enrichment & education

expanding horizons, gaining knowledge

Give your young child a head start on learning numbers and letters, appreciating music, learning chess while learning to get along with others, and understanding proper behavior in an educational setting.

Chess Club

Chess-Ed, provider of Chess at Crow Island, Greeley, and Skokie Middle School will provide this unique, exciting, and dynamic chess instruction which lifts each student to a new level of expertise. Each week students will enjoy an engaging lesson with supervised time to play with classmates. Students will grow their knowledge of the game - from the basics through opening theory, middle game tactics, and end game combinations. Playing chess increases IQ performance, improves memory, uses analytical and critical thinking skills, teaches problem-solving, responsibility, sportsmanship, social skills, and more. The chess program is open to all students K-5 of all playing levels.

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Noggin Builders S.T.E.M. Explorers 

NEW EXPERIMENTS!  Hands-on science specifically designed for preschoolers! Project examples include: experiment with surface tension, explore animal habitats, create chemical reactions, and test the strength of wind power. These explorations, hands-on science activities, and games will build creative problem-solving skills through preschoolers’ natural curiosity about the world around them.

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Extraordinary Kids Adventures

Extraordinary Kids Adventures explores life and the "animal" world around us in a special way. Emphasizing the "why's" and how curiosity and kindness of people make our world a better place through art, science and S.T.E.M.

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RoboThink After School Club - Battle Robots

Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using unique RoboThink bricks, then apply that knowledge to create multiple robots for friendly competitions. You’ll have a blast as you play robot soccer, compete in robot relay races, and other fun challenges in this fun robotics program.

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Tiny Bits

Moms and tots come play and learn as we see how much fun it is to be a toddler! We will have lots of exploring time plus an art project, a story, and a snack to end a day of fun. An adult must accompany each child. No siblings are allowed. Please bring a sippy cup for your child.

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Little Bits

Little Bits is a class designed for ages 2-3 to have fun and make new friends while engaging in art, music, free play, and end class with storytime. Each week will be centered around a new theme. Children will be taught social skills as sharing, caring, and cooperation.

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ABC's & 123's

Each class is centered on a different number and letter which are reinforced through various puppets, songs, games, and stories

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