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Hale Farm & Village Programs for School & Youth  2019 – 2020

Follow the path of pioneers, and lead your students to new opportunities, with a richness that only place-based, experiential learning can provide.

The rhythm of daily life, stories and songs, farm animals and gardens, and Early American craft and trade demonstrations are all part of your visit to Hale Farm & Village. Investigate rural community roles, spark STEM learning, or walk the path of 19th century entrepreneurs with your scholars.

Each experience aligns with Ohio’s Learning Standards in content areas including Social Studies, Language Arts, Science, Math and Financial Literacy.

Schedule your program today! Use the web form, email halereservations@wrhs.org. or call (330) 666-3711 x 1720.

Kids in Communities from Long Ago

September, October, November, March, April, May & June
Grades K-6; $6 per student
Discover how families lived, worked and played in the 19th century Western Reserve!
Interactive lessons in historic homes, animals on the farm, and spaces to explore inside and out. Demonstrations of early American crafts & trades including candle making, spinning, blacksmithing, glassblowing and pottery amaze young visitors while providing strong STEM connections.
This program supports Ohio’s Learning Standards in Social Studies, Language Arts & Science; downloadable classroom resources provided.
Best for: all ages! This program perfect for younger scholars from pre-K through grade 3 but is easily tailored to students in the middle grades and high school. Ask us how we can fit our interactive programs to your classroom.

 

 

The Market and Me

Made possible by generous support from the GAR Foundation
September, October, November, March, April, May & June
Grades 3 and up; $6 per student
Producers of goods, providers of services, buyers and sellers convene in a lively exploration of the marketplace. Experience first-hand how a growing population, rich natural resources, innovations in transportation and the spark of a creative community helped the region grow. This program supports Ohio’s Learning Standards for grade 3 in Social Students, Language Arts, and Financial Literacy.
Best for: 3rd grade students curious about money and how a business begins. Our newest entry in YEE for CLE, the Youth Entrepreneurship Education continuum of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

 

 

The Roots of Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio

Made possible by generous support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation
September, October, November, March, April, May & June
Grades 3 and up; $6 per student
The Roots of Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio Youth Entrepreneurship Education program engages students as they determine the resources necessary to meet basic needs, produce items for sale, provide services, and participate in the marketplace for profit in the 19th century. Meet people in progress on the road to entrepreneurship! Do they have what it takes to succeed?
This program supports Ohio’s Learning Standards in Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics & Financial Literacy; downloadable classroom resources provided.
Best for: grades 4 and up. Additional support available through high school. Part of YEE for CLE, the continuum of Youth Entrepreneurship Education at the Western Reserve Historical Society.

 

Civics Education Experience: The Genius of Freedom

Selected dates in April
Grades 5-9; $8 per student
What are the rights and responsibilities of a citizen? Through a series of dramatic vignettes, experience the complex story of freedom and the quest for equality following the Civil War. From Ohio’s Learning Standards for Social Studies in grades 4-8 and primary and secondary sources, students follow the timeline from the Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil Rights Acts of America’s Reconstruction period, and the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.
Best for: grades 5 and up as a stand-alone experience or as an extension of classroom civics lessons.

 

Special Seasonal Programs — included with core experiences for school & youth:

Maple Sugar Festival (March) and Harvest Festival (October) are high-interest seasonal programs and include the same amazing learning experiences as Kids in Communities from Long Ago, The Market and Me, and Roots of Entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio, such as early American crafts & trades, farm fields and gardens, animals and occupations and daily life in the village and on the farm.
These programs support Ohio’s Learning Standards in Social Studies, Language Arts & Science; downloadable classroom resources provided in addition to core program guides.

 

NEW! Educator Professional Learning

We’re celebrating the opening of the Mary Jane Davis Hartwell community room at Hale Farm & Village with sessions for teachers, exploring ways to bring social studies lessons to life. Programs include school day program observations and application sessions, after-hours talk-and-tours, seminars in using primary sources, artifacts and the culture of daily life, and ways to spark your own creativity for inspired learning experiences.

 

For more information about any educational program, please use the web form !  web form, or email halereservations@wrhs.org or call (330) 666-3711 x 1720.

Contact information
Hale Farm & Village
P.O. Box 296
2686 Oak Hill Road
Bath, Ohio 44210
330-666-3711

 

 

Summer Self-Guided Tour of Hale Farm & Village
June, July, & August
Grades Pre-K—12; $5 per child
Perfect for summer days, the farm and village are yours to explore! Feel the rough walls of the First Settlement cabin, and imagine the hands behind the marks on each log. See the gentle power of the oxen team, and the skill of the drivers guiding them. Hear the sounds of the farmyard, from the plaintive bleat of the sheep to the cheerful cheep of the chickens. Be amazed by the tradespeople, using heat to change ordinary materials – wax, glass, iron, clay – into items both useful and beautiful.

Schedule your program today! Use the web form,  email halereservations@wrhs.org. or  call (330) 666-3711 x 1720.

 

Real-life experiences reinforce classroom learning in a lasting way, and a Hale Farm & Village field trip provides the perfect place to support your academic goals.

               

 

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