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Clubs & Activities

The Colorado Springs School promotes a healthy balance between academics and extra-curricular clubs and activities to prepare students for a dynamic world. Here are a list of clubs that have been offered (subject to change vary by year).

2024 - 2025 offerings coming soon!

Current and Past Clubs at CSS include:

Upper & Middle School
Matchwits challenges students to demonstrate knowledge across a variety of subjects. Competing in a quiz show atmosphere against regional schools from, students are challenged to answer questions pertaining to history, biology, math, geography, literature, astronomy, geology, and more.

Upper School-Forum

Forum meets weekly as a student government body to facilitate social and service activities in the Upper School community. It makes recommendations to the Upper School Division Director on policies affecting students and approves special activities. Membership consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the student body (elected by the entire community), Class Presidents and Vice Presidents (elected by class members), and two faculty sponsors. A Spirit Coordinator may also be appointed by the Forum President as a non-voting member of Forum.

National Honors Society

Spirit Cubs & Kodiak Spirit Club

Chess Club
Chess Club is open to new and experienced chess players in Grades 2-5. Parent and student volunteers are on-hand to teach and provide tips to players.

Girl Scouts
Girl Scout Troop 609 welcomes students grades Kindergarten through 12 and meets at The Colorado Springs School on a rotating schedule that brings together students across multiple age groups – from Daisies and Brownies to Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors. Troop 609 has a focus on Engineering and STEM, and offers students opportunities to experience the traditional badge work, community service, and outdoor adventures for which the Girl Scouts is known. Students also sell cookies and dedicate a portion of the proceeds to enhancing the playground and gardens at CSS.

A Lower School favorite, Kodiak Kickers is offered in the fall and spring on the Quad at CSS, and provides an innovative and ground-breaking youth soccer program where everyone plays all of the time! Session dates/times and pricing vary by skill- and grade-level, with options available to students in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Landsharks Running Club
In partnership with the Landsharks Running Club, CSS offers this youth program bi-annually to introduce running to young athletes in a safe and fun environment. Open to students in Kindergarten through Grade 5, the Landsharks Running Club focuses on self-improvement, being an encouraging teammate, and making new friends. Each season, practices are scheduled two times per week after school and races are held on the weekends.

Lego Robotics Club

The school’s annual talent and variety show takes place each fall and allows 4th and 5th-grade students to take to the stage in a choreographed group number in front of family and friends. Rehearsals are held during recess.

Sunshine State Young Readers Award
At CSS, we aim to foster a love of literature by encouraging students to read challenging, quality books written by a variety of authors across multiple genres. The Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) Program is a motivational program for students in grades 3 through 5, that encourages students to read independently for pleasure, and to read books that are on, above, and below their reading level in order to improve their reading fluency. Sunshine State books are selected for their wide appeal, literary value, varied genres, curriculum connections, and multicultural representation.

Student Council
Established in 2023, the Lower School Student Council (STUCO) is comprised of members Grades 2 through 5. Together, students plan and manage bi-weekly morning announcements, spirit weeks, and the after-school Chess Club.