WildArts Enrichment Programs are offered on select days of the week during the school year. They are a great way to learn in a small group setting as classes are capped at 10-12 students.

These enrichment classes are open to the entire PS 163 community, including those students not enrolled in our afterschool program. Signing up for an enrichment program allows your student access to the WildArts Afterschool program for the entire WildArts day. Take a look at our schedule below!

Enrichment Classes 2022-2023

Wacky Science Wednesdays 1/2/3

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30PM | Drop In Enrollment

Instructor: Gaby Nolan | Cost: $25 per /week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 1-3.

Join Wildarts instructor Ms. Gaby on a scientific journey of discovery each Monday. These drop-in classes feature new experiments and projects each week. Growing crystals to make rock-candy, building our own bottle rockets to understand propulsion, and dissecting owl pellets are just some examples of the fun projects we'll do while following the scientific method.


Wacky Science Wednesdays 3/4/5

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30PM | Drop In Enrollment

Instructor: Gaby Nolan | Cost: $25 per /week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.

Join Wildarts instructor Ms. Gaby on a scientific journey of discovery each Tuesday. These drop-in classes feature new experiments and projects each week. Growing crystals to make rock-candy, building our own bottle rockets to understand propulsion, and dissecting owl pellets are just some examples of the fun projects we'll do while following the scientific method.

Chess 1/2/3 (M)

Mondays, 3:30-4:30PM | Sep 19th - Dec 19th (12 sessions)

Instructor: Mr. James | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment session is for students in grades 1/2/3.


Our chess teacher Mr.James will introduce your child to the basic moves of the game. They will learn how to move the pieces, how to check & checkmate, stalemate, castling, and promotion. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

Chess 3/4/5 (M)

Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM | Sep 19th - Dec 19th (12 sessions)

Instructor: Mr. James | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.


Our chess teacher Mr.James will help to continue to build your child’s basic understanding of chess. They will be introduced to new learning combinations like double attack, fork, pin, x-ray, and different kinds of strategies to finish the games. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

Chess 1/2/3 (F)

Fridays, 3:30-4:30 PM | Sep 23 - Dec 23 (12 weeks)

Instructor: Mr. James | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 1/2/3

Our chess teacher Mr.James will introduce your child to the basic moves of the game. They will learn how to move the pieces, how to check & checkmate, stalemate, castling, and promotion. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

Chess 3/4/5 (F)

Fridays, 4:30-5:30 PM | Sep 23 - Dec 23 (12 Weeks)

Instructor: Mr. James | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.


Our chess teacher Mr.James will help to continue to build your child’s basic understanding of chess. They will be introduced to new learning combinations like double attack, fork, pin, x-ray, and different kinds of strategies to finish the games. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

ADVANCED DANCE (W) 2/3/4/5

Wednesdays, 4:45 PM-5:45 PM | Sep 21 - Dec 14th (13 weeks)

Instructor: Shanise O'Connor | Cost: $25 per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in all grades.

Participants will receive detailed instruction in advanced modern, hip hop, and ballet dance. Enrichment Dancers will perform a specially prepared piece at an upcoming WildArts Showcase to be announced.

BASKETBALL (Th) 3/4/5

Thursdays, 4:45 PM-5:45 PM | Sep 22 - Dec 22 (12 sessions)

Instructor: James Jordan | Cost: $25 per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.

Participants will focus on improving basic techniques and strategies of basketball. Enrichment Basketball participants will practice dribbling, passing, and shooting in full length basketball games.

If you have a child that is younger than the grades specified for Basketball, but you are comfortable allowing your child to engage in this sports activity with 3rd through 5th graders, please feel free to register.

Concinando en Español (T) PK/K/1

Tuesdays, 4:45 PM-5:45 PM | Sep 20 - Dec 20th (12 weeks)

Instructor: Sonia Mena | Cost: $25 per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades PK-1.


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WildArts enrichment classes are subject to minimum enrollment requirements. If the minimum enrollment is not met by the Sunday prior to the first session, the enrichment program will not move forward and families who registered will be refunded.

