Afterschool Arts Club

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MONDAY

Play With Clay                                                                 
Ages: 5-10, Mondays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
Join us to try all kinds of clay in different projects. A great way for beginners to learn how to build with model magic, polymer clay, ceramic clay and more! Learn to build exciting sculptures as well as functional items - like a cup you can actually use! A fun and creative way to spend a Monday afternoon!
Teacher: Elizabeth "Bea" Kaplan
Session 1: February 6, 2023 – March 27, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 10, 2023 – June 5, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 15/29/23

Price Before/After Mar 3: $209/$220
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Curtain's Up! Acting for Kids 
Ages: 7-12, Mondays, 4:00pm-5:15pm

Whether you are continuing your dramatic journey or you are brand new to the stage, this class is for you! Receive the tools and training of professional actors. Be the playwrights, designers and directors of your very own show! You will build confidence and presence while you create an original play to perform for family and friends on the final date! 
Teacher: Darlington Teaching Artist

Session 1: February 6, 2023 – March 27, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $190/$200
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Session 2: April 10, 2023 – June 5, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates
: Session 2: 15/29/23

Price before/after Oct 7: $190/$200
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TUESDAY

Acting and Improv for Kids
Ages: 5-10, Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Are you destined to be on stage? In this introduction to Acting and Improvisation for kids, you will build confidence and social skills while expressing and expanding your creativity! Participate in a variety of theater games while learning the skills of a theater artisan! Create characters, scenes and stories with friends! An exhibition of work will be presented on the last class of each session.
Teacher: Kate McGrath
Session 1: February 7, 2023 – March 28, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $152/$160
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Session 2: April 11, 2023 – June 6, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: None

Price before/after Mar 3: $171/$180
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Comics and Cartoons
Ages: 5-10, Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
If illustration is your passion, join us for a fun afterschool class where you will learn to draw anime, cartoons, and comic book characters! Learn many illustrating techniques from classic cartooning to modern graphic novels. Garnet Valley Students may be bused to Darlington as part of our Afterschool Club!
Teacher: Tiye Pulley

Session 1: February 7, 2023 – March 28, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $168/$176
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Session 2: April 11, 2023 – June 6, 2023 (9 weeks)
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Price before/after Mar 3: $189/$198
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Visual Arts Club
Ages: 7-12, Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
Calling all creative kids! Join us after school to create amazing projects using all kinds of visual art mediums – drawing, painting, ceramics, collage and more! Students can jump in and discover their inner artists!
Teacher: Elizabeth "Bea" Kaplan

Session 1: February 7, 2023 – March 28, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 11, 2023 – June 6, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: None

Price before/after Mar 3: $236/$248
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Guitar for Kids I                                                                               
Ages: 7-12, Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
In a fun and creative atmosphere, students who have little or no previous training on the guitar will be introduced to basic chords, simple melodies, reading music and tuning. Students will have a blast playing songs as a group! Guitars are required for this class! (formerly "Beginner Guitar Class for Kids" I)
Teacher: John McElderry
February 7, 2023 – June 6, 2023 (17 weeks)

Skip Dates: 4/4/23
Price before/after Jan 6: $469/$493
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WEDNESDAY

Imagination Afternoon
Ages: 5-10, Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Create fun arts and crafts using various, simple everyday items and atypical art supplies. From cans to cardboard, learn to use your imagination to craft something incredible out of anything!
Teacher: Jennifer Roman
Session 1: February 8, 2023 – March 29, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $168/$176
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Session 2: April 12, 2023 – June 7, 2023 (9 weeks)
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Price Before/After Mar 3: $289/$198
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Paint and Clay Works
Ages: 7-12, Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
Heighten your imagination through the use of clay and paint! This class will teach the fundamentals of painting in acrylic and watercolor as well as three-dimensional ceramic art including the construction of fun sculptures in addition to functional pottery like mugs and bowls!

Session 1: February 8, 2023 – March 29, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price Before/After Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 12, 2023 – June 7, 2023 (9 weeks)
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Price Before/After Mar 3: $236/$248
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Beginner Hip Hop 
Ages: 8-11, Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Young dancers will develop the movement dynamics and energy needed for styles of hip hop from old school to today’s new trends. In accordance with GVSD transportation policies, students may be bused directly from schools using Garnet Valley School District transportation for this class as part of our After-School Arts Club.
Teacher: Nashira Council
Runs September 14 - June 9, 2023
Skip Dates: 10/5/22, 11/23/22, 12/28/22, 3/15/23, 4/5/23
Price before/after Aug 19: $732/$770
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THURSDAY

Dance The Movies   **NEW CLASS**    
Ages: 7-12, Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm 
Come learn the dances to some of your favorite movies! From Disney’s Descendants and Z-O-M-B-I-E-S to hit movie musicals like Hairspray and The Greatest Showman, you’ll be dancing like a movie star! You’ll get to show off your dances for family and friends on the last day. No dance experience or special dance shoes required!
Teacher: Olivia Goodwin

Session 1: February 9, 2023 – March 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $168/$176
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Session 2: April 13, 2023 - June 8, 2023 (9 weeks)
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Price before/after Mar 3: $189/$198
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Art Around the World
Ages: 7-12, Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
You will learn about world cultures through art as you travel the continents and create beautiful artworks inspired by global traditions. Projects may include Mexican Ojos de Dios, Turkish Hamsas, Japanese Marbling, Panamanian Molas and much more.
Teacher: Jennifer Roman

Session 1: February 9, 2023 – March 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 13, 2023 - June 8, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Mar 3: $236/$248
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Let's Get Crafty   **NEW CLASS**
Ages: 5-10, Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Let your imagination soar as you create fun arts and crafts! Creativity is the name of the game as you work with a variety of different mediums such as paint, clay, fabric, and yarn to produce unique creations!
Teacher: Kaity Dempsey

Session 1: February 9, 2023 – March 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 13, 2023 - June 8, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Mar 3: $236/$248
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FRIDAY

Drawing and Painting
Ages: 6-12, Fridays, 4:00pm-5:15pm
Have fun exploring basic drawing principles such as line, color, and texture. Develop your painting techniques using various paint media. You will create beautiful works of art while experimenting with pencil, pastel, watercolors, acrylics and more!
Teacher: Jennifer Roman

Session 1: February 10, 2023 – March 31, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: None
Price before/after Jan 6: $209/$220
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Session 2: April 13, 2023 - June 8, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: 5/26/23
Price before/after Mar 3: $209/$220
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Hip Hop Fridays
Ages: 8-11, Fridays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Young dancers will develop the movement dynamics and energy needed for styles of hip hop from old school to today’s new trends. In accordance with GVSD transportation policies, students may be bused directly from schools using Garnet Valley School District transportation for this class as part of our After-School Arts Club.
Teacher: Nashira Council
Begins September 16 - June 9, 2023
Skip Dates: 11/25/22, 12/23/22, 12/30/22, 3/17/23, 4/7/23, 5/26/23

Price before/after Aug 27: $713/$750
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