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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 will meet at VMFA in the lobby.

All Ages
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 5
$20 per family (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10

GAMES: Lower School Board Game Club
Instructor: Allison Mecadon

Join Allison for a relaxing afternoon with friends and your favorite board games. Play your old favorites or learn a new game. Games are provided, but you may also bring a game to teach your friends. Bring a snack and water bottle.

Grades K – 5
Fridays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
February 5 - 26
No Charge - Registration required. (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 14)

GAMES: Juggling
Instructor: Jonathan Austin

Learn to juggle from a master! Jonathan Austin, a Richmond legend, is a professional juggler and will teach you to mast the art of juggling.

Grades K - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
February 9 - March 1
(Minimum of 5 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Valentine Making Workshop
Instructor: Kerry Mills

Creat one-of-a-kind valentines for your friends and family using beautiful papers and collage techniques. Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades K – 5
Wednesday, 2:00 – 3:30
February 10
$35 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 8)

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
Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
February 17
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Shrinky Dinks
Instructor: Kerry Mills

It’s magic! In this workshop, we will design and draw and bake - then watch the Shrinky Dink plastic transform into a beautiful pendant. Bring a snack and water bottle.

Grades K – 5
Monday, 3:00 – 4:30
February 29
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

FOREST: Signs of Spring
Instructor: Mauren Campbell

Explore new and different locations in Laurs Park while looking for signs of spring with Mauren. Bring a sketchbook and a pencil and be prepared to get messy while discovering the forest.

Grades K - 5
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
March 14 and 21
$40 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

MOVE: Tennis
Instructor: Overtime Athletics

Tennis anyone? Learn the rules of the game; grip, serving, volleying, forehand, and backhand strokes in this fun and energetic class. This class focuses on hand-eye coordination, footwork, and concentration while the game. Students bring their own racket (check second hand stores and Play It Again Sports for good rpices). Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
March 15 - April 19
$95 (Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12)

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

Five years ago, the Parents Association’s Terracycle Program and Sneed’s Nursery provided support to start a community growing garden at Sabot. Join Kerry Mills and Pippin Barnett and continue the effort. 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 16 - June 1
Registration is required. No Charge.

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 snack and a water bottle. 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 1
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
(Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

MOVE: Kung Fu
Instructor: Academy of Kung Fu

Explore the rich culture of ancient Chinese Kung Fu. In these classes, learn traditional Ving Tsun Kung Fu to improve your balance, coordination, focus, discipline, self control, and overall physical abilities. This tradition of Kung Fu does not have belts. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Fridays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
April 1 - 22
$75 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 12)

EXPERIENCE: Tree Climbing
Instructor: Riverside Outfitters

See our school and Larus Park from an entirely different perspective. Students will learn climbing techniques used by arborists with the experts from Riverside Outfitters. Students will participate in high ropes challenges such as vertical climbs into the tree canopy and high elevation zip lines. Each climber is belayed by a rope system and by instructors as a backup safety measure. All instructors are First Aid and CPR certified.

Grades 2 - 5
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.
April 4 - 25
$75 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 12)

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

Kindergarten and 1st-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 Kickers 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.
April 6 - May 25
$95 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 12)

MOVE: Running Club
Instructor: Mauren Campbell

This weekly running club is a great opportunity to take up running in a fun and relaxing setting. Mauren will guide the participants through stretches and warm-ups, running on the beautiful grounds of Sabot, and developing a plan to meet running goals. No experience necessary. Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
April 7 - 28
$75 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

BUILD: Cardboard
Instructor: Anna Golden

This cardboard building experience will be led by Anna Golden, Sabot’s Atelierista. Using cardboard as the main building material, children will imagine, design, and build. Children will expand their skills repertoire and explore what they can do with piles of cardboard and duct tape!

Grades K - 5
Friday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
April 15
$40 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

MOVE: Hip Hop Dance
Instructor: Marianne Kelley School of Dance

Does your child love to dance? Looking for a fun way to explore movement? A hip hop class keeps the kids moving in a fun, hip, and energetic way! Dancer teachers from Marianne Kelley's School of Dance will come and show your kids how to bust a hip hop move.

Grades 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
May 3 - 24
$65 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

GROW: Garden to Table Series
Instructors: Pippin Barnett and Kerry Mills

With vegetables harvested from our GROW: Community Garden Project we will plan a menu. Using our locally sourced food we will prepare an afternoon snack and eat it. YUM!

Grades K – 5
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
May 13
$40 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 8)

BUILD: Building with Pippin
Instructor: Pippin Barnett

Pippin offers a building workshop where participants will build bird feeders. 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
Friday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
May 20
$40 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

• If your child is not a Sabot student, click here for additional registration forms.
• Registration deadline is the Friday before the first day of class. Late registration may not be accommodated.
• Classes will not meet when school is not in session.
• Each class has a minimum & maximum capacity. If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified and any fees paid will be refunded.
• 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.