Tahoe Expedition Academy

After School Clubs

After School Clubs

Tahoe Expedition Academy extends academics, character and adventure through its wide array of After School Clubs. Programming is offered in six to eight week blocks. Outdoor offerings are tailored to the season and include: Archery, Blacksmithing, Mountain Biking, Sailing, and Rock Climbing. Indoor offerings typically include Arduino, Ceramics, Drama, Raz-Kids Reading, Spanish, STEM Robotics and more!

Offerings are available to all public, private and homeschool students in the region. For program details and registration please see our current offerings listed below by season.

Tahoe Expedition Academy offers need based financial assistance for Athletics and Activities programming. Please contact the TEA Athletics and Activities Department for details at emartin@tahoeexpeditionacademy.org.

Fall Clubs

01

Mountain Biking Club

Bikers will navigate the single-track trails of the Tahoe Basin and Truckee with knowledgeable, experienced TEA faculty and other skilled coaches. Riders will learn shifting and pedaling best practices, proper body positioning, how to climb / descend technical terrain and much more.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MOUNTAIN BIKING CLUB.

02

Rock Climbing Club

Rock Climbing participants will challenge the granite slabs, crags, and pitches of Donner Summit, and other unique, user-friendly locations throughout the Sierras. We offer two distinct Rock Climbing clubs. Our Lower School Rock Climbing Club is designed for 2nd through 4th-Graders. While out High School Rock Climbing Club is for 9th-12th-Graders. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ROCK CLIMBING CLUB HERE.

03

Spanish Club

Spanish Club involves kinetic style Spanish instruction, where students learn the language thru acting out many of the words and phrases. Students will learn in other ways too, with call outs and flash cards as well as arts and games. Spanish Club is offered on Wednesdays in six week learning blocks.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPANISH CLUB HERE.

04

Fall Drama Club

Directed by renowned director Courtney Simson, participants will learn the nuances of performing arts and showcase their efforts in a culminating end-of-season for live audiences. Our Fall Drama Club will showcase Disney's The Lion King!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DRAMA CLUBS.

05

Raz-Kids Reading Club

In this club, students will work on the foundation skills of reading development in a fun and engaging way. Through games and collaborative activities, students will work on essential skills like spelling, sight word recognition, and reading fluency. This is an engaging way for your child to get extra practice with the skills required to become a proficient reader.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR READING CLUB.

06

Ceramics Club

In this club students will learn simple hand-building techniques through imaginative clay projects using multiple methods: pinch pots, coiling, slab building and surface texture. Create an uncommon cup or a pinch pot clay monster. Come prepared to get your hands dirty!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CERAMICS CLUB.

07

Arduino Creations Club

In this offering, participants will learn Arduino, which is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone making interactive projects, and features hardware components that are very affordable, which allows builders to create whatever they can imagine.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ARDUINO CREATIONS CLUB.

Winter Clubs

01

Arduino Creations Club

In this offering, participants will learn Arduino, which is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone making interactive projects, and features hardware components that are very affordable, which allows builders to create whatever they can imagine.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ARDUINO CREATIONS CLUB.

02

Ceramics Club

In this club students will learn simple hand-building techniques through imaginative clay projects using multiple methods: pinch pots, coiling, slab building and surface texture. Create an uncommon cup or a pinch pot clay monster. Come prepared to get your hands dirty!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CERAMICS CLUB.

03

Raz-Kids Reading Club

In this club, students will work on the foundation skills of reading development in a fun and engaging way. Through games and collaborative activities, students will work on essential skills like spelling, sight word recognition, and reading fluency. This is an engaging way for your child to get extra practice with the skills required to become a proficient reader.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR READING CLUB.

04

Winter Drama Club

Directed by renowned director Courtney Simson, participants will learn the nuances of performing arts and showcase their efforts in a culminating end-of-season for live audiences. Our Winter Drama Club will showcase Disney's Aladdin!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR DRAMA CLUBS.

05

Spanish Club

Spanish Club involves kinetic style Spanish instruction, where students learn the language thru acting out many of the words and phrases. Students will learn in other ways too, with call outs and flash cards as well as arts and games. Spanish Club is offered on Wednesdays in six week learning blocks.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPANISH CLUB HERE.

Spring Clubs

01

Archery Club

Participants will learn how to safely handle and operate a bow and arrow. Bow maintenance, adjustment, and arrow repair will be taught as needed. The finer techniques of shooting, breathing and aiming will be the focal point of each session. Focusing on the process and not the result is core to archery, a lesson for the range and life!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ARCHERY CLUB HERE.

02

Blacksmithing Club

Participants will gain an appreciation for the skills, physical demands and challenges blacksmiths and metal workers face in the shop. Each class will involve heating steel pieces to workable temperatures, then using anvils, hammers and smaller tools to bend, forge, punch and draw these pieces into art and tools. Participants will walk away with finished products like bottle openers, marshmallow skewers. Return smiths will create more elaborate metal works.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BLACKSMITHING CLUB HERE.

03

Golf Club

Participants will learn the fundamentals of golf from area golf professionals. Participants will learn the mechanics of putting, chipping, driving and more at Old Brockway Golf Course in Kings Beach, then later in the Spring at the world-class Lahontan Golf Club. Returning participants will learn new, developmentally appropriate techniques as well.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR GOLF CLUB HERE.

04

Raz-Kids Reading Club

In this club, students will work on the foundation skills of reading development in a fun and engaging way. Through games and collaborative activities, students will work on essential skills like spelling, sight word recognition, and reading fluency. This is an engaging way for your child to get extra practice with the skills required to become a proficient reader.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR READING CLUB.