Mondays

List of 9 items.

  • Ceramics Masters Series: Adorable Food Inspired by Kawaii Art | Grades K-5

    Using various hand-building techniques, students will create clay replicas of some of their favorite foods and make them adorable by adding facial features similar to Kawaii Art, the Japanese artistic and cultural style that emphasizes the quality of cuteness, using bright colors and characters with a childlike appearance. From bakery treats to lunch specialties, students will be sure to enjoy the process of cooking up some tasty looking artistic dishes." 
     
    Materials Fee: $153
    Instructor: Ms. K. from Little Yellow House Art
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Monday Extended Day: $189
    Instructors: TBD
  • Fun, Games, and Fitness with Coach Holland | Grades 1-2

    This program will cover many of the games and activities that we study in physical education. We will play a variety of sports while working on skill development, sportsmanship, and team work.  This program is designed for the children to have lots of FUN and find success at every turn.
     
    Instructor: John Holland
  • Maths Bonanza with Mrs. Levitt | Grades K-2

    Join our energizing after-school “Maths Bonanza” class with games, manipulatives, and hands-on creations that will help build math skills and motivate participants to experience the beauty of math in our world.

    Materials Fee: $25
    Instructor: Sarah Levitt
  • Origami | Grades 2-5

    Origami is one avenue that provides both mental and physical stimulation.  Origami helps to develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and mental concentration.  Join us for this creative escape and ease into the school week.

    Materials Fee: $45
    Instructor: Eden Powell from Art Rebel
  • Science though Star Wars with Mr. Fox | Grades 2-5

    Do you have a love for a galaxy far far away? A passion for science? Here, the two meet! Come learn about science through the lens of our favorite galactic adventure, Star Wars. Together, we will investigate how lightsabers work, discover if traveling at lightspeed is possible, debate what the force is, and so much more! There’s so much to discover across the many planets in that loveable galaxy with some of our favorite characters, including Jedi and Mandalorians. Come join Mr. Fox; together we might beat Han Solo and complete the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs! 
     
    Materials Fee: $25
    Instructor: Jeremy Fox
  • Sewing | Grades K-2

    Learn to hand sew and embroider with Miss Shannon's Sewing School. All projects teach different sewing skills beginning with learning how to sew on a button. All materials, supplies, and sewing kits are included.

    Materials Fee: $50
    Instructor: Sonia Sacha from Miss Shannon’s Sewing School
  • Spartan Games | Grades 3-5

    Spartan participants will gain confidence while having a ball running, jumping, climbing, and crawling.  This fun and engaging obstacle course style class can’t be beat.
     
    Instructor: Rod Sailes of Art Rebel
  • Tech Kids: Video Game Design | Grades 3-5

    Students will learn how to design and modify their own exciting arcade-style video games using Scratch, Hopscotch, Code.org, and more. They will learn how to control characters, objects, and outcomes in their games as they increase the difficulty level and add more features.
     
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment

Tuesdays

List of 9 items.

  • Chess and Board Games with Mr. Fox | Grades 3-5

    Are you in third through fifth grade and looking to sharpen your chess skills? Join Mr. Fox for this exciting enrichment program that teaches elementary-aged students the basics of chess. Students will improve their concentration and strategic thinking. Class time will include guided instruction as well as the opportunity to play other opponents, and alternate between chess and other games of strategy and logic.
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Jeremy Fox
  • Compassion in Action with Mrs. Levitt | Grades K-5

    Each week, students will learn about a charitable organization in the greater Los Angeles area, across the country, or around the world.  After engaging in thoughtful discussions, the children will have an opportunity to do fun, hands-on projects to help the charities further their missions in addition to learning how to turn their own compassion into action. Community Service hours will be awarded for each week the students attend this course.

    Materials Fee: $100
    Instructor: Sarah Levitt
  • Crazy 8’s Math Club | Grades 3-5

    Crazy 8’s Math Club is designed to get kids fired up about math!  Each week we offer unique, high-energy math activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry and Toilet Paper Olympics. These allow students to socially and collaboratively focus on creative, hands-on math activities, and find an appreciation for math in everyday life.
     
