Brentwood Elementary has many after-school activities and clubs. For availability and details of the programs, contact the clubs listed below directly and keep an eye out for flyers in the Wednesday folders.
Please Note: This list of afterschool activities is provided for your convenience. This list is not an endorsement or recommendation of programs by Brentwood Elementary School or the PTA.
Sticky Fingers Cooking
In every delicious Sticky Fingers class, kids get hands-on experience preparing nutritious food that they’ll love. Yes, even the pickiest eaters will eat their own creations with gusto! See some of the yummy, healthy recipes from some of our recent class sessons. The class is available for grades K-5th.
Groundwork Music Project’s Ukelele Class
Learn to play this fun and easy instrument. This is a great way for young musicians to build their skills. Visit Groundwork Music Project for more details and to register for the next class.
Austin Globetrotters is an after-school program for 1st through 4th graders offered weekly that offers an exploration of our world and its many cultures. Each month, in 4 lessons, a new country will be explored. Geography, history, language, art, food, music, and, most importantly, the people of that area will be discussed and taught through games, art projects and other hands-on activities. The goal is to promote global understanding and cultural respect.
Coding With Kids Academy
Does your child play games and wonder how they are created? Would he or she like to build their own computer programs? Learn how at the Coding with Kids Academy! In this fun after-school class, BEGINNERS will be introduced to the core concepts of computer programming, including loops, conditionals and variables. INTERMEDIATE students will move on to more advanced concepts, such as nested conditionals and functions with parameters. Using the Scratch development environment, they will learn how to create a variety of programs, from simple animations to multi-level games. With new projects each session, they will be able to express their creativity and advance as a coder!
Play Well TEKnologies (LEGO)
Play Well offers after-school LEGO-inspired engineering classes at Brentwood. To learn more and register, visit www.play-well.org or contact: Devon Sepeda, call 512.757.4371, or register online.
iPianoLab Keyboard Club
iPianoLab breaks music down into simple, great sounding arrangements kids love to play, and children who like practicing their songs make rapid progress on the piano or keyboard. This is a comprehensive approach that teaches all the essential keyboard basics over the school year (broken into five levels, each lasting six weeks). The classes are held on school grounds right after school, and all enrolled students will have access to a keyboard and headphones during the class. $129 per level, with a 10% discount for families with more than one child. Visit the website to learn more.
Soccer Shots is an engaging soccer program for children ages 2-8 years with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.
Rue Babel is a world language program that believes that learning a language is for everyone. Lesson plans are designed to make language learning fun, easy and interactive. Rue Babel incorporates creativity, enthusiasm, and art into each language learning experience and believes that learning through art while having fun is the key. The curriculum is inspired by different teaching methods, worldwide philosophies, and a variety of publication sources.
Cub Scout Pack 49 is open to all boys who have finished Kindergarten and who have not yet completed fifth grade. Pack 49 meets once a month at Faith Lutheran Church on Woodrow. In addition, the individual Dens (smaller groups of boys divided by grade level) meet a few other times a month. The Scouts have a lot of fun – while being challenged to develop leadership skills in an environment that stresses the importance of moral and ethical behavior.
Yearly activities include: Pinewood Derby, Overnight Camping Trips, Field Trips, Blue and Gold Banquet, Service Projects
For more information about Pack 49, contact Pack 49 Cubmaster, Nikki Dulong.
If you’re a 4th or 5th grader who’s into making movies, then join Film Kids, an after-school club that meets once a week beginning in the fall. We create our own film ideas, then run cameras and make our movies to show in a film festival at the end of the year. Snacks and equipment are provided and everyone gets a DVD of their work. Call 512-567-0778 or e-mail Brian Cox with questions or to register. Go to www.filmkids.org to see us in action!
Good News Club
Good News Club is a free after-school program one day a week after school until 4PM. The club is faith based and is similar to a Sunday School curriculum incorporating snack and outdoor game time. Students have the opportunity to learn Bible stories, memorize verses and ask faith-related questions. Each week the Club is staffed with at least five well-trained and background-checked Christian teachers whose goal is to provide a fun and safe learning environment for students in grades K-5. For more information contact the director of the Good News Club: Matt Ryniker at (817) 313-0328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place! For more information about Girl Scouts at Brentwood, contact Mariah Ramon, our coordinator.
Mad Science hosts science after-school experiences at Brentwood. Once the topics are announced, registration is ongoing and open to all students from Kinder through Grade 5.
Mariposa’s Spanish School
Mariposa’s Spanish School will be holding after-school Spanish classes at Brentwood for Pre K-2nd Grade students. Classes are open to Brentwood students & those outside of Brentwood Elementary.
Young Guns Running Club
The Young Guns Running Club will begin meeting in September and is open to kids in grades K-5. Parents will need to make arrangements for their child to meet Ms. Stephens at the front entrance to the school at the starting time, there will be no pick-up directly from the classroom or on-site aftercare.
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