GMA QUEST Clubs

Spring- 2022

GMA Spring QUEST Club Offerings

GMA Spring QUEST Club Offerings

Welcome to the 2022 Spring GMA Quest Clubs Program.


It is my great privilege to present you with a variety of club options that provide enrichment for our students as we continue to develop the mind, body, and spirit of our students. It is with great pride to share the deep passions and all of the wonderful talents of the faculty, staff, and close friends of GMA that have developed these programs to share with our children.


Quest Club offerings for the Spring of 2022 are listed below. Please be sure to click the link here https://www.gmaelem.org/campus-life/student-activities/signupform or at the bottom of this newsletter to register. Registration is due by 3 PM Wednesday, March 16. Students will not be able to participate in clubs until all registration paperwork is completed and full payment is submitted. All clubs are on a first come first served basis and space is limited.


Quest Clubs run on the dates listed in the offerings descriptions. Clubs run from 3:30-4:30. Pickup will take place on the green top. Students that are pre-registered may be dismissed to CARES. Anyone sending their child to CARES must inform the instructors of the club. Please direct any specific questions to the instructors offering the courses. Students must fall within the grade band range advertised to register for the QUEST offering.




Let’s complete our 2021-2022 QUEST!


With gratitude,

Mr. Tom Lydon

Thomas J. Lydon, M.Ed. P'25, P'28, P'30

Dean of Student Affairs

Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary

Mondays

After School Dance: Kindergarten

During this session we will continue to work on ballet and jazz dances for the spring recital which will take place on Friday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. Dancers must have participated in the previous session in order to be in the recital.



Instructors: Mrs. Rose under the direction of Mrs. Hober

Day: Mondays

Dates: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, and 5/2

Cost: $140

Arts N Crafts- Grades 2-3

Does your child love to do Arts n Crafts? If so, then they need to be a part of our Arts n Crafts QUEST club! We will be using crayons, paints, scissors, glue, glitter etc to make fun art projects for the kids to bring home.



Instructor: Mrs. Erin Miller

Day: Mondays

Dates: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, and 5/2

Cost: $140

Bollywood Dance: Grades 4-5

Bollywood Dance is a popular, colorful, and energetic dance style combining various Indian and Western dance forms.This is a great program where children can develop the love for dancing in a fun and educational way. Bollywood dancing has an array of different Indian dance styles such as bhangra and classical dance. Students can be beginners or have experience in Bollywood dancing. This is an immersive program to enjoy the cultural experience of Indian dance!


Instructor: Ms. George

Day: Mondays

Dates: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, and 5/2

Cost: $140


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS

Tuesdays

Arts N Crafts: Kindergarten - Grade 1

Does your child love to do Arts n Crafts? If so, then they need to be a part of our Arts n Crafts QUEST club! We will be using crayons, paints, scissors, glue, glitter etc to make fun art projects for the kids to bring home.



Instructor: Mrs. Erin Miller

Day: Tuesdays

Dates: 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, and 5/3

Cost: $140

After School Dance: Grade 2

During this session we will continue to work on ballet and jazz dances for the spring recital which will take place on Friday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. Dancers must have participated in the previous session in order to be in the recital.



Instructor: Mrs. Hober

Day: Tuesdays

Dates: 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, and 5/3

Cost: $140

Wednesdays

Sensory Storybook Snacks: Pre K

Come have fun using all your Senses. Listen to a Story, Act it out and Sing songs. We will cook , bake or assemble a snack to enjoy! We will keep in mind allergies but all ingredients are not guaranteed so if your child has an allergy please let us know and make sure they bring a snack to eat while in the club. They can bring their creation home!



Instructors: Mrs. Carlin and Ms. Ginesi

Day: Wednesdays

Dates: 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, and 5/11

Cost: $170


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS

A Celebration of Encanto: Grades Pre K- Grade 1

Join Mrs. Lucino and Mrs. Connolly as we celebrate the music, art, and culture of the beloved movie Encanto. Each week we will celebrate a different member of the Madrigal family as we grow our love for plants with Isabela, show how we can be strong like Luisa, and explore the sights and sounds of the world around us like Dolores and Antonio. We will talk about our own special gifts and how we let our own lights shine, like Abuela and Mirabel. And Bruno? Well.. we don’t talk about Bruno!



