Student Enrichment Programs

OAK FALL ENRICHMENT CLASSES
To register, go to oakpto.org. Under the Events tab, click on Student Enrichment Programs

BAM Theatre presents “101 Dalmations”
Similar to BAM’s celebrated “Broadway Workshop Series” program, this theatre class is the perfect theatre experience for young actors! Appropriate for beginners as well as experienced actors, this theatre class will provide theatre and performance training to all involved – right at Oak School! The students will study the foundations of musical theatre – singing, acting, and dancing – and also rehearse a small show. The final class will offer a performance for parents to attend. Enrollment is limited to guarantee the best experience for all students involved, so register today!
Grades: K-5th
Dates: 12 weeks; 9/18-12/18 (no class 10/9 or 11/20). Final performance at 4pm on 12/18.
Time: 3:15-4:30
Cost: Tuition- $200; T-shirt Fee- $20 (students will wear t-shirts for final performance).
Register: https://ticketpeak.com/res/bam/classes

Sticky Fingers Cooking
Let your child release their inner chef! Students will prepare and eat healthy, globally-inspired recipes all while loving and learning to cook in a fun, engaging and irresistibly tasty way that will turn even the pickiest eaters into avid food explorers! We practice safe chopping, measuring and mixing skills, use a wide array of cooking utensils all while creating awesomely delicious recipes from the freshest ingredients. The class cooking list will be tailored to the class needs/restrictions.
Grades: K-5th
Dates: 11 weeks; Tuesdays, 9/19-12/12 (no class10/31 or 11/21) OR Fridays, 9/22-12/15 (no class 11/3 or 11/24).
Time: 3:15-4:15
Cost: $182
Register: https://stickyfingerscooking.com/school-programs/illinois/oak-school-spring-session-2017

Golf
Golf- 1st Class Full, 2nd Class Added!
Elementary Golf School is offering an exciting junior golf program, designed to expose golf to juniors of all ability levels. This program is created and taught by PGA Professionals, to include lesson plans that are fun, safe, and educational. Youngsters will be given the opportunity to experiment with playing a variety of different shots. Our coaches are supportive and will offer encouragement during the difficult early phases of learning the game. Our program teaches basic fundamentals, with plenty of variation for practicing and playing. We will not only teach the shots, but also the etiquette, behavior and finer points of the rules of the game. Our instructors will be able to adjust the level of complexity to each child’s individual level of progress.
Grades: K-5th
Dates: 8 weeks; Tuesdays, 9/26-11/28 (no class 10/31 or 11/21).
Time: 4:30-5:30 (3:15-4:15 is full)
Cost: $225
Register Online: http://www.elementarygolfschool.com/

Chess
Chess is the “Sport Of The Mind”. Chess-Ed will provide unique, exciting and fun instruction which lifts each student to a new level of expertise. Each week students will enjoy an engaging and dynamic lesson with supervised time to play classmates. Beginners welcome!
Grades: K-5th
Dates: 12 weeks; Wednesdays, 9/13- 12/6 (no class 11/22).
Time: 3:05-4:05
Cost: $192 by 9/8; after 9/8, fee increases to $212.
Register Online: www.oakchess.eventbee.com

Young Rembrandts
Got a budding artist on your hands? We have lots of new and interesting drawings planned. View samples via the registration link.
Grades: K-5th
Dates: 13 weeks; Thursdays, 9/14-12/14 (no class 11/23).
Time: 3:05-4:05
Cost: $130
Register Online: www.youngrembrandts.com/dupage/

TinkrWorks
TinkRbot: During TinkRbot, children will bring together motors, micro-computers, electronics, 3D-printed parts and other materials to assemble, program and customize robots that they can then bring to life! Will robots dance while playing a melody? Will they avoid obstacles and overcome fun challenges? The children will decide! And best of all, they will bring their robots home with them at the end of the sessions!
Grades: 4th & 5th graders
Dates: 5 weeks; Thursdays, 9/21-10/19
Time: 3:10-4:30
Cost: $150
Register Online: www.tinkrworks.com or Call: 708-401-5956

TinkrWorks
Star Wars Droid: In this special edition of our TinkRbot Project, TinkRers will build, wire-up, program and customize their own Star Wars droid. TinkRers will learn introductory robotics and computer programming skills. Then, TinkRers can add movement, sounds and sensors to their droid, bringing their robots to life. And best of all, the fun can continue at home as TinkRers will keep what they make!
Grades: 2nd & 3rd graders
Dates: 5 weeks; Thursdays, 9/21-10/19
Time: 3:10-4:30
Cost: $150
Register Online: www.tinkrworks.com or Call: 708-401-5956

Legos Builders
If your son or daughter LOVES LEGOS, this is the after school class for you. Children have a blast building with Legos; now they have an opportunity to learn about the science behind what they are building! This class will also be an introduction to programming. Our instructors are experienced teachers who help children build knowledge through our unique “think, build, review” process. Students that learn through problem solving and creative expression are more motivated to learn and grow. This class will challenge children, while building self-esteem, cooperation and confidence!
Grades: K- 2nd and 3rd-5th
Dates: 10 weeks; Fridays, 9/15-12/1 (no class 11/3 or 11/24).
Time: 3:10 – 4:10
Cost: $145
Register Online: http://www.camperregsecure.com/wcdowgro/

French Class at Lunch Time
The Language Labs is back again this year to bring fun and French to your child during lunch!
Grades: 1st-5th
Dates: 20 weeks; Thursdays, starts 10/5.
Time: During Lunch
Cost: $280
Register Online: Beginning 9/1 at www.thelanguagelabs.net ; contact Lourdes Beard with any questions (630)533-2644 lourdes@thelanguagelabs.net

After School Spanish
New this year at Oak! Language Labs will be moving to after school Spanish.
Grades: K-2nd
Dates: 20 weeks; Mondays, starting 9/18 (no class 10/9 or 11/20), dates after 1/1/18 tbd.
Time: 3:10 – 4:10
Cost: $280
Register Online: Beginning 9/1 at www.thelanguagelabs.net ; contact Lourdes Beard with any questions (630)533-2644 lourdes@thelanguagelabs.net

After School Spanish
New this year at Oak! Language Labs will be moving to after school Spanish.
Grades: 3rd-5th
Dates: 20 weeks; Thursdays, starting 9/21 (no class 11/23), dates after 1/1/18 tbd.
Time: 3:10 – 4:10
Cost: $280
Register Online: Beginning 9/1 at www.thelanguagelabs.net ; contact Lourdes Beard with any questions (630)533-2644 lourdes@thelanguagelabs.net

After School Mandarin

After School Mandarin to start in October
 
New this year at Oak!. Language Labs will be offering after school Mandarin.
Grades: K-5th
Dates: Tuesdays, starting in October (no class 10/31 or 11/21), dates after 1/1/18 tbd.
Time: 3:10 – 4:10 
Register Online: Beginning 9/1 at  www.thelanguagelabs.net ; contact Lourdes Beard with any questions (630)533-2644 lourdes@thelanguagelabs.net

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Please contact enrichment@oakpto.org with general enrichment questions or suggestions

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Oak School

950 S. Oak St., Hinsdale, IL 60521

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