Courses for the SPRING 2018 Session
(Courses vary by school)
*NEW!!* Art Jam
Put your creativity and imagination to use! Painting, drawing, comics, sculpture, DIY crafts, knitting and more! Find the art style that suits you best. Create crafts that are beautiful and fun to make. You can even use your creations as gifts for friends, family, teachers or anyone dear to you. Maybe you would like help on improving your school projects or just have plain fun with crafts. No matter what type of craft you would like to try, this class welcomes you!!
Babysitter Certificate Course
EDGE offers the opportunity to take the Babysitter Certificate Course at school. This course will include basic child care, first aid, home and fire safety plus helpful hints to becoming a good babysitter. You will be required to complete all the assignments, volunteer babysitting and pass the course test to receive your certificate. Attendance is mandatory to complete all the work. Please ensure you are able to commit the time to successfully finish the course.
NOTE: You must turn 12 years old before the end of the course.
*Returning!* Badminton Games
WATCH THE BIRDIE! What a fun sport this is! You can play it inside or out! Join your instructor who will organize games and teach the rules. Have fun and enjoy light competition with your friends. What a great way to spend some healthy fitness fun!
There is no better smell than something baking in the oven! In this course we will make treats that are not only delicious but look good too. Food is not just for the taste buds but for the eyes as well. Make the treats and decorate them too! Learn new techniques and how to avoid common baking mistakes. Bake cookies, cupcakes, cake-pops, pies, cheesecakes, pastries and more! Become a wonderful baker today!
*NEW!!* Bhangra Dance
Cartoon and Anime Drawing
Love to dance, love to move to music? Join this great type of folk dance and have fun! Great music, lots of movement. Bhangra dancing is very energetic mixed with very up-beat music that will have you jumping right in! Learn about the art form and it's origin. Your instructor will make it fun and easy for you to have a great time with your friends!
*Returning!* Computer Skills
Star Wars! Pokemon! Characters from the movie Frozen! You can draw Olaf! This program along with our Mr. E. will be fun and full of helpful hints to assist you with improving your drawing talent. With years of experience he can help you draw your favorite characters or learn to draw new ones. Darth Vader, C3P0, R2D2, plus your favorite Pokemon characters and more! Join us today for fun and creativity!
Learn how to navigate different computer programs! Sometimes working on a project for school seems like a tough go when you are not sure of how to make use of tools available. This class will take the mystery out of a lot of the basic programs. Learn how to use Excel and do a spread sheet of your science data, or show your project with a variety of charts. Learn how to use Microsoft Office and master a PowerPoint presentation! This is a fun class where you can try all of the different programs - make a presentation to show your family. It is also one of the best places to ASK QUESTIONS... come out and give it a try!
Learn how to cook dishes that delight your taste-buds! Impress your friends and family with what you can make. Follow a recipe or create one yourself! You can even bring in a recipe or culinary idea to make with the class. Explore flavors and ingredients - see how they work together to make delicious food. Savory, sweet, sour, spicy and more! Discover techniques that will help you around the kitchen. Become a potential master-chef!
DREAM IT, MAKE IT! Here is a class where you can really let your imagination and creativity take a path to making some really awesome stuff! What type of crafts do you like to do? Is it painting and decorating a bird house? Making glow jars? Work along with your instructor to research and try out some great ideas on Pinterest! Come out and have fun getting creative in this class! Supplies included.
*Returning!* Drama and Improv
For those who like to act out - this is the program for you! This class will offer short skits, improv, humor and fun games to keep you and your friends laughing! If you like to write, act, joke and come up with great ideas - this is the place to try it all out. Maybe you are the director type or creative in other ways. Come out and try your hand at a skit or play. The more the merrier so bring all your friends today!
Hip Hop Dance
DANCE THE CLASS AWAY! Motion and music – a great way to have fun, get fit and enjoy music and movement with friends. Learn the basic moves and the newest steps. Your instructor will choreograph a great dance sequence for the group and you can also try your hand at it too! Dance is universal like music - everyone can join and enjoy together.
Homework doesn’t have to be a chore when you learn good habits. Learn how to organize your work and complete assignments with the help of your instructor. Learn study tips on how to prepare for that next test. Complete that project assignment here! Good study skills will help you through all your school years.
