MUS & YMCA Enrichment Classes

Register online to join us this fall!

MUS Conference Camp

The Montecito Family YMCA has activities planned for MUS students for Parent-Teacher Conference week! Y staff will meet your little ones after school for two hours of fun on the MUS campus. Camp is offered to kids in grades K-6.

Registration Period: October 19 – November 2
Camp Dates: November 7 – 9  and November 13 – 16
Times: 1-3pm
Fees: $30 per day

Please click here for program registration form.

Wednesday, November 7 Minute to Win It
Thursday, November 8 YMCA Olympics
Friday, November 9 Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, November 13 The Arts
Wednesday, November 14 Around the World
Thursday, November 15 Sports of All Sorts
Friday, November 16 Carnival

FAQ

Questions? Please view our FAQ page here or contact Ben Oler at Ben.Oler@ciymca.org or Elena Cordero-Schneider at Elena.Schneider@ciymca.org

Registration Periods:
Registration for Session I: August 15 – 29
Registration for Session II: October 8 – 19

MUS & YMCA Enrichment Classes are only available to students enrolled in Montecito Union School. If you are a parent of a student enrolled in Montecito Union School and would like to register online, please reach out to Aaron Martinez to receive your code. Registrations are also available in-person at our branch.

MUS & YMCA Enrichment Classes

This fall the Montecito Family YMCA and Montecito Union School will be partnering to bring fun enrichment classes to kids in our community. Throughout the fall season we will be offering:

Yoga

Meets on Mondays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 22, October 29, November 26, December 3, December 10,
December 17

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description: Yoginis will learn the basics of yoga and learn how to connect their breath with movement. Yoga is a wonderful way to build strength, flexibility and focus! This is an all levels class, no prior yoga knowledge necessary. Our yoga instructor, Laura has been practicing for eight years and follows the core values and techniques of Vinyasa and Kundalini yoga.

Computer Coding 

Meets on Tuesdays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 23, October 30, November 27, December 4, December 11,
December 18

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description: MUS is offering a new computer science enrichment class this fall in partnership with Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to giving every K-12 student in the US the opportunity to learn computer science. Even the youngest learners will begin to learn the basics of how technology works. The program will introduce computer science concepts such as logic, problem-solving, and creativity. Taught by MUS parent and Code.org trained teacher, Caroline Harrah.

Academic Chess

Meets on Wednesdays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 24, October 31, November 28, December 5, December 12,
December 19

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description: We are devoted to promoting the merits of chess among children by using stories, dances and catchy songs to make the game of chess exciting and easy to understand. Children participating in our program develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, have better concentration and mental discipline, gain confidence and have lots of FUN! All students in chess club receive an exclusive Academic Chess workbook, prizes for good sportsmanship and participate in the “BIG TOURNAMENT” on the last day where all kids take home a prize!

Riptide Lacrosse 

Meets on Thursdays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 25, November 1st, November 29, December 6, December 13,
December 20

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description: Play the fastest game on 2 feet! This developmental program focuses on teaching key lacrosse fundamentals including passing, catching, scooping, cradling, shooting and more! Learn and practice new Lacrosse skills with friends through fun games and scrimmages. Andrew White is the founder of Riptide Lacrosse which provides year-round youth lacrosse programs in Santa Barbara. Coach White is currently in his 4th year as Head Coach of the Santa Barbara High School Boys Lacrosse Team and was an All-American Attackman and played Division 1 Lacrosse at Ohio State University.

Joga Futsal 

Meets on Fridays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 26, November 02, November 30, December 7, December 14

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description: Futsal is a form of soccer that helps players to develop their ball skills and technique. Our unique curriculum focuses on getting quality repetitions on the ball to improve player’s 1v1 skills, sharpen technique and speed up decision making. All classes will end with small-sided games where players can apply what they have worked on throughout the sessions. Futsal Director, Willie Sims, is an ex-professional soccer player in the MLS who has been coaching competitively for 13 years. His passion for futsal and soccer has helped develop and nurture kids from ages 3-18 to love the game.

Lego® Engineering 

Meets on Fridays
K – 1st Grade: 2:30-3:15pm
2nd – 6th Grades: 3:15-4:00pm

Session II: October 26, November 02, November 30, December 7, December 14

Fees:
Session II: $150

Description:

Intro to STEM with LEGO materials (Grades K-1)

Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Monorails. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.

STEM Challenge with LEGO materials (Grades 2-6)

Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Belt-Drive Cars, Truss Bridges, Rail Racers, and Pneumatic Forklifts! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

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