A Student Discovery Tour

Busch Gardens - Griffon Roller Coaster
Busch Gardens - Griffon Roller Coaster
Post Office Box 3495
421 North Boundary Street
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Williamsburg City
Phone: (800) 368-6511
Office: (757) 229-6511
Toll-free: (800) 368-6515
Fax: (757) 253-1397
Email bunting@williamsburgcc.com
A Student Discovery Tour www.explorewilliamsburg.com

Leave the classroom behind and embark on an amazing educational tour! From fine arts and history to physics and biology, here in the Historic Triangle, we embrace all the learning essentials!

Day One:
Visit the site where English America began – Historic Jamestowne! Visit the original English Fort and learn how archaeologists unearthed the important clues to our nation's past. Head over to Jamestown Settlement and immerse yourself in the different Cultures at Jamestown. The Powhatan Indians, English and Africans converged together creating both exciting exchanges and clashing ways of life. Travel to Yorktown Battlefield where you will explore both American and British camps in a Siege Line Walking Tour. Next, treat yourself to a dose of Colonial Medicine at the Yorktown Victory Center. History and science come together as you'll learn about the early and interesting techniques.  Spend the rest of the evening at Prime Outlets or one of our other shopping venues.

Day Two:
Kick off day with Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s X-treme Physics Program. Students will learn about accelerations, energy, weightlessness, power and interia as they twist and turn through the air on the park's roller coasters and other extreme rides!

Day Three:
Experience Becoming Americans in Colonial Williamsburg and visit trade shops, colonial homes, the Governor's Palace and the Museums. In the evening there are a variety of ghost tours to choose from. Day Four - Experience Muscarelle Museum located at the College of William and Mary bringing in new exhibits and collections from all over the world. Continue on to the Mariners’ Museum and learn the process of cartography; discuss the economy and culture of the Old World. Head over on to the Virginia Living Museum where you will learn all about the region’s plant and animal life.

Last Updated: 4/6/2012 2:39 PM