Elementary School Program Fall / Winter 2022

The Elementary School Program offers a variety of exciting sports activities to our young students.
The Signup Form will open on Friday, September 9, for the Elementary Sports After School (ESAS) programs. We hope your children enjoy the activities!

 

Weekly schedule


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Active Kids (1-2) Grow up with Sports (JK-KG) Archery (3-5) Kids Athletics (3-5) Soccer (1-2)
Basketball (3-5) Basketball (1-2) Chess (1-5) Cheerleading (1-2) NEW! Cheerleading (3-5) NEW!
EC1 Swimming (JK-KG) Soccer (3-5) EC3 Swimming (JK-KG) Volleyball (3-5) EC2 Swimming (JK-KG)
Swimming (3-5) Intro to Shotokan Karate (3-5) Swimming (3-5) EC1 Swimming (JK-KG) Swimming (3-5)
Tennis EC2 Swimming (JK-KG) Tennis Swimming (1-2) Tennis
Ballet (KG -2) Swimming (1-2) Ballet (KG-2) Tennis  
  Tennis Guitar (3-5) Modern Jazz/Hip Hop (3-5)  
  Musical Theater (1-5) Parkour (1-2) NEW! Robokids (KG)  
  Young Coders (1-2) Parkour (3-5) NEW!    

The program will continue to run with the following parameters for the majority of the activities.

  • Young students (JK, KG) will wait at the classrooms to be picked up by the instructors to head out to their activity facility.
  • Other students must walk to the designated meeting place prior to the beginning of the activity. 
  • If parents pick up their child(ren), they must be prompt for the pick up time @ 17:00
    The school does not supervise students after 17:00.
  • Snacks will not be provided. We encourage students to bring something healthy from home, as students are not permitted to go out to the outside kiosk after school.
  • If your child is sick or absent during the school day, he/she is not allowed to participate in any after-school activities.
  • In case of rain, the outdoor activities sessions will take place indoors with alternative plans.
  • For every sport, session dates, cost and meeting points are provided.
    In the event that a session needs to be canceled, you will be notified, and every effort will be made to reschedule the missed sessions before the end of the program.
  • For any emergencies or any needed communication after school hours (after 16:00), you may call: 30 698 3329849 (Mr. Mamas) or 210.6070.294 / 210.6070.240 / 210.6070.235 / where a staff member will be on duty until all the after-school activities end.
  • For every sport, session dates, cost, meeting points and sports specific protocols are provided.

Activities Fees & Deadlines:

There is a predetermined cost per activity to help pay for the instructor's time and materials; please see the activities sections below.
Activities will be canceled if there are not enough students signed up. The Athletic Department will contact you if this is the case.

Payment must be made by Thursday, September 15th, 2022, using the School Bank information. Please include the child’s name..

*Payment must be made prior to the onset of the activity OR within one week following the submission of the form (if the activity has already started and space is available).

For any questions you may have, please contact Mr. Charalambos Mamas at 210 6070294 in the Athletic Department or via email: mamasc@acs.gr. If you cannot find us in person, leave a message, and we'll get back to you.

Registration & Cancelation Protocols

Registration during the Semester (after the start of the activities) will be allowed based on availability:
  • If registration for the activity takes place before 50% of the total sessions are completed, then the family will have to pay the whole fee (100%).
  • If registration for the activity takes place after 50% of the total sessions are completed, then the family will have to pay half the fee (50%)

Cancelation Policy

  • If a student wishes to withdraw from an activity before the second session, then the family can receive 100% of the activity fee in credit for another activity.
  • If a student wishes to withdraw from an activity after the second session and before 50% of the total sessions are completed, then the family can receive 50% of the activity fee in credit for another activity.
  • No credit will be offered If a student wishes to withdraw from an activity after 50% of the total sessions are completed (except in the case of an injury or illness resulting in absence of three weeks or more).



Register here »

Sign-up will be available on Friday, September 9th at 19:00.

Activities

 

Active Kids (co-ed) | Grades 1 - 2

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 19, 26

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 28

December 5, 12, 19

January 9, 16

A program that makes kids enjoy and learn all Olympic sports and more. Children will cooperate with each other and make the best out of them while playing and learning new sports.

Location: Backfield / Rainy Day Location: Elementary Gym

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 75

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Day: Monday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Instructor: Ms. Efi Karatopouzi

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Archery (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 21, 28

October 5, 19, 26

November 2, 16, 30

December 7, 14, 21

January 11, 18

The future archers will learn basic techniques, safety rules, competition procedures and will have the chance to enjoy shooting through fun games and competitions.

