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 $415 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 their abilities by adding new strategies to their repetoire. Homework Clinic times are arranged during a student’s free period. Ten sessions of Homework Clinic are $175 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 $45 per child. This is required for all participants, regardless of the number of days or semesters attending.

Enrichment Classes Winter 2019

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

Monday

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, pinball, 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!

Back to the Future DIY

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 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, pinball, 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!

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.

Computer

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; 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

Flag Football

Mondays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Learn the skills and coordination used in flag football and being part of a tema sport. Children will enjoy the fun and team spirit of this game.

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 additional $50 fee for this course.

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.

Instructional/Intermediate 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.

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.

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!

Sports Sampler

Mondays, K-1st, 3:45- 4:45
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.

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.

Tuesday

Advanced Video Production Hogwarts: the Movie

Tuesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Students will create an original film based on the Harry Potter series. They will learn to use the video camera, and sound equipment as well as directing, create the characters, writing and editing, and learning basic special effects. The final film will be shown at the end of the trimester.

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.

Destroy & Construct (Koko- Open Source)

Tuesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
In our younger version of Destroy and Construct, our teaching artist provides discarded toys and other recycled materials for the kids to deconstruct and then use to create new inventions and unique environments. Encouraged by stories and questions from the teaching artist, kids learn new ways to engage with their social and physical environment and discover that trash can be turned into treasure. The class culminates with a show-and-tell where children can share their creations.
*There is an additional $75 fee for this course.

Fractured Fairy Tales

Tuesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Ever wonder what the three little pigs was thinking when they built a straw house? what made Jack decide to climb the beanstalk? How would you feel if a couple of kids came by and ate your house? Students will make short, funny videos based on fairytales. They will use the camera, write scripts, act, and learn basic editing.

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.

Imagination/Story Time Theater

Tuesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
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.

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.

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.

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.

Play Building through Improvisation

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

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 additional $80 fee for this course.

Red, Blue, & Glue

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 2- & 3-D work. Group murals will be 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

Toymaking (Koko- Open Source)

Tuesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Using screwdrivers, pliers and other tools, kids destroy discarded printers, blenders and other common electronics to get inside and see how they work. Then, using the components along with recyclables and other found materials, kids will construct new inventions or environments in the classroom. Kids learn about the inner workings of electronics (and that free art supplies are everywhere) while developing skills of innovation and invention.
*There is an additional $75 fee for this course.

Wednesday

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

A Series of Unfortunate Classes with Child’s Play NY

Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Kids work from scripts, develop characters, and collaborate with actors and directors for a production they can be proud of. Improvisation and theater games spark creativity as students rehearse for their performance. Kids learn how to create a character from a place of instinct and play! Join the extraordinary Baudelaire orphans (and a cast of unfortunate characters) on their quest to escape the clutches of the vile Count Olaf and uncover family secrets. Along the way will decipher codes, innovate inventions, and create elaborate disguises. From Carnivorous Carnivals to Austere Academies we venture through the landscapes of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events using scripted scenes, song and improvisation for a final show that is sure to horrify and delight.
*There is an additional $130 fee for this class.

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.

DIY My City

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Would you like to create your own city? In this class students will imagine, design and then create their own DREAM CITY. They will be the architects, engineers and construction crew to create their own city. They will use recycled materials such as old cans, milk containers, jugs, tissue boxes, and cereal boxes, as well as cardboard, clay, and other materials to construct their designs. They will learn about structure, scale, and balance as they construct their own 3D models of houses, bridges, airports, playgrounds, shopping malls–all the structures in their DREAM CITY. Creativity and imagination are encouraged. Class limited to 9 students

DIY My Town

Wednesdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Do you like to build and invent? In this class students will be the architects, engineers and construction workers to create their own town. They will use recycled materials such as old cans, milk containers, jugs, tissue boxes, and cereal boxes, as well as cardboard, clay, and other materials to construct their designs. They will learn about structure and scale as they construct their own 3D models of houses, schools, bridges, trains–all the structures in their town. Creativity and imagination are encouraged. Class limited to 9 students.

