The Virginia Living Museum offers homeschool students grades K through 12 a day of fun and engaging programs that highlight important natural and space science concepts. Programs are available for grades K-4. A lab about pond life is available for grades 5-12. All programs are curriculum and grade-level targeted and taught by the museum’s professional educators. All programs include a self-guided visit of museum exhibits and are offered at a discount to homeschool families. Visit thevlm.org for more information and to register.
The Damariscotta River Association offers a monthly hands-on nature programs from September through June for homeschool families. Classes are held 10:00 a.m. to noon on the fourth Monday of each month (except October and December). Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00/child. Call 207-563-1393 to register. Scholarships are available for all programs. For more information visit damariscottariver.org.
SchoolhouseTeachers.com introduces a secure forum for homeschooling moms. Despite shifts to social media platforms over the last 15 years, discussion forums have endured. A private forum offers a stable secure option for facilitating conversations and lasting relationships around a focused common interest. The forum is available only to members of SchoolhouseTeachers.com where your first month’s fee is currently only one dollar.
Hershey’s Homeschool Day is on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your kids to The Hershey Story and discover all things Hershey — the man, his business, the town, and the chocolate — in an active, hands-on way! Our unique programs reach far beyond history to include economics, geography, science, math and reading. Tickets are $10 per person. More information about Hershey’s Homeschool Day and other homeschooling programs is available hersheystory.org. (HT: @HomeschoolingH)
Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville, Michigan is invites homeschooling families, co-ops, and groups to visit for a field trip on October 3. The Art Park experience is unique and enlightening for northern Michigan students that features over fifty works of contemporary art, all inspired by or related to Michigan history, culture or natural environment. For more information , visit michlegacyartpark.org/education or call 231-378-4963.