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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: September 12, 2022 – November 14, 2022 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 1: 9/26/22, 10/31/22
Price Before/After Aug 19: $228/$240
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Session 2: November 28, 2022 – January 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/26/22, 1/2/23

Price Before/After Oct 7: $228/$240
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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: Kate McGrath

Session 1: September 12, 2022 – November 14, 2022 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 1: 9/26/22, 10/31/22
Price before/after Aug 19: $190/$200
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Session 2: November 28, 2022 – January 30, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/26/22, 1/2/23
Price before/after Oct 7: $190/$200
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TUESDAY

Acting and Improv for Kids   **NEW CLASS**
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: September 13, 2022 – November 15, 2022 (9 weeks) exc. 11/8/22
Price before/after Aug 19: $186/$195
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Comics and Cartoons (SESSION 2 ONLY)
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 2: November 29, 2022-January 31, 2023 (9 weeks) exc. 12/27/22
Price before/after Oct 7: $228/$240
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Beginner Ballet 
Ages: 6-9, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Young dancers will learn classical ballet technique through exercises at the barre, stretching and center floor work. Emphasis is on improving balance, coordination, posture and strength. 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: Aubrey O’Hara
Runs September 13 - June 9, 2023
Skip Dates
: Skip Dates: 9/26/22, 12/26/22, 1/2/23, 3/15/23, 4/3/23, 5/29/23
Price before/after Aug 19: $732/$770
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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: September 13, 2022 – November 15, 2022 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 1: 11/8/22

Price Before/After Aug 19: $289/$304
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Session 2: November 29, 2022 – January 31, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/27/22
Price Before/After Oct 7: $289/$304
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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
September 13, 2022 – January 31, 2023 (18 weeks)

Skip Dates: Session 1: 11/8/22, 11/22/22, 12/27/22
Price before/after Aug 19: $494/$520
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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: September 14, 2022 – November 16, 2022 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 1: 10/5/22
Price Before/After Aug 19: $228/$240
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Session 2: November 30, 2022 – February 1, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/28/22

Price Before/After Oct 7: $228/$240
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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!
Teacher: Elizabeth "Bea" Kaplan
Session 1: September 14, 2022 – November 16, 2022 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 1: 10/5/22
Price Before/After Aug 19: $289/$304
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Session 2: November 30, 2022 – February 1, 2023 (9 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/28/22
Price Before/After Oct 7: $289/$304
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Guitar for Kids II                                               
Ages: 8-12, Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
In a fun and creative atmosphere, students who have completed Guitar for Kids I or have previous training on the guitar will be introduced to more complex chords, learn new song structures, reading music and more. Students will have a blast playing songs as a group! Guitars are required for this class! (formerly "Beginner Guitar Class for Kids" II)
Teacher: John McElderry
September 14, 2022 – February 1, 2023 (18 weeks)

Skip Dates: Session 1: 10/5/22, 11/23/22, 12/28/22
Price before/after Aug 19: $494/$520
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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

Performing Arts Playground   
Ages: 5-10, Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm **NEW DAY OF THE WEEK**
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: September 15, 2022 – November 17, 2022 (10 weeks)
Price before/after Aug 19: $190/$200
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Session 2: December 1, 2022 - February 2, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/22/22, 12/29/22
Price before/after Oct 7: $152/$160
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Beginner Combo 
Ages: 6-10, Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm
Dancers will be introduced to a wide array of dance styles. Dancers will learn classical ballet technique, vocabulary, and barre exercises, explore upbeat jazz moves, and cover the fundamental rhythms and sounds of tap. 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: Olivia Goodwin
Runs September 15 - June 9
Skip Dates
: 11/24/22, 12/22/22, 12/29/22, 3/16/23, 4/6/23
Price before/after Aug 19: $798/$840
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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: September 15, 2022 – November 17, 2022 (10 weeks)
Price Before/After Aug 19: $319/$335
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Session 2: December 1, 2022 – February 2, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/22/22, 12/29/22
Price Before/After Oct 7: $257/$270
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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: September 16, 2022 – November 18, 2022 (10 weeks)
Price Before/After Aug 19: $319/$335
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Session 2: December 2, 2022 – February 3, 2023 (8 weeks)
Skip Dates: Session 2: 12/23/22, 12/30/22
Price Before/After Oct 7: $257/$270
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Beginner Hip Hop 
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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