Fall Field Trips for Schools: Discovery Days

Choose from one of the three curriculum-based programs below to engage your students.  These programs only run in the fall (September 18 - November 3, 2017) so sign up today!

Life on a Belgian Farm

recommended for grade 2
Visit our Belgian Farm and learn how early 20th century immigrants adjusted to farming in America. Students will learn about immigration, help with farm chores, meet the animals, make & taste butter, and do much more in this participatory experience.

Encounter Fort Howard

recommended for grades 4-5Schoolhouse With Chris
Experience life at a Wisconsin military outpost: Fort Howard in 1836!  Students will examine the soldiers' regimented days, practice marching and participate in an 1830s school lesson.  

Explore the Fur Trade

recommended for grades 4-5
Relive the thrill of life in early Wisconsin, when Native Americans, French and British interacted during the fur trade.  Students will make sparks with flint and steel, listen to native stories and portage a canoe (weather and time permitting).

Logisitics for all above programs

Dates: September 18 - November 3, 2017

Time: 9:30am-12:00pm, call for afternoon session availability

Maximum Number: 80 people per program.  Please note this number includes teahers and chaperones.

Fees: $6 per student for the first program; $4 additional per student for the second program.  Teachers are free. One chaperone per 15 students is required and free.  Additional chaperones pay $10 each. 

*There are no refunds on these programs*

To Schedule: call Rachel at 800-721-5150 or email education@heritagehillgb.org

Please keep the 80 people maximum in mind when scheduling your chaperones.