In keeping with our Mission to foster the development of the mind, body and spirit of our girls, St. Catherine’s offers an After-School Enrichment Program for St. Catherine's girls in kindergarten through grade 6. These after-school classes have been designed to give students the opportunity to explore activities of particular interest. Whether just for fun or to develop knowledge and skills, there are many great extracurricular programs available for our girls. All classes will be held at St. Catherine's and students in lower school will be escorted to their classrooms for the afternoon.
These after‐school classes have been designed to give students the opportunity to explore activities of particular interest. Whether just for fun or to develop knowledge and skills, there are many great extracurricular programs for our girls. Lower School girls will be taken to their classrooms for the afternoon.
Mondays | February 3, 10, 24 and March 3
Ceramics | Claire McCarty | 2:45-‐3:45 p.m. | $90 | Grades K-2
Play with clay and explore the possibilities. Design your own ceramic architecture and create an imaginative clay city or village. Working with clay handbuilding techniques you can construct buildings, homes, parks and more to develop an enchanted environment.
Gadgets & Gizmos | Bricks 4 Kidz | 3:45-‐4:45 p.m. | $70 | Grades 3-4
Learn the principles of science, technology, engineering and architecture utilizing motorized LEGO models. Gadgets and Gizmos is all about the fun of doing something with what you’ve built. From a spinning top to a looming bracelet with legos, you will love playing with your creation.
Shanti Yoga | Laura McNeill | 3:45-‐4:45 p.m. | $100 | Grades 5-8
Join us for a YOGA series and learn a progressive set of simple YOGA postures that will energize and strengthen your body, relax your mind and help you better deal with life’s challenges.
Tuesdays | February 4, 11, 18, 25
Dancing Saints | Ashley Parks | 2:45-‐3:45 p.m. | $80 | Grades K-2 Turn, leap, jump, fly...join us for a fun and exciting dance experience. You will explore various dance techniques and learn to push the limits, have fun and dance like you know you can.
Digital Photography | Amanda Livick | 3:45-‐4:45 | $80 | Grades 3-4
Have fun with digital photography! You will explore the world through the lens and work on your very own digital manipulation through Photoshop. Phone or point and shoot cameras are welcome.
Wednesdays | February 5, 12, 19, 26
Championship Chess | Championship Chess of Greater Richmond | 2:45-‐3:45 p.m. | $90 | Grades K-2
Championship Chess presents a systematic, fun way to build chess skills during chess instruction and while students play. Beginners are introduced to chess skills incrementally while improving players' skills and strategies in the opening, middle and endgame.
Gymnastics | Core Academy | 3:45-‐4:45 p.m. | $80 | Grades 3-4 Work with CORE Kids Academy instructors to progressively help develop skills such as forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. You will increase coordination, balance, flexibility, strength and self-‐confidence through tumbling, hopping, stretching and conditioning.
Thursdays | February 6, 13, 20, 27
Sweetheart Baking | Edible Education| 2:45-‐4 p.m. | $110 | Grades K-2 Enjoy and create sweet and savory baked goods just in time for Valentine’s Day with Chefs from Edible Education. From a Black Forest Truffle to cherry pie pops, shortcake and more, you will enjoy this culinary class focused on baking and sweets. As always, no artificial dyes or flavorings... delicious treats are made with emphasis on pure ingredients and love. This class uses dairy and gluten products – must love chocolate.