Floor Hockey

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
No previous experience necessary! Learn basic skills and rules of the game, stressing coordination and team cooperation.

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.

Instructional/Intermediate Swim

Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 3:45-4:45 PM; 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!

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!

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.

Kodu Play– Coding through 3D Video Game Design from Code Advantage

Wednesdays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
In this class, we enable students make their own 3D adventures by using fundamental coding concepts. Children will take Kodu apple picking, program Kodu to play hide and seek, and even help Kodu find his way out of a maze! Students are encouraged to make the adventures their own by adding in their own ideas. Learning to code at a young age allows children to exercise critical thinking, creative expression, and apply logical reasoning.
*There is an additional $150 fee for this class.

Legos

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Lego, consists of colourful interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, figurines called minifigures, and various other parts. Lego pieces can be assembled and connected in many ways to construct objects, including vehicles, buildings, and working robots. Anything constructed can be taken apart again, and the pieces reused to make new things. Children in this class will learn about patterns, geometry and spatial relationships, and other math skills while using their creativity.*There is an additional $150 fee for this class.

Magic

Wednesdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45
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!

Minecraft from CodeAdvantage

Wednesdays, 1st-3rd, 3:45-4:45
Does your child love Minecraft? Do they want to learn more about the game and make fun, creative projects in it? In Minecraft Kids, your child will learn everything there is to know about Minecraft, from start to finish. Along the way, they will create buildings in Minecraft like zoos, roller coasters, mazes, and even a Rube Goldberg machine! Through these lessons they will learn about the fundamentals of such topics as coding, circuitry, and physics. Minecraft Kids is a can’t miss class for students who want to master Minecraft.
*There is an additional $150 fee for this class.

Mini Musical: Under the Sea with Child’s Play NY

Wednesdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45
Self-expression and artistry are the name of the game in our Mini Musical program. Kids work in-depth on a specific show and use it’s plot as a springboard for their own mini-plays. Through improvisation and creative movement they flex their imaginative muscles. We then layer on theater technique: Students learn the basics of vocal warm-ups, character development, singing and choreography from our expert teachers. The unique blend of play and performance is realized in a final “sharing” for friends and family. earn to speak mermaid/merman as you swim and play with your family under the sea. Make a trade for legs with the Sea Witch for a special skill that only you possess. Play an exciting game of Ocean Tag – and careful not to get turned into a statue! Dance at the ball on your new found legs, shape-shift with your favorite demi-gods, and sing such classics as “Under the Sea”, “Part of Your World” and “How Far I’ll Go”.
*There is an additional $130 fee for this class.

Pokemon Club

Wednesdays, 1st-2nd, 3:45-4:45
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.)

Sewing

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

Sewing/Quiltmaking

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

Thursday

A Journey Though Harry Potter’s World of Magic

Thursdays, 3rd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
This class will take students to a new level of participation and understanding of the history, folklore and culture at the famous Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. They’ll explore fascinating questions like; “Where did the idea for the Sorcerer’s Stone actually come from?” When they enter this world, students will develop their own magical identity by making personalized magic wands, quill pen, homemade ink, and their own patronus (animal protector). They’ll learn the history of the Hogwarts Houses and create a unique group identity and coat of-arms. Projects will be based on the core Hogwarts curriculum; Potions (including edible mixtures); Herbology (herbal remedies ); Care of Magical Creatures (create a beast through drawing, collage and writing).

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.

Architecture and Design for Kids II

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
The students will learn exciting terms and concepts such as: 2D & 3D modeling, light & shadow, aesthetics, positive & negative space, texture, composition, visual & spatial/visual thinking, balance, scale and much more. Classical Vitruvian principles: durability, functionality and delight! All of these concepts are incorporated into a variety of interactive, project based activities such as pyramids, geodisic domes, tiny houses and city planning.
*There is an additional $100 fee for this course.

