Alameda Community Corner

EastBay Badminton Winter Camp

Need some Winter Break fun? Would like to learn how to play badminton? Or plan to join Alameda High School Badminton Team in the future? Join EastBay Badminton Winter Camp to get trained by EBA's National Champions - Kate Jingyu Hong. It is designed for children of all levels age 18 and under. $175 per week per session. Register today via website or in person.
Got questions? Please contact EBA via phone.


Make Ingenious Stuff. Be Ingeniously YOU.
EDMO360 STEAM & SEL Enrichment

Extend your child’s learning beyond the school day! EDMO360, voted “Best Educational Support Program” 8 years running by BayAreaParent Magazine, is partnering with Amelia Earhart Elementary to bring students extended learning opportunities. EDMO360 programs have a camp-like feel, inspire a love of learning and build 21st Century Life Skills. Students participate in a variety of hands-on projects designed in partnership with the Bay Area’s top children’s museums & leaders in Social Emotional Learning and taught by high-energy presenters.

Weekend Holiday Camp - Mysteries & Myths
for Pre-K - 5th

Saturday, December 9th
9:00am - 5:00pm
Amelia Earhart Multi Purpose Room
Chock-full of camp spirit, our Mysteries & Myths Weekend Holiday Camp boosts curiosity, problem solving and collaboration. In our Mysteries & Myths program, students will investigate natural phenomena and learn to debunk myths by asking scientific questions about the world around them.

Weekend Holiday Camp - Energy Engineers
for Pre-K - 5th

Saturday, December 16th
9:00am - 5:00pm
Amelia Earhart Multi Purpose Room

Chock-full of camp spirit, our Energy Engineers Weekend Holiday Camp promotes curiosity, problem solving, and collaboration. In our Energy Engineers program, students discover the world of electricity and energy and learn how engineers make our world go!

Parents' Night Out for Pre-K - 5th Grade
Thursday, December 21st
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Amelia Earhart Multi Purpose Room

Parents get a night out and kids get an EDMO night in! Maker inspired STEAM programming and team-building games help kids to strengthen their resilience and collaboration skills. Participants will also unleash their creativity with art, crafts and more!

Ready to enrich your child’s evenings and weekends? Click the links above to enroll, enroll at, or contact Ryan Kochevar or . Enrollments must be in by at least one week prior to the program start date to participate. There are strict minimums and maximums so reserve soon!

Cooking Round the World Winter Camp 2017

"Cooking in A Winter Wonderland"
Each camp day we “travel” to new countries to sample traditional cold-weather comfort foods. Children, ages 6 – 13, will cook 6 - 8 dishes daily, watch a cooking demonstration, play international holiday games, hear wintery folk tales, play winter-inspired trivia games, and see stimulating slide shows of winter celebrations around the globe.

Join Cooking Round the World for a winter wonderland of delicious fun! Go to Website and
click on Camp to enroll today!
10% sibling discount offered at registration.

Jan 2 – 4, 2018 (Tue – Thurs only)
Full day only (9 – 4 pm)
Harbor Bay Isle Community Center: 3195 Mecartney Rd, Alameda

For more Locations and Dates, see flyer.

For more information, please contact Director Mindy Myers via or .

AEF After School Enrichment Programs

Registration for AEF after-school enrichment classes is still open! There are several classes offered this fall that still have spots available:

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

Tomorrow Youth Repertory (TYR)

Our All-Experience programs are meant to meet students exactly where they are at - be it their 1st production or their 30th. We boast a welcoming and adaptable staff who focus on providing everyone with an opportunity, a challenge, and a good time. Every registered student in our All-Exp Shows is guaranteed a part, complete with responsibilities and moments to shine. We focus on self-expression, teamwork, and personal responsibility, believing all to be crucial to theater, and life.

Our fall production will be HONK JR. (A retelling of the HC Andersen classic "The Ugly Duckling".)

Wednesdays - Ruby's Tumbling 4:30-6:30pm
2333 Clement Avenue, Alameda
Classes run 9/13 - 12/6 (no class 11/22)
Tech Rehearsal: Tuesday 12/5, 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Shows: 3:30pm 12/9, 6:30pm 12/10

Who can Sign Up: Grades 1 - 6
Tuition: $360
Teachers: Rob Cheifetz, Kara Perrino

Online Registration
Please email if you have any questions.

Alameda Youth Basketball AYB 2017-2018

Be a part of the 24th season of Alameda Youth Basketball, Inc. (AYB) whose guiding mission and philosophy is to provide children in Alameda the opportunity to play recreational basketball and to teach the concepts of sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and fair play.

Practices: Begin in November
Games: Begin in December
All leagues will play on either Saturday or Sunday.

Who can Sign Up: Grades 1 - 8
Fee: $175
How: Register for the 2017-2018 AYB Basketball season either online or in person.

For more information, please contact Randy Marmor via or .


[Ages 5-15]
Saturdays, 9/9- 1/11

NFL FLAG is a fast paced, fun filled game of 5 on 5 flag football where every player is eligible to receive the ball. There is no contact and no blocking. It is a style of play that is exciting both to play and watch. NFL Flag is played in over 1,000 leagues across the country.

At East Bay Flag Football, the main emphasis is on good sportsmanship, skills building and FUN!!!


Boy Scout Troop

Troop 3 Openings for New Boy Scouts! Does your son enjoy canoeing, camping, rock climbing? Or is he more into sculpture, music or theater? Perhaps he's an adventurer who would like to spend a week at Catalina Island, earning his scuba certification or 2 weeks at the National Jamboree Camp, zip-lining, perfecting his stunts on their massive skate park with a trip to DC to view the Smithsonian Monuments and meet a government official? Whether he wants to pursue his Eagle Scout rank or simply enjoy all these experiences -- and so many more -- he is welcome. Troop 3 is open to boys ages 11-18 and meets on Tuesday evenings on Bay Farm Island 7:30-8:30pm. If you have questions about the troop we would be happy to discuss. You can reach out to Lisa Trousdale via .

Camp Bladium

Age 5-14 years

At Camp Bladium, children can experience a wide variety of games and activities throughout the school year: Rock Climbing, Basketball, Dodgeball, Karaoke, Kickball, Arts and Crafts, Laser Tag, Cheerleading, Jumpers and Legos®.

Papalote Spanish Language Enrichment Classes

Beginner and Intermediate Spanish for ages 5 & up

Papalote is more than just Spanish class or camp where you learn how to Speak Spanish. It's based on creating long lasting friendships, building community, sharing, playing and learning together. Classes were started out of a gift and passion for teaching others the Spanish language, culture and history.

If you have any questions, please contact Paulettes or call (510) 521-5416 ext 130.

Alameda Soccer Club

Champions Soccer League: Program for Children with Special Needs

Registration is now open for the second season of Champions Soccer. The Champions League provides the opportunity to play soccer for those children who have not been able to play under the typical league circumstances. The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for children with physical and mental challenges to experience the fun of playing soccer and the joy of being part of a team.

The Champions League is an all-volunteer, inclusive soccer program where children ages 7-17 years old with special needs can participate in a fun, supportive environment, coached by experienced soccer coaches. We provide the opportunity for the children to learn and play in a safe and fun environment.

Games will be played weekly in Alameda on Sunday afternoons from September 10 to November 12 during the typical fall soccer season. By participating in the Champions League our hope is that all players will develop social skills, better motor coordination, improved communication skills and get exercise while having a fun time.

The registration fee is $25 for the season. Register through Sportability. REGISTRATION

For questions or further information please contact Conor Neal via or .

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 .

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.

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

Block Calendar
6 January 2018
Register & Information