Academics

Lower School Extended Day Care & Enrichment

    • Extended Day Care
    • After School Classes
    • Homework Club

After School Program Descriptions

Arts

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  • Cool Crafty Sculptures

    Wednesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: K – 6th
    Instructor: Bria Rolison
     
    Do you ever wonder what makes a sculpture? In this class you will explore the art of sculpting using clay, popsicle sticks, Styrofoam balls, reusable items and more. If you desire a hands-on art experience beyond the magical paintbrush, this is the class for you!
  • Improv

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 6th
    Instructor: Stephanie Shearer
     
    Become a member of Sierra’s new improv troupe! Students will meet weekly to learn acting techniques and improve skills while playing fun games. Parents and friends will have the opportunity to see our Improv Troupe in action as they take the stage later in the year to showcase their talents.
  • Lower School Dance Company | Company A

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: 5th – 6th
    Instructor: Jessica Steinhart
     
    Learn to dance like a pro with our Lower School Dance Company! This in-house dance program provides age appropriate dance classes that culminate in several winter performances in front of friends and families. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student's unique gift of talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential to support them as they grow artistically and technically, and develop into well-rounded dancers.
  • Lower School Dance Company | Company B

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 3rd – 4th
    Instructor: Jessica Steinhart
     
    Learn to dance like a pro with our Lower School Dance Company! This in-house dance program provides age appropriate dance classes that culminate in several performances in front of friends and families. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student's unique talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential to support them as they grow artistically and technically, into well-rounded dancers. 
  • Lower School Dance Company | Junior Company

    Wednesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 2nd
    Instructor: Jessica Steinhart
     
    Learn to dance like a pro with our Lower School Dance Company! This in-house dance program provides age appropriate dance classes that culminate in several performances in front of friends and families. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student's unique talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential to support them as they grow artistically and technically, into well-rounded dancers. 
  • Lower School Dance Company | Musical Theatre

    Mondays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: K – 6th 
    Instructor: Stephanie Shearer

    Learn to dance like a pro with our Lower School Dance Company! This in-house dance program provides age appropriate dance classes that culminate in several winter performances in front of friends and families. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student's unique gift of talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential to support them as they grow artistically and technically, and develop into well-rounded dancers. 
    
  • Lower School Dance Company | Tiny Toes

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: 
    Pre-K: $225
    Kindergarten: $450
    Times: Pre-K Class 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Kindergarten Class 3:30 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
    Instructor: Jessica Steinhart
     
    Learn to dance like a pro with our Lower School Dance Company! This in-house dance program provides age appropriate dance classes that culminate in several performances in front of friends and families. Geared for our younger learners, these classes focus more on motor skills and techniques utilized in all forms of dance. We strive to deliver the highest quality of dance training, while nurturing each student's unique talent and creativity. We wish to encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential to support them as they grow artistically and technically into well-rounded dancers.
  • Origami and Pop Art

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: 4th – 6th
    Instructor: Mrs. Robertshaw
     
    Are you interested in learning how to do origami and 3D paper art? Students of any artistic level are welcome to explore the world of 3D paper art. Students will have opportunities to create gifts, decorations, pop up cards and more!
  • Sierra Onstage

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: Pre K – 6th
    Instructor: Stephanie Shear
     
    Sierra Onstage returns to bring playwriting to life! In this class you will embark on a semester project culminating in an end-of-year performance in front of friends and loved ones. Students of any experience level are welcome to join the Onstage team as the semester will focus on honing acting skills, memorizing lines, and building a stage-ready play from scratch to perform for others.
  • Super Hero 101

    Wednesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 6th
    Instructor: Jason Williams
     
    Want to learn how to make your own comic book hero? Super Hero 101 is back with Story J to teach the kids how to draw their favorite superhero’s like Spider-man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Wonder Woman and more. Learn the origins of your favorite characters while diving into the modern-day mythology of comic books.
  • Young Artists Drawing

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $495
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st - 6th 
    Instructor: Mrs. O'Malley

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $495
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st - 6th 
    Instructor: Mrs. O'Malley
     
    Do you love to draw? Would you like to learn or improve your drawing and shading skills? This after-school drawing class is for students who are ready to take their art and drawing to the next level! Sign up today and join in the fun of drawing faces, animals, manga and more! See you there!

