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Each year Historic Madison, Inc. provides STAYCATION activities in conjunction with the City of Madison and other organizations for educational and family fun during the Madison’s school spring break weeks. Click here for the 2014 schedule. Historic Madison, Inc. hosts nearly 400 4th grade Madison school children annually for two days in May called HERITAGE DAYS. HMI partners with the Indiana State Historic Museum Sites, the Jefferson County Historic Society, and the Civil War Roundtable to provide two days of museum site tours with hands-on activities. Teachers can link to pre-visit resources variety of programs. We are currently working to develop this program in conjunction with educators through the Jefferson County School System. We will be happy to accommodate any school groups with tours and planned activities at any of the properties owned and operated by HMI. Please call 812-265-2967 to discuss options.
Archicamp, an awarding winning architecture history camp, is offered each summer for two days. This camp is co-sponsored with Indiana Landmarks and the Indiana State Museum Sites. Archicamp is a program in which kids 8-12 can explore Madison’s architecture with a particular planned out theme each year to experience architecture and history in a hand’s on way. Click here for your application.
HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS
We will be happy to accommodate any home school groups with tours and planned activities at any of the properties opened and operated by HMI. Please call 812-265-2967 to discuss options.
We will be happy to accommodate any special groups, i.e: Mayor’s Eagles, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Girls Inc. with tours and planned activities at any of the properties opened and operated by HMI. Please call 812-265-2967 to discuss options.
The Georgetown (Underground Railroad) Historic District has a nice walking tour guide that teachers or students can obtain at the Madison Visitors Center on Vine Street or at Historic Madison Inc. West Street office.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS/STUDENTS
Madison History Mystery Fun Guide
Georgetown District Scavenger Hunt Flyer
Urban Barn Hunt rack card