Advantages gained through archery training:

* Increases the levels of concentration * Reduces stress * Sharpens the mind * Tones the upper body * Strengthens the back * Does not require specific body skills

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Archery classes will be separated in two groups based on the participants' age.
  • All necessary equipment will be provided from ACS Athens.
  • The following personal items must be provided before the beginning of the lessons from the ACS Athens Athletic office.
    • Chest guard
    • Finger tab
    • Armguard
    • (Optional: Quiver)

Location: 5th Grade Playground / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 8

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 100

Day: Wednesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 12 students

Instructor: Mr. Panagiotis Katsaitis

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Respective Grade Signs) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Ballet / Grades KG-2

Dates: Fall / Winter (Mondays)

September 19, 26

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 28

December 5, 12, 19

January 9, 16

Dates: Fall / Winter (Wednesdays)

September 21, 28

October 5, 19, 26

November 2, 16, 30

December 7, 14, 21

January 11, 18

Lessons will be based upon classical ballet technique, free movement and character work. High quality instruction and training will aim to correct posture, balance, line of dance, space consciousness, strength, rhythm, repertoire and composition. Students will need to provide their own tights and dance shoes.

Location: Theater / Rainy Day Location:Theater

Grades: KG - 2

Cost: € 250

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Day: Mondays and Wednesdays

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Instructor: Ms. Katerina Mitakou

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Basketball (co-ed) | Grades 1-2

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18, 25

November 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13, 20

January 10, 17

A fun activity for students who would like to learn and practice basketball fundamentals. Students will work together and learn the basic principles of smooth collaboration.

Location: Outdoor small Basketball Court / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 5

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 75

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 12 students

Instructor: Mr. Christos Stachikas

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Respective Grade Signs) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Basketball (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 19, 26

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 28

December 5, 12, 19

January 9, 16

Students will work on their basketball skills through fun and entertaining drills and games. They will also be encouraged to work together and learn the basic principles of smooth collaboration.

Location: Outdoor small Basketball Court / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 8

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 65

Day: Monday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 10 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: Mr. Andreas Nikolopoulos

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Cheerleading | Grades 1 - 2 NEW!

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15, 22

January 12, 19

Cheerleading is a wonderful opportunity to shake a pom-pom, learn basic cheerleading moves, dance to modern music and execute simple choreographies. Cheerleading is about physical movement, trying new things, and learning how to work in a group. The activity involves the teaching of basic cheerleading steps that will evolve into routines using contemporary music. Routines will be in small or bigger groups.

Location: ES Dance Room / Rainy Day Location: ES Dance Room

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 130

Day: Thursday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 6 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: TBD

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Cheerleading | Grades 3 - 5 NEW!

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 23, 30

October 7, 14, 21

November 4, 11, 18

December 2, 16

January 13, 20

Cheerleading is a wonderful opportunity to shake a pom-pom, learn basic cheerleading moves, dance to modern music and execute simple choreographies. Cheerleading is about physical movement, trying new things, and learning how to work in a group. The activity involves the teaching of basic cheerleading steps that will evolve into routines using contemporary music. Routines will be in small or bigger groups.

Location: ES Dance Room / Rainy Day Location: ES Dance Room

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 130

Day: Friday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 6 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: TBD

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Chess (co-ed) | Grades 1 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 21, 28

October 5, 19, 26

November 2, 16, 30

December 7, 14, 21

January 11, 18

Chess is the most popular game ever invented. The benefits of chess to children are endless! It strengthens mental clarity, fortitude, and stability. It develops decision-making and patience and builds focused concentration. It's fun. This course will provide lessons tailored towards the skills of the children, combined with supervised training games.

Location: ES Dance Room / Rainy Day Location: ES Dance Room

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 130

Day: Wednesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 6 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: TBD

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Grow Up with Sports (co-ed) | Grades JK - KG

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18, 25

November 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13, 20

January 10, 17

A program based on how to make children have a healthy strong body, by building up their balance, ability in running, jumping, throwing and playing in a way as if they are making a story. This unique program will make the young kids feel secure and build up their confidence.

Location: Elementary Gym / Rainy Day Location: Elementary Gym

Cost: € 75

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 4.45 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 12 students

Instructor: Ms. Efi Karatopouzi

Meeting point: The instructor will meet and pick up the students from their classroom.

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Guitar | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 21, 28

October 5, 19, 26

November 2, 16, 30

December 7, 14, 21

January 11, 18

Students will learn cords for accompaniment and simple melodies.
Students enrolling in this course will need to provide their own guitar and electronic clip-on tuner.

Location: ANNEX 2nd floor (Mr. Benetatos classroom) / Rainy Day Location: ANNEX 2nd floor (Mr. Benetatos classroom)

Cost: € 120

Day: Wednesday

Time: 4 - 4.45 pm

Minimum enrollment: 6 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: Mr. Tassos Benetatos

Meeting point: The instructor will meet and pick up the students from their classroom.

 

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Introduction to Shotokan Karate (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Shotokan Karate is a traditional Japanese martial art which originated from Southern China at least 1500 years ago. ACS Athens students are presented with a unique opportunity to experience this new activity.

Location: Outdoor Amphitheater / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 8

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 75

Days: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 10 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: Mr. Mark Papasifakis - official instructor of the Greek Karate Association and ACS Athens Alumnus (3 Dan).

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Kids Athletics (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15, 22

January 12, 19

A program that teaches and trains children for track and field based on track activities in a very playful and interesting way. Children build up their confidence, agility, coordination and speed.

