Enrichment

Enrichment at Palmer Trinity

OUR MISSION
 
The mission of Auxiliary Programs is to provide enrichment experiences that enhance the lives of our students and community through activities that complement the overall mission of Palmer Trinity School.
 

WELCOME TO THE 2019-2020 ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCE AT PALMER TRINITY SCHOOL

Palmer Trinity invites boys and girls in the greater Miami community to experience arts, academics, enrichment, and sports. As a participant, you will have a great time making new friends while discovering something new in one of our exciting programs taught by some of the best educators in the Miami area. We have a course or class just for you!
 
Registration and program questions? Contact Kristine Rodriguez at krrodriguez@palmertrinity.org. We look forward to seeing you this session.
 

FALL SEMESTER

September 3, 2019 - December 6, 2019
Registration opens August 19, 2019

SPRING SEMESTER

January 13, 2020 - May 22, 2020
Registration opens December 10, 2019

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

List of 20 frequently asked questions.

  • ASAP BASKETBALL PLAY-MAKER ENHANCEMENT CLINIC

    Cost - $175.00
    Location: Gymnasium
    Dates - Sundays 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Fall Session 1: September 8, 15, 22, and 29, October 6
    Fall Session 2: October 13, 20, and 27, November 3 and 10
    Spring Session: Dates TBD Post Season
    4th grade - 12th grade

    This Basketball Clinic will be run by Andre Smith. Trainings are tailored to help players reach their full performance ability and potential through Play-Maker Enhancement Drills which focus on Fundamentals, ball handling, shooting mechanics, defensive principles and conditioning. Coach Smith scored more than 1,100 points during his career at Miami Palmetto Senior High. He starred as a pro basketball player for over 10 years and was inducted into the UNC-Asheville Hall of Fame. He finished his career as UNC-Ashville’s 6th all-time leading scorer and 2nd all-time in steals and also led them to their first NCAA Tournament appearance. He played professionally in the NBA’s D-League, Lithuania (NKL All-Star), Mexico, Argentina (Liga-A import All-Star), Iranian Super League and captained the Jamaican National Team from 2006-2011.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc.  This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport. 
     
  • ASAP BASKETBALL PLAY-MAKER ENHANCEMENT CLINIC - SPRING BREAK

    Cost - $175.00
    Location: Gymnasium
    Dates - Mondays - Fridays 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Spring Break Session: March 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2020
    4th grade - 12th grade

    This Basketball Clinic will be run by Andre Smith. Trainings are tailored to help players reach their full performance ability and potential through Play-Maker Enhancement Drills which focus on Fundamentals, ball handling, shooting mechanics, defensive principles and conditioning. Coach Smith scored more than 1,100 points during his career at Miami Palmetto Senior High. He starred as a pro basketball player for over 10 years and was inducted into the UNC-Asheville Hall of Fame. He finished his career as UNC-Ashville’s 6th all-time leading scorer and 2nd all-time in steals and also led them to their first NCAA Tournament appearance. He played professionally in the NBA’s D-League, Lithuania (NKL All-Star), Mexico, Argentina (Liga-A import All-Star), Iranian Super League and captained the Jamaican National Team from 2006-2011.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc.  This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport. 
     
  • BASEBALL FUNDAMENTALS CONDITIONING CLINIC - SPRING BREAK

    Cost - $300.00
    Location: Baseball Fields
    Dates - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Spring Break Session: March 23, 24, and 25, 2020
    4th grade - 12th grade

    This 3-day Spring Break Baseball Development Conditioning Clinic will be run by Palmer Trinity School’s own Coach Weinberger and Coach Herr, both of whom have professional baseball experience and coaching experience at all levels. This 6-hour course will provide players with skills, drills, and knowledge to get better at the game. Contact Coach Weinberger at jweinberger@palmertrinity.org with any questions, including cost.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc.  This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport. 
     
