Adventures in Local History Camp

Adventures in Local History Camp The Levittown School District is proud to announce another session of an exciting summer program for students in grades 3 through 8 in the upcoming school year - Adventures in Local History, which explores some of the best local historical locations.

Adventures in Local History is meant to enrich students' understanding of the importance of local history. Through the exploration of historical sites and museums located on Long Island, students will gain an increased understanding of the importance of historical figures and places all within local communities. This program is taught by certified Levittown Public School teachers.

August 12, 2024 - August 16, 2024
Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Meet At: Salk Middle School
Cost: $300

Additional Information

The program will run from Monday, August 12th through Friday, August 16th. Each day students will learn about and discuss a different historical landmark and then embark on field trips to each location. Tentative locations* might include - the Cradle of Aviation, Old Bethpage Restoration, Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Long Island, Garvies Point, Long Island Museum, Walt Whitman Museum, Smithtown Historical Society, Brookville Environmental Center, Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, Huntington Historical Center, and Sagamore Hill. At each location students will take part in organized tours and activities related to the specific landmark.

Students will meet at Salk Middle School each day at 9:30 am. Pick up will be at 1:30 pm at Salk Middle School. Students should bring a bagged lunch, water bottle, and a snack each day. If you choose, you may send your child with a small amount of money to purchase souvenirs.

The program will cost $300. Space is limited to twenty-five students. The registration deadline is June 14, 2024.

*Locations subject to change due to availability of tours, summer business hours, etc.

The deadline for registration is is June 14, 2024.