Enrichment

Chess Club

  • Wednesday
  • Time: 3:45-5:00 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
  • Instructor: Saudin Robovic (Owner and Instructor of NYChess Kids)

NYChessKids is one of the largest youth chess programs in the tri-state region. their mission is to spread the love of the game as well as develop a child’s mind with advanced logistical gaming skills. come explore the foundations of chess strategy. Chess is a fun way to improve skill in planning, critical thinking, pattern recognition, and general learning aptitude. This class offers many opportunities for collaboration, encourages sportsmanship, confidence, and goal setting, in a supportive learning environment.

Enrichment Cost: $450.00

Robotics

  • Tuesday
  • Time: 3:45-4:45 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
  • Instructors: Christine Nicolau (D-E Lower School Faculty) and Chris Fleischl (D-E Technology Faculty)

Come use your imagination to build, design and animate objects. In this class, children learn to build and program birds that turn and sing, an alligator that opens and closes its mouth, a drumming monkey and more.

Enrichment Cost : $350.00

Science Fun: Mad Scientist

  • Thursday
  • Time: 3:15-4:15 pm
  • Grades: Preschool 3 & 4
  • Instructor: Teresa Cali (Dwight-Englewood Preschool 4 Teacher)

Let’s enter into the world of Science! Children will discover more about the amazing world of science by performing fun, simple, and meaningful hands-on experiments. We will also study, explore and investigate bugs, animals, water and nature using books, microscopes, magnifying glasses and many other tools.

Enrichment Cost: $350.00

Flag Football

  • Thursday
  • Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5th Grade
  • Instructors: James Byrne (Athletic Director for D-E Summer Connections) and Susan Abramson (D-E Lower School Assistant Principal)

Calling all boys and girls. Do you love to play football? Come join us for this fun athletic challenge to learn the rules of football without tackling your opponents. Your child will learn basic strategic elements of the game while running, improving motor skills, refining agility and learning how to be a team player.

Enrichment Cost: $350.00

Club Latino: Fiesta Cultural

  • Monday
  • Time: 3:45 – 4:45 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • Instructor: Sandra Harrison (D-E Lower School Faculty)

Discover the culture of Latin America with Senora Harrison! During this session, students will learn about Latin American culture through language, food, music, dance, storytelling, drama and many fun activities. The program will serve as an extension of our current DE Spanish Curriculum.

Enrichment Cost: $350.00

Budding Artists’ Studio

  • Thursday
  • Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Grades: 2nd – 5th Grade
  • Instructor: Rachel Brusky (D-E Visual Arts Faculty)

In this course students will explore a wide range of artistic mediums, techniques, and subject matter. The course will emphasize drawing and painting from observation, while enabling students to delve into the creative process and develop original ideas. Color theory, composition, and techniques for layering different materials will also be explored. In conjunction with projects, students will learn about inspiring and influential artists, and share their responses to what they see in the works presented. Student achievements will be celebrated at a final art exhibition and reception for friends and family immediately following the last class session.

Enrichment Cost: $350.00

Running Club

  • Tuesday
  • Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Grades: 4th and 5th
  • Instructor: Ronda Sowa (D-E Grade 4 Teacher)

Spring is a great time to run outdoors! Build stamina and endurance while exploring the beautiful Dwight-Englewood campus. Running is a great way to get and stay fit.

Enrichment Cost: $350