Youth Education

Youth Education

Year round history education for students and families with school age children is offered at the Museum. Focusing on the pre-civil war period, and Alexander Twilight’s time, lively, hands on programs introduce students to the life and culture of early Vermont


All student groups are welcome to participate in our Museum Youth Education programs.  For dates, description and information on how to participate click the program title.  

Museum Tour
Young peoples introduction to the Museum.  Your group or family can learn what artifacts, images, and documents tell us about people’s lives, if we ask the right questions while in the Museum.
K – 12, Group Rates Apply.

Museum Skills
Visit the Museum with your student group for a day of in depth history & hand skills. Participate in one or two activities of your choice with enrichment materials for follow up. You may also include a tour of the museum’s collection during normal Museum hours. March 15 through Nov., K-12.

All School Days (Spring Field Days and Fall Harvest Day)
Day long “festival of history and seasonal handskills” for school and homeschool groups held at the Museum.  Community volunteers and museum staff invite all 3rd-6th graders to participate.

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  2019

Homeschool Education
All Homeschooler groups are welcome to participate in any of our youth programs, Group Rates are Available.

Youth Program Group Fees

All Group Rates are based on group size of ten participants plus two adults. Groups exceeding 10 but fewer than 15 pay additional per child fee.   In most cases 16 or more participants will be divided into two groups.   Scholarships may be available for some activities.

Museum Tour – Young people’s Introduction, 1 ½ hour:
groups/families $7.00 per child, $8 adults

Museum Skills Workshop – Your choice of Skills Workshop & date.  Independent groups visit the Museum –6 hour full day $100. – 3 hour half day $75
Forge and Woodworking may be more.

All School Days  – Full Day, 5 short Workshops, self-guided exploration of museum grounds $50 per group, ($5. per additional student)

NEK History Day  – Per student Registration fee $8.  Alternate years only.


For information on any of these programs, please contact the
Old Stone House Museum. Phone 802-754-2022,
or email