Online and On-Campus

2021 ONLINE AND ON-CAMPUS CLASSES

Please note that the online course material for each week is designed to be different each week. This will allow for learners to join in Week 1 or Week 2 without missing out on anything! Pricing information for our Classes can be found on our pricing page.

Early Morning 9am - 10am

Diverse Picture Books Matter (K - 2nd Grade)

Learn about different people, cultures, and identities around the world and throughout history, guided by picture book read-alouds and activities to create and share your own stories. All led by Ms. Sturley.

From Mercury to Apollo: The American Space Race (6th-8th Grade)

Liz Reeder-Neubauer brings both a family connection AND, as a former NASA employee, a personal connection to the American space program. Through films, stories, and a look at the science, we'll take a look at the events that spurred America from the earth.... to the Moon!

Mid-Morning 10:15 - 11:15

Origami Design (4th - 8th)

Origami, from oru meaning "fold" and kami meaning "paper", is an ancient artform which has been practiced in Japan for centuries. Now origami artists worldwide practice the artform, adding their own innovations. In this class, you will fold some classic origami figures and learn a wide range of folding techniques. Get your origami paper ready and we'll try to make our artistic visions a reality. Led by Mr. Vineyard.

Late Morning 11:30 - 12:30

Spoken word poetry (2nd - 5th)

Spoken word poetry is poetry usually intended for performance that can encompass elements of rap, hip hop, storytelling, theater, jazz, rock, and blues. It is usually created with the intent to be performed and not just written on a page. In this class, we will expose ourselves to spoken word poets, the origins and also create our own poetry and have a poetry slam of our own led by Ms. Katie.

On-Campus Sessions

Rockhound Adventures (Ages 7 and up)

Learn all about igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks right here in Texas. Did you know that Austin has its own volcano? This class could end in a fossil hunt in Shoal Creek and a hunt for pyritized (golden) fossils. All led by Ms. Eaton.

Drills and Skills (Ages 7 and up)

We've all been stuck inside for too long; it's time to get outdoors in the fresh air and MOVE! We will tackle fun games and skills as you learn how to hacky sack, juggle, and experience fun fitness challenges all around. Your body and mind will thank you. Taught by Coach Lina.

Early Morning 9am - 10am

Creative Writing Workshop: Short Stories (5th - 8th)

For those budding wordsmiths: a week of reading and writing short stories, including a look at some classic short tales, fun writing prompts, and games to get our creativity flowing! Ms. Shadix will be your scribe.

Mid- Morning 10:15 - 11:15

Kid Activism (6th - 8th)

It’s never too early to start getting involved. We'll identify issues that are important for YOUR future, and learn all kinds of ways to make a difference both locally and even globally! From letter writing to community organization, let’s have fun changing the world… together! Led by Ms. Reeder-Neubauer.

Diverse Picture Books Matter (K - 2nd)

Learn about different people, cultures, and identities around the world and throughout history, guided by picture book read-alouds and activities to create and share your own stories. Led by Ms. Sturley.

Late Morning 11:30 - 12:30

Jr. Chef- Baking series (2nd - 5th)

Junior Chefs will learn new baking techniques and methods while creating delicious cupcakes, pies, cookies, breads, and candies. The last class gives our young bakers an opportunity to create something of their very own choosing. Led by Coach Lina.

On-Campus Sessions

Chess for Rookies (Ages 7 and up)

Who's ready to play a classic strategy game? Learn the beginnings of chess, play chess games, and learn notation. If you are a rookie and want to improve your skills, then this class is for you. Chess for Rookies ends in a mini-tournament with prizes! Your Grandmaster is Ms. Eaton.

Orange Space Monkey Flight School (Ages 7 and up)

Do you want to learn to fly!..a drone that is. Gain a deeper understanding of drone flight rules and regulations. We'll even explore how drones are used today in the world. This class will be hands-on, as you actually learn to fly and film using drone technology. Your flight instructor will be Mr. Walker.

Early Morning 9am - 10am

Screenwriting Basics (5th - 8th)

Yay! You want to write a screenplay! Boo! Boy, is that format confusing! Don’t panic… award winning screenwriter Liz Reeder Neubauer will walk you through everything from the technical aspects of formatting to effective storytelling techniques. Become a screenwriter from your own home. Led by Ms. Reeder-Neubauer.

Diverse Picture Books Matter (K - 2nd)

Learn about different people, cultures, and identities around the world and throughout history, guided by picture book read-alouds and activities to create and share your own stories. Led by Ms. Sturley

Mid- Morning 10:15 - 11:15

DIY (2nd - 5th)

This past year we have all learned how to be crafty and creative. In fact, anyone anywhere can learn how to take everyday objects and turn them into pieces of art or functional tools. This class will have tons of fun projects that work with materials that you have in your home. Bring your creativity and ideas and we will soar with our creations. Led by Coach Lina.

Late Morning 11:30 - 12:30

Microscopy (4th - 8th)

Learn the basics of how to prepare slides, microscopic living things you may find, microscopic structures you can look at, and how the micro world impacts us. You'll receive a handheld magnifying glass called a Foldscope of your own, as well as some materials to make your own slides. Led by Mr. Vineyard.

On-Campus Sessions

Blink! Robotics for beginners (Ages 7 and up)

Learn all about microcontrollers with the Arduino Uno and how to build a robot brain. This class does requires a laptop and extra material fees. Led by Ms. Eaton.

Dungeons and Dragons (Ages 7 and up)

Create your own fictional character and embark with your friends on an adventure! Unearth Lost Treasure! Explore forgotten labyrinths! Slay evil dragons! You decide where the story goes next. If you are brave and clever enough, you may even rise to be a hero! Your Dungeon Master will be Mr. Walker.


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Ages 7 and Up

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