Homeschool Connections

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, school events, and chapels.

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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, January 23, February 20, March 20, April 24
Times: 9:00 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.)

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, January 18, February 8, March 8, April 12
Times: 9:00 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, January 23, February 20, March 20, April 24
Times: January 23 and February 20 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., March 20 or April 24 9:00 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.)

Group Guitar & Ukulele

Students are invited to participate in small group lessons based on their current skill level to practice ensemble work and teamwork. (Minimum per class: 3)

Beginners
Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Learn how to use the ukulele. Play short chords and songs. Learn notes, chords, and progressions.

Intermediate (Know Some Chords)
Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Learn chord progressions, songs, strum patterns, basic scales, and how to make the verse sound different from the chorus.

Experienced
Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Learn embellished chords, palm muting, pick strum, power chords. Learn about intro, body, chorus, bridge, and outro. Learn Theory of the Circle of Fifths & Fourths, Use of Capo, Slides & Bends.

Teacher: John Hughey, Community Guitar Instructor
Price: $85 per month

Register online for Group Guitar & Ukulele (Register through FPD’s Center for Discovery.)

Viking Tennis Academy

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.

Session 1: Tuesdays, January 29 – March 12
Session 2: Tuesdays, March 19 – April 30
Instructor: Tom Bates, Tennis Instructor
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: FPD Tennis Complex
Cost: $75 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.)

FPD Lower School Chapel

Come join your friends at FPD as we sing praises and learn more about Christ’s love.

Winter & Spring 2019 Dates: January 15, 29, February 12, 26, March 12, April 9, 23.
Time: 12:05 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Clark Fine Arts Center

Advanced Registration not required to attend chapels.

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.