Home School Adventures

Our Homeschool curriculum provides an exciting learning experience developed to engage students in the study of topics combining environmental studies, nature, heritage, and science. Homeschool lessons based on nationally recognized curriculum and correlated with Georgia State standards in Life Science, Physical Science, and History.
This season’s overarching theme is TALL TALES! We will go back in time to explore nature and history through interactive games, stories, exploration, and crafts.

Start Date Themes/Topics Description
9/14/2018 Johnny Appleseed Join us to explore the life of a Pioneer Hero from the late 1700s. We will examine native and nonnative fruit trees in the area while discovering how settlers and Native Americans used these plentiful resources.
9/20/2018 Paul Bunyan* Students will learn about deforestation in the early 1900s and how settlers used the land and resources. We will explore artifacts from the past that were used to harvest trees.
10/12/2018 Bulltop Stormalong Sing along as we learn old sea shantey’s and the inspiration that they gave sailors. We will learn how in the mid-1800s sailing ships we replaced with steamships.
10/18/2018 Pecos Bill* This fictional character will inspire our own stories and tall tales as we explore the life of cowboys.
11/15/2018 Johns Henry* Students will learn about the railroad expansion in the 1870s through the exciting story of John Henry. We will explore artifacts from the past that support the story and create songs that inspire our own work.
11/28/2018 Mose Humpherys Join us as we learn about America’s first urban folk hero from the 1840s. We will use this opportunity to also learn about the history of fire fighters and controlled burns.
12/14/2018 Joe Magarac We will explore artifacts from the past and create stories inspired by the rise of steal in American History.
12/20/2018 Davey Crockett* Students will explore the life of this great American Adventurer. We will explore what life in the U.S Army would have been like in the early 1800s and the history of the Alamo.
1/23/2018 Sam Patch Join us as we explore the life of this early 1800’s hero, his life in a cotton mill, and his historic feats of strength.

*Stay after on Thursday classes for the:

Time Travelers Club

 

-NEW- Autrey Mill is proud to continue our tradition of engaging and heritage programs. Fall 2018 we are pleased to present: Middle School Home School for ages 9-13.

Middle School Homeschool

 

Each class stands on its own, so attend one, all, or several.

  • 10 am – 2 pm (bring a packed lunch and drink)
  • Ages 6-11, Grades 1-5
  • $25 for members, $30 for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, please register at least 24 hours in advance of class.

Sign your children up today!