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STITCH IT UP: Jersey Sewing Class
Instructor: Corinna Sherlip

Reuse, restyle, or up-cycle old t-shirts into new clothes, bags, pillows, etc. Knowing how to sew is not a prerequisite for this workshop – we will teach you. All material provided. Students may bring in their own t-shirts.

Grades K - 5
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
February 12, 19, and 26
$55 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 6

CREATE: Valentine Making Workshop
Instructor: Kerry Mills

Create one of kind Valentines for your friends and family using beautiful papers and collage techniques. Bring a snack and water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Friday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
February 14
$25 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

EXCURSIONS: Art Museum Excursion for Families
Instructor: Kerry Mills

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.
February 28
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10

MOVE: Running Club
Instructor: Endorphin Fitness

This club is coached by nationally recognized coaches from Endorphin Fitness. Practice is once a week. Participants will develop a training plan to follow outside of practice to prepare for any upcoming races.

Grades 2 - 4
Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
March 17 - June 2 (class will not meet on Memorial Day
Grades 5 - 8
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
March 19 - June 4

MOVE: "K/1: Little Kicks" Soccer
Instructor: Richmond Kickers Pro Coaches

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 small snack and a water bottle.

Grades K - 1
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
March 19 – May 7
$95 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 12)

GROW: Sabot at Stony Point's Community Garden Project
Instructors: Pippin Barnett and Kerry Mills

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 lead the effort. Together with the children and their families, we will continue to lay 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. 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)
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
March 19 – May 21 (no GROW on April 16)
No Charge - Registration is required.

EXPLORE: The Science of Chemistry
Instructor: Science Through the Eyes of a Child

Enter the world of laboratory science through hands-on chemistry. Participants learn about solids, liquids, and gasses in a study of the phases of matter and through experiments with dry ice. In addition they will learn about polymerization, endothermic and exothermic reactions and the quantum behavior of the electron.

Grades 2 – 5
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00
March 20 – April 24
$90 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

EXPLORE: James River Walk
Instructor: Kerry Mills

The James River is a local treasure. We will explore the river at the children’s pace, approaching it as environmentalists, artists, writers, ecologists and biologists. Bring a water bottle and snack. Dress for the weather and wear shoes that can get wet and are good for walking. Parents of participants provide transportation to the river.

All Ages
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
April 4
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
(Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

MOVE: Fencing
Instructor: Richmond Fencing Club

En garde! Ever wondered what it was like to hold a “foil” (we think of it as a sword)? Well here is your chance. 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.
April 9
$10 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 15)

BUILD: Building with Pippin
Instructor: Pippin Barnett

Pippin offers building workshops where participants will build things that do something. Guided by Pippin, children will use tools and a variety of materials. Kerry Mills will assist. Bring a snack and water bottle.

Grades K - 5
BUILD Workshop #1 - Monday, April 7, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
BUILD Workshop #2 - Monday, May 5, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
$35 per workshop (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

MOVE: Volley Ball
Instructor: Volley Tots VA

This program is designed to introduce children to the fun of volleyball. The fun and energetic staff will introduce students to basic volleyball skills and age-appropriate movement games based on the Junior Volleyball Association’s Youth development program. All equipment provided. Bring a small snack and a water bottle.

Grades K – 2
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00
April 8 – May 13
$70 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 15)

STITCH IT UP: Felt Stitchery
Instructor: Kerry Mills

Create beautiful things like bookmarks, small handbags, or puppets with gorgeous wool felt. Knowing how to sew is not a prerequisite for this workshop – we will teach you.

Grades K – 5
Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
May 22
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

• 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.