Program Information

We offer enrichment classes in a wide variety of activities: the arts, dance, sports, gymnastics, instructional swim, computers, science, theater, sewing, circus arts, cooking, and so much more. The majority of our classes consist of ten to twelve children. Our classes include STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and math, as well as Maker’s education, meaning we host a wide variety of hands-on activities to support learning and encourage creativity, experimentation, growth, collaboration and community. Classes such as DIY Playground, Castles and Forts, Buildings and Structures, and Harry Potter’s Potions are just a few of the enrichment classes that spark interdisciplinary learning.

Music Lessons

Private half hour music lessons are available in piano, violin, guitar, recorder and clarinet. Music lessons are arranged during a student’s free period, either after or before their enrichment class. Please register on the music lesson page. Ten half hour lessons are $390 per trimester.

Homework Clinic

Children can receive homework help from one of our counselors with a ratio of 3 students to 1 staff member. This low ratio of student to counselor helps students gain confidence in his/her abilities by adding new strategies to his/her repetoire. Homework Clinic times are arranged during a student’s free period. Ten sessions of Homework Clinic are $165 per trimester.

Hours & Daily Schedule

After school at CBE is available on school days, Monday-Friday, from 2:40-6:00PM.

If you are choosing our single class option, students can only stay for the one hour class.

At school day dismissal time, kindergarten students are picked up from their classrooms by CBE Staff. Children in first through fifth grades meet in the auditorium, where they are met by CBE Staff at assigned seats by grade. CBE staff members escort the students to CBE. Children will enroll and participate in one enrichment class per day. See below for the daily course listing.

At dismissal time, teachers will escort students participating in the after school program to the social hall. The daily schedule for the program is as follows:

  • 2:40-3:45 PM: Arrival and snack time. Kindergarten children are split into groups and have snack in their group rooms. First grade meets in the social hall, second grade meets in the ballroom, and second through fifth grade meet in the gym.
  • 3:45-4:45 PM: selected enrichment activity mainly for kindergarten and first grade; gameroom with board games, homework help and free gym with organized games for second through fifth grade.
  • 4:45-5:45 PM: selected enrichment activity for second through fifth grade; kindergarten and first grade play organized games in the social hall or have choice time in their group rooms (consisting of puzzles, legoes, blocks, story time, etc. First graders can also choose to do their homework with CBE Staff.
  • 5:45-6:00 PM: dismissal/pick up from gradel level assigned areas and group rooms.
Late Pick Up

If you are having a problem arriving at CBE by 6:00 please call the security desk at 718-768-3814×209. They will forward the message to the site supervisor. The fee for extended day is $12 from 6:00 – 6:30, which is either paid for in advance, or collected at the time of pick up.

Registration & Payment

To register, please complete the online registration form with your payment. Siblings receive a 5% discount.

Please indicate a first and second choice for each enrichment activity; enrollment is based on a first come first serve basis. Please note, CBE reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. If your child is going to be absent please email pickup@cbebk.org. If you need to make a change in your child’s schedule (permitted within the first two weeks of the trimester), please contact Lisa Wolf.

Full payment for each trimester is due at the time of registration. If a payment plan is required, please contact Lisa Wolf. There is a one time yearly registration fee of $75 per child. This is required for all participants, regardless of the number of days or semesters attending.

Enrichment Classes Spring 2019

Children will enroll and participate in one enrichment class per day.

Monday

Beginning Ballet

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Students will learn basic ballet positions and locomotor patterns in a creative and imaginative process. Students will explore ballet themes and folktales.

CBE KIDS DIY Arcades

Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Today around the world kids are creating cardboard arcades and a whole community of DIY makers has been created. We are bringing the cardboard arcade to CBE! In this class we will build games with cardboard and recycled materials, from miniature basketball, pin ball, hoop on the bottle and more. Kids will use their imaginations to add their own arcade games. At the end of the trimester, the CBE KIDS community will be invited to try their skill at the CBE KIDS ARCADE!

