Family Field Trips

Henricus is now offering a school program for families one Saturday a month. This program covers several K-5 Virginia SOLs, so students can keep up with their curriculum on an individual basis. Many teachers also offer extra credit for students attending programs like these!

Online registration is required.

Students holding deer bones for program

People of the River: The Powhatan Indians

Tour Arrohateck, a re-created Virginia Indian community once located on the James River, and experience the Eastern Woodland Powhatan Indian culture just prior to contact. Through COVID-safe hands-on activities and demonstrations, learn about farming, food preparation, hunting, fishing and cultural activities. Discover how the Powhatan Indians met their survival needs in 17th century Virginia.

Dates: Mondays - September 13 & 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25. Saturdays - September 11, October 16, & November 13.

Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Cost: $8 per person.  Registration is required a day before the date selected.

Optional Saturday Add-On: General admission to the English settlement for an extra $3