Programs

The Alice Paul Institute provides a robust variety of fun and engaging educational programs for girls and boys of all ages! Our programs highlight women’s history and teach students about the importance of Alice Paul’s work for gender equality. With programs designed for elementary, middle, and high-school students, the Alice Paul Institute offers learner-centric programming and workshops that align with many curriculum programs.
A special aspect of our programming is found in our dedication to promoting girls’ leadership development. Our girls-only programs are crafted to teach leadership skills to middle- and high-school girls through introducing them to inspiring female role models from both history and today.
All our programs are held at Paulsdale in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.
To learn more about our successful programs, please read our 2017 API Program Report.
Interested in a program? Let us know! Contact information is below.

Elementary Programs


The History Detectives6

Grade Level: Kindergarten – 5th 
Location:
Paulsdale
Length: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 25
Cost: $6/person

Young history detectives learn about Alice Paul then hunt for clues while on a tour of Paulsdale. After the tour, students team up for a fun and engaging scavenger hunt that teaches cooperation, team-work, and problem solving.


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Grade Level: 4th & 5th
Location: Paulsdale
Length:
2 hours
Maximum Group Size: 25
Cost:
$6/person

Meeting Alice is a two-hour history, civics, and character education program held at Paulsdale that introduces 4th- and 5th-grade students to Alice Paul, Quaker principles, and the importance of citizenship. As history detectives, students participate in an interactive presentation about Alice Paul’s life called Alice Was a Leader! Next, students join a voting activity, play an I-Spy game, and complete a photo timeline activity. Finally, students venture outside for a tour of the farm and a scavenger hunt.

This program satisfies components of the Civics, Government, and Human Rights strand of the NJCCC. It will also support your school’s Character Education program.


 Middle & High School Programs


The Paulsdale Tour

4Grade Level: 6th – 12th* 
Location:
Paulsdale
Length:
1 hour
Maximum Group Size:
25 for the standard program, 50 for an adjusted program
Cost:
$6/person

Students are introduced to suffragist Alice Paul through a 15-minute DVD film, The Life of Alice Stokes Paul, 1885-1977. The film is followed by a discussion of leadership characteristics, after which students take a fun and interactive 30-minute guided tour of the Paulsdale property. During the tour students learn about the property’s history as a farm, the Paul family history, and how the house is now a National Landmark that commemorates the life of Alice Paul

*This program is tailored to each grade level.


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Grade Level: 6th – 12th*
Location: Paulsdale
Length: 2 hours
Maximum Group Size:
25 for the standard program, 50 for an adjusted program
Cost
: $12/person

Students view a 45-minute PowerPoint presentation Alice Paul: New Jersey’s Heroine for Equality, followed by a 30-minute guided tour of Paulsdale.

*This program is tailored to each grade level.


For questions or to schedule a program, please contact us at:
856.231.1885, or info@alicepaul.org, or complete this form:

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Our programs are made possible through grants from:

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