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11350 Hidden Acres Ln
Kaufman, TX, 75142
United States

Hidden Acres is a camp and retreat center whose mission is to serve individuals, our community, and the world by sharing Christ’s love.

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The OAK @ HA

The OAK @ Hidden Acres 

Little Oaks Club & Oaks Servant Leadership Program

 

“They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. ” — Isaiah 61:3b
“Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!” — Romans11:33
“For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities-his eternal power and divine nature-have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”  — Romans 1:20

About OAK @HA

The OAK at Hidden Acres is a Christian homeschool cooperative program that meets for two sessions a year for homeschool support.  We provide programs that can accommodate families with children from elementary age to high school age.  Programming will include: Little Oaks Club is for children in K thru 6th grade which will follow a Charlotte Mason Style Nature Study in a “one room school house” setting.  The Oak Servant Leadership Program for 7th grade and above will provide community service opportunities with lessons on Christian Worldview and Servant Leadership.

Mission 

To be a place of support for home schooling families by offering learning opportunities through classes and activities for elementary students with a focus on learning about God and His creation and a program for middle and high school students focused on servant leadership.

Mini-mester Sessions 

  • Mini-mester Sessions 

  • Our Fall 2016 Dates are:  

    • Informational Meeting:  September 12,  at 10 am at Hidden Acres Conference Center

    • Session dates will be September 29, October 6, 13, 20, (27-make up day) 2016

Goals 

  • To make the most of group learning – Encouraging children to work as a team, share, and collaborate. 
  • For parents and children to work in a co-operative manner sharing ideas, talents, and expertise 
  • To share the expenses for facilities and teacher time and dedication to subject taught 
  • To find families who will be of support to each other, forming friendships and helping each other through the journey of homeschooling. 
  • To have a safe and fun place for parents and children to socialize and learn.

Registration Process

  • Attend Informational Meeting
  • Fill out registration form and pay registration Fee
  • Parents assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Attend first day of mini-mester 

Cost

 $70 per family (regardless of family size) paid to Hidden Acres. ( $40 will help cover facilities rental amounting to $10 per day.  $20 will go to the co-ops general fund for project supplies.) $10 will be paid individually to programming leaders.  More information will be provided at informational meeting.

Little Oaks Club 9:45 am-1:30 pm

  •  Announcements and Prayer - 9:45 am
  • Nature Walk - 10:00 am
  • Nature Journaling - 10:30 am
  • Lesson & Craft- 11:00 am
  • Lunch -12:00 pm
  • Group Activity 12:30-1:30 pm 
    • Week 1: Potluck Picnic/Hay ride
    • Week 2: Lake Time/ Archery
    • Week 3: Lake Time/ Archery
    • Week 4: Week Show and Tell

Oaks Servant Leadership Program

  • Work assignment - 10:00 am
  • Christian Worldview and Leadership Lesson during lunch - 11:30 am 
  • Free Time - 12:30 pm 1:30 pm

Suggested Supplies for Little Oaks

  • Bag for supplies
  • Clipboard
  • Journal (or paper) 
  • Water color Pencils
  • Paint brush
  • Thin tip permanent marker
  • Small jar for water colors
  • Pencil
  • Eraser 
  • Snack / Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray 
  • Nature Guides
  • Blanket/Towel 
  • Magnifying glass 
  • Jar/Observation Box for collecting nature items

Suggested Supplies for Oak Servant Leadership Program

  • Bag for supplies
  • Journal or notebook
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Working gloves
  • Snack / Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray 

To Register please contact Rebeca Carpenter at rcarpenter@hiddenacres.org or 214-673-5071.  You must read and fill out the following forms.