After School Clubs/Summer Camps

Below is a list of current after school clubs and summer camps.  Check back periodically, as offerings will be added throughout the year.
 

Summer Camps

Summer Bootcamp

Help prevent some of the inevitable ‘summer slide’ by joining us for Summer Bootcamp at BFA! We will be hosting two Bootcamp sessions to review math, reading and writing skills for incoming first graders, second graders, and third graders. Each session will meet for two hours per day, for four consecutive days. We will host both a June and July Session. Please visit the SignUpGenius for more information.

Volleyball Camp

Incoming fifth through eighth grade BFA boys and girls are invited to a Summer Volleyball Camp! There are two sessions from July 8 – 12, a morning session for incoming fifth through eighth grade beginners and an afternoon session for incoming sixth through eighth grade experienced players. Each session is $150. There are also three evening clinics available July 8-10; these are separate from the two daytime sessions and cost $50 for all three clinics. Register for the day camp and/or evening clinics! Registration is NOW OPEN through MySchoolBucks and closes June 30. Please see the flier for more information.
 
If you know a current high school player who would like to volunteer that week, please ask him/her to contact Coach Haufschild. We are also looking for parent volunteers who want to earn 2019-20 volunteer hoursSign up today!

 

STEM Camp

Are you looking for something interesting and fun for your rising third, fourth and fifth graders to do this summer? Look no further, because Mrs. Lewicki is offering two STEM Camps at BFA this Summer

Students will work in teams to perform experiments, discover the principles behind the experiment, innovate a new design with their team, and perform the experiment again. The fun increases throughout the week as teams compete against each other to earn points. The winning team at the end of the week will receive a mad scientist award. Limit 10 students, and the registration deadline is May 20.  Email Mrs. Lewicki for registration details.
 
Session 1: NATURAL DISASTERS, June 25-28, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. $150
Change on earth can be violent and amazing. Explore natural disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires, mudslides, and floods. Build simulations and create the your own natural disasters. Learn how these natural events work and how they change the earth. As a team, engineer structures that will withstand these disasters.
 
Session 2: PHYSICS, July 23-26, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. $150
Physics is tricky. What do you know about friction, buoyancy, speed, thrust and lift? Explore the physics behind things that fly, float and zoom. Engineer ways to make different objects move. Then, test, improve, and test them again until you can make them move!  

 

Kindie Boot Camp

Incoming Kindergartners–join Mrs. Brook for a Kindergarten Boot Camp this summer! This fun camp provides an introduction to kindergarten literacy and math. The Kindie Boot Camp is designed to provide an opportunity for new kindergarten students to become familiar with BFA and the kindergarten classroom. Campers will learn a new letter and number every day, gain new skills, make friends, and work on crafts. 
 
There are three boot camp sessions, and space is limited to 16 kids per session. Camps will be held June 24 – 28, July 15 -19 and July 22 – 26; sessions are from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, at BFA. Parents should not sign up for more than two sessions so others can have a chance to register. The cost is $65 per session (cash or check). Please bring payment on the first day of your session and make checks payable to Debbie Brook. See the flier and sign up for a session today!

 

After School Programs

After School STEM

STEM club for students in grades 3-5 starts tomorrow, April 5! Sign up to join Mrs. Lewicki and explore environmental topics relating to water. Some projects include designing a water filtration system, experimenting with different forms of water collection and observing the effects of pollution, erosion and acid rain on the earth. This five-week session is from April 5-May 10 (excluding April 19), and costs $75. Sign up today on MySchoolBucks.

After School Performing Arts (See also Choir/Band)

Below is a list of Performing Arts after school offerings currently available. Click on our After School Music Programs catalog for more information about each class.  Registration is NOW OPEN for many of the classes.

Private lessons

Offered for voice, acting, guitar and piano. Students who wish to excel in their chosen instrument, may sign up for private lesson instruction. In this 30 or 60 minutes, students will work one on one with an instructor to develop technique and performance skills. Lessons meet after school OR during the last hour of school. To schedule a lesson go to this link.

3rd and Up Musical Theatre Dance

Mondays 4:00 -4:45

Start date: September 17

End date: November 12

 

3rd and up Drama Club

Tuesdays 3:30 to 4

Start date: September 18

End date: November 13

 

1-2 Basic Musical Theatre Dance

Thursdays 3:30 to 4:15

Start date: September 20

End date: November 15

 

3rd and up Stage Combat

Tuesdays 3:30 to 4

Start date: January 22

End date: March 12

 

1st-5th Improv Acting

Thursdays 3:30 to 4:15

Start date: January 24

End date: March 14

Before School 

Is your elementary student interested in learning Spanish? If so, our middle school Spanish teacher,  Señora Connell, is offering a Spanish class for elementary students . You can sign up for classes by the month; the cost for this activity is $50 per student (less on shorter months).
  • Kindergarten, first and second grade will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Third, fourth and fifth grade will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 8 a.m.
You can sign up for one month at a time; classes continue through the end of May and follow the regular BFA school calendar for breaks/days off.  Sign up today! Please contact  Señora Connell with any questions.