Calendar

Apr
6
Fri
Fitness, Midnfulness and Yoga Fun with Fitness Boomers @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Apr 6 @ 2:35 pm – 3:20 pm

This class has a little of everything you need for an active healthy lifestyle! Have fun with a mini fitness boot camp, games, activities, and rhythmic dancing.  We will focus on developing a greater awareness of both body, mind wellness and breathing as we learn how to be a healthy person in mind and body. Learn to focus and concentrate on how meditation can help lift mind and spirit. Increase balance, flexibility, agility, coordination, speed and motor skills. Learn about healthy eating habits, good sportsmanship and active life style and encourage personal fitness that can stretch through the adolescent and adulthood.  We’ll focus on different topics each week, ranging from Love and Kindness to How to overcome frustration and sadness.  Please bring a mat if you have one!

Master Architects @ Carver Elementary School
Apr 6 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

STEM Enrichment using LEGO® bricks for the 21st Century learner.  Each {YEL!} STEM class follows four basic components: Teach It!…Each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project.  Build It!…Students use LEGO® bricks to build a crane and design their own bridge and watchtower. Explore It!…Then they use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts – this session is focused on structural concepts.  Play It!…Finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it.  Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.  For more details about {YEL!} STEM classes, visit YouthEnrichmentLeague.com.  LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.
Lego projects will stay in the classroom to be reused.

Beyond Pinch Pots with Kidcreate Studio @ Jonathan Elementary
Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will the kids learn the basics of working with clay but they will create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, but this class is our best-kept secret! Register early before it fills up!

Grandmasters of Chess @ Jonathan Elementary
Apr 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

New and returning students invited. Each {YEL!} Chess class follows four basic components:
•Teach It!…Each class, students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess games
•Practice It!…Students practice positions set by the coach to improve their understanding of the concept.
•Puzzle It!… Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance to solve them.
•Play It!…Each class ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session.
Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.

“Middle Ground” Pop Music Experience @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 6 @ 3:50 pm – 5:00 pm

For 15 years Heidi & Eric Songer have been offering the Garage Band program for students with music experience to perform rock music in a band setting. This spring they are introducing an innovative twist on this very popular program. Middle Ground is an opportunity to be in a band and learn and perform current Top 40 hits by artists such as Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber, Portugal The Man, Niall Horan, DJ Khaled, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Khalid, Kesha, Chainsmokers, and many more. Students must have at least TWO years of experience on one of the following instruments: piano, bass guitar, drum set, guitar, singing or rapping. We are also looking for students with experience working with Garage Band, Ableton, or Logic. There will be a performance at the end of the school year.

Fitness, Midnfulness and Yoga Fun with Fitness Boomers @ La Academia
Apr 6 @ 3:55 pm – 4:40 pm

This class has a little of everything you need for an active healthy lifestyle! Have fun with a mini fitness boot camp, games, activities, and rhythmic dancing.  We will focus on developing a greater awareness of both body, mind wellness and breathing as we learn how to be a healthy person in mind and body. Learn to focus and concentrate on how meditation can help lift mind and spirit. Increase balance, flexibility, agility, coordination, speed and motor skills. Learn about healthy eating habits, good sportsmanship and active life style and encourage personal fitness that can stretch through the adolescent and adulthood.  We’ll focus on different topics each week, ranging from Love and Kindness to How to overcome frustration and sadness.  Please bring a mat if you have one!

Apr
7
Sat
Skyhawks Basketball @ Carver Elementary School
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Using our progressional curriculum and focusing on the whole player, we teach your child the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete.  Our sport specific staff will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility as they will start each day with a ‘skill of the day’ and progress into drills and games making an unforgettable camp experience for your young athlete.  After 5 weeks of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding you will see why this is one of our most popular programs.

Star Wars Robotic Builders @ Chaska High School
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

ALL NEW MODELS and projects using the Lego WEDO Robotics systems!  Designed by the experts at MIT, this unique system teaches students about simple machines, engineering, programming and so much more.  Working in pairs, students will create Star Wars, and Space inspired robots.  This course builds knowledge of simple machines, engineering, programming, and teamwork in an environment full of Galactic Fun!  Your students will build LEGO models featuring motors, tilt sensors, motion detectors, & USB Robotics Hub.  Models include AT-ST Biped, Spinning Tie Fighter, Cannons, and other out of this world models.  Please bring a peanut free snack and drink.

Skyhawks Basketball @ Carver Elementary School
Apr 7 @ 10:10 am – 11:10 am

Using our progressional curriculum and focusing on the whole player, we teach your child the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete.  Our sport specific staff will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility as they will start each day with a ‘skill of the day’ and progress into drills and games making an unforgettable camp experience for your young athlete.  After 5 weeks of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding you will see why this is one of our most popular programs.

Skyhawks Basketball @ Carver Elementary School
Apr 7 @ 11:20 am – 12:20 pm

Using our progressional curriculum and focusing on the whole player, we teach your child the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete.  Our sport specific staff will focus on respect, teamwork and responsibility as they will start each day with a ‘skill of the day’ and progress into drills and games making an unforgettable camp experience for your young athlete.  After 5 weeks of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding you will see why this is one of our most popular programs.