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Homeschooler Experiences

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Experience
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Join Our Hands-on History Lesson

During Homeschool Days, students and their families can enjoy hands-on activities and revolutionary experiences designed to make colonial emotions and dramas come alive in a way that is educational and interactive. Plus, visits can be tailored to include on-site lodging, dining, 18th-century tavern meals and entertainment. 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 Homeschool Days

Spring: February 27–March 6, 2016
Fall: September 10–25, 2016

Check our calendar for more hands-on learning.

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    Plan Your Visit

    Customize your educational field trip with tailored-to-you ticket options and hotel packages, and take advantage of our existing field trip itineraries for inspiration.

    Download the 2015 School & Youth Group Planner.

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    Download Our Free App

    With an interactive map, a daily events calendar, and turn-by-turn directions, the Colonial Williamsburg Explorer will help you find everything you need to make the most of your visit. Locate historic buildings, shopping, dining, transportation, and more.

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Upcoming Homeschooler Events
Events

Feb 17
2:45 PM
Make & Take
Drop in to make a work of art inspired by an object in the folk art or decorative arts collections.
Feb 24
2:45 PM
Make & Take
Drop in to make a work of art inspired by an object in the folk art or decorative arts collections.
Feb 27
10:45 AM
When the Sun Goes Down
Converse with African Americans from 18th-century Virginia and see how they spend their free time. Be sure to pay attention; you might even discover some surprising news!
Feb 27
1:00 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breed programs. Guests will have the opportunity to view facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training.
Feb 29
10:00 AM
Clothing the Past
Colonial Williamsburg’s Costume Design Center has outfitted interpretive staff for more than 75 years! Come get up close and personal with a behind-the-scenes look at reproduction attire and accessories from pocket and purses, to buttons and buckles, to gowns and suits fashioned with silk, linen and more. You might even discover a few 18th-century sewing techniques of your own! This is a program recommended for children 7-11, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Feb 29
1:00 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breed programs. Guests will have the opportunity to view facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training.
Feb 29
1:30 PM
Lessons in Leisure
Mrs. Powell requests the pleasure of your company as she instructs young gentlemen and ladies in the real world of 18th-century life from greeting to sewing, and from dining to tea. Discover how one can acquire genteel behavior, polite speech and good manners. An education beyond numbers and letters that you will not soon forget! This is a program recommended for children 7-12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Feb 29
3:00 PM
Lessons in Leisure
Mrs. Powell requests the pleasure of your company as she instructs young gentlemen and ladies in the real world of 18th-century life from greeting to sewing, and from dining to tea. Discover how one can acquire genteel behavior, polite speech and good manners. An education beyond numbers and letters that you will not soon forget! This is a program recommended for children 7-12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Mar 1
1:00 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breed programs. Guests will have the opportunity to view facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training.
Mar 1
3:45 PM
When the Sun Goes Down
Converse with African Americans from 18th-century Virginia and see how they spend their free time. Be sure to pay attention; you might even discover some surprising news!
Mar 2
1:00 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breed programs. Guests will have the opportunity to view facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training.
Mar 2
2:45 PM
Make & Take
Drop in to make a work of art inspired by an object in the folk art or decorative arts collections.
Mar 3
10:00 AM
Clothing the Past
Colonial Williamsburg’s Costume Design Center has outfitted interpretive staff for more than 75 years! Come get up close and personal with a behind-the-scenes look at reproduction attire and accessories from pocket and purses, to buttons and buckles, to gowns and suits fashioned with silk, linen and more. You might even discover a few 18th-century sewing techniques of your own! This is a program recommended for children 7-11, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Mar 3
1:30 PM
Lessons in Leisure
Mrs. Powell requests the pleasure of your company as she instructs young gentlemen and ladies in the real world of 18th-century life from greeting to sewing, and from dining to tea. Discover how one can acquire genteel behavior, polite speech and good manners. An education beyond numbers and letters that you will not soon forget! This is a program recommended for children 7-12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Mar 3
3:00 PM
Lessons in Leisure
Mrs. Powell requests the pleasure of your company as she instructs young gentlemen and ladies in the real world of 18th-century life from greeting to sewing, and from dining to tea. Discover how one can acquire genteel behavior, polite speech and good manners. An education beyond numbers and letters that you will not soon forget! This is a program recommended for children 7-12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Mar 4
1:00 PM
Bits and Bridles for Homeschoolers
Interested in the animals and carriages in the Revolutionary City? Discover Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breed programs. Guests will have the opportunity to view facilities and vehicles, and discuss animal treatment and training.

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