Enrichment at Home

K-9 STEAM School

Acera’s Third Annual Trivia Night is February 4th!

Join us on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 7:30-9:30 pm for Acera’s VIRTUAL Trivia Night! All proceeds benefit the Reed Hollett Enrichment Scholarship Fund. Invite your non-Acera friends for an evening “in” for a good cause! Acera’s third… Read More

“Click or Treat!” An afternoon of remote Halloween fun for kids

Halloween activities may look different this year, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun! Would your kids like to learn a new spooky story to tell their friends? Become a potions master? Or design and build a… Read More

Try It Out Week is back October 26-30

Kids can try out virtual classes in programming, robotics, role play, and the arts for just $10/day Is your child passionate about programming, science, or role-playing games? Curious about cooking, robotics, or the arts? During the week of… Read More

Virtual After School Enrichment begins September 8!

Is your child passionate about programming, theater, science, or role-playing games? Are they curious about culinary arts, robotics, or photoshop? Acera’s suite of substantive, hands-on virtual after school enrichment programs starts September 8. Classes include perennial favorites like… Read More

Scenes from Acera Summer Camp

Happy summer! Though we wish we could see all of our wonderful campers in person, we couldn’t be prouder of our instructors and students, who have shown true creativity, flexibility, and resilience in designing and actively participating in… Read More

What to look for in a remote summer camp

By Courtney Dickinson Covid has dramatically changed the summer of 2020. Programs that parents painstakingly identified are cancelled outright or transitioning to remote summer camp models. How can we, as parents, ensure that our kids have an engaging… Read More

Enrichment at Home: Snail Mail

We’re all finding new ways to stay in touch with loved ones these days: Zoom and other video conferencing tools are now home to our family game nights, birthday parties, pizza parties, scavenger hunts (i.e. “Find something in your… Read More

Enrichment at Home: In the Kitchen!

The kitchen is full of possibilities for connecting as a family. While we continue to stay at home together, we’ve made all kinds of things – only some of them edible! – in the kitchen: The Marchesano family,… Read More

Enrichment at Home: Make, Move, Connect

In this uncharted territory of extended time at home, families all over are finding creative ways to nurture an “enriching” experience for their children. The stories of kitchen counter science experiments, living room dance parties, and virtual game… Read More