Youth & Children Activities

 

Acting

 
“Oliver Twist Performance Workshop   (8-14 yrs)

Perform a delightful rendition of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a poor boy who escapes to London, only to encounter more melodramatic adventures. Build on the fundamentals of acting with games that use body movement and improvisation. Students will perform a short play at the end of the session, family and friends are welcome. Free Performance April 19 at 5:30pm    
Magnolia/Palmetto Room                    Min. 5      Max. 15

  • Thursdays                4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • February 1 - April 19 
  • $150 residents/ $155 non-residents

Instructor: Jean Schubert


Yoga

LITTLE LOTUS YOGA (3-5yrs)

Children can grow into their own practice of yoga; learning to strengthen their concentration skills and calm their minds, which leads to greater awareness and control of the body’s  movements. Interactive story-telling, games, music, and age-appropriate journaling are woven throughout a lively asana series to create a child-inspired yoga experience that is enriching and FUN!
Palmetto  Room Min. 4           

Fridays       8:15am - 9:00am 
  • January 5 - January 26 
  • February 2 - February 23 
  • March 2 - March 23
  • April 13 - May 4 

Monthly Sessions: $40 resident/ $45 non-resident
Instructor: Jennifer Rogers


Ballet

Basic ballet techniques and movements will be taught. Ballet shoes, leotard and tights required.
High Tide/Low Tide Room             Min. 6     Max. 14

Mondays                12:30pm - 1:00pm
  • January 22 - March 5 
  • March 12 - April 23 (No Class April 2)

6 week sessions: $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
Instructor: Kim Chesley-Breland


Gymnastics

Children ages 3 years and up. Basic tumbling, balance beam, and mini-bars. Leotards required for girls. 
Shorts and t-shirts required for boys. NO socks or tights! 
Palmetto Rooms   Min. 6      Max. 14

Tuesdays                3:30pm - 4:15pm
  • January 9 - January 30 
  • February 6 - February 27 
  • March 6 - March 27
  • April 10 - May 1 

Monthly Sessions: $55 resident/ $60 non-resident
Instructor: Tricha Tapio

TINY TENNIS: ​   (3-6yrs) 
Improve balance, hand-eye coordination and to introduce proper tennis mechanics. Play games, drills and exercise using shorter courts, softer balls and smaller racquets. Bring Water to class. Racquet size 19in - 21in. 
Tennis Courts                          Min. 4                  Max. 6

Tiny Tennis: 3-4 years 
Tuesdays                 3:30pm - 4:00pm 
  • January 9 - February 6                      $55 resident/ $60 non-resident  
  • February 20 - March 20                   $55 resident/ $60 non-resident
  • April 17 - May 22                              $65 resident/ $70 non-resident 
Thursdays               3:30pm - 4:00pm    
  • January 11 - February 8              $55 resident/ $60 non-resident
  • February 22 - March 22             $55 resident/ $60 non-resident
  • April 19 - May 22                        $65 resident/ $70 non-resident
Tiny Tennis: 5-6 years   
Tuesdays                 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • January 9 - February 6                $75 resident/ $80 non-resident  
  • February 20 - March 20              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • April 17 - May 22                          $90 resident/ $95 non-resident 
Thursdays              4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • January 11 - February 8              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • February 22 - March 22              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • April 19 - May 22                         $90 resident/ $95 non-resident

YOUTH TENNIS:  
Learn the basics of tennis - instruction in grip, ground strokes and volleys. Participants will be place according to skill level. Bring water to class. Tennis Courts         Min. 4      Max. 8

Tuesdays     
Beginner Tennis: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
Intermediate Tennis: 6:00pm - 7:00pm            
  • January 9 - February 6                $75 resident/ $80 non-resident  
  • February 20 - March 20              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • April 17 - May 22                          $90 resident/ $95 non-resident 
Thursdays         
Beginner Tennis: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
Intermediate Tennis: 6:00pm - 7:00pm     
  • January 11 - February 8              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • February 22 - March 22              $75 resident/ $80 non-resident
  • April 19 - May 22                         $90 resident/ $95 non-resident

  Instructor: Corinne Enright 


2018-2019 school year Registration

IOP/SI: January 29 - Until Full
Non-Residents: February 5 - Until Full

Must be 3 years old by September 1, 2017 & Potty-Trained.

Monday/Wednesday/Friday     9:00am - Noon 
$130 resident/$135 non-resident/ monthly tuition

Tuesday/Thursday      9:00am - Noon 
$90 resident/$95 non-resident/ monthly tuition

Tiny Tots Information & Curriculum - 3 & 4 year old Program
The Tiny Tots program is designed to help develop fine motor skills, promote social interaction and cooperation with peers, listen to and follow directions and adapt to a simple routine. Throughout the school year, class will emphasize on interactive play through songs, games, nature and arts & crafts. Participants will be introduced to the alphabet, numbers and shapes.


Mini Minnows

Afternoon playgroup for 3 & 4 year olds. Must be 3 years old and Potty Trained by September 1, 2015.
Learning through socialization and play

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays      12:00pm - 3:00pm

Program begins Wednesday, September 6

$130 resident/ $135 non-resident

Instructor: Cathy Adams


Tae Kwon Do

Develop balance, accuracy, speed, power, focus and self-confidence. Training includes stretching, mild running, forms, 3-step sparring, freestyle and non-contact sparring.

Saturdays        9:00am - 10:00am

Children 6 - 11 years old
$30 resident /  $35 non-resident 
Registration fee is due at the beginning of each month
Instructor: Jack Emmel, MD, 7th Dan


Mommy/Daddy & Me

Little ones (3 years and younger) grab your Mommies and Daddies and come socialize and play in our Tadpole Room full  of fun toys!!  

September - May 
Thursdays     9:30 am - 11:00 am
FREE


I Am an Artist

 

Holiday Painting Classes

Join Back Porch Art for holiday painting classes. All materials provided. Each child will take home a complete canvas with ribbon for hanging.  Minimum 8    Maximum 20

Wednesdays     4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • December 13
  • January 17 
  • February 7 
  • March 14
  • April 18  

$25 resident/ $30 non-resident

I am Artist Holiday Break Mini Camp 

January 2 & January 3
9:30am - 11:30am 
$55 resident/ $60 non-resident 

Instructor: Diana Connors, Back Porch Art Charleston


Science with S.A.M.

Solving-Analyzing-Mysteries. Hands on science class for preschoolers that will encourage and develop critical thinking skills as they learn about the scientific process.

Tuesdays                12:00pm - 1:00pm   (3-5 yrs )
  • January 9 - January 30
  • February 6 - February 27 
  • April 10 - May 1
Wednesdays         3:30pm - 4:30pm    (3-5yrs)
Wednesdays         4:30Pm - 5:30PM    (6-9yrs)
  • January 10 - January 31
  • February 7 - February 28 
  • March 7 - March 28 
  • April 11 - May 2

$40 resident/ $45 non-resident
$12 per class: Register by Friday, before activity.
Instructor: Samantha Barrineau

 

A sandy path leading to the beach.