"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Youth Education Fund

The Youth Education Fund enables the VHS to offer distinct programs that cater to specific needs of various grade levels, teacher, community youth groups, and families.

Democracy needs to be born anew every generation, and education is the midwife.
John Dewey
The fund underwrites free admission, program supplies, museum educator who lead school and community group tours and activities, multi-generational learning experiences, teacher training and re-certification workshops, and supplementary resources for teachers.

Your gift to the Youth Education Fund will make all this possible.

Cathy Boe

Cathy Boe, Senior Gifts Officer

Do you have questions about membership and giving?  Do you need help choosing a membership level?  Prefer to join or renew your membership over the phone?  Contact me at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.