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After-School Clubs (LS)

The Lower School offers a vibrant After-School Clubs program for students in Kindergarten through grade 5 in the fall, winter and spring. Featuring exciting activities such as basketball, dance, painting, and farming, After-School Clubs provide many opportunities to learn a new skill or nurture a budding passion.

Clubs take place once a week from 3:00-4:00 pm. Check back for the fall session dates. If students are not enrolled in Extended Day on the day of their club, they should be picked up promptly at 4:00 pm. The program fee for each club is $135. Fall club details and registration information can be found here this fallPlease note that students in mixed grade levels will be participating in clubs together.

Registration will open later in the summer. In order to secure enrollment in a club, you must pay when you register; otherwise, your registration will be null and void. Spaces fill up quickly, so please pay at the time of registration in order to ensure confirmation for your children. There will be no extensions for club registration and no refunds on club fees. Each club is $135. If you have any questions, please email ExtendedDay@friendscentral.orgSee below for the list of after-school club offerings that were offered for spring 2022.

MONDAY CLUBS

Basketball with Coach Fabry: Join us as we develop our basketball skills, team skills, and life skills. This club is great for the player looking to get better and further enhance their skills. We will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting, team drills, and various team games. Make sure you sign up early, as this club will fill up fast!
Grades 2 & 3 • Min: 8/Max: 12 students

Basketball with Teacher Seraiah: Our time in K-1st basketball will be spent developing the fundamentals of dribbling and passing. We will play games focusing on team building and eye-hand coordination. Most importantly, we will have tons of fun!
Kindergarten & Grade 1 • Min: 8/Max: 12 students

Nature Club with Teacher Rebecca: In Nature Club, friends will feel a sense of wonder at the world around them, while deepening their observation-making and reflection skills. Through nature-themed journaling, games, crafting, service, and more, students will expand their relationship with the nature that surrounds them at school each day.
Grades 2 & 3 • Min: 6/Max: 12 students

Drawing and Beyond with Teacher Claudia: Let’s have fun exploring the basics (and beyond) of drawing! Use pencils, charcoal, and oil pastels to turn simple lines and shapes into 3-dimensional forms while learning to apply light and shadow. Several artists throughout history will be studied and used as a source of inspiration. Students will also work from still life objects and photographs. Our class will progress from black and white mediums into color. Students will finish the class with a portfolio of work.
Grades 4 & 5 • Min: 6/Max: 8 students

TUESDAY CLUBS

Origami with Teacher Catherine: Come and explore the fun of folding (and unfolding) paper to make some really cool things. Origami allows us to make just about anything; this spring, we will be focusing on flowers, many different items of your own interests, and games to play with origami-made items.
Grades 2 & 3 • Min: 6/Max: 10 students

Spring Farming with Teacher Tiffany: This club will help get the farm ready for spring planting, clean the chicken coop, turn compost, sow seeds, and much more. Be prepared for each club meeting with water, a sun hat, mucking shoes, and a snack! We are sure to work hard and get a bit of soil under our fingers!
Grades 4 & 5 • Min: 6/Max: 8 students

WEDNESDAY CLUBS

Dance with Teacher Cristy: Get moving and grooving in Dance Club! Develop physical, creative, and emotional skills through an exciting exploration of musicality and movement. Students will use their bodies and imaginations to tell stories and create dances inspired by styles across time and genre. Students will also learn about choreographers and dancers who have had an important artistic and cultural impact on society. Students will finish the class with a video recording of their favorite creations to share with family and friends.
Kindergarten & Grade 1 • Min: 6/Max: 12 students

Basketball with Coach Fabry: Join us as we develop our basketball skills, team skills, and life skills.  This club is great for the player looking to get better and further enhance their skills. We will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting, team drills, and various team games. Make sure you sign up early as this Club will fill up fast!
Grades 4 & 5 • Min: 8/Max: 12 students

THURSDAY CLUB

Painting with Teacher Jasmine: Welcome to Painting with Teacher Jasmine, where students will explore and become familiar with basic art techniques to paint any work of art they choose. This unique and fun learning experience places an emphasis on having fun while exploring creativity, expressing emotion, and converting ideas
Kindergarten & Grade 1 • Min: 6/Max: 12 students