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NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab

Victorian High Tech at Maymont
When: September 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Mansion & Stone Barn

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program …


NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab

Victorian High Tech at Maymont
When: February 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Mansion & Stone Barn

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program …


NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Get to Know the Goats

Get to Know the Goats at Maymont
When: September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where: Maymont Farm

Meet some adorable stars of the Farm during a goat training session with a Maymont animal keeper. Watch as the goats demonstrate some of their learned behaviors, and get up-close with these friendly animal ambassadors …


Homeschool Happenings: BioBlitz

Environmental Education at Maymont
When: March 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Grounds

Put on your hiking shoes and explore Maymont with us! Hone your observation skills as you help us make a record of all the wild plants and animals on Maymont’s 100 acres. Dress for the …


NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Biomimicry

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont
When: September 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Nature Center

Nature inspires us to use imagination and ingenuity to solve human challenges with amazing inventions and creative processes. Come explore some of those inventions, and solve a challenge taking inspiration from nature. Ages 11 and …


NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Pollinators

When: September 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Nature Center and Grounds

Explore the world of pollinators up-close in this interactive program. Learn about plant and animal adaptations, symbiotic relationships, environmental threats and ways you can help. Participants will venture outside in search of wild pollinators in …


NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Go Outdoors and Explore

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont
When: September 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Nature Center and Grounds

Explore the outdoors through activities that teach nature observation skills. Learn to not only observe nature but to record your observations and participate in citizen science programs. Ages 8 and older; adult must accompany child. …


Homeschool Happenings: RARE

When: March 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Where: Nature Center

Pick up your animal passport and learn about the threatened and endangered species housed at Maymont. Examine environmental threats and explore how we can help animals survive and thrive.


Homeschool Happenings: Creatures of the Night

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont
When: March 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Where: Nature Center

Who stays awake while you sleep? Meet some of Maymont’s nighttime residents and learn about their nocturnal adaptations through hands-on activities. Ages 6-10. Register online by March 7.


RESCHEDULED: Homeschool Happenings: Life Cycles

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont
When: March 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Where: Nature Center

Spring has sprung! As the seasons change, discover how plants and animals change as they grow by looking at seeds, tadpoles and more. Ages 4-8. Register online by March 20. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED …