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SAVE THE DATE- Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1-4pm.
Annual Homeschool Hangout. Check out this post for all the details!
Fall Homeschool Hang Out

MUSIC:

Salvation Army Kroc Center

WHAT: Performing Arts Lessons- guitar, jazz band, music theatre, studio music, instrumental lessons and intensive instrumental program
Check out class brochure here: PALeafletFALL2016

WHEN: Sessions begin the week of September 12th

WHERE: 4200 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia 19129

TIME: depends on class; Music Theatre is Tuesdays 11am-12pm!

COST: FREE for members; $29 non-member fee per month

FOR MORE INFO: contact Aaron Harris 215-558-1585 or Aaron.Harris@use.SalvationArmy.org

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The Saint Mark’s Choir of Boys & Girls

WHEN: Now, children may join at any time, space permitting

WHERE: 1625 Locust Street Philadelphia 19103

TIME: Chose 2 of 3: Wed., Thurs., Friday; 4:15-5:45pm

COST: FREE

AGES: 7 and older

FOR MORE INFO: St. Mark’s Boys & Girls Choir  or email Robert McCormick  ramccormick@saintmarksphiladelphia.org

The Saint Mark’s Choir of Boys & Girls provides outstanding professional choral training, music theory, leadership development, choir camps and trips, and a stipend for each chorister. No previous musical experience is required, only an eagerness to learn, age-appropriate reading proficiency, and the ability to match pitch.

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West Park Cultural Center Music Program

WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays; October 5-December 9 (Fall Session)

WHERE: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

TIME: 3:30-5:30pm

COST: One-time fee per session (16 classes) $40

AGES: 12-18

FOR MORE INFO: Check out their website: West Park Music Program
They also have a Winter and Spring session already scheduled!

Learn to play Musical Instruments (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, drums) and Vocal
No previous musical experience required. Applicants participate in a basic interview process.

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ART:

Cheltenham Center for the Arts

EVENT:  Numerous classes to choose from

WHEN:  September-November, 8 week classes

WHERE:  439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA 19012

COST:  Varies per class ($90-150)

AGES:  5-12, teen classes 13+

FOR MORE INFO: Check out their website: Cheltenham Arts

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Abington Center for the Arts

EVENT:  Numerous classes to choose from

WHEN:  September-December

WHERE: 515 Meetinghouse Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

COST: Approximately $175-190 for 10 weeks of class

AGES:  4 – 16, Teens over 16 are welcome to join adult classes

FOR MORE INFO: Check out their website: Abington Art Center

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West Park Cultural Center

EVENT:  Afterschool Ceramics Class, 16 weeks

WHEN:  Check their website for specific days, October-December

TIME: 3:30-5:30

WHERE: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

COST: $50 for 16 classes!

AGES:  7-18 years old

FOR MORE INFO: and to register, check out their website here West Park Cultural Center
They also have winter and spring sessions!

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SPORTS:

Cairn University’s “Kidsport” Homeschool Gym Class

WHAT: “KIDSPORT” Fall  2016 Physical education program for homeschoolers

WHERE: Cairn University Homeschool Physical Education Program                                                                  200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047

WHEN:  Tuesdays, September 13 – October 25

TIME:  1:30 – 3:00pm

AGES: 5 – 17   Grades K – 12

COST:  $30.00 per student;  $70.00 per family (max)

REGISTER ONLINE & Prepay: Click HERE

FOR MORE INFO:  Email kidsport@cairn.edu or call 215.702.4283

Here’s how Kidsport works:

  • Ages 6-7 Kidsport kids explore how and where the body moves. Students participate in manipulative activities using bats and balls, jump ropes and jump boxes, hoops and scooters, gator balls, parachutes, and games galore!
  • Ages 8-17 Kidsport kids learn to lead healthy, active lives. Students take part in fantastic fitness activities, team-building challenges, tennis, volleyball, flag football, soccer, rapid relays, speedstacks, juggling, softball, capture the flag, gymnastics, aerobics, and much more!

This is a great opportunity the whole family to connect with other homeschoolers!

