Home School Series

Allen County Parks offers home school science enrichment programs.

The following upcoming programs are available!

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER AND PREPAY by Noon, one week prior to each program by phone at 260.449.3778 or by emailing Ron Divelbiss at rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org or stop by the Nature Center. (replace word “at” with @) 

Fox Island County Park also offers Home School programs – For more information contact Natalie Haley at 449-3246 or by email nhaley at allencountyparks.org (replace the word “at” with @)

NO WALK-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE PROGRAM!!!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM

Fees for the programs vary so see each program for the fee. Classes fill up quickly, so reserve your space and please note that your space will NOT be reserved until you have paid. Classes begin promptly at the program start time!!

UPCOMING CLASSES – NOTICE THERE ARE TWO DATE AND TIME OPTIONS FOR EACH CLASS NOW!

Cell – Structure and Function – Homeschool
Metea County Park Nature Center
January 8, Monday 12:00 PM (Option 1)
January 9, Tuesday 9:30 AM (Option 2)
The students will study the parts of the cell and the job they do for the cell. Prerequisite: Students must
have taken Learning About the Microscope.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 1/2 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Microscopic Study of Cells— Homeschool
Metea County Park Nature Center
January 15, Monday 12:00 PM (Option 1)
January 16, Tuesday 9:30 AM (Option 2)
The students will study the structures of cells using the microscope. Prerequisite: Students must have taken
Learning About the Microscope.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 1/8 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Earthworm Dissection – Good for Home School Students taking biology
Metea County Park
February 19, Monday 12:00 PM (Option 1)
February 20, Tuesday 9:30 AM (Option 2)
Dissections are important because they show us how different we are from other organisms and yet how alike we
are. The earthworm is a basic invertebrate and we will be comparing it to other invertebrates and vertebrates.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 2/14 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Crayfish Dissection – Good for Home School Students taking biology
Metea County Park
February 26, Monday 12:00 PM (Option 1)
February 27, Tuesday 9:30 AM (Option 2)
The crayfish is an invertebrate with an exoskeleton. It has other interesting body parts to learn about.
Cost: $5.00
Pre-register by: 2/13 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Fish Dissection – Homeschool
Metea County Park Nature Center
March 12, Monday 12:00 PM (option 1)
March 13, Tuesday 9:30 AM (option 2)
We will be studying the external features and the open it up and study the interior structures.
Cost: $10.00
Pre-register by: 3/7 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss

Frog Dissections – Homeschool Program
Metea County Park
March 19, Monday 12:00 PM (option 1)
March 20, Tuesday 9:30 AM (option 2)
As we dissect a frog we will be studying the 10 vertebrate organ systems.
Cost: 10.00
Pre-register by: 3/10 Min. 5 Max. 9
To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org Call: 449-3778 Ron Divelbiss