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Enrichment Course Descriptions - Young Explorers

 

Enrichment Course Descriptions

Young Explorers: Kindergarten - 4th Graders

 

Fall Session: October 8 - November 23

Sylvan Robotics

October 8 - November 19 (excluding October 22 & 29), Enrichment Course: 4:00pm - 5:00pm within 3:00pm - 6:00pm Session

Come learn the basics of this futuristic industry! Your child will gain experience in engineering as well as coding and visual programming with our LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. These Robotics courses are suitable for beginner to advanced students and will give them valuable experience with the technology they crave.

Musical Spanish

October 8 - November 19 (excluding October 22 & 29), Enrichment Course: 4:00pm - 5:00pm within 3:00pm - 6:00pm Session

Come learn Spanish with Miss Lili, a native speaker from Mexico. Immerse your child in the native language of our neighbors. Children will have the opportunity to learn Spanish with music, books and games. This dynamic class will teach children spelling, vocabulary, grammar and basic conversation. They will also learn about different Spanish-speaking countries.


Tiny Engineers by Sylvan

October 9 - November 20 (excluding October 23 & 30), Enrichment Course: 4:00pm - 5:00pm within 3:00pm - 6:00pm Session

In this fun course your child will learn the basics of physics and engineering by building different types of bridges. This course is perfect for any child who likes to create and build new things, and they will discovery why we build bridges the way we do.

Nature Through Art

October 10 – November 21 (excluding October 24 & 31), Enrichment Course: 4:00pm - 5:00pm within 3:00pm - 6:00pm Session

Cre8 Art School will bridge the gap between ecology and art. This ecological art series will include discussions about nature, artists who solely use recycled or natural materials, the thought processes behind making art from found objects, environmental issues that are affecting our world today and local programs that are helping to protect San Diego presently. The students will collaborate and explore the creative process with a variety of media and they may even do a little acting, as they become the endangered animals they’re constructing.

Builder Buddies

October 11 – November 22 (excluding October 25 & November 1), Enrichment Courses: 10:00am - 11:00am and/or 11:00am - 12:00pm within 9:00am - 1:00pm Session

Join us every Friday as we kick off the weekend with a DIY build! Students will become Builder Buddies by working together to engineer and design the best prototype possible. Each week we’ll dive into something new to develop!

Family STEAM Day

October 12 – November 23 (excluding October 26 & November 2), Enrichment Courses: 10:00am - 11:00am and/or 11:00am - 12:00pm within 9:00am - 1:00pm Session

Bring your family to join ours every Saturday at the STEAM Discovery Center. Each week come join your child in STEAM learning by participating in STEAM-oriented hands-on experiments. Gain problem solving skills by joining the chess lesson/tournament starting at 9am. Attend either or both of the LabRats STEAM courses from 10am-11am and 11am-12pm. These courses cover various topics from Robotics to Buoyancy to Space and more!