At iKids U, we know your child is a unique person with a variety of interests. And we know you want one place to handle all your after-school needs. That’s why we offer our flexible scheduling options. Choose the number of days, which days, and the type of activity you want for your child! Mix-and-match as you like!
Note: not all schools offer the same program options. Visit your child’s school’s Location page to find out what’s available at that location this school year or semester.
iKids U Art follows the principle that there are no mistakes in art, and helps foster a fun environment for students to fully explore their unique creativity. Teaching the fundamentals and basic design principles, whilst learning the extensive history and techniques of the medium, each student will understand what it means to be an artist. Students can enjoy lessons in surrealism, perspective, parody art, clay sculpture, painting, cartooning, recycle art and more! Nothing could be more beautiful than creating with friends – register today!
This is a “how-to” course on having fun in the kitchen! Students learn basic culinary techniques, kitchen safety and nutrition in this hands-on class. Young chefs learn the difference between a teaspoon and a tablespoon and other proper cooking terminology, and they gain firsthand experience in the kitchen as they mix, simmer and more to create a variety of delicious recipes. Register today!
Everyone loves a good story. In iKids U Creative Writing, we allow everyone to bring their imagination to life and put pen to paper. Students are introduced to the basic building blocks of creative writing. Projects are centered around writing original pieces, poems, short stories, plays, and more! Each week, students are encouraged to share their work with classmates to improve their presentation skills. Imagine the fun and register today!
Time to tap those feet! In this variety class we introduce ballet, hip hop, creative movement, and more! Students will learn the basic positions, routines, good posture, stage presence, and the importance of including stretching exercise so as to be a master of their bodies and learn about healthy movement. Introducing iKids to all genres of music in our varied dance lessons allows students to learn about and create their own unique choreography and bust a move on the dance floor! Move on over and sign up with us now!
Being healthy is what leads to living happily and having more fun every day! Our iKids Fitness students love learning about the importance of staying fit and healthy by using movement and nutrition to enjoy fun activities such as yoga, obstacle courses, dancing, hula-hooping, and more. The class is taught in a manner that incorporates high-energy circuit training and other great techniques to help develop your child’s physical strength and fitness. Students also learn about the importance of building healthy habits as young people and learn how to keep a fitness journal and make nutritious snacks. Sign up for iKids U Fitness Fun today!
Do you know where your food comes from? Did you know that tomatoes come from flowers? These and other great mysteries are solved in iKids Gardening class! iKids Gardening students enjoy working with gardening equipment, seeding, and planting fun flora as they receive hand-on experience in this fun and mucky life-skills class. From tilling to planting, to weeding and watering, this course covers the basic fundamentals of caring for a garden, how plants and bugs interact, and how important nurturing life can be. When possible, seasonal tasting sessions are also a part of this fun time! Can you dig it? Sign up today!
From singing songs to everyday sounds – music is all around! Our music enrichment covers an extensive variety of topics such as music theory, genres, composers, and instruments. We teach students how to read sheet music, recognize terms, keep rhythm, discover fresh musical sounds, and make their own instruments. Check with your local Program Director as we often bring in speciality music guest instructors, in addition to our music teachers, who have experience teaching kids how to play instruments such as piano, guitar, as well as practice their vocals. This class will make your child’s heart sing – register today!
This theme-based enrichment course is focused on going through a LEGO® Adventure. Providing hands-on learning in an incredibly fun environment, students will explore the latest in LEGO® Education robot technology. The class follows building guides from a variety of LEGO® Robotics options and may include instruction in Mindstorm NXT or EV3 software, Weebotics, Sparq and other fun LEGO® tools. Older children will have the opportunity to build intricate robots, programming them to perform complex tasks using motors and sensors. Younger students get to create beginner and intermediate robots that plug into the computer, allowing robots to achieve assigned tasks and iKids to enjoy an introduction to the world of building and programming vehicles, machines, animals, lights, and more. iKids U LEGO® Robotics helps children express themselves creatively – developing their problem solving, technology, engineering, and teamwork skills. Click that button and sign up today!
iKids U photography is the fantastic, hands-on way we introduce our children to the basics of photography and photo editing. Lessons are designed to instruct students how to handle a camera, create their own macro, design pop art, film a documentary short, take landscape and portrait photographs, and learn about famous photographers and their different styles. Each child learns the fundamentals of how to manage the tools in Canva and GIMP to manipulate their digital photos. Topics such as tone, color, background, size, patterns, and color theory are all covered. Students may also utilize software such as Windows Movie Maker and Microsoft PowerPoint to display their unique works of art in a final gallery show at school. You get the picture – join us today!
