You can travel from Wilkesboro to Old Salem to experience a out of the box weekend. You can participate in a upcoming events with your homeschool kids. Try out their ghardening workshops.
"Gardening with Children
Saturday, June 1, 2013
10:00am - 11:00am
Single Brothers' Workshop
(10 W. Academy Street)
You and your child will participate together in this fun, hands-on session. Learn the basic needs of your garden plants and how to plan your garden. Plant some popular garden vegetables and flowers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The April 2 workshop is an in-depth, adult-only session and a suggested prerequisite.
Free workshop hosted by Old Salem Horticulture.
Please call 336-721-7357 for more information or to pre-register . "
These programs are very facinating and can lead to your kids learning about colonial times and gardening. You can use these out of the box experiences to supplement history and science classes with your homeschoolers. These programs offer kids a great opportunity. Check out more fun things to do at Old Salem. Check their site at : http://www.oldsalem.org/gardening-with-children.html .
Take the time and explore around Wilkesboro and Winston for educational fun trips to enjoy in the Spring and Summer.