We are excited for our fall enrichment courses. Sign ups start on Sunday, October 7 at 7pm.

Note that registration closes once the maximum student count is achieved. If you do not get into a class, you may sign up for the "WAIT LIST." Please fill out the Google form and we will contact you with confirmation of enrollment.

After you sign up, please pay online or send payment (check or cash) to the Hampstead Central School in an envelope marked “PTSA Enrichment Class.” Please make all checks payable to Hampstead PTSA. If you have any questions, please email enrichment@hampsteadptsa.orgPlease visit our "Policy & Procedures" page regarding our enrichment classes for further details.

Fall 2018 Courses

Class      

Description

Dates/Grades/ Instructor/Time

Cost/Day

Floor Hockey
Floor hockey fun! Students will compete against other students who like to play floor hockey. Three teams will be formed and play several games per day. The program includes fundamentals, rules, fair play and sportsmanship. We have hockey sticks so please do not bring your stick. Children should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.

Class Max 22 Students

October 11, 18, 25, Nov 1

Grades: 3-4

Ms. Ingraham

3:30 - 4:40pm

$40

4 Weeks

Thursdays
Paint Night
Session 1
Release your inner Picasso with our "paint night" inspired art class. Students will paint a fall scene on canvas that they will take home after class. 

Class Max 15 Students

October 12

Grades: 1-4

Mary Preble

3:30 - 5:00pm

$25

1 Week

Friday
Paint Night
Session 2
Release your inner Picasso with our "paint night" inspired art class. Students will paint a fall scene on canvas that they will take home after class. 

Class Max 15 Students

November 2

Grades: 1-4

Mary Preble

3:30 - 5:00pm

$25

1 Week

Friday
Karate
Come learn a basic understanding of self-defense from the experienced teachers at Buzz Durkin's Karate School. The values of self-discipline, a healthy lifestyle and focus will be highlighted. Students will be provided an opportunity to visit the school at the conclusion of the course to test for their first belt.

Class Max 10 Students

October 10, 24, Nov 7

Grades: 2-4

Buzz Durkin's Karate

3:30 - 4:45pm

$30

3 Weeks

Wednesdays
Zumba KidsJam out to your favorite music with Zumba Kids. Students will be active while having lots of fun!

Class Max 24 Students

October 17, 31, Nov 14, Dec 5

Grades: 1-4

Andrea Shea-Bartz

3:30 - 4:45pm

$40

4 Weeks

Wednesdays
Hands On Art: Ceramic Pinch Pot Animals Students will use various hand building techniques to create a pinch pot that they will then turn into an animal of their own creation. Pinch pot animals can be cute, scary, real or imaginary ... whatever inspires the young ceramic artist. Sculptures/pottery will be built during this session on the first week and glazed on the second week.

Class Max 15 Students

October 18, 25

Grades: 1-4

Mr. Terrile

3:30 - 4:45pm

$25
2 Weeks
Thursdays
STEAM Exploration: Minute to Win It Which team can build the strongest structure using only paper and straws? Who can build a device that will launch a ping pong ball the furthest? Who can use problem solving and leadership skills to help bring their team to the finish line? This will be an opportunity for the kids to practice problem solving, teamwork, and have fun while they do it!

Class Max 12 Students

October 26, Nov 2, 16

Grades: 2-4

Mrs. Lang

3:30 - 4:45pm

$30
3 Weeks
Fridays
PTSA Reflections  This free class session is intended to give students access to time and resources to create a project entry to the annual PTA Reflections Art Program. The theme is "Heroes Around Me". The instructors will run brainstorming sessions to inspire students to form thoughts and ideas. Students will begin creating idea sketches during the session. If necessary, work will be completed at home. Full details on the PTA Reflections program can be found online.

Class Max 12 Students

November 1

Grades: K-4

Mr. Terrile & Mrs. Zirpolo

3:30 - 4:30pm

FREE
1 Week
Thursday
Halloween Craft & StoryLittle ghouls and goblins can make a 3D foam Haunted House craft, followed by a Halloween story & snack. This class is limited to students K-1.

Class Max 15 Students

October 23

Grades: K-1

Mr. Israel

3:30 - 4:45pm

$12

1 Week

Tuesday
Green Screen
Grades K-1
Green screen technology helps create many of the special effects we see on television and in the movies! Using iPads, and some helpful applications, we will learn all about green screen technology. We will also learn how to create simple animated characters. When we combine animation and green screen, we can put ourselves into our creations. Bonus, students will take home their videos.

