Enrichments

Beverly Cleary after-school enrichments are back for Fall 2022! Details below!

If you are a parent with questions or a provider who is interested in offering a class, please contact the parent volunteer coordinator at clairecmiller@gmail.com.

Note: These programs are provided to families as a resource and are not endorsed or sponsored by Beverly Cleary School or the PTA. The PTA offers partial scholarships to help make these programs accessible to all families. Please request partial scholarships through the enrichment provider or your school counselor. You will remain anonymous to the PTA.

Yoga

Yoga Playgrounds

Kids will stretch and energize their bodies and minds through individual and group poses, mindfulness games and creative relaxation techniques.

Days: Monday
Grades: K-3
Time: 3:15 to 4:10
Dates: 9/19-12/12
Price: $216

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Middle School Martial Arts

NW Adventure Company

Develop strength in mind, body and spirit while learning martial arts and the cultures from which they originate from teacher Moose.

Days: Monday
Grades: 6-8
Time: 3:30 to 5:30
Dates: 9/6-6/8
Price: $30/day

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Potions & Herbology Big Kids

Allison Howard

In this magical, hands-on art class, kids will prepare real potions for the home and body.

Days: Monday
Grades: 3-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/12-10/31
Price: $250 (8 sessions)

Email Alison
allisonhowarddesigns@yahoo.com

Electronic Music Club

Erik Carlson

Learn music composition through technology, using the latest recording software and musical control-surfaces to write and compose your own music. Teacher provides all materials. 2nd graders can join if they have high interest & some computer experience.

Days: Monday
Grades: 3-6
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/12-12/12
Price: $235 (full semester)

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Adventures in Spanish

Portland Early Learning Project

Learn and practice Spanish in our interactive classes, full of songs, games, books, and lots of movement. Teacher will adjust based on children's level.

Days: Monday
Grades: 3-5
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/26-5/22
Price: $532 (full year)

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Adventures in Spanish

Portland Early Learning Project

Learn and practice Spanish in our interactive classes, full of songs, games, books, and lots of movement. For students in Campfire after-care.

Days: Monday (Campfire kids)
Grades: K-3
Time: 4:15 to 5:00
Dates: 9/26-5/22
Price: $532 (full year)

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The Art of Magic

Historical Conjurer

Become a magician! Learn basic magic effects, history, theory and philosophy of performing magic, culminating in a live performance. All skill levels and abilities.

Days: Monday
Grades: 3-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/12-11/14
Price: $250

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Outdoor Adventures

NW Adventure Company

Year-round outdoor adventures that aim to build a bridge between your living room, school, and local greenspaces! Teachers pick up at BCS and walk to Grant Park. Discounts for siblings and full-week attendees.

Days: Monday - Thursday
Grades: K-8
Time: 3:15 to 6:00
Dates: 9/6-6/8 (sign up monthly)
Price: $30/day

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Girls on the Run 3rd-5th

Girls on the Run

Meeting in small teams, coaches inspire girls of all abilities to strengthen confidence and life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and physical activity. Meet in Grant Park.

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Grades: 3-5
Time: 5:00 to 6:30
Dates: 9/12-11/23
Price: $20-$230 (sliding scale)

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Guitar

Rock Dojo

Learn fundamental guitar techniques, musical literacy skills and eight classic rock riffs. Students bring their own guitars. Contact brian@rockdojo.org for recommendations.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: 2-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/27-11/15
Price: $297

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Drawing for 4th-8th

Julie Jetton of Spark Arts

Have fun drawing animals, people, faces and more, while experimenting with different materials and learning about shading, proportion and color theory. Price includes materials.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: 4-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:30
Dates: 9/6-12/13
Price: $360 (full semester)

Email Julie
julie.jetton@gmail.com

Adventures in Spanish

Portland Early Learning Project

Learn and practice Spanish in our interactive classes, full of songs, games, books, and lots of movement.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: K-2
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/27-5/23
Price: $589 (full year)

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Beginner French

Culture Club

Through movement, play, and games, children learn the basics of French and fundamental tools to be lifelong language learners.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: 1-5
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/6-12/16
Price: $375 (full semester)

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Basketball Skills

Portland Reign

A fun way to work on basic motor skills, basketball fundamentals and team building and get reps in! Class held outside. New coach this year.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: K-2
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/20-12/14
Price: $220

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Mysterious Inks Art

Allison Howard

Explore inking, stamping, stenciling, texture pastes and so much more.