Kids Cook!

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Is there a difference between an herb and a spice? What is a whole grain? Cooking classes take a healthy approach as children learn the connections between the food we grow and what we put on the table.

Fashion Design & Knitting

Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Design your very own clothing line. Work with a designer on all stages of the fashion process: draw your ideas, cut your patterns, choose a fabric, and make a miniature sample of your fashion line. Learn how to knit. Follow a pattern and work with needles and yarn to learn the basic knit stitch.

Gymnastics

Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM; Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
This class is designed to help children become well-rounded gymnasts. A focus on graceful tumbling, strength, flexibility and more! Safety precautions are taken in all areas.

Jewelry Making

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Children will be creative while exploring key math concepts such as one-toone correspondence, pattern recognition and measurement. Children will make their own beads using recycled materials while focusing on color and texture. Great for improving skills in eye/hand coordination.

Group Piano

Mondays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM; Mondays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Class is limited to five students. Children will learn the basics of piano playing through exploration of a vast repertoire. We will go through the first steps of ensemble playing, musical aural training, and the foundations of different styles, such as Classical, Jazz, Rock and Pop. Children will acquire knowledge about rhythm, harmony and musical structure, as well as correct hand position and finger dexterity. There is an extra $50 fee for this class.

Sports Sampler

Mondays, K-1st 3:45- 4:45 and 2-5th 4:45- 5:45
A little bit of everything – soccer, basketball, and kickball. Each sport for one month. Focus is on skill building, rules of the game, coordination, and teamwork.

Instructional Swim

Mondays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM; Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students are taught fundamental swimming skills including: breath control, kicking, and floating. Intermediate Swim focuses on stroke and rhythmic breathing. Having fun is encouraged.

World Drumming

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
This drumming course is an eclectic and enriching way for your child to learn rhythms from Africa, Cuba, and Brazil. The class includes fun warm- ups with body rhythms and chants.

Earthbot Engineers – Lego Robotics from CodeAdvantage

Mondays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Using LEGO ® robotics, students will learn about some of the coolest environments on the planet. They will create and program robots to: withstand the heat of volcanoes and avoid any lava in the way, have just the right amount of friction to pull their way up steep and snowy mountains, withstand the pressure of the ocean as they raise a periscope from its darkest depths, and more! There is an extra $315 fee for this class.

Scratch from CodeAdvantage

Mondays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Scratch is a graphic programming language developed at MIT. This class provides a powerful learning tool for beginner programmers. Young students will learn fundamental programming concepts by creating animations and computer games with interacting characters. This class creates a beginner foundation in programming which can be used in other advanced languages. There is an extra $315 fee for this class.

Space – The Final Frontier

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Join us on a journey on the Starship Discovery as we explore new worlds. Students will be able to explore new materials as they construct models of planets and alien figures from Outer Space. What kind of structure can withstand no gravity? Or atmospheric conditions of Mars or other planets? How do astronauts survive in space? Students will learn basic building techniques, character building, puppet making and develop storytelling skills during the course . Get your astronaut helmets on, cause this one is going to be a trip!

On Broadway

Mondays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Sing and dance to popular Broadway shows such as Grease, Annie and Oliver. Here’s your chance to star in a Broadway Musical!

Tuesday

Beginner Chess

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
No previous experience necessary. Have fun learning all the moves and rules of chess, as well as how to win and lose gracefully. Good sportsman- ship and creative thinking stressed. Weekly playing sessions.

Intermediate Chess

Tuesdays,2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Classes taught by a world class chess teacher. For students who know the game and want to improve their skills and critical thinking.

Kids Cook!

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Tuesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Is there a difference between an herb and a spice? What is a whole grain? Cooking classes take a healthy approach as children learn the connections between the food we grow and what we put on the table.

Gymnastics

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Tuesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
This class is designed to help children become well-rounded gymnasts. A focus on graceful tumbling, strength, flexibility and more! Safety precautions are taken in all areas.

