Design and create 3D objects using a 3D printer! This course provides a brief history of older manufacturing
techniques, an introduction to 3D printers and related processes, and gives students the opportunity to design
components using CAD software and create physical objects using one of our 3D printers.
Afternoon Active Games
Our fun fitness duo is back for Spring'23 - 30 minutes before and after our usual class times. These classes,
together, count as one class for funding and self-pay purposes ($175) with a SINGLE associated haiku about
living a healthy lifestyle. Students have the option to participate in both classes or just one! The morning session
will be a gentle wake-up mix of stretching and light exercise. For this afternoon session, we are planning a
variety and sampling of different fitness activites (eg. Bootcamp workouts, cardio drumming, etc).
Around the World
Students will explore several countries, cultures and cities across the globe with fun hands-on activities and
We'll be learning the fundamentals of Russian style ballet, including stretching, barre, and center floor work. We
will lay a good foundation for understanding movement and movement with music. Taught by a former semi-pro
Barista: Coffee, Smoothies, Milkshakes
Grade 5-12, 6-12
Learn to make popular coffee shop and yummy soda shop drinks. Explore some classics together and also some
creative and trendy drinks both hot and frosty.
Build a Greenhouse
Brand new! Yes, we will build a couple Greenhouses and use them! Other projects will be related: starting
seeds, potting plants, testing soils, temperature, humidity, much more.
A fun, social class where students will explore activities that will increase cognitive abilities, concentration and
problem solving through hands on, logic and skill based games.
In this sweet little Baking class students will have fun together and (of course) practice making yummy baked
goods and treats. Students in this class should not have any severe food allergies. We are careful to use
alcohol-free vanilla and no lard or other meat products in this class.
Our perennially popular Ceramics class will have new projects to shape, fire, and glaze, and to challenge and
dazzle both new and continuing students.
We will be working in small groups in this fascinating class. Ms. Nicole makes this fun and very educational - it
is NOT necessary to take Chemistry concurrently with our lab, but can reinforce concepts covered in a core
chemistry course or act as a great introduction to the topic!
Mr. Myles' chess class is fun competition for all skill levels, but he does ask that students come knowing how all
of the pieces move on the board.
Cooking Adventures - Beyond the basics
Our culinary emphasis for this class will be making delicious foods (of course!) utilizing a wide variety of cooking
tools like a pasta maker, falafel maker, bread tubes, fondue, ice cream maker, grain grinder, electric food mill,
french fry maker, crepe maker, gnocchi board, noodle drier, spiralizer, dutch oven and even more.
Learn to build your very own props, armor, horns, and much more to complement your cosplay! We will be
creating basic to complex elements using professional grade materials and tools.
Digital Movie Making
Students will work together to create all the artistic elements for short movie that they create. Students will
handle all of the movie’s technical details including using a digital movie camera and digital editing . A green
screen and props may be used and the movie may be highlighted at Showcase!
Dinosaurs on the Move
This class will sharpen a child’s storytelling abilities and fine motor skills. History will come to life, as students
create card stock dinosaur figures and participate in other exciting crafts and activities. Our classroom
becomes the new stage for age-old dinosaur battles. Who will rule the dinosaur kingdom? Tyrannosaurus
rex? Triceratops? They will also learn fascinating facts about these massive creatures: length, weight, habitat,
diet, the location of fossil discoveries, and key features.
Drama - Shakespeare
Students will be introduced to the wonderful world of Shakespearian theater. Students will have input as to
which play will be performed!
Engineering Jr Build and Play
We will have all new projects for Spring semester! Students develop building and motor skills by using simple
tools (eg. a large screw driver) and improve their ability to follow directions and work in a logical, orderly manner.
Using a fun Escape Room format, this class will transport students to different places and countries around the
world.. Students will work together to solve cryptic clues and puzzles for unveiling secrets and solving the
New! Our hands-on class projects in this class focus on : ""fairy"" gardens, terrariums,
container gardens, and more. Students will learn about plants, soil, climate, propogation, humidity, etc., at a
level they can understand.
Gelli Plate Printing
Do you love surprises? Love playing with paint in different ways? Try our Gelli Plate class! Gelli Plate Printing
uses a special gelatin (Like a super stiff piece of jello!) as a surface for your paint. You can use paint brushes, a
brayer (like a rolling pin with a different handle), or objects like stencils and leaves to press into the paint on the
Gelli Plate. Then, you can lay paper, fabric, or other objects on the plate to pull off the paint and make prints.
Both crafters and professional artists use Gelli Plates now to make a surprising number of projects. Discover a
whole new way to make amazing art!
Our Guitar class is open to new or continuing students in the Fall! Come learn with us and make some music.
We plan to have a short group performance at the end of the semester.
