Enrichment Activities available: (selection made in registration form. You will have the option of choosing Homebase or ONE of the following enrichment classes) Chinese Instructor: Alma Lingua Time: 5:00-5:30 In this class, instructors with native-fluency will promote the use of Mandarin Chinese by using activities, games, songs, and visual elements. A variety of engagement techniques will be used to encourage student participation. Students will be taught the basics that will allow them to be successful in everyday conversation while laying a foundation of grammar skills that will help them to develop fluency. At the end of this program students will receive certification that attests achievement at the beginner 1 level. Creative Canvases Instructor: Amanda Powell Time: 4:00-5:00 Come create your own art gallery! Children will have the opportunity to explore various techniques and mediums in order to create pieces of canvas art. The class will end with a Gallery Show where the artists can invite their families to view their work before they take it home to be proudly displayed! Swimming Instructors: Ed Brown (Sept. 6-Oct.13), Pat Mineur (Oct. 18-Jan.20) Children will learn competitive swimming including correct technique for the four strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Finish each lesson with a fun game. This is a great way to stay competitive for the Old Trail swim team.