It's difficult to make history come alive using just a textbook. Enter Preservation Burlington. The nonprofit dedicated to preserving and protecting the historic architecture of the Queen City recently released a Historic Architecture Toolkit, which aims to engage children ages 8 to 13 in local history and architectural heritage. Created by historians with education backgrounds, the toolkit provides samples of building materials, reference and coloring books, handouts, lessons, and a printable field notebook for students. For $25 to $50, local educators can rent the kit to use in their classrooms. The organization is also offering customizable historian-led walking tours of Burlington neighborhoods for $5 per student to enhance kids' understanding of the history in their own backyard.
The Willowell Foundation is proud to host thirteen camps on our 230-acre property in Monkton, Vermont. Our camps bring children closer to the land and to each other— combining adventure play, nature studies, leadership skills, the arts, and farming. Join skilled and caring leaders in: Rooted Youth Leadership; Stir the…(more)