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Home School Programs

How to Register

Click on the session link to register and pay online! Morning 10 am-11:30 am and afternoon 12:00 pm-1:30 pm sessions will be offered for each program. Programs run rain or shine and no refunds or exchanges are permitted. Contact education@heritagehillgb.org or 920-448-5150 ext. 200 with questions.

Price

Unless otherwise noted, all participants are $7/each regardless of age (including any adults).

Ages

All home school programs are for ages 6 and up unless otherwise noted.

2020 Home School Programs 

Discover Heritage Hill

September 16                                                                                                                                                                Explore Heritage Hill’s “Growing Community” and learn about life from 1850 to the end of the 19th century.

Session 1: 10am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

Session 3: 2pm-3:30pm

Playthings from the Past

October 14
Play indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) games from the past.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

Giving Thanks

November 18
Learn about the history of Thanksgiving.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

Forgotten Crafts

December 16

Create a historical handmade craft just in time for the holidays.

Session 1: 10 am- 11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

2021 Home School Programs

 

Winter Survival

January 20
Dress in your outdoor winter gear and learn winter survival skills such as fire starting, trapping, and how to build a shelter.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

Snowshoe Tour

February 17
Wear your snowshoes or winter boots and discover hidden trails at Heritage Hill.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

Explore the Fur Trade

March 17
Barter and trade with the Fur Trader and learn about the life of Voyageurs.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

 

Celebrate Nature

April 21
Celebrate Arbor Day and Earth Day and learn about U.S. National Parks with the Wisconsin Historical Society traveling exhibit Wisconsin’s John Muir.

Session 1: 10 am- 11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

 

Wisconsin Women in History

May 19
Learn about amazing women that shaped Wisconsin history.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

 

Sheep to Shawl

June 16
Discover the world of wool from sheep shearing to knitting and weaving.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm-1:30 pm

 

Historic Gardening

July 21
Get your hands dirty and work in our historic gardens with heirloom seeds and plants.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Waterways

August 11                                                                                                                                                                        View the Wisconsin Historical Society’s traveling exhibit and learn how Wisconsin’s plants, animals, and people have been shaped by waterways.

Session 1: 10 am- 11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

Be An Archaeologist

September 15                                                                                                                                                               Dive into the field of archaeology by conducting a site investigation and identifying artifacts.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

The Life of Caddie Woodlawn

October 20
Experience what life was like for character Caddie Woodlawn in 1860s Wisconsin.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

Childhood in the 1930’s

November 17
Play games and make crafts from the 1930’s.

Session 1: 10 am-11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm

 

Victorian Christmas

December 15

Experience Victorian Christmas traditions and create holiday crafts.

Session 1: 10 am- 11:30 am

Session 2: 12 pm- 1:30 pm