After School Programs

Detroit Waldorf School offers a variety of sports and after school programs in addition to our regular classroom activities. These programs are all designed to support the healthy growth and development of our students.

If you have any questions or ideas regarding after school programming, please contact Bridget McDevitt at BridgetMcDevitt@detroitwaldorf.org


Winter 2018 Sports

Participation in all physical activities and sports require a recent Physical Form, and any necessary waivers, concussion forms, and registration forms to be completed and on file by the first day of activities. 

5th-8th Grade After School Sports  

Aerial/Circus Arts*
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: 1/10-3/28
Time: 3:30-5pm
Fee: $65
Registration Form
Aerial Arts Waiver 


Basketball

5th-8th Grade Girl's Basketball
Days: Tuesday & Friday
Dates: 1/09 - 3/30
Time: 3:30-5:45
Fee : $80
Registration form
Concussion Info Form


5th-8th Grade Boys’ Basketball
Days: Monday & Thursday 1/09-3/31
Tuesdays & Friday 1/10-3/31

Time: 3:30-4:30 5th grade
3:30- 5:45 6th, 7th, and 8th
Fee: $80
Registration form
Concussion Info Form

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Archery with Motor City Archers

Participants will learn in a safe setting the sport that has survived the test of time! Students will learn proper technique, form, eye dominance and the safety of this sport. They will shoot several types of targets as they progress. They will also learn procedures and etiquette.
Day: Wednesday
Dates: 1/10-2/28
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Fee: $100
Registration form
Waiver

 
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Girls on the Run

Girls in grades 3-5 are invited to join our Girls on the Run spring season. GOTR inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, confident individuals through a fun, experience based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Days: Monday and Thursday
Dates: 3/12-5/25
Time: 3:30-4:45
Fee: $136 (scholarships/payment plans are available through the YMCA)
Registration Form

Click here to sign up online

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Detroit Guitar Conservancy
Guitar Lessons

The Detroit Guitar Conservatory is once again offering after school guitar classes at Detroit Waldorf! Students from grades 4 – 8 can participate and rental instruments will be available for a one time fee.

Classes will be appropriate for any student whether they have experience or they are beginning. Students will develop a foundation in classical guitar technique and performance while learning repertoire from a variety of periods and styles, such as Renaissance lute music to South American Waltzes.

Day: Thursdays
Dates: March 1-May 24
Time: 3:25-4:20pm
Fee: $85 for classes, optional rental for $35
Registration form

 

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DWS Middle School Drama Club

Starting Thursday, February 8, 2018, the Middle School Drama Club will begin as an after-school activity for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students interested in fun but serious exploration of the dramatic arts with a goal of improving communication skills, stagecraft, and theatrical performance. Participants will explore numerous facets of dramatic performance, from pantomime and improvisation to Shakespearian monologues, poetry interpretation and contemporary theater.

Day: Thursdays
Dates: February 8th-April 21st
Time: 3:25-5pm
Fee: $45
Registration form
 

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Introduction to Chess and other       Brain Games

Students in the 1st and 2nd grades are invited to participate in brain games that challenge memory, concentration, and critical thinking skills. Taught by Pat Mandell, an experienced and passionate chess instructor. The course includes prizes and trophies for excellent effort!
Day: Thursday
Dates: February 8th- April 12th
Time: 3:15-4:00
Course fee $74
Registration Form (make checks out to All The Kings Men)

DWS Chess Club

Our 3rd-5th grade students have the chance to challenge their critical thinking skills with a weekly chess class. Students of all levels are welcome, as the focus is on growth and having fun.
Day: Thursday
Dates: February 8th- April 12th
Time: 3:25-4:10
Course fee: $74
Registration Form (make checks payable to All The Kings Men)

 
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Kinderharp Grade 1

We are excited to introduce 1st grade students to the lovely kinderharp, a gentle, soft sounding stringed instrument specifically designed for young children. Its harmonies are tuned to encompass the range of a child's voice and will not go out of harmony, no matter the song!

Day: Tuesdays
Dates: January 30th-March 13th
Time: 2:35-3:05
Fee: $30
Registration Form (make checks payable to Nancy Carpenter)

Kinderharp Grade 2

Our 2nd grade students are invited to learn the skills of the kinderharp, a gentle, soft sounding stringed instrument specifically designed for young children. Its harmonies are tuned to encompass the range of a child's voice and will not go out of harmony, no matter the song! 

Day: Wednesday
Dates: January 31st-March 14th
Time: 2:35-3:05
Fee: $30
Registration Form (make checks payable to Nancy Carpenter)