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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 rellawrence@hersheygardens.org or by calling 717-508-5968



September 17, 2019
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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