    Instructor:  Heather Wade
    Materials Fee: $25
  • Dare to Draw with Ms. Richards | Grades 1-3

    Sharpen your pencils and ignite your imagination! Ms. Richards is excited to share her love of art and literature in this fun and heartfelt program. Each week, a fresh and engaging children’s book will be presented, followed by a step-by-step drawing activity inspired by the beloved story. In a warm, tranquil learning atmosphere, technical expertise will be emphasized and creativity encouraged. Students will build a diverse portfolio of their masterpieces to cherish for years to come. Please note, that while this class is offered two days a week, enrollment is for only the day selected. The activities will be the same in each section, so please register for only one day.
     
    Materials Fee: $60
    Instructor: Kylene Richards
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Tuesday Extended Day: $252
    Instructors: TBD
  • Junior Hoops Rebel | Grades K-2

    Designed for our younger athletes and sports fans, Junior Hoops Rebel will teach players fundamental basketball skills including dribbling, passing, shooting, and ball handling, while focusing on teamwork and sportsmanship.

    Instructor: Rod Sailes from Art Rebel
  • Lego Robotics | Grades K-2

    Students build new and different projects each week as they graduate from simple machines to motorized mechanisms, to robotics with basic programming. They’ll learn all about engineering principles such as gears, wheels, axles, levers, and pulleys. This class is as fun as it is educational!
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment
  • Woodworking: A Workshop for Kids | Grades K-5

    This class is a fun-filled introduction into the world of woodworking, specifically designed for beginners. Students will use fine motor skills to forge a strong connection between the hands and the mind. They are encouraged to try new ideas, exercise their imagination and creativity, and are allowed to make mistakes in a safe environment. With the guidance of an experienced artist/woodworker, children learn how to use tools safely, effectively, and (ultimately) independently. Students will have the opportunity to build a number of take-home projects that increase in complexity as they progress through their session.
     
    Materials Fee: $228
    Instructor: Ms. K from Little Yellow House Art
  • World Dance | Grades 2-5

    From African dance to Latin fusion, this fun upbeat dance class introduces students to various dance styles from around the world. Students will learn the history and origin of each dance style they are introduced to. Each class starts with a warm-up focusing on technique, strength, and flexibility followed by a fun and challenging dance routine and educational games.
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Adi Licht

Wednesdays (Early Session)

List of 7 items.

  • Art Rebel | Grades K-5

    Art Rebel is an ARTstravaganza. Students enjoy creating original art with "outside the box" mediums. Each week is something new, exciting, and unique. Anything goes in this fun-filled course!

    Materials Fee: $100
    Instructor: Eden Powell from Art Rebel
  • Culinary Kids Academy - Masters | Grades 3-5

    Culinary Kids Academy is so excited to return to Buckley's afterschool program for our twelfth year! CKA is a revolutionary and amazingly FUN, educator-created, cooking program that empowers youth to expand their culinary comfort zones, increases their self-esteem, and encourages independence - all while learning standards-aligned academics...Oh, and they're having a BLAST while they do it! Be it Math, Science, History, Language Arts, Safety, or Nutrition, CKA utilizes an engaging and entertaining “stealth teaching technique” that has students completely unaware they are growing in vitally important and impactful ways. Students may think they are just having fun cooking phenomenally delicious recipes for an hour, but what they are truly doing is having experiences that will serve them well both socially and academically for a lifetime. 

    Materials Fee: $150
    Instructor: Culinary Kids Academy
  • DinoWorld | Grades K-2

    Learn all about dinosaurs in this fun, hands-on class!  Explore the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous eras through all sorts of project-based activities such as dino digs, fossil hunts and dino of the day.  Each participant will bring home their very own dinosaur egg.

    Materials Fee: $20
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Wednesday Extended Day: $252
    Instructors: TBD
  • Hip Hop | Grades K-2

    A fun energetic dance class for both experienced and brand new dancers. Students will learn the history and origin of hip hop dance and will be introduced to both old and new school hip hop dance styles and moves-from the cabbage patch to the whoa. They will learn how to isolate, wave and pop. class starts with a warm-up focusing on hip hop technique followed by a fun, energetic, and challenging dance routine and educational games.
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Adi Licht
  • Hoops Rebel | Grades 3-5

    Get ready to take your basketball skills to the next level
    with this advanced basketball program. Students will focus on dribbling, shooting, and ball handling skills. This program is ideal for those interested in playing competitively.
     
