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May
23
Thu
Home School Day – How Did Their Garden Grow? (Ages 4-14)
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10 am – 2 pm

How did the colonists and the Powhatans plant and grow their gardens; how did they use the foods that they grew?  Join in activities of seeding, weeding, and cultivating not only food, but tobacco (both Powhatan and English).  Participate in food trading and preparation activities.  Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum.  Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. Registration is required by May 21 by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost: $18/student, $5/ages 2-3, $13/accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons: $13/student, $3/ages 2-3, Free/accompanying adults free

Sep
12
Thu
Home School Day – Henricus, the Citie on the Edge of Forever (Ages 3 – 14)
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10 am – 2 pm

How did Virginia colonization begin?  Why did some early Jamestown settlers move upriver to the “new” outpost of Citie of Henricus?  Life in the 1600s in Virginia was challenging: who did the colonists meet, how did their government change, what was the new settlement like and how did they survive?  Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum.  Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. Registration is required by September 10thth by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost:  $18/student, $5/ages 2-3, $13/accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons: $13/student. $3/ages 2-3, accompanying adults free