5 weeks, Tuesday, July 21 - Friday, August 21, 2020
Geared for ages 8-11
Per week: $45 non-members, $35 members
All 5 weeks: $200 non-member, $150 memembers, plus receive a reproduction military badge of merit like the ones Revolutionary War heroes received!
Week 1 7/21-7/24: This week we will focus on learning how the Revolution affected the lives of women and their contributions to the cause. As Abigail Adams said, “Remember the ladies”.
Week 2 7/28-7/31: Intrigue, secret messages, and hidden identities; this week is all about spies.
Week 3 8/4-8/7: What if you weren't a patriot? Discover what life was like for loyalists and those who remained neutral during the war.
Week 4 8/11-8/14: A war fought for freedom, but for who? Fighting for freedom and equality black colonists and Native American’s contributed greatly to the war effort but often did not experience the ideals promised.
Week 5 8/18-8/21: Not a soldier? Everyday people, laborers, farmers, housewives and even children all were affected deeply by the war and contributed to the cause.
Tuesday, 9:30-10:15 am: Zoom meeting to discuss your activities for the week
During the week, complete activities which may include watching online videos, visiting local sites, at home activities, or reading a book.
Friday, 9:30-11 am: Zoom meeting for online show-and-tell demonstrations and activities