Class Descriptions

All our courses are literacy based, cross curricular and project based learning, using hands on modalities, play, nature and embed social emotional learning into every lesson.  Each class (unless noted) is a two hour session and includes a thirty minute block.

Early Elementary Investigators

ABCs & 1,2,3s: Early Elementary Exploration (Monday ONLY) Cross curricular, core, and Social emotional learning, focused on building a love for learning and a community .

American Sign Language (30 min) Introduction to ASL.

Curious & Discover: Science based on students curiosity aligned with biographical studies, presentation skills and self discovery

eARTh & Craft: Arts and Crafts with recycled and repurposed materials.  One (wo)man’s trash is another wo/man’s treasure.

Espanol y Culture: Learn the Spanish language, culture, art and music in this introductory class 

Fantasy & Folklore: Bringing the fairytales, fables and folklore to life with readers theater, puppet plays and storytelling

Farm & Fork: Community Gardening, Fitness and Nutritional studies.  Discover where our food comes from and the environmental impact we have on our planet.  

Habla Espanol: Full Immersion Spanish Class in which students will learn core subject areas in Spanish, elements of the language, and culture.

Imagination & Stardom: Imaginative play based on stories, sensory play, and crafts combined with musical theater.

Inquire & Explore: Questions lead to exploration and discovery through imaginative and sensory play

Nature & Community*: Nature Based Early Elementary Exploration*.  Cross curricular, core, and large emphasis on social emotional learning and building a community.

Play & Learn*: Early Elementary Exploration, Cross curricular, core, and Social emotional learning, focused on building a love for learning and a community .

Qigong (30 min): Introduction to a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, wellness and martial-arts training. 

Story & Dream: Imaginative play based on literary pieces, picture books, with crafts, literacy and writing, and book making


 

30 minute mid-day classes 

Emerging Literacy: Learning phonemic awareness, handwriting, and early literacy with sensory play

Human Library: interview and record life stories from people who have lived a lot of it.

Let's Learn to Draw: step by step line drawing and illustrating 

Music for Mother Earth: Get grounded with music from various cultures and our Mother Earth 

P.L.A.E Games: Physical fitness, life skills, attitude education through cooperative games.

Singing Together: A fun singing class with periodic performance opportunities.

Wild Health & Movement: physical fitness while having fun

*Meets twice a week

Young Discoverers

American Sign Language (30 min)  Introduction to ASL.

Civics & Action: Social Science based class focused on government, American history and civics with a focus on activism and finding your passion along with Making Your Mark Art which shows students how to use their voice through different forms of art.

Curious & Discover: Science based on students curiosity aligned with biographical studies, presentation skills and self discovery

eARTh & Craft: Arts and Crafts with recycled and repurposed materials with lessons on our environment.  One (wo)man’s trash is another wo/man’s treasure.

Earth & Emotion: emotion coaching through nature immersion and journaling.

Espanol y Culture: Learn the Spanish language, culture, art and music in this intro to Spanish class.

Experiment & Perform: Messy lab based elementary science combined with Musical Theater 

Explore & Wanderlust: Geography based class where we travel the world and experience the culture, create art, and listen to music from our travels. 

Fantasy & Folklore: Bringing the fairytales, fables and folklore to life with readers theater, puppet plays and storytelling

Farm & Fork: Community Gardening, Fitness and Nutritional studies.  Discover where our food comes from and the environmental impact we have on our planet.  

Habla Espanol: Learn everything from science to art in full language immersion experience. Recommended for kids who have taken Intro to Spanish.

Literacy & Ingenuity:  Phonological awareness, reading, writing, spelling & Art in creative and fun to learn ways.

Math & Music: learn how to read, make and love music with 30 min pull out sessions for 1st-4th grade level math.

Qigong (30 min) Introduction to a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, wellness and martial-arts training. 

Storytelling & Active Listening: student interest driven storytelling, book reading and writing.  Students will tell, write and listen to stories of their peers.

Tinker & STEAM: Science, technology, engineering, art and math learning through tinkering.  Tinkering supports learning through doing and teaches children valuable lessons by helping develop fine motor skills, problem solving abilities and peer relationships..

 

30 Minute Mid Day Classes

Find Your Passion Project: vision boards and discovering your passion 

Human Library: interview and record life stories from people who have lived a lot of it.

Let's Learn to Draw: step by step line drawing and illustrating 

Math Games: games of logic, strategy and the four main operations (grades 1st-4th)

Music for Mother Earth: make music with nature and sustainable resources

P.L.A.E Games: Physical fitness, life skills, attitude education through cooperative games. 

Reading Club: share and discuss chapter books and make projects

Singing Together: A fun singing class with periodic performance opportunities. 

Wild Health & Movement: physical fitness

Jr. Academic Pathfinders

American Sign Language (30 min)  Introduction to ASL.

