Monthly Archives: May 2014

William and Mary College

William and Mary College is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Your student group can take a campus tour and learn more about college life. The students may also enjoy a seminar or attend a college game. There are a couple of tours to choose when planning your group visit. Specific tours include the Student-led Tour and…
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Jamestown Settlement

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="265"] Powhatan Village Houses[/caption] A fabulous living history museum based on the first successful English settlement in America, Jamestown Settlement is a blast from the past. Student groups of all ages will enjoy walking through the village center, past reconstructed landmarks and even a full Native American village with live demonstrators and…
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Go-Ape Treetop Adventure

Go-Ape Treetop Adventure is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The location offers several courses for student group participation. Students of all ages are welcome to swing on the trees! If there are younger children in the group, there is a Treetop Junior Course available. The group will be given harnesses, pulleys and carabiners. There will be…
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Berkeley Plantation Tour

The Berkeley Plantation is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The location is famous because the Harrison family including the 9th president William Henry Harrison resided in the house. Students can take guided tours of the Georgian Mansion and view the breath-taking landscape. The student group will be guided by enthusiastic guides who are dressed in period…
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Keep Your Eyes Peeled: Art Replacing Ads on Billboards this Summer

Imagine you're driving down Route 66, shopping the Mall of America or strolling through Times Square, and instead of seeing an ad for the next iPhone plastered on a mega screen or highway billboard, you see this painting by Roy Lichtenstein (below):   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320"] via wikimedia[/caption]   This summer, 500,000 billboards and…
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Manassas National Battlefield

Manassas National Battlefield is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battlefield is famous for the two battles that occurred on July 21, 1861 and August in 1862. The Confederate soldiers gained victory over the Union army thus bringing height to their power. The student group can participate in interpretive programs, view exhibits, or browse the bookstore.…
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Gettysburg Battlefield Tour

Gettysburg Battlefield Tour [caption id="attachment_24314" align="alignright" width="425"] Gettysburg Battlefield[/caption] The American Civil War Museum is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The location contains a gift shop that has several items to browse. Featured categories include books, educational materials, Civil War sculpture, collectibles, souvenirs, and apparel. Student groups visiting can participate in programs that are fascinating and…
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Ghostly Tour

Are you fascinated with the supernatural? If so, the student group can take a Ghost Tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The location features several different options. Featured tours include the following: The Author’s Tour, The Award Winning Black Cat Tour, The Battle cry Tour, “Scare on the Square” Tour, XTREME Ghost Hunt, and Ghost Hunts. During…
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Hollywood Wax Museum

Who would expect to visit a Hollywood Wax Museum in the Show Me State? Entrepreneur Spoony Singh, creator of the original wax museum in Hollywood, California was inspired by his vision of bringing doting fans closer to their beloved stars, and opened the first Hollywood Wax Museum in 1965. Fast forward 50 years: the acclaimed…
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