Learning Library

April 2019-April 2020

Cost: $10 and a game, puzzle, or toy donation

Facilitator:  Andrea Reid and other volunteers

Our volunteers carefully organize and curate donations and have them ready for families to borrow.  Come whenever TBS is open for classes or events and exchange your item for something new to explore at home.  Borrow as much or as little as you wish, our suggested borrowing period is 3-4 weeks.

To sign up to be a member of the learning library, please click on this link.

Community Learning Celebration

Tuesday, June 25th, 6-8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the learning that has taken place at TBS this season and look ahead at summer and fall offerings!  Family, friends, and community members are welcome to drop in, meet our facilitators and community experts offering classes, and enjoy some light snacks.

 

Cost: $0 but please register so that we know how much food to get!

 

Click here to register!

Look at the Roots Permaculture Camp

July 8-12, 9:30-3:30

Using techniques from permaculture philosophy, learners will consider our environment, engage in hands on activities and have ample time for outdoor play and exploration.

 

Click here to register

“More Than A Feeling” NVC Arts Summer Camp

July 15-19, 9:30-3:30

Facilitated by:  Kinga Zak and Erin Fleming and Charlene Gray

This is not your usual summer camp! Picture self-awareness mixed with peaceful communication skill development and arts therapy…we know adults who are wishing to sign up for this 4-12 years camp!

Register Here for “More than a Feeling” NVC Summer Arts Camp

June Lion's Heart Karate Trial Sessions

Lion’s Heart Family Martial Arts will be at TBS every Monday in June as we try out this new offering in preparation for the fall. Join us for all the sessions or just a few as we experiment with this family style unschooler/homeschooler karate class.

Click here for more details and a link to register.

Your Soul's Journey Summer Series with Lesley Sardo

Lesley Sardo will be leading these monthly workshops as participants explore spiritual learning paths and share individual reflections.  Optional onsite children’s programming upon request. 

Saturdays; June 22, July 20, August 24

1-3pm

Click here for more details and link to register.

Professional Candle Making Workshop for Youth

Ella Nunes from Wax and Fire is leading a candle-making workshop just for youth ages 7-17 years.  Learn about the process and create your own unique scent!

Click here for more details and to find the link to register.

Professional Candle Making Workshop for Adults

Ella Nunes is the owner of Wax and Fire and an aromatherapist. During this workshop she will lead participants through the process of candle-making and offer guidance about creating custom scents and herbal blends.

Click here for more information and for a link to register!

Messy Camp Monday for 2-4 year Olds

A camp just for the youngest campers, those ages 2-4 years!  Our beloved ECE, Char, is planning a camp that is full of mess and discovery.  She will offer hands-on activities involving various sensory materials.

Click here for more details and a link to register!

Messy Camp Tuesday For 2-4 Year Olds

A camp just for the youngest campers, those ages 2-4 years!  Our beloved ECE, Char, is planning a camp that is full of mess and discovery.  She will offer hands-on activities involving various sensory materials.

Click here for more details and a link to register!

Messy Camp Wednesday For 2-4 Year Olds

A camp just for the youngest campers, those ages 2-4 years!  Our beloved ECE, Char, is planning a camp that is full of mess and discovery.  She will offer hands-on activities involving various sensory materials. 

Click here for more details and for a link to register!

Messy Camp Thursday For 2-4 Year Olds

A camp just for the youngest campers, those ages 2-4 years!  Our beloved ECE, Char, is planning a camp that is full of mess and discovery.  She will offer hands-on activities involving various sensory materials. 

Click here for more details and for a link to register!

Messy Camp Friday for 2-4 year Olds

A camp just for the youngest campers, those ages 2-4 years!  Our beloved ECE, Char, is planning a camp that is full of mess and discovery.  She will offer hands-on activities involving various sensory materials.

Click here for more details and a link to register!

Monday Little Hands Camp for 2-4 year olds

August 12, 9:30-11:30

Facilitated by:  Charlene Gray

This camp is just for the little campers in the family.  Char will offer the kids activities that promote curiosity and socializing.  Parents are welcome to remain in the room or rent parentpreneur workspace separately.

 

Click here to Register and find out more info!

Tuesday Little Hands Camp for 2-4 year olds

August 13, 9:30-11:30

Facilitated by:  Charlene Gray

This camp is just for the little campers in the family.  Char will offer the kids activities that promote curiosity and socializing.  Parents are welcome to remain in the room or rent parentpreneur workspace separately.

Click here to get more info and to register!

