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April 27, 2017 (Deadline April 13) Huntsville: EarlyWorks Children's Museum & Constitution Village Field Trip

EarlyWorks Children's Museum & Constitution Village Field Trip
404 Madison St. SE
Huntsville, AL 35801

----April 27th at 10am--arrival is at 9:45am for check-in----

-We need a minimum of 15 students for the group discount.

-$10 per person. Children 1 & under are free.

-payments to reserve your spot need to be made by Paypal "Friends or Family" option to paypal.me/LisaG123 +OR+ you can message me at lisaw.gilchrist@gmail.com to make arrangements to get your payment in.

-DEADLINE TO RSVP AND MAKE PAYMENT is Thursday April 13th by noon! I have to call in our head count by this day at the latest to reserve our group tours. 

-Parking at the parking deck & limited parking on the street in front of the museum(paid parking--bring your quarters!)

-Bring your own sack lunch! We have the indoor picnic area reserved for 30 minutes after our Children's Museum tour.

9:45am arrival to check-in with me

10am EarlyWorks Children's Museum tour

12pm Lunch @Indoor picnic area

12:30pm Constitution Village

2:30/3pm Depart for Home

If you have any questions, please MESSAGE me. Thanks guys!!!! This will be so much fun!! A description of each event is posted below::::::::::


Amazing Americans

Join us on this fun, educational guided tour of U.S. history! Through the many stations of this program your students will learn to read braille at our Helen Keller exhibit, dress up as presidents and explore the keelboat. Find out which president was a big game hunter, and which one got stuck in the bathtub by exploring the Hall of Presidents! Quiz games about our Amazing Americans mural will engage students to learn about famous Americans such as Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson. Best of all, throughout your trip your students can visit with historical interpreters. 


Folklife Festival

Join us at Alabama Constitution Village, birthplace of Alabama, to celebrate Spring 19th-century style. The Village will be filled with activity taking your students back to a simpler time in our history. Students will witness the blacksmith as he stokes the fire and crafters doing their spinning and weaving. The hands-on craft area will encourage students to create folk crafts for themselves while using old-fashioned methods and techniques. Corn husk dolls, tin punching, thaumatropes, and dipping are a few of the crafts that you and your students might experience. Just as our forefathers did, students can try their hand at quill pen writing and block printing. Tap your feet to the live music flowing through the Village and take a whirl at the Virginia Reel. Sit a spell and listen to the storyteller and talk to historic characters from Alabama's past. Concession including slushies, popcorn, cookies, candy, soda, and much more will be available for purchase. Program length approximately 2 hours - free flow, tour at your own pace.

This event is open to all homeschoolers.  Please review the Everest Academy Participation Policy before attending any of our events.