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Interactive Homeschool Program

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We offer homeschool students hands-on, season-based classes that interpret domestic and agricultural life through the past 200 years.

 

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WHERE THE BASICS ARE ANYTHING BUT BASIC

Remick Homeschool Classes

ONE MONDAY A MONTH, SEPTEMBER–JUNE | 10AM–12 NOON

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Our “one-room schoolhouse” is an entire farmstead!

  • Classes are season- and history-based
  • Classes feature discovery through the senses and hands-on activities
  • Group discussion encourages deeper understanding of each themed class
  • For students ages 6 and up (except where specified otherwise)
  • Classes offered September–June, generally the 3rd Monday of the month
  • Pre-registration is required
    • Participants must sign up by the Monday prior to each scheduled class
    • We cannot accomodate walk-ins
  • Students must be accompanied by a parent or adult chaperone, not left unattended
  • For group visits, see our Schools & Teachers webpage
  • Learn about our Homeschool Study Guide ~ available on Amazon


COST: $6/participant* | Ages 6 and up | Pre-registration required**
See month-by-month details, below
*No charge for accompanying adult unless directly participating in the day’s project.
**Registration closes 1 week/Monday in advance of class. Call 603-323-7591 during open hours.
Registration & Cancellation Policies 

For more information, please contact Program Manager Dawn Evans at 603-323-7591 or devans@remickmuseum.org.

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2017–2018 CLASS DETAILS
Participants must preregister by the Monday prior to the class date.

September 18 | Laundry, Household & Farm Chores  Sold out Waiting list only
Join Remick Educators for a fun, hands on look back in time at life on the farm. How was clothing laundered before washing machines? What is the proper technique to wash an egg? Who knew work was so much fun?

October 16 | Apples & Cider Making  Sold out Waiting list only
Fall is here! Celebrate the autumnal season by joining us in making some delicious apple cider. Students will learn about apples, the history behind the elixir of apple cider, and the important role apple cider plays. What happens to cider if it sits for a while? Food preservation depended on it!

November 20 | Cooking on the Hearth  Sold out Waiting list only
How did people cook before the days of electric stoves, microwaves, and Foreman Grills? Find out at this month's hearth cooking home school! Help prepare, cook, and feast upon a meal cooked over coals and flame. Be sure to dress in layers.

December 18 | Historic Holiday Crafts  Sold out Waiting list only
Holiday crafts and creativity!

January 22 | Indigo Dyeing
Indigo dye has been used for thousands of years by civilizations all over the world to dye fabric blue. It has been the most widely used natural dye throughout history. Learn to dye cotton using indigo. Dye a dish towel supplied by us, or provide your own 100% cotton item.

February 19 | Historic Clothing
In this class we’ll learn about the history of wool and linen fabrics and try on historic clothing—a lesson in how fashion and clothing materials have changed over time.

March 19| Maple Syrup
Learn all about the process of making syrup. The lesson begins outside at the sugar bush and progresses through time ending at the sugar house for a delicious tasting of syrup.

April 16 | Woodworking
Students will make a birdhouse using hand tools. Students will learn about some of our area birds and their different housing needs.

May 21 | Wild Edibles
April showers bring May flowers, leaves, roots and more. Learn to forage for, recognize and enjoy some tasty, common plants found in our—and many—backyards.

June 18 | Dairy
Help us celebrate national Dairy Month! Meet our dairy cows and goats in our historic barns. Anatomy, care, requirements and interesting facts will be shared, along with samples of dairy products.


No class in July and August

 

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*Offered during school vacation weeks and our Summertime Daily Activities and Tours schedule

 

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