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Back to School & After School Enrichment Guide

 

 Summer is coming to a close and kids and parents are getting ready for a new school year. As children take on new experiences in the classroom they are also growing and challenging themselves in other areas. This year’s Back to School Guide gives an overview of some of the many options available to develop, increase or augment a skill or interest as well as options in classroom and preschool education. Whether it’s looking at a new school, learning to paint, being tutored in French or participating in dance, there are many quality programs available to enrich our children’s lives.

 

 

Schools & Preschools

 

Building Kidz of Scotts Valley

Lic #444413962

106 Vine Hill School Rd, Scotts Valley

831.438.4813

http://buildingkidzschool.com/loc/ca/scotts-valley-preschool-kindergarten/

Looking for a high-quality preschool? Building Kidz of Scotts Valley may be just what you're looking for! We have integrated the performing arts into our curriculum to enhance academic excellence and accelerate the development of confidence, commitment, and character in our children. Our quality arts education serves children from the ages of 18 months to 5 years old and includes music, dance, and theater. Our staff is committed to providing your children with love and compassion that they deserve. Our goal is to help nurture them as they develop socially, cognitively, physically, and academically. Contact us at (831)438-4813 or www.buildingkidzschool.com/scottsvalley. (Anikul, Inc (DBA) Building Kidz of Scotts Valley)

 

Coastal Community Preschool

Lic #444408854

900 High Street, Santa Cruz

831.462.5437

coastalcommunitypreschool.org

CCP serves children ages 2 1⁄2 through 5 years with a safe, stimulating, and caring learning atmosphere. We have a curriculum that encourages development at each child’s own pace. Among our program highlights, we offer flexible year-round schedules, a highly experienced teaching staff, and a bright, secure West side location overlooking the Monterey Bay. Join us as we continue working with parents and caregivers to raise a community of strong, confident and happy children.

 

Gateway School K-8

126 Eucalyptus Ave, Santa Cruz

831.423.0341 x302

www.gatewaysc.org

Founded in 1970 and located on 2.5 acres perched above the Monterey Bay, Gateway School is Santa Cruz's premier academically-challenging progressive K-8 school with the mission to inspire children to lead lives of purpose and compassion through scholarship and citizenship. At Gateway we believe that the purpose of education goes far beyond teaching only academics. On any given day, you may see our students making native California animal masks, programming quad copters in our Maker's Space, making salsa in the Life Lab gardens, presenting skits in Spanish, parsing primary source documents about the Gold Rush, or debating the difference between the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. Small class sizes ensure individual attention from teachers who know and care about each child's needs. Art, Music, Spanish, Mindfulness, Life Lab Science and our Maker's Space are integral parts of our robust curriculum. Gateway has long been a leader in innovative learning techniques – it was among the first schools in Santa Cruz to establish a Life Lab, the first to build a Maker’s Space, and the first to institute a mindfulness program. In this supportive environment, Gateway students graduate with the habits to be successful in the most competitive high schools and colleges.

 

Good Shepherd Catholic School

Preschool - 8th grade

2727 Mattison Lane, Santa Cruz

831.476.4000

www.gsschool.org

Good Shepherd Catholic School, located in central Santa Cruz County, offers a fully accredited academic program for students in preschool through eighth grade. For over fifty years Good Shepherd Catholic School has welcomed children of all faiths. A highly qualified faculty and staff provide a well-rounded curriculum that is project-based and faith driven. The school’s focus on community service gives the students numerous opportunities to learn and practice Catholic social teachings firsthand. Spanish, music (both vocal and instrumental), art, library science, and physical education classes are offered in preschool through eighth grade with technology integrated throughout the school day. Beginning in fourth grade, students participate in enriching overnight trips, school-wide leadership projects, and have the opportunity to be part of the school’s highly successful interscholastic sports program. After school care is available until 6:00 p.m. Please call to schedule a tour.

