This is a catalog of clubs offered. Please note all clubs listed here are not offered every term. Please see the ASP schedule to identify which clubs are currently being offered this session.
Join U Can Do It! Participants will build and create wooden objects, while developing skills and an appreciation for working with tools. For the older boys the program will be driven by what they would like to make. They have complete control over what they make with guidance and assistance offered in how to create their project from the U Can Do It! Program facilitators.
Join us this term to train in the ways of the Jedi and fulfill your destiny! In this active, martial arts based program, students will create their own Jedi character, develop balance and coordination through Jedi training games, learn about our galaxy and those far, far away, and of course, learn to wield a lightsaber safely before receiving their Jedi certificate. Imaginations will soar in this action packed weekly adventure. May the force be with you!
School SCRABBLE® is a popular activity taking place in numerous primary and secondary schools across the country. This educational pastime has its roots in classrooms in the United States, where thousands of students play the game, many of whom continue on to organized tournaments and even the annual US National School SCRABBLE® Championship. Now students, parents and teachers have come together to organize School SCRABBLE® programs in Canada. Through the game of SCRABBLE®, students are able to increase their vocabulary, strengthen word knowledge, and apply math and analytical skills. It is a game that fosters friendships, cooperation, healthy competition and teamwork. Best of all, it is an activity enjoyed by people of all ages, skill sets and backgrounds.
Mad Science – Crazy Chemworks
As real Mad Scientists, students will learn to manipulate laboratory equipment, slide down the colourful pH scale and create a tiny world of atoms. Students will be wowed by polymers, in our popular SLIME class! They will probe the properties of light as well as explore unusual applications of glow-in-the-dark technology! Children will stick it to the walls as they explore super sticky stuff. Topics: Lab Works, Jr. Reactors, PH Phactor, Slime Time, The Glow Show, Super Sticky Stuff, Matter of Fact, Chem in a Flash.
HIP HOP Dance
In the Mix is an innovative program that provides a unique opportunity for children to explore what’s new in dance, music and internet technology. This experience is very much about developing mind and body, and gaining confidence and social skills. Students will learn a brief hip-hop dance to share with parents at the last class. They will also work collaboratively in small groups to create one-of-a-kind music videos, using iPads supplied by In the Mix. Students have full creative freedom yet are guided appropriately to help them progress and spice up their videos and dancing in the end taking home that experience with their very own DVD.
Mad Science – World Of Wowology
We’ll examine the world children interact with through fun and hands-on experiments, discovering the scientific principles behind it all! Your young scientist will be wowed by amazing activities and quality projects every week, exploring topics ranging from airplanes to oceans, electricity to illusions, bridges to baking, and so much more!
Drawing/Comic Book Club
Boys are free to create using their imagination. They can use pre-drawn comic book templates, or create their own. Being taught to draw freestyle or by using computer generated characters, the sky is the limit. They create the story lines, and our staff will show them how to bring it to life using various techniques. Using their imaginations and creating it them selves is what it is all about.
Art Attack Club
This club is designed to stretch the imagination and spark the creativity of any child. Participants are invited to learn a different artistic skill each week and will work towards project which can be brought home and shared with the family. Papier-mâché, candle making, paper origami, bracelet making, drawing and painting, creature creation, clay model making and more!
Through imagination, creativity and hands-on fun,boys will explore the world of creation through a childhood favourite playdoh! Developing students decision making, teamwork, confidence and artistic skills playdoh creations will bring the imagination to life! Students will be able to make their own playdoh in the primary stage of this club and then work towards using what they have made to build upon different themes each week.
LEGO Brick Masters
Did you ever wonder what you can do with all of those bricks after you have created the project they came with? Now in Brick Master, you can make something totally new – your imagination is the only limit! Hints and tips from Master Builders will help you explore the possibilities of Lego – and get you building beyond your wildest fantasies. Do you have what it takes to be a Brick!
Come explore the awesome world of dinosaurs! In Dinosaur Club, we will learn about dinosaurs through fun activities and games. We will look at how dinosaurs lived, what they ate, how they evolved, how they died, and how fossils are formed. We will participate in a small mock fossil dig to see how paleontologists find and remove fossils from the earth later in the term once the weather permits. Get ready for some prehistoric fun!
LEGO Contraptions & Reactions
LEGO® Contraptions and Reactions is all about projects that spin, stretch, speed, or spring into action. What could be more exciting than a machine that accomplishes a simple task through an elaborate chain reaction? The answer, of course, is a wacky chain reaction built of LEGO bricks. Students will learn building techniques and the physics behind the fun as one thing leads to another, and another, and another. Join us this term as we explore machines that swing, bounce, and spring in ways that only LEGO bricks can!
