HOMESCHOOL EVENTS, CLASSES, & ACTIVITIES

HOMESCHOOL EVENTS, CLASSES, & ACTIVITIES

Homeschool Days and Ongoing Weekly Events, Classes & Activities

Houston is a font of homeschooling awesomeness! This is is a list of day-to-day activities available to Houston homeschoolers. As you are planning out a weekly schedule and you find holes check in here to see the options.

If you know of something that would be a good inclusion feel free to comment below or shoot us an email or post it on the facebook page.

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HOMESCHOOL DAYS (Some outside of the Houston Area)

Upcoming homeschool days have been added to our Calendar of Events, please check there for the most up to date information about specific Homeschool Days.

  • Children’s Museum of Houston Homeschool Day:
    • Usually September & January
    • Upcoming: September 18, 2017 & January 29, 2018, 10AM-2PM, $8 per person, $7 per person for groups of 16+, Members free; registration required
  • Dewberry Farms Homeschool Fall Field Trip Day:
    • Dedicated Homeschool Day is usually in September (29th 2017)but has other days when Homeschool Groups are welcome.
      • HS Groups are also welcome October 10, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 10, 28, 29; and, December 5, 6
    • Reservations required $8 per person ages 3 and up
  • Downtown Aquarium:
    • Several times per year, previously February, August, & November
    • Pre-registration required, call 713-315-5112 or email AquariumHouston@ldry.com
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier:
    • Usually in April and October (2017: April 20th & October 5th)
    • Pre-registration required, call 409-766-4950 or email piergroupsales@ldry.com; $15.99 per person for programs + admission and all-day ride wristband or $10 per person for walk-on (no rides); day of tickets will only be offered at full price through the ticket booth
  • George Ranch, Tales of Texas Homeschool Day:
    • Usually Feb, $5 per student
    • Program is aimed at grades 2-5
  • Houston Zoo Homeschool Programs:
    • Designed for ages 6-12
    • Usually, they set up several days in the fall & spring
      • Upcoming 2017 dates: 8/16 (SOLD OUT), 9/14, 10/18, 11/14 (SOLD OUT), 12/14
    • Registration required, $10 member/ $12 Non-member (includes admission) – a ticket is required for both the child and adult
  • Liendo Plantation – Civil War Weekend School Day:
  • Moody Gardens Home School Days:
    • Previously, it was held once a month for five months with each month having a different focus; $10 per person, per day/ $40 per person for all five days
      • Upcoming: Fall 2017 TBA
  • Schlitterbahn Galveston or New Braunfels Aqua Lab School Days:
    • Usually June, $35.99-62.99 per person + food options
    • Pre-purchase required, minimum of 15 admissions required
  • Six Flags Over Texas Home School Day:
    • Usually in May, 11am-6pm
    • For more information please contact us at 817-640-8900, extension 4100; To order tickets call 817-640-8900, extension 4950
  • Space Center Houston Home School Day:
    • Usually, in  February & October, 9AM-5PM
    • $14.95 advanced purchase, $29.95 day-of-event, Parking is $5
  • Texas Renaissance Festival School Days:
    • Usually, the first Tuesday and Wednesday of November, 8:30AM-4PM
      • Upcoming: November 7 & 8, 2017
    • Tickets $9/ Lunch Vouchers $10, can be purchased at the gate the day of (children 4 & under, FREE)
    • Rain or shine
  • THSC Capitol Days (Austin):
    • Previously held in February, March, & April
      • Upcoming: TBA 2019