Super Soccer Stars

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Tuesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Get the ball rolling and join Super Soccer Stars right here at CBE! Dynamic international coaches work with every student to develop skills, selfconfidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging activities and games– while having endless fun! Each child receives a t-shirt on the first day of class. There is an extra $75 fee for this class.

Instructional Swim

Tuesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM; Tuesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students are taught fundamental swimming skills including: breath control, kicking, and floating. Intermediate Swim focuses on stroke and rhythmic breathing. Having fun is encouraged.

Tap Dancing

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Tap shoes required. This class stresses the basics of tap. Students will develop combinations that are great to watch and delightful to hear. Boys are encouraged to join. Spring performance.

Tap and Jazz Advanced

Tuesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Tap shoes required. This class stresses the basics of tap. Students will develop combinations that are great to watch and delightful to hear. Boys are encouraged to join. In Jazz students will focus on across the floor movements, center combination work, beginner leaps and turns. Spring performance

Red, Blue and Glue – Mixed Media

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
This creative and imaginative class introduces young artists to the world of collage; using paint, tissue paper, found objects, buttons, seeds and fabric children become their own designers. Creating fantasies and two and three dimensional work. Group murals will be encouraged.

BitBots (Koko- Open Source)

Tuesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Our combination of simple batteries, motors and LED lights with recyclables and found objects sparks imaginations and gets kids thinking like engineers. First, we explain how the materials work, exploring circuits and how to construct them. Next, students use re-purposed materials to build a creature or object that they will insert the motors and lights into later (for example, they may build a car with bottle-top wheels then add a motor to make the car move across the room). At the end, students share their creations with the group! There is an extra $50 fee for this class.

CBE TV- “Mission to Mars”

Tuesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Students will make an original Science-Fiction movie where they travel to Mars and beyond. During the class, students will learn to use the video camera, and sound equipment as well as acting, writing and basic animation editing techniques as they go where no kid has gone before.

CBE TV (Advanced) “The Science Fiction Movie”

Tuesdays,3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students will make an original science fiction film based on recent scientific discoveries. Students will choose a topic, brainstorm about the possible outcomes of the discovery and write a script. They will then shoot, direct, act, and edit their movie for the spring premiere.

Inventor’s Lab Simple Machine (Koko- Open Source)

Tuesdays,3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Kids will discover how and why each of the six basic simple machines was invented (inclined plane, wedge, lever, wheel and axle, screw, pulley) as they apply this knowledge towards a series of fun challenges. Through trial and error experiments, kids will work together in small teams to build simple and compound machines and have a chance to practice collaborative problem solving and creative solutions. The class will also include learning about artists that are also scientists -from Renaissance artists such as Leonardo da Vinci to contemporaries Fischli and Weiss – who will inspire the group to create their own original inventions. There is an extra $50 fee for this class.

Wednesday

Beginning Hip Hop

Wednesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Focuses on developing a child’s ability to associate rhythm to music. Introduces passive fundamentals of break-dance designed to develop muscle strength such as holding body weight and beginning-level acrobatics. Freestyle segment introduces a variety of rhythm based music.

Circus Arts

Wednesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Run away, join the circus, and still be home for dinner! Kids will tumble, juggle, hula hoop, learn clown skits and slapstick, spin plates, hula hoop, balance feathers, balance human beings in pyramids, & more. A fun way to exercise, learn theatrical skills, & develop self-confidence.

Computer

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Class is limited to 8 students. Learn computer skills through the use of age appropriate math and reading programs, such as Reader Rabbit, Gizmos & Gadgets, Treasure Mountain and others

Kids Cook!

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Is there a difference between an herb and a spice? What is a whole grain? Cooking classes take a healthy approach as children learn the connections between the food we grow and what we put on the table.

Gymnastics

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
This class is designed to help children become well-rounded gymnasts. A focus on graceful tumbling, strength, flexibility and more! Safety precautions are taken in all areas.

Advanced Gymnastics

Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
For students who have taken two years or more of gymnastics training at CBE KIDS.

DIY Playgrounds

Wednesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Students will create their own inventive playgrounds using clay, cardboard, and lots of other materials. They will construct all the structures and features of the playgrounds that they imagine–could include water park features, ziplines, climbing walls–the most awesome playground EVER!

Magic

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Have you ever wondered how magicians do their tricks? Can they really read people’s minds? In magic class, we will learn to do amazing things with everyday objects. New tricks will be taught this term. Get ready to fool your parents and entertain your friends!

DIY Carnivals/Amusement Park

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Do you love carnivals? This is your chance to build your own miniature carnival, complete with motor driven ferris wheels and merry-go-rounds. How about a roller coaster or some carnival games? Students will create rides and games using clay, cardboard, popsicle sticks and lots of other materials. They will learn to wire small motors to rides to make them turn and light their carnivals.

Sewing

Wednesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Learn basic sewing techniques while creating a doll of your own design or a pillow or beanbag creature.

Sewing/Quiltmaking

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Learn basic sewing techniques while creating a doll of your own design or a pillow or beanbag creature.

Instructional Swim

Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 3:45-4:45 PM; Wednesdays, K-2nd, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students are taught fundamental swimming skills including: breath control, kicking, and floating. Intermediate Swim focuses on stroke and rhythmic breathing. Having fun is encouraged.

Make a Musical: Wizard of Oz with Child’s Play

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Kids use the plot of Wizard of Oz as a springboard for their own mini-plays. Through improvisation and creative movement they flex their imaginative muscles. Students learn the basics of character development, singing and choreography from our expert teachers. Students get to showcase their abilities as young storytellers, singers and dancers! There is an extra $125 fee for this class.

Kickball

Wednesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
An informal game combining elements of baseball and soccer, in which an inflated ball is thrown to a person who kicks it and proceeds to run the bases. It is a great game for young sports enthusiasts to learn skills and focus on coordination. It’s also a lot of fun!

Eliminator, Capture the Flag, Outdoor/Indoor Games

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
These games have been around forever and still are some of the favorites in After School. Capture the Flag,in the Civil War, soldiers that were able to either capture the enemy’s flag or save their own were rewarded with a Medal of Honor. Nobody knows for sure when Capture the Flag took off as an outdoor activity, but Boy Scouts have been playing the game for over 60 years! Eliminator, a less competitive form of dodge ball, a strategic one on one competition where participants can form alliances (and break them). Prospect Park will be used during daylight savings.

Pokemon Club

Wednesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
In this class we will be using the popular trading card game of Pokemon to develop new math strategies and skills and have lots of fun. We will learn to play the game and use math to help us duel and battle with our mysterious creatures.The duelist will learn ratios and probability in order to build a successful deck. Trading will not be permitted (Limited to 8 students.)

Roald Dahl On Stage with Child’s Play

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Join us as we explore the wild and wondrous worlds of our favorite children’s author! We rehearse scenes from James and the Giant Peach, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, The Witches, Matilda and more and delve into acting technique, comedic timing and character development. Song and spoken-word poetry also by Dahl will augment our rehearsal process.

Thursday

Computer

Thursdays, 2nd-3rd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Class is limited to 8 students. This computer class will increase a student’s comfort with computers. The programs used will combine and enrich reading, thinking, math and science skills.

Kids Cook!

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Is there a difference between an herb and a spice? What is a whole grain? Cooking classes take a healthy approach as children learn the connections between the food we grow and what we put on the table.

Jewelry 101

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Children will be creative while exploring key math concepts such as one-tone correspondence, pattern recognition and measurement. Children will make their own beads using recycled materials while focusing on color and texture. Great for improving skills in eye/hand coordination.

Jewelry Making

Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students will enjoy beading and making wire jewelry. Hemp, rope and friendship bracelets, wrapping and coiling beaded flowers all add to the fun. Bracelets, necklaces, anklets, earrings, and more.

