Connecticut

Type of ProgramOrganization / PlaceProgramGrade LevelStateLocationGrade LevelSHORT DESCRIPTION
Girls' LeadershipGirls Incorporated Of MeridenTween5th - 6thCTMeriden05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th GradeEncourages girls to achieve academic success, set career goals and develop strategies to achieve those goals.
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterStowe and Twain: Effecting Social Change7th - 12thCTHartford07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeStudents will gain a better understanding of the importance of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn during this 45 minute presentation. Educators place the content of these masterpieces in the context of race relations from slavery to the Civil Rights movement.
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterStowe and the Civil War3rd - 7thCTHartford03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th GradeDiscover why President Lincoln is said to have called Stowe the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war. Learn about the national impact of Uncle Tom's Cabin and how the war affected the Stowe family's life. Your class will do a writing activity based on Stowe's letters.
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterSalons by Stowe9th - 12thCTHartford09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeBring your class to a wide-ranging 21st-century parlor conversation on race, class, and gender in contemporary life facilitated by a museum educator.
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterNook Farm Neighbors3rd - 5thCTHartford03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th GradeHarriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain changed literature and America's view of itself. Tour both the Stowe and Twain homes to explore the activities of each 19th-century household. Includes a narrative writing exercise.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAmerican Legion AuxiliaryLaurel Girls State11thCTWillimantic11 - 11th GradeHigh school girls who have completed their Junior year spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at Auxiliary-sponsored Girls State programs.
Girls' LeadershipGirls Incorporated Of MeridenJunior Leaders7th - 12thCTMeriden07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeEncourages girls to achieve academic success, set career goals and develop strategies to achieve those goals.
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterInspiration to ActionK - 5thCTHartford00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th GradeStowe's life and impact as a writer, artist and activist inspires students to be engaged citizens. (Also available as a multi-week after school program.)
Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterHer Words Changed the World6th - 12thCTHartford06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeUsing the activism of the 19th century's most famous American woman as a model, your class will discuss Hartford history, the Civil War, and the roles of women and African Americans and consider strategies for positive change today.
Girls' LeadershipDanbury Youth ServicesGirls As Leaders Program6th - 8th CTDanbury06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th GradeEquip girls with the skills to succeed into high school, and later progressing to achieve their academic or vocational aspirations by building social and leadership skills.
Place of Interest,Field TripPrudence Crandall MuseumGeneral (all)CTCanterbury00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th Grade,13 - College,14 - General (all)The Prudence Crandall Museum honors Connecticut's State Heroine, most recognized for leading a boarding school for African American girls.
Place of Interest,Field TripHarriet Beecher Stowe CenterGeneral (all)CTHartford00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th Grade,13 - College,14 - General (all)The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center honors Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin and important voice in the fight against slavery. The Center uses Stowe's life and work to inspire visitors to change the world.