Burbank Workshops

BASEC Workshops are enrichment classes that promote deep exploration into topics of interest for BASEC students. When space is available, BASEC Workshops are opened to the greater Burbank community. Children who don’t usually attend after school are encouraged to take BASEC Workshops.

There are three sessions of Workshops during the school year. Look for enrollment forms in September, January, and March.

  • Fall Session: October 7, 2019- December 13, 2019
  • Winter Session: February 1, 2020 – April 10, 2020
  • Spring Session: May 4, 2020 – June 12, 2020

PLEASE NOTE:

BASEC Fall Workshops will open exclusively to current before and after school students on Friday, September 20, 2019.

On Friday, September 29, Workshop registration will then open to the greater Burbank community (i.e. Burbank students not already registered and enrolled in BASEC @ Burbank Before or After School Programs) and remaining spots in Workshops will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Per our licensing regulations, all students participating in BASEC Workshops must register (and complete our enrollment information form) for BASEC. If your child currently attends before or after school, you don’t need to register at BASEC–you are already fully enrolled! Just register for the Workshops you would like below. If your child is not currently registered for BASEC for the 2019 – 2020 school year, you may register for the Workshops below and then we will email you our enrollment form that will need to be completed and returned before October 7, 2019

Daily BASEC Workshop Routine Information

(for students not attending BASEC after school on the day of their Workshop)

  • Students meet in the cafeteria at 2:50 (school dismissal) for check-in and snack. We provide nut-free snacks to all students. Kindergarten students are picked up from their classrooms and brought to the library for snack. Teachers will meet the students in the cafeteria or library and then they will go to the classroom for the Workshop.
  • Most Workshops run from 3:00 – 4:00. Please note specific class schedules for Workshops that run at different times.
  • Pickup from BASEC Workshops is at 4:00 in the cafeteria. If your child is not picked up by 4:10, they will join the BASEC @ Burbank after school program and you will be charged an add-a-day fee of $40.00. BASEC @ Burbank after school ends at 5:50.
BASEC enrollment is the highest it has ever been! We are adjusting our Workshop offerings (and even our model!) to try to accommodate all students that are interested. If the workshop that you are interested in is full, please send Ellen McEllin an email (ellen.mcellin@belmontbasec.org) requesting to be put on the waiting/interest list.

 

BASEC Spring Workshop Registration is Now Open. Please see the Workshop catalogue below. Please note that Wednesday Workshops are open to students attending after school on Wednesday only.

Please contact Ellen McEllin for more information: ellen.mcellin@belmontbasec.org

*Students enrolled in after school on the day that a Workshop meets receive a discounted rate on that Workshop.

Monday Workshops

Do A Doodle! – Grade 2

in: Burbank on: Monday
meets: 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9 time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

In this workshop, students will doodle their way to being awesome artists.  They will learn tips and tricks to draw simple subjects, create their own...
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Kindergarten Sports and Games

in: Burbank on: Monday
meets: 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In this workshop, kindergarten students will learn basic skills, teamwork, energetic movements and have fun. This fast-paced and action-packed class is always very popular.  Mrs....
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Tuesday Workshops

Hexbug Mazes – Grade 1

in: Burbank on: Tuesday
meets: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/28, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10 time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come build Mazes, habitats, and racetracks that hexbugs can travel on from start to finish without human help!  What is a hexbug? Hexbugs are small...
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Cartooning – Grades 3-4

in: Burbank on: Tuesday
meets: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/28, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10 time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

In this workshop, students will learn about the medium of sequential art in comics.  They will start with character design, development of their technical illustration...
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Karate: Grades 1 – 4

in: Burbank on: Tuesday
meets: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/28, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10 time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martial Arts is a great way to give kids a headstart in life.  They will learn the positive benefits of self-discipline and confidence, develop coordination...
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IMPROV!: GRADES 3-4

in: Burbank on: Tuesday
meets: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/28, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This workshop is a fun and engaging way for students to build confidence, practice creative problem-solving and develop cooperative team mindset.  Students will explore the...
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Wednesday Workshops

COMPUTER KEYBOARDING: GRADES 2-4

in: Burbank on: Friday Wednesday
meets: 10/9, 10/11, 10/16, 10/18, 10/23, 10/25, 10/30, 11/1, 11/6, 11/8, 11/13, 11/15, 11/20, 11/22, 11/27, 12/4, 12/6, 12/11, 12/13 time: 8:00am - 8:30am

This workshop will meet on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:00AM – 8:30AM in the computer center/library of the Burbank.  Students will learn the critical...
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SCRATCH: GRADES 3-4

in: Burbank on: Wednesday
meets: 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11 (no class on 11/27) time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Students will explore the Scratch computer program software developed by MIT.  After the initial introduction and setup, each student will work at their own pace...
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Thursday Workshops

Robotics – Grade 4

in: Burbank on: Thursday
meets: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12 time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Program and test robots in the GoPiGo educational robotics platform.   Students will explore the three major functions of a robot–sensing (input), thinking (computation), and...
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Hip Hop: Grades 3-4

in: Burbank on: Thursday
meets: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12 time: 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

In this workshop, students will be exposed to a variety of elements surrounding hip hop music and culture.  They will play rhythm games, learn about...
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Hip Hop: Grades 1-2

in: Burbank on: Thursday
meets: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12 time: 3:30 PM - 4:15PM

In this workshop, students will be exposed to a variety of elements surrounding hip hop music and culture.  They will play rhythm games, learn about...
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SPORTS: GRADES 1-2

in: Burbank on: Thursday
meets: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This workshop will focus on building confidence, emphasizing sportsmanship, encouraging teamwork, exploring old and new games and having fun!  Danny is the BASEC@Burbank Sports Specialist....
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Friday Workshops

Tales with Mrs. T. – Kindergarten

in: Burbank on: Friday
meets: 10/11, 10/17, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Everyone loves a good story! Students will meet with Mrs. T as she reads an engaging new or classic book. After enjoying and discussing the...
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COMPUTER KEYBOARDING: GRADES 2-4

in: Burbank on: Friday Wednesday
meets: 10/9, 10/11, 10/16, 10/18, 10/23, 10/25, 10/30, 11/1, 11/6, 11/8, 11/13, 11/15, 11/20, 11/22, 11/27, 12/4, 12/6, 12/11, 12/13 time: 8:00am - 8:30am

This workshop will meet on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:00AM – 8:30AM in the computer center/library of the Burbank.  Students will learn the critical...
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SPORTS: GRADES 3-4

in: Burbank on: Friday
meets: 10/11, 10/17, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Danny, BASEC Sports Specialist, will share his love of sports with the students while focusing on building confidence in a range of skills, emphasizing sportsmanship,...
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SILLY SCIENCE: GRADE 2

in: Burbank on: Friday
meets: 10/11, 10/17, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come enjoy seriously silly fun in this science workshop!  By asking questions and observing closely, students will learn that the discovery process is messy but...
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COOKING CREATIONS: GRADE 3

in: Burbank on: Friday
meets: 10/11, 10/17, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This workshop will offer students the opportunity to learn basic cooking skills while creating a delicious culinary creation each week.  Students love learning to cook!...
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