Homeschool Nature Classes

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 November, students will learn about Geology and Earth Sciences. Most activities take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather.

Registration is Open Now!

Fast Facts:

Dates: Thursdays, December, 1st, 8th, and 15th

Times: 9:00am – 12:30 pm

Theme: Geology and Earth Science

Pricing : $114 for members; $135 for non-members

Not a member? Join or renew today to enjoy discounts on all of our camps, classes, and much more!

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.
  • Can’t take all three classes? Prorating options available, email

Exploring Nature in Your Own Backyard

FAQ: Covid Response

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

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.

Each classroom will have EPA-approved disinfectant spray and paper towels for cleaning surfaces once a day. Bathrooms will be wiped down once a day as well.

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.