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Home Schooling, San Juan Island Style

Foraging for Sea Beans

Looking for a new venue if you are working from home and your children are going back to school virtually? We have the perfect solution! Stay at the Tucker House Inn & Harrison House Suites for 1 – 3 weeks and we will help you line up activities to enhance the standard curriculum. San Juan Island has so many enrichment opportunities for families that are homeschooling or for those that are taking classes remotely. Mom and Dad can take advantage of our high-speed fiber connection to work remotely as well.

Here’s just a sampling of how you might fulfill some of your child’s academic goals when visiting:

Day 1: Science/Biology Hand’s on Learning
Explore the tide pools at Deadman’s or False Bay
Visit the whale museum
Enjoy a whale and wildlife tour or kayak trip

false bay tide out

Day 2: Art & Culture
Visit the SJI Sculpture Park
Visit the SJI Art Museum
Visit Island Studios

Day 3: History
Visit the SJI Historical Museum
Explore American Camp National Park – Earn Your Junior Ranger Badge
Explore English Camp National Park – Earn your Junior Ranger Badge
Explore Lime Kiln Point State Park
Hike to the John S. McMillin Memorial Mausoleum

Mausoleum

Day 4: Physical Education
Hiking
Biking
Kayaking

Day 5: Culinary Arts
Visit Pelindaba Lavender Farm
Take a Local Farm Tour
Enjoy Farm-to-Table Dining

Day 6: Nutrition
Learning to Cook – Cooking Class or Self Study
Visit the Farmer’s Market
Take our Farm Basket Cooking Challenge with Recipes

Day 7: Life Skills
Gardening – Farm or Farmer’s Market Visit
Laundry 101 – Our Guest Laundry
Cooking Skills

Cooking Class

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