Registrations will be accepted until all class are full, cancelled or classes begin, whichever comes first. Please be prompt in returning registrations since class sizes are limited and classes have filled very quickly in the past.
All classes will be held at your child’s school directly at the end of the school day ending at 4:30 p.m. unless noted in the class description. No class will held when school is not in session. If school is canceled due to the weather, classes will be made up at the end of the session.
If you would like more details about the After School Enrichment Program or would be interested in teaching a program in the future, contact Kim Dunnigan at email@example.com.
Monday: 12/11, 12/18, 1/8 and 1/22
3-D Printing & Modeling with Dival Banerjee and Arko Chatterjee, MHS Students
3-D Printing is now full.
Learn what all the talk is about! 3-D printing is the new and exciting. Learn how to design your project and print them using our 3D printer.
Fencing with Chelsey Howell-Hecht, Professional Instructor
Your adrenaline will rush while you learn the art and sport of fencing! Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced fencer the class is for you. Lessons include complete protective fencing gear, footwork, blade work, free fencing, games, prizes and a foam sword battle party at the end of every session.
Young Rembrandts Cartooning with YR Staff Members
Learning to draw can be fun, especially when we create silly characters, funny expressions and drawing sequences that tell a joke! This program combines innovative, step-by-step drawing methods with light-hearted subject matter that engages children, their sense of humor and their vivid imaginations!
Engineering Club: The Power of Green with Classroom Antics Employee
Put on your environmental engineering thinking cap as we look at new ways to protect our planet every day. First, we will go to the ocean and repurpose what most people would call “trash”, into boats, cars, practical items and even reusable bags. Then, we will go on land and use our resources better to help overworked bees pollinate crops and cook using the energy from the sun, instead of dirty power plants. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Compost!
Flag Football with Jim Eckert, MIS Employee
This program is designed to end your school day off with some healthy exercise! Students will learn new skills, brush up on their skills and just have some fun with their fellow students.
Monday: 12/11 and 12/18
Kidz Home Alone with Enriching Kidz (3:00 – 5:15)
Program is designed for the child who will be home alone for short periods of time. Children will learn such things as how to answer the phone, what to do in case of an emergency, safety around the home, etc.
Tuesday: 12/12, 12/19, 1/9 and 1/16
Ultimate Science Lab with MHS Science National Honor Society
The Science National Honors Society Program is all about bringing our love and knowledge of science to younger kids and teaching them why science is so fun. We want to give kids a hands-on experience with fun science experiments that they can learn from and also enjoy. Also, we can give them a more advanced look at what science courses will look like for them as they get older and what they’ll be studying in the Middle School and even the High School.
Fun in the Kitchen with Amy Bruns, Parent
We will be whipping up some fun in the kitchen! Each week we will be creating new and delicious foods to enjoy with your classmates! Please be advised we will be using products that could contain allergens. Please contact Kim Dunnigan for more details.
Dodgeball with Jim Eckert, MIS Employee
Dodgeball is now full.
Join your fellow students in the very active sport of Dodgeball! Each week we will be playing various popular forms of the game.
Computer Gaming with Michael Michalak, MI Certified Teacher
Do you want the opportunity to learn more about the fun and educational games there are on the Internet? You will be given the opportunity to share your favorite games with other students and play them together. Ready? Set? Let's learn and play!
Wednesday: 12/13, 12/20, 1/10 and 1/17
Debate with MHS Model United Nations Club
As the modern world becomes increasingly interdependent and competitive, it is necessary to be skilled in communication, diplomacy, quick thinking, and problem solving. Model United Nations is the perfect after school activity, focusing on improving all these skills and teaching your child to become globally aware. Students take on the role of UN delegates from around the world and come together in formal parliamentary settings to solve various global crises such as wars, hunger, and international clashes through compromise and debate. In this 6-week program led by the award-winning MHS Model UN team, students will learn how to practice diplomacy, think on their feet, give effective speeches, debate using solid arguments, and compromise in a team setting.
Jump Rope with Michelle Crispin, Comet Skippers Team Member
This program is for beginners to advanced students! Learn from the Skippers from basic moves to more advanced moves.
Yoga with Jo Ellen Ryan Professional Yoga Instructor
Learn the rules and principals of Yoga. Warm up each week before we set off for various “themes” of the week. Each week we will do poses based on themes such as hot air balloon rides, going to the zoo or park! We will play games incorporating poses and end our session with a five minute Svavasana where we lay still and focus on the experience we just had.
