Homeschool Families

Heinz History Center Homeschool Programs

The History Center’s new homeschool programs explore themes with a variety of activities geared towards learners of all ages. Join us for special program days complete with hands-on activities, mapping labs, read-alouds, and primary source analysis in our archives. These standards-aligned workshops turn the museum into your classroom. Advance registration is required.

If you have questions about History Center programing, please contact Amanda McAllen at aemcallen@heinzhistorycenter.org.

Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Programs

If you have questions about Fort Pitt Museum programming, please contact Kathleen Lugarich at klugarich@heinzhistorycenter.org.

Fridays at the Forks

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park.

Monthly classes are offered for students in grades 4-6 and 7-8 and include topics in early Pittsburgh and American history, the environment, and modern-day Pittsburgh.

The cost for the Friday at the Forks Homeschool Series is $10 per student per class or $60 per student for all seven classes in that age group.

For more information and to register, please visit each individual class page.

Grades 4-6

Grades 7-8

Meadowcroft Homeschool Programs

If you have questions about Meadowcroft programing, please contact Andrew Donovan at ardonovan@heinzhistorycenter.org or 724-587-3412.

Homeschool Day at Meadowcroft

Once again, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village is opening its doors to our region’s homeschoolers and their families for a unique opportunity to experience the development of our region. Through our hands-on educational programs that explore life on the land in the upper Ohio Valley, students will experience the cultural changes of our region from prehistory to the 19th century.

Check back for future homeschool day dates at Meadowcroft.