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Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

One of the co-ops we are a part of took a field trip last month on a hot day down to Sandy Hook, NJ to learn about the native Lenape tribe who once lived in that area and what their ways of life entailed.  Our guide gave us a history lesson, showed some items as…… Continue reading Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

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Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

On our way home from VA, We made a stop in Gettysburg, PA.  I had never been there before, though always heard various stories about its Civil War history.  I know of soldier accounts and the large battle that took place.  What I never heard, were accounts from those who were northern civilians who had…… Continue reading Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

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Field Trip: Civil War Museum

When we took a vacation in Virginia, the first place we went to was the Civil War Museum to teach the boys some history, located in New Market.  The tickets were good for seven days.  We went there when we arrived to the state, and then again the following morning to finish up.  I think…… Continue reading Field Trip: Civil War Museum

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Homeschoolers Have Field Trips Too

We have not been a part of a homeschooling Co-op group for that long, but we are really thankful for the one that we are a part of. Our group went on a field trip to a working farm called Abma’s Farm.  Our tour guide showed us the cage-free chicken house, seedlings for planting vegetables…… Continue reading Homeschoolers Have Field Trips Too

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Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding

My eldest brother works for a small book publishing company where he prints and binds books all day (not really sure if I am allowed to say the company, so I just won’t).  There are only a few people who work there (only two people are in my brother’s department). They print books in all…… Continue reading Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding