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After School Programs 2019-2020

Games Club

Teacher: Lucie Perrin Ages: 1st+

Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm

Cost: $8 (Aftercare fee)

Games are a great way to learn new cognitive skills while having fun and socializing. In this club kids will be exposed to cooperative and strategic games with origins from American, French, and other cultures. Games trigger a part of the brain that rewards the player for problem solving and thinking critically. Who's up for a challenge? It's time to jump in! 


Teacher: Blake Vigran Ages: 1st-5th grade



Cost $120 6 classes (9/10 to 10/15)

There are endless wonders to discover in nature, especially through the eyes of a child. Finding out how our world really works is one of the most amazing things to explore. How is it that a caterpillar makes a cocoon and becomes a butterfly? There are so many questions about nature that we ask ourselves everyday about nature, and continue to be amazed. Given the over-saturation of digital media in our communities, it is very important that kids spend time outside and connect with the surrounding plants and wildlife. What do you love about nature?


Teacher: Qian Ages: Pre-schoolers/3-5 Year Old



Cost: $60 6 classes (9/13 to 10/18)

This 6-week class is designed for pre-schoolers (children of 3-5 years old) . Let’s learn Mandarin and Chinese in a fun and engaging way. For our ILA pre-K students, During this 30 minutes program, they will learn Mandarin and Chinese from Chinese songs ,games ,Chinese poems and the very special Jiaguwen Card (Jiaguwen refers to shell and bone writing, they form one of the most ancient written languages in the world). By the end of the 7-8 sections, Students will be able to do simple greetings, speak, realize 10+ characters , count 1-10 in mandarin and sing 3-4 Chinese songs.


Teacher: Qian Ages: K-5th grade



Cost: $120 6 classes (9/13 to  10/18)

Besides Chinese songs ,games ,Chinese poems and the  Jiaguwen Card ,we will also learn how to do maths in mandarin (addition, subtraction, multiplication,division),introduces 9*9 times table. Chinese calligraphy and Chinese traditional craft are choices too.


Coach: Blake Vigran Ages: 3-6


3:30 to 4:30

Cost $120 6 weeks (9/12 to 10/17)

In soccer camp kids will learn about the fundamentals of soccer, teamwork and sportsmanship. Kids thrive when they feel they are a part of something. A team is an amazing way for kids to get involved and improve their social skills. The more positive experiences kids have with sports the more exercise will naturally be integrated into their lives. You will see their skills improve before your very eyes as they progress through this active, fun, engaging environment.


Teacher: Blake Vigran Ages: 5+


3:30 to 4:30pm 

Cost: $120 6 weeks (9/11 to 10/16)

Archery is a fun and exciting sport for kids. Contrary to popular belief archery is extremely safe. Experienced instructors create a constructive and engaging environment as the kids learn about safety, respect, patience and control. Archery can improve eye-hand coordination and depth perception. On top of learning about safety and how to draw a bow, we will also dive into the origins of archery’s long history. We will explore how archery came about and how it has affected different cultures through time.


Teacher: Micheline Duchen Ages:3-6


3:30 to 4:30pm

Cost: $120 6 weeks (9/9 to 9/14)

Dance, sweat, jump and be creative in this movement based French fitness camp. This class will help develop key developmental skills. Students will learn routines to modern and vibrant music from a variety of cultures from Caribbean to French kids pop and music from around the world. In addition, students will get crafty with t-shirt and hat decorating activities, all of which will lead up to a special performance that the kids will put together to share at the end of the term!


Teacher: Megan Dawn Ages: 3 to 41/2 years old


3:30 - 4:00 PM

Cost : $120  6 classes (9/13 to 10/18) 

Ballet students learn coordination and rhythm through imaginative movement with the help of props, classical music and graceful games. They begin to learn Ballet positions of 1st and 2nd and build strength and body awareness through stretches, turns, jumps and curtsie's. Students learn to memorize a short dance which incorporates dancing like a "papillon" and "cygne" to the music of Swan Lake.


Teacher: Megan Dawn Ages: 4 to 6 years old


4:15 - 5:00 PM

Cost : $120  6 classes (9/13 to 10/18) 

Ballerina's begin to Pirouette, grande Jete and Arabesque with memorized ability. They learn classical ballet steps with proper form in the three main directions (devant, all seconde, derriere). Dancers begin to learn how to differentiate music in 3/4 verses 4/4 time signatures. Choreography attempted in the last 15 minutes of class uses music from "Peter et let Loup" and incorporates dancers learning movement quality that matches musical instrumentation. 


Teacher: ILA Staff Ages: 1st - 5th grade


3:30 - 4:30 PM  6 weeks $65 beginning Winter 2020

Touch typing, or keyboarding as it’s known today, is an essential computer skill. The student experience is designed to be clean, straight forward, engaging and fun. Students are provided with continuous feedback on their progress every step of the way and are motivated to repeat each lesson over and over to master each step prior to proceeding. Students can begin as early as Kindergarten. and is a great benefit children in terms of cognitive development.

For our youngest students, the goal is to help familiarize young students with where keys are on a keyboard and how typing works, not to push touch typing at this age. Once students reach second or third grade, then it makes sense to start them in on touch typing instruction and help students learn the foundation skills of hand placement, posture, and letter sequence to help them avoid falling into the trap of hunt and peck typing. By 5th grade, they should be able to type at 25 WPM.


Instructors: Pierre Burthey Ages: 6-8

Tuesdays and Thursdays

3:30-4:30 PM / 7 weeks: (9/3 to 10/15 ) $260

This course is designed especially for children from 6-8 years old who already have some background in French which they want to preserve and expand into an active cultural resource for their lives. It will be taught by an experienced native French speaker who will keep things lively and exciting by mixing effective studies with stories, plays, songs, games, and more.


Instructors: Pierre Burthey Ages 9-12

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:30-5:30 PM / 7 weeks   (9/3 to 10/15)  $260

Continuing French Level II. This course is designed specifically for youngsters aged 9-12 who already speak some French and have some formal background in the language which they want to preserve and expand into an active and lively cultural resource for their lives, whether for academic advancement, a passport into the world of international business and commerce, or to simply live more richly and completely in our increasingly international world. It will be taught by an experienced native French speaker, who will keep lessons exciting and challenging for young scholars with a wide variety of resources and activities.

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