Science Lab in the Supermarket


A 4-H Workshop for Homeschoolers

Requires virtual meetings and in-person at local Hannaford grocery store

“And all the time we have books, books teeming with ideas fresh from the minds of thinkers upon every subject to which we can wish to introduce children.” – Charlotte Mason

Who: Designed for curious multiage homeschoolers.

What: A twice weekly gathering of families (parents included).

When: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in January. Zoom meetings are at 12:30 and will be followed by grocery store experiment. Families will work on their own or in teams at a local Hannaford grocery store. There will only be one grocery store trip per week.

Jan 3rd & 5th | Jan 10th & 12th | Jan 17th & 19th | Jan 24th & 26th

NOTE: Space is limited. Families are encouraged to look at their calendar to ensure they are available to attend consistently. If you are not able to consistently attend this month, please leave the slot open for a family who is able.  There will be more opportunities next month!

Why: To learn, explore, and connect.

Supplies/Fees: Families are responsible for their own supplies and will be notified if any other supply fees are necessary.

Interested? Sign up below!

If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact Erin McDonald at or 207-581-8163 by December 28, 2022. If a request is made after that date, we may not have sufficient time to make the necessary arrangements.

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