After School Enrichment

After School Enrichment

Welcome to the After School Enrichment Information Page.  We've simplified our program to make it easier for you to locate information, communicate your selections and refer back as often as you need to for information.  This three-step process is easy to follow:
    1. Below is a detailed menu of ALL after-school enrichment activities.
    2. Simply click on the Registration button to the right to select your activities 
    3. You will be billed via FACTS
Activities are offered throughout the year across four, six-week sessions:
    • Session 1: September 14 - November 6 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Session 2: March 1 - April 30 | 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Beginner Piano with Austin Music Explorations

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  • 3rd - 8th | Tuesday | $300.00

    Get started in music on the right note! These group piano classes will introduce young musicians to the keyboard. Students will learn fundamentals and quickly transition into fun songs. No prior experience required. Keyboards will be provided during class, but students are encouraged to acquire their own keyboards for home practice.

    Synchronous remote learners should connect with Austin Music Explorations for virtual lessons.
    Will be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 10 students

Lego Masterminds with Camp Einstein

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  • K - 5th | Tuesday | $285.00

    Dive into this exciting class that includes over 10,000 Lego pieces!  Lego allows us to have fun while building fundamental engineering and physics principles.  Students will construct their own towns and skyscrapers in the architecture lab.  Our little engineers will study Newton’s Law and get moving in our motorized machines labs.  We will create using gears, levers, and so much more!  Ingenuity and creativity make this an exciting learning experience for the tinkering-minded student!Dive into this exciting class that includes over 10,000 Lego pieces!  Lego allows us to have fun while building fundamental engineering and physics principles.  Students will construct their own towns and skyscrapers in the architecture lab.  Our little engineers will study Newton’s Law and get moving in our motorized machines labs.  We will create using gears, levers, and so much more!  Ingenuity and creativity make this an exciting learning experience for the tinkering-minded student!

    Not available to synchronous remote learners.
    Will be offered virtually if school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 12 students

Drum Fit

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  • K - 2nd | Tuesday | $275.00

    DrumFIT combines music and physical activity in a simple and fun way to teach students to LOVE cardio fitness for LIFE!  This class will be led by our very own 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Young!  Students will join in an instructional video to create music and sweat with drumsticks and exercise balls.

    Not available to synchronous remote learners.
    Will be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 12 students

DroneYou

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  • 5th - 8th | Tuesdays | $290.00

    Students with greater dexterity and control practice more advanced flying skills.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 6 students
  • K - 4th | Wednesday | $290.00

    Basic skills are taught slowly to help the students learn how to effectively and safely control the drone while it is in the air.  

    Minium: 4 students
    Maximum: 6 students

Beginner Guitar with Austin Music Explorations

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  • 3rd - 8th | Wednesday | $300.00

    Get started in music on the right note! These group guitar classes will introduce young musicians to the guitar. Students will learn fundamentals and quickly transition into fun songs. No prior experience required. Guitars will be provided during class, but students are encouraged to acquire their own guitars for home practice.

    Synchronous remote learners should connect with Austin Music Explorations for virtual lessons.
    Will be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 10 students

Crazy Chem Works with Mad Science

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  • K - 2nd | Wednesday | $300.00

    Shake up a flask of fun in the lab as a junior chemist! These chemistry classes are packed solid with cool reactions.  Students will get to handle laboratory tools, build and break molecules, and pick up some tricks on chemical changes.   Mad Science is loads of fun, hands-on and incorporates the educational standards required by the STAAR test.  Join the fun and become a "Mad Scientist"!

    Not available to synchronous remote learners.
    Will be offered virtually if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 12 students

Académie de l’étiquette

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  • K | Wednesday | $290.00

    Our program for kindergarteners is focused on approaching life in a playful manner, by learning how to shake hands, to introduce themselves, to be respectful to others, to display basic table manners, and much, much more. 
    Confidence begins at an early age.  Our learning-tool program guides the kindergarteners to acquire early on the basic life skills they will continue to develop throughout their lives.

