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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.

Grades K - 5
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 19
$20 per family (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10

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 (no nuts or tree nuts) and water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Thursday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
September 22
$40 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

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. Bring a small snack (no nuts or tree nuts) and a water bottle.

Grades K - 1
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
September 28 - November 16 (No class on October 19)
$95 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 12)

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

Many years ago, the Parents’ Association’s TerraCycle program and Sneed’s Nursery provided support to start a community growing garden at Sabot. Kerry Mills, Pippin Barnett, and community experts continue to 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.

All ages (Children and Families)
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
September 28 - November 16 (No class on October 19)
Registration is required. No Charge.

GAMES: Chess
Instructor: Championship Chess RVA

Chess is the most played game in the world. All ages enjoy the challenge of a good game of chess. Join Championship Chess for fun in this chess club. New and experienced players are welcome. We will learn together. Bring a snack (no nuts or tree nuts) and a water bottle.

Grades 3 – 5
Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
October 17 - November 7
$70 (Minimum of 10 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 (no nuts or tree nuts) and water bottle.

Grades K – 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
October 18 - November 15
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10)

ACT OUT: Shakespeare Drama Class
Instructor: Bard Unbound, Cynde Liffick

Join Cynde Liffick, co-founder of Richmond Shakespeare, for a program that unlocks all the best of the Bard. Participants will produce an abbreviated version of one of Shakespeare’s plays to be performed for family and friends during the last session of the class. An introduction to basic theatre techniques such as enunciation, focus, cooperation, vocal projection, and character-acting will be part of each session. Students will also learn how to speak and understand the Shakespearean text with fun facts about the Bard thrown in. Final performance is on November 22 at 4 pm.

Grades 3 - 6
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 18 - November 22
(Minimum of 8 and maximum of 15)

MOVE: Dance
Instructor: River City Dance and Performing Arts

Movement in Action: A basic dance class for school age children to explore movement of a variety of genres. Together we will be exploring the art of hip-hop, jazz, ballet, theater, and improvisation with Miss Ami.

Grades K – 5
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November 7 - December 12 (No class on November 28)
$110 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Lantern Making for InLight Richmond
Instructor: Kerry Mills

1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond light-art installation will take place on November 11th in and around Scott’s Addition. The evening features a community lantern parade. In this workshop, children will make paper lanterns to carry in the parade. You may sign up even if you cannot attend the parade. Please bring a snack (no nuts or tree nuts) and water bottle.

Grades K – 5
Thursday, 3:00 – 5:00
November 10
$35 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Creative Coding for Kids
Instructor: EUREKA Workshop

Join Maggie Smith from EUREKA Workshop for Critter Code. What better way to learn than with a friend? In this course kids will create a character on paper, as a sock animal, and in the computer program Scratch. This critter will open the doors to creative computational thinking and problem solving while also producing a snugly friend. Kids will tackle sewing skills and Computer Science skills as their character comes to life in person and on screen.

Grades 2 - 5
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November 14 - December 12 (No class on November 28)
$75 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10)

CREATE: Linocut Prints
Instructor: Studio Two Three

With Megan from S23 learn how to do simple linoleum block prints, incorporating simple subject matter into an image. Print multiples of your block image. Be prepared to get messy.

Grades 3 – 5
Monday, 3:00 – 5:00
December 5
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

BUILD: Cardboard

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 tape!

Grades K - 5
Thursday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
December 8
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

STITCH IT UP: Felt Stitchery
Instructor: Kerry Mills

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

Grades K - 5
Wednesday, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
December 14
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

CREATE: Shrinky Dinks
Instructor: Kerry Mills

It’s magic! In this workshop, we will design, draw and bake - then watch the Shrinky Dink plastic transform into a beautiful pendant, ornament or gift. Bring a snack (no nuts or tree nuts) and water bottle.

Grades K - 5
Thursday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
December 15
$35 (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.