Chess Scholars             Wednesday          3:20-4:20                $95/6 weeks
Develop your child's intellect through the fun game of chess! Current research has shown a strong link between chess and academic performance in a variety of areas, including mathematics and language arts. Also, chess has been proven to enhance motivation, concentration, focus, social skills, and creativity.

No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class will consist of a fun, interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both new and returning participants are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. There will also be a chess competition with prizes towards the end of the session! Each child will receive a participation medal and a chess keychain. For any questions about this class, please contact info@chessscholars.com.


Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Adena PTO

Class dates:  Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28- backup Mar. 7

Class location: B5

Instructor:

Cookie Decorating Fun           Thursday              3:20-4:20                $80/6 weeks
Your children will absolutely love decorating cookies and taking them home every week in Cookie Decorating Fun! Each week is a fun theme and the kids will learn fun techniques they can use for a lifetime. Of course, we always enjoy a cookie during class and we complete additional crafts, games and related activities. Each week is fun and different. An apron is taken home at the end of the session.  For questions about this class, please contact Arin Singer-Bonk at 513-490-7221 or deliciousdesignscookies@yahoo.com or on Facebook (Delicious Designs Cookies).

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Delicious Designs Cookies

Class dates: Jan. 25, Feb. 1,8, 15, 22, Mar. 1, - backup Mar.8

Class location: B5

Instructor: Arin is the owner of Delicious Designs Cookies, located in Olde West Chester. She creates custom cut-out cookies for special events and occasions and loves coming to Adena for after-school programming. She enjoys teaching children fun skills to make their creations special. Arin lives in West Chester and her two sons attend Lakota Schools.

Movie Lab*             Thursday                3:20-4:20                 $65/4 weeks
Come learn how to make your own movie! Students in 4th-6th grade can join this 4-week class and experience making a short film from start to finish! Taught by experienced filmmakers from The Underground, this class will ignite your child's creativity and develop their art of storytelling. For any questions about class, please contact mike@theug.com or 513-221-4888

Class is open to grades: 4-6

Make checks payable to:  The Underground

Class dates:  Jan. 25, Feb. 1,8, 15,- backup Feb. 22

Class location: STEAM Lab

Instructor: Ryan Hartsock




Volleyball            Thursday                3:20-4:20                 $60/6 weeks

This class is an introduction and continuum of volleyball skills and fundamentals for children of all skill levels. The class is designed to your specific child’s skills and abilities and allows them to have fun and build development through a variety of games and drills!  For questions about this class, please contact Danielle Adleta at danielle.adleta@gmail.com or 513-678-5468.

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Danielle Adleta

Class dates: Jan. 25, Feb. 1,8, 15, 22, Mar. 1, - backup Mar.8

Class location: Gym

Instructor: Coach Danielle Adleta is an experienced volleyball player and coach who has played and coached for over 20 years. Coach Danielle previously ran her own JO volleyball Club consisting of Lakota East and West girls and ranked 19th out of 182 teams!


Handstamped Jewelry Design      Friday    3:20-4:20       $60/ 6 weeks In this fun jewelry design class, we will teach you how to hand stamp your own personalized text using steel stamps hammered into metal. We will make a charm necklace, two rings, a cuff and a stretchy bracelet, a backpack tag as well as a decorated jewelry box to hold all your new treasures! For more information about this class, please contact The Silver Diva at info@thesilverdiva.com or 513-873-4561.


Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to: The Silver Diva

Class dates:  Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9- backup Mar. 16

Class location: STEAM lab

Instructor: Cheri.  The Silver Diva is a hand stamping jewelry studio in the Voice of America Centre in West Chester. You can learn how to stamp your own text on jewelry and accessories. They offer classes, events, and parties as well as a retail  and online store at www.thesilverdiva.com to order or purchase something stamped by their experts.




NOTE: Pickup time is 4:20 PM for all classes.
NOTE: Class dates with “(NO!)” after them are weeks that are SKIPPED, due to conflicts.
NOTE: If a class is cancelled due to weather, instructor illness, etc., the class will be made up on the “backup” date. Please pay close attention to the backup date.
 
