The Nysmith School offers an amazing array of teacher-led extracurricular activities, virtually guaranteeing that a student at any grade level can find one or more outstanding opportunities. These activities refine social skills and promote a well-rounded and balanced lifestyle. They are also vital to the development of gifted children – allowing them to both dig deeply into the activities that they already like and explore new possibilities.

Below is a sample of the clubs and sports offered in the 2016-2017 school year. Offerings vary year to year based on student interest and faculty availability.

  • Adventures in Movement
  • American Girl Doll Club
  • Arts & Crafts Club
  • Basketball
  • Board Games & Social Skills
  • Book Art
  • Bouldering Club
  • Boys’ Running Club
  • Brain Olympics
  • Business of Money Club
  • Cathedral Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Community Service
  • Crafty Cursive
  • Debate Club
  • Football
  • Girls’ Running Club
  • Greenfoot Java Programming Game Club
  • History Whiz Kids
  • Jr. Architect Club
  • Kerbal Club
  • Lego Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Matball/World Cup Club
  • Math Facts Club
  • Math Fun Club
  • Math Olympiad Club
  • Model UN
  • Philosophy Club
  • Public Speaking & Drama
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Set Design & Construction
  • Soccer
  • Social Media/Newspaper Club
  • Spontaneous Odyssey of the Mind
  • Sports Club
  • STEM Club
  • Study Buddies
  • Young Programmers

Clubs & Sports are offered each afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The cost is $8.00 per session but is paid in full for the entire year.  Most are between $175 and $220, depending on the number of sessions.