CLASSES FOR LEARNERS

Ages 10 – 12

The classes below are on our current roster. However, not all classes may be scheduled at this time. Should you want information about registering for a class not currently scheduled, please email helpdesk@northernlightsacademy.ca. Alternatively, you can choose to request a class for your learner by clicking on make a request, and filling out the form.

ART: INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOUR PAINTNG*

Miss Meaghan
Number of learners per class:
 3-6
Length of each class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
 1 class per week for 5 week (5 classes total)
Price: $91

Learn the basics of watercolours by painting in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!

ART: BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY*

Ms Featherstone
Number of learners per class:
 3-6
Length of each class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
 2 classes per week for 3 weeks and 1 calss in the last week.
Price: $135

In these 7 lesson, you will learn the basics of photography with Ms Featherstone, including how to use your camera, angles, tips and tricks, lighting and telling your story! Learners will be encouraged to share and celebrate their photographs with classmates, family and friends.

Talking colours. Art class online for children 8-12

ART: Talking Colours*

Leona
Number of Learners in Class:
3-9
Length of each Class:  55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 8 weeks (16 classes total)

Price: $259

Talking Colours is an expressive arts course that will help young learners with socio-emotional development through creative and fun art activities.

ART: St Patrick's Day Crafts*

Ms. Featherstone
Number of Learners in Class:
3-8
Length of each Class:  30 minutes
Type of Class: 5 unique classes available

Price: $11

Join Ms Featherstone in up to 5 unique St. Patrick’s Day themed crafts or games!

ART: SEASONAL CRAFTS*

Ms Featherstone
Number of learners per class:
 3-6
Length of each class:
 30 minutes
Type of Class:
 one time class with unique seasonal crafts each date
Price: $11

Have fun while using your fine motor skills and create crafts for the upcoming special days/holidays.

ART: Easter Crafts and Activities*

Ms. Featherstone
Number of learners per class:
 3-8
Length of each class:
 30 minutes
Type of Class:
 5 unique one-time classes
Price: $11

Join Ms. Featherstone in up to 5 unique Easter crafts or games!

ART: Nature Photography 101

Rachel
Number of Learners in Class:
3  – 8
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 classes total
Price: $63

In this class we will explore the natural world through the lens of a camera. This course will cover basic photography concepts and techniques to help learners capture stunning images of the world around them.

Online class for children who want to practice auditioning.

DRAMA: Auditioning 101*

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 4 weeks (4 classes total)
Price: $57

Is your learner interested in what it takes to nail their audition? Do they see themselves wanting to pursue stage acting or film acting roles? If so, this is a great place to start! This course will provide an opportunity for learners to explore and become confident in their audition techniques. It will cover the in’s and out’s of the holding room, how to find your mark, and how to pick material that is suitable for your learner’s typecast. By the end of the course your learner should have a strong understanding and foundation to work with to give them the confidence they need to land the role!

Online theatre classes for upper elementary students.

DRAMA: Intro to Theatre* (Ages 10-13)

Ms Red
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks
Price: $85

Intro to Theatre is a fun in-depth experience where learners will embrace their inner performer! We will go over stage presence, basic theatre concepts including but not limited to: scene design, blocking, action and reaction, necessity of character, costuming, and so much more! If your learner has always wanted to see what it was like to shine in the spotlight, this class provides a solid foundation in theatre basics.

Online drama class for preteens

DRAMA: Acting 101*

Mari
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $94

This class is for learners who are interested in learning more about acting. We will discover the Stanislavski method of acting and together, take turns working through material and presenting monologues for each other in class. Students will learn how to develop characters, understand beats and intentions, and textual analysis.

ENGLISH: Fictional Character Development


Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class:
 50 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks ( 6 classes total )
Price: $104

This class is structured to fuel curiosity, foster reflection, and facilitate an environment where learners can build on their prior knowledge. By the end of this course, learners will have created a “character portfolio.” They will develop their own character and demonstrate understanding through various forms of expression (writing, poetry, drawing, media).

