Additional Enrichment Activities

There are many ways outside of school sponsored activities that can contribute to a well rounded child. 

NOTE: While these activities typically take place on school grounds, these are not sponsored by Portland Public Schools and will often have fees.

Before and After Care

Camp Fire Columbia is a non-profit organization contracted with Portland Public Schools to provide flexible before and after care for all grades. Before care begins as early as 6:30 am, while after-care is available until 6 pm.  Click here for more information and to register online


The Rock Dojo is an award-winning guitar program for kids in Portland, OR. Based on a simplified martial arts belt system, students between the ages of 6 and 12 years-old learn to play, perform, and compose their own original music on the guitar during after-school group lessons.

You can register at 

S.U.N. Classes

SUN Community Schools offer opportunities that support healthy child and youth development and family stability. At SUN Community Schools, the collective efforts of youth, parents, businesses, faith communities, libraries, and community organizations create a network of supports that ensure youth academic success and that communities thrive. 

SUN programs are open to all ages, with a focus on students in the immediate school community.

M.U.S.E. Band

M.U.S.E. Band is back at Rose City Park for the 2019-20 school year and beginners will be on Tuesdays from 2:25 to 3:15pm. If you are in the 4th and 5th grades and want to join the band please visit You can register and rent an instrument directly from the website. We will accept new students until the end of September. No experience is necessary. If you would like to speak to Mr. Johnston directly, come by the art room on Tuesday to ask any questions you may have to get started or you can email at

Chess Club

We are working with the Chess for Success organization to bring their program to our school. The program includes a chess curriculum, paid coach, entrance to the Chess for Success tournaments, and a t-shirt and chess set for every child. Tournament season is January to March.

Register here: link to the google doc

This is being organized by an RCP parent. Please contact Karin at if you have any questions or would like to help organize.

Yoga Playgrounds

In these fun and engaging classes, kids will stretch and energize their bodies and minds through individual and group poses, mindfulness games and creative relaxation techniques. Packed with playfulness, positivity and fun, these classes give kids the tools they need to manage their behaviors to lead happier, healthier and more peaceful lives.  

Registration and more information: