Winter Programs

Class Name: School House Chess 

Grades K-6
$197
Tentative Dates:  Mondays, January 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 30 and April 6
Times:

  • Beginner: 4:00-5:00
  • Intermediate: 5:15-6:15

Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Cornog Field House, 5 Myrtle Ave, Summit, NJ

Course Description: Schoolhouse Chess brings chess pieces to life using creative and animated personalities that enable students to learn the game in a fun and exciting way. Students become fascinated with imaginative chess characters that accelerate the learning process. This course covers the rules and strategies of chess.


Class Name: Fashion Sewing Classes: Recreate the Monarch Silhouette

Ages 7-16
$225
Tentative Dates:  Mondays, January 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 30 and April 6
Times: 5:30-6:30
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
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Class Name: Drone Commander

Ages 9-14
$155
Tentative Dates:  Mondays, January 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 30 and April 6
Times: 6:45-7:45
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: In Snapology’s Drone Commander program, students will be introduced to the world of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and develop a deep understanding how to control and manage this exciting technology. In this workshop, children will learn about the types of UAVs, the parts needed for controlled flight, the forces of flight, basic drone safety, and a variety of flying maneuvers. This exciting program will give your child the chance to safely test out some of the newest advances in robotics and really take their knowledge of engineering to new heights


Class Name: Alternative Energy 

Ages 6-14
$131
Tentative Dates:  Tuesday, January 21, 28; February 4, 11, 25; March 3, 10, 17
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 24 and 31
Times: 5:30-6:30
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Ever wonder how energy is developed from the sun, wind, and water? Come build a solar-powered car, a windmill and a watermill using LEGO® bricks. Save the planet and build with LEGO® bricks all at the same time!


Class Name: Sports Science  

Ages 6-12
$131
Tentative Dates:  Tuesday, January 21, 28; February 4, 11, 25; March 3, 10, 17
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 24 and 31
Times: 6:30-7:30
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: In this class, children will learn the science behind their favorite sports. Students will learn about momentum, energy, measurement, air pressure, and much more as they perform simple experiments related to sports. Perfect for both sports and science lovers, this fun interactive program exercises both the body and the mind.


Class Name: Elementary Drawing   

Grades 1-6
$131
Tentative Dates:  Wednesdays, January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 25 and April 1
Times: 5:00-6:00
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Start 2020 off with a bang! Young Rembrandts students will flex their creative muscle as they take on artistic challenges like our Winter Birdhouses and Sporty Snowboarder lesson in January.  In February, students will master perspective and personality as they complete a challenging Palm Tree Scene, cute Penguins and their own version of Grant Wood’s American Gothic. And in the month of March, get ready for a mix of elegance and graphic style drawings as students complete a Graceful Swan and Line Art Owl. There’s no better way to shake the winter blues…. Sign up today!


Class Name: Video Game Design with Scratch

Grades 2-4
$185
Tentative Dates:  Wednesdays, January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 25 and April 1
Times: 5:30-6:30
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Cornog Field House, 5 Myrtle Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Students focus on exciting LEGO® motorized creations with weekly themes such as Inventions, Life Science, and Technology. Students will design and build machines, vehicles, animals and other structures using Bricks 4 Kidz’s® copyrighted model plans. Each class begins with a lesson discussion on the weekly topic. At the end of each session, students are also encouraged to modify the design, unleashing their creativity.


Class Name: LEGO® Motorized Model Building

Grades K-3
$161
Tentative Dates:  Wednesdays, January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18
Exclude Dates:  February 17
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 25 and April 1
Times: 4:30-5:30
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Cornog Field House, 5 Myrtle Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: In this beginner Scratch program, children will build their foundation of Scratch fundamentals to create animations and games using data structures, algorithms and game design. Students will learn to create unique game design projects with functions that involve math and logic. Challenging problems are given in each class to enhance students understanding and encourage creativity.

