Ventana Vista Q3 In-Person (Registration Closed)
VV and OD | K-5
Lunch Required: No
Beat Drop Kidz
This Program is a Hip Hop Dance Program that brings the fun of Hip Hop Dance directly into the schools! We teach Hip Hop in a Kid-Friendly & FUN way while teaching the “Code of Hip Hop” of “Peace, Unity, Love & Having Fun”. Students will learn several moves from various Urban Dance styles such as Popping, Break Dancing, Locking & more!
Basketball Skills with Mr. Remy
Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot with Mr. Remy! You will learn the basic rules of basketball and how to work together as a team all while practicing sportsmanship.
CLOSED: Capoeira Mandinga Tucson-canceled
Learn the flowing, beautiful Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira with Capoeira Mandinga Tucson. Students will learn kicks, escapes, and fluid moves that build mind and body strength, flexibility, and agility. Students also learn music that drives the energy of the Capoeira game. Capoeira increases balance, creativity, and confidence. Teachers Anne Pollack and Aidan Miller-Wells were honored with a 2019 Southwest Folklife Alliance Award. Aidan has trained capoeira over 12 years. Anne is the only master of Capoeira and Afro-Brazilian arts in the State of Arizona.
Color Me Mine
Every week the kids will experience working with wood, ceramic and clay using both acrylic and water-based paints
Crazy Critters (Early Release Tues)
Meet and learn about different animals each week including goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, capybaras, porcupines, patagonian maras, reptiles and more! We will do a craft and/or fun worksheets related to those animals and then have hands on with them. *** Crazy Critters No classes weeks of 1/18, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8
Students will develop public speaking and leadership skills, while building confidence, and learning how to think quickly, creatively, and appropriately. All of this is done through our fun and energetic theater based curriculum. Students will participate in various activities including scene building, creative movement, short plays, and theater games. There are never any auditions and ALL students have the chance to shine!
Creative Kids: An Odyssey of the Mind Workshop (Session 1)
Are you a Creative Kid? Do you enjoy making things, being original, trying new ideas EVEN if they don’t go as planned? Then you must like...thinking out of the box! Join Ms. Alexander and Mrs. Meder for one of our two "VV Creative Kids" sessions. We will use verbal skills, building ideas, and games to take the ordinary and make it extraordinary. Please sign up for only 1 session - This is Session 1: 1/20 (Wed) and Mondays- 1/25,2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Creative Kids: An Odyssey of the Mind Workshop (Session 2)
Are you a Creative Kid? Do you enjoy making things, being original, trying new ideas EVEN if they don’t go as planned? Then you must like...thinking out of the box! Join Ms. Alexander and Mrs. Meder for one of our two "VV Creative Kids" sessions. We will use verbal skills, building ideas, and games to take the ordinary and make it extraordinary. : Mondays -2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15 and 1 more class TBD.
CLOSED: KidStage - The Lion King -canceled
When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back. The participants will have a blast in this coming-of-age tale about what it means to believe in yourself, work together and trust in your friends. NO CLASS 2/24
A KidzArt certified instructor that will guide students through a different project each week. Students will learn how to break projects into simple steps, art terms and vocabulary, as well as experience and learn techniques for varying drawing mediums. Each week students will bring home a different masterpiece all their own. Our curriculum never repeats!
Play-Well Minecraft Engineering (Early Release Tues)
Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a Minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.
CLOSED: Play-Well Minecraft Engineering (Early Release Tues)
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® parts! Build an Iron Golem, the Nether Portal, and the Ender Dragon. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects.
CLOSED: Skyhawks- Mini Hawk (Volleyball, Track & Field, Baseball)
This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of the sport are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Our Mini-Hawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle the specific needs of young athletes.
CLOSED: Skyhawks- STEM Sports (Early Release Tues)-canceled
STEM Sports use sports as the real-life application to engage elementary and middle school-aged participants. Our double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking provides a comprehensive, inquiry-based educational experience and a solution for crucial scene, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy for students. As a result, students develop: critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving and leadership skills that can be applied throughout their education and future careers.
Each week you will be introduced to a new skill to play the game of soccer and participate in fun and engaging drills to perfect these skills. You will warm up with a little jogging and a stretch circle before each class. Learn the rules of the game and show off your new skills!
CLOSED: TGA Golf
NOTE: this class begins 1/21/21 Tee it up this winter with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school sports enrichment program. TGA's five-level program brings the golf course to you. Have fun learning the techniques of golf! Great for beginners as well as experienced golfers.
CLOSED: TGA Lacrosse
Clas begins 1/20/21Catch the LAX fever with TGA and discover why Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing youth sports! This fun team game has origins as a tribal game played by Native Americans and features a stick with a netted racquet used to shoot a small ball into the opposing team’s net to score. Our programs maximize the fun by including an exciting mix of instruction, drills, and games to develop the fundamental lacrosse skills of cradling, passing, catching, shooting, and defending. Safety is the number one priority so TGA’s coaches are extensively screened and trained to lead age-appropriate activities and enforce a no-contact rule.
Class begins 1/22/21 Serve it up with tennis class and discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA! Coaches lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of grip, forehand, backhand, volley, and serve.
CLOSED: Ultimate Frisbee w/ Coach Miller -canceled
Learn the basis of ultimate frisbee with exercises and drills. You will learn how to throw, catch, and the rules of the game in a fun and interactive way.