*NEW!* Journal Writing
Journal writing is the start of a personal diary. Here you can recall your personal insights, reflections of the day. With your instructors help you will learn how to identify what you did during the day and how you felt about it. You can write about a large variety of topics like school courses, holidays, special events and more. This is a very creative class that may one day be the start of your own biography! We look forward to helping you on your way!
Do you enjoy math or simply dread it? This course offers assistance in both cases. Your instructor will help you understand the math you struggle with or give you challenges on advanced math for your grade. This course also offers fun math games and puzzles for some light-hearted math play.
*Returning!* Nail Art
Here comes fashion and art all in one class. Your nail polish can be the best fashion accessory. Are you getting ready for a special event like a party or wedding? Are you already pre-planning for your grade 8 grad? You can bring your artistic talents to the class and help design your own nail art and help your friends too! Now with all the great colors of polish and designs that can be made, you can create those special designs that say “this is me!”
*NEW!* Paper Mache Art
*NEW!* Punjabi Language and Culture
What a great art form! You can design so many things. To start just use a balloon, make a paste, rip your paper, dip your paper and away you go!!! Sometimes you can make a metal frame with wire mesh and create different shaped objects like maybe a cat or bird. Once you have created your paper mache item - let it dry and then get creative with paint to dress it all up! Maybe you want to do cartoon characters like Nemo? Your imagination knows no limits in this class. Join today!
Do you already speak Punjabi or would you like to learn how to chat with your friends by learning some of their language? The Punjabi language comes from one of the oldest and richest cultures in the world. While learning the language discuss and learn about their art, music, cuisine and great festivals. Here you will have a chance to learn more about the great traditions of a wonderful culture. Join your friends today and come together for a great time!
New course for those who love to experiment! This course will cover plant science material science, physical science, social science, chemical science, computer science, food science, and forensic science! Make compost, bouncy/stress balls, lava lamps, scented bath bombs, hour of code, candy crystals, brown sugar ice cream and DNA, acid and base secret messages! Join today for some great science which also includes mini activities and science discussions if there is time with all the fun!
*Returning!* Sew Inspired
WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SEWING OR ALREADY KNOW HOW AND WANT TO DO MORE? Maybe you would like to make a pair of pajama pants, pillow or a book bag! This class offers you the opportunity to try your hand at designing your hand made project! Join this class and learn about sewing in a fun filled class with your instructor. Learn about choosing patterns and the right materials to make your own clothes!
Sketching & Drawing
Spanish Level I
LEARNING DETAILS AND PERSPECTIVE, TOOLS FOR THE ARTIST. This class offers fun and challenge as you draw your favorite animals, people or places. Learn to draw and sketch better, easier! See how to break down objects into simple shapes. You’ll learn to draw more accurately, quicker and have more fun doing it! Draw still life, faces, animals and more. This class is a fun and creative way to expand your artistic talents. Come out and join us today.
Spanish Level II & Up
HOLA! Are you and your family planning a trip to Mexico or another country where Spanish is the main language? Even if you are not, it's great to learn about a different language and culture. It always is an asset to be used in the future. How great would it be if you could communicate - even just the basics of any other language! In this class you will learn to speak and read some basic Spanish and this is the best place to start! Get a jump on high school and learn a new language today!
*NEW!* Step Dance
If you already know some Spanish or have taken the first level with us - join this course to expand your vocabulary. This class will offer the extension of what was taught in the first level and more! It will be combining fun and knowledge of the language. It will also include conversations, history and more. This is your opportunity to expand your horizons and become more multi-lingual!
What a great way to expend some energy and have a great time! This fun dance style incorporates step dance routines done by creating patterns of beats and rhythms with JUST the clap of your hands and the stomp of your feet. STOMP THE YARD!!! Come out and make some noise, move your feet and have a blast with your friends!
*Favorite!* Teen Club
Your community needs your help and involvement. The EDGE Teen Club strives to provide a fun learning environment for a community service. Plan a fund raiser to collect funds for donation, or gather items needed for a local charity. Collect books and puzzles for daycares or senior residences. Instructors will help guide you through the complete planning, implementation of your project, right through to writing your letter of donation. Join us today for a caring neighborhood effort to help those in need.
Yoga is a great way to relax, stretch out the kinks of the day. Find your inner peace! Learn all the movements and names of the yoga poses. In this class your instructor will guide you through the exercises and teach you to RELAX! Learn to calm your mind and body through this wonderful exercise while building strength. Stretch out with your friends and have a peaceful end to a busy day - join Yoga today!
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