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Home School Programs

Double J Riding Club classes and activities are designed to support both homeschooled students and students away from school with hands on learning in a variety of academic, physical, and social areas including: Early Childhood Education, Science, Creative Arts, History and Cultures, Foreign Language, Equine and Animal Sciences, Nature, Dance and Physical Education. Taught by trained professionals, each class/activity is comprised of no more than 8 students providing a small, safe, and stimulating environment, in which students are able to interact and collaborate with their peers around rich and developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Programs run Fall - Spring and are open to children from Kindergarten-12th grade. All ages are recommended ages.

 

Class options:

Early Education Courses:

Animal and/or Physical Education Courses:

  • Equine Science - Ages 7-14 yrs
  • Ecology: Animals and Habitats - Ages 6-10 yrs
  • Zoology- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Entomology- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Horse Lovers Math- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Introduction to Veterinary: Large and Small Animals- Ages 8 & ^
  • Animal Adaptations- Ages 6-12 yrs
  • Horsemanship 101- Ages 7-12 yrs- More Information Here!
  • What Pet Should I Get?- Ages 6-12 yrs More Information Here!

Science Courses:

  • Imagineering- Ages 7-11 yrs
  • Geology- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Human Anatomy- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Conservation Science- Ages 7-14 yrs
  • Experimental Science- Ages 7-14 yrs
  • Physics: Simple Machines- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Biology 101- Ages 7-12 yrs
  • Volcanoes- Ages 7-12 yrs

 

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History Courses:

  • International Studies- Ages 7-11 yrs
  • Civil War- Ages 7-14 yrs
  • Maritime History- Ages 7-14 yrs

Elective Courses:

  • Introduction to Digital Photography - Ages 9 and UP
  • Mixed Media Art- Ages 7-13 yrs
  • Art Exploration- Ages 7-13 yrs
  • Farm Art- Ages 4-7 yrs
  • Mini Adventure- Ages 5 and Up
  • Knitting 101- Ages 7 and UP
  • Trail Blazers- Ages 7 and UP
  • Music: Guitar- Ages 7 and Up

*Looking to spend the day at Double J Riding Club? No worries! If there are gaps in the classes you are interested in participating in, we can provide private and/or group options for your child. Options include, riding lessons, private art/photography classes, guitar lessons, or maybe some one on one time with animals. We are happy to discuss ways to complete your day.

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E-Learning study and lunch hours:

 

 

E-Learning Study Hour
All Ages

Instructed by Rotating Instructors

Looking for a quiet place to support your E-Learning? Double J Riding Club offers a small group format in which your student can quietly focus on their E-Learning. Staffed by our team of college educated instructors, we are here to help support your student navigate their work. This is a drop in class where students can come and go during the hours provided. Activity stations will be set up for students who finish their work early. This is a great class for working parents who need additional care hours before or after classes.

Offered: Monday-Friday from

8 am- 10 am and 2:30 pm- 5:30 pm.

Cost: $30 per class per day

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Lunch Hour
All Ages

Instructed by Rotating Instructors

If you are here for classes during the day, we can offer a supervised, quiet, clean place in which to have your lunch. Hand washing is mandatory and no more than two to a table in order to maintain social distance and provide safety to all our students.

Offered:

Monday-Friday from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: $5 dollars per day or $32 for the whole semester for a specific day.

 

early childhood classes (Ages 4-6 YRS)

 

 

Farm Art
Ideal for Grades Kindergarten- 2nd Grade

Instructed by Jennifer Michalski

This course will allow students to experiment with paint, watercolors, outdoor materials, collaging materials and so much more! Let your child’s inner artist out using Double J’s farm as inspiration! Each week students will create a beautiful work of art you would be proud to showcase in your home.

Class time: Cost: $160 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Wonderful World of Bugs
Ideal for Grades Preschool- 1st Grade

A pre-school age enrichment program for kids who love bugs and nature that will foster their independence and curiosity.

At Double J Farm, our Wonderful World of Bugs class will teach children all about different insects in our world. Students will learn through hands-on, nature-based experiences that address the developmental needs of children ages 4 to 7 as they explore the under human care and wild insects on the farm. Over this 10 week program, children will learn about insects, the most diverse group of animal life on earth! They will learn all aspects of how insects live and interact with each other. From what makes an insect an insect. To the different ways that insects get around. As well as learning about how and what these amazing animals eat. By the end of the semester they will have enough knowledge to come with and create a brand new insect from their imagination.

