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Summer History Camps

2022 Programs Full History camps return safely this Summer 2022 at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, with enhanced protective measures and interactive learning opportunities for children age 4 to those who have just completed 1st-3rd grades and 4th-5th grades, offering two- and three-day on-site educational programs designed to inspire engagement with early Am

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Summer History Camps

2022 Programs History camps return safely this Summer 2022 at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, with enhanced protective measures and interactive learning opportunities for children age 4 to those who have just completed 1st-3rd grades and 4th-5th grades, offering two- and three-day on-site educational programs designed to inspire engagement with early America

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Yorktown Living History Sampler

Explore our recreated Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm in this interactive experience that shows life in Virginia before, during and after the Revolutionary War. For all ages Program complies with VA Social Studies Standards of Learning.    “After studying Yorktown and Colonial time in the classroom, it's excellent for the student to experience the real history in p

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Yorktown Guided Tour

Experience life in Revolutionary War Virginia. How did farmers, soldiers, and statesmen navigate the unknown as they worked to shape American democracy? Learn about daily life in the 18th-century in our recreated continental Army encampment, Revolution-era farm, and gallery spaces. For all ages. Program complies with VA Social Studies Standards of Learning.  “This was excellent!  We have not c

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Powhatan’s People

Keep the focus on the history and culture of the Powhatan Indians as students explore the re-created Powhatan Indian Village to figure out their technology, visit the river to learn how they used the waterways and examine artifacts in the gallery to discover what happened to the Powhatan Indian lands after the English arrival in 1607. For kindergarten to 1st grade. Program complies with VA Soc

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People, Plants, and Animals

Students use their senses to discover and analyze objects, observe, identify and make simple classifications, and examine how people affected change on the natural resources in the area. For grades 1 to 3. Program complies with VA Social Studies and Science Standards of Learning.    “The program was engaging and interactive!  The wolf/deer game was our favorite.” - 1st Grade Elementary

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Jamestown Guided Tour

Take in the incredible history of America’s first permanent English settlement on this interactive tour. Each group is led by a professional museum educator who will ask questions and pose problems that help students connect to the people and events of Jamestown’s history from multiple perspectives. Along the way, they’ll engage in activities in the recreated Powhatan Indian Village, ships, and Ja

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Pick an exciting focus for your school or adult group – Powhatan Indians, English Settlers, or When Cultures Collide! You can also customize the length of your tour, at one or two hours. Not available in November or April. Limited to two classes at a time. For all ages Program complies with VA Social Studies Standards of Learning.    “This program gave my students a wonderful ha

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Little Powhatans

Students compare their lives to those of Powhatan Indian children 400 years ago. Practice hunting skills, gather walnuts, work in the garden and explore the re-created Powhatan Indian Village for clues about shelter, clothing, and cooking. Take a trip through the gallery to find Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas. For kindergarten and 1st grade. Program complies with VA Social Studies Standards of L

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