Mote offers a variety of homeschool programs at our Summerland Key and Key Largo facilities.  
 

Keys Homeschool Days 

**The program costs below are starting prices. Costs may vary based on program needs.

Join us each month for a fun-filled, ocean-themed learning experience led by Mote’s professional marine science educators. Participants will work in teams to develop and implement marine science research projects and get the inside scoop on the exciting research going on at Mote. They’ll work on problem-solving, communication and collaboration skills through STEM based projects while increasing ocean literacy and awareness through experiential learning.

Important Notes: Price represents the student plus one chaperone per family (required). ONLY registered participants are allowed to attend Homeschool Days (no younger or older non-registered siblings). Prior to registering, please review our program policies linked below.


Homeschool Days at IC2R3 (Summerland Key)

  • When: monthly on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:00 PM
  • Ages: 6-15
  • Fee: $20 per child and required parent/guardian chaperone
  • Note: 1 chaperone per 4 kids required (chaperones free) 

Click the button below for program dates & activity descriptions. Pre-registration is required.

Homeschool Days Summerland Key


Homeschool Days at Mote’s Key Largo Coral Nursery

  • When: monthly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:30 AM
  • Ages: 6-15
  • Fee: $20 per child and required parent/guardian chaperone
  • Note: 1 chaperone per 4 kids required (chaperones free) 

Click the button below for program dates & activity descriptions. Pre-registration is required.

Homeschool Days Key Largo


The following programs are drop-off, student only offerings and take place at our Summerland Key location (IC2R3).

Keys Homeschool Advanced (Summerland Key)

Mote’s Homeschool Advanced is a semester-long program that meets monthly to dive deeper into the cutting-edge science happening at Mote’s coral restoration lab. Each semester includes an on-going project and the chance to step into the lab alongside Mote scientists. Students will get the opportunity to experience a different component of Coral Restoration each month, from raising coral babies to the aquaculture of algal grazers. This is a drop-off student-only program. 

Next semester dates coming soon 

  • Ages: 8-15
  • Fee: $125 per student per semester

Keys Homeschool Workshops (Summerland Key)

Homeschool Workshops at IC2R3 are multi-day intensive programs for students to engage in a project for a concentrated period of 3-4 days. These are student-only drop off programs. 

Upcoming workshop dates will be posted soon.