Clubs & Extracurricular Activities

At Saint Ambrose Catholic School, our students are well-balanced in and out of the classroom. We have a robust extracurricular Clubs and Activities program. Indeed, there is something for every student! All are encouraged to become engaged in any of our exciting clubs offered this season!

  • Please reach out directly to the club contact listed with questions or for further information.
  • Check each club for confirmed starting date, beginning the September 9th or later.

Saint Ambrose Clubs sign up forms for 2019-2020 will be sent home the week of Sept 2nd.

All School Choir: Gaudete! (Grades 3-8)

Join us as we lift our voices in song! New this year, this club meets DURING SCHOOL!
Meeting: Thursdays; meets weekly during the school day.
Time:  during the school day
Location:
 Lehner Center
Cost:
 FREE
Faculty Moderator:  Mr Josh Wortman
Contact:
 jwortman@staschool.us

Art Club (Grades 3-8)

Meeting: 2nd Wednesday of the month. Meets monthly beginning October 9th.
Time: 
 2:30-3:15pm
Location: School
Cost: $15
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Julia Kinley
Contact: jkinley@staschool.us

Boy Scouts Troop 513

Boy Scout Troop 513, chartered by St. Ambrose Church since 1971, is a youth organization targeted to young boys between the ages of 11-18.  Under the guidance of more than 25 adult leaders, the scouts will develop various skills including strong character, timeless values, and leadership.  Troop 513 uses a variety of methods to promote these core values.  Click the link for more information.
www.brunswick513.mytroop.us

Broadcast Crew (Grades 4-8)

Meeting:  Meets during the school day!  Start Date Mid September.
Location:
  Gillingham Center for Innovation (DLL)
Cost:
  Free
Faculty Moderator:
  Mrs. Amy Morgan.  Please contact Mrs. Morgan by email with interest.
Contact:
  amorgan@staschool.us.

Cantors:  (Grades 6-8 with 5th Ensemble)

Join the leaders of song and celebrate Mass together as part of our School Liturgical Music Team!
AUDITIONS REQUIRED.  Auditions will be held the first month of school for those interested.

Meeting: Thursdays; meets weekly during the school day.
Time:  during the school day
Location:
TBA
Cost:
 FREE
Faculty Moderator:  Mr. Matt Fodor
Contact:  
mfodor@StAmbrose.us  Please reach out if interested in auditioning and dates will be set in early fall.

Chess Club (Grades 1-8)

Join us as we learn the game of chess, which has been shown to improve higher level thinking skills  such as memory, concentration and pattern recognition!  No previous experience is necessary.

Meeting: Wednesdays; Fall session begins September 19th-November 7th, 2018
Time:
  2:30-3:30
Location: Lehner Center
Cost: $80/ 8 week session  ** Checks made payable directly to “Progress With Chess” or online.
Instructor: Progress with Chess
Contact: progresswithchess.org
Registration Form Download:  Progress with Chess Registration Form

Colorful Conversations (Grades 2-4)

Join us for coloring, relaxation and conversation!  This club cultivates creativity and relaxation through coloring and conversation in a safe space for girls to connect, build one another up and unwind.  All materials provided.

Meeting:  Wednesdays; meets bi-monthly, first and third Wednesdays;  begins November 5th
Time: 
2:30-3:15 pm
Location:
  School
Cost:  $15
Faculty Moderator:  Ms. Teresa Whitmer
Contact:
 twhitmer@staschool.us

“Come Fly With Us” STREAM Expo Team (Grades 6-8)NEW!

In “Come Fly With Us”, two teams of six 6th- 8th grade students will experience the thrill and exciting world of drones by actually piloting one through an obstacle course viewing everything through first person goggles. To help them practice, students will build obstacles to practice flying through. Students will also create a promotion campaign for their drone team for a diocese-wide event. Students participating in this club will represent St. Ambrose at the X-STREAM Games in a drone flying competition on March 28, 2020 at Elyria Catholic High School.

Meetings will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Like any club or activity, “Come Fly With Us” requires a time commitment from students. The first meeting will be later this Fall, date, time, and location TBD.”

Meeting:  Wednesdays; meets weekly;  begins late fall TBD. Competition Date March 28, 2020.
Time: 
2:30-3:30 pm
Location:
  School
Cost:  TBD
Faculty Moderator:  Miss Trigg
Contact:
 ETrigg@staschool.us

Dance and Cheer Team (Grades 1-8) WINTER 2020

Meeting: weekly; Winter 2020 for Basketball.
Time:  TBD
Location: Saint Ambrose Campus
Season: Winter-Spring season seeking new members
Cost:  fee
(all additional costs for uniform, classes and choreography are outlined in the packet once dancers make the team; Fall meeting date will cover all information, dates and fees)
Dance and Cheer Team Coaches:
 Chrissy Cooney and Natalie Tamosiunas  natalietamosiunas@gmail.com 
Contact: stambrosedanceteam@gmail.com

Drama Club (Grades 1-8) *Spring Musical

After Christmas Break, the Drama Club members will be involved with the preparation for the production of the 2020 Spring Musical.

