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Travel to Amish Country - Lancaster County  

You will first explore the Amish culture while touring the countryside in Lancaster County. You'll visit an Amish farm and quilt shop, and be treated to a sit-down family-style feast of traditional Amish food. For more information about your day-trip to the Amish Country in Lancaster County, PA, please visit the the Cultural Hi-Ways website.

On the second day of class, in the classroom students will more deeply explore the history, customs, and culture of the Amish along with themes of cultural identity and cultural assimilation.

Program fee includes roundtrip travel and tour in the Amish country. There are no additional fees.

Credit: 32 Hours (or 36 hours with Amish Supplemental Course addition).

PLEASE NOTE: in order to receive any credit, you MUST attend both days of class, including the tour, and complete all the assignments. Please make sure, before you sign up, that you are available for both the trip and the class dates. There are NO make-up assignments and NO excuses.

There is a mandatory pre-assignment for this course. You must complete this and bring it to the first class EVEN IF you register at the last minute. Pre-assignments are sent to students via email one week before the first class date and again two days before the first class date.

Students are required to submit a final project via email one week after the final class date.

 

Amish Country: Lancaster PA for Connecticut area residents

Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU

Tour Date: April 4, 2020 (day trip)
Instructor: Fee: $299.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
2   Su Sa   4/4/2020-4/5/2020   9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Class meets over one weekend: Saturday April 4, class will travel to the Amish Country (leaving early in the morning), Sunday April 5 class will take place in Fairfield (9am-5:30pm).
Building/Room: Fairfield University, 1073 N Benson Rd Fairfield, CT 06824, TBD
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20LA426A 
 
 

Amish Country: Lancaster PA for New Jersey area residents

Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU

Tour Date: April 4, 2020 (day trip)
Instructor: Fee: $299.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
2   Su Sa   4/4/2020-4/5/2020   9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Class meets over one weekend: Saturday April 4, class will travel to the Amish Country (leaving early in the morning), Sunday April 5 class will take place in Morristown (9am-5:30pm).
Building/Room: College of Saint Elizabeth - NJ, 2 Convent Rd Morristown, NJ 07960, TBD
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20LA526A 
 
 

Amish Country: Lancaster PA for NYC area residents

Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU

Tour Date: March 21, 2020 (day trip)
Instructor: Fee: $299.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
2   Su Sa   3/21/2020-3/22/2020   10:00 AM-6:30 PM
Class meets over one weekend: Saturday: Class leaves early to travel together to the Amish Country. Sunday: class meets in NYC at the Harlem campus from 10am-6:30pm.
Building/Room: Harlem State Office - NYC, 163 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027, 6th Floor
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20LA126A 
 
 

Amish Country: Lancaster PA for Philadelphia area residents

Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU

Tour Date: March 21, 2020 (day trip)
Instructor: Fee: $299.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
2   Su Sa   3/21/2020-3/22/2020   10:00 AM-6:30 PM
Class meets over one weekend: Saturday: Class leaves early to travel together to the Amish Country. Sunday: class meets at University of the Arts from 10am-6:30pm.
Building/Room: University of the Arts, 320 S Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19102, tba
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20LA326A 
 
 

Amish Country: Lancaster PA for Washington, DC area residents

Credit: 32 hours/3.2 CEU

Tour Date: March 14, 2020 (day trip)
Instructor: Fee: $299.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
2   Su Sa   3/14/2020-3/15/2020   10:00 AM-6:30 PM
Class meets over one weekend: Saturday, March 14: Class leaves early to travel together to the Amish Country. Sunday, March 15: class meets at Catholic University from 10am-6:30pm.
Building/Room: Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave., N.E. Washington, DC 20064, TBD
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20LA226A. 
 
 

 

Amish Supplemental    

Credit: 40 hours/4.0 CEU

Tour Dates: For students already enrolled in the Amish Country class this semester

Tour travel and hotel included in tuition

Instructor: Fee: $50.00
# of Days:   Day(s) of Week:   Dates:   Times:
0     6/1/2020-6/10/2020   12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Supplemental materials for the Amish Country class. Student works with program directly. No class meeting date.
Building/Room: ,
 
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Class ID: WS20WS20SU 
 
 

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