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April Discovery Adventures 2018


1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
United States


(508) 347-3362
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6-8 years 9-12 years
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Twice a year, Old Sturbridge Village provides opportunities for kids to get a more in-depth Village experience with three-day and five-day programs. The educators at Old Sturbridge Village have designed the Adventures programs with specific themes and ages in mind. Every Adventure session offers kids the opportunity to explore an aspect of the Village's history and environment. All programs include an afternoon snack, hands-on crafts, and the chance to learn something new while making lasting friends and memories.

Little House Adventures (Ages 9 - 12)

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books are enduring stories about country life in the 19th century. Though the stories take place in the Midwest, Wilder and her husband Almanzo had roots in the Northeast. Participants in both the 3- and 5-day programs will explore the life of a rural farm family and experience crafts, activities, and foods mentioned in Wilder’s books.

Little House Adventures: Little House in the Big Woods

5 Day Program | April 16 - 20 | Register Here

The first book in the Little House series, Little House in the Big Woods focuses on Laura’s early childhood, growing up in a Midwestern homestead. Activities may include sewing projects, learning about food preservation, planting, cooking delicious snacks over and open hearth, and more.

Member child: $300
Non-member child: $325

Little House Adventures: Farmer Boy

3 Day Program | April 18 - 20 | Register Here

Based on the childhood of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s husband Almanzo, Farmer Boy shows a glimpse into life on a farm in the 1800s. Adventurers will get to experience the farm life of the Wilders by participating in seasonal chores. Other activities may include crafts like woodworking and making one of the many foods that Almanzo enjoys in the story.

Member child: $180
Non-member child: $195

New Beginnings (Ages 6 - 9)

The farm, flowers, and trees are coming alive again after a long winter! In both the 3- and 5-day adventures, we will investigate this busy and exciting season. Participants will learn about how people in the 1830s interacted with environment and used the natural resources around them.

New Beginnings: Seeds and Weeds

5 Day Program | April 16 - 20 | Register Here

Spring has sprung and there is a lot of work to be done to get the farms and gardens ready for the season! Participants will immerse themselves in 1830s nature by preparing garden beds; exploring the root cellar; and learning all about the Village’s trees, birds, and bugs.

Member child: $300
Non-member child: $325

New Beginnings: Sprung from the Earth

3 Day Program | April 18 - 20 | Register Here

How did people in the 1830s use natural resources? How did they preserve food and avoid waste? Kids will explore the nature trails around the museum, see what is growing in the gardens, and learn how farm families “reused” and “recycled” everything, over a century before the first Earth Day!

Member child: $180
Non-member child: $195