Club and Athletics
Walt Whitman Gardening Program offers the perfect way for kids to get outside and get their hands dirty. Guided by instructors, children plant, tend & harvest fresh vegetables and herbs, and learn about topics from pollination to composting.
Walt Whitman Soccer club is a great way for kids to improve their physical health, it can also improve their mental and social health as well. From improving their mood to gaining confidence in building relationships.
Walt Whitman fitness/strength training include improvements in muscular fitness, bone mineral density, body composition, motor fitness performance and injury resistance, and enhanced sports performance. The most important benefit of any youth fitness program is building up students' confidence.
Walt Whitman currently has a middle school basketball team. Walt Whitman Youth basketball addresses player development and provides education and safety in sport.
Walt Whitman Gaming club puts kids in touch with how gaming systems work. Gaming club allow large groups of children to learn from instructors skilled in gaming, with workshops such as programming, design, 3D animation and modeling.
Geek Squad at Walt Whitman provides an opportunity for students to develop tech skills, build self-confidence, spark creativity, and discover how technology can benefit them in their educational pursuits and in future careers.
Science Club at Walt Whitman fosters excitement, confidence and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for girls, particularly those from underrepresented communities by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions in STEM.
\With our Robotics and Science programs, your child will learn a new challenge to solve, a new experiment to conduct and a new robot to build. Our projects encourage problem solving and collaboration skills that will give your child an edge in school and careers.
The purpose of STEP club is to learn to use rhythm and beats to create an interpretive dance. There are minimal/no words in this dance. This club is to empower students to create their own steps routine.
This fun and diverse club introduces students to a variety of dance styles. Throughout the year, students will learn dance theory, history, an incredible repertoire of steps, and will create and perform dance routines.