Join us this fall for an educational, creative, and fun experience! Saturdays, October 20 - December 1 (not including November 24)
Art at Park
Art at Park will give you a chance to work with a variety of materials, styles, and techniques.
Come join us for some drawing, cartooning, painting, clay sculpture and pottery, creative crafts and much more on Saturday Mornings! Bring your ideas, be ready to get messy, and be willing to explore and experiment with various materials, styles, and art techniques. Let's have some creative fun!
Workshop Instructor: Kyle Polaske, Park School faculty
Grades 3-7 Cost: $150 per child
Earth Science at Park
Explore the great outdoors and discover the plants, animals, rocks, and sky that are here at Park. Each week you will get to investigate different parts of campus and learn about the science behind it - geology, meteorology, ecology to name a few.
Workshop Instructor: Brian Steinberg, Park School faculty Grades 4-7 Cost: $150 per child
Fashion Lab Would you like to be a Fashion Designer? Spend 6 weeks with us Designing, Sewing + Creating! You will be shown how to sketch an original design and sew on a real sewing machine to create one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. Students must supply fabric We will specify the type of fabric, pattern, and amount of yardage during the first class. Sewing machines and supplies are provided by Fashion Lab NY.
Workshop Instructor, Arlene Kay, Fashion Industry Expert Grades 4-6 and Grades 7-12* *Fashion Lab for Grades 7-12 will be held from 1:00-3:00 PM. Cost: $150 per child
Engineering with Kids*
Engineering with Kids is leading TWO classes: one for grades K-2 and one for grades 3-5. Their staff will lead each group in discovering the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math in fun and exciting ways. Each class will include a hands-on build that children will create as well as a project with technology integration.
Dates October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1 No classes will be held on November 24 (Thanksgiving Holiday).
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM*
Students should arrive at The Park School Circle off Harlem Road no earlier than 9:45 AM and be picked up in the same area at Noon. Students will not be allowed to leave the campus unless they are accompanied by a specified parent/guardian. Please be prepared to show ID upon request. Extended hours are not available.
*Fashion Lab for grades 7-12 will meet from 1:00-3:00 PM. Same drop-off/pick-up expectations apply.
Cancellation requests must be made in writing at least one week prior to the start of the program to receive a refund. Fees will not be refunded for any reason after the first Saturday of the program.
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.