After-School Activities

Chess Wizards

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Join Chess Wizards for challenging chess lessons,
exciting tournaments, fun, team activities, and more!

If you’re brand-new to chess, we’ll teach you the basics and get you playing right away.

If you’re a seasoned checkmate artist, we’ll show you new ways to let your creativity show on the chess board.

Theater Games

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Explore the wonderful world of dramatic arts through theater games that focus on the tools of the actor: body, voice, and imagination.

Develop your performance skills through character creation, whimsical world-building, teamwork, and more.

Coding with Kids

Great options available for all elementary grade levels

Python Coding
Grades 3-5
Wednesday, 2:50 – 3:50 p.m.
April 3 – May 29
$225 / 9-week session

Join us to explore Python, a widely used programming language. Beginners get a user-friendly introduction, covering essentials like variables and functions.

Returning students delve into advanced topics like Arrays, while all students create various fun games, including a custom space invaders game.

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Little Coders – Intro to Coding
Grades K-2
Friday 2:50 – 3:50 p.m.
April 5 – May 31
no class on April 26
$199 / 8-week session

Tailored for early readers, this course helps students boost their computational thinking while having fun with friends. Beginners learn coding basics like Loops and Conditions.

Returning students tackle new challenges, such as debugging. All students build exciting games, stories, and animated characters.

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QUESTIONS? Email Coding with Kids at [email protected]

Fine Art Starts

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Get into ART! Students are introduced to real fine art skills in drawing, painting and clay to balance with their own ideas to make unique artwork. New students are introduced to fundamentals while continuing students are challenged. Each session is different and most students continue the program through 5th grade. Parents have two options for class times – Art class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:05 – 3:05 p.m.

Art classes at VCES are taught by artist and licensed Fine Art Teacher, Ms Sascha, who has been teaching art to K-12 students for over 20 years. She teaches Art full time and was nominated for the Oregon Art Educator of the year award in 2021. Fine Art Starts is a federally-recognized 501(c)3 organization and Foundation 11 School. Financial assistance available for qualifying families. Tuition is tax-deductible.!

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Play.Fit.Fun. is like PE that has crashed into field day and then
bumped into team building! Activities are organized, uplifting,
empowering and 100% focused on the kids!

Your child will meet up with their Play.Fit.Fun. coach immediately after school in the gymnasium. Kids will have fun being active and finish their day with renewed energy and focus.

Activities and challenges include: Active games, agility movement and active play.

The goals for your child are increased fitness levels, improved self esteem and image, teamwork, imagination, focus, confidence, leadership and a positive attitude.

Soccer Clinic

West Coast Soccer Academy is bringing their exhilarating after-school soccer clinics to Valley Catholic. Visit and click on Beaverton School District to find Valley Catholic to sign up to kick-off this exciting spring season of fun, fitness and fantastic soccer skills!


Kindergarten through 2nd: Tuesdays 2:05 to 3:05 p.m.
3rd through 5th Grade: Wednesdays 2:50 to 3:50 p.m.

Location: The lush lawn in front of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon Motherhouse. It’s the perfect setting for our budding soccer stars to hone their skills, make new friends, and embrace the joy of the game.

Led by the expert coaches from West Coast Soccer Academy, your child will receive top-notch instruction tailored to their age and skill level. From dribbling and passing to shooting and teamwork, these clinics will cover all aspects of the beautiful game while fostering a love for soccer that will last a lifetime.

Whether your child is a seasoned player or brand new to the sport, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun. Encourage them to lace up their cleats, grab their water bottles, and get ready for an unforgettable soccer adventure!

Space is limited, so be sure to register your child today to secure their spot.