Classes

After School Lacrosse (4th - 8th grade)

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SixFifty is thrilled to announce the 8th year of our After School class at La Entrada! Using our time-tested curriculum developed by Menlo-Atherton High School and SixFifty coach, Matt Bond, players are led through skills & game sessions embedded with teamwork, decision-making, and leadership lessons designed to foster athletic & … Continue

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After School Lacrosse LL Fall (K-3rd grade)

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SixFifty Lacrosse is thrilled to announce the 5th year of our After School Lacrosse class at Las Lomitas! SixFifty is directed by former Johns Hopkins University player and current Menlo-Atherton High coach, Matt Bond. Matt is also the director of the M-A Grizzlies youth lacrosse program and has been coaching … Continue

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Art & Science LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Curiosity and creativity come together as children discover the science behind art. Artists and scientists are great observers and experimenters. Children learn observational skills as they look closely at the characteristics of birds, plants and insects. Experiment with color mixing before making watercolor illustrations. Draw animal portraits adding symbols to … Continue

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Art Studio: Painting, Drawing & Printing (grades 4-8)

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Expand your painting, drawing, and design skills! In this session we’ll find inspiration from animals, landscapes, still life arrangements and more. We’ll explore a variety of mediums including watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, printing, and collage.  Each session incorporates basics of color theory, good design and composition. This course is suitable … Continue

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Art-Infused STEM Makerspace Class LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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[Art + STEM = STEAM ]  Innovation, imagination and creativity make a great combination.   Young people can thrive in an environment where they can connect the creative side of their brains to challenging science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Class curriculum includes: Pom-Pom Catapults: Build scale model “soft-projectile-only” catapults … Continue

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Awesome Kids Tennis by Jim Heebner Tennis Class LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Awesome Kids Tennis classes are played on a smaller court, with smaller rackets provided and special soft tennis balls. This program is ideal for younger kids and it makes tennis easier. Also, classes will be a combination of fundamentals, drills and fun games. Jim Heebner, USPTA Tennis Professional, has been … Continue

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Baseball Class LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys will learn the proper fundamentals of baseball. Through catching, throwing, hitting each student will be able to enhance their basic skills of baseball through game strategies. Grades: K-3 Day/Time: Friday, 3:35 pm to 4:35 pm Class dates: Sept 20-Nov 22 No Class: Nov 1, Nov 15 Number … Continue

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Basketball 2nd-3rd grade LL Fall (2nd - 3rd grade)

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Game Play: Second and third grade boys and girls will step up their game in this fun and enthusiastic class. This class will focus on preparing your basketball star for game play. Game situations, rules, and team-work will be emphasized. 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5 … Continue

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Basketball K-1st grade LL Fall (K-1st grades)

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Kindergarten and First Grade boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of basketball through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Grades: K-1 Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:45-3:45 Class dates: Sept 18-Nov 20 No Classes: Nov 13 Number of Classes: 9 Rain dates: Dec 4, Dec 11 Location: Main … Continue

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Bay Area Chess (4th - 8th grade)

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BayAreaChess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other to succeed and improve. Our chess program will cover the very basics for new students to the game and we can challenge experienced players with more advanced concepts. Students will have the opportunity to learn … Continue

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CANCELLED: Congressional Debate and Speech (Grades 6th - 8th)

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This class simulates the U.S. Congress and debates issues of current interest.  Writing, research, persuasive speaking, presentation, and critical thinking skills are all integral to the course. No prior experience in speech and debate is necessary. Students will also have an opportunity to compete at tournaments at an additional cost. … Continue

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CANCELLED: Create A Skate Class (4th - 8th grade)

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Want to design your own skateboard just like the pros? Well, Now You Can! With the Create a Skate Program, students will not only discover how skateboards are made, but also create their own. All this wrapped up into an immersive creative arts experience that meets S.T.E.A.M standards. Day/Time: Tuesdays, … Continue

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CANCELLED: Create a Skate LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Want to design your own skateboard just like the pros? Well, Now You Can! With the Create a Skate Program, students will not only discover how skateboards are made, but also create their own. All this wrapped up into an immersive creative arts experience that meets S.T.E.A.M standards. Students will … Continue

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CANCELLED: Guitar (5th - 8th grade)

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Whether you want to join a band and tour the world or strum your favorite song behind closed doors, if you want to play the guitar you need a solid foundation. You need technique, rhythm, and knowledge of harmony. This class will focus on developing basic technique, rhythm, learning chords, … Continue

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CANCELLED: Mad Science (grades 4-6)

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Movin’ and Groovin’ Catapult into Newton’s three laws of motion!  Use toys to learn earn about potential and kinetic energy!  Discover renewable and non-renewable resources for power generation, and build your own optical fiber model! Explore the animal kingdom – then hold your breath as we dive into the ocean … Continue

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Chess Class LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Bay Area Chess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other succeed and improve. Our chess program will cover the very basics for new students to the game and we can challenge experienced players with more advanced concepts. Students will have the opportunity to … Continue

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Coding Creations (grades 4-8)

