Skip to content

29 Results

  • *NEW* Science Explorers STEM for Preschoolers (Ages 3.5-6)

    Stem Kit 1: Science Explorers' Pre-Recorded Preschool STEM Sampler ($42 includes shipping) Join Science Explorers in a virtual preschool classroom as we explore three areas of STEM. We will investigate a tropical rainforest and its layers while learning about the unique animals that live there. Then we will examine the three most common States of Matter in our environment (solid, liquid, gas) with fun and exciting experiments. Lastly, we will use our natural curiosity to explore force with engaging activities. The kit contains an outline and much of the materials needed to complete the pre-recorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Kit Includes: private link to a pre-recorded class on YouTube an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment/activity wooden car crayon pack straw and cotton ball paper magnet and craft stick baking soda and citric acid color tablets popcorn kernels dropper and spoon sloth craft animal stickers pre-cut tree and more Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. A non-carpet workspace, near a sink, that can get messy (kitchen table). sink and water 3 cups bowl 1/2 cup measure glue pitcher for water, optional black crayon, optional tape, optional Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING-- This kit contain citric acid, which is a naturally occurring weak acid found in fruit. Wash hands after conducting experiments. If left on hands, can cause skin irritation. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age. WARNING: CHOCKING HAZARD--Toy contains small ball. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • *NEW* Science Explorers: Chemistry Fun Kit for Preschoolers (ages 4-8)

    Stem Kit 1: Science Explorers' Preschool Chemistry Fun Activity Kit ($42 includes shipping) This kit will have your budding scientist exploring the Science side of STEM with engaging experiments and activities. First, learn about primary and secondary colors with Color Mixing Magic. Then, in States of Matter your scientist will investigate the three most common states in our environment with four exciting experiments. Finally, with Silly Slime, learn why slime is delightfully bouncy, stretchy and sticky as your scientist mixes up their own batch of slime and explores it's properties. This kit is more than hands-on...it’s hands in! Be prepared to have fun and get messy. Kit Includes: pipette color mixing tablets color noodles pipe cleaner bottle of bubble solution and wand blank greeting cards and envelopes 3 colors powdered paint glue shaving cream craft stick 30ml measure cup bowl with lid for storage Color Mixing Magic Activity Guide States of Matter Activity Guide Silly Slime Activity Guide and more Materials Not Included with Kit: water paper towels scissors bowl and cups small waterproof containers of different size and shape for pouring water markers optional paintbrush Kit Warnings: WARNING: Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • ACT Preparatory Course

    Advantage Educational Programs gives students the option of preparing for the ACT exam in two different ways: the In-School ACT Preparatory Course or the Online ACT Preparatory Course. Courses are designed for students who want to maximize their ACT exam score, as well as those who feel uneasy about their test-taking skills or who have taken the exam and aren't satisfied with their results. We offer the following class options: In-School ACT Preparatory Course $150 This course consists of four, three-hour classes that meet one day each week at one of our many school locations. The course includes diagnostic testing, instruction in time management, overcoming test anxiety, science reasoning, English strategies and review, essay writing, reading comprehension, and math strategies and review. Students enrolled in these classes not only benefit from personal instruction taught by our experienced instructors, but also have free access to our online course. The fee for this course is $150, with all class materials included. Online ACT Preparatory Course - At your own pace! $60 This course is an excellent alternative for any student unable to attend in-school classes or for a student preferring to prepare for the ACT exam on their own, and study at their desired pace. Once enrolled, students are sent an access code for their class via email and can begin preparing on or after the starting date of July 21st. The fee for this course is $60, and you may repeat the course at no charge until you graduate from high school. Live Virtual ACT Preparatory Course - Synchronous Learning $150 This course is an excellent alternative for any student unable to attend an in-school class, but still prefers the interaction with one of the Advantage instructors. The Virtual ACT Prep Course is the same as the In-School ACT Prep Course, but from the comfort of your own home. The instructors teach live via virtual classroom and are available to answer questions if needed. The fee for this course is $150 and the only things you need are an internet connection and a computer/tablet/smart phone.
  • Advanced Minecraft: Industrial Revolution - Online

    This course introduces students to a whole new world of possibilities in Minecraft. Learn to tame the world of Minecraft by creating automated factories and farms, using different automation mods. Students will get a copy of the world to continue development at home. Additional Technical Requirement: ●Minecraft Java Edition PC will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones.
  • Archery: Club

    Students Grades 2-12. Learn how to sight, stand, aim, shoot, and have fun in the sport of archery! There will be NASP approved archery equipment available for all to use. The season is December 7 - April 12 Practice: Monday's Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Location: North Campus Cafeteria All students must be registered prior to starting. Due to social distance guidelines and limited capacity we ask that students are dropped off and picked up. Unfortunately, we will not be able to have parents/guardians attend the session.
  • Beyond Pinch Pots with Kidcreate Studio

    Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will the kids learn the basics of working with clay but they will create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, but this class is our best-kept secret! Register early before it fills up!
    Waitlist
  • COR Robotics Kit Rental (Grades 3-10)

    NEW! This camp provides an awesome opportunity to keep your child engaged, entertained and challenged! How the camp works: We will rent out your choice of the following kits: EV3 Lego Mindstorms Kit (Grades 3-8) Tetrix Prime Robotics Kit (Grades 5-10) CoDrone Programmable Drone Kit (you will get two kits) (Grades 3-10) - Requirements to run the camp in your home: computer, internet access and tablet/smart phone (optional) - Once you register, a link to your digital curriculum will be shared via email from COR Robotics. Curriculum package includes objectives and will guide your child as they build/program their robot/drone to accomplish challenges. COR Robotics will reach out to you for drop off/pick-up information. - Your kit will be dropped off at a pre-determined location (you will be contacted by COR Robotics via email/Phone). - At the end of the rental period, your kit will be picked up from a pre-determined location (you will be contacted by COR Robotics via email/Phone). - Before receiving your kit, the kit and its components will be sanitized. - For questions regarding curriculum please contact ryan.john.swanson@gmail.com
  • Coding Club

    Cost: $90 Register now and pay later! Payment will be withdrawn two weeks before class begins Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set youtj up for success. In this on-line Coding Club with live teachers, students will learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. We offer 4 levels of coding (each level consists of 6 sessions): Level 1: In this introductory class, students will learn how to handle user input, deal with motion and direction, and use their own creativity to design their own characters. Level 2: Students will continue building on their knowledge of clock programming. They will learn about random motion, basic loops, and conditionals all while creating their own game. Level 3: Students will deepen their knowledge of loops and conditionals, while learning about variables and game design techniques. Level 4: Students are introduced to more intermediate concepts. They will learn how to use random number elements, collision detection, and gravity.
  • Creative Movement for Preschoolers with Children's Performing Arts

    Fly like a bird, melt like the snow, sail on a pirate ship! Do all these and more as we explore the many ways our bodies can move and tell a story. Children will develop large and fine motor skills, as well as coordination, rhythm and teamwork while being encouraged to explore expression through movement and the thrill of improvisation. Join us for a showcase on the last day of class! Children must be completely bathroom independent, unless parent is staying
  • Do-At-Home Art Kits

    Are you looking for an art kit to complete at home!? Look no further! Select 2 or 3 kits from the selection below and have them shipped straight to your home! Kits can also be sent to a different address as gifts! Create clay creations, Picasso Portraits, Canvas artwork, glow in the dark designs and more! For a full list of available options (20+) click HERE. Orders ship on Wednesday's & Friday's. Orders placed Friday-Tuesday will ship on Wednesday. Orders places on Wednesday/Thursday will ship on Friday.
  • Driver's Education: A+ Driving School

    Important: Classes beginning September 2020 will continue online. Students may start classroom driving lessons at age 14, take the Knowledge Test and obtain their Instruction Permit at age 15, and take the Road Test and obtain their Provisional License at age 16. To be eligible to take the Road Test, students must have had their Instruction Permit for a minimum of six months. The Driver's Education Program is divided into two phases: Classroom Phase - teleconference This phase includes the required 30 hours of classroom instruction that prepares the student to take the Minnesota permit test and to take on the responsibility of driving. Classes are offered at North Campus. If a lesson is missed, a make-up lesson can be arranged with the office at either the next White Bear session or at another of A+'s locations. Behind-the-Wheel Phase After students pass the permit test, they are required to complete six hours of driving lessons. The lessons are provided in three, two-hour lessons. The lessons are one-on-one instruction with instructors licensed through the MN Dept. of Public Safety. Students can be picked up from and dropped off at home, school or work. Detailed information about scheduling the behind-the-wheel lessons will be provided. Parent Involvement A+ Driving School is proud to offer a parent informational meetings in White Bear Lake. This is open to ANYONE at any stage of the licensing process. It is an enjoyable 90 minute meeting that will cover the following information and make your student the safest driver possible. * GDL Process and Licensing * Accident Avoidance * A+ Driving School’s classroom policies and BTW scheduling * Parental Guidelines * Insurance Rates and Discounts. **Attending this class will meet the requirement to REDUCE the number of hours that students need to drive with a parent from 50, to 40 hours.** Click Here for Schedule Fees $375 per student includes classroom instruction, materials and behind-the-wheel training. Permit and road exam fees are not included. NEW PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS: Option 1: 1 payment of $375 Option 2: 2 payments of $187.50 (automatic deduction) Option 3: 3 payments of $125 (automatic deduction) *Can't Make Every Lesson? If you miss a lesson, you are responsible for making up that exact lesson number. You can attend any A+ classroom or any community education program to make up a missed lesson. Please email Info@APlusDrivingSchool.net the day before so we can add the student to the attendance roster. If I'm late for a class or need to leave early, is that okay? We cannot allow students into the classroom more than five minutes late. You cannot leave early from a class. If you need to miss a class for any reason, that’s fine. We have plenty of opportunities for you to make up the class. Disclaimer: This contract expires 2 years from the first day of classroom training or when the student turns 18, whichever occurs first. All classes and BTW lessons must be completed before the expiration date. The Driver's Education program is offered as a package (classroom instruction & behind the wheel lessons) and cannot be separated. Teleconference Class Link Your confirmation email with contain class link access
  • Flag Football

