Fall 2014 Afterschool Schedule R egister online! 0 4 S @P MON Registration opens online in June club wingspan K-1 Next Stop Broadway * Dance Around the World ww w. wingspanarts.org TUE WED THU Music To My Ears Jr. Asphalt Jungle Fairytale Theatre Jr. Art Attack Movin’ & Groovin’ Arts & Crafts Alive Lego Creations* Cooking Up* A Story 3D Art Weird Crazy* Science 1-3 * Game Masters Star Performers Grades K-2 Karate & Advanced Karate * Grades 1-5 2-4 Wearable Art Songwriter’s Studio Fresh Foodies* Ukulele 3-5 Urban Explorers* Art of Comics Fiction Filmmaking* Actor’s Studio Classes begin September 8th, 2014 A WingspanArts tion Produc FRI Puppeteer’s Workshop Pop Choir Hip Hop Grades 2-5 * * Additional fees apply club wingspan Register online at www.wingspanarts.org 201 4 SAVE MONEY Pricing for Fall 2014 (September 8th - January 30th) 1 day/week...... 2 days/week..... 3 days/week..... 4 days/week..... 5 days/week..... $460 $880 $1,260 $1,600 $1,900 Approximate cost/class $24 $23 $22 $21 $20 Registration Fees: one per family, per semester: Early registration (before 7/4): $15 Registration (7/4-8/30): $30 Late registration (after 8/30): $40 with our Season Passport! The Season Passport program allows families to sign up for 5 days of Wingspan Arts programming for the entire school year - both fall and spring semesters! Season Passports include registration for all Wingspan Arts Half-Day programs! Season Passport students get to - Payment Plan ($40): Automatically charged on the following dates: 1st Payment: When you register online of classes! 3rd Payment: November 17th 4th Payment: December 17th The Season Passport is only $3550, which includes the registration fee and all half-day fees – a savings of over $400! Tax Information: you with a formal receipt. Scholarships & Financial Aid: Refund Policy: to be used for a future afterschool class or half-day program. AWingspanArts n Productio PS 40 FALL 2014 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ! MONDAY Grades K-1 – Next Stop Broadway “5, 6, 7, 8!” Get ready for a song and dance experience like you have never had before. This club will explore musical theatre, dance and music – and give you the chance to do it yourself! Not only will you get the chance to work on your turns and time-steps, but you will also work on creating your own original songs! Grades K-1 – Super Soccer Stars $25 Insurance Fee Come and learn about the world’s most popular sport in this fun and active class. Super Soccer Stars will teach you basic skills, warm-ups and tips on how to keep fit. So sign up, build your self-confidence and become part of the Super Soccer Stars team! Grades 1-3 – Dance Around the World In this class, dancers will learn styles such as African, Jazz, Ballet, Salsa, AfroCaribbean, Indian, Hip Hop, Funk and Swing. They will dance to music from all over the world and play games that help them listen to the sounds that make each style and culture unique. This class encourages an awareness and appreciation of other countries’ historical dance styles and inspires them to find a common colorful thread that runs through ALL movement. Grades 1-3 – Game Masters Measure and take risks, think critically and learn how to negotiate diplomatically when playing and creating fun board games in this action packed class. Students or “game masters” will learn how to work independently and as part of a team while exploring fun board games along the way! Grades 2-4 – Wearable Art Whatever you make, you wear! Jewelry design will be the focus of this class, and kids will create necklaces, earrings, bracelets, friendship pins, and tattoos along the way. Watch out for an original T-shirt and hat here and there. Students can show off and sell their creations in a silent auction during the showcase. Grades 3-5 – Urban Explorers $40 Field Trip Fee Put on your Pith Helmets and come along with us as we explore the wonders of this unusual and amazing urban habitat! Discover local wildlife, observe the flora and fauna, and visit the natural and man-made Wonders of NYC. This class will involve a lot of bus and/or subway fieldtrips, so explorers will return a little bit later on those days; parents can expect notes to inform them (and can come along on some of the trips)! PS 40 FALL 2014 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ! TUESDAY Grades K-1 – Music To My Ears Sing, play instruments and move to music in this kindergarten music class. Learn to keep a beat and tell the difference between loud and soft. In this class, activities introduce you to