Homeschool Programs at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 9, 2019) – Edison and Ford Winter Estates offers many programs for children throughout the year, including “Wednesdays with the Wild
Wizard,” a new homeschool program for students in grades first through sixth. In this program, students will learn about science and engineering in a series of three day-long camps. 

Classes meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. 

October 16 — The World of Edison and Ford
Students will become familiar with the site as they tour, tinker, and innovate their way across the property learning from experts that make history come alive.

October 23 — Henry Ford and Mechanics
Students will learn about mechanical advantage and design through live demonstrations, trial and error, and teamwork.

October 30 — A Lifetime of Innovation
From his early experiments with electricity to his search for rubber, students explore the scientific journeys of Thomas Edison’s impactful life.

Tuition for Edison Ford members: $45; or $125 for the three-class series; non-members: $50, or $140 for the three-class series. For additional information, visit the website at www.edisonford.org or call 239-334-7419. 
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Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Edison and Ford Winter Estates is the internationally known winter home site of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. More than 250,000 visitors walk through the location each year from all around the globe. The organization has received many awards, including the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Garden Clubs’ Historic Preservation Award. The property is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures,” a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. The Edison Botanic Laboratory is a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The site is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and until 9 p.m. during the month of December for Holiday Nights.
We’re located at:
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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