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Art Starz (Grades K-5)

Calling all artists! Join Art Starz in a 6 week session where we explore a wide range of mixed media that will ignite the creativity in every child. Students will experiment with drawing and painting as they work with different mediums. They will be guided through step by step lessons to learn artist techniques, but they are able to put their own "personal touch" to their projects as they learn about color theory, value, composition and more. Kids learn to make personal choices, contribute ideas, work together and independently and nurture their imaginations all while having FUN! Supplies are of professional quality. A supply fee of $20 can be paid to My Art Starz by calling (210) 945-4411, bringing payment on the first day of class or by paying online at The tuition of $95 is to be paid separately to NEISD Community Ed.

Budding MaSTIR Chef

Let your children release their inner masterchef! We’re whipping up fresh and tasty recipes this season by focusing on FUN-da-mentals, Kitchen Tools PhD, and COOL-inary Confidence. Our professional chef instructors provide safe, engaging, hands-on learning, but it’s your chefs who prep and cook! Our classes are a BLAST for all ages and recipes are never repeated throughout the school year! When kids get to touch the ingredients and create their own recipes, they’re much more willing to try new foods. We provide the tools, ingredients, and instruction needed to cook up a delicious, healthy, and hearty after-school snack each week. Our online recipe collection is also included for family cooking at home! Sticky Fingers Cooking is 100% nut free. We CAN and WILL accommodate ANY and ALL food allergies.

Complete Chess (Grades 2-5)

Beginner to intermediate students will learn how to become a chess master! Students will learn strategies and piece placement as well as the history of chess and where the game is headed. Chess is a great game that has many positive benefits including critical thinking skills, mathematics, spatial memory, planning, strategic thinking and more. Instruction provided by Complete Chess.

Crayola® Artist’s Passport (Grades K-5)

Young artists will embark on an around-the-world cultural adventure as they explore far-off places and learn about the people who live there! From the Americas to Polynesia and from the cosmopolitan to the countryside, there is plenty to explore. Under the guidance of Imagine Arts Academy™ of Austin and San Antonio instructors, students will experiment with Crayola® products, while trying art techniques developed by local artists and artisans. Young artists will make different masterpieces each week such as drums, masks, canvases, gift bags, buses, and more! They will bring the unique creations home and build a globally-inspired art gallery.

Drama Kids International (Grades K-5)

Whether destined for the stage or the boardroom, Drama Kids International prepares children to speak up clearly with confidence, putting them on an easier path for lifelong success, through fun drama activities. Our acclaimed program encompasses a large volume of fun drama activities aimed at increasing confidence, self-esteem and verbal skills. These activities include speech, creative movement, structured improvisations, dialogue development and mini-scripts. Everyone is a star and enthusiastic participation is encouraged.

Kids in Motion Hip Hop (Grades K-5)

Get your child active and grooving to age-appropriate music and fun dance challenges. Our Hip-Hop class is designed to encourage your dancer to have fun, express themselves and stay healthy through music and art. Students will learn the newest dance moves, as well as some old-school favorites! Young dancers will work on choreography and solo dance moves then create music videos to share with family and friends at the end of each semester. Students should come dressed with closed-toe shoes, athletic clothing appropriate for dancing and bring a water bottle to each class. Instruction is provided by Onsite Youth Training.

Texas Cheer (Grades K-5)

Students will learn all the basics of cheerleading, including cheer stunt instruction, jumps, motions and more in a dynamic environment. Although optional, uniforms will be discussed during the first class. Instruction provided by Texas Cheer and Dance.

TGA Premier Jr. Golf (Grades K-5)

Developed by education experts, PGA and LPGA professionals, this program focuses on instilling a passion for golf, developing skills, having fun and building confidence. All equipment will be provided. Maximum student-to-teacher ratio is 8:1. Instruction provided by TGA North San Antonio.

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