About VMNH Homeschool Education
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is dedicated to providing engaging science and engineering programming to homeschool students throughout the Commonwealth. Currently, the museum offers the Homeschool Science and Engineering Academy, a series of bi-monthly programs from September to May designed to supplement students' learning and knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based topics. Additionally, the museum will work with homeschool groups individually to design and provide programming relevant to students' needs.
Homeschool Science and Engineering Academy
From September through May, VMNH offers engaging science and engineering programs for homeschool students ages 6 to 18! Programs take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Registration is required 10 days prior to each program. The program fee is $7 per student.
Please note that online registration for ages 6-8 and 9-11 is now closed due to all programs reaching capacity. To be placed on the waiting list, please email the museum.
- Online registration for ages 6-8
- Online registration for ages 9-11
- Online registration for ages 12+
2022-23 Homeschool Science and Engineering Academy Schedule
* Please note that the following programs have reached maximum capacity:
- Ages 6-8: All remaining programs have reached maximum capacity.
- Ages 9-11: All remaining programs have reached maximum capacity.
- Ages 12+: March 1, March 15, and May 3.
September 7, 2022
September 21, 2022
October 5, 2022
October 19, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 16, 2022
December 7, 2022
December 21, 2022
January 4, 2023
January 18, 2023
Natural Resources/Green Energy
February 1, 2023
February 15, 2023
March 1, 2023
March 15, 2023
Zoology (emphasis on Mammals and Birds)
April 5, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 3, 2023
May 17, 2023