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

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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.

Chess Club

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Saudin Robovic (Owner and Instructor of NY Chess Kids)
  • wednesday
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. Please note, the cost for this course is $550. 1hr. 15 min.

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 a basic programming language and develop a foundation for technological explorations.

FENCING

  • Grade: 2 - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: Durkan Fencing Academy
  • friday
The Academy was developed by Olympic Fencing Coaches and exercise physiologists, to provide the safest and effective fencing training. For beginners, this class will introduce students to the basics of saber, epee, and foil. Each class includes warm-up, stretching and weapon specific drills in foil, epee and saber. Equipment Rental Included.Please note, the class time for this class is 4 - 5:20 PM and the cost is $550.

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.

Robotics

  • Grade: 1 - 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: Michael Rodenbush (DE 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!

Running Club – Intermediate-Advanced levels

  • 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!

SEWING

  • Grade: 2 - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor:
  • monday
Learn the basics of hand sewing, and make your own monster backpack or mini-me! We will start with sewing funky patches, including special circuit patches, and work your way to creating your own specially designed backpack or doll. No experience necessary.

TENNIS Beginner level

  • Grade: Preschool 3 - Preschool 4
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: In partnership with Tsolak Gevorkian and his coaching team
  • tuesday
3:00 to 3:45 PM D-E 360° is introducing a Tennis Academy to the ACE 2017-2018 offerings. For beginners, students will enjoy the basic activities and games designed to facilitate the movement and positioning tennis requires as well as to develop an understanding of how to compete and score through games with simplified scoring. For Intermediate level players, the second stage for the younger players focuses on stroke and more advanced skill development. Shot control and point building are introduced during games as well as technical and tactical aspects of the game. Please note, the cost for this course is $550.

TENNIS Intermediate-Advanced levels

  • Grade: Kindergarten - 5
  • enrichment
  • Instructor: In partnership with Tsolak Gevorkian and his coaching team
  • tuesday
4:00 to 5:00 PM D-E 360° is introducing a Tennis Academy to the ACE 2017-2018 offerings. For beginners, students will enjoy the basic activities and games designed to facilitate the movement and positioning tennis requires as well as to develop an understanding of how to compete and score through games with simplified scoring. For Intermediate level players, the second stage for the younger players focuses on stroke and more advanced skill development. Shot control and point building are introduced during games as well as technical and tactical aspects of the game. Please note, the cost for this course is $550.