CDT's Arts Club

For Children Ages 3, 4, and 5
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Beginning Monday, August 15th
Open House on Sunday, August 7th from 2:00-5:00pm

CDT Arts Club is a fun and educational new program for three, four, and five year-olds. With a thorough curriculum in letters, numbers, shapes, and colors, the Arts Club also enhances motor skills, social awareness, creative expression, cognitive abilities as well as builds strength and confidence in children. This program is to prepare children as they are getting ready for Kindergarten in the upcoming future. Combining art with learning, children will further explore various character development themes including:

Friendship | Love | Honesty | Respect | Cooperation | Generosity | Fairness | Keeping Promises | Caring Conservation | Courage | Citizenship

Art Mediums include:

Dance | Music | Painting Sculpture | Drawing | Crafts

Meet Your Teacher

Holly began her dance training at the age of 5 years old under A s h l e y a n n e Hensley, Theresa Shampine, and Julie Reeves at Steps of Faith Dance Company in Cartersville, Georgia. She was trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, and modern dance. She then attended Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi, where she furthered her dance studies in modern dance, as well as completing studies in Social Work. At Belhaven University, she was a part of the Belhaven Dance Ministry Ensemble, and taught dance to children in various ministries around the Mississippi area, including Stewpot Ministries. She has extensive experience teaching dance to those with special needs and disabilities, and taught at The Dancing Wheels Dance Company in Cleveland, Ohio for their inclusive summer dance intensive. Since graduating from Belhaven University in May of 2020, Holly has worked as a full time nanny for families in Mississippi, and has become a co-parent with many families of young children. Holly is looking forward to so many children growing, learning, and helping equip them with all of the skills and knowledge they will need moving forward in life, and later moving onto kindergarten!

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Dates and Times

9:30-1:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, August through May (CDT offers camps in June and July that many students may want to participate in)

Drop off 9:15-9:30. Pick up 1:30-1:45.

Operates on the CDT class schedule taking Fall, Winter, and Spring Breaks. As well as some holidays.

In studio performance for parents on the last session on Wednesday, May 24th at 1:00pm. 

CDT guarantees 6 4-hour sessions per month, but there are often 7 or 8.

Arts Club will not meet the following dates for 2022-2023:

Monday, September 5th for Labor Day

October 10th and 12th for Fall Break

November 21st and 23rd for Thanksgiving Break

December 11th-January 7th for Winter Break

January 16th for MLK Day

February 20th for President's Day 

April 3rd and 5th for Spring Break 

Daily Schedule

9:30-10:00

Learning Time. Using simple crafts and songs we will learn letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.

10:00-11:00

Dance Class. Dancers will have Pre-Primary Class with technique, improvisation, and free studio time. Ballet class on Mondays, Jazz class on Wednesdays.

11:00-11:45

Wash Hands and Lunch

11:45-12:15

Storytime/Music. Students will learn about character traits and emotional intelligence through stories, musical instruments, and songs.

12:15-12:45

Art and Crafts including sculpture, drawing, painting, and more

12:45-1:15

Free Play Stations (Puzzles, Dolls, Costumes, Blocks, or Animals)

1:15-1:30

Clean Up

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Tuition and Policies

$235 per month

A $20 registration fee is required to begin monthly payments.

 Accounts with two or more students will receive 10% off for the entire account.

All children must be 3, 4, or 5 years old and potty trained.

Students should come with a backpack containing:

A healthy lunch • Water bottle • Change of clothes

 

Children should arrive dressed for their dance class, but with outside shoes on. No dance shoes should be worn outside. Monday is ballet class and Wednesday is jazz class. Please see CDT’s dress code for more details.