SCRATCH JR CLUB
Coding is the new literacy! With Scratch and ScratchJr, young children can program their own interactive stories and games.
In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.
When: Mon 4:30 PM-6:00 PM for children from Pre-K -5th Grade
(4-10 years old). GO HERE to learn more about the Scratch and
GO HERE to learn more about the ScratchJr programming.
This club is a 8 weeks club running from Aug 20, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $8 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $8.00.
CS FIRST WITH
DESIGNED FOR LEARNING to CODE and, ENGINEERED FOR FUN!
CS FIRST GOOGLE teaches computer programming and coding with age age-appropriate online videos walking you step by step as you follow along and code.
Your child will learn to make creative problem-solving concrete and tangible.
When: Wed 3:15 PM-4:15 PM for children from 2ND-5th Grade
(6-10 years old).
This club is a 8 weeks club running from Aug 19, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $8 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $8.00.
FOR KIDS CLUB
Tynker: Coding for Kids Club teach critical 21st century skills, including computer programming, critical thinking, and problem solving. They will learn how to logically sequence events, create playable games, tell good stories, and model real situations.
When: Tues 4:30 PM-6:00 PM for children from Pre-K -5th Grade
(4-10 years old).
This club is a 8 weeks club running from Aug 17, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $28 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $12.00.
GO HERE for more information about Tynker.
Come have fun learning about different countries and cultures of the world. The club will be a place where students can travel the world without leaving the classroom.
We will study the following:
Kenya and Namibia
“The Learning Club” (TLC). TLC is in place to assist with homework assignments. This club offers an extra academic boost featuring personalized tutoring, attention and support.
The Drama club will work on creative thinking skills, encourage teamwork, and provide students with enriched learning experiences in the area of performing arts.
Taking a practical approach to the technical and production aspects of musical theater and drama. Students will learn the skills needed to construct scenery, hang and focus lighting instruments, implement a sound system for effects and reinforcement, and scenic artistry, all in a variety of techniques.
They will also learn different aspects of theatre including: impromptu skits, improv,
monologues, pantomimes, blocking, playwriting, prop selection, theatre terminology, historical, cultural, and societal influences, analysis and evaluation of dramatic literature, movement and vocal production, technical theatre and design, audience etiquette, role of the director,
auditioning, casting production, stage crew, artwork, props, and costumes to be used in our productions.
iPLANETS ACADEMY will be going to our local Indoor Trampoline Parks. Our children will be doing the following and more:
Jumping *Climbing *Running
Flipping *Bumper Cars *Laser Tags *G-Karts *Ropes Course *Creative Expression *Developing Coordination *Playgrounds *Social and Emotional Development- Children learn to follow directions, develop friendships and take turns by working together.
Through this experience, you can be sure your child will get the exercise and fundamentals they will need to grow into healthy and happy children. Your child will improve in swinging, balance, body awareness, strength, fine and large motor skills, improve balance and strength, develop flexibility, coordination
When: Thurs 3:15 PM-6:00 PM for children from Pre-K to 5th Grade
(4-10 years old).
This club is a 19 weeks club running from Aug 20, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $28 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $8.00.
Every Monday Matters mean something amazing, something incredible, something unbelievable can happen on those dreaded Mondays. Every Monday Matters does this by taking 52 Mondays, providing 52 creative but doable activities, giving 52 down-to-earth ways to make a difference, one for each Monday of the year. It's a perfect way to have a positive impact, get others involved, and make a difference in your life and the lives of others.
When: Mon 3:15 PM-4:15 PM for children from Pre-K to 5th Grade
(4-10 years old).
This club is a 39 weeks club running from Aug 17, 2020-May 17, 2021.
It is a monthly fee of $8 to join this club.
K.U.D.O.S. CLUB (Kids Understanding Differences and Overcoming Stereotypes)
The purpose of K.U.D.O.S. is to encourage children to embrace and understand others with special needs. K.U.D.O.S. provides opportunities to build student character, increase acceptance of disabilities and differences and develop leadership and other skills.
Some topics we will cover is:
The children should come ready to have meaningful conversations, share opinions & work collaboratively to make a difference.
The Beta Club recognizes high academic achievement, promotes character and social responsibility, encourages service involvement to school and community, fosters leadership skills, and provides the setting to develop interpersonal relationship skills.
Our Beta Club continually develops and nurtures individuals by providing opportunities and experiences enabling them to demonstrate the ideals of character, achievement, service, leadership in the community and to build a positive future for themselves.
Objectives of our Beta Club
To provide opportunities for working together in service to school and community.
To develop leadership potential.
To foster the development of strong moral character.
To encourage loyalty to school, community, and nation.
Is your Early Learner full of questions about how the world works? Then this Early Scientist Club is just for them! Join us as we explore nature like biologists, run experiments like chemists, observe the stars like astronomers, measure our world like geologists, and understand the human body like physicians. We will be discovering how rockets blast into orbit, create Magnetic Slime, explore chemical reactions, and more!
This Club has a particular focus on science and discovery.
G.E.M.S.- Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science
Hey Girls! Do you have what it takes to be one of our GEMS? This Virtual Camp is all about helping girls gain confidence in the STEM fields so they can be competitive in the 21st century. During this virtual camp, girls will learn about various STEM fields as they take part in a variety of activities tailored to them! They will also learn about scientific accomplishments made by Women, and support each other in their own path to achievement.
Your Pre-School Student will explore basic concepts of STEM to help them become more confident in their understanding of the natural world. Each week students will be engaged in topics such as: describing objects as alive or not alive, comparing acids and bases, experimenting with forces, learning what role magnets have on earth, and much more. Students will conduct experiments and engage in multi-sensory activities to help provide them with first hand knowledge experiences.
