Upcoming Events for Homeschoolers

The following is a list of events that may be of interest to homeschoolers throughout Virginia. To have an event considered for listing, please submit the following form.

All Upcoming Events

Holiday Lake 4-H Homeschool Day

Date: August 23, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: 1267 4-H Camp Road Appomattox, VA 24522

Holiday Lake 4-H Homeschool Day

Join us at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center to mingle with local homeschoolers, get a sneak peek at our brand new home school curriculum, and sign up for a year of hands on and engaging classes!

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Not Back to School Picnic – Chesapeake

Date: August 29, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: 900 City Park Drive, Chesapeake, VA

Not Back to School Picnic – Chesapeake

This year’s event will be on August 29 from 11am to 2pm at the Fun Forest playground, part of Chesapeake City Park in Chesapeake, Virginia. Come join us!

Organized by: Juliana Perez-Lopez

Homeschool Month at Berkeley Plantation

Start date: September 1, 2019

End date: September 30, 2019

Location: Berkeley Plantation, Charles City

Homeschool Month at Berkeley Plantation

During the month of September, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschool students and their families. Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts, walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River and make your way through Berkeley’s corn maze. Picnic area available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore. The rate during this special offer is $8.50 for adults and $5.00 per student (k-12). Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Days

Start date: September 7, 2019

End date: September 22, 2019

Time: 9:00-5:00

Location: Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Days

During Homeschool Days, students and their families can enjoy hands-on activities and revolutionary experiences designed to make colonial dramas come to life in a way that is educational and interactive. Plus, visits can be tailored to make your trip unforgettable with on-site lodging, 18th-century tavern dining, entertainment, and much more! Inspire the next generation of dreamers with a Colonial Williamsburg experience.

Homeschool Days at Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum

Start date: September 7, 2019

End date: September 22, 2019

Location: Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Homeschool Days at Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum

Homeschool students will love discovering the sights and sounds of the 17th- and 18th-centuries while learning about their nation’s history. Parents will love the variety of curriculum-based education programs offered for a range of grade levels – all taught by trained museum educators during “Homeschool Program Days.”

Tickets: $12 per family member, children ages 3 and under are free. Purchase admission tickets online, then call Reservations (757-253-4939) to book specific activities.

Homeschool Days at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

Start date: September 10, 2019

End date: September 12, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - Noon

Location: National Aquarium in Baltimore

Homeschool Days at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

Fall Homeschool Days: Chesapeake Bay

Join the National Aquarium for our first 2019–20 Homeschool Days session. Families will start their day with an auditorium program focusing on the fascinating Chesapeake Bay. Learn about what makes this habitat unique and discover animals that live right in our backyard. After the program, families can enjoy a self-guided tour of the Aquarium, using a learning passport to take advantage of hands-on discovery stations focusing on our amazing Bay habitat, including the animals that live in the watershed and the adaptations that help them survive there.

Monticello Home Educators’ Day

Date: September 25, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Monticello's David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

Home Educators’ Day is an annual event that welcomes the homeschool community and offers special activities throughout Monticello’s Visitor Center and historic grounds. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as this is a popular event with limited capacity.

On this day, students of all ages can explore a variety of Jeffersonian topics at indoor and outdoor hands-on activity stations, take a special walk-though tour of the first floor of the main house, roll hoops and play games on the West Lawn, hike miles of outdoor trails, learn about ongoing research and new discoveries from Monticello’s archaeologists, and more.

Cost– $16 (in advance) $21 (day of) per adult, $10 per child, free for children under five.

Living History Days for Homeschooled Students at Red Hill

Start date: September 26, 2019

End date: September 27, 2019

Time: 08:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Red Hill, Brookneal

Living History Days for Homeschooled Students at Red Hill

Advance R​egistration Required for this Event

Registration is now open! Please contact us to register. There are a limited number of spaces.

Join us for our Annual Days of Living History for homeschooled students. The program is geared for children ages 8 to 10 years old, although children younger and older benefit from the hands-on experience of 18th century life. Programs rotate among spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, pottery, Colonial medicine, basket making, tin punching, and rope making. Groups may register by providing the number and ages of children, as well as the number of adults in attendance.

Home Educator groups are welcome, but please have one person responsible for registering the group!

Children’s author Jenny L. Cote will also be here for a creative writing workshop both days! There is no extra charge for this amazing experience.

Contact Melissa Carwile at melissa@redhill.org or you may call 434-376-2044.

Children’s Museum of Virginia – Homeschool Day

Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Portsmouth

Children’s Museum of Virginia – Homeschool Day

It’s that time of year again! The museum is dedicating an autumn day to homeschool families. Educational activities, demonstrations, planetarium shows, and special guests will be available for multiple ages throughout the event. We hope you can join us!  Adults (18 & up):$11.00;  Ages 2-17:$10;  Military and Seniors:$10;  Military Child: $9; Children under two: free; Members: free.