Educational programs

Take your class into old Florida
Enjoy a ride down the St. Johns River in our Imagidome Theater. Then learn about 19th century life through our exhibits, a guided tour, and scavenger hunt throughout the house. Field trips to DeBary Hall may also include parlor games, historic outdoor games, crafts and picnic areas.

Our educational and program coordinator will work with each instructor to tailor a tour to meet any requirements or subjects of interest. Our themes can include science and innovation, archaeology, history, and ecology. Call DeBary Hall to set up your field trip and discuss our various field trip options.

Learn and Tour Lessons
Lessons are developed to provide teachers a chance to offer a creative and innovative lesson based on a historic site. Lessons are based on many themes and develop specialized skills such as critical thinking, innovation, teamwork, creative thinking and imagination.

ECHO Rangers
A hands-on program aimed at educating youth, their families and scout troops about Volusia County's ECHO (environmental, cultural, heritage and outdoor) assets.
ECHO Rangers is accepting applications for the 2016/2017 ECHO season. 
Sign up in August.

Children's Field Trip Program [PDF]
Enjoy a trip back in time and let a Victorian character entertain you with an adventure into historic Florida.

Outreach programs
DeBary Hall educators are available to visit your site to conduct fun and educational outreach programs. Our traveling history package includes the DeBary Trunk, which includes a classroom exhibit, artifacts from DeBary Hall, educational worksheets, and a CD-rom with a virtual tour of the historic home and property. Programs last approximately 45 minutes.

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198 Sunrise Blvd.
DeBary, FL 32713 
386-668-3840

Site Manager
Kayce Looper

klooper@volusia.org

Education Coordinator
Tracy Mestre
tmestre@volusia.org