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Community Day School Program

Date(s): 10/20/2023
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Designed for homeschoolers, public and private schools, Community Day School Program offers students a dozen different stations around the historic site, each stop offering a 10 to 15-minute look at things such as lighting, clothing, and writing in the 1700s community. Includes a tour of the Sisters’ Dormitory and their Meetinghouse. Students will be free to travel in small groups with chaperones in any order around the site. A visit to the Bakery will show that bread did not always come in plastic wrappers, and the carpenter can explain that that not all roof shingles are made the same. A visit to the doctor may make you glad for modern medicine, or a visit to the schoolhouse will show you how to write on stone! Please call the site to register your school, homeschool group or family at 717-733-6600 or email us at Ephrata1732@gmail.com.

Deadline for Registration is October 17, 2023.

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Josh Shapiro, Governor – Hayley Haldeman, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free 24-page visitor guide, visit www.phmc.pa.gov or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.

The Ephrata Cloister Associates is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, supporting the mission of preservation and education at this National Historic Landmark.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation
Irene Weidman Charitable Foundation
Ephrata National Bank
Black Forest Brewery/Americana 1777 Inn
A Woman’s Club of Ephrata
The Historic Ephrata Cloister June Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday
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