This spring Macculloch Hall Historical Museum’s education department invites Homeschool families to mark the 350th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey with a focus on immigration. In this four-part series students will explore stories from people and ethnic groups who chose to make New Jersey their home. Activities and discussions will help students compare stories of immigration from the past with families’ immigration stories that continue to the present day.
The program meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month from February to May. The four-part series, “Remembering Generations Past”, February 25, “Understanding Languages”, March 25, “Viewing Identity”, April 22, and “Celebrating Diversity”, May 27, will be offered as either a morning session from10 am – noon or an afternoon session from 1 – 3 pm. The series will be repeated on the second Tuesday of the month on March 11, April 8, May 13 and June 10with afternoon sessions from 1 – 3 pm.
Recommended for children 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required by February 7, 2014. Cost is $8 per student. A special rate of $30 for the series is being offered, if prepaid by February 7th. Families can register by phone at (973) 538-2404 ext. 16 with name(s), number and age(s) of children, program choices with date(s) and contact phone number and email address or can send the above information to firstname.lastname@example.org