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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. 

 

  • A TRIP THROUGH TIME
    A TRIP THROUGH TIME
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    Fort Washington
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    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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  • BARNYARD SESSIONS
    BARNYARD SESSIONS
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    Fort Washington
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    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
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    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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  • Highlands Art and Nature Camp
    Highlands Art and Nature Camp
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 21
    Fort Washington
    Aug 21, 2023, 8:30 AM – Aug 24, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Aug 21, 2023, 8:30 AM – Aug 24, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Daily art camp hosted by Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing where students will find patterns in nature in the gardens with organic elements,
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  • Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 14
    Fort Washington
    Aug 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – Aug 19, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Aug 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – Aug 19, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 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 40 acres of historic land, and hang out in the amazing greenhouse, Mansion and grounds.
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  • Brandywine School of Wizardry
    Brandywine School of Wizardry
    Mon, Jul 24
    Highlands Mansion
    Jul 24, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 28, 2023, 3:00 PM
    Highlands Mansion, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Jul 24, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 28, 2023, 3:00 PM
    Highlands Mansion, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Welcome to the Brandywine School of Wizardry where we host fantastical full day and half day camps. Children attending the full day program are involved in all of the major activities – sorting, wands, spells, dueling, potions, quidditch, trips to the candy and joke shop. Ages 6-15
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  • Highlands Art and Nature Camp
    Highlands Art and Nature Camp
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 17
    Fort Washington
    Jul 17, 2023, 8:30 AM – Jul 20, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Jul 17, 2023, 8:30 AM – Jul 20, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Daily art camp hosted by Ginger Mimmo Rohlfing where students will find patterns in nature in the gardens with organic elements,
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  • Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Reinvent Counseling's Ecotherapy Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 10
    Fort Washington
    Jul 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 15, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA
    Jul 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jul 15, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Fort Washington, 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 40 acres of historic land, and hang out in the amazing greenhouse, Mansion and grounds.
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