After School Adventures


Discovery's After School Adventures Program provides our students with a variety of enrichment opportunities.

Questions? Contact us at camps@thediscoveryschool.org.

Discovery reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment, at which time refunds will be given. No refunds or adjustments will be made after classes begin. There are no adjustments, refunds or discounts for absences.

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AFTERSCHOOL SESSIONS 2018-2019

Afterschool Sessions:
Session 1 : week of September 10 to November 12
Session 2 : week of December 3 to February 18
Session 3 : week of March 4 to May 13


Movers and Makers
This after-school class combines movement, music, community and art. Students will have fun moving and shaking to international rhythms like hip-hop, reggaeton and cumbia. After our dance-party cool down, students will create visual art inspired by dance and music culture from around the world. Students should come dressed ready to move and ready to make! Class taught by art teacher Morgan Kelly who is also certified to teach Zumba Kids and Zumba Kids Jr.

Ages: 1st - 4th grade
Day of the week: Wednesday
Sessions and Price: Session 3; $250.00
Time: 3:10 - 4:10 pm
Instructor: Morgan Kelly

F.A.L.A. (Spanish Language Academy)
If you are ready to open the world of endless possibilities for your child, come learn Spanish by playing and having fun at FALA. At FALA you will find all of the fun clubs in one club!

Children will learn and test their Spanish through fun STEM activities, Cooking, Art, and Soccer. We will travel the world with “Vernie the robot” as he helps us code in Spanish; we will also explore and embrace Spanish culture as we discover some famous artists, and inventors. Your children will improve problem solving, multitasking, creative skills, self-confidence and experience enhanced brain development as they are learning Spanish.

Give your child the gift of knowing a second language and watch them take Spanish to the next level!

Ages: Monday - Primary and Wednesday - 1st - 3rd grade
Day of the week: Monday & Wednesday
Sessions and Price: Session 3; $265.00
Time: 3:10 - 4:10 pm
Instructor: Gladys Franco

SPARK Business Academy: My First Lemonade Stand

Let’s sell lemonade! Join us for this fun class, where you will learn how to make yummy lemonade and how to earn money selling it! Fun sessions empower students with an entrepreneurial mindset for their lemonade stand. Students learn about marketing, finance and strategy in a supporting environment fostering team work.

From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, young students will have fun while engaging in enriching activities with a lasting developmental impact. Students work in teams and donate profits to a charity when they launch their lemonade stand in the spring!

Ages: K - 5th grade
Day of the week: Thursday
Sessions and Price: Session 3; $200
Time: 3:10 - 4:10 pm

Yoga Club
Themed classes explore yoga poses in a fun and creative way. Energy-releasing warm-ups are followed by a flow of postures mixed with music, crafts, games and stories. Children learn to focus and center themselves through balancing postures, various breathing techniques and guided visualization. Lessons include mindfulness, affirmations, creative self-expression and basic anatomy.

Please send your child with a yoga mat and a water bottle each week.

Ages: Session 3: 3rd - 4th grade
Day of the week: Tuesday
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $160.00
Time: 3:10 - 4:10 pm
Instructor: Sharon Matthews

F.A.C.E
The Fitness and Character Education (F.A.C.E.) program developed by Mr. Kirk Farber, 7th degree Black Belt and Seminar Speaker, combines his 25+ years training of Martial Arts, jumping rope, and juggling to guarantee results in agility, coordination, focus, and timing for today’s youth. He incorporates building self-esteem and character education through public speaking on character traits during every class session. This program is for Upper Elementary, Lower Elementary, and Kindergarteners.

Ages: K - 6th grade
Day of the week: Wednesday
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $225.00
Time: 3:10 - 4:10 pm
Instructor: Kirk Farber

ShiningStars Theater
ShiningStars offers an exciting dramatic play program for primary to elementary aged students that uses fun exercises and games to encourage bravery, confidence, and creativity when communicating with others. We believe what all children have to say is important, therefore the ShiningStars mission is to instill the confidence in children to clearly communicate their thoughts and feelings with the world, fearless of large crowds or intimidating settings. We hold a Play at the end of each 10-week session. Parents will be given details on the play date and time as well as a script for each play for practice.

Ages: 3 to 12 yrs old
Day of the week: Tuesdays
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $180
Time: 3:10-3:55

Register for ShiningStars directly at:http://www.shiningstarsjax.com/

The Knight School - Chess
The Knight School chess approach is a unique, revolutionary, high-energy chess classes, replete with fast, clock-slapping chess games, a dizzying array of super-fun chess activities, hilarious instruction, a strict bully-free environment, silicone wristbands for tactics mastery, puzzlers for candy, driving music, exhilarating weekly tactical lessons, and Mardi-Gras-bead chess tournaments every single day! Join The Knight School chess party and give your child the gift of amazing chess friends, undeniable academic confidence, a self-identity as a smart kid, and a weekly dose of childhood joy that is the highlight of their week! Includes chess tote, team shirt, tactixbands, and the December and May city wide tournaparty. Participants are required to bring their TKS tote on chess day and encouraged to wear their team shirt and bands during chess class.

Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade
Day of the week: Thursdays
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $260
Time: 3:10-4:30 pm
Instructor: REB Phillips

Register for Chess directly at:https://theknightschooljacksonville.asapconnected.com/?#CourseGroupID=30137

Happy Feet Soccer
HappyFeet is a fun story time with a soccer ball Program that uses familiar songs, stories, and games with a soccer ball to build coordination, balance, and creative thinking. The kids will have a blast learning about Bob the Bobcat (our famous soccer ball) and performing basic soccer skills. The curriculum intertwines stories and adventures in each class to ensure the kids are engaged and having fun, while building confidence and getting hundreds of touches on their soccer ball. Each child enhances their self-concept, while learning real soccer moves - all with a unique, imaginative twist!

Ages: 3 - 6 years (Primary)
Day of the week: Wednesday
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $150
Time: 3:10-3:55 pm

Register for Happy Feet directly at: http://www.jaxhappyfeet.com/

MR. SHANE'S ATHLETIC PROGRAMS

Ages: K - 6th grade or 1st - 6th grade
Time: 3:10-4:10
Sessions and Price: Session 1, 2, 3; $250.00
Instructor:Shane Remenda

Athletic Games (Monday) - Session 1,2,3
Students will focus on playing a multitude of games which involve fair play, team building, leadership, collaboration, hand-eye coordination, and fitness. The goal of this camp is to help children boost their confidence and self-esteem through fun and active games.

Sports Conditioning (Thursday) - Session 3
Students will focus on running, agility, balance, hand-eye coordination, and strength training. Fair play, resiliency, and leadership are developed throughout this practice. An exciting, fun, and challenging experience for those children up to the task.

Wiffle Ball & Kickball (Tuesday) - Session 3
Students will focus on the fundamental and advanced skills of wiffle ball, which include: striking a ball, catching, proper positioning, collaboration, and the importance of being vocal. Conditioning will play a role in their weekly training.