Character Development. One Episode at a time.


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.

All Harbor episodes are copyright Jostens 2015-2020.

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Season 5

EPISODE 12: Health & Wellness

Young people tend to power through their classes, homework, and extracurriculars non-stop every day without ever pausing to ask themselves how they feel. Small changes to our habits around eating, sleeping, and physical activity can make a huge difference in how we feel, and cultivating these habits at a young age can lead to a much healthier life later on.


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Season 4

In conjunction with the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Mike sits down with writer, speaker, author, and mental health and wellness advocate, Ross Szabo. On…

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