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Field Trip Opportunities:

The Children's Museum of Houston is open every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. for FREE FAMILY NIGHT...that's right, each admission is free!  Covered parking is adjacent to the museum and is $9 dollars.  This museum is designed for children 0-12 years of age and their families.  Children must be accompanied by an adult, and to enter the museum, a child must be present.  The third floor of the museum is the Tot Zone...kids 2 and under have a special place, just for them.  Come out and have some fun!

The Health Museum of Houston is a science lover's dream!  Does your child or family love science, nutrition, or the workings of the human body?  Then this is for you! This is one museum the entire family will love.  And its open for FREE FAMILY THURSDAY, every Thursday, from 2-7 p.m.  Parking is $8, and close to the museum.  The Health Museum promises unique experiences that are interactive, educational and fun for the entire family!  It's also a fantastic homeschool resource for learning about the human body and life sciences so that the entire family can live a healthier lifestyle. 

The Houston Zoo offers FREE ADMISSION to guests on the first Tuesday of each month, from September to May (summer months are excluded) from 12-closing.  A picnic area is across the parking lot, on the same side as the zoo, with plenty of shaded tables for you and your family to enjoy a leisurely lunch before you enter the zoo.  Bring your comfy walking shoes and the entire family!

The Holocaust Museum of Houston is always FREE for children, students, and college-students, with a current college I.D.  Adults are $12 apiece.  The Museum is not recommended for children under the age of 10, as musuem content is graphic and might be disturbing for younger children.  Parking is available beside the museum.  Photography and videography is not permitted.  Purses and other bags will be searched upon arrival.  The museum closes at 5 p.m. and is closed for all major holidays, including Jewish high holy days.

Check our calendar for specific field trip dates and sign ups!



CHSEL members strive to serve our homeschool and local communities through service projects with the local 4-H group and our families. We want to teach our members that we each have something to contribute and that we can bear one another's burdens and enjoy a more full and abundant life in Christ. 

If you know of a need or community project that needs to be brought to the attention of our group, please contact our admin team by email at chselshared@hotmail.com or call

409-729-6000 to request CHSEL group participation and/or have it placed on our website to request help from our community of homeschoolers.