Academic and spiritual adventures that inspire your child with curiosity and wonder.
Theatre arts in drama, musicals, Shakespeare, offering programs performances and summer camps for ages 8 to 18. Also multiple enrichment classes in art, music, and languages.
High bar academic classes in English and history for ages K through 12. All academic classes are approved for credit by Bridges Virtual Academy and other virtual schools.
We work with EFTours and Biblical Israel Tours to provide students and families tours to Europe and beyond.
As a 501c3 nonprofit we are able to offer scholarships to individuals and donations to student projects that enhance opportunities for learning.
NEW! We offer Kindermusik classes for babies, toddlers, big kids, and families (ages 0-7).
Focused on excellent academics and adventures with a Christian worldview.
Bright Rising Arts and Education (formerly DaySpring) offers high quality educational experiences and courses in a joyful, creative, group setting for students in the greater Milwaukee area and beyond. We design academic courses and arts classes that are undergirded in a Christian worldview.
We host tours with EFTours, to expand both knowledge and understanding of our wide world. Our courses, trips and classes in the arts are all credit-worthy and taught by the most passionate and loving staff.
Bright Rising staff are driven by a heart to offer spiritual and academic challenge to young people, enabling and equipping them to live out God's gift of life in Christ, using all of their faculties to exalt Him.
Our staff is eager and committed to teaching the JOY of learning that will last a lifetime.
3rd-5th, Theatre, Kindermusik and French
Make an investment in the next generation of Bright Rising students!
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” -Einstein Is education a curriculum, or is it an experience? I’ve always been a decent student. Test taking comes naturally, I’ve enjoyed the classes I’ve taken, and my friend almost strangled me when I mentioned I found the ACT “fun.” Now Read more about What Have You Learned in School?[…]
When I tell people that my very first class in Bright Rising was not History, Literature or Theatre—the popular ones—but actually was Ancient Greek, I sometimes get some funny looks. I got funnier looks back when I was in the middle of taking the class. ‘Why would you pick that?’ they’d ask. ‘Why not speak Read more about This Might be a Life-Saver[…]
A solid crack echoed throughout the theater as the wooden staff met the stage, the young actor portraying Gandalf thundered in from stage left. “Must I always…” “No, not yet,” interrupted the director. All the majesty that the young actor was trying to portray in his performance drained away and the young man quickly slumped Read more about The Glorious Drudgery of Memorization[…]
Presented by Bright Rising Arts & Education Friday, May 12th at 7pm. Saturday, May 13th at 1pm. Don’t miss this endearing musical performed by Bright Rising students. The cost is FREE! Your donations are welcomed. Performances will be held at Fox River Church, Waukesha, WI. Questions? Contact Diane Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s still hard to believe that Bright Rising’s very first original musical adaptation ‘The Hobbit’ is only weeks away from hitting the stage before audiences for the very first time! Filmmaker Joel Schumacher once said something to the effect that as you make a movie, you’re essentially raising “someone else’s child,” because ultimately it belongs Read more about World Premiere of The Hobbit the Musical[…]
Here’s a vision… What if there could be a place… Where home schooling families could cooperate to provide their children with classes in History, Greek Language, Science, Art, Literature, Theatre… Where “Hands on” experiential learning was not novel but normal – where students are active, involved in fun & challenging lessons… Where students – over Read more about When Vision becomes Sight[…]
Portugal, Spain and Morocco I am about to leave on my EIGHTH fabulous tour with EF since 2003. Thirty two of us are going to Portugal, Spain and Morocco for a 12 day tour along the Mediterranean. Watch for updates as we travel. And find your way onto our next trip in July of 2017. Read more about A 12-day Tour Along the Mediterranean[…]
A Children’s Opera A Benefit Performance of AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS, a Children’s Opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. This project is a dream come (coming) true, dating back to my own childhood memories of seeing AMAHL in Princeton, NJ with Menotti hosting and conducting this beautiful Children’s Opera. I have been in the chorus Read more about Amahl and The Night Visitors[…]
A Dayspring Story People sometimes ask me what classes I take and nod in understanding until I list one: Ancient Attic Greek. I can’t fathom why everybody gives me such a surprised look. There’s nothing wrong with studying a language that’s been dead for two-thousand plus years, right? But in all due seriousness, I wanted Read more about Of God, Greek, and Gandalf the Grey[…]