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Extracurricular Activites

We would like to introduce the Roslyn Activities Program offerings for the 2022/23 school year.

With the success of our condensed Spring program, we are looking ahead to the 2022-2023 school year. We hope to offer a full and robust selection of activities for both the lunch and after school program.

While we can not confirm the days on which classes will be held, we have listed both the lunch and after school offerings planned for the Fall of 2022 below. Before registering your child in an outside service, we encourage you to consider the benefits of enrolling your child in our in-school extra curricular program.

 

Kindergarten Only: Registration opens 7 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022.

GRADES 1-6: Registration opens 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 8th, 2022

All registration will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 16th, 2022.

NOTE: Every year, each family is required to sign up as a Home and School (HandS) member before ECA registration day.

Log into your account (My Account) before registering. If you are new to Roslyn, simply click on the “Become a Roslyn HandS member” button and your account will be created at checkout.

LUNCH ACTIVITIES

(2 x 10-week sessions – fall & winter)

Robotics K-3

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

Specially designed for young engineers, this course will provide children with the exciting opportunity to learn about the world of robots!  They will explore the fundamentals of robotics (basic laws of physics, principles of motion, electronics and more!) and will work together to create and program robots using the LEGO Education with provided kits.

Instructor: Enfant & Compagnie

Dino Discovery K-3

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

We are climbing aboard our time machine and setting it to the year 150,000,000 B.C.  Our mission; A DINOSAUR DISCOVERY!  In this very interactive course, our “mini” paleontologists will create their own fossil imprints, participate in a fossil dig, and a paper mosaic project, and participate in fossil dig, all while getting to touch and feel dino skeletons, true-to size dino claws, bones and teeth!  On the last class, participants will receive their very own authentic dinosaur bone fragment to take home!  Get ready to learn about Tyrannasaurus Rex, Stegasaurus, Diplodocus, Pterydactyl and more!

Instructor: McKenzie Verdon

Kid fitness K-3

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

Television, computers, and video games have replaced many of the physical activities children once enjoyed and fitness seems to have taken a backseat. This course is designed to bring back the FUN in FITNESS! The emphasis is on having fun and feeling good while getting a great workout. This program challenges children to be active and develop fundamental skills such as balance, coordination, agility, strength, and cardiovascular conditioning. Regular exercise can help alleviate problems due to hyperactivity, low concentration, obesity, asthma & other allergies, anger & self control issues, shyness & self-esteem to name just a few!  Warning: Certain games may cause happiness and result in giggles, laughter, and self-love!

Instructor: McKenzie Verdon

Kid Science K-3

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

Young Scientist of all ages will be fascinated by the world around them. Kids will enjoy exploring the world of science through fun and tactile activities. How and why popcorn pops, erupting volcanos and more.

Instructor: Enfant et Co.

Reptile Detective/ Furry Friends Gr. 1-3

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

In this exciting program we unravel some of the mysteries about reptiles.  As in our other programs, our main goal is for the kids to have fun while they learn about some of the animals, we share our planet with.  It is very hands on and interactive.  We have lots of new, exotic, reptiles to share with the kids.  We play games, have fun quizzes and team games.  We also give out prizes to all the kids, throughout the program.  The kids get to choose one of their favourite Reptizoo animals to have their photo taken with.  On the last day we hand out their photos and a piece of reptile skin as a souvenir.  We show different animals in this program from our Animal Kingdom program.

Instructor: Pat Benatar (Reptizoo)

Modern Dance Gr. 4-6

Fall and Winter sessions
(2 x 10-week sessions)

$150.00 per session

A great class that offers a mix of modern, Hip Hop and other dance styles that kids love. The emphasis is on fun and creative expression. A small performance will be given in celebration of the group’s work at the end of the session.

Instructor: Dale King

Babysitting Gr. 6 Only

(one 10-week session only)

$175.00

Includes a babysitter’s manual and certificate.

This course offers basic first aid and care-giving skills for youth in grade 6. Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The program also provides valuable information on how to safely promote your service and create a resume. The 11-week program is taught by a certified Red Cross Instructor and is guaranteed to educate and have an eye-opening experience.

Instructor: TBD

LUNCH ACTIVITIES

(20-week session – full school year)

Art Exploration K-3

(20-week session)

$175.00

This class will serve as an introduction to art and personal expression for your child. Children are encouraged to explore their sense of creativity through various forms of art. The perfect introduction into the world of art!

Note:
Children in this class are asked to bring their own old shirt or apron for messy projects.

Instructor: Kristen Boyer

Spanish Gr. 1-3

(20-week session)

$175.00

Learning languages is fun. Kids will start with the basics and progress through fun games and exercises.

Instructor: TBD

Italian Gr. 1-3

(20-week session)

$175.00

Learning languages can be fun and rewarding. In this class children learn basic oral and conversational skills in a fun and stimulating setting. Materials provided. Beginner class.

Instructor: Heather Teich

Yoga Gr. 1-6

(20-week session)

$175.00

Fun filled classes exploring the many benefits of Yoga through games, postures, breathing techniques, creativity and meditation providing children with the tools to be learning-ready and centered within themselves.

Instructor: Ruth Wani

Chess Gr. 1-6

(20-week session)

$175.00

Take up the challenge and learn to master the game of chess. Our chess master will provide instruction and help guide participants through games to develop their skills.

Instructor: George Levtchouk / Frank Teuton

Creative Video Gr. 1-6

(20-week session)

$175.00

This course is designed to provide children with a basic understanding of video production and movie making through exciting games and activities. Children will create and assemble a video production which will be filmed and edited. Each child will receive a copy of the movie they make.

