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717 Lakeport Road
Chittenango, NY, 13037
United States


Education Resources

Education Resources

Seamlessly straddling the line between civilization and nature.

Education Resources

Programs for Students

Visit Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum and experience a unique, hands-on experiential learning opportunity that aligns with the Common Core. The 4 hour educational program, created and taught by school educators, immerses students in the 19th century Erie Canal era. Students get hands on experience using tools of the canal era. The museum hosts Fall and Spring programs.



Directions for School Bus Drivers (PDF)
Grades 4-6 Primary Source Program- Sample Schedule  (PDF)


Artifacts Tell The Story Worksheet (PDF)
Biography of a Broken Dish (PDF)
"And I Was There" Exercise (PDF)
All In A Days Dig Writing Exercise (PDF)
Follow-Up Activities Chart (PDF)
Categorizing Artifacts (PDF)

Student Group Visits

To schedule a class visit, please contact the museum program coordinator at (315) 687-3801 or We are scheduling for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 now, contact us now to reserve your preferred dates.

CITI (Center for Instruction, Technology, & Innovation) - Provides direct funding for identified schools to participate in our program. Program cost and transportation are included. You may contact us for eligibility information.

Connect Kids to Parks Transportation Grant Program »      Visiting a state park can help expand children’s horizons. That’s why New York State is offering state grants to public schools throughout New York State to fund field trips to state parks and historic sites for environmental, history and physical education programming.

If your school is not able to utilize the programs above you may be eligible for the programs below.

Ticket to Ride Grant Program  »     The Ticket to Ride Program provides funding to help you take advantage of first rate educational field trips to the Erie Canal.