Class Max 15 Students

October 30

Grades: K-1

Renaissance Kids

3:30-4:45pm

$15

1 Week

Tuesday

Green Screen
Grades 2-4
Green screen technology helps create many of the special effects we see on television and in the movies! Using iPads, and some helpful applications, we will learn all about green screen technology. We will also learn how to create simple animated characters. When we combine animation and green screen, we can put ourselves into our creations. Bonus, students will take home their videos.

UPDATE: This class has been reduced to one session; cost reflects this change.

Class Max 15 Students

November 14

Grades: 2-4

Renaissance Kids

3:30 - 4:45pm


$15

1 Week

Wednesday


Get On Board! Personalized Name Sign
Grades K-1

Come and design your own custom 6"x12" name sign. Each sign will be created using a personalized custom stencil of their name as they add their own personal touch by choosing their paint colors and adding a special design element (choose from a unicorn, dinosaur, flower, smiley face emoji, ballerina, gymnast, karate, soccer ball, or football).

Class Max 15 Students

November 7

Grades: K-1

Mrs. Gagne

3:30-4:30pm


$25

1 Week

Wednesday

Get On Board! Personalized Name Sign
Grades 2-4

Come and design your own custom 6"x12" name sign. Each sign will be created using a personalized custom stencil of their name as they add their own personal touch by choosing their paint colors and adding a special design element (choose from a unicorn, dinosaur, flower, smiley face emoji, ballerina, gymnast, karate, soccer ball, or football).

Class Max 15 Students

November 28

Grades: 2-4

Mrs. Gagne

3:30-4:30pm


$25

1 Week

Wednesday

Robotics
Grades K-1
Together we will learn about the Mbot robot! The Mbot is a programmable robot with many features to experience and learn about. The robot can perform line following, obstacle avoidance, and other fun and interesting tasks. We will learn how it operates using sensors and it's programming to complete its goal.

Class Max 15 Students

December 4

Grades: K-1

Renaissance Kids

3:30-4:45pm

$15
1 Week
Tuesday
Robotics
Grades 2-4

Together we will learn about the Mbot robot! The Mbot is a programmable robot with many features to experience and learn about. The robot can perform line following, obstacle avoidance, and other fun and interesting tasks. We will learn how it operates using sensors and it's programming to complete its goal.

Class Max 15 Students

November 19, 30

Grades: 2-4

Renaissance Kids

3:30-4:45pm

$30
2 Weeks
Monday/Friday
Catapults
Grades K-1  
Catapults are a great way to learn about physics, and it's a lot of fun to launch objects through the air! Students will build catapults and learn about trajectory, precision, accuracy, and the various forces that affect the flight of their projectiles! Bonus, students take home catapults.

Class Max 15 Students

December 14

Grades: K-1

Renaissance Kids

3:30-4:45pm

$15
1 Week
Friday
Catapults
Grades 2-4  
Catapults are a great way to learn about physics, and it's a lot of fun to launch objects through the air! Students will build catapults and learn about trajectory, precision, accuracy, and the various forces that affect the flight of their projectiles! Bonus, students take home catapults.

Class Max 15 Students

December 20

Grades: 2-4

Renaissance Kids

3:30-4:45pm

$15
1 Week
Thursday
Get On Board! Christmas Wood Sign
Come and design your own Christmas themed sign. Each sign will be created using a stencil of their name as they add their own personal touch by choosing their paint colors. Finished signs make a wonderful present for loved ones!

Class Max 20 Students

November 29

Grades: K-4

Mrs. Gagne

3:30-4:30pm

$25
1 Week
Thursday
Introduction to Spanish¿Hablas español? Or would you like to? In this class, designed for third and fourth graders, students will start developing Spanish vocabulary knowledge and learn about other cultures.

Classes start in January!

Class Max 12 Students

January 7, 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18

Grades: 3-4

Mrs. Nesto

3:30 - 4:30pm

$60

6 Weeks

Mondays
Introduction to GymnasticsStudents will get to learn gymnastics skills including: tumbling, vault, balance beam and parallel bars. On the last class - 2/13, parents will be invited at 4:10pm to see their child in a short gymnastics performance.

Classes start in January!

UPDATE: Change in schedule; this class will only meet on Wednesdays.

Class Max 24 Students

January 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

Grades: 2-4

Mrs. Kwiecien

3:30 - 4:30pm

$40

4 Weeks

Wednesdays