Time to put on your lab coats! In iKids U Science, our junior scientists learn about the FUNdamentals of science. Students have the opportunity to participate in exciting experiments that introduce them to Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Paleontology. Our Science students learn about the Scientific method, principles of observation, laws of science, lab safety and more so that each child can enjoy partaking in some radical reactions in our iKids U Scientists’ lab! Percolate some fun and register your child today!
As in our Modern Language Enrichment classes, iKids U Spanish introduces beginner learners to the basics of a foreign language, such as colors, numbers, and the Spanish alphabet. As our course progresses, we move to more advanced conversational lessons. These include clothing, calendar vocabulary, and clothing. We help students build a foundation to understand, speak, read, and write Spanish. Students will participate in fun and exciting activities like songs, games, and crafts to keep them engaged while learning a language! Check with your local director for any questions about your child’s language level to ensure full enjoyment. Register today!
Join us for this creative adventure into the world of animation. Marvel, cartooning, and our favorite characters are all a part of this week of fun!
Let’s end the summer blast with a festival exploring different parts of the world! Learn about different cultures, how people greet each other, their climates, unique traditions, dances, and more!
It’s a beach party bonanza! Explore along the sands of the shore down into the depths of the ocean. Students will experience sand between their toes, have a sandcastle building contest and a luau dance party to wrap up the week!
Let’s round out summer with a bang! This weeks is all about high-flying fun. The students will enjoy the circus-themed activities as we spend the last few days of summer break together.
Time to transport to different decades to explore the past, and shoot into the future. This exciting ride will take you from the roaring twenties to the stylish sixties and beyond!
Let’s learn all about the contrast of these two forces of nature and experiment with testing the laws of physics as we know them. Students will enjoy invigorating activities, including making smoke without fire!
Explore the past with iKids as we delve into time periods that fascinate the modern world. Dinosaurs, Catapults, Mummies, oh my! All these and more are awaiting your exploration during our History’s Mysteries Camp!
Do you have a favorite holiday? This week you won’t have to choose. Let’s celebrate everything on this holiday hop from our Nation’s independence to a spookily-fun costume contest!
The students will go on a fascinating adventure focused on island life! We will learn about different island cultures, enjoy a Hawaiian luau, hula dancing instruction, and more!
It’s a pirate’s life for us! Hop on board and join the crew of the S.S.I.K.I.D. as we explore the seas, discover new lands and uncover treasure along the way!
Do you have what it takes to be a Lego Master builder? Together we will race to the finish through creative competitions and building challenges. Students will engineer towering sculptures and more utilizing an amazing assortment of Lego sets.
Hula on over to iKids Island for a Literary Luau! Each day we’ll have fun celebrating a variety of book types from Fairy Tales to Mysteries! We’ll learn about different genres, creative writing, and illustrating to inspire our readers and writers!
The students will explore the mysterious medieval times. They will learn about important historical components of this time period, re-create medieval castles, catapults, etc.
We are diving deep into the ocean this week! Explore the beauties and wonders of the underwater world including sea animals and coral reefs.
Dinosaurs galore! The students will enjoy excavation activities and fossil-making fun, as they learn about the amazing dinosaurs, their habitats, and how they’ve contributed to our life today.
Activities will be centered around famous parks from theme parks to national parks! Learn about geography, what makes them special, and more! It’s going to be a wild ride so buckle up.
Hop in as we go on an adventure-filled safari! The students will be figuratively transported to a safari region to discover intriguing information about animals and the climactic terrain.
Seasons come and go but the fun remains the same. Students will be immersed in a different season each camp day, comparing and contrasting the major seasons while exploring the wonders that each season brings.
Let’s celebrate our nation’s independence! The students will enjoy a variety of activities focused on the USA and the celebration of patriotism as we kick-off the upcoming July 4th holiday.
ALL ABOARD! Take a figurative train ride around the world, making stops at different animal habitats along the way. Explore the jungle, a safari, a desert and more!
We are kicking of summer vacation with the best way to “beat the heat”, water works! Hold on tight for this slippery adventure. Be sure to pack a swimsuit. You’re going to get wet!