October 19, 2020
Braveheart Academy, In Person/Online Classes, News

Braveheart Academy FALL/WINTER Learning Opportunities

Thank you for stopping and checking out our in-person learning opportunities for children grades K-6. Whether teaching geography, history, or literature, all classes have a central theme of gathering and learning through hands on activities. At Braveheart Academy, we weave the art of cooking, baking, creating, and entertaining into education. It is my goal to teach children lifelong skills in a hands-on, fun, captivating environment where learning is enjoyable and tasty! All courses will have a literature or social studies foundation with activities to accompany.

Currently we are an approved vendor with the following Orange County charter schools:

  • SCALE
  • Cabrillo Point Academy (awaiting final approval)
  • Sage Oak (awaiting final approval)
  • iLEAD (beginning process)

FALL 2020

Cooking The Continents I (POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY 2021) 

Beginning Tuesday Oct. 27- December 15

This is an 8-week course where elementary students (K-6) explore different countries and dishes from around the globe. Students will learn about cultures, traditions, and foods while gaining confidence in the kitchen creating delicious meals for others.

In person (1:30-3:30pm): This 8-week course is 2 hours in length and limited to 6-8 students. All materials, supplies, ingredients will be included for in-person class. An 8-week course in person course is $300/student ($37.50/week). In person classes will have a focus on learning about the continents and specific countries. All students will have an opportunity to try food created and will also leave with a to go box of the dish they’ve made during class.

SINGLE DAY CLASSES

Single day classes are limited to 6 students. These are hands on classes where students will learn fundamentals of baking. When my kids were young, I knew I wanted them to leave home with a good education and a memorized cookie recipe that would carry them through life! We will share our family favorite recipes that will be sure to become cherished staples for future generations.

Cost is $35 per student for 2 hour in person course. All students will take home a to go box of their creations.

Favorite Cookies I

Thursday, November 12, 2020 OR Saturday, November 21, 2020

1:00-3:00pm

This two hour baking class is for the student looking to develop baking skills and confidence in the kitchen. In this class we will focus on two favorites, Chocolate Chip Cookies and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

Baking Handpies

Tuesday November 17, 2021

1:00-3:00

This two hour baking class is for the elementary aged student (K-6) looking to develop basic pie baking skills. We will make a Pâte Brisée for a fruit filled hand pie.

Pumpkin Desserts

November 24, 1020

1:00-3:00pm

This two hour baking class is for the elementary aged student (K-6) looking to develop their baking skills. We will gather to make two of my favorite pumpkin desserts: Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars and Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Bars. These desserts are a great alternative to traditional pumpkin pie. The timing of this class is also great for the parent who needs a little 2-hour break during Thanksgiving week.

Rolled Cookies

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

1:00-3:00 pm

This two hour baking class is for the student looking to develop baking skills and confidence in the kitchen. In this class we will focus on two favorites, Snickerdoodles and Thumbprint Cookies.

Favorite Cookies II

Thursday, December 10, 2020 OR Saturday, December 12, 2020

1:00-3:00 pm

This two hour baking class is for the student looking to develop baking skills and confidence in the kitchen. In this class we will focus on two favorites, Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Cookies.

Favorite Holiday Snacks & Charcuterie for Kids

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

1:00-3:00

In this two hour class we will make three favorite holiday snacks and create eye catching charcuterie boards for the students to take home.

WINTER 2021

Give Me Liberty

Beginning Tuesday, January 5-February 23, 2021

In Person: 10:00-12:00 (PST)

Learn our history and what life in early colonial Williamsburg was like through the account of young indentured servant Nathaniel Dunn. This historical fiction novel by Laura Malone Elliott shares the difficult life of an orphaned 13 year old seeking a new life in the American colonies. Rescued by a caring schoolmaster, young Nathaniel is stirred to take up the cause to fight for freedom, but he’s too young. The young indentured youth struggles with questions as he seeks liberty. This book club cooking course is a literature based study designed for grades 4-8, depending on reading ability. Each week we will discuss the book and then head to the kitchen to create a dish unique to early American colonists. This 8-week course is 2 hours in length and limited to 6-8 students. All materials, supplies, ingredients will be included for in-person class. An 8-week course in person course is $300/student ($37.50/week).

Cooking The Continents I

Beginning Tuesday January 5- February 23, 2021

This is an 8-week course where elementary students (K-6) explore different countries and dishes from around the globe. Students will learn about geography, cultures, languages, traditions, and foods while gaining confidence in the kitchen creating delicious meals for others. In addition, we will cover setting a table, setting the tone, and entertaining basics.

In person (1:30-3:30pm): This 8-week course is 2 hours in length and limited to 6-8 students. All materials, supplies, ingredients will be included for in-person class. An 8-week course in person course is $300/student ($37.50/week). In person classes will have a focus on learning about the continents and specific countries. All students will have an opportunity to try food created and will also leave with a to go box of the dish they’ve made during class.

8-WEEK LESSON & MENU

  1. Africa: Egypt– Appetizer Cheese Balls, Egyptian Rice, Shish Kebabs
  2. Asia: China– Egg Rolls, Lo Mein,
  3. Europe: Italy– Pizza, Minestrone Soup
  4. North America: Canada– Wild Rice, Maple Chicken, Blueberry Crisp
  5. Central America: Guatamala– Pollo y Piña (Chicken and Pineapple), Baked Bananas, Sopa Del Penino
  6. South America: Argentina– Carbonada Criolla, Zapatitos Rellenos, Budin (Sweet Bread)
  7. Oceania (Australia & New Zealand): Anzac Biscuits, Damper Bread
  8. End of Class Celebration Meal

If you have any questions or comments regarding class schedule, please feel free to email.

Because of limited space, please contact Kimberly to save your spot. We will be adding classes and connecting with additional charters in the future. Stay Tuned!

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