Christ the King School

136 Locust St.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 862-6696

Extra Curricular Activities

CKS offers a wide variety of experiences outside the regular curriculum. These are places where students can socialize outside of their own grade level, explore interests, and discover new talents. Some of these activities take place during the school day, and others are offered as enrichment courses after school. Please click on the links or contact Ms. Bearor at nbearor@cksvt.org to learn more about the current extra-curricular and enrichment offerings at CKS.

2017-2018 Enrichment Activities:

Fall (September -December) Offerings:

  • Cartooning with Mr. V:  Students in grades 2-8 can join Mr. Verdirame on Monday’s from 3-4.  The cost of the club will be $75 per student. This club will be offered in three different sessions.  Session 1: October 2-November 6 (10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, and 11/6). Session 2: January 8-February 12 (1/8/18, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5/18, and 2/12).  Session 3: March 5-April 9 (3/5/18, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, and 4/9).
  • Dungeons and Dragons:  Students in grades 6-8 may join this fantastical club.  Students meet every Wednesday in the library from 3-4:30.  There is no fee for this club, but if students have D&D dice they are encouraged to bring them.  See Aidan Parascando if you have any questions.
  • EvoKids Yoga:  Melissa Nutting from Evolution Prenatal and Family Yoga Center will be offering a yoga club for students in grades K-5 from 3:05-4:15 from Wednesday, September 27-October 25 (9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, and 10/25).  The cost of this club is $70 per student. We need a minimum of 5 students enrolled in this club for it to run. Please sign up ASAP. This club also has a cap of 12 students. Register today to ensure your space.
  • LL Bean Outdoor Club:  For the month of November students in this club will meet Thursday afternoons from 3-4 to learn about Geocaching.  Students will learn how to find, make and hide their own caches. This club will run on the following dates: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 and 11/30.  The cost of this club is $60 per participant and there must be at least 5 students signed up for this club to run. This club will max out at 10 students.  Students in grades three and above are invited to participate.
  • Art Club: Join Mrs. Palmer for some hands-on creativity in the art room.  We will be offering a fall and winter session of this club open to students in grades 2-8.  Our fall offering will begin October 3 and end November 14 (10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, and 11/14).  The winter session will begin January 9 and will end on February 20 (1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, and 2/20).  The cost will be $85 per student per session.
  • Christmas Craft Club:  Join Ms. Amy and Ms. B in the library as we create many decorations and ornaments to adorn your home this Christmas.  This club will be open to students in grades K-3. We will meet on Wednesdays in November and December (11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 and 12/20) from 3-4.  The cost of this club will be $150 per student. The maximum number of students to be enrolled in this club is 15. Students must be registered by October 31st.
  • Holiday Cookie Baking Club:  Coming soon to a kitchen near you…Holiday Cookie Classes with the world re-known baking chef duo of Culupa-Byrne also known as Byrne-Culupa.  Adorn your holiday table with delicious home-made cookies. No stress! No mess! Upon the completion of each Holiday Cookie Baking course, your little chef will present to you a beautiful holiday cookie tray assortment for your culinary delight.  As part of our chef in training class your child will receive a chef’s hat and apron. This exciting club will be offered on Thursday’s beginning October 12, and will run for 9 weeks (10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7,12/14) from 2:45-4 in the Kindergarten classroom.  Students in grades K-3 may sign up. This club has a maximum registration of 14 students. The cost is $200. Sign up early to ensure your spot!

Winter (January to March) Clubs:

 

  • LL Bean Outdoor Club:  Our friends from LL Bean will be back for more exciting outdoor adventures!  On Thursdays for the months of January (1/4 , 1/11, 1/18 and 1/25) students will gather from 3-4 to learn about emergency preparedness, wildlife tracking, winter outdoor survival, and navigating with a GPS.  The cost of this club is $60 per student. We need at least five students signed up for this club to run with a maximum enrollment of 10. This club will run again in February as well. Students in grades 3 and above may enroll.

 

