Tumblebus is a full sized school bus that has been converted into a safe and fun child sized gym bringing fitness and fun to your children. The tumblebus is equipped with tumbling and climbing equipment including monkey bars, trampoline, bars, beam, vault, zip line, rings, slide and lots more! Crystal Bullock, Owner 864.263.7723 email@example.com www.tumblebusgreenville.com
Ovis Hill Farm is a working sheep farm in Timmonsville, SC. Our Annual Homeschool Day is a special invitation for homeschool groups to visit our farm and experience one of our tours. The tour will include lessons on food and fiber production, feeding baby animals, butter making, and a wagon ride around the farm. We will also offer optional activities of gourd painting and wool bracelet making at the end of the tour. COST: $6/person or $24/family Gourd painting: $5/person Wool bracelet making: $1/person
We do require reservations for the tour and the optional activities. You can make your reservations today by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org click here for a pdf information flyer
Registration is now open for Carolina Homeschooler's trip to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge in November 2012 in Huntsville, Alabama. Both are 4-day programs designed especially for our group, and are for children in 4th grade and above (and their parents, older siblings, etc.). Space Camp includes mission training and operations, rocket construction, and space history through hands-on activities, simulators, IMAX movies, realistic missions, and more. In the Aviation Challenge program, families will train together as jet fighter pilots on the simulators, learn survival skills, participate in realistic flying missions, learn about the science and history of flight, and more. Space is limited, so early registrants will have first choice of program (Space or Aviation). For more information about these camps, Click here .
Plan to join Carolina Homeschooler at Knight's Stadium in Fort Mill, SC on Saturday, June 16, for a picnic, baseball game, and a great fireworks show! We'll enjoy a group picnic buffet of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, vegetarian pasta salad, cole slaw, watermelon, potato chips, unlimited soft drinks, tea, and water. (All you can eat until 7:30 pm.) Then we'll watch the Charlotte Knights play against Indianapolis from our group Field Box seats. To top it off, they'll have a great fireworks show after the game! This is a great way to meet and socialize with local homeschooling families, whether you're into baseball or not! For more information about this event, go to Click here
CurrClick.com has teamed with EF Tours to offer 2 overseas trips for homeschoolers, both with low, no-interest monthly payments. We wanted to contact you directly to see if groups of kids within your co-op might be interested in traveling together on one of our trips. An information session about our 2013 trips to Europe (World War II Tour for $223 per month) and Costa Rica (Eco and Cultural tourism for $167 per month) is planned for March 27th at 7:30 PM CST. To sign up for this free informational meeting, please click here. Trips are all-inclusive and include CurrClick teacher chaperones, monthly education classes that will allow kids to meet their fellow travelers. 15 and up can attend without a parent.
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Join Carolina Homeschoolers for our 3-day Barrier Island Environmental Education Camp on September 17-19. Located on Seabrook Island (near Charleston, SC), this camp offers K-12 students (and their parents!) hands-on lessons in biology, ecology, conservation, astronomy, botany and much more. Classes are taught on nearly one mile of beach, 100 acres of salt marsh, 200 acres of undisturbed maritime forest, freshwater ponds, and a freshwater swamp. Lodging, meals, and recreation is included in the tuition. Your choice of cabin or lodge room will be reserved on a first-registered, first-served basis, so register early if you prefer a specific type of room. The registration deadline is May 15, but we need 120 registrations by March 15 to confirm the trip. For more information about this camp, click here
We would like to let you know about our home school opportunities. We always offer a home school discount at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies of $7.00 plus tax ($7.82) for the home school students and their immediate family living in the same household. All other guests will be full price. To receive this discount you will need to provide Guest Services with a home school membership card or attendance record upon arrival. We also offer monthly home school programs that involve different marine related topics. Reservations are required for the home school programs at least 24 hours in advance. There will be an additional $2 supply fee added on for each child. Click here for an information sheet about the programs for 2011-2012. If you have any other questions or would like to make a reservation, please contact the Education Office. 88 River Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 email@example.com 865.430.8808 x2142 Fax: 865.430.8818
All homeschool students are invited to participate in Historic Columbia's Homeschool Friday programs taking place on the first Friday of the month. Each month’s program is from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and includes hands-on activities while students learn and explore different themes and historic sites at Historic Columbia Foundation. The cost is $5 per student and reservations are suggested. Program participants should gather in the Museum Shop at 1616 Blanding Street on the day of the program unless otherwise noted. Homeschool Friday programs are designed for students of elementary and middle school age levels. Questions and reservations should be directed to James Quint, Education Coordinator. (803) 252-1770 ext. 36. Click here for a list of the programs (.doc)
Historic Rural Hill proudly announces that the 2nd Annual North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival (NCBMF) will be held Saturday, May 12 from 12 – 10 PM. "Early Bird Special” tickets go on sale today and will be available for one week only. For additional information, please contact Jeff Fissel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 875-3113. Event details including advance ticket information can also be found at www.NCBrewsMusic.com.
