The Cedar Lane PTA is excited to offer an after school enrichment program for its students! We have two exciting sessions planned - Fall and Winter - 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 programs:
Students in grades 2nd-5th, including those who participate in CASA and YMCA, are dismissed directly to their EM class locations at dismissal. Kindergarten and 1st grade students may be escorted by classroom teachers.
Dismissal from enrichment programs:
Students should be picked up promptly at 3:45 pm. Instructors will then escort those students who participate in CASA and the YMCA program to their location.
Fall Classes will meet from 10/23 - 12/18 with a Make Up Date on 1/8 (if needed)
All Classes are 1 hour in duration, 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
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CEDAR LANE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & CLASS PRICES
KidzArt, KidzArt - $155
Whether your child is a budding Michelangelo or is still drawing stick figures, KidzArt will give them the skills and confidence to create artwork they are proud of. The KidzArt method of drawing instruction allows your child to learn many artist tricks and develop their own creativity. KidzArt is an extraordinary drawing program that introduces children to concepts such as proportion, perspective, dimension and shading. Starting with a blank canvas, the students will create a masterpiece to take home after every class. They learn to focus and break down complex drawings into individual components. You will be amazed at what your child comes home with each week! 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.
Drama Kids, Drama Kids - $317 (16 Week)
Drama Kids offers an exciting program for kids in Grades K-5. Our enriching and time-tested curriculum is designed not only to teach acting skills, but also to build student confidence, encourage teamwork, and bolster public speaking skills. Drama Kids highly trained teachers motivate and inspire the students to become articulate communicators through enthusiastic participation in a wide range of creative activities including speech, creative movement, and improvisation. It can run for as little as 6 weeks or the entire school year. If we run for the full school year, in the fall, we teach individual lessons each week focusing on skills like projection, articulation, improvisation, characterization, and stage presence. In the spring, we put all of the skills we've learned to use as we start our spring play! The kids are given scripts and roles and spend the spring classes rehearsing for their performance. The program culminates in May with a full performance of the play, complete with costumes, sets, and an audience of family and friends. Space is limited for the class. Enroll today to reserve your child's spot in this exciting and empowering program!
Music Leaders, Cedar Lane PTA - $86
Music Leaders is an exciting group new to Cedar Lane. We will have at least 30 energetic 3rd and 5th grade students who will perform singing and movement with Mr. Bailey. Warning: when you hear them, it will be hard to sit still in your seat. This group will rock! Scholarships are available to anyone with a financial need. If so, please contact Mr. Bailey ASAP.
Junior Master Chefs, Cedar Lane PTA - $220
Learn to cook like a Master Chef, making delicious meals using fresh ingredients. We will create recipes from scratch, including Breakfast Cookery, Pancakes, Egg Casseroles, Fresh Pizza Dough, Soups, Salads, and fun decorated foods, like Banana Caterpillars, Dried Fruit Leather, and Apple-of-My-Eye Crisp. Students will learn knife skills, including how to chop, dice, and mince fresh herbs and vegetables. This is a great way to expand their palettes and try new flavors. Fee includes personal apron, chef's hat and recipes.
¡Bienvenidos a Español!, Cedar Lane PTA - $91
Come and learn the basics of the Spanish language and the many fascinating cultures where Spanish is spoken. You will learn and practice the most common Spanish phrases and vocabulary through songs, music, art, and other fun activities. Already know some Spanish? No problem! All levels are welcome. There is always something new to be learned!
WeDo Robotics Club, Fairfax Collegiate - $199
WeDo Robotics introduces young students to simple robotics systems in a fun and engaging way. Students will build LEGO models with functional motors and sensors, and learn how to control them with basic programming skills. Basic engineering concepts will be explored and a new robot model will be built and explored each class period. Returning students looking for additional WeDo robotics challenges will use an expanded construction set to build more complex mechanisms and robots, and use their innovation and critical thinking skills to engineer their own creative solutions to exciting challenges.
3D Printing, STEM exCEL - $194
3D Printing is a premiere class that not only teaches students how to create 3D models from an artistic standpoint, but also teaches them from an engineering standpoint. Because the models will be printed, our instructors teach students what to consider in the construction of the model to produce the best-quality print. Students will observe a 3D Printer during each lesson to learn proper 3D printing standards and processes, all while creating their own models that will be printed for them. The course ends with students taking home their own accounts so they may continue modeling at home, along with at least 4 model prints they designed themselves during their time with us.
Hip Hop Dance *SPECIAL Fortnite Edition*, Message in Motion - $151
Fortnite is a popular video game, but did you know there are more than *100* Fornite dances?! In this hip hop dance class we will not only be introducing hip hop dance basics and core technique including footwork, floorwork (breakdancing), popping and locking, and freezes, but the primary emphasis will be on fortnite dances and learning as many of them as we can throughout the session! Students will dance to the actual beats from the game that have made it popular, as well as some of the contemporary beats that it is closely associated with. Students will have a blast mastering their Fortnite dance skills and have fun dancing with their peers in this high energy class.
Fairytale Fun with Language Arts and STEAM, Cedar Lane PTA - $54
Hear ye, Hear ye, calling all magical scholars who enjoy story time and creating. Each week we will focus on a different fairytale and accompanying language arts and STEAM activities.