After School Clubs

Fall Session: September 10 through December 21, 2018


  • Mondays:  Improv Gr 2-5  ($210 for 14 week session) 
  • Tuesdays: NEW Musical Theater Gr 6-8 ($210 for 14 week session)                 
  • Tuesdays: Archery Gr 6-12  ($210 for 14 week session) 
  • Wednesdays: Circus Club Gr 2-5 ($195 for 13 week session)
  • Wednesdays: Jazz Improv Gr 8-12 ($30 per class, $390 for 13 week session) 
  • Thursdays: Cooking Club, Gr 4-8 ($322 for 14 week session, includes all cooking supplies and organic food)  


All Clubs are held 3:30-4:30 as part of the After School Care program.  Club fees include After Care until 5 pm.  


NOTE:  Advanced payment will be required for club registration. Refunds will not be given for a student missing classes. 


Jazz Improvisation Workshop


Saxophone virtuoso/composer Max Kaplan, a Highland Hall alum and UCLA graduate, leads a one hour workshop on Thursday afternoons, from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.. This workshop is for high school students who already play an instrument, however, advanced abilities are not required. 7th and 8th graders may also participate with approval from Mr. Bluske. The fee for the workshop is $30 per week. Please contact Mr. Bluske at if you have further questions.


Musical Theater Dance Club- Grades 6-8 NEW 
The Musical Theater class will develop fundamental theater dance skills, while working collaboratively on dance pieces set to classic show tunes. The class will culminate in a workshop musical revue performance to showcase all that the students have learned.
The club is led by Fiona Cansino.  Fiona received her BA in dance and choreography from Goucher College. She has taught at numerous dance studios and musical theater programs throughout New York and Los Angeles, and recently finished a year-long tenure at The Adderley School for the Performing Arts.  She is a graduate of Green Meadow Waldorf School.


Love Cooking For You Cooking Club - Grades 4-8


LoveCookingForYou believes that food should nourish and replenish our bodies. They educate and empower children to eat healthfully by teaching them the essential life skill of cooking. Kids prepare, cut, cook, clean and having fun while doing so.  LoveCookingForYou uses the most organic and natural ingredients available, pasture raised and/or organic meats and dairy, and lots of spices purchased either at a local farmers market or health food market. All recipes will be adjustable for gluten free, vegan and vegetarian.  They will be using only natural healthy sugar sources (e.g., coconut, date sugar...)  They will be sourcing produce as available from Highland Hall's own biodynamic garden and/or local CSA resource.

LoveCookingForYou is founded by Liila Yerro, an alumni of Highland Hall Waldorf School. Liila found her calling of food and health education then pursued her dream for cooking at the Natural Gourmet Institute of Health and Culinary Arts. She creates easy recipes with a strong emphasis on holistic health. Liila merges ingredients that provide health essential benefits to create delicious tasting meals.

Improv Storytelling Club - Grades 2-5 


Using improv, narrative story development, theater games, music, and movement, children will learn the fundamentals of acting and performing techniques. They will learn to channel their natural creative abilities into powerful authentic characters. They will also develop peer collaboration, and learn to work within and support the entire ensemble while developing strong acting skills all while having a blast! 

The program is led by Mark and Hara Lewis of Kids Interactive Studio Ensemble (KITE), who have been working with children in Waldorf schools for over 20 years and teaching KITE acting for students for over 12 years. 

Archery Club - Grades 6-12

For beginning to advanced archers.  Students will improve archery skills and technique through archery games and competing. Each student will receive three arrows to keep.

Led by Highland Hall games teacher and Archery Team Coach, Tess McGinley

Circus Club - Grades 2-5

Explore and develop Circus Arts Skills!  We will work with tight wire, rolling globe and various kinds of juggling and acrobatics. 

Led by Highland Hall games teacher Tess McGinley.