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Fall 2017 VCC Registration is Now Open

FALL SEMESTER 2017
Mondays: Aug 28 – Nov 27
Tuesdays: Aug 29 – Dec 5
Wednesdays:  Aug 30 – Dec 6
Thursdays:  Aug 31 – Dec 7
Fridays:  Sept 1 – Dec 8
(12 Weeks)

There are no classes during school holidays/breaks/minimum days and during SEPs
(Sept 4, Oct 11-13, Oct 16-19, Oct 31, Nov 21-24)

Registration Form and Payment Due = Wed Aug 23
Late Registration Fee = $10

Tuition is due before the first class – monthly payments available

  • Online payments can be made at: http://www.vistautah.com/payments
  • Cash, Check, and Credit card payments may be made in the front office
  • Checks payable to: Vista School (memo: Child name + Class name)
  • Tuition is due before the first class – monthly payments available
  • Questions: e-mail vistaconservatory@vistautah.com

Fall 2017 Course Descriptions

Wilson Reading Program (grades 3-5) Tues AND Thurs 3:15-4:30pm (Mrs. McCombs) $600/semester OR payments of $150/month
The Wilson Reading Program is for students who are struggling readers on a 2nd grade reading level. It is sequential and systematic with multi-sensory, hands on techniques to teach phonemic awareness, decoding and word study, sight word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.  This class is taught by Mrs. McCombs – cmccombs@vistautah.com

Intensive Reading Intervention (grades 3-8) Mon, Tues, Wed and Thurs  3:15-4:15pm (Ms. Kay) $400/semester OR payments of $100/month
This daily, intensive reading class is for students who are one and a half to two years behind in reading (or more). Ms. Kay will be using a program called S.P.I.R.E. to systematically teach phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. She will use multi-sensory instruction, game-like activities, and stories to enhance the lessons. Ms. Kay has had great success with this program and will be using an initial placement test to determine what concepts to teach. The lessons in S.P.I.R.E. are based on how struggling readers learn, and has been proven to be a highly effective program. This class is taught by Ms. Kay – tkay@vistautah.com

Intensive Reading Intervention (grades 3-8) Mon, Tues, Wed and Thurs  4:30-5:30pm (Ms. Kay) $400/semester OR payments of $100/month
This daily, intensive reading class is for students who are one and a half to two years behind in reading (or more). Ms. Kay will be using a program called S.P.I.R.E. to systematically teach phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. She will use multi-sensory instruction, game-like activities, and stories to enhance the lessons. Ms. Kay has had great success with this program and will be using an initial placement test to determine what concepts to teach. The lessons in S.P.I.R.E. are based on how struggling readers learn, and has been proven to be a highly effective program. This class is taught by Ms. Kay – tkay@vistautah.com

Adventures in Beginning Reading (grades Pre-K, K) Tues and Thurs  3:15-4:15pm (Ms. Garrard) $200/semester OR payments of $50/month
This is an excellent class for preschoolers who want to begin Kindergarten ready to read and for Kindergarteners who would thrive in reading with additional instructional support. Beginning with upper and lower case letter identification and letter sounds, students will work up to reading CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words like cat, big, and dog. Ms. Garrard has worked as a reading interventionist and reading specialist in Nevada and at Vista School. This class is taught by Ms. Garrard – kgarrard@vistautah.com

Beyond Cats and Dogs in Reading (grades Pre-K-2) Mon and Wed  3:15-4:15pm (Ms. Garrard) $200/semester OR payments of $50/month
Students who are ready to work on sight words and decodable words beyond cat, dog, and big will explore early reading through reading fundamentals, as well as exploring character, setting, and plot in stories. Ms. Garrard has worked as a reading interventionist and reading specialist in Nevada and at Vista School. This class is taught by Ms. Garrard – kgarrard@vistautah.com

