Homeschool Programs

An Audubon Nature Institute Animal Ambassador shows an iguana to a group of children.

Audubon Nature Institute offers educational programs for home schoolers! Programs feature a different theme with plenty of hands-on, engaging activities aimed at 8-12 year old students.

Both Zoo and Aqua Schools can be tailored for a homeschool audience. These programs are available for groups of 10 or more Tuesdays through Thursdays.

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Nature Schools provide an opportunity to give your students an enhanced and engaging learning experience while on a field trip to the Nature Center. All programs are aligned with state science standards, and many can be modified for any age group. Programs allow for a maximum of 30 students per session. Our Education staff can also tailor programs to fit curriculum needs.

All programs are also available for home-school groups of 10 or more students.

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Education Programs Refund & Cancellation Policy

Should you cancel or miss your reserved Audubon Education program, please consider your payment a donation to support Audubon Nature Institute’s mission. If education programming is canceled by Audubon Nature Institute due to extreme weather or other circumstances beyond Audubon’s control, the Education Department will strive to accommodate your program request by rescheduling your program or, when possible, by offering alternative program options.

Extreme weather conditions include but are not limited to excessive hot or cold temperatures, severe weather, or dangerous driving conditions. In extreme heat situations, defined as a heat index of 100 or above, live animals are prohibited from use in educational programming to ensure their safety.


Education Programs Refund & Cancellation Policy

Should you cancel or miss your reserved Audubon Education program, please consider your payment a donation to support Audubon Nature Institute’s mission. If education programming is canceled by Audubon Nature Institute due to extreme weather or other circumstances beyond Audubon’s control, the Education Department will strive to accommodate your program request by rescheduling your program or, when possible, by offering alternative program options.

Extreme weather conditions include but are not limited to excessive hot or cold temperatures, severe weather, or dangerous driving conditions. In extreme heat situations, defined as a heat index of 100 or above, live animals are prohibited from use in educational programming to ensure their safety.