 

Holy Cross School

150 Emmet Street, Santa Cruz

831.423.4447

www.holycsc.org

Holy Cross School celebrates more than 150 years of Catholic education. Our WASC and WCEA accredited program provides students with a challenging academic experience in a faith-based, respectful environment from preschool through 8th grade. Highly qualified teachers ignite a love of learning in students through an academic program that includes math, science, language arts, social studies, P.E., Spanish, music, Life Lab, competitive sports, and student leadership. Service-Learning projects are an integral part of the students' experience. For more information about Holy Cross School, please call (831) 423-4447 for a personal tour. Visitors are welcome!

 

Live Oak School District- Child Development

Del Mar Lic #444400352

Green Acres Lic #444403585

Live Oak Lic #440710379

984-5 Bostwick Lane, Santa Cruz

831.462.1116

www.losd.ca (click on departments and then child development)

The Live Oak School District-Child Development Program offers families a Free Quality State- Funded Preschool program for 3-5 year olds at the Del Mar, Green Acres and Live Oak Elementary School sites. We provide morning (8:30-11:30) and afternoon (12:30-3:30) preschool classes to approximately 145 children district wide, 186 days per year. New higher income guidelines were just approved, so many more families may qualify. Enrollment has started so please contact us to schedule your appointment for registration. If space is still available we enroll year round.

 

Mount Madonna School, Pre/K-12

491 Summit Road, Mount Madonna

408.847.2717

www.MountMadonnaSchool.org

At MMS we strive to prepare well-rounded human beings who not only get into and succeed in college but learn to value collaboration, form meaningful relationships and engage with their local communities, nation, and the world. Come see education through our students' eyes: Montessori-based Pre/K program, 355-acre campus, science and technology labs, outdoor adventure and life skills, regional, national and international travel, mixed-grade buddy program, marine biology and oceanography on Catalina Island, visual and performing arts. Since 1979 MMS has offered students a quality education based on academic excellence, positive character development, and creative self-expression. Fully accredited by CAIS and WASC.

 

Natural Bridges Children’s Center

255 Swift St, Santa Cruz

831.429.6222

www.naturalbridgescc.org/

A play & inquiry based learning preschool program for children ages 2yrs 9months to entry into Kindergarten. We believe in the value of play and in lengthy exploration. We honor individual learning styles recognizing that each child has a unique way of interpreting the world. We cultivate growth mindsets encouraging persistence, resilience, flexibility, & optimism. We understand the importance of ‘mindfulness’ and take time each day to develop awareness of our thoughts & emotions, as well as, to deepen our sense of compassion towards others. Our program is informed by current brain research, the Preschool Learning Foundations, & the NAEYC early childhood best practices. We incorporate a STEAM & Literacy Thread- using a ‘Project Based Learning’ model and intentional teaching to promote collaboration and dialog that supports the sciences, technology, engineering, art, math, and literacy. To schedule an appointment please call 831.429.6222.

 

Ocean Alternative Education Center & Ocean Online

831.475.0767

http://oc-losd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Ocean Alternative, Live Oak School District, supports your homeschooling adventure. Four credentialed teachers are available to guide you to build an exciting education plan for your child. Our weekly classes include literacy, math, science, and art. Students learn to communicate and collaborate in a group-learning environment. Community events, field trips & more! Ocean Online is a non-classroom based independent study program. We offer a wide range of services including: quality, adaptable online curriculum, weekly teacher consultation and instruction, assessment and feedback, social networks of homeschooling families, resources, and a Chromebook to loan.

 

Orchard School K-6

2288 Trout Gulch Road, Aptos

831.688.1074

www.orchardschoolaptos.org

Orchard School, established over 30 years ago, provides a unique, yet comprehensive K-6 education. At Orchard, we weave together the magic of an extraordinary faculty, a 14-acre campus and a down to earth philosophy that nourishes and honors the natural growth and development of children. Small class sizes, an organic garden and an animal farm create enriching "whole child" learning experiences that are hands-on and individualized. We provide Strong Core Academics, Excellent Science Curriculum, Art, Music, Physical Theater/Circus Arts, Electives, Ceramics, Archery, Swimming, Leadership, Field Trips, Drama Productions, and more.