These 60 minute classes take learning to a higher level than the Tiny Animal Adventure class and are primarily drop off. After one class, your critter extraordinaire will want to join us all season long for this unique, down in the dirt learning experience that will last a lifetime!

Class time: Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Thursdays from 1:45-2:45 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Outdoor Adventures
Ideal for Grades 1st and Up

Instructed by Amanda Thomsen 

Have your kids been cooped up behind a screen doing distance learning? Come on down to the farm and get the sillies out at this all fun class. We will play outdoor and indoor games, make messy crafts, learn about nature and have adventures! Weather appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Instructed by the author of Backyard Adventures. 

 

Class Information:

Class time: Mondays from 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. or Thursdays 10:45-11:45 am

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Little Green Thumbs
Ideal for Ages 4-7

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Ages 4-7 years old

This class is for preschool aged kids (ages 4-7) that want to come out and dig in the dirt! We will be reading garden-related stories, plant seeds and vegetables, learn to compost and harvest food to give to the animals to eat. Play clothes are suggested, rain boots and sunhat strongly suggested. Farmer Amanda, a career horticulturist, is the leader for this class.

2021 Schedule:

Class runs on:

Tuesdays at 9:30-10:30 AM

 

Cost:
$21 per class

 

*Sorry, no drop-ins, must sign up online.*

 

Junior Scientists
Ideal for Grades Preschoolers- 2nd Grade

Get energized this semester as we learn all about fun experiments with an animal theme. Each week students will learn about an amazing animal adaptation, complete a science experiment to learn more about that adaptation and then meet and greet with the animal of the week. Students will work out loud through the scientific method as they predict and discuss their observations.

Class Time: Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Tuesdays from 1:45-2:45 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Way Finding
Ideal for Ages 4-7

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Ages 4-7 years old

 

Outside of the garden and animal pastures, a wild world exists on the farm! Come explore and adventure with us as your child learns the basics of outdoor survival and trail hiking. This 8 week class is filled with outdoor skills, fort building, hiking, foraging, scavenger hunts, basics of compasses and GPS location, plant identification and more! Each class your child will explore the wonders of the natural world to learn a new skill!

2021 Schedule:

Class runs on:

Tuesdays at 12:30-1:30 PM

 

Cost:
$120 per semester

 

*Sorry, no drop-ins, must sign up online.*

 

Animal and/or Physical Education Courses:

 

 

Equine Science
Ideal for Grades 2nd-10th

 

Students in this course will gain a strong understanding of horsemanship through readings, hands on activities, and journaling. During this educationally rich science program, students will learn: how horses move, their anatomy, horse's jobs, horse's gaits, their wants and needs, proper care, horse history and art!

The journal resource is PACKED with interactive pages that will allow students to travel through horse and human history, document their results from various experiences, record what they've learned, complete breed of the week profiles, understand equestrian vocabulary and even some crafts!

Cost: Classroom Only is $120 (8 week semester)

Riding Add on is $45 per lesson

Current Class Offerings:

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

Offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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Contact us for group riding openings before or after class!

Please contact us for correct placement prior to signing up for class

Classroom time with riding is 2 hours

Introduction to Veterinary: Large and Small Animals
Ideal for Grades 3rd and Up

Through out this course students will learn the importance of preventive care, proper diet, common illnesses, animal anatomy, wound care and more using the animals on Double J Riding Club's property. This course will work with both our large and small animals and will include the full horse veterinary mini session within the schoolwork.

Class time: Tuesdays from 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. or Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates:

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Horse Lover's Math
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

 

Horse Lover's Math is the perfect way for horse crazy kids to improve their math skills as they learn about the real-world of horses. Students will calculate problems such as horse's height, weight, heart rate, tack store prices, feed percentages, horse show time schedules, stall square footage, and more! Students will work with math operations such as adding, subtracting, multiplication, decimals, fractions, division and more.

Class time: Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 AM

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Ecology: Animals and Habitats
Ideal for Grades 1st-4th

 

Does your child have a love and interest for animals and their environment?!

