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Homeschool Programs 

 

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We offer unique homeschool programs that provide hands-on learning experiences in colonial history and science in the gardens for homeschooled children ages 6-12 in our traditional program, and for children ages 11-14 in our middle school program. Stay tuned for more information on late Spring middle school programming coming later this month!

Pre-registration is required for all homeschool programs. Register online or call 410-222-1919 to reserve your spot. All registration fees are non-refundable. 

 

For more information, contact us at 410-222-1919 x200 or by email

To ensure the safety of participants and staff, we have made changes to our homeschool programming. You can read our updated polices here

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How Did It Get Here?

Wednesday, February 7th

10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm

 

Take a trip around the world in search of your favorite foods, music, dance, and stories. This month we will explore how culture originating in Africa, Europe, and North America have come together to create the world we know today. Use your creativity to make music and find where your favorite foods and stories started their journey into your life. 

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12

Register Here!

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Pollination Exploration

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm

 

Help in the search for pollinators and learn how even the smallest creatures make a big impact on the environment.  Take a walk through the gardens and play games to find out how we keep the gardens beautiful and our grocery stores full thanks to the important work the birds, bugs, and bees do. 

 

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12.

Register Here!

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm

Dig into the science of how plants grow and explore how a tiny seedling becomes a towering tree. Through cooperative games and planting a seed of your own, young gardeners will find out what it takes to keep plants healthy and thriving.   

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12

Register Here!

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London Town and the Sea

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

10-11:30am or 1-2:30 pm

 

Sail away with London Town to learn what living as a sailor in the Colonial Chesapeake was like. Dive into nautical history and navigate through some of the challenges 18th century seafarers faced. Get your feet wet with some hands-on activities that teach skills useful for every sailor, no matter what time period. 

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12.

Register Here!

COVID-19 Polies

Homeschool Series Policies

Our elementary homeschool programs are only for students ages 6-12, and our middle school programs are only for students ages 11-14. Older and younger siblings may not accompany the program, however they, along with their parents/caregivers, will be welcome to explore the property during the session at no extra charge. 
 
We will be dividing the students into similarly aged groups. Group swapping will not be possible on the day of the program. We understand that children like to be with their friends and we will do our best to fulfill requests made more than 4 business days in advance of the program. 
 
Programs include both indoor and outdoor elements, and will proceed rain or shine, so dress for the weather!  

Refunds can be provided until one week prior to the program.

We want everyone, homeschooling families and other visitors, to enjoy our site! As you explore around before or after the program, please remember that this site is enjoyed by many people and visually supervise your children at all times.
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