Character Development. One Episode at a time.

HARBOR EPISODES

The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode

All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.

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Season 3

EPISODE 19: INSECURITIES

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Insecurities affect us all. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, dozens of high school students give us their perspectives on their insecurities and how they work to overcome them.

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Season 2
EPISODE 12: CHANGE YOUR WORLD

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike tells the story of how he befriended a boy named Calvin, an “invisible” student who ultimately shaped Mike into the person he is today.

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Season 2
EPISODE 7: MICHELLE PARKER

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Professional skier Michelle Parker shares her story of success as a female athlete in a male-dominated sport.

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Season 1
EPISODE 9: CRITICS VS. CREATORS

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike describes the difference between the people who are critical of everyone around them and the people who create positivity wherever they go.

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Season 1
EPISODE 2: PAT MOORE

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Professional snowboarder Pat Moore explains how he dealt with severe social anxiety both during and after high school.

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Season 1
EPISODE 1: JUDGEMENT

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike describes how judgement and prejudice impact people, both in and outside of the classroom, and how students can help resolve this problem in their schools.

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