Upper-Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (10-14 yrs), $165 - Prerequisite- one Fables and Tales Course.
The child and parent take this course together. This is a reading and discussion course. Animal themed literature – fun and meaningful! A delightful reading list will engage the child with quality writing and will form an interesting foundation for taking discussion deeper than mere comprehension.
(Students must obtain their own books for this course)
Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (8-10 yrs), $165 - No Prerequisite
Come ready to read and discuss! This is a parent/child course. Experience using the Socratic method in this introductory level course while reading and studying a weekly fable or tale. The entire family is encouraged to participate in reading and asking questions about these classic short stories prior to class, so that once in class the experience is rich. Explore the deep lessons and ideas in these seemingly simple readings.
Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (8-10 yrs), $165 – No Prerequisite
Parent/child explore the Socratic Method and the world of stories, fables, and fairy tales, with somewhat more advanced readings than Fables and Tales 1. Not only will these discussions examine the lessons and ideas within the stories, but the children will also start to examine what makes a fairy tale or a fable, and what about a reading makes it exciting or instructive, or both.
Upper Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (11-13yrs), $165 - No Prerequisite
The child and parent take this course together. Each of the seven books in C.S. Lewis’s classic series will be explored and analyzed. The process of peeling back the many layers found in the Chronicles of Narnia will reveal to students how to begin with a concrete story and then analyze it for themes, ideas, and character development.
Upper Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (10-12 yrs), $165 - Prerequisite- one Fables and Tales Course
The child and parent take this course together. This is a reading and discussion course. A delightful reading list will engage the child with quality writing and will form an interesting foundation for taking discussion deeper than mere comprehension. Students must obtain their own copies of books.
Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (9-12yrs), $165 – No Prerequisite
Anne of Green Gables, Story Girl, and Pat of Silver Bush will be read and discussed.
These are humorous and intriguing characters in delightful stories set in Canada. There are many valuable lessons, truths andideas to discover.
Note: Students do well to get their own copies of the books being read.
12 yrs. and up, $165 - Prerequisite: Must have read The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.
Sojourn through the ages, reading Greek and Norse mythology and Christian tales. Each class will take time to discuss Tolkien’s works in light of the bigger, weekly discussions. The reading list includes titles that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien and his writings.
13 yrs and up, $165.00, 14 week course– No prerequisite
There is a reason why mankind has always been fascinated with tales of adventure. They are not simply stories of the clash of swords, bold exploration, and derring-do - they contain a wealth of truth about our world and ourselves. In this course, students will use Socratic discussion to uncover the deeper meanings in some of western culture's best-loved adventure stories.
13 yrs and up, $165 – No Prerequisite
Fantastic tales of heroism, honour, mystery, and courage! Students follow the exploits of warriors, kings, seafarers, and hosts of adventurers, using Socratic discussion to uncover the deeper meanings in some of western culture's best-loved stories.
14 yrs and up, $165 - Prerequisite: One Intermediate level course
Whodunit – and why? Plunge into the whirl of profound truths that weave through these beloved masterpieces of mystery literature. Discover the foggy secrets of the first detective novel ever written, match wits with Sherlock Holmes, and test your own solution to a mystery its own author died without revealing! Both thrilling and full of timeless ideas, these stories are a true treat for mystery-lovers.