Arts & Crafts
Iredell Arts Council
The umbrella organization for arts groups in Iredell County, North Carolina and the conduit for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Funding. We offer information, referrals, event coordination and general support for art activities in Iredell County.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
We are currently planning some incentives and possible one-day events during the upcoming school year to encourage homeschooler participation. UNC-CH, CB #3480, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, (919) 962-1236
Iredell Museums, Inc
Imagine a place of wonder where children can touch, explore and play … Imagine a place for children where learning is fun each day … 134 Court St. (street address), P.O. Box 223, Statesville, NC 28687, (704) 872-4773
Our Discovery Halls and The Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family! 301 North Tryon Pl., Charlotte, (800) 935-0553
Greensboro Children’s Museum
Adults go to work every day in a town, and at the Greensboro Children’s Museum, children go to their work in “Our Town”, the realistic theme for the Museum. 220 North Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401, (336) 574-2898
Rocky Mount Children’s Museum and Science Center
Explore science, math and technology. 1610 Gay Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804, (919) 972-1167
The Health Adventure
Lesson plans available online before or after trips to this museum. 2 South Pack Square (street address), P.O. Box 180, Asheville, NC 28802-0180, (704) 254-6373
Lowes Foods’ Be A Smart Shopper
Children love the experience as much as parents, and our recent research indicates that BASS brings new knowledge of healthy choices at the grocery store to your children. To schedule a field trip, email email@example.com or call (800) 987-6409.
Poe Center for Health Education
We provide programs for home school groups, among other groups. We deliver fun, interactive health education programs for preschool-twelfth grade aged children. 224 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27610. To schedule a visit call 919-231-4006.
Summer camp, field trips, overnight encampments, and fife & drum music as well as partnerships with Colonial American historic sites. 1580 King Mill Road, Four Oaks NC, 27524. Telephone: (919) 938-1776.
The only North Carolina state historic site associated with the French and Indian War and the only one located along the official colonial frontier. 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville, NC 28625 – (704) 873-5866
Historic Rosedale Plantation
A unique way to discover the history of Charlotte, while learning in a beautiful, historic setting. 3427 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206 – (704) 335-0325
A home chock-full of contrasts and comparisons. It has welcoming public spaces, and hidden nooks and crannies. The top floor of the house has a wonderful little theater (seats about 60) where local plays can be preformed. For the younger children, we even have a professional puppet show which explains the history of the house. 413 South Main Street, Kernersville, N.C. 27284; (336) 996-7922<./p>
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Each year Old Salem hosts several events just for home educated families. Each event has a different theme and activities so that you learn something new each time you visit. September 15 & 17, 2010 will be “Botany in Salem” and will feature gardening, composting, botanical water coloring, making your own paper and much more going on in the historic town. In January and February 2011, please join us for museum classes especially for home educated children such as pottery and hearthside cooking. Call 1-800-441-5305 for reservations.
Rural Hill Farm
Center of Scottish Heritage, the historic homestead of Major John and Violet (Wilson) Davidson. Check the Educational section for learning experiences. 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 – (704) 875-3113
Lazy 5 Ranch
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari through the gently sloping pasturelands of Piedmont, North Carolina. Closed through March 1, 2005. 15100 Hwy 150 East Mooresville, NC 28115. (704) 663-5100
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Entertain your child with educational workshops, science club, homeschool classes, nature tots, mini museum studies, etc. 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455, (336) 288-3769
North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Science education is an essential part of the Museum’s mission. 102 North Salisbury Street (street address), P.O. Box 29555, Raleigh, NC 27626, (919) 733-7450
Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Exceptional opportunities for families and visitors of all ages to see the region’s rocks and minerals, hills and rivers, plants and animals with fresh wonder. 1500 East Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28054, (704) 866-6900
Catawba Science Center
CSC also provides a variety of educational and fun programming for school groups, children, families, adults, homeschoolers, preschoolers, scouts and other community groups. 243 3rd Avenue NE (street address), P.O. Box 2431, Hickory, NC 28603, (828) 322-8169
Imagination Station Science Museum
Our interactive programs are designed to promote student investigation into various science concepts. 224 East Nash Street,Wilson, NC 27894 Phone (252) 291-5113.
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Experience how inquiry-based teaching energizes your students and encourages science discovery. 433 West Murray Avenue (street address), P.O. Box 15190, Durham, NC 27704, (919) 220-5429
SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County
Enjoy interactive, hands-on special exhibits and programs in spacious exhibit halls. 400 West Hanes Mill Rd., Winston-Salem, (336) 767-6730