Programs

3D Pen Doodling

In this class, students will get the chance to unleash their creativity while learning about one of the newest and most innovative pieces fo tech: the 3D pen. This is where art and technology collide - drawings on paper instantly spring to life, and 3D structures can be drawn in the air. Whatever enters a student's imagination can be created if they put their mind (and pen!) to it


Art Afternoon Camp (1:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri)

Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums, including water color, oil pastel, tempera, acrylic, water pastel, colored pencil and clay. Classes will cover the styles of well know artists as students experience impressionism, cartooning, abstract painting, portrait sketching, still life, drawing animals and classical landscape compositions.


Art Camp - Spring Break (Mar 30 - Apr 30, 2019)

Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums, including water color, oil pastel, tempera, acrylic, water pastel, colored pencil and clay. Classes will cover the styles of well know artists as students experience impressionism, cartooning, abstract painting, portrait sketching, still life, drawing animals and classical landscape compositions. Class will run daily in two sessions -Session A: 10AM-2PM -Session B: 2PM-6PM Choose any 5 dates of the Spring Break Camp from Mar 30 - Apr 30, 2019 for a full camp session. Days can be consecutive or intermittent. Art Camp registration is non refundable but we have a very flexible make up policy; if you are unable to make a day, make up the class by coming to a different day session that better suits your schedule. The camp is for kids age 4+" ; Price: $375 / 5 days camp (20 hours); Location: Young Art - Westfield Valley Fair


Art Camp - Summer (Jun 3 - Sep 3, 2019)

Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums, including water color, oil pastel, tempera, acrylic, water pastel, colored pencil and clay. Classes will cover the styles of well know artists as students experience impressionism, cartooning, abstract painting, portrait sketching, still life, drawing animals and classical landscape compositions. Class will run daily in two sessions (Session A: 10AM-2PM) and (Session B: 2PM-6PM) Choose any 5 dates of the Summer Camp from Jun 3 - Sep 3, 2019 for a full camp session. Days can be consecutive or intermittent. Art Camp registration is non refundable but we have a very flexible make up policy; if you are unable to make a day, make up the class by coming to a different day session that better suits your schedule. The camp is for kids age 4+"; Price: $375 / 5 days camp (20 hours); Location: Young Art - Westfield Valley Fair


Art Full Day Camp (9:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri)

Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums, including water color, oil pastel, tempera, acrylic, water pastel, colored pencil and clay. Classes will cover the styles of well know artists as students experience impressionism, cartooning, abstract painting, portrait sketching, still life, drawing animals and classical landscape compositions.


Art Morning Camp (9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Mon-Fri)

Students will be introduced to a variety of mediums, including water color, oil pastel, tempera, acrylic, water pastel, colored pencil and clay. Classes will cover the styles of well know artists as students experience impressionism, cartooning, abstract painting, portrait sketching, still life, drawing animals and classical landscape compositions.


Art of Cartooning (1-2 grades)

n this workshop students will learn step by step how to draw some of their favorite characters and animals by combining very simple shapes and lines together into an amazingly good result. In each lesson students will learn to express themselves through different techniques and progress through each stage of the drawing until they have a finished piece truly worthy of hanging on your fridge or on your wall.


Art of Cartooning (TK-K)

n this workshop students will learn step by step how to draw some of their favorite characters and animals by combining very simple shapes and lines together into an amazingly good result. In each lesson students will learn to express themselves through different techniques and progress through each stage of the drawing until they have a finished piece truly worthy of hanging on your fridge or on your wall.


Cartooning

In this workshop students will learn step by step how to draw some of their favorite characters and animals by combining very simple shapes and lines together into an amazingly good result. In each lesson students will learn to express themselves through different techniques and progress through each stage of the drawing until they have a finished piece truly worthy of hanging on your fridge or on your wall.


Chess

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Clay Sculpting

In this class, students will experience clay sculpting and how to build a 3D model one shape at a time with the help of a skilled instructor using soft, air dry clay. Paint your figure using tempera paints to finish your masterpiece.


Clay Sculpting K - 2

In this class, students will experience clay sculpting and how to build a 3D model one shape at a time with the help of a skilled instructor using soft, air dry clay. Paint your figure using tempera paints to finish your masterpiece.


Clay Sculpture - PreK

In this class, students will experience clay sculpting and how to build a 3D model one shape at a time with the help of a skilled instructor using soft, air dry clay. Paint your figure using tempera paints to finish your masterpiece.


