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Winter Garden Heritage Foundation

Winter Garden Heritage Foundation

Situated in the heart of West Orange County’s former citrus and agricultural empire, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation brings history to life. Our hands-on educational programs involve our architecture; citizen heroes who made the region what it is today; and immerse students in the region’s

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In-School Program: Fish, Play, and Camp at the Bass Capital - Persuasive Writing Skills


Program Description

Using photographs and an authentic 1930s travel brochure, students discover what the area was like and why people vacationed in Florida before theme parks. Referring to the brochure, the speaker presents a short history of the 1920s economic boom and technological inventions that made it possible for middle-class Americans to purchase automobiles and take vacations. Students discuss the reasons


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population Served Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays throughout the school year.

Length of :Program 30 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Projection screen (or blank wall); video projector (if available; if not, we will bring one.)


The presentation can take place in a classroom or auditorium at the school.

Fees / Ticketing:

$75 first presentation; $50 for each additional presentation on the same day. Maximum number of presentations per day: 5

Supporting Materials

Fish, Play, and Camp in the Large-Mouth Bass Capital of the World


Significant Events in Florida History


Significant Events Timeline


Economic Changes in Florida History


Early Tourism in Florida



Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

Cancellation Policy

We are very flexible regarding cancellations.