Ross Recreation Programs

Doodlebug Creativity


Instructor: Marnie
11 weeks
We'll explore all kinds of art materials and techniques, working on building confidence and curiosity. Clay masks, mixed media sculptures, pet portraits and collaged undersea cities are a few of the projects we'll tackle! This is the perfect age to commence a lifetime of creative exploration and self-reliance in the search for methods of self-expression. Did we mention fun? That, too! Note: things can get messy, so wear your painting clothes!
11 weeks.
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K - K grade
09/18/17 - 11/27/17 Monday Fall17
1:10PM - 2:10PM
Bacich School
12
$ 275 FULL: Join Waitlist Doodlebug Creativity

Art with Casey (Kindergarten)


Instructor: Casey Waits
10 weeks
Art with Casey is a perfect introductory course for young artists. Each week devoted to a new medium and a new themed project. Beginning with graphite blocks and sticks we will work on developing our eye by sketching from life. We then will explore working with charcoal as we create portraits of our classmates. With a focus on developing our skillsets, creative minds eye, and fun, this class is a must for all young Picasso’s and Da Vinci’s.
No Class Date 2/21
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K - K grade
01/10/18 - 03/21/18 Wednesday Winter18
1:50 - 2:35
Ross School
Green Room
$ 250 REGISTER Art with Casey (Kindergarten)

Science at Bacich (Kindergarten)


Instructor: Holly Salamun
11 weeks
This science program is designed for young children as a way to stimulate an interest in science. They will learn a simplified version of the scientific method of: *What is a question *How can we find an answer *What do we think will happen * Test our guesses. They will also explore science skills: *Observing, Classifying, Sorting, Measuring, Using Numbers. We will be communicating what we learned with words, art, song and games.
Fall: 11 weeks No class 11/14, 11/21
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k - k grade
09/19/17 - 12/12/17 Tuesday Fall17
1:10 - 2:10
Bacich School
9
$ 265 FULL: Join Waitlist Science at Bacich (Kindergarten)

Science at Bacich (Kindergarten)


Instructor: Holly Salamun
9 weeks
This science program is designed for young children as a way to stimulate an interest in science. They will learn a simplified version of the scientific method of: *What is a question *How can we find an answer *What do we think will happen *Test our guesses. They will also explore science skills: observing, classifying, sorting, measuring, and using numbers. We will be communicating what we learned with words, art, song and games. Every session will be new projects! 9 weeks. No class 2/20
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K - K grade
01/23/18 - 03/27/18 Tuesday Winter18
1:10 - 2:10
Bacich School
$ 265 FULL: Join Waitlist Science at Bacich (Kindergarten)

Carpentry at Bacich


Instructor: Nat Davis
11 weeks
This after school program for K-5 is designed to teach boys and girls practical woodworking skills with an emphasis on the safe use of hand tools. These skills include measuring, fractions, sawing, drilling, rasping, fastening, sanding, shaping, and assembly. In the process of learning these skills, students will have an opportunity to create fun, functional and beautiful projects, and will be exposed to a variety of valuable concepts such as abstract reasoning, fine motor skills, respect for tools, and patience. Material fees included in cost. Instructor Nat Davis creates a fun, hands on work environment where the learning is driven by the students motivation to create fun, functional and beautiful wooden projects. Students choose from an array of projects and are encouraged to invent and design their own projects. Younger or beginner students make rubber band powered paddle boats, trucks, planes, birdhouses. Advanced or older students choose and or design cd racks, skim boards, bike ramps and basic furniture. Fall: 11 wks
no class: 11/14, 11/21
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K - K grade
09/19/17 - 12/12/17 Tuesday Fall17
1:10PM - 2:20PM
Bacich School
Outside Rm. 30
$ 300 FULL: Join Waitlist Carpentry at Bacich (Kind.)
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K - K grade
01/23/18 - 03/27/18 Tuesday Winter18
1:10 - 2:20
Bacich School
Outside Room 30
$ 305 FULL: Join Waitlist Carpentry at Bacich
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K - 5 grade
01/23/18 - 03/27/18 Tuesday Winter18
3:30 - 4:40
Bacich School
Outside Room 30
$ 305 REGISTER Carpentry at Bacich