    Instructor: Rod Sailes from Art Rebel
  • Mock Trial, Public Speaking, & Debate | Grades 3-5

    Are you a person of passion and conviction, with a love for critical thinking and dialogue? In this class, students learn to use logic and other rhetorical tools to support their positions and to express themselves succinctly and skillfully. Students learn to walk and talk with assuredness and purpose, overcome jitters, and deliver speeches with confidence and animation.

    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment

Wednesdays (Late Session)

List of 6 items.

  • Chess Club | Grades K-2

    Chess is an exciting educational experience. This class teaches students to play chess while stimulating problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and critical thinking skills. Each class has a lesson for beginners, a lesson for intermediate/advanced students, and playing time for everybody. Participants have the opportunity to earn certificates, medals, and trophies, and receive booklets to strengthen and reinforce the chess skills they are learning.

    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment
     
  • Culinary Kids Academy | Grades K-2

    Culinary Kids Academy is so excited to return to Buckley's afterschool program for our twelfth year! CKA is a revolutionary and amazingly FUN, educator-created, cooking program that empowers youth to expand their culinary comfort zones, increase their self-esteem, and encourages independence - all while learning standards-aligned academics...Oh, and they're having a BLAST while they do it! Be it Math, Science, History, Language Arts, Safety, or Nutrition, CKA utilizes an engaging and entertaining “stealth teaching technique” that has students completely unaware they are growing in vitally important and impactful ways. Students may think they are just having fun cooking phenomenally delicious recipes for an hour, but what they are truly doing is having experiences that will serve them well both socially and academically for a lifetime. 

    Materials Fee: $150
    Instructor: Culinary Kids Academy
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Wednesday Extended Day: $252
    Instructors: TBD
  • Intermediate Hip Hop | Grades 3-5

    A fun challenging dance class, where students will be introduced to various hip hop dance genres including old school, new school, locking, jazz funk, house, and more. Class starts with a warm-up focusing on strength, flexibility, and hip hop technique followed by a challenging dance routine. Students will learn a brand new routine every few weeks to work on performance skills and retaining choreography. 
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Adi Licht
  • Power of Play Dough | Grades K-2

    Besides hours of countless fun for your kids, what are the benefits of playing with play dough? Physically, it develops fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.  Academically, it supports literacy and numeracy. Overall, it is calming, encourages creativity, improves social skills, and promotes low-tech playtime. Join Ms. Eden each week for all of these reasons and more, to mix, smoosh, roll, cut, create, imagine, and grow while having fun and developing necessary skills for life.

    Materials Fee: $60
    Instructor: Ms. Eden from Art Rebel
  • Rocket Science | Grades 3-5

    Ready, set, blast off! Explore the universe as we launch everything from film canister rockets to water bottle blasters, business card boomerangs, and much, much more. Our adventures will take us to Titan, Mars, and a Galactic Cluster as we learn about comets, constellations, and our galaxy. This class is out of this world!
     
    Materials Fee: $25
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment

Thursdays

List of 8 items.

  • Animal Invasion | Grades K-2

    Animal invasion is a class for all animal lovers. Your child will experience and interact with all kinds of amazing creatures including reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, insects, and more. Don’t miss out on the fun, games, and most importantly, animals!
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment
  • Dare to Draw with Ms. Richards | Grades 1-3

    Sharpen your pencils and ignite your imagination! Ms. Richards is excited to share her love of art and literature in this fun and heartfelt program. Each week, a fresh and engaging children’s book will be presented, followed by a step-by-step drawing activity inspired by the beloved story. In a warm, tranquil learning atmosphere, technical expertise will be emphasized and creativity encouraged. Students will build a diverse portfolio of their masterpieces to cherish for years to come. Please note, that while this class is offered two days a week, enrollment is for only the day selected.  The activities will be the same in each section, so please register for only one day.
     
