Little Ivy Academy

Year-Round Enrichment for the 21st Century!

Exclusively for Kindergarteners-8th Graders

660 East Glen Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ 07450



Afterschool Enrichment
Right Here at
St. Elizabeth's!

[UPDATE: Although we are not offering courses at St. Elizabeth's this Fall, we look forward to seeing your child at our Ridgewood campus where we are offering a wide selection of STEM labs!

Click here for more information on our afterschool programs!]

This Session, right here at St. Elizabeth's Interparochial School in Wyckoff, we're thrilled to be offering the following RealScience! & Express Yourself!  STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) enrichment lab program:

  • Robots in Motion where your child will build and program a wide range of moving, spinning robotic devices, bringing motors to lifeand setting wheels and gears into action-- for your 1st-2nd graders.


This page is your exclusive resource for registration and program updates about the enrichment labs we're offering at St. Elizabeth's, as well as the tutoring programs, enrichment labs and summer camp programs we offer at our nearby Ridgewood campus and other, select local schools. We encourage you to bookmark it for easy reference.

To register your child, click on the REGISTER link in the grid below. Our OneApp Registration form will allow you to register more than one of your children for the Robots in Motion! (1st-2nd graders) lab program here at St. Elizabeth's. A 10% discount will be applied for each sibling who also registers!
Our Learning Enrichment Lab class sizes are limited to provide your child with a robust, small-group learning environment. We will process registrations on a rolling admission basis until each class is full. Additional registrations will be placed on a wait list, and we will contact you in the event your registration is wait-listed.

Meanwhile, please scroll down this page to learn more about our STEM/STEAM-based The Robots Are Coming!!! lab programs.


If you have any questions, please contact our director, Erich Bassler, by e-mail at, or by phone at 201-444-8400.

Featured Program: THE ROBOTS ARE COMING!!!

Elementary and middle schoolers have a fascination with the world of automated and mechanical operations-- most especially a curiosity about the “what” “how” and “why” of things set into motion by computers.

Our RealScience! The Robots are Coming!!! Learning Enrichment Lab courses and Summer Camp programs capture this fascination, this curiosity, putting your elementary and middle schooler in control of their very own robotic creations as they bring them from first movements to fully programmed strength!

In fact, our projects-based The Robots Are Coming!!! lab courses and summer camp programs are built upon a “differentiated learning” approach, providing our students with projects that include both basic builds and more challenging enhancements that accommodate their range of skill levels--- from beginners to advanced students. Even our “advanced students-only” programs use this approach in order to provide unique opportunities for the full range of our advanced students.

Combining LEGOs, supplemented by a range of additional materials, for the engineering, plus an age-appropriate programming language—including an image-based language for the programming created at Tufts University especially for our young, elementary schoolers, and the more robust Scratch language created at MIT's cutting-edge Media Lab for our middle schoolers-The Robots Are Coming!!! provides your child with full, hands-on access to the S.T.E.M.-based (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) world of creative engineering and programming.

RealScience & Express Yourself
Fall 2017 Afterschool Labs

Fall 2017 Registration
Now Open!

Below you'll find this Fall's Express Yourself! and RealScience! Learning Enrichment Lab programs for your elementary and middle schoolers.

The new labs that are launching now are clickable, below. Brief backgrounders on these labs are just one click away.
For Quick Registration, CLICK HERE.

Robots in Motion!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)
@Little Ivy Academy Campus, Ridgewood

Robots Coming to Their Senses!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)

Robots Engage & Interact
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)
@Little Ivy Academy Campus, Ridgewood
@Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, Ho-Ho-Kus

WebDevelopers Internet Rockstars
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)  

@Little Ivy Academy Campus, Ridgewood

Get Connected!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)
@Little Ivy Academy Campus, Ridgewood

Everyday Inventions!

GameMakers: First Encounters!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)

GameMakers: Jr. Game Developer!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)

GameMakers: Classic Adventure!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)
@Little Ivy Academy Campus, Ridgewood

GameMakers: Classic Platformers!
(Click on Link Below for Preferred Location)

Our Bespoke Lab Program

for Your Private Group

Have Your Own Lab:
Your Friends, Your Schedule!

Have a group of elementary or middle school friends, scout group, sports team, children of your work friends  interested in discovering how to produce digital videos. . . build and program robots. . . design and program video games, mobile apps, animated stories?

No need to wait for our next round of scheduled labs to get underway! Your group can have their own seven-week Express Yourself! or RealScience! enrichment lab with our popular Bespoke Lab program, hosted here on our Ridgewood campus or at a convenient location you've arranged.

All you need to do is choose from any of our Robots Are Coming!, VideoMakers, InventionMakers, GameMakers or AppMakers lab programs. . . . . reach out to your friendship network, select a location, dates and time, and we'll do the rest.


To learn more about our Bespoke Lab program, please contact our director, Erich Bassler at or 201.444.8400.

Customized Tutoring
Empowers Your Child's Success!
Tutoring As Unique
 As Your Child!


Little Ivy is offering customized small-group and private Tutoring programs in Reading, Writing & Math, exclusively for kindergarteners, first graders, second graders, third graders, fourth graders, fifth graders, sixth graders, seventh graders and eighth graders right here on our park-like Ridgewood campus.

We invite you to learn more about how we can help unlock the mysteries of successful skills development for your child by clicking on any of the links above, or contacting our director, Erich Bassler at 201.444.8400, or by e-mail at ---Discounts available for our St. Elizabeth's enrichment lab students and their families!