Looking for a math or science class outside the house for your homeschool student? The Upstate has some great options. You’ll find opportunities for semester long classes as well as short term classes, activities, clubs, and unique opportunities.
Need additional homeschool resources? Be sure to check out our Ultimate Homeschool Guide to the Upstate.
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Early College (Dual Enrollment) at Greenville Technical College (GTC) is designed for motivated high-school-age students from Greenville County schools, charter schools, private schools, online academies, homeschool, etc., who seek academic challenges and want to get a head start on advanced academic goals.
Getting an early start on college credits will:
Visit www.gvltec.edu/early-college/ to learn more.
Offers weekly in-person and virtual programs for homeschool students K5-8th grade. Topics covered in each class change monthly. Offered November through May.
Contact the Education Department to register by phone at 864.467.4850
Learn about amazing raptors at the Carolina Raptor Center. They offer variety of field trip options with educational programming for groups, as well as homeschool days. See our review of one program here.
Homeschool Days are offered. Please contact Carolina Raptor Center for specific dates and times.
Offers hands-on educational programs for homeschoolers of all ages.
Learn about agriculture at Stewart Farms. Enjoy the pumpkin patch and the corn maze. Offers field trips and occasional special events for homeschoolers.
Lake Conestee Nature Preserve offers a wide variety of science and nature field trips and programs.
Paris Mountain offers group hikes and educational programs about nature and the history of Paris Mountain State Park. Find our review of one guided hike here.
Eden farms offers English riding lessons for ages 6 through adult with private or group lesson options. They also offer birthdays, field trips, summer camps and more.
Homeschool at the Barn- Includes an hour long riding lesson or trail ride, learning about life on a working horse farm (grooming, saddling, equine anatomy, feeding and more), horse themed crafts, bible study, snack, and time to play on the new playground.
If you want reassurance that your children are on pace with other students of the same age, get a FREE Math assessment!
Mathnasium offers tutoring services for all students in math.
Visit the Downtown Greenville Airport and/or Runway Park! Learn about aviation, meet a pilot, see aircraft up close, and more!
Ignite Learning Center offers unique hands-on activities and programs for students exploring STEAM. Programs include problem-solving challenges, engineering, arts and more.
Lucky Acres Farm is a small family farm in Townville, SC featuring alpacas. Learn about alpacas and how the farm is run, including what products the alpaca fibers are used to create.
WNC Nature Center currently offers self-guided tours for school groups (registration required), as well as virtual small group programs, virtual auditorium programs, and recorded programs on various topics that include a live animal guest.
View 60 species of native animals at the WNC Nature Center! Programs are available for groups as small as 10.
With Lowes Foods’ From the Field Trips, learn about healthy food, local food, exercising and healthy living.
Offers various grade level field trip programs in all major fields of science.
Homeschool groups can book a field trip full of learning, engagement, and play–at both museum locations in Greenville and Spartanburg. TCMU-Spartanburg field trips are available for kids grades 3K, 4K and 5K and TCMU-Greenville field trips are available for kids grades K4-Grade 5. Children can explore museum exhibits and participate in additional STEAM based programming led by TCMU staff and educators.
TCMU Greenville– 864.233.7755
Must include 15 or more students to qualify for educator pricing, with 1 adult per 5 children.