For Schools and Afterschool Programs

Search Historic New England's award-winning school and youth programs

Hands-on programs at our historic sites or your location

Historic New England’s school and youth programs earn national attention for the innovative ways in which they use historical resources to reinforce and enrich student learning. Programs are fun, multi-disciplinary, and suited to a variety of learning styles.

A Day at the Farm

Location: Massachusetts: Newbury and North Shore

Grades: Preschool – Grade 2

Topics: Farming

Types: After School, Field Trips, Scouts, Summer Programs

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A Revolution in Dorchester

Location: Massachusetts: Metro Boston

Grades: Grades 3-5, Middle School

Topics: Colonial Life, Revolutionary Period

Types: Field Trips, Programs to Go

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A Tale of Two Houses: Mid-Coast Maine in the 1800s

Location: Maine

Grades: Grades 3-5

Topics: Architecture, Family, Slavery and Civil War

Types: Field Trips, Summer Programs

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All About Herbs

Location: Massachusetts: Metro Boston

Grades: Preschool – Grade 2

Topics: Colonial Life, Family, Revolutionary Period, Story and Crafts

Types: After School, Field Trips, Programs to Go, Scouts, Summer Programs

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Amongst Friends: Sarah Orne Jewett and Her World

Location: Maine

Grades: Grades 3-5, Middle School

Topics: Architecture, Environment, Family

Types: Field Trips, Scouts, Summer Programs

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At The Bay

Location: Rhode Island

Grades: Grades 3-5, Preschool – Grade 2

Topics: Environment

Types: Field Trips

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Classic Times: Pompeii through Today

Location: Massachusetts: Metro Boston

Grades: Grades 3-5, Middle School

Topics: Archaelogy, Architecture, Colonial Life, Revolutionary Period

Types: Field Trips

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Colonial Sampler

Location: Massachusetts: Metro Boston

Grades: Grades 3-5, Preschool – Grade 2

Topics: Colonial Life, Family, Revolutionary Period, Story and Crafts

Types: After School, Field Trips, Programs to Go, Scouts, Summer Programs

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Colonial Times

Location: Rhode Island

Grades: Grades 3-5, Middle School, Preschool – Grade 2

Topics: Colonial Life, Family

Types: After School, Field Trips, Programs to Go, Scouts, Summer Programs

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Colonial Trades: Making Community Work

Location: Massachusetts: Metro Boston

Grades: Grades 3-5

Topics: Colonial Life, Fiber Arts, Revolutionary Period

Types: Field Trips, Programs to Go

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