 

Pacific Coast Charter School

294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

831.786.2180

www.pccs.pvusd.net

Pacific Coast Charter School (PCCS) is a unique, high-quality K-12 public education option that blends personalized learning and independent study with academic, college prep, arts and enrichment courses taught by highly qualified teachers. PCCS provides parents and students an educational roadmap that leverages the school's supportive network of teachers, extensive multi-media library and academic and enrichment programs--all geared towards maximizing each student's potential. PCCS believes that students excel in a self-directed, self-paced educational environment that includes access to a variety of learning opportunities, environments, and methods. At PCCS, under the guidance and supervision of their parents and teachers, students create personalized learning plans which enable them to pursue their unique individual interests and goals while meeting the education requirements of PVUSD and the State of California.

 

Pioneer Academy

181 Laguna Corralitos, Corralitos

(Located directly across from the 5-mile house on Freedom Boulevard)

831.761.5927

www.pioneer-academy.org

Pioneer Academy provides young people with a challenging, creative, and caring academic environment that values social, emotional, intellectual, physical and artistic exploration. We believe young people learn best when they are actively engaged in their education, responsible and aware of their personal growth, and comfortable with themselves, their teachers and peers. With this underlying belief, we are committed to employing a balanced curriculum delivered by engaging teachers in a natural setting. Classes are designed using an interdisciplinary approach through literature, history, mathematics, science, health and well-being, music, and art. See website for more information as well as open house times/dates.

 

Rocking Horse Ranch Preschool

Lic #444400117

4134 Fairway Dr, Soquel

831.462.2702

Rocking Horse Ranch is a play-based preschool located on 3 beautiful acres in sunny Soquel. We are open from 9-5:30 and offer morning, afternoon, and full day sessions. Our outdoor space offers lots of room to explore, including our gardens and many different kinds of animals. Come visit us!

 

Rose Blossom Nursery School

Lic #444403616

6401 Freedom Blvd, Aptos

831.662.8458

www.roseblossom.org

Register for Fall 2017. Advanced Preschool, Pre-K, & Kindergarten for boys and girls ages 2.5-6.5. Focus on social and emotional development, creating peace, and community. This is an NVC-based school, utilizing the Compassionate Communication process taught by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. Strong academic and emergent curriculum covering: alphabet/reading, writing, numbers/math, science, and social studies, integrated with creative drama, games, music, and art, and organized into monthly themes and performances. Individualized instruction, age-appropriate activities, circle time, and free play. Tumbling Tutor™ for preschoolers is optional. Beautiful, country setting in Aptos. See website for intro video and Facebook page for updates and activities. Contact Sharon Rose, the director, for tour and registration info.

 

Santa Cruz Montessori

6230 Soquel Dr, Aptos

831.476.1646

www.scms.org

Santa Cruz Montessori is a non-profit, independent school founded in 1964 serving children 18 months to 15 years. As a Montessori learning community, we inspire life-long learning and a peaceful world by nurturing the natural development of the whole child. We offer a strong, well-rounded academic program including vibrant arts, Spanish and theatre programs. SCM encourages children’s contributions, curiosity, reflection, and industriousness while fostering self-respect and respect for others as part of the natural unfolding of the whole person. Our goal is to create a climate where the culture of respect is present in all relationships with parents, teachers, students and administration.

 

Santa Cruz Waldorf School, PreK-8

2190 Empire Grade, Santa Cruz

831.425.0519

www.santacruzwaldorf.org

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Waldorf education fosters a lifelong love of learning through a holistic approach designed to meet the needs of the developing child. Kindergartners thrive in a loving, play based environment enriched with movement, music and daily outdoor time in nature. The grades 1-8 academic curriculum is complemented with foreign language, music, art, movement and gardening. We are the only primary school in the greater Monterey Bay area to offer a full stringed instrument program, and our campus borders the UCSC campus, surrounded by majestic redwood trees. Come visit our school and see for yourself, why Waldorf works!

