Homeschool Days

Geek out together during Homeschool Days at Living Computers! Get hands-on with our exhibits, meet other families, and enjoy our world-famous vintage computer collection all in a day especially designed for homeschool students.

Each Homeschool Day at Living Computers features opportunities for guided tours and hands-on Lab activities as well as all-day access to our exhibits and galleries.

Spring 2018 Homeschool Days

March 14 
April 25  
May 16  >>  Registration Open Now!
 
Fees

*Living Computers Membership rates do not apply for Homeschool Days. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an Adult throughout the event.

$8     |   Students (ages 0 – 4 years free)
$12   |   Adults

**May 16 Homeschool Day advance sales will end on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM.


Labs and Tours

Registration for Homeschool Day Labs and Tours are filled on first-come, first-served basis (limit one Lab per student). Private Labs and Tours for multiple family groups or single co-ops can be arranged for groups of 8 or more students within in a limited age range.

Homeschool Day: Wednesday, May 16

Rapid Simple Circuits (90 minutes)

Let’s get analog! Discover how engineers and inventors prototype all their wacky and wild electronic ideas. In this fast-paced, hands-on Lab, students learn how breadboards work and how engineers use them to build and test simple circuits with common components.

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This Lab is suitable for students ages 10+ years only
Register Here

Intro to Soldering Workshop (60 minutes)

Come see our TWO new Intro to Soldering kits before one of them hits our Tech Store! Learn soldering skills from real Living Computers engineers and take home one the brightest little souvenir you've ever seen. Recommended 8+ years, and must sign waiver to participate.

Session 1: 10:30 – 11:30 am 
Register Here
Session 2: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Register Here
This Lab is suitable for students ages 8+ years only

Mainframes, Minis, and Micros Tour (45 minutes)

This 45-minute guided tour gives students a comprehensive look through our one-of-a-kind collection of fully-operational vintage computers. From mainframes to supercomputers, minis to micros—experience the history of computing in all its whirring, beeping glory right at your fingertips. This is a great program for Intro to Computer Science and AP Computer Science students, and can be easily adjusted to fit course content.

11:15 am – 12:00 pm  Register Here
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm  Register Here
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm  Register Here

This tour is ideal for listeners of 12+ years.


Can’t visit during Homeschool Program Days?

For groups of 8 students or more, we have a self-guided admission of $8 per student. Groups must have required chaperone ratios (1 adult to 8 students) to qualify for pricing. Reserve your group here.

Questions? Contact us at FieldTrips@LivingComputers.org or call 206-342-2020.