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Seasonal Programs

Try one of our exceptional seasonal programs. Reservations required.

Prairie Pioneers

How did early settlers prepare for winter? Find out how they harvested and preserved crops by stringing apples and grinding corn. Discover how they used sheep's wool to stay warm. You'll also visit a log cabin, climb into a wagon and play pioneer games.
Dates: Selected Wed.–Thurs.
September 25 & 26
October 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24
November 6, 7, 13 & 14
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Two groups of 25 scheduled every hour.
Length: 1 hour & 15 mins.
Cost: $5.00/student; $5.00/adult chaperone
Teachers and school staff get in free.
Standards: Soc. Studies: K.1.1, K.1.4, K.3.5, 1.1.2, 1.3.9; Science: K.3.1,  1.1.1 Language Arts: K.7.1, K.7.4, 1.7.3, 1.7.6

Gingerbread-Jamboree
Gingerbread Jamboree

The cook is making a fresh batch of gingerbread, but her prized cookie has run away! Go on a hunt around Conner Prairie looking for hints and footprints from the missing cookie. Meet the Gingerbread Man, enjoy a gingerbread man cookie and visit Gingerbread Village.
Dates: Select Tues.-Thurs.
December 3-5, 10-12 & 17-18
Times: 9:10 am - 2:10 pm
Groups of 25 scheduled every 20 minutes.
Length: 1 hour & 15 mins.
Cost: $5.50/student; $5.50/adult chaperone
Teachers and school staff get in free.
Standards: Soc. Studies: K.3.1, 1.3.8; Science: K.1.1, 1.1.1; Language Arts: K.3.1, 1.7.6

Farm Animals Adventure

Meet some of our animals up close as you explore farm life. Discover the products animals provide, and help with farm chores. See how simple cheese comes from milk and have a taste!
Dates: 2014 dates to be announced
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Two groups of 25 scheduled per hour.
Length: 1 hour & 15 mins.
Cost: $5/student; $5/adult chaperone
Teachers and school staff get in free.
Standards: Social Studies: K.1.1, K.1.4, 1.1.1; Science: K.3.1, K.3.2, 1.1.3, 1.3.3;
Language Arts: K.7.1, 1.7.3