Science Exploration (grades 3-8) Mon 3:15-4:30pm  (Mr. Evans) $120/semester OR payments of $30/month
This class is for students who enjoy learning how things work and working with their hands. Students will build solar oven cookers, wire solar cells together to power different devices, and experience the power of the sun’s energy when harnessed into a fresnel lens. Our class will build a hydrogen fuel cell car and watch the cell separate water into oxygen and hydrogen. Students will create a series circuit to power a light, as well as a hands-on lab with magnets and small motors to explore voltage and electromagnetic induction. This class is taught by Mr. Evans – tevans@vistautah.com  

Just 4 Kidz Lego (grades K-8) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Thornley) $136/semester OR payments of $34/month
Just 4 Kidz Lego uses Lego Bricks to teach concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. This class is a hands-on experience where students build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of Lego Bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans. Students build a new project each week. While exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics and more, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.  Students will use Lego components such as gears, axles and beams.  Instructional content is multidisciplinary and designed by educators.  All materials will be provided.  This class is taught by Terra Thornley – tthornley@vistautah.com

Homework Club  (grades 1-8) Tues and/or Thurs  3:15-4:15pm (Mr. Gerry) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Does your child need extra help finishing homework? A place to go while a sibling takes an after school class? What about extra reading, writing, or math help?  Join the Homework Club! Students receive supervised help with homework by a Vista teacher. Come once or twice a week for the same price. This class is taught by Mr. Gerry –sgerry@vistautah.com

Digital Media Lab (grades 4-adult) Mon, Tues, Wed OR Thurs  3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Rowan) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Come use the digital media lab and get individualized help from Mrs. Rowan to work on the projects you want to create! Whether you want to make videos for your family or your YouTube channel, make specialized Photoshop creations, work on animations, or create print projects in Adobe Illustrator, this lab is for you. Choose the day that works best for your schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Each semester payment is for one day per week. This class is taught by Mrs. Rowan – mrowan@vistautah.com

First Lego League Robotics (grades 6-8) Thurs 3:15-5:00pm (Mr. Bartholomew) $120/semester OR payments of $30/month plus $50 supply fee
First Lego League teams, guided by an adult coach and using imaginative thinking and teamwork, research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling or energy and are challenged to develop a solution. Teams will also design, build and program a robot using Lego Mindstorms, then compete on a table-top playing field.  Students will learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM) in learning about robotics and, if robots are completed in time, will participate in national competition.  This class will require additional support from parents in order to accomplish everything. Please e-mail if you are interested in assisting.  Learn more at https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll/what-is-first-lego-league. This class is coordinated by Jordan Bartholomew – jbartholomew@vistautah.com

Minecraft (grades 4-8) Wed 3:15-4:15pm (Mr. Bradshaw) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $25 licensing fee
Minecraft Education is designed as an educational experience using Minecraft as the platform. Students build cities, buildings or follow maps into a world of exploring and adventure as they educate themselves without even knowing it. Following a quick tutorial, students will use Minecraft to learn about Coding, Math, Science and US History. The system provides video progress reports and achievements gained during exploration of Minecraft Worlds.  This class is coordinated by Mr. Bradshaw – tbradshaw@vistautah.com

3D/Robotics (grades 4-8) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mr. Bartschi) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This class focuses on 3D Printing and Mechatronics, by combining electronics with mechanical engineering, and computer science to bring Robotics projects to life. We will use 3D Printers, Raspberry Pi, Dash and Dot Robots and Hummingbird Robotics Kits.  Students will use software programs such as Tinkercad and 3dTin to design objects. Group projects will increase collaboration skills and build objects with parts that are printed on 3D printers. This is not an introductory class and requires prior knowledge/experience. This course is taught by Mr. Bartschi  – jbartschi@vistautah.com

Group Piano (grades K-4) Tues 3:15-4:00pm  (Mrs. Richins) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Group Piano is for the beginner/early intermediate student. Students will receive group instruction in basic piano theory and concepts. Students will also have guided practice time, where they will learn and play songs at their own level. This class will provide a foundation in note recognition and core piano skills using a variety of fun teaching methods. This class is taught by Mrs. Richins – nrichins@vistautah.com

