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After School Programs

Lower and Middle School Clubs

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Enhance your child’s academic and creative experience by registering for an After School Club. Clubs meet once a week for one hour, unless otherwise noted in the descriptions below, and are open to all students beginning the week of September 20. Children enrolled in a club may remain at school in the extended day program between dismissal and 3:15 pm. After School Clubs fill fast so register soon!

Contact Information

Ashley Mosley
Director of Extended Day 
617-278-2301

Cassie Abodeely

Director of Auxiliary Programming 
617-278-2350

Spring 2022 Offerings

List of 10 items.

  • Chess Wizards (Grades 1 - 5)

    Our brains are our SUPER POWERS! Get ready to put them to use in this fun, challenging, and inspiring Chess Club hosted by the Chess Wizards. Each week, our very own Chess Wizard will engage students in chess lessons, exciting tournaments, and team activities. Brand new to chess? We’ll teach your child the basics and to get playing right away. Seasoned checkmate artist? We’ll show your child new ways to explore their creativity on the chess board. This club is open to any level chess player and will run ONLY if we meet minimum enrollment of 10.
     
    7 Fridays: April 8, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27
    Time: 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
    Grades: 1 – 5
    Fee: $230
  • Cooking Club (Grades K - 2)

    Come get your hands deliciously dirty. From snazzy snacks to basic baking, your child will have fun in the kitchen while learning basic cooking techniques. All products are nut-free (please contact Cassie with further allergy related questions). There is an 8 student maximum for this club. 

    6 Tuesdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10
    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: K – Grade 2
    Fee: $200
    Teacher: Brimmer Catering Manager Melany Ferrimy
  • Creative Movement (Grades 3 - 5)

    Have you ever moved through gooey mountains of honey? Explore your creativity through movement in this introduction to creative dance course. Crawl like a spider, leap through whipped cream clouds, or navigate your way through space as a lion. Drawing on cultural influences from traditional Asian, African, and Latin technique, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of culture in dance and the importance of movement. No prior experience is necessary, and classes will provide a sampling of different styles while fostering creativity, confidence, and collaboration. 

    6 Thursdays: April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12,
    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. 
    Grades: 3 – 5
    Teacher: *Natalie Kozhemiakin ’23 (and faculty advisor, TBD)
    Fee: $150

    *This class is taught by Brimmer Upper School student, pre-professional dancer, and founder of the not-for-profit Tutus Para Todas, Natalie Kozhemiakian. Check out her website to learn more about Tutus and Natalie!
  • Creators’ Club (Grades 3 - 5)

    Build and create using the new Glowforge in Brimmer’s Innovation Center. Lower School design and technology specialists Ina Patel and Stephanie Golas will guide your child through projects using the 5 step Design Process. Students will be introduced to different coding apps and have a chance to build a project using selected coding apps.  
     
    There is a 12 student maximum for this club.
     
    6 Tuesdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10 
    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.  
    Grades: 3 – 5 
    Teachers: Ina Patel and Stephanie Golas  
    Fee: $200
  • Drama Club (PK – Grade 1)

    Add a little drama to your day with Brimmer's own Ms. Wolf.  In this club, children will activate their imaginations through pretend play, drama games, and story-acting. Children will pretend to be imaginary characters in pretend settings, and re-create stories as they turn them into drama!

    4 Mondays: April 4, 11, 25, May 2.
    Time: 3:15 - 4 p.m.
    Grades: PK – Grade 1
    Teacher: Lower School Drama Instructor Rachel Wolf Heyman
    Fee: $120
  • Film Making (Grades 2 – 5)

    Do you want to learn how to film and edit videos? Then come to Film Making Club! Each week, students will be hands-on, capturing life on video. We will be exploring creative storytelling, different filming techniques, and editing in iMovie. Everyone Is welcome! No experience necessary. 
     
    There is an 8 student maximum for this club; IPADS with iMovie are required. 

    7 Wednesdays:  April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 11, 18, 2
    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. 
    Grades: 2 – 5 
    Teacher: Serena Gabriels 
    Fee: $210 
  • Open Gym (PK – Grade 5)

    Members of the Extended Day team will host this open, organized gym time. Join us and lots of your friends for games like kickball, relay races, tag games, scooter races, and obstacle courses. This club is open to all currently enrolled Extended Day attendees without charge. For those students not in Extended Day, please register online.

    5 Mondays: April 4, 11, 25; May 2, 9
    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: PK – Grade 5
    Teachers: Extended Day Staff
    Fee: $20/session for non-Extended Day enrollees
    No fee for previously enrolled Extended Day students.
  • PK Soccer Club

    This inclusive soccer club is for ALL kids who want to spend an hour having fun, running around, and enjoying the early release day outside! We’ll teach the fundamentals, develop skills, and play small-sided games. This club is for all pre-K students regardless of soccer ability.
     
    This club has a 5 student minimum and begins one week later than other clubs.
     
    5 Wednesdays: April 13, 20, 27; May 11, 18
    Time: 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
    Grade: PK
    Coach: Tim Mason, Brimmer Gator Goals Soccer Camp Director; Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Babson College 
    Fee: $150
  • Sewing Club (Grades 2 – 5)

    Are you interested in seeing your own unique style come to life? Then Sewing Club is for you! In this activity you will design and express your own creativity with fabric. We will learn how to use sewing machines to create one-of-a-kind tote bags and more! This activity is geared towards all levels of ability. No experience necessary.

    There is an 8 student maximum for this club.  

    5 Mondays:
    April 4, 11, 25; May 2, 9
    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
    Grades: 2 – 5
    Teacher: Director of Innovation Technology Kathryn Lee
    Fee: $160
  • YAY for CLAY! (Grades 3 – 5)

    Would you like to learn how to shape, form, and mold clay into your own designs? We will be making Coil Animals, Pinch Pots, Animal Mugs, and Decorative Clay Broaches! We will be firing all crafted clay items in the kiln. Participants will use glaze to finish all works in color through a second kiln firing. This activity is designed for grades 3-5 and is geared towards all levels of ability. No experience necessary.
     
    There is a 10 student maximum for this club.

    7 Tuesdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17
    Time: 3:20 – 4:20 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 5
    Teacher: Brent Ridge, Brimmer Upper School Art Teacher
    Fee: $230
As an inclusive private school community, Brimmer welcomes students who will increase the diversity of our school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law, in the administration of our educational policies, admissions practices, financial aid decisions, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 
BRIMMER AND MAY SCHOOL
69 Middlesex Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
617-566-7462