Computer

Thursdays, K-1st Grade, 3:45-4:45 PM; 2nd-5th Grade, 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

Harry Potter: Chemistry for Kids

Thursdays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM
Join us at “Hogwarts” to make colorful, bubbling potions, slimy mixtures and misty vapors. Young wizards will explore the properties of mystery liquids, create a moving blue blob, make colors explode and use “dragon blood” to test acids and bases. They’ll learn science ideas and processes in a playful environment while tying in age appropriate story lines from the early Harry Potter books.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Puppetry – Winter Wonderland

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 winter fairy tales. The class will culminate in a puppet show where family and friends will be invited to witness their winter magic!

Sewing

Thursdays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Learn basic sewing techniques while creating a doll of your own design or a pillow or beanbag creature

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, 3rd-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.)

Friday

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.

Advanced Fashion Design and Sewing

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45PM
In this class, we will extend our creativity to deeply explore the design process and construction. Students will design and construct clothing and accessories, learning how to measure, make a simple pattern, properly cut fabric and finish a garment. Each design will include coordinating accessories. Each design will include a finished, detailed illustration as a small design capsule. Additional fee of $50. for this 2 hour intensive class. Lara Kazan is a fashion designer and illustrator.
*There is an additional $50 fee for this course.

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.

Build Your Own Rock Band

Fridays, 2nd-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!

Capoeira

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45 PM; 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 their concentration, reaction time, and problem solving ability.

Computer

Fridays, K-2nd, 3:45-4:45PM
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

Computer

Fridays, 3rd-5th, 3:45-4:45PM
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. The students will be introduced to google’s educational software. The students will get digital training in developing digital collaboration, decision making, and presentation skills. The students learn to work with the software docs, slides, gmail, drive, and other software. These computer skills will be reinforced in middle school.

Clay Animation

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45PM
Make your wildest imaginary world come to life in this fantastical class where kids will get a chance to create real stop motion animation with mainly clay and an array of other materials like wire, cardboard, foil and more! We will take inspiration from many stop motion animation movies like The Nightmare before Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Coraline and others. Kids will get an introduction to animating, camera work and lighting in this class.

The Winter Garden

Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM; Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
We will continue to grow seeds and discuss what is happening in the garden during the winter months. We can build a cold frame outdoors and plant winter hardy seeds including, broccoli, beets, carrots and allium. Students will be both gardeners and caretakers of our lovely courtyard garden.

Ice Skating

Fridays, 2nd-5th, 4:45-5:45 PM
Celebrate winter with our Friday afternoon ice skating session. This is not an instructional class so children need to know how to skate around the rink. Children can bring their own skates but must be responsible for all skating gear! Sessions take place at Lakeside in beautiful Prospect Park.
*There is an additional $225 fee for this course (the fee includes our weekly bus rental and admission and skate rental). Please note that this is a very popular winter activity and if interested, register early.

Instructional/Intermediate 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.

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!

Legos

Fridays, Fridays, K-1st, 3:45-4:45 PM
Students make small simple machines using set plans and create their own Lego world.

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.

Sports Sampler

Fridays, K-1st, 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

Member Rates
  • $635
    ONE DAY

  • $935
    TWO DAYS

  • $1,220
    THREE DAYS

  • $1,385
    FOUR DAYS

  • $1,530
    FIVE DAYS

  • $365
    ONE CLASS

  • $735
    TWO CLASSES

  • $1,110
    THREE CLASSES

Non Member Rates
  • $680
    ONE DAY

  • $1,055
    TWO DAYS

  • $1,370
    THREE DAYS

  • $1,555
    FOUR DAYS

  • $1,705
    FIVE DAYS

  • $500
    ONE CLASS

  • $1,005
    TWO CLASSES

  • $1,510
    THREE CLASSES

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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