Wednesday Little Hands Camp for 2-4 year olds

August 14, 9:30-11:30

Facilitated by:  Charlene Gray

This camp is just for the little campers in the family.  Char will offer the kids activities that promote curiosity and socializing.  Parents are welcome to remain in the room or rent parentpreneur workspace separately.

Click here to more information or to register!

Little Hands Camp for 2-4 year olds Thursday

Play is serious work and we are serious about play. This camp for 2-4 year olds promotes curiosity and socializing.

Click here for more information and for a link to register!

Little Hands Camp for 2-4 year olds Friday

Play is serious work and we are serious about play!  This camp is for 2-4 year olds and it promotes curiousity and socializing.

Click here for more information and a link to register!

August Look at the Roots Permaculture Camp

Using permaculture philosophy, kids will consider elements of the environment, engage in hands on activites, and have ample time for play.

Click here for more information and a link to register!

Summer Playborhood Single Camp Days

July 23, July 25, July 29, July 30, July 31, Aug. 1, Aug. 2, Aug. 8, Aug. 20, Aug. 22

Play is serious work and we are serious about play. Play is the natural way humans learn everything from social skills to language to science. Join us for a full day of unstructured time to pursue interests, get bored, and discover new passions.

Click Here for more details and a link to register for individual days of camp.

Big Feelings End of Summer Camp - single day offerings!

August 26-August 30

9:30-3:30

This summer camp will involve lots of free play and an exploration of feelings and needs as expressed through the arts.


Click here to learn more about this program, how to REGISTER and Payment options

Communicating with Empathy for Parents and Caregivers Book Club

Coming this fall!

This course is transformative!  Prepare for a paradigm shift…this course is ideal for parents and caregivers that would like to develop more self-awareness and improve their communication with their loved ones.


Check back later for a registration link!

“More Than A Feeling” Homeschooler Class - Fall

 

Coming Soon!  Fall 2019

Our bodies reveal to us how we are feeling in response to stimuli in our environment.  By developing our self-awareness we can learn to interpret our feelings and identify our needs.

Ages 5-11 years.

Check back for a link to register!

Spring Perma Playborhood Tuesday mornings

April 30-June 18

Tuesday 9:30-12pm

Facilitated by: Anne Mette Pederson
Play is serious work and so is permaculture gardening! Children will have the opportunity to help Anne to develop our edible garden, play, or pursue interests during unstructured time with us.

Register Here for Spring Perma Playborhood Tuesday mornings SDE

Sewing basics

May 1-June 5

Wednesday 1-2pm

Facilitated by Julie Kuipers and Olive

This class will appeal to kids who wish to learn the basics about hand sewing and machine sewing.  We will begin with a hand sewn pillow/ornament.


Click here to learn more about this program, how to REGISTER and Payment options

Thursday Morning Playborhood and SDE Support

Facilitated by:  Erin Fleming

Play is the way that mammals learn and having time devoted to unstructured play is the greatest gift you can give your child!  This multi-age play environment is perfect for kids who have passions they wish to pursue or for kids who just want to hang with others.

Click here to register!

Summer Playborhood Tuesday

July 23, 9:30-3:30

Facilitated by:  Erin Fleming and TBD

Play is serious work and we are serious about play. Play is the natural way humans learn everything from social skills to language to science. Join us for a full day of unstructured time to pursue interests, get bored, and discover new passions.

Register Here for Summer Playborhood Tuesday

Spring SDE Support and Playbourhood Tuesday afternoons

April 30-June 18

Tuesdays 1-3:30

Facilitated by:  Tanya Collins Appleton

This is a multi-age offering to support kids in their SDE projects and pursuits.  Sometimes this will also look a whole lot like play. Play is serious work and we are serious about play.

Register Here for Spring SDE Support and Playbourhood Tuesday afternoons

Electric Cars for Beginners

May 7-June 18

Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

Facilitated by:  Steve Kostidis

What are the differences between EV’s and Gas Vehicles?  What’s your ROI?  How can an EV fit into your life?  If you are curious and serious about EV’s, this class is for you!

Click here to register!

Thursday Morning Playborhood and SDE Support

Facilitated by:  Erin Fleming

Play is the way that mammals learn and having time devoted to unstructured play is the greatest gift you can give your child!  This multi-age play environment is perfect for kids who have passions they wish to pursue or for kids who just want to hang with others.

Click here to register!

Bridging the Gap - Physics for Teens

April 30-June 18

Tuesdays 9:00am-12:00pm

Facilitated by:  Steve Kostidis

Do you know the difference between an Arch bridge and a Truss bridge?  In this course, students will learn about the history and evolution of bridges, theory of bridge design, and the science involved.

Register Here for Bridging the Gap – Physics for Teens