Grades 4 - 8
In Cooking Around the World, students will enjoy a meal inspired by different regions around the world. Chefs will learn cooking skills through demos; they will experiment with kitchen tools and eat the food they cook! Club fees include all materials needed to prep, cook, and eat a meal each week! A recipe booklet will also be provided at the end of the course.
Grades 4 – 8
Hand sewing promotes fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Students will be able to interact with peers and receive feedback from the instructor.
Students will learn the following:
- Day 1: Learn basic stitching techniques (running stitch, back stitch, overlock stitch, fell stitch). Apply skills to create pins.
- Day 2: Learn blanket stitch, ladder stitch and invisible stitch. Create a bookmark and keychains.
- Day 3: Review previously learned stitching. Apply techniques to create a plushie doll.
Grades 1 - 8
Interested students should be familiar with the basics of chess. Students will learn to improve their game, learn new strategies, and have some fun!
Odyssey of the Mind
Grades KG - 8
Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem-solving program that engages students in their learning by allowing their knowledge and ideas to come to life in an exciting, productive environment. Participants build self-confidence, develop life skills, create new friendships, and are able to recognize and explore their true potential. OotM proves that students can have fun while they learn. Visit https://www.odysseyofthemind.com/
Model United Nations
Grades 6 - 8
MUN is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at MUN conferences, which is usually organized by a high school or college MUN club. At the end of the conferences, outstanding delegates in each committee are recognized and given an award certificate; the Best Delegate in each committee, however, receives a gavel. Thousands of middle school, high school and college students across the country and around the world participate in MUN, which involves substantial researching, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. Visit https://www.nmun.org/