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Flip Out Productions

WHAT: Gymnastics

WHERE: The Sculpture Courtyard at Sharktown   1714 Mascher Street, 19122

WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursdays

TIME: Varies depending on the class

AGES: as young as 1 up to 7+ years old

COST:  $100-140 per 8 week session

FOR MORE INFO: Check out their webiste: Flip Out Productions

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Glenside Dance Academy

WHAT: Ballet Fall 1, 6 weeks

WHERE: Fellowship Hall of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 734 Willow Grove Avenue, Glenside, PA

WHEN: Mondays, September 19-October 24

TIME: Varies depending on the class

AGES: as young as age 2 up to 12 years old, also adult class

COST:  $30-46 for 6 week session

FOR MORE INFO: Check out their webiste: Glenside Dance Academy

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Superior Play Systems

WHAT: Play for FREE on the indoor & outdoor playgrounds and trampolines

WHEN: Every Wednesday & Friday (check their holiday schedule)

TIME: 10am-1pm

WHERE:  765 S. ROUTE 73, Berlin, NJ 08091  or
2554 INDUSTRY LANE, Norristown 19403


COST:  
Free!

FOR MORE INFO:  visit https://superiorplay.com/pay-play

Monday-Friday is Pay to Play $4 per child

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Neighborhood Bike Works

WHAT: Offer programs to youth to learn about bike mechanics and safe urban riding, explore the city, and gain both tangible and life skills. In 2013, we launched the Youth Bike Education & Empowerment Program (YBEEP), a holistic path for youth to progress from basic bike repair and riding classes through increasingly advanced opportunities that instill confidence, inspire a spirit of adventure, and build skills for future success.

WHEN: Depending on program, Twice a week, September-November

TIME: 4-6 pm

WHERE:  3939 Lancaster Ave in West Philadelphia
AGES: 8-18


COST:  
Free!

FOR MORE INFO:  visit Neighborhood Bike Works

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Posted by Sarah Lambert August 29, 2016

 

Check out previous Class Listings:

Weekly Classes Fall 2016

Drama/Acting Classes Fall 2016

Language and L.A. Classes Fall 2016

Homeschool Co-ops and Groups

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PLEASE COME TO A HOMESCHOOL HANG-OUT!!!

 
WHEN:  WEDNESDAY, September 14th, 2016
TIME: 1pm to 4pm
WHERE: Wall Park.  It is located on Church Rd in Cheltenham Township, PA, near the corner of Church and Old York Rd. (Just outside of Philly)
MAP:    To see a map of the area, please click  HERE
PLEASE BRING:
  • Lots of water
  • Balls, Rackets, Baseball Gloves, Skateboards, Scooters, etc.  Whatever your kids like to do!
WHY:  For Fun!  This event is open to anyone!  If you have friends interested in homeschooling and want to find out more about it, please invite them!
AMENITIES:
  • Beautiful, clean playground
  • Large field for soccer, other sports (the larger field is currently off limits due to maintenance)
  • Sandbox
  • Additional toddler playground area
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Skate Park (For skateboards, scooters, and trick bikes)
COST:  FREE!
RAINDATE: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 (same time, same place)
Hope you can make it!
If you’d like to send a message to let the organizer, Rosanna Jaffe, know you are coming, she’d love to hear from you!  You can send her an email at h0mescho00l1ng@yahoo.com.  Thanks!
 Posted by Sarah Lambert August 28, 2016 

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Here’s the second installment of local classes being offered. Check out all these opportunities to hit the stage!

Also- SAVE THE DATE- Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1-4pm.
Annual Homeschool Hangout. More details to come!

