY
April 27 May 4,11,18,25 June 1,15
FRIDAY
April 28 May 5,12,19,26 June 2,9

 

All Classes are held at PS9. Your child will be picked up from their classroom and brought to PACC until the classes start. If you have signed up for after school then your child will be returned to PACC, Tennis or Kids Orbit. If they are not signed up for after school, you must pick your child up after their class.

For additional program information you may contact, Carol Sheldrake Hernandez at carolsheldrake@gmail.com or 347-853-5993, or the program manager, Felicia Stevens-Niles at paccnyc@gmail.com or  646.242.6876.

Students must be registered with PACC to enroll in specialized workshops.