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ESSO Children's Education Programs

Spring 2020

Registration: www.exeter.edu/essokids

Please be advised: All ESSO Children's Clubs, with the exception of Tutoring for Children, are on hiatus until fall term 2020.  

Go to www.exeter.edu/essokids to register for a tutor.

Tutoring for Children

PEA students tutor area children in Grades K - 8 who are having difficulty in a particular subject.  This is not designed to be an academic enrichment program for children.  

Meetings: On a mutually agreed upon date and time for 30 - 45  minutes per week via an online platform.
 

The following programs are on haitus until October, 2020:

Chess Lessons for Children

PEA students teach area elementary school children up to Grades 3 - 6 the fundamentals of chess.

Meetings: Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., April 22, May 6, May 13, May 20
Location: Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center, main floor Grill

Cubes

PEA students work with children in Grades 3 - 8 to learn Rubic's Cube strategies.

Meetings:  Sunday 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., May 3, May 10, May 17
Location:  Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center Room 221

Engineering   

PEA students provide interesting engineering projects for children in Grades 4 - 7.

Meetings:  Sunday 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., May 3, May 17
Location:  Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center Basement, Project/Crafts Room

French Lessons for Children

Basic French is taught to children in Grades 2 - 5 by ESSO high school volunteers.

Meetings: Thursday, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m., April 23, May 7, May 14, May 21
Location: Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center Basement, Project/Crafts Room  

Girls Who Code

Girls in Grades 5 - 9 learn the basics of computer programming with female ESSO high school volunteers.

Meetings:  Sunday, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.,  April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17
Location:  Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center, Room 219

Philosophy

High school students introduce children in Grades 6 - 8 the basic principles of philosophy and to help them realize that, by having opinions, they are already philosophers.

Meetings: Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., April 22, May 6, 13, 20
Location:  Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center, Room 221

Spanish Lessons for Children 

Spanish lessons provides children in Grades 2 - 5 a strong foundation in the Spanish language and culture. We recognize the large Hispanic presence in the U.S. and believe that an understanding of Spanish can be helpful, even at such a young age. Our club brings together elementary school students every Thursday evening in the Academy Center of PEA. Through fun games and tasty food, we make the learning experience enjoyable and more personal. Our tutors include native speakers and students in high levels of Spanish.

Meetings: Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m., April 23, May 7, May 14, May 21
Location:  Elizabeth Phillips Academy Center Basement, Project/Crafts Room