Homeschool nature Classes


For grades K-5

On Thursdays, homeschoolers in K-5th grade can enjoy outdoor nature and science activities during Backyard Scientists. Activities will correspond to each grade level standard. In the month of April 2023, participants will learn about spring time in the forest! How does the season changing affect the local wildlife? Most activities take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather and wear closed-toed shoes. 

Fast Facts:

Dates: Thursdays, April 13th, 20th, 27th 

Times: 9:00am – 12:30 pm

Theme: Spring time in the forest 

Pricing : $47 per week for non-members, $40 per week for members with code SCIENCE23 

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Additional Notes:

  • Students need to come prepared for outdoor activities. Please dress for the weather and bring a refillable water bottle and lunch.
  • An email with detailed information will be sent the week prior to classes starting.

Exploring Nature in Your Own Backyard

Questions? Email or call us at 770-394-3322.

Frequently asked Questions:

Most frequent questions and answers regarding camp practices as well as modifications in response to COVID-19

Children will be engaged in a nature lesson! Topics will range from weather and climate to the life cycle of a butterfly! Children will participate in games, crafts, and experiments all with a focus on science! 

This is a drop-off program for children in K through 5th grade! 

Children should come dressed appropriately for the weather, we always recommend bringing a rain jacket just in case! Children should wear closed-toed shoes. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a lunch, and a snack. 

We have one educator per 12 students. Our educators  are former school teachers or naturalists.

No. Parents are expected to monitor their child’s health and if they exhibit symptoms of Covid-19 or other illnesses they are expected to notify the staff and keep their child at home. Please do not send your child to class if anyone else in the home is sick.

Students will get hand sanitizer when they are dropped off at camp.They will wash their hands before snacks and lunch and after restroom breaks. A hand sanitizer station will be set up in each camp classroom and students will be directed to use it regularly.

Classrooms and bathrooms will be sanitized using an EPA approved disinfectant. 

No, we are keeping with the current guidelines from the CDC. No masks are required, but if you want your child to wear one, please send a couple with them.

Your child will be separated from the group until a parent/guardian can pick them up from class. They will be supervised by an adult from 6 feet apart. They will not be permitted to return to camp until they have either had a negative COVID-19 test or have been fever and fever medication free for 72 hours, other symptoms have improved, and at least 5 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.