  • Perfecting the Granny Square: Ms. B will teach your student the fine art of crocheting as she walks them through the crafting of a granny square.  Students will learn how to make solid granny squares and multicolor granny squares. Ms. B will also teach students how to attach granny squares to make afghans.  This club will be offered on Wednesday’s in January and February (1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, and 2/21) from 3-4 in the library. Students in grades 2-8 may enroll.  Students must be enrolled by December 21st so that Ms. B can purchase supplies. This club will cap at 10 students. The cost of this club will be $150, and students will receive a set of crochet hooks, a pair of small scissors, a yarn needle, a tote bag, and four skeins of yarn.  
  • Cartooning with Mr. V:  Students in grades 2-8 can join Mr. Verdirame on Monday’s from 3-4.  The cost of the club will be $75 per student. This club will be offered in three different sessions. Session 2:  January 8-February 12 (1/8/18, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5/18, and 2/12). Session 3: March 5-April 9 (3/5/18, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, and 4/9).
  • Art Club: Join Mrs. Palmer for some hands-on creativity in the art room.  We will be offering a fall and winter session of this club open to students in grades 2-8.  The winter session will begin January 9 and will end on February 20 (1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, and 2/20).  The cost will be $85 per student per session.
  • Fencing Club: En Guard!  Geoff Butler will be teaching our students the art of fencing.  This club will begin in January and will run for eight weeks from 3-4 on Tuesday’s.  Exact dates are TBD. Students in grades 3 and above may register. The cost of the club will be $120 per student.  Students will also be required to join the United States Fencing Association (USFA) which has a separate fee of $10.  We need a minimum of 8 students enrolled in this club. Our maximum number of students is 16. Geoff will bring all equipment needed for this club.  Students just have to show up ready to learn. If you’d like more information, please visit Geoff’s website at www.myepeecoach.com
  • Geography Club:  Mrs. Steel invites students to explore the world!  The “geo club” is a fun way to expand the National Geographic Society’s competition.  There will be 10 Thursday sessions of this club running from January 18-April 5 (1/18, 1/25, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/8/18, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, and 4/5).  Grades 4-8 may register, and the cost is $40 per participant.
  • Dungeons and Dragons:  Students in grades 6-8 may join this fantastical club.  Students meet every Wednesday in the library from 3-4:30.  There is no fee for this club, but if students have D&D dice they are encouraged to bring them.  See Aidan Parascando if you have any questions.
  • LL Bean Outdoor Club:  Our friends from LL Bean will be back for more exciting outdoor adventures!  On Thursdays for the months of February (2/1, 2/8, 2/15 and 2/22) students will gather from 3-4 to learn about emergency preparedness, wildlife tracking, winter outdoor survival, and navigating with a GPS.  The cost of this club is $60 per student. We need at least five students signed up for this club to run with a maximum enrollment of 10. Students in grades 3 and above may enroll.
  • LL Bean Outdoor Club:  Our friends from LL Bean will be back for more exciting outdoor adventures!  On Thursdays for the months of March (3/8 , 3/15, 3/22, and 3/29) students will gather from 3-4 to learn about what to include in a daypack, how to purify water, summer outdoor survival, and hiking and camping hacks.  The cost of this club is $60 per student. We need at least five students signed up for this club to run with a maximum enrollment of 10. This club will run again in April as well. Students in grades 3 and above may enroll.

Spring (April – June) Clubs:

  • LL Bean Outdoor Club:  Our friends from LL Bean will be back for more exciting outdoor adventures!  On Thursdays for the months of April (4/5, 4/12, 4/19, and 5/3) students will gather from 3-4 to learn about what to include in a daypack, how to purify water, summer outdoor survival, and hiking and camping hacks.  The cost of this club is $60 per student. We need at least five students signed up for this club to run with a maximum enrollment of 10. Students in grades 3 and above may enroll.
  • Cartooning with Mr. V:  Students in grades 2-8 can join Mr. Verdirame on Monday’s from 3-4.  The cost of the club will be $75 per student. This club will be offered in three different sessions.  March 5-April 9 (3/5/18, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, and 4/9).
  • Young Stage Actors Guild: Young Stage Actors Guild is open to students in grades Kindergarten through third.  We will be meeting on Thursday’s and Friday’s in April and May. Our rehearsal dates and times are as follows: 4/12, 4/13, 4/19, 4/20, 5/3, 5/4, 5/10, 5/11, 5/17 and 5/18 from 3-4.  On 5/21 and 5/22 we will have dress rehearsals after school from 3-4. We will perform on May 23 during the Spring Art Show. The cost of this club is $150 per student and covers the cost of t-shirts for all participants, purchasing supplies for sets and costumes, and helps to fund the purchase of the show kit for the fall musical.  If the cost of this club is a hardship, please see Amy, Angela or Nikki.
  • Stage Actors Guild:  Ms. Amy and Ms. B will be directing two one-act plays.  Students participating in this non-musical production will audition March 7 and March 9.  Rehearsals will then fall on Wednesday’s and Friday’s through May (3/14, 3/16, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/13, 4/18, 4/20, 5/2, 5/4, 5/9  5/11, 5/16, and 5/18) from 3-4:30. Our performance will be on May 23 at the Spring Art Show, so will rehearse on 5/21, 5/22, and 5/23 from 3-4:30, too.  The cost of this activity is $150 per student, and the price will include a free t-shirt. Students in grades 4-8 may participate, and there is no cap for this activity.  If the cost of this club is a hardship please see Amy, Angela, or Nikki.
  • Co-Ed Ultimate Frisbee:  Mrs. Ketcham will be offering this fun club for students in grades 5-8 at Callahan Park on Tuesdays from May 1 to June 5 from 2:45-4:30.  June 12 will be a rain date. The cost of this club will be $50 per student.
  • Baseball:  Mr. Ginter will be bringing America’s favorite past time to CKS this spring!   There will be two teams: a boys and girls 3-4 grade team, and a boys and girls 5-8 grade team.  Mr. Ginter, along with some parent volunteers, will teach baseball skills including infield/outfield practice, batting practice, agility, and hand-eye coordination.  Practices for grades 3-4 will happen on Monday’s from 3-4 beginning the week of May 3rd and ending the week of June 7th. Practices for grades 5-8 will happen on Thursday’s from 3-4 beginning the week of May 3rd and ending the week of June 7th.  The cost of this club will be $75 per student. If you have any questions please email Mr. Ginter at kginter@cksvt.org or Kenny Bourneuf at kbourneuf@cksvt.org.