Instructor: Jay Lemieux (Co-Op Collective Vision)

SPORTS AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

(All 20-week session – full school year)

Soccer

Grades 1-3 from 4:00-5:00
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:00
(20-week session)

$200.00

Soccer is not just for the outdoors anymore. Indoor soccer is becoming as popular as the outdoor game. Work on skills, strategy, and scrimmages to fine tune your soccer game. Games, skills, and drills will all be part of the fun.

Instructor: TBD

Hockey/Lacrosse

Grades 1-3 from 4:00-5:00
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:00
(20-week session)

$200.00

The class will incorporate both Cosom Hockey which is a fast and exciting indoor form of floor hockey with plastic sticks and plastic puck as well as Lacrosse. Students will participate in skills and drills as well as game play.

Note: Children will be required wear protective eyewear.

Instructor: Mr. M.

Martial Arts

Grades 1-3 from 4:00-5:00
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:00
(20-week session)

$200.00

Dojo Studio facilitator, Sensei Andrew Watson will provide workshops of different types of martial arts such as (karate, kickboxing, and self-defence) which will facilitate individual goals in health and wellness. This will be accomplished by increasing knowledge and skills for all those participating using the highest standards and in an environment of learning whilst encouraging respect for each other.

Note:
A Gi is required attire for all participants enrolled in this activity. The cost of the Gi. belts and certificates are built into the program cost.

Instructor: Andrew Watson (Dojo Studio)

Basketball

Grades 1-3 from 4:00-5:00
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:00
(20-week session)

$200.00

Our extremely popular coach, Dean, returns to Roslyn to bring us his unmatched talent and enthusiasm. Games, skills, and drills will all be part of the fun.

 

Instructor: Dean Smith (Trevor Williams Foundation)

OTHER AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

(All 20-week session – full school year)

Musical Theatre Gr. 1-3

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Acting, Singing and Dancing are all explored though theater. A short performance will be held at the end of the session.

 

Instructor: Sue Brotherwood

NEW! Dance and Motion Gr. 1-3

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Incorporating ballet, dance, and movement this class will get your child moving and exercising through fun games.

 

Instructor: TBD

Piano-Beginners Gr. 1-3

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

This class will offer students an introduction into piano. Students will be learning basic skills, reading music, playing as a group, and practice proper technique in a fun environment. In general, the course will stress creativity, while offering a strong musical foundation and wide exposure to piano.

 

Instructor: Hannah Triner

Hebrew Gr. 1-6

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Our program is dedicated to teaching Hebrew reading, language, and Jewish holidays, through games, arts & crafts, and storytelling. Free Hebrew has over 40 successful years in which thousands of families have benefited from this service.

 

Instructor: TBA (Free Hebrew)

Computer Coding Gr. 3-6

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Game Design Creating and programming a game allows children to apply math, physics, creativity, problem solving and communication skills. With this fun and interactive program, your junior programmers will learn how to design and program their own games. They will explore the concept of codes and they will also learn one of the most important concepts of game programming, namely the application of 3D games like Minecraft.   Children will mainly learn: • The basic concepts of game development • How to use the attributes.

 

Instructor: TBA

Graffiti Gr. 3-6

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Back by popular demand…An urban take on art.

Our instructor will lead this class in the art of graffiti design. The class will culminate in a group school project. Previous projects can be seen adorning the hallway in the basement of Roslyn as well as a new mural in the library.

 

Instructor: Graffiti Cafe

NEW! Photography Gr. 3-6

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

Back by popular demand…An urban take on art.

Inspire your child’s creativity!  This hands-on course will teach students how to take great photographs as well as how to edit and manipulate the images on a computer!

Topics will include Macro work – close up photography, simple rules of composition, Lighting and black and white photography, Portraiture – how to take great photographs of people, how to manipulate and correct images.

 

Instructor: Coop Collective Vision

NEW! Engineering Gr. 3-6

3:45-5:15
(20-week session)

$250.00

This project-based course will introduce students to the world of engineering. The course will stress creativity, while incorporating a variety of math, technology, art, and design skills.

 

Instructor: TBD

Arts and Culture Gr. 4-6

3:45-5:30
(20-week session)

$250.00

Don’t just create art: learn about the culture as well. Learn new techniques to take it to the next level! We’ll will not only create great art but learn about the origins and different cultures from around the world. This class is perfect for artists who want to find different ways to explore their creativity.

 

Instructor: Sue Brotherwood

Garden works Gr. 4-6

3:45-5:30
(20-week session)

$250.00

Be a green thumb and make the world a more beautiful place. Children will work individually and in a group setting; students will have a little gardening 101. They will beautifully decorate & name their plants; they will plant & learn about how to maintain a small garden in their own homes. Herbs to spice things up, Flowers to beatify, and edible treasures from their very own garden.  (*Most materials are included).

Note: Participants are asked to provide their own apron or old shirt.

Instructor: Sue Brotherwood

Sewing Gr. 4-6

3:45-5:30
(20-week session)

$250.00

Back to basics. Learning how to sew a button or hem a pair of pants are life skills we all need. Sewing helps to develop fine motor skills, patience, ability to follow instructions and execute them. Sewing can be imaginative and creative.

This class will teach students a variety of techniques. How to hand sew as well as work a sewing machine.

 

Instructor: TBD (Sue Brotherwood)

NEW! Journalism Gr. 4-6

3:45-5:30
(20-week session)

$250.00

For those with an interest in gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. Our goal is to relaunch the “Roslyn Review”, an internal school paper, produced, edited, and published by Roslyn’s students. Topics will range from sport, school spirit event, community events as well as current events from around the globe.

 

Instructor: TBD (Andrew Potter)

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