Students in this course will gain a strong understanding about habitats and the animals and plant life that call them home! The class will be enhanced through readings, hands-on-activities, experiments, observations, and journaling.

Each semester will feature a new habitat that your child will become an expert on! Activities include: journals, outdoor exploration, experiments, and plenty of animal interaction!

Spring Semester Habitat: Rainforest 

Class time: Monday from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. or Thursday from 12:30-1:30 pm

Cost:  $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Zoology
Ideal for Grades 1st-6th

Does your child have a love and interest for animals?!

In this eight week class students will study animals of all shapes and sizes, from tiny insects to large mammals and investigate what animals eat and how they live. Students will learn about how we and other animal care organizations care for their animals. The class will be enhanced through readings, journaling, and interaction with animals.

 

Class time:  Wednesdays from 1:45-2:45 PM

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Environmental Science
Ideal for Ages 10 and Up

Does your child have a love and interest for animals and the environment?!

In this 8 week course, students will study biological and information sciences in order to learn about environmental problems and their solutions. Each week will have a lab section that will include hands on experiments and research studies. Laptops are required for this class, please note that this is a somewhat challenging course and students will learn about real life issues facing the world.

 

Class time:  Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 PM

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Animal Adaptations
Ideal for Grades 2nd and Up

 

Students will learn about different types of animals and the amazing things they can do to help them survive in the world! Students will then discuss what humans have invented from inspiration of animal adaptations. Class includes hands on encountering with different animals each week.

Cost: Class will not be running for Spring Semester

Current Class Offerings: Class will not be running for Spring Semester

 

 

Entomology
Ideal for Grades 1st-6th

Does your child have a love and interest for bugs?!

Over this 8 week program, children will learn about insects, the most diverse group of animal life on earth! They will learn all aspects of how insects live and interact with each other. From what makes an insect an insect. To the different ways that insects get around. As well as learning about how and what these amazing animals eat. By then end of the semester they will have enough knowledge to come with and create a brand new insect from their imagination. Students will learn through hands on meet and greets with both our farmhouse insects and insects in the wild, readings, journaling, observations, hands on activities and more!

Class time: Fridays from 12:30-1:30 PM

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Imagineering (Animal Enrichment)
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

Students will utilize their imaginations to engineer all kinds of projects, inventions, and discoveries that revolve around enrichment for our animal collection. Each week students will work on ways to improve and better the quality of life of our animals. Students will learn it's okay to go back to the drawing board after making mistakes to go on to create great things for our animals.

 

Classes meet on: Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 PM or Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM

Cost: $160 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

Science Courses:

 

 

Geology: Rock Around the Earth
Ideal for Grades 3rd-6th

Dive into Geology this semester as students learn all about the depths of the earth. Through observation, journaling and readings students in this amazing study will learn all about volcanoes, earthquakes, rocks and minerals. Easy, fun, and enriching experiments fill this program to make it hands-on and interactive every single week.

Cost: $120 for the 8 week semester

Current Class Offerings: 

Spring Semester: Mondays from 1:45 -2:45 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

 

Biology 101
Ideal for Grades 2nd-5th

This comprehensive course is designed to teach elementary school students important biology concepts such as ecosystem fundamentals.  This class will combine readings and hands-on experiments to understand how these living things work. Students will use and interact with the animals and plant life at Double J, as they expand their knowledge and understanding of the world around us!

​Class Information:

Class time: Fridays 1:45- 2:45 pm

Cost:  $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

 

Human Anatomy
Ideal for Grades 3rd and Up

Have you ever wondered what your blood does? How your muscles grow or what happens to your brain? How about how forensic detectives use the human body to solve crimes?

In our Human Anatomy program students will learn all about the human body and how we can identify people through the use of forensic science. This introduction to anatomy begins to list the different systems in our body and what they do. The amazing full-color student journal brings to life all of your learning and includes amazing, yet simple, lab experiments each week. Students will also learn about the study of medicine and it's history and development.

*This program will not go over the reproductive system*

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Current Class Offerings: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

Volcanoes
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th
Spend 3 weeks studying Volcanoes in this enjoyable science study. In this study you will learn about what causes volcanoes, the different types of volcanoes, lava, and so much more. Students will work on a variety of experiments in class including creating their own volcanoes. This study is filled with interactive journaling, hands-on activities and reading that comes to life!

