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Wed, Jan 17 3:45pm

UPDATE: FUNKMODE HipHop & Breakdance ADDED 

UPDATE:

 

Hi all,

 

We have another addition to the after school enrichment programming. FunkMode's Hip Hop & Breakdance is back and we wanted to send out a reminder as it did not make it into the new year update. 

 

FUNKMODE

 

Does your child love to dance? Can't sit still when music comes on? Then they are ready for FUNKMODE Hip Hop and Breakdance! Students will build their confidence while learning various Hip Hop dance styles in a positive, encouraging atmosphere. We have developed a unique curriculum to ensure they will learn musicality, choreography and performance skills each week, while using their own creativity and personal expression. This empowering dance style is great for all, because Hip Hop is for everyone! (Show day on last day of class) 

 

Time: 2:40 - 3:40

Duration: 1/30 - 3/26

Eligible grades: Kinder, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $180

Room: A3 (and blacktop for non-rainy days!)

Register at: www.funkmode.com

 

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Hi everyone,

 

Get ready for our awesome Winter Enrichment Session. It begins NEXT WEEK!

 

We have some classes with low sign up and unfortunately, one has already had to cancel (see below). We have many programs to choose from but we want to send this again as a reminder that there is still time to sign up. 

 

 

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Most of our winter programming starts the week of January 15 through the week of March 25th.  Please see all of the offerings below and sign up using the link associated with that program.  Sign up today, as the classes fill up fast. 

 

REMINDER Request: We are gauging interest from Parents as to whether or not you'd like us to invite Girls on the Run to our school for the Spring session. GOTR is a great program that encourages physical activity and emotional growth! Helping girls become bolder, braver, and better-equipped for their futures. Some of our neighboring schools love it.  If you are interested in learning more or signing up for a session in Spring, please let us know here (https://forms.gle/YZkGE5WmoSVo6sHR6)

 

Feel free to reach out to enrichment@walnutacrespfc.net with any questions you may have and please feel free to visit our parent info document to learn more about how we conduct these classes: parent information document

 

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Mondays

Climate Change Makers (NEW)

Hey there, Planet Protectors! 🌍🚀 Are you ready to become a superhero for our planet? Join us for an awesome journey as an Eco-Entrepreneur! In this 12-week after-school program, you'll dive into the world of fun and exciting projects that will help make Walnut Acres a greener, more awesome place. Think of yourself as a leader on a mission to protect the Earth! 🌟 You'll get your hands dirty (literally!) and your brains buzzing as you tackle cool activities that help you understand all about climate change and how we can fight it. Plus, you'll become an Eco-Entrepreneur whiz, working in teams to dream up, design, and showcase your Earth-saving project. 🌱💡All materials provided. 

 

Time: 2:50-3:50

Duration: 1/22 - 4/29 (will break for the holiday)

Eligible grades: 4th & 5th

Cost: $250

Room: A2

Register at: https://www.sustainablewalnutcreek.org/climate-changemakers-signup/ 



Method to the Melody - CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SIGN UPS

Our skilled Music Mentors make learning a new instrument fun and straightforward by using helpful online videos and interactive methods! You won’t just learn how to play music but how to read and write it as well.

 

Time: 3-6pm (3 hours)

Duration: 1/15 - 5/15 (5 months)

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $150 (per month)

Room: C2

Register at: methodtothemelody.com/waes



Black Dragon Chess

Underlying its proven social and cognitive benefits, Chess is fun! The Class will cover the rules of play, tactics, strategies, gameplay, and analysis. All levels are welcome, from beginner thru advanced. Previous students urged to continue. All materials provided. Prizes are given to all students.

 

Time:  2:45-3:45

Duration: 1/22 - 3/25

Eligible grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $165

Room: Library

Register at: blackdragonchess@gmail.com (Contact JB McCann)

Paypal blackdragonchess@gmail.com and Venmo @JB-MCCann



After School Hoops

Come Join our weekly after-school basketball program at Walnut Acres. Our fun basketball after-school program will work on skill development for beginners to advanced players. Professional coaches will lead this quality program for your student.