 

Spring Hill School

250 California Street, Santa Cruz

831.427.2641

springhillschool.org

Spring Hill School, Readers Choice/Santa Cruz Sentinel for Best Private School in Santa Cruz County, offers Pre K through 6th Grade Individualized Education by Design. Spring Hill School delivers advanced learning and excellence in academics through inquiry based learning. Educating with social emotional learning we support and inspire children. Expert teachers provide exemplary personalized education in small class sizes within a nurturing, safe environment. Within this Design Thinking School and design lab, students create new inventions. Students learn Spanish, music, art, film, sports, dance, and drama. The garden extends life lab and nutrition. We invite you to call or email for a personal tour.

 

Sun for Seedlings Preschool

Lic #444411146

6411 Freedom Boulevard, Aptos

831.662.0828

www.sunforseedlings.com

Sun for Seedlings Preschool and Nature Program in Aptos offers a unique program in a beautiful setting. Our curriculum is play based, and we put a strong emphasis on creating a connection to the natural world. Our open sunny classroom looks out into the apple trees in our outdoor space, and we encourage freedom of choice and relationship building. Our program is designed to inspire each child to explore and discover their world. Set on several acres, every day is filled with the beauty of nature, the joys of friendship, and fun activities and projects geared toward artistic expression, physical movement, and the development of a lifelong love of learning.

 

Tara Redwood School

Elementary Campus

4746 Soquel Drive, Soquel

831.475.0201

Preschool Campus

5810 Prescott Road, Soquel

831.462.9632

www.tararedwoodschool.org

Tara Redwood School provides a curriculum that nurtures the innate positive qualities within each child. The school cultivates compassion and emphasizes social and emotional growth, providing creative tools for self-regulation and healthy expression. Our approach is an integration of the Creating Compassionate Cultures Institute and the Montessori Methods. The Preschool Classrooms accommodate children ages 2 to 5 years old. The Elementary Program is for children TK-K and 1 to 6th grade. We offer mixed-ages, small size, and open classroom settings. Register Now To Ensure Your Space!

 

Twin Lakes Christian School

2701 Cabrillo College Dr, Aptos

831.465.3301

www.tlcs.us

Twin Lakes Christian School (TLCS) is an accredited (ACSI/WASC) non-denominational K-8 Christian School committed to offering a rich educational experience in a loving community with a new state-of-the-art educational building. TLCS provides a full academic program as well as enrichment classes in technology, music, physical education, art, foreign language, community outreach, middle school electives, and competitive athletics. Our teachers are qualified, experienced, and committed to excellence. We also offer an outstanding before and after school program. To learn more about how TLCS can help your student thrive, give us a call or visit our website.

 

 

Enrichment, Support & Resources

 

Adventure Sports Unlimited

303 Potrero St., #15, Santa Cruz

831.458.3648

www.asudoit.com

Adventure Sports Unlimited (ASU) is the premier store for aquatics instruction in Santa Cruz. We teach infants through adults the joy of water through our Swim School. Our Ocean programs introduce families to our magnificent marine environments through the Seafood Foraging, Kelp Pickling, and Skin Diving classes. We explore the world-renowned underwater landscape of Monterey and Carmel Bays through our Open Water Scuba courses. It all starts in our custom-built aquatics facility with our tropically heated pool including Jacuzzi, and classroom. We want to make your entry into the water world truly enjoyable. ASU-you deserve it!

 

All About Theatre

325 Washington St, Santa Cruz

831.345.6340

www.allabouttheatre.org

Celebrating 15 years of theater, and over 100 productions in Santa Cruz County. Offering training in the performing arts for children aged (3-5), Youth (5-10), Pre-teen & Teens (10-15) and Adults. Our upcoming Fall Season will include 2 musicals; You're A Good Man Charlie Brown & Footloose the Musical, as well as classes in voice and group singing and more.... There's a role for everyone and everyone will leave with skills that they didn't have when they arrived. We rehearse predominantly at our downtown Santa Cruz, but also at our mid-town location in downtown Soquel Village. Come be a part of the magic...!

