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Homeschool Programs

Nature Explorers Adventures

Our Nature Explorers Adventures program is an opportunity for local homeschool students to enhance their existing studies and incorporate experiential, hands-on lessons on conservation here at The Cibolo.

This program is currently full.

If you would like to be added to our Waitlist or be notified about Spring 2024 registration, please email with Homeschool Program in the subject line.

Fall 2023

Classes are Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm

Ages: 5-12

Class size: 12 families

Class dates: every Wednesday for 8 weeks September 13th– November 8th (No class Wednesday, October 11th)

Pricing: $150 per student. $100 per additional child in the same family

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

Questions? Contact or call 830-249-4616

Exploring Our Ecosystems!

at The Cibolo Nature Center

Gain a wholistic picture of the interconnectedness of all living and nonliving parts of nature at the Cibolo. We will examine the role and impact of snakes/reptiles, bats, pollinators, native plants, water, rodents, and birds on varied habitats.

Where does your food come from?

at the Herff Farm

Experience the wonder and power of organic gardening by following a plant from seed to harvest. Students will have the opportunity to create products using fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers they grew in the Teaching Garden 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!

Questions? Contact or call 830-249-4616

More Information

What ages does Nature Explorers Adventures serve?

Fall/Spring Session: Our homeschool programs serve children 5-8 at the Herff Farm and 9-12 at the Nature Center.

Summer Session: Our homeschool program serves children 5-10 at the Herff Farm.

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.