 

Time: 2:45-4:15

Starts on 1/22 - 3/25

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Room: Playground basketball courts

Cost: $270

Register at: https://east-bay.1on1basketball.com/programs/walnut-acres-fall-hoops-mondays

 

Tuesdays

 

Introduction to Roblox

In this hands-on, fully guided experience, students will learn the basics of game building and creative development in Roblox, an exciting online gaming platform. Students will spend their time building and exploring new worlds in Roblox before sharing their creations locally and globally. This class will teach the students how to plan, design, and build their own 3D world to create much more than just a game! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdccPITOILc

 

Time: 2:30 - 3:30

Duration: 1/22 - 3/18

Eligible grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $345

Room: A2

Register at: https://cn.mystudio.io/e/?=xrFmnB/397/80759//1701122323



Makers Lab

Our projects span all kinds of science, art, and engineering. We build towers, design toys, make musical instruments, race marbles, and more. Kids will bring out their creativity and teamwork while discussing how their projects connect to the world around them.

 

Time: Tuesdays 2:50-3:50

Duration: 1/22 - 3/25 

Eligible grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $350

Room: B1

Register at: https://www.makerlabextreme.com/signup



Spanish

Children will learn the Spanish language in a fun, comfortable learning environment. Material is presented in a visual, engaging, interactive manner. Students will learn real Spanish in an immersion setting, as well as become familiar with cultural elements of Spanish-speaking countries. 

 

Time: 2:45-3:45

Duration: 1/23 - 3/26

Eligible grades: 1st, 2nd,3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $253

Room: Library

Register at: https://enroll.ieslanguages.org/login.asp

 

Soccer

Come Join our weekly after-school soccer program at Walnut Acres. Our fun soccer after-school program will work on skill development for beginners to advanced players. Professional coaches will lead this quality program for your student.

 

Time: 2:45-4:15

Duration: 1/23 - 3/26

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Location: Field

Cost: $300

Register at: https://east-bay.1on1basketball.com/programs/walnut-acres-soccer-winter-2024

 

 

3D Art (New)

Kids will be introduced to the principles of art and elements of design in three-dimensional forms. Students will explore traditional and non-traditional materials to create a variety of art works. Some materials we will use include paper, clay varieties, cardboard, recycled items, and paint to create three-dimensional projects. This class is for 3rd to 5th and advanced 2nd graders.

 

Time:  2:50-3:50

Duration: 1/16 - 3/19

Eligible grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Room: K1

Cost: $230

Register at: https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Artsy-Journeys-Three-Dimensional-Art-3rd-5th-p610625128 

 

 

Pastries, Donuts, and Pies Oh My! TK-2nd

During this 10 week course, your child will have the opportunity to bake mini pastries, and pies, and even bake and decorate donuts. In this class, we use eggs, butter, and milk. Please let Mrs. Ayllon know in the comments if your child is allergic to anything.

 

Time: 2:50 - 3:50

Duration: 1/16 - 3/19

Eligible grades: Tk, K, 1st, 2nd

Room: K3

Cost: $230

Registration: https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Pastries-Donuts-and-Pies-Oh-My-TK-2nd-p610606989

 

 

Monstreneurs

Calling all entrepreneurs! Would you like to run your own business someday? Get started with this fun class! Food trucks are now the big craze for food lovers. This food truck project based learning math and stem unit helps students design and open their own food truck. Students will learn about foods from different countries, entrepreneurship and economics.

 

Time: 2:50 - 3:50

Duration: 1/16 - 3/19

Eligible grades: 4th & 5th

Room: D1

Cost: $230

Registration: https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Monsterneurs-4th-5th-p418081080

 

 

Homework Club (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Homework club is the place to get help from the one and only Mrs. Gerbacio. Students will complete as much homework as time allows. Finished? Students will work on reading homework.

 

Time:  2:50-3:20

Duration: 1/16 - 3/21

Eligible grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Room: C3

Cost: $210

Register at: https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Homework-Club-T-TH-1st-3rd-p610625123

 

Wednesdays

 

Cheerleading 

Each class will include a warm-up, stretching, fun games and cheer and dance practice. All cheerleaders will receive a t-shirt, colorful pom poms, and a hair bow. Students will perform the last 10 minutes of class on 12/13 and earn a ribbon! Go W.A. Cheerleaders! 

 

Location: Blacktop

Time: 12:25-1:35 PM

Duration: 1/24 - 3/13

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $144 for returning members, $156 for new members who need Pom Poms

Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScbT17zy5asrX9qFqv26aVolW_OqTtR7g1O_J03B7syKb-oMA/viewform?usp=pp_url



Create your own cartoon character

The students will learn how to express themselves and let their creativity shine through code as they work together to craft silly, scary and exciting cartoons in Scratch- a kid-friendly, visual programing environment developed by MIT. Throughout this experience, the students will level-up their knowledge of basic coding concepts and storytelling abilities. https://scratch.mit.edu/ideas

 

Time: 12:35pm - 1:35

Duration: 1/24 - 3/20

Eligible grades: K,1st, 2nd, 3rd

Room: A2

Cost: $345

Register at: https://cn.mystudio.io/e/?=xrFmnB/397/30076//1701125411



Walnut Creek Run Club  Run For Popsicles!

