In-Person History for Homeschoolers

In-Person History for Homeschoolers Registration

Offered the second WEDNESDAY and the following THURSDAY of each month, September 2023 through May 2024, 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  All programs will take place at the Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street, Montpelier.

Recommended for children ages 7 to 12. Some activities involve reading and writing. Pre-registration is REQUIRED; space is limited.

Each session includes history-related activities that focus on the month's theme.

This year, we will be implementing a subscription model for our classes. This subscription will include registration for all History for Homeschooler classes, September to May. Cost for standard registration will be $90 per child, or $72 for Vermont Historical Society Members or families with three or more participating children. Parents and non-participating children are free.

History for Homeschoolers Class Guidelines

Please contact for alternative payment options. 



Wednesday September 13th OR Thursday September 14th

Learn about the different natural resources in Vermont.

This class will be at the Vermont History Center in Barre, VT.

October-Archives Collection

Wednesday October 11th OR Thursday October 12th

Discover how the Vermont Historical Society cares for the thousands of items in its collection.

This class will be at the Vermont History Center in Barre, VT.


Wednesday November 8th OR Thursday November 9th

Explore how town governments work.


Wednesday December 13th OR Thursday December 14th

Learn about the history of Vermont farming and how it affects businesses today.


Wednesday January 10th OR Thursday January 11th

Examine how buildings reflect location and culture.


Wednesday February 14th OR Thursday February 8th

Explore how mythology and stories explain things in the past.


Wednesday March 13th OR Thursday March 14th

Learn about the different rocks found in Vermont and the history of mining.


Wednesday April 10th OR Thursday April 11th

Learn about the two presidents from Vermont, Chester B. Arthur and Calvin Coolidge.


Wednesday May 8th OR Thursday May 9th

Examine what it means to be a “Vermonter.”



Cancellation Policy

Please notify VHS educational staff at least 24 hours in advance of a class to receive a refund for that session. 

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