Enrichment

Enrichment Program Coordinator: Ryan Cummings

rcummings@ballstonarearec.org

Description:

The Enrichment program has three sessions- Fall, Winter, and Summer. The fall & winter sessions are Saturday classes that are held from 10a- 12 noon for 5 weeks . In the summer, classes are held Monday through Friday from 10a- 12p noon for 3 weeks. Yoga, Bokwa, gymnastics, dance, theater, arts & crafts, tae kwon do,  and cooking are some examples of the classes that are offered. Each class is one hour long and students may choose two classes each day. The offerings change with each session. The fee for this program is $10 per class for the Saturday programs and $15 per class for the Summer session.

Registration Info:

Registration for Fall Enrichment starts at the end of September and classes begin in early November.  Registration for Winter Enrichment typically starts in January and classes begin in late February. Summer registration goes online mid to late April and classes begin in early July.

About the Program & Different Class Descriptions:

Arts and Crafts: Our Arts and Crafts class will focus on bringing kids creativity to life!

Theater Improv (Grades 3-5) This class introduces your child to the performing arts by expanding imagination through movement, theater games, and storytelling. Monologues and scene work will also be part of the class.

Theater Arts: (Grades K-2) Through the power of theater, we use theater games to help open your child’s wonderful imagination. By working together on a common goal, students will learn the importance of teamwork, focus, confidence, and a variety of developmental skills that aid in creating theater art.

Sports & Recreation: Our sports and recreation class will focus on learning the fundamentals of various sports. Our primary sports this winter are: soccer, outdoor games, handball, and a family kickball game to complete the summer season,

Yoga: Our Yoga class will focus on learning and practicing the fundamentals of various Yoga techniques at an introductory level, no experience required.

Creative Writing: Our Creative Writing class will focus on expanding your imagination.  Explore poetry, journaling, and storytelling in class where you learn to express yourself on paper through word play and artistic project.

 

2022 Spring Enrichment – Nature Exploration Hiking Club

 In this program we will be exploring nature at local parks and trails. The activities done over the course of five weeks will incorporate physical activity, safety & awareness of our local environment and will increase confidence and comfortability in nature. Each session we will take a hike and have a discussion on some of the things, seen and unseen, in the natural world.

  • WHO: Students entering grades 4th-7th who reside in the Towns of Milton, Malta, or Ballston, or the Village of Ballston Spa.
  • WHEN:  Saturdays from 9a- 11a or 12p-2p 

DATE/LOCATION:

  • Session 1:
  • 5/14 Malta Eco Park (Malta Ave)
  • 5/21 Anchor Diamond Park (117 Middle Line Rd)
  • 6/4 Woods Hollow Nature Preserve (Rowland St pull off)
  • 6/11 100 Acre Wood (Luther Forest, trail access on Stonebreak Road Ext

Cost: $30 per 4 week session.  

*This is the cost for residents of the Towns of Milton, Malta, or Ballston, and the Village of Ballston Spa- who also reside in the Ballston Spa School District. If you do not reside in the Ballston Spa school district, there is an added fee of $25.00. *Scholarships are available. Visit the ‘Resources’ Page of our website for an application.

How to RegisterLog onto www.ballstonarearec.org and go to our online registration by clicking “Register/Log In”. If you have already created an online account, you will be able to access the information from your last registration. If any of your personal information has changed, please update it to ensure that you receive program updates. All correspondence for this program is sent to the email listed in your registration account. If you have not previously registered online for a BARC program, you will need to create an account and register. If you need help registering, please email Cheryl Kelly at ckelly@ballstonarearec.org .

Online registration will open 04/02/22 and close on 05/08/22

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Nature Hiking Club 2022- Session 1