​Class Information:

Class Time: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Session Dates: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

 

Conservation Science
Ideal for Grades 3rd-8th
Conservation Science focuses on how to protect and restore biodiversity (the diversity of life on Earth).  To preserve biodiversity, scientists must answer three general questions:
1.  How is the diversity of life distributed around the planet;
2.  What threats does this diversity face? and
3) What can people do to reduce or eliminate these threats?
Join us as we explore why conservation is important and learn ways you can conserve and protect the planet. Topics include recycling, energy use, pollution and more.

Class time: Fridays 9:30 am- 10:30 am

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Horticulture
Ideal for Grades 2nd-7th

In this homeschool horticulture course, students will learn about plants, soil sciences, seeds, composting, vegetable gardening, urban agriculture, botany, sustainability and insects through hands-on activities and fun exercises. We will choose vegetable varieties to plant out in the farm’s garden and students will bring home seedlings to be grown at home in their own gardens. Classes will be held outside, weather permitting and we will definitely get dirty!

Cost: $120 for 8 week Spring Semester

Current Class Offerings: Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45 am

 

 

Physics: Simple Machines
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

A simple machine is a mechanical device that changes the magnitude or direction of the force. There are six simple machines that were first identified by Renaissance scientists: lever, pulley, inclined plane, screw, wedge, and wheel and axle. Throughout this semester dive into these 6 simple machines; learn how they were used in history and how we use them now. Each week students will create they own machine and make observations on their machines.

Cost: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

Current Class Offerings: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

 

 

STEM Science (Biology 102)
Ideal for Grades 6th-10th

Instructed by Rebecca Irwin

Designed for home school families who want to provide high-level science education to their children, students in this course will be challenged to higher order thinking through activity-based learning. Topics include: motion, gravity, solar system, star and element formation, conservation, sustainable agriculture and much more!

Students will use and interact with the animals and plant life at Double J, as they expand their knowledge and understanding of the world around us!

*Activities include data analysis, so students should understand math through fractions and decimals.

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

Thursday: Biological Science
The fall session will focus on Cells for middle school age

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Experimental Science
Ideal for Grades 3rd-8th
Get energized this semester as we learn all about fun experiments with an animal theme. Each week students will learn about an amazing animal adaptation, complete a science experiment to learn more about that adaptation and then meet and greet with the animal of the week. Science experiments are a great way to pique a student's interest in STEM careers and concepts. Each week students will work through an experiment focused on topics such as Heat, Energy, Light, Electricity and Magnetism.

** SPRING FULL SEMESTER: ANIMAL ADAPTATION EXPERIMENTS

Class time: Tuesdays  10:45-11:45 AM

Cost:  $160 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

 

Imagineering
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

Students will utilize their imaginations to engineer all kinds of projects, inventions and discoveries. Each week’s project will be a surprise based on topics using math, science, technology and engineering. Students will learn it's okay to go back to the drawing board after making mistakes to go on to create great things.

 

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

Cost:

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

STEM Science (Physics)
Ideal for Grades 6th-10th

Instructed by Rebecca Irwin

Designed for home school families who want to provide high-level science education to their children, students in this course will be challenged to higher order thinking through activity-based learning. Topics include: motion, gravity, solar system, star and element formation, conservation, sustainable agriculture and much more!

Students will use and interact with the animals and plant life at Double J, as they expand their knowledge and understanding of the world around us!

*Activities include data analysis, so students should understand math through fractions and decimals.

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Tuesday: Physical Science

The fall session will focus on Physics for middle school age

 

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History Courses:

 

 

Maritime History
Ideal for Grades 2nd-9th

Set sail on this multi semester journey through history. Students will head to the past and track down pirates and seafarers. Hop aboard Viking warships as you learn all about how the history of sail determined the nations that rose and fell, study ocean habitats, learn about the mysterious creatures that call the sea home, and trace the chronicles of mans journey by sea. This will be done with in class readings, journaling, and lots of fun hands on activity. Students will also learn about marine mammals and the science of the sea.