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 Arden Theatre Company

Musical Theater or Acting Classes:  September 24- November 12, 2016

Grades: K – 5

Where:  62 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Theater Group:  Arden Theatre Company

Cost: $160 for 8 classes

For More Information: Click on this Arden Drama School

 

Also check out their Play In A Day

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 Arden Teen Theatre Company

Musical Theater or Acting Classes:  October & November

Grades: 6 – 12

Where:  62 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Theater Group:  Arden Theatre Company

Cost: $120 for 6 classes

For More Information: Click on this Arden Drama School

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 Walnut Street Theatre 

Theater Classes: September through December (10 Sessions)

Ages: 5 – 17

Where: 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Theater Group:  Walnut Street Theatre

Cost:  $200 – 250

Classes for kids 5-7  Classes in Acting and Musical Theatre
Classes for kids 8-11   Introduction to Intermediate Level Classes
Classes for teens 12-17  Classes in Musical Theatre or Acting from Intro. to Advanced

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Walnut Street Theatre

NEW THIS YEAR! AUTISM SPECTRUM

Theater Classes: November through December (7 Sessions)

Ages: 8-15

Where: 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Theater Group: Walnut Street Theatre

Cost: $150

Join us for 7 weeks of theatre games and skill building for students on the spectrum ages 8-15. Class features 6 weeks of classes and a special performance of A Philly Phairy Tale by Walnut actors for students and family. Class for Students on the Spectrum

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Class for Autism Spectrum

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MacGuffin Theatre

Theater Classes: September to November (8 week classes)

Ages: 4 to 18

Where:  2030 Sansom St, 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Theater Group:  MacGuffin Theatre and Film Company

Little Twisters:  Ages 4 to 6

Youth:  Ages 7 to 10

Middlers: Ages 11 to 14

Teen:  Ages 15 to 18

Cost:  Approximately $200

For More Information: Click here: MacGuffin Theatre

You can also check out their Winter (Jan.-March 2017) Schedule here: Winter 2017 Schedule

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Storybook Musical Theatre

Theater Classes:  September to November (8 Week Classes)

Ages: 5 to 11

Where:  St. Peter’s Church, 654 N. Easton Rd.  Glenside, PA 19038

Theater Group:  Storybook Musical Theatre

Cost: $153

For More Information: Click on this websiteStorybook Musical Theatre

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Posted by Sarah Lambert on August 25, 2016

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Are you looking for a Co-op to join? Or maybe a field trip group? 

Here’s a listing of “all known to me” co-ops and some groups that get together for field trips and hang out times. If you know of some other groups- please let me know!

1.) Classical Conversations 

Event:  Group meets once a week for kids’ classes & homeschool support

Where:   A.) Seven Mile Road Church 525 Welsh Rd., Phila, PA 19115

or B.)  Epiphany Fellowship, 1625 W Diamond St, Phila, PA 19121  (Check out their website: Philadelphia Classical Homeschool

or C.) Proclamation Church 278 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr PA 19010

or D.) Calvary PCA Willow Grove 405 Easton Road, Willow Grove PA 19090

When:  September through May

For More Info: Check this website: Classical Conversations

2.) Mount Airy Homeschooling Co-op

Event:  Their mission is to provide a quality diverse, secular, and inclusive environment in which children are nurtured while engaging in classes and activities in a climate of mutual respect.

Where: Unitarian Society of Germantown located just off Lincoln Drive in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia

When:  Tuesdays from 9:30 – 3:30; Teens can also meet on Thursdays from 9:30 – 4pm

For More Info:  Check out their website: Mt. Airy Homeschooling Coop

3.)  Davisville Homeschool Connection

Event:  We offer classes for children from Pre-K up to 10th grade, who may participate in gym along with various subject classes. Field trips are also organized throughout the semester. Nursery care is available for the littles under age 3.

Where: Davisville Church in Southampton PA 18966

When: Tuesday mornings from 9:15am-1:45. (10 weeks in the fall and 10 weeks in the spring, actual times may vary slightly). No classes on the 4th Tuesday every month.

For More Info:  Check this website: Davisville Homeschool Connection

4.)  Christian Home Educators’ Enrichment Resource (C.H.E.E.R.)

Event:  CHEER provides enrichment classes for K4-18 years old and valuable networking and fellowship opportunities.

Where:  Crossroads Community Church, 104 Heather Road, Upper Darby PA  19082

When:  Friday mornings starting at 8:45 a.m., for 12 weeks in the fall and 12 weeks in the spring.