    Get ready to dash to the end zone with our high-octane Flag Football course. Develop your basic passing, catching, defending, and teamwork skills. Safety and sportsmanship are emphasized. Each week we do basic skill-building exercises followed by action-packed games to cement those skills. Sure to energize young athletes!
  • Grandmasters of Chess Spring

    Grandmasters of Chess - Spring New and returning students invited. Our winter session focuses on advanced beginner and intermediate concepts. The {YEL!} Teach It!…Practice It!...Play It! method keeps chess students progressing through 60+ chess lessons and thousands of puzzles 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!}. "
  • MN Swordplay Fencing

    Whatever you are looking for in the sport of fencing there is something for everyone! Fencing is a vigorous sport that develops stamina, quick reactions, speed, accuracy of movement and excellent coordination. More than a game fencing requires a mental attitude of self-discipline involving total manipulation of mind and body in perfect harmony. It utilizes natural body movement to create simple and effective self-protection techniques with the sword. All participants are encouraged to have fun no matter what their ability. Attacking, defense, timing and intense tactics are all integrated into this beginning class. Whether you're fencing for a good work out, or gaining points for the Olympics, fencing is fun for the whole family. We provide everything needed to fence (mask, jacket, glove, and weapon). Fencers need only to come dressed comfortably (for freedom of movement) including long sweat pants and running shoes.
  • Online Minecraft: Battle the Ender Dragon

    Get ready to face the biggest challenge in Minecraft, defeating The Ender Dragon. Work collaboratively with students to brainstorm and develop strategies to defeat this enemy. Learn techniques to create tools, prep equipment, gather resources, brew potions, use enchantments, craft armor to use in battle. Additional Technical Requirement: ●Minecraft Java Edition Need PC, will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones.
  • Ooey Gooey Clay Camp with Kidcreate Studio

    Let your child dig their hands into some ooey, gooey clay and experience art at its messy best! Sparkly ice cream cones, proud ponies, colorful dragons and silly self-portraits are just a few of the incredible creations your child will construct as they learn basic terms and techniques of working with clay. We’ll use air-dry clay, Model Magic® and paint during this fun-filled (and messy) class.
  • Science Explorers STEM Kit 2: pH Testing and Art Bot

    Stem Kit 2: pH Testing and Art Bot $39 (includes shipping) Have fun with two STEM topics...engineering and chemistry with pH. Take your first steps into engineering by designing and building your own Art-Bot. These fun and silly robots are popular with both children and adults. The fun begins as you use the Activity Guide, with detailed picture instructions, to build your Art-Bot with a motor, battery holder, and more! Then, give your robot a personality with the craft supplies included in the kit. This STEM kit is not just hands-on....it is hands-in
  • Science Explorers STEM Kit 3: Slime and Catapults

    Stem Kit 3: Slime and Catapults $42 (includes shipping) Have fun with two hands-on STEM topics...Slime and Catapults. In this DIY kit, you will first investigate the chemical reaction that creates slime. Mix up your own batches of Glow, Silky and Floam Slimes as you discover why slime is delightfully bouncy, stretchy and gooey. Then, build three different catapults to examine how levers, energy, and Newton's Laws of Motion all work together as you fling ping-pong balls while practicing your launching and aiming skills.
  • Science Explorers STEM Kit 4: Young Inventors

    Stem Kit 4: Young Inventors $70 (includes shipping) The Young Inventors Kit is a child's first step into tinkering and inventing. You don’t need to have gray hair and wrinkles to be an inventor. Children are natural inventors and are curious and imaginative all on their own. Did you know that a child invented the popsicle or that a 16 year old invented the trampoline? Encourage your child's tinkering spirit with this fun and engaging kit as they build an electrical circuit and learn about pneumatics. Your child will be designing, building, and creating for hours on end. They may just invent the next "big thing".
  • Science Explorers STEM Kit1: States of Matter/Flight/Electromagnet

