Hutchison Farm Elementary
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About Hutchison Farm Elementary

The Hutchison Farm PTA 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:

Instructors will pick up students in the gym no later than 2:45 pm. If time permits, instructors may go directly to their class space to set up prior to picking up the students from the gym.

For questions about scholarships please contact Aisha.Rostom@LCPS.ORG

Winter 2020 Class Descriptions

Cookie Decorating with Ms. Tanner - HFES PTA 

Have fun decorating and icing cookies! This is a beginner class to learn the basics of cookie decorating – no experience necessary! All supplies included.

Doctor! Doctor! - Little Medical School

In this course students will learn about, and use, tools that real doctors use, understand how the heart, lungs, and the process of digestion work through discussion and role playing, and be able to identify the organs of the body as well as learning how to suture, tie surgical knots, and role-play surgery. In the 7 week course students will learn the names of the major bones and what they are made of and make a model of a bone. Students go home with a real stethoscope, disposable lab coat, physical exam form, heart worksheet, Human Body worksheet/sticker set, balloon, gloves, mask, sutures, diploma.

Game Club with Ms. Amani (1st - 3rd) - HFES PTA

Come learn and play a variety of logic and skill games with each other. Play independently or with a small group (depending on game). Educational but a ton of fun to learn and play!

Filmmaking - Fairfax Collegiate

Students learn to plan, write, shoot, edit, and complete post-production on a digital video short film. Students learn about the basics of film, shot composition, scripting, storyboarding, and the pre-production phase of filmmaking. Students then move on to act out scripts and shoot the film using boom mics, and professional Panasonic DVX- 100 digital video cameras. Students edit their film using iMovie, add music and credits, complete postproduction, and export the film to a private Vimeo account for home viewing.

Mad Scientists with Ms. Anderson - HFES PTA

Mad Science allows children to learn through discovery with unique hands-on activities, and amazing demonstrations that explore the concepts of physics and chemistry. Students will participate in while group and individual experiments!

After School Athletes with Ms. Barthelemy - HFES PTA

Students and athletes become more well-rounded in multiple sports including: basketball, baseball/softball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, hockey, track and field and so much more! Learn how to properly take care of their bodies before, during, and after athletic activities. Join in the fun today!

Clay with Ms. Lightweis - HFES PTA

Join Mrs. Lightweis in making a variety of super cool clay projects, while also learning many useful clay techniques!

Game Club with Ms. Amani (4th - 5th) - HFES PTA

Come learn and play a variety of logic and skill games with each other. Play independently or with a small group (depending on game). Educational but a ton of fun to learn and play!

Mine, Craft, Build Adventure Game Using LEGO Materials - Play Well TEKnologies

[Limited Availability] Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This LEGO experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO.

Scratch That Programming 2.0 with Ms. Regan - HFES PTA

Mrs. Regan is back with all new games! Create your own video games using Scratch (block based coding designed by MIT) You will learn what makes a good video game and create multiple different types of games. Types of games include single and multi-player platform games, puzzle games, racing through mazes and more. Come have fun while learning how to code and problem solve! No coding experience needed!

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.

Kids Favorite Sports! - Game Point Athletics

Come enjoy the most popular kid sports! Participants will play basketball, soccer, and flag football! Kids will practice basic drills for all three sports. But much of this session will be devoted to kids playing in fun and competitive games. So, kids will enjoy the NBA playoffs, NFL playoffs, and the World Cup all in ONE session!!

KidzArt - KidzArt

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. 

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