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Learn to code by creating entertainment! Participants will receive the opportunity to use a variety of coding techniques and languages to produce a variety of multimedia on an iMac computer. From art, music, animations, and games, students will experiment using coding blocks, javascript, html, python and ruby in order to … Continue

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Coding with Python Level I (5th - 8th grade)

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This is a hands-on, project based class where kids learn to code with Python by solving coding challenges.  This class is for students grades 5-8 who have some experience coding with visual languages and want to learn Python to build games and apps. Students are eligible for this class when … Continue

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Coding with Scratch Level I – Advanced (grades 4-8)

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Students learn programming concepts that apply to real world programming languages by coding games and animations. Learning to code is an essential skill to understand and shape the world that we live in. The process of learning to code teaches kids to think critically and creatively about problems. Kids who … Continue

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Comic & Graphic Novels (Grades 4-5)

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Have fun while creating characters that come to life through pictures. Learn to create a real or imagined place through drawing and composition techniques. Create comics frame by frame. Explore storytelling through a sequence of illustrations that move characters through time and space. Take your stories from pencil to ink, … Continue

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Cooking Fun Adventures (Grades 4-8)

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Join us each week for an exciting culinary adventure. We’ll begin with classic dishes such as blueberry muffins, cinnamony coffee cake, overflowing omelets, homerun sliders, made from scratch puddings and not-so-classic recipes, such as recovery energy balls, grab-n-go smoothies, rainbow salads, and fusion pasta bowls. Mid-semester, your team will create … Continue

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Creative Product Design LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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This course is a creative planning process that leads to products. Students will identify criteria and constraints related to the design and development of various products, for example “a shirt which can also be used as pants”, “a chair useable in extremely cold weather”, or, “french fries box with a ketchup container”, and etc. … Continue

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Creative Writing 101 (4th - 7th grade)

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What do Ramona Quimby, Auggie Pullman, Harry Potter, and Percy Jackson have in common? They’re heroic characters who entertain and inspire us!  We all have stories inside us, but how do you get that promising idea onto paper? This interactive workshop for writers of all levels will show you how. … Continue

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Digital Photography (4th-8th grade)

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Take a closer look at the world through the lens of a camera! Have fun and express yourself through the art of digital photography. Through step-by-step instruction, students will learn the basics of digital photography including: camera operation, exposure settings, composition, lighting and editing. Fun projects like portraits, product photography, … Continue

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Drawing by Young Rembrandts LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Young Rembrandts teaches drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting that ensures success for every child. We offer classes that combine basic drawing techniques, portraiture, cartooning, Art History lesson, Landscape, Animals, Birds etc…. Students will improve core learning skills while delving into a favorite … Continue

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Electrical Engineering (4th - 8th grade)

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This is a hands-on, project based class where kids learn how electricity works and how it is used in the real world. Kids engage in project based learning activities where they explore static electricity, voltage, resistance, circuits, batteries, conductors and insulators, and electromagnetism. They will bend water with static electricity, … Continue

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Flag Football (4th - 5th grade)

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Boys and girls will learn the proper techniques of Flag football in passing, catching, flag pulling and games. Come join the fun! Day/Time: Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm Class Dates: September 18 – December 4 No Class: Nov 13, Nov 27 Number of Classes: 10 Location: LE Field, La Entrada Class … Continue

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Flag Football Class LL Fall (K-3rd grade)

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Boys and girls will learn the proper techniques of Flag football in passing, catching, flag pulling and games. Come join the fun! Grades: K-3 Day/Time: Tuesday, 3:35 to 4:35pm Class dates: Sept 17-Nov 19 No Class: Nov 12 Number of Classes: 9 Rain Dates: Dec 3, Dec 10 Location: Far … Continue

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French for All (4-8th grade)

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This fun, exploratory and introductory class is tailored for all ages and grades. NO PRIOR French experience is necessary. The lessons are full of interactive exercises, fun action games. The teacher will lead the children in French language using educational manipulative pictures, children’s songs and dialogues. The teacher will introduce … Continue

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Game Craft: Video Game Design Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Video Games? Go ahead, pinch yourself, this is not a dream! Sign up for this after-school class to learn everything you need to know about video games–the elements of, types, history, and creation–in this fun, hands-on class. Some of the tools used will be Scratch, Sketch Nation, Gamestar Mechanic and … Continue

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Golf LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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This is a youth golf program in which children are introduced to the game, the shots, the terminology, the swing, the rules, and basic fundamentals. The children will implement skills as they are taught, including: grip, stance, aim, swing and putting. The program is designed to teach the game in … Continue

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Gorilla Play Day LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Gorilla Play Day offers a variety of outdoor games and activities for your kids after school. Games change weekly, but follow the format of 1) a casual take on a traditional sport; 2) a tag game; 3) a dodgeball game; and 4) a camp game, relay race, parachute activity or … Continue

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Group Piano LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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The Las Lomitas Piano Group is open to students in grades K-3.  Learn piano in a fun, social group atmosphere! Group piano class provides students an excellent introduction to the keyboard and prepares them for more serious private study, as well as playing in a band/ensemble. Most importantly, students will … Continue