Meetings:   Auditions will take place in December, Show dates and rehearsal schedule TBD
Time:  TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: Fee
Moderator: Mr. Josh Wortman
Contact:  jwortman@staschool.us

Engineering Club (Grades K-5) 

Join us as we apply math and science skills to build and discover through hands on learning labs!  This class is provided through an outside vendor and priority registration will be granted through website registration.  Please check the box on clubs form and complete ONLINE registration through  www.ClassroomAntics.com.  Checks not accepted.

Meeting: Wednesdays beginning September 19th.
Time:
2:30-4pm
Location: 
Saint Ambrose Campus
Cost: 
$75 fee per Module ***Payments made to  Classroom Antics. Priority enrollment through online registration at www.ClassroomAntics.com
Instructor: Classroom Antics Instructor.
Contact: 
www.classroomantics.com

2019-2020 Modules:

Module 1:”The Power of Green” Environmental Engineering:  9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9
Module 2: “Maker M.D.”  Biomedical Engineering:  10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6
Module 3: “Amazing Architects”  Architectural Engineering: 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, makeup day 12/18
Module 4: “Secret Agents” Communications Engineering: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, makeup day 2/19
Module 5: “Space Odyssey” Aerospace Engineering: 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, makeup day 4/1
Module 6: “Get Charged” Electrical Engineering: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29

First Lego League Robotics Club (Ages 6 & up) 

First Lego League is an international STEM initiative and robotics competition!  We are excited to have offer this after school club  throught the generosity of  our STEAM partner and sponsor, Rockwell Automation Group.  First Lego League teams research a real-world problem and are challenged to develop a solution.  They also must design, build and program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. Please note this club does require an average of 4 hours of work per week outside of meeting times.  Sponsored spots are limited and  available on a first come first serve basis.  All materials provided thanks to generosity of Rockwell Automation Group.

First Lego League Information Flyer pdf

This Robotics club is generously sponsored by our STEAM partner: Rockwell Automation Group.

Junior First Lego League: Ages 6-10; limited sponsored spots available. 
First Lego League: Ages 10+; Enrollment closed; class is full.  Signups spring for following year.

FLL Meeting: Mondays. Weekly beginning late September (ages 10& up)
FLL Jr. Meeting: Mondays.
Weekly beginning January 2020 (Ages 6-10)
Time:  2:30-3:30 pm.
Location:
  Gillingham Innovation Center GIC (DLL)
Cost:
  $20 fee
Faculty Moderator: 
Mrs. Amy Morgan and Mrs. Laura Cole
Contact:
  amorgan@staschool.us.

Hook and Needle Club (Grades 3-8)

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet!  We will be making projects.  Please see below supplies needed. No previous experience necessary.  The children are to meet in Room 102 and we walk over to the Lehner Center for class. Pickup outside of Lehner Center.

Meeting: First and Third Fridays of the month-Bi-Monthly beginning October 18th.
Time: 
2:30-3:45 pm
Location:
  Lehner Center
Cost:
  $15
Faculty Moderator: 
Mrs. McCarthy-Reed 
Contact:
  jmccarthyreed@staschool.us
Additional Supplies Needed: 
If your child is interested in knitting, he or she will need to bring a pair of size 10 1/2 short needles.  If your child is interested in learning to crochet, he or she will need a size J crochet hook.  Yarn will be provided.

Kindergarten Sports Clinic (Kindergarten SAS and PSR students)

This sports clinic will introduce your Kindergartener to the Saint Ambrose Athletics Program.  This is a great new opportunity for your child to be exposed and learn about different sports. Fundamentals of T Ball, soccer, lacrosse, and flag football will be taught by CYO coaches on Saint Ambrose Campus.  Two one hour sessions will be spent on each sport. Clinic meets one session per week on Tuesdays for 8 weeks. Space is limited.

Meeting: Tuesdays, weekly beginning  September 10th- October 29th.
Time:  2:35-3:30 pm  or 4-5pm
Location:  Saint Ambrose Campus
Cost:
  $75 for fall session.   Checks made payable to Athletic Boosters
Instructor:
 Mr. Ryan Harrington, Saint Ambrose CYO Athletic Director
Contact:
   ryanh@sales-team.biz
Bring:  Students must be able to bring and change into comfortable gym clothes and tennis shoes.  Most sessions will meet outside, please dress appropriately for weather.