Join us this term in LEGO Play to bring your bricks to life! Imagination is key in this program – where we encourage students to play in new ways, creating amazing LEGO models of their very own. From ten-minute building challenges to get creativity flowing to Cool Brick Sessions featuring key LEGO bricks, and even a Handful Of Bricks contest to explore what can be done with a limited collection of bricks – this program is for all the avid LEGO fans out there. Come and build with us!
Dinosaur and Fossils Club
Using actual fossil materials, hands-on demonstrations and take-home projects, the budding Paleontologists will uncover a world forgotten by time… the realm of the dinosaurs.
Students are encouraged to join the UCC Canadian Gladiators club, based loosely on the American Gladiators TV show. The club will promote physical activity, sportsmanship, and fair competition. A different event will be created each week, testing a variety of physical skills such as agility, strength, and speed. The final week will conclude with the Eliminator event. All boys are required to meet in the Prep Dining Hall already changed into their Phys. Ed. uniform.
Based on the Science and Tech curriculum, each week the kids will work in teams to solve various Engineering problems. Topics include gears, pulleys, flight, bridges, structures, electricity, weather and more. Great take home projects at the end.
It’s time to get creative – because there are an infinite number of possibilities to build with LEGO®! In this program we’ll have fun while exploring the problem solving, and engineering skills needed to create with LEGO®. Students will work on their own creations as well as complete in fun team challenges and projects to create awesome bridges, cities, towers, castles, airplanes, boats and so much more. Explore what you can do with LEGO®!
Young explorers will exercise their natural curiosity through a curriculum of themed play centres, experiments and take-home activities. Each week we take on a new topic such as magnets, gears, the senses, and insects amongst several other exciting themes!
Students are encouraged to join the Junior Canadian Gladiators club, based loosely on the American Gladiators TV show. The club will promote physical activity, sportsmanship, and fair competition. A different event will be created each week, testing a variety of physical skills such as agility, strength, and speed. The final week will conclude with the Eliminator event.
Kangoo Jumps are the world’s lowest impact shoes! Our after school programs are fun, energetic and versatile! We bring shoes for each child and run a different activity with them each session. This includes sports like dodgeball and basketball, games, relay races and obstacle courses, choreographed routines and jogging challenges. Games performed with Kangoo Jumps enhance the motor abilities of children to improve the skill related to components of fitness: strength, agility, speed, coordination, balance and endurance. Exercise on Kangoo Jumps boots may also assist in the development of intellectual, aesthetic and social skills.
Embrace your inner Jedi as we travel to realms far and wide, with LEGO®! In this unique LEGO® program, students will explore the Jedi’s world using LEGO®.They will engage in building projects both independently and as teams, learning about important Jedi facts such as outer space, space travel and galaxies far, far away. Do or do not- there is no try- in Jedi LEGO®!
Adventures on Hogwarts
Hop on the Hogwarts express and step inside a world where magic is real! In this fun program we’ll do as Harry, Hermione, Ron and Ginny do… we’ll discover our wands and learn magic spells, we’ll make chocolate frogs and butterbeer, we’ll follow a Marauder’s Map and we’ll even play Quidditch! Ditch those muggle duds and get ready for your cape… The sorting hat is coming your way!
EXTRAORDINARY LABORATORY: We’ll examine the world children interact with through fun and hands-on experiments, discovering the scientific principles behind it all! Your young scientist will be wowed by amazing activities and quality projects every week, exploring topics ranging from chemistry to magnets, taste buds to sound, lightning to rainbows, and so much more! Weekly Topics: Watts-Up, Magnetic Magic, Optical Illusions, Lights…Colour…Action, Chem-Mystery, Sonic Sound, Tantalizing Taste, and Harnessing Heat
Go on a treasure hunt with us in Pirate Club! In this exciting program we’ll explore all sorts of pirate activities – from learning about the famous pirates in history to discovering our own pirate character as well as pirate games, shipbuilding and more. It’s sure to be a heave-ho, high seas adventure. Ahoy matey!
CRAZY CHEMWORKS: As real Mad Scientists, students will learn to manipulate laboratory equipment, slide down the colourful pH scale and create a tiny world of atoms. Your child will be wowed by polymers, probe the properties of light, explore unusual applications of glow-in-the-dark technology, and take home things that they have made themselves! Weekly Topics May Include: Lab Works, Junior Reactors, pH Phactor, Slime Time, Glow Show, Super Sticky Stuff, Matter of Fact, and Chem in a Flash.