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)
Video games design (9 – 13 years)
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 (11-16 years)
Gain the basic skills and con dence for responsible babysitting. Learn the responsibilities of a babysitter, how to get along with and care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school- aged 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.
Toastmasters Youth Program – Vancouver Gavel Club
Conducted by Toastmasters members, Vancouver Gavel Club help youth build their communication and leadership skills to become tomorrow’s leaders.The club is a place for youth to push themselves, make new friends and have fun! Unlike in a class where people learn from teachers’ instructions, club members learn and build up con dence by making short impromptu and prepared speeches, taking meeting roles, and sharing & supporting each other.