ENGLISH: Creative Writing 1 *

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of each Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks (10 classes total)
Price: $157

Through the exploration of persuasive and expository writing, learners will gain the tools to produce their own creative works. Part 1 has unique topics that will allow learners to let their imagination come to live in their writing.

ENGLISH: Creative Writing 2 *


Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of each Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks (10 classes total)
Price: $157

Learners will embrace their creative side by exploring persuasive and expository writing. Part 2 has unique topics that will allow learners to let their imagination come to live in their writing.

ENGLISH: Warm-Up to Creative Writing


Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
Ongoing classes (sign up for sessions according to your schedule)
Price: $16

This class is open to varying levels of interest in the area of creative writing! Success in creative writing involves activating imaginations through wonder and curiosity. In this class, learners will be introduced to multimodal warm-up activities for creative thinking.

HEALTH: Powerful Posture!

Ms. Ingrid
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 12 weeks
Price: $189

Explore the benefits healthy body alignment and practice strengthening and stretching exercises to improve posture.

HEALTH: Food is Fuel - Nourishing Your Body!

Ms. Ingrid
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 8 weeks
Price: $126

Exploring food, discussing healthy choices, and learning how the food we consume helps to build and nourish healthy, strong bodies.

HEALTH: Stretch & Strength*

Mari
Number of learners per class:
 3-8
Length of each class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
 One time class
Price: $16

Do you want to improve your flexibility and strength? Join this simple, low-impact stretch & strength movement class based on dance training exercises. We will focus on gaining flexibility and muscle strength in our whole bodies. A great way to stay active throughout the week, without a ton of sweat (and tears!)

Online health class for preteens

HEALTH: Food Science: Food From Start to Finish*

Lee
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 4 weeks (8 classes total)
Price: $154

Everything you eat comes from a world of cool, fun and sometimes disgusting science. During this course learners will follow food cycle, from growth to decomposition, with stops along the way to learn more about the food chain, food categories, ways of cooking, food dangers, and food waste.

HEALTH: Body & Brain Blast

Ms. Ingrid
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class:
45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 8 weeks
Price: $126

This combination of movement and math is the ultimate exercise to benefit body and brain!

LATIN: A Window to Latin*

Laura
Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 5
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes for 12 weeks (24 weeks total)
Price: $414

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of Latin grammar and to prepare them to read works of Latin literature. The course will use an immersive approach based on Orberg’s Lingua Latina per se illustrata.
Online vocal private lessons for children and youth

Music: Private Vocal Coaching*

Mari
Number of Learners in Class:
 1
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: Ongoing lessons (buy a single pass or 10 pack)
Price: $34

Private, online vocal lessons. One-on-on, the learner and I will develop an understanding of their specific voice and vocal needs. We will uncover proper vocal technique and training to support a healthy, sustainable singing voice.

MATH: Solving Basic Algebraic Equations

Ms. Siva
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 10
Length of Class: 30 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $70

Learn to solve algebraic equations involving whole numbers.

MATH: Grade 6 - term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 12 weeks
Price: $272

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; first term.

MATH: Grade 6 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 12 weeks
Price: $272

Grade 6 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term one math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 6 - term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $227

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; second term.

MATH: Grade 6 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $227

Grade 6 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term two math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 6 - term three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $227

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; third term.

MATH: Grade 6 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $227

Grade 6 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term three math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 7 - term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 13 weeks
Price: $388

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; first term.

MATH: Grade 7 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term one

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 13 weeks
Price: $388

Grade 7 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term one math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 7 - term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; second term.

MATH: Grade 7 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term two

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $298

Grade 7 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term two math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

MATH: Grade 7 - term three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Comprehensive math course with live, weekly instruction. This is 1/3 of the full year; third term.

MATH: Grade 7 - Twice Weekly Live Instruction - term three

Number of Learners in Class: 3 – 10
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 11 weeks
Price: $328

Grade 7 Math twice weekly live instruction is for learners enrolled in the basic term three math class and who would like an additional hour of math support and learning each week.