  • BOOT CAMP

    Cost - $200
    Location: Fitness Center
    Dates - Thursdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Fall Session: September 5, 12, 19, and 26, October 3, 10, 24, and 31, November 7, 14, and 21
    Spring Session: February 6, 13, and 27, March 5 and 19, April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, May 7 and 14
    6th grade - Adult

    Join us in the PTS Fitness Center for Boot Camp designed for all fitness levels. Palmer Trinity’s very own Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Coach Perri, will take you through an energetic, dynamic and functional circuit training session that involves a combination of bodyweight exercises, resistance training, interval cardio moves, and other cutting edge strength and conditioning techniques. Coach Perri’s certifications include:
    • IFPA Performance Trainer and Sports Nutritionist
    • USAW Sports Performance Coach (Level 1)
    • NCSF Strength and Conditioning and Sports Training
    • Certified by the American Heart Association for CPR/AED/First Aid/Oxygen/Infant Safety

  • CHESS

    Cost - $300.00
    Location: Room 214
    Dates - Mondays 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Fall Session: September 9, 16, and 23, October 7, 14, 21, and 28, November 4, 11, and 18, December 2 and 9
    Spring Session: January 13 and 27, February 10 and 24, March 2, 9, and 16, April 6, 20, and 27, May 4, 11, and 18
    6th grade - 12th grade
     
    Join Dr. Harvin for our chess program this Fall. Enjoy playing and learning about the beautiful game of chess. The game of chess incorporates and encourages inquiry, strategic planning, pattern recognition, rule-based thinking, problem-solving, visualization, creativity, and competition.  Each session will include learning and playing through tactics, strategy, and winning combinations. The final sessions will culminate in a tournament with first, second, and third place trophies awarded.
     
  • DANCE CLUB (PTS DANCERS)

    Cost - $350.00
    Material Costs: $45.00 for the PTS Leotard (This is a one-time fee for new students)
    Location: Dance Studio (Inside Gym)
    Dates - Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Fall Session: September 9, 16, and 23, October 7, 14, 21, and 28, November 4, 11, and 18, December 2 and 9
    Spring Session: January 27, February 10 and 24, March 2, 9, and 16, April 6, 20, and 27, May 4, 11, and 18
    6th grade - 12th grade
     
    This is a Performing Arts Club designed to expose PTS students to Acro, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Technique (Tricks, Conditioning, Flexibility), Theatrical Jazz/Tap, Improv/Self-Choreography, Classical Ballet, and Modern. Students will practice all genres and will learn correct body alignment, strength, flexibility, and coordination. Students in this course have the opportunity to perform in school-wide events such as convocations, recitals, and competitions. 

    Required Attire: Palmer Trinity School Leotard, Solid black sports bras and Solid Black long/ankle-length leggings for performances, (No capris/shorts. PTS leggings from the campus store are permitted). Hair must be neatly pulled away from the face in a secure ponytail (bun for Ballet). 
    Shoes - Pink Ballet shoes (Ballet), Black lace-up Tap shoes (Tap) and Sneakers (Hip Hop). No loose or dangling jewelry, bead jewelry or hair clips. *All attire, aside from the PTS leotard, can be purchased at Dance Plus. They provide PTS dancers with a discount and are located at 8433 SW 132nd St Miami, FL, 33156 (305) 255-4367 and are closed on Sundays and Mondays. www.danceplusmiami.com/school-studio-uniforms/palmer-trinity-school/
     
     
  • ESSAY WRITING BOOTCAMP WITH MR. ROJAS

    Cost - $100.00 per session
    Location: Room T1
    Dates - Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Session 1: March 21, 2020
    Session 2: March 28, 2020
    Session 3: April 4, 2020
    6th grade - 9th grade
     
    This course will cover the essential elements of essay writing such as properly formatting a thesis statement, using and citing relevant evidence, and using proper elaboration techniques to effectively answer a prompt.
    Session 1: Review parts of an essay and essay terminology
    Session 2: Teacher-assisted essay writing and suggestions
    Session 3: Essay writing, timed practice, and teacher critique
     
  • HOMEWORK CAFE

    Cost - Free
    Location:  
    Room 128 
    Dates - Mondays - Thursdays  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Fall Session: August 19 - December 9, 2019
    Spring Session: January 13, 2020 - May 28, 2020
    6th grade - 12th grade

    "Supporting a blend of study skills, tutoring, and daily homework."
    The Auxiliary Department proudly announces our newest Enrichment Program, After School Tutoring. Students are welcome to learn, review content, strengthen academic skills, receive assistance with homework, develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance. Students are welcome to join the After School Tutoring program as needed. If students are facing challenges in specific areas, or simply need help with homework, they can come prepared with questions and materials to work on and the instructors are happy to assist. Students of all grades can attend as many times a week as they wish. There is no registration required and it is free of charge. For further information, please contact Kathleen Lamiell at klamiell@palmertrinity.org.
     
