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  • Photo of Kirsten Mahoney

    Kirsten Mahoney 

    Director of Little Dragons & Youth and Membership Programs
    410-531-7329
  • Photo of Brianna Stiteler

    Brianna Stiteler 

    Associate Director of Youth & Membership Programs and Pool Manager
    410-531-7326
Our Preschool Virtual Enrichment Classes are offered over multiple days for one or more weeks. Students and parents will join the instructor at scheduled live sessions and also have independent work time.

Students will be provided with materials if they are required for the class that can be picked up from the GCS campus prior to the beginning of the program. Students will need to have access to a computer or tablet and internet access for all camp programs. We will use the Seesaw app for our virtual classrooms and Zoom for live sessions.

List of 10 items.

  • Animal Safari

    Did you know GCS teacher Mrs. Gaenslen volunteers at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.? Join her for this class to learn all about a different animal or type of animal each week! Animal facts, crafts, books, songs, virtual field trips, and other activities will be explored. This class will have both live sessions and pre-recorded activities provided. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held two days per week for 30 minutes each.

    Four weeks
    Mondays and Fridays: 11-11:30 am
    7/13, 7/17, 7/20, 7/24, 7/27, 7/31, 8/3, 8/7

    Instructor: Lisa Gaenslen
    Cost: $130
  • Cooking Together

    Spend some quality time in the kitchen cooking together! Each week students and parents will receive a recipe challenge to cook a fun and easy snack. On Fridays, get creative with the surprise ingredient to present on the live Zoom meeting! This class will have both live sessions and pre-recorded activities provided. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held two days per week for 30 minutes each.

    Please note: There may be some allergens present in this class. Parent supervision is required in the kitchen.

    Session I
    Three weeks
    Mondays and Fridays: 10-10:30 am
    7/13, 7/17, 7/20, 7/24, 7/27, 7/31

    Instructor: Lisa Gaenslen 
    Cost: $110
     
    Session II
    Three weeks
    Mondays and Fridays: 10-10:30 am
    8/3, 8/7, 8/10, 8/14, 8/17, 8/21

    Instructor: Aimee Clime
    Cost: $110
  • Fairytales

    Do you love fairytales? Cinderella? Jack and the Beanstalk? The Three Little Pigs? Join GCS teacher Mrs. Clime for a special read aloud of a different fairy tale each week! Then, work on a companion activity to enhance important pre-reading skills. This class will have both live sessions and pre-recorded activities provided. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held one day per week for 30 minutes each.

    Three weeks
    Mondays: 9-9:30 am
    7/13, 7/20, 7/27

    Instructor: Aimee Clime
    Cost: $45
  • Little Dragons Mad Science

    Get messy while learning and having fun with SCIENCE! Each week students will explore different science activities to complete with a parent or caregiver. Make slime, volcanoes, and more! Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held one day per week for 30 minutes.
     
    Four weeks
    Thursdays: 12-12:30 pm
    7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6

    Instructor: Lisa Gaenslen
    Cost: $80
  • Music & Movement

    Each week students will get up and move by joining in a fun dance party and music and movement games, all while reviewing important preschool skills such as counting, rhyming, and letter sounds. Class will be held live in Zoom meetings for 30 minutes each.
     
    Six weeks
    Tuesdays: 12-12:30 pm
    7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18

    Instructor: Lisa Gaenslen
    Cost: $50
  • Outer Space Exploration Adventure (Part 1)

    Travel out of this world during this space exploration class! Students will make moon sand, craters, make and break moon rocks, and play games like asteroid toss. This class will have both live sessions and links to related activities. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held three days per week for 45 minutes each.
     
    Two weeks
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 9:30-10:15 am
    7/14, 7/15, 7/16, 7/21, 7/22, 7/23

    Instructor: Aimee Clime
    Cost: $120
  • Outer Space Exploration Adventure (Part 2)

    Continue your space adventure with more out of this world activities! Students will learn more about outer space and have fun making star gazer bottles, telescopes, sun catcher planets, clay craters, and more! This class will have both live sessions and links to related activities. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held three days per week for 45 minutes each.

    Please note: This class can be taken if you did not attend Outer Space Exploration Adventure (Part 1).
     
    Two weeks
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 9:30-10:15 am
    8/11, 8/12, 8/13, 8/18, 8/19, 8/20

    Instructor: Aimee Clime
    Cost: $120
  • Pre-K Skill Builders

    Calling all Pre-K kids! This class offers Pre-K practice in math, pre-writing, pre-reading, and fine motor skills. Students will explore letters, counting, using “loose parts”, playdough, puzzles, games, and more! Live teacher guided lessons will present material in a fun and engaging way! This class will have both live sessions and links to related activities. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom meetings will be held two days per week for 30 minutes each.
     
    Three weeks
    Mondays and Wednesdays: 12-12:30 pm
    8/3, 8/5, 8/10, 8/12, 8/17, 8/19

    Instructor: Aimee Clime
    Cost: $100
  • The Letter People

    During this class we will review the letters with some fun friends! The Letter People make learning a blast! Each of the letters have a unique friend that helps with the sounds and writing. Each letter has a story to tell with a song that you will be singing for weeks! To end each letter review, you will have a letter art project to complete. When all letters are finished you will have a special letter book to review and keep! This class will have both live sessions and pre-recorded activities provided. Content will be shared in a virtual classroom on the Seesaw app and live Zoom Meetings will be held two days per week for 45 minutes.
     
    Four weeks
    Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11-11:45 am
    7/14, 7,16, 7/21, 7/23, 7/28, 7/30, 8/4, 8/6

    Instructor: Julia Hild
    Cost: $155
  • Wonder Wednesday

    What are you wondering today? What is the largest snake? How does a washing machine work? Can animals get sunburns? Each Wednesday we will investigate a different science question together on a live Zoom session. Class will be held live in Zoom meetings for 30 minutes each.
     
    Four weeks
    Wednesdays: 12-12:30 pm
    7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5

    Instructor: Lisa Gaenslen
    Cost: $35
An independent school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 in Howard County, Maryland.