Extracurricular Opportunities

Northwest Chinese Academy offers a variety of on –site after school activity opportunities for students. Families may choose to enroll in any of the following activities.  Registration and fee payment is managed directly with the host organizations.

After School Care – YMCA Columbia Willamette
Students in preschool – 5th grade are welcome to join one to five afternoons of child care with the YMCA. The YMCA hosts activities on-site in NWCA’s community room from 4:00 – 6:00pm daily and staff in-service/conference days. Families may choose an attendance plan that fits their care needs. Please contact the YMCA for more information.

For quality child care at the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette in Portland, Oregon, visit http://ymcacw.org/childcare.

Music Lessons – Keys to Life Music School
Students in preschool – 5th grade may sign up for individual music lessons for strings and piano. A variety of levels and instruments are available between 3:00 – 6:00pm, Monday – Friday. Exact half hour lesson times are scheduled directly with Keys to Life Music School.

For private music lessons and classes at Keys to Life Music School in Portland, Oregon, visit http://www.keystolifemusic.com/.

Soccer Lessons – Soccer Shots
Students in preschool – 2nd grade may take fun soccer lessons from 4:00 – 4:45 or 4:45 – 5:30 one day per week. Students gain basic, solid soccer skill foundations.

For Soccer Shots, The Children’s Soccer Experience, in Portland, Oregon visit https://pdx.ssreg.org/.

Art Class – My Masterpiece Art Studio
Students in Kindergarten – 5th grade may join seasonal art classes. Instructors provide quality, hands on art classes for students to explore their artistic endeavors. Students attend class from 4:00 – 5:30 one day per week.

For an amazing art experiences in Portland, Oregon with My Masterpiece Art Studio, visit  http://www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com/.

Science Class – Mad Science
Students in Kindergarten – 5th grade may join seasonal science classes. Instructors provide quality, hands on science classes for students to explore their scientific endeavors. Students attend class from 4:00 – 5:00 one day per week.

For sparking imaginative learning at Mad Science of Portland and Vancouver, visit http://portland.madscience.org/.

Choir & Dance Troop – Northwest Chinese Academy
NWCA teachers host a seasonal choir and dance troop club. Students in preschool – 5th grade may join to learn more about Chinese singing and dancing. Students attend the troop from 4:00 – 5:00pm one day per week. The troop learns special performances for Chinese New Year celebrations and/or the End of Year performance. Participation fee is $150 – $200 per season.