Inside the House of Commons. Social studies class for teens.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Canadian Civic Politics (Ages 11 - 14)*

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 12
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 6 weeks (6 classes total)
Price: $128

This course provides learners with an introduction to the traditions and institutions of Canadian democracy.

Virtual Naturalist club for preteens

SCIENCE: States of Matter and our Environment

Rhonda
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 4 weeks (8 classes total)
Price: $114

Join us to explore the states of matter, what factors can affect them, and what role they each play in our environment.

Virtual Naturalist club for preteens

SCIENCE: Virtual Field Naturalists Club

Rachel
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 10
Length of Class:
 45 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 12 weeks (12 classes total)
Price: $168

In this social class, members will document and share their nature adventures – from birdwatching to hiking to rock collecting. We will discover the world around us and learn about ecology.

SCIENCE: Buyoancy: Why some objects float and others sink in water?

Mahi
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 5
Length of Class:
1 hour
Type of Class:
One-time class
Price: $19

This class looks into the reason as to why some objects float whereas some other sink while placed in water. This will be an interactive class where students would be encouraged to experiment themselves with water and a variety of objects they could find!

SCIENCE: The Ocean Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of ecology and its relationship to the environment by exploring the ocean ecosystems.

 

 

SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 9
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of ecology and its relationship to the environment by exploring the terrestrial ecosystems.

SCIENCE: Soil Ecology

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this class, students will become familiar with the science of soil ecology and its relationship to the environment.

SCIENCE: Astronomy uncovered: Understanding our universe (Ages 10-13)*

Malhar
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class:
 55 minutes
Type of Class:
1 class per week for 10 weeks
Price: $209

An introduction to Astronomy takes learners on a journey of discovery and wonder where they will be guided to explore the make up of the universe and more. Learners will be engaged by interactive discussions, experiential hands on activities, investigative learning, brainstorming and self directed problem solving. Lessons will feature videos, supplemental tools and resources.

SCIENCE: Dinosaur Days

Rachel
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 9
Length of Class:45 minutes
Type of Class: 1 class per week for 8 weeks
Price: $112

An intro to paleontology – the study of dinosaurs. We’ll be exploring content including taxonomy, time periods, prehistoric geography and more, as well as learning about dinosaur species familiar and new. 

SCIENCE: BLACK HOLES - THE MONSTERS IN THE UNIVERSE*

Malhar
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 6
Length of Class: 1 hour
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $21

In this class, learners will gain knowledge about one of the most mysterious objects in the universe – the black hole. 

SCIENCE: Freshwater Ecosystems

Marie
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 8
Length of Class: 45 minutes
Type of Class: One-time class
Price: $16

In this course, students will become familiar with the science of freshwater ecology and its relationship to the environment.

 

TUTORING Private Geography Tutoring - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This geography tutorial is provided for learners seeking to advance their understanding of geography or seeking specific help with ongoing geography studies.

TUTORING Private History Tutoring - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This history tutorial is provided for learners seeking to advance their understanding of history or seeking specific help with ongoing history studies

Private Social Studies Essay Writing, Assignment and Homework Help - Tyler

Tyler
Number of Learners in Class:
1
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: Private Tutoring with ongoing sessions offered
Price: $50.00

This tutorial is geared toward social studies learners interested in advancing their critical reading and writing abilities, guidance and focused assistance in writing essays, completing homework assignments, or gaining additional familiarity with the discipline.

SPANISH: A Window to Spanish 1 *

Laura
Number of Learners in Class:
3 – 5
Length of Class: 55 minutes
Type of Class: 2 classes per week for 15 weeks (30 lessons total)
Price: $516

Learners will gain basic communication skills in Spanish and develop an understanding of various Spanish speaking cultures, by exploring topics of immediate relevance to them (e.g. school life, family life, popular culture), and by applying the concepts to a series of creative projects and tasks.