After School Programs at GUS in Beverly

After School Programs for North Shore Kids in Beverly MA

GUS+ After School classes promise hands-on learning and fun!

Registration is OPEN! Join us for GUS+ After School! Held on our campus in Beverly Farms, classes are open to the greater community and begin each day at 3:00 p.m.

MONDAYS - 8 Weeks, Starting 10/15 to 12/12 (no class 11/26)

Cooking Science with Taste Buds Kitchen - Grades 1 to 5, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. 
Calling all chef detectives! How does dough rise? What makes ice cream freeze? Taste Buds Kitchen presents an action filled cooking class built around the natural phenomena that occur in cooking. Your budding chef will be kept on their toes as they uncover the magic and science in popular recipes that everyone will like. From Handmade Gnocchi to Cinnamon Sticky Buns and all natural Beet Whoopee Pies, grab your creativity and let's get cooking! Aprons, a cooking journal and custom recipe book are included for all chefs. $250

Chess Wizards - Grades 1 to 5, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Enter into the magical and exciting world of chess with Chess Wizards! You will participate in epic chess games, fun and interactive lessons, tournaments, team matches, trivia, and more! Our specialized classes are a blast for all ages. $210

"Our daughter loved coming to Chess Wizards each week at GUS! Instructors in costumes and weekly challenges made it fun and she improved her skills!" - GUS+ Parent

Glass Art with Makers Workshop - Grades 3 to 5, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Students will immerse themselves in the process of fused glass in this exciting intensive workshop lead by a Makers Workshop artisan! Introductory projects familiarize students with the basics of working with cold glass to produce kiln fired tiles, keychains, and pendants. The basics lead into learning to cut glass and use more complex techniques to create projects like dishes and wind chimes. $250

TUESDAYS - 8 Weeks, Starting 10/9 to 12/11 (no class on 11/6, 11/20) REGISTER TODAY!

Jazz-Hop with Mini Movers Studio - Grades Pre-K to 1, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Jazz-Hop is a fun and funky combination dance class of Jazz and Hip Hop! Movers will have fun learning about the technique and terminology of these two energetic styles. Choreography will be taught in addition to young dancers having the opportunity to explore Jazz-Hop with their own movement, through improv freeze dance and creation of short dances with their peers.  Mini Movers Studio is dedicated to inspiring movement and fun, while instilling confidence and creativity in little movers! $200

Nature Adventures with Kestrel Educational Adventures - Grades 2 to 5, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
As a nature adventurer, you will learn to explore and survive in the outdoors. We will set up a “wild station” in the woods and practice outdoor survival skills, including making a fire, staying warm, and finding shelter, food, and water in the wild. Then we will set out to learn as much as we can about the wildlife of Beverly, tracking animals, viewing birds with binoculars, and catching frogs and salamanders to observe. At the end of the season, you will know lots about surviving and wildlife and can take your friends and families on nature adventures. $200

"After a day inside his classroom, our son was so happy to come to GUS and get outside with Jessica!" - GUS+ Parent

WEDNESDAYS - 8 Weeks, Starting 10/17 to 12/12 (no class on 11/21) REGISTER TODAY!

Sewing with Seamsters Local Sewing Studio - Grades 1 to 4, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.  CLASS IS FULL
In this fun creative class you’ll learn to sew using the sewing machine, and gain new skills in basic design principles, pattern tracing, fabric cutting, hand sewing, and other sewing related activities used to design and construct sewing based projects. You'll be amazed at what you can create! Students work at their own pace on their own projects yet are encouraged to help one another master skills and support each others creativity in design. Projects may include stuffed animals, bags, applique pillows, room decoration, fashion accessories and more! $235

Medieval Castle Making with Makers Workshop - Pre-K to Grade 1, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
In this exciting workshop, students will work over the weeks on a large three-dimensional medieval castle that can be taken home and used as a play set complete with furniture and figurines. Students will get the chance to explore working with paint, fabric, ceramics, decoupage, and more! $250

THURSDAYS - 8 Weeks, Starting 10/18 to 12/13 (no class 11/22) REGISTER TODAY!

Fitness Fun with Sarah Kelly from Endicott College - Grades 2 to 5, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of fun activities including fitness challenges, circuits, cardio fun, stretching, ending each class with an engaging outdoor group game. $160

Yoga + Meditation with Elliott Buck - Grades 1 to 5, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Come join Elliott Buck for a fun-filled yoga and mindfulness class. This class is designed to help kids relax, reduce stress, laugh, develop self-confidence, improve flexibility, and challenge themselves after school. Kids will learn breathing exercises, calming techniques, and challenging poses. They will also develop the beginning foundation for a healthy mind, body, and spirit. $160

"My daughter loves yoga and meditation with Ms. Buck and begs to sign up every time it's offered.  I love that it offers a relaxed and safe environment for exploring mindfulness activities and gives her a chance to shift gears after a busy day.  She loves teaching us new poses and strategies for calming the mind and has us all practicing after dinner!" - GUS+ Parent

FRIDAYS - 8 Weeks, Starting 10/5 to 12/7 (no class 11/9, 11/23, 12/14)  REGISTER TODAY!

