EAST SCHOOL


EAST SCHOOL
2019 DECEMBER 3, 4, 5, 6 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 Wednesday, November 6 (9:30 am) - November 15
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. 

EAST SCHOOL

“STEM FUNDAMENTALS USING LEGO”- Play-Well Teknology (Tuesday ONLY)
Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Boats, Snowmobiles, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. .A Play-Well Teknology program.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

“WINTER WONDERLAND CHALLENGE USING LEGO”- Play-Well Teknology (Wednesday ONLY)
Get ready for the deep freeze this winter! Apply concepts in engineering and architecture to brave the challenges of winter weather. Design and build motorized contraptions such as snowplows, gondolas, and a snowball launcher with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor and tens of thousands of LEGO® pieces. A Play-Well Teknology program.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

“JEDI ENGINEERING USING LEGO”- Play-Well Teknology (Thursday ONLY)
The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles as we construct the Ewok Village on Endor, fly through space on our X-Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire! A Play-Well Teknology program.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

“MINECRAFT ENGINEERING USING LEGO”- Play-Well Teknology (Friday ONLY)
Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a Minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.  A Play-Well Teknology program.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 11/Max 16)

“SPORTS VARIETY”- Overtime Athletics
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)

“CHEMISTRY LAB”- Mad Science of Fairfield County
Come step into our lab! Let’s make some creepy worms and learn how a chemical reaction can occur instantaneously! Students will gain the basic understanding of chemistry while creating different polymers including the Mad Science Secret recipe of ooey-gooey Slime! Mixing up acid and base potions, in real flasks, students will see the reactions explode and even change colors! This LAB will blow their minds with hands on science! Every student will receive our specially designed take homes that will extend learning at home!
Class Fee: $30 (Min 12/Max 15)

“HOLIDAY CRAFTS”
If you like scissors, glue, coloring, and painting, this class will have you creating Paper Crafts, Felt and Pom-Pom crafts, Holiday Mason Jars, Garland and Holiday Cards. 
Class Fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 10)

“JEDI KARATE”- New Canaan Academy of Martial Arts (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)

“HOLIDAY COOKIE PLATTER”- Hands of Pottery (Thursday ONLY)
Students will paint a special Holiday Cookie Platter in this two-hour class! We will guide our students as they learn about our paints, pottery and different techniques such as sponge painting, stenciling, pattern making, dot painting, and layering to create a holiday platter unique to them.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 10/Max 20)

“3-2-1 BLASTOFF AND JET PLANES”- Engineering For Kids (Tuesday ONLY)
3-2-1…BLASTOFF!-  For this activity, students will get a glimpse into the world of rocketry and aerodynamics. Students will design a model rocket using a straw, clay, and paper fins and will test the design of their rocket using a pneumatic-launching device. JET PLANES- During the Jet Plane lesson, students will get a firsthand look at the basic mechanics of flight by constructing a model airplane using everyday objects.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 12)

“MECHANICAL CATAPULTS & BALLOON POWERED CARS”- Engineering For Kids (Thursday ONLY)
MECHANICAL CATAPULTS – In this lesson students will build a working mechanical catapult that will provide a basic knowledge of how catapults work and how to best launch projectiles in order to increase precision and accuracy.  BALLOON POWERED CARS – Students will design and construct a balloon-powered car. Students will see firsthand and experiment to understand how Newtown's Law of Motion work to propel vehicles forward 
Class Fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 12)