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EDUCATION & PROGRAMMING - Youth Programming & Events
Family Day
Date:  Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time:  10:00-1:00
Where:  The Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess Street, York, PA
Admission is Free!

History, Science, and Art come together at this family friendly festival!  Interactive stations with science experiments and art activities can be found throughout the galleries, as well as scheduled performances.  A sampling of organizations and businesses with interactive stations or performances:
Science Tellers
Christine Lincoln, Poet Laureate of York
Prime Art Supply
Dazzlin 'Dance Team and Oh! Gills from B*Dazzled Dance Studios
The Rooted Artist Collective
Mel Conrad, caricature artist
ARTiFACES face painting
Penn State York's Agricultural Sciences Club
Activities are free and open to the community.  Enjoy a day of discovery and creativity at the York County Heritage Trust.  Keep checking back for more information.
Scouting Programs
York County Heritage Trust offers interactive tours and programs at all of our sites for Boy Scout and Girl Scout groups.  We can tailor programs to each troop's individual needs.

In addition to our interactive tours, we offer scouts the opportunity to earn a White Rose pin by learning about colonial life in York.  For Girl Scouts, programs appropriate for Daisies through Ambassadors are available.  Though created for Girl Scouts, this program has been tailored to meet Boy Scout badge requirements, and the Education Department will work with leaders to make the best experience for their scouts.  
All programs start with an orientation to the Colonial Complex, where participants will learn about everyday life for middle class German settlers and life for upper class British families.  The orientation includes a tour of the 1741 Golden Plough Tavern building, the house rented by Revolutionary War general, Horatio Gates, during his stay in York, and the reconstructed Colonial Court House where Continental Congress convened during their nine months in York.  Troops will choose hands-on projects from options including candle dipping, colonial games, and Pennsylvania German crafts.  Some activities fulfill requirements for the Foxfire House Patch. 
For more information, you can download this printable PDF or contact Parthena Bowman at or 717-848-1587 ext. 303. 


York County Heritage Trust
250 East Market Street, York, PA 17403
717.848.1587 (ph) • 717.812.1204 (fax)
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