After-School Program: Session 1-Cotillion Camp
CLS After-School Programming
Books, Imagination, and Creativity
Wednesdays -October 11th through December 6th
3:30 - 5:15pm
After-school Maker Programs at the Charleston Library Society
Join us in the Rabbit Holeon Wednesdayafternoons from 3:30-5:15pmfor after-school programming featuring books and maker projects that foster imagination and creativity. Children ages 5K -3rdgrade will make origami lanterns, light up and illustrate a favorite poem with paper circuits, explore new cultures, experiment with engineering and building techniques, and try exciting approaches to storytelling.
This session is perfect for the pre-Cotillion set!
$100 for full session (All 8 programs)
or $20 per program.
$150 for full session (All 8 programs and a family membership to CLS)
or $25 per program.
Registration must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Each class accommodates a maximum of 10 children.
1. Cardboard Inventors
Wednesday, Oct 11th: With selected readings to stimulate creativity and imagination, students will use cardboard and Makedo connectors to create their own robots, rockets, wagons, forts and more.
2. Origami Lanterns
Wednesday, Oct 18th: After exploring the librarys collection of multicultural stories, students will use water, oil and paint to create a folded paper lantern to take home. Please dress for mess or bring a smock!
3. Light Up Poetry
Wednesday, Oct 25th: Students will select a favorite poem from our childrens poetry collection to decorate and light using Chibitronics LED paper circuits.
4. Japanese Storytelling
Wednesday, Nov 1st: Reading books that celebrate Asian arts and cultures, students will try their hand at storytelling by building and illustrating a Kamishibai theatre.
5. Maker Machines
Wednesday, Nov 8th: We will read some fun books about wild machines and try our hands at designing and building a Rube Goldberg machine.
6. Skyscraper Challenge
Wednesday, Nov 15th: With stories about famous buildings and their architects, students will form teams to compete in building challenges with Legos and our giant bin of Kapla blocks.
7. Bridge Builders
Wednesday, Nov 29th: Learn about some of Americas most historic and iconic bridges! Students will build their own sturdy bridge and weight test it for strength and durability.
8. Holiday Magic
Wednesday, December 6th: We will read some fun books to get us into the spirit of making and giving. Students will make needle-felted ornaments to give as presents for loved ones and friends
Charleston Library Society (View)
164 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|