For the week of 5/18
Live teen-led sessions, with different options for everyone to explore. All times are U.S. Pacific Time.
You will receive an email with the Zoom link information 2 hrs prior to the start of the session.
Monday 5/18 at 3:30 pm
Dancing is a great way for people of all ages to express their inner thoughts through movement! This dance class will teach kids how to get their body moving through dance and learn a fun and easy routine that they can perform for their family after dinner one night!
Wednesday 5/20 at 4:30 pm
Thursday 5/21 at 3:30 pm
Saturday 5/23 at 10:00 am
Staying active during this time is really important, so here is a way to get in a quick fitness session made fun for any kid! Join us in doing some easy exercises while listening to some fun music!
Little Ninjas Martial Arts
Wednesday 5/20 at 5:30 pm
Martial arts is a fun way to stay active, while learning super fun punching and kicking combinations! This class will teach children proper technique, and new, cool moves to practice during quarantine. This martial arts activity is recommended for ages 6-11, but if a child can grasp the concepts faster, they are welcomed to stay! Don’t worry, this activity will not be used for negative circumstances of violence, but will just be a super awesome way to learn a new hobby!
Friday 5/22 at 3:30 pm
Zumba is a fun type of exercise that is a bit like a dance routine and gets your body moving! It is a super fun way to stay active inside your house. With fun and age-appropriate songs, kids will have fun exercising and dancing along!
Saturday 5/23 at 9:00 am (1st-3rd)
Sunday 5/24 at 9:00 am (4th-5th)
(High Intensity Interval Training)
Don't let the name scare you, this form of exercise is meant to target two main things: strength, and endurance! These workouts are meant to provide an opportunity for students to stay active and reach their fitness goals while at home.
Sunday 5/24 at 2:00 pm
TikTok is a popular app where people make brand new creative dances! We will be teaching some of these dances as a great way to exercise, improve coordination, and have fun!
Saturday 5/23 at 11:30 am
Yoga is a great type of exercise that includes stretching, balance, and strength. It can be a great way to relax while still getting some exercise.
Exercise to Disney
Sunday 5/24 at 11:30 am
We will be doing some fun, simple exercises to some of your favorite Disney songs. With a new theme each week, kids will be excited to exercise!
Character Design & History
Monday 5/18 at 5:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw your favorite comic, cartoon, and video game characters while learning some cool facts about them? Well, then this is the class for you. First, you will learn how to draw your favorite characters step by step. You will also learn the basics to character design and by the end, you will be able to design your very own characters, as you will have learned basic anatomy, form, silhouette, color theory, etc! Everything in this class will be super easy to understand and you'll become a mini Stan Lee!
Wednesday 5/20 at 3:30 pm
If you’re looking to learn some more about live theater, become a better actor/actress, make some friends, and just have some plain fun, join our drama class! We will hold weekly meetings in which students will learn more about theater, as well as be interactive with one another as they foster self-expression, sympathy, and a sense of community among themselves. Whether or not you already have a background in performance, our class will provide something valuable to everybody!
step-by-step Disney drawing
Tuesday 5/19 at 4:00 pm
Despite quarantine being scary and a serious situation, kids are still able to use their imagination and be creative with some Disney magic! Each week students will learn step-by-step how to draw a Disney character while listening to their favorite Disney songs!
Monday 5/18 at 5:30 pm
Sunday 5/24 at 12:00 pm
In painting, we will be creating a new painting project every week with the kids as well as teaching them different painting techniques and showing them how great of an outlet painting can be.
Wednesday 5/20 at 5:00 pm
This class takes simple materials around the house and transforms it into a beautiful masterpiece whether it would be making a garden using cotton balls and green paint, or making a cool 3-D design with just some markers and a piece of paper!
crafts With Household Items
Thursday 5/21 at 4:30 pm
Kids can use everyday household items (such as shaving cream, toilet paper rolls, etc.) to create beautiful arts and crafts! A great way to keep engaged and to have fun making art.
