Are you helping your students research for National History Day’s 2020 theme, “Breaking Barriers in History”? Visit the Eisenhower Presidential Library’s website at EisenhowerLibrary.gov to research topics related to the theme and then contact us to schedule a research visit. Our IKEducators and archivists are here to assist you!
Kansas Geographic Bee
Each year thousands of 4th-8th grade classrooms in participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Each spring, the Eisenhower Presidential Library hosts the annual Kansas Geographic Bee. For more information, visit NatGeoBee.org
Boy Scouts of America
✦ Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge The Eisenhower Presidential Library and the Coronado Area Council have partnered to help Scouts complete this merit badge through a one day workshop. Check for dates and register online at www.coronadoscout.org.
✦ Eisenhower Leadership Patches and rockers are offered for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.
✦ Patriotic Party Brownie Scouts 2.5 hours Earn the “Celebrating Community” badge as you explore history and display your Kansas Pride!
✦ Inside Government Junior Scouts 2.5 hours Visit the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and learn about Ike’s leadership in civic knowledge and engagement. Call the Eisenhower Library at 785-263-6754 with questions regarding this program.
Is your 4-H club looking for a unique educational tour or program? IKEducation provides the perfect opportunity to enhance and reinforce the skills and values of 4-H. From raising and showing cattle to leading the world to peace, Dwight D. Eisenhower is an example of the perseverance, problem solving, confidence, leadership and citizenship that is 4-H. Schedule a visit today and Make your Best Better!
American Heritage Girls
✦ Citizenship and Government Badge Grades 6-12 5.5 hours Girls learn about government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens in the United States. All badge requirements are completed during the workshop.
Call the Eisenhower Library at 785-263-6754 with questions regarding this educational program.