After School Activities for KBA Students


After School Activities at KBA (P3-8th Grade)

Our educational and recreational activities offer instruction from local experts in a wide variety of specialties. Age appropriateness, availability, and pricing vary per activity.

Available activities this year

Chess | Mini Sports | Gigatykes | Discovery Kids Scratch Jr. Coding | Creating Artists Club | Oh, How Healthy Kids | Soccer Shots | Music Program

 Parents must pick up their students when the after school activity ends.

No late care available. 


Activities Offered

chess

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Thursday Afternoons: 3:30-4:30    

September 13 - December 20 (No class November 21)

Cost $182.00 for 14 week session.

FIDE Master Dov Gorman, the highest-rated player in South New Jersey Chess Club, U.S. Chess League First Team All-Star, runner up for the US Chess League MVP, and a champion of two states, holds chess after school program for K-8th graders at Kellman Brown Academy.  This unique workshop is a Chess Fast Track program. The objective of the workshop is to improve chess skills and improve general thinking skills. The program re-introduces the rules of the games, the board and the pieces as well as basic decision-making skills such as strategy and tactics. The program focuses on understanding important chess patterns which are used as foundation for further progress.        

        To register please contact dgorman@darsemail.com 

 

Mini Sports

P4 - 2nd Grade

Monday Afternoons 3:30 - 4:30

October 8 - December 17 

Cost: $176.00 for 11 week session

Baseline Hoops Mini Sports program offers fundamental instruction in the areas of basketball, baseball, football, soccer, general fitness, and more! Our experienced coaches take KBA students through an after school program in which they will learn the basic skills of running, dribbling, passing, shooting, hitting, catching and so much more! Students will receive a well-rounded introduction into team sports! Mini sports is open to students ages 4-7.

*Students must be picked up promptly at 4:30 to avoid additional fees*

To register please click here

 

Gigatykes

P3 - 1st Grade

Tuesday afternoons 3:30 - 4:15

October 9 - December 18 

Cost: $198.00 for 11 week session

Become a computer detective using our STEM based curriculum that teaches children typing, computer navigation, critical thinking and problem solving skills, early literacy, and basic computer concepts while allowing them to become the main character in their own fun learning adventure. Our coding portion of the course gives children an early introduction to coding by allowing them to create their own interactive projects that encourages creativity and expression while teaching them to think sequentially, explore cause and effect, and navigate ambiguity. 

*Students must be picked up promptly at 4:15 to avoid additional fees*

To register please contact gigatykes@yahoo.com    

 

Scratch jr

2nd - 3rd Grade

Thursday Afternoons: 3:30-4:15pm   

October 4 - December 20

Cost $198 for 11 week session

Designed for children 7 and up, Scratch Coding is a graphical programming language designed to help them  develop creative learning skills for the 21st century. Children design programs by simply dragging and dropping colored blocks to create interactive stories, games, animation, music, art and presentations. They learn important mathematical and computer concepts that improve their creative thinking, logical reasoning, problem solving, and collaboration skills. Each child will work on their own tablet and closely with the teacher limiting the class to 6. 

To register contact gigatykes@yahoo.com

 

Creative arts club

P4 - 5th grade

Wednesday afternoons: 3:30 - 4:30 

September 12 - December 19 (No class September 19 and November 21)

Cost: $195 for 13 week session. 

Want to increase your skills in art? Sign up for Creating Artists on Monday After school! Students can pick their own projects and work with different mediums to become the artist they always dreamed of being. There is limited space so make sure to sign up if you are interested.

To register please email Kelianne Sharkey at ksharkey@kellmanbrownacademy.org

 

Oh, How healthy kids

4th - 8th Grade

Tuesdays: 3:30-4:30pm    

October 10 - December 11

Cost $250.00 for 10 week session 

        Hands on Educational nutrition cooking class. To register please go to www.ohhowhealthykids.com

 

Oh, How healthy kids

P3 - 3rd Grade

Thursdays: 3:30-4:30pm    

September 13 - December 13

Cost $350.00 for 14 week session 

        Hands on Educational nutrition cooking class. To register please go to www.ohhowhealthykids.com

 

Soccer Shots

P3 - 3rd Grade

Wednesdays: 3:30-4:30pm    

Sep.12 - Nov. 28 (No class Sep 19 and Nov 21)

Cost $140.00 for 10 week session 

Soccer Shots program utilizes creative games to focus on soccer skills of dribbling, passing, ball control,  and scoring goals. Our program highlights positive character traits in each session, such as respect & teamwork. 

Premier Program designed for 1st-3rd grade players learning defensive & attacking skills, maximize touches on the ball, and learning positions to play the Game. Our goal is for every player to experience SUCCESS. 

We teach and encourage 100% participation. Creating a learning environment to have FUN and ENJOY the game of Soccer!

To register, visit camden.ssreg.org and click on “Kellman Brown Academy”

 

After School Music Program 2018-2019 - Starting september 12

Philosophy

KBA is proud to offer one of the finest after school music programs in the area.  Our children are given the opportunity to achieve excellence in music through their natural love of learning in a caring, nurturing environment.  Playing music develops children’s mathematical skills and self-discipline.  Our music program encourages exploration, creativity, and self-expression.  This helps us fulfill our mission of enabling our children to grow into independent, creative thinkers!  

Offered Instruction

 •   Instruments

o   piano, drums, violin, cello, flute, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, classical guitar, bass guitar, and voice.

 •   Instrumental Lesson Format

o  Private Lessons – Individual 30 minute lessons (45 minute lessons available for an additional charge).

o  Semi –Private Lessons– This is the MasterClass Method of Teaching.  With this method, one student observes as another is taught and then they switch.  As soon as students are able to, they begin playing duets and trios with their teacher. 

 •   Music Theory & Solfège

Music theory provides children with a firm foundation of music comprehension.   During this weekly half-hour class, children learn to read and understand musical notation as well as, study music history and rhythm.

 •   Rock Band

The rock band specializes in a different genre of music.  The ensemble rehearses, ”jams” and performs a combination of pop, rock, and jazz pieces.

•   Supervised Time between Lessons

Your child will be supervised between lessons at no additional cost.  The supervisor can assist them with homework, if necessary and will be with the students until 6:00 pm.  Please pack your child a snack.

To register please email dkasyuk@gmail.com.

Additional information

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact:

Ilene Mautner - After School Coordinator