Teacher Conference Days- EAST
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EAST SCHOOL

2017 DECEMBER 5, 6, 7, 8 TEACHER CONFERENCE DAY CLASSES

All classes are open to grades K-4

All classes will be held 1:15-3:15 p.m. at East School

Register at the New Canaan Recreation Department or online www.newcanaan.info

REGISTRATION LINK- CLICK HERE

Registration begins Monday, November 6 (9:15 am)

November 6-10…. Registration restriction of one class per child

November 11-26…. Open registration for additional classes

 

Classes are enrolled per day, not for the entire week.  Register online on the Recreation website www.newcanaan.info (username and password needed) or at the Recreation Department.  Payment is due at the time of registration.  No refunds on class registrations.  Parents- prompt pick-up at 3:15 p.m. for all programs is requested at the gym- personal photo ID is required to be presented by the adult at pick-up.      

PLAY-WELL TEKNOLOGY: "ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS USING LEGO" (This class is offered on Tuesday ONLY)

This class applies real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and Battletrack!  Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

PLAY-WELL TEKNOLOGY: "SUPERHERO MASTER ENGINEERING USING LEGO"  (This class is offered on Wednesday ONLY)

LEGO Super Heroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis.  Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not so Super Heroes, but super engineers.  An engineering curriculum challenges heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

PLAY-WELL TEKNOLOGY: "ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS: MINECRAFT BUILD USING LEGO" (This class is offered on Thursday ONLY)

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well Teknologies and tens of thousands of LEGO!  This class combines the basic format of core engineering themed classes based on the world of Minecraft.  Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects through engineering-designed projects such as a motorized walking creeper, a terrifying Ghast, and a motorized Minecart.  Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

PLAY-WELL TEKNOLOGY: "JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING USING LEGO" (This class is offered on Friday ONLY)

The force awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi.  Discover key engineering concepts such as gears trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion.  Build LEGO X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.  Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16) 

 NEW CANAAN ART & SOUL: “HOLIDAY SURPRISE” (This class is offered Thursday ONLY)

Get in the mood for winter fun by painting your very own festive pottery snowman stack to display throughout the season.  Dress your snowmen in bright colors and use sparkly paints to make them shine.  Each will be unique and special because it’s yours.  Pottery will be fired at Art & Soul, then returned to school for pick-up. Class fee: $30 (Min 10/Max 12)

OVERTIME ATHLETICS: "SPORTS VARIETY" (Available all 4 days)

Participants will practice skills and play games in both traditional sports and playground favorites.  Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball, Capture the Flag, Whiffle Ball, Bump and Bite, Knights and Dragons, Numbers Game, Tag Games, Safe Base and More.  Overtime Athletics covers all the bases and our emphasis on playing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fitness. Class Fee: $30 (Min 13/Max 20)

 NEW CANAAN KEMPO KARATE: “JEDI KARATE” (This class is offered on Tuesday or Wednesday ONLY)

Students will enjoy obstacle courses, team challenges, themed games and Martial Arts fun! Our program will focus on a blend of fitness, strength and conditioning, agility and martial arts based games and activities. Participants will gain confidence, self-control, and group camaraderie. Class Fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 15)

 RAD LAB SCIENCE QUEST: ENGINEERING EXPO! (This class is offered Thursday ONLY)

Challenge accepted!  Join Rad Lab in a quest to conquer a plethora of engineering challenges, from building an unsinkable boat, to creating the farthest reaching catapult. Young scientists will attempt to build a break-proof capsule for a sky-diving egg, create a bridge that can withstand tremendous force, and even build their own self-drawing Art-Bot.  Bring your creativity, and join in the Engineering Expo!  Class Fee: $30 (Min 12/Max 15)

MAD SCIENCE OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY: “SPACE TRAVEL” AND “SLIME TIME” (Available all 4 days)

Space Travel- students will launch their investigation of rocket propulsion using the compressed air inside balloons for thrust. The class will race balloon rockets and be challenged to devise a balloon-powered rocket car. Experimenting with the fast moving air produced by spinning propellers, students will build a unique Space Copter to take home. For our grand finale, students will witness a thrilling model rocket launch, and learn the meticulous preparations necessary to send up a rocket. Slime Time- The Mad Science slime recipe is revealed in this ooey gooey chemistry class! Students will learn about slime and its basic ingredients in a series of hands-on activities. Polymer paper clips and cross-linking magnetic marbles will help to examine the key components of slime. Varied concoctions of slime will stir up the scientific style, and properties of slime will be tested in a team-spirited group.  Class Fee: $30 (Min 15/Max 15)