Home School Days

Fri. April 12th,2019 and Tue. September 10th, 2019


Join us during our home school visit days, offered twice a year, in the spring and fall. Homeschool students, teachers and their families are invited to discover adventures above and below at Crystal Cave. Home school visitors will receive tickets for the one-hour guided tour at the discounted group rate. You do not need to meet a minimum group size. Tours during the home school day are offered from 10am to 4pm and depart frequently throughout the day.

Accepted forms of Homeschool identification include:
(1) A membership card from a homeschool group
(2) A copy of your Letter of Intent to Continue Homeschooling
(3) A copy of your "Initial Report to Superintendent"

Reservations are not required but we strongly suggest calling before the day to RSVP. Families and groups that RSVP will be given priority ticket assignments which may result in shorter wait times. Crystal Cave can be reached at 715-778-4414.

Home School Days - Rates

Includes:
In-Cave Program

Ages up to 15 $8.00
Ages 16 - 18 $12.00
Adults $14.00

Gem Panning at Prospector's Creek is an optonal activity and is at normal public rates

Home School Group Packages / Rates - Other Days

Can't make it for our Home School Days? You may still qualify for our general group discount on other days. (advance reservations required). Please check out all the details below.

Home School Group Packages / Rates

15 or more tickets with at least 2 weeks prior reservation
Smaller groups or groups without advance reservations are welcome but will be charged normal rates.
All tickets must be paid for together upon arrival. Individual ticket purchases charged at normal rates.

Crystal Cave Program Only

Available in the spring or fall.

Includes:
Introductory Video (Except June,July,August)
In-Cave Program

Ages up to 15 $8.00
Ages 16 - 18 $12.00
Adults $14.00

Plan at least 1.75 hours on-site for the Cave Tour. Larger groups will require additional time, as will lunch or hiking the Nature Trail.

*Note: Larger home school groups will be split into smaller groups. Max 20 people (adults and students) per Cave tour. Tours enter the cave every 10 minutes. If you have questions regarding the timing, please call us for more information.

Crystal Cave and Gem Panning Hands-On Lab

Available all season

Includes:
Introductory Video (Except June,July,August)
In-Cave Program
Hands-on lab - Gem Panning

Each student receives a bag of enriched mining rough and instructions on panning. Identification cards are provided and experienced staff will assist in identifying the rough gemstones found. The treasures discovered and the identification cards are the student’s to keep.

Ages up to 15 $13.50
Ages 16 - 18 $17.50
Adults $14.00 - tour only
Adults $19.50 - tour and gem panning

*Plan approximatly 2.0 hours on-site for the Cave Tour and Hands-on Lab. Larger groups will require additional time, as will lunch or hiking the Nature Trail.

*Note: Larger home school groups will be split into smaller groups. Max 20 people (adults and students) per Cave tour. Tours enter the cave every 15 minutes. If you have questions regarding the timing, please call us for more information.