Many businesses offer discounted homeschool days for homeschool families in Orange County. Check out our list to find fun activities for the kids to get out and explore, learn with new friends, and work up a sweat.
Discovery Cube Orange County
2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, Ca 92705
The Discovery Cube Orange County occasionally offers special homeschool days where families are invited to explore the museum and take part in special programs and workshops to supplement what they are learning at home. The exciting hand-on activities and museum exhibits are a great way to get students engaged in science. The homeschool days are often discounted from the original admission price and are posted on the Discovery Cube website when they are offered.
Fountain Valley Skating Center
Every Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
$12 per child
Fountain Valley Skating Center no longer offers a homeschool skate session, but there is a kids skate session every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Coach Deborah will be on site during the roller skating session to help little ones learn to roller skate. Admission is $12 for kids and strollers and includes skate rentals and use of the skatemates. Adults skating with kids are free!
Get Air Surf City
Wednesday Student Day/Homeschool Day
Save 20% with a student ID
Get Air Surf City offers homeschool hour every Wednesday. The trampoline park offers a variety of jump areas plus a newly remodeled obstacle area, foam pits, a dodge ball area, a basketball area, and a toddler zone. There is no formal programming here, but kids love the free jump time and always leave sweaty.
Currently On Hold
Pretend City offers special homeschool rates on the third Friday of every month. Pretend City offers a wealth of hands-on activities and exhibits to complement curriculum and engage active learners including smart art, music and movement, simple science, math matters, literacy lessons, nature tales, and more. In addition to the opportunity for students to learn through play, the Pretend City community classrooms are available for parent teacher conferences and co-op use. Advanced online registration is required to participate in Pretend City Homeschool Days.
Monday, Thursday & Friday
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$17 for 1st child, $10 for each additional child
Rockin’ Jump in Santa Ana is an indoor trampoline park that offers a dedicated jump time every Monday, Thursday, and Friday for the homeschool community. A valid homeschool identification card is required to receive the discounted rate. They are a vendor with several charter schools and will take charter funds as payment when you make arrangements with them. Rockin’ Jump offers a variety of obstacles and elements for kids to enjoy including trampolines, the X-beam, a rock climbing wall, laser maze, dodgeball area, basketball hoops, and more.
Lake Forest & Tustin
Wildfire Gymnastics in Lake Forest offers an open gym session every Tuesday (12-1) for ages 18 months and up. In Tustin, open gym is Wednesday (12-1). Get out on the floor and practice cartwheels and tricks or try out all of the exciting gymnastics equipment including vaults, beams, bars, tumbling tracks, and foam pits. Open gym at Wildfire is a great opportunity to explore at your own pace and have fun learning how to use the equipment while getting to know other homeschool families.
Every January anyone who homeschools are invited to join fellow homeschoolers at Disneyland. A group picture is taken in front of the castle each year.
This program is currently on hiatus.
Educators will be facilitating ocean related activities and explorations throughout the morning to homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers. These engaging learning stations will allow students of all ages to experiment, investigate, and explore marine habitats and concepts.
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