Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

2016-2017 Homeschool Days at UHM!

Looking for a way to add some spice to your social studies curriculum? Join us for Homeschool Day! All new programs available for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Each Homeschool Day includes a guided experience in one of the museum’s galleries, hands-on activities in our classrooms, and all day admission to the museum. Programs are multidisciplinary and support South Carolina state standards for social studies.

Fridays at 1:30 pm

  • February 24 – Ansel Adams: Distance and Detail Explore the world through the lens of Ansel Adams, one of America’s greatest photographers. Learn how art can support environmental conservation and create your own nature art inspired by the works of Ansel Adams.
  • March 24 – War in the Persian Gulf: Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm, 1990-1991 Investigate the causes and events surrounding the War in the Persian Gulf. Learn how war changed from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf, as American troops used advanced technology. This lesson is for students in grades 3 or higher. Students must be able to read and write independently.
  • April 21 April 28 – The Stoo Pendous World of Dr. Seuss Join us for an afternoon of silly words and pictures as we explore the life and works of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Students will investigate his art, explore his writing and be inspired by this great American artist.
  • May 19 – Eyewitness to the Mexican War, 1846-1848 Examine the role Manifest Destiny played in this first war the U.S. fought mainly on foreign soil. Not only did this war lead to the expansion of the nation, but it pushed those in Washington to further consider the issue of slavery, taking the country one step closer to Civil War. This lesson is for students in grades 3 or higher. Students must be able to read and write independently.

Homeschools Days are $5 per child and payment is required for registration. One adult per family is free, additional adults are general admission. Younger siblings (under the age of 3), who are not participating, are free. Programs fill up fast, so early registration is recommended. As long as all minimum enrollment numbers are met, students will be divided into the following age groups: 4-6 year olds, 7-9 year olds, and 10-16 year olds, unless otherwise noted as limited in age range due to lesson content.

Homeschool Days fill up quickly! To make your Homeschool Day reservations please call (864) 467-3100. Please be ready to share the names and ages of the children you are bringing. Payment can be made by card over the phone or in person at the museum.

The Bob Jones Museum and Gallery also offers homeschool programs. To learn more about the M&G Homeschool Day programs and to make your reservations please visit 

https://www.bjumg.org/homeschool-days/.

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