Learn something new!

CPA After-school Programs offer year-round enrichment opportunities for students grades K-8. The After-school programs seek to introduce students to diverse experiences, help them develop new interests, meet new friends, and learn special skills. Whether learning a new art technique or building a robot, offerings create a vibrant scene of exploration!


Lower School Offerings: Fall 2018

List of 9 items.

  • Artforms

    Grade Level: 4th – 5th
    Instructors: Tara Stumpf & Ian Mullins-Zugelder
    Meets: Wednesday
    Price: $200
    Supply Fee: $10

    Discover your new favorite artform through a variety of 2D and 3D projects in the Art Room and the STEAM Lab. Join Ms. Stumpf and Mr. MZ as we explore traditional and contemporary techniques for creative expression. From ancient to digital, this offering has something for every young artist!
  • Ballet I

    Grade Level: 1st – 2nd
    Instructor: Ashli Spencer
    Meets: Tuesday, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Price: $275
     
    Ballet, the “backbone” of all dance training, lays a foundation in alignment, terminology, coordination, rhythm, and balance through barre and center floor work.  From leaps and turns to across-the-floor combinations, students establish a strong core, flexibility, and stamina.
     
    Attire:
    Black leotard
    Light pink tights
    Leather ballet slippers
    Skirt (optional)
    Hair in bun (if needed, we will assist girls)
     
    Items may be purchased from any vendor. Bellissimo Boutique (bellissimodanceboutique@gmail.com) has a list of required dance attire for CPA studio dance classes. If you chose to order from this vendor, they will deliver to campus. Some orders may come in after the first class. Teachers understand this and students are able to wear something else until they receive their items.
  • Ballet II

    Grade Level: 3rd - 4th 
    Instructor: Ashli Spencer
    Meets: Thursday, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Price: $275
     
    Whether a beginning student, or one who has taken previous classes, students will become proficient inproper alignment, positions of the body, movement, and technique. Barre, center work, and across-the-floor combinations will expand strength, control, discipline, confidence, and grace to excel in multiple dance genres. 

    Attire:
    Black leotard
    Light pink tights
    Leather ballet slippers
    Skirt (optional)
    Hair in bun (if needed, we will assist girls)
     
    Items may be purchased from any vendor. Bellissimo Boutique (bellissimodanceboutique@gmail.com) has a list of required dance attire for CPA studio dance classes. If you chose to order from this vendor, they will deliver to campus. Some orders may come in after the first class. Teachers understand this and students are able to wear something else until they receive their items.
  • Beginning Dance

    Grade Level: K- 1st
    Instructor: Tosha Pendergrast
    Meets: Thursday, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
    Price: $275
     
    Develop artistic expression by exploring creative movement and pre-ballet with physicality, imagination, and props! Warm-ups, steps, and simple routines equip students for future dance training and expands concentration, coordination, and collaboration in a warm and supportive environment.

    Attire:
    Light purple leotard
    Light pink tights
    Leather ballet slippers
    Skirt (optional)
    Hair in bun (we will assist)
     
    Items may be purchased from any vendor. Bellissimo Boutique (bellissimodanceboutique@gmail.com) has a list of required dance attire for CPA studio dance classes. If you chose to order from this vendor, they will deliver to campus. Some orders may come in after the first class. Teachers understand this and students are able to wear something else until they receive their items.
  • CPA Escape Game

    Grade Level: 3rd – 5th
    Instructor: Jon Kelley
    Meets: Tuesday
    Price $200
     
    Students will use teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving to collect clues, solve puzzles and overcome challenges in order to complete the objective at hand. Come and see if you have what it takes to escape!
  • Crossfit, Ninja Warriors & Games

    Grade Level: 2nd – 5th
    Instructors: Beth Sheridan & David Marmolejo
    Meets: Wednesday
    Price: $200
     
    Join this fun class where students will incorporate facets of fitness and crossfit training. We will also focus on balance, speed & agility, obstacle courses and much more. Students will
    have a great opportunity to strengthen their individual leadership skills, as well as learn values gained by being part of a team!
  • Jazz / Hip-Hop

    Grade Level: 4th - 5th
    Instructor: Tosha Pendergrast
    Meets: Monday, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Price: $275
     
    This class combines fundamental jazz technique with the upbeat urban dance moves of Hip Hop and introduces proper dance technique with upper and lower body conditioning, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Dancers will grow in flexibility, coordination, rhythm, confidence and self-expression. 

