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Art: Sculpture Studio for Kids

Quarter 4: Starts on March 25, 2020

Class Time: 1:00 pm      Duration: 55 min

Instructor: Shona D\'Cruz

Grade Range: 3rd-4th

Prerequisites: None

Young sculptors will enjoy working hands-on in 3-dimensions with a variety of sculpting materials. Sculpture is multi-sensory, and student sculptors enjoy the tactile experience of shaping, stacking, forming, flattening, and layering a selection of materials to create unique, personal projects. Sculpting engages a different artistic skillset than coloring, drawing, and writing and encourages creativity to represent objects in three dimensions. In this workshop, students will create original hand-made pieces inspired by different artists and sculpting techniques.

Fourth quarter, young sculptors will experiment with materials such as papier mache, airdry and polymer clays, wire, etc. to create sculptures. Possible projects may be a wire wave sculpture, layered paper collage, animal creation, or sculpey flower magnets. Some projects may take two weeks to complete with one week dedicated to forming and shaping the base sculpture and the second week focused on finishing techniques such as painting and embellishing. Each week, the instructor will show examples and introduce an artist who served as inspiration and worked in a similar style.

This class was last taught in Spring 2019, but projects will be all new, so prior students are welcome to return. There is a $40.00 per student material fee due payable to the instructor on the first day of class. This is a 7-week class that will begin on March 25.

8 students must enroll in order for this class to be held. Price: $171.00

Art: Sculpture Studio for Kids

Quarter 4: Starts on March 25, 2020

Class Time: 2:00 pm      Duration: 55 min

Instructor: Shona D\'Cruz

Grade Range: 5th-6th

Prerequisites: None

Young sculptors will enjoy working hands-on in 3-dimensions with a variety of sculpting materials. Sculpture is multi-sensory, and student sculptors enjoy the tactile experience of shaping, stacking, forming, flattening, and layering a selection of materials to create unique, personal projects. Sculpting engages a different artistic skillset than coloring, drawing, and writing and encourages creativity to represent objects in three dimensions. In this workshop, students will create original hand-made pieces inspired by different artists and sculpting techniques.

Fourth quarter, young sculptors will experiment with materials such as papier mache, airdry and polymer clays, wire, etc. to create sculptures. Possible projects may be a wire wave sculpture, layered paper collage, animal creation, or sculpey flower magnets. Some projects may take two weeks to complete with one week dedicated to forming and shaping the base sculpture and the second week focused on finishing techniques such as painting and embellishing. Each week, the instructor will show examples and introduce an artist who served as inspiration and worked in a similar style.

This class was last taught in Spring 2019, but projects will be all new, so prior students are welcome to return. There is a $40.00 per student material fee due payable to the instructor on the first day of class. This is a 7-week class that will begin on March 25.

8 students must enroll in order for this class to be held. Price: $171.00

Preschool Science Fun with Penny's Puppets

Quarter 4: Starts on March 25, 2020

Class Time: 11:00 am      Duration: 55 min

Instructor: Penny Russell

Grade Range: Ages 3-4

Prerequisites: None

Preschoolers will have fun with weekly science topics presented through stories, songs, and games with puppeteer Miss Penny! Storytime with Penny is extra-special because she brings a different character from her cast of colorful puppets each week. Three and four- year olds will dive into the wonderful world of science through play, performing arts, and puppets!

Preschoolers will develop their observational skills as they listen to, act out, and learn from stories. Throughout the quarter, Miss Penny will use drama, puppetry, music, movement and stories to teach science concepts and beginning science vocabulary. Our youngest students will learn to work in a group, exercise their senses, improve their attention spans, make predictions, and think creatively when science is introduced in a fun, multi-sensory setting- with puppets. Topics presented in this workshop cover springtime, growth, and changes in plants, animals, and insects.

Children must be age 3 by the start of this program to enroll. This is program includes a 40-minute structured time with 10-minutes at the beginning for gathering and separating and 5 minutes at the end of the hour for winding-down and leaving. Parents will be invited to sit nearby but may not remain in the classroom, so children must be comfortable separating from the parent for this class. This is a 6-week program that meets on 3/25, 4/1, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, and 5/13. 08.06.0303

5 students must enroll in order for this class to be held. Price: $117.00

First Aid and CPR for Teens

Quarter 4: Starts on April 3, 2020

Class Time: 1:15 pm      Duration: 90 min

Instructor: CPR4Everyone

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

Prerequisites: None

Would you know what to do if you cut yourself in the kitchen? What if a friend had an anaphylactic reaction to a food or your teacher suddenly collapsed? Whether you play outdoors, participate in sports, go to the pool, cook at home, supervise siblings, or just hang out with friends, you should know what to do when an emergency arises! First Aid and CPR are the practical life skills you hope you don't have to use, but are thankful for if you do. Earn four American Heart Association certifications in one course this spring in preparation for working as a camp aide, babysitter, assistant coach, counselor-in-training, or part time employee this summer.

This workshop will be taught in five (5) sessions by certified AHA instructor Melissa Schaaf: First Aid (weeks 1, 2), Adult CPR (week 3), AED (automatic external defibrillators) and Choking Relief (week 4) and Child/Infant CPR (week 5). The course will use the AHA pediatric first aid curriculum which also emphasizes safety and prevention of accidents and injury, particularly in young children. Key topics include: lacerations/bleeding, broken bones, burns, allergic reactions, breathing problems, heat-related complications, cold-related injuries, bites/stings, fainting/unconsciousness, use of AEDs, chest compressions, rescue breathing, and more. Students will have hands-on practice with many skills and will have to demonstrate competency at certain steps to be "signed off" on learned skills.

At the end of the course, students will be certified in First Aid, Adult CPR, Child CPR, and Infant CPR. The certifications will be good for two years, and students will be able to print out their certifications for coaches, employers, scout leaders, or their own records from an online AHA portal. Students must attend all sessions in order to earn the certifications. Students registered in the course will receive a 185 page, full color textbook from the AHA, their own face shield for rescue breathing, and have their AHA registration fees covered.

This course is recommended for students ages 14+. At a minimum, students must be 5 feet tall and weigh at least 100 pounds to be able to properly perform chest compressions. This class will meet from 1:15 pm- 2:45 pm on five Fridays: 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/8, and 5/15.

6 students must enroll in order for this class to be held. Price: $136.00

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