There are many ways for homeschool groups to experience Vermont history!
- The History for Homeschoolers program offers homeschool families the opportunity to learn about Vermont history in the museum’s permanent exhibit Freedom and Unity: One Ideal, Many Stories in Montpelier.
- The Vermont History Explorer website contains many educational resources for students and parents. Visit now to start exploring!
- Homeschool families can visit the Vermont History Museum and the Vermont Heritage Galleries for free. Call the museum front desk at (802) 828-2291 for further details.
- Homeschool groups can arrange a field trip to the museum. Guided tours and self-guided tours are free for homeschool groups. A number of hands-on workshops are also available at a small fee. Museum field trips must be scheduled in advance with a minimum of 10 participants required for guided tours and hands-on workshops.
- Homeschool families or groups can borrow a Vermont history kit or lending library books.
- Homeschoolers ages 10 to 18 are welcome to participate in Vermont History Day, a year -long education program that encourages students to delve into a topic, examine it thoroughly, and present historical research at a statewide competition.
For additional information:
For more information about the Vermont Historical Society’s programs for homeschool families and groups or to schedule a visit for a homeschool group, please contact Victoria Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (802) 828-1413.