Here is the schedule of after school programs for the Spring term at Ross Road School. Many new classes have been added. These classes have all been organized and coordinated by our school PAC.
April 6 – June 15 (8 weeks; no classes April 13, May 4 and May 18th). *Please note start date*
3:10-4:15pm Ross Road School – Music Room
Program Description: Our 75-minute class explores S.T.E.M based theme, all using LEGO Technic bricks and motors. Students participating in this 10-week series will explore themes relating to the world around them. We provide an engaging class where children are given the space to work together to explore STEM concepts hands-on. Classes are suitable for Grades K-5. Each LEGO model is adapted to the aptitude and age of the students.
Minimum 6 participants / Maximum 12 participants
To Register: http://bit.ly/2tUrHTS
Saplings Outdoor Program
March 31 – June 16 (12 sessions)
3:00-5:00pm at Ross Road School – Lobby (program runs outdoors)
Program Description: Our after-school programs allow kids to explore and experience the natural world through practical involvement. We believe the outdoors encourages imaginative play, creativity, hand-eye coordination, physical strength, and mental clarity. Our educators encourage children to develop their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Additionally, a multi-age environment promotes cooperation and teamwork, while raising children’s emotional awareness.
Maximum 10 participants
April 1 – June 17 (12 sessions)
3:00-4:00pm in Ross Road School – Music Room
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 “Crazy Chem Works” program offers eight weeks of exciting hands-on science-based activities. Watch fascinating demonstrations, join in enquiry-based discussions, participate in individual and group experiments, and make amazing take-homes. Mad Science will spark the curiosity and imagination of children with fun science activities that will help them understand the world around them. Some of the things the students will experience:
LAB WORKS Use your hands as a real Mad Scientist in this whirlwind class on how a lab works! Learn to manipulate laboratory equipment at your personal lab bench.
JUNIOR REACTORS Create a tiny world of atoms and learn to recognize chemical reactions and mix up a few reactive ingredients for some sensational results!
pH PHACTOR Slide down the colorful pH scale and dip into the world of acids and bases, while exploring the pH extremes. It is a sure-to-be a ‘popping’ experience!
CHEM IN A FLASH Hop on board the chemistry express for a high-speed science experience! Perform instantaneous experiments in this fast-paced class on split-second reactions that go like mad!
THE GLOW SHOW Discover amazing things that glow bright in the dark and come to light! Probe the properties of light and explore some unusual applications of glow-in-the-dark technology!
SUPER STICKY STUFF Stick it to the walls, and push the power of tape to the limits in this adhesive hour on things that cling!
DRY ICE CAPADES Manipulate matter in all of its three states! Melt metal in boiling water and freeze water with just a breath of dry ice!
To Register: www.vancouver.madscience.org/signin
Minimum 12 participants / Maximum 25 participants
Lights Up Musical Theatre
April 9 – June 18 (11 sessions) *Please note start date*
3:00-5:00pm in Ross Road School – Music Room
$348 (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 Spring, 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.
Spring Show Theme: You’re In the Band!
Are you ready to rock?! This term we will explore pop and rock music from Broadway and beyond in our musical about a group of kids who just want to rock! Inspired by Footloose and School of Rock this will be a great chance to have some fun and sing and shout for performers of all ages! Performance for parents on the last day of classes.
To Register: www.lightsuptheatre.ca/rossroad
Maximum 25 participants
Questions about these programs? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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