Saturday 5/23 at 12:00 pm
Join us to better your skills in piano and music. With this class we will learn all about chords, progression, melodies, and technique. Even if you don’t have a piano, due to technological advancements, you can still participate! So if you want to learn piano, or show off your talent, sign up today!
Sunday 5/24 at 10:00 am
Doodling with art challenges is a great way to stimulate your brain and spark creativity among younger children. Join us every week for a new art challenge and to make a group drawing to spark your creativity and cure your boredom!
Sunday 5/24 at 11:00 am
Step by step drawing makes creating easy and fun, even if you think you're no good at art. It uses simple step-by-step instructions drawing shapes and lines to create fun animals and other cartoon pictures.
at home science
Monday 5/18 at 4:30 pm
Students will get to conduct fun and safe science experiments with household items! We will learn how to ask questions, make a hypothesis, observe, and collect data, sparking curiosity in young students!
Tuesday 5/19 at 3:30 pm
Friday 5/22 at 5:00 pm
Journaling is a great way to be creative and write your own story. During a time like this, it can be very helpful to take some time to write or draw about your thoughts and feelings. It is also really fun to look back at old journals when you’re older and remember this experience!
Tuesday 5/19 at 5:00 pm
Being stuck inside constantly, kids need a way to express themselves and have fun doing so! Poetry can be a way for a kid to say what they’re thinking and to experience the world in a different way. This teaches kids how to write basic poems. An enjoyable, relaxing, fun activity and creative outlet for all ages!
Thursday 5/21 at 5:00 pm
Finding a creative outlet during this tough time is important. With art history, students will be able to learn about different art styles and create something of their very own.
Thursday 5/21 at 5:30 pm
Grab your phone, hit record and get creative! Learn how to tell stories through mini films! We will explore basic elements that go into making a film to spark your child’s imagination and give them a taste of the director’s seat!
Friday 5/22 at 4:00 pm
Healthy eating is extremely important to do if we want to live long, successful lives. The most important thing is to learn about nutrition, its importance and how to do it, at an early age. In this class, we will learn about nutrition, but we will not be cooking so there is no need for someone older (parents, siblings, etc.) to have to supervise (though we encourage you to also join the class!). We are going to learn tips and tricks to eat healthy, do crafts to learn the importance of healthy eating, watch videos displaying some recipes that kids and parents, guardians, etc. can make together whenever they want, and more. We want to show kids how healthy eating can be fun and delicious!
Friday 5/22 at 4:30 pm
Do you love to travel? Join us to fly to different countries such as Brazil, Italy, China, and so much more! Each session, we will explore other countries fashion, music, food, language, etc. We also provide an optional “Travel Diary” which will help you keep track of your favorite memories wherever you go! This is recommended for ages 9-11 however all students are welcome to explore with us!
Armenian language and culture
Saturday 5/23 at 12:30 pm
Educating today’s youth on the Armenian culture and language. Helping students of Armenian descent reconnect with their roots as well as introducing an ancient and unique culture to a new audience.
Saturday 5/23 at 2:00 pm
Students will explore the world of computer science through different activities, including coding on Scratch and in other programming languages, along with craft projects to demonstrate the concepts of coding in real life.
Sign Language Fun
Sunday 5/23 at 10:30 am
Kids who join this class will learn sign language about things they like! They could learn it all about animals, colors, and more! A great and fun way to gain exposure to a new language and to show off to anyone they meet!
Sunday 5/24 at 2:30 pm
Online learning has made it more difficult than ever for students to be able to stay on task and motivated. In order to cope with this changing learning format, teen mentors will provide suggestions for studying tips to keep kids motivated and successful.
Little House in the Big Woods
Monday 5/18 at 4:00 pm
Join me as we read the autobiographical novel written by Laura Ingalls and follow her journey and adventures as a child growing up in the woods of Wisconsin during the late 1870s. A fun and exciting story that is suitable for children of all ages!
harry potter and the sorcerer's stone (Cont.)
