Learn together as a family!
LEarn together as a family!CMNC hosts Homeschool Day each month, a group program designed for hands-on learning about nature. Each class is led by an instructor and includes a classroom component with an activity.
New topics are introduced each month so you'll never get bored learning about the same old thing! Homeschool classes are listed by month on our events calendar page. Click on the class you'd like to attend for complete details. Programs range from 60-90 minutes and are open to Kindergarten through 12th grades students. Some classes may be recommended for certain age groups although all grades are welcome to attend. Adult assistance may be required for younger ages attending programs. Parents are PareParentsParents are encourages to pa
Parents are strongly encouraged to participate and must stay with their child/children for the duration of the program.
Homeschool Day Fees- are payable upon arrival to the Center with cash, credit, personal check or check card. Fees include homeschool program & general admission to the Center before or after the program.
For students grades K - 12 the price is $7 per student and $3.50 per member.
Adult 18 years of age and older are $3.50 each. Class materials will be provided for students while parents are welcome to observe & take notes for follow-up lessons.
Family memberships are $45 include free admission to the Center for one calendar year, discounted event admission, birthday party fees, camp programs & special program fees. Click here for more information on memberships.
Spring 2015 Programs:
January 26th & 28th – Remarkable Reptiles
February 16th & 18th – Arctic & Antarctica
March - 16th & 18th – Amazing Animal Metamorphosis
April 13th & 15th – Pollen Nation! Plants & Animal Pollinators
May 18th & 20th – Bats!
Fall 2015 Programs:
August 24th & 26th – Arthropods
September 14th & 16th – Carnivorous Plants
October - 12th & 14th – Geology
November 9th & 11th – Nature & Art
December 7th & 9th – Pollution Solutions
*We do our best to stick to the schedule, but topics are subject to change
Reservations are required to attend Home School Programs. Registration opens the first day of the month for which the class is offered (ie, January's class registration begins January 1st). Space is limited and spots fill quickly! Follow the link below or the same link from the calendar page.
You can also join our Homeschool Mailing List with monthly announcements and reminders about programs. You can also print a reminder flyer for the fridge!
Private Home School Programs
CMNC’s environmental education programs are designed to enhance home school curricula through hands-on discovery and exploration of the natural world while promoting awareness and appreciation of the environment. Our Center provides the perfect setting for small or large group classes. Whether you are interested in booking a traditional 90 minute educational program for your group or would like to join us for one of our home school days each month we can accommodate you.
Private Program Fees: $7 per participant (includes parents/adults) with a $90 minimum program fee
Planning your home school visit: To make a reservation, call the Education Coordinator at (770) 306-0914, Monday through Friday between 9:00am - 5:00pm for assistance. Before you call, please review our School Field Trips for information on traditional program topics.
Home School E-mail Notification
Sign up for the Home School email list to receive a monthly notification including dates, times, topics and age/grade recommendations for the month!
Homeschool Day RSVP
Home School Days fill quickly! Please let us know if you plan to attend. Thanks in advance!
Cochran Mill Nature Center
6300 Cochran Mill Road Palmetto, GA 30268
Phone: (770)306-0914 Fax (770) 306-8463