YEL! Youth Enrichment League programs

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{YEL!} Youth Enrichment League

{YEL!} programs are offered multiple times a year in the Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. 
The Summer programs are week long camps.

WINTER PROGRAMS:

{YEL!} Chess 1.2 Winter

Chess

For students entering grades 2-3
New and returning students invited. Learn, Practice and Play chess each class. The {YEL!} Teach It!…Practice It!...Play It! method keeps students on track with new chess lessons and puzzles each week as well as guided games and in-class tournaments. Class fee includes ChessKid.com membership for the session ($49 annual value). Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.

Orchard Hills Elementary
Registration times: December 13, 2021 - January 13, 2022

Program days/times: 
Fridays, January 14 - March 4, 2022
3:05 pm - 4:05 pm
Cost:   $97.00 resident / $111.55 non-resident
Location: Norwalk Orchard Hills Art Room

Lakewood Elementary
Registration times: 
December 28, 2021 - January 16, 2022
Program days/times: 
Wednesdays, January 19 - March 9, 2022
1:35 pm - 2:35 pm
Cost:  
$97.00 resident / $111.55 non-resident
Location: 
Norwalk Lakewood Elementary

{YEL!} Fencing 2.1 Winter
Fencing

For students entering grades 2-12
Join this fast-paced, inclusive (everyone participates) Olympic Sport. YEL’s Teach It, Practice It, Play It® ap-proach teaches fencers new skills each class, practices those skills in kid-friendly fencing games, and then en-courages students to use those skills in fencing bouts (matches). All equipment provided. Sign up today!

Registration times: December 13, 2021 - January 14, 2022
Program days/times: 
Saturdays, January 15 - March 5, 2022 (no class Jan 22)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:  $112.00 resident / $128.80 non-resident
Location: Norwalk Orchard Hills Elementary Gym




{YEL!} Junior Robotics 1.2 Winter

Junior Robotics

For 1st-5th grades Build a walking giant, ferocious lion, and more. Then pro-gram the giant to stomp, the lion to roar, or design your own computer code to make them do...whatever you want. {YEL!}’s Teach It! Practice It! Play It!® classroom method emphasizes 21st Century Learning skills like STEM, teamwork, and problem solving. Sign up today! LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.

Orchard Hills Elementary
Registration times: January 17 - February 20, 2022

Program days/times: 
Mondays, February 21 - March 21, 2022 (no class Mar 14)
3:05 pm - 4:05 pm
Cost:  $51.00 resident / $58.65 non-resident
Location: Norwalk Orchard Hills Elementary Art Room

Lakewood Elementary
Registration times: January 27 - March 27, 2022
Program days/times: 
Mondays, March 28 - April 18, 2022
3:10 pm - 4:10 pm
Cost:  $51.00 resident / $58.65 non-resident
Location: Lakewood Elementary STEM Room

{YEL!} STEM: Wheels & Racers - Winter
STEM

For K-1 grades Design and race multiple race cars and vehicles using LEGO® bricks. Then use those projects to investigate basic engineering concepts. {YEL!}’s Teach It! Practice It! Play It!® classroom method emphasizes 21st Century Learning skills like STEM and prob-lem solving. Sign up today! LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or en-dorse this site or program.

Oviatt Elementary
Registration times: December 13, 2021 - January 23, 2022

Program days/times: 
Mondays, January 24 - February 14, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:  $47.00 resident / $54.05 non-resident
Location: Norwalk Oviatt Elementary STEM Room

For information on more programs offered by Norwalk Parks and Recreation see our Playbook.