Fall 2022 AfriClasses

Welcome to the 2022 Fall Session of AfriClasses!! Fall is always so exciting because we get to begin a new adventure with old and new afronauts! So welcome back to all veteran Afronauts and a big welcome to all incoming new Afronauts. We will be venturing into new territory so buckle up and get ready to create history together. If you are new to our AfriClasses, and would like to know more about our pedagogy click on this link here: https://maroonlifelearning.com/pedagogy/ Otherwise, check out our Fall offerings and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Our AfriClassesTM

Costs and Payment Plans at bottom of page

AfriClasses Weekly Schedule Fall 2022 ( Beginning Week of Sept 12, 2022)

Times ESTMondayTuesday WednesdayThursdayFriday
11am-12:30African Centered Science – Electricity 4 (age 8-14)African Centered Science – Electricity 1
(age 8-14)
NEW! African Centered Science – Electricity 6
(age 8-18)
African History Heritage & Me 1
(age 8-14)
TBD
2pm-3:30pmAfrican History Heritage & Me 4
(age 8-14)
NEW! African Centered Science – Sound 1
(age 8-18)
NEW! Building a Blueprint For the World We Want
(for teens)
TBD
Click on the AfriClass Link in the table to see more on each AfriClass

MONDAYS

Parents must provide materials. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 4: Power Plants

Fossil Fuels

Mondays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 12 – Nov 28, 2022 (10 sessions )

In African Centered Science Electricity 4 we will learn how the electricity we use day to day is produced and evaluate the pros and cons of each method.

This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

African History, Heritage & Me 4:

Royalty: The Per-aas of Kemet Part 2

Mondays : 2pm – 3:30pm EST – Sept 12 – Nov 28, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

** Pre-Requisite AHHMe 1**

In this AfriClass the Afronauts will be introduced to the Nile River Valley and the Royalty – the Rulers of this ancient land. Who were the Per-aas (Pharaohs)?  What are the stories of their lives? How were they chosen? What were their achievements? 

TUESDAYS

Parents must provide materials for class.
(Price Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 1: Introduction to Electricity

Tuesdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 13 – Nov 29, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

African Centered Science Electricity 1 is the first of a series of holistic, African-centered experiences that begins by exploring the holistic worldview of the ancient people of Kemet (Egypt) and their understanding of the universe. We then dig into understanding the basics of electricity in the way we use it today to power our world. We create fun African centered projects.

Parents must provide materials for class. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

NEW! African Centered Science Sound 1: Introduction to Sound

Thursdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 13 – Nov 29, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Sound 1 we will learn some amazing ways in which ancient cultures understood sound. We will answer some of the following questions: What is sound? How do we and other creatures make it, sense it and use it? How is it measured? This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

WEDNESDAYS

Parents must provide materials. Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African Centered Science Electricity 5: Power Plants

Nuclear

Wednesdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 14 – Nov 30, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In African Centered Science Electricity 5 we will learn how the electricity we use day to day is produced and evaluate the pros and cons of each method. This is a live in person class that consists of 10 weekly 1.5 hour sessions. Best for Ages 8 to 14.

THURSDAYS


There will be 1 week off in the session.
Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

African History, Heritage & Me 1: The Big Ideas & The African Global Presence Thursdays : 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 15 – Dec 1, 2022 (11 weeks with 1 week off)

In this AfriClass the Afronauts will explore The African Global Presence Human Migrations, Places and Names, Decoding Mythologies & Origin Stories of Africa, Time: What is it and Who are the Time-Keepers.

Payment Plans Available: email us maroonlifelearning@gmail.com or inbox us on Facebook

Teen Leadership Academy

Creating a Blueprint For The Future We Want – Part 1

Thursdays: 11am – 12:30pm EST – Sept 15 – Dec 1, 2022 (11 weeks, 1 week off)

This is a 2 year Leadership Seminar will allow a small group of committed students to dive deep into the current situation in which we find ourselves. How did we get here and can we get out? Using movies, stories and game play we will explore the following themes: What is human nature? How do we as humans organize ourselves? How are things organized to keep working? How are public services funded? How are cities and land funded? Where do taxes go? How are changes made to the system?


FRIDAYS TBD

Note: Must have at least 10 participants for class to be held . If there are not enough participants by the 1st day of class you will receive a full refund. ==

Cost

  • $140* for 1 child ($14 per week)
    • 30% off for each additional child
  • $238* for 2 children in the same family ($23.80 per week)
  • $336* for 3 children in the same family ($33.60 per week)
  • $434* for 4 children in the same family ($43.40 per week)
    • For more than 5 children please contact us:
    • 301-789-4538 email: maroonlifelearning@gmail.com
    • Payment Plans Are Available!
    • *There is a material fee for some classes.
    • Note: Must have at least 10 participants for class to be held . If there are not enough participants by the 1st day of class you will receive a full refund.


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