After School Classes – Fall 2018 Culver City

 

ALL KIDS need opportunities to have fun, connect with others, learn new skills, make friends, and enjoy a sense of belonging… That’s what Kids Like Me is all about!

The Help Group Kids Like Me programs are created especially for children and adolescents with AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER and OTHER SOCIAL/LEARNING CHALLENGES. All programs are designed and overseen by highly trained professionals.

MONDAYS (starting September 24th)                   TUESDAYS (starting September 25th)

Basketball                                                                                Bowling

 High-energy sports class focusing on skills                            Highly Popular class which includes round trip 
development, teamwork and sportsmanship.                        transportation,instructions, bowling shoes, game 
                                                                                                     play,  tournament and a whole lot of fun with
                                                                                                     peers at Mar Vista’s Bowlero Lanes. (Pick-up 5:45pm)

Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up    Cost: $225 for 8 sessions            Ages: 7-9 & 10 and up          Cost: $280 for 8 sessions

The Miracle Project                                                               Dance Fusion

Ever popular and amazing, we are proud to offer this           Kids dance with joy in this new class that introduces
highly acclaimed, award winning creative arts program        and builds skills in a number of dance genres such as 
that enables children and teens with autism or other           hip hop, modern dance and more! Dancers have fun
special needs to express themselves through music,            learning techniques, steps and even choreographed 
dance, film, writing, and acting. Social skills and                      group pieces while working on concentration, 
creativity soar while working together to create and              coordination, strength, flexibility, and overall
perform an original musical production.                                  body conditioning. 

Ages: 5 and up          Cost: $800 for 20 sessions                Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up    Cost: $225 for 8 sessions  

Cartooning                                                                             Cooking Club                                                                   

Learn about various cartooning styles and                           A fun and important skill building class focused on 
create your own characters, comic strips                              healthy recipes and culinary skills. Kid chefs will learn,
and even a comic book.                                                           prepare and enjoy various recipes each week ending
                                                                                                    the session with a party & a recipe book to take home.

Ages: 10 and up  Cost: $225 for 8 sessions                     Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up           Cost: $235 for 8 sessions

WEDNESDAYS (starting September 26th)                             THURSDAYS (starting September 27th)

Science Lab                                                                           Art Studio                                                                  

Especially for Science lovers! This exciting                          A class that encourages artistic expression while
class will allow children to explore, create,                         exploring a variety of art media to learn technique
discover and learn through fun, interactive                        and create individual masterpieces!
science based activities.                                                                                                                                                              

Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up    Cost: $235 for 8 sessions              Ages: 7-9 & 10 and up           Cost: $225 for 8 sessions

Leaps n’ Boundz Gymnastics                                          Fun & Fitness                                                                   

These dynamic gymnastic classes include climbing,            A very popular, fun and energetic class where kids 
tumbling, trampoline, balance beam, bars, vault                 participate in a variety of interactive physical games 
and strength and conditioning within the Leaps                 including dodge ball, Capture the Flag, real life Angry
n Boundz safe community center environment.                 Birds, obstacle courses, scavenger hunts and more. 
Class activities help build muscle strength,                          this program encourages positive social interaction,
flexibility balance, coordination and posture                       team building, and gross motor skills development.
which can increase spatial awareness, body 
management and self confidence. (Pick-up 5:45pm)

Ages: 11-13 and 14-17  Cost: $375 for 8 sessions               Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up         Cost: $225 for 8 sessions

Fun with Music                                                                    The Great Outdoors                                                                   

If you have a love for singing and music, this class                A new, fun class where kids learn about nature,
is the place for you! Students will learn  to sing                     camping skills and even outdoor survival! 
as an ensemble and develop basic instrument                      Students develop skills in using a compass, 
skills in a fun, encouraging, nurturing environment.              identifying animals and poisonous plants, tying
The final class will be a performance showcase                     various knots, outdoor cooking and much more.
for family and friends.                       

Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up    Cost: $235 for 8 sessions              Ages: 5-9 & 10 and up           Cost: $235 for 8 sessions

FRIDAYS (starting September 28th)

The Game is On!

Tech gaming combined with traditional board and mental                      
challenge games providing a perfect balance working with                  
X-box, Switch, Pokemon Go, and many more… it’s all about              
changing it up, making it fun, developing negotiating,          
compromising and team skills.   

Ages: 7-10 & 11 and up    Cost: $225 for 8 sessions   

Karaoke Idol

Introducing a new class where kids sing their hearts out to                       
their favorite songs. This class allows participants to interact                  
with one another while building their pronunciation skills,      
new friendships, and creativity. Final class will feature a                            
small performance for family and friends.           

Ages: 7-10 & 11 and up    Cost: $225 for 8 sessions   

Computer Skills

Students are introduced at their own pace to Microsoft                         
Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and build keyboarding skills                        
in each of these technical areas for future academic and                  
employment success. A class for beginning learning and practice.                            

Ages: 7-10 & 11 and up    Cost: $225 for 8 sessions   

Staff supervision and snack are provided at no extra charge for Help Group students after school to the start of classes. All classes meet for 8 weekly sessions from 4:00-5-15pm unless otherwise noted.

 

New Participants:

Submit an application, available here. Once your application has been processed, we will contact you to set up an interview with you and your child.

Returning Participants:

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