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  • Afterschool at the GIANT Room

    The class will be held offsite at The GIANT ROOM’s Chelsea Hub on 23rd Street (new location). Students will return to PS 11 by 6:00 pm for pickup. GIANT instructors lead hands-on STEAM activities on site at our Chelsea hub. Students have access to all materials and tools needed for their afterschool program. Included are laser cut machine, 3D printer, embroidery machine, sticker and button maker, electronics, creative technology such as littleBits, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, Makey Makey, micro controllers such as Microbit and Arduino, all sorts of arts and crafts materials. This is a premium class and costs $65 per week.
  • Art: Pen to Paper / George Sewell

    Cool stuff! Have fun with different projects each class, including comic strip art, still life drawing, lettering, use of paper cutouts, collage, water color painting, anything to create cool works of art!
  • Debate Club/Spark Academy

    Students learn the art of persuasion and help select debate topics they find interesting. Students work in rotating groups and practice their debating skills in a supportive environment, including developing arguments, issuing rebuttals, providing examples, rebuilding their case and summarizing points of view. Students learn to think on their feet and enhance their public-speaking skills, gaining self-confidence in the process. This is a premium class, $37.00 per week
  • Fascinating Flora / Denise Anderson

    Do you like plants? Are you interested in biology (the science of living things)? If so, then this is the place for you! We're going to learn all about the many different types of plant life on Earth and even grow a few of our own! We'll study how plants evolved and learn how they are both similar and different to animal life with some fun experiments, a few plant-based crafts, some really silly games and even a few plant-dissections too! We'll grow plants of our very own using traditional soil, hydroponics and even a few alternative mediums too, like super-absorbent polymers instead of soil. We'll even attempt to grow plants alongside insects to see if we can help create symbiotic habitats. So if you're interested in learning more about plants, this is the place for you - no "green thumb" required!
  • Game Time

    Structured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
  • Girls on the Run

    Girls on the Run is a 2-day per week commitment (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30). Students are taught life skills through fun, engaging lessons that celebrate the joy of movement. The 20-lesson curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run coaches and includes three parts: understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and understanding how we connect with and shape the world at large. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a 5k running event in June. Over the course of the program, girls will develop and improve competence, feel confidence in who they are, develop strength of character, respond to others and oneself with care and compassion, create positive connections with peers and adults, and make a meaningful contribution to community and society. VERY IMPORTANT: All families will need to register on the Girls on the Run Website , GOTR charges $350 for each participant - this amount is included in your afterschool bill. DO NOT PAY Girls on the Run directly. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, you must let us know as soon as possible. If not, we will assume that you can pay the full $350 program fee. We will notify you when the GOTR registration is open.
  • Hip Hop / Sophia Marrapodi-Bove

    This class starts with a warm up and stretch, followed by dance exercises across the floor, floorwork and dance moves that we then use while learning a choreography to an up beat song. At the end of dance class we will work on our improvisation skills in a dance game. All music is fun, positive, energetic and kid friendly. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable dance clothing (pants/leggings) to class. Students may only sign up for 1 Hip Hop class per week.
  • Karate / Ken Wa Kids

    Kenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • Let's Play!

    Structured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport. For little ones, this is a great opportunity to learn and develop social skills.
  • Makerstate 3D Printing Lab with 3Doodler, Tinkercad & Minecraft

    Let’s get hands-on to create a green future with 3D printing pens, computer aided design, and the immersive world of Minecraft. We’ll collaborate to solve real-world challenges like planet-friendly farming, sustainable transportation, and renewable energy. We’ll experiment with playdoh, bubble wands, and 3D designed geometric shapes like triangles, pentagons, and hexagons to test structural integrity and create giant sustainable structures like water filtering mountains and windmills in Tinkercad. And we’ll import our towering bridges and buildings into our own Minecraft worlds. This camp combines hands-on building and drawing with a 3D printing pen with the imaginative power of Tinkercad and Minecraft to bring your wildest sustainable architecture ideas to life. If you like to explore, craft stories, and build amazing creations. Projects Include: Tinkercad: 3D design water filtering mountains and windmills using geometric shapes like triangles, pentagons, and hexagons. Hands-On Art: Create play doh structures and bubble wands to test structural integrity. 3D Printer Pen: Hand-draw and build 3D printed structures to test their structural integrity with the 3Doodler pen. Minecraft Inventions: Build planet-friendly farming, transportation, and renewable energy and import your CAD (computer-aided design) artifacts into your own world. This is a premium class and costs $40.00 per class
  • Sewing - Young Designers Workshop

    Two Hour session - 3:00-5:00. Open to students who have already taken Sewing with Elaine and have more advanced sewing skills. This class is for budding designers who want to put their previous skills into practice, in order to imagine and create one of a kind, handmade fashions! Students will increase their mastery of hand and machine sewing, learn the basics of garment construction, and learn to work with an array of materials and fashion techniques. Learn to use and create patterns, hem, and press as you bring your designs to life, and add buttons, lace, hardware, and bling to perfect your own unique wearable pieces!
  • Skateboarding at Chelsea Piers Skatepark/ Louie Luiz

    The class will be held offsite at or near the Chelsea Piers Skatepark. Two sessions of this course will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from school dismissal to 5:00. The class on Tuesdays is for Beginners; Fridays for Intermediate/Advanced. Students will walk to the skatepark with Afterschool Staff and will return to PS 11 by 5:00 pm. This class is open to 2nd-5th graders. Intermediate/Advanced students must have prior skateboarding experience, preferably with Louie. All students must have their own board, pads and helmet. There will not be any equipment available to borrow. Please email us with any questions about equipment or if you are unable to purchase the equipment. The beginner class is an introduction to skateboarding and skateboarding safety, proper form and posture, turning, acceleration and stopping. The intermediate/advanced class... Louie has been a professional skateboarder sponsored by numerous companies for the past 12 years. He has been teaching children and adults how to skateboard for over 15 years. Louie has taught at renowned private schools, and sports camps across the tri-state area. This is a premium class and costs $55 per week.
  • Spanish/ Tribeca Language

    Our native Spanish instructors use interactive, engaging learning materials and include fun songs, games, and activities like arts & crafts, and puppets, to make language learning an enjoyable and entertaining experience for all students. The class will be limited to 8 students, to ensure a catered approach and active participation of every student. This is a premium class, $35/week.
  • Sports & Games

    Structured and unstructured time to play a variety of sports and games - both physical and non-physical (cards, board games, brain games.). The focus will be on team sports and games that foster cooperation, competition, following rules, being a team player and a good sport.
  • Swimming / Enes Mernica

    Children are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.
  • Tap Dance / Susan Hebach

    Students must have at least 1 semester of tap dance with Susan to register for this session. Tap with Susan Hebach focuses on learning and exploring the art of tap dance. The goal is to provide students with a well rounded experience by developing strong technique skills, understanding how to listen and work with music and strengthening basic musical skills, cultivating creative skills, learning historical choreography and listening and dancing to a variety of music. All students need a pair of tap shoes to participate in this after school class. We will have a moderate selection of tap shoes are available for temporary use during class but it is recommended that families purchase shoes to fit their child.
  • Tennis / Advantage Quickstart Tennis

    Advantage Quickstart Tennis Now kids’ tennis is easier and more fun! Advantage Tennis Club’s Quickstart Tennis program is designed exclusively for students ages 4 and up, no experience needed. Children play with age and size-appropriate racquets on smaller courts using special slow-bouncing balls. They learn from experienced professionals through non-competitive drills, games and instructional tennis basics and fundamentals. This is a premium class and costs $45 per class.