Are you a homeschooler in San Antonio? You’ve come to the right place! There is so much to do in the city that homeschooling in San Antonio can be a different educational adventure everyday. Homeschoolers in San Antonio have a ton of opportunities available to them whether for educational field trips or to help you research and learn more about the area you live in.
If you’re looking to enhance your Time4Learning homeschool curriculum, give your child a different perspective on a new topic, or just get out of the house, this page is full of ideas for things to do and places to visit.
The former Franciscan mission, once the site of an 1836 battle, is now a museum where visitors can learn about an important part of history and Texas’s struggle for independence from Mexico. Homeschoolers can take a tour of the battlefield, be a part of history talks, and explore exhibits. Learn more: http://www.thealamo.org
Natural Bridge Caverns
Visitors will get to explore caves and see geological formations like stalactites and stalagmites within these caverns discovered by four college students in 1960. A number of exciting and educational tours take guests 180 feet below the surface. Homeschoolers can also pan for gems and fossils, try the maze, canopy challenge or zip line. Learn more: http://www.naturalbridgecaverns.com
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
This 400-acre drive thru safari first opened in 1984 and is home to over 500 animals. Visitors can see zebras, emus, ostriches, wildebeest and more roam freely from the comfort of their car. There is also a petting barnyard, a lemur island, and a giraffe barn. More info: http://www.wildliferanchtexas.com
San Pedro Springs Park
This 46-acre park is the oldest in the state, and the second oldest park in the U.S. The area’s earliest recorded inhabitants were the Payaya Indians who had a village named Yanaguana. Visitors can ride their bikes on a paved trail, take a swim in the pool, play tennis, or go on a nature walk. Learn more: http://www.sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec/Parks-Facilities/All-Parks-Facilities/Parks-Facilities-Details/ArtMID/14820/ArticleID/2504/San-Pedro-Springs-Park/Park/216
If this is your first time homeschooling or if you’re new to homeschooling in San Antonio, Time4Learning recommends visiting the Texas Department of Education website for information and specifics on the legal requirements for homeschooling in Texas.