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Hip Hop Dance LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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A fun hip hop class for kids who enjoy music, dancing and getting some energy out on the dance floor! Students will begin with a warm up, learn various techniques and work on a dance routine each week. Music is age appropriate and children should wear comfortable dance or tennis … Continue

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Jazz Band (6th - 8th grade)

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Jazz Band is a performing ensemble where students will learn the fundamentals of jazz performance. A minimum of one year experience on your instrument is expected, but not required. Any student who has less than one year experience will be asked to audition with the instructor before being allowed to … Continue

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Las Lomitas Chorus LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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All students in grades 1-3 are welcome to join the fun new Las Lomitas Chorus.  Open to beginning and experienced students. Students will learn musicianship skills, singing in multiple parts, following a conductor, music reading  skills, and they will get to have fun making music with their schoolmates! We will … Continue

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Let’s Make a Movie (4th - 8th grade)

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Learn the in’s and out’s of making movies. Through theater improv you will develop a short story. Then you will learn how to operate a camera to turn it into a movie. And finally, you will get to edit it and add sound and special effects. Day/Time: Wednesdays 3:20 – … Continue

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Mandarin Chinese LL Fall (K-3rd grade)

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Students learn Mandarin Chinese conversation skills and practice writing simplified characters. This is a year-long program with two semesters (Fall & Winter/Spring). This year, the three levels of Mandarin Chinese will be combined at Las Lomitas.   Day/Time: Fridays, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Class dates: September 20 – December 13 … Continue

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Minecraft Rally LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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ALL NEW WORLDS, ALL NEW ADVENTURES! PERFECT FOR NEW OR CONTINUING SPARKIVERSE STUDENTS. We’re bringing social interaction to Minecraft – and weaving in lots of fun and healthy competition. If your student has attended other Sparkiverse Minecraft classes, don’t worry – this class features all NEW worlds and challenges. This … Continue

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Recess Games with GrowFit LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Join us each week for an hour of fun, non-traditional sports games. Each week, boys and girls will participate in activities uniquely designed to get kids moving and excited in a safe and inclusive environment. Games include: Star Wars dodgeball, terminator tag, capture the flag, chaos tag, and obstacle courses. … Continue

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Run for Fun LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Run for Fun is an outdoor after school program that focuses on play through field games. Kids work on speed, agility and fitness while enjoying games such as Capture the Flag, Chaos Tag, and Dodge Ball. Run for Fun welcomes all ages and athletic abilities and emphasizes good sportsmanship and … Continue

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S.T.E.M. in the Great Outdoors LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Join us on this exploration of innovation with the great outdoors as our classroom.  In this class we will run, build big, go on treasure hunts, design contraptions, make spooky potions and launch rockets as we explore the synergy between science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM). Water Rocket FabLab:  Join … Continue

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Skateboard Lessons (4th - 8th grade)

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Designed by professional skateboarder Jordan Richter, JRSA camps focus on skill building, goal setting, fun, and camaraderie. Students work through fun and challenging activities, earn badges and move up levels as skills and confidence grow. All instructors are CPR and FIRST AID certified and trained to teach safe skateboarding.  All … Continue

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Skateboard Lessons LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Designed by professional skateboarder Jordan Richter, JRSA camps focus on skill building, goal setting, fun, and camaraderie. Students work through fun and challenging activities, earn badges and move up levels as skills and confidence grow. All instructors are CPR and FIRST AID certified and trained to teach safe skateboarding.  All … Continue

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Soccer Class LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys learn the fundamentals of soccer through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Grades K-3 Day/Time: Thursday, 3:35-4:35pm Class dates: Sept 19 – Nov 21 No Class: Oct 31, Nov 14 Number of Classes: 8 Rain dates: Dec 4, Dec 11 Location: Far side … Continue

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Spanish (4-8th grade)

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This fun class is tailored for students with no prior Spanish knowledge as well as for students with some or little Spanish knowledge. The lessons, through a structured approach are packed with educational pictures, interactive games, oral and written exercises. The children will learn quickly to convey short conversations in … Continue

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Spanish LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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HOLA! In any language, Berlitz Kids programs are fun. Come join us for an interactive language experience complete with songs, games and dance for young learners with a lot, little, or no exposure to the language. Taught by a native-fluent instructor team,we welcome all new and returning students. In Spanish … Continue

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Starfire Math LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Students in Starfire Math explore a world of fun, creative mathematics. They learn by exploring and solving interesting and challenging mathematical problems, logic puzzles, multi-step problems, and brain teasers. Learning through problem solving is both challenging and rewarding; it requires creativity, logic, deep thinking, persistence and perseverance. Starfire Math students … Continue

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Starfire Scratch Coding LL Fall (1st-3rd grade)

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Students in Starfire Coding will learn programming concepts that apply to real world programming languages by coding games and animations. Learning to code is essential to understand the world that we live in, and how machines work. The process of learning to code teaches kids new ways to think about … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Around the World (4th-8th grade)

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Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, easy and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and recreate at home? Well, here is an opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet … Continue

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