 

The Bookakery

www.BookakeryBoxes.com

The Bookakery has launched Bookakery Boxes, a monthly subscription box filled with picture books, recipes, baking tools and other goodies, curated to foster a love of reading and baking in kids and encourages parent-child activities. Bookakery Boxes facilitate activity based learning of reading, following instructions, counting and more. Bookakery Boxes are perfect for preschoolers and early elementary age children as they head back to school and throughout the year.

 

Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic

Building HW 210

6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos

831.479.6431

www.cabrillo.edu/academics/dentalhygiene/clinic/welcome.html

The purpose of the Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic is to "produce clinically competent, ethical and knowledgeable Dental Hygienists". To that end, the student hygienists at the Dental Hygiene Clinic are equipped to provide their community with quality dental hygiene and dental radiology services at affordable prices. These services are provided in our state of the art dental hygiene educational intuition located on the beautiful Cabrillo College Main Campus. Our philosophy is to provide you with professional dental hygiene services that will assist you in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. We thank you and appreciate your trust in us and for giving the students the opportunity to learn the skills mandatory to become competent dental hygienists.

 

Cherryvale Art Farm

4900 Cherryvale Ave, Soquel

831.462.2524

www.CherryvaleArtFarm.com

FB: Cherryvale Art Farm

Nestled in the Soquel hills, we offer expert art instruction in a gorgeous rural setting. By placing the artists in the unique farm habitat, Cherryvale Art Farm participants are able to explore the garden and farm animals through creative art, crafts and cooking experiences. The hands-on instruction will include handling and caring for our animals (who are also some of our models), specializing in projects that integrate the experience through open-ended projects. After school Sessions starting Sept. 19: Tue/Wed, 3:30 pm -5:30 pm, Tk - 6th grades, Thursday Advanced classes 4th - 12th grade, 3:30 - 5:30. Visit our website for more information.

 

Dancenter

810 Bay Ave., Capitola

831.475.5032

www.danenterinfo.com

Celebrating 30 years of dance in Santa Cruz County!

Our school year begins September 5th, with a full range of classes for all ages, starting at 3 years old. Pre Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Latin Dance and Belly Dance. Come join the fun! Sign up online.

 

Dientes Community Dental Care

1830 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz (near Toys R Us)

831.464.5409

1430 Freedom Blvd, Suite C, Watsonville (near Mi Pueblo)

831.621.2560

www.dientes.org

Dientes Community Dental Care is a full-service dental clinic with offices in Santa Cruz and Watsonville. We practice whole family dentistry including kids, adults and seniors; but children hold a special place in our heart - half of our patients are kids. In our Santa Cruz clinic, we have a dedicated pediatric wing where Dientes’ dentists excel at making parents and children comfortable and offering preventive education with each visit. As a non-profit dental clinic, our focus is on high-quality, low-cost dental services, including exams, x-rays, fillings, sealants and root canals. We accept Medi-Cal and have affordable rates for uninsured patients. We offer bi-lingual services - Se habla Español!

 

Drawn2Art

Scotts Valley Studio

218-D Mt. Hermon Rd, Scotts Valley

831.439.9233

Los Gatos Studio

15994 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos

408.355.5850

Drawn2ArtClasses.com

Drawn2Art Drawing/Painting Classes & Seasonal Workshops: Students, ages 4 years-Teens, learn fundamental, classical drawing & painting skills in subjects such as still-life, landscape, figure, portraits, animals, and more using multiple drawing/painting mediums. Students gain confidence, improve motor skills, enhance concentration, increase academic performance, and gain remarkable, artistic abilities. Year-round classes available Monday-Saturday. Seasonal Workshops: Cartoon/Clay, Figure & Portraiture, Anime/Cartooning, and More. Visit our bright & friendly studios, meet our highly trained, supportive teachers, and enjoy the beautiful work of our students. Visit our website to learn more about our classes/seasonal workshops and about our discounts.

