Center for Discovery After-School Programs

After-School Fun!

FPD’s Center for Discovery provides an array of after-school programs and youth athletic leagues for kids to explore new hobbies or enhance their skill sets. All programs are open to the community and led by Christ-centered mentors who encourage students to explore their God-given skills.

Princess Ballet

For girls 3K -1st grade

An introduction to the art of ballet through creative movement and music appreciation for students in 3K-1st. Children are introduced to movements that will allow them to use their bodies to say something. Time will be spent developing individual expression and imagination. Each student will need a black or light pink modest leotard with ballet tights and shoes. A class demonstration will be given on December 12th

  • Instructor: Kathryn Ginaldi, Ballet Instructor
  • Dates: Mondays, September 12th -December 12th. (No class on October 10, 24, or November 21).
  • Time: 3:45 -4:30pm
  • Location: FPD Clark Fine Arts Building
  • Cost: $265
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Elementary Robotics

For boys and girls in 1st -3rd grade

Students will build engineering and critical-thinking skills as they work together to explore real-world problems. Through the theme SuperPowered, we will look at energy and where it comes from, how it is used, and how we can plan to establish a better energy future. Students will learn to design, code, and create unique solutions made with LEGO bricks and powered by LEGO Education Spike software.

  • Instructor: Anna Leigh Hutcheson, Lower School STEAM Instructor
  • Dates: Monday- Thursday, September 12-22.
  • Location: Innovation Station
  • Cost: $175
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Fall Fun – STEM and Literary Fun

For boys and girls in 3K- Kindergarten

This camp will include literacy (reading, letter practice, rhyming) and STEM activities related to fall (farms, harvest, pumpkins).

  • Instructor: Tabitha Hinson, Preschool Teacher
  • Location: Preschool Building
  • Dates: Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, and 18th
  • Time: 3:45-4:45 pm
  • Cost: $75
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Christmas Art # 1

Boys and girls K- 5th grade

Artists will create two or three pieces of artwork from various materials that will make incredible Christmas gifts or become family treasures. Please note that the two Christmas Workshops will entail different projects so students may attend both.

  • Instructors: Nancy Butler, High School Art Teacher and Mary Bennet Rose, Art Assistant
  • Dates: Wednesdays, November 2, 9 and 16
  • Time: 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: FPD High School Art Room
  • Price: $125
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Christmas Art # 2

Boys and girls K- 5th grade

Artists will create two or three pieces of artwork from various materials that will make incredible Christmas gifts or become family treasures. Please note that the two Christmas Workshops will entail different projects so students may attend both.

  • Instructors: Nancy Butler, High School Art Teacher and Mary Bennet Rose, Art Assistant
  • Dates: Wednesdays, November 30 and December 7 and 14
  • Time: 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: FPD High School Art Room
  • Price: $125
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Elementary Robotics

Boys and girls in 3rd-5th grade

Students will build engineering and critical-thinking skills as they work together to explore real-world problems. Through the theme SuperPowered, we will look at energy and where it comes from, how it is used, and how we can plan to establish a better energy future. Students will learn to design, code, and create unique solutions made with LEGO bricks and powered by LEGO Education Spike software.

Instructor: Anna Leigh Hutcheson, Lower School STEAM

Instructor Dates: Monday, October 31 – Thursday, November 3 and Monday, November 7 -Thursday, November 10

Cost:$175
Location: Innovation Station

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Other Music Lessons

Open to all ages

FPD offers a wide variety of music lessons with talented teachers here on our campus.  Many of the teachers are well known in the community and in our school family for their exceptional musical talents.

Lessons are available in guitar, piano, flute, trombone, drum, violin, and clarinet.

If you are interested in taking music or voice lessons please contact the CFD office at 478-477-6506 ext 182

Instructors:

  • Jonathon Baker-FPD band Director, Trombone Lessons
  • Patrick Brown – Woodwind Lessons
  • Brayden Hutcheson -piano and guitar
  • Maggie Hollis, Flute Instructor

Prices vary based upon instructor experience, length of lesson, and number of lessons per month.  Please contact our office or email Elizabeth.leslein@fpdmacon.org and we will be happy to try to coordinate your schedule with the availability of the instructors.

Youth Sports Teams

FPD is home to multiple Youth Sports Leagues including Viking Soccer League, Viking Football & Cheer, Viking Basketball League, and Viking Tennis.

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Registration for all Center for Discovery programs, camps, and athletic youth leagues is available online.

For questions about the Center for Discovery, please contact Elizabeth Leslein, Center for Discovery Program Coordinator, at elizabeth.leslein@fpdmacon.org or call 478.477.6505, ext. 182.