Spring Enrichment

OAK SPRING ENRICHMENT CLASSES – If you plan to enroll, please do so quickly as spots are filling up!

Sticky Fingers Cooking
It’s THYME to TURNIP the BEET on what KIDS EAT!
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!
Our fun, inspiring and creative chef instructors mix together a sense of engagement and excitement as they combine the love of cooking and fun nutritional facts (even a few bad jokes!), safe cooking skills and hygiene, jokes, geography, math skills, food culture and history to help instill a lifetime love of delicious, healthy family cooking.
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. Full recipes will be created each class with our AWESOME master chef Sticky Fingers Cooking instructors.

Due to popular demand, we are adding a second session! The classes are for K-5th You can choose from Tuesdays from April 4th to May 23rd (8 weeks) from 3:10-4:10 OR Thursdays from April 6th- May 25th. Cost $132. Register here.

GOLF
Future golf enthusiast? This curriculum was created by PGA Golf Professionals and education experts to include lesson plans that are fun, safe and educational. Available to all K-5th. Hone your skills in this 8 week class on Tuesdays, April 4th to May 23rd. K-5th from 3:15-4:15. Maximum 10 students, so sign up fast! http://www.elementarygolfschool.com/

Girl Power Yoga & Reading by Mission Propelle

Mission Propelle empowers girls in 1st to 5th grade to discover who they are, what they believe, and how to advocate for themselves. We accomplish this through an after-school program that combines yoga, reading, and mentoring. In each one-hour class, girls develop mindfulness and self-confidence as they practice yoga. They learn how to solve problems by reading original storybooks starring Dottie Tov, a relatable and age-aligned female protagonist. Throughout class, girls learn to apply leadership skills in their everyday lives as they receive situation-based mentorship from trained instructors.

The eight week session runs Thursday, April 6th to Thursday, May 25th. New students- $125; Returning students- $120. New studensts receive a yoga mat. In participation with WHOLE FOODS MARKET all students will receive a weekly e-book download, parent e-newsletter and a goody bad with healthy snacks & coupons ($50+ in value). Class runs from 3:15PM-4:15PM.

Forensic Science- Mondays 3:10-4:10 p.m.

Crack the case through science! We will learn about forensic scientists and what they do. Each class will feature a hands-on lab such as taking and analyzing fingerprints and lip prints,
hair and fiber analysis, soil and sand analysis and more.

This class is for K-5th grades. 8 classes- April 3rd to May 22nd. $135
For more information contact Alana (630-743-8082) Registration starts 12/5 online  http://www.camperregsecure.com/wcdowgro/

Gross Out Chemistry Fridays 3:10-4:10 p.m.

Calling all K-5th graders! Do your kids like to get messy? Introduce them to the science behind the mess! This is a super fun, hands-on science lab exploring chemistry with safe “kitchen chemistry” ingredients. each week, children will engage in a new lab project exploring the science behind chemical reactions. This session will run for 7 weeks on Fridays- April 7th- May 19th ( No school April 14th). Cost is $105. For more information contact Alana (630-743-8082) Register online.http://www.camperregsecure.com/wcdowgro/

YOUNG REMBRANDTS
Got a budding artist on your hands? This is the class for your K-5th grader! Thursdays this spring. The new session of classes will run Thursdays, April 6th to May 25th from 3:05-4:05. Cost-$80. We have lots of new and interesting drawings planned. Register here and view a sample of upcoming lessons.http://www.youngrembrandts.com/dupage

Robotics: 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!
Ages: 4th & 5th graders.
Dates: 5 sessions, Wednesdays, April 5th to May 3rd
Time: 3:10 – 4:30 each week.
Cost: $145 Register online or call 708-401-5956   http://www.tinkrworks.com/

Art Electric

Art Electric, children will bring artwork to life by combining electronics with artwork they create! Children will first choose a wooden template—an owl, a butterfly or a tree—and then use LEDs, sensors, micro-computers, and of course lots of color, to create beautiful designs. They then will code the electronics to light up and play music when people approach. And, best of all, children take their artwork home with them at the end of the session!
Ages: 2nd & 3rd graders.
Dates: 5 sessions, Wednesdays, April 5th to May 3rd
Time: 3:10 – 4:30 each week.
Cost: $145 Register online or call 708-401-5956   http://www.tinkrworks.com/

Oak School

950 S. Oak St., Hinsdale, IL 60521

630.887.1330 | webmaster@oakpto.org

School Hours

AM Kindergarten - 8:30 am -11:25 am | PM Kindergarten - 12:20 pm -3:05 pm

Grades 1-5 - 8:30 am - 3:05 pm (lunch 11:25-12:15)

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