Cupcakes with Kelsey Lehrian, MCS Employee
Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you like being creative with your food? If so you will love this class we will be decorating cupcakes. We could be using products that could cause allergic reactions such as milk, wheat, eggs, etc. For more details please contact Kim Dunnigan.
Knitting with Emily Huisman, Mason Parent
Are you interested in learning how to knit? In this beginner’s program students will learn the fundamental knit stich: progressing at their own pace from French/loom knitting, through finger knitting and finally knitting with needles. The projects student bring home will vary based on their imaginations and practice. Advanced beginners will learn pattern reading techniques and stitches to match with their skill level and practice.
Kiln Fired Clay Whistles with Norma Seto, YMCA Instructor
Make several clay whistles, depending upon the ability of the child and how complex the children want to make their whistles. Whistles are molded from white clay pieces into various animal forms. Children will choice the animal they like best! Items will be glazed and/or colored then kiln fired for years of display and enjoyment!
Introduction to Coding with Vishnu Avanthsa and Tomasz Frelek, MHS Students
In an increasingly digital world, never has it been as important to have intimate knowledge of code. We are going to engage students in the world of coding as soon as possible, so that they can develop a passion for it early and continue doing it all the way through high school. We will be using a form of block coding called Tynker (similar to Scratch).
Basketball with Stephanie Meyer, MCS Employee
Children will enjoy a wide variety of basketball related games as well as work on their techniques. Boys, girls, beginners to advance children are welcome to join this fun program.
Thursday: 12/14, 12/21, 1/11 and 1/18
Movie Lab! With The Underground (Ryan Hartsock)
Students will become filmmakers in just four weeks! They will make a movie trailer, play around with special effects and share their film with the world! All equipment is provided. This is a great chance to learn what moviemaking is all about!
Young Engineers/Bricks Challenge with Blank Slate
The course objective is to impart theoretical and applied knowledge in the fields of Science, Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Math (STEM) by using LEGO® technic parts and other exciting tools. Our goal is to illustrate content through stories and demonstrations. Students learn math and physical principles through intuitive study, develop their independent learning and improve their building skills.
Lazer Tag @ Lazer Kraze (Special times will be 3:00 – 5:00)
Students will spend time in the new trampoline area, then head to the Lazer Tag area. A waiver for both the Lazer Kraze facility and MCS will need to be completed before you child will be permitted to attend this program, this will be sent to you along with your confirmation letter. Transportation provided to the facility, parents/guardians are responsible for picking up children at Lazer Kraze promptly @ 5:00.
Friday: 12/15, 12/22, 1/12 and 1/19
Chess with Mike Bills, Parent
Chess club is open to students of all ability levels. In a fun, yet competitive environment, students will be given the chance to learn the basic moves to more complex moves of chess, while participating in “friendly” competitive games.
Robotics Club with Dival Banerjee, Arko Chatterjee and Vishnu Avanthsa MHS Students
Lego creations come to life with Lego Mindstorms! We will learn the mechanics of building robots and program them using Mindstorms’ visual programming tools designed for children working in groups. This is an ideal class for a creative child interested in learning about computer programing and engineering.
Paper Quilling with Rupali Lone, Mason Resident/Crafter
Quilling is an age old craft and has gained popularity in recent years. Quilling is a craft of rolling thin strips of paper into various shapes and creating artistic designs by gluing them together. We will make bookmarks, ornaments, cards, wall hangings and much more!
Exploring Cultures through Cooking with Ula Hamdoon, Mason Parent
A tasty course indeed! Learn fun facts about a country/culture then cook their most popular dishes! We will go from pizza, to sushi, spring rolls and so much more!
Special Friday Events (3:00 – 4:15)
Hip Hop/Jazz Dance with Webby Dance Co.
Friday: 2/2/18 - 3/23/18
Friday: 4/13/18 - 5/18/18
Webby will be offering an action-packed, exhilarating Hip Hop/Jazz program. Instructors will introduce your child to beginning hip hop, jazz, rhythm/movement, choreography and dance combinations in a studio-style setting. Learn pivot turns, jazz squares, barrel turns, hitch kicks and more. Session 1 and Session II we welcome all dancers. Sessions III and IV will be open to only students participating in our annual dance recital in June of 2018. Information will be sent home during the second session of enrichment about our recital.