The Theme of our autumn Homeschool Day is “Pioneers and Cowhunters.” Cracker Country will offer visitors the unique opportunity to learn about the daily lives of Florida settlers through hands-on activities that would have been familiar to a child growing up in a Florida farming and ranching community over 100 years ago. Try your hand at churning butter, helping with the household chores, making candles and taking a lesson in a one-room school house. Learn some “cowhunter” skills, like how to swing a lasso and what to pack for a long cattle drive. Ranching life was not “all work and no play”: visitors will also get to hear some of Florida’s tall tales, try on outfits of the past, see the model train display, and more!
Homeschool Day activities are designed to capture the interests of students of all ages. Groups can tour at their own pace and choose their level of participation.
So, how do you get in on all of the action? Click here to make your online reservation request, then visit Cracker Country’s website, www.crackercountry.org to review our directions, pricing, and picnic area information. The first 100 homeschool families/groups who reserve a spot will receive a FREE copy of the Cracker Country Electronic Field Trip, “Cowhunters”.
We feel privileged to provide our guests, both young and old, with memories to last a lifetime. So, we hope you will consider joining us for this engaging program, and we look forward to being your host for a unique experience. Thank you.
Museum Programs Supervisor
Phone: (813) 627-4225
Mailing: P.O. Box 11766, Tampa, FL 33680
Physical: 4800 U.S. Hwy 301 North, Tampa, FL 33610