Category Archives: Field Trips

Capstone History Field Trip: Washington, D.C.

For the past several years, we have participated in an academic co-op with a great group of families. Last year, we took a Capstone field trip to Antietam, Gettysburg, and Harpers Ferry. This year, we took a Capstone field trip … Continue reading

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The Field Trip Not Taken

Today we’re not going on a field trip. We won’t be touring Appomattox Court House, where General Lee surrendered and America’s Civil War ended. We won’t be with our friends from our homeschool co-op. We won’t be punctuating our study … Continue reading

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Capstone History Field Trip: Civil War

Our homeschool co-op has been studying American history this year, and we ended the year with a Capstone History Field Trip like none other. We camped near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia in The Treehouse Camp at Maple Tree Campground, and … Continue reading

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Musikia: Nick’s Paris Debut

Our visit to Europe included sightseeing, of course. Some of it was personal, such as visiting my father-in-law’s World War II battle field and other WWII historic sights, which I wrote about here. Some of it was iconic, like our … Continue reading

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Vianden Castle: In which a Faulconer meets a falconer

Our ultimate field trip to Europe included Nick’s one request — to visit a real castle. Since the organizing factor of the trip was to visit his grandfather’s World War II battlefield straddling Luxembourg and Wallendorf, Germany (which I wrote … Continue reading

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