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Winter Enrichment for Sherwood Elementary School!
SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
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JAN 7 - MARCH 20, 2019
3:15 PM TO 4:15 PM
Welcome to Winter Session for Sherwood After School Enrichment.
Sherwood PTO introduces online signup for the Sherwood Enrichment Classes in partnership with Yuz.us.


Monday
(Jan 7 - Mar 18)
No class: 1/21, 2/18 & 3/04
Tuesday
(No class)
Wednesday
( Jan 9 - March 20 )
Thursday
(Jan 10 - March 14)
no class: 2/14
Friday
(Jan 11 - March 15)
No Class: 1/18, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1)
8 weeks 11 weeks 9 weeks 6 weeks
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WINTER ENRICHMENT ENROLLMENT IS NOW CLOSED, EMAIL SHERWOOD@YUZ.US FOR ANY QUERIES


Bus info
A bus will be available following the enrichment classes at 4:15 to take the children home. If your child normally qualifies to ride the school bus they will be eligible to ride the after school activity bus. The bus routes will be established after registration.
Classes run ONLY if minimum registration is met
Last day of enrollment is Dec 12th, You will be notified by Friday Dec 14 if a class is not running.
Reach out to sherwoodenrichment@gmail.com with enrollment questions.
Need help with online sign up, please email us at sherwood@yuz.us. or call/text at 773 895 3918.

iCook – COOKING CLASS (GRADES K-3, $ 175)

iCook is a really fun, hands-on after-school cooking program for children. Our mission is simple: to help teach children to love everything about food - cooking, eating delicious and healthful dishes, learning about different cultures and stories behind the food. We make every experience special because we start with great recipes and fresh ingredients, colorful cooking stations and engaging activities. Also, we keep things food-safe: we are a nut-free establishment. This winter, our chefs-in-training will learn how to make a variety of healthy, delicious and fun recipes including Orange Chocolate Tarts, Zucchini Flat Bread, Avocado Brownies, Asparagus Fries, Veggie Nuggets, Key Lime Pie, Strawberry Danish and more. We will travel across the globe to learn about the cuisine and culture of Mexico, Spain, and Asia. Our little chefs will build on their knowledge of cooking safety and the fundamental cooking techniques including peeling, breading, blending, melting, slicing, dicing, chopping and more. (Min 7/Max 20)


SMART ROOM BY TINKRWORKS (GRADES 1-2, $ 310)

It’s one thing to personalize a bedroom with posters and pictures, but another thing to personalize it with electronic gadgets that you make yourself! In this project, students will flex their design, electronics, and coding muscles as they construct personalized doorbells and LED lamps for their rooms. Students will wire-up motors, LEDs, bells, and mini computers that they will code to bring their creations to life. Beautiful wooden cases will be used to house their creations, which students will customize by painting and even 3D printing items that they design. A great project for students looking to add some flair to their rooms! (Min 8/Max 12)


FLAG FOOTBALL WITH HP PARK DISTRICT (GRADES 1-5, $ 185)

Players will learn the basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive strategies, and learn to play with and against teammates in a fun, stress-free environment. The program will be run by a host of Park District Staff Members with a generous staff to student ratio. Flag Football is held outside (weather permitting). (Min 8/Max 24)


TRIPLE PLAY SPORTS WITH HP PARK DISTRICT (GRADES 1-5, $ 135)

Floor Hockey, Dodgeball and Whiffle Ball will be the sports featured. Park District staff will instruct and teach basic fundamentals of these sports in a fun environment! (Min 8/Max 24)


LITTLE DRIBBLERS (GRADES K-2, $ 165)

The Lil' Dribblers Basketball program introduces children to the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment. Our curriculum uses age appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, hand eye coordination, listening skills and the ability to follow directions. The Lil' Dribblers program includes exclusively design equipment tailored to enhance the basketball experience for each participant. The program challenges children to develop new cognitive, physical and social skills. In addition, each child will experience social interaction with children and adults in a fun environment. (Min 6/Max 15)


ALL SPORTS WITH HOT SHOT SPORTS (GRADES 2-5, $ 175)

This class features a new sport each week. Some of the sports taught and played include basketball, floor hockey, football, kickball, soccer, and baseball. In addition, participants play many popular running and group games. Children have the opportunity to acquire new skills and develop confidence in games they have played in previous classes. (Min 6/Max 15)


CREATIVE ART
* Class Full (GRADES K-5, $ 185)

* Class is full
Join Mrs. Tiff for some creative fun. Throughout the session you will do a variety of different arts and crafts projects such as sand art, mosaics, femo clay, shrinky dinks and more. Each week Mrs. Tiff’s crafts will be new and exciting. (Min 6/Max 14)


CHESS WITH CHESS SCHOLARS (GRADES 1-5, $ 125)

Develop your child's intellect through the royal game of chess! Current research has shown a strong link between chess and academic performance in a variety of areas, including mathematics and language arts. Also, chess has been proven to enhance children's motivation, concentration, focus, social skills, and creativity. No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class will consist of a fun interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both beginner and experienced players are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. There will also be a chess competition with prizes at the end of the session! (Min 8/Max 30)


