Colonial Life

Home School Day

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm; Check-in at 9:40 am
Event duration 3-4 hours, depending on the size of group

5th grade curriculum​; 3-4 hour program
Pricing is $25/student (age 4-17) and $15/adult for open sign up days with no group minimum requirement
Children 3 and under are free to accompany 

Discount pricing available for groups with 25 students or more! 

 

 


In the days of the early settlements leading up to the Revolutionary War, come live the life of a Colonial American for a day!

​​Event Activities:

Blacksmith
One of the most important trades of the Colonial era. Blacksmith demonstration.


Surgeon Station
The tools of a field surgeon are put to use with explanations of why things were done the way they were.


Tinsmith

Create your own piece of tinsmith art, in the same fashion as the lantern used during Paul Revere's famous ride.

 

Dance Etiquette
Manners were important for gentleman and ladies during festive social gatherings of the time. 


Candle Making
Why was this item so important? What was it made from? Make your own to keep!


Weaponry
A period rifle presentation. No ammunition.


Bill of Rights
Know your rights! Let's discuss what the Bill of Rights consist of, and why they are important to all Americans!


Colonial Militia
Learn how to drill and march as you enlist in the Colonial Militia. Participate in a mock battle as time allows.

Things to bring:
Picnic Lunch
Closed Toe Shoes
Sunscreen
Plenty of Water
Money for Gift Shop
Spirit of Adventure!