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The After School Enrichment classes are conveniently timed so students can attend immediately after school. Students who are attending an After School Enrichment (ASE) class should go to their ASE class location directly after school.

If your child attends Kid’s Country, please send your child directly to the class or have an authorized adult sign out the child and bring him/her to the class. Some instructors are able to pick–up from Kids Country by request, please see the individual course descriptions for availability. All instructors will bring children to Kids Country at the end of class if requested.

For more information on our procedures please see the ASE Parent Information Sheet or contact Adam Chow at 973-3209 or achow@sanramon.ca.gov.

MONDAYS

Mad Science-Light and Energy (Room C-1)
Electrons, Photons, and Protons! Jump into this exciting electrical adventure and survive the circuit maze! Be amazed as we fish for feathers with electrons and conduct hair raising experiments with an electrostatic generator. Discover the light properties of colors, use a prism to separate the wavelengths of light, and mix things up with a Technicolor Blender. Watch an underwater volcano demonstrate the properties of heat and bounce with Boinks while connecting with kinetic energy.

Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 2/3-3/24 * No class 2/17 & 3/17
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $125(R)/$157(N)
Act #: 89143

Mad Science: Phenomenal Physics
Gravity... Inertia... Centripetal Force... Who could ever imagine that an introduction to physics could be so much fun? We’ll experience these awesome forces, learn about atoms and molecules and build some cool devices! Use a vortex generator to create air pockets with a punch, and levitate ping-pong balls in defiance of gravity. Learn how combinations of shapes like triangles, cylinders, and arches make sturdy homes, bridges, and skyscrapers. And then explore the science of flight. Take home something at the end of each class such as a skyhawk plane, silly putty, and a drag racer.

Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/21-6/2 *No class 5/26
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $125 (R/GO)/$157(N)
Act #: 89146
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One on One Hoops-After School Enrichment
Join One on One Basketball for After School Hoops. Experienced instructors will conduct clinics, which will help you become a better player through drills, contests, and non-contact game competition. Participants will be grouped according to age.

Instructor: One on One Basketball
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/21-6/9 *No class 5/26
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $83(R/GO)/$104(N)
Act #: 89054
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Let’s Make Movies! Video Production
Learn the basics of movie making in this active hands-on class! Participants, working in small production groups, learn all the steps from creating a storyboard and filming a scene to editing a movie using a camcorder and laptop. We will begin with an action film that is pre-storyboarded into a sequence of 18 various shots, angles and techniques assembled into a short video. Then we’ll create a music video, movie trailer, or TV commercial and learn how to use a ‘green screen’ for special effects. Everyone receives a DVD of their projects. $10 materials fee.

Instructor: Barton Cox Jr.
Grades: 3-5
Dates: 4/21-6/2 *No class 5/26
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $130(R/GO)/$163(N)
Act #: 88737
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TUESDAYS

I.Q. Booster: Neuron Racers (Room B-1)
Challenge, compete, and stretch the brain in mentally stimulating activities. Benefit from a challenging new theme and technique in every class. Push your memory, knowledge, logic, reasoning, and problem solving abilities to the limit. Let the neuron play begin! All materials included at no additional charge.

Instructor: Brainwave Inc.
Grades: 1-3
Dates: 1/28-3/4
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $119(R)/$149(N)
Act #: 89124

Fun with Science & Engineering – NEW!!!
Have fun building hands-on projects and performing science experiments! Students will engage in projects such as building a Catapult or a Rubber band Powered Car. Run lab experiments such as The Density Lab or the Eruption Lab. Students take home completed projects to show off to parents and siblings! This fun class exposes students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), the scientific method, planning, prioritizing, time management, and organization. Students will gain a better understanding for how the way things around them work, and will learn how to break down and analyze problems. Visit http://ponacademics.com for more details. $35 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Pon Academics
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/22-5/20
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 5
Fee: $149(R/GO)/$187(N)
Act #: 89235
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Guitar
Learn to play the guitar in this entry level class for beginners who have never played before. Participants will play familiar tunes and get comfortable with the instrument while learning basic chords and tablature. Bring an acoustic or electric guitar to class. $5 supply fee.

