Fall and Winter
Offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays
The Long Island Whole Child Academy is pleased to announce its fall Enrichment Series for Homeschooling families looking for new and creative activities for your children, and for all families interested in Saturday enrichment programming. This inclusive program is open to all students, ages 8-15: gifted and Twice Exceptional students are welcome. Our instructors are experts in their fields, and each section will be assisted by a special education specialist to enhance the experience for students who need additional structure and scaffolding.
FLIGHT TEAM Join us for a weekly simulation of aviation and flight as students become familiar with flying our professional-grade flight simulator. Programmed to fly into every airport in the world in any of over 50 airplane bodies, students will learn the subtleties and the realities of aviation and flight, and play at flying games used in real aviation programs. Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 noon.
THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC Don’t believe in magic??? Come and learn the science behind magic tricks and even perform your own. Students will observe, learn and create magic while learning the math and science behind sleight of hand and optical illusions, and will entertain friends and family at the end of the session with their own magic show. TBD
MAKERS SPACE Everyone learns best when rolling up sleeves and getting into a project with both hands! Join us for the love of creating, planning, digging, and building, using a variety of materials and tools. Our head scientist is an expert in getting our hands and heads involved in problem-solving and creating, from Rube Goldberg constructions to other useful— and even fanciful—items. Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:30 PM; Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 noon.
MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP Sing, dance, design sets or just read your favorite soliloquy. And discover the world of your favorite playwright. Come and join our troupe. Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:30 PM.
MARTIAL ARTS FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Students will learn to use their bodies and sense of self in new ways through a variety of martial arts techniques without any physical contact. Build self-confidence, self-respect, social cognition skills, physical-proprioceptive strength and muscle tone. All that's needed is an open mind. Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:30 PM; Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 noon.
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS The classic role play game for thinkers and planners--with a twist. Our social cognition curriculum, including perspective taking, taking turns, sharing ideas and more, are subtlely woven into the actual game play. TBD
$240 for Tuesdays' 6-week sessions.
$420 for Saturdays' 6-week sessions (includes snacks and drinks.)