Group Piano (grades K-4) Thurs 3:15-4:00pm  (Mrs. Lewis) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Group Piano is for the beginning student. Students will receive group instruction in basic piano theory and concepts. Students will also have guided practice time, where they will learn and play songs at their own level. This class will provide a foundation in note recognition and core piano skills using a variety of fun teaching methods. This class is taught by Mrs. Lewis – clewis@vistautah.com

Group Piano (grades K-4) Thurs 4:15-5:00pm  (Mrs. Lewis) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Group Piano is for the beginning student. Students will receive group instruction in basic piano theory and concepts. Students will also have guided practice time, where they will learn and play songs at their own level. This class will provide a foundation in note recognition and core piano skills using a variety of fun teaching methods. This class is taught by Mrs. Lewis – clewis@vistautah.com

Beginning Piano (grades K-4) Mon 3:15-4:00pm  (Miss Wyckoff) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Beginning Piano students will receive group instruction in the basics of note reading, technique and theory, introducing students to the instrument and developing a general foundation in music. Games and activities related to the lessons will help students remember and put their learning into practice. This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

Beginning Piano (grades K-4) Wed 4:15-5:00pm  (Miss Wyckoff) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Beginning Piano students will receive group instruction in the basics of note reading, technique and theory, introducing students to the instrument and developing a general foundation in music. Games and activities related to the lessons will help students remember and put their learning into practice. This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

Beginning Piano (grades K-4) Fri 1:15-2:00pm  (Miss Wyckoff) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Beginning Piano students will receive group instruction in the basics of note reading, technique and theory, introducing students to the instrument and developing a general foundation in music. Games and activities related to the lessons will help students remember and put their learning into practice. This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

Intermediate Piano (grades 2-5) Wed 3:15-4:00pm  (Miss Wyckoff) $88/semester OR payments of $22/month
Intermediate Piano students will receive group instruction by building from the basics and learning more about dynamics, performance, and styles. Mini-recitals will provide practice and experience, while helping the student find the genres that interest them the most. Some piano experience required as activities and lessons will be suited to the intermediate piano student’s knowledge.  This class is taught by Miss Wyckoff – brileywyckoff@gmail.com

Beginning/Intermediate Violin/Viola (grades 4-8) Tues 3:15-4:30pm (Mrs. DeLuca)  $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Offers string students who have played violin/viola for two years or more the opportunity to continue improving their technical and musical skills by studying the violin and viola solo and ensemble repertoire. Right and left hand technique exercises, scales, arpeggios, and the use of the Strictly Strings Method Book One and Two, along with Suzuki Book One and Two and the String Calisthenics Method Book will be included as preparation for fun classical and popular string ensemble works.  Students will learn to work as a team and perform like rock stars! This class will build confidence, high self-esteem, leadership, respect, improve memory, nurture creativity, support coordination and balance, plus offer a bit of musical history. Instruction on the care and maintenance of stringed instruments will also be included.  If your string experience is less than two years but you feel you might be qualified, please speak to Mrs. DeLuca. This class is taught by Mrs. DeLuca – lghidossideluca@vistautah.com

Beginning/Intermediate Cello/Bass (grades 4-8) Thurs 3:15-4:30pm (Mrs. DeLuca) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Offers string students an introduction to and continued study of the cello/bass repertoire. Right and left hand technique exercises, scales, arpeggios, etudes, Strictly Strings Book One and Two, Suzuki Book I and II and the use of the String Calisthenics Method Book will be used. Cello/Bass students will also be instructed as a team, on how to lead the orchestra without a conductor! Students will learn to work as a finely tuned musical machine, and as a result, perform like champions! This class will build confidence, high self-esteem, leadership, respect, improve memory, nurture creativity, support coordination and balance, and create responsible and capable musical artists with the potential of helping their parents pay their way through college! Instruction on the care and maintenance of stringed instruments will also be included. This class is taught by Mrs. DeLuca – lghidossideluca@vistautah.com