Academic Chess


Instructor: Jesse Dioquino
9 weeks
Academic Chess is designed for everyone from the beginner to the advanced player. With our innovative teaching methods, attendees will learn the basic principles behind the opening game, middle game tactics/objectives, and endgame strategies.
Learning this ancient game, participants will develop patience, foster critical thinking skills, and understand that decisions result in consequences. All participants will receive our exclusive workbooks.
Academic Chess-is a non-profit organization that has been teaching chess in schools over 2 decades. With our unique style of teaching, our goal is to make learning fun for all students in a safe, nurturing environment. Notable students of Academic Chess have gone on to win National Championships and one became (at the time) the youngest Master in US History. We are currently serving 50+ schools in the City/Marin.
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K - 8 grade 5 - 13 year olds
01/17/18 - 03/28/18 Wednesday Winter18
3:15 - 4:15
Ross School
Green Room
$ 160 REGISTER Academic Chess

Soccer Kindergarten


Instructor: Jean Marc Schafer
10 weeks
This instructional program emphasizes the basic skills in passing, dribbling, shooting, trapping, heading, and other tactics for both offensive and defensive play. Each child will receive an official team soccer shirt. Weekday practices will be held by Ross Recreation Staff. Our Saturday games are not possible without parent volunteers to coach! Please call us if you are willing to coach, and sign up to attend our free coaching clinic on Saturday, 9/23. Games begin 10/7.
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K - K grade
09/11/17 - 11/13/17 Monday Fall17
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 265 FULL: Join Waitlist Soccer Kindergarten
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K grade
09/12/17 - 11/14/17 Tuesday Fall17
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 265 FULL: Join Waitlist Soccer Kindergarten
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K grade
09/13/17 - 11/15/17 Wednesday Fall17
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 265 FULL: Join Waitlist Soccer Kindergarten

Kids Club


Instructor: Ronda Beren, Mallory Beren, Casey Waits
Kids Club is an on-site after school program offered at Ross School for grades K-5. Following the Ross School calendar, care begins on all regular school days at "dismissal time."

Kindergarteners are met each day at their classroom and walked to our room.
Kids Club works seamlessly with other Ross Rec enrichment classes - we escort your child to and from other classes occurring on the same day!

Each day at Kids Club includes:
Indoor & Outdoor (or Gym!) Play
A Healthy Snack
Art / Craft / Building / Creating / Science
Time for Homework if needed

Ronda Beren has more than 20 years of experience working with children, and loves playing games.

Mallory Beren has been working with Ross Recreation for the past 3 years. She is creative and fun, and the kids love her!
Casey Waits is new to the team, he has a background in art and music, and enjoys playing outdoor sports with the kids.
The three strive to create a fun and warm environment for kids to play, learn, and grow.
Kids Club Information

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K - 5 grade
08/28/17 - 06/20/18 M-F Fall17
2pm - 6pm
Ross School
Ross Rec Classroom
$ REGISTER Kids Club

Kids Club Drop In Cards


Instructor: Ronda Beren, Mallory Beren
If you do not plan to have your child attend Kids Club regularly, but want to have the option of aftercare available with more flexibility, the Drop In Card option is for you!
The drop in card is good for 10 hours to use when you need it and can even be used in 30 min increments. The time on the cards does not expire, and can be shared among siblings. We will keep your card on file, keep track of time used, and let you know when your card is low.
- Drop In Cards must be purchased in advance of using the Kids Club program.
- 24 Hours notice is required to have your child attend on a Drop In basis
- Kids Club (via email) Kids-Club@outlook.com must be contacted directly, and approved by an instructor.
- Drop In space is limited and not guaranteed, and given on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.
- Drop in card purchase does not expire, but is non transferable.

See Kids Club for more information.
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K - 5 grade
08/28/17 - 12/15/17 M-F Fall17
Ross School
Ross Rec Classroom
$ 150 REGISTER Kids Club Drop In Cards

PeeWee T-Ball (Ages 3.5-5)


Instructor: Dan Ferrando
12 weeks
Come join Coach Dan for T-Ball. He will help your little one get a head-start by teaching the basic skills of baseball. This class is great for the beginners and rising stars in search of excitement!
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3.5 - 5 year olds
09/13/17 - 12/06/17 Wednesday Fall17
1:15pm - 1:55pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 275 REGISTER PeeWee T-Ball (Ages 3.5-5)

Doodlebug Creativity


Instructor: doodlebug
9 weeks
We'll explore all kinds of art materials and techniques, working on building confidence and curiosity. Clay masks, mixed media sculptures, pet portraits and collaged undersea cities are a few of the projects we'll tackle! This is the perfect age to commence a lifetime of creative exploration and self-reliance in the search for methods of self-expression. Did we mention fun? That, too! Note: things can get messy, so wear your painting clothes! No class 2/19
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K - K grade
01/22/18 - 03/26/18 Mondays Winter18
1:10 - 2:10
Bacich School
Room 4
$ 275 FULL: Join Waitlist Doodlebug Creativity

