Welcome to Encinal's After School Activity Page

  • After School Programs at Encinal

    **All on-campus after school programs are on hold. The following vendors are offering virtual programs.  You can visit their websites for more information and registration:


    Starfire Education

    Starfire will be offering fun, dynamic and hands-on S.T.E.A.M. classes this fall in our virtual classroom via Zoom: Starfire Coding, Math, Art and Design, Beginning French and Spanish, and Electrical Engineering.

    Registration for the Fall Session: https://starfireed.secure.force.com/ClassRegistration/

    Information about our classes is available on our new website: www.starfireed.com 


    Pacific Art League

    Pacific Art League (PAL) is offering a broad range of after-school online art classes taught by professional artists and art educators. 

    Art & Science for Kids (ages 7-10): Tuesdays 9/8-10/13

    3:30-4:30, $150

    Design Thinking and Innovation (ages 8-10): Thursdays, 9/10-11/12

    4-5pm, $250

    See the full list of classes at www.pacificartleague.org.




    Mad Science

    Mondays - Light, Sight & Sound – Sep 28 thru Nov 16
    See what makes white light and see beautiful rainbows! Use your energy as you learn all about heat, and then use your own body heat to make things disappear! Make your hair stand up as you learn about static electricity! All this and more!  

    Thursdays - EARTH, WIND & INSPIRE –Oct 1 thru Nov 19
    Dig in with us and find out the dirt on Earth! Explore how weather works!  Learn all about pulleys and catapults! Discover how movie special effects are created!  Explore the science behind some of our favorite toys! All this and more!

    Time – 3pm-4pm

    Registration link for Encinal – https://thebayarea.madscience.org/parents-register-a.aspx?action=search&org=10948#ctn-activitylist

    Price – Early-bird discount $174, regular price $209

    Phone – 510-438-9702

    Website – thebayarea.madscience.org


    Soccer Shots

    Help your children stay active while staying in the comfort of your home by hosting a Soccer Shots Neighborhood or Backyard Camp! A Soccer Shots coach will come to your home and run a private session for your child(ren) and friends in the privacy of your backyard. All of our camps feature low coach-to-player ratios, professional staff, and an age-appropriate curriculum.



    Chef Menu Cooking and Baking

    Virtual classes can be scheduled for individual families or as group lessons. I am available to teach during the weekdays and some weekends too, and am flexible on the days and times. Pease email me with any questions or for pricing details.



    Drawing with Young Rembrandts

    Come draw with Young Rembrandts and get a full hour of developing vocabulary, fine motor skills and art techniques. Best thing? Each time your child takes a class, they will be walking away with a complete piece of artwork.

    MONDAYS: Sept 14 - Dec 14 or WEDNESDAYS: Sept 16 - Dec 16

    Time : 3:10 pm - 4:10pm

    No. of class : 13 (no classes the week of Nov 23)

    Fees : $ 237

    Time : 3:10 pm - 4:10pm

    No. of class : 13 

    Fees : $ 237


    Kidizens Fall online classes have begun! Join us for a semester of virtual city building, collaboration, and of course LEGO fun! Looking for a fun way to end the week and a great way to spend time with friends? We are proud to announce Club Kidizens! It's an all-new virtual social hangout space for LEGO aficionados of all levels and experience!
    Visit www.kidizens.com for more information!

    Euro School of Tennis

    After School Tennis is GREAT way to learn the basics of tennis. Your aspiring athlete will work on their coordination, conditioning, teamwork and sportsmanship all while learning a fun new way to stay active and healthy for the rest of their lives!

    Our Fall session is from 9/14 - 12/14   on Mondays for K-2nd Grades -  3:30pm - 4:30pm & for 3rd to 5th grade - 4:30pm - 5:30pm (No class: 11/23)

    Cost for 13 classes is $390 at Willow Oaks Parks Tennis courts.  We provide all equipment. Please email us for any questions: ast@euroschooloftennis.com or call (510)491-3007. 



    Menlo-Atherton Grizzlies Youth Lacrosse

    Dedicated to working with boys and girls in a positive coaching environment that helps foster a desire and passion for lacrosse. Right now we are offering a beginner through advanced lacrosse Fall Program for boys and girls 6-14 years old. Sessions will be held on Sundays, September 27-November 8th at Hillview Middle School. M-A Grizzlies will follow San Mateo County Health Order guidelines, including non-contact, groups of 12 or less, division by gender/age. Please contact Matt Bond at mtbond@jhu.edu with any questions. For more information, registration, and Covid-related protocol please visit us at menloathertonlacrosse.com


    Run Club Menlo Park

    This club is for Encinal 3-5th graders and we have 5 spaces left for this fall. The head coach is Scott Paterson who has coached the Encinal girl's runing team for the past 5 seasons.  We have been given a permit by Atherton to hold practices at Holbrook Palmer Park. We will be running wearing masks (many XC programs around the nation are doing so) and practicing social distancing. No running experience required. We focus on fun, social-emotional learning, AND serious running skills! Practices are Mondays/Fridays 3:30-5pm. 20 practices. Cost: $300. For full details, please contact Scott Paterson at scott@poverty2prosperity.org or 650-444-1001.


    Bulldog Gym

    Remote personal training with Bulldog Gym! Train from home. Book your sessions here: https://www.bulldogsportsandfitness.com/personal-training


    Education Francaise Bay Area

    Education Française Bay Area is offering virtual K-12th courses during the 2020-2021 school year for all levels of students, from complete beginners to bilingual speakers. Learn more about the EFB@ Digital French School and register here:  https://efba.us/efba-digital-french-school/


    Hwa Shin Chinese School




    • To APPLY for a scholarship, please review the list of classes and email the office HERE.

    • To DONATE to our scholarship fund, click the donate button below.  If you would like more information or would like to designate a specific student to sponsor, please click here.

  • If your child will be absent:

    Please contact the vendor (see vendor contact information on Homeroom). Classes will be delayed if an instructor is tracking down students. Vendors, teachers and the After School Activities Coordinator make every effort to get every student to the programs' location, however, it is the parents' responsibility to direct their child to the correct location, especially on the first day of class.


    Encinal After School Program Coordinators

    Please contact the ASP Coordinator, Laura Wiggs, with any questions or concerns at afterschoolactivities@encinalschool.com 

     Please note:

    The after school programs and sports listed on the Encinal School website are organized and run by vendors that are unaffiliated with Encinal School or the Menlo Park City School District.  The vendors have reserved Encinal campus facilities through the Menlo Park City School District’s Use of School Facilities policy.  Encinal School is not responsible for the content of the vendors' websites or for the conduct of the activities they provide and is not liable for any damages or negative consequences from participation in any of the listed activities.  Although parent volunteers strive to keep the information on this website up-to-date, parents should always contact the vendor for the latest status of the activities as well as meeting dates and times, which may change from time to time.  In addition, Encinal School is not responsible for supervising children after the end of the school day. 
    Parents should make their own arrangements for ensuring their children’s arrival and participation in the activity or activities for which they are enrolled.

    Employees and volunteers of Encinal School, Encinal PTO, and the Menlo Park City School District are not liable for any errors, omissions, or changes to any of the information or activities listed herein.