For More Info: Call Crossroads Community Church at 610-352-3130 or check out this website: Cheer Homeschool Group

5.) SALT & PEPPER at Church of the Saviour:

Event:  (Southeastern PA) Weekly classes for homeschoolers gr. 1-12 meet Wednesdays at Church of the Saviour in Wayne. SALT students (gr. 1-8) enjoy morning art, gym, and music/theater classes as well as other activities and field trips. We offer a wide variety of academic courses for SALTeens students (gr. 6-8) in the afternoon and PEPPER students (gr. 9-12) all day, as well as Thursday afternoon volleyball for gr. 4-12. Moms can attend a Wednesday Bible study at COS or have the morning off. We also sponsor an annual book sale, a Spring Project Fair, and group academic testing in January.  This is a Christian program open to all.

Where:  Church of the Saviour –  651 N Wayne Ave, Wayne, PA 19087

When:  September through May

For More Info:  Contact Linda Lam (SALT) (salt411@yahoo.com) or Anne Hawthorn (SALTeens and PEPPER) (anne@drhweb.net)

 

6.) HIS Homeschool Co-op

Event:  This co-op seeks to provide a place for relationship and fellowship with like-minded families as we endeavor to homeschool our children (18 and younger).  To that end, we come together to offer group classes in order to supplement and enrich our children’s education.

Where: Fellowship Community Church  Mount Laurel, NJ 08054  

When: Friday mornings, 10 weeks in the fall, and 10 weeks in the spring

For More Info: Check out their website at: HIS Homeschool Co-op

7.) Living Bridges Homeschool Group

Event:  Living Bridges Education Program offers support for Catholic homeschooling families. An Enrichment Program, which meets every Wednesday and an Academic Program, which meets every Tuesday and Friday are offered in Norristown during the school year.

Where: St. Titus Church, 3006 Keenwood Rd., in Norristown, PA 19403

When: Every week September through May

For More Info: Visit: Living Bridges Homeschool Group or call 610-525-4770 or email: staff@livingbridges.org

8.) Bucks Area Homeschoolers

Event: A cooperative program for students from K-High School. A goal is for students to enjoy enriching academics, activities and form positive friendships. Classes and activities uphold Christian morals and values.

Where: Bucks County Community Church, Langhorne, PA

When: Thursdays, 12 weeks in the fall and 12 weeks in the spring

For More Info: Check out this website: Bucks Area Homeschoolers

9.) Talking Stick Learning Center

Event: Self-Directed, Topic Based Programs for Homeschoolers ages 4-17. In addtion, we offer supplemental programs throughout the year, like our famous Math Circle and our year-long program Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Teens.

Where: Located in the Education Center and Cope House within the Awbury Arboretum, a 55 acre wooded parkland in Northwest Philadelphia.

When: Full-day programs Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays in three age groups

For More Info: Visit:  Talking Stick Learning Center

10.) Solid Rock Homeschool Co-op

Event: Solid Rock exists to serve Christ by assisting each other in our endeavor to homeschool our children.  Our primary goal is to raise our children in the admonition and respect of the Lord, to direct them towards dependence on the Lord our God for all things, to develop character and purpose in their lives, and a desire to love and serve God in all areas.  We also strive to provide a safe environment for our children to socialize and particiate in academic and enrichment classes. Offers academic and enrichment classes for K-High School.

Where: Faith Community Church in Brookhaven, PA

When: Mondays; 930 or 10 am depending on the age group

For More Info: Visit:  Solid Rock Homeschool

11.) Claritas Classical Academy

Event: Claritas Classical Academy is a homeschool hybrid program meeting two days per week. Our comprehensive program serves Philadelphia-area homeschool families and their pre-K through high school students with its Christ-centered, classical curriculum

Where: Proclamation Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, PA

When: Tuesday and Thursdays

For More Info: Visit: Claritas Classical Academy  or email Holly Schrock at holly@claritasclassicalacademy.com

12.) Open Connections

Event: Open Connections mission is to help young people and adults develop the tools needed to create the life they want, full of purpose and fulfillment. We do this in two ways: by providing an Open Education environment (the Open Connections Village) which fosters the guiding principles of Respect, Freedom, Responsibility and Natural Learning; and by working with others who share our principles and values in order to tip the balance from the traditional model of compulsory instruction over to a more organic, learner-directed approach based on self-motivation and the creative process.

