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Educational Presentations 

Educational Presentations

Formal Educators (schools) and Informal Educators (museums) often join together to help make education as three-dimensional and interactive as possible for all children.

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Summer Teacher Workshops

Workshops can be arranged and customized for individual schools or districts.
Workshops may include:

  • Historical Discussion Sessions – 17th-century colonial & Virginia Indian history
  • Interactive, living history tours of the re-created Citie of Henricus & of the Powhatan Village of Arrohateck
  • Sessions on the use of primary sources & archaeology
  • Hands-on activities to take back to the classroom
  • DVDs – People of the River: The Virginia Indians & The Citie of Henricus
  • Project and problem-based learning activities for both primary and secondary students

Elementary Teachers

Agriculture Through the Centuries (July 26)

Join educators of Henricus Historical Park and Virginia Farm Bureau’s Agriculture in the Classroom staff for an SOL-aligned workshop focusing on the history of both Colonial-era and modern-day Virginia agriculture. There will be grade-level-appropriate hands-on activities relating to the elementary-level classroom (pre-K through grade 5).  All public, private, and home school educators are welcome. Teacher re-certification hours available.

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: Free (lunch included)

Register by calling (804) 290-1143.

Educator Open Houses

Annual Educator Open House (April 19)

Participate in guided site tours, demonstrations from school programs, make-and-take activities, discussions about our new and upcoming SOL- and STEM-aligned programs and enjoy light refreshments. Enter a drawing for educational items from our gift shop. Open to public, private, homeschools and other educators. Bring your children!

Time:  2 – 5 p.m.

Cost:  Free to all active educators, administrators and their immediate family members

Register by calling (804) 318-8797.

Teacher Informational In-Services

Available at your school upon request. FREE