Educational Programs & School Field Trips

To make a reservation, call 770-387-3849.
Each is approximately 2 hours in length.

Minimum 10 students and maximum 120. Larger groups, please contact reservations.
$8 for students. $7 for students in Bartow, Cherokee, and Forsyth Counties. $4 plus tax for parents/chaperones.

Teachers, paraprofessionals, and bus drivers are free.
For more information, call 770-382-3818, Ext. 6288.

Map Happenings

– First Grade
Discover the importance of maps through games and hands-on-activities that teach directions, map symbols, and other map skills. Enjoy audience participation as we take a trip to all seven continents through music and visual images. Play maracas in South America and go on a crocodile hunt in Australia.
GSE: SS1G2, SS1G3

Homefront, Battlefront

– Fifth Grade
Explore the lives of the men, women and children who lived during World War II. Travel back to the pre-television era and listen to Franklin D. Roosevelt address the nation, hear a World War II veteran’s account of the battle of Iwo Jima, and learn about the daily hardships endured by soldiers at this time. Discover ration books, Victory Gardens, 1940s lingo and propaganda. Find out how entertainers and everyday citizens pulled together to support the war effort.
GSE: SS5H4

Behind the Scenes

– Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, and Eighth Grade
Take a tour of the historic theatre as you learn how The Grand Theatre has been an integral part of our community and the development of technology for the past 100 years. Prowl backstage, on stage, and up into the technical areas. Also, learn the importance of theatre etiquette and discover how it helps you make the most of any theatre experience.
Approximately 90 minutes.
Minimum 15 students and maximum 40. Larger groups, please contact reservations.
$5 for students.
$5 for parents/chaperones.
Teachers, paraprofessionals, and bus drivers are free.
GSE: S4P1, S4P2, Fine Arts Standards TAE4.4, 4.9, 5.4, 5.8

Tall Tales and Truth Twisters

– First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade
Legendary characters Johnny Appleseed and Annie Oakley share their stories and delight the audiences with tall tales. Through story telling and music you will hear about John Henry, Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill. Johnny and Annie will also bring this program to schools in Bartow County.
Approximately 40 minutes.
Minimum 15 students and maximum 250. Larger groups, please contact reservations.
$3 for students.
$3 for parents/chaperones.
Teachers, paraprofessionals, and bus drivers
are free.
GSE: SS1H2, ELA2R4m, ELA3R3n