Hula I (grades K-4) Mon 3:15-3:45pm  (Mrs. Gent) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Learn the basics of Hawaiian Hula! We will also explore Hawaiian language, culture and music. Classes are for girls AND boys (technique varies by gender). Proper attire includes white or black t-shirt/tank top and black, brown or blue exercise shorts/pants. No shoes required. Mrs. Gent owns a hula studio and is a lifelong performer. This class is taught by Mrs. Gent – wishentertainment1@gmail.com

Hula I (grades 5-12) Mon 4:00-4:45pm  (Mrs. Gent) $120/semester OR payments of $30/month
Learn the basics of Hawaiian Hula! We will also explore Hawaiian language, culture and music. Classes are for girls AND boys (technique varies by gender). Proper attire includes white or black t-shirt/tank top and black, brown or blue exercise shorts/pants. No shoes required. Mrs. Gent owns a hula studio and is a lifelong performer. This class is taught by Mrs. Gent – wishentertainment1@gmail.com

Hula II (grades 3-12) Thurs 3:15-4:15pm  (Mrs. Gent) $120/semester OR payments of $30/month
This Hula class is for those students who have already taken Hula I or have permission from Mrs. Gent. Students will participate in intermediate Hula technique and skills, language and instruments. Come ready to learn more about this sacred art form and have fun! This class is taught by Mrs. Gent – wishentertainment1@gmail.com

Beginning Combo  (grades K-2) Tues 3:15-4:15pm  (Mrs. McConnell) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This is a beginning dance class that gives the youngest students basic dance steps found in ballet and jazz. Students will learn a warm-up routine and a performance routine that they will perform for families at the end of the semester during class. This class is fun yet structured, giving children a taste of the joy of dance. Girls must wear a leotard and tights.  Boys must wear a fitted t-shirt and biker shorts. Students may wear ballet shoes, jazz shoes, or go barefoot.  This class is taught by Mrs. McConnell – lmcconnell@vistautah.com

Beginning/Intermediate Jazz (grades 3-4) Thurs 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. McConnell) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This class is for students who want more of a challenge as they review basic beginning steps, and progress into turns, combos and more difficult jazz steps. The class is fun yet structured and will increase each child’s love of dance. Students will perform for families at the end of the semester during class. Students must wear fitted and stretchy clothing. Jazz shoes or bare feet is fine.  This class is taught by Mrs. McConnell – lmcconnell@vistautah.com

Beginning Ballet (grades Pre-K-2) Wed 3:15-4:00pm (Miss Lorentzen) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Students will receive an introduction to technique and body placement. Basic foot and arm positions are taught, along with correct body alignment. Miss Lorentzen has danced various parts, including soloist, for nine years with the St. George Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker. She has taken classes and performed in Sweden, in Dixie’s Got Talent finals, and as a backup dancer for Merrill Osmond. She has taught at Westside Studio in St George. Girls are expected to wear ballet pink tights and black tank or cap-sleeve leotard, with pink ballet shoes. Boys are expected to wear black t-shirt and shorts, with black ballet shoes. This class is taught by Miss Lorentzen – lorentzenjohanna@gmail.com

Intermediate Ballet (grades 4-8) Mon 3:15-4:15pm (Miss Lorentzen)  $120/semester OR payments of $30/month
This class focuses on technique, body placement, and terminology. Students begin with barre exercises, followed by center work. Center work focuses on locomotor steps & combinations to aid in achieving good balance, which is very important in all forms of dance. Dancers will learn to feel confident in the beauty their bodies can create. Miss Lorentzen has danced various parts, including a soloist, for nine years with the St. George Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker. She has taken classes and performed in Sweden, in the Dixie’s Got Talent finals, and as a backup dancer for Merrill Osmond. She has taught at Westside Studio in St George. Girls are expected to wear ballet pink tights & black tank or cap-sleeve leotard, with pink ballet shoes. Boys are expected to wear black t-shirt and shorts, with black ballet shoes. This class is taught by Miss Lorentzen – lorentzenjohanna@gmail.com

