2019 DECEMBER 3, 4, 5, 6 TEACHER CONFERENCE DAY CLASSES
All classes are open to grades K-4 (except Rhythm Kids K-2)
All classes will be held 1:15-3:15 p.m. at West School
Register at the New Canaan Recreation Department or online www.newcanaan.info
Registration begins Wednesday, November 6 (9:00 am)
November 6-10…. Registration restriction of one class per child
November 11-15…. 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 by carline at the gymnasium. Personal photo ID is required to be presented by the adult at pick-up
“GINGERBREAD TRAINS” (Thursday ONLY)
Come aboard to have tons of fun decorating gingerbread trains with Lee Ann Mistretta and your West School buddies. Everyone will go home with their own train complete with engine and car filled with Christmas tree cookies. Sorry, this class is not appropriate for those with gluten allergies.
Class fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 24)
“HOLIDAY CRAFTS” (Friday ONLY)
Want to make your conference day SUPER EASY while making your kids day SUPER FUN? Students will get into the holiday spirit with Lee Ann Mistretta creating fun holiday crafts and playing holiday games. Crafts will be an assortment of ornaments, gifts to give, holiday cards and much more. Each student should be able to complete 3-4 crafts per day.
Class fee: $30 (Min 8/Max 24)
“RHYTHM KIDS”- Music Together of Fairfield County (Grades K-2 ONLY)
Learn, create, discover and explore music, movement and drumming. Enjoy ways to play rhythm instruments- shakers, tambourines, etc. Explore traditional drumming patterns through animal names and movements. Experience drumming songs and dance from around the world. Participate in actual musical games
Class fee: $30 (Min 4/Max 12)
“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)
“LEGO LOVE” (Thursday or Friday ONLY)
Lego Love consists of building LEGO creations each class. While building creations with other students, they are also being introduced to different life skills such as negotiation, communication, self-pride, creativity, public speaking, and tolerance. The students work together in groups of 3-5 to build one creation per group. The creations are then dismantled and put back in the storage bins.
Class Fee: $30 (Min 12/Max 20)
"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)
“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 KARATE- New Canaan Academy of Martial Arts (Tuesday 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)