Instructor: Debra Knox
Grades: 3-5
Dates: 4/22-6/3
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $144(R/GO)/$179(N)
Act #: 88694
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Spanish Club
Give your child the gift of learning a foreign language! Children learn best when having fun and this course has been created having that in mind. Have lots of fun doing hands-on games, songs and interactive activities while learning Spanish. This is everything kids need to start speaking and understand Spanish right away! The Spanish Club for children is led by a native Spanish teacher. Discover new friends and cultures from all around the world. An $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Ana Casey
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/22-6/3
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $136(R/GO)/$170(N)
Act #: 89307
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WEDNESDAYS

Creative Writing (Room B-8)
Students will learn techniques for turning ideas into stories, overcoming writer’s block, and developing structure in their writing. Students will learn the basics of character development, plot, setting, and overall story development, as well as the basics of poetry and playwriting. All Lekha instructors are published authors with teaching experience. $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Lekha Publishers
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 1/29-3/26 *No class 3/19
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $148(R)/$185(N)
Act #: 89122

Berkeley Chess Class (Room C-7)
Chess is fun and easy to learn! If you are new to chess or polishing your skills, come develop your understanding and enjoyment of the king of games! Lessons and play combine the skills of thinking with the thrill of sport. Berkeley Chess School has been teaching State Chess Champions since 1982.

Instructor: Berkeley Chess School Staff
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/29-3/26 *No class 3/19
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $149(R/GO)/$187(N)
Act #: 89111

Robotics 101: Battle Bots (Room C-3)
Go onto the battlefield with Robotics! Fly the FIGHTER PLANE and sail on the BATTLESHIP! Go underwater with the SUBMARINE and launch a rescue mission with the HELICOPTER! Six week class focuses on building a foundation in mechanics, programming and engineering using the LEGO WeDo kit and our structured curriculum in an easy-to-follow format. This program is a great blend of creativity, technology and science concepts!

Instructor: Tiny Techs Club Staff
Grades: 1-5
Dates:
1/29-3/5
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $162(R/GO)/$203(N)
Act #: 89179

Story Writing
A rocketship blasting to another planet, a detective sleuthing to crack the case, a sorcerer summoning an entire world. Students of Lekha School of Creative Writing’s Storywriting class will learn about the genres these characters come from and how they can write stories of their own. From combining animals to create new characters to mapping out whole new worlds, the Lekha camp emphasizes using the child’s creativity to create new stories. $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Lekha Publishers
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 4/23-6/4
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $125(R/GO)/$157(N)
Act #: 89189
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Berkeley Chess Classes
Chess is fun and easy to learn! If you are new to chess or polishing your skills, come develop your understanding and enjoyment of the king of games! Lessons and play combine the skills of thinking with the thrill of sport. Berkeley Chess School has been teaching State Chess Champions since 1982.

Instructor: Berkeley Chess School Staff
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/23-6/4
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $149(R/GO)/$187(N)
Act #: 89192
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Jewelry Design
Learn to create customized, stylish jewelry! Become your own jewelry designer, where you can choose from different colors, textures, and unique materials to make one-of-a kind pieces. This class is designed not only to be fun, but to let you in on some of the most popular jewelry making techniques, such as wire work, beading, crimping and metal forming. $25 materials fee.

