Chuggim: After School Activities – Winter 2024

We are pleased to announce our NEW Winter 2024 Extracurricular Programs.  This year you will be signing up directly with our third-party providers.  

Registration Deadline for all Winter Chuggim Programs is January 12, 2024.

Please note: If your child is in Grades 1-3, they will go directly to the Kids’ Club Room at dismissal. The program instructors will pick the student up at the Kids’ Club Room and take them to the program. Early Years students will be signed out from their classroom and taken by a staff member to the program. Those children who are part of Aftercare or Early Years Aftercare will be taken back to aftercare at the completion of the program.

Please email Karen Turack at kturack@torontoheschel.org if additional information is required.

Monday
Dance  & Sing with L’Dance
In these classes, your children will be dancing and singing as they reenact short pieces from a surprise musical performance.
A final showcase will take place at school, the last class of the Winter Session.

Start Date: January 22
Note: NO Classes on February 12, February 19
Grades: JK-Grade 1
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Fee: $220.00 for 8 weeks
To Register: Please email Ldanceclasses@gmail.com
For more information, please contact Lisa Oberman at 647-248-2933.

Build and Design with Lego Bricks
Introducing an engaging 8-week program designed to unleash the creative potential of children through the fascinating world of LEGO building. In this workshop, students will immerse themselves in a hands-on experience that fosters problem-solving, reasoning, and creativity skills. Join us on this exciting journey of imagination, discovery, and fun, as we delve into the limitless possibilities of building with LEGO bricks!
Start Date: January 22, 2024
Note: NO classes on February 12, February 19
Grades: SK- Grade 4
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Fee: $180.00 for 8 weeks
To Register: Please email mbvaisman@hotmail.com

Start Date:  January  23
Note: NO Class on February 13, February 20              
Grades: SK -Grade 3
Time: 4:00 – 4:45pm
Fee: $355.00 for 8 weeks
Fee includes the purchase of a Gee to wear
To Register: Please email yamazakuradojo@gmail.com

Ceramics Club
Embark on a personal journey of creativity with our Ceramics Club! Students will learn the intricate art of hand-building and glazing, discovering the power of their unique artistic voice. Delve into unconventional materials, craft one-of-a-kind masterpieces, and experience the joy of creating exceptional artwork. Join our close-knit community for a hands-on adventure, embracing the pure delight of expressing creativity together.

Sign up now—limited to 15 students!
Start Date:  January  23
Note: NO Class on February 13              
Grades: 5-8
Time: 4:15 – 5:20
Fee: $360.00 for 5 weeks
Fee covers all ceramic material cost and kiln
To Register: Please email slodge@torontoheschel.org

Wednesday

Introduction to Sewing

During the classes, students will proudly create hand-sewing crafts, learn different types of stitches, and fabrics, and will do ” real life” projects in a fun supportive environment.

Start Date: January 24
Note: NO Class on February 14
Grades: JK-Grade 3
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Fee: $200.00 for 8 weeks
To Register: Please email funschoolprograms@gmail.com

Thursday
Heschel Players Present… Junior Drama
Back by popular demand! Students will begin with an introduction to drama performance using drama games, improvisation, character building, movement and mime.  Once the fundamentals of drama performance are in place, term two will focus on the creation of a piece to be  performed in conjunction with the Heschel School Play (Honk Jr.) on May 28 & 29 at the Fairview Library Theatre.
This creative drama program spans two full terms.  Students must enroll for the entire 14 week program in order to participate in the performance in May.
Start Date: January 25
Note: NO Class on February 15
Grades: SK – 2
Time: 4:00 – 5:00
Fee: $385.00 for 14 weeks
To Register: Please email lweintraub@rogers.com

Play Ball Canada…. Sports Coaching for young children

This is a non-competitive and comprehensive program carefully designed to teach a wide range of basic sports and social skills. The emphasis is to have fun with movement and playing games with a ball so that your child’s early introduction to the sport is a positive one, to ensure they will enjoy a lifetime of sports participation.
Start Date: January 25
Note: No Class on February 15
Grades: JK-SK & Grade 1
Time: 4:00-4.45
Fee: $184.00 for 8 weeks
To Register:  https://www.playballcanada.ca/book-online