    Attire:
    Black leotard
    Tan or mocha tights (depending on skin color)
    Jazz shoes
    Hair in bun
     
    Items may be purchased from any vendor. Bellissimo Boutique (bellissimodanceboutique@gmail.com) has a list of required dance attire for CPA studio dance classes. If you chose to order from this vendor, they will deliver to campus. Some orders may come in after the first class. Teachers understand this and students are able to wear something else until they receive their items.
  • LEGO Builder

    Grade: K – 4th
    Instructor: Wesley Diggs
    Meets: Wednesday
    Price: $200
     
    This LEGO Builder camp will be an engaging adventure in imagination and engineering. Students will follow instructional sets and also build freely and creatively.
  • LEGO Robotics, Jr.

    Grade Level: K – 4th
    Instructor: Ian Mullins-Zugelder
    Meets: Thursday
    Price: $200
     
    Students will build and program a series of robot machines using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits and software. Join this fun, interactive camp and bring your LEGO creations to life!
     

Middle School Offerings: Fall 2018

List of 5 items.

  • Adventure Club

    Instructors: Ben Crist, Bo Morrisey and Leslie Ponder
    Meets: Mondays
    Price: $300
     
    Ever wanted to learn how to fly fish?  Come and learn how to set up a fly rod, knot tie, cast, and fish with your fly rod. Have you ever played Bocce Ball or been rock climbing? This Adventure Club will rotate different experiences throughout the 12 weeks.
  • Drama Club

    Instructor: Anna Lee McFadden
    Meets: Thursday
    Price: $200
     
    Drama club is a a troupe of actors and performers that are charged and ready to launch into the theatre world inside and outside the classroom! If you love theatre and want to perform in scenes with your friends—this is the place for you! We will be attending forensics competition in the fall at Father Ryan and have some top secret plans for the spring in preparation for a showcase at the end of the year. Get ready to create characters, expand the actor’s toolbox, and make friends with fellow performers. 
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  • LEGO League

    Instructor: Wesley Diggs
    Meets: Monday/Friday
    Price: $600 (fall/spring semester)
     
    FLL team builds robots to compete with other local schools. We collaborate globally and innovate a creative solution for each year’s theme. Sessions are Monday and Friday.
  • STEM Club

    Instructor: Stephen Owens
    Meets: Wednesday
    Price: $300
     
    Do you like to shoot off rockets, hot air balloons, build green cars, and race CO2 Dragsters? This is the after school club for you. The stem club challenges the students with completing the design process of multiple projects using engineering software that helps with design and testing before they build their project.The students will engage in design and testing of rockets, green cars, CO2 dragsters, hot air balloons and other projects.
  • Visual Arts Club

    Instructor: Laura McFadden
    Meets: Tuesday
    Price: $200
    Supply Fee: $10

    Art Club gives students the freedom to explore the art mediums of drawing, painting and sculpting in a personalized atmosphere. This is the perfect place to try some things beyond what is covered in class, connect with peers and enjoy the freedom to dream up some new ideas all on your own!
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Camps at CPA

Camps at CPA offer more than 60 camps and workshops with options for preschool through 12th grade (ages 4-18) in the areas of athletics, discovery, and the arts during the summer and winter.

All camps are open to the Nashville community! Be on the lookout this fall for informaiton on Winter at CPA camps. For specific questions, please email camps@cpalions.org.

K-5 Aftercare

CPA After Care is an opportunity for K-5 students to be in a fun, nurturing, and structured environment after school from 3:15 - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students will be served a snack and enjoy supervised playtime outside, followed by a quiet thirty-minute time for board games and/or homework. This program runs August through May.

There are 3 options:
5 days a week = $250
3 days a week = $200
2 days a week = $150
 
Families must register for the semester. No drop-in care is available. There is flexibility in choosing your days if you are registered for the 2 or 3 day program. Those may be different days each week according to your schedule.

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