The Ashburn PTO is excited to offer an after school enrichment program for its students! We have three exciting sessions planned - Fall, Winter and Spring - with lots of great classes to choose from in each one. On this site you'll find all the information about program procedures, class descriptions and details you need to participate. Whether you are looking for sports, drama, arts and crafts, technology, science or hobbies, there's something here for everyone. Please click on “View all Courses” button below during Open Registration to register. SO go exploring and see what you want to learn!
Transition from school to enrichment program:
Students are dismissed directly to their enrichment locations where Instructors should be ready to meet them. Students in CASA will first report to the Cafeteria/Gym before heading to their enrichment locations. Instructors are required to bring paper rosters to each class.
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Winter 2020 Class Descriptions
Cheer Fit - Cheer Fit
Cheer Fit, led by Amy Sergi, will be holding a CHEERLEADING session this session. The cheerleading routine will consist of tumbling, stunting, jumping, dancing, and much, much, more! At the end of the session we will have a cheerleading show where the parents can come watch what their child has learned in the class.
Crazy Concoctions - Steam Kidz Lab
Have you ever dreamed of being a chemist? Do you enjoy making wild and wacky concoctions? Crazy Concoctions Class is just the place to begin your adventure into the world of chemical reactions. Young scientists will make pretend potions, amazing color-changing reactions, foamy fountains, frothy explosions, tie-dye bandanas, crystals and lava. Through hands-on investigation, we will explore pH, chemical and physical changes, density, precipitates, exothermic reactions, acid-base reactions, and so much more!
Glee Club - Piano Keys 4 Kids
The Glee Club is a vocal ensemble open to all elementary aged students that enriches interest in music, singing, and performing. This is a fun atmosphere in which the students are encouraged to be confident in expressing their unique and amazing creativity! Throughout the enrichment session, members of the Glee Club will learn to sing age-appropriate and modern pop and Broadway music. While practicing the music, members will learn about healthy vocal technique, as well as music theory concepts such as rhythm and introductory music reading. They will also learn some easy movements to accompany the music. At the end of the session, the Glee Club will perform their songs for friends and family. No audition required and all ages are welcome!
Astronaut Training and Legos - Steam Kidz Lab
Kids will enter our Astronaut Training Academy and prepare for a manned mission to Mars. Each class features both hands on science activities and a Lego building activity to explore space travel, rockets, animals in space, robots, space weather, planetary geology, stars and lots more. Class ends with an astronaut picnic on our Martian colony! Educational value: Creative thinking, design, teamwork, astronomy, engineering, geology, meteorology, chemistry, physics and math.
Game Design - Arcade Action! - Silver Knights Enrichment
Design your own arcade-style games in this fun club. Using Scratch 3 digital tools, create your own racing games, chase games and classic arcade games like pong, tank, and snake! Use the Silver Knights curriculum to learn how to code and then take your game to the next level with avatars, scores, health points, intros and outros! Game on!
KidzArt - KidzArt
The young artists are exposed to a wide variety of mediums which may include oil and chalk pastels, watercolors, charcoal, vibrant markers, and clay. New curriculum in every session. KidzArt builds self-confidence, problem-solving skills and creativity in a fun non-competitive atmosphere. Artist quality supplies included.
Chess - Silver Knights Enrichment
Learn chess from a Silver Knights chess coach! State and national champions have come from our programs, but most of our students are just looking to have fun! Class time is split between lesson and play. Lessons range from learning the rules to advanced tournament strategies, depending on the student's skill level. Play time is structured to pair each student against an opponent of similar skill. All grades and skill levels are welcome. Silver Knights will supply all the equipment during chess club. Students will have the opportunity to play in tournaments.
Cooking - iCook
Our chefs-in-training will learn how to make a variety of healthy, delicious and fun seasonal recipes. We will learn about herbs, spices and how they add flavor and aroma to the dishes. Our little chefs will travel to new countries and learn about their cuisines and cultures. We will master cooking safety, slicing, dicing, chopping, folding, baking, zesting, mixing and more.
Yoga - Ignite Sports
Ignite Sports Yoga is designed to teach kids the fun in fitness! From exciting exercise games, and Yoga poses/challenges, participants can have a blast while developing confidence, coordination, strength, fitness and relaxation! Each class is 60 minutes and includes both yoga and fitness!