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  2. Howley House

    new to SC

    We are considering a move to South Carolina. I am looking for core class options for grades 5, 7, and 9. My preference is 2-3 days a week of instruction and the remainder at home. I have seen info about Arrows Academy. What other options are there? Has anyone used Arrows and can tell me what the home day work is like? Thanks for any insight!
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  4. Hi! First year homeschooler with a 5 yo and 1 yo. We are in the Greenville area, too. We would love to meet some fellow locals!
  5. DSBG

    Certified Junior Phenologist Program at DSBG

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    Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is very excited to offer your children the opportunity to become a Certified Junior Phenologist. Please follow the link below to learn more about the program we will be offering Fall 2019. https://www.usanpn.org/files/education/USA-NPN-6weekJrCertificationPackage.pdf This program will be offered to students currently in 6th through 12th grade, and will meet many of the science requirements outlined in the Standard Course of Study created by the NC/SC Departments of Education. Please join us Wednesday, August 7th from 10:00-11:00 for an informative discussion regarding this program at the Garden’s Visitor Pavilion. This is a free event, but pre-registration is required. Please email Paula Keller, Youth Programs Manager, at keller@dsbg.org no later than Friday, August 2nd to secure your place. We look forward to seeing you then.
  6. moptophead

    moptophead

    Has it been 9 months since my last status update?  Yes.  Am I back with more witty content for the crickets and the occasional tumbleweed to read and enjoy?  ...maybe.  We'll have to see.

  7. A new Robotics team Is starting up for the 2019-2020 school year! This team will compete on the Combat Robotics Circuit, which many of you may be familiar with as “Battle Bots”. If you: *know a little about coding *understand electricity and wiring *have a knack for mechanics *love all thing engineering *love robots *have any special skill or talent that might help us or if just really like to smash things, contact us! We will be building out of The Citadel. Our mentors will be some of the brightest minds from their Engineering and Robotics Department there. If you love robotics, this is a fabulous opportunity to work with some of the best minds in our city! Space will be limited, please respond right away. If you are interested please email me @ Rebekahannegena@outlook.com or text me at (843) 906-1003.
  8. Latta Plantation

    Folk Tales Summer Camp

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    Please note: This camp starts at 9 am all four days.
  9. Latta Plantation

    In the Barnyard Summer Camp

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    With a Moo-moo here and a Moo-moo there, this camp for preschoolers offers a barnyard full of interactive activities to learn about farm animals—and provides moms with some much-needed “me” time. Campers will also enjoy planting flowers, making butter, crafts, games, and of course getting up close and personal with all of the Latta farm animals including sheep, chickens, pigs and more! For more information and to register, please visit https://www.lattaplantation.org/summer-camps
  10. Latta Plantation

    Latta Lasses Summer Camp

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    We do declare this camp gives more than a glimpse into the past! Participants will step back in time to experience what life was like for women on the plantation and in the North Carolina backcountry around the time of the Civil War. Hands-on activities include making fans, sewing, weaving, open-hearth cooking, making ice cream, cloth dying, primitive chores, English country dancing and some genteel strolling the grounds. Parents are invited on the last day to a graduation and showcase that includes a dance performance and skills demonstrations. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.lattaplantation.org/summer-camps
  11. Latta Plantation

    Civil War Camp - begins today!

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    “Face by the rear rank, Company. About face!” Drills, marching and battle strategies make this unique camp both fun and educational for campers as they learn the details of a Civil War soldier’s life on the battlefield and back home on the plantation. Participants will be issued a toy musket for the week and receive a kepi hat, canteen and camp T-shirt to keep, as they explore the grounds and hike through the woods. They’ll build temporary shelters, participate in mock battles and hear from some of history’s most famous figures. Parents are invited on the last day to watch rookie soldiers demonstrate an actual American Civil War battle that they’ve studied throughout the week. This highly interactive camp enlists both boys and girls. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.lattaplantation.org/summer-camps
  12. Latta Plantation

    Folk Tales Summer Camp

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    A deerskin drum…a wooden spoon…a surveyor’s chain. What stories do these artifacts tell us about the peoples of the past? Inquiring minds will want to know and have a blast figuring out the answers in this historical investigative camp! Through hands-on activities that tap their critical thinking skills, dynamic demonstrations and first-person presentations, participants will learn the interwoven histories of the different cultures that once lived and toiled on this land. The week includes plenty of outdoor fun like canoeing and water games, traditional and primitive skills learning and so much more! For more information and to register, please go to Folk Tales Summer Camp
  13. Kerry

    Conway area!

    Anyone that is in the Conway or Myrtle Beach area, if you would like to have homeschool connections we would love to branch out and meet other families!
  14. Dianna

    Arctic Kingdom - Nat Geo Live!

    Join us for our Nat Geo Live field trip and explore the Arctic kingdom. We’ll track polar bears, follow caribou herds, and see the Northern Lights in stunning detail! https://www.carolinahomeschooler.com/group-trips-and-events/arctic-kingdom/
  15. Dianna

    Barrier Island Adventure!

