Home School Classes

Home School Classes

Homeschool Classes

Explore some amazing nature topics with hands-on activities that make learning fun!

Home School classes are priced for one adult and up to two children to attend. (Younger children may attend but the parent should be prepared to help them with certain activities.)

Cost per class: $25 per household and $20 Leu Member household

Register: You must register no later than the Friday prior to class on Wednesday.  Please click on the title of the class to register.

Tree-mendous Trees
Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9-12 year old

Trees have a fascinating secret life that is fun to explore. We will discuss amazing tree facts before we venture on a trek to appreciate some of the wonderful trees at Leu Gardens.

Zoom – Florida’s Fabulous Butterfiles and Moths!
Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8-12 year old

In this Zoom class you will learn to identify many of them, and how to tell the difference between a butterfly and a moth. We will discuss ways you can attract these gorgeous and important insects to your yard.

Wildly Wicked Plants
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9-12 year old

Explore the “wicked” side of plants that defend themselves with poisons, sharp spines, or by other scary means.

Food for Thought
Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9-12 year old

We will have fun considering the history of some of the food we grow and you will be challenged to consider where some of your favorite foods come from.

Incredible Invertebrates
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8-12 year old

Learn about invertebrates and get to see them up close in our invertebrate classroom!

Animal Life at Leu
Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 9-12 year old

Students will be challenged to consider just what vertebrate species have been spotted on the grounds through a fun interactive game.

Florida Naturalist Explorer!
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8-12 year old

Explore Leu Gardens as though you are the first one who has ever been here. You will sketch pictures and write notes about nature that you “discover”.

Saving the Planet with Plants
Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8-12 year old

Explore all the ways we depend on plants through some interactive take-home projects, and visit some very important plants in the gardens.