School Programs

Watson’s Mill provides curriculum based educational programs that are ideal for elementary level classes, as well as youth-oriented clubs and associations.

Our hands-on approach is designed to encourage participation and exploration.

Our programs are designed to suit each group’s individual needs and aim to cover core curriculum points in Science and Technology, Social Studies, and History.

Programs are available weekdays from May to October.
Each program costs $4.00 per participant, with free admission for teachers and chaperones.

All school programs require reservations. Groups arriving without reservations may not be accommodated.

Popular Programs

Simple Machines
Explore the use of simple machines and how they make our everyday lives easier.
Watson’s Mill is filled with levers, inclined planes, wheels & axles, wedges, pulleys, and screws. together we will get our hands dirty figuring out how these machines make Watson’s Mill work.

Appropriate for Grades 2-4.

Grade 2


Grade 3



Grade 4

Science and Technology
Understanding Structures and Mechanisms, Movement

Science and Technology
Understanding Structures and Mechanisms
Forces Causing Movement

Science and Technology
Understanding Structures and Mechanisms
Pulleys and Gears


To discuss the programming option best for you please contact our Programming & Visitor Experience Manager:
613-692-6455
programs@watsonsmill.com