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Jun
8
Thu
Henricus Home School Day – Natural Resources of the James River
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Students will learn how the James River (also known as the Powhatan Flue) was important to the English and Powhatan inhabitants and how it continues to be important today! Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. This special event is for guests ages 4-14.

Registration is required by June 5th by calling 804-318-8797.

Admission: $14 per student; $8 for accompanying adult

Henricus Patrons $12 per student; accompanying adults free.

Jun
22
Thu
Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Children of Arrohateck
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us to learn about what life would be like for the youngest Powhatan Indians a long time ago. Activities will include a story, short tour and activities in our Indian village of Arrohateck, and a make-and-take craft. Stay as little or as long as you like! All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is for guests ages 3-10.

Registration required by June 19 by calling (804) 318-8797.

Admission: $10 for each child; $7 for each adult

Henricus Patrons $8 for each child;  accompanying adult free

Jun
24
Sat
Trades of Antiquity
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Henricus Historical Park and the South East Virginia Primitive Skills Group present a weekend of historic skills. See demonstrations of life skills and trades from the pre-contact and Colonial eras in Virginia such as flint knapping, fire starting, wood turning, broom weaving, soap making, trapping, hide prep and blacksmithing. Examples of artifacts made will be available for purchase so bring your questions and take home a piece of history.

Cost: $8 Adults, $6 children aged 3 – 12/ Henricus Patrons free

Jun
26
Mon
Camp Pocahontas I (Ages 6 – 10)
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm

Camp Pocahontas I 

A daily camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Campers will explore the environment and life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through demonstrations, activities and arts and crafts. In our re-created Powhatan settlement of Arrohateck, hands-on activities at camp will include cooking, farming, hunting, house and canoe building, fish net weaving and making of pottery, arrows and tools. Make-and-take crafts included.

PLEASE NOTE:

Registration required by June 22 by calling 804-318-8797.

Admission: $200 per camper

Henricus Patrons $185. It pays to be a Patron at Henricus Historical Park. Learn more today how you can benefit by keeping history alive.

Jul
10
Mon
Camp Pocahontas II (Ages 6 – 10)
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm

Camp Pocahontas II  

A daily camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Campers will explore the environment and life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through demonstrations, activities and arts and crafts. In our re-created Powhatan settlement of Arrohateck, hands-on activities at camp will include cooking, farming, hunting, house and canoe building, fish net weaving and making of pottery, arrows and tools. Make-and-take crafts included.

 

Registration required by July 5 by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost: $200

Henricus Patrons: $185

Jul
20
Thu
Henricus Historical Park/Agriculture in the Classroom Present Agriculture Through the Centuries Teacher Workshop
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Henricus Historical Park/Agriculture in the Classroom Present Agriculture Through

the Centuries Teacher Workshop (Educators for grades pre-K – 5)

Join educators of Henricus Historical Park and Agriculture in the Classroom staff for an SOL-aligned workshop focusing on history and culture and the agriculture of Colonial-era Virginia. The workshop will include Colonial and Virginia Indian history and agricultural history talks. There will be grade-level-appropriate hands-on activities relating to primary sources and questioning strategies. All public, private and home school educators are welcome.

For more information, please call 804-318-8731.

Admission: Free-of -charge. Lunch included. Teacher re-certification hours available.

Jul
22
Sat
Colonial Crimes and Punishment
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event will focus on the systems of criminal punishments enacted by the English colonists and Powhatan Indians. The English crimes and punishments will be based off of the 1612 Laws Divine, Moral, and Martial as well as new Virginia laws after martial law ends by 1617 – especially those for women, children, and families. The Powhatan crime and punishments are based off of written English accounts and native traditions. Visitors have the opportunity to be participants in both trials and punishments! This event is great for all ages 7+.

Admission: $8 Adults, $6 children aged 3-12

Henricus Patrons free.

Jul
27
Thu
Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Food of the 17th Century
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come and learn what breakfast, lunch, and dinner might look like for a Powhatan Indian or Virginia colonist! Activities will include a story, interactive tour of our living history site, and a make-and-take craft. Stay as little or as long as you like. This event is great for children ages 3-10.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required by July 24th by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost $10 per child; $7 for each accompanying adult

Henricus Patrons $8 per child;  accompanying adult free.

Aug
15
Tue
James River Camp (Ages 9 – 12)
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm

James River Daily Camp from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Discover the environmental features of the historic James River as 17th-century Virginia Indians and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it. Paddle a kayak and identify how the plants and animals of the river were hunted, gathered and used throughout history. Understand the course changes made at Dutch Gap during the Civil War and see how it is used today. Registration required by August 11 by calling 804-318-8797. Limited space available.

Admission: $120

Henricus Patrons $110

Aug
24
Thu
Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Children of the Colony
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us to learn about what life would be like for the youngest English colonists. Activities will include a story, short tour of our English colony, and a make-and-take craft. Stay as little or as long as you like! All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration required by August 18 by calling (804) 318-8797.

Cost $10 per child; $7 for each accompanying adult

Henricus Patrons $8 per child;  accompanying adult free