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After School Enrichment Programs

Spring 2024 After School Enrichment Program Information

Updated: March 19, 2024

Class Title: Chess (Grades K-3)

  • Open to Grades K-3
  • Mondays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dates: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 (6 weeks)
  • Cost $225 per student for 6 weeks

Description: Learn chess with Magnus Academy, the five time world champion’s academy! We’ve taught 100,000 children to play, including state & national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn a new skill and have FUN. Class time is divided between lessons and practice games. Lessons range from the basic rules to advanced tournament strategies.

Students will have the opportunity to play in tournaments outside of club time, which may have an additional fee. All chess supplies are provided. We welcome all grades and skill levels!

Free Online Extras

  • ChessKid Gold membership (normally $69/year)
  • Wednesday evening practice tournament
  • Bonus event with a BIG guest once per season - last year's guests were Magnus (the world champion) and Judit Polgar (the best female chess player of all time)!

Provider: Magnus Chess Academy


Class Title: Chess (Grades 4-8)

  • Open to Grades 4-8
  • Mondays 3:30- 4:30 pm
  • Dates: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 (6 weeks)
  • Cost $225 per student for 6 weeks

Description: Learn chess with Magnus Academy, the five time world champion’s academy! We’ve taught 100,000 children to play including state & national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn a new skill and have FUN. Class time is divided between lessons and practice games. Lessons range from the basic rules to advanced tournament strategies.

Students will have the opportunity to play in tournaments outside of club time, which may have an additional fee.  All chess supplies provided. We welcome all grades and skill levels!

Free Online Extras

  • ChessKid Gold membership (normally $69/year)
  • Wednesday evening practice tournament
  • Bonus event with a BIG guest once per season - last year's guests were Magnus (the world champion) and Judit Polgar (the best female chess player of all time)!

Provider: Magnus Chess Academy


Class Title: All American Diner (Grades 3-5)

  • Open to Grades 3 - 5
  • Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dates: 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7 (6 weeks)
  • Cost $240 per student for 6 weeks

Description: We’ve assembled some of our favorite recipes to create the ultimate All-American Diner Challenge!  Each week students will learn how to make the daily special—with a twist! They will be challenged to use a “secret ingredient” to keep the menu fresh and not let any food go to waste. Our Tiny Chefs will also be challenged to use their imaginations and new-found culinary knowledge to plan their own restaurants. If your Tiny Chef loves Top Chef and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, this is the class for them!

Provider: Tiny Chefs


Class Title: All American Diner (Grades K-2)

  • Open to Grades K - 2
  • Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dates: 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8 (6 weeks)
  • Cost $240 per student for 6 weeks

Description: We’ve assembled some of our favorite recipes to create the ultimate All-American Diner Challenge!  Each week students will learn how to make the daily special—with a twist! They will be challenged to use a “secret ingredient” to keep the menu fresh and not let any food go to waste. Our Tiny Chefs will also be challenged to use their imaginations and new-found culinary knowledge to plan their own restaurants. If your Tiny Chef loves Top Chef and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, this is the class for them!

Provider: Tiny Chefs


Class Title: My First Lemonade Stand

  • Open to Grades K - 2
  • Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dates: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9 (6 weeks)
  • Cost $245 per student for 6 weeks

Description: Learn how to make sweet and tangy lemonade – and make money by selling it! Experiment with recipes, design flyers, learn how to count money, make change and tally your profits. Then, in a showcase finale event, launch your lemonade stand and sell, sell, sell, and raise funds for a charity students select!

Provider: SPARK Business Academy


Class Title: Middle School (MS) Rock Band

  • Open to Grades 6-8
  • Thursdays, 4:00 pm- 5:00 p.m.
  • Dates: 2/8, 2/15, 3/7, 3/14, 4/11, 4/18, 4/19, 5/2, 5/3, 5/9, 5/16 (11 sessions)
    Note: No class 3/21 MS Discovery Days; 3/28 spring break; and 4/4 Ms. Miller out of town.
  • Cost: $482 for 11 weeks

Description: Middle School Rock Band students who are continuing from the winter session should sign up here to continue through the spring. This session will culminate with a performance on May 21, 2024. Students are responsible for bringing their instrument/voice, cables, drumsticks, accessories, and something to take notes with (notebook, staff paper, and pencil or laptop) to each rehearsal. Amplifiers, drumset, mics, and keyboards are provided.

If you are interested in joining the Middle School Rock Band for the first time this spring, please contact Ms. Justine Miller or Ms. Lerna May-Frandsen before registering. They can provide more information on how to audition. New students will be eligible to join starting on 3/14 for a prorated amount.


Class Title: Introduction to Fencing

  • Open to Grades 2-5 
  • Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Dates: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9 (6 weeks) 
  • Cost $335 per student for six weeks 

Description: Learn the ancient “art of the sword” with the modern sport of fencing. No previous experience or equipment is required. This class is a great way to get started with fencing. An introduction to defensive and offensive tactics, posture, balance, and movement is taught to beginner fencers. This program will focus on the basics of fencing, including mental, physical, and strategic aspects of the sport while providing a great aerobic workout. Coach Teja Safai has 50-plus years of experience as a fencer and 20 years of coaching experience. In 2019, he received the Good Sports Award for Fencing from Howard County Parks & Recreation and many other recognitions in his long career as a fencer. 

Equipment usage (rental) is included in the fee. Equipment includes gloves, mask, jacket, and blade.

Provider: Royal Fencing Academy

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