the fun and artistic foundations of music. Grades K-1 – Movin’ & Groovin’ This high-energy class combines rhythm and dance to get everyone movin’ to the beat! We will explore different dance and movement styles through a wide-range of fun music, imaginative games, and exercises. In this class you will certainly have fun finding new ways to move to the groove! Grades 1-3 – 3D Art Let’s build! This club is a 3-D visual arts class with an emphasis on creativity, fun and invention! You will learn Sculpture - clay, foam, paper, wire; Carving - linoleum, potatoes, soap; 3-D Printing; Mobile and Collage. Art lessons will be based on technique, craft media and art history. Whatever you make will be a unique expression of your creativity. Grades 1-3 – Super Soccer Stars $25 Insurance Fee Come and learn about the world’s most popular sport in this fun and active class. Super Soccer Stars will teach you basic skills, warm-ups and tips on how to keep fit. So sign up, build your self-confidence and become part of the Super Soccer Stars team! Grades 2-4 – Songwriter’s Studio Students will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion, and singing. We will write songs as a group and individually, and each student will develop proper singing techniques and leave with a core understanding of musical vocabulary. Grades 3-5 – Art of Comics Ever wanted Wiley Coyote to catch the Road Runner? Ever thought of a new cartoon character? Anything is possible in this class as students develop skills in drawing and creating cartoons. All artists will have the opportunity to turn their preliminary sketches into colorful characters as they create their own original comic strip! PS 40 FALL 2014 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ! WEDNESDAY Grades K-1 – Jr. Asphalt Jungle This energetic class will be having tons of fun in the schoolyard. Get ready for four square, stickball, chalk games, and many more as we explore the most popular games on the playground! And not just recent games – we’ll explore games from days past, and have a “ball” on the playground! Grades K-1 – Arts & Crafts Alive Through creative investigations of cultures around the world, students will create arts and crafts that come alive through performance! From masks and instruments to puppets and crafts, each project introduces a new way to make art come alive. Grades 1-3 – Weird Crazy Science $25 Materials Fee In this class, we explore science creatively, using our right brain and all of our senses. We'll taste the periodic table, discover the science of music and explore the solar system, space and even dinosaurs through dance, theatre games and puppetry. We will paint, color and craft experiments that help us understand friction, force, chemical reactions and so much more! We'll stay clued into science in the news and of course we'll launch an air rocket or two. This class is perfect for the creative and the curious. Grades 1-3 – Star Performers Become your favorite pop star! From Hannah Montana to the Jonas Brothers, we will learn to sing and dance like these amazing pop stars - and even create our own performing personalities. Each week we will work on the vocal skills, dance moves and personal style it takes to become an American Idol! Grades 2-4 – Fresh Foodies $25 Materials Fee In this class, students will not only learn about seasonal fruits and vegetables, but also how to prepare them in fun and creative ways! Each class will end with a healthy, local, and 100% vegetarian snack made by the students! Students will even take a trip to a Green Market to speak with farmers and select their own produce. By the end of the semester, they will have a book of recipes, a beautiful handmade calendar of seasonal treats, and happy tummies! Creative, nutritious, and delicious! Grades 3-5 – Fiction Filmmaking $25 Materials Fee Wanna make a movie?? Take this class and learn how to use a state-of-the art digital video camera! Kids will watch commercials, documentaries, and short films by kids, discussing the message behind the image. While doing improv-acting exercises, students create characters then write the script around them. Be an actor, writer, designer and cinematographer! Each child will leave with a DVD copy of the movie. PS 40 FALL 2014 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ! THURSDAY Grades K-1 – Fairytale Theatre Fairies and goblins and elves, oh my! Combining storytelling with theatre, this creative drama class fosters every student’s imagination. Students will explore classic fairytales and