Class Name: Cartooning   

Grades 1-6
$131
Tentative Dates:  Thursdays, January 23, 30; February 6, 20, 27; March 5, 12
Exclude Dates:  February 13    
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 19 and 26
Times: 6:00-7:00
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Your child is sure to be giggling all season long as they explore the fun, artistic world of Young Rembrandts cartooning! Funny expressions and hilarious animals are just a few pieces students will create in the months of January and February. Our March lessons are sure to delight kids and parents when students complete Goofy Chefs and our hilarious Cartoon Dads. Enroll your child today for fun artistic challenges they can use to create amazing pieces of artwork. Sign up today!


Class Name: Minecraft Advanced & Epic Engineering with LEGO® Materials

Ages 7-14
$131
Tentative Dates:  Thursdays, January 23, 30; February 6, 20, 27; March 5, 12
Exclude Dates:  February 13    
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 19 and 26
Times: 6:15-7:15
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks                                
Location: Cornog Field House, 5 Myrtle Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® parts! Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast, and a motorized Minecart! This project-based camp, designed by Play-Well instructors, combines the basic format of our core engineering-themed programs based on the world of Minecraft. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO® materials.


Class Name: Frozen

Ages 5-10
$131
Tentative Dates:  Thursdays, January 23, 30; February 6, 20, 27; March 5, 12
Exclude Dates:  February 13    
Tentative Make Up Dates: March 19 and 26
Times: 5:00-6:00
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks                                
Location: Cornog Field House, 5 Myrtle Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Do you want to build a snowman with Elsa and Anna?! Design your own Ice Castle, create your own snowman, like Olaf, and love is an open door is only a snowflake away. Have a blast as you create your own kingdom of Arrendale using LEGO® bricks. For the first time in forever you will be building with LEGO® bricks and Frozen all in one world!


Class Name: Magic Secrets 

Grades K-5
$173
Tentative Dates:  Friday, January 31; February 7, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 20, 27
Exclude Dates:  February 14
Tentative Make Up Dates: April 3, 10
Times: 5:00-6:00
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks                                
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Are you ready to learn the secrets of magic that have been guarded for centuries? Then Hobby Quest’s Magic Secrets program is just the thing for you! This fall get ready to wow your audiences by learning amazing illusions! Friends and family will be stunned by your ability to predict the future with the “Envelope Prediction” and “Magic Top” tricks, and won’t believe your mind reading abilities with the “Crayons – Know the Color” trick! We’ll teach you how to magically balance a whole glass on just a playing card with the “Anti-Gravity Levitating Glass” illusion! If that wasn’t enough, we’ll even teach you mind control with the “Stiff Rope” trick, a rope that will stiffen and loosen when you say the magic words! Of course, that is just the beginning! At the end of class, we will invite your friends and family for a preview, so you can show off your amazing Magic Secrets! You get to keep all the tricks you learn, so you’ll have a whole magic show’s worth to entertain a new audience whenever you like!

It’s Magical! Learn it! Perform it! Keep it!


Class Name: Fashion Denim 

$173
Grades K-5
Tentative Dates:  Friday, January 31; February 7, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 20, 27
Exclude Dates:  February 14
Tentative Make Up Dates: April 3, 10
Times: 6:00-7:00
Hourly Classroom Time: 1 hour
Weeks of Program: 8 weeks                                
Location: Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ
Course Description: Take your love of denim to the next level with Hobby Quest’s Denim Dreams! This session we are crazy about denim, the most versatile fabric out there! You’ll learn everything there is to know about creating your own denim vest that you can wear alone or with other pieces – the possibilities are endless! We’ll even make a cute cotton skirt to go with it, and fun accessories like a bracelet and necklace! From designing and sketching to altering and decorating, you’ll be guided through the process step by step to create some incredible one of a kind pieces! Your outfits will be so cute that your friends and family will be invited in at the end of the session to see you model your designs in a runway show. No experience is necessary, you’ll learn all of the skills needed to create chic garments so sign up today!

Design it! Create it! Keep it!

Winter Program Notices:

-All out of town registrants are subject to a $20 out of town fee

-Financial assistance is available. Please contact the Summit Department of Community Programs for more details.