And the Oscar goes to… Lights, Camera, Action!!! Are you a film buff or a movie guru? Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the camera lens? Come explore with us the world of film-making! Creative, dramatic, technical; there’s a job for everyone, from script writing to location scout, to actors and directors. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination!
Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Hurricanes, Oh, My! Wanted: Designers to create structures that will survive. Survive what? Magnitude 9.5 of shaking and rolling. Sustained winds of 110 mph. A storm surge of 14 feet or higher. Explore natural disasters. Plan and design your solutions. Come save the world!
Be strategic in your Enrichment choice....Have a favorite game you want to introduce to friends? Are there some new games you'd like to create or explore? Board games, card games, and much more! Elevate your daily excitement with games!
Yoga Haven Bustling hallways, blaring TV sets, and screaming siblings. Don’t we all need a place to get away? A healthy mind and body can be achieved through means other than high-impact sports like football and gymnastics. Join us in an environment that includes music as an inspiration to build mindfulness, energy, and strength! Namaste.
Clay Creations “A Sculpture is just a painting cut out…” Frank Stella Are you imaginative and like to get your hands dirty? What can you create out of clay? You will explore the nature of clay, how it connects and use real artist’s clay tools to make pottery and 3-D sculpture.
1,2,3, Fore! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the world playing a sport you love? Pull out your putter and your irons to practice your long shot and your short game. Join us as we discover the professional world of golf.
Kooky Cookie Kitchen Chemistry Have you ever wondered what makes a cookie a cookie? Who ate the first cookie? Discover what makes a cookie savory or sweet, crunchy, or melt in your mouth. Find out about the history of cookies and develop your own cookie recipe to bake and share with others!
Sport Innovators What new sport would you like to invent and/or alter if you were given the opportunity? Do you enjoy making up new games at recess or in your neighborhood with friends? In this cluster you will understand the basic components that make a game successful and design your ideal sport with your own rules and equipment. The possibilities are endless and your creation could be the next BIG THING!
Behind the Lens: Book Trailers Have you ever thought of writing, directing, or producing a movie? Now is your chance to do all three! In this cluster you may work alone or in a small group to create a movie trailer based on one of your favorite books. As the producer(s), all creative choices are yours. If you like books, and you like movies, then this is the cluster for you!
Game On! Game Design with Scratch Who doesn’t love video games? What's even better than playing them is exploring to create them! While we explore our creativity in the form of digital worlds and fantastical characters, we will experience valuable programming fundamentals and enhance math and science skills.
Spring Training What do successful athletes all have in common? Do you know what it takes to perform at this level? What does it take to nutritionally fuel your mind and body to its highest capacity? Come discover how both nutrition and fitness affect your overall performance in sports. Brainstorm and determine ways to become more skillful, fit, and knowledgeable about your physical abilities.
Building a Better Recess Do you like designing and building? Do you think BCE needs more options at recess? Then come create some new games with us! We will develop games for BCE students and then bring those games to life with local builders using wood, paint, and tools!
Lions, and Tigers, and Bears....No More? Can you imagine a world without lions, tigers, or bears? The list of endangered animals is growing quickly. This cluster will explore the animals that are in danger of extinction, and what BCE can do about it! Come join other animal lovers to help save the animals!
Whodunit? - Mystery Theater Have you ever wondered if you want to be an actor? Do you love to perform in front of family and friends? Do you have a flair for the dramatic? If this describes you, join this acting cluster to develop dramatic acting skills and acquire techniques. The actors will decide what type of mystery they want to perform as the audience tries to figure out “whodunit?” Whether you decide to join or not, “the show must go on!”