    Materials Fee: $60
    Instructor: Kylene Richards
  • Diamond Games with Coach Holland | Grades 2-4

    This program will focus on the skills, drills, and thrills of games like Kickball, Tee Ball, and Baseball. The children will be in a safe and fun environment so that they can comfortably learn new games. We will work to develop hand-eye coordination, and introduce and review throwing and catching mechanics, base running skills, and batting fundamentals. The children will learn teamwork, cooperation, problem-solving, and engage in mini games. We will consistently reinforce having fun, trying your best, and being kind and respectful.
     
    Instructor: John Hollland
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Thursday Extended Day: $252
    Instructors: TBD
  • Fantasy Football with Mr. Fox | Grades 3-5

    Do you love to watch football? How about running your own team?  Running a fantasy football league is not only fun but educational.  Students will learn the basics including statistics, data analytics, and negotiation skills while participating in fun and engaging conversations with their peers.
     
    Instructor: Jeremy Fox
  • Jazz Funk | Grades 2-5

    Jazz Funk is an expressive and innovative form of dance that combines hip-hop grooves with jazz techniques. Students will learn fast-paced combinations of movement while finding their own personal style. Class will begin with a warm-up focusing on technique, strength, and flexibility, followed by a center-floor combo.

    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Adi Licht
  • Krafty Kinders with Ms. Brown | Grade K

    What do you get when you cross kindergarten readiness with arts and crafts?  Krafty Kinders, of course!  Kindergarten readiness is made fun in this enrichment course with our amazing Ms. Brown, who will facilitate fun games and craft projects each week with the kindergartners which provide them the opportunity to strengthen fine motor skills, gain independence and foster creativity in a structured, safe, and supportive environment. Particular attention will be paid to pencil grip, cutting skills, early literacy, and familiarizing participants with the proper use of school supplies and learning materials.

    Materials Fee: $15
    Instructor: Whitney Brown
  • National Park Adventures with Mrs. Levitt | Grades 2-5

    The Buckley Griffin will be joining you on a wild adventure through some of the nation’s most beloved national parks. We will be virtually visiting a variety of national parks as well as experiencing indoor camping, hiking our nature trail, participating in national park scavenger hunts, art projects, and even skyping with a national park ranger! The Buckley Griffin will introduce you to the junior ranger program as well as conclude our program with the MacGillivray Freeman’s National Parks Adventure Movie. Be ready to become a national park expert with the Buckley Griffin!
     
    Materials Fee: $30
    Instructor: Sarah Levitt

Fridays

List of 4 items.

  • Brain Games with Mr. Ayers | Grades K-5

    Bring your friends to end the week with fun and engaging games that will improve problem-solving skills, concentration, pattern recognition, and visual perception, while enhancing spatial recognition and increasing reaction time. Students will work alone and in pairs or groups to challenge themselves in a non-competitive and enjoyable way.

    Materials Fee: $25
    Instructor: John Ayers
  • Extended Day Program | Grades K-5

    Our extended day program is offered daily from the conclusion of Beyond the Bell programs at 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to refresh with an allergen-free snack, engage in supervised playtime, enjoy a good book, or work on completing school assignments. Participants must sign up for a Beyond the Bell program for each day of the week that they enroll in the extended day program. Students will be picked up each day by no later than 6:00 p.m.  

    Friday Extended Day: $210
    Instructors: TBD
  • Griffin Camp Games with Mrs. Levitt | Grades K-5

    Friday afternoons will never be the same again! Come join the Griffins who love camp games! Water Balloon Toss, Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Cornhole, Camouflage Tag, Ga Ga Mystery Style, Skits in a Bag, Sponge Relays, Camping Bingo, Escape Room Camp Style just to name a few! Come with a camp attitude and be ready for FUN!
     
    Materials Fee: $15
    Instructor: Sarah Levitt
  • Pep Rally: Cheer and Fitness | Grades K-2

    Cheer class emphasizes fitness and cheerleading techniques. We will promote teamwork, school spirit, and self-esteem. We will cover the importance of nutrition and taking care of our bodies to build our confidence and spirits. We will teach a dance and multiple cheers and tumbling, and incorporate them into cool routines!
     
    Materials Fee: $10
    Instructor: Parker-Anderson Enrichment