After School Programs

Unique Hands-on Programs!

  • Science, Makers or Technology
  • Offered for 5-10 weeks
  • Fully customizable to school’s needs
  • Led by an enthusiastic presenter
  • Designed in partnership with Bay Area museums
  • Correlates with CA State, NGS & Flipped Learning Model Standards
  • Cultivates 21st century life skills
  • Designed to inspire curiosity, confidence & kindness


Select ASPs Available in
Placer County Fall 2015!

2015-2016 After School Science Programs

Each themed, kid-friendly technology program is customizable to your school calendar. A fantastic science Instructor will transform any classroom, conference room or multi-purpose room into an interactive science lab where children expand their knowledge of CA State and Next Generation Science concepts. Programs also aligned with the Flipped Learning Model. We bring the materials, do the prep, lead the project, and clean up afterwards, all with a smile. Please note that Fantastic Flyers and Science Mashup are available in Placer County.

More City Builders
DescriptionExplore a variety of new and old world structures in this engineering focused After School Program! (Please note this session is not currently available in Placer County.)
Sample ProjectsBridge Builders – Explore the history and physics of the bridges of the Bay Area and build your own bridge! We’ll even test how well our bridges work by adding weights and creating earthquakes!

Skyscrapers – Test your skills at building the tallest building possible and test its ability to withstand strong wind gusts and earthquakes!

Catapults – Travel back in time to Medieval Times and construct this ancient defense mechanism while exploring why they work!

Stomp Rockets – Learn about aerodynamics while building a rocket that is launched using air pressure!
GradesK - 5th
Length60 minutes
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class10 min / 20 max
PriceBay Area: $18/wk per student
Placer County: Not Currently Available
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.
More Critterville
DescriptionWhat are those furry, feathered, crawly things all around you? Find out in this After School Program as you go on a bug hunt, sculpt a bird or build a flying snake! (Please note that this session is not currently available in Placer County.)
Sample ProjectsBug Hunts – Use the same equipment entomologists (those are bug scientists) at the California Academy of Sciences use to safely capture bugs and look at them under microscopes. Compare the insects and bugs you capture to exotic species from around the world!

A Beak Full – Explore different birds and learn how to identify birds by their beaks. Become a bird for the day and experiment with using various beak styles to eat and drink like a bird!

Predator or Prey? – Get face-to-face with a real bear skull and compare the teeth, eyes and jaws to your own. Strap on a pair of funny-looking rabbit goggles to literally “see” what it’s like to have eyes on the side of your head.

Freaky Fliers – Squirrels, frogs, snakes, and monkeys that fly? We’re not talking about make-believe cartoons, these are real animals that exist! Watch how they do it and test build a special glider to mimic the way they fly.
GradesK - 5th
Length60 minutes once a week
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class10 min / 20 max
PriceBay Area: $18/wk per student
Placer County: Not Currently Available
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.
More Fantastic Flyers
DescriptionIt’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s FANTASTIC FLYERS! Kids will be flying high as we launch rockets, fly kites, float giant bubbles, build blimps, and design strange new contraptions that soar through the air!
Sample ProjectsPop Rockets - Launch your ideas high up in the atmosphere as you design an amazing rocket powered by simple chemical reactions.

Kite Flight - We’ll uncover mysterious legends about the origin of the kite (it really is a mystery) then test your creative design skills as you build, decorate and fly your very own kite. The sky’s the limit! Nothing says science, art and outdoor fun like a kite…if it could talk of course.

Design Challenge! Paper Airplane Rally - You will need to use all of your new flying knowledge to create the perfect paper airplane. Whose design will fly into the record books?
GradesK - 5th
Length60 minutes
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class10 min / 20 max
PriceBay Area: $18/wk per student
Placer County: $12/wk per student
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.
More Science Mashup
DescriptionExplore the vast world of science with our most varied program, offering our best science activities covering a variety of topics. (Available in Placer County)
Sample ProjectsOobleck – Explore the properties of matter while making a “goo” that breaks the boundaries of states of matter.

Exploding Volcanoes – Discover the different types of volcanic eruptions and the forces that cause them before creating one that erupts 3-4 ft. in the air!

Magnificent Magnets – Explore the magic of magnets by making a paper clip fly and creating art using magnets!

Ice Cream – See how matter transforms from a liquid to a solid in this “yummy for your tummy” experiment!
GradesK - 5th
Length60 minutes
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class10 min / 20 max
PriceBay Area: $18/wk per student
Placer County: $12/wk per student
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.

2015-2016 After School Technology Programs

Each themed, kid-friendly technology program is customizable to your school calendar. A fantastic technology Instructor will transform any classroom or computer lab into an interactive state of the art design or film studio where children learn hands-on 21st century life skills. We bring DSLR cameras, video cameras, microphones, tripods, and software to your school’s computer lab! If you do not have computers, we can provide some. Please note that Stopmotion Animation and 2-D Video Gaming are available in Placer County.

