Homeschool Program


K-8 Homeschool Adventure Courses

In each course, you will receive in-depth lab/classroom experience to add to your science learning. There will be a film for each program shown in our Dr. Phillips CineDome giant screen theater. Supplemental Pre/Post Activities will be available online at Students will be grouped by age according to enrollment. This program is designed for students and their parents. Together you will participate in the Discovery Lab, exhibits, and movie.

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Program Time

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

K-5 includes a 60 minute lab experience
6-8 includes a 90 minute lab experience


Program Fee

Grades K-5
$25.00 Student-Parent Team – Non-members
(one K-5 student and one accompanying adult)
$23.00 Student-Parent Team – Members
(one K-5 student and one accompanying adult)
$11.00 each additional K-5 Student
Accompanying adult required for grades K-5.

Grades 6-8
$15.00 Grade 6-8 student only – Non-member
$12.00 Grade 6-8 student only – Member
$11.00 Accompanying Adult
Accompanying adult not required for grades 6-8.


Sample Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Check in
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Discovery Lab
(10:00 – 11:30 a.m. for Middle School)
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Guided Exhibit Hall Exploration
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. CineDome Film
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Self Guided Exploration and/or Lunch


Dates & Topics

Courses are independent and do not build upon each other.

Fall Semester:

Monday, September 4, 2017

K   Lights in the Sky
1-2 Spaced Out
3-5 Spaced Out
6-8 Lasers Engage

Monday, October 2, 2017

K   Superworm Science
1-2 Superworm Science
3-5 Superworm Science
6-8 Destination STEM: Dissection

Monday, November 6, 2017

K   Moving Machines
1-2 Mighty Magnets
3-5 Mighty Magnets
6-8 Destination STEM: Wind Power

Monday, December 4, 2017

K   Forces of Nature
1-2 Forces of Nature
3-5 Forces of Nature
6-8 Destination STEM: Solar Power

Spring Semester:

Monday, February 5, 2018

K  Mighty Magnets
1-2 STEM-tastic
3-5 STEM-tastic
6-8 Destination STEM: 3D Printing

Monday, March 5, 2018

K   Mother Goose
1-2 Bride Lab
3-5 Bridge Lab
6-8 Forensics

Monday, April 2, 2018

K   Habitat Hike
1-2 Balance and Coaster Exhibit Challenges
3-5 Glider and Water Table Exhibit Challenges
6-8 BioLab

Monday, May 7, 2018

K  Kitchen Chemistry
1-2 Glider and Water Table Exhibit Challenges
3-5 Balance and Coaster Exhibit Challenges
6-8 ChemLab



Homeschool Overnight Adventures

Overnight Adventure programs are a great way for your child to learn while bonding with fellow friends! Each overnight program includes; exploration of the Orlando Science Center, an age-appropriate themed workshop, a large-format film, dinner, breakfast and an unforgettable experience for you and your young scientist!

  • Minimum of 50 participants is required, for booking.
  • $47 per student; 1 adult free for every 10 students.
  • $37 per additional adult chaperone.
  • Payment must be paid in full 2 weeks prior to event program.
  • A $50 deposit is due at time of registration for a Group Reservation; balance is due 2 weeks prior to scheduled event program.


To register for a Homeschool program: Please contact the Reservations Office by phone at 407.514.2112 or click Purchase Courses to register online. For any additional questions, please email
Adults may be responsible for up to four different children during the program. Children in grades 6-8 may participate in part of our Homeschool Adventure program without parental supervision. You will be asked upon arrival to sign in your child. Please be aware that you are still responsible for your child. Please do not leave the premises. Your child must be picked up by 11:45 a.mSpace is limited, please book your child’s adventure soon!
Family Programs Brochure

Family Programs Brochure

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