Instructor: Mr. Porter
Boys will learn the fundamentals of playing hockey, such as passing and stick-handling in a non-contact format. Players will also be able to display their skills in team games. Each activity in this session will help the boys learn teamwork, sportsmanship, and a better understanding of the sport.
Grades 1-2 | Tuesdays - 10 Weeks
Instructor: Ms. Broadhurst
Kick Ball is a fun game that incorporates several gross motor skills. The boys will be running, kicking, and catching. Kick ball is also a team sport that will help the boys to further learn to work as a group, as well as an individually. We promote good sportsmanship and encourage the boys to try their best.
Grades K-1 | Tuesdays – 10 Weeks
Instructor: Mr. Schaaf
Wrestling enrichment is designed to introduce the boys to one of the world's oldest competitive sports. We will be learning the rules and basic moves of wrestling in a highly active and energetic environment. Our experience will be high contact, low impact, as we learn to use and control our bodies in new ways with a mind to taking good care of both ourselves and our opponents. Boys of all sizes and experiences will easily be accommodated and will work with partners similar to themselves so that everyone has a chance to learn and participate on equal terms.
Grades 3-5 (participation cap: 24 boys) | Tuesdays – 10 Weeks
Instructors: Mr. Lignore
Chess Club is an opportunity for boys to learn how to play chess. While enjoying chess, the boys will have the opportunity to practice sportsmanship, patience, and social graces and interactions.
Grades K-5 | Tuesdays - 10 weeks
Instructor: Mrs. Bowman
Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. Hands on workshops are created for students in k-3. Students will first learn basic carpentry skills and safety procedures, then they will build four different models including: a sailboat, race car, jet craft and an antique train. Each model will be customized by the builder with paint and decals. The projects will go home with students upon completion and a certificate of achievement will be awarded to each student at the end of the program.
Grades K-3 | Tuesdays – 10 Weeks
Instructors: Ms. Joloza
This is an “enriched” enrichment. This year’s team will be competing
in local competitions. Team members will be expected to put in time
beyond the regular enrichment time researching, building, and competing. This year’s FLL Robotics theme is Nature’s Fury! If you are a builder, programmer, designer or writer then this enrichment is for you. We will be using the format provided by FLL to embark upon a very unique learning adventure. Team members will strategize, build and program an autonomous robot. The challenge this year is for teams to come up with technology based, innovative solutions that real-world first responders and scientists might find helpful in protecting people from the wrath of nature’s fury. No programming skills necessary! Onward!
Grades 4-5 | Tuesdays - 10 weeks
Instructor: Ms. Joloza
“Disaster Blaster” - Robotics team theme is Natural Disasters!
This enrichment course will be full of unlimited learning and fun! The boys will use their creativity and technology tools at The Haverford School to design and create unique projects! We will take the learning by doing and designing stance throughout this enrichment session. The boys will use various programming tools to create a project and model that will focus on natural disasters! They will have an opportunity to collaborate will students throughout the US working on this challenge. This is an incredible opportunity for our digital natives to sharpen their technological fluency. Last year’s team received a special invitation to attend the World’s Festival in Saint Louis, Missouri!
Grades 1-3 | Wednesdays – 10 Weeks
Instructors: Ms. Murray & Mrs. Broadhurst
The teacher will have weekly activities for the boy that involves literature and cooking. For example they will begin the session by reading a book to the group, a book that involves food in some way. We will then prepare the food and discuss how it relates to the book we just read. The boys will then be able to enjoy an afternoon snack.
Grades JrK-K | Wednesdays – 10 Weeks
Instructor: Mrs. Higgins
Learn social skills and game strategy with Mrs. Higgins. Boys will begin each session with a story or mini-lesson about friendship, and then learn how to play a variety of games, while meeting new friends and having fun! There will be an emphasis on being kind and respectful to others and encouraging each other, which are important life skills for our growing boys!
Grades K-2 | Wednesdays - 10 weeks
Instructor: Mr. Porter
Students will break up into teams and play flag football under the direction of their instructor Emphasis will be on having fun, passing, catching, and teamwork.
Grades 1-2 | Thursdays - 10 Weeks
Grades 3-5 | Wednesdays - 10 Weeks