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After School Online

 
Our new After-School Online programs are here!
You do not need to be a Crescent student to register for our online after-school programming. Girls and boys from any school are welcome.

Watch for other lessons and activities to be added throughout the year. 
 

Private Music Lessons

Enhance your child’s music education with private lessons taught by experienced and qualified instructors. A wide range of instruments and convenient scheduling options are available. Learn more about Private Music Lessons here.
 

After-School Programs - 8 Weeks in Fall 2020

Led by experienced camp staff, our After-School Online programs offer enriching and fun activities for boys and girls aged eight years and up.

Our Fall 2020 session begins the week of October 19 and runs until the week of December 7.  Each activity takes place via Zoom from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Mondays (October 19 - December 7)

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  • Book Club (Ages 11-13)

    Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: James Bradshaw
    Highlights: Fostering a love for reading, our book club will provide an engaging space for students to explore different forms of literature, including books, graphic novels and podcasts, in an interactive and fun way.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 10:1
    Cost: $120
    Register here
  • Fun & (Learning) Games (Ages 8-9)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Emma Dorland
    Highlights: Math, reading, creative and critical thinking skills are built into fun activities, including Kahoots, scavenger hunts, escape rooms and hands-on activities.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $120/session
    Register here
  • Money Matters (Ages 10-12)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Caleb Oravecz
    Highlights: Students will have fun while learning how money works and developing good financial habits, an essential life skill for independence and ambition. This program engages young people in games and activities that make it fun to learn about money. Earning, spending, saving, borrowing, budgeting and banking will be covered in age-appropriate learning that will foster smart money habits and the ability to make informed financial decisions.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $120/week
    Register here
  • Screenwriting (Ages 12-14)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Matthew Corolis
    Highlights: In today’s increasingly virtual world, screenwriting is an amazing form of creative expression that is stronger than ever before, even while we are apart! As we have all learned this year, through movies, television, and the endless content provided to us by streaming services in the era of “Peak TV”, we all need to be entertained, and sometimes escape to the worlds of our favourite characters. This program will teach students how they can create their own movies and TV shows, and the amazing process of putting their stories on paper, which will one day make it to the big screen!
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 10:1
    Cost: $120
    Register here

Tuesdays (October 20 - December 8)

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  • Challenge Tuesdays (Ages 11-13)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Gillian Morris
    Highlights: Critical thinking, collaboration and creativity! With activities designed to challenge students, girls and boys in Challenge Tuesdays will enjoy using ingenuity and teamwork in fun activities that may include virtual escape rooms, art/improv challenges, science experiments and more.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $120
    Register here
  • Chess (Ages 11-13)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30pm
    Instructor: Nathan Beber
    Highlights: Learn your next move! This program will allow for beginner and intermediate players to advance their skills. New strategies and techniques will be implemented as their skills progress. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their skills through an online platform where they will compete against peers. Fun learning games will be weaved into the program to create a fun and collaborative environment.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 8:1
    Cost: $120

Wednesdays (October 21 - December 9)

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  • Comic Book Creation (Ages 8-11)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30pm
    Instructor: Matthew Corolis
    Highlights: Students will explore the wide-ranging world of comic books through the styles of pop art, street art, comic strips, graphic novels and caricatures, as well as develop their own skills and creativity through a thoughtfully designed program. Activities will include developing a character, creating a setting, and storyboarding, culminating in a series of comics that will be unique to each student. Weekly sessions will include skill development, a finished masterpiece, and time for sharing.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 10:1
    Cost: $120
  • Python Coding (Ages 11-13)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Tony Qian
    Highlights: Using Python, this technical co-ed program is for young people who have some basic programming knowledge like data structure, variable, if-statement, etc. Mentored by a highly qualified computer science teacher, Students will explore image processing and develop computer vision projects which can detect certain color/shape. Students will gain experience in collaboration, problem-solving, debugging and critical thinking. Students should have a Windows/OSX computer with a functional webcam.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 6:1
    Cost: $144/session
    Register here

Thursdays (October 22 - December 10)

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Private/Semi-Private Coding Lessons (Ages 11-13)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Tony Qian
    Highlights: Tutored by a highly qualified computer science teacher, students will develop their skills in their preferred choice of programming language - Java or Python. This personalized learning session is offered to students who are new to programming. Students should have a Windows/OSX computer.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student  to Staff ratio: 1:1 or 2:1 (to come with a friend and share the cost, please make arrangements by contacting afterschoolprograms@crescentschool.org)
    Cost: $400/session
    Register here
  • CSI: Crescent School Investigations (Ages 10-12)

    Times available: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Emma Dorland
    Highlights: Become a Super Sleuth! CSI: Crescent School Investigations will offer students the chance to go undercover by creating new identities and personas in order to solve several mysterious crimes. Students will work individually, as well as in groups, to undergo crime scene investigation training in order to become secret agents and successfully solve the mystery behind the crime scenes. Students will also have the opportunity to examine fingerprints, lying tells, create their own crime scene, as well as use their critical thinking skills in escape rooms and several other fun and engaging activities.
    Click here to view supplies and materials requirements.
    Student to Staff ratio: 10:1
    Cost: $120/session
    Register here