After School Youth Events

GUITAR FOR KIDS  (Ages 10-16)  FEE: $170

Monday, 6-7 p.m.            (plus $15.00 mat. fee due at reg)
(10 sess. beg. Mar 2)(No class 4.6)            Dater School, Ramsey

See “Music and Dance” Section for more information.

 

VOLLEYBALL FOR GIRLS   (GRADES 5-8)      FEE: $98
Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m.         Midland Park H.S.
(8 sess. beg. Mar. 25) (no class 4/8)​

An excellent course if you’re thinking of getting a head start for high school volleyball or just want to learn a fast-growing and exciting sport. This is a volleyball clinic where players will receive instruction on the basic and fundamental skills of the game including forearm pass, overhead pass, spiking,and serving. Basic serve/receive, blocking, team offense and defense will also be covered. Volleyball tournament will be held on last day of class. Instructor:  NICOLE MARINO

 

All Midland Park Continuing Education sponsored after school children’s workshops are held on Tuesdays at the Godwin School from 3:05-4:05 p.m.

If your child regularly attends After School Child Care on Tuesday, they should first report to the Godwin School gym for attendance. Students will then join the workshop at 3:05 p.m.  When the session is over, the students will return to continue After School

Child Care.  The children that do not attend After School Child Care will be dismissed at a designated door promptly at 4:05 pm. The following After School Children’s Workshops are subject to change. MPCE will send out notification of any changes or cancellations.


 

 

MAD SCIENCE
www.madscience.org

Grades K-6

The following classes are offered by:

Mad Science of Northeast, NJ.

Mad Science workshops are a fun, structured way

for children to be captivated in hands-on,  interactive science-themed activities.

All material fees included.

MAD SCIENCE WORKSHOP FLYER

 

INVENTION-Ation            FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (January 14)

In this class we will discover how most inventions are accidental.  Also, in this class we will see which of four most prized possessions came about by accident!  Then we will become inventors ourselves as we design our own inventions!  You are only limited by what you can imagine with Invention-Ation.

 

PLAYING WITH POLYMERS            FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (January 21
)

Explore the exciting world of polymers, chemical reactions we use to create them and inner workings of silly putty. Transform 2 regular liquids into an oozing batch of slime.

 

UNDER PRESSURE            FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (January 28)

Join Bernoulli and Newton as we take this exciting look at the science behind aerodynamics and the properties of air…Under pressure.  Use a vortex generator to create air pockets with a punch, and levitate ping-pong balls in defiance of gravity!

 

WACKY WAVES    FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (February 4)

In this class we will get downright Wacky with Waves!  We use water every day and it is the source of all life.  In this exciting class, we will learn the importance of our water and how to keep our oceans clean! Through these fun filled hands-on activities, from helping out Eggbert and Meg in a float or sink scenario, to stacking up some density. Join us as we get wacky with waves!

 

 


JR WOODWORKING

Grades K-6

The following classes are offered by Nicole Hermann, Experienced Teacher’s

Aide who has been teaching  after school workshops for over 10 years in the

surrounding community areas.

All material fees included.

Take all 5 workshops $110 (save $15!)

 

VALENTINE’S DAY WOODEN HEART!        FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (February 11)

Kids will learn about the basics of woodworking while they have fun sanding, painting, and decorating a wooden heart for Valentine’s Day!

 

FUN WOODEN PEG GAMES!        FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (February 25)

Kids will learn how to make a classic peg game out of wood. They will sand and paint the board and pegs and then have fun playing it.

 

HEDGEHOG COLORED PENCIL HOLDERS!     FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 3)

Kids will get creative and learn to make a wooden hedgehog pencil holder by sanding and painting their own holder for both pencils and colored pencils.

 

WOODEN WELCOME SIGNS!       FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 10)

Kids will get ready for Spring by making a decorative Welcome sign. They will sand, design, and paint their Own sign to take home.

 

DECORATIVE FOUR LEAF CLOVER              FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 17)

Kids will learn the basics of woodworking by sanding their own lucky four leaf clover for St. Patrick’s Day! Afterwards they will paint it to use as a decoration for the holiday.


