Homeschool Days

Programs are 90 minutes and include a living history demonstration, hands-on activities and crafts related to the subject matter.

Home school families must make a reservation by calling 770-387-3849.

Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3*  (*ask about member rates!)

Program Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

September 9, 2013 – *Freedom 101:  Students will travel back in time to interview nine key historic figures who made strides in freedom-Paul Revere, Frederick Douglas, President and Eleanor Roosevelt, and other key figures.  Then, students will immerse themselves into the worlds of both protest parades with Susan B. Anthony, and boycotts with Cesar Chavez!  (Ages 8-14)  * This program is a joint program with The Grand Theatre and will run 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

October 7, 2013 – Toys and Games of the Past:  You can learn a lot about a time period by the toys and games children played.  Explore Cherokee life through the 1940s with fun toys and games!  (Ages 6-12)

November 4, 2013 – The Cherokee and the Trail of Tears:  Examine the lives of the Cherokee and the hardships they faced as we remember the 175th anniversary of the Trail of Tears.  (Ages 8-14)

February 3, 2014 – African American History Makers:  Students will dive into three different time periods as they discover the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, and John Henry Morgan (local Tuskegee Airman). (Ages 6-12)

March 3, 2014 – Women at War:  Explore the lives of the brave women who have served our country in difficult times.  Students will discover the trials and tribulations of Clara Barton, Rosie the Riveter and others through interactions with historical interpreters, activities and much more.  (Ages 8-14)

April 14, 2014 – Pioneer Life:  Discover the lives of the Pioneers in Northwest Georgia through exhibits, artifacts, and crafts.  Experience what life was like in a one-room schoolhouse and learn why Pioneer children rarely had homework!  (Ages 6-12)

May 2, 2014– One Day Special Event!  ** Special Time**

The Civil War Comes Alive

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

$5 for students, $3 for adults

This program is appropriate for Grades 3-12

In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, the Bartow History Museum and the Booth Museum are offering the chance to bring your students to an unforgettable Civil War experience. This one day special event will bring history to life for students through interaction with soldiers from both sides of the War. Choose from four performance times to experience the life of a Civil War soldier, then visit a field hospital, see a cannon being fired and much more. Demonstrations of blacksmithing, rifle firing, and signaling along with a visit to the home front will also provide students with a unique perspective on the War. Students may also visit special exhibitions inside each museum.

Special Performances:

9:30, 10:20, 11:30 and 12:20

 

 

For questions regarding Home School Days, please call 770-382-3818 x 6288.