Art Studio Workshop with Dawn Southworth - Grades 5 to 8, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The aim of the art workshop is to strengthen each student’s visual vocabulary and abilities. A wide variety of disciplines will be offered, including painting, drawing, assemblage, and mixed media. Students will help create the curriculum, according to their needs and goals, as they push their ideas beyond the expected and complete projects for inclusion in an art portfolio. Students will be encouraged to work together, problem-solve, and communicate ideas, thoughts, and feelings in a nurturing multidisciplinary studio environment, sharpening both their critical and interpersonal skills. $250

Registration is online and the registration deadline is one week before the program begins. Download the flyer. Maximum class size is 12 students (minimum of 6). Register early to secure your space! An email will be sent out one week before the class starts with more details. Questions? Please contact Nancy Hartmann, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at nhartmann@gus.org (link sends e-mail) or 978-927-1064 x 131.

When: 
October 15 to December 14, 2018
Phone: 
978-927-1064

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky on display at the MIT Museum!
Robots and Beyond shares the results of decades of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at MIT. Explore the ideas that shaped AI and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.
Where: MIT Museum

MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating and Warming Tent

Outdoor Ice Skating and Warming Tent at MarketStreet Lynnfield
MarketStreet Lynnfield is pleased to announce the return of one of the North Shore’s most beloved winter traditions, The MarketStreet Rink sponsored by Lahey Health.  This special seasonal destination kicks off its sixth year. This year, the MarketStreet Rink will newly feature a Warming Tent,...

Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, at the MFA - Boston

Muesum of Fine Arts Boston
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book characters of all time. This exhibition traces the history and universal appeal...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Monday Knitting Group

Hamilton Wenham Knitting Group for All ages
The knitting group at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library welcomes experienced & beginning knitters and crochet folk.
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

AJH: Breastfeeding Class - Haverhill

Breastfeeding technique and support class at Anna Jaques Hospital. Best Hospital for Families
Breastfeeding Classes are taught by Anna Jaques Hospital Lactation Consultants for mothers and their support person(s) to gain the knowledge and tools to help you successfully breast your baby.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Children's Chess Club

Kids can learn chess from a master at the Abbot Library in Marblehead!
Learn chess from a master! From learning the movement of each piece to tactics and strategy, this program will give beginners and experienced players a new appreciation and love of the game. Senior chess master Mikhail Perelsteyn will be teaching on Monday nights from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm and 7:00 pm...
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wednesday, November 21

Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

PEM Explores Innovations Inspired by Nature - Salem

Peabody Essex Museum Wild Designs Exhibit
This summer discover how creative innovators are turning to nature for new ideas and smart solutions to human challenges.  Wild Designs, on exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum, features works by artists and other creatives who are looking to nature and living systems for new ideas and creative...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, at the MFA - Boston

Muesum of Fine Arts Boston
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book characters of all time. This exhibition traces the history and universal appeal...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

PEM Pals

PEM has a story time in the museum just for kids under 5! Salem, Massachusetts
Heather Tharpe, also known as the Toddler Whisperer, leads the weekly interactive programs at Peabody Essex Museum PEM Pals with songs, movement, music, art, books and hands-on activities is designed specifically for preschool
10:30 am to 11:30 am

AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-3 Months

Mother and Baby, Newborn Support Groups aAnna Jaques Hospital
MOTHER & BABY GROUPS Anna Jaques is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and questions that arise after going home. Formerly named Lactation Support Groups, the Mother & Baby Group is facilitated by a...
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Stargazing at Mendel Observatory

Come to Mendel Observatory for stargazing sessions every Wednesday night.
The Observatory, with the support of volunteers from the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club, hosts public stargazing every Wednesday night (weather permitting) starting at dusk or 7 p.m., whichever is later.  When special astronomical events of interest occur (total lunar eclipses, etc.) the Obse
7:00 pm

Thursday, November 22

MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating and Warming Tent

Outdoor Ice Skating and Warming Tent at MarketStreet Lynnfield
MarketStreet Lynnfield is pleased to announce the return of one of the North Shore’s most beloved winter traditions, The MarketStreet Rink sponsored by Lahey Health.  This special seasonal destination kicks off its sixth year. This year, the MarketStreet Rink will newly feature a Warming Tent,...

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky on display at the MIT Museum!
Robots and Beyond shares the results of decades of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at MIT. Explore the ideas that shaped AI and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.
Where: MIT Museum

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
10:00 am to 9:00 pm