 

KIDS LEARN MAGIC

Grades 1-6

The following classes are offered by: Mystique the Magician

www.fudgietheclown.com

In these fun and exciting classes, students will work on becoming a good Magician with the use of cards, rope,money, sponges, balloons and many other materials!  Maryann Greco, an experienced magician with over 35 years of experience will work with the students to enhance their magic skills through practice, practice, practice!  Every child will learn and go home with an exciting new magic trick each workshop! All material fees included.

 

BLOOMING BLOSSOMS!    FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 24)

A flower can be made to appear quickly, or to grow slowly, it can also be vanished. How? MAGIC!!

 

LOLLIPOP MAGIC!            FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 31)

Lollipops is a sweet effect that really keeps ‘em guessing. Magician shows an unprepared brown paper bag. He reaches in and pulls out a red lollipop replacing this, he pulls out a lime lollipop this is replaced with 2 more lollipop flavors. When he hands the bag to his audience they all have vanished. How did that happen? MAGIC!!

 

MAGIC WITH CARDS!      FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (April 14)

The performer displays three cards in a fan, two spot cards with one picture card between them. The fan is turned face down, and a spectator is asked to select the picture card. The other 2 cards are displayed and...you’ll find out with this unique magic trick that has various versions. Now That’s Magic!!!

 

MAGIC WITH CUPS AND BALLS!     FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (April 21)

A ball appears under a cup, push a ball through a solid cup’s bottom, balls jump from one cup to another, balls appear from nowhere. How’s it done? You already know the answer..Magic!!

 


DANCE AND TUMBLE

Kindergarten Only

The following classes are offered by: The Joy of Motion

In these fun and exciting classes, students will work on movement combinations that will challenge their minds and bodies and will explore a wide variety of skills including dance, gymnastics, balance beam, rhythmic play, creative expression, and the use of toys and props!  Instructors will work with the students to enhance their strength, flexibility, coordination, muscle control, and self-expression through dance, gymnastics, music and rhythm. This program is designed with the children in mind and places as much emphasis on bolstering confidence and self-esteem as it does on improving gross motor skills.

All material fees included

 

CIRCUS FUN!      FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 24
)

In this class, we will practice our Circus performance skills as we try our hands at tumbles and tight rope (balance beam) walking, leap and jump over the circus’s most lovable (stuffed) animals, and even clown around with some scarf juggling!

 

A SAFARI ADVENTURE!  FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (March 31)

Explore the African jungle while we move and groove to the jungle beat, emulate the movements of wild animals, and travel through rivers and over bridges (balance beam) along our journey!

 

AHOY MATEY!   FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (April 14)

Set sail as a pirate for a class that is sure to be a splash!  Its treasure we’re after! We may encounter some obstacles as we chart our course, but we won’t give up!  Will we find the treasure before the class is over? Either way, we’ll have fun trying as we move our bodies to pirate songs and enjoy the rhythm of the ocean.

 

DINO DANCE!    FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (April 21)

Get ready to rock and roll with the dinosaurs as we sing and dance to dino themed songs, practice moving like different dinosaurs (two feet, four feet, simmers and flyers), and take care of dinosaurs at our own dino zoo! We’ll finish the class with a dinosaur marching parade!

 




CRAFTY CREATIONS

Grades K-6

 

The following classes are offered by:  The Staff of Kidz Art

Each week the children will create a different 3D project to take home All material fees included

 

CREATE YOUR OWN GALAXY SLIME   FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (April 28)

Join KidzArt for an out-of-this-world slime making event! Swirled deep colors are mixed into our slime to create a far out feeling and distant stars and glitter are mixed in as well. See where your imagination takes you with this slime!

 

TIE DYE SHELLS    FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (May 5)

We’ll begin with ordinary shells you could find walking along the beach and turn them into bright creations like you’ve never seen! Tie Dye decor is found in many clothing pieces, but have you ever seen it done on a shell?

 

MERMAID TAIL  FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (May 12)

Create this beautiful piece of art with any color combination you wish! It all looks beautiful on our glittering mermaid tail piece, not to mention the background that we’d be able to think up in any form!

 

DREAM CATCHER             FEE: $25
Tuesday, 3:05-4:05 (May 19)

What can you catch as you dream in your sleep? These ancient tools are fun to create and hang at home! String in beads, feathers, anything you like to make them uniquely your own!

 



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