Where: Open Connections Village. 1616 Delchester Road Newtown Square, PA 19073. On a 28-acre historic farm/estate in Edgmont Township, Delaware County.

When: Depends on the program selected

For More Info: Visit: Open Connections  or email info@openconnections.org

Homeschool Groups

1.) Central Philadelphia Homeschoolers Group (CPHG):

Event:  The group meets solely for fun and play, and is open to all homeschoolers of all ages in the Philly area. Group communication is done thru a Yahoo Group.

Where: At Weccacoe Playground, which is located on the 400 block of Catherine Street in Queens Village (map).

When: Mondays from 11am-1pm

For More Info:  Check this website: Central Philadelphia Homeschoolers    or here for the direct yahoo group Central Philadelphia Homeschoolers Yahoo Group

2.) NE Philadelphia Homeschoolers Yahoo Group:

Event: A secular support group for homeschoolers in Northeast Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Their goal is to meet and network with other homeschool families.

Where:  Online Community

For More Info:  Check out this site: NE Philadelphia Homeschoolers Yahoo Group

3.) TGIFF (The Goal is Forming Friendships)

Event:  TGIFF is an eclectic, inclusive & highly active group of homeschooling families based out of Lower-Mid Bucks County, PA. We seek to create life-long friendships, a sense of community, and a support system for new and experienced homeschoolers.

Where: Mid Bucks County, PA

For More Info:  Join their Yahoo group: TGIFF Yahoo Group   or join them on facebook: search for TGIFF Homeschool Group

4.) Northwest Philadelphia Homeschoolers Yahoo Group:

Event:  The goal of this yahoo group is to share information about events, classes, activities and field trips that would be of particular interest to homeschooling families living in Northwest Philadelphia and the Philadelphia region. This group can also be used as a question/answer forum about homeschooling matters.

Where: Online Community – Families located primarily in Germantown, Roxborough, Mt. Airy, Manayunk and Chestnut Hill

For More Info: Check out this website: Northwest Philadelphia Homeschoolers Yahoo Group

And this one, just because it’s a great resource for Bucks County!

Bucks County Homeschoolers

Online Site:  Fantastic site giving helpful information on events, classes, & groups operating in Bucks County!

For More Info:  Check out their site: https://buckshomeschoolers.com/

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New groups can be added!  If you’d like to add your group’s information, please email me at:  sarah@thelambertfam.com

 

Posted by Sarah Lambert August 11, 2016

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Keep reading to find out about BOOK IT! and Kidsport.

Homeschool Kids Earn Free Pizza

Pizza Hut’s “BOOK IT!” Program for Homeschoolers

I have fond memories of growing up with BOOK IT! I treasured my large button pin that I could place star stickers on for reading the quota. My button was kept safe by the kitchen cork board located near the wall phone!  After a 30-40 minute drive into town to have dinner at the local Pizza Hut, family dinner was a sweet deal. Occasionally, I think we even got to pick a song or two on the Jukebox that was there!

Have you used BOOK IT!  with your kids? This past year, we finally did. After having signed up for a few years, and never redeeming our rewards, this was the year! A fellow homeschooling mom and I “partnered” together to help get one another there once a month! It was fun for all the kids! I think we’ve started a great tradition of fond memories for my tribe too!

Here’s how we made it work for my large family of 6 eaters (that could get pricey!):  we found a dine-in Pizza Hut and hit the lunch time buffet! Moms got to eat lots of pizza for a good price (have you had their desert pizza? mmmmm!); reading, school-aged kids had their free personal pan pizza and the buffet had a great price for the little ones that can’t join in on the Book It Program!

