Kings Landing Historical Settlement offers educational programming for school children in March, May/June and Autumn. Here is what is available in Fall 2013:
90-minute guided tour – to discover family membership, chores and responsibilities, trades and occupations of a 19th century St. John River Valley community. Your guide will focus on the age level of your group to help them imagine what life would have been like for them. You are welcome to stay as long as you wish following your tour. Earliest start time: 10:00 a.m. $7.50/student. Available September 16 – October 11
Explore Days Gone By (teacher-guided tour) – we will provide the teacher and supervisor with a questionnaire to assist in having an enjoyable learning experience at Kigns Landing. Costumed staff are found in most locations throughout the settlement to provide information on the lifestyle we depict and to help answer questions. Earliest start time: 10:00 a.m. $7.50/student. Available: September 16 – October 11
Grade 1 :
The Child at Work and Play - With their Kings Landing “parent” students will start their program day by getting out of bed, followed by daily chores, and when the chores are finished they will play an historic game. $8.00/student. Program dates: October 21- November 8
Grade 2 :
A Victorian Christmas Party - Students will rotate to various stations for baking Christmas treats, making holiday decorations, playing festive games and comparing and contrasting a child’s Christmas experience of today to that of 150 years ago. $8.00/student. Program dates: November 13-29
Grade 3 :
Our Family – Your Family - Taking on the role of an assigned family member, the students will become involved in indoor and outdoor activities that relate to their family role. $8.00/student. Program dates: October 21 – November 8
Grade 5 :
Ties That Bind - Students will explore some of the social structures that affected the development and health of an child their age in the 19th century. $8.00/student. Program dates: October 21 – November 8
Middle School /Grades 6-8 :
Waste Not, Want Not – Don’t throw it out! From scraps and shells to shavings and feathers, students will learn how families in New Brunswick creatively re-used leftovers and conserved resources. Hands-on activities and exploration emphasize the importance of recycling to the 19th century household. $8.00/student. Program dates: October 21-November 8
High School/Grades 9-12 :
Some of the above mentioned programs are easily adapted to the high school level. Kings Landing’s Education Department will work with teachers to develop a program to meet specific curriculum needs.
Note: All of our programs involve lots of walking and take place both inside and outside. Participants are strongly encouraged to dress appropriately for the conditions.
Please note reservation procedures: We encourage you to register for our Fall Education Programs by using the online registration form (below).
Please provide ALL information requested on the registration form
Complimentary teacher/supervisors policy: 1 adult admission is complimentary for every 10 paid students. *Additional adults will be charged $14.00 each.
You will receive written confirmation detailing your program via e-mail or fax. Please return the questionnaire to enable us to be prepared for your group as soon as possible.
After submitting your registration, if you do not hear back from Kings Landing confirming receipt of your form within 3 business days, please contact the Kings Landing Education Department at: (506)363-4954, or Pam.Gilbert2@gnb.ca