Open Studio

Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
An exciting experimental art class in a studio atmosphere. The students will be using various materials and media related to themselves, their world and interests. We will emphasize creativity and personal interpretation.

Ninja Challenge

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Thursdays, 2nd-3rd, 4:45-5:45 PM
Learn strength, agility and endurance while mastering fun obstacle courses! Each class consists of a conditioning and action packed obstacle courses: jumping, climbing, vaulting, tumbling and parkour style moves. The Ninja Challenge class inspires teamwork as well as athleticism.

Sewing

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
An exciting experimental art class in a studio atmosphere. The students will be using various materials and media related to themselves, their world and interests. We will emphasize creativity and personal interpretation.

Instructional Swim

Thursdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Students are taught fundamental swimming skills including: breath control, kicking, and floating. Intermediate Swim focuses on stroke and rhythmic breathing. Having fun is encouraged

Advanced Swim

Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Intensive swim class for students on swim teams or who want to become better swimmers. Focus will be on strokes and endurance. No beginners. Supervised by a certified Water Safety Instructor.

Tennis

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Classes feature interactive drills and games that teach the fundamentals of tennis: forehand, backhand, volley, serves and overhead. Students will develop fine and gross motor skills as well as eye/hand coordination skills crucial to tennis. Sneakers and a water bottle are required. Racquets are provided, but if you have your own racket you can bring it.

Textile Design

Thursdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
This advanced course will combine sewing, weaving fabric applique on clothing as well as landscape design. (2nd graders eligible with permission from instructor.)

CBE NEWS

Thursdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
The CBE news team is on the beat covering stories at Beth Elohim After School, Prospect Park and Park Slope. They will learn to use the camera, interviewing techniques, and editing as they produce both long and short form a news stories for CBE TV.

CBE KIDS: News & Documentaries

Thursdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
The students will choose a subjects they are interested in and create news stories. The will learn how to research a subject, find people to interview, interviewing techniques, camera and sound work, and finally, editing the story for the CBE website.

Puppetry- Spring Fairytales

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Enter the world of shadow, stick, hand and paper mache puppets. Explore different techniques of creation and the rich tradition of making puppets. Using everyday materials to create your own characters. Inspiration will be drawn from fairy tales. The class will culminate in a puppet show where family and friends will be invited to witness the magic!

CBE KIDS Detective Club

Thursdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Junior sleuths will investigate crime scenes – just like real forensic scientists do. They’ll find clues, meet suspects and investigate evidence to come up with solutions.While engrossed in mysteries like “The Case of the Bicycle Crash” or the “The Case of the Missing Diamond” children will learn to understand the difference between observations and inferences. They’ll solve crimes and puzzles by taking fingerprints, identify ransom notes using chromotography and identify suspects through soil samples. Excerpts from current children’s mystery books will be read aloud. Students will develop their own mysteries for others to solve.

Creepy Crawly Creatures: Life Sciences

Thursdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Earthworms, pillbugs and millipedes are sure to fascinate young nature explorers. Students will build soil terrariums and observe how these tiny animals feed, move and interact. They’ll use magnifiers to discover body segments, legs and antennae and create clay models and sketches to capture their observations. Outside in the park, students will learn respectful ways to uncover soil invertebrates in their natural environment, under soil, rocks and in rotting logs. Dress for the weather since many classes will take place outdoors.

Friday

Basketball

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Class focuses on 5 min factors of basket- ball: foot work, dribbling, passing/catching, ball handling and shooting. Students will also learn how to play offense and defense, as well as the 5 positions of basketball–what these positions are and how to play them.

Capoeira

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45PM; Fridays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
This self-defense class promotes self-confidence and builds self-esteem. You will learn ABADA-Capoeira techniques, Brazilian Portuguese language, music and songs, acrobatic movements, and how to have fun while being healthy. Each student will improve his/her concentration, reaction time, and problem solving ability. (The first five students to enroll receive a free uniform!)