5 Yesterdays Summer Camp Program Old Salem Museums & Gardens for Grades 3-8. Please make reservations by May 27, 2011.
This fun and exciting history program offers one-week, hands-on summer sessions that concentrate on the eighteenth century crafts, trades and lifestyles of the Moravians who lived in Salem long ago. Activities include learning about cotton, wool and linen and processing it from beginning to end, learning how to make pottery, traditional hearth cooking, and other early American skills and trades. The week culminates with the children dressed in costume and attending a Lovefeast service at Home Moravian Church on Friday. Activities are carefully planned according to age and ability, ensuring that every child benefits from the program. Activities are different each year and for each grade level. The 5 Yesterdays program meets from 9 AM - Noon, Monday through Friday for one week. Please call 336.721.7390 or email email@example.com for more information. Grades 3-5: July 11-15; July 18-22; July 25-29 Grades 6-8: June 20-24; June 27 - July 1
3 Yesterdays For Rising 1st and 2nd Graders Rising 1st and 2nd graders are invited to follow Herr Kater through Salem and discover how children worked, learned, and played long ago. Activities include: Making and playing with 18th century toys, Hearth Cooking, Gardening, Learning in a traditional school, Puppet Show with Herr Kater July 5-7: Program is from 9 AM - Noon
Ovis Hill Farm Spring Tours 2011: We are booking Spring Tours! Students will have the opportunity to feed baby calves or lambs, and see just where the milk and eggs come from and maybe even put their hands on a few plants as the source of vegetables and seasonings. Additional enjoyable activities can include making butter, quickly weaving a simple bracelet from the wool yarn that grew here, or paint a birdhouse gourd. The basic farm tour which includes the learning experiences described above plus the wagon ride to visit the animals on pasture, view the border collie working the sheep, and visit our teaching garden, is $6.00 per student and extra adults (no charge for teachers). There is a $150.00 minimum charge. Please check our website www.ovishillfarm.com for detailed information or to find our location in Darlington County near Timmonsville, SC.
Imagine excavating dinosaur bones that haven’t seen the light of day since Noah’s Flood…Russ and Tricia McGlenn with Adventure Safaris (Twin Cities Creation Science Association) invite you and your family on the family vacation of a lifetime! Come and experience the thrill of digging up dinosaurs and cleaning and preparing the bones for museum display. From finding the bones to seeing where they go in the museum, this truly is the best family vacation ever! Camp site included in price. One to three creation science talks a day. Cost approx. $1,000 per family ($350 for student only). Beginning July 3, 2011. South Dakota. For more information, visit www.tccsa.tc/adventure
Augusta Canal Heritage Area
Use scientists’ tools to learn about creepy critters at an Insect Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., in Edgefield. Take a guided tour of the Winchester Museum from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program is free for NWTF members and their children. Non-members, program is free with paid admission to the Winchester Museum, $5 for adults and $ 2 for children 17 and under. Pre-registration is required. Call (803) 637-7626 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden www.riverbanks.org . eTickets available. Education Services Coordinator (803) 978-1113 Group visits (803) 978-1100 email email@example.com
I am Jennifer Thomsen and work in the education department at the SCA. We just finished our Home School Week, which turned out to be a great success and we are hoping to create more opportunities for home schoolers to come to the aquarium for school programs, tours, events, and sleepovers! www.scaquarium.org
SCHEA does not necessarily promote, support or endorse all the links herein contained, but part of our mission is to provide South Carolina home schoolers with as many resources as possible to support, encourage and supplement their home schooling programs. Please contact the event or organization directly for further information. If you know of other field trips, please let us know so we can include them in this list.