Davis offers many opportunities for extracurricular education for kids. Some of these classes are listed here.
- The City of Davis has several resources for finding activities
- Developmental kids classes 3-8 y/o with a soccer theme. http://www.j4ksoccer.com.
- Alabaster Music Studio - guitar lessons and small classes for ages 7 and up
- Craft Center
- Davis Art Center
- Davis Children's Nutcracker
- Davis Musical Theatre Co.
- Davis Music Teachers Association
- Kindermusik offers music classes for children ages 1.5 to 7 and their parents.
- Music Together of Davis has music classes for children from birth to 4 years old.
- Rebecca Wendlandt Custom Clothing Designs is located in South Davis and offers individual sewing lessons for all ages.
- Sew Many Things! — sewing classes for children ages 8-16
- The Pence Gallery offers an "Education Program" that caters to children as young as 3.
- Crocker Art Museum (located in downtown Sacramento). Many options for art activities, all ages.
- ArtBEAST Studio (located in Sacramento). Many options for art activities, primarily ages 0-13.
These are formal, fee based groups for young children which require parent participation
- Davis Parent Nursery School Our Playgroups are 90-minute sessions attended by both child and parent/adult. They are lead by a teacher and specifically designed for the younger preschooler. The age range for the Playgroup Program is 15 months to 2 years, 9 months, with some playgroups geared toward the higher end of that range. https://www.davisparentnurseryschool.com/proginfo
- Davis Community Church Nursery School Early Explorers (12 children) is an unlicensed program with mandatory parent participation. The program is for children who are between 15 and 24 months old as of September 1st. Sessions are held on Friday from 12:00-1:30 p.m. This program is an opportunity for hands-on playtime for parents and children in a comfortable, supportive and nurturing environment. Parents will learn positive parenting skills and exciting ways to encourage their child’s natural curiosity. This is also an opportunity to meet other parents and share the joy of seeing your special little person learn and grow. Various activities include: singing, exploration of art materials, musical play, creative movement, dance, outdoor fun, books and cuddles http://dccns.org/class-descriptions/early-explorers/
Davis Waldorf School Parent Child program. We have four, once weekly classes, serving children from birth to age 3 and their parents or caregivers. Our Hollyhock Parent Child classes provide an opportunity to support your child’s development and make lasting connections with other families in a class facilitated by our experienced, Waldorf-trained teacher, Simone Demarzi. The classes provide a peaceful, home-like environment, carefully arranged for creative play. It is also the perfect preparation for the very young child for Waldorf education. More information at http://www.daviswaldorf.org/parentchild. Call 530-753-1651 to register.
Dance and Sports
See also Youth Sports
- Applegate Dance Studio
- Barefoot Yoga Studio — Baby & Me Yoga Class, Kids Yoga program, Prenatal Yoga. Offers fun yoga classes for kids: invigorating, interactive and creative journeys for your child's developing mind, body and spirit.
- The Bounce Spot — Located in West Sac. Parties, classes and play sessions
- Exercise for Kids
- Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop
- Davis Indoor Sports Center
- Just4Kicks Soccer Teaching children to learn, understand, and enjoy the beautiful game of Soccer
- Children's Summer Programs
- Camp Kesem - for children of current and former cancer patients
- Camp Putah
- Davis Waldorf School Summergarden Summer Camp. Summergarden offers children entering 2nd–6th grades dynamic, hands-on activities in thematic blocks, guided by an outstanding staff on our grass-based, 5-acre campus. http://daviswaldorf.org/summer
- Equestrian Center
- Explorit Science Center - Weeklong summer day camps with hands-on science themes just for children.
- Rainbow Summer
- Davis Adult and Community Education K-12 Summer Enrichment Camp
- Chinese - NewStar Chinese School and Davis Chinese School. Also see Chinese Immersion Playgroup.
- Spanish - Cesar Chavez Elementary School and Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School - Spanish Immersion elementary schools
- Lango Davis — Full-immersion Spanish and Mandarin Chinese classes for kids 18 months-3rd grade. Classes meet for 45 minutes once a week, in 6-8 week sessions, at Willett Elementary School.
- Teach Another Language to Kids (T.A.L.K.) offers immersion Spanish and French programs for K-6 students for kids attending Birch Lane School, Korematsu Elementary School, or North Davis Elementary School. Classes are 30 minutes daily before school, in 4-month sessions. Registration is done through the Davis Art Center .
- EFSAC - http://www.efsac.com Education Francaise de Sacramento is now in Davis. This non- profit organization offers after school French program to K-6 students in Merryhill Elementary School from 3:30-5:00 pm on Mondays.
Yoga and Meditation
- The Rising Suns Children's Program at the Davis Shambhala Meditation Center welcomes children of all ages and their parents. Sunday mornings at 8:45 - 10:15. Contact: Barbara West (530) 753-2868, [email protected] .
- Wonder Warriors Kids Yoga offers yoga and mindfulness classes year-round for children ages 2.5-12 years old at the Davis Art Center www.wonderwarriorskidsyoga.com
CPR & First Aid
- thinkcpr Offers American Heart Association CPR and first aid courses. Classes include adult, child and infant CPR, relief of airway obstruction and use of an Automatic External Defibrillator. Certifications are valid for 2 years. Primarily a mobile training program, courses may be arranged for a few people or a group of six at your convenience.