After School & Home School Programs

 

We provide immersion opportunities that focus on fun, adventure, and life-long learning.  Our home school programs pave a path for youth to learn in safe and supportive environments.  Our after school programs are engaging and full of adventurous oportunities...

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS || HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS || RIEKES FUSION || HOME SCHOOL NATURE PROGRAMS


After School Programs

FILM

Ages 10 and up | Tuesdays 4:00-5:00PM | $125/month

This after school club is an exploration in learning of the three stages of video production.  Through fun hands on activities we learn the essentials of story structure, film acting, video equipment operations, post-production editing and more.  We wrap our programs with a community screening and celebration.  

Program Coordinator: Aaron Alvarez, aalvarez@riekes.org

Art

Ages 10 and up | Wednesdays 4:00-5:00PM | $125/month

Learn fundamental art techniques and artistic styles in a fun small-group environment. Classes will include painting, drawing, charcoal, mural-making, and more.

Program Coordinator: Aaron Alvarez, aalvarez@riekes.org

Photography

Ages 10 and up | Thursdays 4:00-5:00PM | $125/month

Our instructors teach students the fundamentals of digital photography, project conceptualization, composition, exposure, lighting, and digital photo editing using Adobe Creative Cloud.
Ages 10 and up. 

Program Coordinator: Aaron Alvarez, aalvarez@riekes.org


Home School Programs

Riekes Fusion

The Riekes Center continues to pioneer new programs for homeschooled students with the Riekes Fusion program! Fusion combines multiple exciting subjects to give homeschooled students a fun and educational day as well as a lunch break to get to know each other in a relaxed setting. This structure allows for learners with similar interests to spend time in multiple classes together as well as an opportunity to explore new subjects.

MONDAY CLASSES (AGES 8-11 years old)

AM Session - Film, Fitness, Lunch | 10:30am-1:00pm | $300 (8 weeks)

PM Session - Lunch, Music, Art | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $300 (8 weeks)

*Special Offer: Sign-up for both session and receive discount! A full day of classes for only $525 (10:30am-3:00pm).

TUESDAY CLASSES (AGES 12-15 years old)

AM Session - Art, Fitness, Lunch | 10:30am-1:00pm | $300 (8 weeks)

PM Session - Lunch, Music, Film | 12:30pm-3:00pm | $300 (8 weeks)

*Special Offer: Sign-up for both session and receive discount! A full day of classes for only $525 (10:30am-3:00pm).

- NEXT SESSION STARTS SEPTEMBER 2019 -

FUSION Program Descriptions

Art - Classes use various techniques to explore drawing, painting, charcoal, mural-making and more!

Film - Interact with the 3 stages of video production: Pre, Production and Post while you learn acting, screenwriting, editing, special effects and more!

Fitness - Enjoy jumping, running and other healthy athletic movements through skills, interactive activities and games! Develop a positive attitude towards physical activity for your own personal lifetime wellness.

Music - Explore an instrument (such as guitar, bass, piano, drums or vocals) with a group! Learn about melody, harmony and simple scales. Practice improvisation in a variety of styles and learn your favorite cover songs!

Lunch - Bring your own lunch and hang out with your peers! Lunch will be held outside in our backyard as weather permits, but there is also an indoor space available when needed. (Students will be responsible for providing, storing and cleaning all personal lunch items and shared spaces...at the Center, please "Leave it better than you found it!")

Please contact Lex Ebbink-Alemania at lex@riekes.org with questions or to find out more information on how to Register


Homeschool Nature Programs

Our homeschool nature programs are recognized internationally as being at the forefront of the nature connection movement. We utilize core routines of nature awareness and cultural mentoring techniques to connect kids to the land, themselves, and each other. We offer homeschool nature immersion programs for ages 3 to 18. 

For more information about our homeschool nature programs, check out the course descriptions here!