Cooking Fun (7-11yrs)
A great introduction for aspiring chefs! We will be baking and cooking a variety of healthy, delicious and fun dishes. Your child will gain experience in measuring, kitchen safety, nutrition, and kitchen cleanliness. Please bring a container every week to take food home. This is a nut-free environment, however we will be using common foods such as wheat, eggs, and dairy. Not suitable for children with food sensitivities.
Silly Circuits (9 -12 years)
Empower your STEM education with fun electronics projects. Learn to read and write your own circuit diagrams and build simple and complex circuits. Every term, we explore a different nal project! Class uses safe solderless breadboards and may use Arduino controllers. For safety reasons, there will be no soldering in class. Students to pay a separate price for the electronics kit which is taken home at the end of the program season. No refund on electronics kit.
Mad Science for Kids – System 2 (9 – 12 years)
The System 2 program offers eight weeks of exciting hands-on science based activities. Watch fascinating demonstrations, join in enquiry-based discussions, participate in individual & group experiments, and make amazing take-homes. Mad Science will spark the curiosity and imagination of children with fun science activities that will help them understand the science all around them. A weekly schedule includes: Under Pressure, Che-Mystery, Current Events, Fundamental Forces, Wacky Waves, Science of Magic, Stunt Planes & Gliders, Super Structures.
Video Game Design (6-13yrs)
Create your own video game with UME Academy! Students will learn creative problem-solving and computational thinking through the game design process while employing the tools and technology that power top games. Each class is rooted in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) topic and includes time to create, play and analyze games.
Red Cross Babysitting (11-16yrs)
Gain the basic skills and confidence for responsible babysitting. Learn the responsibilities of a babysitter, how to get along with and care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and schoolaged children. Students will also learn how to handle emergencies and provide first aid. Canadian Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual and Babysitter’s participation card are included.
Come jump into the intricate world of Chess. Each session will be full of chess puzzles, supervised games and game analysis. This comprehensive and progressive program allows students to learn how to play chess in the optimal manner by gradually increasing complexity. Classes will follow the six-level academic chess program of the Vancouver Chess School. (www.vanchess.ca)
Homework club (Grade 4 – 7)
Homework Club offers a safe and quiet space for students to complete homework, assignments or receive support that is meaningful and worthwhile! Parents should expect that the “Club” will provide an opportunity for students to review, practice and develop skills they already know, to do something they enjoy, and to experience success and some degree of independence. For the 3:30pm class only, we will start with free play followed by studies. Tables will be set up by grade and subject matter. Killarney Youth Volunteers will be on hand to lend assistance. This is a registered program.