Civics & Action: Social Science based class focused on government, American history and civics with a focus on activism and finding your passion along with Making Your Mark Art which shows students how to use their voice through different forms of art.

Curious & Discover: Science based on students curiosity aligned with biographical studies, presentation skills and self discovery

eARTh & Craft: Arts and Crafts with recycled and repurposed materials with lessons on our environment.  One (wo)man’s trash is another wo/man’s treasure.

Earth & Emotion: Emotion coaching through nature immersion, journaling and social emotional learning.

Earth & Journey: Emotion coaching, nature journaling and social emotional learning in our more than human world

Entrepreneurship & Economics: Entrepreneurship, marketing, and financial literacy.  We will be creating a business plan, marketing our business and hold a makers market as well as a farmstand.

Espanol y Culture: Learn the Spanish language, culture, art and music in this intro to Spanish class..

Habla Espanol:  Learn everything from science to art in full language immersion experience. Recommended for kids who have taken Intro to Spanish.

Heroes & Journey: Creative writing and literature woven with the the story of US using the Heroes Journey.

Hippy & Home: Sustainability, understanding and reducing your global footprint and conservationism with a touch of home economics and homesteading 

Messy & Mighty: Mighty and messy lab science, investigation, discussion & science journaling

Past & Present - Cultural Anthropology, sociology and media perspectives on the global diaspora

Qigong (30 min) Introduction to a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, wellness and martial-arts training. 

Rhyme & Reason: Book club, poetry, song writing and art studio.

Storytelling & Listen: Student driven storytelling, active listening, book reading and writing

Tinker & Talk: Project Soapbox (Speech and Debate) and STEAM Tinkering Station

 

30 minute mid day class

Finding Your Passion Project: vision boards and discovering your passion 

Human Library: interview and record life stories from people who have lived a lot of it.

Let's Learn to Draw: step by step line drawing and illustrating 

Mentorship: Get your CPR and first aid certification, through lessons, hands on practice and certification.

Music for Mother Earth: Get grounded with music from various cultures and our Mother Earth 

P.L.A.E Games: Physical fitness, life skills, attitude education through cooperative games. 

Reading Club: share and discuss chapter books and make projects

Singing Together: A fun singing class with periodic performance opportunities. 

Academic Pathfinders

American Sign Language (30 min) Intro to American Sign Language

eARTh & Craft: Arts and Crafts with recycled and repurposed materials with lessons on our environment.  One (wo)man’s trash is another wo/man’s treasure.

Earth & Journey: Emotion coaching, nature journaling and social emotional learning in our more than human world.

Entrepreneurship & Economics: Entrepreneurship, marketing, and financial literacy.  We will be creating a business plan, marketing our business and hold a makers market as well as a farmstand.

Espanol y Culture: Learn the Spanish language, culture, art and music in this introductory Spanish course

Habla Espanol: Learn everything from science to art in full language immersion experience. Recommended for kids who have taken Intro to Spanish.

Heroes & Journey: Creative writing and literature woven with the the story of US using the Heroes Journey.

Hippy & Home: Sustainability, understanding and reducing your global footprint and conservationism with a touch of home economics and homesteading

Messy & Mighty: Mighty and messy lab science, investigation, discussion & science journaling

Past & Present - Cultural Anthropology, sociology and media perspectives on the global diaspora

Qigong (30 min) Introduction to a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, wellness and martial-arts training. 

Rhyme & Reason: Young adult book club, discovering books you enjoy to read, reading and writing poetry, song writing and art studio.

Speech & Debate & Algebra 1: Project Soapbox (Speech and Debate) where you can find your voice and Algebra 1 lessons and support.

Speech & Debate & Tinker: Project Soapbox (Speech and Debate) where you can find your voice and STEAM Tinkering Station.  Tinkering supports learning through doing and teaches children valuable lessons by helping develop fine motor skills, problem solving abilities and peer relationships.


 

30 minute mid day class

Finding Your Passion Project: vision boards and discovering your passion 

Human Library: interview and record life stories from people who have lived a lot of it.

Let's Learn to Draw: step by step line drawing and illustrating 

Mentorship: Get your CPR and first aid certification through lessons, hands on practice and certification.

Music for Mother Earth: Get grounded with music from various cultures and our Mother Earth 

Singing Together:  A fun singing class with periodic performance opportunities.

Teacher Assistant: Assist a teacher teaching, or prepping for classes

      / Music*

Guitar- Small group Intro to guitar. Learn to read music, play chords and play in a performance.  Must have own instrument.

Piano- Small group intro to piano class.  Learn to read music, play songs and perform.

Ukulele- Small group Intro to Ukulele.  Learn to read music and play chords.  Performance potential.

*All music classes listed are 30 minute sessions and can be added on to your existing block or can be a pull out from your registered class for a reduced rate.