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During Homeschool Days, students and their families can enjoy hands-on activities and revolutionary experiences designed to make colonial dramas come to life in a way that is educational and interactive. Plus, visits can be tailored to make your trip unforgettable with on-site lodging, 18th-century tavern dining, entertainment, and much more! Inspire the next generation of dreamers with a Colonial Williamsburg experience.

Create your own itinerary anytime throughout the year, or join in on one of our special homeschooler weekends.

Colonial Williamsburg offers exclusive pricing year round for homeschool groups of all sizes in addition to a wide variety of books, DVDs, and teaching resources. For more information on Customized Guided Tours, homeschool planning, or to make reservations call 1-800-228-8878 or email groupsales@cwf.org.

2016 - 2017 Homeschool Days

Fall: September 10–25, 2016
Spring: February 27–March 5, 2017

Check our calendar for more hands-on learning.

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Upcoming Homeschooler Events
Events

Sep 10
12:30 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages you've seen in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg's modern stable and rare breeds program on this one-hour walking tour. View our facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training. Space is limited.
Sep 12
9:30 AM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 12
11:00 AM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 12
12:30 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages you've seen in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg's modern stable and rare breeds program on this one-hour walking tour. View our facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training. Space is limited.
Sep 12
1:30 PM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 12
3:00 PM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
10:40 AM
Fall Homeschool Days
Life of a Soldier
You're invited to go back in time and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment in 1778. Sign your name in the regimental daybook, meet your sergeant on your first day of training, receive your orders, and get assigned living quarters. Watch demonstrations of loading and firing the cannon. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise. Live the life of a Continental soldier! Recommended for ages 7-12. All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
11:00 AM
Fall Homeschool Days
Life of a Soldier
You're invited to go back in time and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment in 1778. Sign your name in the regimental daybook, meet your sergeant on your first day of training, receive your orders, and get assigned living quarters. Watch demonstrations of loading and firing the cannon. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise. Live the life of a Continental soldier! Recommended for ages 7-12. All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
11:20 AM
Fall Homeschool Days
Life of a Soldier
You're invited to go back in time and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment in 1778. Sign your name in the regimental daybook, meet your sergeant on your first day of training, receive your orders, and get assigned living quarters. Watch demonstrations of loading and firing the cannon. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise. Live the life of a Continental soldier! Recommended for ages 7-12. All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
11:40 AM
Fall Homeschool Days
Life of a Soldier
You're invited to go back in time and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment in 1778. Sign your name in the regimental daybook, meet your sergeant on your first day of training, receive your orders, and get assigned living quarters. Watch demonstrations of loading and firing the cannon. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise. Live the life of a Continental soldier! Recommended for ages 7-12. All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
12:00 PM
Fall Homeschool Days
Life of a Soldier
You're invited to go back in time and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment in 1778. Sign your name in the regimental daybook, meet your sergeant on your first day of training, receive your orders, and get assigned living quarters. Watch demonstrations of loading and firing the cannon. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise. Live the life of a Continental soldier! Recommended for ages 7-12. All children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 13
12:30 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages you've seen in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg's modern stable and rare breeds program on this one-hour walking tour. View our facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training. Space is limited.
Sep 14
9:30 AM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 14
11:00 AM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Sep 14
12:30 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages you've seen in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg's modern stable and rare breeds program on this one-hour walking tour. View our facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training. Space is limited.
Sep 14
1:30 PM
Mother Goose’s Riddle and Rhymes Tour
Explore Benjamin Powell's property using familiar riddles and rhymes, along with items like a stub of candle or a hank of wool. Where did we get the wool? Baa! Baa! Can participants jump the candlestick like Jack? How does the Powell garden grow? Recommended for children ages 3-7; children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

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