Advanced Ballet (grades 6-12)  Fri 1:15-2:45pm (Miss Lorentzen) $120/semester OR payments of $30/month
Advanced Ballet is designed to strengthen the dancers’ overall technique, performance and knowledge in classical ballet.  Barre work will strengthen and clean the dancer’s technique. Body conditioning will strengthen the dancer’s alignment, carriage, posture and endurance. Center work will combine technique and conditioning by using petite allegro, grande allegro, and adagio combinations. Center work will also focus on turns and leaps. Learning variations will enhance a dancer’s performance ability and audition skills. Miss Lorentzen has danced various parts, including soloist, for nine years with the St. George Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker. She has taken classes and performed in Sweden, in the Dixie’s Got Talent finals, and as a backup dancer for Merrill Osmond. She has taught at Westside Studio in St George. Girls are expected to wear a black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes. Boys are expected to wear black t-shirt and shorts, with black ballet shoes. This class is taught by Miss Lorentzen – lorentzenjohanna@gmail.com

Pointe/Pre-Pointe (grades 6-8) Tues 3:15-4:00pm (Mrs. Thomas)  $60/semester OR payments of $15/month
Pointe/Pre-Pointe is for dancers who have previous classical ballet experience and are ready to strengthen their ankles and technique for Pointe work. This class can be taken en pointe or with technique shoes. Dancers must wear a leotard in black or choice of color, pink tights, technique or pointe shoes, with optional ballet skirt. This class is taught by Mrs. Thomas – sthomas@vistautah.com

Tap (grades 4-12)  Wed 4:15-5:15pm (Miss Lorentzen)  $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Tap class is designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn proper tap technique, coordination, and speed of movement. Tap has always been a way to entertain, with its roots going back to African tribal dances and Irish jigs. It is tied to the energetic era of the ‘30’s-’50’s and is an important skill for entering the performing world. Broadway tap has its own style, a form of dance used by many Broadway musicals.  Miss Lorentzen has danced various parts, including soloist, for nine years with the St. George Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker. She has taken classes and performed in Sweden, in the Dixie’s Got Talent finals, and as a backup dancer for Merrill Osmond. She has taught at Westside Studio in St George.  Girls are expected to wear a leotard and tights or biker shorts and fitted t-shirt. Boys are expected to wear black t-shirt and shorts, with black ballet shoes. Tap shoes will be required.  This class is taught by Miss Lorentzen – lorentzenjohanna@gmail.com

Vista Vibe Ballroom Formation Team (grades 6-8) Fri 1:30-3:30pm (Mrs. France)  $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $20 costume fee
In Vista’s first Ballroom Formation Team, students will have the opportunity to learn various styles of ballroom dance which may include Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Jive, Samba, Waltz/Viennese Waltz, Paso Doble, Quickstep and Tango. Students will also improve skills in partner/team work, team building, and social skills. Ballroom shoes will be required (approx. $70). There will be performance opportunities including a performance with the Tuacahn High School Formation teams at the end of the year. Auditions will be held on Fri Aug 25 at Vista School with a workshop 1:30-2:30pm and auditions 2:30-4:00pm. This class is taught by Mrs.France – formationballroomstgeorge@gmail.com

Tumbling (grades 2-5) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Swinson)  $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Tumbling is a fun class to help students with flexibility and coordination. Students will learn and work on somersaults, dive rolls, cartwheels, round-offs, bridges, handstands, headstands, walkovers, handsprings, and splits. A leotard or fitted shorts and t-shirt must be worn. This class is taught by Mrs. Swinson – yvonneswinson@gmail.com

Kids in the Kitchen (grades 2-3) Wed 3:15-4:00pm (Mrs. Riddell)  $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $25 supply fee
Kids in the Kitchen gives students an opportunity to be creative in the kitchen while learning how to cook a variety of different foods.  Students will be instructed in different cooking techniques, experience various types of foods and how to prepare them, then bring home a treat that they have prepared.  This class is taught by Mrs. Riddell – hriddell@vistautah.com

