Tahoe Expedition Academy

After School Clubs

Fall Clubs

Fall Clubs– Tahoe Expedition Academy extends academics, character and adventure through its wide array of After School Clubs. Fall 2020 Clubs include Mountain Biking, Art, Lacrosse, and Disc Golf, two schedules are included based on anticipated start dates.

COVID-19 Update – Our goal is to deliver safe, socially responsible, and engaging offerings for students when school, state and local COVID-19 guidance allows. Activities specific recommendations will be followed in conjunction with school policies to provide a safe environment for participating students and instructors alike.

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Mountain Biking Club

Bikers will navigate the single-track trails of the Tahoe Basin and Truckee learning fundamental mountain biking skills from experienced coaches along the way. Riders will learn the all important basics - shifting and pedaling best practices, proper body positioning, weight transfer across obstacles, how to climb, cross and descend challenge-by-choice terrain and much more.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MOUNTAIN BIKING CLUB.

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Art Club

In this creative club offering participants will sketch, draw and paint outdoors on Tahoe Expedition Academy 's 42 acre pristine campus. Tahoe flora and fauna will highlight student works, as will the vast and varied landscapes that form Martis Valley. Students works will capture seasonal tones, flora changes and highlights as Fall transitions towards the cold Winter. Space is limited for this offering.

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Lacrosse Club

Did you know that 80% of women’s and men’s college lacrosse practices are dedicated to fundamental lacrosse stick work? This fall, train like a collegiate athlete with former collegiate, professional and international lacrosse players, Taylor Simmers and Eric Martin. In this six session series, participants new through intermediate will learn and refine key lacrosse skills.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR LACROSSE CLUB.

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Disc Golf Club

Disc Golf Club is one of the newest club offerings for 6th - 12th grade students. Designed for new to intermediate disc golf players, this offering will be held at nearby Tahoe and Truckee disc golf courses. Participants will learn the dynamics of disc flight, how to drive (throw) a disc flat, on hyzer and anhyzer. As well as how to throw mid range shots and the putting keys.

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Middle School Spanish Club

Taught by Upper School Spanish Teacher, Merinda Zywicz, Middle School Spanish Club participants will learn through a combination of kinetic, visual and auditory teaching styles. This offering is designed for 6th to 8th graders who are new to or have some experience speaking Spanish.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MS SPANISH CLUB.

Winter Clubs

Winter Clubs – Blacksmithing and Spanish Club will highlight our Winter Club offerings. Additional Winter Clubs will be added in October. Winter Club registrations will go live in November 2020.

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Blacksmithing Club

In this popular offering, participants will craft steel into works of art, usable tools and more. Important safety techniques, protective equipment and processes will be highlighted, reviewed and practiced before metal work begins. Next, guided by our expert, CBA certified lead instructor, Loren Trux, participants will heat steel to workable temperatures of 1000+ degrees F.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BLACKSMITHING CLUB HERE.

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Spanish Club

Spanish Club participants will learn through kinetic style instruction from Upper School Spanish Teacher and Club Lead, Merinda Zywicz. Kinetic style instruction is active, fun and involved - students will learn by acting out and demonstrating words and phrases. This club is offered in consecutive six week learning blocks.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPANISH CLUB HERE.

Spring Clubs

Spring Clubs – Offerings will include Archery, Blacksmithing, Golf, Spanish and more. Spring Club registrations will go live in February 2021.

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Archery Club

Participants will learn how to safely handle and operate compound bows and arrow. The finer techniques of shooting, breathing and aiming will be the focal point of each session. Bow maintenance, adjustment, and arrow repair will be taught as needed. Focused, fundamental repetition with heavy emphasis on the process and not the result is core to archery. A key lesson for the range and life!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ARCHERY CLUB HERE.

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Blacksmithing Club

In this popular offering, participants will craft steel into works of art, usable tools and more. Important safety techniques, protective equipment and processes will be highlighted, reviewed and practiced before metal work begins. Guided by our expert, CBA certified lead instructor, Loren Trux, participants will heat steel to workable temperatures of 1000+ degrees F and hammer into works fo art.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BLACKSMITHING CLUB HERE.

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Golf Club

Participants will learn golf fundamentals, keys to course management and more how to's from expert golf pros. This club is designed for participants with prior golf experience. Lessons will focus on fundamental golf skillsets like the mechanics of putting, chipping, driving and more.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR GOLF CLUB HERE.

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Spanish Club

Spanish Club participants will learn through kinetic style instruction from Upper School Spanish Teacher and Club Lead, Merinda Zywicz. Kinetic style instruction is active, fun and involved - students will learn by acting out and demonstrating words and phrases. This club is offered in consecutive six week learning blocks.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPANISH CLUB HERE.