The Harmony Learning Community Blog

News, Updates, Program Recaps, and Homeschooling Information

Wilderness Survival: Emergencies, First Aid, and Knives

Harmony is offering a new program this fall: Wilderness Survival, and I am very excited to facilitate it. In an earlier part of my life, I served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army. And in a much early part of my life, I was an Eagle Scout, and I currently volunteer at a local Cub Scout pack. I…

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Join Us for a Potluck Picnic on September 20

Talking Stick would like to celebrate the beginning of the year with the Philadelphia Area Homeschooling Community. Join us for a Potluck Picnic!

Open House: Tuesday, September 8

On Tuesday, September 8, Talking Stick Learning Center will host an Open House at both the Cope House and the Garden Classroom from 10am to 12 noon.

Enrollment is Closed for Thursday Programs

Our program year does not start for a few weeks, but we have already filled up many of our programs. Interest in Talking Stick is higher than ever, and we can’t wait to welcome the new families to our community and re-connect with so many returning families. As it stands today, enrollment is closed for our Thursday programs; these programs…

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End of Year T-Shirts are Ready

New! Annual t-shirts, and other cool stuff, with a custom “CAUTION: SOCIALIZATION IN PROGRESS” design, ready to commemorate the year, and show your support for our community. $5 from the purchase price of every time goes directly to support Talking Stick!

Talking Stick Needs Your Help

As our program year winds down and summer approaches, we are asking for your help: we face a $10,000 deficit that unfortunately will come out of staff payroll.

Open House: Friday, May 15

Talking Stick Learning Center will host an Open House on Friday, May 15, from 10am to 12 noon. This is a great opportunity to visit some of our grounds, meet some of our staff, and have any questions answered. The Open House will be held at the Garden Classroom. If you would like to attend, or if you know of…

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Registration is Open for Next Year

We Are Now Accepting Registrations for the 2015-2016 Program Year We have a lot of exciting new programs planned for next year, and we are making ourselves more accessible than ever. When you register for Talking Stick this year, you will notice that we are now offering: A 12% decrease in tuition rates New, easier installment plans A limited amount…

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New Teen Program! Talking Flix: A Film Studies Class

A semester long film study program for teens at Talking Stick Learning Center in Germantown, PA, beginning January 5, 2015!. Teens will discuss and critique history and culture through films, from silent movie classics and Hollywood Blockbusters to world cinema and the avant-garde. Film themes may relate to calendar observances or current events. Other themes may include Civil Rights, Censorship,…

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Class Dismissed | A Special Philadelphia Screening

Talking Stick Learning Center will host a film screening of Class Dismissed, followed by a panel discussion with veteran homeschooling parents to talk about what learning outside of the classroom really looks like.