Kids in the Kitchen (grades 4-5) Thurs 3:15- 4:00pm (Mrs. Riddell) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $25 supply fee
Kids in the Kitchen gives students an opportunity to be creative in the kitchen while learning how to cook a variety of different foods.  Students will be instructed in different cooking techniques, experience various types of foods and how to prepare them, then bring home a treat that they have prepared.  This class is taught by Mrs. Riddell – hriddell@vistautah.com

Get Up and Move (grades 1-4) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Lewis) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This class will get students up and moving. They will learn different games and exercises to promote getting off the couch and being active. Each class will include a very short lesson on how to stay healthy and happy, then we will get up and move. Students will learn to work as a team and use positive actions to help themselves and others around them feel better. This course is taught by Mrs. Lewis – clewis@vistautah.com

Storytime Crafts (grades K-3) Wed 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Lewis) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This fun class is designed for students who love to have storytime and make crafts. Each week students will hear a new story and then make a craft that pertains to the book. This class will promote creativity, and teamwork while bringing out the artist in each student. Cost includes all craft supplies. This course is taught by Mrs. Lewis – clewis@vistautah.com

Visual Arts Class (grade 2) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Carlson) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $5 art supply fee
Extend learning beyond the classroom and enhance your child’s understanding of Visual Arts in an after school art class designed especially for second graders. This will be an immersive arts class where children develop a diverse portfolio of work over the course of a semester and explore a range of materials and art-making techniques. This class will help your child refine their art techniques, develop their own artistic voice, and build their critical thinking skills. These classes will provide both a fun and educational way to unwind after the school day. Class size is limited to 12 per class. There will be a one time $5 supply fee, to be paid by the first class. This class is taught by Mrs. Carlson – kcarlson@vistautah.com

Visual Arts Class (grade 3) Thurs 3:15-4:15pm (Mrs. Carlson) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $5 art supply fee
Extend learning beyond the classroom and enhance your child’s understanding of Visual Arts in an after school art class designed especially for third graders. This will be an immersive arts class where children develop a diverse portfolio of work over the course of a semester and explore a range of materials and art-making techniques. This class will help your child refine their art techniques, develop their own artistic voice, and build their critical thinking skills. These classes will provide both a fun and educational way to unwind after the school day. Class size is limited to 12 per class. There will be a one time $5 supply fee, to be paid by the first class. This class is taught by Mrs. Carlson – kcarlson@vistautah.com

Art Attack (grades 4-6) Tues 3:15-4:30pm (Ms. Lorentzen) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $10 art supply fee
Art Attack will be a journey of experimentation with different mediums, looking for unusual and creative results in the creation of art.  Mediums will include paint, colored paper to create 3D art, clay, oil pastels and more. Ms. Lorentzen’s love of art was nourished as a child in Sweden. She continued studying in Italy and earned her BFA at BYU. She recently had a watercolor exhibit at DiFiore Center. This course is taught by Ms. Lorentzen – elorentzen@vistautah.com

Art Attack (grades 4-6) Thurs 3:15-4:30pm (Ms. Lorentzen) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month plus $10 art supply fee
Art Attack will be a journey of experimentation with different mediums, looking for unusual and creative results in the creation of art  Mediums will include paint, colored paper to create 3D art, clay, oil pastels and more. Ms. Lorentzen’s love of art was nourished as a child in Sweden. She continued studying in Italy and earned her BFA at BYU. She recently had a watercolor exhibit at DiFiore Center. This course is taught by Ms. Lorentzen – elorentzen@vistautah.com

Flag Football (grades 4-8) Tues 3:15-4:15pm (Mr. Armstrong) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This program is designed to encourage boys and girls to be active, build friendships, and learn how to work as a team. You don’t have to know anything about football. Just come have fun! This class is taught by Mr. Armstrong – warmstrong@vistautah.com

Boys Basketball (grades 4-8) Mon 3:15-4:15pm (Coach Hatch) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Come join Coach Hatch’s basketball team! Students will participate in fun basketball activities as well as exciting instructional scrimmaging. Students will learn new skills each week, such as dribbling, passing, shooting, rules of the game and teamwork. This class is taught by Coach Hatch – bhatch@vistautah.com

