Enrichments

Beverly Cleary after-school enrichments are back! We have in-person offerings at both Hollyrood and Fernwood (plus one online option for Fernwood).  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.

Hollyrood Offerings

Spring Crafts

Let your creativity bloom with Trendy Crafts. Create new projects each week, including mixed media birdhouses, a pom-pom canvas and a Mother's Day gift!

Days: Mondays
Grades: K-1
Location:Hollyrood
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: April 4 - May 23
Price: $195

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Basketball

Kids will learn basic basketball fundamentals, play structured games, learn teambuilding skills and have fun with Portland Reign Basketball Academy. Hollyrood kids will take the bus to Fernwood.

Days: Tuesdays
Grades: K-2
Location: Fernwood Blacktop
Time: 3:10-4:15pm
Dates: April 5 - June 1
Price: $175

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Spanish

Play-based, interactive Spanish classes for children to learn and practice with Portland Early Learning Project. Classes are full of songs, games, books and movement!

Days: Tuesdays
Grades: K-1
Location: Hollyrood
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: March 28 - May 23
Price: $162

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Movement and Dance with BodyVox

With a BodyVox teaching artist, kids use movement as a tool to explore their unique creative voices and express themselves. Students will have a chance to develop their own choreography and perform for one another.

Days: Wednesdays
Grades: K-1
Location: Hollyrood
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: April 6 - May 18
Price: $175

Email Amelia to Sign Up
(amelia@bodyvox.com)

Yoga

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

Days: Thursdays
Grades: K-1
Location: Hollyrood
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: March 31 - June 2
Price: $180

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Potions and Herbology

In this magical, hands-on art class, kids will prepare real potions and crafts using dried herbs and flowers, essential oils and live plants. Allison is a longtime teacher at local schools.

Days: Fridays
Grades: K-1
Location: Hollyrood
Time: 3-4pm
Dates: April 1 - May 27
Price: $225

Email Allison to Sign Up
(allisonhowarddesigns@yahoo.com)

NW Adventure Company

After-school outdoor adventures in Grant Park, designed to instill a love of nature and facilitate team-building and fun through games, activities and storytelling. Hollyrood kids will take the bus to join the bigger kids (Grades 2-5) in route to Grant Park. (Mondays and Thursdays have current openings.)

Days: Weekly, ongoing
Grades: K-1
Location: Grant Park
Time: 3-6pm
Price: $30/day

Sign Up

 
 

Fernwood Offerings

Potions and Herbology

In this magical, hands-on art class, kids will prepare real potions and crafts using dried herbs and flowers, essential oils and live plants. Allison is a longtime teacher at local schools.

Days: Mondays
Grades: 2-8
Location:Fernwood
Time: 3:15-4:30pm
Dates: April 4 - May 23
Price: $225

Email Allison to Sign Up
(allisonhowarddesigns@yahoo.com)

Spanish

Play-based, interactive Spanish classes for children to learn and practice with Portland Early Learning Project Classes are full of songs, games, books and movement!

Days: Mondays
Grades: 2-5
Location: Fernwood
Time: 3-4pm OR 4:25-5:10 for Campfire kids
Dates: March 28 - May 23
Price: $162

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Middle School Martial Arts

Students will learn a variety of martial arts, along with discipline and mental fitness, and learn about the cultures from which they originate, taught by NW Adventure Co.

Days: Mondays
Grades: 6-8
Location: Grant Park
Time: 3:30-5:30pm
Dates: Weekly, ongoing
Price: $30/day

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Middle School Girls on the Run

Heart & Sole meets the unique needs of middle-school girls. The program considers the whole girl -- body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection.

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Grades: 6-8
Location: Grant Park
Time: 5-6:30pm
Dates: March 29 - May 21 (ending with a 5k)
Price: $180

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Drawing for 4-8 Grade

Improve your skills drawing animals, people, faces and more, and experiment with different types of drawing materials while learning about things like shading, proportion and color theory. Taught by Julie Jetton, former co-owner and teacher at Spark Arts Center.

Days: Tuesdays
Grades: 4-8
Location: Fernwood
Time: 3:15-4:30pm
Dates: March 29 - June 7
Price: $275

Email Julie to Sign Up
(julie.jetton@gmail.com)

Rock Guitar

Rock Dojo's award-winning program teaches students musical literacy skills, fundamental guitar techniques, and eight classic rock riffs. Students need a guitar; email brian@rockdojo.org for recommendations.

Days: Tuesdays
Grades: 2-8
Location:Fernwood
Time: 3:15-4:15pm
Dates: March 29 - May 17
Price: $297

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Basketball

Kids will learn basic basketball fundamentals, play structured games, learn teambuilding skills and have fun with Portland Reign Basketball Academy.

Days: Wednesdays
Grades: 3-6 (2nd graders can join the Hollyrood class; see above)
Location: Fernwood Blacktop
Time: 3:10-4:15pm
Dates: April 5 - June 1
Price: $175

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Mixed Media Art

Each week, artists will experiment with a different technique and theme, influenced by children's literature, art history and the natural world, including sewing, drawing, sculpture, painting and materials exploration. Taught by an experienced PPS art teacher.

Days: Thursdays
Grades: 2-5
Location:Fernwood
Time: 3:10-4:30pm
Dates: April 7 - May 26
Price: $276

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Parkour

High-energy, collaborative, non-competitive movement classes, practicing falling safety, movement skills and obstacle courses, taught by Parkour Visions.

Days: Thursdays
Grades: 3-8
Location:Fernwood and Grant Park
Time: 3:15-4:45pm
Dates: March 31 - June 9
Price: $300

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Drama Club

Join Northwest Children's Theater for Scripted Stories: Fairytales and Fables. Whether you're royalty, a warrior or a magical creature, practice acting fundamentals like character development, grounding and projection, while working with friends to bring the story from script to stage.

Days: Fridays
Grades: 2-5
Location: Fernwood
Time: 3:10-4:10pm
Dates: April 1 - May 20
Price: $110

Sign Up

NW Adventure Company

After-school outdoor adventures in Grant Park, designed to instill a love of nature and facilitate team-building and fun through games, activities and storytelling. (Mondays and Thursdays have current openings.)

Days: Weekly, ongoing
Grades: 2-5
Location: Grant Park
Time: 3-6pm
Price: $30/day

Sign Up

Mandarin Chinese

Portland Chinese Lessons offers online Mandarin classes to children. This class is for kids who already know numbers, colors and some animals.

Days: Mondays
Grades: 2-5
Location: ONLINE
Time: 3:15-4:15pm
Dates: March 29 - May 17
Price: $297

Sign Up

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.

Note: These programs are provided to families as a resource, and are not endorsed or sponsored by Beverly Cleary School or the PTA. Partial scholarships are available through the PTA to make programs accessible to all families. If you feel you qualify, please ask the enrichment provider to contact the PTA anonymously.