We are so excited about our schedule for the 2015–2016 school year. There is truly something for everyone! Check out the pdf links below to explore all your options! Homeschool Arts Enrichment Policies 2015 Homeschool Enrichment Registration American History Class … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center is so pleased to kick off our first series in the our new Parent Connection program. We feel this new “limb” of Peachtree will better equip, encourage, and support our amazing parents on their homeschooling journey! Series … Continue reading
Please click the link below for a calendar of events and special information pertaining to this year’s Spring Concert, An Evening with the Masters. End of Year Program News Related posts: New Classes for the New Year! Christmas Bells Are Ringing — Third … Continue reading
Peachtree WILL BE OPEN and ON SCHEDULE for all classes on Monday, February 23. Please use discretion if you are in an area where travel is still hazardous. If you are unable to attend, please call the Peachtree office and … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center will be closed Wednesday, February 18th, through Friday, February 20th. All classes and private instruction lessons are cancelled. We will be posting a make up schedule soon! Related posts: Peachtree Closed on Monday, January 6 Peachtree will be closed … Continue reading
Due to dangerous road conditions and continued inclement weather, Peachtree Learning Center will be closed on Tuesday, February 17. All classes and private instruction lessons are cancelled. Stay home and stay warm! Related posts: Peachtree Closing Today at NOON (Wednesday, February 12) … Continue reading
Due to potentially hazardous travel conditions this morning, Peachtree Learning Center will be closed for all morning group classes and private instruction lessons. All activities held from 1 PM on WILL STILL MEET as scheduled. Related posts: Modified School Schedule … Continue reading
Dear Peachtree Learning Center families, My name is Melissa Creek and I have served on the Peachtree board of directors as president for the past two years. I work full-time at Tennessee Tech as an academic advisor in the College … Continue reading
Related posts: Peachtree’s Annual Fall Fundraiser and Chili Supper American Girl Christmas Party
Peachtree Learning Center’s Annual Fall Fundraiser and Chili Supper will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at the Cookeville Farmer’s Market. Activities will begin at 5:30 PM. This annual event has become a family favorite! Check out the information … Continue reading
Peachtree is so excited about the 2014–2105 school year! To see what classes we have available, please click on the Classes & Registration header and then select the appropriate age group for your student! You will also find a link … Continue reading
Peachtree’s Summer Camps — 2014 Peachtree is glad to announce our Summer Camps for Elementary Students through adults. Enrollment is limited and camps fill up quickly so early registration is encouraged to ensure space in the camp of your choice. Descriptions … Continue reading
Please join us at Peachtree Learning Center for a special registration event. On Tuesday night, April 29, we will be previewing all of our Homeschool Enrichment and After School Enrichment Classes for the 2014–2015 School Year at 6:30 PM as … Continue reading
All Monday classes for March 3, 2014, have been moved to Wednesday, March 5, 2014. All regular Wednesday classes will meet as scheduled with slight alterations to room location and time. All Monday classes will meet on Wednesday as well at … Continue reading
Due to icy road conditions and the potential of more inclement weather, Peachtree Learning Center will be closed on Monday, March 3. This includes the cancellation of both enrichment classes and private instruction lessons. Once we see the extent of these weather conditions, … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center is open today, Thursday,February 13, for all regularly scheduled classes and private instruction classes. Related posts: Peachtree is OPEN today, February 3! Peachtree OPEN on Thursday, January 9 Peachtree Closing Today at NOON (Wednesday, February 12) Peachtree OPEN and ON … Continue reading
Due to the timing of the incoming inclement weather, Peachtree Learning Center will be closing at noon today, Wednesday, February 12. Morning preschool enrichment classes WILL STILL MEET, but all classes and private instruction lessons scheduled after 12:00 PM are … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center is OPEN on Monday, February 3! Since Peachtree’s classes do not begin until mid-morning today, we feel comfortable remaining open for all classes and private instruction lessons. If you live in an out-lying area and feel your traveling … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center will be OPEN and ON SCHEDULE tomorrow, January 24th. We look forward to seeing you then! Related posts: Peachtree OPEN on Thursday, January 9 Altered Schedule for Friday, January 25 Peachtree Closed on Monday, January 6 Peachtree Closed on Thursday, January … Continue reading