Each week we will explore something new and exciting from a wide range of age-appropriate STEM topics in the areas of engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and more. We’ll conduct experiments and activities to provide first hand experiences to help them become more confident in their understanding of the natural world.
SPIES AND CSI'S
Do you like solving mysteries? Decode fingerprints, examine soil, and analyze ink composition. Young spies will be challenged to use the clues to solve the crime building logic and critical thinking skills all while completing fun and challenging missions
When: Wed 4:30-6:00 PM for little girls from Pre-K to 5th Grade (4-10 years old). GO HERE to learn more about the MPACT GIRLS CLUB.
This club is a 19 weeks club running from Aug 19, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $28 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $8.00.
to promote modeling in all its forms. is to come together to have fun and enjoy modeling.
The objective is to provide children with a challenging project that allows practical experience in design, fabrication, and testing. They will work as a team to design and build a vehicle, train, water travel or aircraft models, etc. Skills will be developed in design, engineering, metalworking, woodworking, small engines, aerodynamics, etc.
SAY YES TO
THE MESS CLUB
What do you want to invent?
In this club you will unleash creativity and collaborate to create and design new inventions. Activities will encourage you to think creatively.
Go beyond the ordinary and create one-of-a-kind masterpieces! Use an array of interesting art materials that mix well with your imagination, creativity, and sense of adventure. What surprises will come from balloons, goop, foam paint, and more? Let the mess begin!
WORLD OF NATURE
World of Nature Club offers students the opportunity to harvest crops after school hours and become active donors to our local food bank, helping children and families in need.
We will promote a deep understanding of sustainability, service learning, leadership, and community outreach through agricultural education.
Through our World of Nature Club we hope to:
Strengthens agriculture students confidence in themselves and their work
Builds character and promotes citizenship
Develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership
Increases awareness of technology in agriculture and contribution to our well-being
There’s an exciting World of Nature waiting to be discovered. We will explore nature from new perspectives as we extract DNA, conduct a Bio Blitz, explore the intricate symbiosis of plants and animals, gain an understanding of the food web, dissect an Owl Pellet, and much more!
NASA KIDS CLUB
NASA provides a safe place for children to play as they learn about NASA and its missions.
They will find games of various skill levels for children pre-K through grade 5. These games support national education standards in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The NASA Kids' Club Picture Show is an image gallery of some of NASA's coolest and most interesting pictures.
The Now in Space slideshow introduces young explorers to the crew currently orbiting Earth on the International Space Station.
When: Tues 3:15-4:15 PM for children from Pre-K to 5th Grade (4-10 years old). GO HERE to learn more about the NASA Kids' Club.
This club is a 19 weeks club running from Aug 18, 2020-Dec 28, 2020. It is $8 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $8.00.
With our guided program, children learn the fundamentals of math & physics as they play. We offer a variety of fun & engaging, age-appropriate projects for beginners all the way to advanced builders.
Using creativity, teamwork, and problem solving, students learn through building & testing various machines & structures created with LEGO kits.
Every new project features thought-provoking themes like simple & motorized mechanisms, outer space, transportation, traveling, & community. We will utilize LEGO Edu and many other established multi-sensory resource to build a foundation for early math literacy too. We will cover numbers, geometry, vocabulary, measurements, and much more!
They will be challenged with different building ideas,
participate in contests, and share ideas. In this club each week we will focus on one of these 7 important subjects using only Legos.
This club is a 9 weeks club running from Jan 4 2021-May 17 2021. It is $28 to join this club and then a weekly fee of $12.00.
Ever wanted to design, build and program your own robots? Well, here’s your chance! The Robotics Club will help the children to gain invaluable experiences to boost their understanding of Robotics and software design and help them develop their ability to think abstractly, logically and analytically. Throughout the program, they will will take on various projects to become familiar with a wide range of robotics topics such as: Scratch Programming, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Sensors, Coding, Design Principles and building to construct a robot from scratch to perform a set of tasks. They will be working on skills including PR and Marketing, metalworking, prototyping, computer programming, teamwork, advanced problem solving and communication using quality resources during multiple hands-on activities helping children to acquire essential 21st Century Skills.
Some featured activities:
Introduction to robotics and how different types of robots are used
Learn programming through child-friendly visual programing tools that allows your child to pick up the basics of logical procedure.
Understand data-encoding methods by creating command sequences for robots to follow
Learn about sensors, commands and circuitry.
Build and program your own powered LEGO Robots.
Learn the basics of electrical engineering and build your own circuits.
Gain knowledge on reconfigurable robots and solve unique challenges.
Learn about the benefits of automation and program a robot with your own algorithm.
Commandeer your own personal battle-bot and challenge your new friends
Learn about different types of Robots used in various fields of science and industry.
And Much More!
Bookaholics is a club for students who love to read and engage in discussion! Our goal is to read and discuss a new book each month.
Journalism Club is a hands-on opportunity for 7th and 8th graders to apply journalistic skills and get creative. Students will get the chance to practice and apply skills in design, photography, and video.
Technology Student Association (TSA)
Do you like science, technology, or engineering? Come join other students that are interested in these things too, and practice using technology in film-making, robotics, engineering design, architecture, computer programming, video-game design, and other activities that utilize technology.
Speech and Debate Club
What do Springfield natives Brad Pitt & Lucas Grabeel, Oprah Winfrey, John Belushi, Stephen Colbert, and "Weird Al" Yankovic have in common? They were all members of the National Forensics League, now called the National Speech & Debate Association!!!