Homeschool Days

Homeschool Day

August 15, 2024

In an effort to accommodate all types of schooling into our historic programming, we offer days set aside for homeschool students to enjoy Fort Meigs. This program includes a day of rich activities advancing the social studies curriculum. 

Appropriate for ages 9-14. Limited to 70 People

Registration Required: 419-874-4121

Program Overview

Morning Session 


Students will be divided into groups based on age. A series of educational stations will be set up inside the fort for group rotations.

Topics Discussed

  • Origin of the War of 1812
  • Frontier fort construction
  • Soldier’s living conditions, food 
  • Soldiers uniforms, equipment, weapons, and responsibilities
  • Fighting conditions and formations
  • Artillery science
  • Monuments and memory

Afternoon Session


Students will be divided into three groups of mixed ages to participate in a mock siege with engineers, artillerists, and infantry squaring off in a battle to defend or capture a replica fort. Students will use their problem solving skills, as well as build their teamwork and sportsmanship skills.

Additional Information

Associated Cost:

  • Students: $7.00
  • Teachers/Parents: $5.00

Registration Required. Call 419-874-4121

*Event day is rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

*Parents and accompanying small children who are not participating are welcome to explore the property and the museum.