Strawbery Banke’s On-site & Virtual Programs for Homeschoolers

Strawbery Banke welcomes families to step into the past either in-person or virtually for learning and discovery in the historic neighborhood of Puddle Dock. Explore traditional arts and crafts such as basket weaving and woodworking, learn how to write a historical fiction book, develop scientific experiments blending history and science, and so much more!

Winter/Spring 2022 Offerings

Homeschool Subscriptions:
Pay one low rate and receive access to ALL Strawbery Banke Homeschool Programs from September 2021 through May 2022. A subscription saves up to $250 per child! Click here to learn more.

Homeschool Subscription Cost:
One child*: $100
Two children*: $175
Three+ children*: $250
*Strawbery Banke Family Members receive a 20% discount on Homeschool Subscription costs.


History Science Fusion (Virtual)
Geared towards ages 7-11

Tuesdays, Jan. 4-25, 2022, 9-10 AM (FULL, Waitlist Available)
Tuesdays, Jan. 4-25, 2022, 10:30-11:30AM

Online via Zoom

What do history and science have in common? Asking questions and using evidence to get the answer! Participants will learn the surprising history of some famous and fun inventions and then use those inventions to develop experiments that they can really try.

Kits with all experiment materials are available for purchase for $6 plus $9 shipping. History Science Fusion is included in the cost of a Homeschool Subscription!

Cost of program: Members: $40; Nonmembers: $50.
Learn More & Register! (Only Session #2 is Available)


Imagining the Past (Virtual)
Tuesdays, March 8-29, 2022, 9-10 AM (FULL, Waitlist Available)
Tuesdays, March 8-29, 2022, 10:30-11:30 AM

Online via Zoom

Explore three centuries of history using imagination and fantasy! Each class begins with a brief introduction to the historical time period followed by an interactive conversation with one of Strawbery Banke’s professional role-players. Finally, participants will be taught some period crafts that they can do on their own.

Kits with all craft materials are available for purchase for $6 plus $9 shipping. Imaging the Past is included in the cost of a Homeschool Subscription!

Cost of program: Members: $40; Nonmembers: $50.
Learn More & Register! (Only Session #2 is Available)


1700s – A Day in the Life Classes
Wednesdays (Session 1), May 4-25, 2022, 10 AM-12 PM (FULL, Waitlist Available)
Thursdays (Session 2), May 5-26, 2022, 10 AM-12 PM (FULL, Waitlist Available)
Thursdays (Session 3), May 5-26, 2022, 12:30-2:30 PM 
Outdoors at Strawbery Banke, 14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth NH

Discover how people got the things they needed, what they did for fun, how they cooked their food, and ways that people tried to stay healthy.

Session 1

  • Hearth Cooking, Weds May 4 (full, see session #3)
  • Shopping and Trading, Weds May 11 (full, see session #3)
  • Entertainment, Weds May 18 (full, see session #3)
  • Health and Medicine, Weds May 25 (full, see session #3)

Session 2

  • Hearth Cooking, Thurs May 5 (full, see session #3)
  • Shopping and Trading, Thurs May 12 (full, see session #3)
  • Entertainment, Thurs May 19 (full, see session #3)
  • Health and Medicine, Thurs May 26 (full, see session #3)

Session 3

  • Hearth Cooking, Thurs May 5
  • Shopping and Trading, Thurs May 12
  • Entertainment, Thurs May 19
  • Health and Medicine, Thurs May 26

Cost per class:
All 1700s – A Day in the Life classes are included in the cost of a Homeschool Subscription! Or pay per class. Members: $20 per family; Nonmembers: $25 per family. Register for all 4 programs and get one free.
Learn More & Register! (Only Session #3 is Available)

 

Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth
(603) 433.1100
info@sbmuseum.org

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