Special Huntley Tours

 
 

Engaging and informative programs are available for visitors of all ages, from scouts and school groups to universities and historical societies. School-age programs are created with SOL requirements in mind. Custom programs for special groups are available with advance notice.


Pages through Time (4–7 years)


Introduce your children to America’s colorful history. Visit Historic Huntley for story time with new tales each week followed by an activity or craft. $8 per child


Villa with a View: Civil War Huntley (all ages)


Perched atop a hill, Huntley was a strategically important site for the Union Army. Learn about the soldiers who lived on the property, how they used it, and why Huntley was never looted or destroyed. Coffee and hardtack served afterward. $8 per person


Homeschoolers at Huntley (7–12 years)


Spend a day discovering the history of Huntley and the Chesapeake region. Learn about the 19th-century economy, culture, and geography by meeting two of Huntley’s families—the Masons and the Harrisons. Enjoy a special tour and activities. $8 per student


Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts  (Any of the programs listed can be adapted for troop outings)


• History on Haunted Hill (7–11 years). $14 per person

There are many ghost stories about Historic Huntley, but those brave enough to spend the night will learn the true history of the house! Enjoy storytelling, fall foods, and fun with your friends. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, and your picnic dinner. Evening snack and light breakfast provided. Adult chaperones must accompany scouts at all times.


• Boy Scout merit badge programs. $24 per scout

American Heritage Scout Badge — Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge — Indian Lore Merit Badge


Sign up for programs at:  https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley-meadows/classes-camps


Programs are held at Historic Huntley, Stone Mansion, and Huntley Meadows Park Visitor Center


For more information, contact Huntley Meadows Park at 703.768.2525