Active Interest Media helps enthusiasts dig even deeper into their hobbies with a diverse online education platform that provides digital courses and downloadable content across a wide range of topics. Taught by AIM’s subject-matter experts with video and interactive sessions, our classes make field-tested techniques available to anyone at any time for the ultimate in actionable content and accessibility.


Learn anywhere

Browse the material on your phone, laptop, or tablet—wherever you have an internet connection.

Take your time

Revisit the material as often as you like, anytime of day or night. Once you buy it, it’s yours forever.

Satisfaction guaranteed

Don’t love it? Let us know within 14 days, and we’ll give you a full refund.

Boaters University

Boaters University offers courses to make your time on the water safer and more enjoyable. Learn boat handling, engine repair, seamanship, survival at sea, fishing, how to read the weather and more. You’ll find expert instruction from the brands you trust. 

Creative Home U

Upgrade any home project with online classes from Creative Home U. Powered by Woodsmith, Log & Timber Home Living, Garden Gate and more, you’ll learn valuable skills that take your hobby or dream home project to the next level. From food photography and container gardening to table saw basics and landscaping, your skill set and confidence will grow.  

Fine Gardening

Learn the skills to fuel your gardening journey with online courses created by gardening experts.

Fine Homebuilding

This intensive, interactive online series of courses is designed to rapidly advance your knowledge of sustainable home design and construction.

Fine Woodworking

Let us take you into the workshops of the most accomplished woodworkers in the Fine Woodworking community. Designed to help develop and refine woodworking skills at all levels and disciplines, these premium learning experiences will uniquely inspire and support your woodworking journey.

Popular Woodworking

Discover hundreds of woodworking how-to videos from world-class instructors on techniques, tools, projects, SketchUp and more! Start becoming a better woodworker today or find a new project to build with the best woodworking video collection amassed anywhere on the web. 

Script University

Focused on screenwriting, Script U delivers high-quality content from industry professionals to help you succeed in both improving your craft and discovering opportunities for a successful writing career. 


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Traditional Building University

The Traditional Building Conference’s Online Education series for architecture, building, and restoration professionals provides best practices, industry insights, AIA credits and more!

Writer's Digest University

Whether you’re writing a book, an article, a blog or a personal essay, WDU’s expert instructors will provide advice, real-world experience, motivation and drive to help you achieve your goals.