FirstStepSoccer


Instructor: Dan Ferrando
12 weeks
FirstStepSoccer is where Dan introduces kids to soccer through fun games and drills. Players will be instructed to use both feet, using insides, outsides and bottoms. All drills will be age and ability appropriate, with a focus on building your child's confidence. Players are taught through cooperation, discipline, and focus which also benefits them in life. Remember to wear your black shorts, socks, cleats and shin pads. Parents are encouraged to stay!]
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3.5 - 5 year olds
09/11/17 - 12/04/17 Monday Fall17
1:15pm - 1:55pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 275 REGISTER FirstStepSoccer
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3.5 - 5 year olds
09/12/17 - 12/05/16 Tuesday Fall17
1:15pm - 1:55pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 275 NOT AVAILABLE FirstStepSoccer
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3.5 - 5 year olds
09/11/17 - 12/04/17 Monday Fall17
2:00pm - 2:40pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 275 REGISTER FirstStepSoccer
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3.5 - 5 year olds
09/12/17 - 12/05/17 Tuesday Fall17
2:00pm - 2:40pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 275 REGISTER FirstStepSoccer

Lacrosse (Kindergarten)


Instructor: ALL West Lacrosse
8 weeks
Ross Recreation is pleased to continue working with All West Lacrosse to teach the fastest growing game in America!
This 8-week program is designed to provide young players with the fundamentals needed to develop their lacrosse and athletic skills in a fun and safe environment. Each session will begin with "drills and skills" that will help players work on the fundamentals of the game including: cradling, scooping, throwing, shooting, catching and more. Sessions conclude with games to reward players for their participation. All West Lacrosse staff encourages each child, building self-confidence as they develop hand-eye coordination. Teamwork, good sportsmanship and "living RAE" (Respect, Attitude, Effort) are reinforced in this exciting and active program. No Class 10/31.
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K - K grade
09/12/17 - 11/07/17 Tuesday Fall17
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Ross School
Ross Field
$ 250 REGISTER Lacrosse (Kindergarten)

Kids Club Teacher Work Day 10/18


Instructor: Ross Rec Staff
Come and play on a Ross School teacher work day! Your child can enjoy a day filled with friends and activities. Located at the Ross Rec Classroom, there will be toys, crafts, baking, and outdoor play.

All day care available from 8:30am - 6pm - drop off and pick up when needed for one simple flat rate.
Pack a snack, lunch and bring water.
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K - 5 grade
10/18/17 - 10/18/17 Wednesday Fall17
8:30am - 6pm
Ross School
Ross Rec Classroom
$ 70 FULL: Join Waitlist Kids Club Teacher Work Day 10/18

Kids Club


Instructor: Ronda Beren, Mallory Beren, Casey Waits
Kids Club is an on-site after school program offered at Ross School for grades K-5. Following the Ross School calendar, care begins on all regular school days at "dismissal time."

Kindergarteners are met each day at their classroom and walked to our room.
Kids Club works seamlessly with other Ross Rec enrichment classes - we escort your child to and from other classes occurring on the same day!

Each day at Kids Club includes:
Indoor & Outdoor (or Gym!) Play
A Healthy Snack
Art / Craft / Building / Creating / Science
Time for Homework if needed

Ronda Beren has more than 20 years of experience working with children, and loves playing games.

Mallory Beren has been working with Ross Recreation for the past 3 years. She is creative and fun, and the kids love her!
Casey Waits is new to the team, he has a background in art and music, and enjoys playing outdoor sports with the kids.
The three strive to create a fun and warm environment for kids to play, learn, and grow.
Kids Club Information

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K - 5 grade
01/08/18 - 03/30/18 M-F Winter18
2:00 - 6:00
Ross School
Ross Rec Classroom
$ 0 REGISTER Kids Club

Kids Club Drop In Card


Instructor: Ronda Beren, Mallory Beren, Casey Waits
If you do not plan to have your child attend Kids Club regularly, but want to have the option of aftercare available with more flexibility, the Drop In Card option is for you!
The drop in card is good for 10 hours to use when you need it and can even be used in 30 min increments. The time on the cards does not expire, and can be shared among siblings. We will keep your card on file, keep track of time used, and let you know when your card is low.
- Drop In Cards must be purchased in advance of using the Kids Club program.
- 24 Hours notice is required to have your child attend on a Drop In basis
- Kids Club (via email) Kids-Club@outlook.com must be contacted directly, and approved by an instructor.
- Drop In space is limited and not guaranteed, and given on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.

See Kids Club for more information.
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K - 5 grade
01/08/18 - 03/30/18 M-F Winter18
2:00 - 6:00
Ross School
Ross Rec Classroom
$ 150 REGISTER Kids Club Drop In Card