Homeschool Days

Homeschool Programs

Ages 6-11,  homeschool and e-learners are welcomed to enjoy a program created to help supplement learning objectives. Spots available and program location may vary depending on current trend of Covid-19. Masks must be worn for entirety of session. DROP-OFF program

Cost is $10 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.

Tuesdays or Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm


Shadow Exploration
Take a look back at Groundhog Day’s history. Find out what it means if groundhog sees their shadow or not. Then learn about shadows while doing some fun activities with your own!
Tuesday, February 2: 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday, February 4: 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm

Patterns in Nature
Investigate one of nature’s most interesting phenomenon’s, patterns in nature! Symmetry, Fibonacci numbers, and spirals are some of the things we will look at. March 2 or March 4

Lake Katherine Clue Game
Test out your orienteering skills with an LK Clue Game! Learn how to orienteer and unravel the mystery of where the stolen nature item was hidden.
March 9 or March 11

Forest Explorers
International Day of Forests is March 21. Discover what forestry is and what a forester does. Help take care of some of our forests here at Lake Katherine.
March 16 or March 18

Where does the rain go?
Drop in and learn all about the water cycle. Discover how pollutants can get into the water cycle and ways we can prevent it. Take a hike to see how the water moves at Lake Katherine.
March 23 or March 25

Light Exploration
Prepare for the rainy season by brightening up your life learning about light sources! Gain a better understanding on how we see and use light and also how it creates rainbows.
March 30 or April 1


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.