Mount Vernon welcomes homeschooling families to discover the 18th century by exploring the Farm at Mount Vernon!

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Add to Calendar 10/18/2021 09:00:00 10/18/2021 16:00:00 America/New_York Homeschool Day

Mount Vernon welcomes homeschooling families to discover the 18th century by exploring the Farm at Mount Vernon!

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Special Rate for Homeschool Families:
Children 5 and under: Free
Ages 6-18: $12
Adults: $14

Activities at the Farm

On the Farm from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  • Watch costumed historic trades interpreters produce 18th-century goods.
  • Learn about George Washington's innovative farming practices.
  • Visit a reconstructed cabin for an enslaved family.
  • Meet some of Mount Vernon's animals.

In the Historic Area:

  • Learn about composting and animals in the 18th century from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • History in Motion: Through movement, young learners can learn more about how plants grow. Best suited for toddler-preK, but all ages are welcome. The program will take place at Bowling Green at 10:15 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
  • Enjoy Music of the Revolution on the Bowling Green at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.

Learning Materials

Prepare for your visit by reviewing a printable version of the Homeschool Day. These tools are designed to support your visit. 

Adult Homeschool Day Guide

Kids' Homeschool Day Guide

Crop Rotation Worksheet

Learn more about themes relating to George Washington as a farmer, landscape designer, and the enslaved people who labored on his farms and gardens: 

Extend the learning at home by visiting the Online Activities for Kids webpage. 

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Face masks are recommended indoors for all persons, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Face masks are required for all unvaccinated guests.

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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