Fun in Fall Classes

Fun in Fall Classes

Though our class offering is only a small part of the self-directed learning we facilitate at Open Doors, we often get questions about what our classes are like.  Here’s a small glimpse of the fun:

Waiting for Film Studies
Teens waiting for Film Studies and chatting … on the board are some Critical Thinking and Feeling notes to ponder as they wait …
Duct Tape Stash
Duct Tape Creations — the stash.
Duct Tape Creations
“Paper” airplanes and boats — made out of duct tape.
Lenny the Party Animal
“Lenny the Party Animal” — an eARTh hEaD class creation, using a recycled pinata.
Box Man
Box Man checks his iPod in Critical Thinking and Feeling class.

Learn more at Monday’s Open House at 12 noon — see you there!

An Ode to the Handy Person’s Secret Weapon

As nearly everyone knows, duct tape is like a secret weapon when you’re trying to fix things.  It’s also becoming the medium of choice for many artists and crafty types.

“I don’t believe in a lot of things, but I do believe in duct tape. — Miles Straume on LOST

“Duct tape is like The Force: it has a light side and a dark side and it binds the galaxy together.” — Carl Zwanzig

“Man, I love duct tape. I love how it tapes. I love the sound it makes. I love saying it. Duct tape. Duct tape. Duct tape. Duct tape. Duct tape. Duct tape…” — Deadpool

When one of our new members came in with a set of duct tape armor she had made herself, we loved her creativity and independence.



Everyone had to get in on the duct-tape-armor action:


Gotta see for yourself how we create such a safe space for teens to explore and be all of who they are?  Give us a call or come to an event.  (Bring your own duct tape!)