Christ Presbyterian Academy

After-School Programs

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! 

Fall 2019 after-school programs and aftercare registration is now open! Click the buttons below to register.

New Hobbies and New Friends

Offerings: Grades K-5

Fairytale Ballet

  • Fairytale Ballet
  • Thursday/$275 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades K-1
  • Instructor: Trisha Marion
  • Classes begin August 22

Young dancers will explore beginner ballet technique and creative movement as they journey through beloved fairy tales and songs that encourage love, kindness and courage. 

Creative Dramatics

  • Creative Dramatics
  • Wednesday/$200 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades K-2
  • Instructor: Anna Lee McFadden
  • Classes begin August 28

Step into the world of imaginative play and acting exploration. Students will engage in voice, movement, characterization, and storytelling within the Fairy Tale World. Each week they will experience a different story from the actor’s perspective and bring it to life!

Escape Game

  • Escape Game
  • Tuesday/$200 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 3-5
  • Instructor: Jon Kelley
  • Classes begin August 27

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!

Harry Potter Art Adventure

  • Harry Potter Art Adventure
  • Wednesday/$200 --$10 supply fee (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 4-5
  • Instructor: Tara Stumpf
  • Classes begin August 28

Students will explore the magic within the arts of Harry Potter during this camp session. We will be making art that correlates with the stories of each book using different mediums. Muggles welcome.  

 

Intro to Ballet/Jazz

  • Intro to Ballet/Jazz
  • Tuesday/$275 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 1-3
  • Instructor: Tricia Marion 
  • Classes begin August 27

Students will be introduced to skills and develop terminology, coordination, rhythm, balance and technique through barre and center floor work in ballet, as well as steps and style of Jazz. Parents are invited to the final class of each semester. (Dance attire: lavender leotards, light pink tights and ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or bun).

Intro to Musical Theatre

  • Intro to Musical Theatre
  • Tuesday/$200 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 3-5
  • Instructor: Anna Lee McFadden
  • Classes begin August 27

In this class, we will be singing, dancing and acting to make characters making come to life! This is the ultimate offering for any student wanting to learn Musical Theatre basics. We will be working on a selection of songs and scenes from some Broadway favorites to share at the end of the semester.

Jazz/Hip Hop

  • Jazz/Hip Hop
  • Monday/$275 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 4-5
  • Instructor: Tricia Marion 
  • Classes begin August 26

Combining basic jazz technique with the upbeat urban dance moves of Hip Hop focus will be on proper dance technique with upper and lower body conditioning, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, patterns and combinations. Dancers will grow in flexibility, coordination, rhythm, confidence and self-expression. Fun, upbeat music and choreography will shape the work with developmentally appropriate lyrics/movements. On the final day there will be a Dance Observation where students will demonstrate their work from the semester. (Dance attire: lavender leotard, light tan tights, tan jazz shoes, black shorts or leggings and hair pulled back).

LEGO Robotics, Jr.

  • LEGO Robotics, Jr. 
  • Thursday/$200 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades 2-5
  • Instructor: Ian Mullins – Zugelder
  • Classes begin August 22

IT’S ALIVE! Learn to build and program awesome robots using familiar building tools – LEGOs! Learn coding while developing critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication skills. Campers will complete a variety of guided and free-builds while working to complete problem-based solo and group challenges!

Little Dribblers

  • Little Dribblers
  • Wednesday/$200 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Grades K-2
  • Instructor: David Marmolejo
  • Classes begin August 28

Students will spend time working on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting. They will be introduced to these skills and how they apply to basketball and soccer.

 

 

Offerings: Grades 6-8

Adventure Club

  • Adventure Club
  • Monday/$300 -- $25 climbing fees--(3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Instructors: Ben Crist, Bo Morrisey and Leslie Ponder
  • Classes begin August 26

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

  • Drama Club
  • Thursday/$225 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Instructor: Anna Lee McFadden
  • Classes begin August 22

Drama club is 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. 

 

 

 

FIRST Lego League

  • FIRST LEGO League
  • Monday/Friday: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
  • $600 (fall/spring semester)
  • Instructor: Wesley Diggs
  • Class begins August 19

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. 

Jazz/Hip-Hop

  • Jazz/Hip Hop
  • Monday/$300 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Instructor: Margaret Ann Owens
  • Classes begin August 26

Combining basic jazz technique with the upbeat urban dance moves of Hip Hop focus will be on proper dance technique with upper and lower body conditioning, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, patterns and combinations. Dancers will grow in flexibility, coordination, rhythm, confidence and self-expression. Fun, upbeat music and choreography will shape the work with developmentally appropriate lyrics/movements. On the final day there will be a Dance Observation where students will demonstrate their work from the semester. (Dance attire: black leotard, light tan tights, tan jazz shoes, black shorts or leggings and hair pulled back).

STEM Club

  • STEM Club
  • Wednesday/$300 (3 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Instructor: TBA
  • Classes begin August 28

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 projects.

 

Visual Arts Club

  • Visual Arts Club
  • Tuesday/$225 
  • Instructor: Laura McFadden
  • Classes begin August 27

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!

 

 

A Safe Place to Play

About 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. 

  • 5 days a week = $275
  • 3 days a week = $225
  • 2 days a week = $175

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.