After School Programs

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Roy Cloud Enrichment Programs Fall 2017

The Roy Cloud PTO is proud to offer an exciting assortment of high quality Enrichment Programs for Fall 2017.

Enrichment Program Overview

All classes are held on the Roy Cloud campus where students are able to stay in a safe and enriching environment, while also continuing to build community through sharing a common interest. For scheduling flexibility, students attending Workshop or Kids Corner after school can also attend after-school enrichment classes and return to Workshop or Kids Corner when the class is over.

Some of our classes also offer supervision for k-2 students when classes begin on or after 2:50. Please see visit the website above for class descriptions. These classes are offered by invidual vendors. All payments and responsiblities for attendance, questions, and other issues can be directed at the individual vendors by clicking the link to their websites.

Other questions regarding the PTO Enrichment Program can be sent to the PTO Enrichment Co-ordinators Mary-Elizabeth Redner or Tiffany Gonzales.

Click the link below to download the full schedule

Winter 2018 Schedule

Art Classes

Arts4All Art Club – This session’s exploration topic is: Discover Art: Past and Present. Students will draw, paint, and sculpt with support and instruction from CSMA faculty. We will begin the journey in the ancient world and progress to the modern/contemporary art. Students will creat works of art inspired by the artists and cultures that influenced our history. Techers develop a new curriculum with each new session.

Grades 1-2 classes are offered on Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm in room #11.

The art teacher meets all students in the quad and walks them to their room.

Click here to register.

Young Rembrandts – Our elementary-age curriculum is designed to teach basic to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. We believe that drawing is the bedrock skill required for future artistic success. We give them skills to express their creativity, and believe that all children can – and should – learn to draw. You’ll see increased art abilities, learning skills, self-confidence and self-esteem. Our budding artists will have the opportunity to flex their creative muscle as they take on fun, artistic challenges like our Jack Russell Terrier and even More Emojis in the month of January. February brings fun and culture into the classroom as our students’ learn about masquerade and dive into the mind of master artist Romero Britto. And in the month of March, get ready for some dinosaur-sized excitement as your elementary student recreates the ferocious T-Rex Young Rembrandts style!

Grades K-5 classes are offered on Thursdays 1:35-2:35pm in Room #31.

Click here to register.

Language Classes

Learn Spanish – Basic introduction to Spanish incorporating music and movement. This class is tailored to children who are new to the language using interactive fun activities to encourage students’ interest and ease their language process. The emphasis of this class is mostly on listening and speaking with little exposure to reading and writing.

Grades K-3 are offered as a Monday/Wednesday class in the library. Students enrolled must attend both sessions weekly. Class is also offered on Thursdays at 1:35pm in room 14, but class is only once a week.

If you are interested in enrolling your child after the registration dates, contact Wendy at Universe of Colors 650-401-8368 or via email at

Science and Technology Classes

More Minecraft Adventures – LET’S TAKE WHAT KIDS LOVE ABOUT MINECRAFT AND WEAVE IN LEARNING, COLLABORATION, AND TEAMWORK. Whether your student is new to Minecraft — or has taken other Sparkiverse Minecraft classes – they will absolutely love this class. In Minecraft Adventures, we explore MinecraftEdu with guided activities and learning adventures. Sparkiverse emphasizes building and exploration, encouraging students to put their Minecraft skills to creative use. As part of this class, teams of students create replicas to contribute back to the thousands of students and teachers around the globe that use MinecraftEdu. For example, one team of students may decide to create a model of the Golden Gate Bridge. Students are challenged to explore different materials and power sources. Students can use materials like Redstone to build electrical circuits and mechanisms inside their replica or world.

Let’s bring teamwork and imagination to Minecraft and watch the creative juices flow!

Grades 3-5 are offered on Tuesdays 2:55-4:25pm in Room 30

Click here to register.

Creativity and Circuits – WE’VE GOT A LAB FULL OF ROBOTS WHO KEEP ASKING TO GET TO KNOW OUR YOUNGER STUDENTS! So, we’ve designed a class specifically for our younger students in grades 1-3. In this Robot Coding Starter Lab, we introduce students to programming principles by using our codable robots. It’s a great way to continue the hands-on activities from our circuits classes … or a great way to get started with robots and coding. In this Starter Lab, we introduce students to programming principles by using our codable robots. And we roll in a lot of creative fun – like using our Thymio robots to imitate animals and our Dash robots to compete in obstacle course races. It’s wonderful mix of robots, coding, and creativity that both girls and boys love. This class has NO prerequisite, so it’s a wonderful class for students new to Sparkiverse or previous students in any of our circuits classes.

Grades 1-3 are offered on Wednesdays 2:50-3:50pm in Room #20. There is supervision by the Sparkiverse Labs teacher for 1st and 2nd graders starting at 2:30pm.

Click here to register.

Mad Science – Mad Science is an after-school enrichment program conducted all over the Bay Area. They specialize in a unique brand of entertaining and hands-on science activites, that instill a clearer understading of how science affects the world around them. In Mad Science courses, “students are able to touch, hear, smell, and taste what science is really all about!” The Winter session course is “Crazy Chem Works”

Grades 1-2 are offered on Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm in Room #19.

Click here to register.

