All Ensign Peak Academy middle and high school students in both the Live and Self-Paced Programs are invited to join any of the following clubs:
Day and Time: Weekly on Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 pm Mountain Time
The chess club holds various types of chess tournaments, on Chess.com
Join by using the link in the Student Center.
Chess Club President: Hiram Crossley
Day and Time: Monthly on the Last Monday of each month, 2:00 – 2:30 pm Mountain time.
Day and Time: Weekly on Tuesdays, 12:15 – 12:45 pm Mountain Time
Starts Sept 10, 2019
Starting August 22, 2019, join anytime
Day and Time: Weekly on Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Club Fee: $20 per month or $180 lump sum
For students and their family members of all ages!
Day and Time: Monthly on the Last Wednesday of each month, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Mountain Time (Starts Sept 25th)
Cost: $5 per month or $50 lump sum (per family)
Join by using the fee tool in the Student Center
- Love to eat food and want to eat in a yummier, healthier way? Then learn to create Word of Wisdom worthy meals in your own kitchen.
- Interested in growing more of your own food? Or herbs? You can learn to do that, too!
- Curious what it’s like to collect eggs from your own chickens? Or milk from your own goat? Youth are a perfect fit for many small farm livestock animals.
- What about natural crafts and gift-making for the holidays throughout the year? Yes, even the boys will find items they can make!
- Simply want to be more prepared for the times in which you live? How spiritually savvy of you – we can help!
- Apples and pumpkins – which means discussions on everyone’s favorite topic: food!
- Preparing for the holidays well in advance with hand-crafted items like soap, herbal gifts, preserved foods, toys and much more.
- Ever heard of Pancake Day? Well, you will this year, as well as all you need to know to get started with sourdough and healthy grain recipes.
- Not to be missed is the month we cover natural dyes for food, fiber and crafts. Ever dyed and Easter egg with onion skins? This is your year to try it!
- Starting your own garden is a straight-forward DIY with simple steps, performed in order to produce the results you want. Plus, gardening is just, plain fun! We’ll go from seed to sprout to produce together.
- Our last spring class will focus on babies – chicks, ducklings, kits, kids and even baby bees!
- Last, but not least, join us in May for homesteading/DIY take on preparing for Simulations Week! What do homesteading and a DIY lifestyle have to do with this unique experience? Even if you’re unable to attend Simulations Week in 2020, you won’t want to miss this last club meeting of the year! More details to follow…”
Homestead Club Advisor: Tessa Zundel, aka “The Homestead Lady”
Tessa Zundel is the homemaking, homesteading, homeschooling mother of five small children and wife to one long-suffering man. She currently lives on 15 acres in the wilds of Missouri. She is an advanced master gardener and has worked with several community groups in areas of home education, gardening and seed saving. She is also the author of The Do It Yourself Homestead, as well as several other e-publications including, Herbs in the Bathtub. She is also the voice behind the homestead-family-building blog, Homestead Lady.
Most days you’ll find her hauling her good natured, adventuresome children around to learn about herbs, small farm livestock, fiber and other lost arts, whole foods and home education. There’s always something being tinctured, fermented, built or milked around here – just ask the long-suffering man! To find out what her latest project is, pop on over to Homestead Lady. You can also find her on Pinterest. If you’re on Facebook, be sure to check out The Do It Yourself Homestead Group – a great forum for newbie and seasoned homesteaders alike!
Starting January 21, 2019
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Cost: $20 per student per month
Join this club paying the club fee in the Student Center.
Do you love art and can’t get enough of it? Do you want to take art class but can’t fit it into your schedule or it is not offered yet? Do you like to hang around the art people and do things with them? If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes,” you may be interested in joining the art club. It is open to any students enrolled in the Ensign Peak Academy Middle School or High School program.
The club activities will be student-driven with assistance and mentorship from the advisor. Suggested activities could include the following: group art projects; in-depth learning and work on individual art projects, virtual streaming (connected with phone, tablet or computer) field trips to art galleries, museums and studios, guest artist speakers, art discussions, community art service projects, and sponsoring an online art show periodically.
Art Club Advisor: Miss Marie Withers, Artist and Teacher
Miss Withers is an active artist and teacher. She continues to make art and sell art in galleries and at art shows, specifically landscape paintings and some illustrative work with portraits and the figure. Well-versed in using a variety of media, she creates with oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, pastel drawing, colored pencil, charcoal and graphite. She is also a graphic designer, having worked in that capacity for Brigham Young University for almost twenty years. She has a B.F.A in Art Education from Utah State University, with an emphasis in painting, and a Master’s Degree from BYU in Art Education. In her community, she teaches art lessons and classes to all ages and participates in community mural projects. One of her delights is working with students and encouraging them in their art goals.
Here are some of Miss Withers art pieces: