Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes homeschooled students individually or as a group. Our standards-based field trip programs can be readily adapted for a wide age range of youth and our seasonal camps provide experiential learning opportunities for children ages 3 – 13. Join one of our scheduled single-session or multi-session homeschool programs below, or choose from any of our virtual seasonal camps to meet your specific needs.
Interested in a program that's already sold out? Email us to be placed on our waiting list.
Note: Every individual over the age 2 must register and pay $5 admission fee to enter the classroom, including siblings and parents.
Early Childhood Homeschool Programming
AGES 3 – 6
$5 PER PERSON
Explore our Early Childhood Homeschool online programming for ages 3 – 6 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways.
AGES 6 – 9 | 1 – 2 p.m.
AGES 10 – 13 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
$5 PER PERSON
Explore our Homeschool online programming for ages 6 – 13 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways.
What Is Your Family's Favorite Outdoor Activity or Craft?
You've spent lots of time learning together as a family — and we want to hear from you! Submit up to 80 words and a photo describing your favorite outdoor activity or nature craft to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll pick our favorite and share it on this page!
Phipps homeschool programming is planned with oversight from the Phipps Educational Advisory Committee for Charter and Homeschools.
Phipps Educational Advisory Committee for Charter and Homeschools
The Phipps Educational Advisory Committee for Charter and Homeschools (PEACCH) is a group of educators who meet regularly during the school year to foster collaboration and learning across schools and museums. The committee is made of home and charter school educators and museum educators in the Pittsburgh area.
Photos © Cory Doman, Paul g. Wiegman