Due to icy road conditions on secondary roads and extreme temperatures, Peachtree Learning Center will be closed on Thursday, January 23, 2014. This includes the cancellation of both enrichment classes and private instruction lessons. Enrichment classes will not be rescheduled (your statement will … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center will be open for all regularly scheduled classes and private instruction lessons on Thursday, January 9, 2014. See you then! Related posts: Peachtree Closed on Monday, January 6 Peachtree Closed due to Icy Roads and Extreme Temperature Altered Schedule … Continue reading
Due to icy road conditions and extreme temperatures, Peachtree Learning Center will be closed on Tuesday, January 7, and Wednesday, January 8. This includes the cancellation of both enrichment classes and private instruction lessons. Missed classes are rescheduled as follows: … Continue reading
Due to poor weather conditions and extreme temperatures, Peachtree will be closed on Monday, January 6. This includes the cancellation of all enrichment and Peachtree Prep classes. Private instruction lessons are also cancelled. Monday classes are tentatively scheduled to be … Continue reading
Peachtree Learning Center is thrilled to offer new classes for the New Year! Take a look at the amazing classes we have added to our course offerings for the 2014 spring semester: Beginning Orchestra, Fridays, 1:00 PM We are so excited … Continue reading
Peachtree is glad to announce our Summer Camps for elementary students. Enrollment is limited and camps fill up quickly so early registration is encouraged to ensure space in the camp of your choice.
Descriptions for our camps are included in this post. Our students will have the opportunity to explore their creative side through music, art, pottery and weaving. Added this year is our Horse Camp and Farm Camp at Raisin’ Acres. We are excited to provide each of these quality experiences for the growing hearts and minds of children in our community. We hope your family will join us!
Camp costs are included in the camp descriptions.
Please print and fill it out the registration form above and return it with 1/2 of your full camp cost to Peachtree Learning Center, 402 N Walnut Ave. Cookeville, TN 38501. The final payment is due the first day of your chosen camp.
You may cancel your child’s camp registration up to 2 weeks before the first day of that camp. A 20% administrative fee per child per camp will be assessed for all cancellations.
Pack a snack:
There will be one snack time during each camp session. Please send a small non-refrigerated snack labeled clearly with your child’s full name. Because of the increasing number of campers with nut allergies, Peachtree is a nut-free campus. We ask that you refrain from sending your camper with any food containing nuts.
Creative Creatures Camp
June 29, 30 and July 1, 2
Ages 3 to 5 years old
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Creative Creatures Camp is a 4 day camp where your little ones will come learn, explore, create, and have fun in the arts! Each day we will introduce a new creature that will be our artistic inspiration for the day. We will start the day off with an art lesson where we will create fun creature creations using all sorts of art mediums. After art, we will have a snack and game time. Then, end our time with a fun creative movement class exploring the basic elements of dance, as well as use our bodies to learn and move like our new creature friends! Whether your child likes to hop like a bunny, fly like a bird, or crawl like a beetle… This is the camp for them!
Please pack a snack.
This camp will be led by Anna Bailey.
Horse Camp 101
June 29, 30 and July 1, 2
Ages 8 to 12 years old
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Horse Camp 101 is designed for the beginner student interested in horses and is an introduction into their wonderful world. No prior riding experience necessary. Campers will learn basic horsemanship fundamentals, horse anatomy, horse vocabulary, horse care, how to think like a horse, and why horses think like they do. Campers will study and identify different horse breeds, colors, markings, and gaits. Campers will explore the history of horses, horses in art, and meet some famous horses of the past through educational activities, games, and arts & crafts. The highlights of this week of camp will be experiencing some hands on time with a real live horse and visiting a horse farm. Class size is limited to 10 campers. Please bring a lunch, snack will be provided. Campers are to wear long pants & closed toe boots with at least ½” heel.
This camp will be led by Catrina Howell.
July 6, 7, 8, returning for glazing July 24
Ages 6 to 12 years old
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Roll up your sleeves and come join us for a fun filled week creating artistic & functional pottery pieces. The first three days will be preparing the clay, adding texture, defining shape, and creating individual masterpieces. We will take a 2 week break for the pieces to dry and the campers will return to glaze them. The following week we will have a date set for you to pick up your campers creations. If you kiddos are not afraid to play in the mud, this is the camp for them!
