Kaleidoscope Enrichment is proud to offer afterschool programs through the Blairstown Recreation Department at Blairstown Elementary School. Links to specific events are available through our Calendar or on Facebook. Download a registration form.
Here’s the schedule for the 2019-2020 school year!
Grades 4-6, Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 3:15 – 4:30 pm, $50/child
Hack the kitchen as you learn the science behind your food and get creative with the recipes. We’ll perform exciting edible experiments and use science, technology, engineering, art, and math to invent new treats. Everybody should know what goes into the food that they eat! Here’s your chance to become a food scientist and unlocked a whole new level of cooking expertise.
Grades K-3, Tuesday, November 5, 12, 18, 26, 3:15 – 4:30 pm, $50/child
Calling all detectives! Calling all detectives! We have some mysteries to solve! This fun program will put your creativity, ingenuity, and resourcefulness to use as you conquer the challenges each week. Our young sleuths will play with puzzles, craft crazy contraptions, and solve lighthearted mysteries in this fun class meant to build critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and confidence.
Grades K-6, Tuesday, December 10, 3:15 – 5:15 pm, $25/child
Full of magic and wonder, winter is a fantastic time to delve into the marvels of nature and science. Students will be grouped by age and led through exciting projects that explore ice, snow, hibernating animals, and more. Blending art and science with each experiment, participants will create amazing items to take home.
Grades 4-6, Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25, 3:15 – 4:30 pm, $50/child
Forensic science has changed the world and now you can become a junior Crime Scene Investigator! Unlock the secrets of DNA with REAL lab equipment. Test your food to see what’s really in it. Analyze fingerprints, splatter, bite marks, and more as you solve mysteries. Use the power of science to solve crimes and make the world a safer place.
Grades K-3, Tuesday, March 10, 3:15 – 5:15 pm, $15/child
Take our fun and creative engineering challenge as we build the biggest, the best, the most outrageous Leprechaun traps ever seen. We’ll have lots of silly games to test our luck and some other tricks up our sleeves for our builders.
Duct Tape Does It!
Grades K-6, Tuesday, March 31, April 7, 21, 28, 3:15 – 4:30 pm, $50/child
In this program for creative inventors, we will be pushing the limits of what duct tape can do as we craft, build, and engineer all kinds of crazy contraptions using one of the most useful materials on the planet. One part art, one part tinkering, this class is perfect for out of the box thinkers. Each week there will be a new challenge conquer, so get ready for fun!
Playground Physics Fun
Grades K-4, Tuesday, April 14, 9 am – 12 pm, $30/child
Explore forces, gravity, simple machines, and engineering in a lighthearted, fun way. Using playground equipment and outdoor toys, your student will discover the science behind how our world works while experimenting and playing with physics. A great way to learn over Spring Break.
Up, Up, and Away
Grades 3-6, Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, 3:15 – 5 pm, $50/child
From simple paper airplanes to launching rockets to flying drones, this after school program is all about exploring the power of flight. Participants will build, tinker and engineer their way to creating their own aeronautical inventions, exploring the science behind flight.
Grades K-4, Tuesday, June 9, 3:15 – 5 pm, $25/child
Get ready for a summer of astounding science! In this program, we’ll put the heat and sunshine to good use as make awesome sun prints, build pinhole cameras, create color-changing bracelets and design our own sunglasses So, start your summer vacation by training the brain at Summertime Scientists.
Grades K-8, July 6-10, 9 am to 12 pm, $120/child
Kids love to create, build, and innovate. This is the perfect Summer Camp for kids that love science, technology, and engineering. Maker Camp will provide them with the opportunity to develop their skills, learn new things, and share interests with others. Maker Camp gives kids the chance to design a new world of creativity that merges the traditional and technological in their own unique and independent way.
We’re Maker Camp EXPERTS! In fact, Kaleidoscope owner and director, Sandy Roberts, recently published The Big Book of Maker Camp Projects for McGraw-Hill. Learn more!
Interested in fun science, technology, engineering, math and maker activities for your school, recreation department or homeschool group? Contact us!