  • PTS FACULTY AND STAFF - YOGA FOR THE MIND, BODY, AND SOUL

    Cost - Free
    Location - Room 311
    Dates - Mondays 3:55 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.  beginning January 2020
    Ages: Adult (PTS Staff)
     
    In this Yoga practice, we will focus on the breath, engage in guided meditation, and work to relieve tension through yoga poses that target specific chakras. Anyone can join this practice as previous Yoga experience is not required. Join us and have a relaxing time with friends. For dates and reservations, please contact Traci Holstein at tholstein@palmertrinity.org.
     
  • PTS FACULTY AND STAFF - ZUMBA

    Cost: Free
    Location - Dance Studio (Inside Gym)
    Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 
    beginning January 2020
    Ages: Adult (PTS Staff)

    This class is a fun and energetic form of dance cardio guaranteed to make you move! Have a wonderful time with friends and enjoy all of the latest hit music while you sweat your stress away. For dates and reservations, please contact Fabiola Mathelier at fmathelier@palmertrinity.org.
     
  • REVOLUTION PREP - ACT PREP LIVE ONLINE SMALL GROUP COURSE 

    Cost - $650.00
    Location: Online - 24 hours of tutoring
    Dates - Students can choose preferred dates and times
    10th grade - 12th grade

    Revolution Prep leverages a state-of-the-art online platform to provide expert ACT test preparation. This program is designed to refine a student’s test-taking techniques and develop effective strategies and a personal improvement plan. This course option provides the best value of all of our test preparation packages and is ideal for students with busy school and extra-curricular schedules. Revolution Prep offers this course at different times throughout the week, including evenings and weekends. All Revolution Prep programs feature full-time tutors with 100+ hours of training and 1,000+ hours of tutoring experience each year.
     
  • REVOLUTION PREP - ACT/SAT PREP LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE TUTORING

    Cost - $1559.00
    Location: Online - 12 hours of tutoring
    Dates - Students can choose preferred dates and times
    10th grade - 12th grade

    Revolution Prep’s convenient online tutoring program optimizes the learning experience with personalized instruction, easy scheduling, and top-quality tutors – anywhere, at any time! This program provides students with busy schedules the opportunity to work on what they want, when they want, with an expert tutor who matches their interests and learning style. This 12-hour tutoring program is a great way to start your test preparation and create a personal improvement plan as you navigate through the standardized testing timeline of junior year. All Revolution Prep programs feature full-time tutors with 100+ hours of training and 1,000+ hours of tutoring experience each year.
     
  • REVOLUTION PREP - SAT PREP LIVE ONLINE SMALL GROUP COURSE

    Cost - $650.00
    Location: Online - 24 hours of tutoring
    Dates - Students can choose preferred dates and times
    10th grade - 12th grade

    Revolution Prep leverages a state-of-the-art online platform to provide expert SAT test preparation. This program is designed to refine a student’s test-taking techniques and develop effective strategies and a personal improvement plan. This course option provides the best value of all of our test preparation packages and is ideal for students with busy school and extra-curricular schedules. Revolution Prep offers this course at different times throughout the week, including evenings and weekends. All Revolution Prep programs feature full-time tutors with 100+ hours of training and 1,000+ hours of tutoring experience each year.
     