Math Angels (Grades 4-5) 

Math Angels is the Bridge Math Club where we are going to make math fun again!  We will engage in fun activities, solve real life problems and even make some songs! Who knew math could be so enjoyable you’d want to stay after school for it?  Please contact Mrs. Buttitta directly regarding club enrollment via email.

Meeting:  Mondays; weekly beginning September 17th.
Enrollment is closed. 
Time:  2:30-3:30 pm:  Meets Oct. 8th- May
Location: 
School 
Cost:
  $4
Faculty Moderator:
Mrs. Rachel Buttitta
Contact: RButtitta@StASchool.us

Media Club (Grades 4-8)

Are you a student in grades 4-8 who loves to write, edit, conduct interviews, or create graphics, slideshows and video? If so, you would be a valuable addition to Media Club, which updates the latest news on our school’s online Buzz Blog. Check out the blog athttp://ambrosetech.edublogs.org. Be sure to bring your creativity and great ideas to our first meeting!

Meeting:  1st and 3rd Tuesdays; Bi-monthly beginning September 17th.
Time:
  2:30-3:30 pm
Location: 
Room 203
Cost:
  Free
Faculty Moderator:
Mrs. Allison Noga
Contact:
anoga@staschool.us

Prayer Team (Grades 6-8)

Meeting:  First and Third Mondays, Bi-Monthly; Begins September 16th.
Time: 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Location:  School
Cost:
  Free
Faculty Moderator:
  Mr. Ryan Bagley
Contact:
  RBagley@StASchool.us

Ski Club (Ages 8 & up)

Meeting: Ski Club begins Weekly in January 2019
Location:
Brandywine Ski Resort
Cost:
 Fee. Rentals and transportation available at additional cost.
Faculty Moderator: 
Mr. Angelo Gasparro
Contact: 
agasparro@staschool.us

Sign Up Deadline is November  for Christmas break passes.

Informational meeting will be held in October.  If interested in having your child in the program please plan to attend the informational meeting to obtain all necessary information, register and ask questions.  Meeting date and location TBA.

Student Ambassadors (5-8)

 Join the Student Ambassadors in Action program.  Please follow the link below for the Google application that must be completed for all new and returning Ambassadors.   The Google application must be completed beforehand in order for your student to stay after school for these meetings.  We plan to meet the 2nd  Wednesday of the month.  Contacts for this year are  Mrs. Marvin, and Mr. Bagley Looking forward to a year full of wonderful service opportunities!

Student Ambassador Application CLICK HERE

Meeting: Meets Monthly, the 2nd Wednesday of each Month. The first meeting is October 10th.
Time:  2:35-4:00 pm
Meeting Dates:  (with additional dates as needs arise): 10/9, 11/13, 12/10, 01/15, 02/12, 03/11, 04/8, and 5/13
Location: Mother Teresa Room, Parish Life Center, Saint Ambrose Campus.
Cost:
 Free, Application and Teacher Recommendation REQUIRED.
Faculty Moderators: Mrs. Kelley Marvin and Mr. Ryan Bagley
Contact:   kmarvin@staschool.us  and rbagley@staschool.us

Taekwondo Club (K-5)

Join us as we learn the martial art of Taekwondo!  Certified instructors provided by Matchpoint Martial Arts Studio in Brunswick.  Students need to bring and be able to change into gym clothes to participate.  No shoes needed.

Meeting: Spring Session 
Time:  2:35-3:30 pm
Session : TBD 2020
Location:  Saint Ambrose Campus
Cost:
  Fee.   Checks made payable to Matchpoint Martial Arts
Instructor:
 Matchpoint Martial Arts – 
Contact:
    Matchpoint Studio: www.matchpoint-martial-arts.com 

Young Rembrandts (Grades K-6)

Fall Session A (4 weeks): 9.16.19 – 10.7.19
Fall Session B (8 weeks): 10.14.19 – 12.9.19 (no class 11.25)
Winter Session (8 weeks): 1.6.20 – 3.9.20 (no class 1.20; 2.17)
Spring Session (7 weeks): 3.30.20 – 5.11.20

Meeting: Mondays; Fall A session begins September 16th.
Fall Sessions:
Time:  2:30-3:45 pm
Location: Lehner Center – Knights of Columbus Room
Cost: Fee varies by session.  *Register online at www.youngrembrandts.com
Instructor: Larissa Kosar
Contact: west@youngrembrandts.com