Winter After School Programs

MONDAYS

Chess Club with National Chess Master Luc Poitras (also with the North Shore Chess Club)

Grades 1-5

January 13 – March 9 (8 weeks; no class Feb 17th)

3:10-4:15pm in Ross Road School – Music Room

$65.00

Program Description: What to expect from the chess club ? The chess club gives an opportunity to kids to play chess against other kids under the supervision from one or two instructors. Group lessons are given through an electronic screen. Beginner and more advanced players get lessons according to their level of understanding. Puzzles are weekly given to each student tailor on their skill.

Kids play chess and learn the basic rules and strategies with the help of a National Chess Master.

Kids will learn by playing, watching friendly kids chess videos and solving puzzles on chess devices.

Beginner and experienced players are welcome.

Maximum 20 participants.

To register for this class fill in form below:

 

Payment: Once registered, please send an e-transfer for $65.00 to treasurer@rossroadpac.ca using the password ‘Chess’. Please include the name of your student and the program (i.e. Joe Smith, Chess).  Your registration is not complete until the e-transfer is received.


TUESDAYS

First Nations Art with Gordon Dick

Grades 1-5

January 14 – March 10 (9 sessions)

3:00-4:00pm in Ross Road School – Music Room

$167.50

Program Description:  Join Gordon Dick from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation to learn basic Coast Salish shapes, find out about spirit animals and create your own indigenous animal.

Maximum 25 participants

To register for this class fill in form below

 

Payment: Once registered, please send an e-transfer for $167.50 to treasurer@rossroadpac.ca using the password ‘Art. Please include the name of your student and the program (i.e. Joe Smith, Art).  Your registration is not complete until the e-transfer is received.


WEDNESDAYS

Mad Science

Grades K-7

January 15 – March 11 (9 sessions)

3:00-4:00pm in Ross Road School – Music Room

$167.50 (including GST)

We make it our mission to spark imaginative learning! As a leading science enrichment provider for children in Grades K-7, Mad Science aspires to deliver unique, hands-on science experiences to as many children as possible.

The “System 3” program offers nine weeks of exciting hands-on science-based activities. Watch fascinating demonstrations, join in enquiry-based discussions, participate in individual & group experiments, and make amazing take-homes.  Some of the things the students will experience:

UNDER PRESSURE:  Join Bernoulli and Newton as we take this exciting look at the science behind aerodynamics and the properties of air … under pressure. Use a vortex generator to create air pockets with a punch and levitate ping-pong balls in defiance of gravity.

FUNDAMENTAL FORCES:  Gravity … Inertia … Centripetal Force … who could ever imagine that an introduction to physics could be so much fun? We’ll experience these awesome forces for ourselves and build some cool devices to watch them at work!

SCIENCE OF MAGIC:  Magic? Nope … It’s science! You’ll learn the secrets behind famous magic tricks that you can recreate for yourself! Mother nature has some tricks of her own, and we’d like to show you what’s up her sleeve!

STUNT PLANES & GLIDERS:  The Wright Brothers would be proud as we follow in their footsteps and learn the fundamental principles of flight. Build a “football” glider, and then make your very own Mad Science Glider… You’ll be a Top Gun after this class!

SUPER STRUCTURES: Discover the strengths of triangles, cylinders and arches. Learn how combinations of these shapes make for sturdy homes and skyscrapers! Use teamwork to build your own super structures as well as an earthquake-proof building!

To Register: https://vancouver.madscience.org/parents-register-a.aspx

Minimum 12 participants / Maximum 25 participants


THURSDAYS 

Lights Up Musical Theatre

Grades K-7

January 16 – March 12 (9 sessions)

3:00-5:00pm in Ross Road School – Music Room

$285 (plus GST)

Lights Up Musical Theatre Schools provides singing, dancing and acting classes for children and teens across the lower mainland.

Musical theatre can enrich your child’s life in many ways. Skills built through performing arts include greater confidence, improved literacy and increased creativity. Performing arts also helps with expressing emotions, communicating ideas and working with others.

This Winter, your child can experience the joys and benefits of musical theatre by taking part in our afterschool programs led by our talented and experienced Lights Up Musical Theatre Schools staff.

Winter Show Theme: I Just Can’t Wait to Be King!

This term, we will be creating our own version of the Disney and Broadway musical “The Lion King”! Learn favourite songs and dances from the films and Broadway show as we journey into the world of lions, meercats, warthogs, and even a few hyenas… Hakuna Matata! Performance for parents on the last day of classes.

To Register: www.lightsuptheatre.ca/rossroad

Maximum 25 participants


THURSDAYS

3-Point Basketball

Grades 1-2

January 16 – March 12 (9 sessions)

3:00-4:00pm in Ross Road School – Gym

$180.00

Program Description: We are excited to be continuing our after school co-ed basketball program at Ross Road this Fall. Our purpose is to encourage and develop fundamental basketball skills in a positive learning team environment. 3Pointbasketball was established in 2014 and is now participating in 9 schools across the North Shore. Our program is designed for the primary grade levels.

Registered students receive: 3PB t-shirt, basketball, and a healthy smoothie.

Maximum 16 participants (8 students per grade).

To Register: https://3pointbasketball.com/  


FRIDAYS

3-Point Basketball

Grades 3-4

January 17 – March 13 (9 sessions)

3:00-4:00pm in Ross Road School – Gym

$180.00

Program Description: We are excited to be continuing our after school co-ed basketball program at Ross Road this Fall. Our purpose is to encourage and develop fundamental basketball skills in a positive learning team environment. 3Pointbasketball was established in 2014 and is now participating in 9 schools across the North Shore. Our program is designed for the primary grade levels.

Registered students receive: 3PB t-shirt, basketball, and a healthy smoothie.

Maximum 16 participants (8 students per grade).

To Register: https://3pointbasketball.com/   

 

 

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