Homeschool Nature Classes

homeschool nature classes

BACKYARD SCIENTISTS

For grades K-5th

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. Most activities take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather.

Registration opens August 1!

Nature and Art Study

For grades 5th – 8th

On Thursdays, homeschoolers in 5th – 8th grade will enjoy an in-depth nature and art study class!  Each 6-week session will have a different theme.  Most activities take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather.

Registration opens August 1!

Fast Facts:

Dates: Thursdays, September 15, 22 and 29th.

Times: 9:00am – 12:30 pm

Theme: Incredible Insects! Have a great time learning about our 6 legged friends!

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 holly@dunwoodynature.org
 

Fast Facts:

Dates: Thursdays, September 15, 22 and 29 and October 6, 13, 20.

Times: 9:00am-12:00pm

Theme: Creatures that swim! Have a great time with Ms. Summer learning about natural science and art!

Pricing : $225 for members; $250 for non-members, includes art supplies.

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 snack.
  • An email with detailed information will be sent soon after registration
  • Can’t take all six classes? Prorating options available, email holly@dunwoodynature.org
 

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.