Winter Enrichment Classes 2023

CONCINANDO EN ESPAÑOL PK/K/1

Wednesdays, 4:00 PM -5:00 PM | Jan 11 - Mar 29 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: Sonia Mena | Cost: $25 per /week*

Help Ms.Mena to cook & bake some tasty treats while learning Spanish at the same time!

In our brand new Concinando en Español Enrichment, your child will be introduced to the fundamental principles of Spanish, basic vocabulary, sounds, and phonics! Each child will be able to walk away with a tasty treat to take home along with some new words to share with you!

WACKY SCIENCE WEDNESDAYS 1/2/3/4/5

Mondays, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM | Jan 11 - Mar 29

Instructor: Alexi Cortez | Cost: $25 per /week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 1-3.

Join Wildarts instructor Ms. Gaby on a scientific journey of discovery each Monday. These drop-in classes feature new experiments and projects each week. Growing crystals to make rock-candy, building our own bottle rockets to understand propulsion, and dissecting owl pellets are just some examples of the fun projects we'll do while following the scientific method.


BASKETBALL 3/4/5

Thursdays, 4:45 PM-5:45 PM | Jan 12 - Mar 30 (10 Weeks)

Instructor: James Jordan | Cost: $25 per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.

Participants will focus on improving basic techniques and strategies of basketball. Enrichment Basketball participants will practice dribbling, passing, and shooting in full length basketball games.

If you have a child that is younger than the grades specified for Basketball, but you are comfortable allowing your child to engage in this sports activity with 3rd through 5th graders, please feel free to register.

SOCCER 2/3/4/5

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 PM | Jan 10th - Mar 28th (11 Weeks)

Instructor: James Jordan | Cost: 25$ per session/week*

Join WildArts Sports and Games Specialist, Mr. James, for a Soccer Enrichment Program. Participants will focus on improving basic techniques and strategies of Soccer in a small group setting. Soccer participants will practice dribbling, and passing and play full soccer games. Soccer will meet once a week for eleven sessions at PS 163. Priority Enrollment is for families currently enrolled in WildArts Afterschool programs.

CHESS 1/2/3 (M)

Fridays, 3:30-4:30 PM | Jan 9 - Mar 27 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: James Lewis | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in all grades.

Our chess teacher Mr.James will introduce your child to the basic moves of the game. They will learn how to move the pieces, how to check & checkmate, stalemate, castling, and promotion. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

CHESS 3/4/5 (M)

Fridays, 4:30-5:30 PM | Jan 9 - Mar 27 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: James Lewis | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.


Our chess teacher Mr.James will help to continue to build your child’s basic understanding of chess. They will be introduced to new learning combinations like double attack, fork, pin, x-ray, and different kinds of strategies to finish the games. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

CHESS 1/2/3 (F)

Fridays, 3:30-4:30 PM | Jan 13 - Mar 31 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: James Lewis | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in all grades.

Our chess teacher Mr.James will introduce your child to the basic moves of the game. They will learn how to move the pieces, how to check & checkmate, stalemate, castling, and promotion. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

CHESS 3/4/5 (F)

Fridays, 4:30-5:30 PM | Jan 13 - Mar 31 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: James Lewis | Cost: 30$ per session/week*

This enrichment class is for students in grades 3-5.


Our chess teacher Mr.James will help to continue to build your child’s basic understanding of chess. They will be introduced to new learning combinations like double attack, fork, pin, x-ray, and different kinds of strategies to finish the games. They will also be challenged with different puzzles to solve to enhance their problem-solving skills and techniques.

ADVANCED DANCE 3/4/5

Tuesdays, 4:45 PM-5:45 PM | Jan 11 - Mar 29 (11 Weeks)

Instructor: Shanise O'connor| Cost: $25 per session/week*

Not Yet Scheduled

MS. DOUGHTY'S BOOK CLUB

Coming Soon

Instructor: Bongi Doughty | Cost: $15 per session/week*

Participants will engage in a social book club to improve their reading and literacy skills. Small group settings mimic tutoring, but with a more fun and socially focused atmosphere.