Winter Programs

Winter Programs

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NH Theater Project 

Creative Drama

This fun, beginners program introduces children to the world of acting and theater. Each week NHTP Teaching Artists will use new theater games, creative exercises, improvisation, storytelling and imagination exercises to guide the exploration and practice of acting, and learn basic acting techniques and stage directions. 
At the end of the six-week program, children will also have experience building characters, working with environments and costumes, reading and writing scripts, and performing. Teaching artists will develop short scenes based on the students' interests, which will be rehearsed and performed on the final day for family and friends. Session runs January 18/19 - February 22/23.
Classes are held at the NHTP Theater, 959 Islington St #3, Portsmouth.

Cost: $135

Tuesday Session (3:00-4:30pm) for students in grades 3-5. Wednesday Session (3:00-4:30pm) for students in grades K-2.

Portsmouth Improv Club

This fun, beginners improv program introduces 6th through 8th graders to the world of improvisational acting. Each week NHTP teaching artist Drew DeSimone will use new improv and sketch comedy games to guide the exploration and practice of improv acting. Students will learn how to improvise game-based comedic scenes using techniques such as "Yes and," "Playing at the Top of Your Intellect" and "Active Listening and Support." No previous acting or improv experience is necessary. At the end of the six-week program, students will perform a final improv and sketch show for family and friends. Session runs January 19 - February 23.
Classes are held at the NHTP Theater, 959 Islington St #3, Portsmouth.

Cost: $135

Wednesday Session (4:30pm-6:00pm) for students in grades 6-8.

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Mad Science After School Program - Winter Session

Calling all innovators! Come blast off into the 21st century as we inspire your inner innovator! Embark upon a quest for alternative energy and experiment with solar power and fuel cells. Explore the planet's atmosphere and make a meteorological station. Learn about robots as you laugh hysterically at an animated automaton. Hop on board the chemistry express and perform split-second chemical reactions that go like mad. Get charged up about current electricity by building circuits. Conduct hair raising experiments and watch flying saucers skyrocket from our Van De Graff Generator! Wire your brain by creating a real telephone network to talk to your classmates. Experiment with lasers, learn the principles of radar technology, and so much more! For students in grades K - 5. Session runs Wednesdays, January 19 - March 16. No class on March 2. 

Cost:$105.00

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Basketball

All youth, junior and senior rec basketball leagues play at the Connie Bean Recreation Center. 

Click Here to Register for any of the basketball programs.

PreK & K Basketball
Players in preschool and kindergarten will get a chance to play on a lowered hoop! There will be a focus on drills and skills and small games played. This age group plays co-ed.
Begins Saturday, November 13, 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Fee: Res: $45.00 Non-Res: $65.00 

Rosters

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Youth Basketball - Girls & Boys Grades 1-2
Kids can learn basketball on a lowered hoop and a smaller court. Girls and boys alternate start times each week.
Begins Tuesday, November 9, 4:15PM - 6:30PM
Fee: Res: $45.00 Non-Res: $65.00 

Boys Rosters

Boys Schedule

Girls Rosters

Girls Schedule


Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls Grades 3-4
This is the first division that players are shooting at a hoop at regulation height! Girls and boys alternate start times each week.
Begins Saturday, November 13, 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Fee: Res: $45.00 Non-Res: $65.00 

Girls Rosters

Girls Schedule

Boys Rosters

Boys Schedule


Junior Rec Basketball - Boys Grades 7-8
Tryouts for this league will be held Monday, November 29th. Everyone makes a team, but everyone needs to tryout! Schedule depends on the number of signups and will be finalized after registration is over.
Games begin on or around December 6
Fee: Res: $55.00 Non-Res: $75.00 

Jr Rec Boys Rosters & December Game Schedule

Junior Rec Full Schedule


Senior Rec Basketball - Boys Grades 9-10
Tryouts for this league will be held Monday, December 6th. Everyone makes a team, but everyone needs to tryout! Schedule depends on the number of signups and will be finalized after registration is over.
Games begin on or around December 12
Fee: Res: $55.00 Non-Res: $75.00 

Boys 9-10 Rosters

Boys 9-10 Schedule

Senior Rec Basketball - Boys Grades 11-12
Tryouts for this league will be held Sunday, December 5th. Everyone makes a team, but everyone needs to tryout! Schedule depends on the number of signups and will be finalized after registration is over.
Games begin on or around December 12
Fee: Res: $55.00 Non-Res: $75.00 

Boys 11-12 Rosters

Boys 11-12 Schedule

Senior Rec Basketball - Girls Grades 9-12
There have been no signups as of December 2. We are canceling the girls league but will maintain an interest list with the possibility of starting something in the new year. Email Barry at bcfoley@cityofportsmouth.com if you have any questions.

Vacation Basketball Camp - Girls & Boys in Grades 1-2, 3-4
Burn off some of that post-holiday energy while learning basketball skills!
December 28-29: Grades 1-2 - 9:00am-10:30am, Grades 3-4 - 11:00am-12:30pm
Fee: Res: $15.00 Non-Res: $20.00