Whether an instructional traveling group is bound for Washington D.C. And the teachers desire to expand that group’s exploration of the history of the nation, a trip to Virginia is in order. Only 2 hours south of Washington D.C. By bus, Early history awaits in Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg. From the year 2007, Historical Jamestown celebrating its 400th Anniversary of this settlement of this English Colonies. This year kicks off living history programs that explain the colonial era. After 2007 is finished, some of these programs and displays will stay in place so the pupil traveler may learn from them when their visit isn’t made by them during the anniversary year.
The challenge for any travel business is to make any of these destinations work. To get a four to five day tour, it may take advance preparation and co-ordination to include instructional tour highlights of Washington D.C. And Williamsburg & Jamestown in one tour – with many participants. Washington D.C. Student traveling teams enjoy a guided tour of the whole Washington D.C. Such as the Lincoln Memorial, The White House, The Capitol, Supreme Court, National Archives and more. Students can also visit sites in Northern Virginia like Mount Vernon and the Arlington Cemetery. Just like all our student travel groups, accommodations are with 24 hour protection.
After two days of tours in Washington D.C. Area, pupils embark on a short two hour journey to Washingtonburg Virginia to experience this colonial era with living history on this instructional program. The Colonial Williamsburg whole sightseeing tour will add a visit to eighteenth Century historical buildings like this Capitol and this Courthouse, this Public Hospital of 1773, Raleigh Tavern, and this Peyton Randolph House. Jamestown Settlement is a diversion of this first English settlement in Virginia, Jamestown Island. Student traveling teams will see replicas of the ships which made the trip from England: this Discovery, this Godspeed and Susan Constant.
They’ll Enter a living history exhibit of an Indian Village, and see a diversion of James Fort, where this colonists first lived. This interactive approach to history, known as living history or active learning by some educators, is a good way to engage pupils in learning about the colonial era. The instructional student tour of Washington D.C. And Williamsburg\/Jamestown is balanced by fun and educational experiences. Students benefit from a guided excursion of Washington D.C. And Historic Williamsburg and living history instructional programs at Jamestown Settlement. With this approach to educational travel, pupils are given a great learning experience and a trip to remember throughout life.