MONDAY

TUESDAY

  • Bayou City Fencing Academy – Classes and Camps
    • Meyerland – T & Th 11am-12pm (Ages 7-11); 12-1PM (Ages 12-18)
    • The Woodlands – T & Th 2:45-3:45pm (Ages 7-11); 3:45-4:45PM (Ages 12-18)
  • CrossFit Wrath: CrossFit Kids – T 10AM, $60/month (multi-child discount with family max)
  • Energy Dance Center – T 10:45AM, Dance I (ages 5-7)
  • Houston Ballet Center for Dance Facility Tours: Most T,W,Th 10AM (choose your date when you register)
    • Tours last roughly one hour and are free, Max. 15 people
  • Iron Sports – T & Th 12-1:30PM and 1:30-3PM, F 1:30-3PM (ages 5-17), Drop-in $18 per class, monthly memberships and punch card options available
  • Little Beakers, The Woodlands: once per week 50-minute classes
    • Elementary (age 6-9): T 10:30AM OR 2:10PM; F 9:30AM OR 2:10PM
    • Middle (ages 10-13): T 11:30AM; F 10:30AM
  • Nature and Discovery Center: Curious Kids Class for Preschoolers and parents, 9/13-12/20/2016 – Tuesdays 10-11:15AM or 4-5PM, $15 per class for members or $20 for non-members
  • Stone Moves – T & Th 9-11AM, 11AM-1PM, or 1-3PM; no minimum or maximum age – parents welcome; $25/ month for once a week 
  • The Woodlands Children’s Museum – Classes & Workshops
    • ARTistik Adventure, 5-6yo (9-11am) and 7-10yo (1-3pm), $89-109/ month
    • Got Science, 4-5yo (9-11am), $89-109/ month
  • Urban Movement – T & Th 1:45-3:15PM; 6-Teens; $20 drop-in, $60 for a four-pack, $99 unlimited classes/ month

WEDNESDAY

  • Bayou City Fencing Academy – Classes and Camps
    • Cy-Fair – M & W 11am-12pm (Ages 7-11); 12-1PM (Ages 12-18)

    Get Air Houston – Homeschool Student receive 20% off all day

  • Houston Ballet Center for Dance Facility Tours: Most T,W,Th 10AM (choose your date when you register)
    • Tours last roughly one hour and are free, Max. 15 people
  • Mazeika’s Gymnastics – Homeschool Hangout Drop-in, 4 & up (potty-trained), W & F 10:30AM-12:30PM, $10 ($5 siblings)
  • HIT Indoor Training Center—Batting & Fielding Classes for 6-11 year olds,  10AM-12PM; W: 12-2PM, $30/day
  • Indoor Tennis at Chancellors Family Center: (ages 5-13) W Th 1:00-2:00PM
    • $119 for one day a week or $179 for both days for the 6 week session.
    • Register by calling Rob Lee at (409) 365-8617
  • P3 CrossFit: CrossFit Teen class: M & W 1:30PM
  • The Woodlands Children’s Museum – Classes & Workshops
    • Little Picassos, 2 year olds (9:15am) & 3 year olds(10:30am) – $41-61/ month – 45 minute classes
    • KindeReady, 4 & 5 year olds (full day) – $256-336 per semester
    • LEGO Frenzy Meets Righteous Robotiks, 5-6yo, 10-12pm, $119-139/month

