The First Independent STEAM School in Orange County, CA
Serving Early Childhood to 8th Grade

After School Programs

Listed below are many of the after school classes and programs we offer.  Due to health and safety protocols, these classes and programs are temporarily unavailable, but we look forward to bringing these selection back on campus in the near future

Academic Chess

Academic Chess was founded in 1994 and has been teaching chess to students ever since. Academic Chess has fostered a passion for chess in tens of thousands of students, including the youngest National Master in U.S. history. Children participating in this program develop critical thinking and problem solving skills; Have better concentration and mental discipline; Gain confidence and have lots of fun.

Robotics Design

In small group teams, kids will build simple machines (lever, pulley, inclined plane, etc.) What crazy contraptions can you build to move the marbles from the start to the finish? A slide, conveyor belt, shooting machine, rotating wheel...so many ideas! In addition to robotics and engineering design skills, MATHmania's weekly challenges offer moments for leadership, creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration.

Culinary Kids

Culinary Kids was born out of a love of teaching and good food. Incredibly, the idea came to Bonnie during a morning commute to her job as an elementary school teacher. The vision of Culinary Kids is to empower children to be lifelong learners by developing confidence through shared experiences and mutual encouragement. From the oven to their tummies, students are inspired to cook, create, and collaborate in the kitchen. With the essential cooking skills they develop, students marinate their way through sensational suppers and meaty menu masterpiece.

Soccer Shots

3-5 Years Old

Soccer Shots is consistently recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Children’s Fitness Franchise in the U.S. And today, Soccer Shots is positioned as the best-in-class children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. The program utilizes creative and imaginative games to focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. Their coaches are the best-trained in the business and the expert­ approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with education standards.

Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

Etiquette Education

Etiquette Education helps teach self-awareness and social awareness so kids can have healthy relationships. Through games, role-playing, and stories kids will learn about topics such as proper introductions, kindness, proper apologies, respecting authority, the importance of good character, and more! 

Mini Tennis

Mini tennis engages children and prepares them for playing full tennis when they reach the appropriate age. Designed with younger age groups in mind, mini tennis helps children stay fit and active, improves coordination, and gives players clear goals to achieve, all while having fun. Mini tennis has been specifically developed for children in Kinder – 4th Grade. The racquets and balls have been specially designed with the game and little hands in mind. The lessons develop your child’s sportsmanship, camaraderie, and integrity, while working on the basic skill sets for tennis. This approach ensures all children progress and enjoy the experience, as they develop competencies that will last a lifetime.