Classes meet on:  Wednesday 9:30- 10:30

Cost: $120 for full 8 week Spring semester

 

Biography: Afternoon Tea
Ideal for Grades 2nd-8th
This "Biography" class incorporates an inventive and engaging way to learn about famous Artists, Authors, Poets, Inventors and Historians! Each week we will be holding a tea (or cold lemonade) where the "guest of honor" will be a famous person. Children will learn about the featured guest, examine examples of their works, and discuss the importance of their contribution to society. Throughout class we may read a book, do an art project, or incorporate other hands on methods of learning. Children are encouraged to dress for the period.
Tea (or cold lemonade) will be served. Children are encouraged to bring a "tea time" snack.

 

Cost: $150 for the 10 week semester

Current Class Offerings: NOT OFFERED WINTER SEMESTER

 

 

International Studies
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

Grab your passports and join us for this beloved program! Throughout this multi-semester course students will travel to more than 30 countries while encountering their culture, traditions, holidays, crafts and celebrations. In addition students will learn about world geography and major landmarks of each country.

Spring Semester Countries: France, Germany, Poland, Italy, Greece, Peru, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabian, and Japan

Classes meet on: Thursday from 1:45-2:45 PM

Cost: $120 for full 8 week semester (Weeks of April 4th- May 23rd)

 

History of the Sea and Sky
Ideal for Grades 2nd-9th

Set sail on this multi semester journey through history. Students will head to the past and track down pirates, pilots, seafarers, skydivers, astronauts, explorers, scientists, astronomers and more. Hop aboard Viking warships as you adventure through the sea. Students will learn all about how the history of sail determined the nations that rose and fell, study ocean habitats, learn about the mysterious creatures that call the sea home, and trace the chronicles of mans journey by sea. Then head to the skies and work along side the Wright Brothers as they crack the mystery of flight. Students will see how flight shaped the 21st century as well as become mini meteorologists as they learn how to forecast weather through water cycle, wind chill, ocean currents and more. Finally head to space and learn all about how space ships are helping people discover things about the universe. Students then will study the planets and the stars. Through hands on activities students of all ages will love learning about the tales of daring figures and devilish friends.

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

Christmas Around The World
Ideal for Grades 2nd-6th

Grab your passports and join us as we explore Christmas from China, Thailand, Japan, Russia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden, Greece, Australia, Ethiopia, Philippines, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico and the United States. Throughout the three weeks students will travel to each country and learn all about the culture and traditions each country has around the holidays. Students will live their traditions first hand through holiday readings, games and art projects.

 

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: $45 for full 3 week semester NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

Civil War
Ideal for Grades 2nd-8th

Students will spend 10 weeks learning about this most important conflict, the Civil War. Experience the Civil War in this extensive study rich with learning opportunities such as: incredible journaling pages, rich reading pages, and hands-on learning. Hear from the fighters at home and abroad, learn the strategies, tactics, and meet the key players in this terrible conflict.

Classes meet on: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Cost: NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

NOT OFFERED FOR SPRING SEMESTER

 

Elective Courses:

 

 

Young Playwrights
Ideal for Grades 4th-8th Grade

Instructed by Amanda Thomsen

  • Gathering ideas for stories

  • Creating characters and settings

  • Writing short stories

  • Writing longer works and poetry

  • Editing

  • Writing a play

  • Creating costumes and sets

There will also be lots of writing prompts to spark the imagination and hone new skills. And, best of all, it's really fun! Students must be proficient in reading and writing, on their own, to get the most out of this class. There will be take-home writing projects for this 10 week workshop.

​Class time: Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM

Cost: $160 for the 8 Week Semester

Session Dates: 8 week long Spring Semesters the weeks of April 4th- May 23rd

Art Exploration
Ideal for Grades 3rd-8th

Instructed by Jennifer Michalski

Dive deep into Art with this 8 week courses where students will work on two massive projects throughout the semester. This Spring students will design and create a beautiful bench as a whole class that will stay on Double J's property for years to come for everyone to enjoy. Students will also create beautiful mosaic flower boxes for their spring flowers that they will bring home. These flower boxes will make a perfect Mother's Day gift!

Class time: Mondays from 9:30-10:30 am and Sundays from 11:30 am- 12:30 pm

Cost: $160 for Mondays and $140 for Sundays

** Please note Sundays will be a 7 week semester

 

Trail Blazers
Ideal for Grades 2nd and Up

Trail Blazers: Come and learn how to identify trail markers and the all fun that can be had in the outdoors. In this all outdoor class, learn about the proper ways to hike and have fun while in your backyard or the wilderness. Learn how to use a compass and the basics of GPS, as well as many other fun topics.

