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Posted 8/6/18

Homeschooler Days, by reservation only (more options listed below) -- Thursday, September 20th; Tuesday, September 25th; Thursday, October 4th; and Tuesday, October 23rd 

Don't forget to bring your NDE acknowledgement letter to secure homeschool pricing.

See the descriptions below to decide which experience fits your objectives. Make your reservation by emailing Lois at [email protected] with “Homeschool Reservation” in the subject line. Include the following information: 

E-mail address 
Phone # 
Grade levels of students 
# of students, ages 6 to 15 (younger siblings welcome) 
# of parents or adults, age 16 or over 
Date, time, and type of Field Trip you are reserving (see times and descriptions below) 

You may also call 402-332- 4200 to make a reservation and please let us know that you are a Homeschool family or group. 

Parents and their homeschooled children may take advantage of the school group student rates and stay all day and evening. Be prepared to show your letter from the State Department of Education. Reservations are required and must be made at least 24 hours in advance.   Your reservation for one of the educational tours qualifies you for the discounted educational tour rates. Prices for each child vary according to the type of school tour. All tours include Admission, Train Ride, a coupon for $2.50 off a pumpkin, all attractions and live shows. By showing the pumpkin coupon, any pumpkin less than 6 pounds is free (about the size of the child’s head). 

Various options available visit for details and pricing

  • Homeschool Day Pumpkin Harvest Fun -- Thursday, September 20th; Tuesday, September 25th; Thursday, October 4th; and Tuesday, October 23rd

  • Homeschool Day Apple Lesson -- Thursday, Sept. 20th : 1:30pm; Tuesday, Sept. 25th : 1pm, 1:30pm; Thursday, Oct. 4th : 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm

  • Homeschool Day Pollination Lesson -- Thursday, Oct. 4th 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm and 12:30pm; Tuesday, Oct. 23rd 11:30am and 12:00pm

  • Homeschool Day Apples, Pumpkins, and Pollination --Thursday, Oct. 4th; Openings: Pollination Lesson: 11am, 11:30am, 12pm or 12:30pm; Apple Lesson: 1:30pm