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Homeschool Days, Spring 2013

Homeschool Days, Spring 2013

There are many businesses in the Philadelphia area that have special homeschool days or homeschool events coming up.    Here are a few that may interest you:

1.) Homeschool Day and Glassblowing at a Castle!  To see the Castle, click HERE.

WHAT: Glencairn Museum

WHERE: 1001 Cathedral Road, PO Box 757, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (Just outside of Philly)

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24th or Friday, April 26th

TIMES: 9:30 am to 12:30pm

COST: $5 per student

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!  Space is limited.  Please contact Diane Fehon to register your children. Call  267-502-2995 or email: diane.fehon@glencairnmuseum.org

FOR MORE INFO:  Please check out their flyer by clicking here: glencairn homeschool 2013.  Their website is http://www.glencairnmuseum.org/

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2.) Homeschool Days at Longwood Gardens!

WHAT:  Longwood Gardens

WHERE: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square , PA 19348 (Just outside of Philly)

WHEN: Wednesday, March 27th & Monday, May 20th

TIMES: 10am to 11:30 am

COST: $5 per student

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!  Space is limited.  Please contact the School & Youth office at 610-388-5400

FOR MORE INFO:  Please check out their website: http://www.longwoodgardens.org/HomeSchoolDays.html

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3.) Valley Forge Homeschool Day!

WHAT: Valley Forge

WHERE: 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406 (Not far from Philly)

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Space is limited.  Please contact the visitor center to reserve your spot: 610-783-1066

FOR MORE INFO:  Please check out their website: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=411582-232573

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4.)  Homeschool Week National Constitution Center!

WHAT:  National Constitution Center

WHERE: Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

WHEN: June 17th to June 21st

TIMES: 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm

COST: $10 per student

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:  Space is limited.  Please contact group sales if interested. Call 215.409.6800 or email groupsales@constitutioncenter.org

FOR MORE INFO:  Please check out their website: http://constitutioncenter.org/visit/group-visits/first-annual-homeschool-week

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5.) Homeschool Days at Bartram’s Gardens!

WHAT: Bartram’s Gardens

WHERE: 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard in Philadelphia

WHEN: Wednesday, April 10th, Wednesday, May 8th, & Wednesday, June 12th

TIMES: 10 am to 12 pm or 1pm to 3pm

COST: $10 per student

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Space is limited.  Please contact Bartram’s at 215-729-5281 ext. 112 or zwebber@bartramsgarden.org.  Please specify the morning or afternoon session.

FOR MORE INFO:  Please check out their website: https://www.bartramsgarden.org/events/category/homeschooler-days/

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6.) FREE Admission to Franklin Institute!  (These are not “Homeschool Days”, but I always see many homeschool families there for these events.)

WHAT: Franklin Institute Target Community Night

WHERE: 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHEN: Wednesday, April 17th, Wednesday, May 15th, Wednesday, June 19th,  & Wednesday, July 17th

TIMES: 5pm to 8pm

COST:  FREE!!!

FOR MORE INFO: Please check out their website: http://www2.fi.edu/visitor-guide/events/community-events.php

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Hope this information in helpful!

Posted by Gwen Fredette on March 25th, 2013

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