More Digital Photography
DescriptionParticipants capture their vision with the eye of a camera! Each student completes a series of digital photography challenges to master the primary functions of an SLR camera and learn the fundamentals of photo editing. (Please note that Digital Photography is not currently available in Placer County)
Sample ProjectsStudents design a complete photography exhibit around a central theme, complete with promotional gallery materials. Participants also take home a flash drive with their exhibit pieces.
Grades2nd - 8th
Length90 minutes once a week
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class7 min / 10 max
PriceBay Area: $20/wk per student
Placer County: Not Currently Available
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.
More Stopmotion Animation
DescriptionStudents star in their own animation in a process called pixilation, as well as learn how to bring paper and clay to life! We use your school’s existing computers and our special cameras and software to create short animated movies using the technique of stopmotion. Featuring activities designed by Edventure More in partnership with the Children’s Creativity Museum.
Sample ProjectsWe’ll write scripts, draw storyboards, film scenes, record sound, and edit an amazing final product. Students bring home their finished animation film on a cool wristband USB drive!
Grades2nd - 8th
Length90 minutes once a week
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class7 min / 15 max
PriceBay Area: $20/wk per student
Placer County: $14/wk per student
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.
More 2-D Video Gaming
DescriptionOver the course of our 2-D Video Gaming, ASP students will gain a whole new tool kit of video game building skills! Students will use the powerful Scratch platform.
Sample ProjectsParticipants create interactive collages, stories, and video games. Students will also take home a USB flash drive with their Scratch projects.
Grades2nd - 8th
Length90 minutes once a week
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class7 min / 15 max
PriceBay Area: $20/wk per student
Placer County: $14/wk per student
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.

2015-2016 After School Makers Programs

Each themed, kid-friendly technology program is customizable to your school calendar. A fantastic Instructor will transform any room in your school into a state of the art maker lab where children learn hands-on 21st century life skills. Please note that Makers Programs are not currently available in Placer County.

More Circuit Station
DescriptionBudding engineers and at-home tinkerers will learn all about conductivity and make projects that move, blink, twinkle, and flash.(Please note this program is not currently available in Placer County.)
Sample ProjectsSquishy Circuits: You won’t believe your eyes! You will connect electronic parts together with specially made dough to make a squishy circuit powered animal friend!

Name Tag Hack: You are a Maker now and your plain old Camp name tag is not going to cut it. Time to hack your name tag and give it the Makers edge.

Robo-Mo Paper Circuit: You will give your Robo-Mo storybook the Makers edge as you light up drawings with LEDs.

Silly Spinners: You will be amazed as you bring a drawing to life with wacky materials and a tiny motor. Don’t get too dizzy from all the excitement.
Grades2nd - 8th
Length60 minutes once a week
Duration5 - 10 weeks
# of Students per Class7 min / 18 max
PriceBay Area: $20/wk per student
Placer County: Not Currently Available
RequirementsAll After School Program payments are made through our on-line registration system.
We ask for 15 minutes for set up and clean up, both after school and when booking multiple programs for the same day.
Materials for promoting programs are available.

2015 Availability Table

RegionBooking Status:
Fall 2015
Booking Status:
Winter 2016
Booking Status:
Spring 2016
San FranciscoMonday
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Mon-Thurs
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Mon - Fri
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East BayTues & Thurs
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Mon - Fri
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Mon - Fri
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North BayThurs & Fri
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Tues - Fri
Available
Mon - Fri
Available
PeninsulaTuesday
Available
Mon - Fri
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Mon - Fri
Available
South BayMonday
Available
Mon, Tues & Thurs
Available
Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri
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Placer CountyMon, Tues & Fri
Available
Mon-Fri
Available
Mon-Fri
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Edventure More’s After School Programs (ASP’s) are hosted on campus one day per week and are customizable to your school calendar.  After School Programs are designed by Edventure More in partnership with:

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Educator Information Request

Our School Year Programs Manager will contact you after they receive your information. Once an After School Program is booked, you will receive a confirmation email.

Rosters

A complete roster will be e-mailed to the school contact at least 48 hours before the first session.  Rosters will include student name, parent name, parent phone number, parent e- mail, authorized pick up names, and health and emergency information.

Contact Information Usage

Edventure More keeps parent contact information in the strictest confidentiality. We do not share names, e-mail addresses or phone numbers with any outside entities. Communications with parents are solely regarding Edventure More services.

Required Time Before/Between Lessons

Please allow 15 minutes at the end of the school day prior to starting any programs to allow for set up.  We require at least 15 minutes in between programs for take down/set up as well.

Refund Policy

Complete refunds less a $20 processing fee are available up until one week prior to your After School Program start date. After that time, refunds will be given but will be issued as a credit that can be applied for future Edventure More After School or Summer Camp Programs.