might even create a few tales of their own, bringing new characters to life on the stage! This is the perfect class for aspiring actors, playwrights or students who just love the magic and mystery of fairytales. Grades K-2 – Lego Creations $15 Materials Fee Legos just got even more fun! In this class, students experience the excitement of Legos and learning! This class will introduce teamwork, observation, creative thinking and problem-solving skills all while encouraging the use of creativity and imagination to build the most amazing creations! Grades 1-5 – Karate $25 Insurance Fee Seido Karate is an exciting way for young children to learn not only martial arts techniques, but to also discover time honored karate traditions. The word Seido means “the sincere way” which has many meanings including the sincere and compassionate teaching of students. Classes are a wonderful balance of fun, games and hard work. **All students must have a uniform. If your child doesn’t own a Karate uniform, they may purchase one at registration for $30** Grades 1-5– Advanced Karate Additional $100 Tuition For students who are advanced yellow belt and above. Students will spend an extra half and hour each week perfecting the art of Karate. Dedicated students train in kumite, advanced kata, meditation, and choreographed fight combinations. Grades 2-4 – Ukulele Think the ukulele is just for Hawaiian music? Wrong! It's a great instrument for rock and roll, punk, metal and hip-hop. In this class you'll learn basic music theory, ukulele chords and technique. You'll also learn a little about the history of the instrument and get to hear performances from exciting guest musicians. In addition to learning the course material, you'll also help decide what songs we learn to play. Grades 3-5 – Actor’s Studio Calling all actors! In Actor’s Studio, we will learn the foundation of theatre techniques that will help for years to come. We will practice speaking to an audience, focus on individual skills and participate in scene work all while have a great time! PS 40 FALL 2014 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ! FRIDAY Grades K-1 – Jr. Art Attack This is a visual arts class with an emphasis on creativity, invention and fun! Young artists will learn to recycle paper to make collage greeting cards, invent bead jewelry of unique design, and decorate and re-use old things to make candle holders, mirrors, secret boxes and more. Students will cut, paint, draw, stitch, glue and sculpt – and turn trash into treasures! Whatever the students create will be a unique expression of their creativity. Grades K-1 – Cooking Up A Story $25 Materials Fee Come and join us for a story, but listen very carefully. Can you guess the secret ingredient hidden in the book? Each story we read will give you a hint about the days cooking activity. We will be reading books and making treats, some to eat and some to play with. Each child will practice measuring, pouring, mixing and baking. When the club is over, we will have our own cookbook and even a tasting for grown-ups. So join us for a cooking class—the healthier the better! Grades 1-3 – Puppeteer’s Workshop Create your own puppets and bring them to life! Students will start off watching several puppet shows put on by the teacher’s own collection to get a sense of joy that goes into play acting. This club will give students a chance build puppets from lollipops, styrofoam balls, vegetables and fruit, and pop-up paper. Best of all, every student will get to take their puppets home! The class culminates in a lifesize puppet show at the end of the semester. Grades 1-3 – Pop Choir Is music in your soul? Then sing it! In this class, students will learn what it takes to be part of a chorus through learning and performing contemporary pop songs! All singers will learn harmonies, melodies and the vocal techniques to sing songs in a healthy, fun way! Grades 2-5 – Hip Hop With a combination of old school and new school hip-hop, you’ll learn cutting edge street dance movements like popping, locking, hitting, jamming, electric boogaloo, break and other urban dance moves. This club gives you a hip-hop dance experience unlike any other. Grades 3-5 – Super Soccer Stars $25 Insurance Fee Come and learn about the world’s most popular sport in this fun and active class. Super Soccer Stars will teach you basic skills, warm-ups and tips on how to keep fit. So sign up, build your self-confidence and become part of the Super Soccer Stars team!
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