An independent, coeducational PK-Grade 12 private school located in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia

Enrichment Session III

Enrichment Session III Dates:

December 3 - December 19, 2019

*Online registration is now available, please click the REGISTER HERE link in any of the following program descriptions.

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Intro to Coding & Robotics
  • Lower School

First through Fifth Grade

  • Wednesday & Thursday
    • December 4, 5, 11, 12
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $60
  • Minimum # of Students: 6

An introduction to the basics of coding using the Dash and Dot robots, students will learn how to use basic programs to play games and complete challenges with robots.

This session is part III in our STEM series.

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David Claeson '17, an FA alumnus and experienced Enrichment and Falcon Club staff member is a rising junior in the University of Mary Washington's Elementary Education program and has a passion for all things related to STEAM.

  • Boys
  • Girls
  • STEM
Outdoor Skills - part I
  • Middle School

Sixth through Eighth Grade

  • Every Wednesday
    • December 4, 11, 18
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $45
  • Minimum # of Students: 6

Want to prepare for your next family camping trip?  Outdoor Skills part I will give you the opportunity to learn how to tie various knots, set up a tent and tarp, and use a backpacking stove (we'll save building fires for part II).

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FA's Director of Auxiliary Programs, Chris Stec, has been teaching various outdoor skills to youth and adult groups for 25 years.

  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Outdoor
Let's Go for a Run! - part II
  • Middle School

Sixth through Eighth Grade

  • Every Monday and Thursday
    • December 5, 9, 12, 16, 19
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $60
  • Minimum # of Students: 6

FA Assistant Cross Country Coach Camille Atkins and Varsity athletes will motivate runners of all experience levels to use running (or walking) as a method to push through or expand their personal goals. Students will run or walk two to three miles each class meeting, receive pointers on form/technique, discuss health, hydration, and nutrition. During the final week of classes, runners will take part in a special FA community 5K run/walk, returning to campus for heart healthy treats!

*If you are currently on the Cross Country Team Roster, please see Coach Atkins if you are interested in participating or assisting with this program.

REGISTER HERE

In addition to being the school Librarian for 15 years, Camille Atkins is a parent to former FA student athletes and graduates, Brandon ('13), and Christopher ('18) and a Cross Country parent and volunteer for four years. She has been the Assistant Varsity and JV Cross Country Coach the past 3 seasons. Camille is passionate about students well-being beyond the classroom and loves providing younger Falcons with the opportunity to stretch their legs.

  • Athletics
  • Boys
  • Girls
Soccer Skills - part III
  • Lower School

Kindergarten through Fifth Grade

  • Every Thursday
    • December 5, 12, 19
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $45
  • Minimum # of Students: 6

Part three of this fall soccer program fine tunes players skills and begins to introduce 'game' and 'position' strategies. In addition, students will continue to increase fitness, gain knowledge of the game, and enjoy visits from and train alongside Coach Gregory Vickrey who oversees FA's Middle School and Varsity Soccer programs.

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Coach Kylie McKeen, from the Fredericksburg Soccer Club, will join FA's Enrichment program to lead this session.  The FSCI philosophy focuses on developing each individual player to their full potential instead of focusing on team accolades. This paradigm promotes the development of creative, skillful, and intrinsically motivated players.

  • Athletics
  • Boys
  • Girls
Let's Go for a Run! - part II
  • Lower School

Fourth through Fifth Grade

  • Every Monday and Thursday
    • December 5, 9, 12, 16, 19
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $60
  • Minimum # of Students: 6

FA Assistant Cross Country Coach Camille Atkins and Varsity athletes will motivate runners of all experience levels to use running (or walking) as a method to push through or expand their personal goals. Students will run or walk two to three miles each class meeting, receive pointers on form/technique, discuss health, hydration, and nutrition. During the final week of classes, runners will take part in a special FA community 5K run/walk, returning to campus for heart healthy treats!

*If you are currently on the Cross Country Team Roster, please see Coach Atkins if you are interested in participating or assisting with this program.

REGISTER HERE

In addition to being the school Librarian for 15 years, Camille Atkins is a parent to former FA student athletes and graduates, Brandon ('13), and Christopher ('18) and a Cross Country parent and volunteer for four years. She has been the Assistant Varsity and JV Cross Country Coach the past 3 seasons. Camille is passionate about students well-being beyond the classroom and loves providing younger Falcons with the opportunity to stretch their legs.

  • Athletics
  • Boys
  • Girls
Fifth Grade Strings
  • Lower School

Fifth Grade

  • First Semester
  • Every Tuesday and Friday
    • September 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
    • October 1, 4, 8, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
    • November 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26
    • December 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20
  • Tuesdays:   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Fridays:       3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $280
    • for entire first semester: 28 Lessons: Enrichment Sessions I, II, III
    • does not include instrument rental
  • Minimum # of Students: 4

Fifth grade strings is a two semester group lesson, only for FA students, designed to give students a basic understanding of their chosen instrument (violin, viola, cello, string bass), as well as learning the craft and art of music making.  Learn more...

Mrs. Debra Anker has been teaching music in public and private schools since 1984. Mrs. Anker is a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association.

  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Music

2019 - 2020 Enrichment Dates and Sessions:

Session I     September 9 - October 10

Session II     October 15 - November 26

Session III     December 3 - December 19

Session IV     January 13 - February 21

Session V      March 2 - April 9

Session VI     April 20 - May 20

Enrichment Daily Schedule:

  • 3:30     Students go from classroom to Falcon Club for snack
  • 3:40     Homework time at Falcon Club
  • 3:55     Falcon Club staff walk students to Breezeway
  • 4:00     Enrichment Instructor picks up students at Breezeway and program begins
  • 5:00     Students brought back to Breezeway to Falcon Club staff for pickup or return back to Falcon Club

*When picking up your student, either at 5:00 p.m. at pickup, or later from Falcon Club, please park in the Lower School Parking Lot and walk to pick up your student in the Breezeway or at the appropriate Falcon Club location.

**If you are picking your student up from Falcon Club after 5:00, normal Falcon Club rates will apply.  If you are not already on a Half or Full Year Plan, you can pre-purchase hourly coupon cards for $9/hr or pay the drop in rate of $12/hr. 

For additional information, please email enrichment@fredericksburgacademy.org.