Art Spark for Creative Kids    Monday        3:20-4:20      $100/6 weeks
Spark your child's imagination with ceramics, canvas and clay! This class will provide students with a fun environment to explore and express their creativity with ceramics and canvas. We will also learn basic clay techniques while creating a hand built clay project that will be glazed and fired. The instructor is a past elementary school teacher and long time substitute teacher in Lakota Schools. She currently manages The Pottery Place Liberty, a paint your own pottery studio, in Liberty Township. For any questions about the class, please contact Mary Ann Ramhap at 513-755-0857.

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  The Pottery Place

Class dates:  Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5,12, 19(NO!), 26, Mar. 5, backup Mar 12

Class location: STEAM lab

Instructor: Mary Ann Ramhap

Drama Develops Kids    Monday         3:20-4:20      $165/13 weeks

Drama Kids offers program that develops self-confidence, public speaking, leadership skills. Activities include: improvisations, mini-scripts, dialogue development, speech training, theater games and more.Skills gained during all Drama Kids sessions will help the students to perform on stage at the end of the year! Spring performance date will be at the end of the session.
For questions about this class, please contact Marina Giller at dramakidsoh2@gmail.com or 513-885-3654.

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Drama Kids

Class dates: Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5,12, 19(NO!), 26, Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26(NO!), April 2(NO!), 9,16,23,30, May 7- backup May 14

Class location: Gym

Instructor: Marina Giller

Scientific Mayhem            Monday        3:20-4:20                       $50/ 6 weeks
We provide hands-on exciting activities for students who can’t get enough science in school. We encourage students to make hypotheses and conduct experiments individually and in small groups. Your student can make great scientific discoveries and generate a little mayhem in the process. For questions about this class, please contact Lisa Bacu at scientificmayhem@gmail.com.

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Scientific Mayhem

Class dates: Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5,12, 19(NO!), 26, Mar. 5, backup Mar 12

Class location: B5

Instructor:  Lisa Bacu or Kathy Peterson

Memory Maker Scrapbook Fun   Tuesday   3:20-4:20         $85/ 6 weeks
This class will give students a chance to make their very own scrapbook and learn new techniques and cool ways to make a scrapbook. This includes various cutting styles with special cutting tools, painting, embossing, braiding paper, and stamping. Lots of new supplies will be available for students to pick and choose how they want to create their scrapbook. Students participating in this class will need to bring in 10-15 pictures from a special memory to create their scrapbook. All other supplies will be provided for this class. At the end of this class students will have their very own scrapbook that they will cherish forever. The teacher is a past teacher in Lakota with a Masters in Education and undergrad in Early Childhood Education.  For questions about the class, please contact Terra Meade at 513-226-7203 or terra_meade@yahoo.com.

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Terra Meade

Class dates: Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 (NO!), 20, 27, Mar. 6- backup Mar. 13

Class location: B5

Instructor: Terra Meade

Let’s Build It- Robotics       Tuesday        3:20-4:20    $95/6 weeks
Let's Build It Robotics – Gears and Gizmos! Design and build your own robots! Your child will explore the field of robotics through a series of exciting and dynamic lessons. Students will learn about mechanical engineering as they construct and use robots to complete tasks and engage in competitions. A variety of topics will be covered including gear ratios, electricity, rotation, friction, force, transmitters and LEDs. This course gives students the opportunity to experience the captivating world of robotics in an inviting and fun environment. No previous experience is necessary; both new and returning participants are welcome! Each participant will receive an award on the last day of the session, and will have the opportunity to earn Energy Belts by demonstrating their learned skills. For any questions about the class, please contact info@learningmeansfun.com.

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Adena PTO

Class dates:  Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 (NO!), 20, 27, Mar. 6- backup Mar. 13
Class location: STEAM Lab

Instructor:Raela Smith


Speed and Agility*               Wednesday        3:20-4:20            $66/6 weeks
This class will focus on increasing athletic performance. Speed & Agility will be improved by teaching proper running form, mechanics, and mobility. Strength will be improved through body weight, core, and resistance training.  

Class is open to grades: 2-6

Make checks payable to:  Explosion Fitness

Class dates:
Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, - backup Mar.7

Class location: Gym

Instructor: Emily Miller

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