Homeschool Days

Homeschool Programs include a living history demonstration,
hands-on activities, and crafts related to the subject matter.

Homeschool families can make a reservation by calling 770-387-2774.

Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3*  (*ask about member rates!)

“Plains”, Trains and Automobiles

Friday, September 11, 2015
Program Time: 11:00-3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-12

Spend a fun-filled day just for home school students at Booth Museum and Bartow History Museum!

Discover the connection between the modernization of transportation and the growth of America at the Bartow History Museum, where you will hear the story of the automobile, see vintage cars and visit the “Fill ‘er Up” exhibit. Learn about the development of air travel and make your own paper balloons and airplanes.

At Booth Museum, delve into early methods of transportation in the American West. Experience STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, while working with your family to design a stage coach from simple materials. Discover the differences between the chuck wagon from days of the cattle trails and today’s food trucks. Enjoy a movie about trains and meet sculptor Doyle Rogers, who created one of the sculptures in the museum collection.

Mysteries at the Museum

Monday, October 5, 2015
Program Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-12

Grab your magnifying glass and dive into mysteries in the museum.  Join other homeschoolers and practice the power of observation, learn to take your fingerprints, touch artifacts, and follow clues to solve a real mystery!

Cherokee Life and Legends

Monday, November 2. 2015
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-12

Examine the lives of the Cherokee through our Cherokee exhibit, artifacts and photos. Play Cherokee games, hear a Cherokee story, and see a blowgun demonstration.

WWII

Monday, December 7. 2015
Program Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

More information coming soon!

Bartow Business Builders

Monday, January 11, 2016
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-12

Explore the history of trade and business in northwest Georgia, as you design, build, barter and sell your own product.

Presidents

Monday, February 15, 2016
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

This is a joint program of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. Explore the executive office, and presidents past and present through interactive gallery activities and presentations.

Let Us Vote!

Monday, March 7, 2016
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

From the idea of “No taxation without representation” to today’s elections, voting has been an integral part of the governing of our nation. Unlike today, not everyone has always had the right to vote. Discover which groups have had to struggle to get that right. Hear stories from the Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights movements. Learn about significant constitutional amendments and voting laws, and create a timeline to follow.

Vote for Me!

Monday, April 4, 2016
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

How do elections work? Why do I keep seeing ads for that candidate? Discover the power of the vote, learn about the parts and participants of the voting process, help create a campaign, and vote for your favorite museum representative.

Gold Rush

Friday, May 6, 2016
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

This is a joint program of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. More information coming soon!

 

For questions regarding Home School Days, please call Jean Howington, at 770-382-3818 x 6288.