2018-2019 CAFA Electives

ALL Electives take place on Tuesday afternoons after lunch.

Please note that Electives are contingent upon student interest

(see minimum).

 

Primary Art 12:30-1:30 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  K4-2nd grade (minimum 10)

These young students will further explore their creative side while learning basic drawing and painting techniques with lots of “hands-on” fun.

 

Art #1  1:35-2:35 p.m.

($200 annual fee)   3rd-6th graders (minimum 8)

Students will have a more in-depth learning of art and exploration of tools and techniques in several art genres.  Students will explore a wide variety of art techniques and media and create contest pieces or portfolio showcases.  This class is for anyone who enjoys creating visual art.

 

Art #2  2:40-3:40 p.m.

($200 annual fee)   7th-12th graders (minimum 8)

See description for Art #1.

 

Sewing & Quilting  12:30-1:30 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  6th-12th graders (minimum 6)

This is a new elective opportunity for CAFA students.  In this class, students will learn basic sewing skills both sewing by hand and using a sewing machine.   They will also have the opportunity to collaborate on a group quilting project.  

 

Beginning Band  2:40-3:40 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  4th-12th graders (minimum 6)

Beginning Band is for those who are in the beginning stages of learning an instrument.  This will be a traditional band.  For those signing up for this elective, the instructor will have a wealth of information coming your way and will be happy to answer any questions.  Purchasing or renting an instrument will be required.

 

Percussion Band  12:30-1:30 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  4th-12th graders (maximum 10) This Class is FULL

Percussion Band is for those who are interested in concentrating on a percussion instrument.  Purchasing or renting an instrument will be required.  Students must try out with Mrs. Anderson to be placed in this class.

 

Intermediate Band  1:35-2:35 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  4th-12th graders (minimum 6)

Intermediate Band is for those that have previously been in Beginner Band.  This, also, will be a traditional band.  Tryouts will be required to be placed in Intermediate Band.  Purchasing or renting an instrument will also be required.

 

Elementary Choir  1:35-2:35 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  K-5th graders (minimum 6)  This Class is FULL

Elementary Choir offers an opportunity for our elementary age students to learn the basic concepts of music theory and singing techniques.  They will be displaying their talents through performing the songs they have learned. 

 

Choir  12:30-1:30 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  6th-12th graders (minimum 6)

Choir offers an opportunity for our older students to learn the basic concepts of music theory and singing techniques, and grow in their knowledge of music and singing.  They will be displaying their talents through performing the songs they have learned. 

 

Musical Theater 2:40-3:40 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  6th-12th graders (minimum 6)   This Class is FULL

Musical Theater will let actors and musicians experience the stage with a performance of their own.  Students will need to have a lot of energy and creativity to put into this elective.  There is a higher level of commitment for this elective as Musical Theater students are required to commit to all rehearsals and performance dates when accepting a role in the production.  Students may be responsible for costume rentals.

 

Elementary Theater 12:30-1:30 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  3rd-5th graders (minimum 6)

Elementary Theater gives young aspiring actors their first chance at experiencing the theater.  Learning theater basics and preparing performance pieces, students learn about memorizing lines, stage etiquette and positioning, while gaining confidence in presenting themselves before an audience.

 

Theater Production  NOT offered this year

($225 annual fee)  8th-12th graders(minimum 8) (maximum 16)

6th & 7th grade students may audition for placement in this elective.  See staff for date of auditions.

Students will have a more in-depth learning of the stage, make-up, costuming and performance.  This elective is for students with a flair for “dramatics” and will be quite fun and educational while honing their acting skills.  Members will be presenting the featured production at the end of the year.  There is a higher level of commitment for this elective as Theater Production students are required to commit to all rehearsals and performance dates when accepting a role in the production.  Student may be responsible for costume rentals. 

 

Yearbook & Advanced Photography  2:40-3:40 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  8th-12th graders (minimum 6) (maximum 8)

Yearbook students must be able to bring a laptop/tablet or digital camera to class.

Student will learn how to work as a team to compile, design, edit and present media.  The class will collaborate and participate in the CAFA yearbook design, yearbook edit, CAFA theater media like brochures, promotional ads, tickets, etc.  Students will help take photos at CAFA events, interview people and type up stories on the computer, edit photos, and create/edit yearbook pages digitally.  The class will meet two additional times (two hour sessions) after the last official class and after graduation in order to complete the yearbook pages that cover those events. 

 

Stix & Song  NOT offered this year

($200 annual fee)  3rd-8th graders (minimum 6)

Students will use choreographed movements with dowel rods accompanied by worship music to create a uniquely beautiful presentation.  An example can be seen at http://saltandlightmin.org/god-rods/.

 

Video Production 12:30-1:30 / 1:35-2:35 / 2:40-3:40 p.m.

($200 annual fee)  7th-12th graders (maximum 6)

Students will be able to experience the ins and outs of Video Production.  They will learn how to appropriately handle and work cameras, use editing software, and produce their own videos.  Students may also get to help in the video recording and producing of our many exciting CAFA productions.

 

Child Care 

($150 annual fee)  K-5th grade

Whether your child has a break between electives or is waiting on a sibling, you can enroll them in our Child Care program.  You are always welcome to pick up your student or come sit with them if you choose.

 

Study Hall 

6th-12th grade

Our older students are also supervised between their electives.  They are encouraged to bring board games, cards or other group activities as cell phones and electronics are not permitted during this time.  There is no fee for Study Hall.