The Capitol Hill Community offers an amazing and diverse array of after-school options for children. Below are a few of the most popular options; however, this is far from a comprehensive list of activities. The PTA takes no responsibility for these programs, their pricing, availability or anything else, we are simply providing some information for you to investigate and consider for your family. If you know of additional activity programs that should be listed, please submit them here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Term Aerospace Engineering (All Grades)
Available for all Elementary grades. Up Up and Away! Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of flying machines. They construct a shock absorbing system designed to protect two marshmallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air powered rockets, and assemble a model blimp that actually takes flight!Read More
SW Portland Little League (all ages)
SW Portland Little League (SWPLL) is a non-profit provider of baseball and softball programs in SW Portland, Oregon. SWPLL is chartered by Little League International. Little League is a leadership program that utilizes baseball/softball as a way for players (and coaches) to learn this valuable skill. Our program is designed to be both instructional and fun. The objective is to teach fundamental skills and promote good sportsmanship and fair play. Play ball!
To register or learn more, visit: http://www.swpll.org/
Educational Minecraft: Traveling to the Future (1st - 5th)
This class will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge student’s ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world.
Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality.
Ages: Grade 1 - 5
Dates: 2/1/, 2/8/, 2/15/, 2/22/, 3/1, 3/8/, 3/15/, 3/22, 2019
Time: 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Location: Capitol Hill Elementary School
To register or learn more: https://www.engineeringforkids.com/portland/
Watercolor for Kids (K-5)
Enroll your kids in a class to learn the art of watercolor painting! Students will create seasonal masterpieces by using inspiration from nature. The class will be led by Erin Duke, a certified teacher and mom, with a passion for art.Read More
Coding with Kids (K-8)
After-school programs for grades K-8
- STEAM-focused classes that inspires life-long learning
- Differentiated options with a multi-year progressive curriculum
- Project-based learning pedagogy
- Kids can climb the Coder’s Ladder
- From pre-coding to advanced programming
- Multiple pathways from Scratch to Python and Web Development or Animations to 3D or Minecraft
- We teach real coding concepts & skills in a FUN way
- Kids create stories, games, quizzes, and more!
- Students enhance important life skills, such as problem solving and critical thinking
Girl Scouts (all ages)
At Girl Scouts, your girl will prepare for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure in a safe, no-limits place designed for and by girls!
How? Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—a collection of engaging, challenging, and fun activities like earning badges, going on awesome trips, selling cookies, exploring science, getting outdoors, and doing community service projects.Read More