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Homeschool Open House

Oct 13, 2011 11:49PM ● By Anonymous

The Calvert Marine Museum is offering a Homeschool Open House on Wednesday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The event is open to all homeschoolers and their parents, but is most appropriate for elementary through middle school age children.

Homeschoolers will experience the museum’s three themes: paleontology, the environment, and maritime history. There will be simultaneous 30-minute scheduled programs repeated throughout the day. Programs cover such topics as Life in the Marsh, Eco-Invaders, What Floats - which is followed by a boat building session, Fossils: Clues from the Past, Lighthouse Blues Clues, Mapping the Chesapeake with John Smith, Slavery on the Patuxent, and special sessions that focus on various animals in the Estuarium.

Attendees will sign up for specific sessions when they arrive the day of the event. For the full schedule, visit the website at The fee for the Homeschool Open House is $10 for one adult and one child. Each additional adult or sibling is $5. Pre-paid registration is required and space is limited; please call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 early to reserve your spot.


The museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Museum members and children under 5 are always admitted free. Admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors and military with valid I.D., and $2.00 for children ages 5 – 12. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at or call 410-326-2042. Become a fan on Facebook.