Homeschool Programs

Join us for hands-on learning!

Calling homeschool families! Join us for a fun and educational exploration of the Historic Village to experience history come to life! Explore our nearly 70 historic buildings on a day that the Village is geared up for families or homeschool groups. Homeschool Days are often themed, more details below.

Homeschool days only occur on the dates listed below. Admission on Homeschool Days is reduced for families and homeschool groups to our school group rate. Pre-registration is required. 

Maple Madness Homeschool Family Field Trip Day (March 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Maple Madness Homeschool Family Field Trip Day (March 23, 12 – 4 p.m.)

19th Century Stem Day (April 19, 1p.m.-4p.m.)

Civil War Living History Day (May 19, 1p.m.-4p.m.)

Questions about our Education Programs? Contact our Education Team at education@gcv.org or (585) 294-8254. Ready to book? Contact our Program Registrar at (585) 294-8218 or email us at programregistrar@gcv.org.

Maple Madness Homeschool Family Field Trip Day

Wednesday, March 22 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us at GCV&M on Wednesday, March 22, for a sweet exploration into the history of maple sugaring in NY State! Homeschool family groups will have the opportunity to self-guide throughout the Nature Center Trails and the Historic Village, where they will interact with costumed historical interpreters demonstrating fascinating traditional tasks. See the modern-day sugar house, explore a 19th-century sugar camp, learn about historical uses of maple sugar in the Historic Village, and more! Plus, indulge in a pancake breakfast in the Meeting Center! 

Maple Madness Homeschool Family Field Trip Day

Thursday, March 23 | 12 - 4 p.m.

Join us at GCV&M on Thursday, March 23, for a sweet exploration into the history of maple sugaring in NY State! Homeschool family groups will have the opportunity to self-guide throughout the Nature Center Trails and the Historic Village, where they will interact with costumed historical interpreters demonstrating fascinating traditional tasks. See the modern-day sugar house, explore a 19th-century sugar camp, learn about historical uses of maple sugar in the Historic Village, and more! Plus, indulge in a pancake breakfast in the Meeting Center!