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2016-17 School Year

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Halloween Stilting Troupe
$250
Join us for a tall and theatrical month of learning to walk on stilts, brainstorming our theme, designing and making our costumes, and learning moves for our parade choreography. In our eleventh year of headlining the Portsmouth Halloween Parade, we will once again astound the Market Square crowd with our particular brand of SCARY!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Oct. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 31.


FIRST LEGO League Jr. - Mon/Wed Team 1
$350
FIRST LEGO League is coming to Little Harbour! There will be four teams of six students from 3rd and 4th grade who will research the chosen theme, collaboratively build a model, and use robotics to animate a portion of the model. Then we will test our creativity at an annual competition! Should your child’s team continue on the state or national competition, there will be additional fees required.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays & Wednesdays, September through November.


FIRST LEGO League Jr. - Mon/Wed Team 2
$350
FIRST LEGO League is coming to Little Harbour! There will be four teams of six students from 3rd and 4th grade who will research the chosen theme, collaboratively build a model, and use robotics to animate a portion of the model. Then we will test our creativity at an annual competition! Should your child’s team continue on the state or national competition, there will be additional fees required.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays & Wednesdays, September through November.


FIRST LEGO League Jr. - Tues/Fri Team 1
$350
FIRST LEGO League is coming to Little Harbour! There will be four teams of six students from 3rd and 4th grade who will research the chosen theme, collaboratively build a model, and use robotics to animate a portion of the model. Then we will test our creativity at an annual competition! Should your child’s team continue on the state or national competition, there will be additional fees required.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays & Fridays, September through November.


FIRST LEGO League Jr. - Tues/Fri Team 2
$350
FIRST LEGO League is coming to Little Harbour! There will be four teams of six students from 3rd and 4th grade who will research the chosen theme, collaboratively build a model, and use robotics to animate a portion of the model. Then we will test our creativity at an annual competition! Should your child’s team continue on the state or national competition, there will be additional fees required.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays & Fridays, September through November.


Middle School Mentoring Program
$20
Middle school can be stressful, overwhelming, and scary at times! New Heights is offering a mentoring program to help students set and achieve their goals for the school year. The Check & Connect model is an evidence-based mentoring program that has been shown to improve grades and increase positive school outcomes.
Meets at Portsmouth Middle School and runs from after school until late bus arrives at 3:45pm. Every Thursday starting December 1 through the end of the school year.


Beautiful Biology
$150
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math…this STEAM workshop investigates through the lens of biology, the beauty of our natural world. We will look at life from the microscopic to the gigantic, and all of its diversity will influence our creations.
Afterschool until 5:00pm, Fridays, December 2, 9, 16.


Sacred Geometry
$150
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math…this STEAM workshop investigates numbers and how scientists and mathematicians learn from nature. The Fibonacci Series; a formula that exists in both flora and fauna, was used by early architects for strength and beauty. We will explore this equation and apply it to our creative process.
Afterschool until 5:00pm, Mondays, December 5, 12, 19


Stay-cation Japan
$150
Investigate the foods, arts and traditions of historic and contemporary Japan in this three-day workshop that is highly student directed. Learning about the nuances of different cultures fosters healthy curiosity, tolerance and celebration of human variety.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, December 7, 14, 21.


PIZZA WARS!
$150
The first day we will go through pizza-making basics, and, after baking, we will taste test their products and vote on a winner. In the next two meetings, the young chefs will be given a challenge of the day, (i.e. vegetarian, Mediterranean) they will each create a pizza that meets that challenge, and of course more taste testing will be required to determine who wins the, PIZZA WARS!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays, January 9, 16, 23.


BLING
$100
This workshop highlights the many creative applications of everyday objects into amazing jewelry, wallets, bags, and other awesome accessories!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, January 11, 18, 25.


Power Girls! Middle School
$250
In this three-day workshop, we will introduce skills that every girl should have, and we’re not talkin’ laundry! Each day we will meet with a professional from the field of i.e., welding, blacksmithing, wood-working, automotive and other possible makers.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays, January 30, February 6, 13.


Power Girls! 5th Grade
$175
This is a three-day workshop where we will make things with our hands. Using local resources and tools of all kinds, this student driven curriculum is sure to give these girls mad skillz!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Thursdays, January 26, February, 3, 9.
The PEAK bus will bring participants from the elementary school to New Heights.


Upcycle, Recycle, Repurpose
$90
Let’s find cool things that people and businesses throw away (inner tubes, pallets, caps, lids, vinyl and more) and we will turn them into useful, hip and amazing objects d’art for your body and home.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, February 8, 15, 22.


STEAM: The Science of Color
$175
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math…this STEAM workshop investigates color, dyes and pigments. We will try many experiments that produce colored objects, glow-in-the-dark versions, light versus liquid, edible versus not, and more!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Fridays, February 3, 10, 17, 24.


STEAM: Eco-Dye Chemistry
$225
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math…this STEAM workshop investigates the chemistry of Art. We will dye fabric with natural pigments, mix our own paints, use oxygenation to change the colors of paints and patinas and many more creative experiments!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10.


GirlTalk!
$100
5th grade girls are invited to attend an after school program, at the Community Campus, once a week, that is SURE to prove powerful! We will eat delicious snacks, chat about girl stuff and do fun and interesting activities that promote creativity, knowledge, self-esteem, charisma, kindness, health and well-being.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12.


Get Green! House
$200
For the first four days of this workshop we will learn the beginning steps of vegetable gardening. We will look at greenhouses, climate and moisture control, experiment with soil ingredients, plant heirloom seeds, monitor their growth and… on the last day we will cook with our harvest and have a celebratory feast!
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11.


Stay-cation Mexico
$150
Investigate the foods, arts and traditions of historic and contemporary Mexico in this three-day workshop that is highly student directed. Learning about the nuances of different cultures fosters healthy curiosity, tolerance and celebration of human variety.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Fridays, March 10, 24, 31.


STEAM: Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math…this STEAM workshop investigates
sensors and incorporates sound, touch, and light sensors into our creative endeavors.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays, May 1, 8, 15.


Magic Books & Journals
$200
There is an art to the journal; be it the nature journal, the artist’s notebook or the classic diary. In this workshop we will learn some book binding skills, but also begin visual journaling in a moleskine and learn how artists around the globe are sharing these beautiful works of art.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays, April 11 to May 16.


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