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Enrichment Opportunities in BisMan

These are community programs that homeschoolers may find of interest though some are not specifically for homeschoolers (marked with an *).


We do not endorse any of these programs but are providing this information as a resource to our homeschooling community.


Links will open in a new window. If you know of other programs and services, please contact us.

Homeschool Choir: weekly choir for middle & high schoolers age 11+ led by Heidi Johnson held on Wednesdays in North Bismarck. 

Bismarck/Mandan Home Schoolers: Facebook group.

Bismarck Aikido:  homeschool aikido class held in the afternoon.

Northern Plains Dance:  homeschool ballet class held on Thursday afternoons.

Sanford Power: fitness training sessions for homeschoolers ages 11-15. Call 323-1126.

Sanford Power Homeschool Phy Ed: phy ed program for homeschoolers ages 5-11. Call Chris 323-1126

Open Gym:  Fridays 2-3pm at Dakota Star Gymnastics in Mandan. $5/person.

Open Gym: Wednesdays 2-3pm at Bismarck Gymnastics. $5/person.

Apple of His Eye Art:  art classes led by a veteran homeschool mom.

Theo Art School Homeschool Art Classes:  monthly or bi-monthly art classes for elementary aged homeschool students.

Bismarck Mandan Youth Symphony Orchestra*:  community youth symphony orchestra.

Career Academy*:  hands-on classes for high schoolers.

Central Region Area Career & Technical Center*: online vocational classes for high schoolers.

High School Homeschool Phy Ed*:  offered through ND Center for Distance Learning

Outschool*:  variety of online classes for all ages.

Open Gym*:  held at various schools around town on the week-ends, open gym provides a place to play with other kids and families. Why not invite a few homeschool friends to join you?

Sewing Classes*:  Sewing, knitting & crochet classes.

Bismarck Public Schools Athletics*: sports for grades 6 and up.

Preschool Play Dates*:  sponsored by Bismarck Parks & Rec, these community play dates are for kids infant-5 years and their parent.

Toddler Splash Days*:  Bismarck Parks & Rec invites you to come splash at the BSC Aquatic Center.

Preschool Skate Dates*: free ice skating program for preschoolers and their parents.

Imagination Playground*: have fun with Bismarck Parks & Rec's "playground in a box."

Bismarck Library Children & Teen's Activities*: story times, game nights, Lego club, Teen center and more.

Mandan Library Children & Teen's Activities*

Mothers of Preschoolers and MomsNext*:  church-based moms connection group. Various groups, meeting places/times.

Bismarck Moms Club*: moms connection group in Bismarck.

Shenanigans*: craft events & other activities.

General Sibley Park*: numerous free events plus playgrounds, trails and disc golf.

Kids Fitness at Capital Racquet*

Field Days at ND State Parks*

Bismarck/Mandan Children's Activities*: listing of events and activities for kids

Indoor playgrounds: BSC Aquatic Center, Gateway Mall, Heritage Center, Kirkwood Mall.

Museums, Galleries & Historical Sites:  Gateway to Science, Heritage Center, Former Governors Mansion, Buckstop Junction, Camp Hancock, Bismarck Art Gallery (BAGA),  Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative, The Capital Gallery, ND Capital Building, Railroad Museum in Mandan.

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