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.

Fall 2018 Basketball and Aerials 

If you have any questions regarding Basketball or Aerials, please contact Mark Honey at


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 Aerial/Circus Arts
Day: Wednesdays
Dates: 9/12-12/19
Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Fee: $75
(both after school program waiver and aerial arts release required)

5th-8th Grade Boy's Basketball
Days: Monday and Thursday
Dates: 9/06-12/20
Time: 5th grade 3:30-4:45, 6/7/8th 3:30-5:45
Fee : $100

5th-8th Grade Girl's Basketball
Days: Tuesday and Friday
Dates: 9/07-12/18
Time: Tuesday 3:30-5:15pm, Friday 3:30-5:45
Fee: $100

ALL parents must have the following forms completed and submitted. Click to download, print and turn into the office before the program begins.

Physical Form

After School Program Waiver

Aerial Arts Waiver (if applicable)

Concussion Information form (for students new to the sports program)


Fall 2018 After School Programs

If you have any questions regarding the following after school programs, please contact Ryan Gumbleton at

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DWS Creative Writing Club

Led by author and writing instructor
Lynne Golodner, students in grades 5-8
are invited to hone their writing skills
while building a school newspaper.
They’ll develop voice, learn new genres,
find and share great stories, and become
“editor” or “reporter” of various
subjects and sections.

Grades: 5-8
Day: Monday
Dates: 10/15-12/10
Fee: $80 (payable to One Earth Writing)
Click here for registration form
Click here for sign-out permission form

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Soccer Club at DWS

We are excited to offer a non-competitive soccer club that will develop skills through technical training, games, and scrimmages.

3rd-4th grade Co-ed Club

Day: Monday and Thursday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM
Dates: September 10th-October 25th

5th-8th grade Co-ed Club

Day: Tuesday and Wednesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM
Dates: September 11th-October 24th

Registration Form
Concussion information sheet

**please let us know if 5th/8th grade soccer conflicts with girls basketball or aerial arts and we will offer a single day option

Kinderharp and Lyre


1st Grade Kinderharp

Day: Tuesdays
Dates: Oct. 9 to Nov. 13
Time: 2:35 - 3:05
Registration Form

2nd Grade Kinderharp

Day: Mondays
Dates: Sept. 10 to Oct. 15
Time: 2:35 - 3:05
Registration Form

3rd-4th Grade Kinderharp

Days: Mondays or Tuesdays
Dates: September 10 to Nov. 13.
Time: 3:30 - 4:00
Registration Form

5th-8th Grade Lyre

Day: Wednesdays
Dates: September 12 to Nov. 14.
Time: 3:30 - 4:30
Registration Form

Intro to Chess and Brain Games

This class will introduce 1st and 2nd grade students to the game of Chess and other brain games. Lessons will include the history, playing board, chessmen, how the pieces move, value of the pieces, basic opening moves, beginning strategies and tactics, and how to have fun while challenging themselves!

Grades: 1 and 2
Day: Thursday
Dates: 9/20-11/15
Fee: $94 (Checks payable to All the Kings Men Chess. Please note the option to pay online linked in the form)
Click here for registration form


We welcome 3rd-5th grade students to join this class, whether it is your first time playing chess or they want to develop the skills they have. All levels are welcome and encouraged! You learn chess history, etiquette, the playing board, its chessmen, how the pieces move, value of the pieces, common opening moves, tactics, middle game and endgame strategies.
Day: Tuesday
Dates: 9/18-11/13
Fee: $99 (Checks payable to All the Kings Men Chess. Please note the option to pay online linked in the form)
Click here for registration form