Freedom to own your learning journey

learn to learn

Socratic discussions, self-paced core studies, peer-accountability, and self-governance equip children with the tools needed to be courageous, innovative, compassionate, life-long seekers of knowledge.

Learn to do

Mixed-age collaboration in our one-room schoolhouse environment along with project-based learning (focused on science, math, civilization, and the arts) as well as place-based learning prepare children for real world challenges.

Learn to be

The Hero’s Journey, relational covenants and real world consequences transform difficult decisions into virtuous habits creating compassionate thinkers ready to change the world.

hero's journey

Our program is based around the Hero's Journey. Our learners develop courage to take on challenges knowing there will be struggles and failure along the way, but ultimately leading them to success and transformation.


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