    Minimum: 6 students
    Maximum: 12 students

SGCS Tennis

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  • 1st - 2nd | Thursday | $275.00

    Whether you are picking up a racket for the first time or have aspirations to play at Wimbledon, head SGCS tennis coach,  Brian Smithart, can help you take the next step.  Coach Smithart offers over 25 years of experience and specializes in team and individual development.  His passion for the game and for the kids is undeniable and will have your children begging for more.

    Not available for synchronous remote learners.
    Will not be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 2 students
    Maximum: 8 students
  • 3rd - 4th | Tuesday | $275.00

    Whether you are picking up a racket for the first time or have aspirations to play at Wimbledon, head SGCS tennis coach,  Brian Smithart, can help you take the next step.  Coach Smithart offers over 25 years of experience and specializes in team and individual development.  His passion for the game and for the kids is undeniable and will have your children begging for more.

    Not available for synchronous remote learners.
    Will not be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 2 students
    Maximum: 8 students

GG Sports and Gaming

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  • 3rd - 8th | Thursday | $300.00

    GG Sports and Gaming is an eSports experience that connects the gamer to the game by providing the structure and coaching typically found in traditional team sports within the activity most kids and teens are doing already, video games.  Physical activity is built into each lesson to balance physical and mental development in front of and away from the screen - with the overall goal of each class resulting in the sportsmanship required for a GG (or Good Game)!

    Not available to synchronous remote learners.
    Will be offered virtually if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 12 students


     

Art with Mrs. Webel

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  • Canceled - Will Return in the Spring

    In Mrs. Webel's Art Sampler program, artists will explore fiber arts, sculpture, drawing, and/or collage in a self-paced and fun environment, both indoors and outdoors.

    Not available for synchronous remote learners.
    Will not be offered if the school returns to distance remote learning.

    Minimum: 4 students
    Maximum: 10 students

Coding with Kids (Virtual Only)

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  • Scratch: Intro to Game Development

    Register directly with Coding with Kids

    1st - 3rd Grade | Tuesday | 4:30 - 5:30 (Virtual Only) | $172.00

    Do you want to be a master video game maker? Are you excited about learning how to make some of your favorite types of games? In this workshop, students will learn how to apply core coding concepts, such as loops, conditionals and variables, to build a different type of game each week and will hone their coding skills for future game development mastery!

    Register before 9/10 for an early bird discount.
  • Roblox: Intro to Game Development

    Register directly with Coding with Kids

    3rd - 5th Grade | Wednesday | 4:30 - 6:00 (Virtual Only) | $245.00

    Creating Roblox games is a fun way for campers to learn and practice programming! Each camper will be able to create different custom games with Lua code, a language very similar to JavaScript and Python. With the largest user-generated online gaming platform, Roblox is the #1 gaming site for kids and teens (via comScore). Our Roblox camp is a great way to build on this interest and have kids learn to code. They can then publish their game and share it with friends on PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Amazon devices, and Xbox One.


    Register before 9/10 for an early bird discount.
  • Mobile Apps: My First App

    Register directly with Coding with Kids

    5th - 8th Grade | Thursday | 4:30 - 5:30 (Virtual Only) | $172.00

    Develop your own mobile app! students will create mobile applications like games, soundboards, and music players  using an intuitive, visual programming environment that allows anyone to build fully functional apps for smartphones and tablets.


    Register before 9/10 for an early bird discount.
Questions? 
Riley Litherland
Director of Student Activities
St. Gabriel's Catholic School
512-600-6468 | rlitherland@sgs-austin.org
St. Gabriel's Catholic School

2500 Wimberly Lane  |  Austin, TX 78735  |  512.327.7755  |  admissions@sgs-austin.org

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St. Gabriel's Catholic School is an Independent Catholic school in Austin TX, educating children in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school.
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