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Project Based Learning Electives provided by the Berrien Springs Virtual Academy
Bit by Bit Stables: For the Love of Horses Spring 2021
Students and teachers must be able to readily switch to online instruction at any point in the semester in order to register for classes. This class does not include riding lessons.
All students must complete a project for this class.
Instructor: Mattie Marsh
Location: 301 Knott Rd Niles Michigan
Ages: include from 7-18 years old and class size will be 5-7 students.
Format: In Person
Monday’s : January 25 (mandatory orientation), March 8- May 10
Tuesday’s : January 26 (mandatory orientation), March 9- May 11
Please email the instructor that you signed up for this course!
Description: Students will experience true hands on interaction time with the horses every session. Learn all about horses with possible guest demonstrations and student participation with Equine Dental Technician, Farrier, and Veterinarian.
***Note that the partnership class does not include horseback riding. However, there will be an OPTIONAL after-class portion that includes horsemanship in the saddle, patterns, mounted games, and possible trail riding for a small fee that the parents pay directly to Mattalyn.
Required Materials: Students need to wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Long pants (jeans) and closed toe shoes are required. Classes will be held at Bit by Bit Stables in the barn classroom setting or indoor arena. Helmets are provided. Bit by Bit Stables will provide a folder for handouts given during class time.
Class section schedules:
Monday 9:00-10:30am advanced. ages 7-18 (max 7)
Monday 10:30am-12:00pm beginner. ages 7-18 (max 6)
Monday 12:00-1:30pm beginner. ages 7-18 (max 6)
Tuesday 9:00-10:30am advanced. ages 7-18 (max 7)
Tuesday 10:30am-12:00pm beginner. ages 7-18 (max 6)
Tuesday 12:00-1:30pm beginner. ages 7-18 (max 6)
Classes are for all ages but will be sectioned in groups according to age and experience level so everyone will have the opportunity to grow and expand their knowledge of horses!
If you would like more information on what is offered at Bit by Bit Stables please email Mattalyn directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at https://bitbybitstables.wixsite.com/bitbybit.
*Please note: it is important to make as informed a decision as possible when choosing your student's Community Resource classes. Most locations will allow a student to drop a class after one meeting, at no charge if it wasn't a good fit for the student, but not all. Some classes plan ahead based on the number that have signed up and have purchased materials, hired teachers, etc. and there might be a fee for class time or materials given to the student if the student drops after one or two meetings. The school cannot pay for classes that students do not complete, so choose wisely; if you do not take the class off of your student's schedule by the deadline, you may be asked to pay for the class time incurred prior to dropping the class.
Teacher of Record: Tom Hurst
Teacher of Record: Tom Hurst