Class Descriptions

Woods Spring Wonders strives to offer lots of variety in our after-school classes, with a goal of having something to interest all our students.  Email us via the "Contact Us" tab if you have any suggestions of classes we may want to add to our schedule!

BOOKS THAT FOLD, TWIST, POP AND SPIN

Are you ready to explore the world of bookmaking? Learn all the skills necessary to create your own original books. Each week we'll make a different model - starting with a simple journal and then moving on to coupon books, zigzags, pocket books and lots more fun surprises. Along with basic bookmaking supplies, we'll incorporate all sorts of recycled materials. These easy to make, fun to use books are great for travel, stories, jokes, poems, etc. - and, they make great gifts (MOTHER'S DAY!!!)

Dates:  Thursday afternoons starting April 25th and ending May 30th (six weeks) from 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Ages:  7-12

Registration fee:  $115

Supply fee:  $20

Chess Academy

       

This nine week class will teach students the fundamentals of the game of chess.  Students will spend the first 15-20 minutes learning a specific lesson on the game and its strategy, and then spend the next 40-50 minutes playing the game.  Learn more about Chess Academy's class curriculum here.  Visit the Triangle Chess Center's website to learn more about the group's history, mission and philosophy.  Also, please note that Triangle Chess offers Open Free Play at which all chess players are welcome on Wednesday Nights from 5:30-8:30 and Saturday Afternoons from 1:00-5:00.  

Dates:  Thursday afternoons starting April 6th and ending June 1st

Time:  3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Ages:  Grades 2-6

Registration fee:  $145

Japanese Ninjutsu Martial Arts Session II

 

The Quest Center's program teaches the oldest recorded form of martial art from Japan.

The integration of tradition and personal growth provides multiple benefits to students including:

  • physical awareness and fitness
  • mental discipline
  • motivation to improve
  • motivation to accomplish difficult tasks                                                                                                                                       
  • decreased hostility and aggression
  • self regulation of thoughts, emotions and behavior
  • self-esteem and self-acceptan

For more information about the Quest Center's programs, check out their website:  http://chquestcenter.com/.

Schedule:  Session II: Wednesdays starting with a free demo class on January 18th, regular classes starting January 25th, and ending on May 17th.

Please note that there is no class on March 29th due to Spring Break.

Time:  3:05 - 4:05 p.m. Students should report to room #163 (formerly Ms. Vaughan's elementary music room located behind the stage)  at dismissal bell.

Open to Students Ages 7 - 14

Registration Fee: $315 Per Session.  Please prepay online via website, in person by cash or check, or email akaiyala@woodscharter.org if requesting other payment arrangements.