THURSDAY CLUB DESCRIPTIONS

ALL SPORTS - Thurs (Grades K-2), $95 Taught by Protential Sports. Please visit http://www.protentialsports.com for more information.

This class consists of teaching the basics of all sports including: basketball, soccer, football, lacrosse and more! Our coaches incorporate life skills such as teamwork, sportsmanship, leadership and respect into all sports lessons. All participants get exposed to a wide variety of sports and games while having fun.

 

ART - Thurs (Grades 1-5), $95 Taught by Spanish teacher Ms. Cooper

Do you like being creative? Do you like arts and crafts? Then this may be for you.  We will be creating a craft every week from artistic cards, jewelry to emojis.  Bring your inner artist out for some fun!

 

INTRO TO CODING - Thurs (Grades 2-5), $95 Taught by Mrs. Ramella and Mrs. Barrett

Are you interested in computers, love playing games and want to know more on how they work?  Well, you can start coding here at Westchase.  We will introduce you to coding and how to do it.  We will play games on the computer and learn how to code.  If you have already coded before, you can still work at your level and move forward!  Come code with us!

 

CRAFTY KIDS - Thurs (Grades K-2), $95 Taught by 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Clements and Mrs. Rosello

Do you like arts and crafts? Do you like to cut, glue, and paint? If you said yes, this club is for you. We will complete several new fun projects.  We will paint, we will glue, and we will make new friends while having fun. It’s your chance to get creative!

 

NEW! EXPERIMENTING WITH WATERCOLOR - Thursday (Grades 4-5), $95 Taught by art teacher Ms. Anderson

Students will experience, learn and practice different watercolor techniques, learn about watercolor artists and have fun while creating fabulous art!

 

GYMNASTICS - Thurs (Grades K-2), $95 Taught by My Gym. Please visit www.mygym.com for more information.

My Gym Children’s Fitness is designed to develop body strength and flexibility. Students will focus on learning progressive gymnastics skills such as rolling skills, handstand, walkovers, cartwheels and walkovers.

 

HIP HOP DANCE - Thurs (Grades 2-5), $95 Taught by Beat by Beat. Please visit https://www.beatbybeatinc.com for more information.

After warm up, students will learn a Hip Hop routine each week using several hip hop styles as well as popular dance moves. The class will encourage students to bring their own personality and individual style to each movement. The class is for both girls and boys. Shirt included.

 

LACROSSE - Thurs (NOW Grades 2-5), $95 Taught by West Tampa Wolves. Please visit www.WTWOLVES.com for more information.

The goal of the "LEARN HOW TO HOWL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM" is to create a positive and fun learning experience, allowing players to gain a basic knowledge of America’s first and fastest growing sport, Lacrosse.  The first few weeks will be focused on the basic skills of Lacrosse and will transition into small field games. We will be using Lacrosse Soft Sticks the same ones approved and used in the Hillsborough County Schools. Each player will receive a game Pinnie, Sport Shirt and Drawstring bag.

 

LEGO: MASHUP CLASS - Thurs (Grades K-5), $95 Taught by Bricks 4 Kidz.  Please visit www.bricks4kidz.com for more information.

This semester will be our most creative yet! Students will learn all about science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math through LEGO® bricks and our signature model builds. Learn about engineering and technology by building our robotic LEGO® airplanes, artistic symmetry by creating our LEGO® mosaic portraits, and art sculpture and architecture by building one of our LEGO® 3D models. Fun themes such as LEGO® STAR WARS, Superheros, MINECRAFT, and other elements from pop culture will be used to teach our students a whole new way to explore and create with LEGO® bricks! Anything is possible with Bricks 4 Kidz.

 

LITTLE WIZARDS CHORUS - Thurs (Grades 2-3), $50 Taught by Music teacher Mr. King

Students will have an opportunity to perform in a large vocal ensemble (between 75 and 100 students). The children will sing a wide variety of music of different styles, learn correct singing posture, vocal exercises and gain the experience of rehearsing and performing music. The “grand finale” of this class will be a concert the evening of Thursday November 8, 2018.

 

SPELLBOUND CHORUS - Thurs (Grades 4-5), $50 Taught by Music teacher Mrs. Birchfield

Students will have an opportunity to perform in a large vocal ensemble (between 75 and 100 students). The children will sing a wide variety of music of different styles, learn correct singing posture, vocal exercises and gain the experience of rehearsing and performing music. The “grand finale” of this class will be a concert the evening of Thursday November 8, 2018.

 

MARTIAL ARTS - Thurs (Grades K-2), $95 Taught by Bensinger Academy of Martial Arts. Please visit https://facebook.com/Bensingermartialarts for more information.

Bensinger Academy of Martial Arts offers athlete conditioning, character building, and a structured curriculum to develop skilled martial arts. The program is led by Master Instructor Lauren Bensinger who is a world class competitor and a certified Black Belt in Karate and Taekwondo. BAMA specializes in youth students aged 3-18 and adults.

 

NINJA TRAINING - Thurs (Grades K-2), $95 Taught by My Gym. Please visit www.mygym.com for more information.

Led by My Gym Children’s Fitness, Ninja Training students will develop strength, stamina, and agility in relays, conditioning exercises, games, team-building and, of course, obstacle courses. Kids will be challenged mentally and physically, while instilling a mindset of overcoming adversity.

 

NXT ROBOTICS - Thurs (Grades 4-5), $95 Taught by 5th grade teacher Mrs. Brown

Students will learn how to build an NXT robot using NXT LEGO components, including an intelligent brick. Once students have mastered the basics of NXT programming, they will be given sets of increasingly challenging obstacle courses with various tasks to complete. At the culmination of the Fall ASE program, a team of up to 8 students will be chosen from participants to prepare for competition against other schools in the District in March.

 

RUN AND STRETCH CLUB - Thurs (Grades 2-4), $95 Taught by 3rd grade teachers Mrs. Pate and Mrs. Poteet

Building stamina to work towards a one mile running goal. We will cool down with interactive yoga stretching.

 

SPORTS EXTRAVAGANZA - Thurs (Grades 3-5), $95 Taught by 4th & 5th grade teachers Mr. Knapp, Mr. Heringer and Coach Jackson

Play Ball with Mr. Knapp, Mr. Heringer and Coach Jackson! We will be playing kickball, wiffle ball and disc golf. Open to both boys and girls.