Sunday, August 24, 2008

2008-2009 Schedule of Field Trips

Field Trips 2008/2009

Many thanks to Christy and her kids' field trip planning committee for organzing these for us! More information will be forthcoming via email from Christy before each field trip as necessary.

You can use your Heritage Pass for anything marked with (*).

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We will be packing a lunch unless otherwise written.


*Brandywine Battlefield -10:00-12:00 AM

Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site, Box 202, Chadds Ford, PA 19317, Phone: 610-459-3342

September 25th

*Landis Valley Museum-

Colonial Days! 9-2:30pm and Heritage Passes will be honored.

Landis Valley Museum, 2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 Phone: 717.569.0401


(If someone has been to this location, let me know what you think of these directions. I would have gone through Lancaster to 30 to Rt 1, but Map Quest says the turnpike is faster.)

We may possibly be visiting the Wyeth Museum as well.

October- Friday October 3rd

Ashland-Pioneer Tunnel-9:30-11:00

19 th & Oak Sts. Ashland, Pennsylvania, 17921 Phone: 570-875-3850 or 570-875-3301

Pre-K through 6th Grade 7th Grade through High School and College
Total for Both Tours.......$ 8.00 Total for Both Tours......$ 10.00

One teacher or chaperone may come free
for each 20 students. Extra adults are $ 10.00 .

2 and under is free

Power Plant 12:30-1:30 (Ultra Constellation Operating Services)

4 Dennison Rd, Nesquehoning, PA 18240-2242 Phone: 570-645-8721

*Eckley’s Miners Village-2:00-3:00
Eckley Miners' Village, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, PA 18255 Phone: (570) 636-2070


November 14th


*Washington Crossing Historic Park-10:30-11:30

Washington Crossing Historic Park • Box 103, Washington Crossing, PA 18977 Phone: 215-493-4076

Valley Forge 1:00

1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406 Phone: (610) 783-1077

$3.00 for the Washington House


December 12


$4.50 per person Children 6 and under are free

Philadelphia Mint 2:00

151 Independence Mall East on 5th Street between Arch Street and Race Street.

The United States Mint does not provide parking.



The Farm Show

The Farm Show is located in Harrisburg and lasts all week long. Closer to the month, we will pick a time and place to meet. Maybe we will choose to just visit independently.

February 13

Lebanon Area/Grantville

Gap Museum 10:00-11:00 Charles Oellig 861-2402|

VA-Medical Center 11:30-12:30

Recycling Center - I will get back to you with specifics.

March 13

Penn State

Earth and Mineral Science Museum 10:00-11:00

16 Deike Building University Park, PA 16802-5000 Phone:814-865-6336

Frost Entomological Museum -11:15-12:15

AccuWeather, Inc. 1:00-2:00

The children must be at least 9-years-old to go on this tour. They are firm about this rule. I will be glad to take the older children on this tour. There are many options for the younger children while this tour takes place.

Matson Museum of Anthropology

Palmer Museum of Art


These are only directions to University Park. I will have specific directions to each museum and AccuWeather.

I only scheduled the Earth and Mineral Museum and the Entomological Museum. If your children would like to visit the Anthropology and Art museums, let me know and I will schedule a tour.

April 10


May 8


Gettysburg Battlefield
Phone: 334-1124 X3151


June 12


Rodale Institute

Kutztown University Dornish Collection of Children’s Literature

Dornish Collection
The J. Robert and Alice R. Dornish Collection is the donation of Dr. J. Robert Dornish. Professor Emeritus of the

College of Education. It is a collection of autographed children's literature that must be used in the Archives Room. The materials do not leave the library.

It is best to follow the directions on the Rodale web site. The college is very close. *

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