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FernLeaf Adventure Sports Backpacking

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

As part of FernLeaf's rich learning environment we offer a variety of after school activities and sports taught by the FernLeaf team or outside organizations with additional expertise. These offerings change throughout the year and may be available after the initial enrollment period by communication with the instructor. The programs showing below are for our most recent session.

Click the program below you'd like to learn more about!

ADVENTURE SPORTS

ATHLETICS

MISC CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

Intro to Adventure Racing

Grades 7th - 9th

Thursdays

3:00 - 4:15 PM

2/23/23 - 4/6/23

COST: $40

Get a head start on this year's FAD race - FernLeaf's Adventure Race! Students will put their navigational skills, map reading, and fitness to the test as they participate in outdoor navigation races! Students will learn how to read a map and compass in concert and use this knowledge to locate checkpoints, all on a timer. Skillbuilding activities and courses will be on FernLeaf's Creek campus.

FernLeaf Adventure Race Orienteering Map
Adventure Sports
FernLeaf Canoe Repair Club

Canoe Repair Club

Grades 7th - 9th

Tuesdays

3:00 - 4:15 PM

2/21/23 - 4/18/23

COST: $90

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Taking something broken that would otherwise be thrown away and restoring it back to working order? Hanging out with friends? Join the canoe repair club, where we bring donated canoes back to life and build a fleet for FernLeaf! Students will work in pairs to diagnose and repair canoes. Depending on the canoe, students will learn how to work with and repair ABS plastic, fiberglass, wood, and aluminum. Students will work with various tools (plastic welding, sanding, cutting, fiberglassing and more) and materials to address different problems canoes might have. Students may also get the opportunity to work on other school gear repair needs, like bike repair and tuning, tent pole repairs, etc. Program costs will go towards materials for repair.

Forest Floor Fridays

Fridays
12:00 - 5:30 PM
Grades 1st - 4th
SESSION 1: 3/3/23 - 3/24/23
Session 1 COST: $245
SESSION 2: 4/28/23 - 5/26/23
Session 2 COST: $305

After a full week in school give your kids the opportunity to really stretch their legs and run with the wild creatures of the mountains. Forest Floor's trained and skilled nature-connection mentors will take your child on an epic adventure into the forest of FernLeaf's new Wilderness Campus.  

Through games, stories, songs, and forest exploration your child will learn about: Outdoor Safety & Awareness, Animal Tracking, Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants, Bird Language, Wilderness Survival Skills, Ancient Crafts, Ecology, Community, Self Discovery, Fire-making, and much more…

 

Forest Floor at FernLeaf CCS
FernLeaf  Athletics Soccer Team

Soccer Team

Tuesdays & Thursdays
3:00 - 4:30 PM
Grades 5th - 8th
2/28/23 - 5/18/23
COST: $125

This is FernLeaf's middle school co-ed soccer team. We will practice twice a week and compete with local private and charter schools. No experience needed!

All interested students must sign up through MPP to attend tryouts on February 24th from 3:00-4:30PM. Once a roster is formed after tryouts, a $125 fee will be added to the student's MPP account. Please contact Alissa with any questions! 

Athletics

Middle School Ultimate Frisbee

Mondays & Wednesdays
3:00 - 4:30 PM

Grades 6th - 8th
2/27/23 - 5/17/23
COST: $140

This is FernLeaf's middle school co-ed Ultimate Frisbee team. We will practice twice a week and compete with local schools in the Asheville Ultimate Frisbee league. No experience needed! 

All interested students must sign up through MPP to attend tryouts on February 24th from 3:00-4:30PM. Once a roster is formed after tryouts, a $125 fee will be added to the student's MPP account. Please contact Alissa with any questions!​ 

Middle School Ultimate Frisbee FernLeaf
High School Ultimate Frisbee FernLeaf

High School
Ultimate Frisbee Team

Mondays & Wednesdays
3:00 - 4:30 PM
Grades: 9th
2/27/23 - 5/17/23
COST: $140

This is FernLeaf's high school co-ed Ultimate Frisbee team. We will practice twice a week and compete with local schools in the Asheville Ultimate Frisbee league. No experience needed! 

All interested students must sign up through MPP to attend tryouts on February 24th from 3:00-4:30PM. Once a roster is formed after tryouts, a $125 fee will be added to the student's MPP account. Please contact Alissa with any questions!​ 

Soccer Shots

Mondays
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Grades: K - 2nd
3/13/23 - 5/8/23
COST: $185

Soccer Shots is an intro to Soccer program that focuses on basic skills in a fun, safe environment. Each week we have a character word of the day, a new skill, fun games and a friendly scrimmage.

