CREATE: Book Making
Design and create your own handcrafted book using paper folding and bookbinding techniques. Use it as a journal, a photo book, a diary, or write your own story and illustrate it on your very own pages.Grades K - 8
Monday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8
MOVE: "K/1: Little Kicks" Soccer
Kindergarten and first grade soccer players will learn the ins and outs of the game with the Richmond Kickers pro coaches. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a Kicker’s Pro-Pass. Come dressed for the weather, classes will be held rain or shine. Bring a snack and a water bottle.Grades K - 1
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
September 25 - November 13
$95 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 12)
GROW: Sabot at Stony Point's Community Garden Project
Thanks to the generosity of the Parents’ Association and a Garden Grant from Sneed’s Nursery, we have created a community growing garden at Sabot. Kerry Mills, Pippin Barnett, and community experts are leading the effort. Together with students and their families, we will plant more beds, grow seedlings, build cold frames, work the soil and compost, and tend the worm beds. We will plant, tend, harvest, and care for the food we grow throughout the year. There is no charge to participate in this class, however registration is required. You need not attend every session, please register for the days you are available.All ages (Children and Families)
Two Wednesdays per month, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
September 25, October 9, 23, November 6 and 20
No Charge - Registration is required.
BUILD: Junior Engineering
Engineering For Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages in a fun and challenging way. This workshop will inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning.Grades K – 4
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:15
September 26 - October 31
$125 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 18)
Tinkering with Pippin
Pippin is offering a tinkering workshop to make bird feeders. Guided by Pippin, children will use tools and a variety of materials to realize their plans. Kerry Mills will assist.
Grades K - 5
WRITE: Writing in Nature
Inspired by the beauty of nature in the Larus Park and the grounds of Sabot, Bird Cox from Richmond Young Writers will lead this writing workshop focusing on nature. Journals in hand, participants will explore the forest with the careful eye of a writer searching for things to inspire poems, haikus, and stories.Grades 4 – 8
Thursdays, 3:00 – 5:00
October 10 - 24
$125 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 12)
EXCURSIONS: Art Museum Excursion for Families
Join Kerry, art historian, for a fun-filled, informative tour through the museum. We will explore, discuss and sketch the art we encounter. We leave school after carpool and meet at VMFA in the lobby.All Ages
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 25 & November 15
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10
CREATE: Lantern Making Workshop for InLight Richmond
Create a beautiful paper lantern for 1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond on November 8th. This annual event features site specific light-inspired art and a community lantern parade to kick off the evening. Make the lantern to participate in the parade or to take home.Grades K - 8
Tuesday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$25 (Minimum of 3 and maximum of 10)
EXPLORE: Tree Climbing
Explore the Larus Park and the grounds of Sabot from new heights! Join Riverside Outfitters for tree climbing. Instruction includes vertical climbs into the tree canopy, limb walking and much more. These are the same techniques that arborists use when ascending and descending trees. Dress for mobility and the weather and be prepared to get dirty.Grades 3 - 8
Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
November 4 – 25 (Make up day on December 9, if needed)
$65 (Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12)
MOVE: Kids' Yoga Class
Lydia Griffith, former Sabot mom and certified Integral Yoga Instructor, offers a unique 6-week yoga class. She engages children through imaginative yoga adventures that involve breathing and awareness, fun yoga poses and songs.Grades K – 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
November 5 – December 10
$60 (Minimum of 6 and maximum of 10)
STITCH IT UP: Sewing Class
Create beautiful one-of-a-kind objects of your own imagination. You will learn simple hand sewing techniques or hone the skills you already have. Knowing how to sew is not a prerequisite for this workshop – we will teach you.Grades K – 5
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
November 7 - 21
$60 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 6)
En garde! Ever wondered what it was like to hold a “foil” (we think of it as a sword)? Well here is your chance to find out. Richmond Fencing Club is offering this demonstration workshop to expose participants to the basics of fencing. There is a waiver to sign for all participants.Grades 1 – 8
Wednesday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
$10 (Minimum of 12 and maximum of 20)
Tinkering with Pippin
Pippin is offering a tinkering workshop to make musical instruments. Guided by Pippin, children will use tools and a variety of materials to realize their plans. Kerry Mills will assist.
Grades K - 5
CREATE: Holiday Gift-Making Workshop
Create one-of-a-kind gifts and wrap them up for your friends and family using beautiful materials.Grades K - 5
Monday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$25 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)
Registration deadline is the Monday before the class begins. Late registration is not permitted.
Classes will not meet when school is not in session.
Each class has a minimum & maximum capacity. If a class does not meet minimum participation by the registration deadline, it will be canceled and any fees paid will be refunded. Registrants will be notified of cancellation by the Monday before the first class.
Fees are non-refundable unless Beyond the Classroom cancels a class.
Space is reserved for a class once registration and payment are received.
Classes may not be switched once registration is complete. Be sure to mark your calendar.
Parents are expected to pick up children at the end of the class time. Please be prompt.