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Learning Center

For our older learners, the Learning Center provides a space to collaborate and develop valuable life skills. The classes we offer are focused on skills related to critical thinking, collaboration, writing, communication, time management, organization, developing healthy habits, reading comprehension, research, wilderness skills, mindfulness, and life skills.

Class series are offered by quarter (Fall, Winter and Spring) and students have the ability to customize their schedule by choosing full day or half day (am or pm) options for Tuesday through Friday.. 

There will be time built into the Tuesday through Thursday classes for students to work on independent studies with support from Learning Center educators.

Schedule

AM Class

  • 8:30-9:00: Arrival 

  • 9:00 -10:00: Independent Studies* 

  • 10:00-11:30: Class

  • 11:30-12:00: Pickup

PM Class

  • 11:30-12:30: Arrival / Lunch & Free Time

  • 12:30-2:00: Class 

  • 2:00-2:30: Independent Studies 

  • 2:30-3:00: Pick Up

 

*Note: Friday classes will not have independent studies

Program for Ages 12-17

Classes Offered Winter Quarter 2024

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

SPANISH

with Brenden

HEALTHY
LIVING

with Lyndsay

S.T.E.M.

with Autumn

ART & DESIGN

with Nicole

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Class

P.M.
Class

HOMESTEAD SCIENCE

with Teresa

METAPHYSICS & MINDFULNESS

with Cindy

WRITING LAB

with Darci

WILDERNESS SKILLS

with Jazmen

Class Descriptions

Spanish

Tuesday A.M.

Students will develop listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills in Spanish. Students will learn common vocabulary terms and phrases and participate in simple conversations and respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts.

Homesteading Science

Tuesday P.M.

Homesteading is a science on multiple different levels. Agriculture, animal science, food science, experimentation, and social science are used everyday on the homestead. Students will learn about homesteading and engage in related activities promoting these valuable life skills and concepts. There will be both reading and hands-on activities that will take place during the class. 

Healthy Living

Wednesday A.M.

Students will learn a variety of topics that  makeup wellness!  Much of the class will be driven by what the teens are interested in learning about, as well as parent input on what is important to their family. Topics could include anatomy & physiology, nutrition, mindset/mental health, finance education, sleep and screen time, exercise, and natural medicine.

Metaphysics & Mindfulness

Wednesday P.M.

Students will build a foundation in meditation skills in order to apply strong mental focus to a variety of activities. They will learn how to manifest a goal, integrate their higher self into their body and ground to the Earth. Students will learn about auras and chakras, healing and balance, telepathy and visualization. 

S.T.E.M.

Thursday A.M.

This class introduces students to the four areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through an interdisciplinary approach that will increase awareness and build knowledge. Creativity and collaboration will be encouraged as students develop problem solving skills though projects and games.

Writing Lab

Thursday P.M.

In this class students gain experience in writing for various audiences and purposes. Creativity is encouraged and accuracy, organization, and detail in expression are developed.

Art & Design

Friday A.M.

Students will be guided step-by-step in the creation of both 2 and 3 dimensional artworks utilizing a variety of media. They will learn to apply technical skills effectively,  understand the principles of design and solve problems by applying the art-making process. By the end of the class, students will produce a portfolio of their work.

Wilderness Skills

Friday P.M.

Students will spend time outside learning hands on skills through engaging activities. Here is a list the kind of things the students may learn:

  • Wilderness survival activities and concepts

  • Fire building (friction, primitive methods, modern methods)

  • Carving and woodworking

  • Wildlife tracking

  • Plant ID

  • Foraging for wild edible plants

  • Birding and bird ID

  • Shelter building

  • Nature awareness / sensory awareness

  • Navigation and orienteering

  • Flint knapping / stone and bone tools

  • Knot tying / cordage making / simple basketry

  • Leather work

  • Knife/tool sharpening and maintenance

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Mission

Our mission is to provide education that engages the child cognitively and emotionally. We want to give children experiences that get them thinking and asking questions. We recognize and welcome the unique gifts brought by each child, encouraging independent thinking and imagination, and foster a life-long love of learning.

Vision

Our vision is to provide a place where children can thrive, learn, grow and have authentic connections. We will use a curriculum to help guide the core academic subjects while teaching children about thoughtful communication, connection to nature and themselves. With child lead learning each child will be given the chance to explore their talents in a supportive and enriching environment.

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Tuition for Winter Quarter

January - March

  • $100 per month per class

Fees

Annual supply fee of $150 per student. There may also be additional costs associated with special field trips. 

Payments

  • Tuition is calculated based on number of class days in the quarter and evenly spread out and charged per month

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Class Size

We will have one adult educator with about 8 kids per group. 

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Schedule

Our program runs September through June and we have full and part-time options.

 

There is the option to enroll your child 1, 2, 3, or 4 days a week.

The Application Process

  1. Inquiry:  Fill out our enrollment inquiry form below to begin the process. If you have any questions prior to submitting the inquiry form, feel free to send an email to connect@risingmoonmeadows.com.

  2. Phone call: After receiving your inquiry form we'll contact you for a chat. It’s casual, we just want to make sure you and your child are a good fit for our community and we'll explain how our enrollment works. We also hope to get a better understanding of your child's strengths and areas for growth. 

  3. Tour: Set up a time to see the property, meet the staff and get to know us. 

  4. Application: Submit an enrollment form. Please note, if all slots are full at the time of the application, we will notify you to see if we should keep your application on file when and if a spot becomes available that year. An application must be filled out each year.

  5. Decision and Enrollment: Following the tour our learning center admin will contact you within a week to ask any additional questions and let you know if there is acceptance. 

  6. Contract: A non-refundable enrollment deposit of $150 secures your child’s spot in the class and goes towards supply fees.

Inquiry Form
What are you looking for in a program for your child?
How many days per week are you interested in?

Thanks for inquiring! We will be in touch soon.

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