  • SOCCER CONDITIONING CLINIC - SPRING BREAK

    Cost - $175
    Location - Soccer Field
    Dates - Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Spring Session: March 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, 2020
    6th grade - 12th grade
     
    This Soccer Clinic will be run by Palmer Trinity’s Women’s Soccer Coach Ifeoma “Effie” Dieke. Sessions are tailored to help players improve their skills, game knowledge, as well as working in a group and team environment through soccer drills, team and group activities, small-sided games, and competition. Players will be grouped in similar skill levels to be the best they can be while having fun and enjoying the game of soccer. Coach Dieke was a starter for the FIU Women’s Soccer Team from 1999-2003, played professional soccer for 16 years with clubs in the USA, Sweden, and Cyprus, and represented the Scottish Women’s National Team from 2004-2017.  In 2017, she was part of the historic team that qualified for the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 and was an Olympian in the 2012 London Summer Games representing Team Great Britain as a member of the first-ever Women’s Soccer team.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc. This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport.
     
  • SOCCER CONDITIONING CLINIC

    Cost - $225
    Location - Soccer Field
    Dates - Saturdays 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Fall Session: September 7, 14, 21, and 28, October 5 and 12
    Spring Session: March 21, April 4, 18, and 25, May 2 and 9
    4th grade and up
     
    Come out and kick it with us to develop, polish or simply just have fun with the game of soccer. Palmer Trinity's Head Soccer Coach, Eric Perri, will be implementing proper warm-up drills, team activities and fun soccer games. This 8-week clinic consists of Group Stretch & Calisthenics Movements, Field Training (Solo Drills/Team Drills), and Creative Game and Competition! This is a great way for your child to build confidence and learn teamwork while improving their soccer skills.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc. This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport.
     
  • TENNIS CONDITIONING CLINIC (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

    Cost - $250.00
    Location: Tennis Courts

    Dates - Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Fall Session: September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26, October 1, 3, 8, 10, 22, 24, 29, and 31, November 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 21, December 3, 4, and 5
    Spring Session: Dates TBD Postseason
    6th grade and up
     
    This Tennis Camp will be tailored to help players improve their skills, strategy, and fitness playing tennis on the Palmer courts.  Players will be grouped in similar skill levels in order to develop each player to their best potential while enjoying the great game of tennis. Players will focus on forehand, backhand, overhead, and serving, along with strategy for playing singles and doubles tennis.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game-playing time, team positions, stats, etc. This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete, and love the sport.
     
  • TRACK AND FIELD CONDITIONING CLINIC

    Location: PTS Kipp Running Track
    Dates - October 24, 2019, through January 18, 2020
    Ages: 6th grade and up
     
    This Track and Field Conditioning Clinic will be run by Palmer Trinity's own Track and Field Coach Tammy King. The clinic will be tailored to help participants improve their skills, strength, and fitness on Palmer Trinity's Kipp Running Track. Participants will be grouped in similar skill levels and events in order to develop their best potential while enjoying the sport of Track and Field. Join us and have a wonderful time with friends. For dates and reservations, please contact Coach King at tking@palmertrinity.org.

    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game-playing time, team positions, stats, etc. This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete, and love the sport.
  • ULTIMATE ART HACKS

    Cost - $300
    Location - Room 4A
    Dates - Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
    January 28, February 4, 11, and 25, March 10, 17, and 31, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, May 5 and 12
    Ages: 6th grade - 12th Grade 
     
    Join Ms. Rivera and enjoy experimenting with simple and innovative techniques of making art that include dripping, melting, pouring, stamping, marbling and more. We will use popular art hacks techniques for drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media. You will easily create your own masterpieces and will exhibit our art pieces and fantastic accomplishments during the final session.
     
  • VOLLEYBALL STRENGTH CONDITIONING PROGRAM

    Cost - $300
    Location: Flex Studio (Inside the Gym)
    Dates - Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    March 31, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26
    6th grade - 12th grade

    Join former Volleyball Player and Certified Personal Trainer Priscila Camps for this strength and conditioning program designed not only for Volleyball athletes, but for any sports enthusiast. This program is focused on endurance, strength, mobility and agility work which are extremely important factors in every athlete’s life in order to prepare the body for optimum performance during competition season and prevent injuries as well. In order to create this program, Priscila teamed up with a professional Volleyball Player and Olympic Gold Medalist in the 2016 Rio Olympics, as well as a Master Personal Trainer with over 16 years of experience. Workout attire required.
    *This program does not teach Volleyball technique or skills
    *Attending this Conditioning Clinic does not guarantee participants additional game playing time, team positions, stats, etc.  This program is open to the public and is designed for the participant to improve skills, develop as an athlete and love the sport.

