TOURS & WORKSHOPS:
Since 1974 the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation has offered on-site programs related to 18th century farm life through its “living history” weekend activities and weekday field trips. Group programming can be designed for any age level from pre-school to senior citizens.
On-site programs are available April through November and must be scheduled by calling the Plantation office, which is open year round, at 610-566-1725.
EDUCATION FIELD TRIPS:
ALIGNMENT WITH PENNSYLVANIA STANDARDS:
Our programs support the Pennsylvania Social Studies Academic Standards for History K-12
Pennsylvania Social Studies Academic Standards for Geography K-12
- 8.1 Historical Analysis and Skills Development
- 8.2 Pennsylvania History
- 8.3 United States History
- 8.4 World History
Pennsylvania Social Studies Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology K-12
- 7.3 The Human Characteristics of Places and Region
- 7.4 Interactions Between People and Places
- 4.1 Watersheds and Wetlands
- 4.2 Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
- 4.4 Agriculture and Society
- 4.8 Humans and Environment
The Plantation’s on-site group programming includes tours and hands-on activities. There are group size limits for each program as well as age limits in some cases. For a complete description of our on-site group programming, please download the Educational Field Trips Brochure.
COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS WITH OTHER SITES:
The Tyler Arboretum and the Pennsylvania Resource Council are close neighbors to the Plantation. It is possible that a combination program can be arranged. If you are interested, contact our office to discuss possibilities.
If you are interested in us bringing programs to you, click on the Outreach link to the left.
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