Covenant Christian School

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Complimentary Programs

2021-2022 CTF Options

Term 1

Tourism – Whether it was a trip to Drumheller or Mexico, we have all been tourists at one point in time. You probably wouldn’t have a difficult time describing a tourist but what about defining tourism? That might be a little trickier. It seems that we have all been touched by tourism either as a tourist or a citizen enjoying the economic benefits. In this course, we will explore what tourism is and the organizational structure of the tourism sector.

Sports Performance – In athletic development, you will study the long-term goals of the development of an athlete. You will study muscular strength training, cardiovascular fitness,  flexibility, and sports injury prevention. You will have the opportunity to try a variety of sports and develop skills in each. If you enjoyed watching the Olympics, this course is for you!

Photography – Students will learn the fundamentals of camera settings, photography styles, and how to get that perfect shot.

Drama – We continue the tradition of using our CTF options to prepare our students for our annual Spring Program presentation in March. During these options, students will explore the many factors of putting on a performance of this scale. Students that choose these options must be committed to both terms of Drama in order to be a part of the cast for this year’s presentation.

Forensics – The course is meant to be an introduction to forensic science also known as Criminalistics.  This is the field of science devoted to the observation, collection, analysis, and interpretation of crime scene evidence. Students will study a variety of observation and analysis methods through the lens of Order-Discovering and Justice-Seeking.

Term 2

Film Studies – Students will look at different types of media through the lens of a Christian worldview.

Drama Stage Crew – Students will learn what it takes to work backstage, assist with the set development and work as stage crew for the production of the Spring Drama.

Paint the Walls – students will study the seven elements of art, various painting styles, and famous painters.
Students will have an opportunity to practice a variety of sketching and painting techniques.
The CTF course will culminate with students designing and painting a unique mural in our hallway focused on one of our CCS throughlines.

Drama – We continue the tradition of using our CTF options to prepare our students for our annual Spring Program presentation in March. During these options, students will explore the many factors of putting on a performance of this scale. Students that choose these options must be committed to both terms of Drama in order to be a part of the cast for this year’s presentation.

Foods – CTF Foods will focus on increasing students’ skill and confidence in cooking staple breakfast, lunch, and supper dishes. Students’ final project will be to cook a meal at home for the family as a way of being a Community-Builder.

Term 3

Mechanics – Mechanics CTF will be an introductory survey course on motor vehicles. Over the duration of the term we will briefly go over aspects such as: The history of motor transportation, basic vehicle maintenance, buying, selling, what to look for, and finally a  service project where students will learn and perform vehicle detailing for our school community.

Leadership – This class will allow students to develop leadership abilities through the CTF model of planning, creating, appraising, and communicating.

Outdoor Ed – In Outdoor Education, students will understand that learning extends beyond the school walls. Students will experience the outdoors safely while discovering how to treat the environment responsibly. Students will become aware of and appreciate all living things, including themselves. There will be personal and group challenges. Specific activities could include orienteering, geocaching, survival skills, hiking, wide games, biking, environmental education, etc.

Kingdom Builders – What happens when you take Servant-Working, Justice-Seeking, Community-Building Creation-Enjoying, and Beauty-Creating and mash them all up into one CTF? You get Kingdom Builders! This CTF course will explore amazing elements of our throughlines from serving those at the Mustard Seed, planting a garden, building a rocket, outdoor games, and hikes, designing t-shirts, and enjoying fishing and biking trips. It is about discovering something new about the world every week as we engage in God’s amazing Kingdom!

Lego Robotics – Students will build, code, test and compete with one another using Lego Robotics kits.