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Feb
7
Thu
Home School Day – The Things They Made (ages 4 – 14)
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10 am – 2 pm

Everything that English Colonists and Powhatans required to survive in 17th century Virginia were likely to be made, traded or raised HERE:  iron or stone tools, clothing, food, housing, weapons, medicines!   Participate in collecting raw materials, trading between Colonials and Powhatans and using tobacco to trade with England.  Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive setting at our living history museum.  Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.  Registration is required by February 5 by calling 804-318-8797. 

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

Mar
7
Thu
Henricus Home School Day – The Two Lives of Pocahontas (ages 4 – 14)
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10 am – 2 pm

Follow the life and times of Pocahontas, as both a Powhatan girl and as an English woman.  Compare and contrast both of her lives through the different needs (food, housing, clothing), politics and status, education, and religion of both worlds. Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive setting at our living history museum.  Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. 

Registration is required by March 5 by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost:  $18 student/$5 ages 2-3/$13 for accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons $13 student/$3 ages 2-3/ Free for accompanying adult.

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