Girls Basketball (grades 4-8) Mon 4:15-5:15pm (Coach Hatch) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Come join Coach Hatch’s basketball team! Students will participate in fun basketball activities as well as exciting instructional scrimmaging. Students will learn new skills each week, such as dribbling, passing, shooting, rules of the game and teamwork.  This class is taught by Coach Hatch – bhatch@vistautah.com

Soccer (grades 6-8) Wed 3:15-4:15pm (Mr. Evans) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
This interactive, engaging, hands-on class will focus on soccer skill acquisition. Players will work on passing, dribbling, shooting and playing different soccer positions. A variety of different skill based games will be used, designed to target different skills. Each player will be able to learn at their own pace. Scrimmages and other drills will also be part of this class. This class is taught by Mr. Evans – tevans@vistautah.com

Cycling Club (grades 3-8) Mon 3:15-4:15pm (Coach Clark and Mr. Flowers) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
A healthy lifestyle is emphasized by introducing students to the joy of cycling. Students will learn safety and proper handling of bikes, as well as riding their own bikes or a school bike (with a helmet)  as a group on paved trails. Club t-shirt included for participants who have paid for the semester.  This class is taught by Coach Clark – gclark@vistautah.com and Mr. Flowers – jflowers@vistautah.com

Mountain Biking Club (grades 5-8) Wed 3:15-4:15pm (Coach Clark and Mr. Flowers) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Students will enjoy fitness and recreation as they participate in this class for more advanced riders. Students should bring their own mountain bike and helmet, though a few are available through the school. They will learn safety and proper handling of bikes, as well as riding as a group on paved and dirt trails. Professional racers will guest instruct. Club t-shirt included for participants who have paid for the semester.  This class is taught by Coach Clark – gclark@vistautah.com and Mr. Flowers – jflowers@vistautah.com

Sports Club (grades 3-8) Thurs 3:15-4:15pm (Coach Clark) $100/semester OR payments of $25/month
Students will develop important motor skills while having a great time. They will learn skills related to popular sports and activities.  Sportsmanship, teamwork, accountability and repetition (STAR) is encouraged. Participants will be expected to nurture an environment of friendly competition, fair play, and teamwork. This is a student-centered program with the purpose of leading all involved into an active lifestyle. Activities may include rugby, badminton, volleyball, and more.  Club t-shirt included for participants who have paid for the semester.  This class is taught by Coach Clark – gclark@vistautah.com

Girls on the Run: www.gotrsouthernutah.org
Girls on the Run invites 3rd-5th grade girls to join a Girls on the Run team. The 10 week program meets twice weekly (Tues and Thurs  3:15-4:45pm)  to learn about confidence, character, emotional and physical health. Lessons focus on embracing differences and positive self expression, using a fun, experienced-based curriculum, which creatively integrates running. At the end of the program, girls will celebrate reaching their goal by running a 5K with their team, coaches, friends, family and running buddies. Cost $150. Information and registration: www.gotrsouthernutah.org. This course is taught by Melissa Miller – melissa.miller@girlsontherun.org

Heart & Sole: www.gotrsouthernutah.org
Girls on the Run invites 6th-8th grade girls to join Heart & Sole, a 10-week program with a small team size of 8-15 girls so that girls have an opportunity to build strong connections with one another and their coaches. (Mon and Wed 3:15-4:45pm) The program addresses the whole girl — body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection, building important life skills such as team-building, developing a support system, boundary setting, decision making, asking for and providing help, and more. Physical activity remains a core element of this program and includes strength and conditioning appropriate for this age group. The season culminates with a 5K, a celebratory event that is shared with their team, coaches, friends, family, and running buddies. Cost $175. Information and registration: www.gotrsouthernutah.org.  This course is taught by Melissa Miller – melissa.miller@girlsontherun.org

Questions?
Email: vistaconservatory@vistautah.com

Fall Semester Dates:
August 28 – December 8

Limited Scholarships will be available for select classes.  If you are interested, please pick up a scholarship application in the front office. You must register for the class for which you wish to receive a scholarship.