COVID-19 UPDATE: The Harris Center building will be closed to visitors until further notice. Our trails and grounds remain open.

Homeschool Programs

Thinking Outside the Box

The Harris Center’s education programs for children inspire wonder, increase ecological and scientific literacy, and foster a connection to place. If you belong to a homeschool group, we’d love to work with you to design a hands-on, nature-based education program that meets the needs and interests of your students.

Upcoming Programs

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Mushroom Madness

Friday, October 23,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A hand holding an orange mushroom. (photo © Ben Conant)

Have you ever wondered about mushrooms? Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the fascinating world of fungi! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Squirrels Up Close

Friday, November 20,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A gray squirrel perched on a wooden platform. (photo © Jacob McGinnis via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the secret world of squirrels! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Everlasting Evergreens

Friday, December 18,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A caterpillar is well camouflaged in the hemlock branches. (photo Brett Amy Thelen).

December is the perfect time to get crazy with conifers! We’ll study cones, search for shrubs, and learn to tell a pine from a hemlock. This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Contact Us

For more information or to schedule a Harris Center program for your homeschool group, please contact Susie Spikol at (603) 525-3394 or by email.