Upcoming Homeschool Days

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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.

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.

Homeschool Day at the Virginia Living Museum

Date: September 27, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: The Virginia Living Museum, Newport News

Homeschool Day at the Virginia Living Museum

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. The natural science and planetarium programs are $10.50 member/$12.50 non-member, per child per program. The programs have a 45 minute run time and include Museum visit. Environmental lab programs are $12.50 member/$14.50 non-member, per child per program. These programs run 1.5 hours and include Museum visit.

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.

Homeschool Day at the Virginia Safari Park

Date: October 9, 2019

Location: Virginia Safari Park, Natural Bridge

Homeschool Day at the Virginia Safari Park

Homeschoolers, enjoy a special homeschool rate on October 9th, 2019.

Homeschool Day at Mount Vernon

Date: October 14, 2019

Location: Mount Vernon

Homeschool Day at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites homeschooling families to experience 18th-century plantation life during this special program!

Special rate for Homeschool Families: Free for children 5 and under, $9 for homeschool students ages 6-18, $10 for adults