Get the Kids Involved! Afterschool Activities and Enrichment Programs
Extracurricular activities have always been important, but with kids spending so much time attending school online, how they spend their non-school hours is more important than ever. Here are classes, programs and opportunities to learn comic-book creation, engage in science, take dance, paint pottery and more. Contact advertisers directly to register, but be sure to say you saw their ad in Family Magazine—they’re the reason we can offer this magazine for free!
Birch Aquarium La Jolla (UCSD) www.aquarium.ucsd.edu Birch Aquarium has launched a new virtual afterschool program for students in grades K–8! Two educators explore ocean science with kids in fun, interactive ways. Learn more about each six-part series on their website and register now.
Fleet Science Center Balboa Park www.fleetscience.org/events/science-clubs Virtual Science Club with the Fleet offers new challenges for students with hands-on activities using materials found at home. Sessions are held weekly on Fridays at 3:30 pm for grades 1-4 and Saturdays at 12:30 pm for grades 5-8.
If you missed our article “The Extra(curricular) Importance of Enrichment this Fall”, read it in the September issue at www.issuu.com/ sandiegofamilymagazine/docs/san_diego_family_september_2020.
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Girl Scouts San Diego Countywide www.sdgirlscouts.org/join Join a virtual troop to bring the discovery, exploration, fun and learning of Girl Scouting into the comfort of your home. Troops are forming now! Helen Woodward Animal Center Rancho Santa Fe www.animalcenter.org/programsservices/education Watch interactive virtual education