Activities and Clubs
21st Century Community Learning Center - Virtual Club Sign Up
Enrollment for virtual clubs is now open! These virtual clubs will not be held in-person (they will be held virtually via zoom). Clayton’s fall virtual clubs will run from October 19th to December 17th. Detailed club descriptions can be found below enrollment form links.
You are welcome to call, text, or email Ms. Jessica Boberek, program supervisor, with any questions or feedback at:
Virtual Club Enrollment Forms
Formularios de Inscripción al Club Virtual
Fall 2020 Virtual Club Descriptions
Art’s Cool - Drawing
*Take-home drawing supply packs will be provided to each student
Mondays: 3:45 - 4:45
Art's Cool education is about applying all areas of creative thinking through art. Lesson plans include drawing interesting shapes, incorporating words, recognizing and emphasizing humorous situations, incorporating math puzzles, and scientific concepts. Every class has a unique theme and incorporates music to accentuate the theme. Students will use pencils to sketch, markers to outline and crayons to create depth and gradation.
Art’s Cool - Watercolor Painting
*Take-home watercolor painting supply packs will be provided to each student
Tuesdays: 3:45 - 4:45 PM
You don’t have to be an expert to create something beautiful! Art’s Cool Watercolor Painting class is an introduction to watercolor painting for 3rd-6th grade students. Students will learn the proper techniques for mixing paint, handling a brush, basic color theory, and using watercolors to mix and layer.
bhavanaKIDS serves yoga and mindfulness programming to young people and the adults in their lives. Built on the foundational tenets of traditional yoga practices and cutting edge mindfulness theory, bhavanaKIDS offerings expand education to include body awareness, compassion and tools for managing stress, anxiety and overwhelm.
Coding with Kids - Python
Saturday Mornings: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ready to learn one of the most widely used programming languages in the world? Then this is the class to sign up for. Python is a very versatile and easy-to-learn starter language that is widely used by software developers, scientists and data analysts, from medical research to applications at NASA. Through the games they create, students will learn and practice core coding concepts and learn Python-specific concepts and syntax. Projects range from trivia quizzes to competitive two-player games and everything in between. Students will gain valuable experience with key concepts such as data structures and algorithms.
Colorado Ballet - Everybody Dance!
Fridays: 4:00 - 4:45
Saturdays Mornings: 9:30 - 10:15
Let's get moving! All students in Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade are invited to participate in Colorado Ballet's after school dance program - Every Body Dance! Come dance in fun and creative ways while also learning basic ballet skills. This class is designed for students to study a variety of dance concepts while also improving important life skills such as problem solving, social and emotional learning, and strengthening the body and brain all through the art of dance. These classes will take place virtually over Zoom and will offer opportunities for students to not only move, dance and have fun, but also the opportunity to connect with their peers and create new friendships. The program closes with an informal performance for families and friends - a big Zoom celebration and spotlight opportunity for our dancers! All abilities, skill levels, and dance backgrounds welcome. Let’s DANCE!
Slow Food Denver - Cooking from the Garden
*Take-home cooking equipment supply packs will be provided to each student. Weekly ingredients will also be provided, and will be sent home with students every Thursday.
Thursdays: 3:45-5:00 PM
This Fall, Slow Food Denver is continuing to provide critical youth education
programs virtually to students across the Front Range (and beyond)! Lil Sprouts Online Cooking Classes are designed to teach kids how to safely and confidently move around their kitchens - encouraging creativity in ingredients and kitchen choices. Each week we will dive into a different cultural cuisine and children will develop new kitchen skills. Throughout this program students will cultivate an ease navigating through their own kitchen, broaden their taste preferences, and gain confidence in cooking and preparing meals not only for themselves but for the entire family.
The 21st Century Learning Center at Clayton provides academic enrichment opportunities to students during non-school hours. The programs we provide help students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math. It also offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that complement their regular academic programs and bring additional focus to physical and social-emotional wellbeing.