ELECTIVES AND STEM DAYS!
*4/16/19 - This page is under construction! Check back soon!*
We offer a wide range of electives! Scroll down for information on our Monday STEAM classes, robotics, theater, and much more! Pricing for all electives can be found on the registration page.
We have a HUGE number of exciting summer camps! These camps are listed on the Friendswood Music and More Page! Click here for more information on Summer Camps!
MONDAY STEAM CLASSES
We have added a variety of classes on MONDAYS that can be enrolled in individually for students who are not a part of our regular PATHS program. The Monday classes can be taken individually or as part of a STEAM day on Mondays. There are 5 classes scheduled on Mondays.
Each class is available for the following age groups:
K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-7th
We also have an animal care club for responsible teens
Art Explorers: Students will enjoy a variety of art activities and explore line, shape, color, and value. We will work in a variety of mediums including paint, pastels, and mixed media. Students will also learn about famous artists and their works. *Additional times for art are available after school, please visit the Music and More main page for after school class times*
Gardening Club: Students will work on preparing beds, starting seeds, planting harvesting, and other aspects of gardening. They will also have time for outdoor play and exploration. Students will have the opportunity to earn Texas Junior Gardener certificates in the program
Heath and Fitness: Students will explore the human body through experiments as well as physical activity and exercise.
Science Explorers: Students will enjoy hands on science experiments and instruction by our Master science instructors. Our modules will include dissection, chemistry, geology, STEM, electricity and magnets, and light and sound. Families may sign up for one module or the full year of classes.
Junior Biologist/Animal Care: Students will learn about animals, plants, and more in this hands on class. Students will have the opportunity to interact with our animals. This class is focused on biology, nature, Texas native plants and animals, and animal husbandry.
The above 5 classes can be taken together for a "STEAM Day" on Mondays. Classes meet 9:15-2:00 pm. Cost for all 5 classes is $150 a month. Students who attend the PATHS program can add on Mondays to the PATHS program for $100 a month.
Animal Care Club: This class is a volunteer position for responsible teens who are interested in animal care. Instructor permission required. Students must complete mandatory training class before participating. Animals include small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Students will also volunteer to care for animals throughout the week and over weekends. TIME TBA BASED ON STUDENT AVAILABILITY
We offer two different robotics programs for the students.
First Lego League Lego Robotics (ages 9-14)
This is a program offered through First Lego League. Students work on programming and designing robots to meet specific challenges. Students attend a tournament in December. Please click here for a handout with more information on the First Lego League program. Space is very limited.
Teen Tech Challenge (ages 14+)
This class is for high school students. They will work with CAD software, 3-D printers, and more to create, design, build, and program robots and participate in tournaments. This is an intensive class and has practice tournaments most weekends (attendance is not required at all tournaments.) The team will also have projects and participate in fundraising for the program. Cost for this program is $250 for the year.
Musical Theater and Acting
Private Music Lessons
General music is included in the PATHS program for grades K-1, recorder ensemble for grades 2-3, and Band for grades 4 and older. We also have the option to take private music lessons. We recommend that band students consider private music in addition to band as they will progress much faster and enjoy their classes more. Cost for private lessons is $100 a month for a 30 min lessons meeting once a week. We also have private lessons available piano, guitar, and other instruments.