By Kristin Archer

Very excited to share I Heart Hamilton’s partnership with LeapYear Education! Do you have kids ages 9-16 in your life? LeapYear presents innovative courses this September, all led by certified instructors and paired with community partners.

Cafe: Students work together to host cafe events where they design the menu, host the guests, and cook the food! (Partnered with Durand Coffee and Berkeley North)

Escape Room: In partnership with award-winning Alcatraz Escape Rooms, students get the chance to design their own escape room!

Journalism: Students work together to create an online news outlet filled with articles, videos and podcasts resulting from real-life reporting. (Partnered with I Heart Hamilton)

Listen to my chat with LeapYear founder Andrew Kelly on 93.3 CFMU to learn more. Registration is open now:

Kristin Archer is the creator of I Heart Hamilton (, where she has blogged about experiences around her hometown since 2011. She uses her blog and social media presence to promote Hamilton with an emphasis on the local arts & culture scene. Kristin is a major supporter of local music through promoting and booking shows, and hosts “I Heart Hamilton” radio show Fridays 2-3pm on 93.3 CFMU.

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