THURSDAY

  • Bayou City Fencing Academy – Classes and Camps
    • Meyerland – T & Th 11am-12pm (Ages 7-11); 12-1PM (Ages 12-18)
    • The Woodlands – T & Th 2:45-3:45pm (Ages 7-11); 3:45-4:45PM (Ages 12-18)
  • Clutch CrossFit: CrossFit Kids – Th 9:30AM, $50-65/month
  • Cypress Academy of Gymnastics – Boys’ Homeschool (5 and up) Th 3:10PM, registration and monthly sign up required
  • Energy Dance Center – Th 10:45AM, Dance II (ages 8-10)
  • Houston Ballet Center for Dance Facility Tours: Most T,W,Th 10AM (choose your date when you register)
    • Tours last roughly one hour and are free, Max. 15 people
  • Indoor Tennis at Chancellors Family Center: (ages 5-13) W Th 1:00-2:00PM
    • $119 for one day a week or $179 for both days for the 6 week session.
    • Register by calling Rob Lee at (409) 365-8617
  • Iron Sports – T & Th 12-1:30PM and 1:30-3PM, F 1:30-3PM (ages 5-17), Drop-in $18 per class, monthly memberships and punch card options available
  • Little Beakers, Cypress: once per week 50-minute classes
    • Elementary (age 6-9): M 10:30AM OR 2:10PM; Th 9:30AM OR 2:10PM
    • Middle (ages 10-13): M 11:30AM; Th 10:30AM
    • Upper (ages 13+): Th 11:30AM
  • Nature and Discovery Center: Junior Scientists (6-10 years old), 9/15-12/22/2016 – Tuesdays 10-11:15AM or 4-5PM, $15 per class for members or $20 for non-members
  • Scouts: Cypress Homeschool Association (CHA) Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, meet at the same time and place 1st & 2nd Thursdays in NW Houston, 2-3:30PM
    • Membership into CHA will give contact info (membership to CHA is $30 per year per family
  • Stone Moves – T & Th 9-11AM, 11AM-1PM, or 1-3PM; no minimum or maximum age – parents welcome; $25/ month for once a week
  • The Woodlands Children’s Museum – Classes & Workshops
    • Happy Feet, 2 year olds (9:15am) & 3 year olds(10:30am) – $41-61/ month – 45 minute classes
    • KindeReady, 4 & 5 year olds (full day) – $256-336 per semester
    • LEGO Frenzy Meets Righteous Robotiks, 5-6yo, 4:15-6:15pm, $119-139/month
    • EARLY Robotics, 7-10yo, 10-12pm or 4:15-6:15pm, $238-258/semester
  • Urban Movement – T & Th 1:45-3:15PM; 6-Teens; $20 drop-in, $60 for a four-pack, $99 unlimited classes/ month

FRIDAY

  • Mazeika’s Gymnastics – Homeschool Hangout Drop-in, 4 & up (potty-trained), W & F 10:30AM-12:30PM, $10 ($5 siblings)
  • Iron Sports – T & Th 12-1:30PM and 1:30-3PM, F 1:30-3PM (ages 5-17), Drop-in $18 per class, monthly memberships and punch card options available
  • Little Beakers, The Woodlands: once per week 50-minute classes
    • Elementary (age 6-9): T 10:30AM OR 2:10PM; F 9:30AM OR 2:10PM
    • Middle (ages 10-13): T 11:30AM; F 10:30AM
    • Upper (ages 13+): F 11:30AM

SATURDAY


Classes, Speakers, and Events for Individuals & Groups

Check out the dedicated GHM Groups & Field Trips Page

  • Alley Theatre Student Matinees: This season’s productions are A Mid Summer Night’s Dream, A Christmas Carol, & Syncing Ink
    • Tickets $12.50
  • Downtown Aquarium – Several tours and classes available for a group to set up
  • The Health Museum: Home School Classes, $11-20 each
    • PreK-2nd: 9/28 Healthy Habits, 10/19 Squeaky Clean, 11/4 Bone Basics
    • 3rd-6th: 9/21 The Beat Goes On, 10/12 Can You Make Sense, 11/4 Every Breath You Take
    • 3rd-12th (Dissections): 9/16 Eye, 10/7 Heart, 10/26 Kidney, 11/9 Brain, 11/16 Rat, 12/7 Fetal Pig
  • Houston Ballet: several options for groups of at least 25, some need to be applied for in the previous school year
    • Programs: Ballet Talks, *Chance to Dance, Dance to Learn, Guest Speaking, *X³: Explore, Extend, Excel!, Learning From the Masters, Studio Series – *Denotes Elementary only
    • Student Matinees: The Nutcracker (December 6, 8, & 9 – 11AM) and Cinderella (March 7, 2017 – 10:30AM)
  • Houston Grand Opera: performances and camps
    • The Barber of Seville (Feb. 3 & 4, 2017 – 9:30AM OR 11:15AM), free
    • Storybook Opera at Discovery Green (previously held in March)
  • Houston Symphony Student Concerts
    • $20 per seat for groups of 20 or less, $5 each for groups of 20 or more, 1 complimentary adult seat for every 10 students
  • Kids Robotic Academy – Semester Long Classes, $295 for 11 sessions (once a week) + annual registration fee of $25
    • Daytime classes for all age groups
  • Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) Student Matinees:
    • $6 tickets, 1 complimentary chaperone ticket for every 20 student tickets

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