    Join us for a tour of Charleston’s salt marches and Capers Island State Heritage Preserve! We’ll learn about tidal creeks, marsh ecology, oyster bed communities, dolphins, barrier island formation, sand dunes, beach erosion, and more. https://www.carolinahomeschooler.com/group-trips-and-events/barrier-island-adventure/
  16. Explorers Homeschool is a facebook group that seems to do field trips all over the area. We just joined and went to a river in Pickens and they discussed plans for other trips mostly swimming oriented over the summer. We are looking for more friends, but mine are 5 and 2 so they are a good bit younger.
  17. Dianna

    Butterfly Adventure - Begins today!

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    Thanks for letting me know. I've edited it. (Events aren't supposed to be posted over 2 days.)
  18. zebellpsych

    Butterfly Adventure - Begins today!

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    This event is currently showing on the calendar as repeating forever. Someone needs to set an end date on it.
  19. Looking to make some connections in the Simpsonville area. We are play oriented, with lots of crafts, art, music and physical outdoor play. 11 yr old daughter, gets along well with all ages, loves small children, wants to be a daycare provider! We are looking to discover SC State, moved from Canada and know very little about the area. Love short mountain hikes, waterfalls, play parks, and adventures of all kinds. Do you want to build a snowman?
  20. Roper_Mountain

    Butterfly Adventure - Begins today!

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    Returning for the fourth year on Tuesday, June 11, is the ever-popular Butterfly Adventure, featuring a unique experience as hundreds of butterflies surround visitors within the natural rainforest habitat at Roper Mountain Science Center. Butterfly Adventure provides guests the opportunity to interact with hundreds of native butterflies as they flutter, dip and soar around the tropical foliage. “In addition to enjoying over a dozen different species of Southeastern butterflies, there will also be a multitude of interactive activities and displays for guests to explore while visiting us to ensure each person enjoys their butterfly experience to the fullest,” Roper Mountain Science Center Director Michael Weeks noted. Dozens of hands-on activities and adventure around the lower part of the mountain await. A sampling of happenings for visitors of ALL ages include: Explore the fascinating life cycle of butterflies and caterpillars while observing them progressing through their various stages of transformation, and discover other unique insects in the Rainforest Classroom Interact with a variety of live animals including snakes, lizards, and much more while learning about South Carolina habitats Create a number of make-and-take butterfly crafts Become immersed in mysterious worlds through Virtual Reality explorations in the Paleo and Marine Labs Discover the importance of our oceans and interact with marine animals while visiting the Marine Lab Aquariums and Touch Tanks Contribute to the Pollinator Mobile art installation Design and test a butterfly in the Ecology Lab Wind Tunnels Take a break outdoors in the fun and shaded WildWood play area Wander through the beautiful outdoor Butterfly Garden and Arboretum Be challenged in special Breakout Games on Fridays and Saturdays Partake in Cockroach Races and Eat-a-Bug Club Special Events on Saturdays Travel back in time and explore the buildings and gardens of the Living History Farm and participate in a variety of family-friendly activities, including panning for gems Butterfly Adventure is open from June 11 until July 12, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed only on the 4th of July. Admission is: $8 for teens and adults (ages 13-59); $7 for children (ages 4-12) and for senior citizens (age 60 and over). Free for children age 3 and under, Roper Mountain Science Center members, and school district employees. All activities are included in the general admission to the Center.
  21. fortdobbs

    Ft. Dobbs Summer Homeschool Day-NC

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    Homeschooling families are invited to Fort Dobbs to interact with interpreters in hands-on activities which will bring the 18th century to life! 10am-2pm. $6 per student. Pre-registration required.
  22. Andrew_Sapp

    North Augusta, SC

    Hello all, This is my first year homeschooling. My son will be entering the 7th grade and my daughter will be starting 5K. Any advice or tips are welcome; if any families in the North Augusta / Aiken area would like to meet or know of any local home school meet-up groups, please let me know. Thank you Andrew, Tristen and Carina
  23. Please register for this field trip before placing your order.

    Join us for our final Nat Geo Live field trip and explore the Arctic kingdom. We'll track polar bears, follow caribou herds, and see the Northern Lights in stunning detail!

    $17.00

  24. rivysoccerplayer11

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    • AidanCreeper7

    Where do you live?

  25. Hello! Any homeschoolers with young kids on Johns or James island? We also go to Mount Pleasant very often. I’d love to meet other homeschool moms with preschool age kids.
  26. Chautauqua History Alive

    History Festival (all week) - begins today

  27. Parises

    Nat Geo Live - Big Cats

    I just wanted to share another opportunity to learn about big cats coming up in April for anyone who enjoyed this event or may have missed it. On April 28, there will be a free open house at Suzie's Pride Big Cat Sanctuary in Rockwell, NC from 2-4pm. The event is listed on Facebook too if you need more info.
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