Eco Adventures and the Home School Community:
"My 10 year old son and I attended the open house before the grand opening of Eco Adventures in Millersville a year ago. I knew right away that this was a place I wanted my son to attend and I knew it would be wonderful for our family and for the home school community. The staff was willing to work with me and set up a home school class and from the very first adventure we were hooked!
Each class includes hands on animal experiences and this is the only place I have ever been that always seems to say yes in some fashion to the children — Yes, you can touch this way. Yes, we can do that. Yes, we can bring an animal out to look at and learn about. The atmosphere is relaxed and the children are always engaged and excited to learn. They cover so many topics and always in a way that is fascinating. My son enjoyed the program so much that he started working towards the Junior Assistant program and just this July, after 9 months of preparing, he passed the interview and reached his goal. This will be an excellent addition to his home school transcript and we hope to have a working/school relationship with Eco Adventures for many years to come."
*Please help us spread the word and share with your home school groups. You can get $10 off for each referral for up to 5 new participants! (You must be an existing customer to receive the discount)
Homeschool January 8th-February 12th Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm $120 for 6 week session.
Animal Showtime (ages 5-16)
In this new and exciting homeschool class, students will spend the session working on their public speaking and animal handling skills. This one-of-a-kind class gives students the unique opportunity to work hands on with exotic animals and develop a variety of skills as they research their animals and develop a well-informed presentation. By combining scientific research with presentation abilities and animal handling, students will get to show their creativity in an engaging show for their family and peers at the end of the session!
Homeschool Art class January 10th-February 21st Thursdays No class on Jan. 31st 12:30-2pm $145 (includes $25 for art materials) for 6 week session
(includes all art materials and equipment)
Art on the Wild Side (ages 7-16)
We are showcasing our very own staff who have backgrounds in various art forms: from painting, sculpture/3D art, to drawing and photography. Students will have a blast learning about animals from all around the globe while exploring drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media art! We will help students to understand the principles of art by experimenting with different techniques that combine scientific discovery with creative expression. Sign up now to paint with the pythons, craft with crocodiles, and unleash your creative side!
$145 per 6 week session (5% military OR sibling discount)
- Drop in classes are permissible provided we have the minimum amount to run the class each week. Must RSVP 1 day before.