Top

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.

We also host Home School Days — designed ONLY for home school children ages 4 to 14 and their teachers! Please see the upcoming schedule below. Preregistration is required; please call (804) 318-8797.

Economics, Tobacco and Trade (February 16)

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 discuss with students how to ensure a 17th century English colony’s success through trade and agriculture. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration Deadline:   February 20

Cost:  $14 for student; $8 for accompanying adult/Henricus Patrons $12 for student; accompanying adults free

Natural Resources of the James River (June 8)

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 the James River (also known as the Powhatan Flue) was important to the English and Powhatan inhabitants and how it continues to be important today! Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration Deadline:   June 5

Cost:  $14 for student; $8 for accompanying adult/Henricus Patrons $12 for student; accompanying adults free

Who's in Charge Here? Government in the Colonies (September 7)

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 as the colonists set up their militia, economy and way of life.  Students will also learn how the native inhabitants, the Powhatan Indians, organized their successful and widespread society. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration Deadline:   September 4

Cost:  $14 for student; $8 for accompanying adult/Henricus Patrons $12 for student; accompanying adults free