Homeschool Programs

We welcome homeschool groups of 10 or more students to book our school programs, which can be modified as needed to suit your needs. Please visit our School Programs page for more information.

We are also offering a special series of programs for homeschool families during the 2019-2020 school year.

Pre-registration is required. To register, visit our website at www.metc.org or contact our Education Department at 973-377-2982 ext. 12 or Education@metc.org

Winter Homeschool Session

New Jersey Animals and Endangered Species

Dates:  Wednesdays January 8, 15, 22, 29, [Feb. 5 make-up day], 2020

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Join us in exploring how the native animals of New Jersey have changed over 200 years. Learn why some of these animals are now endangered and what each of us can do as conservationists.

Age: K to 2nd

Cost: $10/class ($40 for the 4-week session)

Pre-registration is required. To register, click here or contact our Education Department at 973-377-2982 ext. 12 or Education@metc.org

Mini Glassblowing Session with Morris County School of Glass

Join METC for a special two-part collaborative program with the Morris County School of Glass as we explore the arts of glass blowing, mosaics, stenciling, stained glass and more!

February 12, 2020, at MCSOG (89 Whippany Road, Morristown)

Part I: Demonstrations for the Group 12:00-1:00pm: Come learn about the magic of glassblowing. Did you know that glass is its own state of matter?  Watch as the glass goes from its liquid-like to solid-state right before your eyes! MCSOG’s talented artists will form and shape the material from a molten blob of glass into a beautiful, functional piece

Part II : Select one of the following options

1:15-2:45pm Glassblowing (for children ages 8 and up)

In this glass workshop, choose between several colorful objects you can create with the help of our talented artists. Learn to manipulate 2,100-degree liquid glass into beautiful and useful objects like a vase, bowl, flower, galaxy globe, heart, ornament, or snowman!

1:15-2:15pm Mosaics (any age)

Explore the ancient art of glass mosaics. This fun and easy class will explore color and texture to create a stunning work of original art. Learn techniques for cutting and shaping colored sheet glass to create a totally unique and beautiful tile.

February 19, 2020 at METC (9 Main Street, Madison)

12:00-1:30 Pick up your masterpiece at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and explore the late 19th century stenciling, stained glass, carvings and other artistic elements used to decorate METC’s beautiful and historic building

Cost for the 2-week Session: $72 per child for the mosaic option, $102 for the glass blowing option

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Click here to register or contact our Education Department at 973-377-2982 ext. 12 or education@metc.org.

*Registration closes on January 22, 2020 and there will be no refunds after this point*