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Homeschool Nature Enrichment and Outdoor Playgroups in Lakeland + Polk County

If you’re a homeschool family that loves to be outdoors, these nature enrichment programs and outdoor playgroups are a perfect fit.

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Camp Gilead

Camp Gilead offers children, families, churches, and groups a life-transforming adventure and a fun, safe, Christ-centered environment in which to LEARN, EXPLORE, and GROW. They offer Summer Camps, Retreats, Bible Clubs, and GileadCLUBS Homeschool Enrichment.

Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals
1445 Camp Gilead Drive, Polk City, Florida 33868
Deep Roots Nature School

Offering nature-based programs for ages 5 to 12.

Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals
Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Mulberry Phosphate Museum which houses an outstanding collection of fossilized remains, area memorabilia, and educational exhibits on the Phosphate Industry. You will experience the Earth’s past, viewing the remains of various types of marine life as well as reptiles and mammals dating back millions of years. Dig for sharks teeth and fossils in our outdoor pile!

Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Museums + Historic Field Trips | Museums + Historical Attractions | STEM Programs + LEGO Building
101 SE 1st Street, Mulberry, Florida 33860
TimberNook West Central Florida

TimberNook West Central Florida provides innovative outdoor play experiences that challenge the senses and inspire creativity, imagination, and independent play in the great outdoors. TimberNookWCFL provides year-round programs for ages 18 months through middle school. Join us on Social Media or find our current programs on our website.

Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Mommy and Me Classes | Nature + Outdoor Field Trips | Nature Classes + Outdoor Activities for Toddlers | Playgroups | STEM Programs + LEGO Building
701 East Sparkman Road, Plant City, Florida 33566
Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten is an outdoor play-based learning class for ages 18 months-8 Years old. Perfect class for the whole family!

Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Mommy and Me Classes | Nature Classes + Outdoor Activities for Toddlers | STEM Programs + LEGO Building
Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is a Polk County Gem. With over 50 acres of beautiful gardens, a variety of plants, trees, and flowers, 205 foot Singing Tower carillon, and a fantastic children’s garden play area, it is one of our favorite places to be outdoors. Learn more and see photos in our article on Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens.

Botanical Gardens | Hiking + Nature Preserves | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Nature + Outdoor Field Trips | Nature Classes + Outdoor Activities for Toddlers | Science + STEM Field Trips
1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Polk's Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center sits on one of Polk County’s treasured Environmental Areas, Circle B Bar Reserve. The center not only offers outdoor educational opportunities, but chances to learn about our surrounding local environment in an indoor setting. We encourage you to stop in for an educational experience before you hit the trails, which will have you coming back for more.

Hiking + Nature Preserves | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Nature + Outdoor Field Trips | Parks + Playground Rentals
4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Wild & Free Lakeland

Our desire is to explore God’s beautiful creation in and around our wonderful city in order to nurture the souls of children and mothers alike, and to encourage our spirits to truly be Wild + Free. This is a group of homeschooling families that go on nature hikes.

Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals
WonderHere

WonderHere is a learn & play studio that offers hands-on homeschool classes, creative extracurriculars, homeschool support, summer and holiday camps, birthday parties, mommy & me toddler classes, & an open studio for free & structured play. The WonderHere Schoolhouse is a small private school for age 4 – 5th grade, founded on the principles of play-based, project-driven, and personalized education. Utilizing our Family-Style™ Schoolhouse model, children are taught core skills and concepts, while also getting the opportunity to explore their own interests with the guidance of teacher mentorship.

Homeschool Co-Ops + Social Groups | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Enrichment - Sports + PE | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Mommy and Me Classes | Non-Religious Private Schools | Private Elementary Schools | Private Schools in Lakeland | Supplemental Programs + Umbrella Schools
5120 Colbert Road, Lakeland, Florida 33812