Pizza Hut’s “BOOK IT!” is a fantastic reading incentive program for kids.  Here’s how the program works:

  • The homeschool teacher sets reading goals for each of his/her students.
  • Each month that a child completes a reading goal he/she receives a coupon for 1 free personal pan pizza.
  • The program runs for 6 months – from October until March.
  • Any child in grades K – 6 is able to participate.
  • This program is FREE to all homeschooling families.  You must register by September 1st, 2016. 

To find out more about Pizza Hut’s “BOOK IT!” please click on this link: http://www.bookitprogram.com/

To enroll your child/ren in the homeschool program, please click on this link:

http://www.bookitprogram.com/homeschool/default.asp

 

Cairn University’s “Kidsport” Homeschool Gym Class

WHAT: “KIDSPORT” Fall  2016 Physical education program for homeschoolers

WHERE: Cairn University Homeschool Physical Education Program                                                                  200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047

WHEN:  Tuesdays, September 13 – October 25

TIME:  1:30 – 3:00pm

AGES: 5 – 17   Grades K – 12

COST:  $30.00 per student;  $70.00 per family (max)

REGISTER ONLINE & Prepay: Click HERE

FOR MORE INFO:  Email kidsport@cairn.edu or call 215.702.4283

Here’s how Kidsport works:

  • Ages 6-7 Kidsport kids explore how and where the body moves. Students participate in manipulative activities using bats and balls, jump ropes and jump boxes, hoops and scooters, gator balls, parachutes, and games galore!
  • Ages 8-17 Kidsport kids learn to lead healthy, active lives. Students take part in fantastic fitness activities, team-building challenges, tennis, volleyball, flag football, soccer, rapid relays, speedstacks, juggling, softball, capture the flag, gymnastics, aerobics, and much more!

This is a great opportunity the whole family to connect with other homeschoolers!

Posted by Sarah Lambert on July 25, 2016

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PHB  Homeschool Art Contest!!! (2016)PHBART

 

I’m thrilled to announce I’m hosting my third, annual, nation-wide Homeschool Art Contest!   Click HERE for contest details.

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Fantastic Philadelphia Field Trip Ideas

Here’s a list of some more fabulous places to take your homeschool group, class, or family for a field trip!

1.  Police Equestrian Unit:  Located at 8600 Krewstown Rd, Philadelphia.  215-785-0457 or 215-685-0457.  Learn about how the Philadelphia police force uses horses as part of their service to this city.  This is a fantastic trip and its free!  It’s difficult to find though; be sure to bring your cell phone with you and give the officers a call when you know you’re close.

2.  Virtual Reality Lab (at Rowan University): This is an amazing trip recommended for small groups. It’s a multi-million dollar lab, so it’s not recommended for impulsive, high-energy kids. Cost is $10 per person. http://www.rowan.edu/home/rowan-vr-center/field-trips

3.  Woodworking Demonstration:  Cost Free!  If your students have an artistic bent they will love this field trip.  They also offer special classes specifically for homeschoolers.  http://www.philadelphiawoodworks.com/

4.  American Helicopter Museum: Only about an hour away from Philly.  Cost: about $7 per person. This is a great educational trip! They offer different classes for each age group.  http://www.americanhelicopter.museum/educational-programs  

5.  UPenn Robotics Lab: Come see the latest new robotic engineering.  The things these students are working on will blow your mind.  Cost Free!  https://www.grasp.upenn.edu/engagement/k12/tours

6.  Mycopolitan Mushroom Farm:   Yes, there is a business in Philly that grows Gourmet mushrooms.  This class trip has a “chemistry class” flavor to it.  Older students would definitely benefit.  Recommended for small groups.  It’s free!  http://www.mycopolitan.com/#home-about

7.  CARES Animal Hospital: Allows students to come take a tour for free!  Located just outside the city.  Here’s the website: http://vetcares.com/

8.  Municipal Court Tour:   This trip allows students to get an up-close look at our justice system.  It’s free!  Recommended for junior high and up.  Municipal Court @ The Philadelphia Courts – First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

9.  Philadelphia Police K – 9 Unit:  Learn about police dogs, the tasks that they perform, their training program, and see them in action.  This is a wonderful trip and it’s free.  Recommended for all ages.  It’s difficult to find though; be sure to bring your cell phone with you and give the officers a call when you know you’re close.  Their contact info is on their facebook page.  Here’s a link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Philadelphia-Police-K9-Unit/415526591886851

This post is the seventh  in my “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trip Ideas” series.