 

First 5 Santa Cruz County

831.465.2217

http://triplep.first5scc.org

First 5 Santa Cruz County promotes the healthy development of children from birth through age 5. Parents and caregivers of newborns can contact First 5 to receive a free "Kit for New Parents" with parenting videos, children's books, information on caring for babies and local resources. First 5 also offers parenting support through the Triple P - Positive Parenting Program, a world-renowned program that strengthens families by building positive relationships. To find Triple P classes or quick tips, visit our website.

 

French Tutoring

Sophie Véniel

831.295.3556

Customized French tutoring specializing in middle and high school students. Learning French can be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities. As a French native, I am passionate about teaching and sharing my language skills. I offer simple steps to understand grammar, build vocabulary to gain confidence in speaking while learning at your own pace. I offer on-site and online lessons via Skype.

 

Jim Booth Swim School

Santa Cruz at Harvey West Pool

Watsonville and at Capitola In Shape

831.722.3500

jimboothswimschool.com

Be a water wonder! From our Little Otters swim class for parents and their babies to Aquaphobics, our adult beginner class, the whole family splashes together at Jim Booth Swim School. Little Otters beginning at age 4 months is a gentle introduction to our 94-degree pools that will make you confident that you are guiding your infant to a happy water experience. Our group lessons emphasize quality swimming in an exciting class taught by our caring, well-qualified teachers. The whole family can swim at Jim Booth Swim School!

 

JuneBug's Gym

3910 Portola Drive Ste 2 & 3, Santa Cruz

831.464.2847

www.junebugsagym.com

JuneBug's Gym is a place where your child from ages crawling-8 years of age can experience a fun filled adventure in movement and gymnastics. Leading research teaches us that brain development occurs through a child's movement and motor development and directly enhances reading, writing and math skills. Our classes are designed to give your child a wide range of fun, creative and challenging movement activities in every class. Besides classes, we also have Open Gyms, birthday parties, and Parents Night Out! Come join the fun!

 

Music Together/MusicalMe, Inc.

Locations throughout Monterey, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties

831.438.3514 or Text: 831.332.9002

www.MusicalMe.com

For more than a generation, Music Together® has helped engage adults in supporting their children’s music and overall development. Our songs and teaching practices have been perfected in classrooms and homes around the world for over 25 years. Our curriculum fosters the integration of music into everyday life – regardless of adults’ music ability. The program enhances children’s learning in multiple domains, increases family engagement and playful interaction, and adds richly to each family’s “toolbox”. Siblings are welcome, especially infants who may attend free if they are 8 months or under. We also offer a special “Babies Class” for infants 8 months & under that is the most magical class ever. Contact us now to attend a class for free!

 

Pajaro Valley Children's Dental Group

230 Green Valley Rd, Freedom

831.722.9202

www.dental4kids.com

Parents, as you prepare for back to school, don't forget about your child's smile! Our office works exclusively with infants, children and teens to make a difference in their lives by creating healthy smiles. Call our office today to schedule your child's exam and cleaning. We accept and bill most dental insurance plans and are preferred providers with many carriers, including Delta Dental.

 

Brent J. Porter, D.D.S.

550 Water Street, Suite D-1, Santa Cruz

831.459.9802

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Back to School & Cavity Free in S.C! It is so important that your child's first dental visit be a positive one. With Dr. Porter and his Team, your child will experience a new age in pediatric dentistry... one filled with prevention, education and chair-side parental support. Dr. Porter and his Team are dedicated to a gentle, fun-filled approach… no T.V.s in the ceiling here! Instead, we individually educate your child to become their best at brushing and flossing! At Dr. Porter's office, prevention is primary with semi-annual check-ups beginning at age 1. As a team, we pride ourselves in the experience we offer our patients! Please join us in keeping your children Cavity Free while Growing Up In S.C!

