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

The classes listed below are sponsored by the CCES PTA. Howard County Rec & Parks also runs activities at our school; see a list of these programs at their website. There is also a Girls on the Run program that meets twice a week at CCES in the Fall for girls in grades 3-5; see

Fall 2023

Chess Club with Magnus Academy, Tuesdays starting Oct 3, Open to K-5

12 sessions, $243
Learn chess with Magnus Academy, five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen’s academy! We’ve taught 100,000 children to play including state & national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn a new skill and have FUN. Class time is divided between lessons and practice games. Lessons range from the basic rules to advanced tournament strategies.Students will have the opportunity to play in tournaments (in-person and online) outside of club time. This in-person club includes free online extras including weekly practice tournaments, a Chesskid Gold membership ($69 value!), and an event with a chess celebrity. Last year’s guests were World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Judit Polgar (the best female chess player of all time). All chess supplies provided. All skill levels are welcome.

Cooking with iCook, Wednesday starting Sept 13, Open to K-5

10 sessions, $250
Our chefs-in-training will learn how to make delicious and nutritious recipes inspired by international cuisine. We will travel across the globe to learn about cuisine and traditions of Europe, Southeast Asia, Central America, and beyond. We will make recipes like Nigerian chin chin, Turkish cacik dip, Peruvian veggie ceviche, Italian tiramisu, and so much more! Students will work hands-on with fresh herbs and vegetables, and experience how they enhance the aroma and flavors of our dishes. We will master cooking safety, slicing, dicing, chopping, folding, baking, zesting, mixing, and more! All ingredients and supplies will be provided!

Art with Abrakadoodle, Tuesdays starting Oct 3, Open to K-5

8 sessions, $165
Art Adventures-Express Yourself! This session is all about exploring and celebrating your unique personality through art. Discuss superpowers, symbols, words, and emotions and create one-of-a-kind artwork! Exploring different mediums and techniques is part of the fun of art! Unlock your creativity as we create a new piece of art each week!

Art with KidzArt, Thursdays starting Oct 5, Open to K-5

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