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Design Thinking Class

Here at Canopy Life, we have a class called Design Thinking. Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation. For our students, Design Thinking class involves oodles of hands-on experiences and focuses on . . . learning to think like designers in order to meet the needs of others. developing the ability to solve problems [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:34:28+00:00March 29th, 2016|Design Thinking, Life at the Academy, Mission and Values|Comments Off on Design Thinking Class

Meet our new staff members!

At Canopy Life Academy, our staff and campus culture is unlike any other. It is defined by beauty, innovation, connection and belonging. We collaborate, celebrate and champion each other’s causes to reach our common goal: to provide the curriculum, community and environments to develop Godly entrepreneurs. For the past few months, we have been searching for new staff members [...]

By |2018-11-20T02:42:41+00:00November 20th, 2018|General Info|Comments Off on Meet our new staff members!

What if Canopy Life Academy didn’t exist?

“There’s something different about these kids.”   It’s incredible, really. As a former Canopy Life teacher, I’ve had the privilege of working with teams from the U.S., as well as pastors and non-profit workers from all over Kenya. Once our friends meet Canopy Life students (and sometimes these interactions are moments), there seems to be [...]

By |2018-11-07T17:34:09+00:00July 18th, 2018|General Info, Mission and Values, Stories|Comments Off on What if Canopy Life Academy didn’t exist?

A Trip with Canopy Life (feat. team member, Erica)

We can't say enough wonderful things about our friends who travel with us. They. Are. ROCKSTARS! If you were to ask our summer team about their experiences traveling with Canopy Life (and how they got connected), you might find their stories are a lot like yours. Today you get to hear from team member, Erica Sheets. [...]

By |2018-07-11T00:52:14+00:00July 11th, 2018|Design Thinking, Field Trips, General Info, Mission and Values, Trips|Comments Off on A Trip with Canopy Life (feat. team member, Erica)

Careers

Careers: Join Our Team! Canopy Life Academy is a boarding school in Koma Hill, Kenya. We provide the curriculum, community and environments to develop Godly entrepreneurs. We see a future where Kenya's vulnerable children become strong leaders who create jobs and solutions for Kenya. Whether or not they attend college, our students will have the [...]

By |2018-08-10T15:58:26+00:00July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Careers

Happy 2nd Birthday, Canopy Life!

Last week, Canopy Life celebrated our second birthday! As we enter our toddler years, we’re reflecting on all the ways God has worked in and through our students and staff since our doors opened in January 2015. There have been so many great moments, but we want to share just some of the highlights with [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:34:24+00:00January 31st, 2017|Home Life, In the Classroom, Life at the Academy, Stories|Comments Off on Happy 2nd Birthday, Canopy Life!

Teachers and Staff Training, Team Building, and Cross-Cultural Fun

Earlier this month, we had the wonderful opportunity to have our Kenyan staff and teachers join us here in the US for some time training, strategizing, and community-building. This is the first time our team has been together on this side of the globe, and the longer-than-usual holiday break (you can read more in our [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:34:25+00:00December 20th, 2016|Design Thinking, General Info, In the Classroom, Join Us, Partners|Comments Off on Teachers and Staff Training, Team Building, and Cross-Cultural Fun

In the Classroom: What We’ve Been Learning

At Canopy Life, we love telling stories of how the kids are growing in their character and their walks with Jesus. If you ask one of them what he or she is learning lately, you’re more than likely to hear a story about something shared at church or a passage of Scripture. We love this! [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:34:26+00:00October 21st, 2016|General Info, In the Classroom, Life at the Academy, Stories|Comments Off on In the Classroom: What We’ve Been Learning

What We Do

Welcome to Canopy Life Academy! We are a residential school in Kenya that prepares children to create a better future for their communities. At Canopy Life, we believe God has wired the children of Africa with unique and beautiful ideas that can change the world. Our mission is to empower students to [...]

By |2018-10-22T19:36:06+00:00April 18th, 2016|Comments Off on What We Do

Two Opportunities for Year-End Giving

Hey, Canopy Life friends and family, can you believe Thanksgiving is next week!? 2015 has been a great year at Canopy Life Academy. With your outpouring of support, some of the highlights of the year have been the following: Launching our boarding school Canopy Life Academy with 10 Fourth Graders. Initiating our Deep Roots discipleship [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:34:30+00:00November 20th, 2015|Join Us, Life at the Academy|Comments Off on Two Opportunities for Year-End Giving