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Home School Programs
Belle Meade Plantation’s school programs are open to any student group, including home schools. Any home schooling family, cooperative or association is welcome to book a private tour. Please be aware that we require a 10-paid student minimum for all private tour programs. Individual families or small groups are encouraged to sign up for our Home School Days. Home School Days are a great way to meet other home schooling families from Middle Tennessee and on these special dates there is no minimum number required to book your tour!
Book Your Trip Today!
Participation in each Home school Day is $8 per student. All tickets must be purchased online and are Non-refundable and not transferable. You will receive an email confirmation of your online ticket purchase to print and bring with you on the day of the event for check in. Each family receives one free Parent-Educator admission. Additional Adults are $11 per person. Additional adult tickets will be sold at the door on the date of the event. Younger (non-participating) siblings are welcome to observe at no cost. Picnic Areas are Available. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
2014-2015 Program Save-the- Dates
August 13, 2014 (10:30 am)
Tennessee History Timeline
Join us at this (one day only) special event to learn all about Tennessee’s rich History. Armed with a scavenger hunt and map students will explore the property to meet characters from the past and hear fascinating stories and cool facts! Hands on crafts and activities round out this 2 hour experience to make for one fun-filled day that you don’t want to miss.
Program Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
December 9, 2014 (10:30 am)
A Century of Christmas: 1853-1953
You are cordially invited to join our festive holiday activities and experience Christmas decade by decade. Learn about Victorian holiday traditions and discover 19th century holiday technology, from toys and games to the development of new electric Christmas tree lights, s you tour the lavishly decorated mansion. Decorate an ornament for the tree to take home and remember your special day at Belle Meade Plantation.
March 10, 2015 (10:30 am)
Art, History, and Literature: A Day with Beatrix Potter
Come meet Beatrix Potter and hear about her fascinating life. Try your hand at our printing press as you design your very own book cover. See live animals and sketch them for your book, just like Miss. Potter did for her wonderful books! This is sure to be a day to remember!
May 13, 2015 (10:30 am)
History, Horses and Derby, Oh My!
History and Horses are what Belle Meade Plantation is known for! Join us to discover the stories behind the famous racehorses at Belle Meade. Learn about horses through hands on activities, games, crafts and meeting our horses in person! If you love horses, this is the event for you!