  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part I, click HERE.
  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part II, click HERE.
  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part III, click HERE.
  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part IV, click HERE.
  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part V, click HERE.
  • To see “Phantastic Philadelphia Field Trips” Part VI, click HERE.

Posted by Gwen Fredette on April 15th, 2016

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Homeschoolers have the opportunity to attend PA Ballet’s Dress Rehearsal for free! 

To sign up to see a dress rehearsal for free, please use this online registration form: http://paballet.org/pre-registration-form

Here are the show details:

1) WHAT: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™

WHEN: Friday, December 11, 2015
TIME: 1pm – 2:30 pm
WHERE: Academy of Music

AGE GROUP: Recommended for grades 1st-8th

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2) WHAT: Strength & Longing

WHEN:Thursday, February, 4 2016
TIME: 1pm – 2:30 pm
WHERE: Merriam Theater

AGE GROUP: Recommended for grades 9th-12th

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3) WHAT: Don Quixote
WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 2016
TIME: 1pm – 2:30 pm
WHERE: Academy of Music

AGE GROUP:  Recommended for all grades

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4) WHAT: A Program of Firsts

WHEN: Thursday, May 12, 2016
TIME: 1pm – 2:30 pm
WHERE: Academy of Music

AGE GROUP:  Recommended for grades 9th-12th

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Homeschool Science Classes: Elementary

WHAT: Wagner Science Institute’s Homeschool Classes for Ages 5 – 10

WHEN: 

  • Thursday October 8th (Rocks & Minerals)
  • Thursday November 12th (Fossil Find)
  • Thursday December 10th (Insects & Other Arthropods)

TIME: 12:30 – 2:00 pm
WHERE: 1700 West Montgomery Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121

AGE GROUP:  Recommended for Ages 5 – 10

COST: In the past these lessons were free, but they ask for a donation.

RSVP: Annie Zang at 215-763-6529 or AnnieZ@WagnerFreeInstitute.org

FOR MORE INFO:  Please click here: http://wagnerfreeinstitute.org/syllabi%202015-16/HomeSchoolFall2015.htm

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Homeschool Science Classes: Middle School

WHAT: Wagner Science Institute’s Homeschool Classes for Ages 10 – 14

WHEN: 

  • Friday October 9th (Urban Ecology)
  • Friday November 13th (Evolution)
  • Friday December 11th (Fungi Find)

TIME: 10:00 – 11:30 am
WHERE: 1700 West Montgomery Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121

AGE GROUP:  Recommended for Ages 10 – 14

COST: In the past these lessons were free, but they ask for a donation.

RSVP: Annie Zang at 215-763-6529 or AnnieZ@WagnerFreeInstitute.org

FOR MORE INFO:  Please click here: http://wagnerfreeinstitute.org/syllabi%202015-16/HomeSchoolFall2015.htm

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Girls Aerospace & Technology Classes

WHAT: Girls Aerospace & Technology Classes

WHEN: Every other Saturday morning from November until April

TIME: 2pm – 4pm
WHERE: American Helicopter Museum 1220 American Boulevard  West Chester, PA 19380

AGE GROUP:  

  • Physics of Flight (Grade 3)
  • Space Exploration (Grade 4)
  • Energy (Grade 5)
  • Chemistry (Grade 6)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Grade 7)
  • NEW! Computer Coding (Grade 8)
  • Robotics (Grades 9-12)

COST: $100 for first girl in a family, $50 for each additional sibling

FOR MORE INFO: Please contact E.zwilling@americanhelicopter.museum or call 610-436-9600 or check out their website: http://www.americanhelicopter.museum/education/watp or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Women-in-Aerospace-Technology-Program-213991445391681/timeline/

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