  • ZUMBA

    Cost: Contact Fabiola Mathelier at  fmathelier@palmertrinity.org.
    Location - Dance Studio (Inside Gym)

    Dates: Saturdays 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
    Ages: Adults

    This class is a fun and energetic form of dance cardio guaranteed to make you move! Have a wonderful time with friends and enjoy all of the latest hit music while you sweat your stress away. For dates and reservations, please contact Fabiola Mathelier at zumbaflam@gmail.com and reserve your spot at zumbawithfabi.com.
     

General Information

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Payment

    Payment is due in full at the time of registration and prior to the student participating in the course. Payment can be made conveniently online by debit and credit card. 
  • Cancellations and Refunds

    A refund will be granted for cancellations made via email 14 days prior to the first day of the start date ONLY. Tuition payments will be refunded on a prorated basis only if a course is canceled by Palmer Trinity and an alternate offering is not available.
     
  • Safety

    A secure environment is the top priority of Palmer Trinity School. Any visitor on campus, including parents, must present a valid ID at the Security Guard Gate in the form of a Florida Driver's License. Palmer Trinity's excellent security team will be present at all times monitoring the campus throughout the day. Kindly adhere to the following Restrictions and Responsibility guidelines.
  • Restrictions and Responsibility

    Do not allow your child to bring toys, squirt guns, trading cards, or weapons of any kind or electronic devices (unless required for a course). No illegal drugs or alcohol are permitted on the premises. Kindly label everything! We will provide a lost and found and any items not retrieved will be donated to charity at the end of the course. Palmer Trinity School is not responsible for any lost items. Parents and students are responsible for communicating any concerns or pick up/drop off changes in advance. Students will not be allowed to deter from their daily schedule unless a written request is presented in advance.
  • Medical

    All participants must bring in a copy of their current Immunization forms. Palmer Trinity staff, as well as certified instructors, are certified in CPR/First Aid and the school is equipped with AED units. Water is provided throughout the campus during all course hours. Please bring a refillable water bottle. If your child needs to take medication during the course of the day, please adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Parents and/or Guardians must inform and meet with an Enrichment staff member to fill out a Medical Authorization Form and Physical Evaluation Form in person.
    • Medication must be brought by the Parents and/or Guardians and given to an Enrichment staff member to be given to the Nurse’s office to be administered at specified times. Place the child's medication in the original medical container and in a Ziploc bag with their first and last name clearly marked with a permanent marker.
    • If you believe your child's medical condition requires additional consideration, please do not hesitate to contact Kristine Rodriguez, Director of Auxiliary Programs at krrodriguez@palmertrinity.org
  • Communication

    If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Kristine Rodriguez at krrodriguez@palmertrinity.org.
WELCOME TO PALMER TRINITY SCHOOL 2020 FALCON SUMMER CAMP

Palmer Trinity School invites boys and girls in Kindergarten and up in the greater Miami community to experience arts, academics, enrichment, and sports at our Falcon Summer Camp.  Join our world-class faculty, staff and summer camp specialists for a fun-filled and activity-based program for all ages.

SUMMER CAMP DATES
Falcon Summer Camp Registration Opens February 15, 2020
English and Math Conditional Registration Opens December 10, 2019

Week 1 (June 8 - 12, 2020) 
Week 2 (June 15 - 19, 2020) 
Week 3 (June 22 - 26, 2020) 
Week 4* (June 29 - July 3, 2020) 
Week 5 (July 6 - 10, 2020)
Week 6 (July 13 - 17, 2020)
Week 7 (July 20 - 24, 2020)
Week 8 (July 27 - 31, 2020)
*Closure dates TBD 
 
Main Entrance: 8001 SW 184th Street, Miami, FL 33157
Mailing Address: 7900 SW 176th Street, Miami, FL 33157
Main:     305.251.2230
Admission:     305.969.4208