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ESSO Children's Cultural/Mentoring Programs

Fall 2020

Please be advised: Many ESSO Children's Clubs are on hiatus until fall term 2020.  

Big Sib Little Sib  

This club brings children of diverse backgrounds in Grades K - 8 together with PEA students. Each "little sib" is paired with a "big sib" of similar interests and ethnicity. Sibs form strong friendships over monthly group activities, many of which are closely related to various international cultures. Events include a holiday potluck for various cultures, celebrating Lunar New Year and sampling foods from other cultures.

Meetings: Sunday 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.,
Location: Varies. Students will notify parents of meeting locations.

Chinese Culture Club

PEA students teach a small group of children in any grade and their parents various aspects of Chinese culture and language. Activities include making crafts such as lanterns and dragons, going on scavenger hunts, and cooking traditional Chinese food.

Meetings: Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.,
Location: Basement of the Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center on Tan Lane

Gal Pals

Special needs women and female PEA students participate in fun activities together.

Meetings: Twice per month on Tuesday from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., 

Location: Phillips Church basement