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Family Field Trip

Visit Locust Grove for a family field trip and learn something old every day!

Cost:

$ 15.00-$ 20.00 per person

Duration:

2h

About this experience

Family Field Trips | Thursdays at 1:00 pm | Reservations Required

All field trips are virtual. 


Choose from:

1. Jr. Audubon Field Trip


Take your back-yard birdwatching to the next level! Enjoy a virtual, family-friendly tour of the house and outbuildings and learn about famous ornithologist John James Audubon’s visit to Locust Grove. Then, enjoy a themed activity tied to what you learn on your tour. Topics discussed during the activity will be: basic bird identification, bird anatomy, the life cycle of a bird, and the basics of amateur bird watching! Recommended for ages 6 & up!



2. Jr. Historian Field Trip
Become a Junior Historian! Enjoy a virtual, family-friendly tour of the house and outbuildings and learn about what life was like in the late 18th century and early 19th century in Kentucky! Then, learn how to make your own berry ink and write with a quill. Topics discussed during the activity will be: early 19th-century life, communication & letter writing, letter etiquette, & the cursive alphabet. Recommended for ages 6 & up!



Each field trip is $20/child, $15/adult and must be booked at least 1 business week in advance. Activity kits can be mailed or picked up at Locust Grove. 


HOW TO BOOK • Booking takes place online at www.locustgrove.org, over the phone at (502)897-9845 x. 105, or by e-mailing ktisdale@locustgrove.org at least 1 business week in advance of the desired date.

• Information required at booking:

o Number in household or pod

o Ages, Grade Levels, & School Children are Enrolled In

o Phone number/e-mail address

o Zip Code

o Which Field Trip Package they are selecting.

CONFIRMATIONS/EXPECTATIONS

• Caregivers will be expected to participate in all activities.

• No more than 10 participants in a group.

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