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SCHOOL DAY HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 3:15 pm

Extended Day Program: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Front Office 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Contact information

 

2511 Sentry Drive, Suite 100

Anchorage, Alaska 99507

Tel: (907) 333-1080 Fax: (907) 333-1652

admissions@pacificnorthern.org

WINTER

JanUary - February

PreK-K Science Explorers
January 13, 20, Feb 10, 24
No class Jan 27, Feb 3 or 17
 
Preschool/Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)
3:30-4:15 pm, Mondays 
 
Fee: $90 (4 classes)

 

Put on a lab coat and grab some goggles for each weekly experiment. Mix clever concoctions to create surprising results. Using the scientific method, discover the properties of matter by experimenting with solids, liquids and gases.  Experiment with air pressure and learn about this invisible force. Try new activities this session!

 

Skill Level: Early Beginner- This class is designed for the abilities and attention span of pre and early readers.  Activities adapted to age level.

Gr. 1-3 Lego Robotics 
January 13, 20, Feb 3, 10, 24
No class Jan 27, Feb 17
 
Grades 1-3 4:15-5:15 pm, Mondays
 
FEE: $150 (5 classes)

 

Program robots to go through a maze.  Build robots with motors and sensors Make them move with visual drag-and-drop programming software. Projects will be adapted towards student skill level and will use Beebots and LEGO Education WeDo kits.

 

Skill Level: Beginner- This class is designed for students who are new to robotics but will be adapted to age or skill level.

Gr. 3-6 Lego Robotics 
January 22, Feb 5, 12,19, 26 
No class Jan 29
Grades 3-6 3:45-5:15 pm, Wednesdays
 
FEE: $225 (5 classes)

 

Build robotic machines or robots that spin, push, or respond to touch or sound. Program them with visual drag-and-drop programming software. Design robots to complete simple and challenging tasks like an animal with moving parts or a vehicle with sounds and lights.  Use sensors to guide a robot through a maze.  Projects will be adapted towards skill level and will use LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kits.

Gr. 3-8 CodeREV: Modding in Minecraft Game Design 
January 14- February 27
 
Grades 3-5 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Grades 6-8 3:15 to 4:15 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 
 
FEE:$350- 7 weeks/14 classes
$40 licensing fee*

 

*An additional $40 licensing fee will provide you software access in class and at home for the 2019-2020 school year (Note: the fee does not apply if you attended the Modding class last fall).


 

This class is designed for both new and returning students.

 

Students will create powerful teleporting swords, humorous blocks, amazing mobs, bows that shoot arrows that summon ender dragons, entire worlds, and other insane items, all through the power of Java programming! Perfect for both the beginning coder and the advanced Java modding aficionado.  Curriculum developed by CodeREV. 

 

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate- activities adapted toward the skill level of the participant. Typing experience helpful.

Gr. 2-8 Fencing
January 9- April 23, 2020
Grades 2-8 3:30pm- 4:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays
 
FEE: $390 (26 classes)

 

Unleash your inner Knight! Have fun and learn the sport of fencing with the Anchorage Fencing Club!  You will learn the proper footwork, blade work and tactics for modern fencing. All equipment will be provided, including protective clothing. Beginners welcome!  Open to all levels.

 

Prior to starting, all students must register and pay a $10.00 annual fee to United States Fencing Association.

NOTE:  Bring a check payable to ANCHORAGE FENCING CLUB for the $390 class fee on the first day of class.

 
Gr. K- 8 Basketball
Session 1: January 13- February 24, 2020  (12 Clases)
No class February 17, 26
Session 2:  March 16- April 22, 2020 ( 12 classes)
Grades K-3 3:20- 4:00 pm Mondays and/or Wednesdays
Grades 4-8 4:00- 5:00 pm Mondays and/or Wednesdays 
 
FEE: $180/ Session for Mondays AND Wednesdays
$90/Session for Mondays (No Class February 17)
$90/Session for Wednesdays (No Class February 26)
Drop in Rate:  $25 per class

 

Learn about the strategy and sport of basketball while you develop your skills.  Practices will be a mix of technique and skills training, learning the rules, playing games and most importantly, FUN!  

 

Coach Elizabeth Ferry played collegiate basketball at the University of Maine Farmington for four years. An all-academic, all-conference player, she has made the transition from player to coach. She was selected to attend the Women's Basketball Coaches Association "future coaches" training at the Final Four in 2016. She has coached youth basketball for many years and last year was the assistant coach for a DIII program in Maine. 

 

COMING this spring!

 
Minecraft Level Design & Engineering 
March- April
Grades 3-5 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Grades 6-8 3:15 to 4:15 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 

CodeREV's most popular class for this age group. Students learn the ins and outs of level design and game design while learning to engineer in Minecraft by using Red Stone. Students even learn basic code commands too! This class offers thrills AND education alike as students explore their inner Da Vinci in a STEM format perfect for Minecraft lovers! *An additional $40 licensing fee will provide you software access in class and at home for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate- activities adapted toward the skill level of the participant. Typing experience helpful.

At PNA we know the value of a positive educational experience. That's why we offer after school enrichment classes sure to engage even the most discerning kids.

 

Create Academy After Hours enrichment classes are open to all students in  Preschool-8th Grade and are an extension of the style of learning that happens at our popular summer camp.

 

After Hours Basics

  • After school classes for Preschool- 8th grade

  • Minecraft design, coding, robotics, fencing, and more!

  • Located at PNA, 2511 Sentry Drive Anchorage, AK

  • 15 students maximum; 6 student minimum 

  • Fees vary per class according to days/length

  • CodeREV courses have an additional $40 licensing fee

Questions? 

Email createacademy@pacificnorthern.org

 
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Create Academy After Hours is excited to offer fun and exciting technology programs from CodeREV, a nationally recognized summer camp and afterschool program based out of California.  To learn more about CodeREV, click on the logo to visit their website.

Registration

IS Open!

After School Classes for inspired, imaginative, inquisitive kids

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