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History Comes Calling
Museum Outreach programs come to your classroom or home school. A member of our staff visits your school to present a variety of fascinating, hour long, history and social studies programs, which include artifacts, materials and actively engage the students. March through Nov., K-8.
Visit the Museum with your student group for a day of in depth history & hand skills. Participate in one to three activities with enrichment materials included for follow up. You may also include a tour of the museum’s collections from May 15 through Oct 15. Pre-Register. March through Nov., K-8.
NEK History Day
Independent Research on a topic of historical interest. For students 6th through 12th grade in Northeastern Vermont. Individuals or groups of two or three may participate. Homeschool students have the opportunity to focus on a semester long project and often do very well in this competition. This event happens alternate years, and is held in Newport, Vermont. The next History Day is March 24, 2011
All School Days (Spring Field Days and Fall Harvest Day)
Daylong “festival of history and seasonal handskills” for school and homeschool groups held at the Museum. Community volunteers and museum staff invite all 3rd-6th to participate. The Spring Field Days are being held May 22nd and 29th, 2012, and the next Fall Harvest Day is Sept. 25th, 2012.
Hands on History
All children 6-12 with their families, enjoy a different activity or craft from New England history on second Saturday of each month at the Museum. All family members welcome. March through December.
Time Traveler’s Day Camp
…is a week long history & hand skill experience amidst the beautiful historic district of Brownington where the Museum is situated. A day camp for children ages eight to twelve, now in its 15th year and limited to 50 campers. Time Traveler’s has an outstanding staff of expert Vermont crafts men and women.
For information on any of these programs, contact Susanna at the Old Stone House Museum. Phone 802-754-2022, or email firstname.lastname@example.org