Hermitage Homeschool Days

The Hermitage supports the work of homeschooling families by offering Homeschool Days. Please view the selections and register your students by emailing eadams@thehermitage.com.

The Hermitage does offer Hands on History Programs for homeschool groups of 15 or more students. Please register your cooperative group by emailing eadams@thehermitage.com.

Upcoming Hermitage Homeschool Days 2016


September 23, 2016– Junior Docents. The whole family is welcome to come watch their 4th and 5th grade students serve as historic interpreters at The Hermitage! Scripts and materials will be emailed two weeks before class. Registration deadline: September 8, 2016. Class begins at 1:00. $11/student; $16/parents.

Tickets for September 23

November 11, 2016—Trail of Tears. What happened to the Cherokee and what did Andrew Jackson have to do with it? Discover the political and social influences that governed the mass removal of Native Americans from the South in the 1830s. Designed for students in grades 4-12. Registration deadline: November 10, 2016. Class begins at 10:30. $9/student; $16/parents.

Tickets for November 11

December 9, 2016—Christmas at The Hermitage. Christmas at The Hermitage was a celebration of family, tradition, and the end of the cotton harvest. Join us to make crafts and explore the traditions of both the white and enslaved communities of The Hermitage. Designed for students in grades K-6. $9/student; $16/parents. Registration deadline: December 7, 2016

Tickets for December 9

A ticket is required for all participating children. Non-participating children will pay standard admission rates. Children aged 5 or younger are free. Advanced registration is required.

Class Registration is required.

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*$11/student for the Junior Docent program.


$7/non-participating children (Children under five are free.)

*So that we may ensure appropriate staff and materials, each participating child must pay the $9 fee, regardless of age.

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