Welcome to our store!  

Family owned in North Carolina since 2001!

Our main focus at Lighthouse Educational is kit production and fulfillment.
Science is our passion, and we love offering supplies to make learning come alive.
We build boxes around curriculum :) 
Just send us the book, and we can make a box of supplies for the experiments.

See our Facebook page videos, updates and pictorials!

What are some things we do at Lighthouse?

  • Over 13 years experience providing supplies for Classical Conversations Foundations Science!
  • We partner with Lighthouse, Geodes, Rocks and Minerals to showcase premium rocks and minerals.
  • We have helped several universities with setup of geological materials and labs.
  • Ongoing contracts with several schools and companies to supply science kits and materials.
  • We partnered with Amplify Education and UC at Berkeley to develop, test and procure science kits for elementary and middle schools nationwide.

Who is Lighthouse Educational?
Lighthouse is owned and operated by the Wirtz family in the North Carolina mountains.

Joseph and I (Teresa) were Foundations Tutors, and Joseph has been a Challenge Director in North Carolina.
Our hobbies Coaching, Basketball, Karate, Golf, Clogging, Piano, Art, Firefighting, and EMT.


Your questions and concerns are very important to us.
We are dedicated to providing outstanding products and customer service. 
You can reach us by Email, Phone, or Text Message (preferred for faster response).

EMAIL:  [email protected]
Phone / Text Message: (828) 260-9426
Note: Texting is a preferred method for quick response during the busy season.
We don't have a computer in the packing area, but can respond to a text message.

Our mission is to help make teaching easy and fun.
We hope you find everything you need for your classroom.
 Please let us know if you need any help.

Carpe Diem,
Joseph and Teresa Wirtz




  • PAYMENTS ACCEPTED:  PayPal, Checks, Credit Cards and Financing through PayPal Credit




Lighthouse Educational adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing.

  • 128-256 bit or higher Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.

  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.

  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

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