Computer

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45PM; Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Class is limited to 8 students. This computer class will increase a student’s comfort with computers. The programs used will combine and enrich reading, thinking, math and science skills

Kids Cook!

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45PM
Is there a difference between an herb and a spice? What is a whole grain? Cooking classes take a healthy approach as children learn the connections between the food we grow and what we put on the table.

KidsRCooks Advanced

Fridays, 3rd-5th, 3:45-4:45PM
Master Class – For the serious chef! Stacey will guide students through a complete meal, appetizer, main course and dessert. The final class will be a dinner party for the chefs and their families!

Sports Sampler

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45PM
A little bit of everything – soccer, basketball, and kickball. Each sport for one month. Focus is on skill building, rules of the game, coordination, and teamwork

Instructional Swim

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45PM; Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students are taught fundamental swimming skills including: breath control, kicking, and floating. Intermediate Swim focuses on stroke and rhythmic breathing. Having fun is encouraged.

Open Studio

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45PM
An exciting experimental art class in a studio atmosphere. The students will be using various materials and media related to themselves, their world and interests. We will emphasize creativity and personal interpretation.

WNBA- Girls Basketball

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45PM
This class emphasizes fun, teamwork and a chance for everyone to play. Winning is not the most important goal. The goals of the program are to give girls a chance to have fun while enhancing self-esteem, teaching one to win and lose gracefully, working well with others and skill building, including; passing, dribbling, footwork, shooting, etc. No experience necessary.

Beginner Rocketry

Fridays, Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45PM
Model rocketry makes learning fun and meaningful! Students will construct a model rocket and launch it in Prospect Park. Model Rocketry Safety Code measures will be observed and taught.

Imagination/Story Time Theater

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45PM
Young actors will be able to explore imagination as they learn to improvise, be silly & create characters. Children will gain self-confidence through movement, acting from favorite stories in children’s literature.

Play Building through Improvisation

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45PM
Students will learn ‘playbuilding through improv’ as we’re focused on devising and creating short scenes /scripts.

Adventures with Clay and Paper Mache

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45PM
Clay is a special kind of mud. We will explore some of the things you can do with clay. Pinch pots, coil method, slab, and others. We will look at pottery from other cultures. The second half of the semester will focus on paper mache. This practical craft form has been used for just about everything, from art objects, bowls to furniture.

Build your own Rock Band

Fridays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
In this class we will create art, musical instruments and play regular instruments like guitar, keyboard, percussion, etc. We will build a band from creating songs to DIY art costumes and props; the band will have a signature look, environment, theatricality and pizzazz! The class will culminate with a show for the community. Kids that are singers, dancers and artists are encouraged to participate along with kids who have musical backgrounds. If you have wanted to be part of a Rock Band this is your chance!

Crazy Creatures!

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
In this class we will be creating crazy creatures inspired by ordinary objects. A walking taco? An ice-cream cone on wheels? A flying shoe that sings? Anything is possible in this crazy creature class! We will look at fantastical and absurd art forms for inspiration while bringing our own to life. Kids will use a variety of media, including collage, clay, paper mache, cardboard, drawing and more. This class will encourage kids’ imaginations to find magic and possibility in unexpected places.

Gardening at CBE

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
CBE has a new courtyard garden! Join us this spring as we develop our garden and connect to nature. Students will develop basic horticulture skills like seeding, mulching and weeding as we bring our garden planters to life. We will grow herbs and seasonal vegetables and enjoy nature crafts, exploration and other hands on activities.

Member Rates
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    TWO DAYS

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    THREE DAYS

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    FIVE DAYS

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    TWO CLASSES

  • $1,070
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  • $660
    ONE DAY

  • $1,025
    TWO DAYS

  • $1,330
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    FIVE DAYS

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Mini Camps & Half Day Programs

Families will have the option to register for additional child care at our CBE location on days the school is closed due to clerical days, half-days, and school vacations for an additional fee. Please see our mini camp page for more information.

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