Top Fall Programs for Kids in the SF Peninsula

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Some fun activities for your kids when school starts back up this fall in San Francisco Peninsula

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Top Fall Programs for Kids in the SF Peninsula


Engineering for Kids

Engineering For Kids® brings math, science, engineering, and technology to elementary and middle school students in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties.

Inspire your children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning.



San Carlos Children's Theater

SCCT offers a wide range of classes for kids aged 5-18. Students may participate in after-school classes, or joint the ShowStoppers Musical Theater Troupe. Topics range from basic acting to makeup design to singing and dancing.

Programs provide students with creative enrichment, while teaching life skills in collaboration, organization, and presentation.



Mad Science

Mad Science of the Bay Area offers a large selection of after-school and workshops, as well as Scout programs and fun stations.

The world's leading provider of science based enrichment activities that spark imaginative learning in children ages 4-12. From birthday parties to science camps to classroom workshops, they do it all!



Brainvyne

Have your kids learn the principles of engineering, robotics & science, by stimulating and their natural interest. Brainvyne fosters 3-D thinking, literacy skills, problem solving, organization and improved creativity through play. They use unique and inspiring LEGO® education products to support educational experiences that will prepare today's students for tomorrow's world. Classes and birthday parties are suitable for children aged 4-12.



Codebreakers Chess Clubs

Codebreakers offers chess classes that train and entertain kids from beginner levels through advanced tournament players. Critical thinking skills acquired through learning the game has been known to positively impact those who play for the rest of their lives. Their top priority is to create a well-informed and dynamic learning environment for current and future tournament players.




Fusion Academy

Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private school where positive relationships and one-to-one classrooms unlock academic potential.

They are a non-traditional private school that customizes teaching methods and curriculum for middle and high school students. These methods include flexible scheduling, therapeutic support, and their "anti-homework" solution.



Wizbots - Imagineering for Kids

The #1 provider of Imagineering programs for kids (grades 2-8) in the SF Bay Area offers after-school programs for kids of all levels in the art and science of "Imagineering".  

They engage kids in product design, tech challenges, team games, and open-ended creativity. Kids journey through the Path to Mastery, in a fun, social, and engaging environment.



YMCA of the Silicon Valley

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Members join the Y because they believe in us and the values we stand for—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

A full range of programs in arts and athletics are available for kids of all ages.



Environmental Volunteers

EV believes all children deserve to learn about the natural world through personal exploration, so they can become responsible stewards of the Earth.

The staff works year-round to promote the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education.




Dance Expressions

Dance Expressions is a jazz based dance program. Jazz is very versatile and easily fused with other styles of dance such as hip hop to lyrical and everything in between. Expect every class to be fun and upbeat.

The regular dance season runs Sept-June, concluding with a spectacular end-of-the-year performance, where all classes will have the opportunity to participate!



Dojo USA

Located in San Bruno, Dojo has served San Bruno families for the past 20 years.

Originally offering only 8 classes a week, the dojo has since grown its reputation and is now offering a more comprehensive and robust education program with over 30 classes each week.






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