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Classes & Activities

Youth Enrichment

Register now for Summer classes

All summer youth enrichment classes will be in-person, outdoors, and the AAPS Super Six

COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.

Please note: Scholarship recipients will need to call 734.994.2300 x0 for assistance with registration.

Have a registration question?

Please email us at registration@aaps.k12.mi.us or give us a call, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, at 734.994.2300 x0

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Zoo-rific Dancing

Mondays

10:00AM-10:45AM

6/21, 6/28, 7/12

Ages: 5 - 6 years.

Let’s dance our way through the zoo! Dancers explore creative movement as animals, all while learning basic jazz technique in a fun, upbeat environment. No previous dance experience required. 3 classes. No class 7/5.

$55

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Superheroes Dance Too

Mondays

11:00AM-11:45AM

6/21, 6/28, 7/12

Ages: 7 - 10 years. 

Did you know that superheroes can dance too?! Put on your mask and cape to join us in this fun class! No previous dance experience required.

3 classes. No class 7/5.

$55

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Dancing Through Disney

Mondays

1:30PM-2:15PM

6/21, 6/28, 7/12

Ages: 5 - 6 years. 

“Be our guest” as we move to favorite Disney songs! Dancers will explore creative movement and learn basic ballet technique as we “let it go” and dance it out in a fun environment. This magical class requires no previous dance experience.

3 classes. No class 7/5.

$55

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Passport to Dance Fun

Mondays

2:30PM-3:15PM

6/21, 6/28, 7/12

Ages: 7 - 10 years. 

Let’s go on an adventure! Each class, dancers will use their imaginations to “travel” to a new location in order to explore a variety of music and movements. No previous dance experience is required for this adventure!

3 classes. No class 7/5.

$55

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Bird Collages

Tuesday

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/15 ONLY

Ages: 7 - 10 years. 

Young artists build colorful, creative images by using colored papers, shapes, and painted papers. They will sketch bird forms inspired by the local species and add color through collage. Experimentation and creativity are encouraged! 

1 class.

$19

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Tree Collages

Tuesday

10:15AM-11:15AM

6/15 ONLY

Ages: 7 - 10 years. 

Young artists will build colorful, creative images by using colored papers, shapes, and painted papers. We will sketch tree forms together and add color to depict specific times of day and creative foliage. Experimentation and creativity are encouraged! 1 class.

$19

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Tunnel Book Construction

Tuesdays

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/29-7/6

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

Explore the possibilities of hand-made books with the Tunnel Book Book-form. No prior experience necessary. These eye-catching books open in three dimensions (as if viewers are looking through a tunnel!) and young artists will each construct a book as part of this class. 2 classes.

$29

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Pop Up Cards

Tuesdays

10:15AM-11:15AM

6/29-7/6

Ages: 11 -13 years. 

Explore pop-up card construction with this introduction to pop-up Foundation Folds. Five forms will be introduced, with plenty of time to develop creative card ideas. Young artists are invited to design invitations, thank you cards, and more in this workshop. All supplies will be provided. 2 classes.

$29

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Upcycled Robots

Tuesday

6:30PM-8:00PM

8/17 ONLY

Ages: 8 - 10 years. 

Students design, create, and explore different ways to build three-dimensionally upcycled creations. They will build their sculpture of choice and completely transform the original recycled materials into a unique sculpture. All supplies will be provided. 1 class.

$19

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ES Mobile Phone Club

Wednesdays

10:00AM-10:45AM

6/23-7/7

Ages: 8 - 10 years. 

Join us to explore your passion for photography and learn about composition, different genres of photography, and how lighting changes your images. Come prepared with a full phone or tablet battery in order to get the fullest experience from this club!

3 classes.

$59

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MS Mobile Phone Club

Wednesdays

11:00AM-11:45AM

6/23-7/7

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

Explore your passion for photography and learn about the creative side of photography! Students learn how to create a shooting plan and how to stage a photo. They will also learn composition and different genres of the photographic arts. Come prepared with a full phone or tablet battery in order to get the fullest experience from this club!

