Enrichment Elective Classes Spring 2017 Term

The Spring 2017 Term for Enrichment Elective Classes is April 3 – June 8, 2017.

The cost of each Enrichment Elective Class is $400.  (This cost includes AfterCare activities for the day(s) children are registered, from dismissal until 6:00 pm.)

All Enrichment Elective Classes are from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.

To register online use the “Register (Existing Families)” or “Register (New Families)” links located below right, or go to: de360.campmanagement.com/campers

See below to search for Enrichment Elective Classes and to view descriptions, instructor information and more.

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Enrichment Elective Classes Descriptions and Schedule

Basketball

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 3
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: T2S Basketball Academy
  • monday
Learning basic rules, concepts, court layout, and player positions is great fun for this age group. The rules of basketball are fairly easy to learn. However, for the younger players, some rules can be easily forgotten. We’ll develop beginning skills and application of the rules of the game through active play. Each session will also cover ball handling, proper shooting technique, footwork, and defensive/offensive strategies. Coaches will focus on individual skills as well as team play in a fun and nurturing environment.

Capoeira

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Mestra Edna Lima, Axe Capoeira
  • monday
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that incorporates dance, music, martial arts, and acrobatics. This art form supports physical development and positive peer-to-peer interaction. Capoeira teaches children to be playful, graceful, expressive in a safe, fun, disciplined, and nurturing environment. This unique offering will excite both boys and girls alike.

Chess Club

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Saudin Robovic (Owner and Instructor of NY Chess Kids)
  • wednesday
NY Chess Kids 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.

Coding Basics

  • Grade: 3 - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Chris Fleischl (Dwight-Englewood Technology Faculty)
  • wednesday
Children will learn how to code to create games, stories and animations using Scratch and other programming Apps for the Ipad. This class will be fun, engaging, and interactive as students learn basic programming language and develop a foundation for technological explorations.

Creative Arts Yoga

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 3
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Lindsey Carter (D-E 360° Summer Connections Faculty)
  • tuesday
Creative Arts Yoga is a class that combines yoga, the creative arts, and music to encourage children to find their true inner spark and build confidence. Through breathing, movement, and creative exercises, children will tap into their creativity and unleash their inner confidence so they can shine on the outside! This class is focused on the whole child - physical, mental, and emotional.

Flag Football

  • Grade: 1 - 3
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: James Byrne (Athletic Director for D-E 360° Summer Connections)
  • friday

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 the rules of the game.

Robotics

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Christine Nicolaou and Chris Fleischl (Dwight-Englewood Technology Faculty)
  • tuesday
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. **All materials are included in the cost of the program.

Running Club – Beginner level

  • Grade: 3 - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Ronda Sowa (D-E 4th Grade Teacher)
  • thursday
Running Club is a fun way to make new friends, set attainable goals, build stamina and endurance, and be a supportive team member, while exploring the beautiful Dwight-Englewood campus. With teamwork and encouragement, children set personal and team goals daily, monitor their progress and feel a sense of pride as they achieve those goals. Some children aim to complete a 5K! Children and families are welcome to register for local 5K races that Ms. Sowa is able to run, to guide and encourage them to reach their goal. Happy Running!

Running Club – Intermediate-Advanced levels

  • Grade: 3 - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Ronda Sowa (D-E 4th Grade Teacher)
  • tuesday
Running Club is a fun way to make new friends, set attainable goals, build stamina and endurance, and be a supportive team member, while exploring the beautiful Dwight-Englewood campus. With teamwork and encouragement, children set personal and team goals daily, monitor their progress and feel a sense of pride as they achieve those goals. Some children aim to complete a 5K! Children and families are welcome to register for local 5K races that Ms. Sowa is able to run, to guide and encourage them to reach their goal. Happy Running!