After School Enrichment- Spring 2022

The mission of Pittsford PTSA's After School Enrichment Program is to provide safe and supervised after-school educational, enriching and/or recreational programs for school-age children in grades 1-5. Building PTSAs choose programs based on their individual demographics, interest level, and parent commitment. The building principal must approve all programs.    

Please note: Programs on this page are for Mendon Center Elementary students only. Before registering your child for any ASE courses, please read the ASE Policies . It is especially important to read and understand policy #12 about parent volunteers.  

If a program is full when you try to register, use the waitlist form to be put on a waiting list for that program. 

This page currently shows information for the Spring 2022 session. 
Registration for the Spring 2022 session will begin Tuesday, March 8 at noon. 

 

REGISTRATION BUTTONS WILL ONLY BE ACTIVE WHEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Use this form to add a student's name to any program that currently has a WAITLIST

Hip Hop                                                                                                                Cost: $84 (7 classes)    
Grades 1-5

Day: Mondays

Time: 3:05-3:50pm

Class Size: 6-15

Dates: 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23 (No Class 4/18, 5/30)

Instructor: Visions Dance Studio- Elise Gaudino

Join us for this fun, upbeat dance class that uses kid-friendly music & moves to help foster rhythm, coordination, strength, and flexibility. Stretchy, comfortable clothing should be worn, as well as clean sneakers. Also, it is recommended that students bring a water bottle. The class will be taught by Elise Gaudino, Director of Visions Dance Studio. She has taught dance in Henrietta for over 25 years and continues to bring passion and energy to all of her classes and students.

Let's Play Chess!                                                                                                  Cost: $45 (7 classes)    
Grades K-2

Day: Mondays

Time: 3:05-4:05pm

Class Size: 12-24

Dates: 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23 (No Class 4/18, 5/30)

Instructor: Rochester Chess Center Intstructors

Join in on the fun of learning Chess with the Rochester Chess Center.  Chess is designed to build critical- thinking skills, self-confidence, sportsmanship, and learning from mistakes in a challenging and exciting way.

The Rochester Chess Center has been part of the Rochester Community for over 30 years and enjoys teaching throughout Monroe County schools. 

Let's Play Legos                                                                                                       Cost: $20 (7 classes)
Grades 1-3

Day: Tuesday

Time: 3:05-4:05pm

Class Size: 16

Dates: 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31

Instructor: Parent Volunteers Caroline Kilmer & Krista Krzemien 

Let your imagination run wild as we build and explore with Legos. Weekly themes will jump start ideas for students to build and play together. Instructors will provide students with theme-related models to serve as inspiration.  Then play will continue independently or in groups to make Lego creations tied to the theme. Possibilities are endless!  Legos will be provided.

Exploring Art                                                                                                            Cost:N/A ()
Grades 1-5

Day: Tuesdays NO SPRING SESSION

Time: 3:05-4:05pm

Class Size: 8-16

Dates: NO SPRING SESSION

Instructor: Joanne Andrews

Explore a wide variety of ways to express yourself through art.  Students will have a chance to explore various mediums such as charcoal, pastels, watercolor, tempera, collage, clay, and others.  They will be challenged to create visual solutions to creative problems while having fun!  Students will also learn some new techniques with each of the mediums.

 

Let's Play Chess!                                                                                                  Cost: $45 (7 classes)    
Grades 3-5

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 3:05-4:05pm

Class Size: 12-24

Dates: 4/6, 4/13, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

Instructor: Rochester Chess Center Intstructors

Join in on the fun of learning Chess with the Rochester Chess Center.  Chess is designed to build critical- thinking skills, self-confidence, sportsmanship, and learning from mistakes in a challenging and exciting way.

The Rochester Chess Center has been part of the Rochester Community for over 30 years and enjoys teaching throughout Monroe County schools. 

Kidding Around Yoga                                                                                                Cost: $84 (7 classes)
Grades 1-5

Day: Thursdays

Time: 3:05-3:50 pm

Class Size: 6-20

Dates: 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26

Instructor: Julie Van Benthuysen

Kidding Around Yoga is, in essence, stress management for kids.  Students in grades 1-5 receive creative instruction in meditation, breathing practices, relaxation, and therapeutic poses.  KAY incorporates a series of creative games and yoga-based activities that emphasize the "whole child," combined with original music designed for fun, play and active learning.

Drama Kids                                                                                                 Cost: NA (13 classes)    
Grades 1-5

Day: Fridays

Time: 3:05-4:05pm

Class Size: 8-20

Dates: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20 (No Class 4/8, 4/15, &4/22)

Instructor: Drama Kids Certified Instructor

Drama Kids’ extensive and comprehensive curriculum was designed by educators, and is the result of more than 35 years of experience and continuous development. While kids are learning and developing new creative thinking styles and skills, they are also developing other important life skills, including public speaking. ALL Drama Kids programs are guaranteed to be both educational and FUN!

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