Wizbots Robotics – Learn the art & science of building robots! BUILD. CODE. PLAY. Take LEGO MINDSTORMS® and throw in unique building materials, crafts, and an ever-expanding supply of advanced robotic sensors. Stundets will program robots in Java, one of the world’s most popular and powerful programming languages. They will play the Path to Mastery Game which is all about fun and creativity! Journey from Novice to Master tackling new project challenges with each move. Students will learn engineering, programming, math & physics in a completely hands-on way. The journey is deep, so students can join season after season and always try something new! Parents will get to see all the fun too as each child’s project videos are posted online to see and share.

Grades 3-8 classes are offered on Mondays 3:00-4:30pm in Room 5

Click here to register.
Coding Clubs – Computer science and coding exploration with 3 different class options: a beginner programming class using Scratch for students with little or no programming experience, Advanced Scratch for students who were in Coding Club last year, and Web Programming.
Grades 3-5 are offered at 7:30-8:00am in the library (day of the week TBD)
Grades: 5-8 are offered at 7:30-8:00am in the library (day of the week TBD)
To register: contact Heidi Von Briel for more info.
This class is free!

Recreation Classes

Bay Area Chess provides professional chess instruction tailored to each student’s skill level. Students will learn the rules of the game, basic strategy, tactics, endgames and advanced strategy while progressing at their level.

Grades 1-8 classes are offered on Thursdays 1:35-2:35pm in Room 6. Chess Coaches will pick up 1st graders at their rooms and walk them to the room.

Click here to register.


Hip-Hop is energy filled and fun dance class for all levels! Taught by an experienced teacher at Studios Broadway.

Grades K-5 classes are offered on Thursdays 1:35-2:35pm in the library.

Registration forms will be available after class – just show up for all the fun!

Junior Chef Stars Cooking Class – Come spend your fall afternoons cooking delicious meals with Junior Chef Stars! Students will learn a variety of basic culinary techniques.

Grades 1-5 are offered on Fridays 3:00:-4:15pm in the Room #7. First and second graders are in Room #18 with supervision for 1st and 2nd graders in the library done by chef teacher starting at 2:30pm.

Click here to register. Navigate to the calendar, find Roy Cloud’s start date, and select on class.

Bookopolis Book Club! – A book club espeically for 4th-6th graders that inspires students to love reading by engaging in peer discussions, diggging deep into books through creative book projects, playing book related games, and gving students the time and suport to read. We will read and discuss three books that expose students to new genres. All books are included in registration costs. Book clubs make reading FUN for both bookworms and reluctant readers, and help students develop their comprehension and analysis skills.

Grades 4-6 (younger grades welcome with permission) are offered on Tuesdays 3:00:-4:00pm in the Library.

Click here to register.

Redwood City After School Sports

The Redwood City After School Sports Program is a year-round, school-based sports program that is provided by the Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, in collaboration with the Sheriff’s Activities League, the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and supported by the Redwood City Police Activities League. We provide programs that encourage good sportsmanship, teamwork, and mutual respect in order to build a strong community within Redwood City.  We promote life skills development by providing a safe place for youth to engage in physical activity that develops their talents and self-esteem.

Practice days and times vary by coach and usually begin 2-3 weeks prior to the start of league games. Practices are generally between 4-7pm and can be any day of the week. Generally, game days and times are Monday through Thursday at 4, 5, or 6pm. Games are played two times per week (M/W or T/TH), are approximately one hour in length, and are played at various locations throughout Redwood City.

Click here to register.

On Campus After-School Care

Neighborhood Kids’ Corner is an on-site, licensed child care center at Roy Cloud.  We are open year around, catering to working families in the Roy Cloud School community.  Children from kindergarten through 7th grade are welcome to participate in our program.  We are opent 7:15 am Monday through Friday.  During the school year we close at 8:15 when the children are in school and re-open at 1:30 for kindergarten children.  We close at 6:15 in the evening.  Our staff to child ratio is 1 to 10, we serve a healthy snack every afternoon, have a dedicated homework room Monday through Thursday, are open all day most of the days during the school year when school is closed, and transport children one way to sports practices, religion classes, etc up until 4:15 every afternoon as long as the location is west of the El Camino and in Redwood City.  This service is on a first come, first served basis. We have been on-site at Cloud for 34 years under the same ownership.  Our phone number for further information is 650-365-6117.

Workshop Education: Daily award-winning after school Study Skills and Innovation enrichment classes with flexible scheduling. We charge $20 an hour for our enrichment classes with discounts for siblings. Parents are only billed for the classes their child attends.

Grades K -8 classes are offered daily from school dismissal until 6 p.m. and only offered on days that school is in session for students

Click here to register, spaced limited.

Off Campus After-School Care

Ingenium Enrichment: An off site after-school enrichment program for students K-5. Students are picked up at Roy Cloud and transported to the Ingenium location at Roosevelt Plaza. Enrichment actvities include art, science, cooking, and much more. Flexible scheduling is offered, so students that want to stay on campus for other after school classes can do so on other days of the week.

Grades K -5 are provided daily pick up at Roy Cloud campus with transportation to their offsite location.

Click here to register, spaced limited.

All our after school program providers are independent companies who each maintain their own enrollment policies and processes.  There is no central reservation system for after school programs.

Vendors, teachers and the After School Activities Coordinator make every effort to get every student to the programs’ location, however it is the parent’s responsibility to direct their child to the correct location, especially on the first day of class.