3 classes.

$59

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Kid Yoga

Thursdays

10:00AM-10:30AM

6/24-7/8

Ages: 5 - 7 years. 

Join us in this outdoor, playful yoga class and learn the basic breathwork techniques and yoga poses. Learning these useful tools, students cultivate a calm mind, manage stress, improve strength, flexibility, and gross motor skills while also improving concentration capacity.

3 classes.

$29

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Kid Yoga

Thursdays

10:45AM-11:15AM

6/24-7/8

Ages: 8 - 10 years. 

Join us in this outdoor, playful yoga class and learn the basic breathwork techniques and yoga poses. Learning these useful tools, students cultivate a calm mind, manage stress, improve strength, flexibility, and gross motor skills while also improving concentration capacity.

3 classes.

$29

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Watercolor Flowers

Thursday

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/24 ONLY

Ages: 7 - 10 years. 

Young artists learn and practice color mixing skills using watercolor paints. Students will create paintings to celebrate the colors and patterns of summertime flowers! All supplies will be provided.

1 class.

$25

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Watercolor Flowers

Thursday

10:15AM-11:15AM

6/24 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

In this 1-hour workshop, young artists will learn and practice color mixing skills using watercolor paints. Students will create paintings to celebrate the colors and patterns of summertime flowers! All supplies will be provided.

1 class.

$25

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Cardboard Masks

Thursday

6:30PM-8:00PM

8/19 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

Young artists create unique sculptural masks out of cardboard and other found objects. They will look at masks from different cultures for inspiration and create their own unique masks that can be used as a functional costume or wall hanging. All supplies will be provided. 1 class.

$19

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Cartoon Characters Workshop

Friday

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/18 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

Young artists learn and practice drawing cartoon characters. They learn tips and tricks using markers to create shadow and volume to help bring characters to life. Young artists create their own cartoons characters or use popular cartoons for inspiration. Weighted line and shadow techniques will be shared. All supplies will be provided.

1 class.

$19

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Pastel Landscapes

Trees, Waterfalls, Mountains

Friday

10:15AM-11:15AM

6/18 ONLY

Ages: 11 - 13 years. 

Young artists will practice creating two compositions: a tree scape (a landscape with many trees), and a waterfall-mountain scene. They learn basic pastel blending techniques to add color to their sketches as well as tricks for creating depth and visual interest. All supplies will be provided. 1 class.

$25

Fencing Pose

Introduction to Fencing

Sundays
9:30AM-10:30AM
7/11 - 8/1

Ages: 7 - 15 years. 

Fencing is a physically and mentally demanding sport that improves speed, agility, and reflexes. Join us to learn how to apply problem solving skills under pressure and to show respect, regardless of the result. Use your mind and body to overcome your adversary.

4 classes.

$105

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Continuing Fencing

Sundays
10:45AM-11:45AM
7/11 - 8/1

Ages: 7 - 15 years. 

This class meets for 60 minutes once per week. Class will include games for physical development, improvement of essential footwork, introduction to more advanced tactics and blade work, drilling and bouting. Fencers will be introduced to electronic scoring and bouting using the same system seen at the Olympics! This class will prepare students for intermediate or competitive level Fencing. 4 classes.

$105

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Introduction to Fencing

Sundays
9:30AM-10:30AM
8/8 - 8/29

Ages: 7 - 15 years. 

Fencing is a physically and mentally demanding sport that improves speed, agility, and reflexes. Join us to learn how to apply problem solving skills under pressure and to show respect, regardless of the result. Use your mind and body to overcome your adversary.

4 classes.

$105

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Continuing Fencing

Sundays
10:45AM-11:45AM
8/8 - 8/29

Ages: 7 - 15 years. 

This class meets for 60 minutes once per week. Class will include games for physical development, improvement of essential footwork, introduction to more advanced tactics and blade work, drilling and bouting. Fencers will be introduced to electronic scoring and bouting using the same system seen at the Olympics! This class will prepare students for intermediate or competitive level Fencing. 4 classes.

$105