Bring your classroom to MCHA or MCHA to your classroom!
Available Monday through Friday
Cost: $125 per group, up to 30 students
Program Length: 60 minutes

Battle of Monmouth

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
The group tours the museum’s permanent exhibition of the “Battle of Monmouth” illustrated by paintings and objects used on the battlefield. As an interactive Traveling Trunk program, costumed presenters discuss what led up to the Battle of Monmouth, what it was like to be a soldier during the Revolutionary War, and the aftermath. Artifacts are also passed around during this presentation.

From Fiber to Fabric

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
See the tools of textile production in action! Costumed interpreters show students how to card fiber, spin wool, and weave on a tape loom. Students learn which family members were needed to help and the value of fabric in the 18th century.

Lenape Life

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
The life of the Lenape is presented using maps, artifacts and reproductions. Interpreters help students understand the early culture of the region’s Native Americans.

Thank you to OceanFirst for sponsoring our educational programming for 2017.


“This program is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the Revolutionary War and the role New Jersey played in it.”

– Conover Road Elementary School


“Informative, interesting – performers were excellent!”

– Millstone River Upper Elementary School


“Really, really wonderful – so interesting!”

– Emma Havens Young School


“Your program suits our needs perfectly.”

– Bradley Beach School

$125 for each Traveling Trunk or Historic House educational program, not to exceed 30 people per group at the Museum, Holmes-Hendrickson House, Marlpit Hall, Allen House, or in the classroom.

$150 for each Covenhoven House cooking program, not to exceed 30 people per group.

A non-refundable deposit of $30 is due in advance of each program with the exception of the Covenhoven House cooking program, which is $50.

Click HERE or contact:

Pati Githens
Outreach Manager
(732) 462-1466, ext. 11

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

The Covenhoven House and the Museum can each accommodate two groups at the same time.

Confirmations with details will be sent upon receipt of deposit.

For a brochure on all of our educational programs, click here.