Cost: $120 (8 week semester)

Current Class Offerings: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Farm Art
Ideal for Grades Kindergarten- 2nd Grade

Instructed by Jennifer Michalski

This course will allow students to experiment with paint, watercolors, outdoor materials, collaging materials and so much more! Let your child’s inner artist out using Double J’s farm as inspiration! Each week students will create a beautiful work of art you would be proud to showcase in your home.

Class time: Cost: $160 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Storybook Workshop
Ideal for Grades 3rd and Up

Unleash your inner writer with our Storybook Adventure Course. Throughout this fun 8 week course students will learn how to bring out their creative side as they write and illustrate their own children’s storybook. Students will have fun while gaining knowledge and exposure in the world of storybook writing. Students will learn to grow their own unique writing voice and style. We will help you create unforgettable characters, exciting story lines, and memorable details to spice up your writing. This class will teach kids about the parts of a story, how to create an outline and guide children in writing and illustrating their own book. Each class will include fun exercises and games to help children come up with ideas for their own book. At the end of the semester each student will go home with their own hardcover storybook. The storybooks written in class will also be showcased throughout the property for customers to read on their own storywalk.

 

​Class time: Monday 1:45-2:45 PM

Cost: $140 for full Spring semester

Session Dates: Weeks of April 4th to May 24th.

Outdoor Adventures
Ideal for Grades 1st and Up

Instructed by Amanda Thomsen 

Have your kids been cooped up behind a screen doing distance learning? Come on down to the farm and get the sillies out at this all fun class. We will play outdoor and indoor games, make messy crafts, learn about nature and have adventures! Weather appropriate clothing is strongly recommended. Instructed by the author of Backyard Adventures. 

 

Class Information:

Class time: Mondays from 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. or Thursdays 10:45-11:45 am

Cost: $120 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Music: Guitar
Ideal for Grades 3rd and Up

Instructed by Stefanie Barcelona 

Learn the basics of playing guitar! An introduction to the guitar from learning the different parts of the instrument to strumming basic chord structures.

Objectives of the course:

  • Know the names of the parts on an acoustic guitar
  • Know the names of the open strings
  • Know how to tune the guitar
  • Know how to play major chords
  • Know how to strum the guitar
  • Know chord progressions leading to learning songs

All students will need to bring an Acoustic Guitar to class.

 

​Class time: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

Cost: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

Session Dates: NOT OFFERED SPRING 2021

Mixed Media Art Course
Ideal for Grades 3rd-8th

Instructed by Jennifer Michalski

Join us as we paint, draw, build and create with clay, wire, paints, pastels, and more in this explorative and fun Art Lab! Students will make exciting projects with a different medium each week while having plenty of creative exploration time in this encouraging and supportive environment. ​This class is fun, educational, and accessible class for young artists of all experience levels. Projects are new in every session.

Class time: Tuesdays from 9:30 am -10:30 am

Cost:  $160 for Spring Full Semester

Session Dates: Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Knitting 101
Ideal for Grades 2nd and Up

Instructed by Kaylee Spain

In this class you will learn all the basics you will need to make your first projects. Subjects covered are casting on, the knit & purl stitches and how they are used in basic stitch patterns, fixing simple mistakes, binding off. Additionally, general yarn shop information will be covered. Students will make a finish product.

Cost: $160 (8 week semester)

Current Class Offerings: Mondays from 2:45-3:45 PM

Full Semester runs for 8 weeks from week of April 4th- May 23rd

 

Introduction to Digital Photography
Ideal for Grades 4th-12th Grade

Instructed by Jennifer Michalski

Get to know your camera with this class as we explore the basic fundamentals of photography. Throughout the semester we will master camera lenses, lightning, portrait techniques, landscapes and much more! Each class will include indoor and outdoor photo shoots, class critiques and post processing tips.

  • Class Requirement: Digital SLR Camera

Private Classes Available:

30 Minute Private Lessons

$240 Per 8 Week Semester

Mondays at 10:45 AM or 11:30 AM

 

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