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Home School Programs

Double J offers a variety of Home School programs that focus on teaching children skills that nurture a reverence for life, care-taking of both animals and the environment, learning about sustainable agriculture and creating a strong sense of community. Activities are hands on, teach a variety of socially responsible and environmentally friendly lessons and provide city kids an opportunity to get down and dirty on the farm.

Programs run Fall - Spring and are open to children from Kindergarten-12th grade

Class options:

  • Equine Science - Ages 7-12
  • Animal Science: Habitats - Ages 6-10
  • STEM Science- Ages 10-15
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Equine Science
Ages 7-12

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 $20 per class (runs in 6-10 week sessions)
Riding Add on is $40 per lesson

Current Class Offerings:

Mondays 9:45-11:15 AM (Continuing Session 4)
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Tuesdays 9:45-11:15 AM (Continuing Session 4)
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Wednesdays 9:45-11:15 AM (New students Session 1)
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Contact us for group riding openings before or after class!

Classroom time  with riding is 2 hours and 15 minutes

Animal Science: Habitats
Ages 6-10
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Does your child have a love and interest for animals?!

Students in this course will gain a strong understanding about habitats and the animals 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, crafts, outdoor exploration, experiments, and plenty of animal interaction!

Class time: Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 per class, $200 for the 10 week session

Session Dates: Tuesdays starting September 10th - November 12th

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STEM Science
Ages 10-15
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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: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00-1:30 PM

Cost: $175 for 10 week session

Tuesday: Chemistry
The fall session will focus on atoms, bonding, molecules, and states of matter.

Thursday: Genetics & Evolution
The fall session will focus on dominant and recessive traits, pedigrees, expected ratios for traits controlled by one or two genes, linkage, and chromosomes.

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Questions?
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708-528-4674