Homeschool Connections

Now in its second season, FPD is pleased to introduce Homeschool Connections, a variety of opportunities for engaged learning on FPD’s campus specifically geared toward homeschool families. These opportunities include academic experiences, music programs, and school events.

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Junior Explorers

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Get messy and have fun exploring God’s creation! At these monthly sessions, students are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on activities that expand their understanding of ecology, biology, conservation, and environmental awareness. The class will include use of FPD’s outdoor learning venues including the nature trail, elementary gardens, and butterfly gardens as well as our elementary science lab.

Teacher: Shannon Bryant, FPD Elementary Science Lab Teacher
Dates: Wednesdays, October 16, November 20, January 29, February 26, March 25, and April 22
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Price: $15/per session, Family Max: $30/session

Register online for Junior Explorers (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

Junior Artists

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Learn different art and music techniques in a fun way.  Participate in music and art each session.  Learn rhythm and notes using our Orff Instruments.  Learn art concepts as you paint, draw, and create.

Teachers: Brayden Hutcheson, FPD Elementary Music Teacher and Jaime Simmons, FPD Elementary Art Teacher
Dates: Fridays, October 11, November 15, December 6, January 10. February 14, March 13
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Price: $15/session, Family Max: $30/session

Register online for Art Explorers (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

Super Scientists

3rd – 6th Grade

Students are invited to come explore and conduct hands-on experiments to expand their understanding of scientific concepts. Students will use FPD’s fully-equipped science lab as well as on-campus outdoor learning venues including the nature trail, educational gardens, and butterfly gardens. Topics will include biology, ecology, scientific method, conservation, and investigation.

Teacher: Shannon Bryant, FPD Elementary Science Lab Teacher
Dates: Fridays, October 11, November 15, December 6, January 10, February 14, March 13
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Price: $15/session, Family Max: $30/session

Register online for Super Scientists (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

Coding & Keyboarding Club

3rd – 6th Grade

Learn the basics of coding and ramp up your keyboarding skills! Young learners who are interested in computers, robotics, and coding will enjoy this hands-on, interactive class. During the keyboarding sessions, students will use fun, interactive games to increase their typing proficiency. During the coding portion, kids will learn to program their robot to move, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles, and even respond to their voice.

Teacher: Lyn Brumbelow, FPD Technology Instructor
Dates: Wednesdays, October 16, November 20, January 29, February 26, March 25, April 22
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Price: $15/session, Family Max: $30/session

Register online for Coding & Keyboarding Club (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

 

Viking Tennis Academy

Ages 6 – 18

The Viking Tennis Academy develops a love of tennis in new and current tennis players through sharpening skills and techniques in a fun, challenging, and competitive environment. Students will participate on select days each week based on their age group and conclude each session with a small tournament.

Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 – December 10 (no class on Nov. 26)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Tom Bates, Tennis Instructor
Location: FPD Tennis Complex
Cost: $85 per session

Private tennis lessons are available. If interested, please contact the Center for Discovery office: 478-477-6505 ext. 182.

Register online for the Viking Tennis Academy (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

Center for Discovery Classes

FPD offers a variety of after school programs through the Center for Discovery including chess, ballet, robotics, cross country, and others. All programs are open to the community. More information

More Information

For questions and more information, contact Elizabeth Leslein at 478.477.6505, ext 182 or elizabeth.leslein@fpdmacon.org.