FernLeaf Soccer
FernLeaf Archery Club

7th - 9th Grade
NASP Archery Club

Thursdays
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Grades: 7th - 9th
3/2/23 - 5/25/23
COST: $90

Based on the principles of the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP), archers will learn the 11 Steps to Archery Success to establish a solid foundation and improve focus, self-control, discipline, and patience. Safety will be a priority, and students must remain in good behavioral standing in their academic classes in order to participate.

4th - 6th Grade
NASP Archery Club

Fridays
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Grades: 4th - 6th
3/3/23 - 5/26/23
COST: $90

Based on the principles of the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP), archers will learn the 11 Steps to Archery Success to establish a solid foundation and improve focus, self-control, discipline, and patience. Safety will be a priority, and students must remain in good behavioral standing in their academic classes in order to participate. 

FernLeaf Archery Club
Ninja Class at FernLeaf

K-2 Ninja Club

Tuesdays
3:15-4:15 PM
Grades: K-2
3/21/23 - 5/23/23
COST: $125

Get ready to climb, jump, and flip after school with Blue Ridge Kids Center! Our NEW Blue Ridge Kids Club is a high energy outdoor class that encourages students to be active, audacious, and sociable in a fun and no pressure environment. Students will learn new gymnastics, tumbling and parkour skills while developing an overall understanding of fitness and flexibility. NOTE: THIS CLASS TAKES PLACE ON FERNLEAF'S CAMPUS BUT IS STAFFED BY BLUE RIDGE KIDS CENTER.

3rd-6th Ninja Club

Thursdays
3:15 - 4:15 PM
Grades: 3rd-6th
3/23/23 - 5/25/23
COST: $125

Get ready to climb, jump, and flip after school with Blue Ridge Kids Center! Our NEW Blue Ridge Kids Club is a high energy outdoor class that encourages students to be active, audacious, and sociable in a fun and no pressure environment. Students will learn new gymnastics, tumbling and parkour skills while developing an overall understanding of fitness and flexibility. NOTE: THIS CLASS TAKES PLACE ON FERNLEAF'S CAMPUS BUT IS STAFFED BY BLUE RIDGE KIDS CENTER.

Ninja Class at FernLeaf
Spanish Cooking Club

Hispanic Cooking Club

Fridays
12:00 - 12:50 PM
Grades: 3rd - 6th
3/24/23 - 5/26/23
COST: $30

Are you interested in learning a little more about Hispanic culture? Do you like to try new foods? Join Hannah on Fridays for Hispanic Cooking Club and learn how to make traditional Hispanic cuisine. Each week, we’ll learn about a new dish from a Spanish speaking country, make it together and even get to try a bit before heading home.

 

Please note: this is the same after school program that was offered during the 1st and 2nd trimesters. If your student has already participated this year, please do not sign them up. In doing this, we hope to make this program available to students that may have missed the opportunity to do so earlier in the year.

MISC CLUBS

Bukatsu: Japanese Culture & Language Club

Tuesdays
3:00 - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6th - 9th
2/28/23 - 5/16/23
$60

A guided study for Japanese culture and language. If you have a student who is interested in leaning about history, art, language, culture, or other subjects related to Japan then this is the club for them.

Japanese Culture Club
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Baking Club

Tuesdays
3:15 - 4:45 PM
Grades: K - 4th
3/7/23 - 5/23/23
$110

Baking Club is an opportunity for our K-4 students to learn how to involve themselves in the kitchen in a safe, fun, and hands on way. We will be learning how to make some classic baked goods from scratch, cook some of our favorite foods, and learn some important life skills such as kitchen safety and food preparation. Enjoying our creations together and building friendships is an added bonus!

Rubik's Cube & Chess Club

Tuesdays
3:15 - 4:30 PM
Grades: 5th - 9th
2/28/23 - 5/23/23
COST: $10

Want to learn how to play chess? Want to learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube? Come learn how to solve all the variations of Rubik's Cubes, or learn the best strategies in chess! Join us on Tuesdays after school for the combination of Chess AND Rubik's Cube Club! We will have monthly tournaments, medals awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in multiple categories. Tags will be handed out for those who want some extra competition as well! Whether you want to come learn as a beginner, or come to compete in tournaments, we're always having fun. Hope to see you there! 

FernLeaf Rubik's cube & Chess Club

To sign up for after school activities & sports please use MyPaymentsPlus. If you would like to discuss financial assistance for these activities please email here.

NOTE: The costs of after school activities & sports are shared by the enrolled students. As a result, FernLeaf will not provide refunds for after school activities that are missed due to absence, loss of privileges, suspension, opt-out, or other circumstances that result in a student not participating.

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