Home Educators

2017 Educational Events

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MAY 2017

Homeschool Day - National D-Day Memorial
Bedford, May 5, 2017

Home School Day - Virginia Air & Space Center
Hampton, May 5, 2017

Homeschool Day - National Building Museum
Washington, DC, May 22, 2017

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Petersburg - May 23, 2017

Folkways Day - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, May 30, 2017

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

Fall Homeschool Day - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, September 8, 2017

Homeschool Program Days - Jamestown Settlement & the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Jamestown & Yorktown, September 9-24, 2017

Homeschool Days - Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, September 9 – 24, 2017

Home Educators' Day! - Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
September 27, 2017

Living History Days for Homeschool Students - Patrick Henry's Red Hill
Brookneal - September 28-29, 2017

 

DECEMBER 2017

Winter Homeschool Day - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, December 9, 2017

 

 

*  *  *  *  *  PAST EVENTS  (often held annually) *  *  *  *  *


Coastal Sampler - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, June 8-10, 2016

Homeschool Day - National Building Museum
Washington, DC, June 9, 2016

Advanced Marine Invertebrate Study - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, August 3-5, 2016

Coastal Sampler - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, August 17-19, 2016

Summer Coastal Ecology Course - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, August 22-25, 2016

Pamplin Historical Park Homeschool Days
Petersburg, September 6, 2016

Early Colonial Virginia - Henricus Historical Park
Chester, September 8, 2016

Oatlands Homeschool History Days
Leesburg, September 9, 2016

Homeschool Days - Colonial Williamsburg
September 10–25, 2016

Homeschool Program Days - Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center
Williamsburg, September 10-25, 2016

Marine Science Adventure - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, September 14-16, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden -  Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, September 15, 2016

Homeschool Day at Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin
Norfolk, September 15, 2016

Fall Homeschool Day - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, September 17, 2016

Pamplin Historical Park Homeschool Days
Petersburg, September 22, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden - Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, September 22, 2016

Homeschool Day at the Virginia State Fair - a HEAV sponsored event
September 23, 2016

Homeschool Day - Virginia Aquarium
Virginia Beach, September 26, 2016

Home Educators' Day - Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Charlottesville, September 28, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden -  Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, September 29, 2016

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon, October 1, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden -  Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, October 6, 2016

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum AND Children’s Museum of Virginia
Portsmouth, October 6, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden - Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, October 13, 2016

Natural Bridge - a HEAV sponsored event
Natural Bridge, October 15, 2016

Homeschool Families in the Garden - Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk, October 20, 2016

Luray Caverns - a HEAV sponsored event
Luray, November 1-6, 2016

Home Educator Day - James Monroe’s Highland
Charlottesville, November 7, 2016

Homeschool Day - National Building Museum
Washington, DC, November 16, 2016

Homeschool Morning at the Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, December 13, 2016

Homeschool Day - National Building Museum
Washington, DC, January 13, 2017

Homeschool Day - Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Virginia Beach, January 27, 2017

 Winter Coastal Ecology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, February 15-17, 2017

Henricus Home School Day – Economics, Tobacco and Trade -  Henricus Historical Park
Chester, February 16, 2017

Homeschool Day at Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin
Norfolk - February 16, 2017

Homeschool Day at Agecroft Hall
Richmond - February 17, 2017

Homeschool Days - Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, February 26–March 5, 2017

Homeschool Morning at the Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, March 1, 2017

Homeschool History: Under one Roof - The Valentine
Richmond, March 6, 2017

Homeschool Week at Luray Caverns
Luray - March 13, 2017

Homeschool Day: Seizing Freedom - Historic Tredegar, White House and Museum of the Confederacy
Richmond - March 16, 2017

Homeschool Day - Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon - March 24, 2017

Homeschool Day at James Madison's Montpelier
Orange, April 3, 2017

Marine Science Adventure - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island, April 3-5, 2017

Homeschool History: Figures of Freedom (Tour and Program) - The Valentine
Richmond, April 4, 2017

Homeschool Day - National Building Museum
Washington, DC, April 11, 2017

Henricus Educator Open House - Henricus Historical Park
Chester, April 20, 2017

X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium - Top Scientists and Inspiring Engineers Speak to Students
Washington, DC - April 28, 2017

Spring Homeschool Day - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, April 30, 2017

Year Round Field Trip Opportunities Designed for Homeschool Families

 


Children's Museum of Virginia - Portsmouth
Add a Focused Group Program to your Self-Guided Exploration. Children take an active role in these fun, energetic, educational programs. The programs provide students with opportunities to experiment, explore, and learn through the wonderful world of hands-on learning! Focused Group Programs are fun and appropriate for home school groups as well!
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Frontier Culture Museum - Staunton
The Frontier Culture Museum offers homeschool families the opportunity to learn history in the way that homeschoolers learn best: through active involvement in the day-to-day activities of the past. Students are encouraged to participate in cooking, gardening, wool and flax processing, and animal care.
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Science Museum of Virginia - Richmond
We are excited to introduce activities and benefits to homeschool groups with our Science Rewards Program!
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Virginia Living Museum - Newport News
To assist homeschool families, the Museum offers FREE grade-level-targeted guides to its living exhibits to help children focus during their visit. All questions are correlated to Virginia SOLs and national science standards.
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Maymont Mansion & Nature Center
Richmond
Maymont educators offer a variety of historical and environmental homeschooler programs through the year to incorporate into your teaching.
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Virginia Museum of Natural History - Martinsville
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is dedicated to providing engaging natural history programming to homeschool students. Currently, the museum offers Homeschool Wednesdays, a series of monthly programs throughout the school year year designed to supplement students' learning and knowledge of natural history and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based topics.
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Home Educator Resources

 

As a public service, VaHomeschoolers has compiled a Homeschool Guide for those who homeschool or are curious about homeschooling. Some of this information is specific to Virginia, while parts of the guide apply to homeschooling regardless of location.

 

List of helpful websites from a Home Educator's bookmarks - visit the page here...