End of Year Celebration

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Narrated one hour tour

Find out what a Boom Rat is and hear about how the Susquehanna River helped Williamsport become the richest city in America during the height of the Lumber Era!

Hiawatha Paddlewheeler Tour

Tuesday, June 14th, 11am-1:30pm

1 Hiawatha Boulevard

Williamsport, PA

Must have RSVP's no later than June 8th - please RSVP today

We will meet at the Hiawatha Pavilion


11:00am - Arrival and sign in/mingling

11:30am - Program & Tour begins

12:30pm - Lunch together "no nut products please"

1:00pm - Group activities - playground/crafts/socializing

1:30pm - wrap-up & dismissal


$3.50 per student

$5.50 per adult

Fee will be collected at the pavilion at 11:00am. Please be on time and have exact change for your group. Program begins promptly at 11:30am.

RSVP: Parents must submit ALL of the information below from their designated Parent school email by June 8th!

Please send all RSVP info (#1-#5) from your parent school email account to:

FSC Dana Ciccotti dciccotti@pavcsk12.org

Please include:

1) Student name & grade

2) Chaperone/Adult/Parent's full name

3) Additional people: (name & age/grade(if child), or name of adult)

4) Total in group

5) Any serious allergies or medical conditions that I should be reminded about?


1. In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products or balloons.

2. As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PA Virtual event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3. For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent, learning coach or other designated adult. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4. If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case of cancellation due to weather.

5. All PA Virtual events are tobacco free. Please do not smoke near or around any children or the outing facility.

Purpose: Social & Educational

Learning Objectives:

1) Students will learn about the Boom Rat and the history of the Lumber Era

2) Students will learn some of the history of the Williamsport area.

2) Students will learn teambuilding and communication skills during group activities

3) Students will experience the authentic replica of the type of riverboat that plied the waters of the Susquehanna during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Educational Hours to log into OLS: 60 min Science & 60 min History