There are several enrichment programs and student-led clubs open to all ANCS students in grades K-8.

Elementary Campus

Enrichment Program Information

The elementary campus offers an Enrichment Program with classes open to all ANCS students in grades K-5. Classes are offered three times per year for 6-10 weeks based on the program and are filled on a first come, first served basis.

We are excited to share that our Term 1 Enrichment offerings have gone paperless!! View the offerings below, then head to our online store to register and pay! 

2017-18 Term I Elementary Enrichment Offerings

View a list of enrichment offerings below. Then go to our online store to register and pay online! Classes for Term I run from September 11 – November 3.

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Monday

PE Club

Grades: K-2
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: Ms. Paez
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

A variety of enjoyable, all-inclusive physical activities designed to build self-confidence and promote cooperation, fair play and responsible participation while encouraging lifetime fitness pursuits.

Magnets, Mosaics & More

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 10 Students

Instructor: Ms. McKay
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $10.00

Students will make glass personalized and original clip magnets. Mosaics include picture frames and glass vases, jewelry and more.

Little Crafters D.I.Y. Club

Grades: K-2
Limit: 10 Students

Instructor: Ms. Collins
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $15.00

D.I.Y. Club is a fun-filled student-guided creation club. The focus will be creating projects based on student interest. Students will create such things as bath bombs/salts, soaps, hair accessories, dream jars, duct tape wallets, snow globes, shrinkydinks and much more!

Tuesday

Soap Making and More!

Grades: 3-5
Limit: 12 Students

Instructor: Ms. Arrington
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $15.00

Students will learn how to make soaps and lotions with natural essential oils, herbs, and fragrances. Be ready to make shampoo, body lotion, lip gloss, perfume/cologne oils, sugar scrubs and bath salts. Please let instructor know of any allergies.

PE Club

Grades: 3-5
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: Mr. Sumner
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Students will engage in high-intensity activities, focusing on team-building and physical fitness. Some activities will include Flag Football, Sink the Ship, Sharks and Minnows, Robot Tag and more!

Music Palooza

Grades: 1-5
Limit: 12 Students

Instructor: Ms. Sumner
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Students will have the opportunity to think creatively through the tunes, structures, and freedom of music. Students will engage in performances of today’s hits and classics through karaoke and lip sync battles. Music Palooza will help develop confidence, coordination, memory respect and creativity. This is the perfect class for the BFF’s to sing and perform their favorite songs together.

Big Science

Grades: 3-5
Limit: 12 Students

Instructor: Mr. Lobban
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $10.00

This is an experimentation and scientific learning class for upper elementary students. Lessons are drawn from Common Core science standards. Caution: we can get slimy, squishy, and loud!

ANCS Mini Pup Squad

Grades: K-1
Limit: 10 Students

Instructors: Ms. Griffin & Ms. Hudson
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $25.00

The ANCS Mini Pup Squad is a unique opportunity for students in grades K-1 to gain experience in basic cheerleading. The students will learn beginner cheers, chants, and dances.

Cross Country

Grades: 3-5
Limit: 30 Students

Instructors: Ms. Daniel & Ms. Morris
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Students will learn the basics of long distance running and enjoy practices in Grant Park & Phoenix Park.

Ballet & Jazz

Grades: K-2
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: Tatum Dance
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: Register and pay at Tatum Dance.

Please visit Tatum Dance for more information.

Wednesday

Playball

Grades: K-1
Limit: 10 Students

Instructor: Kathryn Parker
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 1:45-3:15 PM
Cost: $105.00
Material Fee: None

Students learn basic “skills” of sports; tennis, golf, street hockey, baseball, basketball & soccer. A non-competitive program with positive reinforcement in a fun atmosphere. Please wear tennis shoes on Playball Thursdays. Each student will receive a Playball t-shirt.

Nerd Ninja Coding Class

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: William Teasley
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 1:45-3:15 PM
Cost: $105.00
Material Fee: None

Nerd Ninjas ANCS Dojo will introduce participants to computer coding by using Scratch and other online code learning programs to create animations and games. The Dojo is structured to have participants complete four (4) projects that they select or designate, which will be shared in the ANCS Dojo.

Thursday

Championship Chess

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 28 Students

Instructors: Rodney Lewis & James Paschall
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Presenting a systematic, fun way to build chess skills during chess instruction and while children play. Studies show that chess improves math, reading, and problem-solving skills and our methods connect these academic benefits to our class.

ANCS Pup Squad

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 20 Students

Instructors: Ms. Griffin & Ms. Hudson
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $25.00

The ANCS pup squad is a unique opportunity for students in grades 2-5 to gain experience in basic cheerleading. The students will learn cheers, chants, basic stunting and dances.

Dance Fitness

Grades: 1-5
Limit: 12 Students

Instructor: Ms. Sumner
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Students will learn kid-friendly routines and choreography to bodying rocking music. Games, activities, and cultural exploration elements will be added. Class will help develop confidence, coordination, memory respect and creativity.

Big Crafters D.I.Y. Club

Grades: 3-5
Limit: 11 Students

Instructor: Ms. Collins
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $15.00

D.I.Y. Club is a fun-filled student-guided creation club. The focus will be creating projects based on student interest. Students will create such things as bath bombs/salts, soaps, hair accessories, dream jars, duct tape wallets, snow globes, shrinkydinks and much more!

Improv

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: Mr. Sumner
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Improv will be a fun and interactive class that teaches kids how to break free from their comfort zones, own a room and just be themselves. Each week will focus on several short-form improve games that will play on different scenarios and outrageous characters. The final week will be open to student’s families to come see them show off their new and improved IMPROV skills!

Kids Fit

Grades: 1-5
Limit: 20 Students

Instructor: Ms. Morgan
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $10.00

Students will enjoy fitness with fun. They will build agility, coordination and overall physical health.

Garden Gurus

Grades: 2-5
Limit: 11 Students

Instructor: Mr. Hussain
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $20.00

Hands on introduction to gardening with a strong focus on sustainable organic techniques. We will cover what nutrients plants need, how they acquire them, the life cycles of annuals, biennials, and perennials, the different types of soil and why plants have differing sunlight needs. We will sprout various ornamental and edible plants that students can take home.

Friday

Guitar I

Grades: 4-5
Limit: 6 Students

Instructor: Ms. Arrington
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: None

Students will learn to play guitar chords, easy popular songs, basic songwriting and learn about the care of the instrument. You don’t have to have a guitar to participate.

Young Scientist

Grades: K-2
Limit: 12 Students

Instructor: Ms. German
Length: 8 weeks
Time: 3:15-4:15 PM
Cost: $85.00
Material Fee: $6.00

Students will conduct 2-3 hands on experiments and explorations such as exploding cokes, sin/float activities, solar ovens, egg drop experiments, and more! Students will not only learn the safety of conducting experiments, but will also be exposed to a variety of scientific vocabulary such as hypothesis, experiment, and chemistry.

Middle Campus Clubs

Clubs Information

There are several student-led clubs and activities open to students free (usually) of charge. Please download the PDF below for the most current information about these clubs and activities and the ANCS teacher or staff member who serves as an advisor to each club and activity.

Please note: students must either walk home immediately after the posted club end time or be picked up within 10 minutes of that time. Any student not picked up within 10 minutes of the posted end time will be escorted to After Care and will need to be picked up there. The daily After Care fee of $10 will be charged.

Schedule and registration for 2017-18 coming soon!