Student Enrichment through Extra Curricular Programs
We are excited to offer EXTRA-CURRICULAR PROGRAMS for our students this term. These programs are designed to enhance and supplement the foundation laid by the existing curriculum at Renaissance Kids. These programs take specific subject matter to a higher level and are designed for students with particular interest in these specific subjects.
To register for any of the programs listed below, please complete the form and return it to Ms. Kathy at the front desk by Friday, September 16th. If you need assistance completing the form, please contact our office at (604)241-0826 or email Ms. Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brick Builders Lego Club
Preschool (4yrs+) / Junior Kindergarten 2 / Renaissance Academy
This LEGO-rific club will ignite the builder in each child as they learn basic engineering principles through play. Fun assembly required! Our little brick builders will learn building techniques and explore basic engineering concepts through creative challenges that will stretch the imagination. Each week will have themed builds with clear and guided objectives. This play-based, instructor-led program will capitalize on the natural curiosity and innovative spirit of every child as they use Lego to help solve simple problems through experimentation and exploration.
Green Bricks: Jan 16-Mar 6 | Mon | 1:30-2:15pm | 8 sessions | $80
Weebotics Level Level 1
Preschool / Junior Kindergarten 1 and 2 / Renaissance Academy
This uniquely designed class gently introduces children to the world of robotics and technology in a developmentally appropriate way. Through open-ended play, children will have the opportunity to learn by doing. They will work with various technology such as robots Dash and Dot and Lego WeDo. They will also have time unplugged, working with fun hands-on materials that will develop crucial critical thinking skills while building basic understanding of concepts
such as sequencing, cause-and-effect, programming, senors and motors.
Preschool / Junior Kindergarten 1 and 2 / Renaissance Academy
Mini Masters is a hands-on class where our youngest of artists are able to explore their limitless creativity and imagination as they learn about one amazing artist each week and take part in age-appropriate mixed media projects. Children will be introduced to great artists like Degas, Matisse, Monet and Van Gogh.
Jan 2-Mar 11 | Sat | 11:10-11:50am | 8 sessions | $80
The Story Circle
Renaissance Baby (2yrs+) / Preschool / Junior Kindergarten 1 and 2 / Renaissance Academy
Each class is devoted to reading a popular children’s classic as a group. Families then work together on a related visual art activity, creating pieces that both express their unique points-of-view, and deepen their understanding of the story’s message and themes.
Jan 21-Mar 11 | Sat | 9:30-10:15am | 8 sessions | $90
Kelly Kirby Preparatory Piano Class
Junior Kindergarten 1 & Preschool (3 Years Old)
The ‘Kelly Kirby Preparatory Piano Class’ is specifically designed for 3 year olds with the goal of developing the skills needed in order to be successful when entering the Introductory Piano Program.
Taught in small groups of four, students will develop listening skills through ear training, fine motor skills through hand games and finger exercises both on and off the keyboard, and some basic knowledge of pitch and dynamics.
The lesson content for this new Preparatory Piano Class has been developed from the original Kelly Kirby Teachers’ Manual published at the University of Toronto in the 1930’s as part of their Royal Conservatory program for children. The Kelly Kirby Introductory Piano Program then went on to become the foundation program for thousands of young children attending classes at the Conservatory and throughout music schools and studios across North America.
Private Kelly Kirby Preparatory Piano Promotional Package
Junior Kindergarten 2 & Renaissance Academy (4 Years +) $150 + Tax
Kelly Kirby’s almost 80 year history speaks for itself! With its roots in Toronto at the Royal Conservatory of Music, this program has formed the foundation of music studies for thousands and thousands of children through Canada and North America. Taught by a large network of trained teacher professionals, your child will love this unique approach to learning the piano. It builds strong music foundations that will enable them, upon completing the course, to either continue on with the piano or branch off into another instrument.
This specialist approach to music for 4 to 8 year olds that provides a complete foundation for any music study a child may wish to pursue.
Beginner Kelly Kirby Piano Promo Starter Package includes:
4 Lessons of 30minutes (lessons will be scheduled during class time once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)
Kelly Kirby Starter Kit (lesson book, workbook & flash Cards)
Once your child completes the starter package, you will be contacted by our Music coordinator to see if there is continued interest on pursuing this program for the remainder of the year.
Private Kelly Kirby Preparatory Piano - Tsawwassen
This course is specifically designed to help 3 year olds develop the skills they will need to be successful when entering the Kelly Kirby Introductory Piano Program. Taught in small groups of four, students will develop listening skills, fine motor skills, and some basic knowledge of pitch and dynamics. Some of the activities included are ear training, hand games, and finger exercises. Each class will be 45 minutes, and students will attend once per week.
The lesson content for this new Preparatory Piano Class has been developed from the original Kelly Kirby Teacher’s Manual, which was published at the University of Toronto in the 1930s, as part of their Royal Conservatory program for children. The Kelly Kirby Introductory Piano Program then went on to become the foundation program for thousands of young children attending classes at the Conservatory, and throughout music schools and studios across North America.
Tuesdays (9:45am – 10:30 am) 12 classes | February 7 – April 25 $220
Private Kelly Kirby Piano Promotional Package - Tsawwassen
One Month Promotional Package Ages 4+
Right now, we are offering a promotional package for the first month of lessons. This package includes 4 lessons of 30-minutes and a Kelly Kirby Starter Kit (lesson book 1, workbook, flashcards & notebook – a $63 value!). This package is perfect to give beginners a chance to explore the piano without having to make a long-term commitment.
Looking to see what Renaissance Kids has to offer first hand? Attend one our future admissions events.