Mounds Park Academy

Winter Enrichment

Welcome! Winter Enrichment class listings.

Sincerely,

Russ Purdy

Extended Day Program Coordinator
(651) 748-5571
rpurdy@moundsparkacademy.org

 

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The STEAM Lab with Snapology
January 5 – 26

Entering Grades: K – 2

* CLASS UPDATE - THIS CLASS HAS CLOSED*

In Snapology's STEAM Lab students will actively experiement with the principles of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Students will work to create a variety of structures, robots, machines, architectual feats and more in this exciting Lego class.

Dates: Wednesday January 5, 12, 19, 26

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 5 – 26 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: 3 – 4

Have a blast creating robotic games while learning about robotics. Students will learn about gear ration, sensors, programming, and pulleys to create fun games. Students will have fun building, learning, and playing!

Dates: Thursday January 6, 13, 20, 20

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class

Sections Offered
January 6 – 27 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: Pre-K

Join Mrs. LaChapelle as we explore books written by familar authors. We will read books and participating in fun activities related to the books and authors. A fun class just for PreK.

Dates: Thursday January 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: 3:00-4:00

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 6 – 27 — Winter 2022 3 – 4 PM
Entering Grades: K – 2

* CLASS UPDATE - THIS CLASS HAS CLOSED*

Join our very own French Teacher, Ms. Johnson, in making simple, yet delicious and authentic French food in the Peacock Testing Kitchen. A "tres bien" cooking class for the beginning student. Plus, take home some French treats and recipes from the class. Space is limited.

Dates: January 7, 14, 21

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 7 – 21 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM

Art Academy with Kidcreate Studio
January 24 – February 14

Entering Grades: K – 4

Do you love art? Join us as we experiment with many srt techniques, materials, and styles. We will paint on canvas, make snow globes, create clay characters, and so much more. Come ready to have an artsy good time in the poplar class with Kidcreate Studio.

Dates: Monday January 24, 31, February 7, 14

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 24 – February 14 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM

Weaving with Ms. Fischer
January 24 – February 28

Entering Grades: 1 – 4

Join us for this exciting new class with Ms. Fischer! We will learn the tradition of weaving and how it is used in cultures and countries around the world. We will learn different techniques from loom to finger weaving, and so much more. No previous experience is necessary.

Sections Offered
January 24 – February 28 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM

Weaving with Ms. Fischer
January 24 – February 28

Entering Grades: 1 – 4

Join us for this exciting new class with Ms. Fischer! We will learn the tradition of weaving and how it is used in cultures and countries around the world. we will learn different techniques from loom to finger weaving, and so much more. No previous experience is necessary.

Sections Offered
January 24 – February 28 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM

Weaving with Ms. Fischer
January 24 – February 28

Entering Grades: 1 – 4

* THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY CLOSED *

Join us for this excirting new class led by Ms. Fischer! We will learn the tradition of weaving and how it is used in cultures and countries around the world. We will learn different techniques from loom to finger weaving, and so much more. No previous experience is necessary.

Dates: Monday January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 24 – February 28 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Have you wished that you were better at drawing cartoons? During this class with Kidcreate Studio, we'll guide you through the creation of silly and cute animal drawings! Each student will receive a How to Draw to take home. A popular MPA class!

Dates: Wednesday February 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
February 2 – 23 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM

Cooking with Chef Chris
February 8 – 22

Entering Grades: 3 – 4

Do you enjoy cooking? Would you like to learn more about cooking? Join our very own Chef Chris as he leads students in creating culinary masterpieces in this very hands-on program! A popular enrichment class at MPA.

Dates: Tuesday February 8, 15, 22

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
February 8 – 22 — Winter 2022 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Join us as we create a mixed-media landscape featuring the Aurora Borealis. Just like the Northern Lights, this project will actually glow in the dark.

Date: Wednesday March 2

Time: 3:00-4:20

We will pick-up enrichment class students from the classroom after school and report to the lunchroom for check-in and snack, prior to class.

An email confirmation, with student pick-up procedures, will be sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
March 2 – 2 — Winter 2021 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

In this exciting hands-on class, students will develop technology skills by playing with modular, robotic cubes know as Cubelets. Studnent's will figure out the perfect robot recipe to solve the daily robotic buil challenges.

