Alameda Community Corner

Don Grant Alameda Youth Track Club

Boys and girls aged 3-15 are invited to join this nonprofit youth track club to compete in local track meets. Membership is $20 per student. Practices take place at Alameda College on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm. For more information, contact Coach Ralph Walker via or .

AEF After School Enrichment Programs

AEF after school enrichment class registration begins Thursday, August 24th at 9:30am! There are a variety of classes being offered this fall, so be sure to take a look.

Begins September 18: Quick Start Tennis
[Grades K-2] 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Begins September 18: Quick Start Tennis
[Grades 3-5] 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Begins October 2: After School Drama Club/Play Production [Grades K-5] 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Begins September 19: Bike Safety
[Grades 5] 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Begins September 19: Challenge Island STEAM Program [Grades K-5] 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Begins September 20: Tiny Techs RobotEd "AdventureBots" [Grades 1-5] 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Begins November 1: Pottery & Ceramics
[Grades 1-5] 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Begins September 20: Acronastics
[Grades K-2] 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Begins September 20: Mandarin SESSION 1
[Grades K-5] 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Begins February 7, 2018: Mandarin SESSION 2
[Grades K-5] Registration starts January 1, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Begins October 12: "Young Masters" Painting
[Grades K-1] 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Begins September 14: Chess
[Grades 1-5] 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Begins September 12: Fall Karate I [Beginners, White, Yellow Stripe Belts]
[Grades 1-5] 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Begins September 12: Fall Karate II [Yellow & Orange Belts]
[Grades 1-7] 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Begins September 12: Fall Karate III [Green Belts & above]
[Grades 1-12] 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Begins September 14: Fall Karate III [1 day/week]
[Grades 1-12] 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Begins December 12: Winter Karate I [Beginners, White, Yellow Stripe Belts]
[Grades 1-5] 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Begins December 12: Winter Karate II [Yellow & Orange Belts]
[Grades 1-7] 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Begins December 12: Winter Karate III [Green Belts & above]
[Grades 1-12] 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Begins December 14: Winter Karate III [1 day/week]
[Grades 1-12] 4:15pm - 5:15pm

Registration and information via AEF website. Got questions? Please contact AEF via email.

All-Star Academics After School Program

All-Star Academics is an after school program for children from TK to 8th grades. Our program consists of homework assistance and academics enrichment in the key areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. We will provide a safe, fun, and structured environment whereby your child will work together with peers in their own age groups. Our tutors will provide positive motivation and help your child progress through new concepts, by teaching through reinforcement and repetitive practice. We believe in helping our students to lay the foundation of academic excellence at an early age, by helping to build good study habits, with an emphasis on disciplined focus and concentration on their coursework. Our activities also include indoor gym sports, arts & crafts, visits to local parks, library and more.

For more details, please download the PDF Flyer
For enrollment or schedule a personal tour? Please contact via email, drop by, or call 510.769.8172

Summer Discover 2017

Summer Discovery at SJND offers athletic and academic enrichment activities for students in grades 3-8. We have sports clinics, cooking, art, engineering, speech and more! We also have Back to School Boot Camp and Middle School Success Academy to prepare elementary and middle school students with core skills needed for academic success. There’s something for everyone at Summer Discovery! For more information, please contact via 510.523.1526

Bladium Summer Camp

Discovery, Adventure, and Fun!

At Camp Bladium, children can experience a wide variety of games and activities: Rock Climbing, Basketball, Dodgeball, Karaoke, Kickball, Arts and Crafts, Laser Tag, Cheerleading, Jumpers, Lego®, and Water World (in warm weather).

Each week of Summer Camp features a different fun theme, creating a unique adventure kids are sure to love. One week camps for children aged 5-14 will run from June 12-August 25.

For more information, call : Sean Costello, Bladium Marketing Manager, 510.814.4999 ext. 112

Free National Park Admission for 4th Graders

Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free. As a part of a new federal initiative 4th grade students are able to visit our national parks for free. Please see the Kid In a Park website for more information.

Youth League Tennis

Youth League Tennis provides non-profit community league play for ALL LEVEL players ages 5-14 on Saturday afternoons at Alameda High. Kids are grouped in 5 levels from beginners though advanced.
YLT is registering for spring, summer and fall sessions now and offers league play throughout the year. Scholarships are offered to disadvantaged families.

Got questions? Please contact Laura
To register or learn more, please visit YLT website.

Papalote Spanish After School Programs

Students will learn Spanish songs, music, storytelling, story plays, arts & crafts, cooking, and interactive games. Kids ages 5 to 10 are all welcome! Siblings discount available.

For enrollment, please contact Martha Téllez Petersen or via online.

Home Depot's Free Kids Workshops

On the first Saturday of each month, Home Depot's FREE Kids Workshops offer fun & useful projects like building toolboxes, fire trucks & mail organizers, birdhouses, Mother's Day gifts, or any number of other cool projects. The workshops are great for kids 5 to 12 year old, & they teach children do-it-yourself skills & tool safety & they help to instill a sense of accomplishment.

Please REGISTER ahead of time online to make sure there will be enough kits & aprons for the participants. However, registration is not mandatory. The workshop will make a space at the work table for anyone who shows up, so don't be shy!

: First Saturday of each month
: 9am - noon
: Home Depot Store

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