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PIONEER SETTLEMENT FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS INC DBA Barberville Pioneer Settlement

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Help us keep the old traditions alive for our children and grandchildren.

We are in great need of a few more field trip volunteers! We offer flexible hours and free training! The Pioneer Settlement serves elementary and middle school children from over 16 Florida counties and preferred dates book quickly, often a year in advance.

Several hands-on educational programs are offered daily including the Pioneer Ways, Seminole Indians, Florida History and two holiday/seasonal programs. Each program provides a hands-on component and both the children and chaperones love to visit.

Not sure if this is for you? We invite you to schedule a time to visit and shadow a field trip and experience first hand how rewarding this opportunity can be.

Field trips are Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm.

Once a week or once a month can be a big help!

We can assist with period correct attire.

Must be able to pass a background check.

Contact us directly 386-749-2959 or directors@pioneersettlement.org

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About PIONEER SETTLEMENT FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS INC DBA Barberville Pioneer Settlement

Location:

PO BOX 6, BARBERVILLE, FL 32105, US

Mission Statement

To educate and entrust the public and future generations with knowledge of the pioneer lifestyle of our forefathers, through hands on experience, folk life demonstrations, preservation and historical exhibits.

Description

The Pioneer Settlement serves school children from over 16 Florida counties and preferred dates book quickly, often a year in advance. Several hands-on educational programs are offered daily. Spend the Day the Pioneer Way is one of the most popular programs - Step back in time when settlers had to be self-reliant. Students will experience many of the skills needed to survive in Pioneer Florida. Activities may include: Candle Making, Weaving, Spinning, Blacksmithing or Woodworking, Butter Making and a visit to the Farm. Other programs offered include the Seminole Indian Program - Where students learn about the unique culture of "The Unconquered." Seminole Patchwork, Seminole Legends, the Eight Clans, How to Weave Palmettos, Create a Pinch Pot and Taste Sofkee are among the stations for this filed trip program.

The Barberville Pioneer Settlement has 18 historic structures and offers guided and self guided tours as well as the field trip programs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1776 Lightfoot LaneBarberville, FL 32105

(29.1876,-81.4212)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Storytelling
  • Visual Arts
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two Hours

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