Options & CTF Programs

Please note:

Options are subject to change depending on student interest. Challenges may be added, changed or deleted.

Grade 6 & 7 (Mondays)

Foodies Unite! - $40

Hungry? We will be exploring and creating some easy to prepare meals that leave Mr. Noodles in the cupboard. You will learn about meal nutrition and finding a balance between good food and good taste. As a chef, you will share in the production of meals, and also in the responsibility of proper and timely clean up. Sound yummy? Sign up

Art Expressions - $25

Rooted in the Art 7 Alberta Program of Studies, this challenge CTF course will focus on the basics of drawing through an exploration of line, shape, colour and tone. Students will also learn about colour and composition through outdoor en plein air watercolor painting. As well, students will be able to experiment with different types of printmaking such as mono-print and relief-cut processes. Classes will typically conclude with open-ended discussions promoting the development of critical reflection and develop a professional vocabulary for aspiring visual artists.

Beauty Business - $30

Let’s get dolled up! Through research, hands-on experience, and guest speakers, students in this option will learn about hair care, make-up application, nail care, skin science, safety and sanitation, and Henna design and application. We will also explore areas of salon management such as basic operational skills, communication, organization and leadership.

Outdoor Pursuits - $15

Love the outdoors? We will learn about wildlife, outdoor safety and coping with the natural elements! Expect to dress for the weather and get out to explore!

Coding: Website Building - $0

Students will learn the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build a website page.

Functional Fitness - $20 

Students will have the opportunity to practice and become familiar with a variety of methods to exercising. The goal of functional fitness is to develop an understanding of working out and learn how to exercise safely to promote an active lifestyle. Students who select this option need to come to class changed and ready to move!

Hand Sewing - $25

Throughout our course we will be learning how to follow a pattern to create a product such as a stuffed animal. Students will be learning hand stitching techniques to apply to future sewing aspirations.

Grade 8 & 9 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Lego Robotics - $0

Learn to work independently & cooperatively with peers to put lego pieces together to create various objects that can move around a room. Students will need to follow a predetermined set of instructions to start and then will have a chance to create a robot of their own. Participants will need access to an ipad, tablet, or cell phone to assist in creation of the code for the various creations.

Construction - $30

In this course students will be building a variety of projects using wood and hand tools. In addition, students will learn the necessary skills to measure, cut, construct, and finish wood projects.

Sports Leadership: Volleyball - $0

In this CTF, you will not only learn the fundamentals to play the game of volleyball, but you will also be taught skills to referee and coach the sport. You will be given many leadership opportunities in a fun and active environment.

Foodies Unite! - $40

Hungry? We will be exploring and creating some easy to prepare meals that leave Mr. Noodles in the cupboard! You will learn about meal nutrition and finding a balance between good food and good taste. As a chef, you will share in the production of meals, and also in the responsibility of proper and timely clean up. Sound yummy? Sign up.

*Students must specify dietary restrictions and allergies.

Hand Sewing - $25

Throughout our course we will be learning how to follow a pattern to create a product such as a stuffed animal. Students will be learning hand stitching techniques to apply to future sewing aspirations.

Sketchbook Challenge - $20

In the sketchbook challenge, we will have a variety of materials available for you to demonstrate your creativity. You will be provided with a prompt for each class, and will be challenged to create a sketchbook page that addresses the topic. Students will be provided with a sketchbook, but will be required to bring pencils, pencil crayons, and other things that they might want to use in addition to materials that are provided.