Human Body Projects
Learn about major systems of the body with a hands-on, creative approach. Ms.Catherine always plans
fascinating projects and this one will not disappoint. This class will NOT be covering the reproductive system -
parents can do that one at home. :-)
Ms. Rasha will read aloud from classic and award-winning literature while our young students quietly play with
manipulatives, building blocks, modeling clay, or other imagination-based products. The remaining part of class
will include hands-on crafts, games or activities related to the literature reading to further encourage the
Junk Drawer Robotics
Junk Drawer Robotics: Through a multidisciplinary approach students will collaborate in this class and will be challenged
to build robots from everyday items. Students will use a Robotics Notebook to record their learning experiences, robotic
designs and data from their investigations. In Level 1 - Give Robots a Hand, students will explore and learn about robot
arms. Concepts covered include pneumatics, arm designs, and three-dimensional space, form and function, scientific
habits of mind, and engineering design.
Open to new students, our continuing Karate class now has opportunities to test for different belts. Uniform
available to purchase at cost, but NOT required!
Imagination Station, Math, ASL, Reading, Spanish
LEGO (TM) Gadgets
Design and build moving machines! We will be using LEGOs and other elements to build ten (or more)
awesome machines that do simple tasks. Your gadget machine could whirl, flip, punch, or cruise. Students
will follow directions, create, modify, and experiment.
Understanding and handling money properly is very important. So plan to have some fun with
money skills! The activities you do will include problem solving, estimating costs, managing an
inventory, filling orders, and making change while you do real life tasks at a snack counter during our
school lunch period. (Profits, in the past, have been used to purchase laptops, renovate a corner of kitchen for
our Lunch Counter, and purchase rolling cabinetry for Harbor storage.)
Magic School Bus
Hands-on Science adventures with everyone's favorite Ms Frizzle. This was a favorite 5 years ago and we're
bringing it back for a new group of young students!
Learn juggling and magic! Students will learn foundational juggling patterns, starting with the basic three-ball
pattern, the cascade. In this class we cover everything from correct technique to how to create your own tricks
and routines. See why this ancient sport offers not only incredible fun, but also stress relief and cardiovascular
exercise. In the magic portion, students will learn card basics, sleights, card tricks, card flourishes, and how to
perform! At the end of the semester, students will be able to take home their new juggling balls and cards to
impress their friends and family with a performance of their new skills!
Our fun fitness duo is back for Fall '22 - 30 minutes before and after our usual class times. These classes,
together, count as one class for funding and self-pay purposes ($150) with a SINGLE associated haiku about
living a healthy lifestyle. Students have the option to participate in both classes or just one! This morning session
will be a gentle wake-up mix of stretching and light exercise. Those in the afternoon session will play a variety of
active games, outdoors whenever possible.
This popular class returns, seeking answers on various science topics in a fun, engaging, hands-on format.
Ninja Warrior (Athletica)
Tuesday classes at Fitness in Livonia. Students will have a blast as they train on obstacle courses
and work on skills such as speed and agility training.
12:00 K-4th grades
1:00 5th-8th grades
Ninja Warrior (Gripz)
Friday classes at Gripz Gym off 8 Mile and Telegraph. Students will have a blast as they train on obstacle
courses and work on skills such as balance and agility training.
10:00 K-2nd grades
11:00 3rd-5th grades
12:00 6th-12th grades
Using Piano keyboards, students will learn Piano playing basics in a small group setting with a simple group
performance at Showcase. (Piano or keyboard needed at home for practicing - Harbor provides Keyboards for
in-class use.) We buy your first book for you.
Printmaking is a fascinating process that allows the artist to make multiple original works of art. It involves
creating a design on one surface that is then transferred to another surface, usually paper or cloth.
In this class we will explore different methods of printmaking
Renewable energy Projects
Students will learn how we can use wind, water, heat, sunlight and algae to produce the energy we need for a
sustainable future. They will experiment with solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric generators, and
thermoelectric panels to learn how electricity can be generated and they will grow algae to learn how
environmentally friendlier fuels can be produced.
Students will study rocks, minerals, fossils, stalactites, quick sand, and crystals and the unique characteristics
of each. Students will explore the changes that earth has undergone over time and how fossils and rock
formations can be used to tell us what might have happened in the past.
Roller Coaster Science
Learn some of the science and history behind rollercoasters. In class we will build our own roller coasters with
different kits and materials. We will be strengthening our logic skills as well!
Science and Critical Thinking
This class will reinforce and enhance what your child is learning in science. Through games and fun activities
we will be exercising and strengthening logic and reasoning skills. Lessons will also be designed to help
children find or increase enjoyment in science and related subjects.
Come have a blast learning to play the violin in a small group setting! New and continuing students are welcome
to take this class in the Fall. Our new instructor, Mr. Joseph, will be continuing with the Suzuki Method. We will
have a group performance at Showcase!
Vocal Music Choir
A choir that will perform at showcase!
Young students will be introduced to materials and equipment related to painting with watercolors.
We will experience color mixing - how to make new colors from mixing two colors. We will
try wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry painting, splatter painting and several other fun techniques. The
goal of this class is for students to enjoy the creative process and is especially suitable for
those students who think they can’t paint or draw.
Wild Kratts Creatures
A creative science class based on the Wild Kratts Creatures shows where our students will have fun learning
about different animals and their amazing adaptations.
Students will learn to be photographers, reporters and editors, they will work together on layout and design
strategies, use the key elements of successful journalism and develop project management skills. Aspects of
newspapers may be covered in the Buzz class.