Homeschool Outdoor Education Days

Due to COVID-19 we are currently evaluating our ability to offer Homeschool programs this fall and do not have any programs planned at this time.  If you would like to be notified of any available programs please join our e-mail list by e-mailing outdoor@brr.org.

Homeschool Outdoor Education Days are an exciting opportunity for students 6 to 17 to explore God’s creation through hands-on, experiential learning in the outdoors.
Each day typically includes:

  • Two Creation Exploration sessions
  • Morning devotion
  • Take-home manual for each student
  • Lots of fun learning about God in the outdoors!

Each day runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm

Registration

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Outdoor Education Days

Our Spring Outdoor Education Days are being rescheduled for Fall 2020.  Dates and more information will be coming to your inbox this summer.

Each day will include:

• 2 Creation Exploration sessions
• Morning devotion
• A take-home manual for each student
• Fun times learning about God in the outdoors!

Sample Schedule
8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome & Introductions
9:45 Creation Exploration I
11:45 Lunch (Pack your own or purchase a boxed lunch)
12:30 Free Play
1:00 Creation Exploration II
3:00 Group Activity
3:30 Departure

Cost

Each day is $22 per student. $10/day non-refundable deposit due at time of registration.

Lunch Information

Lunch for Homeschool Days will be held in either our Pavilion or indoors depending on the weather. Boxed lunches will be available to purchase* for those families not wishing to pack a lunch. For those families wishing to pack a lunch a cooler will be available at check-in to drop your student’s lunch off. Please label your student’s lunch clearly.

*Boxed lunches are $6 each and must be ordered 2 weeks in advance.

Parent Information & Child Safety

While we do not require parents to attend, we understand that you may want to attend the day along with your child.  Any parents wishing to accompany their child during the program must provide Black Rock Retreat with current background checks as required by PA state law.  More information on required background checks can be found at http://www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/resources/clearances/index.htm.  Please e-mail Jon Hill with your clearances if you wish to attend.