Tuesday 5/19 at 4:30 pm
The Harry Potter series has enraptured the attention of many with the fantastical adventures through Hogwarts and the wizard world. Follow along as Harry Potter learns more about magic and his own destiny as the "boy who lived." Full of friendships, bravery, and so much more, students will experience an entirely new world. Hosted weekly, this series is great for students of all ages!
Tuesday 5/19 at 5:30 pm
Charlotte's Web is a children's novel by American author E. B. White that tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur on her web in order to persuade the farmer to let him live. This session is recommended for children in 2nd to 3rd grade, but can be enjoyed at any age and is even fun for parents!
Wednesday 5/20 at 4:00 pm
Comic books are an art form that unfortunately isn’t very popular within popular culture today, let alone the youth that it is intended for. In our weekly ongoing series, anyone can join in on a read along of fantastical, spectacular, and amazing comics.
Thursday 5/21 at 4:00 pm
A heartwarming tale of a handsome colt named Black Beauty, as he grows up and discovers the beauties and hardships of life as a horse in the 1870s, making new friends along the way.The perfect story for horse and animal lovers of all ages!
magic tree house series-day of the dragon kinG (Cont.)
Saturday 5/23 at 10:30 am
The Magic Tree House book series brilliantly ties fantasy with history! With an added historical component, there is always something for children to learn and discover in this bestselling chapter book series! Thanks to the help of a treehouse, books, and historical figures from around the globe, characters Jack & Annie learn the power of time travel and creativity, with a little bit of magic! We will be hosting weekly read-alouds of this widely adored series and though it is recommended for ages 6-9, it is open to children of all ages! We hope to see you there!
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Saturday 5/23 at 2:30 pm
Join Alex and Conner on their fairy tale adventure! The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer is about a pair of twins being gifted their grandmothers fairy-tale book and entering the magical Land Of Stories, in which all fairy-tales are real. The twins explore this new world trying to collect items needed for a mythical spell to go home and along the way meet several beloved fairy tale characters. This is one of those hard to put down books that is sure to grow your child’s love for reading, or plant that seed in them. During these uncertain times, children need hope more than ever and this book is sure to give them some! (This book is recommended for ages 8+)
auggie and me (Cont.)
Sunday 5/24 at 12:30 pm
Auggie Pullman was an ordinary boy, but one feature set him apart from the rest--his face. However, through his courage and kindness, he was able to bring wonder in both his own life and in the lives of others. Follow the lives of three different people who have all been touched by Auggie Pullman in different ways. This book is appropriate for students of all ages, so join us weekly!
pet show & tell
Friday 5/22 at 5:30 pm
Don't you just love animals? This activity will let you showcase your furry, feathered, and reptile friends. We will talk about the age, some fun facts, and where you got your pet from. All kids are welcomed to watch with or without a pet.
Saturday 5/23 at 9:30 am
Do you love solving puzzles and clues? Do you like a challenge under time pressure? Come do our virtual escape room challenges! Each session participants will set out to work their way out of sticky situations through teamwork and putting their brains to the test. It's a great way to sharpen your critical thinking skills and just have some plain fun!
Epic Lego Challenge
Saturday 5/23 at 11:00 am
As two individuals whose childhoods were defined by their love for LEGOs, we felt compelled to offer an outlet for students to engage in a fun and exciting challenge to stimulate their creativity and curiosity. Our weekly LEGO livestreams allow students to make innovative choices and challenge themselves in a new and exciting way. All you need are some LEGO blocks, an open mind, and an enthusiastic attitude!
Sunday 5/23 at 9:30 am
For all the animal lovers out there, we will be hosting animal trivia! We will be learning some fun facts, testing your new and previous knowledge, watching some quality nature clips, and embracing our love for animals in the process.