Enrichment Programs are available for Pre-Kindergarten through 12th graders and allow students to explore, design, and create in their own unique areas of interest. These sessions meet once a week and are designed specifically to enrich students in their areas of choice, build upon their existing talents, and allow them to think and create in new and exciting ways!
Pricing is $20/hour, and students register for 8 or 9-week sessions at a time totalling $160 or $180 depending on the day of the week. At the conclusion of each 8/9 weeks, students may choose to continue, switch programs, or end. Most programs are not scheduled for a specific day and time but fill based on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that some programs are semester-long programs as indicated in their descriptions. A semester is 18 weeks. In order to register, please call 931-920-0003, or stop by 403 Madison Street.
Programs follow the local school system holiday schedule but DO NOT follow the school system snow day closing schedule. In the event programs are cancelled due to weather, a decision will be made by 1:00, and attendees should check the Facebook page for this information.
NEW Programs for School Year 2019-2020
(Programs begin the week of August 12 and January 6!)
Musical Multiplication Program- Meets Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00
Get the advantage of fluent multiplication in just a semester through this musical program by Brooke Knight which has produced amazing results for years which was recently presented at Yale University! Multiplication is the building block for almost every concept in math from the third grade on up! Through music, rhythm and movement, build the proper foundation in multiplication and math will never be an intimidation! Ask us about our GUARANTEE that it works, and let us prove it! *This is a semester-long program. Guarantee is only valid if students complete the semester of classes with no absences. (Grades 2 and up)
Beginning Sewing/Quilting Program- Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
Experience the joys of quilting and sewing as students learn basic techniques! Students will perfect the art of straight stitching, piecing and color design as they create their very own pillowcase, panel, pajamas, jellyroll quilt, and more! A sewing machine and basic supplies will be necessary, and a supply list will be provided upon registration. (Grades 3 & up)
Sewing/Quilting 2 Program- Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
After completion of Quilting 1, students are invited to expand their technique through more advanced patterns and projects. Students will complete an intricately patterned quilt. A sewing machine and basic supplies will be necessary, and a supply list will be provided upon registration. Quilting 2 projects include: Patchwork, Jellyroll with a Twist, Trip Around the World (Grades 3 & up)
Advanced Quilting Program– Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
Designed for students who have completed Sewing/Quilting 1 & 2, this program is full of custom-designed projects filled with advanced techniques and skills. (Grades 3 & up)
Art Program- Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
Designed to offer students the freedom to experiment and develop a sense of self expression, the focus is on the process rather than the product. Students will be encouraged, through a variety of techniques, to discover the elements of art and to intuitively apply the principals of art and design to their creations. (Grades 1 & up)
Advanced Art Program- Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
After completing the Art Program, or at the discretion of a parents’ recommendation, students in Advanced Art will be challenged at a higher level of design, skill, and focus. Creating projects of a greater technical nature, each student will begin a portfolio of projects which will commence in an end-of-session art show.
(Grades 3 & up)
Sculpting Program- Available Tuesdays or Thursdays
Learn about the art of sculpting as you hand build with clay while creating a plate, bowl, pencil holder, and bunny! Create and paint all designs with the help of the amazing Susan Lawless, sculptor extraordinaire, who will then fire your creations to prepare for the culminating art show at the end of the final session. (Grades 2 & up)
Endeavors Program- Encompassing elements of all available programs, students will participate in a variety of experiences which will allow them to think, create, and explore different areas of interest. Each portion of this program is designed to enhance potential ideas and allow students to imagine endless possibilities for enriching activities! Please note that this is a private, one-on-one program priced at $35/hour. (Ages 3 – 1st Grade)
Individual Spanish instruction also available!
NEW! Daytime Kinder Programs! (Ages 3-6)
Kinder Phonics Program- Meets Mondays from 10:00-11:00
Give your little one the advantage of a head start to a lifelong love for reading! Students in this program will focus on letters, basic sounds, pencil skills, and more. Kinder Phonics works to prepare students with the skills needed for Kinder Literacy.
Kinder Math Program- Meets Mondays from 11:00-12:00
Perfect for the little one who loves to build, create, design, count, and tinker with new games and ideas, Kinder Thinking offers hands-on, challenge-based learning to help children foster higher level thinking, problem solving, and motor skills.
Kinder-Art Program- Meets Mondays from 12:30-1:30
Perfect for the artistic little one in your life, projects in this program are designed with age-appropriateness and academic support in mind. Students learn art skills, color recognition, gain motor skills practice, and patience all while creating quality, keepsake projects to enjoy for years to come!
Kinder Literacy Program- Not offered as a program for Spring session, but individual sessions are available. Call for pricing and details.
Are you ready for your child to apply their phonics skills on a higher level? Students in this class will experience the more in-depth skills of decoding, writing, rhyming, and more as they begin to develop and foster a deeper desire to explore all the possibilities that literacy has to offer!
Kinder Spanish Program- Not offered as a program for Spring session, but individual sessions are available. Call for pricing and details.
Hola! Get ready for Spanish fun for your little one! Specifically designed for ages 3-6, this program will teach beginning elements of the Spanish language. Students will practice letters, numbers, colors, sounds, and more as they explore a new language!
*Now being offered through The Madison Street Music & Arts Academy!
*Partner Piano Program for Beginners- Offered Thursdays from 5:00-5:30. Experience the benefit of group learning as you enjoy practicing technique, theory, sight reading, ear training, rhythm drills, and more through a relaxing, ensemble setting in which you can flourish by hearing and playing music with others! Taught by a classically trained pianist, this program helps students decide if piano is the right instrument for them! A $12 book purchase will also be requested upon registration. (Grades 2 and up)