Home School Programs

Limited enrollment for a small group experience. Prepayment required. To register, please contact Max Barresi at mbarresi@stamfordmuseum.org. Registration begins August 20.

Fall Home School Day: Full STEAM Ahead
Wednesday, September 26, 10:30 am - 3 pm

Our fall home school day will explore our favorite aspects of STEAM through hands-on activities. Create a container for a plastic egg to survive a drop off our Observatory roof and discover projectile physics as we launch our catapult. Explore reverse engineering as we take things apart to see how they work and investigate color theory through some great hands-on art.

Members & Non-Members: $17 per child


We Heart Art! (ages 6-10)
Mondays, September 17 - October 15 (5 weeks),11 am - 12 pm

Join us for a new art-based home school series that will allow participants opportunities for some great hands-on opportunities with a variety of media. Using the museum's collections as our inspiration, students will explore portraiture and landscape painting, color theory, and kinetic sculpture in an age-appropriate, interactive manner! Children will create new works every week and our process-based environment will support creativity and self-expression for beginning and more experienced artists.

Members: $60 per child | Non-members: $70 per child


Forest Naturalists (ages 10-13)
Tuesdays, September 18 - October 16 (5 weeks), 11 am - 12 pm

Join SM&NC education staff for a unique, hands-on forest ecology class. Each participant will be assigned a section of the forest to study during the 5-week period. Each week the group will meet delve into an in-depth area of focus of forest ecology, such trees, microhabitats or birds. participant will also be responsible for weekly self-study components, such as soil or mapping, in their forest habitat that can be done anytime during each week. SM&NC education staff will provide students with guiding materials for self-study components. Limited to 12 students for a small group experience.

Members: $50 per child | Non-members: $60 per child


Wildlife Warriors (ages 6-9)
Tuesdays, September 18 - October 16 (5 weeks), 11 am - 12 pm

Discover how to be a wildlife warrior as we learn about the animals that call our local area home and how to protect them. We'll explore different habitats to see who lives there, learn about the challenges our animals face, such as invasive species, and get to interact with local reptiles and amphibians up close. Limited to 12 students for a small group experience.

Members: $50 per child | Non-members: $60 per child



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