SUSD's Enrichment Zone offers a variety of enrichment classes through our partnership with many local vendors.
Spring 2023 Enrichment
The following schools currently offer enrichment classes through Community Education. Click on a school to see the Spring 2023 enrichment schedule at that location. Class availability varies by school.
See below for general information about the classes and vendors. (Additional information can be found on the vendor's website.)
Art – Young Rembrandts
Students will immerse themselves in art technique through exciting lessons that improve the creative and critical thinking skills today’s students need.
Art- Scottsdale Artist’s School
Learn how to observe and wonder about the world around you and express your style with many different projects and mediums. Draw, paint, create, and build in this hands-on studio class. https://scottsdaleartschool.org/
Basketball, Soccer and Water Games with Athletes in Training
Our goal is to bring the fun back to sports. Each week, kids work on skills and scrimmage against other AIT teams right after school. Join us for on- campus sports programs and enjoy less running around for practices, more freedom on the weekends, and more time focused on enjoying sports as part of an active lifestyle. Aim high, play hard, and laugh loud with AIT on-campus sports. (Practices are not held on school holidays or early release days unless indicated.)
BOLTS/STEAM What is B.O.L.T.S.? Building Our Leaders Through Science (B.O.L.T.S.) is a hands-on S.T.E.A.M. program where students learn science and engineering basic concepts while participating in team challenges, science experiments, engineering harmonicas, catapults and experimenting with Elephant Toothpaste. Lots of take-home activities!
Bricks 4 Kidz
A hands-on class where students will explore engineering, architecture, and physics as they design and construct motorized machines, catapults, race cars, and satellites out of LEGO® bricks, gears and axles. https://www.bricks4kidz.com/arizona-phoenix/
Chess Emporium teaches a fun and exciting introduction to the game of chess. Club begins by teaching students how to play the game and includes lessons for beginners and established chess players on chess openings, tactics, and endgames. Students will practice what they learn each week at games with their friends.
Dance Sequins Fusing hip-hop and jazz in an upbeat dance class! Class will consist of a warm-up dance, stretch, dance routine, technique, and dance games. This class will help to build confidence, socialization, creativity, memorization, and flexibility. Dance routine performance on the last day of class!
Drama -Stage Stars!
Does your child have a “dramatic side”? You might have a budding stage star in your family! Our drama class introduces students to the craft of stage acting with a skilled theater instructor. Students will learn theatrical skills, improv basics, and participate in interactive drama games. This class provides opportunities for students to have fun, express themselves, gain confidence, and interact with others, all within the context of theatre arts.
Elements Keyboarding An innovative piano course that uses favorite songs and music theory to teach keyboarding basics such as counting, note reading and rhythm.
Elements Music 480.325.2684
Golf- Golf’s Elementary Master Kids Teacher Award winner, Dale Balvin, PGA professionals and apprentices coach students incorporating all aspects of the game, including putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and driving. All equipment is provided during the classes.
Golf-Junior Golf Success Learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, and body positioning using the SNAG (Starting New at Golf) system. We have simplified instruction so that young players are able to make an effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment provided.
Contact: Jeff Jones (p)407.925.2855
"Music can change the world." ~ Bono. Learn the fundamentals of guitar while having fun in this newly designed class! We'll cover the basics, from how to hold the guitar and pick to proper fret-hand finger positioning. More advanced or returning students will delve into sight reading, playing by ear and rocking out as a class! (A guitar is required. A basic, inexpensive guitar can be purchased through Amazon.com by searching for First Act FG127.)
Information at 773-286-2941.
Let’s Code It!
Tynkering Around- In this exciting new coding class from Afterschool Enrichment Solutions, take a deep dive into computer programming with the web-based platform Tynker! https://www.learningmeansfun.com/description/lets_code_it
Let’s Play it! Sport Superstars- Get into the game! We make physical fitness fun through exciting warm-up games, calisthenics, popular team exercises and cooperative activities. Learn about the value of exercise, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Gain agility, balance and self-confidence as you work up a sweat! Play your best game with your team and have fun during our Olympics Extravaganza at the end of the session! https://www.learningmeansfun.com/aes_lets_play_it_sports
Mad Science Mad Science teaches Ready, Set, Science. Kids get familiar with basic scientific principles that help them build observational skills by looking at the world around them.
Minecraft Lego and STEM with Playwell Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.
Pickleball Clinics for adults!
Find out what all the fuss is about! Learn one of the nation's fastest growing sports - PICKLEBALL!
SUSD's Community Education department presents clinics for adults (17+) at three school locations on Saturdays beginning in January. These classes are for all skill levels, from beginners who've never played to those that wish to improve, all in an environment of community comraderie.
To sign up~visit touchbase.susd.org and create a guest account. Classes are listed under Community Education-Oak Campus.
When: Saturdays, 9-10:30a
Session 1: Jan. 14-March 4, 2023
Session 2: March 25-May 13, 2023
Cocopah Middle School
Desert Canyon Elementary School
Tonalea Middle School
Fee: $295 per person/session
JUST ADDED - Pickleball for Teens!
Desert Canyon Elementary School
March 25-May 13, 2023
$295 per student
(Create a guest account, please do not use your student's account to register)
Classes are found under Community Education-Oak Campus - Adult and Youth Community Education Classes.