Daniel Boone Homestead

All RSVP info below needed in by Monday, Nov. 10th!

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Learning Objectives

The mission of the FDBH is to interpret the life of Daniel Boone; the experiences of the Maugridge and DeTurk families’; and the settlement, development, and culture of the Oley Valley in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century and to provide recreational and educational opportunities to Pennsylvania and its visitors.

Purpose of Outing: Educational and Social

OLS Hours: 3 hours of history (180 minutes) - time adjusted for sign-in and lunch break

Daniel Boone Homestead

Friday, Nov. 21st, 9:45am-2pm

400 Daniel Boone Rd

Birdsboro, PA

For Students Kindergarten through 12th grade!

Student Admission Price: $8.00

Adult Admission: $5.50


Because of limited space and popularity of this outing, this event is only for PA Virtual Students. (One Adult chaperone per student) Please find alternate care for your tiny tots. No strollers allowed.


Please bring exact change which will be collected at sign-in!

DON'T FORGET TO BRING A BAG LUNCH!

  • But remember, please no nut (food) products in courtesy of our students with severe allergies.
  • Food, drinks, and chewing gum are not permitted inside any historic building.
  • Backpacks and lunch bags are not permitted inside any historic building.

Agenda

Boone House Tour
The guided house tour lasts approximately 45 minutes and highlights rural life in eighteenth-century Pennsylvania, the history of the Oley Valley, and both English and German traditions that would have been prevalent at the time. Although subsequent owners altered much of the original Boone House in the late eighteenth century, the lifestyle of the Boone family is also discussed in detail.


Militia Muster Activity

Students will learn about the colonial militia organizations, life of the soldiers, and the equipment they carried with them. Students will form ranks and practice the “manual of arms” using wooden dummy guns. 30-60 minutes.


Lighting & Candle Dipping Activity

Students will learn how homes were lit and what materials were used. They will learn about the candle-making process and dip candles. 30-60 minutes

Additional Info

To be sure that we can begin your program on time, please plan to pay the admission fee for your family with exact change and submit the below forms before the outing to HSchaffer@Pavcsk12.org if you have not done so already at a previous outing.


Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodation to visit the site should call 610.582.4900 in advance to discuss their needs.

RSVP's due no later than Monday, Nov. 10th!

Please send from your parent school email account to HSchaffer@pavcsk12.org


1. PA Virtual students’ full names, grades & homeroom teacher’s name

2. Full name of Adult chaperone attending (one adult chaperone per student)

3. How many total in your group?

4. Any severe allergies or medical conditions I should be reminded about?

5. Is this your first year at PA Virtual?


Because of limited space and popularity of this outing, this event is only for PA Virtual Students. (One Adult chaperone per student) Please find alternate care for your tiny tots. No strollers allowed.

Please send these forms to HSchaffer@pavcsk12.org at least a week before the event

Reminders for all PA Virtual Events

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


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


3. For safety: All student need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All student 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 the even is cancelled due to weather.


5. All PAVCS events are tobacco free.