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EDUCATION & PROGRAMMING - Youth Programming & Events
 
 
 
The Cultural Alliance's Second Saturdays- Free
Join the Trust at each of these Cultural Alliance family-oriented days for free fun with arts & culture!
We’ll be at the Colonial Complex with hands-on fun for all ages! 
 
September 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
“Let’s Make Music!”
Make a colonial era inspired instrument craft and make your own music.
 
For more information check out Second Saturday in the City
   
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 pbowman@yorkheritage.org or 717-848-1587 ext. 303. 
 
Family Day
SAVE THE DATE!  Our next Family Day event will be November 21, 2015 at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum.  Check back for more information!



 
 
 

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