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Learn a new language, discover a new talent, pursue a passion! In these classes your child will learn how to cook, speak a second language and more. See a complete list of current classes below. 

BRICKS FOR KIDS AFTER-SCHOOL

Elementary-aged students work in pairs in our hands-on classes, using Lego Bricks and our structured lesson plans to explore science, history, math, geography, and vocabulary. Students work to build a new mechanized model each week.

CHEF’S-IN-TRAINING, AFTERSCHOOL COOKING WITH NSCA

A Cooking Classes by North Shore Cooking Academy, these hands-on classes are the perfect place for children to learn lifelong artistic, creative, and sometimes surprising, cooking skills. Students taste what they make at the end of class and will receive a book with the recipes they created at the completion of the course. Note: Ingredients may include dairy, egg, wheat, soy, and products that were manufactured in a facility that also produces nut products.

MAGIC WORKSHOP

Are you ready to amaze all of your friends? Now is your chance, as you learn to do incredible magic with the “Magic Team of Gary Kantor”! This one-day workshop will teach children how to perform amazing magic tricks. The tricks are designed to be perfect for all ages. Following the class, the children will be putting on shows and amazing audiences with their new magical skills. Each class teaches new tricks, so be sure to sign up for multiple classes. In addition to just learning the tricks, children will be given their very own magic kit to take home.

2/3's Enrichment Classes

Our two- and three-year-old preschool education classes will help your preschooler take a step forward. We focus on self-awareness, social development, and gross and fine motor skills in a structured, nurturing learning environment. Depending on the day, each class is combined with a special skill such as gymnastics, dance/movement, and art.

4/5's Enrichment Classes

Our four- and five-year-old preschool education classes will help prepare your child for a successful and rewarding transition into kindergarten. We will focus on pre-reading, pre-writing, number skills, advanced social interaction concepts, and character development. Depending on the day, each class is combined with a special skill such as gymnastics, dance/movement, art, swim lessons, and digital media.

Wonders of Science

“How does that work, mommy?” “Why does it do that?” “What makes it go?” If this sounds familiar, our hands-on science experiments will be a great outlet for your child’s natural curiosity. This class introduces children to a variety of basic scientific concepts, helping to foster reasoning, problem-solving skills, and a love of learning.

Fun with Numbers/Math

An introduction to all things numbers. Children will be immersed in numbers and how they work. Number formation skills will be addressed, as well as numerous math concepts to encourage children to love the idea of math and all it has to offer.

Reading Rookies

Give your child the keys to reading success. Reading Rookies uses fun, multisensory instruction, games, crafts, and stories to build children’s letter and sound knowledge. Each weekly lesson focuses on 2–3 letters. The lessons will ignite your child’s love for reading while increasing their ability to hear, identify, and manipulate individual sounds. There is something for every learning style in this multisensory course, ensuring that your child will learn, thrive, and have fun!

Literacy With Art

This class uses storytelling and engaging art activities to teach children the basics of early literacy, from decoding printed words into sounds to appreciating what they read and making literary connections. Our goal is for each child to develop their expressive and reflective story skills, leading to verbal creativity and a lifelong love of reading.

Cooking up Stories

After School Cooking