Orchard School

Welcome to our Orchard School families!

This is your school’s official page, where you can find all the information (dates, times, off-days, etc.) about the programs being offered right in your school!

To sign up for a program, start by finding your child’s program of interest, click register and a registration form will open! This registration form will allow you to select additional programs as well as add multiple children.

Payment can be made with all major credit cards. If you have any questions, or need help registering, please contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com, or by phone at 201-444-8400.

You can also learn more about programs on our Ridgewood Campus, our Summer & School Break Camps, and more, below!

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Afterschool Labs @ Orchard School

Update for This Term: Our Fall 2017 session is currently underway! If you are interested in joining our mailing list to find out about our upcoming programs, you can contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com to join our mailing list or you can Have Your Own Lab– CLICK HERE to use our form.

This Fall, we will be offering the following programs at Orchard School! Program information, including ages, prices and descriptions can be found below. If you register additional siblings, a 10% discount will be applied for each additional brother and/or sister when we process your credit card.

RobotMakers: Robots Coming to Their Senses!

Creating robots that interact with their environments is what’s in store for your child when they engage this challenging series of projects that deploy sensors, along with the related engineering concepts & coding needed to animate ‘bots that make sense of the world.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/3/17 to 11/28/17 (no lab on 10/31, 11/21)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: K – 2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $195.00

 

GameMakers: Classic Platformers!

Here’s where your child can design & code their own basic platform-style video game, including creating a character’s world, inventing their challengers and providing the power-ups they’ll need to take it to the next level.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 10/4/17 to 11/15/17
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd – 5thGrade
  • Tuition: $195.00

Afterschool Labs @ Our Ridgewood Campus

Update for This Term: Our Fall 2017 session is currently underway! If you are interested in joining our mailing list to find out about our upcoming programs, you can contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com to join our mailing list or you can Have Your Own Lab– CLICK HERE to use our form.

This Fall, we will be offering the following programs! Program information, including ages, prices and descriptions can be found below. If you register additional siblings, a 10% discount will be applied for each additional brother and/or sister when we process your credit card.

RobotMakers: Robots in Motion

Your child will put real fun into action as they advance their STEM skills building & coding a range of moving, spinning robotic devices. . . bringing motors to life. . . setting wheels & gears into action while they become familiar with both the programming language & engineering know-how they’ll need to complete each project

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 10/18/17 to 12/6/17 (no lab 11/22)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: Pre -K to 1st Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

InventionMakers: Get Connected!

Now your child can connect to the secrets of creating and developing their own wireless devices to make life easier for them and their friends! Utilizing their critical thinking skills and the Little Bits invention system, kids will be able to will design, create and pitch, Shark-tank style, a range of radio-controlled & Bluetooth-enabled inventions for everyday use!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/17/17 to 12/12/17 (no lab on 10/31 & 11/21)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: K – 2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

GameMakers: Jr. Game Developer

Put your 1st or 2nd grader in control of bringing their imagination to digital life as they create characters & worlds for their own series of interactive video games, all while developing their coding and critical-thinking skills with the age-appropriate Scratch Jr. coding language developed at MIT’s Media Lab.

  • Dates: Mondays, 10/16/17 to 12/4/17 (no lab 11/20)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 1st& 2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

GameMakers: Classic Adventure

Your child will be engaged in designing & coding a range of basic adventure-style games, including inventing their own customized characters, new worlds of mazes and awesome challenges for their avatars.

  • Dates: Mondays, 10/16/17 to 12/4/17 (no lab 11/20)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

InventionMakers: Get Connected!

Now your child can connect to the secrets of creating and developing their own wireless devices to make life easier for them and their friends! Utilizing their critical thinking skills and the Little Bits invention system, kids will be able to will design, create and pitch, Shark-tank style, a range of radio-controlled & Bluetooth-enabled inventions for everyday use!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/17/17 to 12/12/17 (no lab on 10/31 & 11/21)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

RobotMakers: Robots Engage & Interact!

Now your child can deploy NXT Generation mobile robotic technology to create robots that use a range of sensors (touch, hear, see, etc.)  to engage &interact with environmental challenges and each other! Paired with a “flavor” of the age-appropriate Scratch programming language created at MIT’s Media Lab, your child can develop their critical thinking and STEAM skills as the build & code these engaging mobile bots.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 10/18/17 to 12/06/17 (no lab on 11/22)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

InventionMakers: Get Connected!

Now your child can connect to the secrets of creating and developing their own wireless devices to make life easier for them and their friends! Utilizing their critical thinking skills and the Little Bits invention system, kids will be able to will design, create and pitch, Shark-tank style, a range of radio-controlled & Bluetooth-enabled inventions for everyday use!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/19/17 to 12/14/17 (no lab on 11/9 & 11/23)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 6th – 8th Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

WebDevelopers: Internet Rockstars!

Your child can open the world of website creation for themselves, discovering the coding know-how they’ll need to build a website for their favorite team, band or show! Using Mozilla’s Thimble software and their own imaginations, kids in 6th-8thgrades will use CSS, HTML and more to develop a functional website for all to see!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/19/17 to 12/14/17 (no lab on 11/9 & 11/23)
  • Time: 4:50 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Grades: 6th – 8th Grade
  • Tuition: $175.00

Don’t See What You Want?

Contact Us at info@littleivyacademy.com or CLICK HERE to use our Have Your Own Lab form.