Enrichment Programs Spring 2018

Registration is now closed.


-Registration closes on Thursday 2/22/18.
-No classes during the Spring Break 3/26-3/30.
-No classes when FCPS schools are closed, late start or released early due to inclement weather.
-Classes will be rescheduled when possible.
-No make-up classes for absences.
-Email afterschoolprograms@fairhillpta.org for details on available scholarships. Inquiries must be received by Friday 2/16. All requests are confidential.


Morning Session:

Chess (Gr. K-6): Chess club is taught by experienced Silver Knights instructors using a curriculum developed by National Masters. Each weekly session is a mix of learning and play. Playing chess is a great way to develop a child’s critical thinking skills, sportsmanship, and patience — all while having fun!”  8 classes | $120 | Provided by Silver Knight Enrichment. 

Grades K-6: Wednesdays    8:05-9:05 am     3/7-5/2 (No class 3/28)   Click here to register for Chess


Minecraft Modding (Gr. 1-4): Minecraft Modding teaches students important problem-solving and design skills by making changes to the popular multiplayer game itself. Programming fundamentals are reinforced by designing and implementing large-scale Minecraft modifications. 8 classes | $160 | Provided by STEM exCEL.

Grades 1-4: Fridays    8:05-9:05 am   3/9-5/4 (No class 3/30)   Click here to register for Minecraft


Evening Session:

Art Around the World (Gr. 2-4 ): Take a trip around the world and learn how we celebrate the spirit of art from different countries! Each week, students will explore a variety of techniques and styles including paint, paper cutting and drawing. Instructor: Ms. Mingo | 8 classes | $89. Only 14 spaces are available.

Grades 2-4: Tuesdays    4:10-5:10 pm     3/6-5/1 (No class 3/27)       Click here to register for Art


2D Game Design (Gr. 3-6): 2D Game Design builds upon the fundamentals and concepts of game design within a real game engine many indie development teams currently use. Students learn to design and build their own game from the ground up, while learning 2D game art and programming logic with the engine’s integrated art software and easy-to-use events system, fit for beginners through advanced learners alike. 8 classes | $140 | Provided by STEM exCEL.

Grades 3-6: Tuesdays   4:10-5:10 pm   3/6-5/1 (No class 3/27)   Click here to register for 2D Game Design


Scratch Coding (Gr. 2-6): In Silver Knights Coding classes, children create stories, games, and animations using a visual programming language called Scratch. It’s as easy to use as snapping together building blocks! Projects like mazes and platform games make learning logic, coding, and animation fun and creative! Our curriculum teaches new coders the basics while challenging more experienced coders to create increasingly complex programs. We do different projects every session, material doesn’t repeat. Each child takes home a USB on the last day! 8 classes | $184 | Provided by Silver Knights.

Grades 2-6: Wednesdays   4:10-5:10 pm    3/7-5/2 (No class 3/28)   Click here to register for Coding


Soccer (Gr. K-4): Learn new skills and make new friends in a safe and encouraging environment with professional, friendly coaches. 8 classes | $99 | Provided by Love the Ball. To reserve a spot please email child’s name, age and school to lovetheballusa@gmail.com.

Grades K-4: Wednesdays    4:10-5:10 pm      3/7-5/2 (No class 3/28)