Spring 2017 Homeschool Series– MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
Our engaging Homeschool Series relates to science and nature and follows CT State Standards. Our program provides families with unique, hands-on science instruction, inquiry-based learning activities, and cooperative learning opportunities. The Children’s Museum Homeschool Association is designed for students in grades K-8 and runs for a 4-month session.
In addition to 7 weeks of hands-on, cooperative science instruction in three separate tracks, enrollment in The Children’s Museum’s Homeschool Association includes special perks and programming for the whole family:
- A Family Membership to The Children’s Museum and Roaring Brook Nature Center, active through the end of September 1, 2017.
- Standards-aligned Extension Activities designed to keep learning going at home between classes.
- Parent resources, guest-speakers, and more!
Natural Wonders: Explore many topics in biology through encounters with the museum’s live animals and nature center resources.
Engineering and Design: Use hands on activities to learn about and use the engineering design process to complete a variety of design challenges.
Earth Science: Explore and expand upon our new exhibit and learn about the natural history of Connecticut.
9:30-10:20 Class 1
10:30-11:20 Class 2
11:30-12:20 Class 3
The Museum remains open until 1pm for exploration.
Little Scientists Program
In an effort to include even the littlest of learners, our Little Scientists program is for children aged 2-4 who are not yet ready to take part in the Homeschool classes but still have a desire to discover and explore. The program meets during regular Homeschool Programming days. Each sessions features hands-on activities for early science exploration that will make up an exciting parent/child class program.
High School Level Classes *NEW*
The Homeschool Association has now introduced a High School level course for students in grades 7 to 12.
Spring 2017 topic: A biology overview, from the microscopic to the macroscopic.
All Three Science Tracks + Parent Seminars + Museum Membership = $252 per student
One Track Only (no membership included) = $105
Little Scientists + Membership = $140
High School Course + Membership = $168
NEW Special Series Junior Keepers Program for Homeschool
Go behind the scenes and learn what it takes to be an animal keeper. You will assist the Wildlife Sanctuary staff in feeding, grooming and learn some animal husbandry. This being the highest level of our Keepers program some students continue on to become volunteers in the Wildlife Sanctuary.
7 Class Series: February 13, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 17, May 1, May 15
1:00 – 2:00pm
Cost $140 for members $175 for non-members
Call 860.726.4008 to register
To find out about our next session, call our Registration Department at