Thur: Jan 5, 12, 19, 26     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 5 – 26 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Fencing with MN Sword Play
January 6 – 27

Entering Grades: 1 – 4

Learn and practice the sport of fencing with the award-winning Minnesota Sword Play. This class will focus on the skills of guard, blocks, and attacks in a fun and interactive atmosphere. No previous experience is necessary. All equipment and gear provided. One of our most popular classes!

Fri: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 6 – 27 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Marble Arcade with Ms. Fisher
January 9 – February 13

Entering Grades: 2 – 4

In this class, Gamers zigzag through physics, engineering, and gaming as they build a Marble Arcade that shows how mathj, motion, potential and kinetic energy, and mass can turn science into a marble-ous experience. This class is from the Camp Invention Program.

Mon: Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 9 – February 13 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Chess Club with Wizards of Chess
January 10 – February 28

Entering Grades: K – 4

Join us in exploring the wonderful world of chess with the award-winning, Wizards of Chess. Players of all levels are encouraged to join us as we hone our chess skills. A very popular MPA class!

Tue: Jan 10, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 10 – February 28 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Nailed it! with Kidcreate Studio
January 11 – February 1

Entering Grades: K – 4

Calling all creative kids! This is the perfect class to hone both your artistic side and problem-solving skills, just like the popular TV show Nailed It! Instead of baking, like the TV show, we'll be sculpting, painting, collaging, and much more! A new MPA class!

Wed: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 11 – February 1 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Join the traditional Karate-Do Academy with Sensei Trung Le to learn the art of karate and the Japanese tradition of karate training. Learn balance and coordination, self-confidence, focus, teamwork, and respect for others. 1 day/week class option.

New students must purchase GI uniform for class. See class listings for GI UNIFORM purchase.

Wed: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mrch 1     3:00-4:20

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 11 – March 1 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Join the traditional Karate-Do Academy with Sensei Trung Le to learn the art of karate and the Japanese tradition of karate training. Learn balance and coordination, self-confidence, focus, teamwork, and respect for others. *2 day/week class option - Wed & Thur. *

Wed & Thur: Jan 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, Feb 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 , 22, 23, Mrch 1, 2     3:00-4:20 PM

*Students interested in belt testing should take 2 day/week class option. Belt testing after 20 class sessions*

New students must purchase GI uniform for class. See class listings for GI UNIFORM purchase.

Email class confirmation will be sent out

Sections Offered
January 11 – March 2 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

GI Unifrom puchase for new Karate class students

* Gi Uniform delivered at 1st class*

Sections Offered
January 11 – 11 — GI UNIFORM 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

Join the traditional Karate-Do Academy with Sensei Trung Le to learn the art of karate and the Japanese tradition of karate training. Learn balance and coordination, self-confidence, focus, teamwork, and respect for others. 1 day/week class option.

New students must purchase GI uniform for class. See class listings for GI UNIFORM purchase.

Thur: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mrch 2     3:00-4:20

Email class confirmation will be sent out

Sections Offered
January 12 – March 2 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Golf with TGA (Tennis/Golf/Athletics)
January 24 – February 28

Entering Grades: K – 4

Get ready to putt, chip, and drive while having fun! Coaches combine athletics, academics, and life lessons to create a fun and engaging golf program for all. All equipment is provided. Students receive TGA hat and student handbook. Space is limited.

Tue: Jan 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 24 – February 28 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Cooking with Chef Chris
January 30 – February 13

Entering Grades: 3 – 4

Do you enjoy cooking? Would you like to learn more about cooking? Join our very own Chef Chris in the kitchen as he leads students in creating culinary masterpieces in this very hands-on program! A popular enrichment class!

Mon: Jan 30, Feb 6, 13     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
January 30 – February 13 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM
Entering Grades: K – 4

What's one thing all great artists have in common? They get messy, of course! In this class, we'll create stunning masterpieces while using some of the coolest, messiest art techniques ever. From Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Salvador Dali and more, each masterpiece will be inspired by a different master artist.

Wed: Feb 8, 15, 22, Mrch 1     3:00-4:20

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
February 8 – March 1 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM

Wonderful Wizards with Snapology
February 9 – March 2

Entering Grades: 1 – 4

Enter the world of wizards in Snapology's "Wonderful Wizards" class! This class will spark a student's imagination while encouraging creative thinking as they explore STEAM concepts using Harry Potter as a backdrop for our many hands-on activities. A new MPA class!

Thur: Feb 9, 16, 23, Mrch 2     3:00-4:20 PM

Confirmation sent out before start of class.

Sections Offered
February 9 – March 2 — Winter 2023 3 – 4:20 PM