Courses Offered (Fall 2019)
All ILC classes are offered in-person
Media Arts (with Jennylynn Diesen)
Students in this course will explore and play with watercolor, acrylic, pencils, markers, clay and more! Along the way, they’ll create projects such as a landscape painting, pottery, sculptures, and claymation. Students’ will also enhance their drawing skills by learning how to sketch faces, one or two-point perspective drawings, still-life drawings, landscapes, and visual illusions. Jennylynn will introduce students to great artists from history including Da Vinci, Monet, Picasso, Escher, and others.
Engineering Principles 1 (with Debbie Cluff)
Whether your student is interested in digital media, robotics, software engineering or alternative and renewable energy, this class will take their learning to the next level. Students in this class will tackle fun and open-ended projects, often using multiple technologies. They’ll get to explore circuitry (including electricity and electromagnets), computer graphics (including Photoshop and 3D design), web development, mechanics and machinery, robotics, app development, and more!
Electives rotation (includes Space Simulator, Life Skills, and PE)
- Space Simulator – In this elective, students will join us on the bridge of Canyon Grove’s cutting-edge starship simulator! In the process, they’ll learn the STEM-related concepts they need to succeed in challenging missions that require teamwork, creativity, and critical thinking to save the universe.
- Life Skills – Students in this class will develop practical life skills and gain exposure to a variety of projects that help them prepare for adulthood. Projects include cooking, sewing, changing the oil in a vehicle, changing tires on a vehicle, and completing minor home repairs (like fixing a leaky faucet).
- PE – In this class, students will play games, sports, and do exercises that invigorate their bodies and minds. They’ll level up their teamwork and leadership skills along the way.