School Day Programs 2020-2021

 

 All School Day Programs require preregistration!

 

 

A Jane Austen Christmas Home School Day, December 11th, 9 AM-11:30AM

Step back into a morning in Colonial Louisiana during the holidays. Learn about Christmas traditions, hear period Christmas Carols, or take a taste of wassail while watching our many crafts people make candles, woodworking, or show how they hunted for Christmas dinner.

Preregistration required. Limit to 300. All public health advisories at the time to be enforced. Please contact the park 9 AM-5 PM at 1-225-635-3739.

An Enslaved Life Home School Day, Friday January 15th, 9 AM-11:30AM

Young people will tour an actual slave cabin and hear what family life was like for those who lived, worked, and died on the plantation. They will experience crafts such as woodworking or how to use a crosscut saw while being surrounded by buildings slaves once built. Students will help grind corn to meal and get a taste of the foods that the enslaved once ate on these very grounds. Even the simple task of drawing and carrying buckets of water by using a shoulder yoke will be a memorable experience for the youth.

Preregistration is required. The program is oriented towards a middle school curriculum. This program also offers an educational handout for teachers to use in their classes with this program. All public health restrictions will be enforced. Call 1-225-635-3739 Monday through Sunday from 9 AM-5 PM.

War of 1812 Home School Day, Friday February 19th, 9 AM-11:30AM

Your Home School students are invited to discover the world of the War of 1812. Station to be explored will include loading and firing a cannon of the period, a flintlock musket demonstration and uniform talk, lead bullet and fire making, food of the soldiers, Regency etiquette, and one more special activity.

Groups need to be at the park on time or they will miss stations. Limited to the first 300 preregistered and open only to Home Schools. All public health requirements at the time enforced. To preregister please contact the park Monday-Sunday from 9 AM-5 PM at 1-225-635-3739.

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