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Arts & Movement Enrichment Instructions:
*Financial aid is available. Please see "Arts & Movement Registration Form Fall 2019" for more details. Enrollment form includes a financial aid application.
QUESTIONS? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jennette at 806-433-3091.
Capoeira is an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, acrobatics and music that is known for its uniquely playful energetic appearance. It is a great way for children to build confidence, stay physically active and develop respect for each other in a fun and safe environment. One hour classes will include: Warm-up and stretching exercises, Capoeira movements, Acrobatics, Music and Portuguese Phrases.
Students explore themes like empathy, leadership, and problem-solving as they work from concept to screen to bring their imaginations to life. Projects often include original movies, music videos, animations or other digital media creations.
RESTRICTED: Grades K-5 Only (Classes will be divided by age group)
Soccer Shots has been positively impacting children in the Austin and San Antonio areas for almost ten years. We have strong partnerships with over 150 preschools and daycares throughout Central Texas. We also maintain partnerships with the City of Austin, the City of Lakeway, the City of Round Rock, and many other communities, HOA’s and school districts. We have been voted Best of Austin: Best Kids’ Sports & Rec Program in the Austin Chronicle Readers Poll for 2014, 2015 and 2016, and we were recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as the #1 Children’s Fitness Franchise in the U.S. Soccer Shots has a strong brand awareness and a full understanding of running a remarkable enrichment program.
Soccer Shots - The Children's Soccer Experience - is a high energy, developmentally appropriate and FUN introduction to the world’s greatest game with a focus on skill, confidence and character building over competition. A leader in youth soccer development, our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and officially aligned with Texas Early Learning Standards. The foundation of Soccer Shots is our relentless commitment to providing best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. As the premier Children’s Soccer Experience, our mission is simple and clear – we aim to positively impact children’s lives.
Materials Needed: Comfortable clothes, comfortable shoes (tennis shoes work fine), access to water (personal water bottle).
Class Cost: $18-20/class (higher rate than other classes)
RESTRICTED: Grades K-2 Only
Teachers are one of the most important part of a child’s learning process. Mariposas is a small collective of teachers that love working with children and understand the importance of learning a language at a young age. Through different backgrounds, each instructor brings their own creativity and uniqueness to Mariposas in order to continue offering the best to Austin’s children. Mariposas staff share a common goal- for students to be excited about speaking another language. Their classes emphasize fun learning without any pressure. Their instructors have all worked with children extensively. They are fluent speakers, nurturing, compassionate, and well rounded. They strive for a true Spanish experience and encourage students to practice with one another in and out of the classroom. Their hands-on program is thematically organized and allows children to learn Spanish through music, song, literature, reading/writing, games, visual aids, sign language, art and beyond. Mariposas custom make all of the posters, flashcards and worksheets used in the classroom.
An overview with the weekly theme, vocabulary and homework suggestions are posted online each month so that you can reinforce your child's Spanish acquisition at home.
This class is slightly more expensive ($18-20/per class). It includes all classroom supplies as well as a Monthly e-newsletter to parents with information on classes & bilingual events. Parents also get online access to Mariposas monthly lessons and ability to download the song of the month to continue the lessons at home. ADS Families enrolled in this program will also get early registration for summer camps and day camps that Mariposas offers when AISD is on holiday.
The main teacher for this class will be Laura Gonzalez-de Leon. You can read more about her here:
ALL AGES. Classes will be divided into 2 age appropriate groups (most likely K-2 and 3-8). Minimum of 12 students per class. Maximum of 16 per class.
Groundwork Music Project will providing ukulele lessons at Austin Discovery school that broaden a child’s musical skill set across a wide spectrum of singing and playing. Ukulele is a great instrument for learning to play melodies, strum chords, develop singing skills and more. This is a great program for students who are looking toward the ukulele choir in older grades, and for those who want to broaden their skills in general. Arrangements are created so that students can play a variety of parts suited to their skill level. Singer/song writer and composer, Neal Kassanoff, provides much of the content used in the program, and students have opportunities to perform in high profile events(alongside professional musicians) throughout the year. Mr. Kassanoff has written music for film soundtracks, and for artists like Guy Forsyth and Carolyn Wonderland, as well as co-writes with Ben Kweller.
Materials Needed: Ukulele. If you need one, you can get one through Groundwork on the first day. Ukuleles are available for purchase for $42 plus tax. This extra cost is not included in the cost of the class.