Days: Tuesday
Grades: 2-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/6-10/25
Price: $225

Email Alison
allisonhowarddesigns@yahoo.com

Girls on the Run 6th-8th

Girls on the Run

Meeting in small teams, coaches inspire girls of all abilities to strengthen confidence and life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and physical activity. Meet in Grant Park.

Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Grades: 6-8
Time: 5:00 to 6:30
Dates: 9/12-11/23
Price: $20-$230 (sliding scale)

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Cool Art School

Michelle Smit

Creative ceramics and mixed media creative art classes.

Days: Wednesday
Grades: K-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:30
Dates: 9/21-11/9
Price: $260

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Movement and Dance

BodyVox Dance

Students work with a BodyVox teaching artist to dance, expand their imaginations, move their bodies and use movement to express themselves.

Days: Wednesday
Grades: K-3
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/7-11/30
Price: $300

Email Jessica
jessica@bodyvox.com

Writer's Workshop

Write Now!

Students get to write what they want, learning writing lessons along the way, including organization, sensory details, dialogue * character/setting development.

Days: Wedneday
Grades: 3-5
Time: 3:15 to 4:30
Dates: 9/6-12/16 (no class 10/26)
Price: $295 

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Basketball Skills

Portland Reign

A fun way to work on basic motor skills, basketball fundamentals and team building and get reps in! Class held outside. New coach this year.

Days: Wednesday
Grades: 3-5
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/21-12/15
Price: $220

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BCS Chess Club

Rose City Chess

We welcome students of all abilities and aim to reduce gender disparities in chess. Our inclusive and structured approach has resulted in many state championships. Taught by Matt Zavortink, USCF national master and 3X Oregon champion.

Days: Wednesday
Grades: 2-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/21-12/14
Price: $240

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Theater Games

NW Children's Theater

Explore drama dn the tools of the actor: body, voice and imagination! Develop skills through character creation, world-building and teamwork. Sign-up website lists 1-4, but it's K-3.

Days: Thursday
Grades: K-3
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 10/13-12/8
Price: $125

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MUSE: Beginning Band

MUSE Instrumental

Join the Beverly Cleary band! Beginners learn to play flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or drums. Students bring or rent instruments; see museband.com for demo/rental events.

Days: Thursday
Grades: 4-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:00
Dates: 9/15-5/25
Price: $737 (full year)

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MUSE: Intermediate Band

MUSE Instrumental

Join the Beverly Cleary band! For experienced players of flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or drums (students bring or rent instruments, see museband.com for rental events.) Students bring or rent instruments; see museband.com for demo/rental events.

Days: Thursday
Grades: 5-8
Time: 4:10 to 5:00
Dates: 9/15-5/25
Price: $737 (full year)

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Mixed Media Art

Art Class PDX

Do new art projects each week, including sewing, painting, sculpture, textile arts and drawing.

Days: Thursday
Grades: 2-4
Time: 3:15 to 4:30
Dates: 9/22-11/10
Price: $270

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Parkour

Parkour Visions

Parkour classes are high-energy, interactive experiences. Practice falling safety (ukemi), skills, movement games and obstacle courses. Teachers pick up at BCS and walk to Grant Park.

Days: Thursday
Grades: 3-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:45
Dates: 9/8-12/15
Price: $441 (full semester)

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Lego Robotics

ORTOP

Children learn to think like engineers as they design, build and code robots in an inclusive statewide program. Grant robotics team members will be assistant coaches.

Days: Thursday
Grades: 2-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:30
Dates:
Price: TBD

Express Interest: Email Bonnie and Lee Ann
bonniebmcneil@gmail.com
lmoldovanyi@gmail.com

Theater Games

NW Children's Theater

Explore drama dn the tools of the actor: body, voice and imagination! Develop skills through character creation, world-building and teamwork.

Days: Friday
Grades: 4-8
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 10/21-12/9 
Price: $78.13 (5 sessions)

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Potions & Herbology Little Kids

Allison Howard

In this magical, hands-on art class, kids will prepare real potions for the home and body.

Days: Friday
Grades: K-2
Time: 3:15 to 4:15
Dates: 9/9-10/28
Price: $190 (6 sessions)

Email Alison
allisonhowarddesigns@yahoo.com

Additionally, Camp Fire Columbia, a non-profit organization, is contracted with PPS to provide before and after care at Fernwood for all grades. Space is limited and offered by lottery. Click here for more information and to register online.