Design Your Own Tour

Longhouse Design Your Own Field Trip

Plan a Field Trip that meets the needs and goals of your curriculum by choosing from several hands-on activities for your students.  Rotate between stations or allow students to learn skills during a workshop, either way, this option provides a higher level of participation than a standard Field Trip or Frolic Event.

Choices for 20 minute Station Activities may include:
Baskets, beading, corn husk dolls, clay play, fire making, flint napping, gourds, herbal medicine, hunting,native games, stone cooking, story telling and three Sister’s Garden.

Choices for 90 minute Workshop Activities may include:
baskets, beading, corn husk crafts, clay play, fire making, flint napping, gourds, herbal medicine, native games, spirit bag, stone cooking, story telling.

Activities subject to volunteer availability. Registration is due two months in advance of trip date. A 25% non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is due with registration. If trip is cancelled less than three weeks prior to the trip date, this deposit will not be refunded or transferred. The remainder of the payment is due the day of the trip – please pay with one check or credit card. Contact Starla Hess at giftshop@hansherr.org or call 717-464-4438 for more information or to register your students.

Rates
$10.00 per Student – grades 4th – 8th – a minimum of 20 students required
$18.00 per Student – grades 9th – 12th – a minimum of 20 students required
FREE – Chaperones (1 adult per 6 students, required)
$4.00 – Additional Adults
Schools need to complete a child protection policy form: visiting-group-signature-form

Herr House Design Your Own Field Trip

Plan a Field Trip that meets the needs and goals of your curriculum by choosing from several hands-on activities for your students.  Rotate between stations or allow students to learn skills during a workshop, either way, this option provides a higher level of participation than a standard Field Trip or Frolic Event.

Choices for 20 minute Station Activities may include:
Basket making, blacksmith, brooms, butter, colonial clothing, colonial games, colonial lighting, dyeing, farm tasks, food preservation, fraktur, frontier cabin life, hearth cooking, herbal medicine, lathe, laundry, quilting, scherenschnitte, snitzelbank, spinning and weaving.

Choices for 90 minute Workshops may include: basket making, blacksmith, brooms, candles, dyeing, frontier cabin life, hearth cooking, herbal medicine, lathe & snitzelbank, past time activities: fraktur & scherenschnitte, quilting, spinning and weaving.

Activities subject to volunteer availability. Registration is due two months in advance of trip date. A 25% non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is due with registration. If trip is cancelled less than three weeks prior to the trip date, this deposit will not be refunded or transferred. The remainder of the payment is due the day of the trip – please pay with one check or credit card. Contact Starla Hess at giftshop@hansherr.org or call 717-464-4438 for more information or to register your students.

Rates
$10.00 per Student – grades 4th-8th –   a minimum of 20 students required
$18.00 per Student – grades 9th – 12th – a minimum of 20 students required
FREE – Chaperones (1 adult per 6 students, required)
$4.00 – Additional Adults
Schools need to complete a child protection policy form. visiting-group-signature-form

Local Driving Tour
With the use of your school bus and driver, the Hans Herr House can provide a walk-on guide to lead a Local Tour of old buildings, bridges, mills and cemeteries.