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Homeschool Days

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.

HISTORY HOMESCHOOL DAYS

History Homeschool Days meet on the last Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

These programs focus on grade level social studies lessons. The recommended age of participants is listed individually.

Our Community: Then & Now

September 29

Investigate artifacts, photographs, and maps illustrating Greenville’s history as we explore how our community has changed with time.

Ages 5- 7

Our Ripple Effect

October 27

Explore the history of the Reedy River, traveling back to the time of the Cherokee and industrialization, up to today’s use of the revitalized river.

Ages 5-13

Digging Our History

November 24

Unearth the connection between archaeology and history with a mini “dig” to find artifacts left behind by Native Americans.

Ages 7-10

Our Stars & Stripes

December 29

Compare patriots and loyalists during the American Revolution as we learn about the founding of our nation. Learn the history of our flag, important battles and key figures from SC.

Ages 8-10

Our Road to Union

February 23

Analyze the turbulent times of the mid-1800s through artifacts and images. Identify the social, political, and fiscal concerns leading to the Civil War.

Ages 8-10

WWII: Training our Soldiers

March 30

Examine artifacts from World War II, explore local training bases, and learn about life on the homefront.

Ages 8-11

Civil Rights: Our Protests & Prayers

April 27

Hear accounts from student activists who led protests here in Greenville, while discussing the hardships they faced.

Ages 9-16

The Meaning of Money

May 25

Explore the changing role of currency throughout American history through  trade and barter, savings and spending, rationing and more.

Ages 7-12

EXHIBITION HOMESCHOOL DAYS

Exhibition Homeschool Days meet on the third Friday of each month at 1:30 p.m.

These programs focus on each of the Museum’s changing exhibitions.

Participants will be divided into two age groups: Elementary & Middle/High School.

September 18

Celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage by exploring the stories of women’s struggles to achieve full citizenship.

October 16

Board the Bridwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford the Big Red Dog and Emily Elizabeth!

Elementary ages only.

November 20

Learn about the first major American offensive in the central Pacific, the Battle of Tarawa.

December 18

Explore original film costumes, props, sheet music, archival materials, replica backdrops while learning the story behind 1954 classic, White Christmas.

February 19

March 19

April 16

Explore the history of football with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang.

May 21

Examine photography in America from the 1880s through the 1980s, with an emphasis on the first decades of the 20th century, when the medium was changing rapidly.

 

Homeschool Day Pricing for 2020-2021:

Elementary, Middle and High School Students – $9

Adults – $10

Siblings not attending the class are regular admission, $8 for those 4 and older, free for those 3 and younger.

MUSEUM MEMBERS: Students are $5 and adults are FREE.

**Parents with younger siblings are encouraged to take children to a separate gallery to play during the lesson.**

Please call the front desk if you need assistance with online ticketing at (864) 467-3100 or email info@upcountryhistory.org