AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS
Basketball - Corbin's Sports
Corbin's basketball program focuses on fundamentals and team skills with an emphasis on sportsmanship and fun. The program takes place at Manhattan Day School. Transportation is provided by Corbin's.
Champs outdoor program consists of baseball, soccer and touch football. Basketball, kickball and dodgeball are played indoors. Instruction and games are age appropriate with an emphasis on developing skills and understanding rules. The outdoor program is held at Randalls Island, weather permitting. The indoor sports are held in gymnasiums near Ramaz. Transportation is provided by Champs.
The chess club provides instruction and supervised play for beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Members are encouraged to participate in a variety of tournaments throughout the year. Mark Kurtzman, Chess Master and Director of Tri-State Chess and C.I.T.Y. (Chess in the Yeshivot) leads this club at Ramaz.
Cooking in French
Students in kindergarten learn to prepare recipes and receive cooking instructions in French.
Corbin's Sports - Boys Sports Variety/Coed Sports Variety
Corbin's Sports includes baseball, soccer, capture the flag, touch football, relay races and hiking. The program focuses on fundamentals and team skills with an emphasis on sportsmanship and fun. This program takes place on Randalls Island. Transportation is provided by Corbin's.
Students are taught skating fundamentals by staff from Champs Sports and SkyRink. There is one instructor for every four to five children. There are groups for beginner, intermediate and advanced skaters. The skating lessons take place at SkyRink at Chelsea Piers. Students should bring gloves or mittens, thin socks and a sweater. Students may bring their own ice skates or rent skates from SkyRink each session. Transportation is provided by Champs.
Karate - White Crane Martial Arts
The White Crane Martial Arts karate program gives children the opportunity to increase their self-defense skills, street smarts, physical coordination, self-confidence, concentration, composure, responsibility and self-control. Children build these skills through the use of martial arts games, meditation, inspirational karate stories, stretches and strengthening exercises, and self-defense techniques and maneuvers. Classes are designed specifically to teach each child at his or her grade level. Sensei Eddie Kelen, a second-degree black belt, who has been teaching for twelve years and leading the Ramaz program for the past five years, teaches classes. Testing for belt levels will take place at the end of the school year. Students are required to wear a complete karate uniform.
Kinderdance, taught on three levels, teaches the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement - blending educational concepts.
Kindergym is a developmental floor gymnastics program with emphasis on social and gross motor development, physical fitness and movement education.
Soccer (Girls) - Corbin's Sports
Corbin's soccer program focuses on fundamentals and team skills with an emphasis on sportsmanship and fun. The program takes place on Randalls Island. Transportation is provided by Corbin's.
- After school clubs are held both in the Lower School and outside Ramaz
- Certain clubs are provided free of charge; the following clubs charge fees: Champs Sports (all programs), Corbin's Sports Club (all programs), Kinderdance, Kindergym, Tri-State Chess, White Crane Martial Arts
- Club registration is on a first come/first served basis
- Club Registration Forms must be received by the Lower School office no later than the first Friday of the school year. Registration Forms received after such date will be placed on a waiting list for the next club session starting in February
- Session One clubs begin in mid-October and end the final week of January. Session Two clubs begin in February and end in June.
- There will be no clubs on early dismissal days
- Clubs for students in Nursery A begin at 2:00 p.m. Clubs for students in Nursery B begin at 3:10 p.m. Clubs for students in Kindergarten begin at 3:20 p.m.
- All clubs are coed unless otherwise noted
- Students who register for clubs are taken off the transportation list for the days of their clubs and must be picked up promptly when clubs are finished
- All children registered for clubs meeting at Ramaz are to be picked up in the Social Hall on the lobby level. Children who are regularly picked up late will be required to withdraw from the club
- In the event of a club cancellation, parents will be notified by the office staff
- Payments for clubs that charge fees are made directly to the individual club vendor. Application forms and brochures for such clubs are sent to parents prior to the first day of school and completed applications and payments should be returned directly to the club by the date specified therein
- Questions relating to after school clubs should be directed to the Office Manager at (212) 774-8010 x5233