MVE Clubs & Activities

Kids cooking, cheering, horseback riding and playing a ball game.Kids playing chess, biking and roller-blading.

We have many great extra-curricular options for students at MVE this school year! Cub Club and other enrichment activities for students change seasonally, so check back often for the most updated information. These after-school clubs are offered free of charge, thanks to our wonderful supporters at Methow Arts and Methow Valley Public School Funding Alliance!

Most are run in partnership with our generous and talented community groups and volunteers including: Methow Arts, The Merc Theater, Classroom in Bloom, Methow Nordic, The Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink, MV Flyfishers, Methow Recycles and MV Riding Unlimited. Many thanks to our community partners who help support learning outside the classroom! Please let us know if you’re interested in helping or have another club idea you’d like to explore.

Bus Service

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Clubs are 3:10 – 5 p.m. Bus service is available to Winthrop (estimated 5:20 p.m. arrival @ Wintrop Barn) and Twisp (estimated 5:35 p.m. arrival @ Methow Community Center).

Clubs are from 1:20 – 3 p.m. Bus service is available to Winthrop (estimated 3:15 p.m. arrival @ Wintrop Barn), Twisp (estimated 3:30 p.m. arrival @ Methow Community Center) and Carlton (if necessary – estimated 3:45-3:50 p.m. arrival).

Program Details

  • For families needing child care until 5 p.m., please consider Methow Valley Elementary’s After School Childcare Program. This program is offered free of charge for students in grades K-5, Monday through Friday. If you need care from 12:30 – 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, you will need to sign up for a Cub Club. This program is offered free of charge for students in Grades K – 5. To attend, students must be registered in advance. To do so contact Laurel Carlton, (509) 996-2186.
  • Please let us know if your child will be absent – we take attendance each afternoon.
  • Questions? Please contact Laurel Carlton, Family & Community Engagement Program Coordinator.

Register Now for EARLY SPRING 2023 Cub Club!

Session runs Monday, February 27th – Thursday, March 30th, 2023. Register by Thursday, February 16th.



View/download 2023 Cub Club Early Spring Registration Form - English

View/download 2023 Cub Club Early Spring Registration Form - Spanish

Club Descriptions


Baking Club • Grades 3-5 • Led by Marisa Monteverde
Banana bread, cookies and more! Students will learn the basics of baking and how to make some of their favorite treats! Limit 10 students. No Club February 27th.


Graphic Design Club • Grades 4 & 5 • Led by Cailee Maestro
This afterschool program is designed to introduce students to the world of graphic design and the powerful design tool, Canva. Led by an experienced ux/ui designer, students will learn the basics of graphic design principles and how to use Canva to bring their designs to life. Limit 12 students.


Yoga Club • Grades K & 1 • Led by Lisa Whatley
Learn and practice the principles of Yoga Calm® – Educating Heart, Mind, & Body. Students will explore movement and stillness, breath and energy, confidence and balance. Different, fun themes for each session! Please contact Lisa Whatley, RN, CYT with any questions. (206) 200-0281 or Limit 12 students

Lego & Coloring Club • Grades K-2 • Led by MVE Staff
Build, create and more! We are offering an opportunity for students to get creative and work together. Limit 15 students.

Basketball Club • Grades 2-4 • Led by LBHS basketball athletes & friends
Whether new to the game or a seasoned player, join us for an afternoon of fun learning about basketball! Limit 20 students. No Club March 1st.

Dance Club • Wednesdays for grades 3-5 • Led by Kelsi Dunbar and Heidi Devlieg
Students will learn a variety of dance basics, focusing mostly on Jazz & Hip Hop. No prior dance experience is necessary, just a willingness to move to the music in a judgment free zone. Limit 20 students.

Girls Who Code Club • Grades 3-5 • Led by Cailee Maestro
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. Using the curriculum and resources provided by GWC, participants will learn about computer science (CS) in a fun and safe environment! Limit 15 students.

Methow Arts Art Club • Grades 3-5 • Led by Sarah Schrock
Get scrappy with Sarah and clean out your junk drawers! Students will learn techniques for collage, using scraps of paper, common everyday items found at home like twist ties and safety pins, and elements collected from nature to create multi-media compositions, dioramas, or wild abstractions. Limit 12 students.

MVRU Horse Club • Grades 1-5 • Meets March 22nd & 29th Only
Students will get up close and personal time with the wonderful horses and ponies of MVRU, while learning to groom and care for them. There will be opportunities for learning about feeding, leading, groundwork & clicker training, but NO riding. Club is hosted by MVRU at Crown S Ranch across from the school. Students will be escorted to/from by MVE staff. Limit 10 students.


Science Club • Grades 1 & 2 • Led by Stephanie Carter, Early Childhood Educator Let’s step into the magical world of science together. Join us as we discover chemistry, biology, and environmental science and how it impacts the world around us. Join us as we create reactions, discover the world around us, and even blast off into the outer dimensions discovering the world of Science. Limit 12 students.


Spring Break: Monday, April 3rd - Friday, April 7th - All MVSD schools and the district office will be closed to the public.