Green Ivy Schools is pleased to once again offer rich, engaging after school programs for students throughout the Lower Manhattan community. As always, all of our enrichment programs are open to students from both public and private schools in the region. We offer programming across all interests, including the arts, technology and language.



TRIMESTERS: SEPT. 11-DEC. 15 | JAN. 8-MARCH 23 | APRIL 9-JUNE 14



GREEN IVY PRESCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - FIDI (Ages 2-4)
After school care and a variety of classes in sports, arts, technology, and more, are offered. Click here for details about programs and classes. Register

GREEN IVY ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - FIDI (K-4th Grade)
We offer an affordable after school Clubhouse in which students from local schools can socialize with their friends and make new friends in a safe, healthy environment overseen by our dedicated and caring staff. Clubhouse fee is $200/day/trimester and is included free of charge on days when a student is also registered for a class. Register

Walkover service is provided for any students coming from Blue School, Leman, Peck Slip, Spruce, Battery Park Montessori, and PS 276. The fee is $20/day/trimester.

ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL FALL CLASSES

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Physical Computing (2nd-4th Grade) | Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm In this class, students will build interactive systems that respond to the physical world through code and a variety of hardware. Some projects include creating video game controllers, touch sensitive instruments, and contraptions that respond to light, sound, and temperature. Register
RPG Design Lab (2nd-4th Grade) | Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm RPG stands for role-playing game and refers to games in which players take on the role of characters in fictional settings. In this class, students will create their own individual characters and develop the playing rules for a shared fictional world. Will there be dragons in this world? How strong are they? Flying skateboards? How fast? Students' imaginations are the limit in a class where collaborative storytelling meets creative problem solving. Register
Chess (K-4th Grade) | Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm The Chess At Three approach teaches much more than the rudimentary rules of chess. Chess At Three students also learn: The Importance of Sportsmanship, Literacy, Chess History, and Math, just to name a few. Lessons include interactive moments, physical movements (chessercizes), and guidelines for game play at each level of development. Chess At Three utilizes a unique cast of characters, in fun and interactive stories. Through these stories children progressively learn to play and develop a love for chess. Our stories focus on why chess pieces move in their own unique ways and are supported by activities that cement chess knowledge in your child's mind. Register

LANGUAGES
Spanish (K-1st Grade) | Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm In this after school immersion class, children will learn Spanish vocabulary through games, songs, books, cooking and arts and crafts. This class is a great introduction to students with no previous knowledge in Spanish. I will only speak in Spanish and convey the language through the use of gestures, images and lots of repetition. We use the city as a resource! Guaranteed fun! Register
Mandarin (1st-3rd Grade) | Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm This class is for beginners in Mandarin. The goal is to provide a fun cultural learning experience through activities about Chinese culture, such as Chinese crafts, cultural festivities etc. Students will build up vocabulary and improve communication skills through books, games, art and crafts, songs and dance, Chinese movies and online learning tools. Register

ARTS & MOVEMENT
Band (2nd-4th Grade) | Mondays, 3:30-5:00pm In the band program, students will learn how to play music in an ensemble setting. Each student will choose a primary instrument that they will play throughout the program and learn fundamental orchestra skills, such as sight reading, posture, rhythm techniques, following a conductor and more. The program will end with a live performance. Register
YOGA! (K-4th Grade) | Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm Nurture & Thrive Yoga for Youth was created by this ERYT-500 hr. certified Yoga teacher, mother and mindfulness coach. Christina has spent years learning how to bring out the best and the brightest in children, ages 3+, through patterns of movement, yoga, confidence- building mantras and the earliest stages of mindfulness with music. Using breath patterns learned at a young age, children will have fun in their bodies while calming, introducing sensory appreciation, gratitude, sharing, self- regulation and confidence at play. Christina has been teaching since 2007, is registered and insured. Children will receive take home yoga mats at the end of the semester, with a collection of playful music, practices of meditation to share with family members, and a “mindful toolbox” of skills that will encourage conscious behavior and self respect in both self-play as well as interpersonal communication & negotiation at this young age with playmates. Register
Beginner Dance (K-2nd Grade) | Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm This class will include a combination of dance styles and techniques to provide a well rounded and developed understanding of the art form. Stretching and some ballet will be the warm up with influences of modern dance mixed in, followed by a routine usually consisting of hiphop or jazz movments, and ending with a cool down. Register
Drama (2nd-4th Grade) | Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm Participants will dive into the act of theatre making from page to stage. We use teaching methods of the Royal Shakespeare Company to help students to help students develop performance and literary skills, and we explore contemporary theater styles like theatre in found spaces and immersive theatre. At the heart of this class is collaboration, expression, and problem-solving as the participants work together on playwriting, improvisation, directing, acting, and design activities which will culminate in a student written and performed play. Register
Super Soccer Stars (K-4th Grade) | Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm Kick, run and score with Super Soccer Stars! It is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. We use imagination-based lessons to build self-confidence and develop teamwork all while inspiring a love of the game. Our specially designed curriculum uses positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate. Positive and energetic coaches will have your little one kicking in no time! Register
Choir (2nd-4th Grade) | Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm In choir, students will learn a combination of popular music from different countries and traditional choral repertoire. Students will be introduced to important skills, such as blending, breath support, vocal techniques and two-part harmony. There will be winter and spring performances. Register



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