Youth & Children Activities

 

Acting

 
Acting Workshop  (Ages 8 -13 ) 
Summer Camp:  Midsummer Night's Dream 

August 5 - August 9    1:00pm - 4:00pm 

  • Performance: Friday, August 9th at 4:00pm 
  • $125 resident/ $130 non-resident 
Fall Acting Workshop: Macbeth 

September 12 - November 21  (No Class 10/31)

  • Thursdays 4:00pm  -5:30pm 
  • $150 resident/ $155 non-resident 
  • Registration will open in August 2019

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           

Thursdays        8:15am - 9:00am 
  • May 2 - May 16

Monthly Sessions: $30 resident/ $35 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
  • Class will resume in September 2019

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
  • April 9 - May 14 

Monthly Sessions: $80 resident/ $85 non-resident
Instructor: Tricha Tapio

Tiny Tennis  (3-7 yrs)

3-5 years old:  3:30pm - 4:00pm    
5-7 years old   4:00pm - 5:00pm   
* Participants will be placed according to skill level

Youth Tennis 

Beginner:         5:00pm - 6:00pm  
Intermediate    6:00pm - 7:00pm   
* Participants will be placed according to skill level

Group Clinics will resume in September 2019

Fees
Tiny Tennis 3-5 yrs:  $45 resident/$50 non-resident  per session 
Tiny Tennis 5-7 yrs, Youth Tennis: $60 resident/ $65 non-resident  per session

Instructor: Corinne Enright 


2019-2020 school year Registration

Must be 3 years old by September 1, 2019 & 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, 2019.
Learning through socialization and play

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

Program begins Wednesday, September 4, 2019
2019-2020 school year

$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!!  

January - May 
Fridays         9:30am - 11:00am  
Saturdays    9:00am - 12:00 Noon

FREE


Giggling Artist

After school with back porch art. Children will explore with canvas, paper and wood, clay, acrylics and watercolors. All materials provided. Participants will bring home project from each class.  Ages 4-8 years old.  Min. 8 

Wednesdays      4:00pm - 5:30pm 

  • April 10 - May 15 

$110 residents/ $115 non-residents 

Giggling Artist Pre-K

Projects will be themed exposing children to elements of line, shape, color and texture. Participants will bring home project each class. 

Thursdays     12:00pm - 12:40pm 

  • Class will resume in September 2019

$75 resident/ $80 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.  Ages 3-5 years 

Tuesdays   12:00pm - 1:00pm 

  • Class will resume in September 2019

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


Kensington Etiquette 

Kid's Planet Earth 

Coming on Thursdays in September 2019! 

Ages 6 yrs and up
A fun, nurturing hands-on program taught through engaging activities, story-telling and learning about our planet through art. A selection of topics include: Keeping mother earth clean, taking care of our oceans and what we can do to make the world a better place to live. At Kensington, we teach children to respect each other and to take care of their surroundings. We believe in leaving the world a better place than how we found it. 

Handling Social Media w/ Confidence and Grace

Coming on Wednesdays in September 2019

Girls Ages 11-12 yrs  old
This program is taught in a fun and dynamic way through the use of engaging activities and the "Kensington Round Table" discussion group. Program topics include: The staying power of social media, stranger danger, confidence & self-esteem building, cyber-bullying, parents they have your back and so much more. Social media is not encouraged in this class and there is no screen time.   

Instructed by: Kensington Etiquette, D'ette Eglin 

A sandy path leading to the beach.