Instructors: Mrs. Lucino and Mrs. Connolly

Day: Wednesdays

Dates: 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, and 5/11

Cost: $175


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS

After School Dance: Grade 1

During this session we will continue to work on ballet and jazz dances for the spring recital which will take place on Friday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. Dancers must have participated in the previous session in order to be in the recital.



Instructor: Mrs. Hober

Day: Wednesdays

Dates: Dates: 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, and 5/11

Cost: $140

Harry Potter Club: Grades 2-5

Join Professor McGonagall, also known as Mrs. Phiambolis, as we turn GMA into Hogwarts on Friday afternoons! Harry Potter Club is open to all fans of the wizarding world, including those who are just beginning to discover the series. We will talk about the books (without revealing spoilers!), make Harry Potter themed crafts, play Harry Potter games, and make Harry Potter STEAM projects, such as light-up wands, fuse bead characters, and more!


Instructor: Professor McGonagall (Mrs. Phiambolis)

Day: Wednesdays

Dates: Dates: 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, and 5/11

Cost: $165


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS

Thursdays

Yoga Club: Grades K-1

Yoga club is a fun way for Kindergarten and First Graders to learn about self-awareness. Each week will focus on a different theme: Week 1 - Mindfulness and the 5 senses Week 2 - Motions and Emotions Week 3 - Wobbly Bobbly Balance Week 4 - Mother Earth and Me Week 5 - Monkey Mind and Mandala Making Week 6 - Helping Hands and Happy Hearts Children will engage in a variety of activities including energy games, story based yoga poses, art connections, and mini-meditations.


Instructor: Ms. Getz

Day: Thursdays

Dates: 3/24, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12

Cost: $160


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS

A Celebration of Encanto: Grades 2-5

Join Mrs. Lucino and Mrs. Connolly as we celebrate the music, art, and culture of the beloved movie Encanto. Each week we will celebrate a different member of the Madrigal family as we grow our love for plants with Isabela, show how we can be strong like Luisa, and explore the sights and sounds of the world around us like Dolores and Antonio. We will talk about our own special gifts and how we let our own lights shine, like Abuela and Mirabel. And Bruno? Well.. we don’t talk about Bruno!



Instructors: Mrs. Lucino and Mrs. Connolly

Day: Thursdays

Dates: 3/24, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12

Cost: $175


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS

After School Dance: Grades 3-4

During this session we will continue to work on ballet and jazz dances for the spring recital which will take place on Friday, May 6 at 7:00 p.m. Dancers must have participated in the previous session in order to be in the recital.



Instructor: Mrs. Hober

Day: Thursdays

Dates: 3/24, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12

Cost: $140

Bollywood Dance: Grades 6-8

Bollywood Dance is a popular, colorful, and energetic dance style combining various Indian and Western dance forms.This is a great program where children can develop the love for dancing in a fun and educational way. Bollywood dancing has an array of different Indian dance styles such as bhangra and classical dance. Students can be beginners or have experience in Bollywood dancing. This is an immersive program to enjoy the cultural experience of Indian dance!


Instructor: Ms. George

Day: Thursdays

Dates: 3/24, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12

Cost: $140


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS

First Aid and CPR Certification: Grade 8

This club will give the student a 2 year certification in adult, child and infant CPR. It will also certify them in the use of an AED and First Aid.


Please note sessions 1-4 will be instructional sessions. Sessions 5 and 6 will be used for assessment and students will only attend one day from the two offered testing sessions.



Instructor: Mrs. Patten

Day: Thursdays

Dates: 3/24, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12

Cost: $105


Participation in this camp will be on a First Come, First Served Basis This Camp is LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS