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Fall Homeschool Days at The Hershey Gardens
September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fall Homeschool Day: Trees
For Kindergarten Through 8th Grade
Tuesday, September 17
from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
(Families should arrive by 10:30 a.m. to ensure they have
sufficient time to participate in all activities.)
Learning Stations (9:30 am to 12:30 pm):
Engage in a variety of activities, including games and a craft table. All grades.
Arboretum Scavenger Hunt (9:30 am to 12:30 pm):
Explore the Arboretum with a kid-friendly scavenger hunt. All grades.
How Old Am I? (10:00 am, 11:00 am, & 12:00 pm):
Estimate the age of trees using your math skills. Cutting not necessary! Upper elementary and middle school grades.
Tree Identification Presentation (10:00 am & 11:00 am):
Learn some basic approaches to identifying trees with Hershey Garden’s Horticulturalist Specialist Alyssa Hagarman. All ages.
Whooooo Are the Owls? By ZooAmerica (10:30 am & 11:30 am):
Learn about owls and their interesting adaptations. All ages.
Families are encouraged to arrive by 10:30 am. The event is held rain or shine and picnic tables are available for packed lunches.
Fall Homeschool Day at Hershey Gardens is $8 per student and $9 per adult. Homeschool Day provides a service beyond regular Gardens admission; therefore, no discounts, passes, or memberships are accepted. Online registration is required by noon on Monday, September 16, 2019. Children ages 2 and under are free and do not need a ticket. To register and purchase tickets, please visit HersheyGardens.org and click on the “Events” tab.
Questions may be directed to Rebecca Lawrence at email@example.com or by calling 717-508-5968