Homeschool at Deering

         Our Homeschool programs provide a supplemental and experiential learning curriculum for homeschool youth in the fields of Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Marine Biology, Archaeology, Zoology, History, and Art.  Classes are offered for ages 5-14. Our learning programs are offered on select Wednesdays, September-May, mirroring an academic school year. Programs and activities are scheduled for 3 hours sessions.

students on a hike through the endangered pine rocklands
students observing plants on a hike through the natural areas

Eco Academy (Ages 5-8) 

Eco Academy is held one Wednesday a month, September to May, 10 am – 1 pm. Children will explore the fields of wildlife biology, marine biology, ecology, and environmental science.

Marine Conservation (Ages 9-14)

Sessions are offered as 3 or 4 Wednesdays a month, varying by month (alternates months with Wildlife Conservation), from 10 am – 1 pm. Classes will focus on Marine Biology through a diverse array of activities.

Wildlife Conservation (Ages 9-14) 

Sessions are offered as 3 or 4 Wednesdays a month, varying by month (alternates months with Marine Conservation), from 10 am – 1 pm. In our Wildlife Conservation class, Children ages 9-14 will explore the fields of conservation biology, ecology and environmental science.

The Deering Estate has moved to more user-friendly online registration system for our camp, programs, and events. All registrations require a new Household Account, even if you had a Household Account with us in the past. This easy-to-use and fully online system allows you to register for upcoming programs, and view past and future registrations at any time, all from the comfort of your home. To help make this transition smooth, please create your household account today by clicking here.

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Learning Programs

Upcoming Homeschool

  1. Marine Conservation, December Session

    December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Eco Academy

    December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Discover Deering

    December 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm