Jericho Elementary After School Enrichment
Please take a look at these engaging afterschool opportunities. Your child does not need to be enrolled in the Y’s afterschool program to enroll in these activities.
Reach out to Katelyn Irwin, the Y’s Youth Development Coordinator, at 652-8153 if you would like to learn about potential financial assistance.
Please pack a healthy snack for your child that is attending an afterschool enrichment.
Young Rembrandts Drawing Class
New session with Young Rembrandts! Students will have a blast drawing their favorite emoji’s in a fun collage as well as exploring with our watch color wheel lessons. Seasonal art will be a hit, as we do a cartoon style drawing of a dog with antlers and a graphic of candy canes! All this and more!
When: Wednesdays, November 7 – December 19, 2:30-3:45pm
Grades: 1st – 4th
Where: Spanish Room
Cost: $80, Y kids $40
Flip Dance and Circus
Tumble, dance, juggle and spin! Learn 8-counts with fun activities. Work on creative dance, mirror dance and human sculptures! Dance to popular, appropriate music while we learn to follow counts and patterns. We’ll work on basic mat skills and learn proper form for cartwheels, jumps, rolls, leaps and more! Can you do a toe turn or cat leap? Walk the walls like Spiderman? Play games like TAP, Elephant, 5 Corners and Strike a Pose! We’ll have fun learning circus arts to music such as “Cirque du Soleil” while we juggle scarves, balance feathers, spin plates and LOTS MORE!! Strengthening, motor development and learning what your body can do are the focus. GymShow for family and friends on the last day of class at 3:00. ** Kids will receive special circus prop to take home!! **
When: Tuesdays, November 8 – December 20, 2:30pm- 4:00pm
Cost: $80, Y Kids $40
Cheer and tumble!! Dance!! Great team experience!! No Stunting!! Get Strong!!
Welcome Fall! This session we’ll perform for the holidays at the University Mall and for area sports teams! Lots of community building fun! All events are family friendly and fun for all!
This exciting program stresses fun, self-awareness and community involvement! What can your body DO? How strong can we get? Participants in Cheer Team will learn dance, poise, arm motions, jumps, chants, cheers and some mat skills. Learn or perfect moves such as cartwheels/roundoffs, and work on flexibility! You will also learn teamwork, play games, and form groups to develop cheers and dances! Practice is weekly. All moves are appropriate, and cheers/dances are sharp looking, yet easy to learn.
Outreach to others is an important part of our work, and we often perform for seniors and charity events. Do you have an idea for an event? Let us know!!
Uniforms can be purchased IF DESIRED for about $45 for the skirt, shell and bow. All kids will need black shirts/shorts, white socks/sneakers
Ages: Cheer team is open to children in surrounding towns, 5-11 years old
When: Thursdays, September 27 – December 20
Where: Founders Memorial School at the gym in Essex
Would you like to try Cheer Team but don’t want to commit? Visit a class
Questions: Contact instructor, Ila at 802-233-6862
Pom-Poms are available for use during the games and events for those that need. Price of class includes ALL events! There will be a team banquet at the end of the session. Visit GymKids Academy, Inc. on Facebook to see videos and picture or to say hi.