Chenery Workshops

We are happy to announce BASEC @ Chenery Fall Workshop session!

Please review this catalogue of classes to learn more about the enriching workshops being offered at BASEC @ Chenery!

Workshops begin October 1 and continue for the fall semester (and beyond!). Please see dates below for Workshops of interest.

Please be sure to enroll quickly–spaces are limited and fill quickly!

*Please Note: Due to high-demand for specific classes, your child will only be enrolled in a workshop when a payment has been made. Sign-ups are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

With the exception of Friday, which is open to any student, your student must be enrolled in BASEC after school on the day a class is requested. Please be sure to speak to Danielle (below) for more info.

Private piano lessons are available on Wednesdays, as well. Please email Danielle (below) for more information.

If you have any question concerning our workshops and curriculum, please email:
Danielle Greene: danielle.greene@belmontbasec.org

Monday Workshops

Mythbusters

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Do you want to find out why pirates wear eye patches? Can an AT-ST from Star Wars actually be crushed by logs? Is it possible...
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Sing & Play Ukulele

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

If you love to sing and would like to accompany yourself, or just want a crash course in music, this is the workshop for you!...
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Rockin’ Readers

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

“Rockin’ Readers” will give you the opportunity to rock and talk books! Strong readers help to build strong writers. Open books, open doors, open your...
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Stop Motion Animation

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:30-4:30

Have you ever drawn a picture or molded something out of clay and wished you could see it run, jump, dance, or turn into a...
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Sweet & Savory Cooking

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Whether your child loves to cook or wants to learn to cook, this is the class for them! Alternating “sweet” and “savory” weeks, students will...
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Improv.

in: Chenery on: Monday
meets: 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Improvisational theater is the root of all comedy. In this club, we will explore fundamentals of improvisation working together through movement and comedy exercises. As...
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Tuesday Workshops

Bare Bones Shakespeare

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Take your space onstage and speak William Shakespeare’s words with confidence! Learn the basics of acting and how to understand the words Shakespeare wrote in...
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Engineering

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Do you like to take on challenges and build things? If so, this workshop is for you! This workshop will involve building solar ovens, balloon...
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Women in Art

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4 time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

When it comes to the art world, it seems like everyone is familiar with names like Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh. This class will...
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Model UN

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13,11/20, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, RESUMES IN JANUARY time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM

We face many challenges in the world we live in, but together we can overcome them. The basis of Model U.N. is to work together...
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Beatmaking

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4 time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

If you love music and computers, keep reading… In this Music Production class, we will be learning how to cultivate our creativity into sounds, and...
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Hip Hop

in: Chenery on: Tuesday
meets: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11 time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

In this class students are exposed to a variety of elements surrounding hip hop music and culture. They play rhythm games; learn about lyrics, rhymes,...
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Wednesday Workshops

Dance

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 time: 3:45 - 4:30 PM

Have fun exercising and moving to music. Learn how to partner dance (swing, cha cha, rumba) while gaining self-confidence, poise and improved manners. Session is...
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Make Your Own Picture Book

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Calling all authors and illustrators! Are you a fan of Leo Lionni, Ezra Jack Keats or Dr Seuss? Make your own picture book, using paints,...
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Fantasy Football

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Come create your own fantasy football team by joining our fantasy football league. Students will conduct a draft to select their teams and will be...
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Video Production

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Extra Extra! There’s lots to read all about in BASEC, and this workshop will bring the stories to the screen. Students will develop their own...
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Parkour

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12, 12/19 time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Parkour is non-competitive sport using movement that developed using obstacle training. Practitioners aim to quickly and efficiently overcome obstacles in their environment, using only their...
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Dungeons & Dragons

in: Chenery on: Wednesday
meets: 10/3, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, 11/28, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Are you a fan of magic, adventure, or fantasy? If you said yes to any (or all) of these then D&D is the workshop for...
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Thursday Workshops

Movement Improvisation

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

This is a workshop for actors, dancers, and storytellers who want to try a variety of movement techniques. Students will create original dance sequences, explore...
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Build Your Own Video Game

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Do you love to play video games? Have you ever wondered how they are made? In this workshop we will be using Scratch, a coding...
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Cooking for a Cause

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Cooking for a Cause is a chance to fight hunger in our community while also having fun in the kitchen! Each week students will prepare...
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Comics

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM

In this workshop, students will learn about the medium of sequential art in comics. Students will expand technical drawing skills, create work in groups to...
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Murder Mystery Theater

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

BASEC is involved in a case of the who-dunnits! If you are interested in Theater, Improvisation, Visual Arts; including Set and Costume Design, and above...
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LARP

in: Chenery on: Thursday
meets: 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20 time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Learn how to be a hero at the Arundel Heroes Academy! You will learn how to discover and develop the hidden legend within as you...
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Friday Workshops

Model UN (Friday, Veteran Edition)

in: Chenery on: Friday
meets: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14 and beyond time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you interested in learning more about other countries and world problems? Do you ever wonder how you might be able to make a difference...
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BASEC Records: Take 2!

in: Chenery on: Friday
meets: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14 time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

We are making a record (again)! In our second, year-long workshop, students will work together to write and record an original album with Performing Arts...
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LARP Games

in: Chenery on: Friday
meets: 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21 time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Learn to be a hero at the Evenda Heroes Academy! You will learn how to discover and develop the hidden legend within as you learn...
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Magic: The Gathering

in: Chenery on: Friday
meets: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14 time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This workshop is for students who have experience with Magic: The Gathering and are looking to improve with game strategy and deck construction. The best...
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