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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.
September 11
$20 per family per excursion (each family group must include at least one adult)
(Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

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. Sign up for one or both.

All Ages
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, September 18 and Monday, December 14
$20 per family (each family group must include at least one adult)
Minimum of 3 families and maximum of 10

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.
September 30 - November 18
$110 (Minimum of 10 and maximum of 12)

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! Sign up for one or both.

Grades K – 5
Fridays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
September 25 and October 30
$40 (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
September 28
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

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. All ages (children and families)

All ages (Children and Families)
Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
September 30– November 18
Registration is required. No Charge.

MOVE: Kung Fu
Instructor: Academy of Kung Fu

Explore the rich culture of ancient Chinese Kung Fu. In theses 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
Mondays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
October 5, 19, 26 and November 2
$75 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 12)

MOVE: Lacrosse
Instructor: Overtime Athletics

Learn the skills you need to play Lacrosse - cradling, passing and catching, scooping, shooting, and defense. There will be skill-building stations as well as scrimmages to practice your new skills. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
October 6, 20, 27 and November 3
$75 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 12)

MOVE: Running Club
Instructor: Allison Mecadon

This weekly running club is a great opportunity to take up running in a fun and relaxing setting. Allison 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.
October 8 - November 19
$75 (Minimum of 5 and maximum of 10)

CREATE: Lantern Making for InLight Richmond
Instructor: Kerry Mills

1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond light-art installation will take place on November 13 in and around the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 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 and water bottle.

Grades K – 8
Friday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 16
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

STITCH IT UP: Jersey Sewing Class
Instructor: Stephanie Saccone and Robyn Johnson

Reuse, restyle, or up-cycle old t-shirts into tote bags. Knowing how to sew is not a prerequisite for this workshop – we will teach you. All material provided; however, students may wish bring in their own t-shirts.

Grades K – 5
Tuesday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 20
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

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.

Grades 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
October 20 - November 24
$120 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 15)

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.
October 23 - November 13
No Charge - Registration required. (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 14)

MOVE: Yoga Class
Instructor: Lydia Griffith

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. Bring a snack and a water bottle.

Grades K - 3
Wednesdays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16
$75 (Minimum of 6 and maximum of 10)

EXPERIENCE: Tree Climbing
Instructor: Riverside Outfitters

See our school and the Larus Park from an entirely different perspective. Students will learn climbing techniques used by arborists with the experts at RO. Students will participate in high ropes challenges such as vertical climbs in the 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.
November 16, 23, December 7 and 14
$80 (Minimum of 8 and maximum of 12)

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.
November 20
$40 (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 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.
December 3
$35 (Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8)

BUILD: Building with Pippin
Instructor: Pippin Barnett

Pippin offers a building workshop 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
Friday, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
December 4
$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 Monday 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 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 Tuesday 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.