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Growing Up in Lake County

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Age 4–Grade 2

Illinois Learning Standards

Available year-round.

Explore the lives of early settler children in the 1840s by learning about their daily life and community through object-based inquiry, images from the Dunn Museum’s collection and hands-on activities.

Field Trip

Runs 45 minutes.

Location: Dun Museum, Libertyville

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Student $2 $4

15 student minimum, 30 student maximum.

For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.

In-School Program

Runs 45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Group $60 $80
Additional Group* $40 $55
Gateways Grant-Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
Per Group $50 N/A
Additional Group* $20 N/A

*Groups must attend the same program on the same date.

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