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Apprentice Program for kids?

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Apprentice Program for kids?

Several years ago we took our 8 year old granddaughter to Williamsburg and did the Apprentice Program which was a special half day program for children to learn about several trades with hands on activities. It was great! We are planning a trip for the next 8 year old granddaughter now and cannot find info on this or other similar programs. Does anyone know anything more about this?

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1. Re: Apprentice Program for kids?

Hi, gram! Using the search function of the official website, www.history.org, I was able to go back and find references to the "Apprentice!" program for just two years, 2005 and 2006. Nothing more recent.

On the off chance you haven't used it before, here is a link to the kids' part of the website: http://history.org/kids/

Happy visiting!

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2. Re: Apprentice Program for kids?

Another option can be found about 10-15 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, at the Endview Plantation (www.endview.org). Your granddaughter is just the right age for the program. From their website:

"June 29 - July 2, July 13-16, July 27-30. Civil War Children’s Camp 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

For boys and girls ages 8 - 12. Includes camp life, drills, battles and basic soldier’s equipment. $160 per child. Registration and pre-payment required.

June 29 - July 2, July 13-16, July 27-30. Miss Sallie’s Academy. 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

For girls ages 8-12. Includes needlework instruction, etiquette, games, dancing. $160 per child. Registration and pre-payment required."

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