Our Town Civic Tour
Introduces students to important municipal and county institutions that govern, protect, and educate Hillsborough.
Students will tour civic sites and meet town leaders for a fun and engaging learning experience. Site visits may include the Hillsborough Police Department, Orange County Historical Museum, a mock trial at the Orange County Courthouse, Orange Rural Fire Department, Hillsborough Town Hall, and a chat with Mayor Tom Stevens.
Ages: Kindergarten - 3rd grades*
Cost: $3 per student
History Fun Day
A hands-on, half-day tour of Hillsborough historic sites. Select four of the following experiences and we'll customize a field trip for your group: women's history at the Burwell School, life on the Dickson Farm, 19th century education at the Hughes Academy, standards of measurement at the Orange County Historical Museum, and Occaneechi life and tools with Tribal Chief John Blackfeather Jeffries.
A walking tour of downtown Hillsborough may also be included in lieu of one of the four sites.
Ages: 2nd grade - 8th grade*
Cost: $5 per student
Hillsborough Field School
Experience Hillsborough history and culture, while learning about the arts, science, and math.
This program is currently under development and will be available by 2017.
Ages: 7th grade - 11th grade
Cost: $ 5 per student*
*Options for small groups and home school families are also available.
To schedule one of these programs for your students, please contact:
Michael Verville, Program Coordinator