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Spring Homeschool Day

April 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

Homeschool Day: Celebrating Biodiversity
For Kindergarten Through Grade 8

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m
Families are encouraged to arrive by 10:30 a.m. to ensure sufficient time to participate in all programs.

Activities will include:
Exploration (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.):
Explore biodiversity and the environment in the Educational & Horticultural Wing. Students can complete a craft and visit numerous learning stations. (Appropriate for Elementary Students)

Biodiversity of Bees (10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 12:00 p.m.):  Most of us recognize the honey bee and the bumblebee, yet bees are quite diverse, with some 400 species native to Pennsylvania. Come hear about this diversity and its positive impact on our environment. (Appropriate for Elementary and Middle School Students)

Biodiversity and Animals by ZooAmerica (10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.): How do animals contribute to a diverse and balanced environment? Come learn from a ZooAmerica expert, along with some of their animal friends. (Appropriate for Elementary and Middle School Students)

Cost: $8 per student. $9 per adult  Tickets available here. Registration closes on April 21.

(Homeschool Day admission also includes entrance into the Butterfly Atrium and Hershey Gardens.)

Homeschool Day provides a service beyond regular Gardens admission. Therefore, no discounts, passes, or memberships are accepted. 

Program will be held rain or shine.

Picnic tables (outdoor) are available for packed lunches.


April 23, 2019
9:30 am - 10:30 pm