The Birch School is not currently offering classes for homeschoolers in the 16-17 School Year.

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(Archived from 14-15 School Year)
Classes run for 7 or 8 week long sessions, patient with 4 sessions per school year.

Our homeschool classes take place primarily in the afternoon.

The center offers a variety classes for students of all ages and abilities. Our homeschool classes provide planned group experiences for students to enhance and support home learning. Grouped by interest, ambulance students explore a variety of core subjects, as well as special offerings and theme-based classes. Our instructors are proven educators and include teachers and staff from The Birch School as well as special guests offering topics on which they are experts. Our class schedule is determined by the interests and requests of member families, as well as the needs and interests of students and families of The Birch School.

You can register for classes by calling us at (845) 361-2267, emailing us at or by completing this form.

These are some possible subjects for homeschool classes upcoming quarters. If there is a class you are looking for, or an interest your child has, please let us know and we may design a course around that concept. It is likely that if your child or family is interested in the topic, that another family might be as well.

History of Western Music
Teen Test-Taking Strategies
Shakespeare and his Era
Writing Short Stories
Elementary Science
Beginning Programming
Stop-Motion Animation
Mindfullness Yoga
Math Through History
Sewing and Embroidery
Playwriting and Acting
Eagles, Owls and Birds
Genres – Poetry
Bicycle repair and building
Tinker Labs
Arduino Programming
Secondary Science – Dissection
Rockets and explosives projects
Create your own board game
Beneficial & Beloved Bees & Insects
Animal Tracking and Observation
Team-building initiatives
First Lego League challenges
Skyscrapers, tall buildings, and bridges
Stewart Preserve Nature and Ecology Study

And ? you help decide what comes next!

Classes are taught by center staff as well as special guests.