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Home School Programs

All of our educational programs are available to groups of at least eight children of comparable age level. We also host teacher workshops that are available to all educators.

Our Home School Days are designed ONLY for home school children ages 4 to 14 and their parent! Please see the upcoming schedule below. Pre-registration is required; please call (804) 318-8797.

Life in a Virginia Winter (February 15)

Chores, get the crops in, preserve, cook, clean, plan! Whatever we do today to get ready for winter, they did 400 years ago – only with different technology! Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Our costumed interpreters will demonstrate preparations for a 17th-century Virginia winter. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Time: 10am-2pm

Registration Deadline:   February 12

Cost:  $18 per student; $13 for accompanying adult / Henricus Patrons $13 per student; accompanying adults free

17th-Century Sciences & Technology (May 24)

Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Students will learn how changes in religion, economics, government, education and the sciences in 17th century Europe helped to fuel the Age of Exploration and the Colonization of America. Work on site with our 17th century technology and simple machines. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration Deadline:   May 21

Cost:  $18 per student; $13 per accompanying adult / Henricus Patrons $13 per student; accompanying adults free

Learning in the 17th Century (September 20)

Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Students will work with our re-created Colonial Citie and the Powhatan Indian site to see what kind of education children received to help them live in the world 400 years ago. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration Deadline:   September 17

Cost:  $18 per student; $13 per accompanying adult / Henricus Patrons $13 per student; accompanying adults free