After-School @Ross

At Ross School, the fun doesn’t stop at the final bell! We offer a number of engaging after-school activities for students in grades 1–6. Examples of our enrichment offerings include theater, robotics, horseback riding, chess, tennis, animation, and ceramics.

FALL 2017
Youth Programs

Animation (Grades 2–6)
Wednesdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13; $330
In this course, students will learn the basics of animation, make their own flipbooks, and explore multiple forms of stop-motion animation.

Ceramics (Grades K–6)
Mondays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 25, October 2, 16, 30, November 6, 13, 27, December 4, 11; $315
Students will explore multiple hand-forming clay techniques and spend time learning to create on the pottery wheel with individualized attention from the instructor.

Chess (Grades 1–6)
Wednesdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13; $330
Jareb from Hamptons Chess will lead this program tailored to players of all levels. New players will learn how pieces move while practicing fun strategy games, and more advanced players will focus on opening and endgame strategies. Students will also be invited to compete in rated tournaments with other schools and clubs.

Coding (Grades 3–6)
Fridays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15; $330
You don't have to keep searching for your perfect app, website, or game. Learn how to build it yourself! Learning how to code will get you on your way to digital design. You will also learn to form your own virtual worlds to solve creative problems.

Fashion Design (Grades 2–6)
Thursdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14; $420
Students will learn basic hand and machine sewing, as well as how to read a pattern, how to lay out pattern pieces, and how to pin, cut, and sew a finished project.

Filmmaking (Grades 2–6)
Thursdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14; $330
Students learn how to make short films using smartphones and editing software (such as iMovie) on Mac laptops. They will get the chance to brainstorm ideas with friends, write scripts, direct, act, film, and design. You're never too young to become the next Spielberg!

Homework Club (Grades 1–6)
Mondays–Thursdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 25–December 14; $20 per class

Horseback Riding (Grades K–6)
Location: Topping Riding Club
Tuesdays, 3:30–4:30pm; September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12; $825
Students will learn proper riding skills, grooming, horse care, tacking up, and good sportsmanship.

Improv Storytelling (Grades 1–6)
Tuesdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12; $330
Students will interact in an adventure story that includes puzzles, riddles, arts making, and team-based activities to overcome fun challenges.

Robotics (Grades 2–6)
Tuesdays, 3:00–4:00pm; September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12; $330
Students will build and operate their own robots.

Spanish (All Levels)
Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:15–4:15pm; September 26, 29, October 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31, November 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 28, December 1, 5, 8, 12, 15; $550

Tennis
Ross offers tennis instruction for groups at various grade levels.
Visit www.ross.org/tennis for more information and to apply.

Theater (Grades 2–8)
Wednesdays; October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 27 (Saturday 11-2, Act I), 31 (Act II), February 1 (Act I), 2 (Act II), 3 (Full Run-thru), 5 (Tech), 6 (Tech), 7 (Tech/Dress), 8 (Full Dress), 9 (Performance 7pm), 10 (Performance 2pm); $775
Rehearsals run from 3:30–5:30pm through December.
From 3:00–3:30pm students have snack and do homework.
Rehearsals starting in January will end at 6pm.
Rehearsals starting in February will end at 7pm.
For other than Wednesday rehearsals students involved in other AFS activities can start at 4:00pm.

FALL 2017
Early Childhood Enrichment

Program open to Ross School students only.
Students continue their school day with classes in art, athletics, music, singing, dancing, storytelling, science, math, and more. Our experienced Early Childhood teachers plan extended day activities that foster imagination, curiosity, and intellect through indoor and outdoor play and exploration in a warm and creative environment. Pre-registration is required for this program. Choose from 5-, 3-, or 2-day options.

Nursery–Pre-Kindergarten
Monday–Friday, 1:00–3:00pm
5 days/week: $2,100
3 days/week: $1,260
2 days/week: $840