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Homeschool gym classes, other classes & programs

Just thought I’d use this post to let everyone know about some of the upcoming classes and programs available to homeschoolers in and near Philadelphia.

1.) Homeschool Gym Classes

WHAT: “KIDSPORT” FALL 2012 Physical education program for homeschoolers

WHERE: Cairn University Homeschool Physical Education Program (formerly called Philadelphia Biblical University) 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047

WHEN:  Tuesdays – Sept. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, and Oct. 2nd & 9th 2012

TIME:  1:30 – 3:00pm

AGES: 6 – 17   Grades K – 12

COST:  $25.00 per student;  $60.00 max per family

NEW! NOW REGISTER ONLINE: Click here

FOR MORE INFO:  Email kidsport@cairn.edu or call 215.702.4283

NOTE:

  • Ages 6-7 Kidsport kids explore how and where the body moves. Students participate in manipulative activities using bats and balls, jump ropes and jump boxes, hoops and scooters, gator balls, parachutes, and games galore!
  • Ages 8-17 Kidsport kids learn to lead healthy, active lives. Students take part in fantastic fitness activities, team-building challenges, tennis, volleyball, flag football, soccer, rapid relays, speedstacks, juggling, softball, capture the flag, gymnastics, aerobics, and much more!

Great opportunity for you and your kids to connect with other homeschoolers!

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2.) Longwood Gardens Homeschool Days

WHERE: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

WHEN: October 3rd and November 6th, 2012

TIME: 10am – 11:30am

AGES: October 3rd: K – 12; November 6th: K – 8

COST: $5 per student; $12 per chaperone

TO REGISTER:  (Registration Required) Please call the School & Youth Group Reservations office 610-388-5210

FOR MORE INFO: Please click here to reach their website or email mcugini@longwoodgardens.org

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3.) Cheltenham Center for the Arts: Art Classes

WHERE: 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA 19012

WHEN: September 10th – November 2nd , 2012 & November 12th – January 11th, 2013

ClASSES INCLUDE: Clay, Jewelry Making, Drawing & Painting, & Cartooning

TIME: Times vary per class

AGES: Various classes for Pre-K to adult

COST: Varies per class

FOR MORE INFO:  or to register click here

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4.) Homeschool Classes “SALT & PEPPER” in Wayne, PA

WHAT: – (Southeastern PA) Weekly classes for homeschoolers gr. 1-12 meet Wednesdays at Church of the Saviour in Wayne. SALT students (gr. 1-8) enjoy morning art, gym, and music/theatre classes as well as monthly lunches, activities, and field trips. We offer a wide variety of academic courses for SALTeens students (gr. 7-8) in the afternoon and PEPPER students (gr. 9-12) all day, as well as Friday afternoon volleyball. Moms can attend a Wednesday Bible study at COS or have the morning off. We also sponsor an annual book sale, Spring Project Fair, and high school Performance Evening.  This is a Christian program open to all.

WHERE: Church of the Saviour – 651 N Wayne Ave, Wayne, PA 19087

WHEN: September through May

FOR MORE INFO: Contact Linda Advena (SALT) (linda@advenafamily.com) or Anne Hawthorn (SALTeens and PEPPER) (anne@drhweb.net) or check out their flyer: SALT & PEPPER

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5.) The Actor’s Group – Drama Program

WHAT:  The Little Mermaid

WHERE: Fox Chase Recreation Center Gym 7901 Ridgeway Street Philadelphia, PA 19111 (Click for Google Map)

WHEN: Audition Dates – Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 & Thursday, September 6th, 2012

TIME: 6 TO 9:30pm

CALLBACKS: Saturday, September 8th, 2012 12:30 – 4:30pm

AGES: 6 to 18

COST: $85 per person (includes t-shirt & DVD) program fees due at auditions

SHOW DATES:  Friday, November 30, 2012, Saturday, December 1, 2012, Friday, December 7, 2012, & Saturday, December 8, 2012

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Please click here  or contact Joe Laub (215) 742-7753 dramajoe@yahoo.com

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6.) Cheltenham Center for the Arts: Drama Classes

WHERE: 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA 19012

WHEN: September 10th – November 2nd , 2012 & November 12th – January 11th, 2013

CLASSES INCLUDE: Storybook Theatre, Acting 101, & Improv

TIME: Times vary per class

AGES: Various classes for Pre-K to adult

COST: Varies per class

FOR MORE INFO:  or to register click here

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7.)  For additional science classes and an upcoming drama program, please see this earlier post: https://phillyhomeschool.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/drama-programscience-classes/

Posted by Gwen Fredette, August 29th, 2012

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