Monthly Homeschool Series at Northwest Park
Homeschool Programs for Ages 5 to 14:
There’s no better classroom than the outdoors to connect children to nature!
Ages 5 to 12:
Each month, Northwest Park invites homeschool students, ages 5-12, and their guardians to join us in hands-on science and nature exploration. Classes are held on the first or third Wednesday of each month. Choose from morning, (10:30AM-11:30AM), or afternoon, (2:00PM-3:00PM), sessions. New topic each month. Guardians should be prepared to stay for the program and work with their student(s).
NWP educators will be providing additional background information on each topic and modeling scientific instructional methods. A packet of take-home resources and activities will be provided at each class. Dress appropriately for weather conditions as all classes will be held primarily outdoors. Pre-registration is required. Minimum of 5 students required to run the program.
Just Breathe– January 4 or January 18, 2023
Let There Be Fire!*- February 1 or February 15, 2023
Sap to Syrup– March 1 or March 15, 2023
Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away– April 5 or April 19, 2023
How Tweet It Is– May 3 or May 17, 2023
*90 minute extended session
Windsor resident – $12.00/class | Nonresident – $15.00/class
Ages 11 to 14:
Northwest Park invites homeschool students, ages 11-14, to join us in hands-on science and nature exploration! In this two hour drop-off program, students will be immersed in field based learning and encouraged to ask questions, seek answers and explore new ideas as they develop real world skills. Minimum of 5 students required to run the program.
Classes are held on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Dress appropriately for weather conditions as all classes will be held primarily outdoors. Pre-registration is required.
Decomposition, Decay and Change: January 11, 2023 (9:30-11:30 AM)
CT Rocks- The GeoHistory of Where We Live: February 8, 2023 (9:30-11:30 AM)
Survival Intensive: March 8, 2023 (9:30-11:30 AM)
Energy and Weather: April 12, 2023 (9:30-11:30 AM)
Adaptive Evolution and Biodiversity: May 10, 2023 (9:30-11:30 AM)
Windsor resident – $18.00/class | Nonresident – $22.00/class