Register at the individual vendor sites linked below. Scholarships are available for eligible families. Contact our after-school activity coordinator c/o for more information.

The classes listed below are sponsored by the CCES PTA. There may be other classes at the school sponsored by Howard County Rec & Parks. See their website for details.

Winter 2020

Abrakadoodle-Space Art Adventure STEAM, grades K-5, Mondays starting February 3

Join us and blast off to an outer space adventure! Learn about the solar system, meteoroids, meteors and meteorites, constellations and much more. Explore fun art techniques and make friends that are “out of this world”! All while we reach for the stars! Spaces fill quickly, register today!

Chess Club, grades K-5, Mondays starting January 6

Chess club is taught by experienced Silver Knights instructors using a curriculum developed by National Masters. Each weekly session is a mix of learning and play. Playing chess is a great way to develop a child’s critical thinking skills, sportsmanship, and patience — all while having fun! All grades and skill levels welcome. All equipment provided.

Robotics Club, grades 1-5, Tuesdays starting January 7

BusyBots: Build, code and have fun with LEGO® WeDo 2.0. Enhance kids’ curiosity and science skills with Silver Knights Robotics for grade 1 and up. Students will explore robotics with LEGO® bricks, easy-to-use coding software and engaging STEM challenges. Kids work in pairs with a tablet and a LEGO® WeDo 2.0 kit that includes over 250 pieces, a SmartHub, motor, and motion and tilt sensors. All equipment provided.

Kid Empowerment (PETS smashing ANS), grades 2-4, Tuesdays starting February 11

Kid Empowerment: P.E.T. Power! Want your children to Reach their Full Potential, Realize their Self-Worth and Gain the Leading Edge!? If so, enroll them in Kid Empowerment P.E.T. Power today! Children will unleash their P.E.T. Power at this fun and hands-on program! They will learn P.E.T.s, (Positive Empowering Tools) that chase away A.N.T.s (Automatic Non-supportive Thoughts)! Through charming animations and experiential activities, children learn valuable life strategies that build resilience, confidence and a success mentality. Kids get their own stuffed pet and earn special P.E.T. tags for each of the important skills they learn. P.E.T. Power is for all children who would benefit from learning adult life strategies sooner than later, (i.e. ALL children). Registration opening soon:

Kaizen Karate, grades K-5, Wednesdays starting January 8

This Karate program offers safe, structured training that teaches students the proper form, style and technique. Classes are tailored to student’s individual needs and help them to grow to their fullest potential. Karate not only focuses on instruction, but also provides valuable lessons related to respect, discipline, motivation, self-control, confidence and continual improvement.

Kidzart, grades K-5, Thursdays starting February 6

KidzArt is a FUN, art-enrichment program designed to enhance drawing skills and build each child’s confidence. By using our simple drawing method and specialized format, students will learn to focus, relax and think creatively. Our Certified Instructors help students create original works of art, take risks and think outside of the box. Within each session, students will explore a variety of artist grade materials, such as oil and chalk pastels, watercolor, charcoal, clay, copper, textured papers and much more. Younger children practice following directions and using fine motor skills. Older children love having the creative freedom and guidance to further their skills. KidzArtists will bring home a new masterpiece each week with kid-tested and educationally rich curriculum that NEVER REPEAT!

Spanish Immersion with The Language and Cultural Club, grades K-4, Thursdays starting February 20

Students will learn the Spanish language and culture through immersion, music, and play-based activities. Classes are taught 90% in Spanish. 10-week Session with Two groups: Grades K to 1, and Grades 2nd to 4th. Online registration will start January 2. Visit

Digital Animation: Art and Adventure, grades 2-5, Fridays starting January 10

In Silver Knights Coding clubs, children in grades 2 and up learn to code using a visual programming language called Scratch. It’s as easy to use as snapping together building blocks! The Digital Animation unit shows kids how to program their own adventure stories, quiz games, and visual art. What’s your story? All computers and equipment provided.