School Promotion

Edventure More will provide digital posters and printed handouts to be distributed to all students and families, as well as promote a “free” trial class to students (paid for by the school at $100)

 

Please refer to pricing information provided by your school for exact per week cost and length of your After School Program. All payments and registrations are completed on-line through our website!

Parents Reserve Now

Any additional fees required by the school will be payed directly to your school!

Rosters

A complete roster will be e-mailed to the school contact at least 48 hours before the first session.  Rosters will include student name, parent name, parent phone number, parent e- mail, authorized pick up names, and health and emergency information.

Contact Information Usage

Edventure More keeps parent contact information in the strictest confidentiality. We do not share names, e-mail addresses or phone numbers with any outside entities. Communications with parents are solely regarding Edventure More services.

Refund Policy

Complete refunds less a $20 processing fee are available up until one week prior to your After School Program start date. After that time, refunds will be given but will be issued as a credit that can be applied for future Edventure More After School or Summer Camp Programs.

More After School Parent Survey

We hope your child enjoyed their Edventure More After School Program. Please take a few moments now to complete a short survey about our service.

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In a School Year 2014-15 Survey of Teachers who participated in our School Year Programs:

  • 96% agreed that their Edventure More program was a valuable addition to the curriculum
  • 99% thought their students were excited and had fun learning during the In Class Program
  • 97% agreed the Edventure More staff exhibited good classroom management
  • 97% agreed that the Edventure More staff was enthusiastic, upbeat & passionate about the materials
  • 98% of teachers agreed the ICP had a positive impact on students’ excitement for learning science
  • 97% of teachers agreed the ICP had a positive impact on students’ confidence in learning science
  • 90% of teachers would recommend Edventure More’s Summer Camps to parents as a way to combat summer learning loss
More See what Teachers said about our School Year Programs

What an engaging After School Program for all ages! Our K through 5th graders loved it and we loved the communication between your staff and our parents and administration!
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–After School Enrichment Coordinator, Montclair Elementary, Alameda

Thank you so much for what you all are doing at Barron Park. We are so grateful to have Edventure More, Stephan is AMAZING!”
-Parent, Barron Park Elementary, Palo Alto

My child and I look forward to taking another Edventure More program next school year.”
-Parent, Brooksin Elementary, San Jose

Thank you!!! Mia LOVES this after school class, she always learns something new and she comes home with excitement and new vocabulary!!”
–Parent, Montclair Elementary, Alameda

Edventure More’s enthusiasm and energy in making all aspects of science fun is commendable. Whether it’s hands-on science for younger grades and exploring the properties of matter, magnets or machines, or a class that jets off to explore Space; Edventure More gets kids inspired by science and keeps each class exciting and new.  I am confident that Edventure More will continue to be a core After School Enrichment partner for many years to come.”
–After School Enrichment Coordinator, Woodside Elementary, Woodside

Great. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and very effective. I had a great time watching and learning.”
–Denman Elementary Teacher, San Francisco

Blaine was a wonderful presenter. This was a great extension to our Foss air + weather unit. We would love to have Blaine back every year! Thank you!”
–Palo Verde Elementary School Teacher, Palo Alto

The presentation was interactive and the students enjoyed making fog and wind. The students would recommend it to others!”
–Coleman Elementary School Teacher, San Rafael

Great work, the kids have a SOLID understanding [of the three states of matter]!”
–Amelia Earhart Elementary School

Melissa was so sweet. Great classroom management. Concept was awesome. ”
–Edna Maguire Elementary Teacher, Mill Valley

Excellent Science Experience – great use of science vocabulary.”
–Franklin Elementary School Teacher, Alameda

Jill did an outstanding job teaching the five sense in a fun, motivating and engaging way. All kids learned, had fun and were involved, anxiously anticipating the next activity. Thank you Jill!”
–Neil Cummins Elementary Teacher, Corte Madera

We had a fabulous time today! You classroom management ideas were creative and effective. Thank you for ‘rocking the vibe’ in room 16!”
–Reed Elementary Teacher, Tiburon

Danny was very engaging! The children loved his presentation and learned a lot from him. The presentation was an excellent supplement to our electricity unit. Very age appropriate.”
–Rooftop Elementary Teacher, San Francisco

Danny’s energy was wonderful for the kids. It was refreshing to see. He motivated me, as a teacher, to keep up my enthusiasm while I teach.”
–Cabrillo Elementary Teacher, Fremont

More Schools who have participated in Edventure More After School Programs

Alameda Elementary
Alta Vista Elementary
Argonne Alternative
Booksin Elementary
DeVargas Elementary
Helios New School
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Marin Country Day
Montclair Elementary
Nea Community Learning Center School
Rooftop Elementary
Rheem Elementary
St. Anselms
St. Hilary School
Vista Grande Elementary
Woodside Elementary

Ready to GET MORE?

Contact us at 415.282.MORE (6673) or outreach@edventuremore.org to create a custom enrichment service. We look forward to making this year one full of curiosity, kindness and confidence!