If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact me directly at 917-601-4484 or PS11ASE@gmail.com.
After School Enrichment Director &
PTA Co-Vice President
The Art of Weaving: With Weaving Hand
We embrace cultural weaving traditions while celebrating a fusion of ideas and techniques. Student will learn the art of weaving while creating a work of art in a fun environment. Students work at their own pace on individual looms. Once they start, students won’t want to stop. Their excitement and dedication to their craft will be just as colorful as the weavings themselves.
Hip Hop Dance: With Ms. Jessica Vaughn
Join the Hip Hop Dance class where students learn, have fun, and add their own style to the class. We build confidence by friendly, in class competition, and motivation to do better. Continuously changing, Hip Hop dance allows students to dance with a unique personal style. There will be a grand performance at the end of the session.
Singing: With Mr. Jones of Young Voices Big Sounds
Students learn about vocal technique, rhythm, melody, and harmony while practicing and performing as the dynamic “PS11 Young Voices Chorus.” Our goal is to develop strong singers who perform fearlessly and joyfully alongside their peers. We sing songs that are a mix of new and old, from pop songs to classic R&B hits. There will be a grand performance at the end of the session.
Musical Instrument Instruction
All of our instrument instruction will be offered between 3:00-5:00pm in small groups of 3-5 students or private sessions (guitar only). Classes are open to all age groups and grades at PS11. **Please note: The length of the lesson time will depend on the number of students in each group. **Parents of registered students will be notified of the exact time slot of their child’s lesson no later than the 2nd week of classes. **
Piano: With Mr. Oleg of Piano School of NYC
Our Small Group Philosophy creates a comfortable and fun environment for young students to become curious about Music through the Piano! Children learn age-appropriate Music & Piano skills such as introduction to Piano, listening, singing, clapping, note reading & writing, Music Theory, Music History and more. We offer all participating students an opportunity to perform in our annual Spring Recitals at a location in Brooklyn.
Guitar: With Mr. Oleg
Sign your child up for private guitar lessons with Mr. Oleg, Piano School of NYC’s talented instructor. Each one-on-one lesson will last 20 minutes, during which time your child will learn to play chords and simple songs with proper guitar technique. Instrument is provided for in class instruction. It is recommended that families acquire a guitar for practice at home.
Junior First Lego League: With Ms. Tommaselli
Beginning Robotics. If your child likes building and exploring, then this is the right class! Students will learn about the exciting fields of engineering and technology while embracing their natural curiosity. The class introduces challenges to be solved by imagination, critical thinking, and research. Students work with LEGO elements and moving parts while learning team building and presentation skills. This class meets for 60 minutes each week.
Chess: With Mr. Wright of Learning Through Chess
Through chess, children develop fundamental lessons of life. Enlighten concentration, logical thought, foresight and planning, pattern recognition as well as developing creative solutions. This class teaches self-discipline and taking responsibility through the game of Chess. Come learn to strategically maneuver knights, rooks, kings, queens and CONQUER!
Hands On Science Adventures: With Ms. Villegas
It’s where all “I wonder...” questions are answered. We will encourage the sciences in your child by sparking their imagination. Students will conduct cool and exciting experiments, explorations in the garden, and discovery of animal facts while observing animal behavior. This is the place to encourage your child’s curiosity while enforcing scientific concepts.
Spanish Language: With Brooklyn Beanstalk
This program is designed as a full linguistic learning experience
using visual and physical cues to help children understand. For this cycle, the theme will center around “A New Year, a new start: I’m changing, I’m growing! Yo cambio, Yo crezco! An exploration of our body, the way it works, and changes everyday and over time. (Students will integrate generic vocabulary through circle time, greetings, songs, rhymes, etc. and will explore new themes through book reading, movement activities, etc.)
Basketball: With Coach Shawn
Does your child want to learn the game or become an even better player? If so, then this is for you. In this comprehensive instructional basketball program, your child will learn all the fundamentals of the game. Kids will receive small group and some individual instruction as well as real-game full court experience. They will learn discipline and sportsmanship in a fun and competitive environment. Regardless of the skill level, this program will be a benefit to his/her game.
Yoga: With Mrs. Beth Tiegs
Yoga means union, relating to the connection of the body and the mind. Practicing both physical poses with breath exercises and meditation helps create a balance between the body and mind, offering strength, flexibility and well-being. Yoga for children offers kids long-term benefits while having fun and learning about their bodies. In our classes, we will set our imaginations wild and explore yoga through storytelling, games, songs, animating poses, and guided relaxation.
Tennis: With Coach Lenny of Jr. Tennis Clinic
Dedicated to providing quality tennis instruction to culturally diverse, inner-city youth as a tool that supports and enhances their personal growth, physical health and academic achievement. Structured tennis instruction is an excellent vehicle for building character, developing discipline, and promoting physical fitness and mental alertness. Please note that all participants must be at least 6 years old.
Soccer: With Super Soccer Stars!!!
Our curriculum is specifically designed to improve the players’ balance and coordination, skill development and positional awareness. Our coaches will work with each child to improve their ball familiarity, their understanding of basic teamwork principals while instilling a love for the world’s most popular sport!
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No telephone, email, or text message registrations will be accepted.
Registration Fee: There will be a $10 non-refundable registration fee required to enroll.
Scholarships: The PTA awards a limited number of need-based partial and full scholarships to families interested in after school workshops on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please follow the directions when registering online. You will be notified if you do not qualify and if you have to submit payment. These payments must be submitted on or before January 25th to maintain space in the workshops. Financial need will be determined by school lunch status. In order to maintain confidentiality, only school personnel will assist in determining those eligible for scholarships. Limit One Scholarship per child per cycle.
**NOTE: It is recommended that Scholarship Applicants register early since the number of scholarships is limited. Scholarship Applicants are also required to pay the $10 non-refundable registration fee in order to participate in Workshops.
Tuition Payment Policy: Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. Failure to make payment within 48 hours after enrollment will forfeit your slot in the class roster. All classes must be paid for prior to the start of classes.
Refund Policy: Refund request must be made in writing.
Refunds will be granted using the following guidelines:
100% refund of tuition prior to the start of classes
75% refund of tuition during the first week of class
50% refund of tuition during the second week of class
No refunds will be granted after the second week of class.
Snacks & Activities: Students waiting for their scheduled class or session to begin will be supervised by adults from PS11’s After School Enrichment Program and can have a snack, do homework, create artwork, or have outside playtime while waiting for their class to begin.
*Disclaimers: PS11 PTA has the right to cancel a workshop if it does not reach the minimum enrollment. The After School Enrichment Director will notify you before classes begin if you applied for a workshop that has been cancelled. You will have the option of choosing an available slot in another workshop or receiving a refund for that class.
Class size is limited. Register early for as many workshops as you wish. Credit Card, Check,Money Order, or Cash payments accepted.