Clay Sculpture (Pre-K)

In this class, students will experience clay sculpting and how to build a 3D model one shape at a time with the help of a skilled instructor using soft, air dry clay. Paint your figure using tempera paints to finish your masterpiece.


Cookie Decoration

Cookie Decoration is a one session class in which students will learn the art of cookie design and decoration and will bring home 3 pieces of artfully decorated cookies.


Creative Dance/Choreography

The Creative Choreography dance class will focus on the art of storytelling and emotion through dance. Also included will be stretching, cardio, and improvisation. All levels welcome. This class promises to be fun as well as a growing experience for anyone interested in dance.


Creative Writing

There are two workshops focus mainly on creative writing skills for grades 1-2 as well as on academic writing skills for grades 3-5. In these workshops, students are given the opportunity to express themselves freely through a wide range of vocabulary games and writing exercises. Older students will also practice writing expository, narrative, and argument essays as part of their curriculum through an innovative, engaging pedagogy that encourages creativity and originality in self expression. By the end of a six-week session, students will be able to recognize and produce beginnings, endings, and climactic middles of stories. In grades 3-5, this will be paralleled with introductions, conclusions, and supporting paragraphs of academic essays.


Digital Photography

In this class, students will be able to know how to properly handle and use camera and take photos. We will cover everything from the basics of photography to photo composition. The session will start by understanding how to use a camera and how to shoot on automatic. Then, move on to what a good photo should be composed of and techniques to better capture a particular subject. This will include: framing, rule of thirds, angles, concept of light & flash, and many more. From there, we will move on to how to shoot on manual and learn the various settings on a camera. Students will take photos for assignments during class and outside of class. Students will be expected to bring in a photo each week (should be printed on a 4x6 and dated) so we can have a visual representation of their progress. At the end of the session, we will create a progress timeline with all the photos that have been taken in the past weeks.


Drama

Through class discussions and readings, students will engage in acting They will apply these exercises to pieces of text that they will memorize and perform in front of their classmates with feedback from the teacher. Students will enhance their imagination, observation and concentration skills. There will be some text memorization, class rehearsel with peers, and practicing at home. No previous acting experience is necessary.


Family Zumba

This is a fun exercise class which will provide the parents and children the opportunity to learn the basics of Latin dancing and music through exercise and fun. The purpose of this class is to address the lack of exercise due to the time and schedule issue that most of the parents have. Children of participating parents who are not participating will be supervised by After School Life staff while the class is in process.


Hip Hop Dance K - 2

In this class, students will learn the basic urban choreography or studio hip-hop. The class will start with warm-up free-styling, stretching and conditioning. Then, will move into choreography set to today’s groove worthy jams. This is a great fun and exercise class. It will have students jumping, turning, moving forwards and backwards. This is the best class for students to get their exercise and dance techniques while having fun.


Hip Hop Dance - PreK

In this class, students will learn the basic urban choreography or studio hip-hop. The class will start with warm-up free-styling, stretching and conditioning. Then, will move into choreography set to today’s groove worthy jams. This is a great fun and exercise class. It will have students jumping, turning, moving forwards and backwards. This is the best class for students to get their exercise and dance techniques while having fun.


Improv for Kids!

Would you like to help your kids development creativity, build confidence & social skills? Through games and short scenes, children will learn how to create stories and characters in the moment! Everything is made up on the spot. No text memorization will be required.


Magic & Trick

Everyone has some magic in them. Kids will learn the foundational skills to release their inner magician. Some of the skills taught in this class include hand-eye coordination, public speaking, humor, prop making, costuming, and character development. At the end of the course, each student will have a goodie bag of all the props used for the magic taught in class to take home and share with family and friends.


Multi-Media Arts

In this class, students will get the opportunity to learn different mediums, such as watercolor, rock painting, animal drawing and more, while creating one masterpiece. Teachers will go over sketching techniques that encourage a step-by-step break down using simple shapes, followed by coloring and shading techniques using oil pastels or water pastels, and will conclude the session with an overview of painting techniques using a tempera based paint. Subject of artwork is up to the student!


Multi-Media Arts (1-2 grades)

In this class, students will get the opportunity to learn different mediums, such as watercolor, rock painting, animal drawing and more, while creating one masterpiece. Teachers will go over sketching techniques that encourage a step-by-step break down using simple shapes, followed by coloring and shading techniques using oil pastels or water pastels, and will conclude the session with an overview of painting techniques using a tempera based paint. Subject of artwork is up to the student!


