Home School Program (ages 5-12)

Our home school classes are offered on Mondays from 1:00-3:00 pm for students ages 5-12. A different three-week science unit is taught each month, with each class consisting of instructional time, hands-on activities, and guided nature walks. Handouts for parents with extension ideas and projects are provided for follow up at home.

Register below for Spring 2014!

Date: January 6 – May 19
Time: Three Mondays a month at 1:00 pm (classes for ages 5-6, 7-8 and 9-12)
Fees per student: $55 M / $85 NM per three-week unit
Register for the Spring and save! $231 M / $375 NM
Register for Spring series

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ages 5-6

Home School Spring Series at 1:00 pm for ages 5-6

This class is full and now closed to registration. Please contact the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to inquire about available openings.

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ages 7-8

Home School Spring Series at 1:00 p.m. for ages 7-8

This class is full and now closed to registration. Please contact the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to inquire about available openings.

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ages 9-12

Home School Spring Series at 1:00 pm for ages 9-12

This class is full and now closed to registration. Please contact the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to inquire about available openings.

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Register now May 5, 12, 19: Chemistry

Chemistry isn’t just for scientists in labs! Chemistry can be found even in your home and in the natural world just outside your door. Find out where you can see chemistry in action as we conduct experiments using the scientific method.