Sports

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  • Basketball Skills

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 3rd
    Instructor: Jason Taylor
     
    Let’s play ball! Learn to pass, dribble and shoot like an NBA All-Star! In this high-energy class, students will work on basic basketball skills and immediately apply them in a pickup game to end each session. From learning the official rules to perfecting the in-game mechanics, this is a great class for those looking to begin their athletic journey at the Lower School. 
  • Fundamentals of Athleticism | Speed, Power & Agility Training

    Mondays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 6th

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 6th
    Instructors: Eliel Swinton and Paul Weissenstein
     
    This athletic program is designed and implemented by Sierra Canyon coaches who aim to provide young SC athletes with a safe program focused on strength, performance and movement foundations. This program will create a fun and welcoming environment for all students, whether they are experienced or beginners.
  • Intramural Sports

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 3rd
    Instructor: Jason Taylor
     
    Created to help students of all ages grow and develop skills in games they enjoy playing every day like soccer, basketball, tennis, baseball and more. This after-school class will give students of all ages the opportunity to play fun outdoor games with other students while being supervised. Games will also be divided up based on the student’s age and grade. The perfect answer for those looking to play organized games after school! 
  • Intro to Volleyball

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
    Grades: K – 3rd
    Instructor: Natalie Ento
     
    Attention all pre K – 2nd grade students! If you are interested in learning how to play volleyball with one of Sierra Canyon’s PE teachers and volleyball coach, look no further! The coach will teach basic fundamentals and techniques in a positive and encouraging environment while students get to play outside on our beach volleyball court.
  • Junior Basketball Skills

    Mondays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
    Grades: Pre-K – K
    Instructor: Jason Taylor
     
    Let’s play ball! Learn to pass, dribble and shoot like a NBA All-Star! In this high-energy class, students will work on basic basketball skills and immediately apply them in a pickup game to end each session. From learning the official rules to perfecting the in-game mechanics, this is a great class for our younger students looking to begin their athletic journey at the Lower School. 
  • Junior Soccer Skills

    Wednesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Grades: Pre K – K
    Instructor: Jason Taylor
     
    Let’s play ball! Learn to pass, dribble and shoot goals like a World Cup All-Star! In this high-energy class, students will work on basic soccer skills and immediately apply them in a pickup game to end each session. From learning the official rules to perfecting the in-game mechanics, this is a great class for our younger students looking to begin their athletic journey at the Lower School. 
  • Soccer Skills

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 1st – 3rd
    Instructor: Jason Taylor
     
    Let’s play ball! Learn to pass, dribble and shoot goals like a World Cup All-Star! In this high-energy class, students will work on basic soccer skills and immediately apply them in a pickup game to end each session. From learning the official rules to perfecting the in-game mechanics, this is a great class for those looking to begin their athletic journey at the Lower School. 
  • Warrior Yoga Class

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 5th
    Instructor: Warrior & Co. Instructors
     
    Set to music in a creative, playful, enriching environment, our developmentally appropriate yoga class empowers cognitive, emotional and behavioral presence in kids. The students are guided through poses and movement while working on focus, balance and coordination. Yoga helps plant the seeds for a lifetime of health and wellness by learning to utilize their breath to calm the mind and relax the body. These are tools they can use both on and off the mat in their daily lives.
  • Young Ninjas

    Fridays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: Pre K – 3rd
    Instructor: Young Ninja's Instructors
     
    Young Ninjas apprentice program is a high energy, non-contact martial arts program, designed to teach children in grades Pre-K-3rd, basic martial arts techniques in a fun and safe way. Tae Kwon Do, Karate, and Kung Fu will be introduced through fun physical challenges, games and techniques, all based on characteristics of the Eagle.  Young Ninjas are also asked to follow the "Promise of the Ninja", which helps promote teamwork and leadership skills. All new and returning Young Ninjas receive an official Ninja Headband to wear during class, which recognizes their own level of personal achievement. A personalized certificate of Achievement will be handed out at the end of each completed session. All equipment and pads used in class are made from foam and are child friendly!

Tech & Miscellaneous

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  • Hebrew

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 3rd – 6th
    Instructor: Inbal Asulin
     
    In this beginner course, students will be introduced to the Hebrew language. Students will learn to read and write the Alef Bet as well as learn basic conversational skills. Classes will include fun cultural games, exciting lessons and memorable activities.
  • Tech Club | Creative Tech

    Tuesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $495
    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 6th
    Instructor: Mick Donahue
     
    Wednesdays
    Enrollment Fee: $495
    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 6th
    Instructor: Mick Donahue

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $495
    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2nd – 6th
    Instructor: Mick Donahue


    Creative Tech Club provides students the choice to work on coding, filmmaking, digital art and music composition. Students will have the freedom to carve out their own paths, and to build confidence in their creative abilities. We look forward to having your children engage their creative minds in an environment meant to foster their future successes. 
  • Magic

    Thursdays
    Enrollment Fee: $450
    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: Pre K – 3rd
    Instructor: Joey Magic
     
    One of our most popular after school classes… and for good reason! Come meet the “Rainbow Wizard” and learn about the magic behind some of your favorite tricks! Each class includes a small magic show and a fun prize or trick to take home! Joey Magic can’t wait to meet you!


After School Program Team

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Lower School: 11052 Independence Avenue
Middle and Upper School: 20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311  | 818.882.8121
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.