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Robinson Nature Center

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Home School Programs

 Home School Program

**Download the flyer for 2020-2021. Registration for school year 2020-2021 classes is open. **  To register, click on the links below or call 410-313-0400.

Pre-Home School Classes Winter 2020, Spring 2021

Give your young home schoolers a chance to discover nature and science topics at an age-appropriate pace. Activities are designed to introduce concepts and to increase comfort with and foster excitement about the natural world. Classes are held once a month. We offer a session on the first Thursday and first Friday of the month. Classes are held between 2:30 and 4pm. Due to COVID changes, parents may not attend class with their children. Siblings younger than 4 years old and parents are welcome to use our Parent Lounge space for Home School parents and siblings. Click here to choose a session and register.
4-5 yrs / $36 per child (includes 3 classes)
Winter Topics: Our Night Sky; Solar System; Mud, Rocks & More
1st Thursday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, 2020
1st Friday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5, 2020
Spring Topics: Mammals; Creepy, Crawly Critters; Taking Care of the Earth
1st Thursday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6, 2021
1st Friday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 5, Apr 9, May 7, 2021

Home School Classes Winter 2020, Spring 2021

Give your 6 to 8-year-old home school students hands-on, immersive experiences in nature and science. Activities focus on increasing content knowledge and fostering excitement about the natural world. Classes are held once a month. We offer a session on the first Thursday and first Friday of the month. Classes are held between 2:30 and 4pm. Due to COVID changes, parents may not attend class with their children. Siblings younger than 4 years old and parents are welcome to use our Parent Lounge space for Home School parents and siblings. Click here to choose a session and register.
6-8 yrs / $36 per child (includes 3 classes)
Winter Topics: Solar System; Comets & Meteors; Geology
1st Thursday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, 2020
1st Friday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5, 2020
Spring Topics: Vertebrates; Invertebrates; Living Green
1st Thursday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6, 2021
1st Friday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 5, Apr 9, May 7, 2021

Home School In-Depth Study Winter 2020, Spring 2021

9 to 12-year-old home school students use each season for in-depth exploration of nature and science topics. Monthly lessons build on one another and allow for investigations over time. Classes are held once a month. We offer a session on the first Thursday and first Friday of the month. Classes are held between 2:30 and 4 PM. Due to COVID changes, parents may not attend class with their children. Siblings younger than 4 years old and parents are welcome to use our Parent Lounge space for Home School parents and siblings.  Click here to choose a session and register.

9-12 yrs / $36 per child (includes 3 classes)  
Winter classes explore space including gravity, deep space objects, and the search for alien life.
1st Thursday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 4, Jan 7, Feb 5, 2020

1st Friday Winter 2020 class dates: Dec 5, Jan 8, Feb 6, 2020
Spring classes focus on STEM while looking at sustainability in pollution control and energy-efficient design.
1st Thursday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 4, Apr 8, May 6, 2020
1st Friday Spring 2021 class dates: Mar 5, Apr 9, May 7, 2020

Participant Forms and Code of Conduct

To attend the home school program, each child 4 years and older must register