• We had a wonderful time visiting the Children’s Museum this year! We would love to include you in our field trips for next year. In order to plan I was wondering when you guys start booking for next school year. THANK YOU !
    – HCPS 1st Grade Teacher
  • "Unplugged: Coding without Computers" is a wonderful program and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a field trip.

    – Charles City Kindergarten Teacher
  • I really enjoyed the cave. I liked being a producer. My group made a clock, a frisbee, a hat, and a necklace.

    – Catharine Clamcy
  • Thank you!! We had a ton of fun!! We had a LOT of great chaperones this year! I think this is the best our kids have been ever! our chaperones were on it! Thank you so much for seeing how great they were! We LOVED the lesson and we can't wait to come back next year!
    – CCPS Kindergarten Teacher
  • I would like to tell you thank you for our economics lesson during the field trip at the museum.

    – Anaya Holmes
  • The most things I liked was the cave and I liked the news studio.
    It made me feel like I was a real adult.

    – Shajuan MacDonald
Commonwealth Parenting

Commonwealth Parenting

Commonwealth Parenting (CP) and the Children's Museum have served as vital community resources in the Greater Richmond area for over 30 years...

...and when combined, the two organizations are visited by more than 400,000 people annually. Commonwealth Parenting provides support for the entire family, offers parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children of all ages, in addition to helping them understand age-appropriate developmental milestones, offering coaching for school readiness and early learning success. 

Contact Commonwealth Parenting:
Family Engagement Manager     •     Troyana Cheatham     •     (804) 474 7030


Family Programs are generously supported by:

Bob and Anna Lou Schaberg Fund at VNHC, Partnership for Families in collaboration with the Robins Foundation, The CarMax Foundation, Harrison Foundation, and Altria Companies Employee Community Fund

Family Programming at the Children's Museum

Family Time
Living Lab



CP in the Community

Commonwealth Parenting is now hosting family play hour in the community where families play together through craft, activities, and receive caregiver and parenting education and resources!

Commonwealth Parenting's Helpful Caregiver/Parenting Brochures