Outreach Programs

In a preemptive measure to protect visitors, staff, volunteers and our animals from the rapidly evolving exposure to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Conner Prairie will be temporarily closed to the public and suspend all public programming from Saturday, March 14 through Monday, March 30.

November–March

Cost: Prices start at $125 plus mileage. Please contact us for more information at 317-776-6000.

Programs include the following:

Take Flight! (Grades 2-6)
Learn about the concepts of lift and thrust. Meet a pilot from the early days of flight and hear their story. Make and test a simple airplane made of paper. Discuss the importance of perseverance in innovation and invention.

Electricity (Grades 3 & 4)
A member of a 1930s farm family will visit your classroom to lead a series of activities involving electricity as a power source. Find out about the Rural Electrification Act that brought electricity to American farms. Discuss the pros and cons of using electricity. Build an electrical circuit. Take on roles of different types of farmers and, using a budget, make decisions on what equipment to buy if electricity comes to the farm.

Please note, Outreach Programs are available only within a certain radius of Conner Prairie. Contact us for more information at 317-776-6000.