Our community is blessed with a great deal of cultural diversity, talented artists, natural resources, scenic beauty, and rich in educational opportunities for those who seek to learn and grow. Our program is proud to partner with the community to bring our local talent and homeschool families together.

Partnership Electives

Explore the available Community classes below.

All students are registered for Community Resource Classes at each location through the Partnership registration process.  No additional registration with the location is required unless otherwise noted on individual class pages.


This class will primarily focus on developing your skills as an actor while also building your overall confidence when speaking in front of others and with taking risks. 

American Sign Language

A FUN beginner ASL course  taught by a Deaf person, this online class will introduce ASL vocabulary and grammar.

Andrews University Swimming Lessons (group only)

Group swim lessons at Andrews University.

Backyard Farming

Through provided hands on learning, inquiry, and observation, students will gain an understanding of the basics of organic backyard gardening and an appreciation for being a good steward of the Earth. 

Basketball: Andrews Jr. Cardinals

Andrews Jr. Cardinals basketball is designed to provide participants the opportunity to develop and improve their basketball skill through weekly practices. These practices will focus on conditioning, passing, shooting, ball handling, court awareness, and offense and defense strategies.

Basketball: Rodney Hoops / Harbor Impact

Learn and strengthen the fundamentals of basketball including ball handling, passing, footwork, proper shot form, offense-court awareness spacing and IQ, defense footwork, proper stance and movement.

Benton Harbor Dance Studios: Fusion and The Citadel

Dance classes offered at studios in Benton Harbor.

Blacksmithing at Tillers International

This is an experiential education program.  Ages 12+.  This is a serious class with genuine skill development under the guidance of highly skilled blacksmiths.  This class will be listed under HUMANITIES and VOCATIONAL categories.

BSPS Middle and High School bands and choirs

Homeschoolers are invited to join band and choir classes provided by Berrien Springs Public Schools 

Carpentry and Construction

This course is for students who like to build and enjoy hands on learning. Each student will
learn how to use power tools safely, practice drafting and reading construction drawings,
and spend most of the class time building structures.