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June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Back by popular demand: A day for homeschoolers! Join us on Wednesday, June 15th to learn about the geological history of Western New York at Penn Dixie. This special program includes a complete educational tour of Penn Dixie led by our trained educators. All participants are welcome to take home all the fossils they find!
This program begins promptly at 10 am and ends at 12 pm; check-in begins at 9:30. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow for check-in, bathroom use, and other preparations. There will also be a nature walk departing at 1 pm, which is free for all homeschool day registrants. All registrants are welcome to stay and fossil hunt until the park closes at 4:30 pm.
Registration is $8 per student. Children must be accompanied by an adult. One free adult/chaperone is included with every registered student. Siblings and additional adults are welcome at $8 per person. There is no charge for children aged two and under. Fossil hunting tools are provided to all attendees.
Registration is required. To register for this program, email Dr. Holly at Holly@penndixie.org or call the office at 716-627-4560. Payment may be made via credit/debit card or cash on the day of the program.
Refund policy: In the event of light to moderate rain, the program will take still place as scheduled. Guests are advised to wear boots and rain gear. If there is heavy rain or we detect lightning on site, the program will be canceled and all guests will receive a refund. Otherwise, our usual cancellation policy applies.