ASP Clubs and Classes

The After-School Program partners with talented teachers and programs for our Clubs and Classes. Instructors meet up with students in the Barn after school, and classes meet from 3:30-4:30/5:00. In addition, individual music lessons are available to students through the Rose City Music Academy. These programs are not included with the daily or annual after-school program fees. All payment is made directly to the teacher or program.

 

After-School Music Lesson Activities (grades 1–5)

After-school strings activities for Catlin Gabel Lower School students are offered by the Rose City Music Academy on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. They include:

  • Beginner Buds: Violin, guitar, and piano keyboard skills groups
    • Beginner Buds are group classes for total beginners. They offer students a chance to try out an instrument for 10 weeks in a small group (minimum enrollment is three; maximum is four). Students will begin to work on the basics of playing technique, beginning practice skills, and early musicianship. Students will prepare for a recital together at the end of the 10 weeks.
    • Rose City Music Academy organizes Beginner Buds. The fee will be billed and paid directly to RCMA. Instrument rental is included free of additional charge.
    • Students may join the After-School Program directly after their classes dismiss. The rate for ASP is $8.25/hour.
  • Private Lessons(for students in grades 1–5)
    • Lessons are offered afternoons at Catlin Gabel on:
      • Violin
      • Piano Keyboard
      • Guitar
      • Cello
    • Start Date: TBD 
    • Students must have their own or rented instruments.
    • Lessons are organized through the Rose City Music Academy. Fees will be billed and paid directly to RCMA.
    • Students are welcome to join the After-School Program before or after their lessons. The rate for ASP is $8.25/hour.
  • Catlin Gabel Violin and Guitar Groups
    • Join a violin or guitar!
      • Violin Group: 
      • Guitar Group, open to all levels
    • Middle and Upper School students welcome. RCMA to determine student eligibility and level.
    • This group is organized through Rose City Music Academy. Any fees will be billed and paid directly to RCMA. 
    • Students are welcome to join the After-School Program before/after their groups meet. The rate for ASP is $8.25/hour.

Sign up at:www.rosecitymusicacademy.com or call 503-308-8863.

As contracted instructors, RCMA teachers are required to pass the CGS employee background check but are not certified through Childcare Licensing.

Chess Activities (grades 1-5)

After-School Program

CHESS ACTIVITIES

Catlin Gabel After-School Program offers two great ways to learn and play chess with guidance from our experienced instructor, Chess Master Pete Prochaska of Chess Odyssey. Pete designs chess programs that are filled with learning and laughter, helping kids grow as people as well as chess players.

Primary Chess Club (Grades 1 & 2)

Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00

Primary Chess welcomes 1st and 2nd graders at every skill level. Each class will include instruction, chess activities, and matches.

Class dates: 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6

Fee: $170.00 per session

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS HERE

Payment may be made directly to Chess Odyssey through their registration site

 

Elementary Chess Club (Grades 3, 4 & 5)

Mondays from 3:30-5:00

Elementary Chess Club welcomes students from grades 3rd-5th at every skill level. Each class will include instruction, chess activities, and matches.

Class dates: 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11

Fee: $170.00 per session

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS HERE

Payment may be made directly to Chess Odyssey through their registration site

Taekwondo (grades 1-5)

TAEKWONDO

TUESDAYS

3:30-4:30pm

CLASS DATES

9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5

Catlin Gabel Lower School students are invited to explore Taekwondo, the non-violent Korean art of self-defense. Taekwondo focuses on the goals of becoming strong, humble, gentle, maintaining self-respect and having fun. Students will join experienced instructor Kathy Stevenson from the Yong-In Taekwondo Academy for an hour-long class in the Mini-Gym.

COST: $150.00 per session per child

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS HERE

Payment is made directly to the Yong-In Taekwondo Academy by check and must be turned in to the ASP office by the first day of class.

Please have your child wear comfortable, active clothing (sneakers and loose fitting pants); a Tae Kwon Do uniform is welcome, but not required.

The Yong-In Taekwondo Academy is led by Master Sungwoo Ha. Master Ha is recognized internationally for his achievement and dedication to Tae Kwon Do as a sport and as a means of peaceful self-improvement. He has taught students of all ages for more than 20 years. 

 

Circus Arts and Gymnastics (grades 1-3)

CIRCUS ARTS

WEDNESDAYS

3:30-4:30pm

CLASS DATES

9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/6, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6

About The Class

Enter the virtuosic world of clowning, tumble the roads of acrobats, and unlock the potential of creative circus while we explore in a safe and joyous way. Throughout this fun and exciting series we will work with circus equipment to develop motor and coordination skills, kinesthetic awareness, partner balancing, and creative movement to uplift spirits and inspire growth.

About Us

Circus In Motion is a mobile circus arts company that provides enrichment programs throughout the Portland Metro Area. Our goal is to enable and foster children's imaginations and inspire passion for creative movement and circus arts.

Cost: $150 per session per child

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS HERE

Payment for this class will be made directly to Circus In Motion by check and must be turned in to the ASP office by the first day of class.

 

Drama with The Young Bard Studio

DRAMA with The Young Bard Studio - Patricia Ferguson

THURSDAYS

3:30-4:30

Classes with the Young Bard Studio offer a safe place for students to step outside their comfort zone and fully express themselves through creative storytelling. This program is a 10-week session tailored to class size and energy. Kids learn the basics of stagecraft, improvisation and scripted work. Students collaborate to find new ways of bringing their favorite tales to life on stage. On the last day of class, your child will get to perform their "work in progress" for you to enjoy. 

COST: $150.00 per session

CLASS DATES:

9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/26, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS HERE

Payment for this class is made directly to The Young Bard Studio by check and must be turned in to the ASP office by the first day of class.

Tricia Ferguson earned an MFA in Acting at The University of Texas at Austin and has taught at UT Austin, Linfield College and Western Oregon University.  In addition to a great amount of theatrical work, her resume includes films such as Tooth and Nail (2006), Not Dead Yet (2009) Extraordinary Measures (2010), Leverage (2012), Dennis (2011), and Grimm (2013). 

 

 

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