Home School Programs

ON-SITE WORKSHOPS FOR HOME SCHOOLERS AND LEARNING PODS

Enjoy a of series workshops for home schoolers and learning pods this winter and spring. These programs are designed to engage students and their families in unique interactive experiences.

All families are welcome!

  • Fee Per Session: $18 per participant (including parents)
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Try our bundled sessions: $32.00 per participant (including parents)
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Ages: Designed for students ages 5 to12, but all age groups are welcome!

 

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Upcoming Workshops

SIGNS OF SPRING Part 1: What’s Growing in the Village
Thursday April 14, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Visiting the new lambs, searching for sprouting plants, discovering the many signs of spring: just some of the many experiences you will enjoy. (May include a hike to the Village’s North property.)

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spring lambs at Black Creek Pioneer Village

SIGNS OF SPRING Part 2: All About Birds
Thursday April 21, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Explore the Village and search for signs of the many wild birds that make Black Creek their home. Meet our resident geese, chickens and ducks, and then make a feeder to attract backyard birds to your home!

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blue jay perches on branch in spring

SHEEP TO SHAWL Pre-School Part 1 (ages 3-6)
Wednesday May 4, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Witness our sheep being sheared and discover the process of transforming wool into knitted and woven items through an interactive story.

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SHEEP TO SHAWL Pre-School Part 2 (ages 3-6)
Wednesday May 18, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

In the second part of this program participants enjoy a variety of crafts and activities using the wool we have sheared from our sheep.

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costumed educator shears sheep at Black Creek Pioneer Village

SHEEP TO SHAWL Primary Part 1 (ages 7-12)
Wednesday May 11, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Witness our sheep being sheared and discover the process of transforming wool into knitted and woven items. Our livestock staff will be on hand to answer questions about this yearly village tradition!

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SHEEP TO SHAWL Primary Part 2 (ages 7-12)
Wednesday May 25, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Learn about the various ways wool can be used by trying your hand at craft projects and taking part in an engaging scavenger hunt!

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animal care specialist feeds heritage breed sheep at Black Creek Pioneer Village

GAMES, SPORTS & FUN Pre-School (ages 3-6)
Thursday June 2, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Learn how children in the past had fun. Listen to stories, play games, and even make your own toy!

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costumed educator and student enjoy playing Victorian-style game at Black Creek Pioneer Village

GAMES, SPORTS & FUN Primary (ages 7-12)
Thursday June 9, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Learn how people in the past stayed active! Play games, practice your Victorian dance moves, and discover the different types of sports that were popular in the 1800s.

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costumed educator and students play Victorian-style rolling hoop game at Black Creek Pioneer Village

WORKING IN THE GARDEN Pre-School (ages 3-6)
Wednesday June 15, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Uses your senses to discover what is growing in the Black Creek gardens. Meet our head gardener and plant your own seeds to take home.

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home school student explores the gardens at Black Creek Pioneer Village

WORKING IN THE GARDEN Primary (ages 7-12)
Thursday June 16, 2022
Maximum participants: 40

Help with the spring planting and tour Black Creek Pioneer Village gardens. Meet our head gardener and plant your own seeds to take home.

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home school students help tend the gardens at Black Creek Pioneer Village