Pre-Visit Information and Forms

Thank you for choosing Conner Prairie as your educational destination! Your trip to the past is about to begin! This pre-visit information is designed to help you prepare for your journey. We have included a check-in form , an information sheet for chaperones (two-sided) , a map of Conner Prairie with behavior guidelines (two-sided) , information on each historic area and suggestions for classroom activities to supplement your visit . You can also access the orientation video below.

TEACHER VOUCHER: Bring this in for one free Teacher admission to plan your school visit to Conner Prairie.

Prior to your visit please complete each item on this check-list.

  • Review the pre-visit orientation packet (download here).
  • Print off the check in-form (download here) and have it ready when you arrive.
  • Make copies of the chaperone materials (download map) (download information sheet)
  • Download the 1859 Balloon Voyage Waiver.
  • Send home permission slips and notes to parents.
  • Recruit adult chaperones. (One for every 10 students in grades 2 and above. One for every five students in pre-kindergarten through grade 1).
  • Divide students into groups and assign an adult leader to each group.
  • Fill out chaperone information sheet with student lists, teacher goals and other information.
  • Create (or have students create) school name tags for each adult and student to wear that have the school name and teacher name on them.
  • Review guidelines and goals with your students.
  • Remind students what to wear for their visit. Conner Prairie operates in all kinds of weather.
  • Arrange payment so it can be made with one check, credit card or purchase order.
  • View the orientation video with your students.

Orientation Video

  • Click here to watch the School Orientation video and/or the History of William Conner video.

School Tour Exploration Guides and Classroom Activities for Conner Prairie's historical areas.