Dragon Academy Curriculum

DRAGON ACADEMY YEAR 2014

January 5th

Test- none

What is Wicca

  • Registration
  • What is Wicca
  • Vocabulary

Home Work – Define vocabulary words

January 19th

Testing -20 words of vocabulary reviewed

Altar Tools

  • Review vocabulary words
  • What goes on the Altar
  • How to use each tool
  • Imbolc /Imbolg speak briefly about it.

Home Work – Altar tools

February 9th                                                                                                               Test – Altar tools

Building an Altar

  • How to build your own altar
  • The different reasons for using an altar

Home work- make your own altar

                                                                             

February 23rd                                                                                                                                    

Test – Building an  Altar

Pentagram  

  • Discussion on the Pentagram
  • What does it mean

Home Work – Pentagram

 

March 9th

Test – Pentagram

Sabbats

  • What holidays do wiccans celebrate
  • What does it mean to us as witches.
  • Ostara speaking briefly about it.
Home Work – Sabbats

 

March 23rd

Test – Altar for Each Sabbat

 Esbats

  • All 13 of them
  • What it means to us.
  • How do we celebrate them.

Home Work – Esbats

 

April 13th

Test – Esbats

The Many Gods / Goddess of Witches

  • Their names
  • What their purposes are
  • What they represent to us

Home work –  Gods / Goddesses

 

April 27th

Test –  Gods / Goddesses

Mythology

  • Cover the many different creation myths
  • How wiccan have incorporated these other myths into wicca
  • Beltane briefing speaking about it.

Home work – on their many myths

 

May 4th

Test –   Mythology

The Circle of Life

  • Witches Many Rituals Throughout Their Lives
  • All the wiccan rites

Home work – wiccan rituals and rites

                               

May 18th                  

Test – wiccan rituals and rites

Wiccan Rede

  • Introduction To the complete break down of its many meanings.
  • Wiccan philosophy

Home work –  Wiccan Rede

 

June 8th

Test – Wiccan Rede

Circles

  • How to create a circle
  • How to behave in a circle
  • Litha briefly speaking about it.

Home work – circles

 

June 22nd

Test- Circles

Living Wiccan as a child

  • Ecology
  • How can we help
  • Living true to who we are
  • How can we make a difference
  • Being proud of who we are.

Home work –  Ecology

 

July 13th

Test – Ecology

Sacred Trees

  • Discussion of how they can help us and we them
  • Identify each tree 

Home work – trees

 

July 27th

Test- none

Sacred Sounds

  • Chants
  • Songs
  • How they play in ritual
  • Raising energy in Ritual
  • They will learn songs and can bring their drums if the have it.
  • Lughnassad briefly discuss about it.
  • An exploration of the ritual use of chant and sacred song. Several modes and cultural traditions will be touched upon, with a focus in practical ceremonial use of song and chant. The use of the drum to create and focus energy and mood will also be explored.

Home work – practice chants and songs

 

                                       

August 10th

Test- Tree

 Sacred Herbs

  • Discussion of how they can help us and we them
  • Identify each herbs
  • sachet

 Home work – herbs

 

August 24th

Test – Herbs

Working with Incense, oils etc. – the Kitchen Witch

  • How to use incense, oils, tinctures, potions etc.
  • How to make them

Home work – herbs and oils

                               

September 14th

Test- come up with a recipe

Candles and Soaps

  • How to use candles, soaps, baths, salts, ointments
  • How to make them
  • Mabon briefing handout – prepared by one of our students

Home work – how to make everything

 

September 28th

Test- how to make :candles, soaps, baths, salts, ointments, incense, oils, tinctures, potions etc.

Colors

  • What each color means
  • How to use them
  • Paper magic

Home work- color magic

 

October 5th

Test- colors

The Witches Alphabet

  • How to read and use this alphabet

Home work – Alphabet

 

 

October 19th

Test – The Witches Alphabet

Spell Writing 

  • How to write spells
  • How to use them
  • How they work
  • Samhain briefly discussing the topic.

Home work – write a spell

 

November 2nd

Test – write a spell

Magic Math         

  • Magic numbers, numerology
  • Magic squares
  • How to use numbers in your magic

Home work – numerology

 

November 16th

Test – numerology

Symbols

  • What they mean
  • How to use them

Home work – symbols

 

December 7th

Test- symbols

Magical beings

  • Dragons
  • Fairy Folk
  • Unicorn, Pegasus
  • Angels

 Home work – Magical realms

 

December 14th

Testing on Magical beings

Make –up tests

Graduation for First Year Dragon Academy students

  • Yule briefly speaking about it

                               

January   , 2013

Testing on Magickal Dragons, Faery Folk and Angels

  • Complete review of the topic

Meditation, Dream Work

  • Dream Work homework
  • Review and Meditation testing as well

 

WE ARE SO PROUD OF THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE COME THIS FAR THROUGH THE PEGASUS YEAR, YOU WILL HAVE TRAVELLED THROUGH THE YEAR AND A DAY OF STUDIES AND YOU WILL BE VERY KNOWLEDGABLE AT RITUALS.  BLESSINGS AND CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ALL.

WFTAPS.

 

 

© February 17, 2008, 2nd Update December 2011, 3RD Update December 2012, Updated Dec. 2013 The WFT Academy of Pagan Studies.

 

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