BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS – CLOSED

** THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SIGNED UP THE FALL CLASSES **

new update “Art around the World” class is FULL and signup is closed.  Please consider the other programs that are still available.  Thank you.



Morning programs afternoon programs

MORNING PROGRAMS

LEGO “StarBots” Robotics
offered by Silver Knights for Grades 1-6 (Mondays @ 8:10am)
Cost: $184/participant                                                                
Register: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax.html

In “StarBots” kids will explore our solar system and space with prototypes of a Mars Explorer, a Jousting Jedi and a hovercraft. Each week we will create bots that inspire us to look skyward and beyond to galaxies far, far away!


Electronics with Minecraft Redstone
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1-6 (Tuesdays @ 8:10am)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

Electronics with Minecraft Redstone allows students to explore electronics in a virtual world with essentially infinity resources Using Minecraft’s Redstone blocks, which act as wires on a breadboard, students can build constructs representing electrical circuits and simple computer projects that are built in the real world.


Chess
offered by Silver Knights for Grades K-6 (Wednesdays @ 8:10am)
Cost: $124/participant                                                                
Register: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax.html

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!


Intro to Computer Science & Coding
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1-3 (Thursdays @ 8:10am)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

Intro to CS & Coding teaches programming logic without the requirement of learning a new language, making it the perfect foundation for any other computer science. Students start with hands-on activities that help them learn vital concepts in a tangible way, then use our easy drag-and-drop interface to put their new knowledge into play, to create programs, solve problems and even make games.


Minecraft Modding
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1-6 (Fridays @ 8:10am)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

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.



AFTERNOON PROGRAMS

Hip Hop
offered by Kids in Motion for Grades K-5 (Mondays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $127/participant                                                                
Register:  www.novakidsinmotion.com/registration/

Hip Hop dance is for kids in grades K-5. This is also a high energy, exciting dance fitness class specifically designed for children, but with an emphasis on Hip Hop music. Classes are set up with kid friendly music, movements, and routines. Hip Hop is a great fit for children and it creates an environment of excitement around being healthy and active! Dance instructors are certified Zumba Kids instructors through Zumba International, which certifies them to teach 4-12 year old children, or they are experienced hip hop.


Art around the World ** CLASS FULL/ REGISTRATION CLOSED **
offered by Fairhill instructor Barbara Mingo for Grades 1-3 (Tuesdays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $89/participant                                                                  
Register: CLOSED

Take a trip around the world and learn to celebrate the spirit of art from different countries. Each week, students will explore a variety of techniques used in creating unique art forms-and learn Geography!


3D Game Design
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 3-6 (Tuesdays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill          

3D Game Design enforces important game design concepts via practical application with the professional game engine responsible for popular modern games like Pokemon Go, Deus Ex and the Angry Birds franchise. Students learn to design and build their own game, while simultaneously learning programming logic, level design, art and animation.


Soccer
offered by Love the Ball for Grades K-5 (Wednesdays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $109/participant                                                                
Register: http://www.ltbsoccer.com/class-schedule/

Learn new skills and make new friends in a safe and encouraging environment with professional, friendly coaches.


Fashion Illustration
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 3-6 (Wednesdays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

Fashion Illustration will teach students how to create their own fashion line using technology. In class, they will use a free vector art program to learn how to create their own line, mood-board and online portfolio. Students will develop techniques that will help hone their creativity through group critique and critical thinking. Students will go home, knowing how to expand their line and aesthetics.


Comic Book Illustration
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1-6 (Thursdays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

Let students explore the incredible world of Comic Book Illustration and learn to take their creativity to a whole new level! Students will learn about character development, story-boarding, paneling, story design, color theory and how to hone their art styles.


Introduction to Game Design
offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1-6 (Fridays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $130/participant                                                                
Register:  www.stemexcel.org/fairhill

Introduces 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.


Yoga
offered by Kids in Motion for Grades K-5 (Fridays @ 4:10pm)
Cost: $114/participant                                                                
Register:  www.novakidsinmotion.com/registration/

Yoga is designed for children in grades K-5. Yoga instructors use a variety of teaching methods and activities, such as poses, meditations, drawings, music, books, sing a longs, stories, and games to develop focus, flexibility, strength, and calmness. Session after session yoga is a continual promotion of doing your personal best, without competition. Children do yoga activities individually, in pairs, and as a group. Yoga Kid instructors may be certified through one of many Yoga organizations and receive further training by Kids in Motion certified Yoga Kids instructors.