    Check out the variety of wonderful stem kits, shipped directly to you! All costs include shipping Stem Kit 1: States of Matter/Flight/Electromagnet $37 (includes shipping) Have fun with three STEM topics...chemistry, aerospace, and electricity. First, your budding scientist will explore the three most common states of Matter in our environment: a solid, liquid, and a gas. While working through these experiments, you will discover the four forces that allow planes and rockets to fly: thrust, drag, weight, and lift. You will use a paratrooper to investigate drag, a disk launcher to explore lift, and more while you experiment with these forces during the fun activities. Then, you will build and test an electromagnet and learn how the electromagnetic field was first discovered.
  • Science Explorers: Crazy Chemistry STEM Kit

    Science Explorers' Pre-Recorded Crazy Chemistry($69 includes shipping) Join Science Explorers in a virtual laboratory as we become crazy chemists! We will investigate the Periodic Table and learn about its families with fun and exciting experiments as we discover the science side of STEM. We will break some chemical bonds, get messy with polymers and much more. Our classes are hands-on...so be ready for a mess! Crazy Chemistry Kit contains an outline and much of the materials needed to complete this pre-recorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Recommended for Grades 2-6 Kit Includes: an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment blank Periodic Table pH color chart dropper and spoon 30ml measuring cup Magic Snow purple cabbage extract magnesium powder vinegar and citric acid powder baking soda, salt and rice liquid starch and glue iodine weakened with water storage bowl with lid shaving cream, travel size nail sand paper and more Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or a laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. A non-carpet workspace, near a sink, that can get messy (kitchen table). sink and water crayons or color pencils towel or paper towel for spills pitcher cups and bowls scissors plate 10 pennies old markers, optional tray, optional to help contain spills tape, optional Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING-- This kit contain citric acid, which is a naturally occurring weak acid found in fruit. Wash hands after conducting experiments. If left on hands, can cause skin irritation. WARNING:SHARP POINT HAZARD--Toy contains functional sharp point. Not for children under 4 years of age.
  • Science Explorers: STEM Sampler

    Science Explorers' Pre-Recorded online STEM Sampler ($65 includes shipping) Join Science Explorers in virtual laboratory as we explore three areas of STEM. First, discover the science side of STEM as we learn the difference between chemical and physical changes with sloppy, slimy, and messy experiments. Next, investigate technology as we learn if our hand is really quicker than the eye with various fun optical illusions. Then, discover engineering and math as we construct a marble roller coaster to learn about physics. This virtual class is filled with engaging experiments and activities. The kit will contain an outline and much of the materials needed to complete the pre-recorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Recommended for Grades 2-6 Kit Includes: an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment/activity dropper and spoon baking soda, citric acid and washing powder Magic Crystals color tablet storage bowl with lid 30ml measuring cup liquid starch pony beads paper CD spinner 3D glasses craft tubes paper plates and straws marble and much more Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. A non-carpet workspace, near a sink, that can get messy (kitchen table). sink and water scissors pencil and markers glue clear cup, cups and bowls paper towels, optional tray to contain mess, optional old markers, optional stapler, optional ruler, optional Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING-- This kit contain citric acid, which is a naturally occurring weak acid found in fruit. Wash hands after conducting experiments. If left on hands, can cause skin irritation. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age. WARNING: CHOCKING HAZARD--Toy contains small ball. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • Science Explorers: Wizard School STEM Kit

    Science Explorers' Wizard School Pre-Recorded online ($69 includes shipping) *Available Feb 1, 2021* Join Science Explorers as we investigate a virtual wizard’s laboratory. You will become an apprentice of Wizard Todd as you learn the science behind the magic. Wizard Todd will teach you to harness electricity to make your own wand. You will also explore the secret world of alchemy as you create scientific potions and more in this fun, hands-on imaginative class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Recommended for Grades 1-5 Kit Includes: private link to a pre-recorded class on YouTube can be viewed for 30 days an outline to indicate supplies needed for each experiment/activity pipette and spoon Model Magic Items to make a light up wand. Powders for a fun transfiguration experiment. purple cabbage extract dragon glider Pop Rocks...will eat a few. and much more! Materials Not Included with Kit: internet access Tablet or a laptop/computer to view the pre-recorded class. A person who can be available to help with any technical or experiment difficulties. sink and water water pitcher cups and bowls markers tape and scissors paper towels optional, ribbon, string and paints A complete list will be provided in the outline. Kit Warnings: WARNING--Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age.