Location: Backfield / Rainy Day Location: Elementary Gym

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 75

Day: Thursday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 10 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: Ms. Efi Karatopouzi

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Modern Jazz & Hip Hop | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15, 22

January 12, 19

Jazz has become one of the most popular dance styles in recent years, mainly due to its prevalence on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials. People enjoy watching jazz dancers, as the dancing is fun and energetic and consists of unique moves and fancy footwork. A jazz class explodes with energy. The class goal is to produce physical and expressively well-trained dancers.

Location: Theater / Rainy Day Location: Theater

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 150

Day: Thursday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: Ms. Katerina Mitakou

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Musical theater | Grades 1 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18, 25

November 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13, 20

January 10, 17

In the Musical Theater class, students will have the chance to learn and perform songs and dances from such Broadway and movie musicals as Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Mama Mia, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, A Chorus Line, The Lion King, Cats, Annie, 42nd Street and other great, classic shows. This course is the perfect way to explore the fundamentals of musical theater in a dynamic and fun atmosphere. The program will lead to a performance at the end of class.

Location: Theater / Rainy Day Location: Theater

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 140

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: Ms. Katerina Mitakou

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Parkour (co-ed) | Grades 1 - 2 & Grades 3-5 NEW!

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 21, 28

October 5, 19, 26

November 2, 16, 30

December 7, 14, 21

January 11, 18

Parkour is an activity that exercises the whole body. Taught by qualified instructors in a safe and structured environment, Parkour at ACS Athens is a new activity that will challenge the Elementary students. Students of all ES grades can take part in this activity and they will be divided into two groups.

Location: EC PLayground / Rainy Day Location: ES Gym

Grades: 1-2 & 3 - 5

Cost: € 130

Day: Wednesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment (for each group): 7 students / Maximum enrollment: 12 students

Instructor: Provided by Athens Parkour Academy

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Robokids | Grades KG

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15, 22

January 12, 19

This is Sammy! This cute little peanut butter and jelly sandwich is actually a robot that teaches coding principles and skills to children in grades K-2. Each lesson has a different story - a challenge that motivates the students to solve a problem through robot programming. The students will have the opportunity to create their own story and program their robot while being exposed to the key areas in coding. They may program the robot to move in different directions, activate its output gear, light up its LED, play sounds, and respond to different function cards. This activity encourages hands-on involvement with the robot and the story cards. The robot, the stories as well as the model-building and coding challenges will make learning fun! Kids will learn through play, while they use their creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Location: ANNEX Computer Lab / Rainy Day Location: ES Gym

Grades:KG

Cost: € 150

Day: Thursday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 7 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: Ms. Zoi Karatza

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Soccer (co-ed) | Grades 1-2

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 23, 30

October 7, 14, 21

November 4, 11, 18

December 2, 16

January 13, 20

Soccer for young children who would like to have fun, while learning the basic Soccer skills. An activity that supports teamwork through engaging and entertaining drills.

Location: ES field / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 5

Grades: 1 - 2

Cost: € 75

Day: Friday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 20 students

Instructor: Mr. Nick Naoum & Mr. Dean Moraitis

Meeting point:Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Soccer (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 23, 30

October 7, 14, 21

November 4, 11, 18

December 2, 16

January 13, 20

Students will improve their soccer skills through fun drills and games. Through Soccer, students learn how to work together and build their confidence.

Location: Backfield / Rainy Day Location: MS Room 10 & MS Room 6

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 75

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 15 students / Maximum enrollment: 25 students

Instructor: Mr. Vasilis Mikros & Assistant

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Respective Grade Signs) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Swimming | Grades: JK - 5

For more information click here.

 

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Tennis | Grades: JK - 5

For more information & registration click here.

 

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Volleyball (co-ed) | Grades 3 - 5

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15, 22

January 12, 19

Students will work on their Volleyball skills through entertaining drills and mini games. They will also learn how to work together and have a smooth collaboration.

 

Location: Outdoor Volleyball Court / Rainy Day Location: Elementary Gym

Grades: 3 - 5

Cost: € 75

Day: Thursday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 8 students / Maximum enrollment: 15 students

Instructor: TBD

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Level Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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Young Coders| Grades 1-2

Dates: Fall / Winter

September 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18, 25

November 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13, 20

January 10, 17

This is Sammy! This cute little peanut butter and jelly sandwich is actually a robot that teaches coding principles and skills to children in grades K-2. Each lesson has a different story - a challenge that motivates the students to solve a problem through robot programming. The students will have the opportunity to create their own story and program their robot while being exposed to the key areas in coding. They may program the robot to move in different directions, activate its output gear, light up its LED, play sounds, and respond to different function cards. This activity encourages hands-on involvement with the robot and the story cards. The robot, the stories as well as the model-building and coding challenges will make learning fun! Kids will learn through play, while they use their creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Location: ANNEX Computer Lab / Rainy Day Location: ES Gym

Grades:KG

Cost: € 150

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4 - 5 pm

Minimum enrollment: 7 students / Maximum enrollment: 10 students

Instructor: Ms. Zoi Karatza

Meeting point: Outdoor Volleyball Court (Grade Signs will be placed) / Rainy day: Area Outside the Administration Building (Grade Level Signs will be placed)

 

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