Adventures in Local History is meant to enrich students' understanding of the importance of local history. Through the exploration of historical sites and museums located on Long Island, students will gain an increased understanding of the importance of historical figures and places all within local communities. This program is taught by certified Levittown Public School teachers.
The program will run from Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th. Each day students will learn about and discuss a different historical landmark and then embark on field trips to each location. Tentative locations* include - the Cradle of Aviation, Old Bethpage Restoration, Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Long Island, Garvies Point and Sagamore Hill. At each location students will take part in organized tours and activities related to the specific landmark.
Students will meet at Wisdom Lane Middle School each day at 9:30 am and will need to bring lunch with them each day. Pick up will be at 1:30 pm at Wisdom Lane Middle School.
The program will cost $125. The rest of the cost will be subsidized by the American Rescue Plan Grant.
*Locations subject to change due to availability of tours, summer business hours, COVID-19 guidelines, etc.
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