Celebration Education uses themes to organize our K-6 learning for the year. Each year is a different theme, as chosen by families. Each week we explore a different topic inspired by the theme. Weekly classes integrate several school subjects such as math, reading, social studies, science, language arts, etc.
Time to vote for the theme for our 2021-2022 school year!

Theme for 2020-2021:


This theme was first done in 2012-2013.


This theme is heavy in nature studies as we explore five unique biomes, where will experience survival, exploration, flora and fauna, ancient cities, lost treasures, and natural wonders.

Ways this theme can be experienced:

2020-2021 Weekly Topics and Activities

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September 2

Special Event: Opening Celebration

Introduce exploring, compasses, five biomes, discuss preparedness

September 7-11

Calling All Explorers - The Adventure Begins, explorer record book, world coordinates, bedrolls, Hardcastle's rules

September 9 - Theme park meetup: Welcome to the Wilderness Explorers

September 14-18

Into the Jungle: Special Equipment and Preparation

dangers of the jungle, first aid kit, first aid

September 21-25

Into the Jungle: Seek Out New Lands

Livingstone and Stanley, jungle diorama, rain forest food, Stanley's adventure

September 28 - October 2

Into the Jungle: Find New Creatures

Jungle animals,  safari, lashing

October 5-9

Into the Jungle: Search for lost Cities

El Dorado, Incas, Mayas, Aztecs, Seven Cities of Cibola, worry dolls, Aztec society, Aztec calendar, Maya glyphs, maiz


October 11-16

Into the Jungle: - Discover Natural Wonders

jungle diorama, true treasures of the jungle, conservation, photosynthesis

October 13 - Theme park meetup: Into the Jungle

October 21

Special Event: Celebration in the Jungle


October 26-30

Explorer's Tool Kit: Survival and emergency supplies

November 2-6

Polar Quest: Special Equipment and Preparation

Dangers at the poles, igloos, weather, fire safety, seasons
November 10 - Theme Park Meetup: Polar Quest special Equipment for explorers

November 9-13

Polar Quest: Find New Creatures

Huskies, polar bears, Inuit soapstone carvings, pets, animal classification, bird count

November 16-20

Polar Quest: Seek Out New Lands

John Frankling, Scott of the Antarctic, Race to the Pole, Polar fashion show, Polar waste management

November 23-27


November 30 - December 4

Polar Quest: Discover Natural Wonders

Icebergs, glaciers, northern lights, Polar temperatures, telegraph science

December 7-11

Polar Quest: Search for Lost Cities and Treasure

Endurance, Santa's Village, base camp, time zones, letter writing, holidays
December 8: Theme Park Meetup: Polar creatures & natural wonders


December 14

Special Event: Celebration in the Snow

January 4-8

Training for Adventure

Reading, studying, languages, physical preparation, library, map making, learn to observe

January 11-15

Desert Adventures: Special Equipment and Preparation

finding water, desert temperatures, water cycle

January 18-22

Desert Adventures: Find New Creatures

Camels, Scorpions, animal tracks, desert diorama, desert dichotomous key, 72-hour kits, bush tucker, desert web of life


January 25-29

Desert Adventures: Seek Out New Lands

Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon, Burke & Willis, Aboriginal craft, Timbuktu, Arabic calligraphy, tell time by the sun, Australia Day food, boomerangs

January 29 - Theme Park Meetup: Desert special equipment and survival


February 1-5

Desert Adventures: Search for Lost Cities and Treasure

Exploring a tomb, Egyptian death mask, papyrus, oil candles, Egyptian food, Egyptian artifacts

February 8-12

Desert Adventures: Discover Natural Wonders

Mirages, sandstorms, Grand Canyon,  Adrinkra cloth, Senet, emergency survival kit, experiment with erosion, sandstorms, and mirages, game from Zimbabwe

February 17

Special Event: Celebration in the Desert

February 22-26

Famous Explorers

Magellan, Lewis & Clark, Vikings, runes, spice trade, mapping, Viking treasure hunt

March 1-5

Across the Oceans: Special Equipment and Preparation

Boats, diving equipment, submarine, sailing skills, dangers at sea, starfinder, ocean water experiments, word roots, knots

March 8-12

Across the Oceans: Find New Creatures

Sea monsters, creatures of the deep, concrete poetry, squid dissection, ocean food chain

March 15-19

Across the Oceans: Seek Out New Lands

Northwest Passage, Columbus, Ancient Explorers, Atlantis, daGama, Cook, Darwin, Amunsen, Galapagos Islands, ocean currents, Bermuda Triangle, timeline of exploration, signal mirrors, water density
March 16: Theme Park Meetup - Across the Oceans, Beneath the Sea


March 22-26

Across the Oceans: Discover Natural Wonders

Volcanoes, hydrothermal vents, ocean abysses, ocean water layers, Great Barrier Reef, military time, Hawaiian language, emergency sanitation supplies

March 29 - April 2

Across the Oceans: Search for Lost Treasure

Famous Shipwrecks, sunken treasure, Titanic, emergency shelter, shipwreck survival

April 7

Special Event: Celebration on the Ocean 

April 12-16

Survival Tips

Ancient hunting tools, survival food, food pyramid, staying safe
April 13: Theme Park Meetup: Conquering Mountains

April 19-23

Conquering Mountains: Special Equipment and Preparation

Dangers of the peaks

April 26-30

Conquering Mountains: Seek Out New Lands

Mallory and Irvine

May 3-7

Conquering Mountains: Find New Creatures

forest types, bird watching, tree cookies, tree circumference


May 10-14

Conquering Mountains: Search for lost Cities
May 11: Theme Park Meetup - mountain expeditions and treasures


May 17-21

Conquering Mountains: Discover Natural Wonders

highest peaks, press flowers, trail maps, cliffhangers, survival scenario, how mountains are formed, forest consumers

May 24

Special Event: Closing Celebration and Survival Campout

conservation activity, survival hike, build emergency shelters, nature hunt 

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