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South Carolina State Museum, Dinosuar, South Carolina, Family, Things to Do, Columbi

Join us on select Thursdays during the school year for lessons designed specifically for South Carolina homeschool students. Registration is restricted to individual homeschool families only. All programs are free for South Carolina homeschoolers unless otherwise noted.

Please note: for health and safety the museum is managing gallery and theater capacity, requiring social distancing, and has increased cleaning frequency. Per Gov. McMaster’s executive order, guests aged 3 and above are required to wear a face covering while visiting state buildings.

Important Information!

In order to be able to attend Homeschool Thursday, all homeschools must present one of the following along with a matching picture ID:

  • An official and current homeschool association registration card or acceptance letter

  • An official and current District registration card or approval letter

  • An official and current SC Association of Independent Homeschools registration card or acceptance letter

Reminder, SC homeschoolers will NOT be able to participate in Homeschool Thursday classes without presenting both a picture ID and confirmation of homeschool registration.

Please Note:

Due to high demand, limited space, and our desire to offer programming to as many families as possible, cancellations or date change requests must be received in writing 10 days in advance of the event. Requests for cancellation can be emailed to This reservation is non-refundable and non-transferrable should the cancellation occur within 10 days of scheduled program. Refunds will not be provided for individuals who do not show up for the event.

Schedule of Programs

Please note: this page is updated periodically. Class availability will be confirmed by museum staff when you finalize your registration.

Thurs., Oct. 8 and Oct. 15, 2020

In order to better facilitate social distancing, Homeschool Thursday classes are being offered on TWO days. The classes below will be available at the designated times on BOTH DATES listed above. Please click on each of classes below to reveal program descriptions and other important information.

1:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m.


Registration for the Homeschool Thursday on Oct. 8 is now OPEN and will CLOSE on Tues., Oct. 6, 2020 at 12 p.m..

Registration for the Homeschool Thursday on Oct. 15 is now OPEN and will CLOSE on Tues., Oct. 13, 2020 at 12 p.m..

Questions? Please call 803.898.4990 or email