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Mission Statement

TRACKS Logo fnl.jpgTRACKS Program

D20 Home School Academy

Who would benefit from this program?  

TRACKS is an outdoor education program for students in 3rd through 8th grade who show a natural fascination with wildlife and nature and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities.


 

What makes the TRACKS program unique?

This program's spiraling curriculum has been designed to focus on developing respect, appreciation, and conservation of the environment.  Students learn about the history of the Black Forest and use it as an outdoor learning laboratory.  Science, social studies, and art are taught with a naturalist approach.  Students will also participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as archery, biking, snowshoeing, hiking, cooperative games, and team sports.



Discover more about this program by exploring the links and information below.
​​FAQs  |  Parent Portal  |  PayForIt  |  Nurse & Medical Info  |  Infinite Campus

​Location

Program Resources​

Contacts

The TRACKS Program is hosted at the School in the Woods property in the Black Forest at:


12002 Vollmer Rd,

Colorado Springs, CO 80908

What's up at TRACKS


Program Goals

TRACKS Calendar

Request to Enroll/Waitlist

 

TRACKS Handbook


Student/Parent Handbook​​


Field Trip Medical Info Form

Field Trip Permission Form


 

Administrator

 Brandan Comfort 

​TRACKS Teacher

Mrs. Nagle

TRACKS Teacher

Mrs. Parks

TRACKS Teacher

Mrs. Elder

TRACKS Phone

719-659-8562 

(text or call)
                                

HSA Phone
719-234-1473
(phone calls only)


 Take note!

New TRACKS Phone:
The TRACKS program now has a phone contact for absences and teacher contact.  Please use this number to communicate with the TRACKS staff directly.  This phone will accept text messages or phone calls. 
TRACKS:  719-659-8562 (text or call)
HSA:  719-234-1473  (phone calls only)

 Tracks Mission

​Mission:  The Home School Academy TRACKS program will support and assist homeschooling families in the areas of science and the arts with a focus on respect, appreciation, and conservation for the environment.

 HSA Mission

The mission of the District 20 Home School Academy is to enhance student learning and to support homeschooling families through quality instruction in varied and enriched learning environments.    
We provide:
  • an enriched and extended curriculum that will complement the core instruction provided by homeschooling educators.
  • homeschooling families access to additional resources that will supplement home school instruction.
  • homeschooling families a connection to the public school setting, but do not offer a full array of education services including special education services.

​Say "Cheese" !

It's picture time ... see the HSA calendars for when your student will have their picture taken at HSA.  

Orders can be placed online through

(click link below)

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for TRACKS students

 ‭(Hidden)‬ TRACKS Outdoor Education Program

Who would benefit from this program?  TRACKS is an outdoor education program for students in 3rd through 8th grade who show a natural fascination with wildlife and nature and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities.
When:
2015-2016 School Year
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Monday:    Grades 7-8
Thursday:  Grades 5-6
Friday:        Grades 3-4
Where does this program meet? This program is hosted on the School in the Woods property in the Black Forest, 12002 Vollmer Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80908.
What makes the TRACKS program unique? This program's spiraling curriculum has been designed to focus on developing respect, appreciation, and conservation of the environment.  Students learn about the history of the Black Forest and use it as an outdoor learning laboratory.  Science, social studies, and art are taught with a naturalist approach.  Students will also participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as archery, biking, snowshoeing, hiking, cooperative games, and team sports. 

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Program Goals

Students will:

  • Understand and apply basic outdoor safety/survival skills.
  • Students will use the Black Forest as an outdoor learning laboratory that will complement and enhance classroom learning in the area of science.
  • Identify native species of plants and animals of the Black Forest and determine their roles in the environment.
  • Gain an understanding of who has lived in the Black Forest and their contributions to the area.
  • Develop an appreciation for the Black Forest and an understanding of how we impact the forest.
  • Gain an awareness of ways to become active members of the community (volunteer, recycle, seek additional opportunities to continue learning about and positively contribution to the natural world, etc.)
  • Identify the work of natural artists, their techniques and mediums, and their contributions to the environment.
  • Participate cooperatively and productively in outdoor physical activities.
  • Identify personal outdoor activity interests and abilities.