Community Center Afterschool Programs

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS WINTER 2023

The San Geronimo Valley Community Center is thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Lagunitas and Nicasio Schools! We offer a wide variety of after-school activities for T-K through 8th grade. We hope that you will join us!

LOFT The LOFT located above the Lagunitas Community Gym offers a seamless transition from in-school time to after school time for 4th through 8th graders, and serves as a stop over for many students who participate in after-school sports or extracurriculars. The LOFT is an awesome place to hang and students love it - with crafts, games, sports, and more, what’s not to love!? Our staff make use of the Community Gym and the surrounding outdoor space to create an experience for students that is far beyond childcare, while also prioritizing safety and supervision. Healthy snacks are provided every day.

Details:

Days: Monday - Friday Times: 3pm-5:30pm (M,T,TH,F), 2pm-5:30pm (W) Age/Grade: 4th-8th Cost:

Per-trimester: $150 School Year: $400 10 pack Snack/Stop-Over: $50

Partial scholarships available upon request *For students who want to stop in for a snack and quick hang before heading to other after school activities (30 minutes or less per day)

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ZOILA'S CHILDCARE

Named after the matriarch of the Valley, Zoila Berardi, Zoila’s Childcare Center is a licensed childcare facility for TK-3rd graders. The Van drops students off right in front of the facility and students are met by a staff person at the door. Zoila’s offers fun, engaging, and supervised childcare that builds upon age appropriate learning and child development. Healthy snacks are provided every day. Days: Monday - Friday Times: 3pm-5:30pm (M,T,TH,F), 2pm-5:30pm (W) Cost: Paid Monthly in Advance: 5 days a week: $500 4 days a week: $400 3 days a week: $300 2 days a week: $200 1 day a week: $100 10 Pack Drop-ins (pre-registration required): $300 Partial scholarships available upon request Details:

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GOOD FUN STUFF - WOODWORKING

Children experience themselves as doers and creators. Students will learn high-dexterity woodworking skills, build self-confidence and independence, and discover the magic of personal dedication by using hand tools to safely make fun and functional projects! This class is an instructor led class in partnership with Good Fun Stuff and is taught by James Reynolds. This class is bi-lingual and available to English and Spanish speakers. *No snack is provided so please plan accordingly.

Details: Session 2 Dates: January 3rd - March 15th No class 2/22 Age group: 7-10 yr/olds

Day/Times: Wednesday - 2:30pm-3:30pm Cost: $330 Days/Times: Wednesday - 3:30pm-4:15pm

Age Group: 5-7 yr/olds

Cost: $330

GOOD FUN STUFF - DANCE Dance is an activity that can make you feel joyful, free, and alive! Dance is about finding your own way of dancing. In this class, students will engage with music, writing, art, improvisation, and make choreographies together through different contemporary dance techniques that will tap into their creativity and fun. This class is an instructor led class in partnership with Good Fun Stuff and is taught by Aura Tantandel Lopez. This class is bi-lingual and available to English and Spanish speakers. Details: Dates: January 3rd - March 14th No class 2/21 Age group: 7-10 yr/olds Day/Times: Tuesday - 4:30pm - 5:15pm Cost: $330 Age Group: 3-6 yr/olds Days/Times: Tuesday - 3:30pm - 4:15pm Cost: $330

If you would like to try out the 1st class before registering for this session, please send an email to info@goodfunstuff.org.

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VAST

The Community Center’s award-winning Valley After School Tutoring (VAST) program offers reasonably priced, one-on-one tutoring and group homework clubs to local students. We have skilled tutors across all subjects and grade levels (K-8th). Whether your student needs specific support or just a quiet and encouraging environment to complete their homework, VAST has what they need! Many students attend Zoila’s or the LOFT and include a VAST tutoring session as part of their day. Staff will remind students of their session and will walk younger students to the VAST Room, located in Montessori Room 6. *If you would to request virtual tutoring contact Lori Ramirez at lramirez@sgvcc.org. Days: Monday - Thursday Times: 1 hour sessions between 3pm-5:30pm (M,T,TH) & 2pm-5:30pm (W) Cost: 1 x per week - paid monthly in advance: $25 per session for LOFT/Zoila students, $30 per week without LOFT/Zoila 2 x per week - paid monthly in advance: $50 per week for LOFT/Zoila Details:

students, $60 per week without LOFT/Zoila Homework Club - 10 pack drop-ins: $100

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SK8 Club @ Lagunitas School (under 10) Intro to Skateboarding after school club is a welcoming environment for beginner skaters to learn how to skate. We learn how to ride, fall, and do tricks! There will be obstacles to learn to skate on like ramps and the lead instructor will help you every step of the way. For more information, contact: Steven Teijeir at neighborskateco@gmail.com INTRO TO SKATEBOARDING

Day/Times: Meets once a week, Wednesdays after school for one hour 2:30-3:30 for 4 weeks Cost: $110 per student per course $27.50 a day Sibling discounts available. (50% off each sibling) Class size 5-8 Sliding scale pricing available. We never turn down families who are unable to afford our program.

YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKING

This program is in partnership with Mulholland Mountain Biking and rides are led by Emile Mulholland. Emile offers weekly group rides for middle school and lower school youth. Riders of all levels are welcome and students will explore some of the most stunning rides and open space that surrounds our community! Contact Emile Mulholland at emilemulholland@gmail.com or go to mulhollandmountainbiking.com for more information on fall schedule and to register. *Notice of Non-Affiliation and Disclaimer: The San Geronimo Valley Community Center is not affiliated, associated, or in any way officially connected with Mulholland Mountain Biking or SK8 Club.

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AFTER SCHOOL ART Children from kindergarten to middle school will have fun learning and experimenting together with different art techniques and materials in an art studio environment. The classes will be held in 10 week sessions on the Lagunitas School campus, and each session will focus on a different art medium, although this is subject to change according to the students’ interests! Our first session will be about creating 3 dimensional art, and will kick off with papermaking, followed by bookmaking, and then who knows where we will land! Led by Kristy Arroyo, who has taught art at the Lagunitas School for 15 years, and assisted by Julie Benjamin. Please email: afterschool@sgvcc.org for questions about the class. Details: Session 2 Dates: - January 3rd - March 15th No class 2/21 Days/Times: Tuesdays, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Cost: $150 for 10 weeks Maximum students: 10

FALL MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS

We are excited to announce that Nicasio students can join the Lagunitas students for Middle School sports! Contact Lori Ramirez at lramirez@sgvcc.org for more information.

Bobcat Bball Ultimate Frisbee Flag Football

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EMPOWERMENT GROUP FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS Come to the Empowerment Group for Middle Schoolers facilitated by Cory vanGelder We focus on connection and peer support navigating all the challenges of middle school. Location: Wellness Lounge Days/Times: Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:15pm Cost: Free Max Students: 10

YOUTH JOB TRAINING

Fall - Youth entering grade 6th thru 12th are eligible September 12th - December 16th Winter- Youth must be currently enrolled in 6th grade thru 12th grade. January 9th - March 17th Spring - Youth must be currently enrolled in 6th grade thru 12th grade. March 20th - June 2nd Summer - Interns must have completed 6th grade or higher. July 1st- August 31st Grade Requirement for Internship Sessions: For more information, please contact: jobtraining@sgvcc.org The San Geronimo Valley Community Center’s Youth Job Training Program gives participants hands-on experience working in a community setting. Our year-round program has sessions beginning in Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring each year. We offer continuing opportunities for youth to engage in new learning environments. Middle School and High School students are eligible to apply for Internship A (volunteer) or Internship B (paid stipend of $200 6th-8th & $300 for 9th & up) if you have previously completed Internship

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The Community Center is partnering with the Lagunitas School District to offer this fun and relaxed space for middle school students to drop into during lunch, a calming place to unwind and destress from the many things making middle school life so complicated. This is a designated chill zone for middle school students to have a safe space to connect with their peers as well as the awesome Community Center supportive staff. WELLNESS LOUNGE

Details:

The Wellness Lounge is open during school lunch time.

COMMUNITY CENTER PROGRAMS FOR YOUNGER SIBLINGS

RAINBOW PLAYGROUP

Rainbow Playgroup is designed for caretakers, mothers, grandmothers, fathers, grandfathers and friends to have a safe place for their little ones (ages 0-5) to play and socialize. Email Playgroup Coordinator, Perla de los Santos at PDELOSSANTOS@PARENTSERVICES.ORG for more information.

Details:

Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30am - 12:00 pm The Marin County Library "Learning Bus" comes on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:45am Cost: FREE

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HOLIDAY CAMP

Holiday Camp is held when school is closed and offers parents a safe place for children to play, do art activities, eat healthy snacks and have some gym time. Holiday Camp will be held in the LOFT above the gym for ages K-5th grades. The fee is donation based (suggested donation $50/day). No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

2023 Holiday Camp Dates: February 20,21,22 April 10,11,12

SUMMER CAMP Our camp is a small homestyle camp where we get to know one another, relax and go with the flow of both the day and with the camp kids. Our campers get the opportunity to meet up with old friends and meet new ones too. The camp counselor staff are experienced professionals working with our community throughout the year. We also bring in the young adult, next generation, counselors in training (CIT) to add to the variety of camp counselors. We have run of both the upper and lower campuses as well as easy access to the San Geronimo Commons and the School Garden in between. We feel so lucky to have such a big backyard and fill our days with arts and crafts, cooking, games, sports and free play exploring our surroundings, often taking walking field trips between Roy’s Redwoods and our camp.

2023 Summer Camp Dates:TBD (Late June through July)

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SIGN-UP TODAY!

WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER! YOU BELONG HERE

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Register for programs at https://sgvcc.myrec.com

For more information email afterschool@sgvcc.org

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER PO Box 194 / 6350 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD SAN GERONIMO, CA 94963

415.488.8888

SGVCC.ORG

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