Friday, April 09, 2010

Hands On History - Sawing

Students participate in sawing a log with a two man crosscut saw. The focus is on the work within the capabilities of young people in constructing homesteads on the Ohio frontier.

Hands On History - Coopering

A look at the role of apprentices in the trades of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with a focus on the cooper, a maker of buckets and barrels. In this class the students will get a look at the necessity of wooden containers, and how they are made along with the progression of young people into the trades. A hands-on element is included.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Home School Day - Thursday, May 13, 2010 - It's Official!

We are now taking reservations for Thursday, May 13, 2010, Home School Day, Hands On History at Quaker Knoll Camp. Join us and the Four Kings, the oxen, for a day learning about early Ohio life.

Monday, April 05, 2010

Home School Day - Thursday, May 13, 2010

We have not had any home school groups select a day this year, so we are offering Thursday, May 13, as Home School Day. Please contact me ASAP to schedule your family or group.