Round Table - Kids Enrichment Plus 1923 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Round Table offer creative education and enrichment classes for kids. The company offers tutoring, birthday parties,…More private music lessons, enrichment classes and services for kids and parents. Next door is an education resource store that offers toys, games and gifts.
Bright Paths Learning & Enrichment Center 1550 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Bright Paths Learning & Enrichment Center is a tutoring and supplemental education firm. It offers private and small…More group tutoring services, after-school homework assistance, summer camps and test preparation services for SAT, GED, NJ ASK and ACT exams.
After School Program of Maplewood South Orange 13 Jefferson Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 The After School Program runs out of the YMCA on Jefferson as well as the headquarters on Dunnell Road. The After…More School Academy of the Arts is an enrichment program for middle school students, which is run by a coalition of both Maplewood and South Orange as well as the South Mountain YMCA, the Board of Education, and other community advisors.
Little Angels Literacy Program 513 Valley St, Maplewood, NJ07040 Jo-Ann Smith ran her Little Angels Literacy Program at her home for seven years before moving to this storefront…More location. She runs a literacy and writing tutorial and enrichment program. "I help the kids who are struggling to read and write better," she said. She normally teaches K-8 and occasionally tutors high school students as well.
12Comics Academic Superhero Summer Camp 73 3rd St, South Orange, NJ07079 12Comics is an enrichment program, which enhances both creative and educational skills of children from first grade…More through high school. Kids begin by creating their own superhero, either hand-drawn or computer generated and continue to develop comic strips, comic books and online movies. Founders Mark and Tracy Hair have developed a program consisting of a series of missions—including vocabulary, civics, science and history—which challenges students to be both thoughtful and perceptive. They learn computer skills, research proficiency, writing skills and group participation practices all while enjoying the vast world of superheroes. Summer sessions and after-school programs are offered.
Headquartered in the Civic House on Dunnell Road, the After School Program of Maplewood South Orange is a private and…More non-profit program offered in all the elementary schools and middle schools in the two towns.
Activities for the After School Academy of the Arts (AAA), the recreational and enrichment program designed specifically for middle school students, also takes place at the center on Dunnell Road.
The AAA is a coalition between the two towns and their departments of Recreation and Cultural Affairs as well as South Mountain YMCA, the Board of Education, and community advisors.
Among the activities (both indoor and outdoor) are computers, sports, dance, yoga, double dutch, magazine publishing, arts, crafts, music (e.g., drumming), cartooning, sewing, and cooking. Financial aid for enrollment is also available.
Founded in 1933, the Adult School offers classes ranging from practical to imaginative. They have single and multiple…More session classes. One example of a previous practical class was the five-session class, "Basic Accounting for Non-finance People." Previous creative classes include "Mixed Media and Illustrative Drawing" and "Water Color Painting." They also have multiple language classes including Spanish, French, Italian and more.
Most classes are held at Columbia High School (CHS) and South Orange Middle School. The main office is in the A-wing of CHS. Some art classes are held at private studios in South Orange and Maplewood but they are open to people from all over the region.
There are over 150 classes in the spring, summer and fall for adults and teens 14 and up.
The other two major programs of the Adult School are:
* A free ESL and GED-prep program. Classes are held at CHS and the Hilton Branch of the Maplewood Library. Five hundred people from 45 countries typically enroll. * A four-week children's camp is offered each summer. Staff members are district teachers who offer creative and academic enrichment courses. Financial aid is available.