Homeschool Day

An HEAV-Sponsored EventMariners-2

Location: 100 Museum Drive, Newport News

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Before October 10: $12/member; $15/nonmember
After October 10: $15/ member; $20/nonmember
Ages five and under are free, and they may participate in activities with their older siblings.

Registration: Register online here. For more information,  call Ashley Ruhl at 757-591-7745, or e-mail

Description: Do you think that the sea influences your life on a daily basis?  If you answered “no,” you are in for a surprise! Join The Mariners’ Museum as we explore the importance of the maritime world in your life. From the first Thanksgiving to the most recent hurricane, from pirates to lighthouses–and so much more–you’ll discover why it is a maritime world after all.  Classes include:

  • “Hurricanesand “Tsunamis” (Grades 6 – 12)
  • “Buoyancy” and “Pirates” (Grades 3 – 5)
  • “Sailing into Thanksgiving” and “Lighthouse Lore” (Grades K – 2)

More information, visit, e-mail, or contact Ashley Ruhl (757)591-7745.

To schedule a co-op or support group field trip, contact Wisteria Perry (757)591-7744, or e-mail


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  1. […] older siblings. This event is sponsored by the Home Educators Association of Virginia. Visit their Homeschool Day at the Mariners’ Museum webpage here for further […]

  2. Sherika Morman says:

    What is included in the registration fee? Is lunch provided or is this just am entrance fee?