Archived Vacation Programs

Eli Whitney Museum

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The Museum offers day long programs to enrich the hours of the holidays. Over the years, we have done dozens of distinct projects; a selection of past projects is available below.

April Vacation Programs 2012

Bridge-to-Park

The Museum connects two powerful movements. Eli Whitney helped launch the Industrial Revolution here which collected 19th Century workers into cities – often smokey cities. East Rock Park was established on our south boundary in 1882 at the height of the Public Park Movement, a national effort to create access to nature in those cities.

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2014–2015 Adult Workshops

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Beginning in October, the Eli Whitney Museum will again offer the oft requested class in Basic Carpentry and Joinery (for adults) which will result in a full size Adirondack Chair.

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Building Traditions

Ages 9-12
9 am-3pm
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Latin America is a place of many cultures and traditions as diverse as the continents it covers.

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Problem Solving with Robots

Ages 11+
9 am-3pm
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Everyone dreams of a robot to help them with their homework, but how does somebody even begin to design one? What about other mundane chores? How hard can it be?

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Fall Migration

Ages 6-8
9 am- 3pm
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Make close observations and notice the changes around you.

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Power of the Mill River

Ages 9-12
9 am- 3pm
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Learn to harness the power of water. Thoughtfully make a river crossing. Understand the historical significance of our site.

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Monday, October 11, 2021

Travels Through Latin America

Ages 6-8
9 am-3pm
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Join us to experience a day engulfed in Latin American culture, craft, and customs.

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