Junior Chefs (6-9 yrs)
Experiment with a variety of cooking techniques while creating an array of savory and sweet dishes. Additional supply fee payable to the instructor at first class.
Mah Jongg Beginning (13-Adult)
Learn to play American Mah Jongg. The game is explained from the beginning. Learn the tile names, play procedures and game rules from the Mah Jongg League in New York. We provide handouts and you have opportunities to play as you learn. Supply fee of $9 payable to instructor at first class.
Manners 101 (6-12 yrs)
In this course on manners and social skills, your child learns table manners and dining skills, and develops confidence, poise and style. The principles of etiquette and manners help students get along with others and give them confidence in many social situations while growing their personality, self-confidence and people skills.
My First Lemonade Stand (6-8 yrs)
In this class offered by SPARK Business Academy, students are introduced to entrepreneurship with focus on marketing, finance, operations and strategy. Students design marketing flyers, estimate profits, experiment with recipes and launch their lemonade stand during our last class.
Sitter Sessions (9-14 yrs)
Class introduces youngsters to the many challenges of babysitting and provides a great foundation for future babysitters.
Stock Market Aces (9-13 yrs)
In this class offered by Spark Business Academy, students learn how investors make and lose money in the stock market. They also learn how to start investing at a young age the tools needed to face future investment decisions with confidence. Students work in teams and use a stock-trading simulation tool to select a $10,000 stock portfolio. They learn about asset allocation, portfolio diversification and stock indices. Games and hands-on activities allow students to internalize new concepts and reinforce practical math skills. Any supply fee payable to instructor at first class.
Supervised Social Bridge (13-Adult)
For bridge players at all levels, this class combines lecture and supervised bridge playing in a social environment.
Y-DNA Tracing Your Male Lines (Adults)
Testing the Y-chromosome (Y-DNA), the most powerful DNA test, is a valuable tool in tracing paternal lineages, but only males can take this test. However, there are ways women can benefit from this test. This advanced course covers recent advances and discusses strategies for testing and analysis. Examples are given from the speaker's experience.
Young Diplomats (6-12 yrs)
In this class offered by SPARK Business Academy, students are introduced to topics such as world currencies, economic development and current global events. They also explore institutional roles of organizations such as the United Nations or World Bank as well as cultural differences such as food, clothes traditions and languages.