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. More info.

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. More info.

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. More info.

The Deering Estate has moved to Park Link, an online and user-friendly registration & payment system for our programs, classes, and events. 

All tickets, registrations, and payments require a Park Link account.  To help make this transition smooth, please create your household account today by clicking here.

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