9 am – 4 pm
Discover the environmental and geological features of the historic James River as Powhatans and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it 400 years ago. 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. Take a field trip to a water treatment plant and then do conduct science experiments relating to water purification. Meet the historic peoples who lived along the banks of the James River and see how they used the river to meet their daily needs. Registration is required by July 26 by calling (804) 318-8797. Space is limited!
Cost: $140/child, $130/multiple children (same family); Henricus Patrons: $110/child