Multi-Media Arts (TK-K)

In this class, students will get the opportunity to learn different mediums, such as watercolor, rock painting, animal drawing and more, while creating one masterpiece. Teachers will go over sketching techniques that encourage a step-by-step break down using simple shapes, followed by coloring and shading techniques using oil pastels or water pastels, and will conclude the session with an overview of painting techniques using a tempera based paint. Subject of artwork is up to the student!


Scratch Coding

Scratch, a programming language created by MIT and sponsored by Google, helps young coders learn coding logic including ‘loops’, ‘variables’, ‘if/else statements’, and much more. Through Scratch, students create music videos, games, stories, and interactive software using their creativity. They will independently create characters, game rules, and more entirely using code and their imagination. Computers are provided.


Scratch Coding Afternoon Camp (1:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Scratch Coding Afternoon Camp (1:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Thu)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Scratch Coding Full Day Camp (9:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Scratch Coding Full Day Camp (9:00 - 4:00 pm, Mon-Thu)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Scratch Coding Morning Camp (9:00 - 12:00. Mon-Fri)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Scratch Coding Morning Camp (9:00 - 12:00, Mon-Thu)

Our camps allow students between the ages of 7 and 17 to pursue a coding project, or multiple, with all the help and resources they need. This is thanks to our coding environment including a teacher-to-student ratio of 3-to-1. Students can pick the topic based on their age. Topics include Robotics, Python, Javascript, Scratch, and much more. Camp runs from Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019. The camp has a 4 day camp (Monday-Thursday) with an optional 5th day (Friday). Each day has a half-day (AM or PM) and full-day option.


Self Defense

Self Defense classes help students with balance, coordination, focus, discipline and respect. In this 6 week class each student will be taught basic stances, blocks, kicks, punches and self-defense techniques that will help them stay safe. In this fun and safe environment we will also help the students with awareness of your surroundings, reacting in a dangerous situation instead of freezing. This class is offered for children and adult.


Soccer

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Soccer 4th - 5th

Soccer for kids


Soccer K - 3rd

Soccer for kids


Summer Basketball Camp (1st - 4th)

This camp designed to develop each student's skill set in the following areas: ball-handling, passing, shooting, dribbling, as well as attaining a solid basketball foundation.


Summer Basketball Camp (1st - 4th) Half Day

This camp designed to develop each student's skill set in the following areas: ball-handling, passing, shooting, dribbling, as well as attaining a solid basketball foundation.


Summer Basketball Camp (5th - 8th)

This camp designed to develop each student's skill set in the following areas: ball-handling, passing, shooting, dribbling, as well as attaining a solid basketball foundation.


Summer Basketball Camp (5th - 8th) Half Day

This camp designed to develop each student's skill set in the following areas: ball-handling, passing, shooting, dribbling, as well as attaining a solid basketball foundation.


Summer Soccer Camp (1st - 4th)

In this camp, students will be exposed to the basic skills of soccer such as passing, stopping, dribbling, strategy, rules and shooting. This program focuses on kids having fun and exercising through playing the game of soccer and is held on school ground.


Summer Soccer Camp (1st - 4th) Half Day

In this camp, students will be exposed to the basic skills of soccer such as passing, stopping, dribbling, strategy, rules and shooting. This program focuses on kids having fun and exercising through playing the game of soccer and is held on school ground.


Summer Soccer Camp (5th-8th)

In this camp, students will be exposed to the basic skills of soccer such as passing, stopping, dribbling, strategy, rules and shooting. This program focuses on kids having fun and exercising through playing the game of soccer and is held on school ground.


Summer Soccer Camp (5th-8th) Half Day

In this camp, students will be exposed to the basic skills of soccer such as passing, stopping, dribbling, strategy, rules and shooting. This program focuses on kids having fun and exercising through playing the game of soccer and is held on school ground.


Website Design

In this workshop students will learn step by step how to create a website using our templets. Students will get the chance to unleash their creativity while learning about one of the most innovative pieces of tech: Web Design. In this work shop, students will focus on web design basics, creating a website, adding and editing pictures and text, linking pages together (navigation bar).  Students will be them prepared for more advance courses.  Classes are held in school and all the necessary equipments are provided.


Zumba for kids

Zumba for kids program has been in the works since the inception of Zumba. Young dancers are given the opportunity to get into fabulous, kidtastic shape through repetition, great music, cool lyrics and fun! This is a 45 minutes class which starts with a warm up and then moves from song to song.