 

Santa Cruz Gymnastics Center

2750 B Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz

831.462.0655

www.scgym.com

Santa Cruz Gymnastics Center, Inc. is the best gymnastics facility in the county. We live by our commitment to promote strong minds and bodies through the sport of gymnastics. Our large established facility offers classes, camps, and special activities to children of all ages, all perfect opportunities to improve physical awareness in a fun and safe atmosphere. Gymnastics not only increases strength, grace, and flexibility but also encourages hard work, discipline, and determination, all life skills which will be extremely useful for your children as they grow into healthy adults. Please visit our website for class schedules and yearly calendar.

 

SantaCruzSoccerCamp.com

831.246.1517

Santa Cruz Soccer Camp has witnessed over 30 years of making a sport fun, entertaining, and empowering for boys and girls ages-5-15. At this camp they are taught by skillful educators, most who have graduated Leadership Development ages 13-15, having participated as young campers immersed in the philosophy of Making Soccer Fun.

 

Seahorse Swim School

Seascape Sports Club (Aptos) NEW! Private Home Pool (Aptos)

Santa Cruz Elks Lodge (Summer)

831.476.7946 (swim)

www.SeahorseSwimSchool.com

Swim Lessons: Group, private, semi-pvt, custom classes & a non-competitive swimteam for youth & teens. Parent-tot classes (6 months +) teach parents how to instruct babies safely. Instructors are engaging, fun & interactive. The positive, specific feedback used in classes builds confidence while learning new life-long, life-saving skills.

 

Spanish Tutoring

Kay Redmond Cayton

831.359.3193

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Learning a second language can be a daunting and difficult experience for many people, but it can also be fun, rewarding and open doors to future opportunities. If you want to take your language learning to a higher level, or to feel more confident in your current Spanish course, look no further. I am a credentialed local high school Spanish teacher with 16 years of classroom experience. With a Master’s degree in Hispanic Languages and Cultures, I have taught all levels of High School Spanish, including AP. I prepare customized tutoring sessions that include simple steps to understand grammar, games to remember new vocabulary, and additional practice to improve your ability to read and write in the Spanish language.

 

Tutu School Scotts Valley

16 Victor Square, Suite E, Scotts Valley

831.227.2244

tutuschool.com

At Tutu School we believe that exposing children at the earliest possible age to creativity, movement, and classical music will only serve them well in whatever they choose to do with their lives, that dancing like swans and Sugar Plum Fairies not only exercises little bodies but also nurtures big imaginations, and that twirling should be a fundamental part of any childhood. Tutu School offers ballet-based creative movement classes for children aged 18 months to 8 years old, as well as ballet birthday parties, and a summer day camp program. Come discover for yourself what makes Tutu School such a magical place to be!

 

Wonderland Toys & Classroom Resources

4101-B2 Soquel Dr. (at 41st and Soquel)

831.316.7261

www.wonderlandsantacruz.com

Wonderland offers many educational products for teachers, tutors, parents and homeschool families. We also have lots of great school supplies (pencils, highlighters, folders, paper, small dry erase boards, etc.) for students. We accept POs from schools, school districts, and some homeschool programs. We have a wide variety of curriculum materials including common-core-based teaching tools, STEM/STEAM materials, classroom decoratives, reward charts, stickers, work books, leveled readers, math manipulatives and much more. At www.wonderlandsantacruz.com you can purchase a wide variety of educational products (many are only available on the website, not in the store) and they can be delivered straight to your home and school. We are open to coming to school events and bringing workbooks and other curriculum materials to schools.

 

X Academy

STEAM Enrichment in Santa Cruz

408.334.1700

www.xacademy.org

X Academy provides STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) enrichment in Santa Cruz County, including the Math Circle, a weekly meeting for 5th to 8th graders who really love math. Mathematicians challenge students with problem solving and interesting topics. Hosting March Math Kangaroo contest, annual Julia Robinson Math Festival.

 

GUiSC is not responsible for any errors or omissions, nor does inclusion in this listing constitute our endorsement of a program. Listings were written by each organization and GUiSC has not confirmed the accuracy of the information provided. Please call the individual program to confirm details.

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