Courses for the Spring 2019 Session
(Courses vary by school, please check booklet for location)
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 outside - as long as it's not too windy! Join your instructors who will organize your games and teach you the rule. Have fun and enjoy light competition with your friends. What a better way to spend a cold winter after school day than playing this fun game!
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!
*Returning!* Computer Skills
Love to dance, love to move to music? Join this great type of fold 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 its origin. Try out some Bollywood styles too! Your instructor will make it fun and easy for you to have a great time with your friends!
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.
**NEW!!* Debate Club
Hip Hop Dance
PICK A TOPIC! WHAT SIDE WILL YOU BE ON?! - Here is a great way to learn how to debate a topic in a well planned way. Learn how to organize your arguments and present your view in contrast to the other side of the topic. Your instructor will show you how to choose topics, round them out with the facts that can support your view and then take turns debating the topic to see if you either change your opponents mind or maybe you will gain a new insight into things you may have thought you were set on. Great way to develop your own ideas and share them with friends - join us today!
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.
*NEW!* Journal Writing
Do you have a story to tell? Tell the story of your life from young until now. Maybe you have come from a far away land and you can write about your experiences when you lived there, your journey here and what life is like now. There are many ways you can journal and your instructor will show you how. Learning to write about your experiences for yourself is a great way to collect your thoughts and ideas and then re-visit them at a later date to see how much things have changed. Come out for a very interesting class!
*NEW!!* Nail Art
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.
Here comes fashion and art all in once class. Getting ready for a special event this spring or summer? Maybe its the grade 8 graduation party! Bring your artistic talents to share with the class and help design your own nail art and maybe help your friends too! Now with all the great colors of polish and designs that can be made you can have those special designs that say "this is me!|
*NEW!!* Origami Art
Learn the Russian Language
Origami is a wonderful art form that has a long and interesting past. Learn to make swans, flowers, boxes and more! Lots of interesting animals and find out the meaning and the history behind some of the great paper folding techniques. You can learn how to make decorations for parties and special boxes to give little gifts in. Don't miss your chance to try something new and old at the same time. Join us today for colorful papers and ideas! All supplies included!
*NEW!!* Sketching & Drawing
How great is it to learn a new language? This program also gives you a chance to learn about Russian culture. This EDGE program includes studying the Russian language through different games, sentence building activities, poetry and puzzles. This program will improve skills in everyday conversation, readying, writing and grammar. It will also acquaint you with Russian poets and writers.
FUN FOR EVERYONE! Sketch it, Draw it! This class offers fun and challenge as you draw your favorite animals, people or places - then have the chance to color it in. Spring time offers the opportunity to draw inside and outside as the weather permits to give your drawings a different backdrop. Our experienced artist will help you and challenge your creative and artistic side. Draw your main character and shade in a colorful background. Check this course out to learn about sketching and drawing techniques. Our instructor can guide you through it step by step!
*NEW!!* Spa Night
EVERYONE LOVES TO BE PAMPERED! Join this group for fun classes where you will learn to apply make-up, do your own nails or help your friends do theirs! Try out a pedicure. This class is an awesome way to learn how to pamper yourself and your skin. How about learning to make your own facial masks and giving your complexion a treat? Find out secrets to great hair and skin care or just come out for a really enjoyable class 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.