This camp will be led by Heidi Weidner.
Peachtree at Raisin’ Acres Farm
July 13, 14, 15, 16
Ages 8 to 11 years old
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Have fun learning about different aspects of a small farm/homesteading. Due to the nature of this camp only 10 campers will be allowed. Various activities and topics include:
- Soil health, growing vegetables, harvesting vegetables, making salsa, making pesto
- Herbs identification, growing, drying, using, making teas from herbs & flower cutting and arrangement
- Goat and chicken care and feeding
- Milk by hand, care of milk & making products with milk
Sherri Stickler will be leading this camp as it is her family farm. Projects may vary depending on what is going on at Raisin’ Acres and what is in season. Children will be provided with some handout information and will be taking items home that they make.
Upon registration, families will receive directions to the farm and will be responsible for dropping off and picking up their children each day.
Lego Camp 101
July 13, 14, 15, 16
Ages 8 to 11 years old
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
This 4 day camp will teach the basics of Lego Robotics and introduce students to the First Lego League style of competition. Participants will learn how to build, program and execute various programs using the Lego Mind-storm Robot Kits. They will also have the opportunity to work as part of a team to execute missions during a mini 4 day competition. Participants will be introduced to concepts such as mechanical engineering, computer programming and logic. Campers are to bring a snack.
Erick Barrett will be leading this camp.
Advanced Lego Camp
July 27 — 30
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
This 4 day camp will build on what was learned in Lego Camp 101 or Lego Camp Summer 2014. Participants will explore the use of sensors and experimentation in their problem solving process, as well as advanced building styles. Participants will be introduced to the problem solving method and practice using Logic and Systems to solve a variety of problems. They will also have the opportunity to participate in a 4 day competition as part of the class. Prior participation in a basic camp or in First Lego League is a pre-requisite to this camp.
Erick Barrett will lead this camp.
Fiber Arts Camps
July 13, 14, 15
Ages 6 to 11 years old
9:30 to 12:30 – Each camp is one day
Cost $35 per day
July 13 – Tie Dye Day: Come play with color and make a fun and funky Tie Dye T-Shirt! During this workshop you will learn ways to fold, roll, and tie your shirt to make different designs and patterns. Be sure to wear clothes that can get messy! It’s going to be a blast!
July 14 – Felted Masks: Who doesn’t love dressing up? Well, by the end of this class you will have a new piece to add to your dress-up wardrobe. During this class, you will learn how to make a fabric by wet felting wool and then decorating your mask with needle felting. By the end of this class, you will have learned new felting techniques and leave with a beautiful mask that is sure to be the envy at any masquerade ball!
July 15 – Fiber Dream Catchers: During this workshop, you will learn about all different types of fiber (wool, alpaca, bamboo, etc.) and how that fiber is turned into usable material. Get hand on experience with carding and spinning fiber on a drop spindle. Once you have turned your fiber into yarn, you will then use your handspun yarn to create a one of a kind dream catcher. So come join all the fibery fun!
Each of the above fiber camps is led by Katelyn Dunn.
Turkish Art Forms & Culture Camp
July 20 — 23
Ages 6 to 11 years old
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Our friend, Lori Vaughn who is an art teacher at Oasis International School in Ankara, Turkey will be home this summer and is going to lead a special camp for us. She will be teaching campers about Ebru (Turkish marbleized paper), anatolian carpets, and beautiful cave paintings found in Cappadocia. Lori was a teacher at Peachtree Learning Center before going to teach in Turkey and we hope you will join her for this wonderful adventure through Turkish arts right here in our town!
Please bring a snack.
- Peachtree Learning Center CLOSED on Friday, March 6, 2015
- Peachtree Learning Center is Closed — March 5, 2015
- Peachtree is closed until noon today — March 5, 2015
- Tennessee Code Academy is coming to Peachtree Learning Center!
- Student Spotlight Art Show II
- All Peachtree Classes WILL MEET Today!
- Winter Weather Cancellation Policy
- Student Spotlight Art Show
- Summer Camp Registration Has Begun!