Homeschool Days

Homeschool Programs

Ages 6-11, 6 kids maximum, drop off program. Completely OUTDOORS. Meets behind the nature center near Herb Garden. There will be a pop up tent and a fire for warmth. Masks must be worn for entirety of program.

Cost is $9 per child.  Parent may drop off child so long as they are picked up within 10min of end of program and child can maintain following protocols.

Evergreens
Help prepare a fire and stay warm as you learn about evergreens. Take a close look at the various kinds of evergreens and enjoy a hike to our conifer garden. Finish your program with a cozy cup of hot chocolate.

Tuesday, December 8: Mixed Family Sessions. 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tuesday, December 8: Single Family Session. 2:30pm-3:30pm
Thursday, December 10: Mixed Family Sessions. 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday, December 10: Single Family Session. 2:30pm-3:30pm


Animals Tracks and Scat
Help prepare a fire and stay warm as you learn about tracks and scat. Investigate the grounds of Lake Katherine to find these two signs of animal presence. Finish your program with a cozy cup of hot chocolate.

Tuesday, December 15: Mixed Family Sessions. 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tuesday, December 15: Single Family Session. 2:30pm-3:30pm
Thursday, December 17: Mixed Family Sessions. 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday, December 17: Single Family Session. 2:30pm-3:30pm


Group Field Trips

Organized home school groups of 10 or more age-appropriate students are encouraged to register for their own group field trip program. A designated member from your group can request programs by calling our naturalist. All registration forms from the group must be turned in (in person at the nature center or mailed in) one week prior to the date chosen. 

Lake Katherine’s program refund policy is the Monday before the program to full refund. Less than 4 days, no refund.