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.

{YEL!} Chess Summer Camp
Chess
Grandmasters of Chess -
Chess class follows the following components:  
Teach It!  Each class students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess games.  
Puzzle It!  Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance.  
Play It!  Each class ends with students playing 20 -30 minutes of chess.  Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session.  Class fee includes Chesskids.com membership for the session (a $49 annual value). 

Masks are required.  Parent pick up at the main entrance.  No sharing of supplies.

Registration: March 22 - June 6
Program days/times: June 14 - June 18
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost:  $114.50 resident / $131.68 non-resident

Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building

Registration: March 22 - July 4

Program days/times: July 12 - July 16 Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

Cost:  $114.50 resident / $131.68 non-resident

Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building




{YEL!} Junior Robotics
Junior Robotics
Junior Robotics
21st Century Robotics Enrichment using LEGO® bricks. 
Junior Robotics follows four basic components. 
Teach It!  Each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project.  
Build It!  Students use LEGO® bricks to build different projects each session.  
Program It!  Then they program the project to perform different actions using drag and drop icon based software.  
Play It!  Finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it.  For students grades 4th - 5th.

Masks are required.  Parent pick up at the main entrance.  No sharing of supplies.

Registration: October 19 - November 29 Program days/times: December 1 - December 22 Tuesday 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

Cost:  $47.00 resident / $54.05 non-resident

Location: Orchard Hills Elementary
Online Registration

Registration: October 19 - November 29 Program days/times: December 3 - December 17 Thursday 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

Cost:  $37.00 resident / $42.55 non-resident

Location: Lakewood Elementary
Online Registration

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