STAGE STAR DESCENDANTS (GRADES 2-5, $ 200)

ACT* SING*DANCE*PERFORM in "The Descendants"
Children's Theatre Company is offering a musical theatre workshop featuring song, skits, and dances from the hit movie. Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, choreography, and acting. This class is a great way for young artists to develop their talents, foster self¬ confidence, and while working on social skills and team building. (Min 7/Max 18)


AMAZING ART WITH SUNSHINE CRAFTS (GRADES K-5, $ 205)

Amazing Arts combines all your favorite art projects and mixed media in this unique class. Kids will make tye dye shirts (they will wear art smocks for this session), experience pottery painting, paint fired ceramic arts, paint a canvas acrylic painting, do recycled art projects and more. Lessons will include concepts and techniques kids can use for a lifetime and the experience of creating awesome projects will result in great self esteem and a sense of accomplishment! (Min 6/Max 20)


YOGA WITH ROBIN FROM MOVEMENT JUNKIES (GRADES K-5, $ 150)

Join Movement Junkies for mindful movement yoga! Yoga is a wonderful tool for improving listening skills and body awareness. Yoga also supports social and emotional learning and helps to build confidence. Your child will begin his/her yogic journey with animated breathing techniques, playful yoga poses, themed stories and fun music. Children will learn relaxation techniques through breathing exercises and guided imagery. They will challenge themselves in foundational yoga poses and we will create our own poses and soar to the moon! Embedded themes in our yoga classes will include gratitude, environmental awareness and self expression. Mats will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. (Min 8/Max 18)


IMPROV BY LAUGHING ACADEMY (GRADES K-5, $ 150)

Students will join The Laughing Academy for improv fun learning classic performance games with a twist. We will explore ways to develop a character “on the spot” using different techniques to find our way to new character creations, through character work we learn more about ourselves and others and gain empathy for others. Our focus on teamwork will help us understand the core of saying “yes and” and how it helps us engage in active listening and truly seeing the gifts in others. We will focus on the “justification skills” that help keep some of the most challenging and hysterical improv games directed toward success (and help train the kind of analytical thinking that later helps us in school). And more! (Min 6/Max 20)


BUILD a ROBOT
* Class Full (GRADES 3-5, $ 295)

Class is full Robots are ever-increasing in popularity for reasons of elevating work efficiency, enhancing safety, and of course, for having fun (e.g., solving Rubik’s Cubes)! At TinkRworks, students will learn to appreciate many aspects of robotics, when allowed to design, build and program their own individual robots—from scratch! They’ll spend time learning not just about the electronic components, but will code their bots to move, explore, and interact with their environments and ultimately do things that only TinkRers can envision. They will bring together custom-milled wooden chassis, motors, micro-computers, electronics, 3D-printed parts and other materials to assemble, program and customize robots that they can then bring to life! TinkRers will code motion, tricks, lights and sounds to activate with a push of a button on a remote control. And best of all, they will take their robots home with them at the end of the sessions! (Min 8/Max 12)


MINECRAFT REDSTONE MODS & CODING WITH SPLODER (GRADES 3-5, $ 250)

Gaming Club by Tech Stars
Two great programs in one! Explore the world of mods! Let your imagination transform your Minecraft experience into a unique world YOU create! This class is for intermediate and advanced students with basic Minecraft knowledge. Working in pairs, students will discover how to expand their worlds' abilities using popular game enhancing mods. Learn to use, manipulate and evaluate mods that alter the appearance and game play. Build traps, arrow launchers, faster rail systems and more & participate in building challenges! Students will also have a ton of fun using their creativity and strategy to develop a multi-level computer game with Sploder! They will work in pairs to create games like a retro arcade, Platformer, Physics Puzzle and 3D Space Adventure. (Min 6/Max 12)


BOOT CAMP WITH PULSE FITNESS (GRADES 2-5, $ 225)

Pulse Youth Bootcamp engages kids, grades 2-5, with equipment such as medicine balls, resistance bands, agility ladders, ropes, bosu balls and more. This fun-filled and structured format employs games and drills that are guaranteed to improve children's overall coordination and cardiovascular conditioning, strength and flexibility, as well as boost their sportsmanship, leadership, and teamwork skills that seamlessly transfer into all learning and competitive environments. (Min 8/Max 16)


KARATE WITH FOCUS MARTIAL ARTS (GRADES K-5, $ 160)

The Focus Karate program builds confidence and self-esteem. We teach them to set and achieve their goals while respecting themselves and others. We do so in a safe, structured environment where our trained instructors keep them motivated, fit and wanting more. They will learn self-defense and interpersonal communication skills that will last a lifetime. Our youth get better grades, make more friends, and work towards their black belts. We build their confidence and in the process help to nurture tomorrow’s leaders!Each student will receive a participation medal and a chess keychain. (Min 12/Max 30)



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