Homeschooling Series @ Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS)
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: Non-members $5 | Members $13 (Fee charged per child; Adults are free
Parking: Yes - lot adjacent to establishment
Unravel the wonders of the natural world in this series of programs designed specifically for homeschooling families. Join a VINS educator to foster your child’s curiosities about the natural world through engaging, hands-on activities.
offers programs geared to specific age levels, (grades 1-3 and 4-6) and both groups meet at the same time and cover the same topic. Call 802.359.5000 ext. 223 to pre-register
September 12 – Water Water Everywhere: Water is one of the most essential resources found on earth for humans and animals alike. Come explore all the ever-changing forms of water in its cycle and the differences between the tiniest droplets to the giant oceans.
October 10 – Geology: A Look on and Under the Surface: Want to know the secrets and history of the earth? All you have to do is look at rocks! Join us as we become geologists and study the earth’s crust through fun experiments and activities.
November 7 – Orienteering: Find your way in nature by becoming an orienteer for the day. Learn how to use different tools such a map and compass and discover how animals use their senses to navigate the natural world without these useful items. Finally, take a trek along our trails and use your orienteering skills to find a hidden treasure!