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These activities are not sponsored by the Valhalla Parent-Faculty Association, Valhalla Elementary, or the Mt. Diablo School District, but are owned and operated by outside vendors.

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After School Activities

PLAYWELL ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALs USING LEGO®

Grades: 1-5
Wednesday's: 1:15 – 2:45 PM in D-4
2019 Sessions: 

Winter:  January 9 - February 27.  8 classes

Cost:  $168.00

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STEM Challenge with Legos, session 2

Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real world
concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Houseboats,Mini Golf Courses, Forklifts, and the London Bridge Tower! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. 

 

To register visit our website
For questions, please contact Erik Olson at erik@play-well.org or 415-446-8384.

One on One Basketball

Grades:  K-5
Tuesdays:  2:50-3:50 pm
2019 Sessions:

Winter:  January 8 - February 26, 8 sessions
Cost:  $115.00
Location:  Outdoor Basketball Courts

basketballJoin ONE on ONE BASKETBALL for After School Hoops at Valhalla Elementary School. Throughout the Spring, skilled and experienced basketball instructors will conduct a one hour clinic, once a week, for you and your friends. These clinics will help you become a better basketball player through drills, contests, and game competition.  

If you have any questions please contact Brent Wyse at brent@1on1basketball.com or (925) 451-5888.  Register online here.

Cooking Round the World

Grades: K - 5

Wednesday's: 1:15 - 2:45pm in Thor Hall                      2019 Sessions:

Winter: January 9 - February 27

Spring: April 10 - May 29

Cost: $176

Cooking Round the World gives boys & girls the opportunity to learn about countries 'round the world by cooking...and eating!  By combining cultural education and culinary arts children learn cooking skills while experiencing a country's culinary flavors.  Cooking is 100% hands on.  Everyone dices, juices, sautes and participates.  After cooking we eat as a group and discuss how the flavors are indicative of the country of the day.  All recipes will be emailed at the end of the session.  The program is limited to a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 16 students.  Cooking Round the World is a nut free program.  If your child has other life threatening food allergies, please contact Director Mindy Myers, 510-593-5285, before signing up.  For more information, please click here.

Young Rembrandts

Grades 1-5

Thursday's: 2:50 - 3:50pm in Thor Hall                  2019 Sessions:

Winter: January 10 - February 28, 8 sessions

Cost: $126

Make this a memorable winter by signing up your elementary child in a Young Rembrandts drawing class.  Your child will learn about basic design and composition as they draw the Fish Below Ice and the Great Wall of China.  If your child is fond of sports, they will enjoy drawing our illustration featuring a Hockey Player. Besides strengthening your child's drawing and coloring skills, he or she will learn about art history as we present a lesson featuring the Mona Lisa.  Enroll your child today!  Young Rembrandts provides all classroom supplies and a trained instructor.  Classes are held immediately after school.  Parents are responsible for transportation at class end.  All personal absences are forfeited.  To enroll online, click here

 

ALL FIRED UP MOBILE ART STUDIo

Course:  VIBRANT ELEMENTARY DRAWING
Grades: TK – 5  
Friday's: 2:50 - 3:50pm in D-4

2019 Sessions:

Winter:  January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 22, March 1

Cost:  $140.00

About Our Program: Ceramics-Mosaics, Decoupage-Clay Building, Canvas Painting, Drawing-Mixed Media, Specialty Projects, Fused Glass & More! Students will get to experience a program where we use a variety of art supplies & techniques to help build their knowledge of art. Educating children on the importance of recycling and reusing is also part of our program. I will use my 20+ years of teaching experience to guide them through a variety of awesome art projects in which they can explore create and have fun! TO ENROLL: Email- AllFiredUpBisque@yahoo.com or Visit Our Website: www.AllFiredUpMobile.com or Text: 925.200.6854

Berkeley Chess School

Grades: 1 – 5 
Tuesdays: 2:50 – 3:50 PM in D-4
2019 Sessions:

Winter:  January 8 - February 26, 8 sessions.  No class February 15.

Cost:  $128.00

chessThe Berkeley Chess School is a nonprofit organization offering chess instruction from kindergarten through high school since 1982. Chess is fun and can be learned quickly and easily. Studies have found that chess helps improve test results in reading, science, and math, and produces growth in critical cognitive skills. Beyond academia, chess influences social behavior including self-esteem, respect for others, patience, and good sportsmanship. And did we mention: it’s FUN!

For more information and to enroll, please visit our website here, or call 510.843.0150

Funkmode Hip Hop and Breakdance

Grades: K – 5  
Fridays: 2:50 – 3:50pm in the Multi-Use Room
2019 Sessions:

Winter:  January 11, 18, 25.  February 1, 8, 22.  March 1.  No class February 15.

Cost:  $110.00

funkmode-logoDoes your child love to dance? Can't sit still when music comes on? Then they are ready for FUNKMODE Hip Hop and Breakdance! Students will build their confidence while learning various Hip Hop dance styles in a positive, encouraging atmosphere. We have developed a unique curriculum to ensure they will learn musicality, choreography and performance skills each week, while using their own creativity and personal expression. This empowering dance style is great for girls and boys because Hip Hop is for everyone!  
(Show day on last day of class)

For more info and registration: www.funkmode.com/asp

Toyology: Science through toys

Grades K - 4 (5th graders also welcome)

Thursday's: 2:50 - 3:50pm in D-4                            2019 Sessions:

Winter: January 10 - February 28, 8 sessions

Cost: $215

In these exciting hands-on science classes, we will build a variety of toys and use them to demonstrate major scientific concepts such as energy, electricity, light, gravity, motion, friction, magnetism and simple machines.  Each student will construct and take home a science toy in every class.  The classes will be taught by our award winning staff.  Each student will take home a Motorized Rotating Robot, Wind Powered Pulley, Static Charged Spaceship, Solar Powered Merry-Go-Round, and more... For more information call 510-581-3739 or visit here.