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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Educational Programming at
The Highlands Mansion & Gardens

The Highlands offers a unique setting for education programming.  The Highlands is a Community Based Learning program supporting local school's with a special needs department can come to The Highlands to fulfill their community based learning curriculum. Activities can include but are not limited to caring for goats and their barnyard, watering flowers, weeding flower beds, raking leaves, and sweeping walkways. 

 

  • Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 08
    The Highlands Mansion & Gardens
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 27, 2024, 4:00 PM
    The Highlands Mansion & Gardens, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jul 27, 2024, 4:00 PM
    The Highlands Mansion & Gardens, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Hiking, Wildcrafting, and Groups in the Garden! Reinvent counseling groups are moving to the gardens for nature-based counseling camps this summer. During our outdoor sessions, group members will enjoy 59 acres of historic land, and hang out in the amazing greenhouse, Mansion and grounds.
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  • Enchanted Garden Party
    Enchanted Garden Party
    Sun, Sep 15
    Fort Washington
    Sep 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Sep 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Fairies, Pirates and Mermaids, oh my! We will be holding our 6th annual fantastical children's festival that will of course include Bianca the unicorn, Sabrina the mermaid, Flyleaf the Book and Bubble Fairy and so much more! Dressing up is highly recommended. $15 per child to join in on the fun. Mor
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  • A TRIP THROUGH TIME
    A TRIP THROUGH TIME
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
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    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    As students tour The Highlands, they literally take a trip through time. Since the history of the house spans almost three centuries, students learn to identify change over time, to use different sources of historical evidence, to establish chronological order. Students evaluate and interpret how t
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  • Springfield Township High School’s Transition Pathways
    Springfield Township High School’s Transition Pathways
    Time is TBD
    Fort Washington
    Time is TBD
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Time is TBD
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Springfield Township High School’s Transition Pathways (18-21 year old Program) STHS's Transition Pathways students participate in work based learning that aligns to their individual transition plans. Students work to foster soft-skill development in the areas of post-secondary education, employment
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  • A TRIP THROUGH TIME
    A TRIP THROUGH TIME
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    As students tour The Highlands, they literally take a trip through time. Since the history of the house spans almost three centuries, students learn to identify change over time, to use different sources of historical evidence, to establish chronological order. Students evaluate and interpret how t
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  • BARNYARD SESSIONS
    BARNYARD SESSIONS
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    Fort Washington
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Contact Us for Details
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    This hands-on interactive program, students of all ages will learn about farm life, have time engaging with goats and have the opportunity to feed them as well.
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