“Partners in Education!”
Stark Parks and the First Ladies National Historic Site
The First Ladies National Historic Site and Stark Parks will partner during the 2012 - 2013 school year to offer area schools uniquely designed full day field trips that focus on history, health and the environment. The program for fall for students K through 5th grade are full day at no charge. In the fall Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! is scheduled for the week of September 17, 2012.
The educational programs make use of interactive puppet shows with live historic characters in a theatrical setting, technology, hiking, live animals, planting, physical exercise and interaction with nature in a natural preserve. Both programs will begin in the morning at the First Ladies National Historic Site in downtown Canton and continue in the afternoon at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park in Perry Township. Class sizes are limited to 75 and are by reservation only. Call for details and reservations only at (330) 452 – 0876 Ext. 307. Visit our websites at www.firstladies.org and www.starkparks.com.
*** Please note this is open to the public schools. I am the very first one registered for the week!!!! Please join me on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10AM!!! If we have enough signed up, we may have our own homeschool group for this session? They did allow me to sign up my four-year old Preschooler :)
We will need to drive from the First Ladies Museum to Sippo Lake Park. Once registered, they will call to confirm closer to the date. Also, please bring a lunch as it will go until approx. 2-3PM. Whatever time the kids will need to back at the public schools to return home.
Education and Research Center 205 S. Market Ave. Canton, Ohio 44702
The First Ladies Museum has their own parking lot between the historic home and the Education Center.
This is going to be a great time....Hope to see you there!!!!