Instructor: Susanna Ordway
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/23-5/21
Time: 1:10pm-2:10pm
# of Classes: 5
Fee: $139(R/GO)/$174(N)
Act #: 88722
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THURSDAYS

Public Speaking: Structure your Speech (Room E-4)
The important skill of public speaking improves confidence and communication among students. Children at this age usually find it challenging to organize their many ideas. This class focuses in helping participants give a clear structure to their thoughts, and creating an effective speech. Students study different styles of speech writing-Descriptive, Expository, and Narrative. They practice speaking with confidence. Children who are stage shy and those who enjoy being in the limelight! The students will practice saying their speeches, play many public speaking games, do group presentations, making it a fun learning environment. To know more about the curriculum and topics covered please visit our website at www. bayareadebateclub.com and on  Facebook at BayAreaDebateClub.

Instructor: Bay Area Debate club
Grades:  3-5
Dates: 1/30-3/27 *No class 3/20
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $160(R/GO)/$200(N)
Act #: 89163

Gymnastics (Multi-Purpose Room)
Learn basic gymnastic skills independently and with a group while having fun! Different gymnastics equipment will be brought to class each week. Improve strength, flexibility and coordination through fun games and exercises. 

Instructor: California Gymnastic Services
Grades: K-2
Dates: 1/30-3/6
Time: 2:40pm-3:25pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $93(R/GO)/$116(N)
Act #: 89067

AnimatEd: Digital Art +Technology
Learn how to create simple animated storylines using Scratch Animation! Exclusive curriculum by Tiny Techs Club lets your child experiment with Digital Art and Technology simultaneously! Bring out the creative side of your student with this easy to learn simple program from MIT! Create simple story lines using pre-installed images or create your own ‘Sprites’. Learn to write scripts, incorporate sounds and much more! This class is a great way to introduce simple programming and animation to your student.

Instructor: Tiny Techs Club Staff
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 4/24-5/29
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $149(R/GO)/$187(N)
Act #: 89213
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Public Speaking: Basics of Debating
Our Debate classes are very popular among students and parents! It helps students understand both sides of a subject matter. Presenting your point is important but it is equally important to listen to the other side. With these classes, students become better listeners; get better with their note taking abilities and more importantly it improves their overall general knowledge on a variety of current topics. The students learn essentials of Debating. They learn how to make strong arguments by providing reasoning and evidence. The participants debate on a variety of age appropriate topics in various formats.

Instructor: Bay Area Debate Club
Grades: 3-5
Dates: 4/24-6/5
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $140(R/GO)/$175(N)
Act #: 89210
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Tennis: Afterschool Enrichment
Fun skill building drills help students learn the basics of tennis, including: rally contests, mini matches, games, rules and scoring. There will be daily matches and an end of the session tournament with prizes!

Instructor: Kris Milligan and Staff
Grades: K-1
Dates: 4/24-5/29
Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $105(R/GO)/$131(N)
Act #: 89039
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Grades: 2-3
Dates: 4/24-5/29
Time: 2:40pm-3:55pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $135(R/GO)/$169(N)
Act #: 89037
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Grades: 4-5
Dates: 4/24-5/29
Time: 2:40pm-3:55pm
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $135(R/GO)/$169(N)
Act #: 89038
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FRIDAYS

LEGO Engineering: Jedi Engineering (Room C-6)
Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.

Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/31-2/28
Time: 2:40pm-4:10pm
# of Classes: 5
Fee: $155(R/GO)/$194(N)
Act #: 89142

After School Soccer
Join us for after-school soccer fun! Each class includes age-appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, fun games and instructional scrimmages. We focus on building core soccer skills and good sportsmanship through our fun, noncompetitive teaching style.

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 4/25-6/6
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $85(R/GO)/$107(N)
Act #: 89052
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Hip Hop Dance
A high energy class! Learn the newest trends in hip hop. Master fun and funky moves to the latest hip hop music. Class begins with a warm up, across the floor progressions, and culminates with an energetic hip hop dance routine. The last day of class will be a performance. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and closed toe shoes.

Instructor: Studio 8 Dance
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 4/25-6/6
Time: 2:40pm-3:40pm
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $112(R/GO)/$140(N)
Act #: 88701
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