Portable School Programs: We'll Bring Local History to Your Classroom!
Portable Programs are free for all Elmhurst Schools and $25 for all other groups. Museum staff or volunteers bring interactive, history-related programs into your classroom. Programs can be customized to your curriculum or area of study. The current lineup of Portable School Programs includes:
Kids take a fascinating journey through Elmhurst history (Grade 2-4).
So You Want to Be an Immigrant?
Pack a trunk with German immigrants from Elmhurst's past (Grade 2-4).
Students will learn how children of the past played through games and toys such as cup-and-ball, spinning tops and hoop-and-sticks(Grades Pre K-5).
Elmhurst's Native Americans
Participants will hear about the Potawatomi Indians, early Illinois residents and the very first residents of Elmhurst (Grade 3-5).
Download the 2016-2017 School Programs Brochure.
To schedule a Portable Program in your classroom, please contact the Coordinator of Public Programs & School Services, Jessie Sekiya, at 630-530-6879 or via e-mail at EHMeducator@elmhurst.org.