Homeschool Programs

Homeschool ProgramHomeschooling families are invited to join us for a series of hands-on learning programs designed specifically for homeschoolers ages 4-12. Each age group will study the same theme, but the hands-on activities will be age-appropriate and may vary accordingly.

Families with children younger than 4 years old are welcome to visit the Children’s Museum and Playscapes while registered children are participating in the program.

4- to 7-year-olds: 8 students, one parent or caregiver
8- to 12-year-olds: 10 students, one parent or caregiver

Spring 2020 Programs

Tuesday, February 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Fly Me to the Moon
Using our new full-dome technology, students will get their first glimpse of the nighttime sky, twinkling constellations and immersive 360 videos as we explore astronomers’ latest discoveries.

Tuesday March 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Life in a 19th-Century Seaport Town
What was it like to live, work, and play in a coastal community 150 years ago?  What unique businesses, beliefs, and services could you find in a town along the coast that you couldn’t find on a prairie or mountain?

Tuesday April 21, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Examining the Ocean through the Art Exhibits Open Ocean and SALT: Tracing Memory
We’ll see how the sea is a largely unknown space that is shared by everyone but governed by few, how and why people use it for their businesses, and how amazing elements of art can be extracted from it.