We warm up, do some drills, run laps and play games. The goal is to nurture the joy for running, improve our aerobic capacity and gain some speed along the way.

 

Time: 12:35 - 1:35

Duration: 1/24 - 3/27

Eligible grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Location: Field

Cost: $200

Register at: https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/WalnutCreek/WalnutCreekRunClub

 

 

Flag Football

Join One on One for FUN After School Flag Football at Walnut Acres this Fall. Experienced Coaches will run a weekly program concentrating on footwork development, pass-catching, route running, and throwing. Each class will have 20-30 minute flag football game to complete the class.

 

Location: Field 

Time: 12:35-2:05

Duration: 1/24 - 3/27

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $300

Register at: https://east-bay.1on1basketball.com/programs/walnut-acres-flag-football-winter-2024

 

Thursdays

 

Pickle Ball (NEW)

Who doesn't love Pickle Ball. We are excited about this new program. We’ll be teaching the basic rules and how best to play this super fun game. 

 

Location: Blacktop 

Time: 2:40 - 4:10

Duration: 1/25 - 3/28

Eligible grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $300

Register at: https://east-bay.1on1basketball.com/programs/walnut-acres-pickleball-winter-2024 

 

 

Nexplore: 3D Printing

Nexplore 3D Printing, empowered by 3Doodler, makes learning limitless as students make concepts come alive from 2D to 3D! Using 3Doodler’s 3D printing pens, students break down complex topics into hands-on, approachable concepts, bringing science, technology, engineering, math, and design concepts to life. 3Doodler bridges differences in learning styles and engages students in a way that promotes teamwork, creative thinking, self-expression, and focus. After only using 3Doodler’s 3D printing pens for a short time, students will become engineers, designers, and scientists in their own classrooms, camps, or learning groups. With hundreds of free stencils and lesson plans, students will engage in experiential learning in all subject areas for hours.

 

Location: A2

Time: 2:50  3:50

Duration: 1/16 - 3/21

Eligible grades: K,1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Cost: $349

Registration link: Nexploreusa.com



Pastries, Donuts, and Pies Oh My! 3rd-5th

During this 10 week course, your child will have the opportunity to bake mini pastries, and pies, and even bake and decorate donuts. In this class, we use eggs, butter, and milk. Please let Mrs. Ayllon know in the comments if your child is allergic to anything.

 

Time: 2:50 - 3:50

Duration: 1/18 - 3/21

Eligible grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Room: K3

Cost: $230

Registration: https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Pastries-Donuts-and-Pies-Oh-My-3rd-5th-p610627877 

 

 

2D Art! TK-2nd (NEW) 

Kids will be introduced to a variety of basic techniques in 2 2-dimensional art. We will learn about some of the elements of art and work on various projects. Students will use a variety of mediums, such as pencil, pastels, watercolor and tempera paints. When kids are finished with their art projects they will have the opportunity to play while building and creating with blocks, magnatiles, and other hands-on materials.

 

Location: K1

Duration: 1/18 - 3/21

Time: 2:50-3:50

Eligible grades: TK, K, 1st, 2nd

Cost: $230

Registration:https://abcmonsters.org/classes/Imagination-Makers-Two-Dimensional-Art-and-Play-TK-2nd-p610618212

 

Fridays

 

Create your own cartoon character

The students will learn how to express themselves and let their creativity shine through code as they work together to craft silly, scary and exciting cartoons in Scratch- a kid friendly, visual programing environment developed by MIT. Throughout this experience, the students will level-up their knowledge of basic coding concepts and storytelling abilities. https://scratch.mit.edu/ideas

 

Time: 2:45- 3:45

Duration: 1/26 - 3/22

Eligible grades: K,1st, 2nd, 3rd

Room: A2

Cost: $345

Register at: https://cn.mystudio.io/e/?=xrFmnB/397/80806//1701131443

 

 

Method to the Melody

Our skilled Music Mentors make learning a new instrument fun and straightforward by using helpful online videos and interactive methods! You won’t just learn how to play music but how to read and write it as well.

 

Time: Fridays 3-6pm (3 hours)

Duration: 1/19 - 5/19 (5 months)

Eligible grades: K,1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Room: C2

Cost: $150 (per month)

Register at: methodtothemelody.com/waes