Homeschool Educational Programs

Experience a day designed especially for homeschool families, featuring hands-on activities, demonstrations, and crafts! Our Home School Days are designed for children ages 4 to 14 and their parent and take place from 10am-2pm.

Registration is required. Call (804) 318-8797 or email owenr@chesterfield.gov for more information and to arrange program bookings.

Upcoming Dates

(SOLD OUT) Join us for Home School Day on September 10th from 10:00am – 2:00pm! During the program, students will participate in a variety of historical demonstrations and make-and-take projects.

  • Learn to build a fire like the English colonists
  • Make a mini hand-dipped candle
  • Watch a musket demonstration and learn about 17th century armor
  • Construct your own compass and test its accuracy
  • Make you own woven fabric on a mini-loom
  • Watch our blacksmith or carpenter at work!

There will be a thirty-minute lunch break during the program. Families are encouraged to pack bag lunches or snacks to enjoy during this time. Space is limited! Register now by calling 804-318-8797.

Note: Due to limited space, we are unable to accommodate large home school groups or co-ops at this event. To schedule a private education program for your home school group, call 804-318-8797 or email owenr@chesterfield.gov

Family in Garden

Family Field Trips

Henricus is now offering our most popular Powhatan Indian program every Monday and one Saturday per month through December 21! This program covers several K-5 Virginia SOLs, so students can keep up with their curriculum on an individual basis. Many teachers also offer extra credit for students attending programs like these! Online registration is required.

Tour Arrohateck, a re-created Virginia Indian community once located on the James River, and experience the Eastern Woodland Powhatan Indian culture just prior to contract. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, learn about farming, food preparation, hunting, fishing and cultural activities. Discover how the Powhatan Indians met their survival needs in 17th century Virginia.

Program Length: 1 hour
Grades:  1 – 5
Dates: Mondays through December 21 | Saturday 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19
Times: 10am
Cost: $8 per person 
Saturday Add-on: General admission the English settlement for an extra $3

Register here.

 

 

 

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