The Tuesday and Wednesday classes are currently full. Please contact Devon Lawson to be put on the waiting list.

Are you a home school parent looking to engage your students in rigorous, hands-on science learning experiences? Consider Explore School, a program partnership between ExplorationWorks! Science Center and Helena Public Schools for home school students ages 6-13. Classes take place at ExplorationWorks. Students enroll with HPS at 25% of full-time enrollment and attend science classes at ExplorationWorks. The hands-on learning opportunities students receive meet Montana science standards. Explore School provides educational choice and an alternative way to meet the needs of Helena kids and families, providing home school families in the Helena area access to rich, hands-on, inquiry-based science experiences. Enrich and compliment science content being taught in your home at no cost to your family. Students meet one day a week from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm for the duration of the academic year. Tuesday grades 1 to 2, Wednesday grades 3 to 5 and Thursday grades 6 – 8. Early registration is encouraged. Space is limited.

For additional information call contact Devon Lawson, Director of Education at 406.457.1800 ext 2 or email to

Following are the forms students will need for attending Explore School:


K-12 Enrollment Form

Health History

Supply List 2015

Explore School 2015-2016 Calendar

Religious Exemption

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