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After-School Activities at BMS


Please note: students are not allowed to be on-campus at BMS unless with an adult or program after school.

Access After School Second Shift Classes 
Access After School offers a variety of affordable after-school classes ranging from cooking to tech and make classes to the arts. Classes run Feb. 11 to April 25.Check out the BMS classes and register on their website: http://accessroaringfork.org/bms/

Flyer in English
Flyer in Spanish

 

Homework Help
The program started Monday, Oct. 15, and runs for 10 weeks, with another program offered in second semester as well. These sessions run from 3:30-4:30pm. Every grade is offered on 2 days with the following schedule:

* Mondays: 5th (Everett) and 6th grade (Lemkau) and 7/8 Foster
* Tuesdays: 5th (Sims) and 6th (Mutchler)
* Wednesdays: 7/8th for athletes only
* Thursdays: 7th/ 8th (Mutchler) combined sessions

Space is limited and the cost is $25/10-week session, scholarships are available. Drop-ins will not be allowed, however a waiting list is available. Students should sign up through Contact Beth Grieser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Homework Tutoring-- Thursdays Only
*FREE* TUTORING PROGRAM. Beginning on November 29, peer tutoring will now be offered at Basalt Middle School on Thursdays from 3:40 to 4:40pm with Aspen High School students. The high school tutors are required to have G.P.A.’s above a 3.75 and extensive experience in the subject in which they will be offering help. All middle school students are welcome to come for help on homework, projects, or assistance with studying for any subject. There will be food and drinks provided, and enough tutors that each student can be offered personal help. The club is sponsored by Beth Grieser and will be held in the BMS Library. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if your child is planning on attending. We hope to see your students there!

 

Mountain Biking Club
Fall and Spring. This free BMS club with Roaring Fork Cycling meets after-school in the fall and spring as weather permits. Teachers and parents are welcome to join. A RFC Registration Form and a BMS permission slip are necessary, as is a bike and helmet. Visit the Roaring Fork Cycling page below for time/date details. Limited bikes are available to borrow as well. Contacts are BMS 8th grade teacher Katelyn Foster (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Jon Delk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
BMS Parent Permission Form
Roaring Fork Cycling registration and info at: http://roaringforkcycling.org/basalt-middle/
Spring Season is Tuesdays starting April 30th after school.

 

 


After-School Sports


Basalt Middle School sports officially start in 7th grade. For information on these sports, click hereSee Basalt Activities below for a list of athletic opportunities for 5th and 6th grade students. 7th and 8th grade students can sign up for the following:

Football (Fall)
BMS offers 7th and 8th grade football teams. Practice begins in Fall. 
Contact: Front Office, 384-5900

Girls’ Volleyball (Fall)
BMS offers 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams. Practice begins in fall
Contact: Front Office, 384-5900

Boys Basketball (Late Fall)
BMS offers 7th and 8th grade basketball teams. Practice begins in the third week of October.
Contact: Front Office, 384-5900

Girls Basketball (Winter)
BMS offers 7th and 8th grade basketball teams. 
Contact: Front Office, 384-5900

Wrestling (Winter) 
BMS offers 7th and 8th grade wrestling teams. Practice begins in late February the week after President’s day. The season includes 3 weekend tournaments and two dual meets. 
Contact: Ryan Bradley (BHS), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mitch Wyatt (BMS) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.basaltwrestling.org/#!location/ct25

Track (Spring) 
BMS offers a variety of track events for 7th and 8th grade students. Practice begins late March and goes until May. Meets are all day on Saturdays throughout April.
Contact: Melissa Goodman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


After-School Basalt & Regional Activities


Wren's Nest Art Studio
Run by our amazing former teacher Jessica Lahey, the Wren's Nest Art Studio offers a four-week art program of after school classes Monday-Thursday. Each child will create their own unique glass art on canvas. A daily snack will be provided as well as homework support for quick finishers. After School Program Flyer in English and Spanish
Contact: Jessica Lahey, www.wrensnestart.com, 970-927-0457

The Basalt Regional Library
The Basalt Regional Library offers after-school activities and special events for middle school students as well as a place to come do homework after school.
Website: http://basaltlibrary.org/

RFL SPARK After-School Leadership Camp for 5/6th Grade Girls
Girls will learn valuable social and emotional skills in a fun, safe environment utilizing games, role play, outside activities and more! There's also skill building in Listening, Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Mistakes + Apologies, and More! 6 sessions - Wednesdays 2-3:30 – September 19th – October 24th. $75 (scholarships available). 
CLICK HERE to find out more and apply for the program by 9/10.

Aspen Music Festival & School After-School Programs
The Aspen Music Festival & School offers several after-school music programs, including:
-- Lead Guitar with our band firector Mr. Lenio at BMS: 
https://www.aspenmusicfestival.com/more/programs-local-youth/in-school-programs/amfs-after-works/lead-guitar/
-- Maroon Bel Canto Childrens Chorus (Grades 3-5) and Maroon Bell Canto Singers (Grades 6-8) both with our choir director Ms. von Stein:
https://www.aspenmusicfestival.com/more/programs-local-youth/in-school-programs/amfs-after-works/maroon-bel-canto-childrens-chorus
-- Beginning Strings: https://www.aspenmusicfestival.com/more/programs-local-youth/in-school-programs/amfs-after-works/beginning-strings/ 

Summer Music Festival P.A.L.S Program
The Passes and Lessons Scholarship Program is geared towards students who wish to focus on vocal and/or instrumental education. The program's goal is to identify and develop musically gifted and motivated musicians in the Roaring Fork Valley and offer them focused lessons and ensemble work during the summer. Website: www.aspenmusicfestival.com/about/community-education/pals/

The Basalt Recreation Department
The town of Basalt offers a variety of recreational programming for students year-round.
Website: www.basaltexpressrec.org/

The Art Base Community Art Center
The Wyly offers a variety of art classes for students year-round.
Website: http://wylyarts.org/

Crown Mountain Park
Crown Mountain offers a variety of youth programming year-round.
Website: www.crownmtn.org/

Rock Bottom Ranch and ACES
The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies offers a variety of classes and programming through its Rock Bottom Ranch location in the mid valley.
Website: www.aspennature.org/locations/rock-bottom-ranch/what-to-do

Little League Baseball
Spring baseball is offered to boys and girls ages 8-14. Players are put on teams according to skill/age level. Teams play 20 games beginning in April and ending the first week in June.
Contact: Carrey Sims, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 379-9408
Website: www.3riversll.com

Little League Football
Football is available for 5 and 6th grade students through Little League Football.
Contact: Mitch Levy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 319-0155

Soccer
The Basalt Soccer Club is a local youth soccer club offering a variety of fall and spring options.
Website: http://Basaltsoccer.net

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