Ranch Homeschool “Kindling”

Canceled for 2020

 

 

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire”- William Butler Yeats

 To reserve your spot please email us at info@oakhillfamilyranch.com 

 

 

 

Join us each week for a day of “kindling” your childs passion for education and also for connection with other homeschool friends. Our mixed-age enrichment class incorporates creative writing, science, history, literature, math, outdoors, farm education, and life-skills into each lesson. All are taught in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Classes are both outdoor and indoor rain or shine.

Ranch Homeschool Enrichment is held on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. We offer three group classes for grades K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th. Led by parent teachers. Children may work as one large group, in smaller groups or individually with not more than eight students per class.

Cost is $350 per eight week session or $175 per month. This program is year-long. Adult participation is expected once per month.

Sample schedule

10:00 Arrival

10:15 Weeks 1&2 Math Weeks 3&4 History

11:30 Weeks 1&2 Language Arts Weeks 3&4 Science 

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Popsicles and pick-up!

The Ranch kindling classes are meant to support your home education. The following goals shape our curriculum. Our students shall:

  1. Foster a deep love of learning, and a respect for nature, animals and people.
  2. Have opportunities for movement, nature, and creativity every day.
  3. Be encouraged in their emotional growth.
  4. Learn to present ideas, both written and verbal.

Ranch “Kindling” Schedule 2020/2021

Fall: September 2nd- October 28th  No class: September 16th

Winter I: November 11th – January 20th No class: Nov 25th, Dec 23rd & Dec 30th

Winter II: January 27th– March 24th  No class: February 10th

Spring: March 31st- May 26th No class: April 8th

Class Descriptions

Math: challenges, games, problem-solving,  measuring, weighing, 

Language Arts: written & oral narration, Journaling, Book discussion, vocabulary

History- Figures in history, timelines, geography, dicussion

Science-Investigate Famous Inventors and Inventions, hands-on labs.