Homeschool Days

Come and GROW with us in our outdoor classrooms at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and BRIT! Homeschool Day is a custom experience designed to assist exploration for homeschool students and energize their quest to discover more! 

This program is recommended for children equivalent to kindergarten through 10th grade.

We encourage parents to stay with younger children if you have children in different grade levels.

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Program Information

 

 

Point of Contact

Michelle Schmidlkofer

GROW Administrative Specialist

Come and GROW with us in our outdoor classrooms at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and BRIT! Homeschool Day is a custom experience designed to assist exploration for homeschool students and energize their quest to discover more! 

This program is recommended for children equivalent to kindergarten through 10th grade.

We encourage parents to stay with younger children if you have children in different grade levels.

Upcoming Events

Private Homeschool Day

A Scheduled Opportunity For Your Group or Learning Pod

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Inspired by our popular Homeschool Day events, Private Homeschool Days invite you to schedule a date for your group of 15 - 40 learners to make science and literacy connections through the guidance of our trained education staff and outdoor classrooms.

  • All Private Homeschool Day experiences take place Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
  • $10 /each: students and adults (siblings under 5 years free)
  • Minimum 15 participants, maximum 40 participants.
  • Payment in full is due 2 weeks prior to visit date.

Each experience is available for one month - the date of your scheduled visit will determine which experience you receive. The Spring 2021 experience schedule is:

March: Stickwork

Learners will design and create 3D art using natural fibers and STEM processes. Come join the challenge!

April: Topiary Terrain

Topiary Terrain plays with the imagination and will give learners and their families the chance to rethink the possibilities of forging shapes from plants.

May: Pollinator Pathway

Ready, Set, GO! It is time for Homeschool learners to do citizen science in the garden and learn about what makes insects so essential.

Please select one adult who will be responsible for organizing the group and being the primary point of contact with BRIT staff and have them submit an inquiry here. This individual will also be responsible for collecting money from the group in order to pay the complete total by the due date.

Submit your inquiry today!

Homeschool Day: Topiary Terrain

April 6

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Topiary Terrain plays with the imagination as learners and their families rethink how art embodies ideas and celebrates nature. Through creative expression within the environmental STEM format experience students will re-imagine the possibilities of forging shapes with plants. Training plants in our garden is just the beginning since students take home their team created art living masterpiece. This homeschool day is about teamwork and how the environmental STEM process helps in the design.

*The safety of our staff and guests is very important to us. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on group size, it is important we maintain an accurate headcount of participating individuals. All participants must register. Unregistered individuals are not permitted to join activities. Masks should be worn at all times during the program.

Price: $10 / students and parents
Date: Tuesday, April 6
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: FW Botanic Garden
Registration Closes: Thursday, April 1

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If you are interested in volunteering, please contact volunteers@brit.org.

Homeschool Day: Pollinator Pathway

May 4

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During May's Home School Day program, discover the various symbiotic relationships within the garden and how these systems are vital to our existence. Examine the characteristics and needs of organisms and why biodiversity impacts an environment.

*The safety of our staff and guests is very important to us. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on group size, it is important we maintain an accurate headcount of participating individuals. All participants must register. Unregistered individuals are not permitted to join activities. Masks should be worn at all times during the program.

Price: $10 / students and parents
Date: Tuesday, May 4
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: FW Botanic Garden
Registration Closes: Thursday, April 29

Click Here to Register Through Our Online Shop!


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact volunteers@brit.org.