The Cibolo Nature Center & Farm has a new name — same great mission.


Homeschool Programs

Nature Explorers Adventures

Now accepting students!

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Exploring Systems in Nature (ages 9-12)

at the Cibolo Nature Center

Take the classroom outdoors with this hands-on exploration of all the nature center has to offer! Learn about the various ecosystems that make up the Cibolo and Herff Farm. Classes will get an up-close look at how some animals use the ecosystems to survive.

  • Learn how to use scientific tools like microscopes, binoculars, and compasses
  • Observe animals and plants that call the nature center home
  • Explore the significance of water at the Cibolo
  • Conduct hands-on science experiments and projects to illuminate the world around you
  • Learn easy ways you can help protect natural resources

Where does your food come from? (ages 5-8)

at the Herff Farm

Experience the wonder of gardening by following a plant from seed to harvest. Students will have the opportunity to create products using their harvest to sell at the Farmers Market at Herff Farm!

  • Learn organic gardening practices
  • Explore all parts of the garden ecosystem from pests to decomposers
  • Accommodations available upon request!

Classes are Wednesdays 9:30am – 11:30am

Ages: 5-8 Garden, 9-12 Nature Center

Class size: 12 families 

Class dates: February 22 – April 19th (No class Wednesday, March 18th)


$150 per 8-week class per child. $100 per additional child in the same family

To register or for more information, please contact or call 830-249-4616

Classes are designed for students ages 5-12. Children 3 years old & up in attendance will be charged as participants.


More Information

What ages does Nature Explorers Adventures serve?

Our homeschool programs can serve children 5-8 at the Herff Farm and 9-12 at the Nature Center. These classes are highly customizable, and are designed to engage children, teenagers, and parents as well!

Can I drop off my child for class?

One parent or guardian is required to stay for the duration of the class, so please plan to come learn as a family.

What does my tuition cover?

Your tuition covers a place in the class for each member of your family, a weekly 2-hour class, and all supplies and tools for all activities.

Can we still participate if my child is in virtual education at school?

As long as you’re able to come during the scheduled class time, all families are welcome! You don’t have to be homeschooling to take part.