Afterschool Enrichment

WDS Afterschool Enrichment features a wide range of options for kids of all ages and interests. With a staff culled from the worlds of art, literature, naturalism, athletics, science, and several physical disciplines, our ASE programs offer excellent opportunities for students to learn, grow, strengthen, and have fun!

All Afterschool Enrichment class registrations are done through our parent/student portal: Click Here to Register For ASE

MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS PLEASE NOTE: The MS Play rehearses on Mondays and Wednesdays up to the play on December 7 and 8.

To be admitted to class(es), tuition must be paid in full at time of registration via e-check only. 

Classes may be dropped after the first scheduled class, with full refund. Tuition is not refundable after second class.

Woodstock Day School Afterschool Enrichment Code of Conduct Right of Refusal:

The Woodstock Day School Afterschool Enrichment Program reserves the right to refuse any registration and to cancel any child’s class registration for disruptive or inappropriate behavior, without refund.
If a child is disruptive in an ASE class, the child will be removed to the Aftercare Program.  The parent(s) will be notified to pick up child immediately and Aftercare fees will be applied.

Please contact Robert Burke Warren at 845.246.3744, ext 128 or at rbwarren@woodstockdayschool.org if you require more information.

ASE WINTER 2018/2019 DESCRIPTIONS

MONDAYS

POKEMON CLUB!
Instructor: Simeon Bayles
3:20pm to 5:00pm
12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11
2nd Grade and Up
$160

This class will teach the basics of Pokemon competition (battling). Players will learn how to construct a deck, play the game, and how to make different types of cards interact with each other. They’ll also learn the basics of tournament competition.

No prior experience is necessary, and complete decks will be provided and used exclusively for the first 3-4 classes.  At the conclusion of eight classes students will keep their decks.  Students with prior experience who want to play with their own decks will be able to in the second half of the session (likely classes 5 through 8) as the group knowledge develops.

ROBOTICS
Instructor: Chris Hendry
3:20pm to 5:00pm
12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4
4th Grade and Up
$200

Students will build their own robot from scratch – with the goal of having the robot learn its way out of any maze!  Students will learn simple mechanical principles for structural design, basic programming principles using Wiring (a C based microcontroller language), motor control, understanding sensors and much more.  While the class will be general in scope, students are encouraged to dive deeper into any aspects that excite them.  When the class is over, students will own an Arduino Uno based robot that they can customize as they see fit, and will have the skillset to support these customizations. The class will provide an Arduino Uno based microcontroller, 2 DC motors and wheels, a motor controller, a distance sensor, a breakout board with wires, resistors and LEDs.

TUESDAYS

KARATE
Instructor: Chris Hawkins
Tues:11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26
Thurs:11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14

K-1st Grade 3:20pm to 3:55pm
2nd-4th Grade 3:55pm to 4:40pm
$252 (no employee discount rate)

5th-7th Grade 4:40pm to 5:40pm
8th Graders & up 5:40pm to 6:40pm
$315 (no employee discount rate)

Karate master Chris Hawkins returns to WDS with his popular karate classes for all levels. NOTE: Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

PATHFINDER TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAME
Instructor: Ian Brody
3:20pm – 5:00pm
11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26
4th Grade and Up
$150

Pathfinder is based on Dungeons and Dragons 3rd edition. (Players are encouraged to purchase or download the rulebook: http://paizo.com/pathfinderRPG/prd/.)

Participants will role-play heroes on a quest for fame and fortune in a fantastic sword and sorcery setting. Tabletop role playing provides a fun experience while developing creativity, planning, and problem solving skills.

First Level characters will be provided, but players who have access to the rules may bring their own character in, provided the Character Sheet is filled out using 20 Ability Score Points (Table 1-1).

WEDNESDAYS

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
Instructor: Lesley Sawhill
12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6
3:20pm to 5pm
2nd-4th Grade
$160

Come explore Shakespeare’s world with interactive connections in the craft, language, characters, and actions of his most popular plays. We will be looking at a different play every week for 5 sessions, and then selecting 3 plays for deeper exploration for the final 3 sessions.

BREATHE, STRETCH & ROAR: YOGA & MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
Instructor: Leah Novak
3:20pm – 4:30pm
12/5, 12/12, 12/19,1/16, 1/23, 1/30,2/6, 2/13, 2/27
2nd-5th Grade
$200

Join Leah and Toni for Yoga and Mindfulness for kids. Using music, breathing exercises and yoga poses we will work our minds and bodies creating warmth and energy as well as calm and focus.  Our little yogis will fly like butterflies, roar like dragons, go on imaginary adventures and more as they experience the playfulness and challenges of yoga. Children will do balancing poses to help us explore focus on perseverance, and guided meditations to help us strengthen our imagination and comprehension.

THURSDAYS

KARATE
Instructor: Chris Hawkins
Tues:11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26
Thurs:11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14

K-1st Grade 3:20pm to 3:55pm
2nd-4th Grade 3:55pm to 4:40pm
$252 (no employee discount rate)

5th-7th Grade 4:40pm to 5:40pm
8th Graders & up 5:40pm to 6:40pm
$315 (no employee discount rate)

Karate master Chris Hawkins returns to WDS with his popular karate classes for all levels. NOTE: Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

FRIDAYS

ARCHERY
Instructor: Lewis Berns
12/7, 12/14, 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8
3:20pm to 5pm
Grade 2 and up
$300 – includes equipment investment and maintenance (no employee discount rate)

The Woodstock Archers Guild is a program that aims to develop mindfulness and physical awareness through traditional archery. It is for grades 3 and up, and requires no previous experience or personal equipment.  Each session is 1 ½ hours long and follows a consistent routine involving cooperative archery games, league style competition and meditative practice.

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