Calendar

Apr
18
Wed
Science Comes Alive! @ Jonathan Elementary
Apr 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Discover how Science Comes Alive with Mad Science! Wonder at the marvels of natural science as you explore how animals adapt to their environments, how bugs defend themselves, and how life can survive at the bottom of the sea. Discover the secrets of science’s impact on the brain through magic tricks and art. Explore chemistry as you figure out the difference between solutions and suspensions and experience the power of chemical reactions. Delve into the science of paleontology and learn about life long gone: the dinosaurs! And of course, get a great signature Mad Science take-home every day! Class content varies depending on series length. Visit mn.madscience.org for class syllabus at your location.

Grandmasters of Chess @ Victoria Elementary
Apr 18 @ 3:55 pm – 4:55 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!}.

Grandmasters of Chess @ East Union Elementary
Apr 18 @ 3:55 pm – 4:55 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!}.

Apr
19
Thu
Grandmasters of Chess @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Apr 19 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 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!}.

Master Architects @ Chanhassen Elementary
Apr 19 @ 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 @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Apr 19 @ 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!

Art Splash @ Victoria Elementary
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Let’s splash some color all about and create some awesome art.  In this colorful spring art class, we’ll sculpt clay coil pots or baskets, create colorful hot-air balloons, paint a spring garden on canvas board and draw bunnies.  In this fun session, we’ll explore lots of medium and create some fabulous art.  Abrakadoodle is the leader in children’s art education bringing art programs to over 1 million students throughout the world!  For more information, go to www.abrakadoodle.com

Kung Fu- Wu Shu @ Chaska Middle School East
Apr 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Ages 5+

Learn the lifelong benefits of Kung Fu, the Chinese art of self-defense and fitness, from a Hong Kong champion. Not just a punching, kicking, self-defense class, Kung Fu teaches awareness of self and surroundings and improves self-esteem and confidence. Join a FUN, progressive, full participation class that focuses on helping students develop leadership, discipline, concentration and coordination skills for a healthy mind and body. Improve your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance. Parents: don’t sit at the sideline. Sign up and participate with your child in class.  This is a skill building progressive training program for beginners through Black Belt. Optional uniform and certification from White to Black Belt are available. Note: Session A is for Beginner, White and Yellow Belt while Session B is for Orange – Black Belt. Instruments and Sparring class for Yellow through Black Belt students age 8 and up who are currently in the Kung Fu – Wu Shu program.

YEL Intramural Basketball @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Apr 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

4th & 5th grades
This is a local, intramural basketball program for 4th and 5th graders. No traveling. All games are played in house. Players will learn intermediate basketball skills, basic basketball playing concepts (i.e. give and go, pick and roll, man-to-man, zone) and play 3-on-3 or 4-on-4 half court games, as well as 5-on-5 full court (no cherry picking) games. Teams are intermingled each practice, so each player will get opportunities to play with multiple teammates. Sign up today to get in the game and get your pulse-pounding!

Kung Fu- Wu Shu @ Chaska Middle School East
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Ages 5+

Learn the lifelong benefits of Kung Fu, the Chinese art of self-defense and fitness, from a Hong Kong champion. Not just a punching, kicking, self-defense class, Kung Fu teaches awareness of self and surroundings and improves self-esteem and confidence. Join a FUN, progressive, full participation class that focuses on helping students develop leadership, discipline, concentration and coordination skills for a healthy mind and body. Improve your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance. Parents: don’t sit at the sideline. Sign up and participate with your child in class.  This is a skill building progressive training program for beginners through Black Belt. Optional uniform and certification from White to Black Belt are available. Note: Session A is for Beginner, White and Yellow Belt while Session B is for Orange – Black Belt. Instruments and Sparring class for Yellow through Black Belt students age 8 and up who are currently in the Kung Fu – Wu Shu program.